The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 199 152 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.35% 5.49% 6.07%
As % of the System Software category 48.30% 50.00% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 180 129 115
Average salary £30,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £50,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
412 304 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.07% 10.97% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 328 249 206
Average salary £36,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.95% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Leeds

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 338 (85.14%) Windows
2 261 (65.74%) Microsoft
3 171 (43.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 167 (42.07%) MS Excel
5 163 (41.06%) MS Exchange
6 143 (36.02%) VMware
7 121 (30.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 118 (29.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 117 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 109 (27.46%) Citrix
11 102 (25.69%) ITIL
12 101 (25.44%) SQL Server
13 99 (24.94%) MS Office
13 99 (24.94%) Windows 7
14 93 (23.43%) MCSE
15 87 (21.91%) DNS
16 80 (20.15%) SAN
17 77 (19.40%) Linux
18 72 (18.14%) SLA
19 71 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2010
20 67 (16.88%) SQL
21 64 (16.12%) SharePoint
22 63 (15.87%) Cisco
23 61 (15.37%) Windows Server 2012
24 57 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2007
24 57 (14.36%) Firewall
25 55 (13.85%) DHCP
26 52 (13.10%) Hyper-V
27 50 (12.59%) SCCM
27 50 (12.59%) Clustering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 163 (41.06%) MS Exchange
2 71 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (16.12%) SharePoint
4 57 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 46 (11.59%) Lync
6 36 (9.07%) IIS
7 27 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 26 (6.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 25 (6.30%) Office Communications Server
10 21 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (4.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (4.03%) Apache
13 14 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (2.02%) Tomcat
15 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (1.01%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
17 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
17 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 167 (42.07%) MS Excel
2 99 (24.94%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.50%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.25%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.04%) Office 365
2 10 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.27%) IaaS
4 5 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (21.91%) DNS
2 80 (20.15%) SAN
3 57 (14.36%) Firewall
4 55 (13.85%) DHCP
5 45 (11.34%) VPN
6 43 (10.83%) TCP/IP
7 24 (6.05%) LAN
7 24 (6.05%) NAS
8 23 (5.79%) Internet
9 22 (5.54%) Unified Communications
10 21 (5.29%) WAN
11 20 (5.04%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (4.03%) Network Security
13 12 (3.02%) MPLS
14 9 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
15 7 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (1.76%) Wireless
15 7 (1.76%) SMTP
15 7 (1.76%) OSPF
15 7 (1.76%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.02%) MySQL
5 7 (1.76%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.25%) ERwin
General
1 29 (7.30%) Finance
2 10 (2.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.26%) Retail
4 4 (1.01%) Legal
5 2 (0.50%) Advertising
5 2 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Banking
6 1 (0.25%) Automotive
6 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (35.01%) Analyst
2 82 (20.65%) Support Analyst
3 55 (13.85%) Consultant
4 47 (11.84%) Service Desk Analyst
4 47 (11.84%) Service Analyst
5 33 (8.31%) IT Support
6 27 (6.80%) Support Engineer
7 24 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (5.29%) Technical Analyst
10 20 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
10 20 (5.04%) Technical Consultant
10 20 (5.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 18 (4.53%) IT Support Analyst
12 17 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.03%) Technical Support
14 14 (3.53%) Support Consultant
14 14 (3.53%) Technical Support Analyst
15 13 (3.27%) Systems Support
16 12 (3.02%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.02%) Web Services
2 10 (2.52%) .NET
3 9 (2.27%) Software Packaging
4 7 (1.76%) LAMP
5 5 (1.26%) XML
5 5 (1.26%) XSL
6 4 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.01%) Middleware
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.25%) WPF
8 1 (0.25%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.59%) Clustering
2 24 (6.05%) Blackberry
3 23 (5.79%) Statistics
4 16 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.76%) Open Source
7 5 (1.26%) Replication
7 5 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.26%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.26%) iPad
8 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.01%) iPhone
8 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.25%) BBC
11 1 (0.25%) VLE
11 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.25%) Derivative
11 1 (0.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 338 (85.14%) Windows
2 171 (43.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 118 (29.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 99 (24.94%) Windows 7
5 77 (19.40%) Linux
6 61 (15.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (11.08%) Windows XP
8 37 (9.32%) UNIX
9 22 (5.54%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.27%) Ubuntu
10 13 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.02%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.76%) SELinux
13 6 (1.51%) CentOS
13 6 (1.51%) Android
14 5 (1.26%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.25%) Debian
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (25.69%) ITIL
2 36 (9.07%) Change Control
3 34 (8.56%) Migration
4 25 (6.30%) Time Management
4 25 (6.30%) Project Management
5 24 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (5.79%) Problem Management
6 23 (5.79%) Service Delivery
7 17 (4.28%) Change Management
8 16 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (3.78%) Data Migration
10 14 (3.53%) Service Management
10 14 (3.53%) Information Security
11 12 (3.02%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (2.77%) Incident Management
12 11 (2.77%) High Availability
13 10 (2.52%) Data Protection
13 10 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
15 8 (2.02%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.88%) SQL
2 26 (6.55%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.27%) Java
4 9 (2.27%) Python
4 9 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.76%) VBScript
6 6 (1.51%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.51%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.51%) C
7 5 (1.26%) C#
8 4 (1.01%) Perl
9 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) VB6
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (30.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (23.43%) MCSE
3 44 (11.08%) MCITP
4 35 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (6.30%) CCNA
6 24 (6.05%) Degree
7 22 (5.54%) MCSA
8 20 (5.04%) MCP
9 19 (4.79%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (3.27%) HP ASE
11 10 (2.52%) MCTS
11 10 (2.52%) Security Cleared
11 10 (2.52%) CCA
12 9 (2.27%) CCNP
13 6 (1.51%) MCDST
13 6 (1.51%) CISSP
13 6 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.51%) MOS
14 5 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.76%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (18.14%) SLA
2 7 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.26%) HL7
4 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.76%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 117 (29.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (13.10%) Hyper-V
3 36 (9.07%) XenApp
4 27 (6.80%) vSphere
5 26 (6.55%) XenServer
6 24 (6.05%) VMware ESX
7 19 (4.79%) XenDesktop
8 18 (4.53%) Forefront TMG
9 13 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.52%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.76%) MetaFrame
11 7 (1.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.26%) UAG
12 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.01%) Xen
14 3 (0.76%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 50 (12.59%) SCCM
2 34 (8.56%) SCOM
3 13 (3.27%) WSUS
4 12 (3.02%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.77%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.02%) Nagios
7 7 (1.76%) YUM
7 7 (1.76%) Vagrant
8 6 (1.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.26%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.26%) Puppet
10 4 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (1.01%) SCSM
10 4 (1.01%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.01%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.01%) ServiceCenter
10 4 (1.01%) OpenView
10 4 (1.01%) MOM
10 4 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 261 (65.74%) Microsoft
2 143 (36.02%) VMware
3 109 (27.46%) Citrix
4 63 (15.87%) Cisco
5 41 (10.33%) NetApp
6 39 (9.82%) HP
7 32 (8.06%) CommVault
8 30 (7.56%) Symantec
9 22 (5.54%) CheckPoint
9 22 (5.54%) Dell
10 14 (3.53%) Juniper
11 13 (3.27%) SolarWinds
12 12 (3.02%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.02%) AppSense
13 10 (2.52%) Veeam
14 9 (2.27%) Kaspersky
14 9 (2.27%) LANDesk
15 8 (2.02%) Huawei
16 7 (1.76%) Oracle
16 7 (1.76%) JBoss
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