The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 257 186 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.95% 5.08% 5.23%
As % of the System Software category 62.23% 46.38% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 216 167 119
Average salary £34,000 £29,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.25% +5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Active Directory
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
413 401 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.17% 10.94% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 331 328 218
Average salary £35,661 £35,300 £33,144
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.02% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 364 (77.78%) Windows
2 290 (61.97%) Microsoft
3 218 (46.58%) VMware
4 209 (44.66%) MS Exchange
5 181 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 174 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 163 (34.83%) MS Excel
8 141 (30.13%) ITIL
9 138 (29.49%) Citrix
10 133 (28.42%) Cisco
11 112 (23.93%) SAN
12 111 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 111 (23.72%) SQL Server
13 109 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 104 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 93 (19.87%) Linux
15 93 (19.87%) DNS
16 86 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2013
17 82 (17.52%) XenApp
18 81 (17.31%) Windows 7
18 81 (17.31%) MCSE
19 74 (15.81%) Windows Server 2012
20 71 (15.17%) Hyper-V
20 71 (15.17%) Firewall
21 65 (13.89%) WAN
22 64 (13.68%) SLA
23 62 (13.25%) LAN
23 62 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
24 58 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2007
25 57 (12.18%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 209 (44.66%) MS Exchange
2 109 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 86 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 58 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 57 (12.18%) SharePoint
6 42 (8.97%) Lync
7 36 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (5.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (4.06%) IIS
10 9 (1.92%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.85%) Apache
13 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.21%) CMS
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.21%) Confluence
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 163 (34.83%) MS Excel
2 54 (11.54%) MS Office
3 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.14%) Office 365
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 112 (23.93%) SAN
2 93 (19.87%) DNS
3 71 (15.17%) Firewall
4 65 (13.89%) WAN
5 62 (13.25%) LAN
6 56 (11.97%) DHCP
7 52 (11.11%) VPN
8 48 (10.26%) NAS
9 37 (7.91%) VoIP
10 33 (7.05%) TCP/IP
11 29 (6.20%) Internet
11 29 (6.20%) Unified Communications
12 24 (5.13%) Wireless
13 23 (4.91%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (4.49%) Network Security
15 14 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (2.78%) SSL
16 13 (2.78%) FTP
17 12 (2.56%) MPLS
18 9 (1.92%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 62 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.85%) MySQL
6 3 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.64%) Riak
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 23 (4.91%) Legal
2 22 (4.70%) Finance
3 19 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.21%) Retail
5 5 (1.07%) Back Office
6 3 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Automotive
7 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (26.28%) Analyst
2 91 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (13.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 63 (13.46%) Service Analyst
4 48 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 46 (9.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 43 (9.19%) Technical Support
7 36 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 35 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (6.41%) Technical Engineer
10 29 (6.20%) Architect
11 23 (4.91%) Administrator
12 22 (4.70%) Technical Analyst
13 19 (4.06%) Infrastructure Architect
13 19 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (4.06%) IT Support
14 18 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
15 17 (3.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 16 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
16 16 (3.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.71%) XML
2 5 (1.07%) Web Services
2 5 (1.07%) LAMP
3 3 (0.64%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.43%) .NET
4 2 (0.43%) COM
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.21%) WSH
5 1 (0.21%) Middleware
5 1 (0.21%) jQuery
5 1 (0.21%) RESTful
5 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 36 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.34%) Clustering
4 19 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.14%) Replication
6 9 (1.92%) PKI
7 8 (1.71%) NHS
7 8 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.28%) Statistics
8 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.85%) iPad
10 3 (0.64%) CMDB
11 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.21%) GIS
12 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.21%) SCADA
12 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.21%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 364 (77.78%) Windows
2 174 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 93 (19.87%) Linux
5 81 (17.31%) Windows 7
6 74 (15.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (11.54%) UNIX
8 38 (8.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (3.63%) Windows XP
10 15 (3.21%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.14%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.50%) Android
13 5 (1.07%) AIX
14 3 (0.64%) Solaris
14 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (30.13%) ITIL
2 43 (9.19%) Load Balancing
3 41 (8.76%) Change Control
4 30 (6.41%) Service Delivery
5 29 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (5.98%) Project Management
7 26 (5.56%) Service Management
7 26 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 26 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
8 25 (5.34%) ITSM
9 24 (5.13%) Change Management
9 24 (5.13%) Business Continuity
10 23 (4.91%) Mentoring
11 18 (3.85%) Network Management
11 18 (3.85%) Migration
11 18 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
12 16 (3.42%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.21%) Workflow
14 13 (2.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.83%) PowerShell
2 39 (8.33%) SQL
3 10 (2.14%) Perl
3 10 (2.14%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.92%) C#
4 9 (1.92%) VB
5 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.85%) Java
8 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.43%) VBScript
8 2 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.21%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (17.31%) MCSE
3 47 (10.04%) MCSA
4 42 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (8.12%) Citrix Certification
6 35 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (7.05%) CCA
8 32 (6.84%) MCITP
9 30 (6.41%) CCNA
10 29 (6.20%) MCP
11 17 (3.63%) MCTS
12 15 (3.21%) Security Cleared
12 15 (3.21%) Degree
13 14 (2.99%) MCDST
14 13 (2.78%) CCNP
15 11 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (2.35%) SC Cleared
15 11 (2.35%) MOS
15 11 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.68%) SLA
2 12 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.85%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 181 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (17.52%) XenApp
3 71 (15.17%) Hyper-V
4 50 (10.68%) vSphere
5 37 (7.91%) VMware ESX
6 34 (7.26%) XenServer
7 29 (6.20%) XenDesktop
8 22 (4.70%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.50%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.43%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.21%) vCloud
13 1 (0.21%) UAG
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (11.97%) SCCM
2 44 (9.40%) SCOM
3 26 (5.56%) Backup Exec
4 25 (5.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (2.78%) XenMobile
6 13 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 10 (2.14%) SCDPM
7 10 (2.14%) Puppet
8 9 (1.92%) Opsview
9 8 (1.71%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.50%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.28%) EdgeSight
12 4 (0.85%) WSUS
12 4 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
14 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.43%) SCSM
14 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 290 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 218 (46.58%) VMware
3 138 (29.49%) Citrix
4 133 (28.42%) Cisco
5 56 (11.97%) CheckPoint
6 48 (10.26%) NetApp
7 44 (9.40%) Symantec
8 37 (7.91%) HP
9 31 (6.62%) Red Hat
10 29 (6.20%) Dell
11 25 (5.34%) CommVault
12 24 (5.13%) Riverbed
13 23 (4.91%) Veeam
14 18 (3.85%) Postini
14 18 (3.85%) EMC
15 14 (2.99%) Juniper
15 14 (2.99%) F5
16 13 (2.78%) Civica
17 12 (2.56%) Google
17 12 (2.56%) IBM
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