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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 32 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 213 256 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.11% 6.99% 4.04%
As % of the System Software category 62.65% 52.24% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 189 203 91
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
340 490 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 9.75% 13.38% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 291 362 193
Average salary £36,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.41% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 28 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (78.79%) Windows
2 264 (57.14%) VMware
3 263 (56.93%) Microsoft
4 227 (49.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 201 (43.51%) MS Exchange
6 183 (39.61%) MS Excel
7 152 (32.90%) ITIL
8 151 (32.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 144 (31.17%) Cisco
10 119 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 111 (24.03%) DNS
12 106 (22.94%) Linux
13 99 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 98 (21.21%) Citrix
15 92 (19.91%) SQL Server
16 87 (18.83%) SAN
17 82 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 80 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2013
19 79 (17.10%) Windows 7
20 74 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
20 74 (16.02%) DHCP
21 72 (15.58%) HP
22 71 (15.37%) VPN
23 64 (13.85%) Firewall
23 64 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 63 (13.64%) WAN
25 61 (13.20%) Lync
26 59 (12.77%) PowerShell
27 55 (11.90%) SCCM
27 55 (11.90%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 201 (43.51%) MS Exchange
2 119 (25.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (13.20%) Lync
5 43 (9.31%) SharePoint
6 29 (6.28%) IIS
7 25 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (4.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (2.60%) IBM Notes
11 11 (2.38%) CMS
12 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.65%) Apache
14 2 (0.43%) Confluence
15 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 183 (39.61%) MS Excel
2 55 (11.90%) MS Office
3 17 (3.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.19%) Office 365
2 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.87%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (24.03%) DNS
2 87 (18.83%) SAN
3 74 (16.02%) DHCP
4 71 (15.37%) VPN
5 64 (13.85%) Firewall
6 63 (13.64%) WAN
7 52 (11.26%) LAN
8 46 (9.96%) VoIP
9 41 (8.87%) NAS
10 33 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 31 (6.71%) Network Security
12 27 (5.84%) Unified Communications
12 27 (5.84%) TCP/IP
13 20 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (4.33%) MPLS
14 18 (3.90%) Internet
15 16 (3.46%) FTP
16 12 (2.60%) IP Telephony
17 10 (2.16%) Wireless
18 9 (1.95%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.38%) MySQL
6 10 (2.16%) Riak
6 10 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) MSI
2 3 (0.65%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (8.66%) Telecoms
2 19 (4.11%) Finance
2 19 (4.11%) Legal
3 11 (2.38%) Retail
4 7 (1.52%) Law
5 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.43%) Banking
6 2 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Automotive
7 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (27.27%) Analyst
2 103 (22.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (11.04%) Service Analyst
3 51 (11.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 43 (9.31%) Architect
5 39 (8.44%) Support Analyst
6 32 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 31 (6.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 29 (6.28%) Technical Support
8 29 (6.28%) Technical Engineer
9 28 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
9 28 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 27 (5.84%) Administrator
11 26 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (5.19%) Support Engineer
13 22 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
13 22 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 19 (4.11%) Consultant
15 18 (3.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (3.68%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.52%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.08%) .NET
3 4 (0.87%) Web Services
4 3 (0.65%) XML
4 3 (0.65%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.43%) RESTful
5 2 (0.43%) XSL
5 2 (0.43%) LAMP
6 1 (0.22%) HTML
6 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.22%) CSS
6 1 (0.22%) WAP
6 1 (0.22%) EDI
6 1 (0.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.79%) Blackberry
2 36 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.33%) Clustering
4 16 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.38%) GIS
6 8 (1.73%) Replication
7 6 (1.30%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.08%) IVR
8 5 (1.08%) Statistics
9 4 (0.87%) iPad
9 4 (0.87%) NHS
10 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.43%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.43%) Photography
11 2 (0.43%) SecurID
12 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 364 (78.79%) Windows
2 151 (32.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (22.94%) Linux
4 99 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (17.10%) Windows 7
7 64 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (7.14%) UNIX
9 28 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 25 (5.41%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.30%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.30%) Android
12 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.65%) Solaris
13 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.43%) AIX
14 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.43%) Debian
15 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (32.90%) ITIL
2 51 (11.04%) Load Balancing
3 32 (6.93%) Service Management
4 29 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 25 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 22 (4.76%) Release Management
7 19 (4.11%) Network Management
8 17 (3.68%) Project Management
8 17 (3.68%) Business Continuity
8 17 (3.68%) Mentoring
9 16 (3.46%) Change Control
9 16 (3.46%) Asset Management
10 15 (3.25%) CRM
10 15 (3.25%) E-Commerce
10 15 (3.25%) Migration
10 15 (3.25%) Time Management
10 15 (3.25%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (3.03%) Change Management
12 13 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 46 (9.96%) SQL
3 22 (4.76%) Perl
3 22 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.08%) Java
6 4 (0.87%) VB
6 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.22%) C#
8 1 (0.22%) VBScript
8 1 (0.22%) PHP
8 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (10.82%) MCSE
3 22 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (4.33%) MCSA
4 20 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.90%) MCITP
6 17 (3.68%) MCP
6 17 (3.68%) MCTS
7 15 (3.25%) CCNA
8 12 (2.60%) ISEB
9 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 9 (1.95%) CCNP
11 6 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.30%) MCDST
11 6 (1.30%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.30%) CCA
11 6 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.87%) Degree
12 4 (0.87%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.01%) SLA
2 11 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 227 (49.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (10.17%) VMware ESX
3 45 (9.74%) Hyper-V
4 40 (8.66%) XenApp
4 40 (8.66%) vSphere
5 20 (4.33%) Terminal Services
6 15 (3.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.38%) XenServer
9 10 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (2.16%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.43%) KVM
11 2 (0.43%) vCloud
11 2 (0.43%) Firmware
12 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (11.90%) SCCM
2 31 (6.71%) SCOM
3 22 (4.76%) Puppet
4 17 (3.68%) Backup Exec
5 16 (3.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (2.38%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.87%) Opsview
7 4 (0.87%) WSUS
8 3 (0.65%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.43%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.43%) Cacti
9 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.43%) DameWare
Vendors
1 264 (57.14%) VMware
2 263 (56.93%) Microsoft
3 144 (31.17%) Cisco
4 98 (21.21%) Citrix
5 72 (15.58%) HP
6 55 (11.90%) Red Hat
7 50 (10.82%) NetApp
8 45 (9.74%) CheckPoint
9 34 (7.36%) EMC
10 27 (5.84%) IBM
11 24 (5.19%) F5
11 24 (5.19%) Symantec
12 18 (3.90%) Dell Compellent
13 16 (3.46%) Dell
14 15 (3.25%) Juniper
14 15 (3.25%) CommVault
15 12 (2.60%) Oracle
15 12 (2.60%) Lotus
16 11 (2.38%) Veeam
16 11 (2.38%) Civica
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