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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 221 253 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.61% 6.94% 4.39%
As % of the System Software category 66.17% 51.11% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 194 210 99
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,950 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
334 495 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 9.99% 13.59% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 283 367 202
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £26,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 381 (77.13%) Windows
2 287 (58.10%) Microsoft
3 285 (57.69%) VMware
4 244 (49.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 222 (44.94%) MS Exchange
6 186 (37.65%) MS Excel
7 165 (33.40%) ITIL
8 164 (33.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 161 (32.59%) Cisco
10 128 (25.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 119 (24.09%) Linux
11 119 (24.09%) DNS
12 115 (23.28%) SQL Server
13 112 (22.67%) Citrix
14 100 (20.24%) SAN
15 97 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 97 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 87 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2013
17 86 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 79 (15.99%) Firewall
19 78 (15.79%) DHCP
19 78 (15.79%) Windows 7
20 75 (15.18%) VPN
21 73 (14.78%) HP
22 70 (14.17%) WAN
23 66 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 62 (12.55%) MS Office
25 61 (12.35%) MCSE
25 61 (12.35%) Lync
26 60 (12.15%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 222 (44.94%) MS Exchange
2 128 (25.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (12.35%) Lync
5 49 (9.92%) SharePoint
6 34 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (6.28%) IIS
8 26 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 22 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (2.63%) IBM Notes
11 11 (2.23%) CMS
12 7 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.01%) Apache
14 2 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.40%) Confluence
15 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 186 (37.65%) MS Excel
2 62 (12.55%) MS Office
3 16 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.25%) Office 365
2 4 (0.81%) Mimecast
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (24.09%) DNS
2 100 (20.24%) SAN
3 79 (15.99%) Firewall
4 78 (15.79%) DHCP
5 75 (15.18%) VPN
6 70 (14.17%) WAN
7 60 (12.15%) LAN
8 50 (10.12%) VoIP
9 47 (9.51%) NAS
10 37 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
11 33 (6.68%) Network Security
12 31 (6.28%) TCP/IP
13 25 (5.06%) Unified Communications
14 24 (4.86%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (4.45%) Internet
16 20 (4.05%) MPLS
17 17 (3.44%) FTP
18 15 (3.04%) Wireless
19 11 (2.23%) IP Telephony
20 10 (2.02%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.02%) MySQL
6 9 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.82%) Riak
7 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.61%) MSI
1 3 (0.61%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.40%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 22 (4.45%) Finance
2 22 (4.45%) Legal
3 14 (2.83%) Retail
4 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.40%) Banking
5 2 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 140 (28.34%) Analyst
2 113 (22.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 57 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 47 (9.51%) Support Analyst
5 44 (8.91%) Architect
6 38 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (7.49%) Technical Support
7 37 (7.49%) Technical Engineer
8 33 (6.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 33 (6.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (5.87%) Infrastructure Architect
10 28 (5.67%) Administrator
11 27 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (5.06%) Support Engineer
13 21 (4.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (4.25%) Windows Administrator
13 21 (4.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 20 (4.05%) IT Support
14 20 (4.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.81%) .NET
1 4 (0.81%) Web Services
1 4 (0.81%) XML
1 4 (0.81%) LAMP
1 4 (0.81%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.40%) RESTful
2 2 (0.40%) XSL
2 2 (0.40%) COM
3 1 (0.20%) CSS
3 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.20%) EDI
3 1 (0.20%) WAP
3 1 (0.20%) WSH
3 1 (0.20%) HTML
3 1 (0.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.12%) Data Centre
2 44 (8.91%) Blackberry
3 41 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.45%) Clustering
5 15 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.23%) EqualLogic
6 11 (2.23%) GIS
7 9 (1.82%) Replication
8 7 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.01%) IVR
9 5 (1.01%) Statistics
10 4 (0.81%) iPad
10 4 (0.81%) NHS
11 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.61%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.40%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.40%) Photography
12 2 (0.40%) CMDB
13 1 (0.20%) SCADA
13 1 (0.20%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 381 (77.13%) Windows
2 164 (33.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 119 (24.09%) Linux
4 97 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 97 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 66 (13.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (9.31%) UNIX
8 28 (5.67%) Windows 8
9 27 (5.47%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.62%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.42%) Android
12 6 (1.21%) AIX
13 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.61%) Solaris
15 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.20%) Debian
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (33.40%) ITIL
2 57 (11.54%) Load Balancing
3 33 (6.68%) Service Management
3 33 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (6.28%) Service Delivery
5 24 (4.86%) TOGAF
6 23 (4.66%) Mentoring
7 22 (4.45%) Network Management
7 22 (4.45%) Change Control
8 21 (4.25%) Release Management
8 21 (4.25%) Project Management
9 20 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
10 19 (3.85%) Change Management
10 19 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (3.44%) Business Continuity
12 16 (3.24%) Asset Management
13 15 (3.04%) CRM
14 13 (2.63%) E-Commerce
14 13 (2.63%) Migration
14 13 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 46 (9.31%) SQL
3 21 (4.25%) Perl
3 21 (4.25%) Bash Shell
4 13 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.42%) Java
6 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.01%) VB
8 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.40%) C#
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) VBA
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (12.35%) MCSE
3 32 (6.48%) MCSA
4 25 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (4.86%) MCP
5 24 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (4.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (4.25%) MCTS
8 19 (3.85%) CCNA
9 18 (3.64%) MCITP
10 14 (2.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 11 (2.23%) ISEB
11 11 (2.23%) CCA
11 11 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (2.02%) CCNP
13 9 (1.82%) MCDST
14 7 (1.42%) Degree
14 7 (1.42%) Security Cleared
15 6 (1.21%) MOS
15 6 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.50%) SLA
2 13 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 244 (49.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 53 (10.73%) XenApp
4 51 (10.32%) VMware ESX
5 44 (8.91%) vSphere
6 24 (4.86%) Terminal Services
7 20 (4.05%) XenServer
8 15 (3.04%) XenDesktop
9 14 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.61%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.40%) Firmware
13 2 (0.40%) vCloud
13 2 (0.40%) KVM
14 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (9.92%) SCCM
2 34 (6.88%) SCOM
3 22 (4.45%) Backup Exec
4 21 (4.25%) Puppet
5 20 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (2.83%) AirWatch
7 6 (1.21%) Opsview
8 4 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.61%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.61%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.40%) DameWare
10 2 (0.40%) WSUS
10 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.40%) Cacti
Vendors
1 287 (58.10%) Microsoft
2 285 (57.69%) VMware
3 161 (32.59%) Cisco
4 112 (22.67%) Citrix
5 73 (14.78%) HP
6 57 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 56 (11.34%) Red Hat
8 52 (10.53%) NetApp
9 35 (7.09%) EMC
10 27 (5.47%) IBM
11 26 (5.26%) Symantec
11 26 (5.26%) F5
11 26 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
12 23 (4.66%) Dell
13 18 (3.64%) Juniper
13 18 (3.64%) CommVault
14 15 (3.04%) Veeam
15 13 (2.63%) Riverbed
15 13 (2.63%) Lotus
15 13 (2.63%) Civica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £24,500 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds city centre
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Talent Spa
Salary: £16,000pa
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago