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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 245 228 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.50% 6.16% 5.20%
As % of the System Software category 70.61% 48.20% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 206 200 126
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +19.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £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
347 473 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.62% 12.78% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 286 370 241
Average salary £36,750 £36,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.37% +6.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 384 (78.05%) Windows
2 292 (59.35%) Microsoft
3 269 (54.67%) VMware
4 231 (46.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 217 (44.11%) MS Exchange
6 187 (38.01%) MS Excel
7 172 (34.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 166 (33.74%) ITIL
9 156 (31.71%) Cisco
10 123 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 114 (23.17%) SQL Server
12 112 (22.76%) Linux
13 111 (22.56%) Citrix
14 108 (21.95%) DNS
15 102 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 101 (20.53%) SAN
17 94 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2013
18 92 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 87 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
20 86 (17.48%) Windows 7
21 84 (17.07%) Firewall
22 74 (15.04%) WAN
22 74 (15.04%) Data Centre
23 73 (14.84%) DHCP
24 69 (14.02%) VPN
24 69 (14.02%) Hyper-V
25 67 (13.62%) LAN
26 64 (13.01%) HP
27 62 (12.60%) MS Office
28 61 (12.40%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 217 (44.11%) MS Exchange
2 123 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (11.18%) SharePoint
5 52 (10.57%) Lync
6 47 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (6.71%) IIS
8 25 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (2.64%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.22%) CMS
13 4 (0.81%) Apache
14 2 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.41%) Confluence
15 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 187 (38.01%) MS Excel
2 62 (12.60%) MS Office
3 13 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.66%) Office 365
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.81%) SaaS
3 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (21.95%) DNS
2 101 (20.53%) SAN
3 84 (17.07%) Firewall
4 74 (15.04%) WAN
5 73 (14.84%) DHCP
6 69 (14.02%) VPN
7 67 (13.62%) LAN
8 51 (10.37%) NAS
9 49 (9.96%) VoIP
10 32 (6.50%) TCP/IP
10 32 (6.50%) Network Security
11 30 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
12 28 (5.69%) Internet
13 27 (5.49%) Unified Communications
14 23 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (4.07%) Wireless
16 19 (3.86%) MPLS
17 13 (2.64%) FTP
18 12 (2.44%) BGP
18 12 (2.44%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 61 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.42%) MySQL
6 6 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.22%) Riak
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.61%) MSI
2 3 (0.61%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (6.91%) Telecoms
2 26 (5.28%) Legal
3 21 (4.27%) Finance
4 18 (3.66%) Retail
5 2 (0.41%) Back Office
5 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.20%) Automotive
6 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (27.64%) Analyst
2 106 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (12.80%) Service Desk Analyst
3 63 (12.80%) Service Analyst
4 47 (9.55%) Support Analyst
5 45 (9.15%) Technical Support
5 45 (9.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 40 (8.13%) Architect
7 39 (7.93%) Technical Engineer
8 37 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (5.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 25 (5.08%) Support Engineer
10 25 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
10 25 (5.08%) Administrator
11 23 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
11 23 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
12 21 (4.27%) Consultant
13 19 (3.86%) IT Support
14 17 (3.46%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (3.46%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.83%) XML
2 4 (0.81%) Web Services
2 4 (0.81%) LAMP
2 4 (0.81%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.61%) .NET
4 2 (0.41%) COM
4 2 (0.41%) RESTful
5 1 (0.20%) jQuery
5 1 (0.20%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) XSL
5 1 (0.20%) EDI
5 1 (0.20%) WAP
5 1 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 50 (10.16%) Blackberry
3 37 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.27%) Clustering
5 15 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.03%) Replication
8 8 (1.63%) NHS
9 6 (1.22%) GIS
10 5 (1.02%) IVR
11 4 (0.81%) Statistics
11 4 (0.81%) iPad
12 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.41%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.41%) CMDB
14 1 (0.20%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.20%) RMADS
14 1 (0.20%) iSeries
14 1 (0.20%) Photography
14 1 (0.20%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 384 (78.05%) Windows
2 172 (34.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (22.76%) Linux
4 102 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (17.48%) Windows 7
7 55 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (10.16%) UNIX
9 26 (5.28%) Windows 8
10 22 (4.47%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.83%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.42%) Android
13 6 (1.22%) AIX
14 3 (0.61%) Solaris
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.20%) HPUX
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (33.74%) ITIL
2 60 (12.20%) Load Balancing
3 36 (7.32%) Service Delivery
3 36 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (6.91%) Service Management
5 27 (5.49%) Change Control
6 26 (5.28%) Network Management
7 25 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 25 (5.08%) Change Management
7 25 (5.08%) Mentoring
8 24 (4.88%) Project Management
8 24 (4.88%) ITSM
8 24 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
9 22 (4.47%) TOGAF
10 20 (4.07%) Business Continuity
11 16 (3.25%) Migration
12 15 (3.05%) Release Management
13 13 (2.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (2.64%) BCP
13 13 (2.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.38%) PowerShell
2 43 (8.74%) SQL
3 15 (3.05%) Perl
3 15 (3.05%) Bash Shell
4 13 (2.64%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.24%) VB
6 8 (1.63%) C#
7 6 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.02%) Java
9 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (12.40%) MCSE
3 36 (7.32%) MCSA
4 28 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (5.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (5.08%) MCP
7 23 (4.67%) CCNA
8 21 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (4.07%) MCITP
10 17 (3.46%) MCTS
11 16 (3.25%) CCA
11 16 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (2.64%) CCNP
13 12 (2.44%) MCDST
14 11 (2.24%) Degree
15 10 (2.03%) MOS
15 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
16 8 (1.63%) ISEB
17 7 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.15%) SLA
2 13 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.81%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 231 (46.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (14.02%) Hyper-V
3 61 (12.40%) XenApp
4 48 (9.76%) VMware ESX
5 44 (8.94%) vSphere
6 23 (4.67%) XenServer
7 20 (4.07%) Terminal Services
8 19 (3.86%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (1.22%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.61%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.41%) Firmware
12 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.41%) vCloud
12 2 (0.41%) KVM
13 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 57 (11.59%) SCCM
2 40 (8.13%) SCOM
3 22 (4.47%) Backup Exec
4 21 (4.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (3.05%) Puppet
6 10 (2.03%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.42%) Opsview
7 7 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (1.22%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.81%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.61%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.41%) Cacti
11 2 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 292 (59.35%) Microsoft
2 269 (54.67%) VMware
3 156 (31.71%) Cisco
4 111 (22.56%) Citrix
5 64 (13.01%) HP
6 61 (12.40%) CheckPoint
7 48 (9.76%) NetApp
8 44 (8.94%) Red Hat
9 32 (6.50%) Symantec
9 32 (6.50%) EMC
10 25 (5.08%) F5
11 24 (4.88%) Dell
11 24 (4.88%) IBM
12 21 (4.27%) CommVault
13 20 (4.07%) Juniper
14 18 (3.66%) Veeam
14 18 (3.66%) Riverbed
15 17 (3.46%) Civica
16 13 (2.64%) Lotus
17 10 (2.03%) Oracle
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