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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 285 109 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.53% 4.13% 6.71%
As % of the System Software category 57.23% 40.22% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 209 94 132
Average salary £32,500 £29,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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
498 271 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.15% 10.27% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 354 201 201
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 396 (78.26%) Windows
2 319 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 232 (45.85%) MS Exchange
4 222 (43.87%) VMware
5 207 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 190 (37.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 189 (37.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 162 (32.02%) Citrix
9 153 (30.24%) ITIL
10 140 (27.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 126 (24.90%) Cisco
12 122 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 117 (23.12%) SQL Server
14 104 (20.55%) MCSE
15 102 (20.16%) SAN
16 98 (19.37%) MS Office
17 97 (19.17%) NetApp
18 89 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010
19 80 (15.81%) Hyper-V
20 79 (15.61%) Linux
21 78 (15.42%) SharePoint
21 78 (15.42%) Windows 7
21 78 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
22 77 (15.22%) DNS
23 70 (13.83%) Firewall
23 70 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
24 67 (13.24%) MCITP
25 65 (12.85%) NAS
25 65 (12.85%) SLA
26 63 (12.45%) XenApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 232 (45.85%) MS Exchange
2 89 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (15.42%) SharePoint
4 70 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 47 (9.29%) Lync
6 38 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (6.92%) IIS
8 32 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (5.53%) Office Communications Server
10 20 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (2.96%) Apache
12 10 (1.98%) IBM Notes
13 8 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.59%) CMS
18 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 207 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 98 (19.37%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Line 500
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.14%) Office 365
2 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.99%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.40%) IaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (20.16%) SAN
2 77 (15.22%) DNS
3 70 (13.83%) Firewall
4 65 (12.85%) NAS
5 62 (12.25%) Internet
6 39 (7.71%) LAN
6 39 (7.71%) WAN
7 32 (6.32%) DHCP
8 31 (6.13%) TCP/IP
9 28 (5.53%) VPN
9 28 (5.53%) Cisco IOS
10 23 (4.55%) Unified Communications
11 12 (2.37%) NetScaler
11 12 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (2.37%) WAAS
12 11 (2.17%) DMZ
13 10 (1.98%) FTP
14 8 (1.58%) Network Security
15 6 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (23.12%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (7.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.59%) MySQL
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.59%) Maven
2 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.20%) ERwin
General
1 51 (10.08%) Finance
2 11 (2.17%) Retail
3 9 (1.78%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.78%) Banking
4 7 (1.38%) Legal
5 2 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.20%) Local Government
6 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 150 (29.64%) Analyst
2 76 (15.02%) Support Analyst
3 60 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 47 (9.29%) Architect
5 42 (8.30%) Support Engineer
6 40 (7.91%) Consultant
7 37 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 36 (7.11%) IT Support
9 35 (6.92%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
11 31 (6.13%) Service Analyst
11 31 (6.13%) Service Desk Analyst
12 27 (5.34%) Technical Support
12 27 (5.34%) Technical Analyst
13 25 (4.94%) IT Security Analyst
13 25 (4.94%) Security Analyst
14 24 (4.74%) Technical Support Analyst
15 20 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
16 19 (3.75%) IT Support Analyst
17 16 (3.16%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.77%) .NET
2 6 (1.19%) Web Services
3 4 (0.79%) Middleware
4 3 (0.59%) WebCenter
4 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.59%) LAMP
4 3 (0.59%) XML
4 3 (0.59%) XSL
5 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.40%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.40%) Spring
5 2 (0.40%) WPF
5 2 (0.40%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (0.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.46%) Clustering
2 35 (6.92%) Blackberry
3 29 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.96%) Statistics
4 15 (2.96%) iPhone
4 15 (2.96%) iPad
5 10 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (1.78%) Replication
7 8 (1.58%) PKI
7 8 (1.58%) EqualLogic
8 7 (1.38%) Celerra
8 7 (1.38%) CLARiiON
9 5 (0.99%) FlexPod
9 5 (0.99%) CMDB
10 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.59%) Social Media
11 3 (0.59%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.59%) PDA
11 3 (0.59%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 396 (78.26%) Windows
2 189 (37.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 140 (27.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (15.61%) Linux
5 78 (15.42%) Windows 7
5 78 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (8.89%) UNIX
7 42 (8.30%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.57%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.58%) Windows Vista
10 8 (1.58%) Android
11 6 (1.19%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.79%) Debian
12 4 (0.79%) CentOS
13 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.40%) SELinux
15 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (30.24%) ITIL
2 42 (8.30%) Load Balancing
3 35 (6.92%) Technical Architecture
4 34 (6.72%) TOGAF
4 34 (6.72%) Change Control
5 32 (6.32%) Migration
5 32 (6.32%) E-Commerce
6 28 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (5.34%) Change Management
8 26 (5.14%) Information Security
8 26 (5.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 24 (4.74%) Project Management
9 24 (4.74%) Time Management
10 23 (4.55%) Incident Management
11 16 (3.16%) CRM
12 15 (2.96%) Problem Management
12 15 (2.96%) High Availability
12 15 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (2.96%) DevOps
13 14 (2.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.07%) SQL
2 27 (5.34%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.37%) Java
4 9 (1.78%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.58%) C#
6 4 (0.79%) C
7 2 (0.40%) PHP
7 2 (0.40%) VBScript
7 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (24.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (20.55%) MCSE
3 67 (13.24%) MCITP
4 43 (8.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (7.51%) Citrix Certification
6 37 (7.31%) Degree
7 36 (7.11%) CCA
7 36 (7.11%) MCSA
8 29 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (5.53%) CCNA
10 22 (4.35%) MCTS
11 19 (3.75%) NCDA
12 17 (3.36%) MCP
13 15 (2.96%) CCEE
14 14 (2.77%) CISSP
15 13 (2.57%) CCEA
16 12 (2.37%) VTSP
16 12 (2.37%) NCIE
16 12 (2.37%) Security Cleared
17 10 (1.98%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (12.85%) SLA
2 16 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.59%) HL7
3 3 (0.59%) QA
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 190 (37.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (15.81%) Hyper-V
3 63 (12.45%) XenApp
4 51 (10.08%) VMware ESX
5 37 (7.31%) XenServer
6 36 (7.11%) vSphere
7 35 (6.92%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (2.37%) vCloud
10 10 (1.98%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.59%) UAG
12 3 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.59%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.59%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.40%) NFS
14 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (10.47%) SCCM
2 24 (4.74%) SCOM
3 11 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (1.78%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.38%) ZABBIX
6 7 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (1.38%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.38%) WSUS
7 6 (1.19%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.99%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.59%) SCSM
9 3 (0.59%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.59%) Nessus
10 2 (0.40%) MOM
10 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.40%) YUM
11 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 319 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 222 (43.87%) VMware
3 162 (32.02%) Citrix
4 126 (24.90%) Cisco
5 97 (19.17%) NetApp
6 53 (10.47%) EMC
7 48 (9.49%) HP
8 34 (6.72%) F5
8 34 (6.72%) IBM
9 31 (6.13%) Symantec
10 29 (5.73%) CommVault
11 23 (4.55%) AppSense
12 17 (3.36%) CheckPoint
13 15 (2.96%) Sage
13 15 (2.96%) Juniper
13 15 (2.96%) Red Hat
13 15 (2.96%) Dell
14 12 (2.37%) Pegasus
14 12 (2.37%) Oracle
15 10 (1.98%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Upto £45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £19,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Oncall+OTBens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension, 20 days leave
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension, 20 days leave
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago