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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 212 182 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 8.24% 5.41% 7.32%
As % of the System Software category 61.99% 51.56% 58.31%
Number of salaries quoted 185 158 197
Median salary £30,000 £34,722 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.59% +8.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

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
342 353 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.29% 10.49% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 287 303 347
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 380 (88.99%) Windows
2 287 (67.21%) Microsoft
3 273 (63.93%) Windows Server
4 258 (60.42%) VMware
5 214 (50.12%) MS Exchange
6 175 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
7 149 (34.89%) SQL Server
8 126 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 125 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 124 (29.04%) Cisco
11 116 (27.17%) Citrix
12 113 (26.46%) DNS
13 112 (26.23%) MS Excel
14 110 (25.76%) ITIL
14 110 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 99 (23.19%) SAN
16 96 (22.48%) MS Office
17 91 (21.31%) Windows 7
18 83 (19.44%) DHCP
19 82 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2010
20 77 (18.03%) Office 365
21 76 (17.80%) WAN
22 75 (17.56%) LAN
23 72 (16.86%) Firewall
24 67 (15.69%) SharePoint
25 66 (15.46%) Hyper-V
26 64 (14.99%) SQL
27 61 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
28 59 (13.82%) Linux
28 59 (13.82%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 214 (50.12%) MS Exchange
2 82 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (15.69%) SharePoint
4 51 (11.94%) IIS
5 30 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (5.62%) Skype for Business
8 14 (3.28%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.64%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.47%) Confluence
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 112 (26.23%) MS Excel
2 96 (22.48%) MS Office
3 5 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 77 (18.03%) Office 365
2 58 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.94%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 113 (26.46%) DNS
2 99 (23.19%) SAN
3 83 (19.44%) DHCP
4 76 (17.80%) WAN
5 75 (17.56%) LAN
6 72 (16.86%) Firewall
7 42 (9.84%) VPN
8 38 (8.90%) TCP/IP
9 34 (7.96%) VoIP
10 30 (7.03%) NAS
11 24 (5.62%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (4.68%) MPLS
13 19 (4.45%) Internet
14 13 (3.04%) ISDN
14 13 (3.04%) VLAN
15 10 (2.34%) IP Telephony
15 10 (2.34%) LDAP
15 10 (2.34%) Software-Defined Networking
16 8 (1.87%) Asterisk PBX
17 7 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (34.89%) SQL Server
2 46 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (2.81%) MySQL
6 10 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.34%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.70%) QlikView
10 3 (0.70%) SSDT
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.23%) GIS
12 1 (0.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (2.34%) JMeter
2 9 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.70%) JIRA
3 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (10.30%) Finance
2 30 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.98%) Games
3 17 (3.98%) Legal
4 14 (3.28%) Law
5 12 (2.81%) Advertising
6 8 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.94%) Marketing
8 3 (0.70%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (30.44%) Analyst
2 88 (20.61%) Windows Engineer
3 77 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 75 (17.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 74 (17.33%) Support Engineer
6 73 (17.10%) Support Analyst
7 62 (14.52%) VMware Engineer
8 61 (14.29%) IT Support
9 43 (10.07%) IT Analyst
10 38 (8.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 37 (8.67%) IT Support Analyst
12 36 (8.43%) Windows Support Engineer
13 35 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 35 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 33 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 33 (7.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 32 (7.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 31 (7.26%) Service Desk Analyst
17 30 (7.03%) Service Analyst
18 26 (6.09%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.11%) .NET
1 9 (2.11%) Web Services
2 4 (0.94%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.47%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.47%) Apache Flex
4 2 (0.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.82%) Data Centre
2 42 (9.84%) Clustering
3 20 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.28%) iPad
5 9 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.11%) HP StoreVirtual
5 9 (2.11%) iPhone
6 8 (1.87%) PKI
6 8 (1.87%) Replication
7 7 (1.64%) Celerra
7 7 (1.64%) CLARiiON
8 6 (1.41%) NHS
9 5 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.94%) CMDB
10 4 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.94%) IVR
10 4 (0.94%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 380 (88.99%) Windows
2 273 (63.93%) Windows Server
3 126 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 125 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (21.31%) Windows 7
6 59 (13.82%) Linux
7 53 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (6.56%) Unix
9 17 (3.98%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.75%) Windows 10
11 15 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (3.04%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.17%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.70%) Solaris
15 1 (0.23%) Android
15 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.76%) ITIL
2 49 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 40 (9.37%) Time Management
4 36 (8.43%) Load Balancing
5 32 (7.49%) Service Management
6 29 (6.79%) Server Building
7 27 (6.32%) High Availability
8 24 (5.62%) Change Management
9 22 (5.15%) Presales
10 20 (4.68%) Service Delivery
11 17 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (3.75%) Case Management
13 15 (3.51%) Change Control
13 15 (3.51%) Information Security
13 15 (3.51%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.51%) Server Virtualisation
13 15 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (2.81%) Migration
14 12 (2.81%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (2.81%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.99%) SQL
2 59 (13.82%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.98%) Java
4 15 (3.51%) C#
5 12 (2.81%) Bash Shell
5 12 (2.81%) Perl
6 10 (2.34%) Python
6 10 (2.34%) Ruby
7 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.17%) VBScript
9 2 (0.47%) VB
9 2 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 110 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (11.71%) CCNA
3 50 (11.71%) MCSA
4 49 (11.48%) MCSE
5 28 (6.56%) CCNP
6 19 (4.45%) Degree
6 19 (4.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (3.51%) MCITP
9 14 (3.28%) CCA
10 11 (2.58%) CCIE
11 10 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.11%) MCP
13 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.41%) MCDST
15 5 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.17%) SC Cleared
16 3 (0.70%) MCDBA
16 3 (0.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.54%) SLA
2 23 (5.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) HL7
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 175 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (15.46%) Hyper-V
3 58 (13.58%) XenApp
4 47 (11.01%) vSphere
5 28 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (5.39%) XenDesktop
7 16 (3.75%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.11%) XenServer
9 8 (1.87%) OpenSIPS
10 7 (1.64%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.47%) Firmware
13 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (13.82%) SCCM
2 52 (12.18%) SCOM
3 22 (5.15%) WSUS
4 11 (2.58%) Puppet
5 5 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.94%) DameWare
7 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.70%) Opsview
7 3 (0.70%) SQL Sentry
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.47%) OpenView
8 2 (0.47%) OVSD
8 2 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.47%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 287 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 258 (60.42%) VMware
3 124 (29.04%) Cisco
4 116 (27.17%) Citrix
5 44 (10.30%) HP
6 39 (9.13%) NetApp
7 36 (8.43%) Avaya
8 32 (7.49%) F5
9 30 (7.03%) Oracle
10 23 (5.39%) Dell Compellent
11 22 (5.15%) Veeam
12 19 (4.45%) EMC
13 18 (4.22%) CommVault
14 16 (3.75%) Civica
14 16 (3.75%) Nimble Storage
15 15 (3.51%) Dell
15 15 (3.51%) Red Hat
16 13 (3.04%) Juniper
17 12 (2.81%) Riverbed
18 11 (2.58%) Infoblox
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