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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 249 183 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.82% 5.27% 4.91%
As % of the System Software category 57.11% 44.74% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 202 157 105
Average salary £32,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
436 409 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.94% 11.77% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 348 309 193
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 4 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 375 (77.80%) Windows
2 312 (64.73%) Microsoft
3 237 (49.17%) VMware
4 220 (45.64%) MS Exchange
5 201 (41.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 182 (37.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 164 (34.02%) MS Excel
8 159 (32.99%) Citrix
9 144 (29.88%) Cisco
10 140 (29.05%) ITIL
11 129 (26.76%) SAN
12 124 (25.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 124 (25.73%) SQL Server
13 116 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 108 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 92 (19.09%) Linux
16 90 (18.67%) XenApp
17 89 (18.46%) MCSE
18 85 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2013
19 84 (17.43%) Hyper-V
20 80 (16.60%) DNS
21 79 (16.39%) Windows 7
22 72 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
23 71 (14.73%) SLA
24 70 (14.52%) NetApp
24 70 (14.52%) Firewall
25 68 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
26 65 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2007
27 61 (12.66%) vSphere
27 61 (12.66%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 220 (45.64%) MS Exchange
2 116 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 61 (12.66%) SharePoint
6 38 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (6.85%) Lync
8 24 (4.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (4.15%) IIS
10 14 (2.90%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.24%) Apache
12 6 (1.24%) IBM Notes
13 5 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 164 (34.02%) MS Excel
2 60 (12.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.49%) Office 365
2 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 129 (26.76%) SAN
2 80 (16.60%) DNS
3 70 (14.52%) Firewall
4 58 (12.03%) NAS
5 51 (10.58%) WAN
6 49 (10.17%) LAN
7 47 (9.75%) VPN
8 46 (9.54%) DHCP
9 33 (6.85%) VoIP
10 27 (5.60%) Internet
10 27 (5.60%) TCP/IP
11 25 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
12 23 (4.77%) Wireless
12 23 (4.77%) Unified Communications
13 19 (3.94%) Network Security
14 13 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (2.49%) SSL
16 11 (2.28%) MPLS
17 10 (2.07%) FTP
18 9 (1.87%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (25.73%) SQL Server
2 72 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (7.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.62%) MySQL
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.41%) Riak
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (6.22%) Finance
2 25 (5.19%) Legal
3 13 (2.70%) Retail
3 13 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.04%) Back Office
5 3 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 126 (26.14%) Analyst
2 88 (18.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 61 (12.66%) Service Analyst
3 61 (12.66%) Service Desk Analyst
4 49 (10.17%) Support Analyst
5 42 (8.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 40 (8.30%) Technical Support
6 40 (8.30%) Support Engineer
7 39 (8.09%) Architect
8 36 (7.47%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (6.02%) Technical Engineer
9 29 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
10 21 (4.36%) Administrator
10 21 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 20 (4.15%) IT Support
11 20 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
11 20 (4.15%) Technical Analyst
12 18 (3.73%) Consultant
13 17 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.66%) XML
2 5 (1.04%) Web Services
2 5 (1.04%) LAMP
3 2 (0.41%) Middleware
3 2 (0.41%) COM
3 2 (0.41%) .NET
3 2 (0.41%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.21%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.21%) jQuery
4 1 (0.21%) WSH
4 1 (0.21%) HTML
4 1 (0.21%) CSS
4 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.79%) Blackberry
2 36 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.26%) Clustering
4 20 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.28%) PKI
6 8 (1.66%) Replication
6 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.66%) Statistics
7 7 (1.45%) NHS
8 4 (0.83%) CLARiiON
8 4 (0.83%) FlexPod
8 4 (0.83%) Celerra
9 3 (0.62%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.62%) CMDB
10 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.41%) iPad
10 2 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.21%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 375 (77.80%) Windows
2 182 (37.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (25.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (19.09%) Linux
5 79 (16.39%) Windows 7
6 68 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (11.41%) UNIX
8 33 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (3.94%) Windows XP
10 14 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.28%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.24%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.04%) AIX
14 4 (0.83%) Android
15 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (29.05%) ITIL
2 46 (9.54%) Change Control
3 45 (9.34%) Load Balancing
4 33 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
5 30 (6.22%) Project Management
6 28 (5.81%) Service Delivery
7 27 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 26 (5.39%) Change Management
9 25 (5.19%) Business Continuity
10 24 (4.98%) ITSM
10 24 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (4.77%) Service Management
11 23 (4.77%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.15%) Network Management
12 20 (4.15%) Network Load Balancing
13 18 (3.73%) Problem Management
13 18 (3.73%) TOGAF
13 18 (3.73%) Migration
14 17 (3.53%) Workflow
15 15 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.37%) PowerShell
2 40 (8.30%) SQL
3 11 (2.28%) Bash Shell
3 11 (2.28%) Perl
4 9 (1.87%) C#
5 8 (1.66%) VB
6 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.04%) Java
8 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.41%) C
9 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.41%) VBScript
10 1 (0.21%) PHP
10 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (18.46%) MCSE
3 53 (11.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 51 (10.58%) MCSA
5 49 (10.17%) Citrix Certification
6 41 (8.51%) CCA
7 38 (7.88%) MCITP
8 31 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (6.22%) CCNA
9 30 (6.22%) MCP
10 23 (4.77%) Degree
11 18 (3.73%) MCTS
12 14 (2.90%) Security Cleared
12 14 (2.90%) MCDST
12 14 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 13 (2.70%) CCEA
14 12 (2.49%) SC Cleared
15 11 (2.28%) CISSP
16 10 (2.07%) MOS
16 10 (2.07%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (14.73%) SLA
2 12 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 201 (41.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (18.67%) XenApp
3 84 (17.43%) Hyper-V
4 61 (12.66%) vSphere
5 44 (9.13%) XenServer
6 43 (8.92%) VMware ESX
7 40 (8.30%) XenDesktop
8 22 (4.56%) Terminal Services
9 9 (1.87%) ProxySG
10 8 (1.66%) vCloud
11 6 (1.24%) MetaFrame
12 4 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.62%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 53 (11.00%) SCCM
2 45 (9.34%) SCOM
3 28 (5.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 26 (5.39%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (2.70%) XenMobile
6 13 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (2.28%) Puppet
8 10 (2.07%) SCDPM
9 9 (1.87%) Opsview
10 8 (1.66%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.45%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.24%) EdgeSight
13 4 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.83%) WSUS
14 3 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
15 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
15 2 (0.41%) SCSM
16 1 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
16 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 312 (64.73%) Microsoft
2 237 (49.17%) VMware
3 159 (32.99%) Citrix
4 144 (29.88%) Cisco
5 70 (14.52%) NetApp
6 55 (11.41%) CheckPoint
7 50 (10.37%) Symantec
8 44 (9.13%) HP
9 37 (7.68%) EMC
10 29 (6.02%) Dell
10 29 (6.02%) CommVault
11 28 (5.81%) Red Hat
12 23 (4.77%) Veeam
12 23 (4.77%) Riverbed
13 21 (4.36%) F5
14 20 (4.15%) Postini
15 16 (3.32%) IBM
16 15 (3.11%) SolarWinds
17 14 (2.90%) AppSense
17 14 (2.90%) Google
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits, Pension, Training
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
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