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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 210 213 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.28% 6.58% 5.58%
As % of the System Software category 54.83% 44.56% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 169 172 140
Average salary £30,500 £31,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.17% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,400 £45,000
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
383 478 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.46% 14.76% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 318 332 227
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 29 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 390 (77.23%) Windows
2 339 (67.13%) Microsoft
3 255 (50.50%) VMware
4 220 (43.56%) MS Exchange
5 217 (42.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 199 (39.41%) MS Excel
7 193 (38.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 187 (37.03%) Citrix
9 162 (32.08%) ITIL
10 159 (31.49%) Cisco
11 143 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 138 (27.33%) SAN
13 121 (23.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 113 (22.38%) SQL Server
15 111 (21.98%) NetApp
16 110 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2010
17 104 (20.59%) MCSE
18 91 (18.02%) XenApp
19 90 (17.82%) Hyper-V
20 79 (15.64%) SLA
21 77 (15.25%) Linux
22 76 (15.05%) MS Office
22 76 (15.05%) Windows 7
23 74 (14.65%) NAS
23 74 (14.65%) DNS
24 72 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2007
25 66 (13.07%) SQL Server 2008
26 65 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
27 64 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2013
27 64 (12.67%) EMC

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 220 (43.56%) MS Exchange
2 110 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 64 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 61 (12.08%) SharePoint
6 39 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (6.93%) Lync
8 29 (5.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (4.75%) IIS
10 22 (4.36%) Office Communications Server
11 14 (2.77%) Apache
12 9 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.20%) CMS
16 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
16 1 (0.20%) Site Server
16 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 199 (39.41%) MS Excel
2 76 (15.05%) MS Office
3 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.75%) Office 365
2 4 (0.79%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 138 (27.33%) SAN
2 74 (14.65%) DNS
2 74 (14.65%) NAS
3 54 (10.69%) Firewall
4 52 (10.30%) WAN
5 51 (10.10%) LAN
6 39 (7.72%) Internet
7 34 (6.73%) DHCP
8 32 (6.34%) VPN
9 29 (5.74%) Unified Communications
10 24 (4.75%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (3.76%) TCP/IP
12 18 (3.56%) VoIP
13 17 (3.37%) WAAS
13 17 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (2.97%) Wireless
15 14 (2.77%) Network Security
16 13 (2.57%) FTP
17 12 (2.38%) DMZ
18 10 (1.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (22.38%) SQL Server
2 66 (13.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (7.92%) Finance
2 20 (3.96%) Legal
3 7 (1.39%) Retail
4 4 (0.79%) Back Office
4 4 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (23.17%) Analyst
2 81 (16.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (11.68%) Architect
4 53 (10.50%) Support Analyst
5 46 (9.11%) Service Analyst
5 46 (9.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 46 (9.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 42 (8.32%) Support Engineer
7 35 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
8 34 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
9 27 (5.35%) Technical Support
10 25 (4.95%) IT Support
11 21 (4.16%) Infrastructure Technician
12 20 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 20 (3.96%) Technical Engineer
13 18 (3.56%) Technical Analyst
14 17 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
14 17 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (3.37%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.99%) XML
1 5 (0.99%) Middleware
2 4 (0.79%) .NET
2 4 (0.79%) WebCenter
3 3 (0.59%) Web Services
3 3 (0.59%) LAMP
4 2 (0.40%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.10%) Blackberry
2 50 (9.90%) Clustering
3 33 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.34%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.57%) PKI
6 11 (2.18%) Statistics
6 11 (2.18%) CLARiiON
6 11 (2.18%) Celerra
6 11 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.98%) Replication
8 7 (1.39%) CMDB
9 6 (1.19%) NHS
9 6 (1.19%) FlexPod
10 5 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.59%) iPhone
12 2 (0.40%) iPad
12 2 (0.40%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.40%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 390 (77.23%) Windows
2 193 (38.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 143 (28.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 77 (15.25%) Linux
5 76 (15.05%) Windows 7
6 65 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (7.52%) UNIX
8 23 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 20 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (3.17%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.78%) Mac OS
11 9 (1.78%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.99%) Android
13 2 (0.40%) Debian
13 2 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (32.08%) ITIL
2 52 (10.30%) Load Balancing
3 43 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
4 41 (8.12%) Change Control
5 40 (7.92%) TOGAF
6 39 (7.72%) E-Commerce
7 36 (7.13%) Project Management
8 34 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 33 (6.53%) Migration
10 32 (6.34%) Change Management
11 25 (4.95%) DevOps
12 24 (4.75%) ITSM
13 23 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
14 22 (4.36%) Incident Management
15 21 (4.16%) Service Management
16 20 (3.96%) Mentoring
17 19 (3.76%) Problem Management
17 19 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (3.76%) Business Continuity
18 17 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.69%) SQL
1 54 (10.69%) PowerShell
2 8 (1.58%) Bash Shell
2 8 (1.58%) Perl
3 7 (1.39%) Java
4 6 (1.19%) C#
5 5 (0.99%) VB
6 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.59%) C
7 2 (0.40%) PHP
7 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
8 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (23.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (20.59%) MCSE
3 62 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 59 (11.68%) MCITP
5 52 (10.30%) Citrix Certification
6 43 (8.51%) MCSA
7 41 (8.12%) CCA
8 37 (7.33%) Degree
9 25 (4.95%) NCDA
10 24 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (4.75%) CCNA
11 20 (3.96%) CCEA
12 17 (3.37%) MCP
12 17 (3.37%) NCIE
12 17 (3.37%) MCTS
12 17 (3.37%) VTSP
12 17 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (2.77%) Security Cleared
14 13 (2.57%) VCAP
15 12 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (15.64%) SLA
2 8 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.40%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 217 (42.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (18.02%) XenApp
3 90 (17.82%) Hyper-V
4 61 (12.08%) vSphere
5 56 (11.09%) VMware ESX
6 45 (8.91%) XenDesktop
7 42 (8.32%) XenServer
8 17 (3.37%) vCloud
9 16 (3.17%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.58%) MetaFrame
11 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.99%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.59%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
17 1 (0.20%) UAG
17 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (10.30%) SCCM
2 39 (7.72%) SCOM
3 20 (3.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 19 (3.76%) Backup Exec
4 19 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (2.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 13 (2.57%) XenMobile
7 9 (1.78%) SCDPM
7 9 (1.78%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.58%) Puppet
9 6 (1.19%) SCVMM
9 6 (1.19%) EdgeSight
10 4 (0.79%) WSUS
11 3 (0.59%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (0.59%) Opsview
12 2 (0.40%) SCSM
13 1 (0.20%) Nessus
13 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 339 (67.13%) Microsoft
2 255 (50.50%) VMware
3 187 (37.03%) Citrix
4 159 (31.49%) Cisco
5 111 (21.98%) NetApp
6 64 (12.67%) EMC
7 62 (12.28%) HP
8 51 (10.10%) Symantec
9 42 (8.32%) F5
10 36 (7.13%) IBM
11 33 (6.53%) CheckPoint
12 28 (5.54%) CommVault
13 25 (4.95%) Postini
14 22 (4.36%) SolarWinds
14 22 (4.36%) AppSense
15 19 (3.76%) Red Hat
15 19 (3.76%) Google
16 18 (3.56%) Dell
17 16 (3.17%) Veeam
18 12 (2.38%) Riverbed
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified excellent Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £3100040000 per annum + £3,000 on-call
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £26,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago