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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 250 194 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.23% 5.26% 5.44%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 47.43% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 209 175 130
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £17,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
375 409 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.85% 11.10% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 299 321 251
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 388 (78.70%) Windows
2 297 (60.24%) Microsoft
3 247 (50.10%) VMware
4 216 (43.81%) MS Exchange
5 214 (43.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 186 (37.73%) MS Excel
7 175 (35.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 153 (31.03%) Cisco
9 151 (30.63%) ITIL
10 121 (24.54%) Citrix
11 120 (24.34%) SQL Server
12 117 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2010
13 114 (23.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 109 (22.11%) SAN
15 108 (21.91%) Linux
16 102 (20.69%) DNS
17 95 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 95 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
17 95 (19.27%) Windows 7
18 83 (16.84%) Firewall
19 80 (16.23%) WAN
20 77 (15.62%) Windows Server 2012
21 73 (14.81%) Hyper-V
21 73 (14.81%) LAN
22 69 (14.00%) XenApp
23 68 (13.79%) MCSE
24 65 (13.18%) DHCP
24 65 (13.18%) VPN
24 65 (13.18%) CheckPoint
24 65 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 216 (43.81%) MS Exchange
2 117 (23.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (10.75%) Lync
5 53 (10.75%) SharePoint
6 30 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (5.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (5.27%) IIS
8 12 (2.43%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.81%) CMS
11 4 (0.81%) Apache
12 2 (0.41%) Confluence
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 186 (37.73%) MS Excel
2 61 (12.37%) MS Office
3 12 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.84%) Office 365
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 109 (22.11%) SAN
2 102 (20.69%) DNS
3 83 (16.84%) Firewall
4 80 (16.23%) WAN
5 73 (14.81%) LAN
6 65 (13.18%) DHCP
6 65 (13.18%) VPN
7 56 (11.36%) NAS
8 48 (9.74%) VoIP
9 36 (7.30%) Internet
10 34 (6.90%) Unified Communications
10 34 (6.90%) TCP/IP
11 28 (5.68%) Network Security
12 27 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (5.07%) Wireless
14 20 (4.06%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (3.65%) MPLS
16 14 (2.84%) FTP
17 13 (2.64%) SSL
17 13 (2.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (24.34%) SQL Server
2 65 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.22%) MySQL
6 5 (1.01%) Riak
6 5 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (2.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.61%) MSI
2 3 (0.61%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 27 (5.48%) Telecoms
2 25 (5.07%) Legal
3 21 (4.26%) Finance
4 17 (3.45%) Retail
5 5 (1.01%) Back Office
6 3 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (28.40%) Analyst
2 101 (20.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (13.59%) Service Analyst
3 67 (13.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 54 (10.95%) Support Analyst
5 50 (10.14%) Technical Support
6 48 (9.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 40 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
8 39 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 39 (7.91%) Architect
9 27 (5.48%) Support Engineer
10 25 (5.07%) Technical Analyst
11 24 (4.87%) IT Support
11 24 (4.87%) Infrastructure Architect
12 22 (4.46%) Administrator
13 21 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 21 (4.26%) Consultant
13 21 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
14 20 (4.06%) IT Support Analyst
15 19 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.62%) XML
2 5 (1.01%) Web Services
2 5 (1.01%) LAMP
3 4 (0.81%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.41%) COM
4 2 (0.41%) .NET
4 2 (0.41%) RESTful
5 1 (0.20%) jQuery
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 35 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.87%) Clustering
4 18 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.23%) Replication
6 8 (1.62%) NHS
7 6 (1.22%) Statistics
8 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.81%) GIS
9 4 (0.81%) iPad
10 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.41%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) CMDB
10 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.20%) iSeries
11 1 (0.20%) RMADS
11 1 (0.20%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.20%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 388 (78.70%) Windows
2 175 (35.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (23.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 108 (21.91%) Linux
5 95 (19.27%) Windows 7
6 77 (15.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (11.16%) UNIX
8 50 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (4.87%) Windows 8
10 21 (4.26%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.03%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.42%) Android
13 5 (1.01%) AIX
14 3 (0.61%) Solaris
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (30.63%) ITIL
2 58 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 34 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (6.69%) Service Management
4 33 (6.69%) Service Delivery
4 33 (6.69%) Change Control
5 29 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 26 (5.27%) Technical Architecture
7 25 (5.07%) Project Management
7 25 (5.07%) ITSM
7 25 (5.07%) Change Management
7 25 (5.07%) Network Management
8 23 (4.67%) Mentoring
9 19 (3.85%) TOGAF
10 18 (3.65%) Migration
10 18 (3.65%) Business Continuity
11 17 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
12 16 (3.25%) Problem Management
13 14 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.84%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.94%) PowerShell
2 40 (8.11%) SQL
3 12 (2.43%) Perl
3 12 (2.43%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.23%) VB
5 10 (2.03%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.62%) C#
7 6 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.81%) Java
9 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 95 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (13.79%) MCSE
3 39 (7.91%) MCSA
4 35 (7.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.68%) CCNA
7 26 (5.27%) MCITP
7 26 (5.27%) MCP
8 21 (4.26%) CCA
8 21 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
9 17 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (3.45%) MCTS
10 14 (2.84%) CCNP
10 14 (2.84%) MCDST
10 14 (2.84%) Degree
11 12 (2.43%) MOS
12 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 10 (2.03%) Security Cleared
13 9 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (1.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.76%) SLA
2 13 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.81%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 214 (43.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 69 (14.00%) XenApp
4 46 (9.33%) VMware ESX
5 45 (9.13%) vSphere
6 30 (6.09%) XenServer
7 24 (4.87%) Terminal Services
8 22 (4.46%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.22%) ProxySG
10 5 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.61%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.41%) vCloud
12 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 59 (11.97%) SCCM
2 40 (8.11%) SCOM
3 24 (4.87%) Backup Exec
3 24 (4.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (2.43%) Puppet
6 11 (2.23%) SCDPM
7 10 (2.03%) AirWatch
8 9 (1.83%) Opsview
9 6 (1.22%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.61%) WSUS
11 3 (0.61%) ZENworks
12 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.41%) SCSM
12 2 (0.41%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 297 (60.24%) Microsoft
2 247 (50.10%) VMware
3 153 (31.03%) Cisco
4 121 (24.54%) Citrix
5 65 (13.18%) CheckPoint
6 53 (10.75%) HP
7 49 (9.94%) NetApp
8 41 (8.32%) Symantec
9 39 (7.91%) Red Hat
10 28 (5.68%) Dell
11 25 (5.07%) EMC
11 25 (5.07%) CommVault
12 23 (4.67%) Veeam
12 23 (4.67%) Riverbed
13 21 (4.26%) F5
14 19 (3.85%) IBM
14 19 (3.85%) Juniper
15 17 (3.45%) Postini
16 16 (3.25%) Civica
17 12 (2.43%) Lotus
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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