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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 290 146 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.70% 5.40% 6.44%
As % of the System Software category 55.77% 43.84% 60.13%
Number of salaries quoted 203 118 144
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,700 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
520 333 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.81% 12.32% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 371 224 246
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 429 (77.44%) Windows
2 349 (63.00%) Microsoft
3 284 (51.26%) VMware
4 246 (44.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 243 (43.86%) MS Exchange
6 217 (39.17%) MS Excel
7 204 (36.82%) Citrix
8 201 (36.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 181 (32.67%) ITIL
10 165 (29.78%) Cisco
11 159 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 129 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 129 (23.29%) SAN
13 126 (22.74%) NetApp
14 117 (21.12%) SQL Server
15 110 (19.86%) MCSE
16 105 (18.95%) MS Office
17 102 (18.41%) Exchange Server 2010
18 98 (17.69%) Linux
19 90 (16.25%) Hyper-V
20 83 (14.98%) NAS
21 81 (14.62%) EMC
22 79 (14.26%) XenApp
23 78 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
24 77 (13.90%) Windows 7
25 76 (13.72%) Firewall
26 75 (13.54%) DNS
26 75 (13.54%) SLA
27 73 (13.18%) SharePoint
27 73 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 243 (43.86%) MS Exchange
2 102 (18.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (13.18%) SharePoint
3 73 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (7.94%) Lync
5 42 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (6.32%) IIS
7 34 (6.14%) Office Communications Server
8 31 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (3.43%) Apache
11 16 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.62%) IBM Notes
13 8 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.54%) CMS
17 1 (0.18%) Site Server
Applications
1 217 (39.17%) MS Excel
2 105 (18.95%) MS Office
3 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.18%) Line 500
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.60%) Office 365
2 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.54%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (23.29%) SAN
2 83 (14.98%) NAS
3 76 (13.72%) Firewall
4 75 (13.54%) DNS
5 61 (11.01%) Internet
6 42 (7.58%) WAN
7 41 (7.40%) LAN
8 36 (6.50%) Cisco IOS
9 29 (5.23%) TCP/IP
10 28 (5.05%) VPN
11 26 (4.69%) DHCP
12 23 (4.15%) Unified Communications
13 22 (3.97%) WAAS
13 22 (3.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (2.35%) FTP
15 12 (2.17%) DMZ
15 12 (2.17%) Network Security
16 10 (1.81%) NetScaler
17 7 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (1.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (21.12%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (8.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.36%) MySQL
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.54%) Maven
2 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (10.83%) Finance
2 13 (2.35%) Legal
3 11 (1.99%) Retail
4 9 (1.62%) Banking
5 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 161 (29.06%) Analyst
2 76 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (13.00%) Support Analyst
4 68 (12.27%) Architect
5 52 (9.39%) Infrastructure Architect
6 46 (8.30%) Support Engineer
7 41 (7.40%) 3rd Line Support
8 39 (7.04%) Consultant
9 35 (6.32%) IT Support
9 35 (6.32%) Service Analyst
9 35 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
10 31 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 27 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
12 25 (4.51%) Technical Support
12 25 (4.51%) Technical Analyst
13 24 (4.33%) Security Analyst
13 24 (4.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 24 (4.33%) IT Security Analyst
14 22 (3.97%) Technical Support Analyst
15 19 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.81%) .NET
2 6 (1.08%) Middleware
3 5 (0.90%) WebCenter
4 2 (0.36%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.36%) Web Services
4 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.36%) Spring
4 2 (0.36%) WPF
4 2 (0.36%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (0.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.18%) COM
5 1 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.55%) Clustering
2 46 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.32%) Blackberry
4 28 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.89%) iPhone
6 15 (2.71%) iPad
7 14 (2.53%) Statistics
8 12 (2.17%) CLARiiON
8 12 (2.17%) Celerra
9 10 (1.81%) PKI
9 10 (1.81%) FlexPod
9 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.08%) Replication
11 6 (1.08%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.90%) CMDB
13 4 (0.72%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.54%) Social Media
14 3 (0.54%) PDA
14 3 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 429 (77.44%) Windows
2 201 (36.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 159 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 98 (17.69%) Linux
5 78 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (13.90%) Windows 7
7 47 (8.48%) UNIX
8 43 (7.76%) Windows XP
9 24 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (3.07%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.17%) Windows Vista
12 9 (1.62%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.26%) Android
14 4 (0.72%) Debian
15 2 (0.36%) CentOS
16 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (32.67%) ITIL
2 59 (10.65%) Load Balancing
3 48 (8.66%) TOGAF
3 48 (8.66%) E-Commerce
4 45 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
5 40 (7.22%) Change Control
6 31 (5.60%) Root Cause Analysis
7 29 (5.23%) Project Management
8 28 (5.05%) Migration
9 27 (4.87%) Change Management
10 26 (4.69%) Mentoring
11 25 (4.51%) Information Security
12 23 (4.15%) Incident Management
12 23 (4.15%) DevOps
13 21 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (3.25%) Time Management
15 16 (2.89%) CRM
16 15 (2.71%) Problem Management
16 15 (2.71%) Service Management
17 14 (2.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.75%) SQL
2 35 (6.32%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.99%) Java
4 7 (1.26%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.08%) Perl
5 6 (1.08%) C#
5 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.72%) C
7 2 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 129 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (19.86%) MCSE
3 73 (13.18%) MCITP
4 57 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 52 (9.39%) Citrix Certification
6 44 (7.94%) CCA
7 43 (7.76%) Degree
8 39 (7.04%) MCSA
9 30 (5.42%) NCDA
10 26 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (4.69%) CCNA
10 26 (4.69%) MCTS
11 22 (3.97%) NCIE
11 22 (3.97%) VTSP
12 19 (3.43%) CCEE
12 19 (3.43%) CCEA
12 19 (3.43%) MCP
13 15 (2.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 15 (2.71%) CISSP
14 14 (2.53%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.54%) SLA
2 16 (2.89%) PCI DSS
2 16 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.54%) QA
4 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 246 (44.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (16.25%) Hyper-V
3 79 (14.26%) XenApp
4 70 (12.64%) VMware ESX
5 50 (9.03%) XenDesktop
6 49 (8.84%) vSphere
7 44 (7.94%) XenServer
8 22 (3.97%) vCloud
9 20 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (1.62%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.44%) MetaFrame
12 6 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.36%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (10.29%) SCCM
2 24 (4.33%) SCOM
3 11 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (1.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 9 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.44%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.44%) XenMobile
7 6 (1.08%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.08%) Puppet
8 5 (0.90%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.90%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.72%) WSUS
9 4 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.54%) Nessus
11 2 (0.36%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.36%) SCSM
12 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.18%) Foglight
Vendors
1 349 (63.00%) Microsoft
2 284 (51.26%) VMware
3 204 (36.82%) Citrix
4 165 (29.78%) Cisco
5 126 (22.74%) NetApp
6 81 (14.62%) EMC
7 68 (12.27%) HP
8 49 (8.84%) F5
9 47 (8.48%) IBM
10 39 (7.04%) Symantec
11 34 (6.14%) CommVault
12 29 (5.23%) AppSense
13 27 (4.87%) CheckPoint
14 24 (4.33%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.07%) SolarWinds
15 17 (3.07%) Sage
16 16 (2.89%) Juniper
17 14 (2.53%) Dell
18 13 (2.35%) 3PAR
18 13 (2.35%) Pegasus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Salary £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £38,651 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Salary: dependent on level of experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago