The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 42 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 15 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.76% 8.37% 6.48%
As % of the System Software category 51.72% 45.95% 65.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 25
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,600 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £43,800 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 74 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.27% 18.23% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 72 37
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £55,300 £47,500
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 Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicester region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Leicester

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leicester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 25 (69.44%) MS Exchange
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (52.78%) VMware
6 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (44.44%) SAN
9 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
10 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (36.11%) MS Office
11 13 (36.11%) Linux
12 12 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (30.56%) WAN
13 11 (30.56%) IIS
13 11 (30.56%) HP
13 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
13 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (27.78%) vSphere
14 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
14 10 (27.78%) XenApp
14 10 (27.78%) DNS
14 10 (27.78%) Citrix
14 10 (27.78%) Cisco
14 10 (27.78%) LAN
14 10 (27.78%) Clustering
14 10 (27.78%) SCOM
15 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
15 9 (25.00%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 25 (69.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) IIS
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Lync
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Office
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Line 500
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) IaaS
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) SAN
2 11 (30.56%) WAN
2 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.78%) DNS
3 10 (27.78%) LAN
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
4 7 (19.44%) Internet
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
5 5 (13.89%) NetScaler
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) FTP
8 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.78%) VLAN
9 1 (2.78%) PBX
9 1 (2.78%) VoIP
9 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Administrator
1 5 (13.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
1 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (13.89%) Architect
1 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) IT Support
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Ajax
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.78%) HTML5
1 1 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) iPhone
3 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 6 (16.67%) UNIX
7 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (11.11%) HPUX
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Software Licensing
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Contact Management
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
7 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Release Management
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.67%) VBScript
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) VCAP
4 2 (5.56%) CCEE
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) CCA
5 1 (2.78%) CCAA
5 1 (2.78%) CCIA
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) vSphere
2 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
2 10 (27.78%) XenApp
3 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
4 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCOM
2 8 (22.22%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Intune
4 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.78%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 10 (27.78%) Citrix
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco
5 6 (16.67%) Dell
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (13.89%) Altiris
7 4 (11.11%) Apple
7 4 (11.11%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) Hitachi
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) SAP
9 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.78%) Sage
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