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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.60% 9.17% 6.96%
As % of the System Software category 46.67% 51.22% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 24
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,000 £59,500
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
30 82 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.71% 17.90% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 25 79 36
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £59,500 £45,000
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 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 22 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leicester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
4 14 (53.85%) VMware
5 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (38.46%) MS Office
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (30.77%) SAN
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 8 (30.77%) Office 365
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (26.92%) Firewall
10 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 6 (23.08%) VPN
10 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (19.23%) vSphere
11 5 (19.23%) DNS
11 5 (19.23%) LAN
11 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
11 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 5 (19.23%) WAN
11 5 (19.23%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (15.38%) IIS
5 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
7 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.85%) PBX
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (3.85%) SSL
8 1 (3.85%) NetScreen
8 1 (3.85%) FTP
8 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Architect
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS3
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) UNIX
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.85%) HPUX
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
3 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) OOD
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Contact Management
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) VCAP
4 1 (3.85%) CCEE
4 1 (3.85%) CCAA
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) vSphere
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Intune
3 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) Dell
7 2 (7.69%) Altiris
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.85%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) Apple
8 1 (3.85%) Sage
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