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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 46 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.09% 11.95% 9.14%
As % of the System Software category 62.22% 85.19% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 44 48
Average salary £40,667 £41,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +9.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £26,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
45 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.39% 14.03% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 51 61
Average salary £43,835 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.36% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 5 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leicester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (93.33%) Windows
2 41 (68.33%) Microsoft
3 36 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 34 (56.67%) MS Exchange
5 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 24 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (33.33%) VMware
9 15 (25.00%) Linux
9 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (23.33%) LAN
10 14 (23.33%) WAN
10 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
11 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (18.33%) Citrix
12 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (18.33%) SAN
12 11 (18.33%) NetApp
12 11 (18.33%) MS Office
13 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 10 (16.67%) Problem Management
14 9 (15.00%) IIS
14 9 (15.00%) MCSE
14 9 (15.00%) Cisco
14 9 (15.00%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (56.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (15.00%) IIS
5 8 (13.33%) Lync
6 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Yammer
3 3 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (23.33%) LAN
2 14 (23.33%) WAN
3 11 (18.33%) SAN
4 9 (15.00%) Firewall
5 4 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (5.00%) DNS
6 3 (5.00%) Network Security
6 3 (5.00%) Skype
7 2 (3.33%) NAS
8 1 (1.67%) DHCP
8 1 (1.67%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) International Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) IT Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Support Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) IT Support
5 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Service Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) IBM Storage Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Storage Architect
9 4 (6.67%) VMware Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) CSS
2 6 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) jQuery
3 3 (5.00%) REST
3 3 (5.00%) RESTful
3 3 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Clustering
2 6 (10.00%) IVR
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (93.33%) Windows
2 36 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (25.00%) Linux
6 15 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 10 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (10.00%) Web Filtering
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) Presales
5 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) ERP
7 3 (5.00%) Matrix Management
7 3 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) C#
2 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.00%) MCSE
3 7 (11.67%) MCP
4 3 (5.00%) MCSA
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.67%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
1 5 (8.33%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.67%) DameWare
3 1 (1.67%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (68.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) Citrix
3 11 (18.33%) NetApp
4 9 (15.00%) Cisco
5 8 (13.33%) HP
5 8 (13.33%) IBM
6 6 (10.00%) Dell
6 6 (10.00%) F5
6 6 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (10.00%) MobileIron
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.67%) Altiris
8 2 (3.33%) Remedy
8 2 (3.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.67%) Apple
9 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.67%) EMC
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle
9 1 (1.67%) Sophos