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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 41 54 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 10.90% 9.69% 5.04%
As % of the System Software category 83.67% 72.97% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 17
Average salary £41,500 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.69% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £27,450 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,700 £41,700
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
49 74 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.03% 13.29% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 72 42
Average salary £41,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.69% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £29,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leicester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
3 31 (56.36%) VMware
4 29 (52.73%) Hyper-V
5 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (49.09%) MS Exchange
6 26 (47.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
8 22 (40.00%) Clustering
9 21 (38.18%) TCP/IP
10 19 (34.55%) IIS
10 19 (34.55%) Linux
11 18 (32.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (32.73%) SCCM
12 17 (30.91%) SCOM
13 16 (29.09%) Incident Management
14 15 (27.27%) Dell
15 14 (25.45%) HP
15 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
16 13 (23.64%) Problem Management
16 13 (23.64%) Firewall
17 12 (21.82%) Change Management
17 12 (21.82%) Altiris
17 12 (21.82%) DNS
17 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
18 10 (18.18%) Office 365
19 9 (16.36%) VPN
19 9 (16.36%) SQL
20 8 (14.55%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 27 (49.09%) MS Exchange
2 19 (34.55%) IIS
3 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
4 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) Lync
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Office
2 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Office 365
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) TCP/IP
2 13 (23.64%) Firewall
3 12 (21.82%) DNS
4 9 (16.36%) VPN
5 8 (14.55%) WAN
6 7 (12.73%) SAN
7 5 (9.09%) LAN
8 4 (7.27%) VLAN
9 3 (5.45%) Internet
9 3 (5.45%) VoIP
9 3 (5.45%) DHCP
9 3 (5.45%) NAS
10 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.64%) PBX
11 1 (1.82%) SMTP
11 1 (1.82%) SSL
11 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.82%) Wireless
11 1 (1.82%) SSH
11 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Support Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Support Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (3.64%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (90.91%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (34.55%) Linux
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) UNIX
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Debian
7 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (29.09%) Incident Management
3 13 (23.64%) Problem Management
4 12 (21.82%) Change Management
4 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
5 8 (14.55%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 1 (1.82%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.82%) CRM
8 1 (1.82%) ERP
8 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.82%) Contact Management
8 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.82%) MCTS
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Hyper-V
2 26 (47.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) SCCM
2 17 (30.91%) SCOM
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Intune
4 3 (5.45%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.45%) SCDPM
4 3 (5.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.82%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.82%) Nagios
5 1 (1.82%) DameWare
5 1 (1.82%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (56.36%) VMware
3 15 (27.27%) Dell
4 14 (25.45%) HP
5 12 (21.82%) Altiris
6 8 (14.55%) Cisco
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Lotus
9 1 (1.82%) Apple
9 1 (1.82%) Sage
9 1 (1.82%) Avaya
9 1 (1.82%) IBM
9 1 (1.82%) Adobe
9 1 (1.82%) LANDesk
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Half
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £39,000 per annum + oncall, bonus, pension, other benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + on call, overtime, bonus, pension ++
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago