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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 13 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.06% 7.57% 7.67%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 45.31% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 33
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £23,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,800 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
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
26 64 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.12% 16.71% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 62 42
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +12.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £49,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leicester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) MS Exchange
3 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (42.11%) SAN
6 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 16 (42.11%) VMware
7 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (34.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (34.21%) MS Office
9 12 (31.58%) IIS
9 12 (31.58%) WAN
9 12 (31.58%) Linux
9 12 (31.58%) HP
10 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
10 11 (28.95%) LAN
10 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
11 10 (26.32%) XenApp
11 10 (26.32%) vSphere
11 10 (26.32%) Clustering
11 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
11 10 (26.32%) DNS
11 10 (26.32%) Citrix
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco
12 9 (23.68%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 29 (76.32%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) IIS
3 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Lync
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.63%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) IaaS
2 5 (13.16%) PaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) SAN
2 12 (31.58%) WAN
3 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 11 (28.95%) LAN
4 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 6 (15.79%) Internet
6 5 (13.16%) DHCP
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (13.16%) NetScaler
7 4 (10.53%) Firewall
8 3 (7.89%) FTP
8 3 (7.89%) Wireless
9 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.26%) VPN
10 1 (2.63%) NetScreen
10 1 (2.63%) PBX
10 1 (2.63%) VoIP
10 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.63%) NAS
10 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Architect
1 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (13.16%) Administrator
1 5 (13.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Customer Service Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
3 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
3 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) IT Support
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) Ajax
1 1 (2.63%) jQuery
1 1 (2.63%) HTML5
1 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) iPhone
3 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (94.74%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.16%) UNIX
8 5 (13.16%) HPUX
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.42%) Data Protection
3 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
4 5 (13.16%) Software Licensing
5 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) MOF
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) OOD
7 1 (2.63%) Contact Management
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 6 (15.79%) VBScript
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 3 (7.89%) VCAP
4 2 (5.26%) CCEE
4 2 (5.26%) MCSA
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCAA
5 1 (2.63%) CCIA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
2 10 (26.32%) XenApp
2 10 (26.32%) vSphere
3 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCOM
2 7 (18.42%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Intune
4 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) HP
4 10 (26.32%) Citrix
5 9 (23.68%) Cisco
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) Dell
8 5 (13.16%) Apple
8 5 (13.16%) Altiris
9 4 (10.53%) NetApp
10 3 (7.89%) SAP
11 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
11 2 (5.26%) EMC
12 1 (2.63%) Sage
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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