The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.84% 5.79% 5.56%
As % of the System Software category 95.24% 54.17% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 10
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £26,750 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 48 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.18% 10.69% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 18
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £45,616
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -16.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
Leicestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leicester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (86.32%) Windows
2 77 (81.05%) Microsoft
3 64 (67.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (55.79%) SQL Server
4 53 (55.79%) TCP/IP
5 48 (50.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (48.42%) VMware
7 44 (46.32%) DNS
7 44 (46.32%) MS Exchange
7 44 (46.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (45.26%) Clustering
9 42 (44.21%) Citrix
10 40 (42.11%) vSphere
10 40 (42.11%) SCOM
11 35 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 35 (36.84%) MS Excel
11 35 (36.84%) IIS
12 34 (35.79%) PowerShell
13 33 (34.74%) SAN
14 31 (32.63%) Linux
15 29 (30.53%) HP
15 29 (30.53%) VBScript
16 27 (28.42%) NetScaler
17 25 (26.32%) Dell
18 24 (25.26%) XenApp
19 23 (24.21%) SCCM
19 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
19 23 (24.21%) Change Management
19 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2005
20 21 (22.11%) Disaster Recovery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 44 (46.32%) MS Exchange
2 35 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 35 (36.84%) IIS
3 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.21%) Commerce Server
8 3 (3.16%) Lync
9 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) PaaS
1 4 (4.21%) IaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (55.79%) TCP/IP
2 44 (46.32%) DNS
3 33 (34.74%) SAN
4 27 (28.42%) NetScaler
5 20 (21.05%) WAN
6 17 (17.89%) Firewall
7 14 (14.74%) LAN
8 13 (13.68%) Internet
8 13 (13.68%) Wireless
9 10 (10.53%) PBX
9 10 (10.53%) VoIP
10 9 (9.47%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (4.21%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.21%) DHCP
12 2 (2.11%) FTP
13 1 (1.05%) HTTP
13 1 (1.05%) SMTP
13 1 (1.05%) VPN
13 1 (1.05%) SSH
13 1 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (55.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (24.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.32%) Marketing
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (16.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Security Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Support Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Voice Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) IT Support
8 4 (4.21%) CRM Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.21%) Customer Service Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Customer Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (45.26%) Clustering
2 4 (4.21%) iPhone
3 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.05%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (86.32%) Windows
2 64 (67.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (50.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (46.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (32.63%) Linux
6 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.42%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.26%) UNIX
9 4 (4.21%) HPUX
10 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Change Management
2 21 (22.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 19 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 15 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 10 (10.53%) CRM
7 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.37%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (5.26%) Network Management
10 4 (4.21%) High Availability
10 4 (4.21%) Requirements Management
10 4 (4.21%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.21%) ITIL
11 3 (3.16%) Migration
12 2 (2.11%) Information Security
13 1 (1.05%) DNA
13 1 (1.05%) MOF
13 1 (1.05%) Project Management
13 1 (1.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.79%) PowerShell
2 29 (30.53%) VBScript
3 16 (16.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.74%) MCSE
3 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.58%) CCNA
4 9 (9.47%) CEH
4 9 (9.47%) GCIA
4 9 (9.47%) GSEC
4 9 (9.47%) GCFW
4 9 (9.47%) GCWN
4 9 (9.47%) GWAPT
4 9 (9.47%) GPEN
5 6 (6.32%) MCITP
6 5 (5.26%) MCP
7 4 (4.21%) MCTS
7 4 (4.21%) Degree
7 4 (4.21%) MCSA
8 1 (1.05%) CCA
8 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.05%) CISSP
8 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (42.11%) vSphere
2 24 (25.26%) XenApp
3 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (16.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.05%) RACF
6 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (42.11%) SCOM
2 23 (24.21%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 77 (81.05%) Microsoft
2 46 (48.42%) VMware
3 42 (44.21%) Citrix
4 29 (30.53%) HP
5 25 (26.32%) Dell
6 19 (20.00%) Cisco
7 17 (17.89%) Altiris
8 10 (10.53%) SolarWinds
9 9 (9.47%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.26%) Oracle
10 5 (5.26%) SAP
10 5 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (4.21%) Apple
12 3 (3.16%) Symantec
13 1 (1.05%) NetApp
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