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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 46 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.83% 8.21% 7.25%
As % of the System Software category 86.79% 83.33% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41 45 28
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £34,407
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
53 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.62% 9.85% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 61
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 6 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leicester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 60 (92.31%) Windows
2 43 (66.15%) Microsoft
3 40 (61.54%) VMware
4 37 (56.92%) Hyper-V
5 33 (50.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (50.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (49.23%) TCP/IP
7 31 (47.69%) SQL Server
7 31 (47.69%) Clustering
8 28 (43.08%) MS Exchange
8 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (41.54%) IIS
10 24 (36.92%) Incident Management
11 23 (35.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (35.38%) Linux
11 23 (35.38%) Dell
11 23 (35.38%) SCCM
12 22 (33.85%) SCOM
12 22 (33.85%) HP
13 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
14 19 (29.23%) Data Protection
14 19 (29.23%) Problem Management
15 18 (27.69%) Altiris
15 18 (27.69%) Change Management
16 14 (21.54%) DNS
16 14 (21.54%) Firewall
17 13 (20.00%) Cisco
18 10 (15.38%) SAN
19 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (43.08%) MS Exchange
2 27 (41.54%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.54%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) TCP/IP
2 14 (21.54%) DNS
2 14 (21.54%) Firewall
3 10 (15.38%) SAN
4 8 (12.31%) VPN
5 6 (9.23%) WAN
6 5 (7.69%) VLAN
6 5 (7.69%) NAS
7 4 (6.15%) Internet
8 3 (4.62%) LAN
8 3 (4.62%) DHCP
8 3 (4.62%) VoIP
9 2 (3.08%) PBX
9 2 (3.08%) SSL
9 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.08%) Wireless
10 1 (1.54%) SSH
10 1 (1.54%) SMTP
10 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (47.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Network Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Support Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Support
7 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 31 (47.69%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) PDA
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) FMCG
3 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 60 (92.31%) Windows
2 33 (50.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (43.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (35.38%) Linux
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.15%) UNIX
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) CentOS
8 1 (1.54%) Debian
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Incident Management
2 23 (35.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (29.23%) Problem Management
3 19 (29.23%) Data Protection
4 18 (27.69%) Change Management
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL
6 4 (6.15%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.08%) Project Management
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.54%) Line Management
9 1 (1.54%) Change Control
9 1 (1.54%) Contact Management
9 1 (1.54%) CRM
9 1 (1.54%) ERP
9 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.54%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) MCP
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.54%) MCDST
2 1 (1.54%) MCTS
2 1 (1.54%) MCITP
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (13.85%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (56.92%) Hyper-V
2 33 (50.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) XenApp
4 2 (3.08%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) SCCM
2 22 (33.85%) SCOM
3 3 (4.62%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.54%) DameWare
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (61.54%) VMware
3 23 (35.38%) Dell
4 22 (33.85%) HP
5 18 (27.69%) Altiris
6 13 (20.00%) Cisco
7 8 (12.31%) Citrix
8 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.08%) IBM
10 1 (1.54%) Adobe
10 1 (1.54%) Avaya
10 1 (1.54%) NetApp
10 1 (1.54%) Lotus
10 1 (1.54%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) Remedy
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle
10 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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