The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 69 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.94% 6.91% 6.66%
As % of the System Software category 89.61% 78.95% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 59 44
Average salary £41,250 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
77 76 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.10% 8.76% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 68 73 88
Average salary £41,750 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.86% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
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 Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicestershire region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +19 48 £42,000 +10.52% 7
Loughborough - 5 £27,500 -
Kegworth - 2 - -
Coalville - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 97 (94.17%) Windows
2 65 (63.11%) Microsoft
3 61 (59.22%) VMware
4 52 (50.49%) TCP/IP
4 52 (50.49%) Hyper-V
5 50 (48.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (46.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (45.63%) MS Exchange
8 45 (43.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
10 41 (39.81%) Clustering
11 37 (35.92%) IIS
12 36 (34.95%) Incident Management
13 33 (32.04%) SCCM
13 33 (32.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (31.07%) PowerShell
15 29 (28.16%) Data Protection
15 29 (28.16%) Problem Management
15 29 (28.16%) HP
15 29 (28.16%) Dell
16 28 (27.18%) Change Management
16 28 (27.18%) Altiris
17 27 (26.21%) SAN
17 27 (26.21%) MS Excel
18 25 (24.27%) Linux
19 24 (23.30%) DNS
20 23 (22.33%) Firewall
21 21 (20.39%) Cisco
21 21 (20.39%) SCOM
22 19 (18.45%) PCI DSS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 47 (45.63%) MS Exchange
2 37 (35.92%) IIS
3 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.94%) Lync
8 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (26.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (50.49%) TCP/IP
2 27 (26.21%) SAN
3 24 (23.30%) DNS
4 23 (22.33%) Firewall
5 13 (12.62%) DHCP
6 11 (10.68%) WAN
7 9 (8.74%) VPN
8 8 (7.77%) LAN
9 5 (4.85%) Internet
9 5 (4.85%) VLAN
9 5 (4.85%) NAS
10 4 (3.88%) VoIP
11 3 (2.91%) Wireless
12 2 (1.94%) SSL
12 2 (1.94%) PBX
12 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.97%) SMTP
13 1 (0.97%) FTP
13 1 (0.97%) SSH
13 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) MS Access
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (15.53%) Retail
2 9 (8.74%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (28.16%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (16.50%) Network Engineer
3 15 (14.56%) Support Engineer
4 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Analyst
5 10 (9.71%) Security Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.80%) Systems Manager
8 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.83%) Architect
8 6 (5.83%) Support Manager
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (4.85%) Server Support Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.81%) Clustering
2 5 (4.85%) Replication
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.97%) PDA
5 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.97%) FMCG
5 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 97 (94.17%) Windows
2 50 (48.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (43.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (24.27%) Linux
5 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.85%) UNIX
7 5 (4.85%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.97%) CentOS
10 1 (0.97%) Debian
10 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.95%) Incident Management
2 33 (32.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (28.16%) Problem Management
3 29 (28.16%) Data Protection
4 28 (27.18%) Change Management
5 9 (8.74%) ITIL
6 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.83%) Information Security
8 5 (4.85%) Migration
9 4 (3.88%) CRM
9 4 (3.88%) ERP
9 4 (3.88%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (3.88%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.91%) Project Management
10 3 (2.91%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.94%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (1.94%) Kalman Filter
12 1 (0.97%) Line Management
12 1 (0.97%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.59%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.94%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
4 1 (0.97%) MCP
4 1 (0.97%) MCSA
4 1 (0.97%) MCDST
4 1 (0.97%) MCTS
4 1 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (18.45%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (50.49%) Hyper-V
2 48 (46.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.85%) vSphere
4 4 (3.88%) vCloud
5 3 (2.91%) XenApp
5 3 (2.91%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.97%) RACF
Systems Management
1 33 (32.04%) SCCM
2 21 (20.39%) SCOM
3 4 (3.88%) Windows Intune
4 3 (2.91%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.94%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.94%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.97%) WSUS
6 1 (0.97%) Nagios
6 1 (0.97%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.97%) DameWare
Vendors
1 65 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 61 (59.22%) VMware
3 29 (28.16%) HP
3 29 (28.16%) Dell
4 28 (27.18%) Altiris
5 21 (20.39%) Cisco
6 13 (12.62%) IBM
7 11 (10.68%) EMC
7 11 (10.68%) Citrix
8 5 (4.85%) NetApp
8 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.94%) Avaya
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle
9 2 (1.94%) SAP
10 1 (0.97%) Progress
10 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.97%) Adobe
10 1 (0.97%) Apple
10 1 (0.97%) Remedy
10 1 (0.97%) Lotus
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