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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 63 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 43 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.33% 6.20% 7.79%
As % of the System Software category 58.82% 51.19% 72.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 59
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,900 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
34 84 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.95% 12.10% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 83 77
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 -15 10 £30,000 -20.52% 1
Hinckley 0 2 £19,000 -49.33%
Lutterworth - 2 £26,500 - 1
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (86.96%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 42 (60.87%) MS Exchange
4 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
5 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (44.93%) VMware
7 27 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (36.23%) DNS
8 25 (36.23%) SAN
9 23 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
10 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
10 22 (31.88%) Firewall
11 19 (27.54%) IIS
11 19 (27.54%) Windows XP
12 18 (26.09%) vSphere
13 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (23.19%) WAN
14 16 (23.19%) DHCP
14 16 (23.19%) HP
15 15 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (20.29%) Clustering
16 14 (20.29%) MS Office
17 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
17 13 (18.84%) Linux
17 13 (18.84%) Citrix
17 13 (18.84%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 19 (27.54%) IIS
3 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (18.84%) SharePoint
5 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (10.14%) Lync
7 5 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (5.80%) Commerce Server
8 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.45%) CMS
11 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Office 365
2 5 (7.25%) IaaS
2 5 (7.25%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) DNS
1 25 (36.23%) SAN
2 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
2 22 (31.88%) Firewall
3 16 (23.19%) WAN
3 16 (23.19%) DHCP
4 13 (18.84%) LAN
5 8 (11.59%) Internet
5 8 (11.59%) Wireless
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (7.25%) NetScreen
6 5 (7.25%) NetScaler
7 4 (5.80%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (4.35%) FTP
9 2 (2.90%) VPN
9 2 (2.90%) NAS
9 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
6 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.70%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) IT Support
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Support Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Server Support
7 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) HTML
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.90%) CSS
1 2 (2.90%) Ajax
1 2 (2.90%) jQuery
1 2 (2.90%) HTML5
2 1 (1.45%) CSS3
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) XSD
2 1 (1.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Clustering
2 6 (8.70%) Smartcard
3 5 (7.25%) iPhone
4 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 60 (86.96%) Windows
2 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (27.54%) Windows XP
5 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (18.84%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.84%) Linux
7 10 (14.49%) Windows Vista
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 5 (7.25%) UNIX
9 5 (7.25%) HPUX
10 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (10.14%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Data Protection
3 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (8.70%) Software Deployment
3 6 (8.70%) CRM
4 5 (7.25%) Change Management
4 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.80%) Requirements Management
5 4 (5.80%) Migration
5 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.90%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (1.45%) Change Control
8 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.45%) Release Management
8 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.70%) VBScript
4 2 (2.90%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.14%) Degree
3 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (8.70%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) MCSA
4 3 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCP
4 3 (4.35%) VCAP
5 2 (2.90%) CCEE
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) CCA
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.45%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) CCAA
6 1 (1.45%) CCIA
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 18 (26.09%) vSphere
4 11 (15.94%) XenApp
5 5 (7.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.45%) XenServer
6 1 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
1 8 (11.59%) SCOM
2 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.45%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.93%) VMware
3 16 (23.19%) HP
4 13 (18.84%) Citrix
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco
6 8 (11.59%) NetApp
7 7 (10.14%) Oracle
7 7 (10.14%) SAP
8 6 (8.70%) Dell
8 6 (8.70%) Altiris
9 5 (7.25%) Apple
9 5 (7.25%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (5.80%) Open-E
11 2 (2.90%) Symantec
11 2 (2.90%) EMC
11 2 (2.90%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.45%) Sophos
12 1 (1.45%) Sage
12 1 (1.45%) Trend Micro
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester or Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday