The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 52 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.61% 6.58% 4.84%
As % of the System Software category 88.14% 66.20% 62.26%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 25
Average salary £32,000 £33,157 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.49% +20.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,450 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,000 £50,620
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
59 71 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.36% 9.94% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 45
Average salary £32,000 £35,213 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.12% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
East Midlands

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester +6 39 £35,000 - 3
Lutterworth - 10 £32,000 -
Coalville - 1 £19,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 105 (85.37%) Windows
2 95 (77.24%) Microsoft
3 73 (59.35%) SQL Server
4 69 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (49.59%) MS Exchange
6 57 (46.34%) TCP/IP
7 52 (42.28%) VMware
8 51 (41.46%) DNS
8 51 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (39.84%) MS Excel
10 47 (38.21%) Citrix
10 47 (38.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (34.96%) IIS
11 43 (34.96%) Clustering
12 42 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2007
13 41 (33.33%) vSphere
14 39 (31.71%) SCOM
15 36 (29.27%) PowerShell
15 36 (29.27%) HP
15 36 (29.27%) SAN
16 34 (27.64%) Linux
16 34 (27.64%) Firewall
17 33 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
18 30 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
19 29 (23.58%) Dell
20 28 (22.76%) XenApp
21 27 (21.95%) NetScaler
21 27 (21.95%) VBScript
22 26 (21.14%) WAN
23 25 (20.33%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (49.59%) MS Exchange
2 43 (34.96%) IIS
3 42 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (11.38%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.88%) Lync
7 6 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.25%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 49 (39.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) PaaS
1 5 (4.07%) IaaS
1 5 (4.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (46.34%) TCP/IP
2 51 (41.46%) DNS
3 36 (29.27%) SAN
4 34 (27.64%) Firewall
5 27 (21.95%) NetScaler
6 26 (21.14%) WAN
7 20 (16.26%) LAN
8 15 (12.20%) Wireless
9 14 (11.38%) Internet
10 13 (10.57%) DHCP
11 10 (8.13%) PBX
11 10 (8.13%) VoIP
12 9 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (4.07%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (1.63%) Structured Cabling
15 2 (1.63%) NetScreen
15 2 (1.63%) FTP
16 1 (0.81%) HTTP
16 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (59.35%) SQL Server
2 33 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (17.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Marketing
2 6 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Support Engineer
2 28 (22.76%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (11.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 11 (8.94%) IT Support
6 9 (7.32%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.88%) Administrator
8 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.07%) Consultant
9 5 (4.07%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Customer Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) XMPP
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (34.96%) Clustering
2 9 (7.32%) Smartcard
3 5 (4.07%) Biometrics
3 5 (4.07%) iPhone
4 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) EPoS
6 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 105 (85.37%) Windows
2 69 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (41.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (38.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (27.64%) Linux
6 20 (16.26%) Windows 7
7 16 (13.01%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.50%) Windows Vista
8 8 (6.50%) UNIX
9 5 (4.07%) HPUX
10 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.25%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) Change Management
2 22 (17.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (16.26%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (16.26%) Data Protection
4 15 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 15 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 11 (8.94%) E-Commerce
5 11 (8.94%) CRM
5 11 (8.94%) ITIL
6 9 (7.32%) Software Deployment
7 6 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (4.88%) Network Management
8 5 (4.07%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.07%) High Availability
8 5 (4.07%) Cyber Security
9 4 (3.25%) Requirements Management
9 4 (3.25%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.25%) Change Control
10 3 (2.44%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 27 (21.95%) VBScript
3 22 (17.89%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.81%) C#
4 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.01%) MCSE
3 13 (10.57%) Degree
4 12 (9.76%) CCNA
4 12 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.32%) GCIA
5 9 (7.32%) GSEC
5 9 (7.32%) GCFW
5 9 (7.32%) GCWN
5 9 (7.32%) GWAPT
5 9 (7.32%) GPEN
5 9 (7.32%) CEH
6 7 (5.69%) MCITP
7 6 (4.88%) MCTS
8 5 (4.07%) MCP
9 4 (3.25%) MCSA
10 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.63%) CISSP
10 2 (1.63%) CCA
10 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (33.33%) vSphere
2 28 (22.76%) XenApp
3 25 (20.33%) Hyper-V
4 24 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.44%) XenServer
5 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.63%) RACF
7 1 (0.81%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (31.71%) SCOM
2 25 (20.33%) SCCM
3 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.81%) SCSM
4 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (77.24%) Microsoft
2 52 (42.28%) VMware
3 47 (38.21%) Citrix
4 36 (29.27%) HP
5 29 (23.58%) Dell
6 25 (20.33%) Cisco
7 18 (14.63%) Altiris
8 10 (8.13%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.32%) Fortinet
10 7 (5.69%) Oracle
11 5 (4.07%) Apple
11 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (4.07%) SAP
12 3 (2.44%) NetApp
12 3 (2.44%) Symantec
12 3 (2.44%) WatchGuard
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum basic + on-call + bonus + shares + pension ++
Posted: 3 days ago
Lutterworth, West Midlands
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: 23-30K
Posted: 7 days ago