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 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 53 44 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.57% 6.10% 4.81%
As % of the System Software category 91.38% 61.97% 63.46%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 24
Average salary £32,250 £34,407 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.26% +19.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,000 £51,140
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
58 71 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.09% 9.85% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 43
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £44,950
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 18 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 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 40 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Lutterworth - 8 £32,000 - 2
Coalville - 1 £19,000 -
Hinckley - 1 £19,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 109 (85.16%) Windows
2 99 (77.34%) Microsoft
3 76 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 70 (54.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (48.44%) TCP/IP
6 61 (47.66%) MS Exchange
7 55 (42.97%) DNS
8 54 (42.19%) VMware
9 53 (41.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (38.28%) Citrix
10 49 (38.28%) MS Excel
10 49 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (36.72%) Clustering
12 43 (33.59%) IIS
12 43 (33.59%) vSphere
13 41 (32.03%) SCOM
13 41 (32.03%) Exchange Server 2007
14 37 (28.91%) HP
14 37 (28.91%) SAN
15 36 (28.13%) PowerShell
16 34 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (26.56%) Firewall
17 33 (25.78%) Linux
18 31 (24.22%) Dell
18 31 (24.22%) SQL Server 2005
19 29 (22.66%) VBScript
20 28 (21.88%) WAN
20 28 (21.88%) XenApp
21 27 (21.09%) Hyper-V
21 27 (21.09%) NetScaler

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (47.66%) MS Exchange
2 43 (33.59%) IIS
3 41 (32.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.47%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (4.69%) Lync
9 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.13%) Commerce Server
10 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (38.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Office 365
2 4 (3.13%) IaaS
2 4 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (48.44%) TCP/IP
2 55 (42.97%) DNS
3 37 (28.91%) SAN
4 34 (26.56%) Firewall
5 28 (21.88%) WAN
6 27 (21.09%) NetScaler
7 22 (17.19%) LAN
8 16 (12.50%) Wireless
9 15 (11.72%) Internet
10 12 (9.38%) DHCP
11 10 (7.81%) PBX
11 10 (7.81%) VoIP
12 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (1.56%) FTP
14 2 (1.56%) NetScreen
15 1 (0.78%) SMTP
15 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (24.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) MySQL
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (6.25%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Marketing
2 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 30 (23.44%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) IT Support
6 9 (7.03%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.03%) Voice Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.91%) Administrator
9 5 (3.91%) Consultant
9 5 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.91%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) CRM Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Customer Service Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) XMPP
1 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (36.72%) Clustering
2 9 (7.03%) Smartcard
3 6 (4.69%) Biometrics
4 4 (3.13%) iPhone
5 3 (2.34%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.34%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) EPoS
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (85.16%) Windows
2 70 (54.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (41.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (38.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (25.78%) Linux
6 21 (16.41%) Windows 7
7 15 (11.72%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.47%) UNIX
8 7 (5.47%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.91%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.13%) HPUX
11 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.97%) Change Management
2 22 (17.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (15.63%) Data Protection
3 20 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (11.72%) Incident Management
4 15 (11.72%) Problem Management
5 12 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 12 (9.38%) CRM
5 12 (9.38%) ITIL
6 9 (7.03%) Software Deployment
7 7 (5.47%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (5.47%) High Availability
8 6 (4.69%) Network Management
8 6 (4.69%) Cyber Security
8 6 (4.69%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.13%) Change Control
9 4 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.13%) Requirements Management
10 3 (2.34%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.34%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 29 (22.66%) VBScript
3 26 (20.31%) SQL
4 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (14.84%) MCSE
3 13 (10.16%) Degree
4 12 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.38%) CCNA
5 9 (7.03%) GCIA
5 9 (7.03%) GSEC
5 9 (7.03%) GCFW
5 9 (7.03%) GCWN
5 9 (7.03%) GWAPT
5 9 (7.03%) GPEN
5 9 (7.03%) MCITP
5 9 (7.03%) CEH
6 8 (6.25%) MCTS
7 5 (3.91%) MCP
7 5 (3.91%) MCSA
8 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.56%) CISSP
8 2 (1.56%) CCA
8 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (33.59%) vSphere
2 28 (21.88%) XenApp
3 27 (21.09%) Hyper-V
4 24 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.34%) XenServer
5 3 (2.34%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.56%) RACF
7 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 41 (32.03%) SCOM
2 25 (19.53%) SCCM
3 2 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.78%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 99 (77.34%) Microsoft
2 54 (42.19%) VMware
3 49 (38.28%) Citrix
4 37 (28.91%) HP
5 31 (24.22%) Dell
6 24 (18.75%) Cisco
7 18 (14.06%) Altiris
8 10 (7.81%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.03%) Fortinet
10 6 (4.69%) Oracle
11 5 (3.91%) SAP
11 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (3.13%) Apple
13 3 (2.34%) Symantec
13 3 (2.34%) NetApp
13 3 (2.34%) WatchGuard
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
IT Connections
Salary: to £32,000
Posted: Yesterday
Lutterworth
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: 23-30K
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago