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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 50 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 32 78 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.17% 8.96% 6.26%
As % of the System Software category 56.14% 63.41% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 76 31
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,000 £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
57 123 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.43% 14.12% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 119 50
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,750 £26,057
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
(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 -5 15 £41,500 +10.66% 3
Hinckley - 5 £27,500 -
Lutterworth - 4 £26,500 -
Coalville +6 2 £32,750 +0.76%
Loughborough -1 1 £31,500 +18.86% 2
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
3 27 (52.94%) VMware
4 25 (49.02%) MS Exchange
5 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (31.37%) SAN
9 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 15 (29.41%) Firewall
10 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
11 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 12 (23.53%) MS Office
11 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (21.57%) Cisco
12 11 (21.57%) Linux
12 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
12 11 (21.57%) DNS
12 11 (21.57%) DHCP
12 11 (21.57%) vSphere
12 11 (21.57%) Office 365
13 10 (19.61%) NetApp
14 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
15 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
15 8 (15.69%) LAN
15 8 (15.69%) WAN
16 7 (13.73%) VPN
16 7 (13.73%) HP
16 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 25 (49.02%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.76%) IIS
5 5 (9.80%) Lync
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Office
2 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Office 365
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) SAN
2 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 11 (21.57%) DNS
3 11 (21.57%) DHCP
4 8 (15.69%) LAN
4 8 (15.69%) WAN
5 7 (13.73%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) Internet
6 4 (7.84%) Wireless
7 3 (5.88%) NetScreen
7 3 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.92%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.96%) VLAN
9 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.96%) NAS
9 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MS Access
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Server Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) IT Support
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.80%) Server Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Server Support
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (21.57%) Linux
5 9 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.76%) ITIL
1 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (7.84%) Migration
2 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
2 4 (7.84%) Change Management
2 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
2 4 (7.84%) Data Protection
3 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.92%) CRM
4 2 (3.92%) ERP
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.96%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) MCSE
3 3 (5.88%) MCP
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
3 11 (21.57%) vSphere
4 4 (7.84%) vCloud
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
1 6 (11.76%) SCOM
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.96%) DameWare
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco
4 10 (19.61%) NetApp
5 7 (13.73%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) SAP
7 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.88%) Open-E
7 3 (5.88%) Altiris
8 2 (3.92%) Symantec
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.96%) Adobe
9 1 (1.96%) Sage
9 1 (1.96%) Sophos
9 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.96%) Trend Micro
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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