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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 43 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.30% 2.23% 6.23%
As % of the System Software category 84.31% 54.29% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 42
Average salary £28,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
51 35 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.48% 4.11% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 83
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £21,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +28 33 £33,500 +11.66% 4
Coalville - 2 £27,000 -
Market Harborough - 2 £23,500 -
Melton Mowbray - 1 £35,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 81 (80.20%) Windows
2 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
3 53 (52.48%) VMware
4 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (34.65%) MS Excel
6 34 (33.66%) MS Exchange
6 34 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (30.69%) SAN
7 31 (30.69%) Hyper-V
8 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (29.70%) TCP/IP
9 29 (28.71%) HP
10 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (22.77%) Linux
11 22 (21.78%) MCP
11 22 (21.78%) Change Management
12 21 (20.79%) Dell
13 20 (19.80%) IIS
13 20 (19.80%) Clustering
14 19 (18.81%) ITIL
15 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
16 17 (16.83%) MCSE
16 17 (16.83%) SCCM
17 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
18 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (14.85%) Firewall
18 15 (14.85%) Incident Management
18 15 (14.85%) LAN
18 15 (14.85%) Cisco
18 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (33.66%) MS Exchange
2 20 (19.80%) IIS
3 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) Lync
7 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (34.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.88%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.69%) SAN
2 30 (29.70%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.85%) LAN
3 15 (14.85%) Firewall
4 13 (12.87%) WAN
5 11 (10.89%) VoIP
6 10 (9.90%) DNS
7 9 (8.91%) DHCP
8 8 (7.92%) Internet
9 5 (4.95%) Wireless
10 4 (3.96%) VPN
11 3 (2.97%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.98%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.98%) OSPF
12 2 (1.98%) BGP
12 2 (1.98%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (1.98%) Network Security
12 2 (1.98%) PBX
13 1 (0.99%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (15.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 13 (12.87%) Support Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Service Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.93%) Security Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) IT Support
8 6 (5.94%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Field Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) CSS
2 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Clustering
2 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.97%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.99%) EPoS
7 1 (0.99%) Handset
7 1 (0.99%) PKI
7 1 (0.99%) BYOD
7 1 (0.99%) iSeries
7 1 (0.99%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 81 (80.20%) Windows
2 36 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.77%) Linux
5 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (11.88%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.99%) Android
10 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) UNIX
10 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) Change Management
2 19 (18.81%) ITIL
3 15 (14.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (14.85%) Incident Management
4 13 (12.87%) Problem Management
4 13 (12.87%) Data Protection
5 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (7.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.93%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.95%) Information Security
9 4 (3.96%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.96%) Project Management
10 3 (2.97%) ERP
10 3 (2.97%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.98%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (1.98%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.98%) Network Management
11 2 (1.98%) SIEM
11 2 (1.98%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.95%) SQL
3 1 (0.99%) C
3 1 (0.99%) C#
3 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.99%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (21.78%) MCP
3 17 (16.83%) MCSE
4 5 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.96%) Degree
6 3 (2.97%) MCTS
6 3 (2.97%) CCNA
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.98%) CCNP
8 1 (0.99%) MCSA
8 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) SLA
2 11 (10.89%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (30.69%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.89%) vSphere
4 5 (4.95%) XenApp
5 3 (2.97%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) SCCM
2 13 (12.87%) SCOM
3 6 (5.94%) MAILsweeper
3 6 (5.94%) DameWare
4 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.98%) WSUS
6 1 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.99%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 53 (52.48%) VMware
3 29 (28.71%) HP
4 21 (20.79%) Dell
5 15 (14.85%) Cisco
6 14 (13.86%) Citrix
7 13 (12.87%) Altiris
8 10 (9.90%) IBM
9 8 (7.92%) EMC
9 8 (7.92%) NetApp
10 7 (6.93%) Remedy
10 7 (6.93%) SAP
11 2 (1.98%) Veeam
11 2 (1.98%) Apple
11 2 (1.98%) Google
11 2 (1.98%) IronPort
12 1 (0.99%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.99%) McAfee
12 1 (0.99%) Juniper
12 1 (0.99%) Adobe
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