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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 66 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.08% 5.62% 6.58%
As % of the System Software category 86.84% 74.29% 61.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 45
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £33,157
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,300 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £39,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
76 70 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.45% 7.56% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 69
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £44,600 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +15 43 £31,250 -10.71% 3
Loughborough - 5 £27,500 - 1
Hinckley - 3 £19,000 -
Kegworth - 2 - -
Lutterworth +5 1 £30,500 -4.68%
Coalville -5 1 £30,000 +57.89%
Melton Mowbray - 1 £18,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 109 (86.51%) Windows
2 78 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 71 (56.35%) VMware
4 65 (51.59%) Hyper-V
5 62 (49.21%) TCP/IP
6 57 (45.24%) MS Exchange
7 56 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (39.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (38.10%) Clustering
11 47 (37.30%) SQL Server
12 45 (35.71%) IIS
13 40 (31.75%) MS Excel
13 40 (31.75%) Incident Management
14 39 (30.95%) SCCM
15 38 (30.16%) HP
16 37 (29.37%) Dell
17 36 (28.57%) Change Management
17 36 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
18 35 (27.78%) PowerShell
19 32 (25.40%) Data Protection
19 32 (25.40%) Problem Management
19 32 (25.40%) Altiris
20 29 (23.02%) Linux
21 26 (20.63%) PCI DSS
22 25 (19.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 25 (19.84%) Firewall
22 25 (19.84%) SAN
23 24 (19.05%) DNS
24 23 (18.25%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 57 (45.24%) MS Exchange
2 45 (35.71%) IIS
3 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.17%) Lync
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Office
3 6 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.59%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Office 365
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (49.21%) TCP/IP
2 25 (19.84%) SAN
2 25 (19.84%) Firewall
3 24 (19.05%) DNS
4 13 (10.32%) DHCP
5 10 (7.94%) WAN
5 10 (7.94%) Internet
6 8 (6.35%) LAN
7 6 (4.76%) VoIP
7 6 (4.76%) VPN
8 5 (3.97%) Wireless
8 5 (3.97%) NAS
9 4 (3.17%) VLAN
10 2 (1.59%) PBX
10 2 (1.59%) FTP
11 1 (0.79%) SMTP
11 1 (0.79%) Broadband
11 1 (0.79%) SSL
11 1 (0.79%) OSPF
11 1 (0.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.79%) MS Access
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (11.11%) Retail
2 11 (8.73%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (26.19%) Systems Engineer
2 27 (21.43%) Analyst
3 22 (17.46%) Network Engineer
4 16 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 13 (10.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 12 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Senior Security Engineer
9 9 (7.14%) Team Leader
10 8 (6.35%) Support Analyst
11 7 (5.56%) Systems Manager
12 6 (4.76%) Desktop Support
12 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (4.76%) Support Manager
12 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 5 (3.97%) Network Team Leader
14 4 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
1 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (38.10%) Clustering
2 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) iSeries
5 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.79%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 109 (86.51%) Windows
2 56 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (39.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (23.02%) Linux
5 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.94%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.38%) UNIX
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.59%) Android
10 1 (0.79%) Debian
10 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.75%) Incident Management
2 36 (28.57%) Change Management
2 36 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (25.40%) Problem Management
3 32 (25.40%) Data Protection
4 13 (10.32%) ITIL
5 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.76%) Information Security
7 4 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.38%) Project Management
8 3 (2.38%) ERP
9 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.59%) CRM
9 2 (1.59%) Migration
9 2 (1.59%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (0.79%) Line Management
10 1 (0.79%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 15 (11.90%) SQL
3 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
4 1 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.79%) RPG
4 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.56%) MCP
3 4 (3.17%) MCSE
3 4 (3.17%) Degree
3 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) MCTS
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.79%) MCDST
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) CCNP
5 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.63%) PCI DSS
2 25 (19.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.94%) SLA
4 5 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (51.59%) Hyper-V
2 51 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (3.97%) XenApp
5 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.59%) vSphere
5 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.79%) vCloud
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 39 (30.95%) SCCM
2 23 (18.25%) SCOM
3 7 (5.56%) MAILsweeper
3 7 (5.56%) DameWare
4 6 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.38%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.59%) WSUS
6 2 (1.59%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Nagios
7 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 78 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 71 (56.35%) VMware
3 38 (30.16%) HP
4 37 (29.37%) Dell
5 32 (25.40%) Altiris
6 21 (16.67%) Cisco
7 19 (15.08%) Citrix
8 18 (14.29%) IBM
9 15 (11.90%) EMC
10 4 (3.17%) Remedy
11 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.59%) Adobe
11 2 (1.59%) Oracle
11 2 (1.59%) Avaya
12 1 (0.79%) NetApp
12 1 (0.79%) Lotus
12 1 (0.79%) Google
12 1 (0.79%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.79%) WatchGuard
12 1 (0.79%) IronPort
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago