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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 24 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.56% 10.32% 5.20%
As % of the System Software category 69.39% 86.05% 66.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 44
Median salary £35,000 £26,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.84% -16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
98 86 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.22% 11.99% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 80 59 64
Median salary £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +8 43 £34,250 +37.00% 4
Kegworth +4 17 - -
Lutterworth +2 10 £37,500 +22.95%
Coalville -3 4 £41,000 +105.00%
Loughborough -13 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £22,000 - 1
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 120 (90.23%) Windows
2 95 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 53 (39.85%) MS Excel
4 46 (34.59%) MS Office
5 43 (32.33%) Windows Server
6 40 (30.08%) Degree
7 37 (27.82%) MS Exchange
8 36 (27.07%) Windows 7
9 35 (26.32%) VMware
10 34 (25.56%) Citrix
11 33 (24.81%) SQL Server
12 27 (20.30%) ITIL
12 27 (20.30%) Firewall
13 26 (19.55%) IIS
13 26 (19.55%) SQL
13 26 (19.55%) Apple iOS
14 23 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (15.04%) International Banking
15 20 (15.04%) Banking
15 20 (15.04%) SLA
16 19 (14.29%) Windows 8
17 18 (13.53%) Software Deployment
17 18 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (13.53%) Smartcard
17 18 (13.53%) Windows XP
17 18 (13.53%) Incident Management
17 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (12.78%) NetApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (27.82%) MS Exchange
2 26 (19.55%) IIS
3 18 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (12.03%) Skype for Business
5 13 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 53 (39.85%) MS Excel
2 46 (34.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.51%) IBM PureFlex
3 4 (3.01%) Office 365
4 3 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.30%) Firewall
2 15 (11.28%) DNS
2 15 (11.28%) VPN
3 14 (10.53%) SAN
4 13 (9.77%) LAN
5 12 (9.02%) WAN
6 9 (6.77%) DHCP
7 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.76%) VoIP
9 4 (3.01%) Broadband
9 4 (3.01%) Internet
9 4 (3.01%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.26%) Skype
11 2 (1.50%) Junos
11 2 (1.50%) SSL
11 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.50%) Wireless
12 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (15.04%) Banking
1 20 (15.04%) International Banking
2 10 (7.52%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Legal
3 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (34.59%) Analyst
2 27 (20.30%) Service Analyst
2 27 (20.30%) Support Engineer
3 24 (18.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 18 (13.53%) Active Directory Support
4 18 (13.53%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 18 (13.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Azure Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Architect
7 9 (6.77%) Senior Support Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) IT Support
10 5 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) .NET
1 3 (2.26%) CSS
1 3 (2.26%) HTML
1 3 (2.26%) jQuery
1 3 (2.26%) REST
1 3 (2.26%) RESTful
1 3 (2.26%) Web Services
1 3 (2.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Smartcard
2 16 (12.03%) Blackberry
3 10 (7.52%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.51%) IVR
5 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.01%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.26%) Clustering
7 3 (2.26%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.26%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.75%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 120 (90.23%) Windows
2 43 (32.33%) Windows Server
3 36 (27.07%) Windows 7
4 26 (19.55%) Apple iOS
5 19 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 18 (13.53%) Windows XP
7 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (9.02%) Android
10 6 (4.51%) Linux
10 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.30%) ITIL
2 18 (13.53%) Incident Management
2 18 (13.53%) Software Deployment
3 15 (11.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (10.53%) Migration
5 13 (9.77%) Business Continuity
6 12 (9.02%) High Availability
6 12 (9.02%) Service Delivery
6 12 (9.02%) Supplier Management
7 8 (6.02%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (4.51%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.51%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.51%) Web Filtering
9 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.76%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.76%) Presales
10 3 (2.26%) ITIL V2
10 3 (2.26%) Matrix Management
10 3 (2.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.55%) SQL
2 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.26%) C#
3 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (30.08%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.76%) MCP
3 5 (3.76%) MCSA
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.77%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.77%) XenApp
3 8 (6.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (6.02%) vSphere
4 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 35 (26.32%) VMware
3 34 (25.56%) Citrix
4 17 (12.78%) NetApp
5 15 (11.28%) Cisco
6 14 (10.53%) Apple
7 8 (6.02%) IBM
8 6 (4.51%) F5
8 6 (4.51%) Fortinet
8 6 (4.51%) MobileIron
8 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.51%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.76%) HP
10 3 (2.26%) Lotus
10 3 (2.26%) SAP
11 2 (1.50%) EMC
11 2 (1.50%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.50%) Google
11 2 (1.50%) Juniper
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle
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