The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 11 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 14.29% 1.43% 7.03%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 5
Average salary £25,000 £26,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% +18.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

System Software Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 14.29% 2.14% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 5
Average salary £25,000 £26,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% -40.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Macclesfield region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Photography
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) MCSE
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
8 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 2 (15.38%) FTP
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) IPv4
8 2 (15.38%) Apple

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) IPv4
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (53.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) IT Support
3 6 (46.15%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Support
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
5 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Photography
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix