The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 28 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 223 305 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.86% 7.59% 4.65%
As % of the System Software category 64.83% 70.28% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 199 272 166
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £20,375
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Active Directory
North West

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

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
344 434 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.59% 10.80% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 290 358 315
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Manchester

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Manchester

Active Directory
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Stockport -16 13 £45,000 +104.54% 1
Bolton +23 10 £32,500 +10.16%
Salford +18 9 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Wigan +12 7 £23,500 -14.54%
Bury +3 2 £34,375 +43.22% 1
Rochdale 0 2 £35,000 +94.44% 1
Sale - 2 £22,000 -
Altrincham +4 1 - - 2
Oldham -5 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 348 (82.08%) Windows
2 265 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 210 (49.53%) Windows Server
4 196 (46.23%) VMware
5 172 (40.57%) ITIL
6 137 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 131 (30.90%) MS Exchange
8 125 (29.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 119 (28.07%) MS Excel
10 117 (27.59%) Citrix
10 117 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 116 (27.36%) Windows 7
12 100 (23.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 94 (22.17%) DNS
14 92 (21.70%) SQL Server
15 82 (19.34%) LAN
16 80 (18.87%) MS Office
17 79 (18.63%) Cisco
18 77 (18.16%) WAN
19 73 (17.22%) Finance
20 72 (16.98%) MCSE
21 67 (15.80%) TCP/IP
22 64 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
23 61 (14.39%) DHCP
24 58 (13.68%) Firewall
24 58 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
25 57 (13.44%) Windows 8
26 56 (13.21%) NetApp
26 56 (13.21%) VPN
27 55 (12.97%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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
1 131 (30.90%) MS Exchange
2 64 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (12.03%) Skype for Business
4 50 (11.79%) SharePoint
5 44 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (6.60%) IIS
7 22 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.83%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 11 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (2.36%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.18%) WordPress
13 4 (0.94%) CMS
14 3 (0.71%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.24%) Apache
15 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 119 (28.07%) MS Excel
2 80 (18.87%) MS Office
3 5 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.71%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.47%) Line 500
1 2 (0.47%) MFGPRO
1 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (10.85%) Office 365
3 20 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.65%) SaaS
6 6 (1.42%) IaaS
7 3 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 94 (22.17%) DNS
2 82 (19.34%) LAN
3 77 (18.16%) WAN
4 67 (15.80%) TCP/IP
5 61 (14.39%) DHCP
6 58 (13.68%) Firewall
7 56 (13.21%) VPN
8 40 (9.43%) SAN
9 34 (8.02%) Internet
10 30 (7.08%) VLAN
11 25 (5.90%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (4.72%) VoIP
14 14 (3.30%) SSL
15 12 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (2.59%) Unified Communications
17 10 (2.36%) NetScaler
18 9 (2.12%) NAS
18 9 (2.12%) Network Security
18 9 (2.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (21.70%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.12%) MySQL
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.71%) MSI
3 2 (0.47%) WiX
4 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 73 (17.22%) Finance
2 45 (10.61%) Law
3 42 (9.91%) Legal
4 22 (5.19%) Retail
5 15 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (3.07%) German Language
7 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (25.24%) Analyst
2 68 (16.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 61 (14.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 56 (13.21%) Support Engineer
5 52 (12.26%) IT Support
6 44 (10.38%) Support Analyst
7 43 (10.14%) IT Engineer
8 41 (9.67%) Service Analyst
9 37 (8.73%) Service Desk Analyst
10 31 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support
11 27 (6.37%) VMware Engineer
12 25 (5.90%) Consultant
12 25 (5.90%) IT Analyst
12 25 (5.90%) Support Technician
13 23 (5.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 21 (4.95%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (4.95%) Server Support
15 20 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
16 19 (4.48%) IT Support Engineer
16 19 (4.48%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.36%) .NET
2 9 (2.12%) Web Services
3 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.18%) Classic ASP
3 5 (1.18%) CSS
3 5 (1.18%) Flash
4 4 (0.94%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.24%) COM
5 1 (0.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 45 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.02%) Blackberry
4 25 (5.90%) Clustering
5 14 (3.30%) iPad
5 14 (3.30%) iPhone
6 13 (3.07%) FlexPod
6 13 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.83%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.36%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.65%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.94%) CMDB
12 3 (0.71%) EPoS
12 3 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.47%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 348 (82.08%) Windows
2 210 (49.53%) Windows Server
3 137 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 116 (27.36%) Windows 7
5 100 (23.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (13.44%) Windows 8
8 40 (9.43%) Windows XP
9 38 (8.96%) Windows 10
10 25 (5.90%) Mac OS X
11 17 (4.01%) Linux
12 14 (3.30%) Data ONTAP
13 11 (2.59%) Android
14 6 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.18%) Debian
15 5 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (40.57%) ITIL
2 33 (7.78%) Incident Management
3 31 (7.31%) Service Management
4 30 (7.08%) PRINCE2
5 28 (6.60%) Service Delivery
6 24 (5.66%) Case Management
6 24 (5.66%) Line Management
7 22 (5.19%) ITIL V3
8 21 (4.95%) High Availability
9 19 (4.48%) Automated Testing
9 19 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (4.48%) Defect Tracking
9 19 (4.48%) Document Management
10 18 (4.25%) Project Management
11 17 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.01%) Mentoring
12 16 (3.77%) Migration
12 16 (3.77%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.30%) Load Balancing
14 13 (3.07%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 55 (12.97%) SQL
2 35 (8.25%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.12%) VBScript
4 8 (1.89%) VB
5 6 (1.42%) C
5 6 (1.42%) PHP
5 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.18%) C#
7 3 (0.71%) Java
8 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (16.98%) MCSE
3 53 (12.50%) Degree
4 51 (12.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 39 (9.20%) MCTS
6 38 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (8.49%) CCNA
8 33 (7.78%) MCITP
8 33 (7.78%) MCP
9 32 (7.55%) MCSA
10 28 (6.60%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (5.42%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (4.25%) ISEB
13 17 (4.01%) CCNP
14 15 (3.54%) CCA
14 15 (3.54%) NCDA
15 6 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
16 5 (1.18%) MCDST
16 5 (1.18%) MCT
16 5 (1.18%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.42%) SLA
2 21 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 125 (29.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 27 (6.37%) XenApp
4 22 (5.19%) vSphere
5 19 (4.48%) XenDesktop
6 15 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (3.07%) XenServer
8 8 (1.89%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.42%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.18%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.94%) Xen
12 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.24%) Firmware
12 1 (0.24%) NDS
12 1 (0.24%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.24%) pfSense
12 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.24%) UAG
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (9.43%) SCCM
2 28 (6.60%) SCOM
3 14 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
4 12 (2.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (1.89%) SCOrch
5 8 (1.89%) XenMobile
6 6 (1.42%) ThinApp
7 5 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.71%) AppDNA
9 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.71%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.71%) WSUS
10 2 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.47%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.47%) SnapVault
11 1 (0.24%) Nagios
11 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 265 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 196 (46.23%) VMware
3 117 (27.59%) Citrix
4 79 (18.63%) Cisco
5 56 (13.21%) NetApp
6 35 (8.25%) Dell
7 34 (8.02%) HP
8 26 (6.13%) Intel Security
9 21 (4.95%) Oracle
10 19 (4.48%) AppSense
11 16 (3.77%) Juniper
11 16 (3.77%) Symantec
12 15 (3.54%) SolarWinds
13 12 (2.83%) IBM
14 11 (2.59%) Interwoven
14 11 (2.59%) Veeam
15 8 (1.89%) iManage
16 7 (1.65%) SYSPRO
17 6 (1.42%) Avaya
17 6 (1.42%) Sophos
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Salary is negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ultimate Products
Salary: Structured Salary on the Development Scheme with stepped increases
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: Salary is negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust
Salary: From £21,692 to £28,180 per annum Band 5, £21,692 - £28,180
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itlab
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: From £34,997 to £43,747 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: From £26,140 to £32,674 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance, pension, healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheadle
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago