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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 223 183 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.76% 4.48% 6.19%
As % of the System Software category 54.79% 48.80% 68.91%
Number of salaries quoted 169 158 206
Average salary £30,000 £30,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £22,025
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
407 375 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.52% 9.18% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 286 303 296
Average salary £35,000 £33,027 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% -14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Bolton +15 12 £32,750 +72.36% 2
Stockport +6 12 £30,000 +46.34% 2
Rochdale +4 9 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Oldham - 8 £21,750 - 2
Cheadle - 6 £26,000 - 1
Altrincham - 3 £38,000 - 1
Wigan - 3 £24,000 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 333 (85.82%) Windows
2 219 (56.44%) Microsoft
3 177 (45.62%) VMware
4 154 (39.69%) MS Exchange
5 146 (37.63%) DNS
6 127 (32.73%) Citrix
7 117 (30.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 108 (27.84%) DHCP
9 106 (27.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 104 (26.80%) MS Excel
11 99 (25.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 91 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 89 (22.94%) Windows 7
14 87 (22.42%) Exchange Server 2010
15 85 (21.91%) MS Office
16 84 (21.65%) ITIL
17 83 (21.39%) Cisco
18 76 (19.59%) SQL Server
18 76 (19.59%) TCP/IP
19 75 (19.33%) LAN
19 75 (19.33%) SAN
20 66 (17.01%) VPN
20 66 (17.01%) Hyper-V
21 63 (16.24%) Firewall
22 62 (15.98%) WAN
23 61 (15.72%) SharePoint
23 61 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
24 51 (13.14%) SQL
25 50 (12.89%) Degree
26 48 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 154 (39.69%) MS Exchange
2 87 (22.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (15.72%) SharePoint
4 48 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 34 (8.76%) IIS
7 33 (8.51%) Lync
8 19 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (2.32%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.80%) IBM Notes
14 4 (1.03%) Drupal
15 3 (0.77%) Apache
15 3 (0.77%) CMS
16 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 104 (26.80%) MS Excel
2 85 (21.91%) MS Office
3 9 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.26%) Agresso
3 1 (0.26%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.26%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.67%) Office 365
2 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.55%) SaaS
4 6 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (37.63%) DNS
2 108 (27.84%) DHCP
3 76 (19.59%) TCP/IP
4 75 (19.33%) LAN
4 75 (19.33%) SAN
5 66 (17.01%) VPN
6 63 (16.24%) Firewall
7 62 (15.98%) WAN
8 36 (9.28%) VoIP
9 29 (7.47%) VLAN
10 20 (5.15%) Internet
11 16 (4.12%) FTP
12 15 (3.87%) IPv4
12 15 (3.87%) Wireless
12 15 (3.87%) NAS
13 12 (3.09%) Unified Communications
14 11 (2.84%) Ethernet
15 10 (2.58%) WLAN
15 10 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.03%) Big Data
7 4 (1.03%) MySQL
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.32%) MSI
General
1 41 (10.57%) Finance
2 29 (7.47%) Law
3 21 (5.41%) Legal
4 14 (3.61%) Retail
5 12 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.80%) Advertising
7 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.77%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (19.07%) Analyst
1 74 (19.07%) Support Engineer
2 44 (11.34%) IT Support
3 38 (9.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 33 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 32 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 31 (7.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (6.96%) Consultant
8 21 (5.41%) Service Analyst
8 21 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (5.15%) Architect
10 16 (4.12%) IT Support Analyst
10 16 (4.12%) IT Support Engineer
11 15 (3.87%) Technical Support
12 14 (3.61%) Support Technician
12 14 (3.61%) Server Engineer
13 13 (3.35%) Team Leader
14 11 (2.84%) 1st Line Support
14 11 (2.84%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.06%) .NET
2 7 (1.80%) HTML
3 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.55%) Web Services
4 5 (1.29%) XML
4 5 (1.29%) CSS
5 4 (1.03%) jQuery
5 4 (1.03%) Ajax
5 4 (1.03%) J2EE
6 3 (0.77%) XMPP
7 2 (0.52%) COM
7 2 (0.52%) Middleware
8 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.08%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.44%) Blackberry
4 19 (4.90%) Clustering
5 15 (3.87%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.61%) iPhone
7 11 (2.84%) iPad
8 7 (1.80%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.55%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.29%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.29%) Replication
11 4 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.03%) Social Media
12 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.77%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 333 (85.82%) Windows
2 117 (30.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (23.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 89 (22.94%) Windows 7
5 61 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (12.11%) Windows 8
7 25 (6.44%) Windows XP
8 20 (5.15%) Linux
9 13 (3.35%) Mac OS X
10 12 (3.09%) Android
11 7 (1.80%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.80%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.29%) UNIX
13 4 (1.03%) AIX
14 2 (0.52%) Solaris
14 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.26%) NetWare
15 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (21.65%) ITIL
2 32 (8.25%) Incident Management
3 19 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (4.90%) Migration
4 16 (4.12%) CRM
5 15 (3.87%) Line Management
5 15 (3.87%) Mentoring
6 14 (3.61%) Service Delivery
6 14 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (3.35%) Service Management
8 12 (3.09%) Document Management
8 12 (3.09%) PRINCE2
8 12 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (2.84%) Software Deployment
9 11 (2.84%) Load Balancing
9 11 (2.84%) Project Management
10 10 (2.58%) Change Control
10 10 (2.58%) Application Discovery
11 9 (2.32%) Coaching
11 9 (2.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.14%) SQL
2 27 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.09%) VBScript
4 9 (2.32%) VB
4 9 (2.32%) C#
5 6 (1.55%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.03%) Perl
7 4 (1.03%) PHP
7 4 (1.03%) Java
7 4 (1.03%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.26%) VBA
9 1 (0.26%) VC++
9 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (25.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (12.89%) Degree
3 44 (11.34%) MCITP
4 41 (10.57%) MCSE
5 35 (9.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (8.25%) MCP
7 28 (7.22%) MCSA
8 22 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (5.41%) CCNA
10 16 (4.12%) MCTS
11 14 (3.61%) CCENT
12 13 (3.35%) MCDST
13 11 (2.84%) NCDA
14 10 (2.58%) CCA
14 10 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (2.32%) CCNP
16 7 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 6 (1.55%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.28%) SLA
2 6 (1.55%) QA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (27.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (17.01%) Hyper-V
3 34 (8.76%) XenDesktop
3 34 (8.76%) vSphere
4 24 (6.19%) XenApp
5 14 (3.61%) XenServer
6 13 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.58%) VMware Server
9 8 (2.06%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.55%) Terminal Server
10 6 (1.55%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.29%) vCloud
12 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.52%) Firmware
13 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 40 (10.31%) SCCM
2 14 (3.61%) SCOM
3 12 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (2.84%) WSUS
5 10 (2.58%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.80%) XenMobile
7 5 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.03%) cPanel
9 3 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.77%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.52%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.52%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 219 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 177 (45.62%) VMware
3 127 (32.73%) Citrix
4 83 (21.39%) Cisco
5 34 (8.76%) NetApp
6 23 (5.93%) HP
7 20 (5.15%) Dell
7 20 (5.15%) Oracle
8 14 (3.61%) Apple
9 13 (3.35%) McAfee
9 13 (3.35%) AppSense
10 11 (2.84%) Symantec
11 10 (2.58%) Avaya
12 9 (2.32%) EMC
13 7 (1.80%) Intel
13 7 (1.80%) IBM
13 7 (1.80%) Lotus
14 6 (1.55%) Veeam
15 5 (1.29%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.29%) IronPort
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