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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Manchester
Rank 35 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 250 205 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.85% 6.52% 8.05%
As % of the System Software category 54.23% 59.59% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 233 178 286
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
461 344 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 12.63% 10.94% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 413 268 352
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Rochdale +9 37 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Stockport +32 34 £31,500 -30.00% 4
Bolton -8 14 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Bury - 12 £30,000 -
Oldham -11 11 £22,500 -12.62% 2
Salford 0 8 £31,600 +58.00% 3
Altrincham -2 8 £26,500 - 1
Sale -3 3 £28,500 +29.54%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £33,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £28,750 -
Wigan -15 1 - - 4
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 390 (78.79%) Windows
2 281 (56.77%) Microsoft
3 248 (50.10%) VMware
4 216 (43.64%) Windows Server
5 179 (36.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 171 (34.55%) DNS
7 163 (32.93%) ITIL
8 150 (30.30%) MS Exchange
9 147 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 137 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 132 (26.67%) Cisco
12 126 (25.45%) DHCP
13 122 (24.65%) Firewall
14 117 (23.64%) WAN
15 111 (22.42%) Windows 7
16 106 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 104 (21.01%) MS Excel
17 104 (21.01%) Hyper-V
18 101 (20.40%) SQL Server
19 95 (19.19%) LAN
20 91 (18.38%) PowerShell
21 87 (17.58%) SQL
22 86 (17.37%) Citrix
23 74 (14.95%) TCP/IP
23 74 (14.95%) SCCM
24 69 (13.94%) MS Office
25 68 (13.74%) MCSE
25 68 (13.74%) Internet
26 62 (12.53%) IIS
26 62 (12.53%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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
1 150 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 62 (12.53%) IIS
3 55 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (7.07%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (2.83%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.42%) Apache
7 12 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.61%) Site Server
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.20%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.20%) Zimbra
Applications
1 104 (21.01%) MS Excel
2 69 (13.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.61%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.40%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.53%) Office 365
2 37 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (3.43%) Amazon S3
4 17 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.81%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.81%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.61%) SaaS
8 2 (0.40%) IaaS
8 2 (0.40%) PaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 171 (34.55%) DNS
2 126 (25.45%) DHCP
3 122 (24.65%) Firewall
4 117 (23.64%) WAN
5 95 (19.19%) LAN
6 74 (14.95%) TCP/IP
7 68 (13.74%) Internet
8 53 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
9 52 (10.51%) SAN
9 52 (10.51%) VLAN
10 50 (10.10%) VPN
11 37 (7.47%) VoIP
12 28 (5.66%) Network Security
13 27 (5.45%) WLAN
14 26 (5.25%) Ethernet
15 23 (4.65%) Broadband
15 23 (4.65%) TACACS
16 22 (4.44%) MPLS
17 21 (4.24%) SNMP
18 18 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (20.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.64%) MySQL
2 18 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.20%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.62%) InstallShield
2 8 (1.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.62%) MSI
3 6 (1.21%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.01%) JIRA
5 4 (0.81%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.81%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (5.45%) Finance
2 24 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.82%) Retail
4 8 (1.62%) Legal
5 6 (1.21%) German Language
6 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.01%) Marketing
7 4 (0.81%) Back Office
8 3 (0.61%) Advertising
8 3 (0.61%) Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (18.99%) Analyst
2 92 (18.59%) Support Engineer
3 80 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 70 (14.14%) IT Support
5 55 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 54 (10.91%) Support Analyst
7 44 (8.89%) Support Technician
8 39 (7.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 32 (6.46%) Infrastructure Support
10 31 (6.26%) Windows Engineer
11 29 (5.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 29 (5.86%) IT Analyst
12 28 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
12 28 (5.66%) Server Engineer
13 26 (5.25%) IT Engineer
13 26 (5.25%) Windows Support Engineer
14 25 (5.05%) VMware Engineer
15 24 (4.85%) Service Analyst
15 24 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
16 23 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.26%) Web Services
2 12 (2.42%) LAMP
3 9 (1.82%) HTML
4 6 (1.21%) .NET
4 6 (1.21%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.40%) CSS
5 2 (0.40%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.20%) COM
6 1 (0.20%) EDI
6 1 (0.20%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.45%) iPad
4 19 (3.84%) NHS
5 15 (3.03%) CMDB
6 14 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.42%) RSA SecurID
8 11 (2.22%) HP StoreVirtual
8 11 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.62%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.21%) iPhone
14 5 (1.01%) Clustering
14 5 (1.01%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.01%) Fat Client
14 5 (1.01%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.01%) Replication
14 5 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 390 (78.79%) Windows
2 216 (43.64%) Windows Server
3 179 (36.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 137 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 111 (22.42%) Windows 7
6 60 (12.12%) Linux
7 58 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (8.08%) Windows 8
9 35 (7.07%) Windows 10
10 19 (3.84%) Windows XP
11 15 (3.03%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.02%) Unix
13 9 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.21%) AIX
16 4 (0.81%) CentOS
16 4 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (32.93%) ITIL
2 47 (9.49%) Service Management
3 43 (8.69%) Configuration Management
4 34 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (6.26%) Network Management
6 30 (6.06%) Coaching
7 24 (4.85%) Data Protection
7 24 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 22 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 20 (4.04%) Security Management
10 17 (3.43%) Application Virtualisation
10 17 (3.43%) PRINCE2
11 16 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (3.23%) High Availability
11 16 (3.23%) ITSM
12 15 (3.03%) Change Management
12 15 (3.03%) Migration
12 15 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 91 (18.38%) PowerShell
2 87 (17.58%) SQL
3 40 (8.08%) Python
4 34 (6.87%) Perl
5 23 (4.65%) VBScript
6 20 (4.04%) PHP
7 11 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.22%) VB
8 5 (1.01%) C
9 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 106 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (13.74%) MCSE
3 56 (11.31%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (8.89%) MCSA
5 36 (7.27%) CCNP
6 35 (7.07%) Degree
7 32 (6.46%) MCITP
8 31 (6.26%) MCP
9 27 (5.45%) CCNA
10 18 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (2.83%) Security Cleared
12 12 (2.42%) ISEB
13 10 (2.02%) MCT
14 9 (1.82%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.82%) MCTS
14 9 (1.82%) NCIE
15 7 (1.41%) BC Cleared
16 6 (1.21%) SC Cleared
17 5 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.05%) SLA
2 24 (4.85%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.03%) QA
4 11 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (21.01%) Hyper-V
3 34 (6.87%) vSphere
4 24 (4.85%) Terminal Services
5 18 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (3.43%) XenApp
7 12 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.22%) vCloud
8 11 (2.22%) VMware ESX
9 10 (2.02%) VMware Server
10 6 (1.21%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.20%) Firmware
13 1 (0.20%) NDS
13 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.20%) Varnish
13 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 74 (14.95%) SCCM
2 41 (8.28%) Puppet
3 29 (5.86%) WSUS
4 27 (5.45%) SCOM
5 25 (5.05%) Nagios
6 24 (4.85%) SCOrch
7 21 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (3.84%) HP SIM
8 19 (3.84%) OpenNMS
8 19 (3.84%) RANCID
9 15 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (2.83%) Ansible
11 11 (2.22%) Backup Exec
11 11 (2.22%) vMotion
12 10 (2.02%) ServiceCenter
13 9 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (1.41%) Cacti
15 6 (1.21%) AirWatch
16 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 5 (1.01%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 281 (56.77%) Microsoft
2 248 (50.10%) VMware
3 132 (26.67%) Cisco
4 86 (17.37%) Citrix
5 47 (9.49%) HP
6 39 (7.88%) Juniper
7 32 (6.46%) Intel Security
8 29 (5.86%) Veeam
9 27 (5.45%) NetApp
10 23 (4.65%) Ericsson
10 23 (4.65%) Huawei
11 15 (3.03%) Dell
11 15 (3.03%) Zerto
12 14 (2.83%) Brocade
12 14 (2.83%) Foundry
12 14 (2.83%) ZyXEL
13 13 (2.63%) Apple
14 12 (2.42%) SolarWinds
15 11 (2.22%) Symantec
16 10 (2.02%) Avaya
Bolton, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £18001 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Gym, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + 5600 car allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £250000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Full package
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan
Mint
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 24k per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Compu team
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum plus pension & profit-share scheme
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
GCI Com
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33867 - £41653 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago