The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 68 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 203 146 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.02% 3.56% 6.13%
As % of the System Software category 48.22% 45.63% 57.93%
Number of salaries quoted 166 114 215
Average salary £25,000 £29,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
421 320 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.40% 7.80% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 339 255 372
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £23,850 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wigan +16 13 £20,500 -24.90% 3
Stockport +7 13 £26,750 -23.57% 2
Cheadle -5 9 £19,000 -41.53% 3
Altrincham +21 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oldham -7 4 £32,500 +7.29% 3
Rochdale -1 2 £29,000 +23.40%
Bolton -16 2 £25,000 +36.98% 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 306 (84.07%) Windows
2 240 (65.93%) Microsoft
3 182 (50.00%) VMware
4 162 (44.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 155 (42.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 154 (42.31%) MS Exchange
7 133 (36.54%) ITIL
8 117 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 109 (29.95%) MS Excel
9 109 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 101 (27.75%) WAN
11 99 (27.20%) LAN
11 99 (27.20%) SQL
12 94 (25.82%) Cisco
12 94 (25.82%) Citrix
13 93 (25.55%) Windows XP
14 91 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 88 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 85 (23.35%) TCP/IP
17 78 (21.43%) SQL Server
17 78 (21.43%) Firewall
18 76 (20.88%) MS Office
19 70 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
20 68 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
21 67 (18.41%) CCNA
22 66 (18.13%) Hyper-V
23 59 (16.21%) SAN
23 59 (16.21%) MCSE
24 58 (15.93%) NetApp
25 57 (15.66%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 88 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (12.91%) SharePoint
5 40 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (7.42%) IIS
8 15 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (4.12%) Lync
9 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.37%) TPMS
11 4 (1.10%) Apache
12 3 (0.82%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 109 (29.95%) MS Excel
2 76 (20.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.27%) SketchUp
3 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.97%) Office 365
2 13 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (27.75%) WAN
2 99 (27.20%) LAN
3 85 (23.35%) TCP/IP
4 78 (21.43%) Firewall
5 59 (16.21%) SAN
6 42 (11.54%) DNS
7 39 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
8 34 (9.34%) DHCP
9 30 (8.24%) VPN
10 28 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (7.14%) VoIP
12 14 (3.85%) Internet
13 13 (3.57%) WLAN
14 12 (3.30%) Wireless
15 9 (2.47%) VLAN
16 8 (2.20%) SSL
17 6 (1.65%) SMTP
18 5 (1.37%) HTTP
18 5 (1.37%) Unified Communications
19 4 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (9.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.37%) Sybase ASA
6 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.10%) MySQL
8 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (11.26%) Finance
2 16 (4.40%) Law
2 16 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.20%) Retail
4 7 (1.92%) Marketing
5 6 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.37%) Legal
6 5 (1.37%) Advertising
6 5 (1.37%) Greek Language
6 5 (1.37%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 93 (25.55%) Analyst
2 57 (15.66%) Support Engineer
3 54 (14.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 42 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 41 (11.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 37 (10.16%) Consultant
7 33 (9.07%) IT Support
8 29 (7.97%) Service Analyst
8 29 (7.97%) Administrator
9 28 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
12 17 (4.67%) Technical Consultant
13 16 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 15 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (3.85%) Support Consultant
15 14 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
15 14 (3.85%) Systems Support
15 14 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.65%) COM
2 5 (1.37%) .NET
3 3 (0.82%) Web Services
3 3 (0.82%) HTML
3 3 (0.82%) Middleware
3 3 (0.82%) LINQ
4 2 (0.55%) MFC
4 2 (0.55%) CSS
4 2 (0.55%) Cocoa
4 2 (0.55%) LAMP
5 1 (0.27%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.97%) Blackberry
2 13 (3.57%) Clustering
3 12 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.75%) iPad
5 7 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.37%) iPhone
7 5 (1.37%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.10%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.10%) Replication
9 3 (0.82%) EPoS
10 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.55%) Statistics
10 2 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.55%) iSeries
10 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.27%) Handset
11 1 (0.27%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.27%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 306 (84.07%) Windows
2 162 (44.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 155 (42.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 93 (25.55%) Windows XP
5 91 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 70 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (12.64%) Windows 8
8 21 (5.77%) Linux
9 13 (3.57%) Mac OS
10 12 (3.30%) UNIX
11 10 (2.75%) Android
12 8 (2.20%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.65%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.82%) AIX
15 3 (0.82%) HPUX
15 3 (0.82%) Solaris
16 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.55%) CentOS
16 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (36.54%) ITIL
2 30 (8.24%) Incident Management
3 23 (6.32%) Project Management
4 22 (6.04%) Problem Management
4 22 (6.04%) Change Management
5 21 (5.77%) Service Management
6 18 (4.95%) PRINCE2
7 16 (4.40%) Service Delivery
8 15 (4.12%) CRM
9 13 (3.57%) Migration
9 13 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (3.57%) Change Control
10 11 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.02%) Software Deployment
11 10 (2.75%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (1.65%) Load Balancing
13 6 (1.65%) Data Protection
14 5 (1.37%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (1.37%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 99 (27.20%) SQL
2 8 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.65%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.82%) Perl
5 3 (0.82%) PHP
5 3 (0.82%) Java
6 2 (0.55%) VC++
6 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.55%) C
6 2 (0.55%) C++
6 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.27%) VB
7 1 (0.27%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 117 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (18.41%) CCNA
4 59 (16.21%) MCSE
5 46 (12.64%) MCTS
6 41 (11.26%) MCP
7 33 (9.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (8.24%) MCSA
9 26 (7.14%) MCITP
10 23 (6.32%) NCDA
11 19 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (3.85%) Degree
12 14 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (3.57%) Security Cleared
14 8 (2.20%) CCENT
15 6 (1.65%) CCNP
16 4 (1.10%) SC Cleared
16 4 (1.10%) CCA
16 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.16%) SLA
2 12 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.37%) BS7799
4 3 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 109 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (18.13%) Hyper-V
3 57 (15.66%) vSphere
4 12 (3.30%) XenApp
5 10 (2.75%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.65%) VMware Server
6 6 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.65%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.10%) Xen
8 4 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.10%) UAG
8 4 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.82%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.82%) vCloud
10 2 (0.55%) Postfix
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 55 (15.11%) SCCM
2 51 (14.01%) SCOM
3 23 (6.32%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.37%) Nagios
7 5 (1.37%) WSUS
8 4 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.10%) Cacti
8 4 (1.10%) MOM
9 3 (0.82%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.27%) OpenView
11 1 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.27%) Puppet
11 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 240 (65.93%) Microsoft
2 182 (50.00%) VMware
3 94 (25.82%) Cisco
3 94 (25.82%) Citrix
4 58 (15.93%) NetApp
5 38 (10.44%) HP
6 36 (9.89%) McAfee
7 25 (6.87%) Avaya
8 18 (4.95%) Dell
9 17 (4.67%) Apple
10 13 (3.57%) ProCurve
11 12 (3.30%) Symantec
12 10 (2.75%) Mitel
13 9 (2.47%) EMC
13 9 (2.47%) Oracle
14 8 (2.20%) LANDesk
15 7 (1.92%) CheckPoint
16 6 (1.65%) Veeam
17 5 (1.37%) Sybase
17 5 (1.37%) IBM
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