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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 191 205 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.32% 5.11% 5.37%
As % of the System Software category 50.40% 53.52% 64.50%
Number of salaries quoted 152 173 194
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £19,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
379 383 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.56% 9.55% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 271 315 294
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 August 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 August 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 +18 13 £31,250 +78.57%
Stockport +10 13 £26,000 -2.80% 2
Rochdale +9 9 £50,000 +100.00%
Cheadle - 6 £26,000 -
Altrincham +6 3 £38,000 +58.33% 1
Wigan +1 3 £24,000 -11.11% 2
Oldham - 1 £19,000 - 4
Salford - 1 £24,500 - 2
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 329 (86.35%) Windows
2 215 (56.43%) Microsoft
3 176 (46.19%) VMware
4 152 (39.90%) MS Exchange
5 137 (35.96%) DNS
6 131 (34.38%) Citrix
7 108 (28.35%) DHCP
7 108 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 106 (27.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 103 (27.03%) MS Excel
10 102 (26.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 89 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 86 (22.57%) Windows 7
12 86 (22.57%) Cisco
13 84 (22.05%) MS Office
13 84 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 82 (21.52%) ITIL
15 80 (21.00%) LAN
16 79 (20.73%) TCP/IP
17 76 (19.95%) SAN
18 75 (19.69%) SQL Server
19 72 (18.90%) WAN
20 69 (18.11%) Hyper-V
21 68 (17.85%) VPN
22 63 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
22 63 (16.54%) Firewall
23 55 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2013
24 53 (13.91%) Data Centre
25 52 (13.65%) SharePoint
26 49 (12.86%) Degree

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 152 (39.90%) MS Exchange
2 84 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (13.65%) SharePoint
5 43 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (7.87%) IIS
7 28 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (6.56%) Lync
9 13 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.31%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.05%) Drupal
13 4 (1.05%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.79%) Apache
15 2 (0.52%) CMS
15 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 103 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 84 (22.05%) MS Office
3 8 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.99%) Office 365
2 11 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.05%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (35.96%) DNS
2 108 (28.35%) DHCP
3 80 (21.00%) LAN
4 79 (20.73%) TCP/IP
5 76 (19.95%) SAN
6 72 (18.90%) WAN
7 68 (17.85%) VPN
8 63 (16.54%) Firewall
9 42 (11.02%) VoIP
10 29 (7.61%) VLAN
11 18 (4.72%) Internet
12 17 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (4.20%) IPv4
13 16 (4.20%) FTP
14 15 (3.94%) MPLS
15 14 (3.67%) Wireless
16 13 (3.41%) NAS
17 12 (3.15%) Ethernet
17 12 (3.15%) WLAN
18 11 (2.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.05%) MySQL
7 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.05%) Big Data
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.26%) InterBase
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.20%) MSI
General
1 31 (8.14%) Finance
2 19 (4.99%) Law
3 15 (3.94%) Legal
4 10 (2.62%) Retail
5 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.57%) Advertising
7 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (19.16%) Support Engineer
2 67 (17.59%) Analyst
3 46 (12.07%) IT Support
4 44 (11.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 35 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (8.92%) Support Analyst
7 24 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 22 (5.77%) Architect
10 21 (5.51%) Consultant
11 17 (4.46%) IT Support Analyst
12 15 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (3.94%) Service Analyst
12 15 (3.94%) Support Technician
12 15 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (3.67%) Server Engineer
13 14 (3.67%) Technical Support
13 14 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (3.15%) Administrator
14 12 (3.15%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.10%) .NET
2 7 (1.84%) HTML
3 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.31%) CSS
4 5 (1.31%) XML
5 4 (1.05%) J2EE
5 4 (1.05%) jQuery
5 4 (1.05%) Ajax
6 3 (0.79%) Web Services
7 2 (0.52%) COM
7 2 (0.52%) XMPP
7 2 (0.52%) Middleware
7 2 (0.52%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.91%) Data Centre
2 34 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.77%) Blackberry
4 20 (5.25%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.67%) Clustering
6 12 (3.15%) iPhone
7 9 (2.36%) Replication
8 8 (2.10%) iPad
9 6 (1.57%) FlexPod
9 6 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.57%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.05%) Social Media
11 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.79%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.52%) iSeries
12 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 329 (86.35%) Windows
2 106 (27.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (23.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 86 (22.57%) Windows 7
5 63 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (11.02%) Windows 8
7 28 (7.35%) Windows XP
8 27 (7.09%) Linux
9 13 (3.41%) Android
10 10 (2.62%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.84%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.57%) UNIX
13 4 (1.05%) AIX
13 4 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.52%) Solaris
14 2 (0.52%) NetWare
15 1 (0.26%) Debian
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.52%) ITIL
2 30 (7.87%) Migration
3 26 (6.82%) Incident Management
4 23 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (4.99%) CRM
6 14 (3.67%) Service Management
7 13 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (3.41%) Mentoring
7 13 (3.41%) Application Discovery
8 11 (2.89%) Software Deployment
8 11 (2.89%) Project Management
8 11 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (2.62%) Business Continuity
9 10 (2.62%) Configuration Management
9 10 (2.62%) Service Delivery
9 10 (2.62%) Change Management
10 9 (2.36%) Document Management
11 8 (2.10%) Change Control
11 8 (2.10%) Problem Management
12 7 (1.84%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.34%) SQL
2 34 (8.92%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.72%) VB
4 15 (3.94%) VBScript
5 11 (2.89%) C#
6 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.05%) Perl
8 4 (1.05%) PHP
8 4 (1.05%) C
8 4 (1.05%) Java
8 4 (1.05%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) VBA
10 1 (0.26%) VC++
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (26.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (12.86%) Degree
3 46 (12.07%) MCITP
4 43 (11.29%) MCP
5 38 (9.97%) MCSE
6 35 (9.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (7.61%) MCSA
8 24 (6.30%) CCNA
8 24 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (4.99%) MCTS
10 13 (3.41%) CCENT
11 12 (3.15%) NCDA
11 12 (3.15%) CCNP
11 12 (3.15%) MCDST
11 12 (3.15%) CCA
11 12 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.84%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.57%) MCPD
13 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.19%) SLA
2 5 (1.31%) QA
3 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) GMP
4 1 (0.26%) GLP
System Software
1 108 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (18.11%) Hyper-V
3 43 (11.29%) XenDesktop
4 33 (8.66%) vSphere
5 32 (8.40%) XenApp
6 22 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (3.94%) XenServer
8 13 (3.41%) VMware ESX
9 11 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.31%) vCloud
10 5 (1.31%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.05%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.52%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.52%) Firmware
13 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (12.60%) SCCM
2 16 (4.20%) WSUS
3 9 (2.36%) SCOM
4 7 (1.84%) SCOrch
5 6 (1.57%) XenMobile
5 6 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.05%) cPanel
7 3 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.79%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.52%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.52%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 215 (56.43%) Microsoft
2 176 (46.19%) VMware
3 131 (34.38%) Citrix
4 86 (22.57%) Cisco
5 44 (11.55%) NetApp
6 34 (8.92%) HP
7 22 (5.77%) Dell
8 20 (5.25%) Oracle
9 16 (4.20%) AppSense
10 15 (3.94%) Apple
11 12 (3.15%) Symantec
12 11 (2.89%) Avaya
13 10 (2.62%) EMC
13 10 (2.62%) McAfee
14 7 (1.84%) Veeam
14 7 (1.84%) Intel
14 7 (1.84%) IBM
15 5 (1.31%) Sophos
16 4 (1.05%) Juniper
16 4 (1.05%) Nokia
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per month
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £25,528 to £34,189 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Microsoft Training provided
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Professional Computer Services Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago