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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 216 202 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.20% 5.70% 5.23%
As % of the System Software category 65.26% 54.59% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 191 166 169
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
331 370 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.50% 10.45% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 282 276 332
Median salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 5 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bury - 12 £35,500 - 3
Altrincham +14 7 £18,000 -27.27% 1
Bolton +11 7 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Stockport +1 6 £28,750 +10.57% 4
Cheadle +1 3 £23,000 -20.68% 1
Wigan +13 1 £26,500 -37.64% 2
Salford +4 1 £21,000 -22.22% 1
Oldham -6 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Sale - 1 £22,000 -
Heywood - 1 £24,000 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 371 (85.09%) Windows
2 254 (58.26%) Microsoft
3 234 (53.67%) Windows Server
4 193 (44.27%) ITIL
5 186 (42.66%) VMware
6 138 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 134 (30.73%) MS Exchange
8 133 (30.50%) MS Excel
9 115 (26.38%) Windows 7
10 112 (25.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 108 (24.77%) Citrix
12 103 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 101 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 98 (22.48%) Cisco
14 98 (22.48%) SQL Server
15 96 (22.02%) DNS
16 95 (21.79%) DHCP
17 91 (20.87%) MS Office
18 82 (18.81%) Firewall
19 80 (18.35%) LAN
20 71 (16.28%) VPN
21 69 (15.83%) WAN
22 67 (15.37%) TCP/IP
23 66 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
24 61 (13.99%) MCSE
24 61 (13.99%) SQL
25 56 (12.84%) PowerShell
26 53 (12.16%) SCCM
26 53 (12.16%) Windows 8
27 52 (11.93%) Hyper-V

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
1 134 (30.73%) MS Exchange
2 66 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (7.80%) SharePoint
5 33 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (6.65%) IIS
6 29 (6.65%) Skype for Business
7 18 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (2.52%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 10 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.83%) CMS
11 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.15%) WordPress
13 4 (0.92%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.46%) Apache
16 1 (0.23%) nginx
16 1 (0.23%) Node.js
16 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 133 (30.50%) MS Excel
2 91 (20.87%) MS Office
3 11 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.46%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 50 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (10.78%) Office 365
3 15 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.69%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.46%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 96 (22.02%) DNS
2 95 (21.79%) DHCP
3 82 (18.81%) Firewall
4 80 (18.35%) LAN
5 71 (16.28%) VPN
6 69 (15.83%) WAN
7 67 (15.37%) TCP/IP
8 46 (10.55%) SAN
9 40 (9.17%) VLAN
10 26 (5.96%) VoIP
11 22 (5.05%) Network Security
11 22 (5.05%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (4.82%) Internet
13 14 (3.21%) MPLS
13 14 (3.21%) Wireless
14 13 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (2.52%) Junos
16 10 (2.29%) Ethernet
16 10 (2.29%) IPsec
17 7 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.52%) MySQL
4 10 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.46%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.38%) MSI
1 6 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.69%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.69%) WiX
4 2 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 50 (11.47%) Finance
2 48 (11.01%) Law
3 37 (8.49%) Legal
4 10 (2.29%) German Language
4 10 (2.29%) Retail
5 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.38%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) French Language
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (28.67%) Analyst
2 74 (16.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 72 (16.51%) Support Analyst
4 68 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 67 (15.37%) Support Engineer
6 59 (13.53%) IT Support
7 40 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 39 (8.94%) IT Engineer
9 35 (8.03%) Support Technician
10 33 (7.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 30 (6.88%) Service Analyst
12 28 (6.42%) Applications Support
12 28 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
13 27 (6.19%) Server Engineer
14 25 (5.73%) Infrastructure Support
15 23 (5.28%) IT Technician
16 22 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 22 (5.05%) IT Support Engineer
16 22 (5.05%) IT Support Technician
17 21 (4.82%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.59%) .NET
2 10 (2.29%) CSS
3 9 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.61%) Web Services
5 5 (1.15%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.15%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.15%) Flash
6 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.92%) HTML
6 4 (0.92%) SOAP
6 4 (0.92%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.92%) WCF
7 3 (0.69%) COM
7 3 (0.69%) WAP
8 2 (0.46%) LAMP
9 1 (0.23%) Ajax
9 1 (0.23%) Middleware
9 1 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
1 36 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.88%) Blackberry
3 22 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.13%) Clustering
5 14 (3.21%) iPad
6 13 (2.98%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.29%) HP StoreVirtual
8 9 (2.06%) iPhone
8 9 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.61%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.61%) Replication
10 7 (1.61%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.38%) CMDB
11 6 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.38%) RSA SecurID
12 5 (1.15%) CCTV
12 5 (1.15%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.15%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 371 (85.09%) Windows
2 234 (53.67%) Windows Server
3 138 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (26.38%) Windows 7
5 101 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (12.16%) Windows 8
7 51 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (9.17%) Windows 10
9 36 (8.26%) Windows XP
10 26 (5.96%) Linux
11 23 (5.28%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.29%) Data ONTAP
13 8 (1.83%) Android
14 5 (1.15%) CentOS
15 4 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.69%) AIX
16 3 (0.69%) Debian
16 3 (0.69%) Unix
17 2 (0.46%) VMS
17 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (44.27%) ITIL
2 37 (8.49%) Service Management
3 29 (6.65%) Change Management
4 25 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (4.82%) Incident Management
5 21 (4.82%) Server Virtualisation
5 21 (4.82%) Service Delivery
6 20 (4.59%) Document Management
7 19 (4.36%) Project Management
8 16 (3.67%) High Availability
8 16 (3.67%) ITSM
8 16 (3.67%) Migration
8 16 (3.67%) Problem Management
9 15 (3.44%) Information Security
9 15 (3.44%) ITIL V3
9 15 (3.44%) Mentoring
10 14 (3.21%) Case Management
10 14 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (2.98%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (2.98%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.99%) SQL
2 56 (12.84%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.82%) T-SQL
4 14 (3.21%) VBScript
5 13 (2.98%) C#
6 10 (2.29%) VB
7 8 (1.83%) C
8 6 (1.38%) PHP
9 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.92%) Java
11 3 (0.69%) Ruby
12 2 (0.46%) Python
12 2 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 112 (25.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (13.99%) MCSE
3 51 (11.70%) MCSA
4 50 (11.47%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (11.24%) CCNA
6 44 (10.09%) Degree
7 43 (9.86%) MCP
8 35 (8.03%) MCTS
9 29 (6.65%) MCITP
9 29 (6.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (3.44%) CCNP
13 14 (3.21%) CCA
14 11 (2.52%) MCDST
14 11 (2.52%) MCT
15 10 (2.29%) NCDA
16 9 (2.06%) ISEB
17 8 (1.83%) MOS
18 6 (1.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.34%) SLA
2 18 (4.13%) QA
3 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (11.93%) Hyper-V
3 26 (5.96%) vSphere
4 23 (5.28%) XenApp
5 18 (4.13%) XenDesktop
5 18 (4.13%) XenServer
6 14 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.52%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.06%) Terminal Server
8 9 (2.06%) Xen
9 7 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.92%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.46%) NDS
11 2 (0.46%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.23%) Firmware
12 1 (0.23%) Postfix
12 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (12.16%) SCCM
2 18 (4.13%) SCOM
3 12 (2.75%) WMI
4 11 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.61%) WSUS
7 6 (1.38%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (1.15%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.92%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.69%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.69%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.46%) SnapMirror
11 2 (0.46%) SnapVault
11 2 (0.46%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 254 (58.26%) Microsoft
2 186 (42.66%) VMware
3 108 (24.77%) Citrix
4 98 (22.48%) Cisco
5 50 (11.47%) NetApp
6 41 (9.40%) HP
7 36 (8.26%) Intel Security
8 32 (7.34%) Dell
9 28 (6.42%) Juniper
10 25 (5.73%) iManage
11 23 (5.28%) CheckPoint
12 21 (4.82%) Oracle
13 20 (4.59%) Veeam
14 14 (3.21%) IBM
15 13 (2.98%) AppSense
16 12 (2.75%) Interwoven
16 12 (2.75%) Symantec
17 10 (2.29%) 3PAR
17 10 (2.29%) F5
17 10 (2.29%) MobileIron
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 23 days holiday, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £80 - £120 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheadle
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £35600.00 per annum + Pension & Fantastic benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £18k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31468.00 - £35662.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £22511 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 per annum + £4200 Car Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago