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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 212 180 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.06% 5.44% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 61.27% 51.72% 60.25%
Number of salaries quoted 193 152 209
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £53,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
346 348 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.89% 10.52% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 311 266 339
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Altrincham +13 13 £25,000 +1.01% 1
Bury - 13 £35,500 -
Stockport +8 11 £45,000 +73.07% 1
Rochdale +4 11 £46,000 -14.81% 2
Wigan +5 4 £22,750 -46.47%
Bolton -3 4 £34,500 +38.00%
Sale - 3 £32,500 -
Cheadle +4 2 £29,000 +3.57% 1
Oldham -7 1 £20,000 -11.11% 2
Heywood - 1 £24,000 - 2
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 348 (83.45%) Windows
2 241 (57.79%) Microsoft
3 228 (54.68%) Windows Server
4 172 (41.25%) VMware
5 167 (40.05%) ITIL
6 125 (29.98%) MS Excel
7 122 (29.26%) MS Exchange
8 114 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 109 (26.14%) DNS
10 101 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 98 (23.50%) DHCP
12 94 (22.54%) Cisco
13 92 (22.06%) Citrix
14 91 (21.82%) Windows 7
15 88 (21.10%) Firewall
15 88 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 86 (20.62%) MS Office
17 85 (20.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 79 (18.94%) SQL Server
19 78 (18.71%) PowerShell
20 67 (16.07%) VPN
21 63 (15.11%) TCP/IP
22 60 (14.39%) LAN
22 60 (14.39%) Hyper-V
22 60 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
23 58 (13.91%) SQL
24 55 (13.19%) SCCM
25 49 (11.75%) WAN
25 49 (11.75%) MCSA
26 48 (11.51%) 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
1 122 (29.26%) MS Exchange
2 60 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (7.67%) IIS
6 21 (5.04%) SharePoint
7 18 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (3.12%) Skype for Business
9 12 (2.88%) CMS
10 11 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.20%) Apache
12 4 (0.96%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.72%) WordPress
14 1 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 125 (29.98%) MS Excel
2 86 (20.62%) MS Office
3 15 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.51%) Office 365
2 42 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.72%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 109 (26.14%) DNS
2 98 (23.50%) DHCP
3 88 (21.10%) Firewall
4 67 (16.07%) VPN
5 63 (15.11%) TCP/IP
6 60 (14.39%) LAN
7 49 (11.75%) WAN
8 43 (10.31%) SAN
9 37 (8.87%) VoIP
10 35 (8.39%) VLAN
11 23 (5.52%) Network Security
12 18 (4.32%) Junos
12 18 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (4.08%) Internet
14 15 (3.60%) MPLS
15 13 (3.12%) Wireless
16 12 (2.88%) Ethernet
17 10 (2.40%) SNMP
18 9 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
19 8 (1.92%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.16%) MySQL
4 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) Looker
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.48%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.44%) MSI
2 5 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.96%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.48%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.48%) WiX
General
1 45 (10.79%) Law
2 38 (9.11%) Finance
3 36 (8.63%) Legal
4 15 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.16%) Retail
6 6 (1.44%) Banking
6 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.96%) German Language
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) French Language
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 107 (25.66%) Analyst
2 72 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (16.07%) Support Engineer
4 64 (15.35%) Support Analyst
5 52 (12.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 50 (11.99%) IT Support
7 39 (9.35%) IT Engineer
8 37 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (8.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 34 (8.15%) Support Technician
11 32 (7.67%) Applications Support
12 25 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
13 24 (5.76%) IT Support Engineer
14 23 (5.52%) IT Analyst
15 22 (5.28%) Service Analyst
16 21 (5.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 21 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 20 (4.80%) Server Engineer
17 20 (4.80%) Service Desk Analyst
17 20 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.32%) .NET
2 8 (1.92%) CSS
2 8 (1.92%) Web Services
3 7 (1.68%) .NET Framework
3 7 (1.68%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.20%) LAMP
5 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (0.96%) HTML
5 4 (0.96%) SOAP
5 4 (0.96%) WAP
5 4 (0.96%) WCF
6 3 (0.72%) Classic ASP
6 3 (0.72%) COM
6 3 (0.72%) ELK Stack
6 3 (0.72%) Flash
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
7 1 (0.24%) ODBC
7 1 (0.24%) SAML
7 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.39%) Data Centre
3 29 (6.95%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.00%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.08%) Clustering
6 13 (3.12%) iPad
7 11 (2.64%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.64%) Replication
8 10 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (1.68%) CCTV
10 7 (1.68%) CMDB
10 7 (1.68%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.68%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.44%) FMCG
12 5 (1.20%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.20%) PKI
13 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.96%) iSeries
13 4 (0.96%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 348 (83.45%) Windows
2 228 (54.68%) Windows Server
3 114 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (21.82%) Windows 7
5 88 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (8.63%) Windows 10
8 30 (7.19%) Windows 8
9 26 (6.24%) Linux
10 23 (5.52%) Windows XP
11 22 (5.28%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.68%) AIX
12 7 (1.68%) Unix
13 6 (1.44%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.20%) Android
14 5 (1.20%) CentOS
15 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.48%) VMS
15 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (40.05%) ITIL
2 36 (8.63%) Service Management
3 32 (7.67%) Change Management
4 25 (6.00%) Incident Management
4 25 (6.00%) Service Delivery
5 21 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (5.04%) Document Management
6 20 (4.80%) Project Management
7 19 (4.56%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (4.32%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (4.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 17 (4.08%) Migration
9 17 (4.08%) SIEM
10 16 (3.84%) ITIL V3
10 16 (3.84%) ITSM
10 16 (3.84%) Workflow
11 15 (3.60%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (3.60%) Problem Management
12 14 (3.36%) CRM
12 14 (3.36%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.71%) PowerShell
2 58 (13.91%) SQL
3 22 (5.28%) T-SQL
4 17 (4.08%) VBScript
5 15 (3.60%) C#
6 11 (2.64%) PHP
7 9 (2.16%) Perl
8 8 (1.92%) VB
9 7 (1.68%) C
9 7 (1.68%) Python
10 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.72%) Ruby
12 2 (0.48%) VBA
13 1 (0.24%) Delphi
13 1 (0.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 85 (20.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (11.75%) MCSA
3 46 (11.03%) MCSE
4 37 (8.87%) MCP
5 36 (8.63%) Degree
6 35 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (7.91%) CCNA
8 21 (5.04%) MCITP
8 21 (5.04%) MCTS
9 18 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (3.60%) MCT
12 13 (3.12%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (2.64%) CCA
14 10 (2.40%) ISEB
15 8 (1.92%) MCDST
16 7 (1.68%) DBS Check
17 6 (1.44%) CCNP
18 5 (1.20%) MOS
18 5 (1.20%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.15%) SLA
2 19 (4.56%) QA
3 7 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (14.39%) Hyper-V
3 29 (6.95%) vSphere
4 21 (5.04%) XenApp
5 18 (4.32%) XenDesktop
6 17 (4.08%) XenServer
7 14 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (3.12%) Terminal Server
9 11 (2.64%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.44%) Xen
11 4 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.72%) NFS
12 3 (0.72%) vCloud
13 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (13.19%) SCCM
2 17 (4.08%) SCOM
3 14 (3.36%) WMI
4 10 (2.40%) Nagios
5 9 (2.16%) WSUS
6 8 (1.92%) Puppet
6 8 (1.92%) RANCID
7 7 (1.68%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.44%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.20%) Cacti
9 5 (1.20%) OpenNMS
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.96%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.72%) vRealize
11 3 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 241 (57.79%) Microsoft
2 172 (41.25%) VMware
3 94 (22.54%) Cisco
4 92 (22.06%) Citrix
5 37 (8.87%) Intel Security
6 35 (8.39%) NetApp
7 34 (8.15%) HP
8 32 (7.67%) Juniper
9 30 (7.19%) iManage
10 27 (6.47%) CheckPoint
11 24 (5.76%) Veeam
12 22 (5.28%) Dell
13 12 (2.88%) Interwoven
14 10 (2.40%) 3PAR
14 10 (2.40%) MobileIron
14 10 (2.40%) Symantec
15 8 (1.92%) AppSense
15 8 (1.92%) IBM
15 8 (1.92%) Nimble Storage
16 7 (1.68%) Sophos
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire / Manchester
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + £2,500 On Call Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
EMBS
Salary: £40k - 70k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £16k - 22k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ultimate Products
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum Structured salary with stepped increases
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ultimate Products
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum structured salary with stepped increases
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago