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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 45 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 157 191 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.78% 5.01% 3.53%
As % of the System Software category 48.91% 50.53% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 132 152 118
Average salary £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
321 378 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.77% 9.91% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 243 309 234
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stockport -3 9 £26,000 -2.80% 1
Bolton +16 8 £25,000 +31.57%
Oldham +8 8 £22,500 -30.76%
Rochdale -3 2 £100,000 +300.00% 2
Altrincham -6 2 £24,750 +12.50% 1
Wigan -6 1 £42,500 +107.31% 1
Salford - 1 - - 5
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 345 (82.93%) Windows
2 235 (56.49%) Microsoft
3 193 (46.39%) VMware
4 169 (40.63%) MS Exchange
5 151 (36.30%) Citrix
6 141 (33.89%) DNS
7 121 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 120 (28.85%) MS Excel
9 118 (28.37%) DHCP
10 113 (27.16%) LAN
11 112 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 107 (25.72%) Exchange Server 2010
13 106 (25.48%) Windows 7
13 106 (25.48%) Cisco
14 104 (25.00%) WAN
15 101 (24.28%) ITIL
16 100 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
17 99 (23.80%) Windows Server 2012
18 95 (22.84%) SQL Server
19 91 (21.88%) MS Office
20 88 (21.15%) Hyper-V
21 83 (19.95%) NetApp
22 82 (19.71%) Firewall
23 81 (19.47%) SAN
23 81 (19.47%) TCP/IP
24 75 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
25 73 (17.55%) VPN
26 67 (16.11%) Windows XP
27 63 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2013
28 60 (14.42%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 169 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 107 (25.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (11.30%) SharePoint
5 46 (11.06%) IIS
5 46 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 44 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (3.85%) Lync
8 14 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.44%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.72%) Apache
13 2 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.24%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.24%) Site Server
14 1 (0.24%) GroupWise
Applications
1 120 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 91 (21.88%) MS Office
3 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.48%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.48%) Revit
5 2 (0.48%) SketchUp
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.05%) Office 365
2 5 (1.20%) SaaS
3 3 (0.72%) IaaS
3 3 (0.72%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 141 (33.89%) DNS
2 118 (28.37%) DHCP
3 113 (27.16%) LAN
4 104 (25.00%) WAN
5 82 (19.71%) Firewall
6 81 (19.47%) SAN
6 81 (19.47%) TCP/IP
7 73 (17.55%) VPN
8 37 (8.89%) VLAN
9 31 (7.45%) VoIP
10 23 (5.53%) Wireless
11 21 (5.05%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (4.81%) MPLS
13 19 (4.57%) NAS
14 17 (4.09%) IPv4
14 17 (4.09%) WLAN
15 16 (3.85%) Network Security
16 14 (3.37%) Ethernet
16 14 (3.37%) Internet
17 13 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.24%) MySQL
8 1 (0.24%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 13 (3.13%) MSI
2 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.24%) AdminStudio
General
1 46 (11.06%) Finance
2 18 (4.33%) Law
3 15 (3.61%) Legal
4 9 (2.16%) Retail
5 7 (1.68%) Advertising
6 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.96%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (23.32%) Support Engineer
2 81 (19.47%) Analyst
3 62 (14.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 58 (13.94%) IT Support
5 55 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 46 (11.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 37 (8.89%) Support Analyst
8 33 (7.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 29 (6.97%) Service Analyst
10 28 (6.73%) Technical Support
11 25 (6.01%) IT Support Engineer
12 24 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (4.81%) Desktop Support
14 19 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
14 19 (4.57%) Consultant
15 18 (4.33%) Architect
16 16 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
17 15 (3.61%) IT Support Analyst
17 15 (3.61%) Technical Engineer
18 14 (3.37%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.92%) .NET
2 5 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.96%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.72%) Web Services
5 2 (0.48%) HTML
6 1 (0.24%) Middleware
6 1 (0.24%) EDI
6 1 (0.24%) XML
6 1 (0.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.81%) Blackberry
2 20 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.33%) FlexPod
3 18 (4.33%) Client/Server
3 18 (4.33%) Clustering
4 9 (2.16%) iPhone
4 9 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.92%) Replication
6 7 (1.68%) iPad
7 6 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.20%) Life Science
8 5 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.72%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.72%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.48%) SecurID
11 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 345 (82.93%) Windows
2 106 (25.48%) Windows 7
3 100 (24.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (23.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 67 (16.11%) Windows XP
7 54 (12.98%) Windows 8
8 32 (7.69%) Linux
9 14 (3.37%) Android
10 8 (1.92%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.92%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.20%) UNIX
12 4 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.48%) NetWare
15 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (24.28%) ITIL
2 37 (8.89%) Migration
3 31 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (4.81%) Business Continuity
5 19 (4.57%) Service Management
6 16 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 15 (3.61%) Incident Management
7 15 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (3.37%) ERP
9 13 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 11 (2.64%) CRM
11 10 (2.40%) Change Management
11 10 (2.40%) Coaching
11 10 (2.40%) Line Management
12 8 (1.92%) Asset Management
12 8 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (1.92%) Change Control
13 7 (1.68%) Service Delivery
14 6 (1.44%) Configuration Management
14 6 (1.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.06%) PowerShell
2 45 (10.82%) SQL
3 19 (4.57%) C
3 19 (4.57%) VB
4 11 (2.64%) VBScript
5 7 (1.68%) C#
6 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.44%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.48%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.24%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.24%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 112 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (11.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 47 (11.30%) MCSE
3 42 (10.10%) MCITP
3 42 (10.10%) MCP
4 35 (8.41%) Degree
5 34 (8.17%) MCSA
5 34 (8.17%) CCNA
5 34 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (6.73%) MCTS
7 22 (5.29%) NCDA
8 21 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
9 18 (4.33%) CCA
10 11 (2.64%) CCNP
11 10 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.40%) CCENT
12 9 (2.16%) MCDST
13 7 (1.68%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.97%) SLA
2 6 (1.44%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) GMP
4 1 (0.24%) GLP
System Software
1 121 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (21.15%) Hyper-V
3 56 (13.46%) XenDesktop
4 40 (9.62%) vSphere
4 40 (9.62%) XenApp
5 23 (5.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (2.88%) XenServer
7 6 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.44%) NFS
7 6 (1.44%) Xen
7 6 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.48%) Firmware
9 2 (0.48%) vCloud
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (14.42%) SCCM
2 15 (3.61%) WSUS
3 13 (3.13%) SCOM
4 6 (1.44%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.44%) SCOrch
4 6 (1.44%) XenMobile
5 4 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.72%) WMI
6 3 (0.72%) Nagios
7 2 (0.48%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (0.48%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.48%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.48%) cPanel
8 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.24%) SCSM
Vendors
1 235 (56.49%) Microsoft
2 193 (46.39%) VMware
3 151 (36.30%) Citrix
4 106 (25.48%) Cisco
5 83 (19.95%) NetApp
6 60 (14.42%) HP
7 27 (6.49%) Dell
8 17 (4.09%) Symantec
9 14 (3.37%) AppSense
10 13 (3.13%) Oracle
11 12 (2.88%) McAfee
11 12 (2.88%) Avaya
11 12 (2.88%) Veeam
12 11 (2.64%) EMC
13 10 (2.40%) Meraki
14 8 (1.92%) Apple
14 8 (1.92%) IBM
15 6 (1.44%) Adobe
15 6 (1.44%) Intel
16 5 (1.20%) Sophos
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