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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 263 156 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.57% 4.24% 5.64%
As % of the System Software category 63.53% 48.90% 64.27%
Number of salaries quoted 241 145 211
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
414 319 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.34% 8.66% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 347 278 320
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +7 21 £21,500 +16.21% 2
Wigan - 14 £27,500 -
Oldham - 6 £22,500 -
Cheadle +6 4 - -
Bolton +7 3 £26,500 -47.00% 2
Rochdale 0 3 £16,500 -40.00%
Altrincham -2 2 £24,250 -46.11% 2
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 389 (79.71%) Windows
2 275 (56.35%) Microsoft
3 216 (44.26%) VMware
4 182 (37.30%) MS Exchange
5 153 (31.35%) Citrix
6 147 (30.12%) MS Excel
7 144 (29.51%) ITIL
8 139 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 137 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 122 (25.00%) Cisco
11 120 (24.59%) DNS
12 116 (23.77%) LAN
13 112 (22.95%) Firewall
14 108 (22.13%) WAN
15 106 (21.72%) Hyper-V
16 102 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
17 96 (19.67%) MS Office
17 96 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 94 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 94 (19.26%) Windows 7
19 89 (18.24%) SAN
20 88 (18.03%) SQL Server
21 87 (17.83%) DHCP
21 87 (17.83%) Exchange Server 2010
22 75 (15.37%) Windows XP
23 70 (14.34%) NetApp
24 67 (13.73%) TCP/IP
25 65 (13.32%) IIS
26 63 (12.91%) HP
27 60 (12.30%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 182 (37.30%) MS Exchange
2 87 (17.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (13.32%) IIS
4 50 (10.25%) SharePoint
5 47 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (3.69%) Lync
9 13 (2.66%) IBM Notes
10 10 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.41%) Documentum
13 2 (0.41%) Apache
13 2 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.20%) Moodle
14 1 (0.20%) TPMS
Applications
1 147 (30.12%) MS Excel
2 96 (19.67%) MS Office
3 5 (1.02%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.82%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) Revit
5 2 (0.41%) SketchUp
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.35%) Office 365
2 6 (1.23%) IaaS
3 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (24.59%) DNS
2 116 (23.77%) LAN
3 112 (22.95%) Firewall
4 108 (22.13%) WAN
5 89 (18.24%) SAN
6 87 (17.83%) DHCP
7 67 (13.73%) TCP/IP
8 50 (10.25%) VPN
9 42 (8.61%) NAS
10 38 (7.79%) VLAN
11 28 (5.74%) Wireless
11 28 (5.74%) VoIP
12 20 (4.10%) Network Security
13 19 (3.89%) NetScaler
13 19 (3.89%) MPLS
14 16 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (2.87%) iSCSI
16 12 (2.46%) LDAP
16 12 (2.46%) SSL
17 11 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.23%) MySQL
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.41%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (11.27%) Finance
2 22 (4.51%) Law
3 19 (3.89%) Legal
4 10 (2.05%) Banking
5 6 (1.23%) Advertising
6 5 (1.02%) Retail
6 5 (1.02%) German Language
7 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (23.98%) Analyst
2 91 (18.65%) Support Engineer
3 69 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 59 (12.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 53 (10.86%) Service Analyst
6 49 (10.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 44 (9.02%) IT Support
7 44 (9.02%) Support Analyst
8 39 (7.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 31 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 31 (6.35%) Administrator
10 29 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
11 28 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 26 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (4.71%) Technical Support
14 21 (4.30%) Team Leader
15 20 (4.10%) Consultant
16 17 (3.48%) IT Support Engineer
17 16 (3.28%) Help Desk Analyst
18 15 (3.07%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.05%) .NET
2 4 (0.82%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.61%) EDIFACT
3 3 (0.61%) Web Services
3 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.61%) EDI
4 2 (0.41%) CSS
4 2 (0.41%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.53%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.89%) Clustering
5 13 (2.66%) FlexPod
6 9 (1.84%) Replication
7 6 (1.23%) Life Science
7 6 (1.23%) iPhone
8 5 (1.02%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.82%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.61%) Xbox
10 3 (0.61%) SecurID
10 3 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.61%) Handset
10 3 (0.61%) GIS
11 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.41%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.41%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 389 (79.71%) Windows
2 137 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 96 (19.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (19.26%) Windows 7
6 75 (15.37%) Windows XP
7 44 (9.02%) Linux
8 42 (8.61%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.46%) Android
9 12 (2.46%) Windows Vista
10 10 (2.05%) UNIX
11 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.82%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.61%) Solaris
14 2 (0.41%) HPUX
14 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.51%) ITIL
2 43 (8.81%) Migration
3 35 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (6.35%) Business Continuity
5 27 (5.53%) Incident Management
6 18 (3.69%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (3.48%) Line Management
7 17 (3.48%) Service Delivery
8 16 (3.28%) PRINCE2
8 16 (3.28%) ERP
8 16 (3.28%) Information Security
9 15 (3.07%) Service Management
9 15 (3.07%) Mentoring
10 12 (2.46%) Change Management
10 12 (2.46%) Problem Management
11 9 (1.84%) Change Control
11 9 (1.84%) Coaching
12 8 (1.64%) Asset Management
12 8 (1.64%) Load Balancing
12 8 (1.64%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 60 (12.30%) SQL
2 44 (9.02%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.30%) C
4 10 (2.05%) VB.NET
5 7 (1.43%) Perl
5 7 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.82%) VB
7 2 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (10.66%) MCSE
3 44 (9.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 41 (8.40%) MCITP
4 41 (8.40%) MCSA
5 39 (7.99%) Citrix Certification
6 38 (7.79%) CCNA
6 38 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (7.38%) CCA
8 35 (7.17%) MCP
9 27 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (5.33%) MCTS
11 14 (2.87%) Degree
12 13 (2.66%) NCDA
13 9 (1.84%) CISM
13 9 (1.84%) CISSP
14 7 (1.43%) ISEB
15 6 (1.23%) SC Cleared
15 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
16 5 (1.02%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.99%) SLA
2 16 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 139 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (21.72%) Hyper-V
3 58 (11.89%) vSphere
4 52 (10.66%) XenApp
5 46 (9.43%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.84%) XenServer
7 9 (1.84%) NFS
8 7 (1.43%) Xen
8 7 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.23%) MetaFrame
9 6 (1.23%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.82%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.61%) Firmware
12 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.20%) vCloud
12 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (9.02%) SCCM
2 17 (3.48%) SCOM
3 15 (3.07%) WSUS
4 10 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.84%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (1.43%) WMI
8 6 (1.23%) Nagios
9 5 (1.02%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.82%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.82%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.61%) SCSM
12 2 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 275 (56.35%) Microsoft
2 216 (44.26%) VMware
3 153 (31.35%) Citrix
4 122 (25.00%) Cisco
5 70 (14.34%) NetApp
6 63 (12.91%) HP
7 27 (5.53%) Dell
8 26 (5.33%) Symantec
9 17 (3.48%) EMC
10 14 (2.87%) WatchGuard
11 13 (2.66%) Lotus
12 12 (2.46%) IBM
13 10 (2.05%) McAfee
13 10 (2.05%) Sophos
14 9 (1.84%) ProCurve
14 9 (1.84%) Veeam
15 8 (1.64%) Avaya
15 8 (1.64%) Mitel
15 8 (1.64%) IronPort
16 7 (1.43%) Meraki
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On call + healthcare + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago