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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 206 174 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 6.08% 5.32% 5.64%
As % of the System Software category 62.42% 52.57% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 182 147 180
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,350 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,750 £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
330 331 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.73% 10.12% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 284 253 324
Median salary £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 31 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 31 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
Altrincham +19 12 £18,000 -27.27% 2
Bury - 9 £35,500 - 1
Bolton +11 8 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Stockport +9 8 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Wigan +10 3 £26,500 -37.64%
Cheadle - 3 £23,000 - 1
Rochdale +1 2 £22,000 -71.42%
Sale - 2 £28,750 -
Oldham -10 1 £20,000 -11.11%
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 357 (85.20%) Windows
2 250 (59.67%) Microsoft
3 230 (54.89%) Windows Server
4 176 (42.00%) ITIL
4 176 (42.00%) VMware
5 131 (31.26%) MS Excel
6 129 (30.79%) MS Exchange
7 126 (30.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 108 (25.78%) Windows 7
9 103 (24.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 102 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 97 (23.15%) Citrix
12 95 (22.67%) DHCP
13 94 (22.43%) MS Office
13 94 (22.43%) SQL Server
13 94 (22.43%) DNS
14 92 (21.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 89 (21.24%) Cisco
16 81 (19.33%) Firewall
17 76 (18.14%) LAN
18 73 (17.42%) VPN
19 66 (15.75%) WAN
20 64 (15.27%) TCP/IP
21 62 (14.80%) PowerShell
22 60 (14.32%) Exchange Server 2010
23 56 (13.37%) MCSE
24 55 (13.13%) Hyper-V
25 53 (12.65%) MCSA
26 52 (12.41%) SQL
26 52 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 129 (30.79%) MS Exchange
2 60 (14.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (6.44%) SharePoint
6 25 (5.97%) IIS
7 18 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (4.30%) Skype for Business
8 12 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.39%) CMS
10 7 (1.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 5 (1.19%) WordPress
12 4 (0.95%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.72%) Apache
13 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.24%) nginx
14 1 (0.24%) Node.js
14 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 131 (31.26%) MS Excel
2 94 (22.43%) MS Office
3 13 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (12.17%) Office 365
3 13 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.72%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (22.67%) DHCP
2 94 (22.43%) DNS
3 81 (19.33%) Firewall
4 76 (18.14%) LAN
5 73 (17.42%) VPN
6 66 (15.75%) WAN
7 64 (15.27%) TCP/IP
8 43 (10.26%) SAN
9 40 (9.55%) VLAN
10 32 (7.64%) VoIP
11 22 (5.25%) Network Security
12 19 (4.53%) Internet
13 17 (4.06%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (3.34%) Wireless
15 13 (3.10%) MPLS
16 12 (2.86%) Junos
17 9 (2.15%) Remote Desktop
18 8 (1.91%) Ethernet
19 7 (1.67%) FTP
19 7 (1.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.15%) MySQL
4 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.48%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (1.19%) MSI
2 3 (0.72%) InstallShield
2 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.48%) JIRA
3 2 (0.48%) WiX
General
1 47 (11.22%) Finance
2 45 (10.74%) Law
3 36 (8.59%) Legal
4 8 (1.91%) Retail
5 6 (1.43%) Banking
5 6 (1.43%) German Language
5 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 118 (28.16%) Analyst
2 67 (15.99%) Support Analyst
3 63 (15.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (15.04%) Support Engineer
4 61 (14.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 55 (13.13%) IT Support
6 40 (9.55%) IT Engineer
7 38 (9.07%) 3rd Line Support
8 36 (8.59%) Support Technician
9 34 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 29 (6.92%) Applications Support
11 26 (6.21%) Service Analyst
12 24 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
13 23 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
13 23 (5.49%) Server Engineer
14 22 (5.25%) IT Technician
15 21 (5.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 21 (5.01%) Applications Engineer
16 20 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 20 (4.77%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.53%) .NET
2 10 (2.39%) CSS
3 9 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.67%) Web Services
5 6 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.19%) Classic ASP
6 5 (1.19%) Flash
7 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (0.95%) HTML
7 4 (0.95%) SOAP
7 4 (0.95%) WAP
7 4 (0.95%) WCF
8 3 (0.72%) COM
8 3 (0.72%) LAMP
9 2 (0.48%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.24%) Ajax
10 1 (0.24%) ODBC
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.88%) Data Centre
3 28 (6.68%) Blackberry
4 25 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (3.58%) Clustering
6 12 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.63%) iPad
8 10 (2.39%) HP StoreVirtual
9 9 (2.15%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.91%) CMDB
10 8 (1.91%) Replication
11 7 (1.67%) CCTV
11 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.67%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.67%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.43%) FMCG
12 6 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
13 5 (1.19%) EqualLogic
14 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
14 4 (0.95%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 357 (85.20%) Windows
2 230 (54.89%) Windows Server
3 126 (30.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (25.78%) Windows 7
5 92 (21.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (10.74%) Windows 8
8 44 (10.50%) Windows 10
9 31 (7.40%) Windows XP
10 23 (5.49%) Mac OS X
11 22 (5.25%) Linux
12 7 (1.67%) Android
13 6 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.19%) AIX
14 5 (1.19%) CentOS
14 5 (1.19%) Unix
15 4 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.48%) VMS
16 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (42.00%) ITIL
2 37 (8.83%) Service Management
3 29 (6.92%) Change Management
4 23 (5.49%) Service Delivery
5 21 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (5.01%) Document Management
5 21 (5.01%) Incident Management
6 20 (4.77%) Project Management
6 20 (4.77%) Server Virtualisation
7 16 (3.82%) Case Management
7 16 (3.82%) Migration
7 16 (3.82%) Problem Management
8 15 (3.58%) High Availability
8 15 (3.58%) ITIL V3
8 15 (3.58%) ITSM
8 15 (3.58%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (3.34%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (3.34%) Information Security
9 14 (3.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (14.80%) PowerShell
2 52 (12.41%) SQL
3 23 (5.49%) T-SQL
4 16 (3.82%) VBScript
5 14 (3.34%) C#
6 10 (2.39%) VB
7 7 (1.67%) C
8 5 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.19%) PHP
9 3 (0.72%) Ruby
10 2 (0.48%) Java
10 2 (0.48%) Perl
10 2 (0.48%) Python
10 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (24.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (13.37%) MCSE
3 53 (12.65%) MCSA
4 44 (10.50%) Degree
5 42 (10.02%) CCNA
5 42 (10.02%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (10.02%) MCP
6 29 (6.92%) MCITP
7 27 (6.44%) MCTS
8 23 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (4.06%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (3.34%) CCNP
12 13 (3.10%) CCA
12 13 (3.10%) MCT
13 11 (2.63%) ISEB
14 10 (2.39%) MCDST
15 7 (1.67%) MOS
16 5 (1.19%) HND
16 5 (1.19%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.64%) SLA
2 20 (4.77%) QA
3 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (13.13%) Hyper-V
3 22 (5.25%) vSphere
4 21 (5.01%) XenApp
5 19 (4.53%) XenServer
6 16 (3.82%) XenDesktop
7 14 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (3.10%) Terminal Services
9 11 (2.63%) Terminal Server
10 6 (1.43%) Xen
11 5 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 1 (0.24%) Postfix
13 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (11.22%) SCCM
2 13 (3.10%) WMI
3 9 (2.15%) SCOM
4 8 (1.91%) WSUS
5 7 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (1.19%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.19%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.95%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.72%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.48%) Nagios
10 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.24%) DameWare
11 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.24%) Nessus
11 1 (0.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 250 (59.67%) Microsoft
2 176 (42.00%) VMware
3 97 (23.15%) Citrix
4 89 (21.24%) Cisco
5 37 (8.83%) NetApp
6 35 (8.35%) Intel Security
7 34 (8.11%) HP
8 28 (6.68%) Juniper
9 27 (6.44%) iManage
10 24 (5.73%) CheckPoint
10 24 (5.73%) Dell
11 20 (4.77%) Veeam
12 12 (2.86%) 3PAR
12 12 (2.86%) Interwoven
13 11 (2.63%) IBM
13 11 (2.63%) Oracle
14 10 (2.39%) AppSense
14 10 (2.39%) MobileIron
15 9 (2.15%) Symantec
16 8 (1.91%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call Allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + FLEXIBLE WORKING HOURS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: £45k + 5% benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £31846.00 - £35662.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester City Council
Salary: £31k - 35.6k per year + Fanastic Benefits, Flexi-time & Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Bury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester City Council
Salary: £31k - 36.5k per year + Fanastic Benefits, Flexi-time & Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apex Network Solutions Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago