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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 195 208 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.39% 5.80% 6.25%
As % of the System Software category 60.94% 53.75% 61.44%
Number of salaries quoted 180 169 206
Median salary £37,500 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +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
320 387 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.85% 10.79% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 292 285 334
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Stockport +2 16 £45,000 +73.07% 4
Rochdale +3 15 £46,000 -20.68% 3
Altrincham +10 9 £25,000 -34.21% 2
Bury - 8 £36,500 - 1
Wigan +4 7 £21,500 -10.41% 1
Bolton -15 6 £34,500 +38.00% 1
Oldham - 3 £24,000 - 2
Sale - 3 £32,500 - 1
Cheadle +5 2 £29,000 +11.53% 1
Salford +10 1 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 339 (82.89%) Windows
2 230 (56.23%) Microsoft
3 225 (55.01%) Windows Server
4 170 (41.56%) VMware
5 154 (37.65%) ITIL
6 118 (28.85%) MS Excel
7 113 (27.63%) MS Exchange
8 112 (27.38%) DNS
9 106 (25.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 96 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 96 (23.47%) Cisco
11 94 (22.98%) DHCP
12 91 (22.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 89 (21.76%) Firewall
14 88 (21.52%) Citrix
14 88 (21.52%) PowerShell
15 82 (20.05%) Windows 7
16 81 (19.80%) MS Office
17 72 (17.60%) SQL Server
18 70 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
19 63 (15.40%) SQL
20 60 (14.67%) VPN
20 60 (14.67%) SCCM
21 56 (13.69%) Hyper-V
22 55 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
23 54 (13.20%) TCP/IP
24 48 (11.74%) LAN
25 45 (11.00%) Law
26 44 (10.76%) Office 365
27 43 (10.51%) MCSA

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
1 113 (27.63%) MS Exchange
2 55 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (10.02%) IIS
4 32 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (4.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (4.89%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.42%) CMS
8 7 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.47%) Apache
9 6 (1.47%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.98%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) nginx
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 118 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 81 (19.80%) MS Office
3 17 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.76%) Office 365
2 39 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.49%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 112 (27.38%) DNS
2 94 (22.98%) DHCP
3 89 (21.76%) Firewall
4 60 (14.67%) VPN
5 54 (13.20%) TCP/IP
6 48 (11.74%) LAN
7 43 (10.51%) SAN
8 39 (9.54%) VoIP
9 38 (9.29%) WAN
10 33 (8.07%) VLAN
11 21 (5.13%) Junos
11 21 (5.13%) Network Security
12 18 (4.40%) Internet
13 16 (3.91%) Ethernet
13 16 (3.91%) MPLS
13 16 (3.91%) SNMP
14 14 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (3.42%) Wireless
15 10 (2.44%) IPv6
16 9 (2.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.71%) MySQL
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.49%) Looker
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.49%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.47%) MSI
3 4 (0.98%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.49%) JIRA
4 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.49%) WiX
General
1 45 (11.00%) Law
2 38 (9.29%) Finance
3 35 (8.56%) Legal
4 20 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.71%) Retail
7 6 (1.47%) Banking
8 5 (1.22%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
9 2 (0.49%) French Language
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 110 (26.89%) Analyst
2 69 (16.87%) Support Analyst
2 69 (16.87%) Support Engineer
3 64 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (10.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 42 (10.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 42 (10.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 42 (10.27%) IT Support
6 34 (8.31%) Applications Support
7 30 (7.33%) IT Engineer
8 28 (6.85%) Service Analyst
9 27 (6.60%) Applications Engineer
9 27 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
10 26 (6.36%) Support Technician
11 23 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (5.38%) IT Analyst
13 21 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
14 20 (4.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (4.89%) Applications Support Engineer
14 20 (4.89%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.67%) .NET
2 10 (2.44%) Web Services
3 7 (1.71%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.47%) LAMP
5 5 (1.22%) CSS
6 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.98%) HTML
6 4 (0.98%) SOAP
6 4 (0.98%) WAP
6 4 (0.98%) WCF
7 3 (0.73%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.49%) COM
9 1 (0.24%) Middleware
9 1 (0.24%) Node.js
9 1 (0.24%) ODBC
9 1 (0.24%) SAML
9 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.31%) Data Centre
3 30 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (6.85%) Blackberry
5 19 (4.65%) Clustering
6 18 (4.40%) iPad
7 11 (2.69%) Replication
8 10 (2.44%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.96%) PKI
10 7 (1.71%) CCTV
10 7 (1.71%) CMDB
10 7 (1.71%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (1.47%) FMCG
12 5 (1.22%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.22%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.22%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.98%) AS400
13 4 (0.98%) iSeries
14 3 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 339 (82.89%) Windows
2 225 (55.01%) Windows Server
3 106 (25.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 91 (22.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (20.05%) Windows 7
6 37 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (8.31%) Windows 10
8 32 (7.82%) Linux
9 25 (6.11%) Mac OS X
9 25 (6.11%) Windows 8
10 18 (4.40%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.96%) AIX
12 7 (1.71%) Unix
13 6 (1.47%) CentOS
14 4 (0.98%) Android
14 4 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.49%) VMS
15 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (37.65%) ITIL
2 35 (8.56%) Service Management
3 32 (7.82%) Change Management
4 26 (6.36%) Service Delivery
5 25 (6.11%) Incident Management
6 24 (5.87%) Document Management
7 21 (5.13%) Project Management
8 20 (4.89%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
9 19 (4.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 18 (4.40%) SIEM
10 18 (4.40%) Workflow
11 17 (4.16%) ITSM
12 16 (3.91%) ITIL V3
13 15 (3.67%) CRM
14 14 (3.42%) Configuration Management
14 14 (3.42%) Expense Management
14 14 (3.42%) Problem Management
14 14 (3.42%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 88 (21.52%) PowerShell
2 63 (15.40%) SQL
3 20 (4.89%) T-SQL
3 20 (4.89%) VBScript
4 15 (3.67%) PHP
5 13 (3.18%) C#
5 13 (3.18%) Perl
6 10 (2.44%) Python
7 8 (1.96%) VB
8 6 (1.47%) C
9 5 (1.22%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.73%) Ruby
10 3 (0.73%) VBA
11 2 (0.49%) Delphi
12 1 (0.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 70 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (10.51%) MCSA
3 33 (8.07%) Degree
3 33 (8.07%) MCSE
4 31 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (7.09%) CCNA
6 25 (6.11%) MCP
7 14 (3.42%) MCITP
7 14 (3.42%) MCT
8 13 (3.18%) ISEB
9 11 (2.69%) MCTS
10 10 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.96%) MCDST
13 7 (1.71%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.22%) CCA
14 5 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (1.22%) MOS
15 4 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.60%) SLA
2 20 (4.89%) QA
3 10 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (13.69%) Hyper-V
3 28 (6.85%) vSphere
4 22 (5.38%) XenApp
5 21 (5.13%) XenDesktop
6 15 (3.67%) Terminal Server
7 13 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.69%) XenServer
9 9 (2.20%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.47%) Xen
11 5 (1.22%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.98%) vCloud
12 4 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.73%) NFS
14 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (14.67%) SCCM
2 23 (5.62%) SCOM
3 14 (3.42%) WMI
4 13 (3.18%) Nagios
4 13 (3.18%) WSUS
5 12 (2.93%) Puppet
5 12 (2.93%) RANCID
6 8 (1.96%) Cacti
6 8 (1.96%) OpenNMS
7 7 (1.71%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.22%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.22%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.22%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.98%) vRealize
11 3 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 230 (56.23%) Microsoft
2 170 (41.56%) VMware
3 96 (23.47%) Cisco
4 88 (21.52%) Citrix
5 34 (8.31%) HP
6 33 (8.07%) Juniper
7 32 (7.82%) iManage
7 32 (7.82%) Intel Security
8 28 (6.85%) CheckPoint
8 28 (6.85%) NetApp
9 25 (6.11%) Veeam
10 17 (4.16%) Dell
11 14 (3.42%) Interwoven
12 10 (2.44%) MobileIron
13 9 (2.20%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.20%) Nimble Storage
14 8 (1.96%) Brocade
14 8 (1.96%) Foundry
14 8 (1.96%) Huawei
14 8 (1.96%) ZyXEL
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