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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 317 197 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.36% 5.40% 7.56%
As % of the System Software category 60.61% 57.10% 70.61%
Number of salaries quoted 296 160 295
Median salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,125 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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
523 345 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.80% 9.45% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 479 230 389
Median salary £38,250 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +34 45 £27,500 -38.88% 4
Rochdale +11 40 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Oldham +5 15 £22,500 +4.65% 2
Bury +3 10 £30,000 +76.47% 1
Bolton -2 10 £27,500 -17.91% 3
Salford - 9 £31,600 -
Altrincham -1 7 £25,000 +21.95%
Cheadle +14 5 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Sale -3 4 £28,500 +29.54%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 4 £33,000 - 1
Wigan -11 3 - - 2
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 417 (80.19%) Windows
2 290 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 253 (48.65%) VMware
4 244 (46.92%) Windows Server
5 174 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 170 (32.69%) DNS
7 166 (31.92%) ITIL
8 164 (31.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 143 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 138 (26.54%) MS Exchange
11 133 (25.58%) Cisco
12 124 (23.85%) Firewall
13 122 (23.46%) DHCP
14 115 (22.12%) WAN
15 113 (21.73%) Hyper-V
16 109 (20.96%) Windows 7
16 109 (20.96%) MS Excel
17 106 (20.38%) SQL Server
18 97 (18.65%) LAN
18 97 (18.65%) Microsoft Certification
18 97 (18.65%) PowerShell
19 95 (18.27%) SQL
20 81 (15.58%) Citrix
21 79 (15.19%) SCCM
22 77 (14.81%) MS Office
22 77 (14.81%) TCP/IP
23 69 (13.27%) IIS
24 68 (13.08%) Office 365
25 65 (12.50%) Linux
26 61 (11.73%) MCSE

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
1 138 (26.54%) MS Exchange
2 69 (13.27%) IIS
3 53 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (6.92%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (2.69%) Apache
8 11 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.73%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.96%) CMS
12 3 (0.58%) Site Server
13 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.19%) SAS
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.19%) WordPress
14 1 (0.19%) Zimbra
Applications
1 109 (20.96%) MS Excel
2 77 (14.81%) MS Office
3 6 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.58%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (13.08%) Office 365
2 39 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.77%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.77%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.38%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) PaaS
8 2 (0.38%) SaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 170 (32.69%) DNS
2 124 (23.85%) Firewall
3 122 (23.46%) DHCP
4 115 (22.12%) WAN
5 97 (18.65%) LAN
6 77 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 61 (11.73%) Internet
7 61 (11.73%) VPN
8 54 (10.38%) VLAN
9 50 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
10 47 (9.04%) SAN
11 42 (8.08%) VoIP
12 31 (5.96%) SNMP
13 26 (5.00%) WLAN
14 23 (4.42%) Network Security
15 22 (4.23%) Ethernet
16 21 (4.04%) IPv6
17 19 (3.65%) Broadband
17 19 (3.65%) TACACS
18 17 (3.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.85%) MySQL
3 19 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.15%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.96%) JIRA
5 4 (0.77%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.77%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.77%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.77%) MSI
5 4 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (6.15%) Telecoms
2 28 (5.38%) Finance
3 14 (2.69%) Legal
4 10 (1.92%) Law
4 10 (1.92%) Retail
5 7 (1.35%) German Language
5 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.96%) Back Office
7 3 (0.58%) Advertising
7 3 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (19.23%) Analyst
2 88 (16.92%) Support Engineer
3 83 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 77 (14.81%) IT Support
5 57 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 57 (10.96%) Support Analyst
6 47 (9.04%) Support Technician
7 37 (7.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 36 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 34 (6.54%) IT Analyst
10 33 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
11 31 (5.96%) Infrastructure Support
12 29 (5.58%) Server Engineer
13 28 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
14 27 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
15 26 (5.00%) IT Engineer
15 26 (5.00%) Service Analyst
16 25 (4.81%) VMware Engineer
17 24 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
17 24 (4.62%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.77%) Web Services
2 14 (2.69%) LAMP
3 8 (1.54%) .NET
4 7 (1.35%) HTML
5 6 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.58%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) FFmpeg
7 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.77%) iPad
4 21 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.46%) NHS
6 15 (2.88%) CMDB
7 14 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.50%) Clustering
9 11 (2.12%) Blackberry
9 11 (2.12%) HP StoreVirtual
9 11 (2.12%) RSA SecurID
10 10 (1.92%) PKI
11 9 (1.73%) Replication
11 9 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.15%) iPhone
13 5 (0.96%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.96%) User Experience
14 4 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 417 (80.19%) Windows
2 244 (46.92%) Windows Server
3 174 (33.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 143 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (20.96%) Windows 7
6 65 (12.50%) Linux
7 61 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 37 (7.12%) Windows 8
10 22 (4.23%) Mac OS X
10 22 (4.23%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.73%) Data ONTAP
11 9 (1.73%) Unix
12 7 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.15%) AIX
14 3 (0.58%) CentOS
15 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (31.92%) ITIL
2 49 (9.42%) Configuration Management
3 37 (7.12%) Service Management
4 35 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (5.77%) Network Management
6 29 (5.58%) Coaching
7 26 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 23 (4.42%) Data Protection
9 20 (3.85%) Case Management
10 19 (3.65%) Security Management
10 19 (3.65%) Software Deployment
11 18 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (3.46%) Automated Testing
11 18 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (3.46%) Defect Tracking
11 18 (3.46%) High Availability
12 17 (3.27%) PRINCE2
13 16 (3.08%) Change Management
14 15 (2.88%) Document Management
14 15 (2.88%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 97 (18.65%) PowerShell
2 95 (18.27%) SQL
3 39 (7.50%) Python
4 35 (6.73%) Perl
5 28 (5.38%) VBScript
6 25 (4.81%) PHP
7 11 (2.12%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.12%) VB
8 5 (0.96%) C
9 4 (0.77%) C#
10 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.38%) Delphi
12 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (18.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (11.73%) MCSE
3 46 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (8.65%) MCSA
5 39 (7.50%) Degree
6 28 (5.38%) MCP
7 26 (5.00%) CCNA
7 26 (5.00%) CCNP
7 26 (5.00%) MCITP
8 18 (3.46%) ISEB
8 18 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.69%) MCT
10 11 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.73%) MCTS
11 9 (1.73%) NCIE
12 7 (1.35%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.15%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.77%) JNCIP
15 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.81%) SLA
2 21 (4.04%) QA
3 20 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 164 (31.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (21.73%) Hyper-V
3 43 (8.27%) vSphere
4 18 (3.46%) Terminal Services
4 18 (3.46%) XenApp
5 15 (2.88%) vCloud
5 15 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.54%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.15%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.96%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.77%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.77%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.58%) NFS
13 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 79 (15.19%) SCCM
2 45 (8.65%) Puppet
3 42 (8.08%) SCOM
4 28 (5.38%) Nagios
5 26 (5.00%) WSUS
6 23 (4.42%) RANCID
7 22 (4.23%) HP SIM
8 21 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (3.85%) SCOrch
10 19 (3.65%) OpenNMS
11 18 (3.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 14 (2.69%) Ansible
13 11 (2.12%) Cacti
13 11 (2.12%) vMotion
14 10 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
15 8 (1.54%) Backup Exec
16 6 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
17 5 (0.96%) AirWatch
17 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 5 (0.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 290 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 253 (48.65%) VMware
3 133 (25.58%) Cisco
4 81 (15.58%) Citrix
5 53 (10.19%) HP
6 43 (8.27%) Juniper
7 37 (7.12%) Intel Security
8 31 (5.96%) Veeam
9 25 (4.81%) Dell
10 23 (4.42%) NetApp
11 19 (3.65%) Ericsson
11 19 (3.65%) Huawei
12 18 (3.46%) Zerto
13 17 (3.27%) Brocade
13 17 (3.27%) Foundry
13 17 (3.27%) ZyXEL
14 16 (3.08%) Apple
15 12 (2.31%) SolarWinds
16 10 (1.92%) 3PAR
16 10 (1.92%) CheckPoint
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