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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Manchester
Rank 58 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 179 222 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.70% 6.69% 7.33%
As % of the System Software category 43.45% 65.10% 68.16%
Number of salaries quoted 157 195 251
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

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
412 341 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.82% 10.28% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 336 291 343
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Rochdale +10 27 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bolton -3 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Stockport +9 16 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Bury -4 11 £30,000 -15.78%
Altrincham -6 6 £27,000 - 1
Wigan -11 5 £27,250 +20.01% 2
Salford -8 3 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Cheadle +14 2 £21,000 -40.00% 1
Oldham - 2 £29,250 - 2
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 382 (76.86%) Windows
2 281 (56.54%) Microsoft
3 243 (48.89%) VMware
4 200 (40.24%) Windows Server
5 172 (34.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 168 (33.80%) DNS
7 164 (33.00%) ITIL
8 157 (31.59%) MS Exchange
9 144 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 126 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 122 (24.55%) DHCP
12 121 (24.35%) Cisco
13 119 (23.94%) Firewall
14 118 (23.74%) Windows 7
15 117 (23.54%) WAN
16 112 (22.54%) MS Excel
17 105 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 105 (21.13%) Hyper-V
18 97 (19.52%) SQL Server
19 96 (19.32%) LAN
20 84 (16.90%) PowerShell
21 82 (16.50%) Citrix
22 76 (15.29%) SCCM
22 76 (15.29%) Office 365
23 75 (15.09%) SQL
24 73 (14.69%) MS Office
25 72 (14.49%) TCP/IP
26 68 (13.68%) MCSE
26 68 (13.68%) Internet
27 59 (11.87%) Cisco Certification

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
1 157 (31.59%) MS Exchange
2 59 (11.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (11.27%) IIS
4 45 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (8.05%) SharePoint
6 23 (4.63%) Skype for Business
7 13 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.41%) Apache
10 4 (0.80%) Confluence
10 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.60%) Site Server
12 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.40%) nginx
13 1 (0.20%) DNN
13 1 (0.20%) SAS
13 1 (0.20%) Zimbra
Applications
1 112 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 73 (14.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.60%) Magento
4 3 (0.60%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 76 (15.29%) Office 365
2 46 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (3.22%) Amazon S3
5 15 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.21%) SaaS
7 4 (0.80%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.80%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.60%) IaaS
8 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.40%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 168 (33.80%) DNS
2 122 (24.55%) DHCP
3 119 (23.94%) Firewall
4 117 (23.54%) WAN
5 96 (19.32%) LAN
6 72 (14.49%) TCP/IP
7 68 (13.68%) Internet
8 52 (10.46%) Wi-Fi
9 51 (10.26%) VLAN
10 50 (10.06%) SAN
11 39 (7.85%) VPN
12 34 (6.84%) VoIP
13 26 (5.23%) Network Security
13 26 (5.23%) WLAN
14 24 (4.83%) MPLS
15 23 (4.63%) Broadband
15 23 (4.63%) Ethernet
15 23 (4.63%) TACACS
16 18 (3.62%) Intrusion Detection
16 18 (3.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.62%) MySQL
5 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.20%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.81%) JIRA
3 8 (1.61%) InstallShield
3 8 (1.61%) MSI
4 6 (1.21%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.80%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.80%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 29 (5.84%) Finance
2 17 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.81%) Retail
4 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.41%) Marketing
5 6 (1.21%) German Language
5 6 (1.21%) Legal
6 4 (0.80%) Back Office
6 4 (0.80%) Banking
7 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.20%) Law
8 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (20.12%) Analyst
2 91 (18.31%) Support Engineer
3 83 (16.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (14.49%) IT Support
5 63 (12.68%) Support Analyst
6 57 (11.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 47 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 42 (8.45%) Support Technician
9 37 (7.44%) IT Analyst
10 34 (6.84%) Infrastructure Support
11 31 (6.24%) IT Support Analyst
12 30 (6.04%) Windows Engineer
13 27 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
14 26 (5.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 26 (5.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 26 (5.23%) IT Engineer
15 25 (5.03%) Service Analyst
16 24 (4.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 24 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
16 24 (4.83%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.84%) Web Services
2 8 (1.61%) HTML
3 7 (1.41%) .NET
3 7 (1.41%) LAMP
4 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.60%) CSS
5 3 (0.60%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.20%) COM
6 1 (0.20%) EDI
6 1 (0.20%) FFmpeg
6 1 (0.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.24%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.43%) iPad
4 19 (3.82%) NHS
5 17 (3.42%) CMDB
6 12 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.81%) RSA SecurID
10 8 (1.61%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.41%) Clustering
12 6 (1.21%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.21%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.21%) HP StoreVirtual
12 6 (1.21%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (1.01%) Replication
14 4 (0.80%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.80%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 382 (76.86%) Windows
2 200 (40.24%) Windows Server
3 172 (34.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 126 (25.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (23.74%) Windows 7
6 59 (11.87%) Linux
7 49 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (7.44%) Windows 8
9 29 (5.84%) Windows 10
10 16 (3.22%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.21%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.81%) Data ONTAP
12 9 (1.81%) Unix
13 6 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.01%) AIX
14 5 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.80%) CentOS
16 2 (0.40%) Debian
16 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (33.00%) ITIL
2 51 (10.26%) Service Management
3 42 (8.45%) Configuration Management
4 39 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (6.24%) Network Management
6 27 (5.43%) Migration
7 26 (5.23%) Coaching
8 24 (4.83%) Data Protection
8 24 (4.83%) Service Delivery
9 23 (4.63%) Mentoring
10 21 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (4.02%) Problem Management
11 20 (4.02%) Security Management
12 19 (3.82%) Change Management
13 18 (3.62%) Customer Requirements
14 16 (3.22%) Information Security
14 16 (3.22%) ITSM
15 15 (3.02%) Capacity Management
15 15 (3.02%) Load Testing
15 15 (3.02%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.90%) PowerShell
2 75 (15.09%) SQL
3 33 (6.64%) Python
4 26 (5.23%) Perl
5 20 (4.02%) VBScript
6 12 (2.41%) PHP
7 9 (1.81%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.21%) VB
9 5 (1.01%) C
10 1 (0.20%) C#
10 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (13.68%) MCSE
3 59 (11.87%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (7.44%) MCSA
5 36 (7.24%) CCNP
5 36 (7.24%) MCP
6 31 (6.24%) MCITP
7 30 (6.04%) CCNA
8 28 (5.63%) Degree
9 21 (4.23%) Security Cleared
10 19 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.41%) JNCIP
12 12 (2.41%) SC Cleared
13 10 (2.01%) MCTS
14 9 (1.81%) NCIE
15 8 (1.61%) BC Cleared
15 8 (1.61%) ISEB
16 6 (1.21%) MCT
17 5 (1.01%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.84%) SLA
2 26 (5.23%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.21%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (21.13%) Hyper-V
3 32 (6.44%) vSphere
4 27 (5.43%) Terminal Services
5 23 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (2.41%) VMware Server
7 12 (2.41%) XenApp
8 11 (2.21%) vCloud
8 11 (2.21%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.21%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.60%) KVM
11 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.40%) Varnish
13 1 (0.20%) Firmware
13 1 (0.20%) NDS
13 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (15.29%) SCCM
2 37 (7.44%) Puppet
3 30 (6.04%) WSUS
4 28 (5.63%) SCOrch
5 25 (5.03%) Nagios
6 20 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (3.82%) OpenNMS
8 17 (3.42%) RANCID
9 16 (3.22%) SCOM
10 14 (2.82%) HP SIM
11 12 (2.41%) Ansible
12 11 (2.21%) Backup Exec
12 11 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (2.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (1.81%) Cacti
14 9 (1.81%) vMotion
15 6 (1.21%) ServiceCenter
16 5 (1.01%) AirWatch
16 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 5 (1.01%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 281 (56.54%) Microsoft
2 243 (48.89%) VMware
3 121 (24.35%) Cisco
4 82 (16.50%) Citrix
5 48 (9.66%) HP
6 36 (7.24%) Juniper
7 31 (6.24%) Intel Security
8 29 (5.84%) Veeam
9 28 (5.63%) NetApp
10 21 (4.23%) Ericsson
10 21 (4.23%) Huawei
11 18 (3.62%) Dell
12 15 (3.02%) Symantec
13 13 (2.62%) Avaya
13 13 (2.62%) SolarWinds
13 13 (2.62%) Zerto
14 9 (1.81%) Brocade
14 9 (1.81%) Foundry
14 9 (1.81%) SonicWALL
14 9 (1.81%) ZyXEL
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + pension, bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: 40k-60k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Oldham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + + OT + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago