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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 53 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 191 192 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.29% 4.82% 3.45%
As % of the System Software category 51.62% 47.52% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 156 159 108
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £19,880
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
370 404 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.24% 10.15% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 273 329 241
Average salary £33,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +6 14 £26,000 -29.96% 3
Oldham +9 9 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Bolton +18 8 £32,500 +30.00% 5
Cheadle +4 2 £19,000 - 1
Altrincham -7 2 £24,750 -45.00% 2
Salford - 2 £34,750 - 5
Rochdale -6 1 £31,000 +6.89%
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 380 (82.79%) Windows
2 255 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 213 (46.41%) VMware
4 178 (38.78%) MS Exchange
5 157 (34.20%) Citrix
6 137 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 134 (29.19%) DNS
7 134 (29.19%) MS Excel
8 127 (27.67%) LAN
9 119 (25.93%) Cisco
10 118 (25.71%) WAN
11 115 (25.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 114 (24.84%) DHCP
13 109 (23.75%) ITIL
14 105 (22.88%) Exchange Server 2010
15 103 (22.44%) Windows 7
15 103 (22.44%) MS Office
15 103 (22.44%) SQL Server
15 103 (22.44%) Firewall
16 102 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 94 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 92 (20.04%) Hyper-V
19 87 (18.95%) TCP/IP
20 81 (17.65%) SAN
20 81 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
21 80 (17.43%) NetApp
22 77 (16.78%) Windows XP
23 73 (15.90%) VPN
24 64 (13.94%) HP
25 60 (13.07%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 178 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 105 (22.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (11.33%) IIS
5 48 (10.46%) SharePoint
6 45 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 44 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (3.49%) Lync
9 14 (3.05%) IBM Notes
10 13 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (1.09%) Apache
13 4 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.22%) Documentum
16 1 (0.22%) Site Server
16 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
Applications
1 134 (29.19%) MS Excel
2 103 (22.44%) MS Office
3 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.09%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.65%) Revit
4 3 (0.65%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.44%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.44%) SketchUp
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.45%) Office 365
2 6 (1.31%) Mimecast
3 5 (1.09%) SaaS
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.44%) IaaS
5 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (29.19%) DNS
2 127 (27.67%) LAN
3 118 (25.71%) WAN
4 114 (24.84%) DHCP
5 103 (22.44%) Firewall
6 87 (18.95%) TCP/IP
7 81 (17.65%) SAN
8 73 (15.90%) VPN
9 39 (8.50%) VLAN
10 32 (6.97%) VoIP
11 26 (5.66%) Wireless
12 23 (5.01%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (4.79%) NAS
14 18 (3.92%) MPLS
14 18 (3.92%) WLAN
15 16 (3.49%) IPv4
16 15 (3.27%) Network Security
17 13 (2.83%) iSCSI
17 13 (2.83%) Ethernet
18 12 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.22%) InterBase
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.22%) MySQL
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 14 (3.05%) MSI
2 7 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.22%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (10.89%) Finance
2 25 (5.45%) Law
3 14 (3.05%) Legal
4 9 (1.96%) Retail
5 8 (1.74%) Advertising
6 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.87%) Publishing
7 4 (0.87%) German Language
8 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.65%) Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 110 (23.97%) Analyst
2 95 (20.70%) Support Engineer
3 63 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 63 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (12.64%) IT Support
5 47 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 47 (10.24%) Support Analyst
6 46 (10.02%) Service Analyst
7 34 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 31 (6.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 28 (6.10%) Technical Support
10 26 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
11 25 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (5.23%) IT Support Engineer
13 20 (4.36%) Consultant
14 17 (3.70%) Desktop Support
15 16 (3.49%) Architect
15 16 (3.49%) Administrator
16 15 (3.27%) IT Support Analyst
16 15 (3.27%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.74%) .NET
2 5 (1.09%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.09%) Web Services
2 5 (1.09%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.65%) EDI
4 2 (0.44%) HTML
4 2 (0.44%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.22%) Middleware
5 1 (0.22%) XML
5 1 (0.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 18 (3.92%) Clustering
4 18 (3.92%) FlexPod
5 11 (2.40%) Replication
6 9 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.96%) iPhone
7 7 (1.53%) iPad
8 6 (1.31%) Life Science
9 4 (0.87%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.87%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.87%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.65%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.65%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.44%) SecurID
11 2 (0.44%) Handset
12 1 (0.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 380 (82.79%) Windows
2 103 (22.44%) Windows 7
3 102 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 94 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 77 (16.78%) Windows XP
7 51 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 35 (7.63%) Linux
9 14 (3.05%) Android
10 8 (1.74%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.31%) UNIX
12 4 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.44%) NetWare
14 2 (0.44%) HPUX
14 2 (0.44%) Solaris
15 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (23.75%) ITIL
2 41 (8.93%) Migration
3 37 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (5.01%) Business Continuity
5 21 (4.58%) Service Management
6 20 (4.36%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (3.92%) ERP
7 18 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 16 (3.49%) PRINCE2
9 15 (3.27%) Line Management
10 13 (2.83%) Mentoring
11 11 (2.40%) CRM
12 10 (2.18%) Coaching
13 9 (1.96%) Change Management
14 8 (1.74%) Information Security
14 8 (1.74%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (1.74%) Asset Management
14 8 (1.74%) Change Control
15 7 (1.53%) Software Distribution
15 7 (1.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.42%) SQL
2 51 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.01%) C
4 18 (3.92%) VB
5 10 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.74%) VBScript
7 7 (1.53%) C#
8 6 (1.31%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.09%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.44%) PHP
10 2 (0.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.22%) VC++
11 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) Perl
11 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 115 (25.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (12.20%) MCSE
3 50 (10.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 45 (9.80%) MCITP
4 45 (9.80%) MCP
5 42 (9.15%) CCNA
5 42 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (7.84%) Degree
7 34 (7.41%) MCSA
8 30 (6.54%) MCTS
9 26 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
10 23 (5.01%) CCA
11 22 (4.79%) NCDA
12 14 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.96%) CCNP
14 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.31%) CCENT
14 6 (1.31%) MCDST
15 5 (1.09%) ISEB
16 4 (0.87%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.75%) SLA
2 7 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) GMP
4 1 (0.22%) GLP
System Software
1 137 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (20.04%) Hyper-V
3 59 (12.85%) XenDesktop
4 45 (9.80%) vSphere
5 44 (9.59%) XenApp
6 24 (5.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (2.61%) XenServer
8 7 (1.53%) NFS
8 7 (1.53%) Xen
9 5 (1.09%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.65%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.22%) vCloud
12 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 60 (13.07%) SCCM
2 17 (3.70%) WSUS
3 15 (3.27%) SCOM
4 7 (1.53%) WMI
5 6 (1.31%) XenMobile
6 5 (1.09%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.09%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.87%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.65%) Nagios
8 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.65%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.44%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.44%) SCSM
10 1 (0.22%) EMC Navisphere
10 1 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 255 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 213 (46.41%) VMware
3 157 (34.20%) Citrix
4 119 (25.93%) Cisco
5 80 (17.43%) NetApp
6 64 (13.94%) HP
7 29 (6.32%) Dell
8 18 (3.92%) Symantec
9 14 (3.05%) AppSense
10 13 (2.83%) Lotus
11 12 (2.61%) McAfee
11 12 (2.61%) EMC
11 12 (2.61%) IBM
12 11 (2.40%) Oracle
12 11 (2.40%) Avaya
12 11 (2.40%) Veeam
13 10 (2.18%) Meraki
14 9 (1.96%) WatchGuard
14 9 (1.96%) Sophos
14 9 (1.96%) Apple
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X4 Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £17k plus benefits
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
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GMC
Salary: £35,000 per annum + benefits
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X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
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Talent International
Salary: £645.00 - £650.00 per day
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FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
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Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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