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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 210 234 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.62% 5.98% 5.17%
As % of the System Software category 65.02% 61.10% 54.71%
Number of salaries quoted 193 180 182
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £21,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £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
323 383 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.64% 9.78% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 297 259 310
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Rochdale +6 28 £43,000 +62.26% 3
Stockport +8 20 £35,750 -4.66% 6
Altrincham +10 6 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Wigan 0 6 £21,500 -10.41% 1
Bolton -14 6 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Oldham -7 5 £25,000 +16.27% 3
Salford +7 4 £32,500 +58.53% 1
Bury +3 4 £27,250 +60.29%
Cheadle +1 2 £26,000 +15.55% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £32,500 - 1
Sale - 1 £35,500 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 338 (80.48%) Windows
2 229 (54.52%) Microsoft
3 228 (54.29%) Windows Server
4 192 (45.71%) VMware
5 144 (34.29%) ITIL
6 139 (33.10%) DNS
7 125 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 114 (27.14%) Cisco
9 113 (26.90%) Firewall
10 111 (26.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 110 (26.19%) MS Exchange
12 108 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 105 (25.00%) DHCP
14 98 (23.33%) PowerShell
15 96 (22.86%) MS Excel
16 78 (18.57%) SQL
17 77 (18.33%) Hyper-V
18 74 (17.62%) Windows 7
19 73 (17.38%) Citrix
20 72 (17.14%) WAN
21 71 (16.90%) SQL Server
22 70 (16.67%) MS Office
23 67 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
23 67 (15.95%) SCCM
24 65 (15.48%) LAN
25 59 (14.05%) VPN
26 56 (13.33%) TCP/IP
27 55 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
28 54 (12.86%) Linux
29 53 (12.62%) Office 365

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
1 110 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 55 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (12.38%) IIS
4 33 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (5.48%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.57%) Apache
8 10 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.14%) CMS
10 5 (1.19%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.24%) nginx
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 96 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 70 (16.67%) MS Office
3 11 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.62%) Office 365
2 40 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 139 (33.10%) DNS
2 113 (26.90%) Firewall
3 105 (25.00%) DHCP
4 72 (17.14%) WAN
5 65 (15.48%) LAN
6 59 (14.05%) VPN
7 56 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 46 (10.95%) SAN
9 43 (10.24%) VoIP
10 41 (9.76%) Internet
10 41 (9.76%) VLAN
11 28 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (5.95%) SNMP
13 23 (5.48%) Network Security
14 21 (5.00%) Ethernet
15 18 (4.29%) Junos
16 17 (4.05%) MPLS
17 16 (3.81%) IPv6
18 14 (3.33%) Broadband
18 14 (3.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.29%) MySQL
3 9 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.24%) Looker
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.48%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.48%) MSI
3 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (6.67%) Finance
1 28 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 26 (6.19%) Law
3 16 (3.81%) Legal
4 10 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.90%) Retail
6 3 (0.71%) German Language
7 2 (0.48%) Back Office
7 2 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (26.43%) Analyst
2 67 (15.95%) Support Engineer
3 61 (14.52%) Support Analyst
4 60 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 42 (10.00%) IT Support
6 36 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 35 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 33 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
10 29 (6.90%) Service Analyst
11 25 (5.95%) Applications Support
12 23 (5.48%) Server Engineer
13 22 (5.24%) IT Analyst
14 21 (5.00%) IT Engineer
14 21 (5.00%) Support Technician
15 19 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
15 19 (4.52%) Applications Engineer
15 19 (4.52%) IT Support Engineer
15 19 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
16 18 (4.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.29%) Web Services
2 15 (3.57%) LAMP
3 13 (3.10%) .NET
4 9 (2.14%) HTML
5 8 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (0.95%) CSS
6 4 (0.95%) SOAP
6 4 (0.95%) WAP
6 4 (0.95%) WCF
7 3 (0.71%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.24%) COM
8 1 (0.24%) EDI
8 1 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.24%) Node.js
8 1 (0.24%) ODBC
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.86%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (5.71%) iPad
5 20 (4.76%) Clustering
6 17 (4.05%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
8 11 (2.62%) PKI
9 10 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.38%) NHS
10 9 (2.14%) Replication
11 8 (1.90%) RSA SecurID
12 7 (1.67%) CCTV
12 7 (1.67%) FMCG
13 6 (1.43%) CMDB
14 5 (1.19%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.95%) iPhone
15 4 (0.95%) iSeries
15 4 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 338 (80.48%) Windows
2 228 (54.29%) Windows Server
3 125 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (17.62%) Windows 7
6 54 (12.86%) Linux
7 49 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (8.57%) Windows 10
9 31 (7.38%) Windows 8
10 24 (5.71%) Mac OS X
11 14 (3.33%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.62%) AIX
13 10 (2.38%) Unix
14 6 (1.43%) CentOS
15 4 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (34.29%) ITIL
2 40 (9.52%) Service Management
3 29 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 27 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (5.71%) Change Management
5 24 (5.71%) Network Management
5 24 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 21 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 18 (4.29%) High Availability
8 17 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (3.81%) Project Management
9 16 (3.81%) SIEM
9 16 (3.81%) Software Deployment
9 16 (3.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 15 (3.57%) Automated Testing
10 15 (3.57%) Case Management
10 15 (3.57%) Defect Tracking
10 15 (3.57%) ITIL V3
10 15 (3.57%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 98 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 78 (18.57%) SQL
3 27 (6.43%) Perl
4 26 (6.19%) VBScript
5 25 (5.95%) PHP
6 24 (5.71%) Python
7 11 (2.62%) C#
7 11 (2.62%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.62%) VB
8 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.71%) Ruby
10 2 (0.48%) Delphi
11 1 (0.24%) C
11 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (15.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (10.71%) MCSA
3 39 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (9.29%) Degree
4 38 (9.05%) MCSE
5 28 (6.67%) CCNA
6 21 (5.00%) MCP
7 16 (3.81%) MCITP
8 15 (3.57%) ISEB
8 15 (3.57%) MCT
9 13 (3.10%) CCNP
10 8 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.67%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.43%) MCTS
13 4 (0.95%) NCIE
14 3 (0.71%) CISSP
14 3 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.00%) SLA
2 18 (4.29%) QA
3 15 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 111 (26.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (18.33%) Hyper-V
3 37 (8.81%) vSphere
4 24 (5.71%) XenApp
5 16 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.14%) Terminal Server
8 9 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.90%) vCloud
9 8 (1.90%) XenServer
10 7 (1.67%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.19%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.19%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.71%) NFS
13 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.71%) Xen
14 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 67 (15.95%) SCCM
2 37 (8.81%) SCOM
3 27 (6.43%) Puppet
4 22 (5.24%) WSUS
5 21 (5.00%) Nagios
6 18 (4.29%) RANCID
7 14 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 14 (3.33%) HP SIM
7 14 (3.33%) OpenNMS
7 14 (3.33%) SCOrch
8 10 (2.38%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.90%) Cacti
9 8 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.90%) ServiceCenter
10 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (1.67%) WMI
11 6 (1.43%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.19%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 229 (54.52%) Microsoft
2 192 (45.71%) VMware
3 114 (27.14%) Cisco
4 73 (17.38%) Citrix
5 48 (11.43%) HP
6 41 (9.76%) Juniper
7 34 (8.10%) Intel Security
8 26 (6.19%) NetApp
8 26 (6.19%) Veeam
9 24 (5.71%) CheckPoint
10 19 (4.52%) iManage
11 17 (4.05%) Dell
12 14 (3.33%) 3PAR
12 14 (3.33%) Brocade
12 14 (3.33%) Ericsson
12 14 (3.33%) Foundry
12 14 (3.33%) Huawei
12 14 (3.33%) ZyXEL
13 13 (3.10%) Apple
14 10 (2.38%) Interwoven
Cheadle, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Training Budget
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Compu team
Salary: £15,000 - £19,000 pa depending on skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension & 28 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Salford
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £24500 - £26500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago