The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 32 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.31% 4.15% 8.00%
As % of the System Software category 53.33% 38.03% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 45
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +11.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £30,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
60 71 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.95% 10.92% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 87
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Merseyside region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Merseyside

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Active Directory
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Liverpool +9 23 £35,000 -15.66% 5
St Helens - 3 - -
Wirral - 2 £39,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (43.55%) ITIL
4 25 (40.32%) DNS
5 23 (37.10%) MS Exchange
5 23 (37.10%) VMware
6 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
6 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (32.26%) HP
7 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (30.65%) Firewall
9 17 (27.42%) Citrix
9 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
10 16 (25.81%) DHCP
10 16 (25.81%) MCITP
10 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
10 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
10 16 (25.81%) Windows 7
11 15 (24.19%) MCSE
12 14 (22.58%) LDAP
12 14 (22.58%) SAN
13 13 (20.97%) Dell
14 12 (19.35%) Finance
14 12 (19.35%) HP SIM
14 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (19.35%) SCCM
14 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (17.74%) VLAN
15 11 (17.74%) MS Office
15 11 (17.74%) .NET

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 23 (37.10%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.45%) Lync
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Office 365
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.32%) DNS
2 19 (30.65%) Firewall
3 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
4 16 (25.81%) DHCP
5 14 (22.58%) LDAP
5 14 (22.58%) SAN
6 11 (17.74%) VLAN
7 10 (16.13%) IPsec
7 10 (16.13%) Kerberos
8 8 (12.90%) WAN
8 8 (12.90%) Internet
9 7 (11.29%) VPN
10 5 (8.06%) Intranet
10 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (8.06%) SSL
11 4 (6.45%) LAN
11 4 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (4.84%) NAS
13 1 (1.61%) VoIP
13 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Multimedia
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Technical Support
3 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) ICT Technician
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Technician
5 4 (6.45%) Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) IT Support
7 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.61%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) PKI
2 7 (11.29%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.29%) Thin Client
3 6 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.06%) VLE
5 4 (6.45%) iPhone
6 2 (3.23%) CMDB
6 2 (3.23%) Clustering
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.68%) Linux
6 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
7 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
7 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.06%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Server Monitoring
3 8 (12.90%) Migration
4 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
5 5 (8.06%) Project Management
5 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.23%) Service Management
6 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.23%) High Availability
6 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.61%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.61%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.61%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.52%) VB.NET
3 8 (12.90%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) VB
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (25.81%) MCITP
3 15 (24.19%) MCSE
4 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 4 (6.45%) MCTS
5 4 (6.45%) MCSA
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.23%) MCDST
6 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Hyper-V
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.13%) NFS
4 8 (12.90%) Terminal Services
5 5 (8.06%) XenApp
6 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.61%) vSphere
8 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) SCCM
1 12 (19.35%) HP SIM
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Intune
3 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.23%) WSUS
4 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) VMware
3 20 (32.26%) HP
4 17 (27.42%) Citrix
5 13 (20.97%) Dell
6 9 (14.52%) Cisco
6 9 (14.52%) IBM
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle
8 3 (4.84%) Symantec
8 3 (4.84%) ProCurve
8 3 (4.84%) Sage
9 2 (3.23%) Reuters
9 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.61%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.61%) Mitel
10 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
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