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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 33 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.86% 5.19% 6.13%
As % of the System Software category 56.90% 39.76% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 29
Average salary £29,250 £40,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +14.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
58 83 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.30% 13.05% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 69 57
Average salary £38,000 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,880 £47,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +8 28 £22,500 -45.78% 5
Wirral - 2 £39,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 58 (92.06%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 24 (38.10%) ITIL
4 22 (34.92%) MS Office
5 21 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (31.75%) DNS
7 19 (30.16%) VMware
8 18 (28.57%) Citrix
8 18 (28.57%) SCCM
9 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
11 15 (23.81%) Firewall
12 14 (22.22%) SAN
12 14 (22.22%) DHCP
13 13 (20.63%) Dell
13 13 (20.63%) MCITP
13 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
13 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
14 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (19.05%) MCSE
15 11 (17.46%) LDAP
15 11 (17.46%) HP
16 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
16 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
17 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 9 (14.29%) .NET
17 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Lync
3 5 (7.94%) Apache
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (34.92%) MS Office
2 21 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.75%) DNS
2 15 (23.81%) Firewall
3 14 (22.22%) SAN
3 14 (22.22%) DHCP
4 11 (17.46%) LDAP
5 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.11%) Internet
6 7 (11.11%) VLAN
7 6 (9.52%) IPsec
7 6 (9.52%) Kerberos
8 5 (7.94%) Intranet
8 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (7.94%) SSL
9 4 (6.35%) VPN
9 4 (6.35%) LAN
9 4 (6.35%) VoIP
9 4 (6.35%) WAN
10 3 (4.76%) NAS
11 1 (1.59%) Network Security
11 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (12.70%) Law
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Multimedia
3 5 (7.94%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) ICT Technician
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Technician
5 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) IT Support
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 6 (9.52%) PKI
2 5 (7.94%) VLE
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (92.06%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
6 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
9 5 (7.94%) Linux
9 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
9 5 (7.94%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Migration
3 7 (11.11%) Service Management
4 6 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
5 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.94%) Coaching
5 5 (7.94%) Software Deployment
5 5 (7.94%) ITSM
6 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) Document Management
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.17%) High Availability
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.17%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.59%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.94%) PHP
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (20.63%) MCITP
3 12 (19.05%) MCSE
4 7 (11.11%) Degree
5 5 (7.94%) MCTS
6 4 (6.35%) MCSA
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCDST
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.59%) MCP
8 1 (1.59%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 6 (9.52%) NFS
5 5 (7.94%) XenApp
6 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) SCCM
2 8 (12.70%) HP SIM
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.17%) WSUS
5 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.16%) VMware
3 18 (28.57%) Citrix
4 13 (20.63%) Dell
5 11 (17.46%) HP
6 8 (12.70%) Oracle
7 6 (9.52%) IBM
8 5 (7.94%) Cisco
9 2 (3.17%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.17%) Reuters
9 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.17%) Symantec
10 1 (1.59%) McAfee
10 1 (1.59%) Veeam
10 1 (1.59%) Mitel
10 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.59%) Sage
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k
Posted: 4 days ago