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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 46 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.59% 6.38% 4.90%
As % of the System Software category 51.69% 52.83% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 25
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
89 53 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.69% 12.07% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 68 38 63
Median salary £34,000 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 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 29 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Liverpool -3 36 £27,500 -16.66% 3
Birkenhead +1 4 £27,500 +10.00%
St Helens - 2 £32,000 -
Southport +10 1 £23,000 -
Prescot - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 55 (76.39%) Windows
2 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 33 (45.83%) ITIL
4 32 (44.44%) VMware
4 32 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 28 (38.89%) Citrix
6 22 (30.56%) DHCP
6 22 (30.56%) DNS
6 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (23.61%) Cisco
8 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (20.83%) PRINCE2
9 15 (20.83%) MCSE
9 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 14 (19.44%) IIS
10 14 (19.44%) VPN
10 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
10 14 (19.44%) SAN
10 14 (19.44%) Office 365
10 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (19.44%) Data Centre
11 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
11 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (18.06%) EMC
12 12 (16.67%) Firewall
12 12 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (16.67%) Degree
12 12 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 14 (19.44%) IIS
1 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.28%) JBoss
2 11 (15.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
3 10 (13.89%) Apache
3 10 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (19.44%) Office 365
2 11 (15.28%) PaaS
3 10 (13.89%) IaaS
3 10 (13.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.56%) DHCP
1 22 (30.56%) DNS
2 14 (19.44%) SAN
2 14 (19.44%) VPN
3 12 (16.67%) Firewall
4 11 (15.28%) WAN
5 9 (12.50%) LAN
6 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.94%) MPLS
8 4 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (4.17%) DSL
9 3 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (4.17%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.17%) NetScaler
9 3 (4.17%) Network Security
9 3 (4.17%) VLAN
9 3 (4.17%) VPLS
9 3 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (13.89%) Banking
2 6 (8.33%) Law
3 5 (6.94%) Finance
4 4 (5.56%) Legal
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.78%) Games
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (15.28%) Architect
3 10 (13.89%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (13.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (13.89%) IT Support
4 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 6 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Support Technician
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (13.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (13.89%) Public Cloud
4 7 (9.72%) Driving Licence
5 6 (8.33%) NHS
6 5 (6.94%) iPad
6 5 (6.94%) Replication
7 3 (4.17%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (4.17%) PMI
8 2 (2.78%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.39%) Clustering
9 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (76.39%) Windows
2 32 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.28%) Linux
6 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.39%) Android
10 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.06%) Mentoring
4 12 (16.67%) DevOps
4 12 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 12 (16.67%) Line Management
5 10 (13.89%) Identity Management
5 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
5 10 (13.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
5 10 (13.89%) Wealth Management
6 5 (6.94%) Change Control
6 5 (6.94%) Email Filtering
6 5 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.56%) Service Design
7 4 (5.56%) Web Filtering
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) MCSE
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.67%) Degree
3 10 (13.89%) CCNA
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (13.89%) EMC Certification
4 5 (6.94%) MCSA
5 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) VCP6
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) GAMP
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.11%) XenApp
4 6 (8.33%) vSphere
5 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) AirWatch
2 5 (6.94%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (44.44%) VMware
3 28 (38.89%) Citrix
4 17 (23.61%) Cisco
5 13 (18.06%) EMC
6 10 (13.89%) IBM
6 10 (13.89%) Oracle
6 10 (13.89%) Software AG
7 6 (8.33%) Avaya
7 6 (8.33%) HP
8 5 (6.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.39%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.39%) SAP
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