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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.72% 4.54% 3.24%
As % of the System Software category 58.97% 37.18% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 14
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £20,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
39 78 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.01% 12.21% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 68 29
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £23,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Liverpool +9 17 £32,500 -10.34% 11
Birkenhead - 3 £27,500 -
Wirral - 1 £37,500 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.98%) VMware
3 21 (41.18%) Citrix
4 19 (37.25%) DNS
5 18 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 17 (33.33%) ITIL
7 15 (29.41%) MS Office
7 15 (29.41%) DHCP
8 14 (27.45%) WAN
8 14 (27.45%) LAN
8 14 (27.45%) SQL
8 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (23.53%) SCCM
10 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (21.57%) SAN
10 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
11 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
11 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
12 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (17.65%) IIS
12 9 (17.65%) VPN
13 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
14 7 (13.73%) MCITP
14 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (13.73%) MCSE
14 7 (13.73%) HP
14 7 (13.73%) CCNA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.65%) IIS
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.96%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Office
2 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) DNS
2 15 (29.41%) DHCP
3 14 (27.45%) WAN
3 14 (27.45%) LAN
4 11 (21.57%) SAN
5 9 (17.65%) VPN
6 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
7 6 (11.76%) Firewall
8 5 (9.80%) VLAN
9 4 (7.84%) iSCSI
9 4 (7.84%) SSL
9 4 (7.84%) VoIP
9 4 (7.84%) FTP
9 4 (7.84%) Internet
10 3 (5.88%) MPLS
10 3 (5.88%) DSL
10 3 (5.88%) H.323
10 3 (5.88%) HTTP
10 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 3 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Informix
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) IT Support
4 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.96%) Handset
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) UNIX
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.88%) Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.92%) Android
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
3 4 (7.84%) Security Patching
3 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.88%) Time Management
4 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.92%) People Management
5 2 (3.92%) Logistics
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Validation
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.96%) ITSM
6 1 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) VBA
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) MCITP
2 7 (13.73%) MCSE
2 7 (13.73%) CCNA
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.84%) MCP
4 3 (5.88%) CCNP
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.92%) MCDST
5 2 (3.92%) MCTS
5 2 (3.92%) CCA
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.76%) XenApp
2 6 (11.76%) vSphere
3 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.92%) XenServer
5 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) SCOM
3 4 (7.84%) WSUS
4 3 (5.88%) OVSD
4 3 (5.88%) OpenView
4 3 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.88%) Nagios
5 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
1 26 (50.98%) VMware
2 21 (41.18%) Citrix
3 7 (13.73%) HP
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) Apple
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
6 3 (5.88%) Meraki
6 3 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.88%) IBM
6 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Avaya
7 2 (3.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) AppSense
7 2 (3.92%) Sage
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) McAfee
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
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