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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.66% 6.00% 7.28%
As % of the System Software category 85.19% 54.41% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 31
Average salary £24,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.96% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £51,000 £46,000
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
27 68 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.47% 11.02% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 59
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 December 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 December 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 +10 21 £22,500 -45.78% 6
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 22 (42.31%) MS Office
4 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
4 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (30.77%) ITIL
5 16 (30.77%) SCCM
5 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
6 15 (28.85%) Citrix
6 15 (28.85%) Windows 7
7 14 (26.92%) DHCP
7 14 (26.92%) DNS
7 14 (26.92%) VMware
8 13 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (17.31%) SAN
10 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
11 8 (15.38%) Firewall
11 8 (15.38%) Finance
11 8 (15.38%) Law
11 8 (15.38%) Migration
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.46%) Dell
12 7 (13.46%) MCITP
12 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
13 6 (11.54%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.62%) Lync
4 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) Apache
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Office
2 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) DHCP
1 14 (26.92%) DNS
2 9 (17.31%) SAN
3 8 (15.38%) Firewall
4 6 (11.54%) VLAN
4 6 (11.54%) VoIP
5 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.69%) VPN
6 4 (7.69%) WAN
6 4 (7.69%) LAN
7 3 (5.77%) DMZ
7 3 (5.77%) Internet
7 3 (5.77%) NAS
8 2 (3.85%) Intranet
8 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.85%) LDAP
8 2 (3.85%) SSL
9 1 (1.92%) Wireless
9 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
1 8 (15.38%) Law
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Junior
7 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) VLE
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (92.31%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) Windows 7
4 13 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.85%) Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) Project Management
3 6 (11.54%) Service Management
4 5 (9.62%) ITSM
4 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.62%) Coaching
5 3 (5.77%) Document Management
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.85%) High Availability
6 2 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) People Management
7 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.92%) Security Management
7 1 (1.92%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.46%) MCITP
3 6 (11.54%) MCSE
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) MCTS
5 3 (5.77%) MCSA
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.92%) MCDST
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.92%) MCP
6 1 (1.92%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.69%) XenApp
4 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Intune
3 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) Citrix
3 14 (26.92%) VMware
4 7 (13.46%) Dell
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco
6 3 (5.77%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Avaya
7 2 (3.85%) Juniper
7 2 (3.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) McAfee
8 1 (1.92%) Mitel
8 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam
8 1 (1.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.92%) Reuters
8 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
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