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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.87% 5.48% 6.06%
As % of the System Software category 71.79% 43.04% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 18
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £27,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +26.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 79 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.18% 12.72% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 27 63 20
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 23 £32,000 -20.00% 7
Birkenhead +4 2 £33,000 +46.66% 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (89.80%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.98%) Citrix
3 23 (46.94%) ITIL
3 23 (46.94%) DNS
3 23 (46.94%) VMware
4 20 (40.82%) DHCP
5 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
6 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
7 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (28.57%) MS Office
7 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (26.53%) LAN
8 13 (26.53%) SCCM
9 12 (24.49%) WAN
9 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
9 12 (24.49%) Finance
10 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.41%) SQL
12 9 (18.37%) VPN
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (18.37%) CCNA
12 9 (18.37%) SAN
12 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (18.37%) Blackberry
13 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
13 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
13 8 (16.33%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (14.29%) IIS
5 6 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.04%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Office
2 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) DNS
2 20 (40.82%) DHCP
3 13 (26.53%) LAN
4 12 (24.49%) WAN
4 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
5 9 (18.37%) VPN
5 9 (18.37%) SAN
6 7 (14.29%) VoIP
7 6 (12.24%) FTP
7 6 (12.24%) VLAN
8 4 (8.16%) Internet
8 4 (8.16%) SSL
8 4 (8.16%) Firewall
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (6.12%) FCoE
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.12%) iSCSI
9 3 (6.12%) IPsec
9 3 (6.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) Informix
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Support Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Desktop Support
3 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) IT Support
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) COM
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX
7 2 (4.08%) Android
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
2 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.08%) Logistics
3 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (4.08%) People Management
4 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.04%) Time Management
4 1 (2.04%) Validation
4 1 (2.04%) Migration
4 1 (2.04%) ITSM
4 1 (2.04%) Service Management
4 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.04%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.37%) CCNA
3 8 (16.33%) MCSE
3 8 (16.33%) MCITP
4 5 (10.20%) MCP
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (8.16%) CCA
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.12%) CCNP
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.08%) MCDST
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) MCTS
8 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) vSphere
1 7 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 6 (12.24%) XenApp
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.04%) XenServer
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) OVSD
3 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 3 (6.12%) WSUS
3 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.12%) OpenView
4 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
1 24 (48.98%) Citrix
2 23 (46.94%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) Meraki
5 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
5 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 3 (6.12%) NetApp
5 3 (6.12%) Apple
5 3 (6.12%) IBM
5 3 (6.12%) Avaya
5 3 (6.12%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) Sage
6 2 (4.08%) AppSense
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per year
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