The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 45 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 31 21 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.78% 3.51% 9.94%
As % of the System Software category 45.59% 55.26% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 64
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 38 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.49% 6.34% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 61 24 144
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +11 24 £37,500 +1.35% 3
St Helens +9 6 £19,000 -24.00%
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 68 (95.77%) Windows
2 40 (56.34%) ITIL
3 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
4 30 (42.25%) DNS
5 28 (39.44%) HP
5 28 (39.44%) VMware
6 27 (38.03%) MS Excel
7 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (35.21%) Firewall
9 23 (32.39%) Citrix
10 22 (30.99%) PowerShell
11 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
11 21 (29.58%) MS Exchange
12 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
14 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (25.35%) SCCM
15 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
15 17 (23.94%) DHCP
16 16 (22.54%) MCITP
17 15 (21.13%) LDAP
18 14 (19.72%) Kerberos
18 14 (19.72%) NFS
18 14 (19.72%) IPsec
18 14 (19.72%) PKI
18 14 (19.72%) XenApp
19 13 (18.31%) HP SIM
19 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (18.31%) MCSE
19 13 (18.31%) VB.NET

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (29.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) IIS
4 5 (7.04%) Apache
5 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.63%) Lync
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (38.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SalesLogix
1 1 (1.41%) Line 500
1 1 (1.41%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.25%) DNS
2 25 (35.21%) Firewall
3 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
4 17 (23.94%) DHCP
5 15 (21.13%) LDAP
6 14 (19.72%) Kerberos
6 14 (19.72%) IPsec
7 13 (18.31%) WAN
8 11 (15.49%) VLAN
9 10 (14.08%) SAN
10 9 (12.68%) VPN
10 9 (12.68%) Internet
11 8 (11.27%) LAN
12 5 (7.04%) Intranet
12 5 (7.04%) SSL
12 5 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (7.04%) Structured Cabling
13 4 (5.63%) IP Telephony
14 3 (4.23%) NAS
15 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) MySQL
2 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) Informix
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Multimedia
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Desktop Support
3 10 (14.08%) Technical Support
4 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Administrator
6 7 (9.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Service Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) IT Support
8 5 (7.04%) ICT Technician
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Technician
8 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) Web Services
3 5 (7.04%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) WSH
5 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) PKI
2 10 (14.08%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.27%) Thin Client
3 8 (11.27%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.04%) iPhone
4 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.04%) VLE
5 4 (5.63%) Firmware
5 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (95.77%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
4 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.27%) Linux
7 6 (8.45%) Mac OS X
8 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (4.23%) Android
10 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.41%) UNIX
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) ITIL
2 10 (14.08%) Server Monitoring
3 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.04%) Software Deployment
5 5 (7.04%) Change Management
5 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.04%) Service Management
6 4 (5.63%) Process Management
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 3 (4.23%) ITSM
7 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
3 11 (15.49%) SQL
4 9 (12.68%) VB
5 5 (7.04%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (22.54%) MCITP
3 13 (18.31%) MCSE
4 10 (14.08%) MCP
5 9 (12.68%) MCDST
6 8 (11.27%) Degree
7 7 (9.86%) MCSA
8 5 (7.04%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
3 14 (19.72%) XenApp
3 14 (19.72%) NFS
4 11 (15.49%) XenServer
5 9 (12.68%) XenDesktop
6 7 (9.86%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) SCCM
2 13 (18.31%) HP SIM
3 5 (7.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.82%) OVSD
4 2 (2.82%) OpenView
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.41%) MOM
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (39.44%) HP
2 28 (39.44%) VMware
3 23 (32.39%) Citrix
4 11 (15.49%) Dell
5 10 (14.08%) Cisco
5 10 (14.08%) IBM
6 8 (11.27%) Oracle
7 7 (9.86%) LANDesk
8 5 (7.04%) Symantec
9 4 (5.63%) Kaspersky
9 4 (5.63%) Sage
10 3 (4.23%) ProCurve
11 2 (2.82%) Reuters
11 2 (2.82%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.41%) BMC
12 1 (1.41%) CA
12 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.41%) Facebook
12 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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