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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 40 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.71% 6.16% 4.61%
As % of the System Software category 60.53% 56.34% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 15
Average salary £29,500 £31,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +15.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £45,000 £34,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%
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
38 71 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.79% 10.94% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 21
Average salary £29,500 £33,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 April 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 24 April 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 -3 21 £29,500 -9.23% 8
Birkenhead +6 1 - -
Prescot - 1 £42,500 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 19 (48.72%) DNS
4 17 (43.59%) DHCP
5 16 (41.03%) ITIL
5 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
6 14 (35.90%) MS Office
6 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
6 14 (35.90%) Citrix
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (30.77%) Finance
8 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (23.08%) Blackberry
11 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
11 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (20.51%) SQL
12 8 (20.51%) LAN
12 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (17.95%) WAN
13 7 (17.95%) SCCM
13 7 (17.95%) MCITP
14 6 (15.38%) VPN
14 6 (15.38%) FTP
14 6 (15.38%) IIS
14 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (15.38%) IIS
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) DNS
2 17 (43.59%) DHCP
3 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.51%) LAN
5 7 (17.95%) WAN
6 6 (15.38%) VPN
6 6 (15.38%) FTP
7 5 (12.82%) SAN
8 4 (10.26%) Firewall
9 3 (7.69%) VLAN
9 3 (7.69%) VoIP
9 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.13%) SMTP
10 2 (5.13%) PSTN
10 2 (5.13%) ADSL
10 2 (5.13%) ISDN
10 2 (5.13%) DMZ
10 2 (5.13%) WEP
10 2 (5.13%) WPA
11 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Informix
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Desktop Support
4 8 (20.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) IT Support
7 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Administrator
8 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Field Service Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.13%) Android
10 1 (2.56%) UNIX
10 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.56%) Linux
10 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 2 (5.13%) Service Management
2 2 (5.13%) ITSM
2 2 (5.13%) Logistics
2 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.56%) Coaching
3 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.56%) Migration
3 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.95%) MCITP
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.38%) CCNA
4 5 (12.82%) MCP
4 5 (12.82%) MCSE
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (10.26%) CCA
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.13%) MCDST
8 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
2 4 (10.26%) vSphere
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
4 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.56%) OpenView
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.56%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Citrix
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Apple
3 3 (7.69%) Avaya
3 3 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Sage
4 2 (5.13%) AppSense
5 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £34000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Yodel
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago