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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 48 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.79% 3.97% 4.92%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 76.00% 65.91%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 26
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.51%
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
80 25 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.65% 5.23% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 51 24 39
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,200 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,750 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +17 41 £29,000 +6.42% 5
Birkenhead - 6 £32,500 -
Prescot - 3 £52,500 -
St Helens - 3 £32,500 - 3
Wirral - 1 £18,000 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 73 (82.02%) Windows
2 50 (56.18%) Windows Server
3 46 (51.69%) Microsoft
4 38 (42.70%) ITIL
4 38 (42.70%) Citrix
4 38 (42.70%) VMware
5 37 (41.57%) MS Exchange
6 27 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (25.84%) Windows 7
10 21 (23.60%) SQL
11 20 (22.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (21.35%) MS Office
13 18 (20.22%) VPN
13 18 (20.22%) Firewall
14 16 (17.98%) Hyper-V
14 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (16.85%) Degree
15 15 (16.85%) SLA
15 15 (16.85%) Blackberry
16 14 (15.73%) Cisco
16 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
16 14 (15.73%) Finance
16 14 (15.73%) ITIL V3
17 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
17 13 (14.61%) Windows 8
17 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
17 13 (14.61%) IIS
18 12 (13.48%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 37 (41.57%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (14.61%) IIS
4 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
4 12 (13.48%) Skype for Business
5 8 (8.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.74%) TWiki
7 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.12%) Confluence
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (21.35%) MS Office
2 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) Office 365
3 3 (3.37%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) Firewall
1 18 (20.22%) VPN
2 10 (11.24%) LAN
2 10 (11.24%) SAN
2 10 (11.24%) WAN
3 7 (7.87%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.49%) DHCP
5 4 (4.49%) DNS
5 4 (4.49%) IP Telephony
5 4 (4.49%) VoIP
6 3 (3.37%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.25%) MPLS
7 2 (2.25%) NAS
7 2 (2.25%) VLAN
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.12%) DSL
8 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.12%) Internet
8 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Law
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Back Office
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Publishing
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Analyst
2 24 (26.97%) Support Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) Service Analyst
4 14 (15.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (15.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (15.73%) Service Desk Support
5 13 (14.61%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (12.36%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (12.36%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (11.24%) Server Support
8 10 (11.24%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (7.87%) Banking Analyst
10 7 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (7.87%) Senior IT Support
10 7 (7.87%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (7.87%) Senior Support Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Blackberry
2 13 (14.61%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.36%) iPad
3 11 (12.36%) Replication
4 10 (11.24%) Public Cloud
5 7 (7.87%) iPhone
5 7 (7.87%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.62%) EqualLogic
8 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (3.37%) Life Science
9 2 (2.25%) EMC VNX
10 1 (1.12%) BYOD
10 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.12%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (1.12%) PKI
10 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (82.02%) Windows
2 50 (56.18%) Windows Server
3 27 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (25.84%) Windows 7
6 13 (14.61%) Windows 8
7 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.25%) Linux
9 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.25%) Unix
10 1 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) ITIL
2 14 (15.73%) ITIL V3
3 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
4 9 (10.11%) Project Management
4 9 (10.11%) Service Management
5 7 (7.87%) Time Management
5 7 (7.87%) Wealth Management
6 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.74%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.62%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.62%) Logistics
8 4 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.49%) SIEM
9 3 (3.37%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.37%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.74%) C#
3 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.85%) Degree
3 8 (8.99%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (8.99%) MCSE
4 7 (7.87%) MCDST
4 7 (7.87%) MCP
5 6 (6.74%) CCDP
5 6 (6.74%) CCNA
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.74%) MCITP
6 2 (2.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.12%) CISM
7 1 (1.12%) CISSP
7 1 (1.12%) CLAS
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCPD
7 1 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) SLA
2 6 (6.74%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.74%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.12%) COBIT
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Hyper-V
1 16 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.24%) XenApp
3 6 (6.74%) VirtualBox
4 5 (5.62%) vSphere
5 1 (1.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.37%) Nagios
2 3 (3.37%) QRadar
3 2 (2.25%) Cacti
3 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.12%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
4 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 46 (51.69%) Microsoft
2 38 (42.70%) Citrix
2 38 (42.70%) VMware
3 14 (15.73%) Cisco
4 12 (13.48%) Symantec
5 10 (11.24%) Intel Security
6 9 (10.11%) Oracle
7 8 (8.99%) HP
8 7 (7.87%) Dell
8 7 (7.87%) Remedy
9 6 (6.74%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.62%) Avaya
10 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
10 5 (5.62%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (4.49%) EMC
11 4 (4.49%) NetApp
12 3 (3.37%) Adobe
12 3 (3.37%) IBM
12 3 (3.37%) Juniper
12 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
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