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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 32 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.67% 4.88% 6.16%
As % of the System Software category 54.24% 39.74% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 29
Average salary £30,000 £40,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +14.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £30,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £53,750 £46,300
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
59 78 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.46% 12.28% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 51 64 53
Average salary £38,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,865 £47,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 27 £22,500 -45.78% 5
Wirral - 2 £39,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 58 (92.06%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 25 (39.68%) ITIL
4 21 (33.33%) MS Office
4 21 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 21 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 21 (33.33%) DNS
4 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (30.16%) VMware
6 18 (28.57%) Citrix
6 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (26.98%) SCCM
8 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
8 16 (25.40%) Firewall
9 14 (22.22%) MCITP
9 14 (22.22%) SAN
9 14 (22.22%) Dell
9 14 (22.22%) DHCP
9 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
10 13 (20.63%) MCSE
11 12 (19.05%) LDAP
11 12 (19.05%) HP
11 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.87%) .NET
12 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (14.29%) HP SIM
13 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.29%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Lync
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (33.33%) MS Office
1 21 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) DNS
2 16 (25.40%) Firewall
3 14 (22.22%) SAN
3 14 (22.22%) DHCP
4 12 (19.05%) LDAP
5 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.11%) VLAN
6 7 (11.11%) IPsec
6 7 (11.11%) Internet
6 7 (11.11%) Kerberos
7 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (7.94%) Intranet
7 5 (7.94%) SSL
8 4 (6.35%) LAN
8 4 (6.35%) VoIP
8 4 (6.35%) WAN
8 4 (6.35%) VPN
9 3 (4.76%) NAS
10 1 (1.59%) Network Security
10 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (11.11%) Law
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Multimedia
3 5 (7.94%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Service Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Technician
4 5 (7.94%) ICT Technician
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.76%) IT Support
6 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.17%) Junior
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) PKI
2 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.94%) VLE
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (92.06%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.63%) Windows 7
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
7 6 (9.52%) Mac OS X
8 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
8 5 (7.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (7.94%) Linux
9 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Migration
3 7 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Service Management
5 5 (7.94%) Software Deployment
6 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.35%) ITSM
6 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.35%) Coaching
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.76%) Document Management
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.17%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) High Availability
9 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.94%) PHP
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
3 5 (7.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (22.22%) MCITP
3 13 (20.63%) MCSE
4 7 (11.11%) Degree
5 5 (7.94%) MCTS
6 4 (6.35%) MCSA
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCDST
8 1 (1.59%) MCPD
8 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 7 (11.11%) NFS
4 5 (7.94%) XenApp
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) SCCM
2 9 (14.29%) HP SIM
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.17%) WSUS
5 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.16%) VMware
3 18 (28.57%) Citrix
4 14 (22.22%) Dell
5 12 (19.05%) HP
6 8 (12.70%) Oracle
7 7 (11.11%) IBM
8 5 (7.94%) Cisco
9 2 (3.17%) Reuters
9 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.17%) Symantec
9 2 (3.17%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.59%) Veeam
10 1 (1.59%) Mitel
10 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.59%) Sage
10 1 (1.59%) McAfee
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