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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.55% 4.83% 4.50%
As % of the System Software category 68.75% 70.73% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 17
Average salary £29,750 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.18% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £32,700 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
32 41 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.61% 6.82% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 34
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +11 21 £29,750 +8.18% 7
Prescot - 1 £42,500 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (93.62%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
3 23 (48.94%) MS Office
4 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
4 17 (36.17%) DNS
5 16 (34.04%) ITIL
6 15 (31.91%) Windows XP
6 15 (31.91%) DHCP
6 15 (31.91%) Citrix
6 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
7 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (29.79%) VMware
7 14 (29.79%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.53%) Finance
9 11 (23.40%) SCCM
10 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (14.89%) SQL
13 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
13 7 (14.89%) VPN
13 7 (14.89%) Law
13 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
14 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (12.77%) Service Management
14 6 (12.77%) Firewall
14 6 (12.77%) MCITP
14 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.64%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) OpenEdge
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (48.94%) MS Office
2 14 (29.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) DNS
2 15 (31.91%) DHCP
3 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.89%) VPN
4 6 (12.77%) SAN
4 6 (12.77%) Firewall
4 6 (12.77%) VoIP
4 6 (12.77%) FTP
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
6 4 (8.51%) WAN
7 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.26%) SMTP
8 2 (4.26%) PSTN
8 2 (4.26%) ADSL
8 2 (4.26%) ISDN
8 2 (4.26%) DMZ
8 2 (4.26%) WEP
8 2 (4.26%) WPA
8 2 (4.26%) VLAN
9 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Service Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
5 6 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support
8 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) COM
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (93.62%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows XP
2 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (4.26%) Android
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.13%) Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Service Management
3 5 (10.64%) ITSM
3 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.51%) Coaching
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.38%) Migration
5 3 (6.38%) Document Management
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.13%) Security Management
7 1 (2.13%) Release Management
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.77%) CCNA
2 6 (12.77%) MCITP
3 5 (10.64%) MCP
3 5 (10.64%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (8.51%) CCA
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.26%) VCP4
6 1 (2.13%) MCTS
6 1 (2.13%) MCPD
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.64%) vSphere
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
5 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Citrix
3 14 (29.79%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Apple
4 3 (6.38%) Avaya
4 3 (6.38%) Juniper
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Sage
5 2 (4.26%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) Veeam
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
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