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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 27 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.60% 6.24% 5.35%
As % of the System Software category 35.53% 71.43% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 28
Median salary £30,000 £32,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.39% -5.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,250 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
76 42 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.58% 8.73% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 65
Median salary £35,000 £34,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 20 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Birkenhead +3 3 £19,500 -40.90% 1
St Helens - 1 £32,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 47 (75.81%) Windows
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 27 (43.55%) ITIL
4 21 (33.87%) Citrix
5 19 (30.65%) VMware
6 17 (27.42%) SQL
6 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
7 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
9 14 (22.58%) Finance
10 12 (19.35%) Office 365
10 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
12 10 (16.13%) Degree
12 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (16.13%) Banking
12 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
12 10 (16.13%) SLA
12 10 (16.13%) Cisco
12 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.52%) VPN
13 9 (14.52%) DNS
13 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
13 9 (14.52%) DHCP
13 9 (14.52%) Project Management
13 9 (14.52%) Replication

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.23%) Apache
6 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.23%) Confluence
6 2 (3.23%) JBoss
6 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.23%) TWiki
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Office 365
2 4 (6.45%) IaaS
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) DHCP
1 9 (14.52%) DNS
1 9 (14.52%) VPN
2 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.29%) SAN
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
4 6 (9.68%) MPLS
5 5 (8.06%) LAN
5 5 (8.06%) WAN
6 3 (4.84%) VoIP
7 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.61%) DSL
8 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.61%) Internet
8 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.61%) NAS
8 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.61%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Service Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (12.90%) IT Support
4 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Replication
3 7 (11.29%) iPad
4 6 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (8.06%) Driving Licence
6 4 (6.45%) iPhone
7 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.84%) NHS
8 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
8 2 (3.23%) Wiki
9 1 (1.61%) BYOD
9 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.61%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 31 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 8
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.45%) Linux
9 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Project Management
3 8 (12.90%) ITIL V3
3 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 6 (9.68%) Wealth Management
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (8.06%) Line Management
5 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Time Management
8 2 (3.23%) Change Control
8 2 (3.23%) Change Management
8 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.23%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
5 4 (6.45%) CCNA
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.45%) MCDST
6 3 (4.84%) MCITP
7 2 (3.23%) CCDP
7 2 (3.23%) EMC Certification
7 2 (3.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.61%) CISM
8 1 (1.61%) CISSP
8 1 (1.61%) CLAS
8 1 (1.61%) MCSA
8 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) COBIT
3 1 (1.61%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.45%) vSphere
3 4 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.23%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.84%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.23%) EdgeSight
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.61%) Cacti
4 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) Citrix
3 19 (30.65%) VMware
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) Avaya
5 6 (9.68%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) Symantec
7 4 (6.45%) EMC
7 4 (6.45%) Intel Security
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle
7 4 (6.45%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
8 2 (3.23%) Software AG
9 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.61%) Dell
9 1 (1.61%) NetApp
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
Southport, Merseyside
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £17,000 to £17,000 per annum £17k + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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