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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 33 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.98% 6.27% 4.73%
As % of the System Software category 40.74% 64.00% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 27
Median salary £29,750 £33,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.84% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
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
81 50 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.12% 9.80% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 67
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,168 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -7 24 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Birkenhead +3 4 £19,500 -40.90%
St Helens - 3 £32,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 44 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 34 (54.84%) Windows Server
4 28 (45.16%) VMware
5 24 (38.71%) ITIL
6 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (35.48%) Citrix
8 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
9 16 (25.81%) Cisco
10 15 (24.19%) DNS
10 15 (24.19%) DHCP
10 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 14 (22.58%) Office 365
12 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
12 13 (20.97%) SQL
13 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
13 12 (19.35%) SAN
14 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
14 11 (17.74%) MCSE
14 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
15 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (16.13%) IIS
15 10 (16.13%) VPN
16 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
16 9 (14.52%) Firewall
16 9 (14.52%) Replication
16 9 (14.52%) Line Management

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 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
3 10 (16.13%) IIS
4 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (9.68%) Apache
5 6 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.68%) JBoss
5 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.23%) Confluence
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.61%) TWiki
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Office 365
2 8 (12.90%) IaaS
2 8 (12.90%) PaaS
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) DHCP
1 15 (24.19%) DNS
2 12 (19.35%) SAN
3 10 (16.13%) VPN
4 9 (14.52%) Firewall
4 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.90%) LAN
5 8 (12.90%) WAN
6 7 (11.29%) MPLS
7 4 (6.45%) VoIP
8 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.23%) DSL
9 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.23%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (12.90%) Banking
1 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) IT Support
4 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.52%) Replication
3 7 (11.29%) Driving Licence
4 6 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 6 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.84%) iPad
5 3 (4.84%) NHS
6 2 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (3.23%) PMI
6 2 (3.23%) Wiki
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Clustering
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.29%) Linux
7 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) ITIL
2 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
3 9 (14.52%) Line Management
4 8 (12.90%) ITIL V3
4 8 (12.90%) Project Management
4 8 (12.90%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.68%) DevOps
5 6 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.68%) Wealth Management
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.84%) Email Filtering
7 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.84%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (17.74%) MCSE
3 8 (12.90%) Degree
4 7 (11.29%) CCNA
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (9.68%) EMC Certification
6 4 (6.45%) MCSA
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.23%) MCITP
7 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CCDP
8 1 (1.61%) MCP
8 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.90%) XenApp
4 6 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.23%) EdgeSight
2 2 (3.23%) Nagios
2 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) SCOM
2 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 44 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.16%) VMware
3 22 (35.48%) Citrix
4 16 (25.81%) Cisco
5 8 (12.90%) Avaya
5 8 (12.90%) EMC
6 7 (11.29%) Oracle
7 6 (9.68%) IBM
7 6 (9.68%) Software AG
8 5 (8.06%) HP
9 1 (1.61%) Dell
9 1 (1.61%) Jaspersoft
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