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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 53 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.81% 8.35% 5.21%
As % of the System Software category 46.90% 60.00% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 25
Median salary £35,000 £34,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,250 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £43,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
113 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.64% 13.92% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 77 45 59
Median salary £36,500 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -28.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -8 45 £44,000 +28.46% 3
Birkenhead +4 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Prescot - 2 £25,000 -
Southport +9 1 £23,000 - 2
St Helens - 1 £35,000 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 61 (70.93%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) VMware
3 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
4 37 (43.02%) Windows Server
5 36 (41.86%) ITIL
6 34 (39.53%) Citrix
7 31 (36.05%) DNS
7 31 (36.05%) DHCP
8 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (23.26%) PRINCE2
9 20 (23.26%) Firewall
10 19 (22.09%) Cisco
11 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (20.93%) MCSE
11 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (19.77%) Office 365
12 17 (19.77%) VPN
12 17 (19.77%) SAN
13 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
13 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (18.60%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (17.44%) ITIL V3
14 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
14 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
14 15 (17.44%) IIS
14 15 (17.44%) WAN
15 14 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (16.28%) EMC
15 14 (16.28%) CCNA

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 15 (17.44%) IIS
2 13 (15.12%) JBoss
2 13 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.12%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.95%) Apache
3 12 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Office 365
2 16 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (16.28%) PaaS
4 13 (15.12%) IaaS
5 12 (13.95%) SaaS
6 2 (2.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.05%) DHCP
1 31 (36.05%) DNS
2 20 (23.26%) Firewall
3 17 (19.77%) SAN
3 17 (19.77%) VPN
4 15 (17.44%) WAN
5 11 (12.79%) LAN
6 10 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (11.63%) Network Security
6 10 (11.63%) VLAN
6 10 (11.63%) WLAN
7 8 (9.30%) Internet
8 5 (5.81%) IP Telephony
9 4 (4.65%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.49%) MPLS
11 2 (2.33%) DSL
11 2 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.16%) Informix
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (13.95%) Banking
2 9 (10.47%) Law
3 8 (9.30%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) Finance
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Back Office
6 2 (2.33%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (17.44%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Architect
3 12 (13.95%) Cloud Architect
3 12 (13.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (13.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (12.79%) Administrator
5 9 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (9.30%) IT Support
6 8 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.98%) Network Security Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Security Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Systems Support
8 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Network Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Network Support
8 5 (5.81%) Office 365 Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) Middleware
2 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
3 12 (13.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (13.95%) NHS
3 12 (13.95%) Public Cloud
4 8 (9.30%) iPad
5 7 (8.14%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.65%) PMI
7 3 (3.49%) Replication
8 2 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.16%) Clustering
9 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.16%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (70.93%) Windows
2 37 (43.02%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.95%) Linux
5 12 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.33%) Unix
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.16%) Android
10 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) ITIL
2 20 (23.26%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.44%) ITIL V3
3 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
4 14 (16.28%) DevOps
4 14 (16.28%) Line Management
5 12 (13.95%) Identity Management
5 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
5 12 (13.95%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (13.95%) TOGAF
5 12 (13.95%) Wealth Management
6 11 (12.79%) Service Management
7 8 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (9.30%) Network Management
7 8 (9.30%) Security Management
8 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.98%) Change Control
8 6 (6.98%) Service Design
9 4 (4.65%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) MCSE
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (16.28%) CCNA
2 14 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.28%) Degree
3 12 (13.95%) EMC Certification
4 4 (4.65%) MCSA
4 4 (4.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) CCA
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) VCP6
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.79%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.63%) XenApp
4 6 (6.98%) vSphere
5 4 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) AirWatch
2 5 (5.81%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) Nagios
3 1 (1.16%) OpenView
3 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) VMware
2 39 (45.35%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.53%) Citrix
4 19 (22.09%) Cisco
5 14 (16.28%) EMC
6 13 (15.12%) Oracle
7 12 (13.95%) IBM
7 12 (13.95%) Software AG
8 8 (9.30%) Dell
8 8 (9.30%) HP
9 7 (8.14%) Avaya
10 3 (3.49%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.49%) EqualLogic
10 3 (3.49%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.33%) Google
12 1 (1.16%) Jaspersoft
12 1 (1.16%) Lumension
12 1 (1.16%) NetApp
12 1 (1.16%) SAP
12 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
St Helens and Warrington
Networx
Salary: Circa £35,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago