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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 52 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 27 15 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.36% 2.42% 7.73%
As % of the System Software category 50.94% 28.30% 47.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 43
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £25,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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
53 53 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.56% 8.55% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 93
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +10 17 £30,000 -17.80% 4
St Helens - 6 £19,000 - 1
Wirral - 2 £39,000 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 59 (95.16%) Windows
2 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 32 (51.61%) ITIL
4 31 (50.00%) DNS
5 26 (41.94%) HP
5 26 (41.94%) VMware
6 25 (40.32%) Firewall
7 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (33.87%) TCP/IP
7 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
7 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
7 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
8 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (32.26%) Hyper-V
9 18 (29.03%) DHCP
10 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (25.81%) MCITP
11 15 (24.19%) LDAP
11 15 (24.19%) MCSE
11 15 (24.19%) Citrix
12 14 (22.58%) Dell
12 14 (22.58%) Kerberos
12 14 (22.58%) NFS
12 14 (22.58%) .NET
12 14 (22.58%) IPsec
12 14 (22.58%) PKI
12 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
13 13 (20.97%) HP SIM
13 13 (20.97%) SCCM
13 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (33.87%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.06%) Lync
4 5 (8.06%) Apache
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.61%) SalesLogix
1 1 (1.61%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
1 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) DNS
2 25 (40.32%) Firewall
3 21 (33.87%) TCP/IP
4 18 (29.03%) DHCP
5 15 (24.19%) LDAP
6 14 (22.58%) Kerberos
6 14 (22.58%) IPsec
7 13 (20.97%) SAN
8 12 (19.35%) VLAN
9 11 (17.74%) WAN
10 9 (14.52%) VPN
11 8 (12.90%) Internet
12 6 (9.68%) LAN
13 5 (8.06%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (8.06%) Intranet
13 5 (8.06%) SSL
13 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (4.84%) NAS
15 1 (1.61%) Network Security
15 1 (1.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Multimedia
2 5 (8.06%) Marketing
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Technical Support
3 7 (11.29%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Service Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) ICT Technician
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Technician
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) WSH
4 1 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) PKI
2 8 (12.90%) Thin Client
2 8 (12.90%) Fat Client
3 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
4 5 (8.06%) iPhone
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.06%) VLE
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) CMDB
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 59 (95.16%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (11.29%) Linux
7 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
8 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
8 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) ITIL
2 10 (16.13%) Server Monitoring
3 7 (11.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.06%) Software Deployment
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.23%) High Availability
8 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.61%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.97%) VB.NET
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) VB
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (25.81%) MCITP
3 15 (24.19%) MCSE
4 9 (14.52%) Degree
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.45%) MCSA
5 4 (6.45%) MCTS
6 3 (4.84%) MCDST
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Hyper-V
2 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (22.58%) NFS
4 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
5 6 (9.68%) XenApp
6 3 (4.84%) XenServer
6 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) vSphere
7 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) HP SIM
1 13 (20.97%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.94%) HP
2 26 (41.94%) VMware
3 15 (24.19%) Citrix
4 14 (22.58%) Dell
5 11 (17.74%) Cisco
6 10 (16.13%) IBM
7 8 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (6.45%) Sage
8 4 (6.45%) Symantec
9 3 (4.84%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.23%) Reuters
10 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
10 2 (3.23%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.61%) CA
11 1 (1.61%) Mitel
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