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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 31 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.10% 6.20% 6.31%
As % of the System Software category 37.88% 70.45% 53.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 32
Median salary £27,000 £31,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% -5.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £21,250 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £45,000
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
66 44 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.10% 8.80% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 57
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 5 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 5 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 -8 17 £26,500 -14.51% 7
Birkenhead +1 3 £19,500 -11.36% 3
Southport - 1 £23,500 - 3
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 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 59 (80.82%) Windows
2 52 (71.23%) Microsoft
3 38 (52.05%) Windows Server
4 33 (45.21%) ITIL
5 29 (39.73%) Citrix
6 26 (35.62%) MS Exchange
7 24 (32.88%) VMware
8 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (26.03%) SQL
10 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (21.92%) Finance
12 15 (20.55%) Data Centre
13 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (17.81%) Banking
14 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
15 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
15 12 (16.44%) SLA
16 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
16 11 (15.07%) MS Office
16 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (15.07%) Degree
16 11 (15.07%) iPad
17 10 (13.70%) ITIL V3
17 10 (13.70%) Office 365
17 10 (13.70%) Windows 8
17 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
17 10 (13.70%) 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 26 (35.62%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
4 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (10.96%) Skype for Business
6 7 (9.59%) IIS
7 6 (8.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.74%) Confluence
8 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.74%) TWiki
9 1 (1.37%) Apache
9 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.37%) JBoss
9 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Office
2 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
1 10 (13.70%) VPN
2 9 (12.33%) DHCP
2 9 (12.33%) DNS
2 9 (12.33%) SAN
3 7 (9.59%) Firewall
4 6 (8.22%) LAN
4 6 (8.22%) MPLS
4 6 (8.22%) WAN
5 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.11%) VoIP
6 2 (2.74%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.74%) NAS
6 2 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.37%) DSL
7 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.37%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.85%) Law
5 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Back Office
6 2 (2.74%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Analyst
2 19 (26.03%) Support Engineer
3 14 (19.18%) Service Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Service Desk Support
4 13 (17.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (16.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (13.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 9 (12.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (12.33%) Support Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) IT Support
10 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (8.22%) Banking Analyst
10 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (8.22%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (8.22%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (8.22%) Senior Support Analyst
10 6 (8.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) iPad
3 10 (13.70%) Blackberry
3 10 (13.70%) Replication
4 7 (9.59%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (8.22%) iPhone
6 4 (5.48%) Driving Licence
7 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (4.11%) NHS
7 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.74%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.74%) Wiki
9 1 (1.37%) BYOD
9 1 (1.37%) CESG
9 1 (1.37%) Clustering
9 1 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (80.82%) Windows
2 38 (52.05%) Windows Server
3 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (23.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.44%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (13.70%) Windows 8
8 7 (9.59%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.48%) Linux
10 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) ITIL V3
2 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.33%) Project Management
4 8 (10.96%) Service Management
5 7 (9.59%) Wealth Management
6 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.48%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.11%) Line Management
7 3 (4.11%) Time Management
7 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.74%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.74%) Logistics
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) C#
3 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.07%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (8.22%) MCDST
5 5 (6.85%) MCITP
6 4 (5.48%) MCSE
7 3 (4.11%) CCNA
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.74%) CCDP
8 2 (2.74%) MCP
9 1 (1.37%) CISM
9 1 (1.37%) CISSP
9 1 (1.37%) CLAS
9 1 (1.37%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.37%) MCSA
9 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) ISO22301
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) COBIT
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.85%) vSphere
3 5 (6.85%) XenApp
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.74%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.48%) Nagios
3 2 (2.74%) Cacti
3 2 (2.74%) EdgeSight
3 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 52 (71.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.73%) Citrix
3 24 (32.88%) VMware
4 9 (12.33%) Cisco
5 8 (10.96%) HP
5 8 (10.96%) Symantec
6 6 (8.22%) Avaya
6 6 (8.22%) Intel Security
6 6 (8.22%) Remedy
7 4 (5.48%) EMC
8 3 (4.11%) Oracle
9 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.37%) Dell
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) NetApp
10 1 (1.37%) Software AG
Southport, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wallasey, Merseyside
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago