The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 55 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 30 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.78% 5.74% 4.20%
As % of the System Software category 46.15% 45.65% 45.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 26
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £23,700 £18,380
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
65 92 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.19% 12.57% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 89 54
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,086
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the North East

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the North East

Active Directory
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -15 25 £31,000 +7.82% 2
Durham +4 4 £15,000 -52.38% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 74 (84.09%) Windows
2 51 (57.95%) MS Exchange
3 49 (55.68%) Microsoft
4 40 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (44.32%) Firewall
6 32 (36.36%) NetApp
7 31 (35.23%) ITIL
8 30 (34.09%) SharePoint
8 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
8 30 (34.09%) SAN
8 30 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 29 (32.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (31.82%) VMware
11 27 (30.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (30.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 25 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (27.27%) Lync
14 23 (26.14%) SQL
14 23 (26.14%) Replication
15 22 (25.00%) Blackberry
15 22 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 19 (21.59%) EMC
16 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
17 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
17 17 (19.32%) WAN
18 16 (18.18%) LAN
18 16 (18.18%) MS Office
19 15 (17.05%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 51 (57.95%) MS Exchange
2 30 (34.09%) SharePoint
2 30 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (32.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (30.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (27.27%) Lync
6 22 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (15.91%) Office Communications Server
7 14 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (2.27%) IIS
10 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Office
2 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (44.32%) Firewall
2 30 (34.09%) SAN
3 17 (19.32%) WAN
4 16 (18.18%) LAN
5 14 (15.91%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (11.36%) DHCP
6 10 (11.36%) DNS
7 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 8 (9.09%) NAS
8 4 (4.55%) SSL
9 2 (2.27%) VoIP
10 1 (1.14%) SMTP
10 1 (1.14%) VPN
10 1 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Advertising
3 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 16 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Junior
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.82%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) IT Support
8 5 (5.68%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.68%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Graduate
8 5 (5.68%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.55%) DBA
9 4 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) Web Services
2 5 (5.68%) Ajax
2 5 (5.68%) jQuery
2 5 (5.68%) HTML5
2 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (5.68%) HTML
2 5 (5.68%) .NET
2 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.68%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) COM
3 1 (1.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Replication
2 22 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.95%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) PDA
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 74 (84.09%) Windows
2 40 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.36%) Windows XP
6 8 (9.09%) Linux
6 8 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.95%) UNIX
8 3 (3.41%) Android
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) ITIL
2 5 (5.68%) OO
2 5 (5.68%) CRM
3 4 (4.55%) TOGAF
3 4 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.27%) Migration
5 2 (2.27%) Requirements Management
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.27%) Service Management
6 1 (1.14%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (1.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.14%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.14%) Change Management
6 1 (1.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.14%) SQL
2 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
3 12 (13.64%) VBScript
4 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.64%) MCP
3 12 (13.64%) MCSE
4 10 (11.36%) MCSA
4 10 (11.36%) MCDST
4 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.95%) Degree
6 4 (4.55%) MCTS
6 4 (4.55%) MCITP
7 3 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.14%) CCNA
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (55.68%) Microsoft
2 32 (36.36%) NetApp
3 28 (31.82%) VMware
4 19 (21.59%) EMC
5 15 (17.05%) Cisco
6 5 (5.68%) Citrix
6 5 (5.68%) WatchGuard
7 4 (4.55%) CA
8 3 (3.41%) Fidessa
8 3 (3.41%) Reuters
8 3 (3.41%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.27%) Meraki
9 2 (2.27%) HP
10 1 (1.14%) Dell
10 1 (1.14%) Intel
10 1 (1.14%) Peregrine
10 1 (1.14%) Apple
10 1 (1.14%) Symantec
10 1 (1.14%) Remedy
Darlington, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance, Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hartlepool
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £15000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago