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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 41 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 5.02% 3.68% 4.35%
As % of the System Software category 65.08% 42.11% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 29
Average salary £21,500 £33,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.82% +50.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,650 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
63 57 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 7.71% 8.73% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 60 54 98
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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
Tyne and Wear +9 36 £25,000 -6.54% 8
Durham -12 2 £18,250 -59.44%
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 39 (60.00%) ITIL
2 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
3 28 (43.08%) MS Office
3 28 (43.08%) VMware
4 21 (32.31%) Cisco
5 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 19 (29.23%) MS Exchange
7 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (26.15%) MCDST
7 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (23.08%) Firewall
8 15 (23.08%) Citrix
8 15 (23.08%) WAN
8 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 14 (21.54%) SQL
9 14 (21.54%) LAN
10 13 (20.00%) Project Management
10 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (18.46%) SAN
11 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (16.92%) DHCP
12 11 (16.92%) DNS
13 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
14 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 19 (29.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.62%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (43.08%) MS Office
2 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Firewall
1 15 (23.08%) WAN
2 14 (21.54%) LAN
3 12 (18.46%) SAN
4 11 (16.92%) DHCP
4 11 (16.92%) DNS
5 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.54%) PBX
7 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Analyst
2 20 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 12 (18.46%) Support Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Technical Support
5 9 (13.85%) Field Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (10.77%) ICT Manager
7 7 (10.77%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Technical Support
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.31%) Linux
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.08%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) Debian
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.54%) CRM
8 1 (1.54%) Service Management
8 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.54%) Change Management
8 1 (1.54%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.54%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (26.15%) MCDST
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.08%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) XenServer
3 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) WSUS
2 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.08%) VMware
3 21 (32.31%) Cisco
4 15 (23.08%) Citrix
5 4 (6.15%) HP
6 3 (4.62%) NetApp
7 2 (3.08%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.08%) Apple
7 2 (3.08%) Remedy
7 2 (3.08%) Dell
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec
8 1 (1.54%) Sage
8 1 (1.54%) Peregrine
8 1 (1.54%) Lotus
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.54%) Altiris
8 1 (1.54%) WatchGuard
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago