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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 56 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.08% 3.53% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 69.14% 40.00% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 24
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,426 £18,720
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £51,000 £44,500
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
81 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.69% 8.82% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 59 44 54
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 53 £27,500 +7.84% 3
Durham +4 1 - - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 66 (68.04%) Windows
2 64 (65.98%) Microsoft
3 44 (45.36%) MS Exchange
4 42 (43.30%) ITIL
4 42 (43.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (41.24%) Firewall
6 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
6 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (32.99%) NetApp
8 30 (30.93%) SAN
9 28 (28.87%) MS Office
10 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (27.84%) VMware
11 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (25.77%) MCDST
12 25 (25.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (24.74%) Lync
13 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (24.74%) Blackberry
13 24 (24.74%) SharePoint
14 23 (23.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 23 (23.71%) Replication
15 21 (21.65%) WAN
15 21 (21.65%) SQL
16 20 (20.62%) Cisco
17 19 (19.59%) EMC
17 19 (19.59%) LAN
18 18 (18.56%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (45.36%) MS Exchange
2 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2003
2 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (25.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (24.74%) Lync
4 24 (24.74%) SharePoint
5 23 (23.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (14.43%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (4.12%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (28.87%) MS Office
2 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
1 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (41.24%) Firewall
2 30 (30.93%) SAN
3 21 (21.65%) WAN
4 19 (19.59%) LAN
5 13 (13.40%) DHCP
5 13 (13.40%) DNS
5 13 (13.40%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (8.25%) NAS
7 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.12%) SSL
9 2 (2.06%) VoIP
9 2 (2.06%) VPN
10 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.03%) PBX
10 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Support Engineer
2 20 (20.62%) Field Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.28%) Service Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) IT Support
6 6 (6.19%) Junior
7 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Junior Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.15%) Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Graduate
7 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Specialist
8 4 (4.12%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Web Services
2 6 (6.19%) .NET
3 5 (5.15%) HTML
3 5 (5.15%) CSS
3 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (5.15%) HTML5
3 5 (5.15%) Ajax
3 5 (5.15%) jQuery
4 1 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Blackberry
2 23 (23.71%) Replication
3 4 (4.12%) Clustering
4 3 (3.09%) PDA
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Handset
6 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (68.04%) Windows
2 33 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.31%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.28%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.12%) Linux
9 3 (3.09%) Android
10 1 (1.03%) Debian
10 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) ITIL
2 6 (6.19%) CRM
3 5 (5.15%) Project Management
3 5 (5.15%) OO
4 4 (4.12%) Data Protection
4 4 (4.12%) TOGAF
5 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.06%) Service Management
7 1 (1.03%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.03%) Change Management
7 1 (1.03%) Migration
7 1 (1.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.37%) VBScript
4 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (43.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (25.77%) MCDST
3 12 (12.37%) MCSE
3 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.31%) MCSA
5 7 (7.22%) MCP
6 4 (4.12%) MCTS
6 4 (4.12%) MCITP
7 1 (1.03%) CCNA
7 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Samba
4 1 (1.03%) Firmware
4 1 (1.03%) XenApp
4 1 (1.03%) XenServer
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (65.98%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.99%) NetApp
3 27 (27.84%) VMware
4 20 (20.62%) Cisco
5 19 (19.59%) EMC
6 6 (6.19%) Citrix
7 5 (5.15%) HP
8 4 (4.12%) CA
9 2 (2.06%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.06%) Dell
10 1 (1.03%) Remedy
10 1 (1.03%) Peregrine
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.03%) Apple
10 1 (1.03%) Sage
10 1 (1.03%) LANDesk
Tyne and Wear
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