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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 29 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.55% 3.63% 3.20%
As % of the System Software category 54.72% 36.92% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 23
Average salary £23,000 £34,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +72.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,650 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £32,000
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
53 65 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.48% 9.83% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 104
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 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 1 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 +8 25 £25,750 -2.83% 2
Durham -16 2 £19,125 -57.50%
Northumberland - 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 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 48 (73.85%) Windows
2 35 (53.85%) ITIL
3 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
4 29 (44.62%) VMware
5 22 (33.85%) MS Office
5 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
6 21 (32.31%) Citrix
7 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
8 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
9 16 (24.62%) SAN
10 15 (23.08%) Cisco
10 15 (23.08%) WAN
11 14 (21.54%) LAN
11 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (20.00%) SQL
12 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (20.00%) Project Management
13 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (18.46%) Linux
13 12 (18.46%) DHCP
13 12 (18.46%) DNS
13 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (16.92%) MCDST
15 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (12.31%) LANDesk
15 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
15 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.62%) IIS
5 3 (4.62%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.54%) Lync
7 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (33.85%) MS Office
1 22 (33.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) SAN
2 15 (23.08%) WAN
3 14 (21.54%) LAN
4 12 (18.46%) DHCP
4 12 (18.46%) DNS
5 7 (10.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.08%) VPN
6 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
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 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (18.46%) Technical Support
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) ICT Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Server Support
6 7 (10.77%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Handset
3 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) iPad
4 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 48 (73.85%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (18.46%) Linux
4 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.77%) UNIX
6 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.23%) Solaris
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.08%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.54%) CentOS
9 1 (1.54%) Debian
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.23%) Business Continuity
4 6 (9.23%) Change Control
5 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.54%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.54%) Service Management
7 1 (1.54%) Change Management
7 1 (1.54%) Requirements Management
7 1 (1.54%) CRM
7 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) VBScript
2 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.92%) MCDST
3 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.08%) MCSE
5 2 (3.08%) MCP
5 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 2 (3.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.54%) MCTS
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) XenServer
3 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) Samba
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) WSUS
2 5 (7.69%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (44.62%) VMware
3 21 (32.31%) Citrix
4 15 (23.08%) Cisco
5 8 (12.31%) LANDesk
6 6 (9.23%) SAP
6 6 (9.23%) McAfee
6 6 (9.23%) Amdocs
7 3 (4.62%) Altiris
7 3 (4.62%) Lotus
7 3 (4.62%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) Dell
8 2 (3.08%) Remedy
9 1 (1.54%) Sophos
9 1 (1.54%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.54%) Apple
9 1 (1.54%) Sage
9 1 (1.54%) Symantec
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago