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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 33 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 30 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.57% 5.65% 2.33%
As % of the System Software category 58.82% 53.62% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 18
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,750 £18,140
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £58,750 £29,950
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
51 69 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 6.06% 10.53% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49 66 75
Average salary £34,750 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.83% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +17 23 £35,000 +48.93% 6
Durham -13 4 £17,625 -54.51% 1
Northumberland -4 2 £25,250 -59.60%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (84.13%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) ITIL
2 33 (52.38%) VMware
3 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (36.51%) Citrix
5 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
6 21 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 19 (30.16%) SAN
8 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
9 15 (23.81%) LAN
9 15 (23.81%) WAN
9 15 (23.81%) SQL
9 15 (23.81%) Linux
9 15 (23.81%) Cisco
9 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (22.22%) MS Office
11 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (20.63%) Project Management
12 11 (17.46%) DHCP
12 11 (17.46%) DNS
12 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
13 9 (14.29%) UNIX
14 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (12.70%) LANDesk
14 8 (12.70%) WSUS
15 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.59%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) SAN
2 15 (23.81%) LAN
2 15 (23.81%) WAN
3 11 (17.46%) DHCP
3 11 (17.46%) DNS
4 7 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Marketing
2 1 (1.59%) Electronics
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Analyst
2 18 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (26.98%) Support Analyst
4 14 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 13 (20.63%) Technical Support
6 11 (17.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (14.29%) Server Support
8 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (11.11%) ICT Manager
9 7 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (9.52%) Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (7.94%) Senior Technical Support
11 5 (7.94%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (7.94%) Senior Technical Analyst
11 5 (7.94%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Handset
2 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) DTV
3 1 (1.59%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) CMDB
3 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.59%) iPhone
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Windows
2 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.29%) UNIX
3 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.52%) Solaris
6 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.17%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.59%) CentOS
8 1 (1.59%) Debian
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) ITIL
2 13 (20.63%) Project Management
3 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 6 (9.52%) Change Control
5 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management
8 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.59%) Change Management
8 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.59%) High Availability
8 1 (1.59%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.59%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.59%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.59%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.59%) VBScript
2 1 (1.59%) VB
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) MCDST
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.17%) MCITP
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) MCTS
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) XenApp
3 2 (3.17%) XenServer
3 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.59%) Samba
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) WSUS
2 7 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (9.52%) SCCM
4 3 (4.76%) SCOM
4 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) VMware
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 23 (36.51%) Citrix
4 15 (23.81%) Cisco
5 8 (12.70%) LANDesk
6 7 (11.11%) SAP
7 6 (9.52%) Amdocs
7 6 (9.52%) McAfee
8 3 (4.76%) Altiris
8 3 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (4.76%) Lotus
9 2 (3.17%) Dell
9 2 (3.17%) Remedy
10 1 (1.59%) Sophos
10 1 (1.59%) Peregrine
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.59%) Apple
10 1 (1.59%) Symantec
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £12000 - £14000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago