The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 34 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.02% 6.97% 6.14%
As % of the System Software category 49.28% 73.02% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 19
Average salary £25,250 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Active Directory
Northamptonshire

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

System Software Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 63 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 10.19% 9.55% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 26
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +24.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,125 £23,400 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,650 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Northampton

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Northampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 25 (35.21%) ITIL
4 24 (33.80%) Service Delivery
5 22 (30.99%) Windows 7
6 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
7 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
7 14 (19.72%) MS Office
8 13 (18.31%) DHCP
8 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (18.31%) SCCM
9 12 (16.90%) Project Management
9 12 (16.90%) Retail
9 12 (16.90%) MCP
10 10 (14.08%) LAN
10 10 (14.08%) WAN
10 10 (14.08%) Law
10 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (12.68%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (12.68%) Windows 8
11 9 (12.68%) VMware
11 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.68%) DNS
12 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.27%) MCSA
12 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
13 7 (9.86%) Test Management
13 7 (9.86%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Office
2 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) DHCP
2 10 (14.08%) LAN
2 10 (14.08%) WAN
3 9 (12.68%) DNS
4 7 (9.86%) SAN
5 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.63%) LDAP
7 3 (4.23%) VoIP
8 1 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (16.90%) Retail
2 10 (14.08%) Law
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Analyst
2 18 (25.35%) Support Analyst
3 16 (22.54%) Test Analyst
3 16 (22.54%) Configuration Analyst
4 12 (16.90%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (12.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (11.27%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (9.86%) Support Technician
8 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (7.04%) IT Support
8 5 (7.04%) Technology Manager
9 4 (5.63%) IT Support Technician
10 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.23%) 1st Line Support Technician
10 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
10 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.82%) Kindle
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) EPoS
3 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Windows 7
3 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.68%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.63%) Android
8 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.23%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.82%) Linux
11 1 (1.41%) NetWare
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) ITIL
2 24 (33.80%) Service Delivery
3 12 (16.90%) Project Management
4 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Test Management
6 4 (5.63%) Service Management
6 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.23%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.82%) ERP
9 1 (1.41%) Time Management
9 1 (1.41%) Change Control
9 1 (1.41%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.41%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (1.41%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.41%) Migration
9 1 (1.41%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.90%) MCP
3 8 (11.27%) MCSA
4 6 (8.45%) MCSE
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (7.04%) MCDST
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.41%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.23%) XenApp
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.41%) XenServer
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) VMware
3 6 (8.45%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) LANDesk
4 3 (4.23%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.82%) F5
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) Google
Northampton, Northamptonshire
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago