The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 38 51 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.02% 5.43% 4.01%
As % of the System Software category 48.10% 57.95% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 24
Average salary £25,500 £37,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +40.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,800 £21,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Active Directory
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 88 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.35% 9.36% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 73 79 38
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Northampton -7 34 £25,500 -32.00% 3
Corby - 3 £20,500 - 1
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 73 (84.88%) Windows
2 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
3 28 (32.56%) ITIL
4 25 (29.07%) Windows 7
5 24 (27.91%) SCCM
6 22 (25.58%) Service Delivery
7 21 (24.42%) DHCP
8 18 (20.93%) MS Office
8 18 (20.93%) VMware
9 16 (18.60%) Windows XP
10 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
10 15 (17.44%) DNS
10 15 (17.44%) MCP
11 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (15.12%) Project Management
12 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (15.12%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (13.95%) Law
13 12 (13.95%) SAN
14 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
14 11 (12.79%) WAN
14 11 (12.79%) LAN
14 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (11.63%) Windows 8
15 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
15 10 (11.63%) Retail
15 10 (11.63%) Citrix
16 9 (10.47%) MCSA
17 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Office
2 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) DHCP
2 15 (17.44%) DNS
3 12 (13.95%) SAN
4 11 (12.79%) LAN
4 11 (12.79%) WAN
5 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.65%) LDAP
6 4 (4.65%) VoIP
7 2 (2.33%) Internet
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (13.95%) Law
2 10 (11.63%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Support Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Test Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Configuration Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (10.47%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Support Technician
6 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.81%) IT Support
7 5 (5.81%) Technology Manager
8 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.65%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Kindle
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
5 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (84.88%) Windows
2 25 (29.07%) Windows 7
3 16 (18.60%) Windows XP
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.63%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.81%) Android
7 4 (4.65%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.65%) Linux
8 3 (3.49%) UNIX
9 1 (1.16%) NetWare
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) ITIL
2 22 (25.58%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.12%) Project Management
3 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (6.98%) Test Management
5 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.33%) Change Control
8 2 (2.33%) ERP
8 2 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.33%) Service Management
8 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.16%) CRM
9 1 (1.16%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.16%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.16%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) MCP
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.47%) MCSA
4 7 (8.14%) MCSE
5 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.65%) MCDST
7 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.33%) MCITP
8 2 (2.33%) Degree
8 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.16%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
2 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) XenApp
4 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.33%) XenServer
7 1 (1.16%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (27.91%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) SCOM
3 2 (2.33%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.93%) VMware
3 10 (11.63%) Citrix
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco
4 4 (4.65%) LANDesk
4 4 (4.65%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe
6 1 (1.16%) HP
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £34000 per annum + £ neg+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago