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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.51% 6.10% 4.19%
As % of the System Software category 42.11% 55.10% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 24
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
95 98 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.72% 11.07% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 84 92 36
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,625 £28,400 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 36 £25,500 -32.00% 4
Kettering - 2 £40,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (84.09%) Windows
2 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 31 (35.23%) ITIL
4 29 (32.95%) Service Delivery
5 28 (31.82%) Windows 7
6 18 (20.45%) Windows XP
7 17 (19.32%) DHCP
8 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 16 (18.18%) MS Office
8 16 (18.18%) SCCM
9 15 (17.05%) VMware
10 14 (15.91%) MCP
10 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (14.77%) DNS
12 12 (13.64%) Project Management
12 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (13.64%) Retail
13 11 (12.50%) Citrix
13 11 (12.50%) SAN
13 11 (12.50%) LAN
13 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 11 (12.50%) Hyper-V
13 11 (12.50%) Windows 8
14 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (11.36%) WAN
14 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (11.36%) Law
15 9 (10.23%) Test Management
15 9 (10.23%) MCSA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Office
2 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) DHCP
2 13 (14.77%) DNS
3 11 (12.50%) SAN
3 11 (12.50%) LAN
4 10 (11.36%) WAN
5 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.55%) LDAP
7 3 (3.41%) VoIP
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.27%) Internet
9 1 (1.14%) Firewall
9 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.14%) WLAN
9 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (13.64%) Retail
2 10 (11.36%) Law
3 5 (5.68%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (47.73%) Analyst
2 19 (21.59%) Test Analyst
2 19 (21.59%) Configuration Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (10.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Agile Test Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Support Technician
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.68%) IT Support
8 5 (5.68%) Technology Manager
9 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
1 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Clustering
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) Kindle
4 2 (2.27%) PDA
5 1 (1.14%) EPoS
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (84.09%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 18 (20.45%) Windows XP
4 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.68%) Android
9 4 (4.55%) Linux
9 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.27%) UNIX
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.14%) NetWare
12 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) ITIL
2 29 (32.95%) Service Delivery
3 12 (13.64%) Project Management
4 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (10.23%) Test Management
6 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.55%) Service Management
7 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.27%) ERP
8 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.27%) Change Control
8 2 (2.27%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.14%) Time Management
9 1 (1.14%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.14%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.14%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) MCP
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.23%) MCSA
3 7 (7.95%) MCSE
4 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.68%) MCDST
6 3 (3.41%) Degree
6 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.27%) CCNA
7 2 (2.27%) MCITP
8 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) XenApp
4 4 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.27%) XenServer
7 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) SCOM
3 2 (2.27%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.05%) VMware
3 11 (12.50%) Citrix
4 5 (5.68%) Cisco
5 3 (3.41%) LANDesk
5 3 (3.41%) F5
5 3 (3.41%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Adobe
7 1 (1.14%) Google
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