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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 58 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.34% 6.60% 5.44%
As % of the System Software category 39.60% 56.31% 60.32%
Number of salaries quoted 37 54 34
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +23.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,500 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
101 103 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.95% 11.72% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 81 96 46
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 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 3 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 -16 36 £32,500 -2.98% 5
Kettering - 2 £40,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 81 (81.00%) Windows
2 43 (43.00%) ITIL
3 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 31 (31.00%) Service Delivery
6 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
7 21 (21.00%) MS Office
8 20 (20.00%) MCP
8 20 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 19 (19.00%) DHCP
10 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
11 16 (16.00%) LAN
11 16 (16.00%) SCCM
12 15 (15.00%) WAN
12 15 (15.00%) DNS
13 14 (14.00%) Retail
14 13 (13.00%) VMware
14 13 (13.00%) Project Management
14 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
15 12 (12.00%) SLA
15 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.00%) Test Management
16 11 (11.00%) SAN
16 11 (11.00%) SQL
17 10 (10.00%) Law
17 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) CMS
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MS Office
2 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) DHCP
2 16 (16.00%) LAN
3 15 (15.00%) DNS
3 15 (15.00%) WAN
4 13 (13.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (11.00%) SAN
6 4 (4.00%) LDAP
7 3 (3.00%) VoIP
7 3 (3.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.00%) Internet
9 1 (1.00%) Firewall
9 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.00%) WLAN
9 1 (1.00%) ADSL
9 1 (1.00%) Broadband
9 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (14.00%) Retail
2 10 (10.00%) Law
3 4 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Analyst
2 28 (28.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 23 (23.00%) Test Analyst
4 19 (19.00%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (11.00%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (11.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) IT Support
8 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Support Technician
10 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Technology Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.00%) Kindle
4 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.00%) PDA
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 81 (81.00%) Windows
2 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 20 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.00%) Android
8 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.00%) Mac OS
9 5 (5.00%) Linux
10 2 (2.00%) UNIX
11 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.00%) ITIL
2 31 (31.00%) Service Delivery
3 13 (13.00%) Project Management
4 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (11.00%) Test Management
6 6 (6.00%) Service Management
7 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.00%) ERP
8 3 (3.00%) Time Management
9 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.00%) Change Control
9 2 (2.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.00%) CRM
10 1 (1.00%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.00%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) MCP
2 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.00%) MCSE
3 9 (9.00%) MCSA
4 6 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.00%) MCDST
5 3 (3.00%) Degree
5 3 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.00%) CCNA
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.00%) XenApp
3 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.00%) XenServer
6 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (2.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) VMware
3 9 (9.00%) Citrix
4 6 (6.00%) LANDesk
5 5 (5.00%) Cisco
5 5 (5.00%) MobileIron
6 4 (4.00%) F5
7 2 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (1.00%) Dell
8 1 (1.00%) Epicor
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £23500.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £150 to £160 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
RecruitX
Salary: £22k per year + DOE + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Northampton
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago