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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 44 30 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.66% 5.07% 7.36%
As % of the System Software category 65.67% 52.63% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 47
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £28,631
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
67 57 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.10% 9.63% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 54
Average salary £29,500 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.86% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Northampton -4 29 £27,500 - 5
Wellingborough - 5 £27,500 - 2
Kettering - 3 £22,000 - 1
Daventry - 2 £21,000 -
Brackley -3 1 £40,000 +31.14%
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 87 (77.68%) Microsoft
2 85 (75.89%) Windows
3 58 (51.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (49.11%) ITIL
5 54 (48.21%) MS Exchange
6 52 (46.43%) Hyper-V
7 42 (37.50%) DNS
8 41 (36.61%) DHCP
8 41 (36.61%) MS Excel
9 40 (35.71%) VMware
10 39 (34.82%) SQL Server
11 37 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (32.14%) TCP/IP
13 34 (30.36%) MCSE
14 31 (27.68%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (26.79%) Firewall
15 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (26.79%) MS Office
16 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (24.11%) CCNA
16 27 (24.11%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (21.43%) Cisco
18 22 (19.64%) Service Delivery
19 21 (18.75%) SharePoint
20 20 (17.86%) Retail
21 19 (16.96%) MCITP
22 18 (16.07%) SLA
22 18 (16.07%) MCSA
22 18 (16.07%) MCP
23 17 (15.18%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 54 (48.21%) MS Exchange
2 31 (27.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 16 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (9.82%) Lync
7 10 (8.93%) IIS
8 6 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (3.57%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (36.61%) MS Excel
2 30 (26.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Office 365
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (37.50%) DNS
2 41 (36.61%) DHCP
3 36 (32.14%) TCP/IP
4 30 (26.79%) Firewall
5 16 (14.29%) SAN
6 12 (10.71%) VLAN
7 9 (8.04%) Internet
8 7 (6.25%) Extranet
8 7 (6.25%) Intranet
9 6 (5.36%) LAN
9 6 (5.36%) PBX
9 6 (5.36%) WAN
10 5 (4.46%) VoIP
11 4 (3.57%) Network Security
12 3 (2.68%) MPLS
12 3 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.79%) BIG-IP
13 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (34.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) DTS
3 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (17.86%) Retail
2 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.36%) Law
3 4 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.93%) Analyst
2 17 (15.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 16 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Technical Support
4 12 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) IT Support
6 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) Technical Support Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Network Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.68%) CSS
2 3 (2.68%) XML
2 3 (2.68%) XSL
2 3 (2.68%) Ajax
2 3 (2.68%) WCF
2 3 (2.68%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.68%) jQuery
2 3 (2.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) iPhone
4 2 (1.79%) AS400
4 2 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.89%) PDA
5 1 (0.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 85 (75.89%) Windows
2 37 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.93%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.36%) Windows Vista
8 5 (4.46%) Android
9 4 (3.57%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.89%) Linux
12 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.11%) ITIL
2 22 (19.64%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.93%) Service Management
4 8 (7.14%) Coaching
5 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 7 (6.25%) Migration
6 6 (5.36%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.68%) Web Development
8 3 (2.68%) Security Management
8 3 (2.68%) Project Management
8 3 (2.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.68%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.68%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.79%) Time Management
9 2 (1.79%) Change Control
9 2 (1.79%) Database Security
9 2 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (1.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.04%) SQL
2 3 (2.68%) C#
2 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.79%) VB
3 2 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (51.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (30.36%) MCSE
3 27 (24.11%) CCNA
3 27 (24.11%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (16.96%) MCITP
5 18 (16.07%) MCP
5 18 (16.07%) MCSA
6 14 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (8.93%) CCA
7 10 (8.93%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (6.25%) Degree
9 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
9 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.68%) MCTS
11 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.89%) CCNP
12 1 (0.89%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.07%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (46.43%) Hyper-V
2 17 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.79%) Firmware
5 2 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) SCOM
2 11 (9.82%) SCCM
3 6 (5.36%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.79%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.79%) SCSM
4 2 (1.79%) WSUS
4 2 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 87 (77.68%) Microsoft
2 40 (35.71%) VMware
3 24 (21.43%) Cisco
4 12 (10.71%) Citrix
5 8 (7.14%) NetApp
6 6 (5.36%) Lotus
7 5 (4.46%) HP
8 4 (3.57%) Dell
8 4 (3.57%) Mitel
8 4 (3.57%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.68%) F5
10 2 (1.79%) IBM
11 1 (0.89%) Sage
11 1 (0.89%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.89%) NETGEAR
11 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.89%) LANDesk
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago