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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 41 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 51 26 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.43% 4.01% 7.45%
As % of the System Software category 59.30% 48.15% 56.47%
Number of salaries quoted 45 24 38
Average salary £37,500 £26,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.18% -23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
86 54 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.15% 8.32% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 38 73
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 38 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Brackley -2 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Kettering - 1 £24,000 - 1
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 87 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 81 (69.83%) MS Exchange
3 79 (68.10%) ITIL
4 69 (59.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (58.62%) VMware
6 58 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 52 (44.83%) DNS
8 49 (42.24%) MCSA
9 48 (41.38%) DHCP
9 48 (41.38%) TCP/IP
10 47 (40.52%) SQL Server
10 47 (40.52%) Retail
11 44 (37.93%) Firewall
11 44 (37.93%) Cisco
12 43 (37.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 41 (35.34%) CCNA
13 41 (35.34%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (33.62%) MCSE
15 29 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
16 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (23.28%) ITIL V3
17 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (19.83%) MCITP
20 18 (15.52%) MCP
20 18 (15.52%) MS Office
21 16 (13.79%) SLA
22 14 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 81 (69.83%) MS Exchange
2 43 (37.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (6.90%) Lync
5 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.52%) MS Office
3 4 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (44.83%) DNS
2 48 (41.38%) DHCP
2 48 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 44 (37.93%) Firewall
4 8 (6.90%) SAN
5 6 (5.17%) VLAN
6 5 (4.31%) Intranet
6 5 (4.31%) Internet
6 5 (4.31%) Extranet
6 5 (4.31%) WAN
7 4 (3.45%) LAN
8 3 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.72%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.86%) Network Security
10 1 (0.86%) SMTP
10 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.86%) AdminStudio
General
1 47 (40.52%) Retail
2 4 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Law
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (37.93%) Analyst
2 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 17 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (13.79%) Network Analyst
5 15 (12.93%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 12 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (9.48%) Exchange Specialist
8 10 (8.62%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (8.62%) Network Manager
9 7 (6.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) .NET
2 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.17%) CSS
2 6 (5.17%) XML
2 6 (5.17%) XSL
2 6 (5.17%) Ajax
2 6 (5.17%) WCF
2 6 (5.17%) Silverlight
2 6 (5.17%) jQuery
2 6 (5.17%) HTML
3 2 (1.72%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Clustering
2 5 (4.31%) iPhone
3 3 (2.59%) Replication
4 1 (0.86%) PDA
4 1 (0.86%) EPoS
4 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (75.00%) Windows
2 29 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.76%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.31%) Android
8 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.45%) Linux
9 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (68.10%) ITIL
2 27 (23.28%) ITIL V3
3 13 (11.21%) Service Management
4 12 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.76%) Migration
6 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.17%) Project Management
6 6 (5.17%) Web Development
6 6 (5.17%) Web Accessibility
7 5 (4.31%) Android Development
7 5 (4.31%) iOS Development
8 4 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.45%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.45%) Web Design
9 2 (1.72%) Data Management
9 2 (1.72%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.72%) Time Management
9 2 (1.72%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.90%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) C#
2 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (59.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (42.24%) MCSA
3 41 (35.34%) CCNA
3 41 (35.34%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (33.62%) MCSE
5 23 (19.83%) MCITP
6 18 (15.52%) MCP
7 14 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.59%) MCTS
10 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.72%) Degree
10 2 (1.72%) CCA
10 2 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.86%) CCDA
11 1 (0.86%) CCNP
11 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 58 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 26 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.59%) vSphere
4 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.86%) XenApp
5 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) SCCM
2 5 (4.31%) WSUS
3 4 (3.45%) SCOM
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 87 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 68 (58.62%) VMware
3 44 (37.93%) Cisco
4 10 (8.62%) Citrix
5 6 (5.17%) HP
6 3 (2.59%) F5
6 3 (2.59%) Symantec
7 1 (0.86%) Sophos
7 1 (0.86%) Dell
7 1 (0.86%) Sage
7 1 (0.86%) Altiris
7 1 (0.86%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.86%) NETGEAR
7 1 (0.86%) Veeam
7 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
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