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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 58 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 51 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.04% 5.68% 7.34%
As % of the System Software category 25.58% 39.23% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 60
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £20,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £39,550 £45,000
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
86 130 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.88% 14.48% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57 112 97
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 -12 17 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Kettering -3 1 - - 1
Brackley - 1 £32,500 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) VMware
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.21%) ITIL
3 21 (36.21%) SCCM
4 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
5 16 (27.59%) Citrix
6 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
7 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (22.41%) DNS
9 12 (20.69%) Hyper-V
9 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
10 11 (18.97%) XenApp
10 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (18.97%) Office 365
11 10 (17.24%) Firewall
11 10 (17.24%) DHCP
11 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (17.24%) MCSE
11 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 9 (15.52%) MCP
12 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
12 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.52%) Retail
12 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (13.79%) SCOM
14 7 (12.07%) MS Office
14 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.17%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) DNS
2 10 (17.24%) DHCP
2 10 (17.24%) Firewall
3 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.34%) WAN
5 5 (8.62%) SAN
6 4 (6.90%) VoIP
7 3 (5.17%) Internet
7 3 (5.17%) LAN
7 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.17%) Wireless
8 2 (3.45%) FTP
8 2 (3.45%) Skype
8 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
9 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (15.52%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (12.07%) Active Directory Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Test Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Configuration Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Systems Support
6 5 (8.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) IT Support
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) EPoS
2 2 (3.45%) Health Informatics
2 2 (3.45%) Informatics
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
2 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.72%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.17%) Linux
8 3 (5.17%) Unix
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.45%) Android
9 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.62%) Server Patching
5 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.17%) Service Management
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.72%) Case Management
8 1 (1.72%) CRM
8 1 (1.72%) Email Filtering
8 1 (1.72%) High Availability
8 1 (1.72%) Presales
8 1 (1.72%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.72%) Web Filtering
8 1 (1.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) MCSE
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.52%) MCP
3 5 (8.62%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (8.62%) MCITP
4 3 (5.17%) CCNA
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.45%) MCDST
6 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 11 (18.97%) XenApp
3 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (8.62%) XenServer
6 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) SCCM
2 8 (13.79%) SCOM
3 5 (8.62%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
1 22 (37.93%) VMware
2 16 (27.59%) Citrix
3 5 (8.62%) AppSense
3 5 (8.62%) LANDesk
3 5 (8.62%) MobileIron
4 3 (5.17%) Brocade
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
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