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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 66 29 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.85% 4.65% 8.68%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 48.33% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 27 49
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
99 60 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 10.28% 9.63% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 91 49 86
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -8 47 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Brackley - 8 £37,500 - 1
Kettering -5 1 £24,000 -20.00%
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 101 (77.69%) Microsoft
2 98 (75.38%) Windows
3 88 (67.69%) MS Exchange
4 83 (63.85%) ITIL
5 76 (58.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (55.38%) VMware
7 63 (48.46%) Hyper-V
8 52 (40.00%) DNS
9 51 (39.23%) SQL Server
10 48 (36.92%) DHCP
10 48 (36.92%) TCP/IP
11 47 (36.15%) MCSA
11 47 (36.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 46 (35.38%) Firewall
13 43 (33.08%) Retail
13 43 (33.08%) CCNA
13 43 (33.08%) Cisco
13 43 (33.08%) Cisco Certification
13 43 (33.08%) MCSE
14 38 (29.23%) MS Excel
15 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (19.23%) MS Office
19 24 (18.46%) MCITP
20 23 (17.69%) ITIL V3
21 20 (15.38%) MCP
21 20 (15.38%) SLA
22 19 (14.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 88 (67.69%) MS Exchange
2 47 (36.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.92%) Lync
6 9 (6.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 25 (19.23%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.54%) Office 365
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (40.00%) DNS
2 48 (36.92%) DHCP
2 48 (36.92%) TCP/IP
3 46 (35.38%) Firewall
4 10 (7.69%) SAN
5 7 (5.38%) VLAN
6 6 (4.62%) WAN
7 5 (3.85%) LAN
7 5 (3.85%) Intranet
7 5 (3.85%) Internet
7 5 (3.85%) Extranet
8 4 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.54%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.77%) SMTP
10 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.77%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.77%) AdminStudio
General
1 43 (33.08%) Retail
2 6 (4.62%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (35.38%) Analyst
2 19 (14.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.77%) Network Analyst
4 14 (10.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 13 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.46%) Exchange Specialist
8 10 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.15%) Network Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.15%) Network Manager
10 8 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.15%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.85%) Developer
12 5 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) .NET
2 6 (4.62%) Ajax
2 6 (4.62%) Silverlight
2 6 (4.62%) jQuery
2 6 (4.62%) WCF
2 6 (4.62%) HTML
2 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
2 6 (4.62%) CSS
2 6 (4.62%) XML
2 6 (4.62%) XSL
3 2 (1.54%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.77%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Clustering
2 5 (3.85%) iPhone
3 3 (2.31%) Replication
4 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.77%) EPoS
5 1 (0.77%) Firmware
5 1 (0.77%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 98 (75.38%) Windows
2 34 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.46%) Windows XP
5 11 (8.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.85%) Android
6 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.08%) Linux
8 3 (2.31%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (63.85%) ITIL
2 23 (17.69%) ITIL V3
3 16 (12.31%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.00%) Service Management
5 11 (8.46%) Migration
6 6 (4.62%) Web Accessibility
6 6 (4.62%) Web Development
6 6 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 6 (4.62%) Project Management
7 5 (3.85%) Android Development
7 5 (3.85%) iOS Development
8 4 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.08%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.08%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.08%) Web Design
9 3 (2.31%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.31%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.54%) Coaching
10 2 (1.54%) Time Management
10 2 (1.54%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) C#
2 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.54%) C
3 2 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (58.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (36.15%) MCSA
3 43 (33.08%) CCNA
3 43 (33.08%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (33.08%) MCSE
4 24 (18.46%) MCITP
5 20 (15.38%) MCP
6 19 (14.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.62%) CCA
8 6 (4.62%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.31%) MCTS
10 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.54%) Degree
11 1 (0.77%) CCDA
11 1 (0.77%) CCNP
11 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 63 (48.46%) Hyper-V
2 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) vSphere
4 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.77%) XenApp
5 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) SCCM
2 5 (3.85%) WSUS
2 5 (3.85%) SCOM
3 3 (2.31%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 101 (77.69%) Microsoft
2 72 (55.38%) VMware
3 43 (33.08%) Cisco
4 10 (7.69%) Citrix
5 7 (5.38%) HP
6 3 (2.31%) Symantec
6 3 (2.31%) F5
7 2 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (0.77%) Altiris
8 1 (0.77%) Sage
8 1 (0.77%) Dell
8 1 (0.77%) Sophos
8 1 (0.77%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.77%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.77%) NETGEAR
8 1 (0.77%) Veeam
8 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
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