The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 69 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.32% 6.60% 3.98%
As % of the System Software category 66.35% 57.33% 63.46%
Number of salaries quoted 60 30 27
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,657 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +3.56%
System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
104 75 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.03% 11.50% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 91 52 45
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
East Midlands

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton +20 54 £33,500 -7.58% 4
Brackley +1 4 £30,500 -28.23%
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 85 (85.00%) Windows
2 73 (73.00%) Microsoft
3 66 (66.00%) ITIL
4 50 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 50 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (50.00%) VMware
5 49 (49.00%) DHCP
6 48 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (44.00%) Hyper-V
9 41 (41.00%) DNS
10 31 (31.00%) MCP
11 28 (28.00%) SQL Server
11 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
13 25 (25.00%) MCSE
14 24 (24.00%) Firewall
14 24 (24.00%) MCITP
15 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
16 21 (21.00%) WAN
17 20 (20.00%) SLA
18 18 (18.00%) Cisco
18 18 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (17.00%) CCNA
19 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (17.00%) LAN
19 17 (17.00%) MCSA
19 17 (17.00%) Retail
20 16 (16.00%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (11.00%) IIS
6 10 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (49.00%) DHCP
2 41 (41.00%) DNS
3 24 (24.00%) Firewall
4 23 (23.00%) TCP/IP
5 21 (21.00%) WAN
6 17 (17.00%) LAN
7 16 (16.00%) SAN
8 12 (12.00%) VLAN
9 10 (10.00%) VPN
10 6 (6.00%) SSL
10 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
11 5 (5.00%) Wireless
12 3 (3.00%) Internet
12 3 (3.00%) WLAN
13 1 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (17.00%) Retail
2 11 (11.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Finance
4 4 (4.00%) Local Government
5 3 (3.00%) Law
6 2 (2.00%) German Language
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (47.00%) Analyst
2 29 (29.00%) Support Analyst
3 14 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.00%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.00%) Service Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Network Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Administrator
9 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) IT Support
10 5 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.00%) CSS
2 2 (2.00%) XML
2 2 (2.00%) XSL
2 2 (2.00%) Ajax
2 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.00%) WCF
2 2 (2.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (1.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (8.00%) Clustering
1 8 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (1.00%) EPoS
5 1 (1.00%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.00%) GIS
5 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (85.00%) Windows
2 50 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.00%) Windows Vista
7 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.00%) Linux
10 3 (3.00%) Windows NT
10 3 (3.00%) UNIX
11 2 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) ITIL
2 12 (12.00%) Service Management
2 12 (12.00%) Change Management
3 11 (11.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (7.00%) Change Control
5 6 (6.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.00%) ITSM
7 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.00%) MOF
8 2 (2.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.00%) Web Design
8 2 (2.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.00%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (2.00%) Web Development
8 2 (2.00%) Android Development
8 2 (2.00%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) C
3 2 (2.00%) C#
3 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (31.00%) MCP
3 25 (25.00%) MCSE
4 24 (24.00%) MCITP
5 17 (17.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (17.00%) MCSA
5 17 (17.00%) CCNA
6 7 (7.00%) CCA
6 7 (7.00%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.00%) CCIA
7 6 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.00%) Degree
9 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.00%) CCNP
10 1 (1.00%) HNC
10 1 (1.00%) CISSP
10 1 (1.00%) CCDA
10 1 (1.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (44.00%) Hyper-V
2 26 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.00%) XenServer
4 6 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.00%) XenApp
5 3 (3.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.00%) UAG
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) SCCM
1 2 (2.00%) SCOM
1 2 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.00%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (73.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (18.00%) Cisco
4 15 (15.00%) Citrix
5 6 (6.00%) Wyse
6 5 (5.00%) Symantec
7 4 (4.00%) Apple
7 4 (4.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) HP
9 2 (2.00%) Nokia
9 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.00%) Google
9 2 (2.00%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.00%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.00%) Altiris
10 1 (1.00%) Websense
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Ventures
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago