The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.48% 0.75% 7.73%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 12.50% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 14
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

System Software Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.21% 5.97% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 15
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £25,837
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £26,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northern Ireland region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 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
County Antrim +8 8 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (46.15%) Office 365
3 5 (38.46%) Yammer
3 5 (38.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (38.46%) OneDrive
3 5 (38.46%) Presales
3 5 (38.46%) IaaS
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (38.46%) SaaS
3 5 (38.46%) PaaS
3 5 (38.46%) SCCM
3 5 (38.46%) SCOM
3 5 (38.46%) Back Office
4 4 (30.77%) Unix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (46.15%) Skype for Business
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (38.46%) IaaS
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) OneDrive
2 5 (38.46%) PaaS
2 5 (38.46%) SaaS
2 5 (38.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) SMTP
2 3 (23.08%) SNMP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Administrator
3 4 (30.77%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
1 3 (23.08%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) NetWare
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) EMC Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (38.46%) XenApp
1 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
2 3 (23.08%) VirtualBox
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
1 5 (38.46%) SCOM
2 3 (23.08%) Cacti
2 3 (23.08%) logstash
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 3 (23.08%) Pingdom
2 3 (23.08%) Rsyslog
3 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Novell
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
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CME Group
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