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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 29 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 12 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.35% 3.50% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 30.77% 45.45% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 1
Median salary £36,750 £33,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% +73.68%
UK excluding London median salary £32,115 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.18% -

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
39 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.13% 7.69% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 6
Median salary £23,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Tyrone - 7 £23,500 -
County Armagh - 5 £47,500 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (80.00%) Degree
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (46.67%) Office 365
6 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (40.00%) Public Cloud
6 6 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (40.00%) CCNA
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
6 6 (40.00%) ERP
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (40.00%) Change Control
6 6 (40.00%) HND
6 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Project
2 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
1 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) IT Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (40.00%) ERP
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) HND
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) MCITP
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Polycom
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam