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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 26 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.23% 3.23% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 29.03% 44.44% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Median salary £23,500 £32,750 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.24% +72.36%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
31 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.55% 7.26% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 2
Median salary £23,500 £33,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.78% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 - 6 £23,000 - 1
County Antrim -7 2 £35,000 +6.87%
County Armagh - 1 £47,500 - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (46.15%) Office 365
5 5 (38.46%) Change Control
5 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (38.46%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (38.46%) HND
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) ERP
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification

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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
1 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
1 7 (53.85%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) IT Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Exchange Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Change Control
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) HND
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (38.46%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (15.38%) IronPort
5 1 (7.69%) Polycom
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam
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