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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.12% 9.31% 3.93%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 73.08% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 0
Average salary £26,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
14 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.43% 12.75% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 4
Average salary £26,500 £26,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -45.26%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -3 4 £26,500 +1.92%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenServer
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Health Informatics
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Swedish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) PACS
1 1 (20.00%) Informatics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle