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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.72% 5.56% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 56.25% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £23,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -58.18%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
8 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.80% 9.88% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 16
Average salary £26,250 £23,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -24.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 31 October 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
(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 -2 1 - - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) DHCP
1 17 (94.44%) DNS
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) Veritas
4 13 (72.22%) ITIL
4 13 (72.22%) VMware ESX
4 13 (72.22%) Clustering
4 13 (72.22%) Sophos
4 13 (72.22%) NetBackup
4 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (61.11%) Symantec
7 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (55.56%) Backup Exec
8 9 (50.00%) Citrix
8 9 (50.00%) SAN
8 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (50.00%) vSphere
9 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
9 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (44.44%) NAS
9 8 (44.44%) IIS
9 8 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) DHCP
1 17 (94.44%) DNS
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (44.44%) NAS
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 2 (11.11%) CTI
6 1 (5.56%) MGCP
6 1 (5.56%) H.323
6 1 (5.56%) PBX
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (5.56%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
2 8 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) VMware ESX
2 9 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) NetBackup
2 10 (55.56%) Backup Exec
3 8 (44.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (27.78%) WSUS
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) Veritas
4 13 (72.22%) Sophos
5 11 (61.11%) Symantec
6 9 (50.00%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) CommVault
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.56%) HP
9 1 (5.56%) Compaq
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