The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 19 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.50% 3.93% 5.09%
As % of the System Software category 76.00% 53.85% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 4
Average salary £26,000 - £56,250
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 - £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,125 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.57%
System Software Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
25 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.50% 7.30% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 10
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £47,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
UK

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 July 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 +13 19 £26,000 - 4
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 28 (84.85%) Firewall
4 27 (81.82%) ITIL
4 27 (81.82%) DHCP
4 27 (81.82%) DNS
5 26 (78.79%) VMware
6 25 (75.76%) Veritas
7 24 (72.73%) VMware ESX
7 24 (72.73%) Sophos
7 24 (72.73%) NetBackup
7 24 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
8 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
9 22 (66.67%) Symantec
10 21 (63.64%) Backup Exec
11 19 (57.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 19 (57.58%) Clustering
11 19 (57.58%) Citrix
11 19 (57.58%) SAN
11 19 (57.58%) IIS
11 19 (57.58%) NAS
11 19 (57.58%) vSphere
11 19 (57.58%) ITIL V3
11 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (42.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
13 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
13 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (57.58%) IIS
2 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (84.85%) Firewall
2 27 (81.82%) DHCP
2 27 (81.82%) DNS
3 19 (57.58%) SAN
3 19 (57.58%) NAS
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) CTI
5 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.03%) MGCP
6 1 (3.03%) H.323
6 1 (3.03%) PBX
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Clustering
2 6 (18.18%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) ITIL
2 24 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (57.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (57.58%) ITIL V3
4 8 (24.24%) Capacity Management
4 8 (24.24%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
1 23 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) MCDST
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) VMware ESX
2 19 (57.58%) vSphere
3 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (72.73%) NetBackup
2 21 (63.64%) Backup Exec
3 14 (42.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (15.15%) WSUS
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (78.79%) VMware
3 25 (75.76%) Veritas
4 24 (72.73%) Sophos
5 22 (66.67%) Symantec
6 19 (57.58%) Citrix
7 5 (15.15%) CommVault
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco
9 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago