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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 15 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.85% 3.54% 9.45%
As % of the System Software category 62.50% 23.53% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 17
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,300 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,754 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +4.61%
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
24 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.57% 15.04% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 26
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 Antrim +5 13 £35,000 +32.07%
County Londonderry - 1 £27,500 -
Newry - 1 £32,500 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 12 (54.55%) Citrix
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (40.91%) SCOM
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) MS Office
7 8 (36.36%) XenApp
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
8 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
8 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
8 7 (31.82%) Office 365
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 6 (27.27%) Replication
9 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
9 6 (27.27%) Network Security
9 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (27.27%) SCCM
10 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
10 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop

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 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
1 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (22.73%) IaaS
2 5 (22.73%) OneDrive
2 5 (22.73%) PaaS
2 5 (22.73%) SaaS
2 5 (22.73%) Yammer
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) Intranet
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) IDOL
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
1 5 (22.73%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Information Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Replication
3 5 (22.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (22.73%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) NetWare
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) Change Control
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (22.73%) Information Security
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Presales
2 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
2 5 (22.73%) Security Operations
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Document Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Internal Audit
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Process Management
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) VB
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) SLA
3 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) XenApp
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
5 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
6 3 (13.64%) DFS Replication
6 3 (13.64%) Firmware
7 1 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCOM
2 6 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (13.64%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.55%) MOM
5 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) CommVault
4 2 (9.09%) Kofax
4 2 (9.09%) OpenText
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Novell
5 1 (4.55%) Sun