The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 18.60% 9.52% 7.84%
As % of the System Software category 88.89% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oldham region.

System Software Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 20.93% 11.90% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oldham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oldham region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Oldham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
3 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (71.43%) LAN
4 10 (71.43%) ERP
4 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (71.43%) WAN
5 9 (64.29%) VPN
5 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
5 9 (64.29%) WLAN
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (64.29%) Windows 8
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) MCP
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) WLAN
4 9 (64.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) InterBase
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Support Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) IT Support
2 9 (64.29%) Technical Support
2 9 (64.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp