The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.15% 2.33% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 21.43% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £28,250 £21,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.39% -33.84%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Active Directory
Lancashire

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

System Software Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.23% 10.85% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 8
Median salary £25,000 £42,500 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £37,123 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston 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 Preston

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Preston

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Preston region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
6 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Broadband
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) PBX
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Pensions Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) BYOD
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Document Management
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) BT
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Lotus
3 2 (20.00%) Sage
3 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy