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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.58% 13.57% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 95.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 1
Average salary £27,250 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
4 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.58% 14.29% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Preston region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Preston

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
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