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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 31 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.55% 13.16% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Median salary £22,750 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
2 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.55% 19.74% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 3
Median salary £22,750 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £19,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £55,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

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 19 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle