The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 15.63% 8.11% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £16,500 £18,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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 Rochdale region.

System Software Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 31.25% 13.51% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £17,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Rochdale

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Telnet
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Telnet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Trainee
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco