The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 12 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 19.05% 11.90% 23.81%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 50.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 10
Average salary £18,000 £30,750 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.46% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Cheshire

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

System Software Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 25.40% 23.81% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 10
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +74.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £28,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,000 £49,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Runcorn

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 8 (33.33%) Citrix
6 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (25.00%) NetApp
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.83%) MCP
9 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) LAN
10 4 (16.67%) WAN
11 3 (12.50%) MCSE
11 3 (12.50%) MCSA
11 3 (12.50%) HND
11 3 (12.50%) ITIL
11 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (12.50%) Sophos
11 3 (12.50%) EPoS
11 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
11 3 (12.50%) Incident Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) SMTP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) IT Support
3 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) EPoS
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
1 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
3 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) MCP
2 3 (12.50%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) MCSA
2 3 (12.50%) HND
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) XenMobile
1 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) Sophos
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) IronPort
7 1 (4.17%) Trend Micro