The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 27 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 55 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.71% 2.68% 4.62%
As % of the System Software category 57.89% 31.03% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 23
Average salary £32,000 £35,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.48% +58.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,450 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
South Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
95 58 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.32% 8.64% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 69 55 45
Average salary £35,000 £31,400 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.46% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £55,000 £52,500
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 Sheffield

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Sheffield

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 76 (73.08%) Windows
2 68 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 62 (59.62%) Citrix
4 59 (56.73%) VMware
5 51 (49.04%) MS Exchange
6 46 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 42 (40.38%) MS Office
8 40 (38.46%) SLA
9 35 (33.65%) ITIL
9 35 (33.65%) Hyper-V
10 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (29.81%) MS Excel
12 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (26.92%) DNS
14 27 (25.96%) Cisco
14 27 (25.96%) XenApp
15 26 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 25 (24.04%) NetApp
17 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
17 24 (23.08%) XenDesktop
18 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (21.15%) vSphere
20 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
20 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
21 19 (18.27%) SAN
22 18 (17.31%) DHCP
22 18 (17.31%) EMC
22 18 (17.31%) SCCM
22 18 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 51 (49.04%) MS Exchange
2 26 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (11.54%) Lync
6 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.92%) JBoss
8 2 (1.92%) Apache
8 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (40.38%) MS Office
2 31 (29.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) assyst
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Office 365
2 6 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.92%) DNS
2 21 (20.19%) TCP/IP
3 19 (18.27%) SAN
4 18 (17.31%) DHCP
5 14 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (13.46%) WAAS
6 12 (11.54%) WAN
6 12 (11.54%) LAN
7 10 (9.62%) VPN
7 10 (9.62%) Firewall
8 8 (7.69%) NAS
9 7 (6.73%) Unified Communications
10 6 (5.77%) VoIP
11 3 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.88%) Network Security
11 3 (2.88%) IPsec
12 2 (1.92%) LDAP
12 2 (1.92%) IPv4
12 2 (1.92%) Wireless
13 1 (0.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.92%) Informix
4 2 (1.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (4.81%) Retail
1 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (13.46%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (11.54%) Service Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) Architect
7 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Consultant
8 8 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
8 8 (7.69%) Storage Architect
8 8 (7.69%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 7 (6.73%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 7 (6.73%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) EDI
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) LINQ
4 2 (1.92%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.62%) Thin Client
3 10 (9.62%) CLARiiON
3 10 (9.62%) Fat Client
4 8 (7.69%) Celerra
5 7 (6.73%) Clustering
6 6 (5.77%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 76 (73.08%) Windows
2 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (27.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (16.35%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.58%) Windows XP
6 11 (10.58%) UNIX
7 8 (7.69%) Linux
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.85%) Solaris
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.92%) AIX
11 2 (1.92%) HPUX
12 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) ITIL
2 16 (15.38%) Change Control
3 15 (14.42%) Change Management
4 13 (12.50%) ISMS
4 13 (12.50%) Information Security
5 10 (9.62%) Information Security Management
5 10 (9.62%) Security Management
5 10 (9.62%) Network Management
6 9 (8.65%) CRM
7 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.73%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.77%) Migration
8 6 (5.77%) High Availability
9 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.81%) ERP
10 3 (2.88%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.88%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.88%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.38%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.92%) VBScript
4 2 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.42%) CCA
2 15 (14.42%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (13.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (13.46%) VTSP
3 14 (13.46%) NCDA
3 14 (13.46%) NCIE
4 13 (12.50%) MCSE
5 11 (10.58%) MCITP
6 9 (8.65%) CCEA
7 8 (7.69%) VCAP
7 8 (7.69%) CCIA
7 8 (7.69%) MCTS
8 6 (5.77%) CCEE
9 4 (3.85%) MCSA
10 3 (2.88%) MCDST
10 3 (2.88%) MCP
11 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.96%) CCAA
12 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (38.46%) SLA
2 13 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (44.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (33.65%) Hyper-V
3 27 (25.96%) XenApp
4 24 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 22 (21.15%) vSphere
6 16 (15.38%) vCloud
7 6 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.88%) XenServer
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) SCCM
2 16 (15.38%) SCOM
3 12 (11.54%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (5.77%) Opsview
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.96%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.96%) Puppet
5 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.96%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 62 (59.62%) Citrix
3 59 (56.73%) VMware
4 27 (25.96%) Cisco
5 25 (24.04%) NetApp
6 18 (17.31%) EMC
7 11 (10.58%) Dell
8 10 (9.62%) CommVault
9 9 (8.65%) 3PAR
10 7 (6.73%) Symantec
11 6 (5.77%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.77%) Kaspersky
12 4 (3.85%) HP
12 4 (3.85%) Remedy
13 3 (2.88%) WatchGuard
13 3 (2.88%) Oracle
14 2 (1.92%) McAfee
14 2 (1.92%) Novell
14 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.92%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago