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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 42 64 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.48% 8.96% 4.22%
As % of the System Software category 55.26% 52.89% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 21
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% +51.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £42,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%
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
76 121 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.91% 16.95% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 61 99 45
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (86.02%) Windows
2 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
3 54 (58.06%) Citrix
4 52 (55.91%) SLA
4 52 (55.91%) MS Office
5 50 (53.76%) VMware
6 47 (50.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (41.94%) MS Exchange
8 37 (39.78%) ITIL
9 32 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (32.26%) SAN
11 28 (30.11%) XenApp
12 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (27.96%) SQL
14 25 (26.88%) MS Excel
14 25 (26.88%) vSphere
15 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
15 24 (25.81%) Change Management
16 23 (24.73%) Office 365
17 22 (23.66%) SCCM
17 22 (23.66%) SCOM
18 21 (22.58%) SCVMM
18 21 (22.58%) Lync
18 21 (22.58%) CommVault
19 20 (21.51%) DNS
20 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (19.35%) Information Security
22 17 (18.28%) Migration
22 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.58%) Lync
3 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (9.68%) IIS
6 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 52 (55.91%) MS Office
2 25 (26.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) assyst
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.73%) Office 365
2 17 (18.28%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.26%) SAN
2 20 (21.51%) DNS
3 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
4 16 (17.20%) Unified Communications
5 15 (16.13%) DHCP
6 14 (15.05%) WAN
6 14 (15.05%) LAN
7 12 (12.90%) VPN
7 12 (12.90%) Firewall
8 8 (8.60%) NAS
9 7 (7.53%) Network Security
10 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.45%) IPsec
11 5 (5.38%) VoIP
12 2 (2.15%) Internet
12 2 (2.15%) PABX
13 1 (1.08%) MPLS
13 1 (1.08%) Wireless
13 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.08%) Informix
2 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
General
1 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Law
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Support Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (10.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (10.75%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Team Leader
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) EDI
3 1 (1.08%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 11 (11.83%) Fat Client
3 11 (11.83%) Thin Client
4 7 (7.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (86.02%) Windows
2 32 (34.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (18.28%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.60%) Linux
6 8 (8.60%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.45%) UNIX
8 5 (5.38%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.08%) AIX
11 1 (1.08%) HPUX
11 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) ITIL
2 24 (25.81%) Change Management
3 18 (19.35%) Information Security
4 17 (18.28%) Migration
4 17 (18.28%) High Availability
4 17 (18.28%) Change Control
5 14 (15.05%) ISMS
6 11 (11.83%) Network Management
6 11 (11.83%) Information Security Management
6 11 (11.83%) Security Management
7 8 (8.60%) Asset Management
7 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (6.45%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.45%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.30%) CRM
10 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.96%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.45%) MCSE
2 6 (6.45%) MCSA
3 3 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.15%) MCP
4 2 (2.15%) MCDST
4 2 (2.15%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (55.91%) SLA
2 17 (18.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 47 (50.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (30.11%) XenApp
3 25 (26.88%) vSphere
4 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
5 17 (18.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 17 (18.28%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (17.20%) XenDesktop
7 7 (7.53%) VMware ESX
7 7 (7.53%) vCloud
8 4 (4.30%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (23.66%) SCCM
1 22 (23.66%) SCOM
2 21 (22.58%) SCVMM
3 17 (18.28%) vMotion
4 6 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.45%) Opsview
5 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 58 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 54 (58.06%) Citrix
3 50 (53.76%) VMware
4 21 (22.58%) CommVault
5 11 (11.83%) Dell
6 10 (10.75%) Cisco
7 6 (6.45%) NetApp
7 6 (6.45%) WatchGuard
7 6 (6.45%) Kaspersky
7 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (2.15%) Remedy
8 2 (2.15%) Websense
9 1 (1.08%) BT
9 1 (1.08%) Pega
9 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.08%) Novell
9 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.08%) Apple
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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