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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 19 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 56 78 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.95% 10.51% 3.33%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 63.41% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47 61 15
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £21,500 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
84 123 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.93% 16.58% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 75 106 52
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,810 £26,490
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 2 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (87.36%) Windows
2 61 (70.11%) Microsoft
3 54 (62.07%) VMware
4 53 (60.92%) Citrix
5 45 (51.72%) vSphere
6 43 (49.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (43.68%) MS Excel
8 33 (37.93%) Firewall
9 28 (32.18%) VMware ESX
9 28 (32.18%) IIS
10 27 (31.03%) vCloud
10 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (29.89%) ITIL
12 24 (27.59%) MS Office
12 24 (27.59%) MS Exchange
13 22 (25.29%) SLA
13 22 (25.29%) SAN
14 20 (22.99%) Terminal Services
15 18 (20.69%) Cisco
15 18 (20.69%) DNS
16 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
16 17 (19.54%) SCCM
17 16 (18.39%) SCOM
17 16 (18.39%) XenApp
17 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (18.39%) Office 365
17 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
17 16 (18.39%) Linux
18 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (32.18%) IIS
2 24 (27.59%) MS Exchange
3 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (12.64%) JBoss
6 11 (12.64%) Apache
7 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
7 9 (10.34%) WebLogic
7 9 (10.34%) nginx
8 7 (8.05%) Lync
9 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (43.68%) MS Excel
2 24 (27.59%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) assyst
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Office 365
2 15 (17.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.93%) Firewall
2 22 (25.29%) SAN
3 18 (20.69%) DNS
4 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
5 13 (14.94%) VPN
6 11 (12.64%) VLAN
6 11 (12.64%) OpenLDAP
6 11 (12.64%) NAS
7 9 (10.34%) WAN
7 9 (10.34%) LDAP
7 9 (10.34%) LAN
7 9 (10.34%) HTTP
8 6 (6.90%) VoIP
8 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
9 5 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.75%) DHCP
10 2 (2.30%) FTP
10 2 (2.30%) Internet
10 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.30%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) MySQL
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Subversion
1 9 (10.34%) TeamCity
1 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.34%) Hudson
1 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Consultant
2 17 (19.54%) Technical Consultant
3 11 (12.64%) Administrator
4 9 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (10.34%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) IT Support
7 6 (6.90%) Windows Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Junior Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.15%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 76 (87.36%) Windows
2 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.39%) Linux
5 12 (13.79%) UNIX
5 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.34%) Debian
8 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) ITIL
2 15 (17.24%) Change Management
2 15 (17.24%) High Availability
3 10 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (10.34%) DevOps
5 8 (9.20%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.60%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.60%) Project Management
7 4 (4.60%) Line Management
7 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.45%) Time Management
8 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.30%) BCP
9 2 (2.30%) Information Security
9 2 (2.30%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.34%) Bash Shell
2 9 (10.34%) Java
2 9 (10.34%) Perl
2 9 (10.34%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) Python
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.30%) MCSE
2 2 (2.30%) MCSA
3 1 (1.15%) MCP
3 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.15%) MCTS
3 1 (1.15%) MCITP
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (51.72%) vSphere
2 43 (49.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (32.18%) VMware ESX
4 27 (31.03%) vCloud
5 20 (22.99%) Terminal Services
6 16 (18.39%) XenApp
7 15 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (12.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (10.34%) qmail
10 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
11 7 (8.05%) XenDesktop
12 2 (2.30%) NFS
12 2 (2.30%) Samba
13 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) SCCM
2 16 (18.39%) SCOM
3 15 (17.24%) SCVMM
3 15 (17.24%) vMotion
4 9 (10.34%) Nagios
4 9 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.34%) Pingdom
5 2 (2.30%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 61 (70.11%) Microsoft
2 54 (62.07%) VMware
3 53 (60.92%) Citrix
4 18 (20.69%) Cisco
5 11 (12.64%) CommVault
6 9 (10.34%) New Relic
7 7 (8.05%) Oracle
8 5 (5.75%) EMC
9 4 (4.60%) HP
9 4 (4.60%) NetApp
9 4 (4.60%) Juniper
9 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.30%) Lotus
10 2 (2.30%) Spiceworks
10 2 (2.30%) Remedy
10 2 (2.30%) McAfee
11 1 (1.15%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.15%) Bomgar
11 1 (1.15%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
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Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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