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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 19 44
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 27 63 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.76% 9.91% 3.47%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 58.88% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 57 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,900 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
63 107 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.77% 16.82% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 56 100 39
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £26,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 65 (79.27%) Windows
2 49 (59.76%) Microsoft
3 47 (57.32%) Citrix
4 46 (56.10%) VMware
5 42 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (48.78%) SLA
7 37 (45.12%) MS Office
8 31 (37.80%) vSphere
9 29 (35.37%) ITIL
10 28 (34.15%) MS Exchange
10 28 (34.15%) SAN
11 26 (31.71%) XenApp
12 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
14 19 (23.17%) SQL
14 19 (23.17%) Change Management
15 18 (21.95%) CommVault
15 18 (21.95%) SaaS
15 18 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
15 18 (21.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 18 (21.95%) SCCM
15 18 (21.95%) SCOM
15 18 (21.95%) SCVMM
15 18 (21.95%) High Availability
15 18 (21.95%) Office 365
15 18 (21.95%) vMotion
16 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
16 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.29%) Lync
3 14 (17.07%) IIS
4 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (10.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.44%) nginx
8 2 (2.44%) JBoss
8 2 (2.44%) Apache
8 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (45.12%) MS Office
2 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.95%) SaaS
1 18 (21.95%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.15%) SAN
2 16 (19.51%) DNS
3 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.07%) Unified Communications
4 12 (14.63%) WAN
4 12 (14.63%) LAN
5 11 (13.41%) DHCP
5 11 (13.41%) VPN
5 11 (13.41%) Firewall
6 8 (9.76%) NAS
7 6 (7.32%) Network Security
7 6 (7.32%) VoIP
8 5 (6.10%) IPsec
8 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (2.44%) PABX
9 2 (2.44%) VLAN
9 2 (2.44%) Internet
9 2 (2.44%) LDAP
9 2 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
1 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.44%) Hudson
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Support Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.76%) Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) IT Support
5 7 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 4 (4.88%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
3 8 (9.76%) Thin Client
3 8 (9.76%) Fat Client
4 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.10%) Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.22%) NHS
7 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (79.27%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.54%) Linux
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.88%) UNIX
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.44%) Debian
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) ITIL
2 19 (23.17%) Change Management
3 18 (21.95%) High Availability
4 15 (18.29%) Migration
5 14 (17.07%) Information Security
6 12 (14.63%) Change Control
7 9 (10.98%) ISMS
8 8 (9.76%) Security Management
8 8 (9.76%) Network Management
8 8 (9.76%) Information Security Management
9 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
10 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.10%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
11 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
11 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.88%) Project Management
12 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) SQL
2 16 (19.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.44%) Python
3 2 (2.44%) Java
3 2 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) MCSE
2 2 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (48.78%) SLA
2 13 (15.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 42 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (37.80%) vSphere
3 26 (31.71%) XenApp
4 18 (21.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 18 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
6 14 (17.07%) XenDesktop
7 12 (14.63%) VMware ESX
7 12 (14.63%) vCloud
8 9 (10.98%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.44%) qmail
10 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) SCCM
1 18 (21.95%) SCOM
1 18 (21.95%) SCVMM
1 18 (21.95%) vMotion
2 4 (4.88%) Opsview
2 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.44%) Nagios
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 49 (59.76%) Microsoft
2 47 (57.32%) Citrix
3 46 (56.10%) VMware
4 18 (21.95%) CommVault
5 13 (15.85%) Cisco
6 8 (9.76%) Dell
7 5 (6.10%) WatchGuard
8 4 (4.88%) Kaspersky
8 4 (4.88%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.88%) Symantec
8 4 (4.88%) NetApp
9 2 (2.44%) Websense
9 2 (2.44%) New Relic
10 1 (1.22%) BT
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.22%) Apple
10 1 (1.22%) Remedy
10 1 (1.22%) EMC
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