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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 75 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.37% 3.15% 5.09%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 33.33% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 59 15 29
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £17,600 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £40,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
125 54 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.29% 9.44% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 109 48 58
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,490 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 112 (84.21%) Windows
2 106 (79.70%) Microsoft
3 58 (43.61%) VMware
4 55 (41.35%) Citrix
5 50 (37.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (36.09%) MS Excel
7 47 (35.34%) Hyper-V
8 45 (33.83%) SQL Server
9 41 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (30.08%) XenDesktop
11 36 (27.07%) ITIL
12 35 (26.32%) MS Exchange
13 34 (25.56%) Citrix Certification
14 33 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (24.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (24.06%) MS Office
16 31 (23.31%) CCA
17 30 (22.56%) DNS
17 30 (22.56%) MCSE
18 29 (21.80%) Cisco
18 29 (21.80%) Windows 7
19 26 (19.55%) vSphere
19 26 (19.55%) SCCM
19 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
20 24 (18.05%) XenApp
21 23 (17.29%) vCloud
22 21 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
22 21 (15.79%) MCITP
23 20 (15.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 35 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (14.29%) IIS
4 17 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (12.78%) Lync
5 13 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (6.77%) WebLogic
6 9 (6.77%) Apache
6 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 48 (36.09%) MS Excel
2 32 (24.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Office 365
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.56%) DNS
2 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.77%) DHCP
4 12 (9.02%) SAN
4 12 (9.02%) Firewall
4 12 (9.02%) WAAS
4 12 (9.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (7.52%) VPN
6 9 (6.77%) HTTP
6 9 (6.77%) LDAP
6 9 (6.77%) VLAN
6 9 (6.77%) OpenLDAP
6 9 (6.77%) NetScaler
7 6 (4.51%) NAS
8 5 (3.76%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.01%) Wireless
10 3 (2.26%) Internet
11 2 (1.50%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.50%) VoIP
12 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (33.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.77%) MySQL
3 9 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) QlikView
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Subversion
1 9 (6.77%) TeamCity
1 9 (6.77%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.77%) Hudson
2 5 (3.76%) MSI
2 5 (3.76%) AdminStudio
3 4 (3.01%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (10.53%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Legal
3 6 (4.51%) Law
4 5 (3.76%) French Language
5 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (29.32%) Consultant
2 25 (18.80%) Analyst
3 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Consultant
4 18 (13.53%) Administrator
5 13 (9.77%) Service Analyst
5 13 (9.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (9.02%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.27%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (8.27%) IT Support
8 10 (7.52%) Service Manager
9 9 (6.77%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Service Desk Manager
9 9 (6.77%) Citrix Consultant
10 8 (6.02%) Applications Consultant
11 7 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.26%) Architect
11 7 (5.26%) Support Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 7 (5.26%) Storage Architect
11 7 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) Application Packaging
2 8 (6.02%) .NET
3 2 (1.50%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.75%) LINQ
4 1 (0.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) CLARiiON
1 7 (5.26%) Celerra
2 5 (3.76%) FlexPod
2 5 (3.76%) Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.26%) Social Media
4 2 (1.50%) PDA
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.75%) Life Science
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) PMI
5 1 (0.75%) Firmware
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 112 (84.21%) Windows
2 41 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (21.80%) Windows 7
5 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (13.53%) Windows XP
7 15 (11.28%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.77%) Linux
9 6 (4.51%) Debian
10 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) ITIL
2 13 (9.77%) Problem Management
3 12 (9.02%) Validation
4 10 (7.52%) Practice Management
5 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.76%) Project Management
9 5 (3.76%) WFM
10 4 (3.01%) Service Management
10 4 (3.01%) Change Management
11 3 (2.26%) CRM
12 2 (1.50%) Process Management
12 2 (1.50%) Workflow
12 2 (1.50%) Migration
12 2 (1.50%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (1.50%) Workflow Management
12 2 (1.50%) Time Management
12 2 (1.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.77%) Bash Shell
2 9 (6.77%) Java
2 9 (6.77%) Perl
2 9 (6.77%) Python
3 6 (4.51%) VB
4 5 (3.76%) VBScript
5 3 (2.26%) SQL
6 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) Citrix Certification
2 32 (24.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (23.31%) CCA
4 30 (22.56%) MCSE
5 21 (15.79%) MCITP
6 20 (15.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (13.53%) MCTS
8 17 (12.78%) CCEE
9 15 (11.28%) CCEA
10 12 (9.02%) NCDA
10 12 (9.02%) NCIE
10 12 (9.02%) VTSP
10 12 (9.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (6.77%) CCAA
12 8 (6.02%) CCIA
12 8 (6.02%) VCAP
13 7 (5.26%) MCP
14 6 (4.51%) Degree
15 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
16 3 (2.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (37.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (35.34%) Hyper-V
3 40 (30.08%) XenDesktop
4 26 (19.55%) vSphere
5 24 (18.05%) XenApp
6 23 (17.29%) vCloud
7 15 (11.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (10.53%) VMware ESX
9 9 (6.77%) Xen
9 9 (6.77%) qmail
10 2 (1.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (19.55%) SCCM
2 13 (9.77%) SCVMM
3 9 (6.77%) SCOM
4 6 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.51%) Nagios
4 6 (4.51%) Pingdom
5 5 (3.76%) AppDNA
6 2 (1.50%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 106 (79.70%) Microsoft
2 58 (43.61%) VMware
3 55 (41.35%) Citrix
4 29 (21.80%) Cisco
5 19 (14.29%) HP
6 15 (11.28%) NetApp
6 15 (11.28%) Remedy
7 14 (10.53%) ServiceNow
8 13 (9.77%) EMC
9 10 (7.52%) 3PAR
10 9 (6.77%) JBoss
11 6 (4.51%) New Relic
12 4 (3.01%) AppSense
12 4 (3.01%) Pega
13 3 (2.26%) Dell
14 2 (1.50%) IBM
14 2 (1.50%) Nortel
14 2 (1.50%) Avaya
14 2 (1.50%) Dialogic
15 1 (0.75%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £ Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago