The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport 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 29 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.07% 5.41% 1.50%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 45.16% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 2
Average salary £26,000 £26,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% -10.83%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%
Active Directory
Manchester

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

System Software Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 10.61% 11.97% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 3
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £52,500
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 Stockport

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Stockport

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Stockport

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) TCP/IP
3 23 (58.97%) MS Office
4 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
6 18 (46.15%) Firewall
7 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
9 14 (35.90%) LAN
9 14 (35.90%) WAN
10 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 12 (30.77%) DNS
12 11 (28.21%) SLA
12 11 (28.21%) ITIL
13 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 9 (23.08%) DHCP
13 9 (23.08%) VLAN
14 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
15 7 (17.95%) VMware
15 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (15.38%) MCDST
16 6 (15.38%) iPad
16 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
16 6 (15.38%) CCENT
16 6 (15.38%) iPhone
16 6 (15.38%) Finance
16 6 (15.38%) Apple
17 5 (12.82%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 19 (48.72%) MS Exchange
2 16 (41.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (58.97%) MS Office
2 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) TCP/IP
2 18 (46.15%) Firewall
3 14 (35.90%) LAN
3 14 (35.90%) WAN
4 12 (30.77%) DNS
5 9 (23.08%) DHCP
5 9 (23.08%) VLAN
6 5 (12.82%) SAN
6 5 (12.82%) VPN
7 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.13%) Internet
8 2 (5.13%) VoIP
9 1 (2.56%) Network Security
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) German Language
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Network Support
5 4 (10.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) IT Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.38%) iPhone
2 6 (15.38%) iPad
3 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Change Control
3 3 (7.69%) Coaching
4 2 (5.13%) CRM
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCDST
2 6 (15.38%) CCENT
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) MCTS
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) MetaFrame
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Apple
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.56%) Wyse
6 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco