The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 11 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.98% 5.93% 5.67%
As % of the System Software category 64.71% 70.00% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 8
Average salary £22,250 £22,000 £22,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% -0.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,155 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £28,600 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
Active Directory
Staffordshire

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

System Software Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
17 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.24% 8.47% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 11
Average salary £23,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.96% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,776 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Citrix
3 20 (60.61%) LAN
3 20 (60.61%) WAN
4 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 17 (51.52%) Avaya
6 16 (48.48%) DNS
6 16 (48.48%) Windows 8
7 15 (45.45%) Apple iOS
7 15 (45.45%) Apple
7 15 (45.45%) Blackberry
7 15 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) MS Office
9 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.21%) ITIL
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
12 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (15.15%) SLA
12 5 (15.15%) Finance
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 15 (45.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) LAN
1 20 (60.61%) WAN
2 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 16 (48.48%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Support Technician
2 8 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (24.24%) Service Desk Technician
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 8
3 15 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Citrix
2 17 (51.52%) Avaya
3 15 (45.45%) Apple
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Sun
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) Nortel