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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.71% 5.23% 4.35%
As % of the System Software category 45.45% 84.21% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 7
Average salary £22,500 £23,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £19,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,400 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
22 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.57% 6.21% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 7
Average salary £33,250 £26,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.47% +15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 May 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) LAN
3 15 (60.00%) WAN
4 14 (56.00%) Citrix
5 13 (52.00%) Avaya
5 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) DNS
6 12 (48.00%) Apple
6 12 (48.00%) Blackberry
6 12 (48.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
6 12 (48.00%) Apple iOS
6 12 (48.00%) Windows 8
7 10 (40.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (20.00%) SLA
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (16.00%) Sun
10 4 (16.00%) MS Office
10 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (12.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (48.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) WAN
3 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (52.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Technician
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (48.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) ERP
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Server Building
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Web Development
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Citrix
2 13 (52.00%) Avaya
3 12 (48.00%) Apple
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) Sun
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) Nortel