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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 21 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.00% 7.29% 2.28%
As % of the System Software category 35.29% 72.41% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 6
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £19,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.50% 10.07% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 7
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £20,250 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,800 £46,000
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 1 September 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) Apple
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (33.33%) Avaya
6 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) SLA
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Technician
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Apple
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Avaya
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper