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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.43% 7.00% 5.04%
As % of the System Software category 62.50% 77.78% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 6
Average salary £22,000 £22,000 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,387 £19,776 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,400 £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
16 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.70% 9.00% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 9
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,220 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,700 £52,500
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 27 March 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 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
5 18 (54.55%) Avaya
6 17 (51.52%) Windows 8
7 16 (48.48%) Apple
7 16 (48.48%) Blackberry
7 16 (48.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (48.48%) Windows XP
7 16 (48.48%) DNS
8 15 (45.45%) Apple iOS
9 11 (33.33%) SQL
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
10 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) MS Office
12 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 5 (15.15%) Finance
13 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (15.15%) SLA
13 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
13 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
14 4 (12.12%) ERP
14 4 (12.12%) Sun
14 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (48.48%) 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!
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) 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 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
3 16 (48.48%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) 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 8 (24.24%) Service Desk Technician
2 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Technician
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (6.06%) IT Support
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Manager
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 16 (48.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 8
3 16 (48.48%) Windows XP
4 15 (45.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) 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
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) 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 18 (54.55%) Avaya
3 16 (48.48%) Apple
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) Sun
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) Nortel
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco