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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 19 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.71% 3.45% 6.35%
As % of the System Software category 65.52% 81.82% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 7
Average salary £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,600 £18,980
10% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £33,700 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
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
29 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 10.25% 4.21% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 11
Average salary £24,500 £24,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.03% -25.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,800 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £62,000 £33,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Citrix
3 22 (56.41%) Blackberry
4 21 (53.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
6 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
7 15 (38.46%) DNS
7 15 (38.46%) MS Office
8 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
8 14 (35.90%) Windows 8
9 13 (33.33%) LAN
9 13 (33.33%) WAN
9 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
10 12 (30.77%) Apple
10 12 (30.77%) Cisco
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL
12 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
12 6 (15.38%) Lync
12 6 (15.38%) XenApp
12 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
13 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (10.26%) SLA
14 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
15 3 (7.69%) SQL
15 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
15 3 (7.69%) Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 21 (53.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (15.38%) Lync
3 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Excel
2 15 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
2 15 (38.46%) DNS
3 13 (33.33%) LAN
3 13 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) IT Support
2 13 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Service Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
8 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
10 2 (5.13%) Support Manager
10 2 (5.13%) IT Support Manager
10 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Technician
11 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 1 (2.56%) Administrator
11 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
2 14 (35.90%) Windows 8
3 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) ERP
3 2 (5.13%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) Change Control
4 1 (2.56%) People Management
4 1 (2.56%) Time Management
4 1 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) XenApp
1 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Citrix
2 12 (30.77%) Apple
2 12 (30.77%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Avaya
4 2 (5.13%) Lotus
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft