The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.23% 4.39% 3.39%
As % of the System Software category 52.83% 38.81% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 17
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +23.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £24,050 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,950 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 67 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.91% 11.32% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 51 67 49
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Tyne and Wear region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 22 £31,000 +3.33% 6
Gateshead -7 6 £26,000 -
Sunderland -1 1 £27,500 +6.79%
Active Directory
North East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 67 (85.90%) Windows
2 48 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 46 (58.97%) Microsoft
4 36 (46.15%) Firewall
5 35 (44.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (38.46%) NetApp
7 29 (37.18%) SharePoint
7 29 (37.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (35.90%) SAN
8 28 (35.90%) VMware
9 27 (34.62%) ITIL
9 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
9 27 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (29.49%) Replication
12 23 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2003
13 22 (28.21%) Blackberry
13 22 (28.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 22 (28.21%) Lync
14 21 (26.92%) SQL
15 19 (24.36%) EMC
16 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
17 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
18 14 (17.95%) Office Communications Server
18 14 (17.95%) UNIX
18 14 (17.95%) Linux
19 13 (16.67%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 48 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 29 (37.18%) SharePoint
2 29 (37.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (28.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (28.21%) Lync
6 14 (17.95%) Office Communications Server
7 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 12 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.15%) Firewall
2 28 (35.90%) SAN
3 13 (16.67%) WAN
4 12 (15.38%) LAN
4 12 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (11.54%) NAS
6 7 (8.97%) DHCP
6 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.97%) DNS
7 4 (5.13%) SSL
8 1 (1.28%) VLAN
8 1 (1.28%) MPLS
8 1 (1.28%) OSPF
8 1 (1.28%) BGP
8 1 (1.28%) VoIP
8 1 (1.28%) VPN
8 1 (1.28%) POP3
8 1 (1.28%) SMTP
8 1 (1.28%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Advertising
3 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Analyst
1 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 12 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Senior Technician
4 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Junior Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Graduate
5 5 (6.41%) Junior
5 5 (6.41%) Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) IT Support
6 4 (5.13%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Web Services
2 5 (6.41%) Ajax
2 5 (6.41%) HTML
2 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) CSS
2 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (6.41%) jQuery
2 5 (6.41%) HTML5
3 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Replication
2 22 (28.21%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.97%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 67 (85.90%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.95%) UNIX
4 14 (17.95%) Linux
5 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) ITIL
2 6 (7.69%) CRM
3 5 (6.41%) OO
4 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.13%) TOGAF
5 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.28%) Change Management
6 1 (1.28%) Service Management
6 1 (1.28%) Migration
6 1 (1.28%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.28%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.28%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.28%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.28%) High Availability
6 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.38%) VBScript
4 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.38%) MCP
2 12 (15.38%) MCSE
2 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) MCSA
4 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) Degree
5 7 (8.97%) MCDST
6 4 (5.13%) MCITP
6 4 (5.13%) MCTS
7 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCNA
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.46%) NetApp
3 28 (35.90%) VMware
4 19 (24.36%) EMC
5 13 (16.67%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) WatchGuard
6 4 (5.13%) CA
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 3 (3.85%) Fidessa
7 3 (3.85%) Reuters
7 3 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.28%) BT
9 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.28%) Intel
9 1 (1.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.28%) HP
9 1 (1.28%) Remedy
9 1 (1.28%) Peregrine
9 1 (1.28%) Meraki
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