The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 26 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 12.38% 14.55% 5.36%
As % of the System Software category 92.86% 76.19% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 5
Average salary £21,000 £38,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.73% +52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £38,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
Active Directory
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 21 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.33% 19.09% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 36
Average salary £22,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Wakefield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 26 (60.47%) VMware
2 24 (55.81%) Windows
3 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
4 15 (34.88%) MS Office
4 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
5 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
8 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
8 8 (18.60%) DNS
9 7 (16.28%) ITIL
9 7 (16.28%) Citrix
9 7 (16.28%) SCCM
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.95%) Windows 2000
11 5 (11.63%) SQL
11 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (11.63%) VPN
11 5 (11.63%) Firewall
11 5 (11.63%) Finance
11 5 (11.63%) AppSense
11 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
11 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
12 4 (9.30%) .NET
12 4 (9.30%) ERP
12 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
12 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (6.98%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.98%) Lync
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
2 15 (34.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
1 8 (18.60%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Analyst
1 26 (60.47%) 2nd Line Support
2 21 (48.84%) Support Analyst
3 18 (41.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Support
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Services Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.33%) Server Support
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.33%) Replication
1 1 (2.33%) Celerra
1 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 2000
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) ERP
3 2 (4.65%) Change Control
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) VMware
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) AppSense
5 3 (6.98%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
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