The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 15 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.27% 20.53% 10.98%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 79.49% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 8
Average salary £21,750 £26,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.34% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,800 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £33,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
25 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 22.12% 25.83% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 15
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +112.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (58.33%) VMware
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) MS Office
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (20.83%) WatchGuard
6 5 (20.83%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (12.50%) Veeam
8 3 (12.50%) Lync
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 3 (12.50%) Internet
8 3 (12.50%) NetApp
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (8.33%) MCSE
9 2 (8.33%) SLA
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.50%) Lync
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) ADSL
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (41.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.17%) Celerra
1 1 (4.17%) Replication
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CCEE
3 1 (4.17%) CCIA
3 1 (4.17%) VCAP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) CCA
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) WatchGuard
4 3 (12.50%) Veeam
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC