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 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 14 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 12.36% 13.59% 20.89%
As % of the System Software category 57.89% 60.87% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 32
Average salary £21,000 £28,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.66% +8.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,600 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £34,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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
38 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.35% 22.33% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 41
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £21,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
3 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
3 23 (41.07%) MS Office
4 18 (32.14%) VMware
5 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (26.79%) Windows XP
7 14 (25.00%) ITIL
8 13 (23.21%) SCCM
8 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (17.86%) Citrix
12 9 (16.07%) Internet
12 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (16.07%) Office 365
13 7 (12.50%) DNS
13 7 (12.50%) SLA
13 7 (12.50%) Cisco
13 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
14 6 (10.71%) MCP
14 6 (10.71%) LANDesk
14 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
15 5 (8.93%) Firewall
15 5 (8.93%) Migration
15 5 (8.93%) Android
15 5 (8.93%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Lync
6 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (41.07%) MS Office
1 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Internet
2 7 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) LAN
3 5 (8.93%) WAN
3 5 (8.93%) DHCP
3 5 (8.93%) Firewall
4 4 (7.14%) VoIP
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
5 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.36%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (19.64%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) IT Support
8 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Technician
10 2 (3.57%) Desktop Team Leader
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (26.79%) Windows XP
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.93%) Android
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.36%) Time Management
6 1 (1.79%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.79%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
6 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.79%) ITSM
6 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) MCP
3 5 (8.93%) MCSA
4 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 4 (7.14%) MCDST
5 3 (5.36%) MCITP
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) XenApp
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.57%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix
4 7 (12.50%) Cisco
5 6 (10.71%) LANDesk
6 5 (8.93%) Sophos
7 3 (5.36%) Symantec
8 2 (3.57%) Remedy
8 2 (3.57%) AppSense
8 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) BMC
8 2 (3.57%) NetApp
9 1 (1.79%) Lotus
9 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.79%) HP
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