The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington 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 30 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 7.80% 5.22% 6.80%
As % of the System Software category 47.62% 51.43% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 31
Average salary £29,500 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.91% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £23,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
Active Directory
Cheshire

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

System Software Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
84 35 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 16.37% 10.14% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69 21 70
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 Warrington

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Warrington

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Warrington

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 56 (70.89%) Windows
2 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
3 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
3 33 (41.77%) VMware
4 31 (39.24%) TCP/IP
5 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
6 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (29.11%) MS Office
9 22 (27.85%) ITIL
10 21 (26.58%) Service Management
11 20 (25.32%) SQL
12 19 (24.05%) MCSA
12 19 (24.05%) LAN
12 19 (24.05%) WAN
13 18 (22.78%) Test Scripting
14 17 (21.52%) Citrix
15 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
15 16 (20.25%) Windows 7
15 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (18.99%) IIS
16 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (18.99%) Network Security
16 15 (18.99%) XenApp
17 13 (16.46%) VPN
17 13 (16.46%) Change Management
17 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
17 13 (16.46%) Finance
17 13 (16.46%) XenDesktop

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.99%) IIS
3 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.33%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.53%) Lync
6 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 23 (29.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (39.24%) TCP/IP
2 19 (24.05%) LAN
2 19 (24.05%) WAN
3 15 (18.99%) Network Security
4 13 (16.46%) VPN
5 10 (12.66%) DNS
6 8 (10.13%) SAN
7 7 (8.86%) DHCP
7 7 (8.86%) HTTP
7 7 (8.86%) HTTPS
7 7 (8.86%) SSL
7 7 (8.86%) VoIP
7 7 (8.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (7.59%) Firewall
9 2 (2.53%) LDAP
9 2 (2.53%) PBX
10 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.27%) Wireless
10 1 (1.27%) NAS
10 1 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (5.06%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (22.78%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (12.66%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Development Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Development Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Service Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Security Specialist
7 7 (8.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Performance Test Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) J2EE
1 2 (2.53%) Middleware
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.66%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.13%) Thin Client
3 8 (10.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.89%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (20.25%) Windows 7
3 16 (20.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (15.19%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.80%) UNIX
8 2 (2.53%) Linux
9 1 (1.27%) AIX
9 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) ITIL
2 21 (26.58%) Service Management
3 18 (22.78%) Test Scripting
4 13 (16.46%) Change Management
5 12 (15.19%) Migration
5 12 (15.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.13%) SIEM
8 7 (8.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (8.86%) Cyber Security
8 7 (8.86%) Service Desk Management
9 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.33%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.80%) Software Testing
12 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.53%) Data Management
13 1 (1.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 1 (1.27%) Penetration Testing
13 1 (1.27%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) C#
3 9 (11.39%) C++
3 9 (11.39%) C
4 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) Python
5 2 (2.53%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (24.05%) MCSA
3 12 (15.19%) MCSE
4 11 (13.92%) MCP
4 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
4 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.66%) MCTS
6 6 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (7.59%) Degree
7 5 (6.33%) MCITP
8 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
8 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (5.06%) ISEB
9 3 (3.80%) CCNA
9 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.27%) CISSP
10 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) QA
2 9 (11.39%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.99%) XenApp
4 13 (16.46%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.86%) Snort
6 6 (7.59%) vSphere
7 4 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.27%) Xen
9 1 (1.27%) XenServer
9 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Nessus
1 7 (8.86%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (8.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 33 (41.77%) VMware
3 17 (21.52%) Citrix
4 10 (12.66%) Symantec
5 7 (8.86%) McAfee
5 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.86%) Blue Coat
5 7 (8.86%) Juniper
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco
5 7 (8.86%) IronPort
5 7 (8.86%) Qualys
5 7 (8.86%) Splunk
5 7 (8.86%) Lumension
5 7 (8.86%) Becrypt
5 7 (8.86%) LogRhythm
5 7 (8.86%) Fujitsu
5 7 (8.86%) Websense
6 6 (7.59%) Dell
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle
7 4 (5.06%) NetApp
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