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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 7.91% 6.59% 6.21%
As % of the System Software category 47.37% 60.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 27
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
76 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 16.70% 10.89% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 54
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Warrington

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
3 36 (45.00%) VMware
4 33 (41.25%) TCP/IP
5 31 (38.75%) MS Exchange
6 29 (36.25%) MS Excel
7 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (28.75%) Citrix
9 23 (28.75%) SQL
10 22 (27.50%) MS Office
11 21 (26.25%) Windows 7
12 19 (23.75%) Service Management
12 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
12 19 (23.75%) Test Scripting
13 18 (22.50%) ITIL
13 18 (22.50%) LAN
13 18 (22.50%) MCSA
13 18 (22.50%) WAN
14 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (18.75%) XenApp
16 14 (17.50%) Network Security
16 14 (17.50%) Windows XP
17 13 (16.25%) IIS
17 13 (16.25%) QA
17 13 (16.25%) XenDesktop
18 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (15.00%) VPN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 31 (38.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.25%) IIS
3 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.75%) Lync
5 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (36.25%) MS Excel
2 22 (27.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (41.25%) TCP/IP
2 18 (22.50%) LAN
2 18 (22.50%) WAN
3 14 (17.50%) Network Security
4 12 (15.00%) VPN
5 11 (13.75%) DNS
6 9 (11.25%) SAN
7 7 (8.75%) DHCP
8 6 (7.50%) Firewall
8 6 (7.50%) VoIP
9 5 (6.25%) HTTPS
9 5 (6.25%) SSL
9 5 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (6.25%) HTTP
10 2 (2.50%) LDAP
11 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.25%) Internet
11 1 (1.25%) SMTP
11 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (25.00%) Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (11.25%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Development Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Senior Development Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Security Specialist
7 5 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.75%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) J2EE
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 8 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 55 (68.75%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (26.25%) Windows 7
4 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (17.50%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.00%) Linux
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.75%) UNIX
9 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Service Management
1 19 (23.75%) Test Scripting
2 18 (22.50%) ITIL
3 11 (13.75%) Change Management
3 11 (13.75%) Migration
3 11 (13.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Management
5 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.50%) SIEM
6 6 (7.50%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (6.25%) Cyber Security
8 3 (3.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.50%) Data Management
9 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.25%) Product Management
10 1 (1.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) C#
3 9 (11.25%) C++
3 9 (11.25%) C
4 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) Perl
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (22.50%) MCSA
3 11 (13.75%) MCP
3 11 (13.75%) MCTS
3 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.00%) MCSE
5 6 (7.50%) Degree
6 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.25%) ISEB
7 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.75%) MCITP
9 1 (1.25%) MCDST
9 1 (1.25%) CISSP
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) QA
2 11 (13.75%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (23.75%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.75%) XenApp
4 13 (16.25%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.75%) vSphere
6 5 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.25%) Snort
7 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.25%) Xen
9 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Nessus
1 5 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (45.00%) VMware
3 23 (28.75%) Citrix
4 9 (11.25%) Symantec
5 7 (8.75%) Cisco
5 7 (8.75%) Oracle
6 6 (7.50%) Dell
7 5 (6.25%) Juniper
7 5 (6.25%) McAfee
7 5 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.25%) Websense
7 5 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.25%) Fujitsu
7 5 (6.25%) Splunk
7 5 (6.25%) Lumension
7 5 (6.25%) Becrypt
7 5 (6.25%) LogRhythm
7 5 (6.25%) IronPort
7 5 (6.25%) Qualys
8 4 (5.00%) NetApp
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago