The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 313 385 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.70% 7.81% 4.96%
As % of the System Software category 70.50% 57.55% 51.49%
Number of salaries quoted 273 324 154
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
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 West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
444 669 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.50% 13.58% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 379 511 284
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -2 231 £34,000 +4.61% 25
Bradford -35 22 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Halifax +10 21 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Wakefield -7 17 £22,000 -2.22% 3
Castleford +5 4 £22,500 -13.46%
Huddersfield -20 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Bingley - 3 - -
Pontefract - 3 £25,000 -
Otley - 2 £30,000 -
Brighouse - 2 £17,000 - 2
Keighley - 2 £25,500 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 576 (80.67%) Windows
2 441 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 389 (54.48%) VMware
4 301 (42.16%) MS Exchange
5 300 (42.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 261 (36.55%) ITIL
7 260 (36.41%) MS Excel
8 228 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 193 (27.03%) Cisco
10 172 (24.09%) DNS
11 160 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 156 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 154 (21.57%) Citrix
13 154 (21.57%) SQL Server
14 148 (20.73%) SAN
14 148 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 142 (19.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 136 (19.05%) Linux
17 119 (16.67%) MS Office
18 116 (16.25%) Firewall
19 111 (15.55%) WAN
19 111 (15.55%) Windows 7
20 110 (15.41%) DHCP
21 108 (15.13%) HP
22 107 (14.99%) LAN
23 106 (14.85%) VPN
24 99 (13.87%) Hyper-V
25 91 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2013
26 82 (11.48%) SCCM
27 81 (11.34%) Lync

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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
1 301 (42.16%) MS Exchange
2 160 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 91 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 81 (11.34%) Lync
4 81 (11.34%) SharePoint
5 41 (5.74%) IIS
6 36 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (4.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 27 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.96%) IBM Notes
10 11 (1.54%) CMS
11 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.70%) Apache
13 2 (0.28%) Site Server
13 2 (0.28%) Confluence
13 2 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 260 (36.41%) MS Excel
2 119 (16.67%) MS Office
3 18 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Line 500
3 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.06%) Office 365
2 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.56%) SaaS
3 4 (0.56%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (24.09%) DNS
2 148 (20.73%) SAN
3 116 (16.25%) Firewall
4 111 (15.55%) WAN
5 110 (15.41%) DHCP
6 107 (14.99%) LAN
7 106 (14.85%) VPN
8 70 (9.80%) VoIP
9 63 (8.82%) TCP/IP
10 55 (7.70%) NAS
11 46 (6.44%) Network Security
12 37 (5.18%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (4.76%) Internet
14 25 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (3.50%) Unified Communications
15 20 (2.80%) MPLS
16 19 (2.66%) FTP
17 18 (2.52%) Wireless
18 11 (1.54%) IP Telephony
19 10 (1.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.40%) MySQL
6 9 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.26%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.26%) Riak
7 5 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.42%) MSI
1 3 (0.42%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.28%) JIRA
2 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (7.70%) Telecoms
2 42 (5.88%) Finance
3 29 (4.06%) Legal
4 23 (3.22%) Retail
5 10 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.56%) Advertising
7 2 (0.28%) Banking
7 2 (0.28%) Automotive
7 2 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 227 (31.79%) Analyst
2 126 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 79 (11.06%) Service Desk Analyst
3 79 (11.06%) Service Analyst
4 74 (10.36%) Support Analyst
5 65 (9.10%) IT Support
6 63 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 55 (7.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 51 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 49 (6.86%) Support Engineer
10 46 (6.44%) Architect
11 44 (6.16%) Technical Analyst
12 39 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support
12 39 (5.46%) Technical Engineer
13 34 (4.76%) Administrator
14 32 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (4.48%) Team Leader
15 31 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
16 30 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
17 29 (4.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.68%) Web Services
2 5 (0.70%) XML
2 5 (0.70%) .NET
3 4 (0.56%) MSMQ
3 4 (0.56%) LAMP
3 4 (0.56%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.28%) XSL
4 2 (0.28%) RESTful
4 2 (0.28%) COM
5 1 (0.14%) CSS
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.14%) EDI
5 1 (0.14%) WAP
5 1 (0.14%) WSH
5 1 (0.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.10%) Data Centre
2 49 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.86%) Blackberry
3 26 (3.64%) Clustering
4 17 (2.38%) Replication
4 17 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (1.82%) Statistics
6 11 (1.54%) GIS
6 11 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.54%) EqualLogic
7 9 (1.26%) iPad
7 9 (1.26%) EMC VNX
8 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.70%) NHS
9 5 (0.70%) IVR
10 4 (0.56%) iPhone
11 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.28%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.28%) User Experience
12 2 (0.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 576 (80.67%) Windows
2 228 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 156 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 148 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 136 (19.05%) Linux
6 111 (15.55%) Windows 7
7 80 (11.20%) Windows XP
8 72 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (9.66%) Windows 8
10 68 (9.52%) UNIX
11 23 (3.22%) Android
12 8 (1.12%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.12%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.84%) AIX
14 5 (0.70%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.42%) Solaris
17 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (36.55%) ITIL
2 61 (8.54%) Load Balancing
3 59 (8.26%) Service Management
4 46 (6.44%) Service Delivery
4 46 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 30 (4.20%) Problem Management
6 30 (4.20%) Mentoring
7 29 (4.06%) Business Continuity
8 28 (3.92%) Project Management
9 27 (3.78%) Change Management
10 25 (3.50%) TOGAF
10 25 (3.50%) Change Control
11 24 (3.36%) Migration
12 23 (3.22%) Network Management
13 22 (3.08%) Release Management
13 22 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
14 21 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (2.52%) Line Management
16 16 (2.24%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 69 (9.66%) SQL
3 22 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 21 (2.94%) Perl
5 14 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.40%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.98%) VB
7 7 (0.98%) Java
8 5 (0.70%) VBScript
9 4 (0.56%) C#
10 2 (0.28%) C
10 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (19.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (10.50%) MCSE
3 43 (6.02%) MCSA
3 43 (6.02%) MCP
4 31 (4.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (4.06%) MCDST
7 25 (3.50%) MCTS
8 24 (3.36%) MCITP
8 24 (3.36%) CCNA
9 20 (2.80%) Degree
10 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 13 (1.82%) CCA
11 13 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.68%) MOS
13 11 (1.54%) ISEB
14 10 (1.40%) CCNP
15 7 (0.98%) Security Cleared
16 6 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.80%) SLA
2 13 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.42%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 300 (42.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (13.87%) Hyper-V
3 69 (9.66%) VMware ESX
4 62 (8.68%) vSphere
5 61 (8.54%) XenApp
6 28 (3.92%) Terminal Services
7 20 (2.80%) XenServer
8 17 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (2.24%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (1.82%) VMware Server
12 10 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.84%) KVM
15 4 (0.56%) ProxySG
16 3 (0.42%) MetaFrame
17 2 (0.28%) Firmware
17 2 (0.28%) vCloud
18 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 82 (11.48%) SCCM
2 52 (7.28%) SCOM
3 30 (4.20%) Backup Exec
4 27 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 22 (3.08%) NetBackup
6 21 (2.94%) Puppet
7 15 (2.10%) AirWatch
8 8 (1.12%) WSUS
8 8 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.84%) Opsview
10 5 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.42%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.42%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.42%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.28%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.28%) Salt
12 2 (0.28%) NetVault Backup
12 2 (0.28%) DameWare
12 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 441 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 389 (54.48%) VMware
3 193 (27.03%) Cisco
4 154 (21.57%) Citrix
5 108 (15.13%) HP
6 66 (9.24%) CheckPoint
7 62 (8.68%) Red Hat
8 60 (8.40%) NetApp
9 47 (6.58%) EMC
10 43 (6.02%) Symantec
11 31 (4.34%) Dell
12 29 (4.06%) F5
13 27 (3.78%) Dell Compellent
13 27 (3.78%) IBM
14 19 (2.66%) CommVault
14 19 (2.66%) Juniper
15 17 (2.38%) Apple
16 16 (2.24%) Oracle
16 16 (2.24%) Veeam
17 14 (1.96%) Civica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + FE Van + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago