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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 405 176 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.11% 4.83% 6.44%
As % of the System Software category 61.74% 47.96% 60.91%
Number of salaries quoted 310 159 186
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
656 367 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.14% 10.08% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 485 293 311
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +28 285 £32,500 +11.11% 22
Bradford +24 37 £31,500 +41.57% 8
Wakefield +3 27 £21,000 -44.73% 6
Halifax -3 12 £22,500 -43.75%
Huddersfield +5 10 £29,500 -3.27% 3
Cleckheaton +1 8 £24,000 +33.33%
Ossett - 7 - -
Dewsbury - 2 - -
Keighley +4 1 £18,500 -30.18%
Pontefract -1 1 £22,000 -42.10% 1
Wetherby -5 1 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Batley - 1 £19,000 -
Knottingley - 1 £21,500 -
Castleford - 1 £26,000 - 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 604 (80.11%) Windows
2 484 (64.19%) Microsoft
3 305 (40.45%) VMware
4 302 (40.05%) MS Exchange
5 291 (38.59%) MS Excel
6 236 (31.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 218 (28.91%) Citrix
8 211 (27.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 196 (25.99%) ITIL
10 186 (24.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 172 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 168 (22.28%) MS Office
13 150 (19.89%) SQL Server
14 147 (19.50%) DNS
15 145 (19.23%) Cisco
16 141 (18.70%) MCSE
17 121 (16.05%) SharePoint
18 115 (15.25%) SAN
19 99 (13.13%) NetApp
20 97 (12.86%) Windows XP
20 97 (12.86%) Firewall
21 96 (12.73%) Windows 7
21 96 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
22 94 (12.47%) Windows Server 2012
23 93 (12.33%) Linux
24 91 (12.07%) SQL
25 89 (11.80%) SCCM
26 87 (11.54%) Hyper-V
26 87 (11.54%) Finance
27 81 (10.74%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 302 (40.05%) MS Exchange
2 121 (16.05%) SharePoint
3 96 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 79 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (7.03%) Lync
6 42 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (5.31%) IIS
8 34 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 28 (3.71%) Office Communications Server
11 22 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (2.12%) Apache
13 15 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (1.59%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
17 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
18 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
18 3 (0.40%) CMS
19 2 (0.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 291 (38.59%) MS Excel
2 168 (22.28%) MS Office
3 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.40%) Line 500
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.09%) Office 365
2 23 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.66%) SaaS
4 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.27%) IaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (19.50%) DNS
2 115 (15.25%) SAN
3 97 (12.86%) Firewall
4 81 (10.74%) DHCP
5 80 (10.61%) Internet
6 76 (10.08%) TCP/IP
7 66 (8.75%) NAS
8 60 (7.96%) LAN
9 53 (7.03%) WAN
10 52 (6.90%) VPN
11 29 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
12 25 (3.32%) Unified Communications
13 22 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
14 17 (2.25%) Network Security
15 13 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (1.59%) NetScaler
16 12 (1.59%) MPLS
16 12 (1.59%) WAAS
17 11 (1.46%) DMZ
18 10 (1.33%) IMAP4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.53%) MySQL
7 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Maven
1 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.13%) Subversion
3 1 (0.13%) ERwin
3 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 87 (11.54%) Finance
2 13 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.59%) Retail
4 9 (1.19%) Banking
4 9 (1.19%) Legal
5 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.13%) Local Government
7 1 (0.13%) Marketing
7 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 246 (32.63%) Analyst
2 137 (18.17%) Support Analyst
3 91 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 86 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 81 (10.74%) Support Engineer
6 67 (8.89%) Technical Support
7 56 (7.43%) Architect
8 52 (6.90%) IT Support
9 50 (6.63%) Technical Analyst
10 46 (6.10%) Security Analyst
10 46 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 46 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 42 (5.57%) IT Security Analyst
12 41 (5.44%) Infrastructure Architect
13 40 (5.31%) Consultant
14 38 (5.04%) Service Analyst
14 38 (5.04%) Technical Support Analyst
14 38 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
15 27 (3.58%) Developer
16 24 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.51%) .NET
2 14 (1.86%) Web Services
3 8 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 6 (0.80%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 4 (0.53%) Middleware
7 3 (0.40%) WebCenter
7 3 (0.40%) XML
7 3 (0.40%) XSL
7 3 (0.40%) LAMP
8 2 (0.27%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (0.27%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.27%) WPF
8 2 (0.27%) Spring
9 1 (0.13%) CSLA
9 1 (0.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.13%) HTML
9 1 (0.13%) COM
9 1 (0.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.89%) Clustering
2 36 (4.77%) Blackberry
3 32 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.12%) iPhone
5 15 (1.99%) iPad
5 15 (1.99%) Statistics
5 15 (1.99%) Replication
6 12 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.06%) EqualLogic
7 8 (1.06%) Celerra
7 8 (1.06%) PKI
8 7 (0.93%) PDA
8 7 (0.93%) CLARiiON
9 5 (0.66%) CMDB
9 5 (0.66%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.53%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.40%) FMCG
11 3 (0.40%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 604 (80.11%) Windows
2 236 (31.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 186 (24.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 97 (12.86%) Windows XP
5 96 (12.73%) Windows 7
6 94 (12.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (12.33%) Linux
8 56 (7.43%) UNIX
9 21 (2.79%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.99%) Windows Vista
12 12 (1.59%) Android
13 10 (1.33%) Fedora
14 7 (0.93%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.80%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.53%) Debian
16 4 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.53%) CentOS
17 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (25.99%) ITIL
2 51 (6.76%) Problem Management
3 50 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (5.84%) Load Balancing
5 41 (5.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 37 (4.91%) Change Control
7 36 (4.77%) TOGAF
8 35 (4.64%) Technical Architecture
8 35 (4.64%) Time Management
9 33 (4.38%) Information Security
10 32 (4.24%) Migration
10 32 (4.24%) E-Commerce
11 31 (4.11%) Change Management
12 30 (3.98%) Data Protection
13 28 (3.71%) Incident Management
14 25 (3.32%) Project Management
14 25 (3.32%) Penetration Testing
14 25 (3.32%) SIEM
15 20 (2.65%) Service Management
15 20 (2.65%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 91 (12.07%) SQL
2 40 (5.31%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.39%) Java
4 16 (2.12%) C#
4 16 (2.12%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.06%) C
6 6 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.66%) VB.NET
7 5 (0.66%) VBA
8 4 (0.53%) VBScript
9 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.27%) VB
10 2 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.13%) VB6
11 1 (0.13%) C++
11 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 172 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (18.70%) MCSE
3 81 (10.74%) MCITP
4 54 (7.16%) Degree
5 50 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (6.50%) CCNA
7 45 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 43 (5.70%) MCSA
9 39 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
10 37 (4.91%) CCA
11 34 (4.51%) MCP
12 23 (3.05%) MCTS
13 19 (2.52%) NCDA
14 17 (2.25%) Security Cleared
15 15 (1.99%) CISSP
15 15 (1.99%) CCEE
16 13 (1.72%) CCEA
17 12 (1.59%) VTSP
17 12 (1.59%) NCIE
18 11 (1.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (10.34%) SLA
2 17 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.40%) QA
4 3 (0.40%) HL7
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 211 (27.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 69 (9.15%) XenApp
4 56 (7.43%) VMware ESX
5 41 (5.44%) vSphere
6 37 (4.91%) XenServer
7 36 (4.77%) XenDesktop
8 24 (3.18%) Terminal Services
9 22 (2.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (1.59%) vCloud
11 10 (1.33%) NDS
12 6 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.53%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.40%) UAG
15 3 (0.40%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 89 (11.80%) SCCM
2 30 (3.98%) SCOM
3 17 (2.25%) Backup Exec
4 11 (1.46%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.93%) WSUS
7 7 (0.93%) SCVMM
7 7 (0.93%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.80%) SCDPM
8 6 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.66%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.53%) Sysprep
10 4 (0.53%) WMI
11 3 (0.40%) Nessus
11 3 (0.40%) SCSM
11 3 (0.40%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.27%) MOM
12 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 484 (64.19%) Microsoft
2 305 (40.45%) VMware
3 218 (28.91%) Citrix
4 145 (19.23%) Cisco
5 99 (13.13%) NetApp
6 65 (8.62%) HP
7 60 (7.96%) EMC
8 36 (4.77%) F5
9 35 (4.64%) IBM
10 34 (4.51%) Symantec
11 30 (3.98%) CommVault
12 28 (3.71%) AppSense
13 21 (2.79%) Sage
13 21 (2.79%) Dell
14 19 (2.52%) Red Hat
15 17 (2.25%) CheckPoint
16 15 (1.99%) Juniper
17 12 (1.59%) Pegasus
17 12 (1.59%) Lotus
17 12 (1.59%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Upto £45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £19,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Oncall+OTBens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Company Car + Profit Share + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago