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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 448 219 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.82% 5.81% 6.04%
As % of the System Software category 61.62% 49.66% 55.58%
Number of salaries quoted 337 182 187
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
727 441 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.32% 11.70% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 546 318 342
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 £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +21 290 £32,500 +8.33% 21
Bradford +33 69 £30,000 +62.16% 3
Wakefield +6 40 £20,000 -33.33% 5
Huddersfield +9 10 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Cleckheaton +1 9 £26,000 +44.44%
Wetherby -1 8 £21,500 -42.66%
Dewsbury - 8 £19,000 - 1
Halifax -11 3 £22,500 -21.05% 1
Knottingley 0 2 £20,750 -13.54%
Keighley +4 1 £18,500 -30.18%
Pontefract -1 1 £22,000 -42.10%
Batley - 1 £19,000 - 1
Ilkley - 1 £22,000 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 682 (80.61%) Windows
2 535 (63.24%) Microsoft
3 398 (47.04%) VMware
4 336 (39.72%) MS Exchange
5 316 (37.35%) MS Excel
6 284 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 268 (31.68%) Citrix
8 263 (31.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 251 (29.67%) ITIL
10 226 (26.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 208 (24.59%) Cisco
12 195 (23.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 172 (20.33%) MS Office
14 154 (18.20%) SQL Server
15 151 (17.85%) MCSE
15 151 (17.85%) SAN
16 149 (17.61%) DNS
17 129 (15.25%) NetApp
18 116 (13.71%) Finance
19 115 (13.59%) Windows 7
19 115 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2010
20 111 (13.12%) Hyper-V
20 111 (13.12%) Windows XP
21 110 (13.00%) Linux
22 109 (12.88%) Firewall
23 105 (12.41%) SCCM
24 101 (11.94%) SharePoint
24 101 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
25 94 (11.11%) XenApp
26 93 (10.99%) MCITP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 336 (39.72%) MS Exchange
2 115 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (11.94%) SharePoint
4 83 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (6.26%) Lync
6 46 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 44 (5.20%) IIS
8 35 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 34 (4.02%) Office Communications Server
10 26 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 21 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 21 (2.48%) Apache
12 16 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (1.30%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.35%) CMS
16 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.24%) Site Server
Applications
1 316 (37.35%) MS Excel
2 172 (20.33%) MS Office
3 7 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.24%) Line 500
3 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.79%) Office 365
2 13 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.35%) SaaS
3 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 151 (17.85%) SAN
2 149 (17.61%) DNS
3 109 (12.88%) Firewall
4 87 (10.28%) NAS
5 77 (9.10%) TCP/IP
6 74 (8.75%) Internet
7 70 (8.27%) DHCP
8 67 (7.92%) LAN
9 60 (7.09%) WAN
10 48 (5.67%) VPN
11 37 (4.37%) Cisco IOS
12 30 (3.55%) Unified Communications
13 25 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (2.60%) WAAS
15 21 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
16 20 (2.36%) VoIP
16 20 (2.36%) MPLS
17 18 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (1.89%) Network Security
19 14 (1.65%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 67 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.24%) MySQL
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Maven
1 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.24%) JIRA
2 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 116 (13.71%) Finance
2 19 (2.25%) Retail
3 15 (1.77%) Legal
4 14 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.06%) Banking
6 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.12%) Games
8 1 (0.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 276 (32.62%) Analyst
2 137 (16.19%) Support Analyst
3 94 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 92 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 88 (10.40%) Support Engineer
6 77 (9.10%) Architect
7 74 (8.75%) IT Support
8 61 (7.21%) Infrastructure Architect
9 60 (7.09%) Technical Support
10 52 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
11 50 (5.91%) Technical Analyst
12 45 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 45 (5.32%) Security Analyst
13 44 (5.20%) Service Desk Analyst
13 44 (5.20%) Service Analyst
14 41 (4.85%) IT Security Analyst
15 39 (4.61%) Consultant
16 35 (4.14%) Technical Support Analyst
17 34 (4.02%) Team Leader
18 31 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.84%) .NET
2 9 (1.06%) Web Services
3 6 (0.71%) .NET Framework
3 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.71%) Middleware
4 5 (0.59%) WebCenter
4 5 (0.59%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (0.24%) .NET Compact Framework
5 2 (0.24%) Spring
5 2 (0.24%) WPF
5 2 (0.24%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.12%) LAMP
6 1 (0.12%) COM
6 1 (0.12%) HTML
6 1 (0.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.16%) Clustering
2 56 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.61%) Blackberry
4 31 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.25%) iPhone
6 17 (2.01%) iPad
7 14 (1.65%) Statistics
8 13 (1.54%) Replication
9 12 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (1.42%) Celerra
9 12 (1.42%) CLARiiON
10 10 (1.18%) FlexPod
10 10 (1.18%) PKI
11 9 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.83%) PDA
13 6 (0.71%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.59%) CMDB
15 4 (0.47%) Computer Science
16 3 (0.35%) NHS
16 3 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 682 (80.61%) Windows
2 263 (31.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 226 (26.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 115 (13.59%) Windows 7
5 111 (13.12%) Windows XP
6 110 (13.00%) Linux
7 101 (11.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 65 (7.68%) UNIX
9 35 (4.14%) Windows 8
10 28 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (2.48%) Windows Vista
12 14 (1.65%) Android
13 9 (1.06%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.95%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.71%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.71%) Debian
16 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.47%) Fedora
18 3 (0.35%) HPUX
18 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (29.67%) ITIL
2 62 (7.33%) Load Balancing
3 55 (6.50%) Problem Management
4 51 (6.03%) TOGAF
5 49 (5.79%) E-Commerce
6 47 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 45 (5.32%) Change Control
8 42 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 41 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (3.90%) Migration
10 33 (3.90%) Mentoring
11 32 (3.78%) Information Security
12 31 (3.66%) Project Management
12 31 (3.66%) Time Management
13 30 (3.55%) Change Management
14 28 (3.31%) Incident Management
15 25 (2.96%) Service Management
15 25 (2.96%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (2.84%) DevOps
16 24 (2.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 90 (10.64%) SQL
2 56 (6.62%) PowerShell
3 15 (1.77%) T-SQL
4 13 (1.54%) Java
5 12 (1.42%) C#
6 9 (1.06%) Perl
6 9 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 7 (0.83%) C
8 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.35%) VBA
10 2 (0.24%) PHP
11 1 (0.12%) Lisp
11 1 (0.12%) VBScript
11 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 195 (23.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 151 (17.85%) MCSE
3 93 (10.99%) MCITP
4 64 (7.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 58 (6.86%) MCSA
6 56 (6.62%) Degree
6 56 (6.62%) Citrix Certification
7 54 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (6.38%) CCNA
8 48 (5.67%) CCA
9 39 (4.61%) MCP
10 30 (3.55%) NCDA
10 30 (3.55%) MCTS
11 25 (2.96%) Security Cleared
12 22 (2.60%) VTSP
12 22 (2.60%) NCIE
13 19 (2.25%) CCEA
13 19 (2.25%) CCNP
13 19 (2.25%) CCEE
13 19 (2.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.64%) SLA
2 17 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.35%) QA
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 284 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (13.12%) Hyper-V
3 94 (11.11%) XenApp
4 82 (9.69%) VMware ESX
5 57 (6.74%) vSphere
6 51 (6.03%) XenDesktop
7 44 (5.20%) XenServer
8 23 (2.72%) Terminal Services
9 22 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 22 (2.60%) vCloud
10 11 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.06%) MetaFrame
11 9 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.59%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.35%) NDS
14 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (12.41%) SCCM
2 36 (4.26%) SCOM
3 16 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 14 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 11 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (1.06%) WSUS
7 9 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (0.95%) XenMobile
9 7 (0.83%) Puppet
10 6 (0.71%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.59%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.59%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.47%) WMI
12 4 (0.47%) Sysprep
12 4 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.35%) Nessus
14 2 (0.24%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.24%) SCSM
15 1 (0.12%) Foglight
Vendors
1 535 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 398 (47.04%) VMware
3 268 (31.68%) Citrix
4 208 (24.59%) Cisco
5 129 (15.25%) NetApp
6 88 (10.40%) HP
7 87 (10.28%) EMC
8 53 (6.26%) F5
9 49 (5.79%) IBM
10 43 (5.08%) Symantec
11 40 (4.73%) AppSense
12 35 (4.14%) CommVault
13 30 (3.55%) Red Hat
14 29 (3.43%) CheckPoint
15 22 (2.60%) Dell
16 21 (2.48%) Sage
17 19 (2.25%) Apple
17 19 (2.25%) Avaya
18 17 (2.01%) SolarWinds
19 16 (1.89%) Juniper
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £14000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Pension & Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago