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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 387 274 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.65% 6.52% 5.64%
As % of the System Software category 59.81% 49.46% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 313 226 197
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £45,000 £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
647 554 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.79% 13.18% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 520 399 334
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +2 233 £32,500 +3.17% 32
Bradford +27 62 £31,500 +26.00% 4
Wakefield +14 42 £20,500 -18.00% 3
Halifax -4 17 £30,000 +15.38% 3
Wetherby +1 13 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Dewsbury - 7 £19,000 -
Huddersfield +6 6 £17,000 -55.26% 1
Cleckheaton - 3 £26,000 -
Knottingley 0 1 £20,000 -34.42%
Pontefract -1 1 £26,500 -30.26%
Ilkley - 1 £22,000 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 634 (80.05%) Windows
2 526 (66.41%) Microsoft
3 405 (51.14%) VMware
4 313 (39.52%) MS Exchange
5 301 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 293 (36.99%) MS Excel
7 267 (33.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 256 (32.32%) Citrix
9 247 (31.19%) ITIL
10 222 (28.03%) Cisco
11 215 (27.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 192 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 174 (21.97%) SAN
14 149 (18.81%) SQL Server
14 149 (18.81%) MCSE
14 149 (18.81%) DNS
15 134 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 131 (16.54%) MS Office
17 129 (16.29%) NetApp
17 129 (16.29%) Hyper-V
18 114 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
19 107 (13.51%) HP
20 106 (13.38%) Windows 7
21 104 (13.13%) Firewall
22 103 (13.01%) XenApp
23 101 (12.75%) SCCM
24 95 (11.99%) Linux
25 93 (11.74%) Finance
26 91 (11.49%) SLA
27 90 (11.36%) EMC

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 313 (39.52%) MS Exchange
2 134 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (9.72%) SharePoint
4 74 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 63 (7.95%) Lync
6 52 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 42 (5.30%) IIS
8 31 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (3.41%) Office Communications Server
10 21 (2.65%) Apache
11 12 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.76%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.38%) CMS
16 2 (0.25%) Site Server
17 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 293 (36.99%) MS Excel
2 131 (16.54%) MS Office
3 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) Line 500
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.17%) Office 365
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.51%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (21.97%) SAN
2 149 (18.81%) DNS
3 104 (13.13%) Firewall
4 84 (10.61%) NAS
5 78 (9.85%) LAN
6 69 (8.71%) WAN
7 67 (8.46%) DHCP
8 63 (7.95%) TCP/IP
9 55 (6.94%) Internet
10 43 (5.43%) VPN
11 34 (4.29%) VoIP
12 32 (4.04%) Unified Communications
12 32 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (2.78%) WAAS
14 22 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (2.78%) MPLS
15 16 (2.02%) Network Security
16 15 (1.89%) FTP
17 14 (1.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.13%) QlikView
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.13%) MySQL
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.25%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 93 (11.74%) Finance
2 18 (2.27%) Legal
3 14 (1.77%) Retail
4 13 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (0.76%) Banking
6 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.51%) Advertising
8 3 (0.38%) Back Office
9 2 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 236 (29.80%) Analyst
2 100 (12.63%) Support Analyst
3 85 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 80 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 77 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 77 (9.72%) Architect
6 69 (8.71%) IT Support
7 63 (7.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 52 (6.57%) Service Analyst
8 52 (6.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 48 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 44 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
11 40 (5.05%) Technical Support
12 39 (4.92%) Team Leader
13 37 (4.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 36 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
15 32 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
16 30 (3.79%) IT Support Analyst
17 29 (3.66%) Consultant
17 29 (3.66%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.26%) .NET
2 8 (1.01%) MSMQ
3 5 (0.63%) Middleware
3 5 (0.63%) Web Services
4 4 (0.51%) COM
4 4 (0.51%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.51%) WebCenter
5 3 (0.38%) LAMP
6 2 (0.25%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.13%) Spring
7 1 (0.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.83%) Clustering
2 52 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.93%) Blackberry
4 30 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.03%) Replication
6 14 (1.77%) PKI
7 13 (1.64%) iPhone
8 12 (1.52%) Celerra
8 12 (1.52%) CLARiiON
9 11 (1.39%) Statistics
9 11 (1.39%) iPad
9 11 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.26%) FlexPod
11 7 (0.88%) CMDB
12 6 (0.76%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.38%) FMCG
13 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.38%) PDA
13 3 (0.38%) NHS
14 2 (0.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 634 (80.05%) Windows
2 267 (33.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 215 (27.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 114 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 106 (13.38%) Windows 7
6 95 (11.99%) Linux
7 86 (10.86%) Windows XP
8 70 (8.84%) UNIX
9 41 (5.18%) Windows 8
10 30 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (2.27%) Windows Vista
12 14 (1.77%) Android
13 9 (1.14%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.88%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.63%) Debian
16 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.38%) HPUX
17 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (31.19%) ITIL
2 62 (7.83%) Load Balancing
3 49 (6.19%) TOGAF
4 48 (6.06%) E-Commerce
4 48 (6.06%) Change Control
5 47 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
6 43 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 42 (5.30%) Project Management
8 41 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 39 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 37 (4.67%) Migration
11 34 (4.29%) Business Continuity
12 33 (4.17%) Service Management
13 30 (3.79%) Change Management
14 28 (3.54%) Incident Management
14 28 (3.54%) Mentoring
15 27 (3.41%) Capacity Management
16 26 (3.28%) DevOps
17 23 (2.90%) Time Management
18 19 (2.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 77 (9.72%) SQL
2 68 (8.59%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.15%) Shell Script
4 11 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 11 (1.39%) Perl
5 10 (1.26%) Java
6 7 (0.88%) C
7 6 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.51%) C#
9 2 (0.25%) VBScript
9 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.25%) PHP
10 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.13%) Lisp
10 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 192 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (18.81%) MCSE
3 85 (10.73%) MCITP
4 77 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 67 (8.46%) MCSA
6 66 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
7 55 (6.94%) CCA
8 52 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (6.57%) CCNA
9 45 (5.68%) Degree
10 33 (4.17%) MCP
11 30 (3.79%) NCDA
12 29 (3.66%) MCTS
13 27 (3.41%) Security Cleared
14 22 (2.78%) SC Cleared
14 22 (2.78%) CCNP
14 22 (2.78%) CCEA
14 22 (2.78%) NCIE
14 22 (2.78%) VTSP
15 18 (2.27%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (11.49%) SLA
2 12 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) QA
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 301 (38.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (16.29%) Hyper-V
3 103 (13.01%) XenApp
4 90 (11.36%) VMware ESX
5 71 (8.96%) vSphere
6 55 (6.94%) XenDesktop
7 44 (5.56%) XenServer
8 23 (2.90%) Terminal Services
9 22 (2.78%) vCloud
10 15 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (1.26%) VMware Server
13 9 (1.14%) MetaFrame
13 9 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.38%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.13%) Xen
15 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 101 (12.75%) SCCM
2 56 (7.07%) SCOM
3 28 (3.54%) NetBackup
4 22 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 21 (2.65%) Backup Exec
6 17 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 14 (1.77%) WSUS
9 13 (1.64%) XenMobile
10 9 (1.14%) Puppet
11 7 (0.88%) EdgeSight
11 7 (0.88%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.63%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.38%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.38%) Sysprep
13 3 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.38%) Nessus
13 3 (0.38%) WMI
14 2 (0.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 526 (66.41%) Microsoft
2 405 (51.14%) VMware
3 256 (32.32%) Citrix
4 222 (28.03%) Cisco
5 129 (16.29%) NetApp
6 107 (13.51%) HP
7 90 (11.36%) EMC
8 58 (7.32%) Symantec
9 51 (6.44%) F5
10 45 (5.68%) IBM
11 39 (4.92%) AppSense
12 32 (4.04%) Dell
12 32 (4.04%) CheckPoint
13 31 (3.91%) CommVault
14 30 (3.79%) Red Hat
15 24 (3.03%) Apple
16 22 (2.78%) SolarWinds
17 21 (2.65%) Avaya
18 17 (2.15%) Postini
19 15 (1.89%) Sage
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits + On-call
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare etc.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified excellent Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16998 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago