The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 438 562 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.45% 7.80% 5.21%
As % of the System Software category 65.18% 57.17% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 373 453 243
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £17,000
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
672 983 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.89% 13.65% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 579 764 454
Average salary £35,661 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
West Yorkshire -7 312 £32,500 +3.17% 41
North Yorkshire -4 75 £30,000 -4.76% 7
South Yorkshire -31 39 £40,000 +8.10% 8
East Yorkshire -1 9 £27,500 +19.56% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 775 (80.65%) Windows
2 583 (60.67%) Microsoft
3 503 (52.34%) VMware
4 393 (40.89%) MS Exchange
5 385 (40.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 341 (35.48%) ITIL
7 313 (32.57%) MS Excel
8 299 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 239 (24.87%) Cisco
10 237 (24.66%) Citrix
11 222 (23.10%) DNS
12 211 (21.96%) SQL Server
13 206 (21.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 202 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2010
15 201 (20.92%) SAN
16 199 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 185 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 182 (18.94%) MS Office
19 178 (18.52%) Linux
20 153 (15.92%) LAN
21 150 (15.61%) Firewall
22 149 (15.50%) WAN
23 143 (14.88%) DHCP
23 143 (14.88%) Windows 7
24 140 (14.57%) SQL
25 137 (14.26%) Hyper-V
26 129 (13.42%) HP
27 126 (13.11%) SLA
28 123 (12.80%) VPN
29 119 (12.38%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 393 (40.89%) MS Exchange
2 202 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 113 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 109 (11.34%) Lync
5 103 (10.72%) SharePoint
6 75 (7.80%) IIS
7 61 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 55 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.46%) IBM Notes
11 12 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.14%) CMS
13 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.83%) Apache
15 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.31%) nginx
16 2 (0.21%) Confluence
16 2 (0.21%) Site Server
16 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 313 (32.57%) MS Excel
2 182 (18.94%) MS Office
3 22 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Line 500
4 1 (0.10%) Primavera
4 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.10%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.10%) assyst
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.20%) Office 365
2 23 (2.39%) SaaS
3 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.62%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 222 (23.10%) DNS
2 201 (20.92%) SAN
3 153 (15.92%) LAN
4 150 (15.61%) Firewall
5 149 (15.50%) WAN
6 143 (14.88%) DHCP
7 123 (12.80%) VPN
8 113 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 86 (8.95%) VoIP
10 71 (7.39%) NAS
11 55 (5.72%) Network Security
12 39 (4.06%) Internet
13 38 (3.95%) Unified Communications
13 38 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
14 33 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (2.50%) FTP
16 22 (2.29%) MPLS
17 20 (2.08%) Wireless
18 19 (1.98%) NetScaler
19 16 (1.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (21.96%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (1.87%) MySQL
6 8 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.83%) Riak
7 5 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.21%) SQLite
10 2 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.62%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.42%) Subversion
2 4 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.31%) MSI
3 3 (0.31%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.21%) JIRA
4 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.21%) Hudson
4 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.10%) FrontPage
General
1 60 (6.24%) Telecoms
2 51 (5.31%) Finance
3 29 (3.02%) Legal
3 29 (3.02%) Retail
4 11 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (0.62%) Back Office
6 5 (0.52%) Advertising
7 3 (0.31%) Banking
8 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 280 (29.14%) Analyst
2 151 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 110 (11.45%) Support Analyst
4 88 (9.16%) Service Analyst
4 88 (9.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 86 (8.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 81 (8.43%) Technical Support
6 81 (8.43%) IT Support
7 66 (6.87%) Support Engineer
8 65 (6.76%) Technical Analyst
9 61 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 54 (5.62%) Architect
11 53 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
12 47 (4.89%) Administrator
13 45 (4.68%) Technical Engineer
14 44 (4.58%) Consultant
15 40 (4.16%) Team Leader
16 38 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
17 37 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
17 37 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.77%) .NET
2 16 (1.66%) Web Services
3 7 (0.73%) XML
4 6 (0.62%) MSMQ
5 5 (0.52%) CSS
5 5 (0.52%) jQuery
5 5 (0.52%) HTML
6 4 (0.42%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.42%) LAMP
6 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.21%) COM
7 2 (0.21%) SOAP
7 2 (0.21%) EDI
7 2 (0.21%) Ajax
7 2 (0.21%) JSON
7 2 (0.21%) XSL
7 2 (0.21%) RESTful
7 2 (0.21%) HTML5
7 2 (0.21%) REST
8 1 (0.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.32%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.76%) Blackberry
3 57 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.12%) Clustering
5 26 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 18 (1.87%) Replication
7 16 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.35%) Statistics
8 13 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 12 (1.25%) EqualLogic
10 11 (1.14%) GIS
11 10 (1.04%) iPad
12 9 (0.94%) EMC VNX
13 8 (0.83%) NHS
14 5 (0.52%) IVR
15 4 (0.42%) CCTV
15 4 (0.42%) iPhone
16 3 (0.31%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 775 (80.65%) Windows
2 299 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 206 (21.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 199 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 178 (18.52%) Linux
6 143 (14.88%) Windows 7
7 96 (9.99%) Windows XP
8 85 (8.84%) UNIX
9 83 (8.64%) Windows 8
10 78 (8.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (2.50%) Android
12 16 (1.66%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.35%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.94%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.73%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.62%) AIX
17 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.31%) Debian
18 3 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (35.48%) ITIL
2 63 (6.56%) Service Management
3 61 (6.35%) Load Balancing
4 59 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 53 (5.52%) Service Delivery
6 49 (5.10%) Change Management
6 49 (5.10%) Project Management
6 49 (5.10%) Migration
7 41 (4.27%) Mentoring
8 39 (4.06%) Network Management
9 38 (3.95%) Problem Management
9 38 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 37 (3.85%) Change Control
11 33 (3.43%) High Availability
11 33 (3.43%) Business Continuity
12 26 (2.71%) Asset Management
12 26 (2.71%) TOGAF
13 24 (2.50%) Time Management
13 24 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (2.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 140 (14.57%) SQL
2 103 (10.72%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.29%) Bash Shell
3 22 (2.29%) Perl
4 15 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 13 (1.35%) C#
6 10 (1.04%) Shell Script
7 9 (0.94%) Java
8 7 (0.73%) VB
9 6 (0.62%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.52%) VBScript
11 3 (0.31%) PHP
12 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.21%) C
12 2 (0.21%) Python
13 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 185 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (9.89%) MCSE
3 54 (5.62%) MCP
4 52 (5.41%) MCSA
5 48 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (4.37%) CCNA
7 37 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (3.75%) Degree
9 31 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (3.02%) MCDST
11 25 (2.60%) MCTS
11 25 (2.60%) MCITP
12 15 (1.56%) CCA
12 15 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.46%) CCNP
13 14 (1.46%) Security Cleared
13 14 (1.46%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 12 (1.25%) SC Cleared
14 12 (1.25%) MOS
15 10 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (13.11%) SLA
2 18 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.42%) QA
6 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 385 (40.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 137 (14.26%) Hyper-V
3 112 (11.65%) vSphere
4 110 (11.45%) XenApp
5 92 (9.57%) VMware ESX
6 45 (4.68%) XenServer
7 43 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (3.64%) Terminal Services
9 30 (3.12%) XenDesktop
10 20 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 20 (2.08%) vCloud
11 19 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 17 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (1.35%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.62%) KVM
16 4 (0.42%) ProxySG
17 3 (0.31%) MetaFrame
18 2 (0.21%) Firmware
18 2 (0.21%) qmail
Systems Management
1 119 (12.38%) SCCM
2 87 (9.05%) SCOM
3 33 (3.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 33 (3.43%) Backup Exec
4 27 (2.81%) Puppet
5 26 (2.71%) NetBackup
6 21 (2.19%) SCVMM
7 18 (1.87%) vMotion
8 17 (1.77%) AirWatch
9 10 (1.04%) Opsview
9 10 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (0.94%) WSUS
11 6 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.52%) OpenView
13 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.31%) SCDPM
14 3 (0.31%) ARCserve
14 3 (0.31%) ZENworks
14 3 (0.31%) MOM
Vendors
1 583 (60.67%) Microsoft
2 503 (52.34%) VMware
3 239 (24.87%) Cisco
4 237 (24.66%) Citrix
5 129 (13.42%) HP
6 81 (8.43%) NetApp
7 75 (7.80%) CheckPoint
8 69 (7.18%) Red Hat
9 56 (5.83%) EMC
10 55 (5.72%) Symantec
11 48 (4.99%) Dell
12 36 (3.75%) CommVault
13 31 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
14 29 (3.02%) Apple
15 27 (2.81%) IBM
15 27 (2.81%) F5
15 27 (2.81%) Veeam
16 25 (2.60%) Juniper
17 21 (2.19%) Oracle
18 14 (1.46%) Lotus
Yorkshire
Curtis Reed Associates
Salary: B and B
Posted: 6 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + FE Van + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: £20,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
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