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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 518 470 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.96% 6.43% 6.49%
As % of the System Software category 63.48% 51.59% 58.87%
Number of salaries quoted 415 377 290
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
816 911 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.96% 12.47% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 644 710 471
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +7 389 £31,500 +12.50% 43
South Yorkshire 0 65 £32,000 +3.22% 11
North Yorkshire -18 47 £26,000 -35.00% 13
East Yorkshire -2 14 £43,750 +118.75% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 794 (81.10%) Windows
2 618 (63.13%) Microsoft
3 468 (47.80%) VMware
4 409 (41.78%) MS Exchange
5 346 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 336 (34.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 325 (33.20%) ITIL
8 297 (30.34%) MS Excel
9 250 (25.54%) Citrix
10 239 (24.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 205 (20.94%) SAN
11 205 (20.94%) Cisco
12 202 (20.63%) DNS
13 200 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 193 (19.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 192 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
16 186 (19.00%) SQL Server
17 179 (18.28%) MS Office
18 174 (17.77%) Windows 7
19 170 (17.36%) SLA
20 165 (16.85%) Hyper-V
21 153 (15.63%) SCCM
22 143 (14.61%) LAN
22 143 (14.61%) Firewall
23 135 (13.79%) DHCP
24 131 (13.38%) WAN
25 127 (12.97%) XenApp
26 124 (12.67%) Linux
27 122 (12.46%) TCP/IP
28 115 (11.75%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 409 (41.78%) MS Exchange
2 200 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 105 (10.73%) SharePoint
5 101 (10.32%) Lync
6 93 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 69 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 51 (5.21%) IIS
9 41 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.12%) Apache
12 10 (1.02%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.20%) Site Server
15 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.10%) JBoss
15 1 (0.10%) Confluence
15 1 (0.10%) CMS
Applications
1 297 (30.34%) MS Excel
2 179 (18.28%) MS Office
3 12 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.12%) MS Project
4 11 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.10%) assyst
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.41%) Office 365
2 13 (1.33%) SaaS
3 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 205 (20.94%) SAN
2 202 (20.63%) DNS
3 143 (14.61%) LAN
3 143 (14.61%) Firewall
4 135 (13.79%) DHCP
5 131 (13.38%) WAN
6 122 (12.46%) TCP/IP
7 101 (10.32%) VPN
8 74 (7.56%) VoIP
9 61 (6.23%) NAS
10 48 (4.90%) Internet
11 46 (4.70%) Unified Communications
12 42 (4.29%) Network Security
13 35 (3.58%) Wireless
14 26 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (2.15%) IPsec
17 19 (1.94%) FTP
18 17 (1.74%) MPLS
19 14 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.72%) MySQL
7 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.31%) Riak
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.10%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (1.02%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.10%) MSI
2 1 (0.10%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.10%) FrontPage
2 1 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 56 (5.72%) Finance
2 49 (5.01%) Telecoms
3 35 (3.58%) Retail
4 30 (3.06%) Legal
5 12 (1.23%) Advertising
6 7 (0.72%) Back Office
7 6 (0.61%) Banking
8 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.31%) Marketing
10 2 (0.20%) Military
10 2 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.10%) Automotive
11 1 (0.10%) Law
11 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (27.78%) Analyst
2 133 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 109 (11.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 97 (9.91%) Service Analyst
5 96 (9.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 92 (9.40%) Support Engineer
7 91 (9.30%) Support Analyst
8 74 (7.56%) IT Support
9 73 (7.46%) Technical Support
10 61 (6.23%) Team Leader
11 60 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
12 57 (5.82%) Technical Analyst
13 56 (5.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 40 (4.09%) Technical Engineer
15 39 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
16 37 (3.78%) 1st Line Support
16 37 (3.78%) Support Team Leader
17 36 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
18 35 (3.58%) Administrator
19 34 (3.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.53%) MSMQ
2 13 (1.33%) Web Services
3 8 (0.82%) XML
4 6 (0.61%) .NET
5 5 (0.51%) COM
5 5 (0.51%) EDI
5 5 (0.51%) WSH
5 5 (0.51%) LAMP
6 3 (0.31%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.20%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.10%) CSS
8 1 (0.10%) SAML
8 1 (0.10%) Middleware
8 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.10%) jQuery
8 1 (0.10%) RESTful
8 1 (0.10%) HTML
8 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.97%) Blackberry
2 53 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 34 (3.47%) Clustering
5 26 (2.66%) Replication
6 14 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 14 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 13 (1.33%) Statistics
8 12 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.12%) iPad
10 9 (0.92%) PKI
10 9 (0.92%) NHS
11 8 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.61%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.51%) iPhone
14 3 (0.31%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.31%) CMDB
15 2 (0.20%) CCTV
15 2 (0.20%) iSeries
15 2 (0.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 794 (81.10%) Windows
2 336 (34.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 239 (24.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 193 (19.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 174 (17.77%) Windows 7
6 124 (12.67%) Linux
7 112 (11.44%) Windows XP
8 85 (8.68%) UNIX
9 80 (8.17%) Windows 8
10 51 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (2.76%) Android
12 19 (1.94%) Windows Vista
13 15 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.12%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.02%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.72%) AIX
16 7 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.51%) Solaris
19 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (33.20%) ITIL
2 60 (6.13%) Service Delivery
3 59 (6.03%) Project Management
3 59 (6.03%) Migration
3 59 (6.03%) Change Control
4 56 (5.72%) Change Management
5 55 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (5.31%) Problem Management
7 48 (4.90%) Service Management
8 44 (4.49%) Mentoring
9 43 (4.39%) Load Balancing
10 42 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 40 (4.09%) Business Continuity
12 33 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
13 32 (3.27%) Network Management
14 28 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
14 28 (2.86%) Capacity Management
15 26 (2.66%) Information Security
15 26 (2.66%) ITSM
15 26 (2.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 108 (11.03%) SQL
2 88 (8.99%) PowerShell
3 16 (1.63%) Shell Script
4 13 (1.33%) C#
5 10 (1.02%) Perl
5 10 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.02%) VB
6 9 (0.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.51%) C
8 4 (0.41%) Java
9 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.31%) VBScript
10 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.10%) PHP
11 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 192 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (11.75%) MCSE
3 70 (7.15%) MCSA
4 62 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 61 (6.23%) MCP
6 49 (5.01%) MCITP
7 46 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
9 41 (4.19%) CCNA
10 40 (4.09%) Degree
11 38 (3.88%) CCA
12 31 (3.17%) MCDST
13 25 (2.55%) Security Cleared
14 24 (2.45%) MCTS
15 19 (1.94%) CCNP
16 18 (1.84%) SC Cleared
17 16 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 12 (1.23%) CISSP
20 11 (1.12%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (17.36%) SLA
2 28 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.61%) QA
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 346 (35.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 165 (16.85%) Hyper-V
3 127 (12.97%) XenApp
4 108 (11.03%) vSphere
5 83 (8.48%) VMware ESX
6 43 (4.39%) XenDesktop
7 39 (3.98%) XenServer
8 29 (2.96%) Terminal Services
9 28 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 16 (1.63%) VMware Server
12 14 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (0.72%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.41%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.41%) vCloud
14 4 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.20%) NFS
16 2 (0.20%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 153 (15.63%) SCCM
2 114 (11.64%) SCOM
3 40 (4.09%) NetBackup
3 40 (4.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 32 (3.27%) Backup Exec
5 27 (2.76%) SCVMM
5 27 (2.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 17 (1.74%) WSUS
7 15 (1.53%) Opsview
8 13 (1.33%) vMotion
8 13 (1.33%) XenMobile
8 13 (1.33%) Puppet
8 13 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.12%) SCDPM
10 6 (0.61%) EdgeSight
11 5 (0.51%) MOM
12 4 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.31%) MAILsweeper
13 3 (0.31%) Nagios
13 3 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 618 (63.13%) Microsoft
2 468 (47.80%) VMware
3 250 (25.54%) Citrix
4 205 (20.94%) Cisco
5 98 (10.01%) HP
6 80 (8.17%) Symantec
7 73 (7.46%) CheckPoint
8 69 (7.05%) Dell
9 67 (6.84%) NetApp
10 45 (4.60%) Red Hat
11 44 (4.49%) EMC
12 42 (4.29%) CommVault
13 26 (2.66%) Apple
14 24 (2.45%) Veeam
14 24 (2.45%) Riverbed
15 23 (2.35%) Sophos
16 18 (1.84%) Postini
17 17 (1.74%) Kaspersky
18 16 (1.63%) F5
18 16 (1.63%) Juniper
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21500 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: car, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35,000 +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago