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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 515 449 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.03% 6.39% 6.23%
As % of the System Software category 59.95% 50.34% 58.10%
Number of salaries quoted 404 351 271
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
859 892 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.73% 12.69% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 675 666 432
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,000 £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 4 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 4 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 +8 392 £30,000 +7.14% 44
South Yorkshire +13 69 £31,500 -0.78% 14
North Yorkshire -34 38 £25,250 -27.85% 12
East Yorkshire +3 12 £45,000 +136.84% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 842 (81.43%) Windows
2 659 (63.73%) Microsoft
3 492 (47.58%) VMware
4 436 (42.17%) MS Exchange
5 365 (35.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 362 (35.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 339 (32.79%) ITIL
8 318 (30.75%) MS Excel
9 292 (28.24%) Citrix
10 273 (26.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 232 (22.44%) Cisco
12 212 (20.50%) SAN
13 207 (20.02%) Exchange Server 2010
14 202 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 201 (19.44%) DNS
16 197 (19.05%) SQL Server
17 196 (18.96%) Windows Server 2012
18 180 (17.41%) MS Office
19 177 (17.12%) Hyper-V
19 177 (17.12%) Windows 7
20 172 (16.63%) SLA
21 165 (15.96%) SCCM
22 145 (14.02%) XenApp
23 143 (13.83%) Firewall
24 130 (12.57%) Windows XP
25 127 (12.28%) MCSE
26 125 (12.09%) LAN
27 124 (11.99%) TCP/IP
28 123 (11.90%) DHCP
29 118 (11.41%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 436 (42.17%) MS Exchange
2 207 (20.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 108 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 105 (10.15%) SharePoint
6 87 (8.41%) Lync
7 77 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 45 (4.35%) IIS
9 43 (4.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
11 15 (1.45%) Apache
11 15 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.77%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.19%) JBoss
14 2 (0.19%) Site Server
15 1 (0.097%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 318 (30.75%) MS Excel
2 180 (17.41%) MS Office
3 13 (1.26%) MS Project
4 11 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.097%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.097%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.93%) Office 365
2 10 (0.97%) SaaS
3 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.097%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (20.50%) SAN
2 201 (19.44%) DNS
3 143 (13.83%) Firewall
4 125 (12.09%) LAN
5 124 (11.99%) TCP/IP
6 123 (11.90%) DHCP
7 115 (11.12%) WAN
8 89 (8.61%) VPN
9 79 (7.64%) VoIP
10 70 (6.77%) NAS
11 43 (4.16%) Internet
12 41 (3.97%) Unified Communications
13 38 (3.68%) Network Security
14 34 (3.29%) Wireless
14 34 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (1.93%) IPsec
17 18 (1.74%) BGP
17 18 (1.74%) MPLS
18 17 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 86 (8.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (0.97%) MySQL
5 10 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.19%) Riak
9 2 (0.19%) Informix
9 2 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.097%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.097%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.19%) JIRA
3 1 (0.097%) FrontPage
General
1 85 (8.22%) Finance
2 53 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.97%) Retail
4 27 (2.61%) Legal
5 11 (1.06%) Advertising
6 8 (0.77%) Back Office
6 8 (0.77%) Banking
7 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.39%) Military
7 4 (0.39%) Electronics
8 3 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.097%) Automotive
9 1 (0.097%) Law
Job Titles
1 290 (28.05%) Analyst
2 133 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 117 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 111 (10.74%) Support Engineer
5 100 (9.67%) Service Analyst
6 99 (9.57%) Support Analyst
6 99 (9.57%) Service Desk Analyst
7 92 (8.90%) IT Support
8 75 (7.25%) Team Leader
9 69 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 62 (6.00%) Technical Support
11 57 (5.51%) Technical Analyst
12 52 (5.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 48 (4.64%) Architect
14 46 (4.45%) Support Team Leader
15 42 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
16 40 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
17 38 (3.68%) Technical Engineer
18 35 (3.38%) Administrator
18 35 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.45%) MSMQ
2 13 (1.26%) Web Services
3 8 (0.77%) XML
4 7 (0.68%) WSH
5 6 (0.58%) LAMP
6 5 (0.48%) EDI
6 5 (0.48%) COM
7 3 (0.29%) .NET
8 2 (0.19%) Middleware
8 2 (0.19%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.19%) LINQ
8 2 (0.19%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.097%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.097%) jQuery
9 1 (0.097%) CSS
9 1 (0.097%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.097%) HTML
9 1 (0.097%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.45%) Blackberry
2 57 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.55%) Clustering
4 37 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.42%) Replication
6 14 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 14 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 14 (1.35%) Statistics
7 11 (1.06%) PKI
8 9 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (0.87%) iPad
9 8 (0.77%) NHS
10 7 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.58%) CLARiiON
11 6 (0.58%) iPhone
12 4 (0.39%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.39%) Celerra
13 3 (0.29%) CMDB
13 3 (0.29%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.19%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 842 (81.43%) Windows
2 362 (35.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 273 (26.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 196 (18.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 177 (17.12%) Windows 7
6 130 (12.57%) Windows XP
7 118 (11.41%) Linux
8 91 (8.80%) UNIX
9 83 (8.03%) Windows 8
10 42 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (2.22%) Android
11 23 (2.22%) Windows Vista
12 16 (1.55%) Apple iOS
13 12 (1.16%) Mac OS
13 12 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.87%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.77%) AIX
16 6 (0.58%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (32.79%) ITIL
2 69 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 64 (6.19%) Change Control
4 62 (6.00%) Migration
5 60 (5.80%) Project Management
6 56 (5.42%) Service Delivery
6 56 (5.42%) Change Management
7 54 (5.22%) Mentoring
8 53 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 47 (4.55%) Service Management
10 45 (4.35%) Load Balancing
11 42 (4.06%) Business Continuity
12 41 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
13 40 (3.87%) Technical Architecture
14 34 (3.29%) Network Management
15 29 (2.80%) Capacity Management
16 27 (2.61%) Workflow
16 27 (2.61%) Information Security
17 26 (2.51%) High Availability
17 26 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 115 (11.12%) SQL
2 103 (9.96%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.03%) Shell Script
4 13 (1.26%) Perl
4 13 (1.26%) Bash Shell
5 11 (1.06%) C#
6 10 (0.97%) VB
7 9 (0.87%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.58%) C
9 5 (0.48%) Java
10 4 (0.39%) VBScript
11 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.19%) PHP
12 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.097%) Lisp
13 1 (0.097%) VBA
Qualifications
1 202 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (12.28%) MCSE
3 81 (7.83%) MCSA
4 73 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 62 (6.00%) MCP
6 60 (5.80%) MCITP
7 55 (5.32%) Citrix Certification
8 53 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (5.03%) CCNA
10 50 (4.84%) Degree
11 47 (4.55%) CCA
12 33 (3.19%) MCDST
13 31 (3.00%) Security Cleared
14 26 (2.51%) SC Cleared
15 25 (2.42%) MCTS
15 25 (2.42%) CCNP
16 17 (1.64%) VCP4
17 15 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (1.26%) CISSP
18 13 (1.26%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (16.63%) SLA
2 27 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.39%) QA
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
System Software
1 365 (35.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 177 (17.12%) Hyper-V
3 145 (14.02%) XenApp
4 114 (11.03%) vSphere
5 89 (8.61%) VMware ESX
6 55 (5.32%) XenServer
7 53 (5.13%) XenDesktop
8 31 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (2.61%) Terminal Services
10 20 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 17 (1.64%) VMware Server
12 14 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (0.97%) vCloud
14 9 (0.87%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.58%) MetaFrame
15 6 (0.58%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.19%) NFS
17 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 165 (15.96%) SCCM
2 117 (11.32%) SCOM
3 43 (4.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 42 (4.06%) NetBackup
5 30 (2.90%) Backup Exec
6 28 (2.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 24 (2.32%) SCVMM
8 21 (2.03%) WSUS
9 15 (1.45%) Opsview
10 13 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 13 (1.26%) Puppet
10 13 (1.26%) XenMobile
11 11 (1.06%) SCDPM
12 6 (0.58%) EdgeSight
13 5 (0.48%) MOM
14 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 3 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
15 3 (0.29%) Nagios
16 2 (0.19%) SCSM
16 2 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 659 (63.73%) Microsoft
2 492 (47.58%) VMware
3 292 (28.24%) Citrix
4 232 (22.44%) Cisco
5 104 (10.06%) HP
6 88 (8.51%) Symantec
7 85 (8.22%) NetApp
8 71 (6.87%) CheckPoint
9 69 (6.67%) Dell
10 64 (6.19%) EMC
11 43 (4.16%) CommVault
12 39 (3.77%) Red Hat
13 35 (3.38%) Apple
14 25 (2.42%) Veeam
15 23 (2.22%) Riverbed
16 22 (2.13%) F5
17 21 (2.03%) AppSense
17 21 (2.03%) Sophos
18 20 (1.93%) Postini
19 19 (1.84%) MobileIron
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Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
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Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum + benefits
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
The Conservation Volunteers
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £18000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits, Pension, Training
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + Company Car
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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