Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 13 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.58% 4.38% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 19.40% 37.14% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Belfast median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% - +34.62%
10th Percentile £24,250 £27,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +34.62%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 67 35 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 18.46% 11.78% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 4
Belfast median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,025 £26,250 £25,225
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £48,000
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.33% +15.38%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Belfast

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Belfast

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Debian
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) EMC
4 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) SSH
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) LDAP
4 5 (38.46%) SMTP
4 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 5 (38.46%) FTP
4 5 (38.46%) HTTP
4 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
4 5 (38.46%) NFS
4 5 (38.46%) SNMP
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) SSL
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Windows

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 5 (38.46%) Kerberos
3 5 (38.46%) LDAP
3 5 (38.46%) SMTP
3 5 (38.46%) SNMP
3 5 (38.46%) SSH
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
1 5 (38.46%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Debian
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 5 (38.46%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) Ticket Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Search
3 1 (7.69%) Global Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) NFS
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Nagios
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) 3PAR
2 5 (38.46%) EMC
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Meraki
4 1 (7.69%) VMware