The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackburn 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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Lancashire / Blackburn
Rank 3 8 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackburn 33.33% 21.21% 6.67%
As % of the System Software category 90.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Median salary £18,000 £26,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.07% -27.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,160 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

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

System Software Skills
Blackburn
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 7 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Blackburn 37.04% 21.21% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Median salary £18,000 £26,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.07% -41.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,160 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £47,500 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackburn

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Blackburn citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Blackburn

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Blackburn

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Blackburn region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 3 (33.33%) Apple
5 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (33.33%) Windows NT
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) SMTP
6 2 (22.22%) FTP
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Lotus
6 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
6 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn 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 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Service Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
2 2 (22.22%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus