The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 15 9 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 16 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 12.60% 14.08% 4.17%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 83.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 7
Median salary £35,000 £23,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.17% -29.23%  
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 Bolton with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 16 12 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 12.60% 16.90% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 7
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton 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 Bolton

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Bolton

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bolton over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bolton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

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 Bolton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) SCCM
3 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
3 19 (70.37%) SCOrch
4 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
5 14 (51.85%) ITIL
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 13 (48.15%) HP
7 12 (44.44%) DHCP
7 12 (44.44%) DNS
7 12 (44.44%) MS Office
7 12 (44.44%) Service Management
8 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
8 11 (40.74%) Problem Management
9 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 9 (33.33%) MCP
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (29.63%) MCSE
10 8 (29.63%) MSI
10 8 (29.63%) InstallShield
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
10 8 (29.63%) BC Cleared
10 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (29.63%) Application Virtualisation
11 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
11 7 (25.93%) Skype
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
13 3 (11.11%) VMware
14 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DHCP
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) Skype
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) IPsec
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) Softphone
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) InstallShield
1 8 (29.63%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) IT Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) IT Operations Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Service Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Service Operations Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
5 4 (14.81%) Operations Team Leader
5 4 (14.81%) Service Operations Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Technician
7 1 (3.70%) ICT Technician
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) iPad
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL
2 12 (44.44%) Service Management
3 11 (40.74%) Problem Management
4 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
4 8 (29.63%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.70%) BCP
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Compliance Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
2 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) MCP
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (29.63%) BC Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (74.07%) SCCM
2 19 (70.37%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) HP
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp