Period
to 20 August 2018

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 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 36 34
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 18 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 11.84% 3.90% 5.26%
As % of the System Software category 72.00% 88.89% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 9
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £35,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.43% +52.17% -29.23%
10th Percentile £20,250 £27,100 £16,900
90th Percentile £35,250 £38,750 £38,750
Manchester median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +14.81%

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 Bolton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 25 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 16.45% 4.39% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 10
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £35,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.43% +52.17% -38.67%
10th Percentile £20,250 £27,325 £16,950
90th Percentile £38,750 £39,875 £38,875
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% +14.29%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

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 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 12 (66.67%) Firewall
5 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
7 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
8 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
8 8 (44.44%) Unified Communications
9 7 (38.89%) Citrix
10 6 (33.33%) Office 365
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Server
10 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
11 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
11 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
11 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 4 (22.22%) Oracle
12 4 (22.22%) ITIL
12 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (22.22%) Break/Fix
13 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 3 (16.67%) DNS
13 3 (16.67%) DHCP
13 3 (16.67%) Cisco
13 3 (16.67%) Wireless
14 2 (11.11%) CCNA
14 2 (11.11%) EMC
14 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) Unified Communications
4 3 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) IT Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Break/Fix
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) Meraki
6 2 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (11.11%) Sophos
7 1 (5.56%) Veeam