Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 41 34
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 21 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 16.67% 4.21% 4.53%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 88.89% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 9
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £37,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +87.50% -40.30%
10th Percentile £23,050 £32,000 £17,800
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £37,350
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £29,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.64% -15.71% +7.69%

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 28 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 22.22% 4.74% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 15
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £37,500 £21,187
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +77.00% -41.55%
10th Percentile £20,250 £33,000 £18,308
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £39,500
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +8.11%

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
5 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
7 9 (42.86%) Office 365
7 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
8 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
9 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 7 (33.33%) ITIL
10 6 (28.57%) Citrix
10 6 (28.57%) VMware Server
10 6 (28.57%) Driving Licence
11 5 (23.81%) Break/Fix
11 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
12 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
12 4 (19.05%) Cisco
12 4 (19.05%) Oracle
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (19.05%) DHCP
12 4 (19.05%) DNS
13 3 (14.29%) VPN
13 3 (14.29%) LAN
13 3 (14.29%) WAN
13 3 (14.29%) SQL

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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
4 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.76%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) IT Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Server Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) EPoS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) EPoS Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Break/Fix
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Case Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Compliance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Server
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Meraki
6 2 (9.52%) Sophos
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Novell
7 1 (4.76%) Pegasus
7 1 (4.76%) Sage