Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 17 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.57% 4.33% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 24.29% 37.14% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 1
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +34.62%
10th Percentile £20,500 £27,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £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 County Antrim with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 70 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 18.82% 11.67% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 5
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,550 £26,250 £25,050
90th Percentile £51,500 £42,500 £46,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% - +15.38%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in County Antrim

Active Directory
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in County Antrim

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in County Antrim over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in County Antrim

Active Directory
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -17 13 £39,000 +11.43%
Newtownabbey - 1 £26,500 -
Active Directory
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) LDAP
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
4 5 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 5 (29.41%) SSL
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
4 5 (29.41%) SMTP
4 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 5 (29.41%) FTP
4 5 (29.41%) HTTP
4 5 (29.41%) Kerberos
4 5 (29.41%) NFS
4 5 (29.41%) SNMP
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (29.41%) Nagios
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) SSH
4 5 (29.41%) Debian

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) FTP
3 5 (29.41%) HTTP
3 5 (29.41%) Kerberos
3 5 (29.41%) LDAP
3 5 (29.41%) SMTP
3 5 (29.41%) SNMP
3 5 (29.41%) SSH
3 5 (29.41%) SSL
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
1 5 (29.41%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Debian
2 5 (29.41%) Solaris
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (29.41%) Change Management
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
2 3 (17.65%) Ticket Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.88%) CCA
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) NFS
2 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) 3PAR
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec