Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 49 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 18 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.45% 1.91% 5.85%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 19.51% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 7
County Antrim median annual salary £24,500 £26,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.41% -18.94% +32.00%
10th Percentile £20,250 £21,025 £25,700
90th Percentile £28,750 £35,250 £40,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £24,500 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -15.15% +50.00%

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 42 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.73% 9.79% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 14
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +11.86%
10th Percentile £21,550 £20,500 £26,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.52% +13.79%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 +15 18 £24,500 -18.33% 4
Active Directory
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
3 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (77.78%) VMware
5 14 (77.78%) Citrix
6 12 (66.67%) SCOM
6 12 (66.67%) vSphere
7 10 (55.56%) XenApp
7 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
8 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (50.00%) Change Management
8 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
9 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
9 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (44.44%) SCCM
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (33.33%) ITIL
11 5 (27.78%) Dell
12 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
12 4 (22.22%) Ivanti
12 4 (22.22%) Wyse
12 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (22.22%) IIS
12 4 (22.22%) DNS

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 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) PBX
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Administrator
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
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%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCDST
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) vSphere
2 10 (55.56%) XenApp
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) SCOM
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (22.22%) ThinApp
4 4 (22.22%) vRealize
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Dell
4 4 (22.22%) Ivanti
4 4 (22.22%) Splunk
4 4 (22.22%) Wyse
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Reuters