Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 43 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 29 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 8.01% 3.13% 7.58%
As % of the System Software category 55.77% 30.77% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 14
County Antrim median annual salary £21,000 £26,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% -28.28% +40.78%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,300 £27,950
90th Percentile £29,200 £33,625 £50,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -31.15% -12.86% +35.92%

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 52 39 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 14.36% 10.16% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 19
County Antrim median annual salary £27,500 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.84% -18.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £28,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £26,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -33.75% +14.29% +16.67%

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
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 19 July 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 29 £21,000 -23.64% 2
Active Directory
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
4 16 (55.17%) ITIL
4 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
4 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (51.72%) Dell
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
7 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
7 13 (44.83%) Finance
7 13 (44.83%) VMware
8 12 (41.38%) Citrix
8 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (41.38%) Windows 10
8 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (37.93%) SCOM
9 11 (37.93%) MCDST
9 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
9 11 (37.93%) WAN
9 11 (37.93%) LAN
9 11 (37.93%) MCSA
9 11 (37.93%) MCP
9 11 (37.93%) Remedy
9 11 (37.93%) Cisco
10 10 (34.48%) Blackberry
10 10 (34.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (34.48%) Service Delivery

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 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (34.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (17.24%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
2 11 (37.93%) LAN
2 11 (37.93%) WAN
3 10 (34.48%) Network Security
3 10 (34.48%) VPN
4 8 (27.59%) DHCP
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
6 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.90%) Skype
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.45%) PBX
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (34.48%) Blackberry
3 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
4 12 (41.38%) Windows 10
4 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Incident Management
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
3 10 (34.48%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) Analytical Thinking
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.34%) Process Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Document Management
7 1 (3.45%) ITSM
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (37.93%) MCDST
2 11 (37.93%) MCP
2 11 (37.93%) MCSA
3 10 (34.48%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) NVQ Level 4
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) vSphere
2 8 (27.59%) XenApp
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) SCOM
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (34.48%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (27.59%) SCCM
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (17.24%) ThinApp
4 5 (17.24%) vRealize
5 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Dell
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 12 (41.38%) Citrix
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco
5 11 (37.93%) Remedy
6 10 (34.48%) Apple
6 10 (34.48%) Bloomberg
6 10 (34.48%) HP
6 10 (34.48%) Reuters
7 5 (17.24%) Ivanti
7 5 (17.24%) Splunk
7 5 (17.24%) Wyse
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow