Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 39 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 18 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.64% 1.29% 3.01%
As % of the System Software category 24.66% 13.33% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 5
County Antrim median annual salary £26,500 £38,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.61% +17.42% +37.50%
10th Percentile £20,500 £32,750 £23,300
90th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £26,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -18.46% -1.52% +37.50%

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 73 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 18.81% 9.71% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 15 12
County Antrim median annual salary £39,000 £27,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.82% -16.03% +31.00%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,000 £24,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £42,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £30,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year +30.00% -8.40% +31.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -11 14 £35,000 -9.68% 2
Newtownabbey - 1 £26,500 -
Active Directory
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) Change Management
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) Fintech
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
6 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) Subversion
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Puppet
6 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) NetApp
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (27.78%) Nagios
6 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 5 (27.78%) Debian
6 5 (27.78%) SSH
6 5 (27.78%) HP

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 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) FTP
2 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 5 (27.78%) Kerberos
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) SMTP
2 5 (27.78%) SNMP
2 5 (27.78%) SSH
2 5 (27.78%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Support
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
1 5 (27.78%) Fintech
2 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Debian
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Solaris
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Postgraduate
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) NFS
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (27.78%) Nagios
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
4 5 (27.78%) EMC
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) NetApp
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec