The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 27 44
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.63% 7.46% 5.15%
As % of the System Software category 53.19% 89.47% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 29
Median salary £22,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £23,250 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £41,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 47 38 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 10.59% 8.33% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 61
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% -31.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Lancashire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Lancashire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Lancashire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Lancashire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 8 £22,000 -32.30% 3
Blackburn -8 6 £19,000 -28.30% 1
Lancaster - 5 £37,000 -
Accrington - 3 £17,000 - 1
Newton-le-Willows -1 1 - -
Burnley -8 1 £42,500 +97.67% 2
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 27 (46.55%) Windows Server
4 26 (44.83%) VMware
5 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
6 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
7 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
8 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
8 13 (22.41%) Office 365
9 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (20.69%) Firewall
9 12 (20.69%) Cisco
10 10 (17.24%) WAN
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (15.52%) Internet
12 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (13.79%) Citrix
12 8 (13.79%) LAN
12 8 (13.79%) ITIL
12 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (13.79%) Migration
13 7 (12.07%) Content Management
13 7 (12.07%) CMS
13 7 (12.07%) Line Management
14 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (10.34%) Unix
14 6 (10.34%) Solaris
14 6 (10.34%) SQL

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) CMS
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 10 (17.24%) WAN
3 9 (15.52%) Internet
4 8 (13.79%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) DNS
5 3 (5.17%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.17%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.45%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) HTTP
6 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.45%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) SMTP
7 1 (1.72%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.72%) DocumentDB
General
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Support Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) IT Support
4 10 (17.24%) IT Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Service Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (10.34%) Team Leader
8 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (6.90%) IT Technician
9 4 (6.90%) Support Technician
10 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.72%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
1 1 (1.72%) CSS3
1 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) Ionic Framework
1 1 (1.72%) LESS
1 1 (1.72%) Sass
1 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.90%) EPoS
2 4 (6.90%) iPad
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Windows Server
3 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.34%) Solaris
7 6 (10.34%) Unix
8 5 (8.62%) Linux
9 4 (6.90%) Mac OS
9 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
10 3 (5.17%) AIX
10 3 (5.17%) Windows NT
11 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (13.79%) ITIL
1 8 (13.79%) Migration
2 7 (12.07%) Content Management
2 7 (12.07%) Line Management
3 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.17%) CRM
5 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 2 (3.45%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (1.72%) Break/Fix
6 1 (1.72%) Change Management
6 1 (1.72%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.72%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 3 (5.17%) XenApp
3 3 (5.17%) XenServer
4 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.45%) Sendmail
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.17%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.83%) VMware
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle
6 5 (8.62%) Veeam
7 4 (6.90%) Apple
7 4 (6.90%) Avaya
8 3 (5.17%) NetApp
9 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.45%) Lotus
9 2 (3.45%) Veritas
10 1 (1.72%) Dell
10 1 (1.72%) HP
10 1 (1.72%) Wyse
10 1 (1.72%) Xerox
Blackburn, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Omni RMS
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago