Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 44 38
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 50 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.60% 4.46% 5.56%
As % of the System Software category 56.82% 66.67% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43 30 44
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.83% -25.83%
10th Percentile £16,500 £20,750 £17,750
90th Percentile £39,950 £41,150 £34,500
North West median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -10.77% +8.33% -5.51%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 88 60 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.85% 6.69% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 66 44 57
Lancashire median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +36.84% -16.67%
10th Percentile £18,250 £20,825 £17,900
90th Percentile £45,625 £39,575 £44,050
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Chorley -4 10 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Burnley +1 8 £37,500 +36.36%
Preston -5 7 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Blackburn +5 6 £20,500 -4.65%
Accrington - 6 £17,000 -
Lancaster - 4 £22,500 -
Blackpool +17 3 £23,000 -4.17%
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (40.00%) ITIL
4 19 (38.00%) VMware
5 18 (36.00%) Cisco
6 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
7 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
8 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (22.00%) Linux
10 11 (22.00%) Office 365
11 10 (20.00%) SCCM
11 10 (20.00%) MCSE
11 10 (20.00%) MCP
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.00%) Citrix
12 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (18.00%) CCNP
12 9 (18.00%) CCNA
12 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
12 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
12 9 (18.00%) A+ Certification
12 9 (18.00%) Degree
13 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
13 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.00%) iPad
13 8 (16.00%) MCSA
14 7 (14.00%) SLA
14 7 (14.00%) Mentoring

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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) VPN
3 4 (8.00%) LAN
3 4 (8.00%) MPLS
3 4 (8.00%) SAN
3 4 (8.00%) VoIP
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) ADSL
5 2 (4.00%) DHCP
5 2 (4.00%) LDAP
5 2 (4.00%) Skype
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) IT Support
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) IT Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Support Technician
6 6 (12.00%) IT Support Technician
6 6 (12.00%) IT Technician
6 6 (12.00%) Team Leader
7 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (10.00%) IT Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) IT Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) CSS
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.00%) Linux
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
8 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.00%) AIX
10 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.00%) Break/Fix
5 2 (4.00%) ERP
5 2 (4.00%) High Availability
5 2 (4.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.00%) Network Management
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Project Management
5 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.00%) Security Management
6 1 (2.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) PHP
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (20.00%) MCP
2 10 (20.00%) MCSE
3 9 (18.00%) A+ Certification
3 9 (18.00%) CCNA
3 9 (18.00%) CCNP
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (18.00%) Degree
4 8 (16.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) GDPR
3 2 (4.00%) PMO
4 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Docker
4 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) VMware
3 18 (36.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 6 (12.00%) Apple
6 3 (6.00%) HP
6 3 (6.00%) Wyse
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Xerox