Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 31 47
Rank change year-on-year +14 +16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 67 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.93% 5.88% 4.09%
As % of the System Software category 58.26% 60.24% 62.30%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 27
Lancashire median annual salary £24,500 £30,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.33% +17.65% +12.09%
10th Percentile £18,500 £16,900 £20,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £39,950 £37,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £29,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.17% -9.23% +8.33%

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 115 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.33% 9.76% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 96 63 44
Lancashire median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £18,750 £18,500 £19,175
90th Percentile £51,616 £44,750 £37,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.67% +2.74% +7.35%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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
Blackburn +9 19 £21,000 -4.55% 1
Preston +26 17 £24,500 -36.77% 6
Burnley +11 10 £19,000 -49.33% 1
Blackpool -8 8 £29,500 +28.26%
Chorley -3 5 £23,500 -21.67%
Newton-le-Willows +2 3 £45,000 -
Rossendale - 1 £28,500 -
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 53 (79.10%) Windows
2 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
3 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
4 25 (37.31%) VMware
5 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
6 19 (28.36%) Cisco
7 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
8 17 (25.37%) Hyper-V
8 17 (25.37%) Firewall
9 14 (20.90%) Citrix
9 14 (20.90%) Linux
10 13 (19.40%) SQL
10 13 (19.40%) MPLS
10 13 (19.40%) Windows 10
11 12 (17.91%) ITIL
11 12 (17.91%) VPN
12 11 (16.42%) VoIP
12 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (14.93%) Skype
13 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (13.43%) Windows 8
14 9 (13.43%) Power BI
15 8 (11.94%) XenApp
15 8 (11.94%) German Language
15 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
16 7 (10.45%) Degree
16 7 (10.45%) French Language
16 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery

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 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) Firewall
2 13 (19.40%) MPLS
3 12 (17.91%) VPN
4 11 (16.42%) VoIP
5 10 (14.93%) Skype
6 4 (5.97%) DHCP
6 4 (5.97%) DNS
6 4 (5.97%) LAN
6 4 (5.97%) WAN
7 3 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.48%) SAN
7 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.99%) ADSL
8 2 (2.99%) Broadband
8 2 (2.99%) DSL
8 2 (2.99%) Network Security
9 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.49%) PBX
9 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (13.43%) Power BI
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.48%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) GitLab
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.94%) German Language
2 7 (10.45%) French Language
3 5 (7.46%) Dutch Language
3 5 (7.46%) Legal
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Italian Language
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Analyst
2 20 (29.85%) Support Analyst
3 18 (26.87%) IT Support
4 14 (20.90%) Desktop Support
5 10 (14.93%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (14.93%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) Desktop Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (11.94%) IT Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.48%) IT Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
1 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 53 (79.10%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
3 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
4 14 (20.90%) Linux
5 13 (19.40%) Windows 10
6 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (13.43%) Windows 8
9 6 (8.96%) Android
10 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.97%) CRM
4 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.97%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Analytics
5 3 (4.48%) Coaching
5 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.48%) Project Management
6 2 (2.99%) Data Security
6 2 (2.99%) High Availability
6 2 (2.99%) Statistics
6 2 (2.99%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) CCNA
2 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.48%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) MCITP
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CCA
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) GDPR
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.94%) XenApp
3 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) KVM
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
1 4 (5.97%) WSUS
2 3 (4.48%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.99%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) VMware
3 19 (28.36%) Cisco
4 14 (20.90%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) McAfee
6 4 (5.97%) Tableau
6 4 (5.97%) Wyse
7 3 (4.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) NetApp
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) Veeam
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) Avaya
9 1 (1.49%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.49%) Mitel
9 1 (1.49%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.49%) Sage
9 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard