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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Lancashire
Rank 22 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 33 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.91% 7.19% 5.91%
As % of the System Software category 94.29% 68.57% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 25
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% -27.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,021 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,150 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

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 35 35 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 8.39% 10.48% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33 32 36
Median salary £25,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.24% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £54,250 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Blackburn +4 9 £18,000 -32.07%
Chorley 0 9 £25,000 -24.24%
Burnley - 5 £32,500 - 3
Blackpool -8 4 £22,500 +9.75%
Lancaster - 2 £38,500 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (61.67%) Windows
3 36 (60.00%) VMware
4 30 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 23 (38.33%) Hyper-V
6 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (26.67%) WAN
7 16 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (25.00%) Firewall
8 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 15 (25.00%) Unix
9 14 (23.33%) ITIL
9 14 (23.33%) LAN
10 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
10 13 (21.67%) DNS
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) Cisco
12 11 (18.33%) Internet
12 11 (18.33%) Oracle
12 11 (18.33%) MS Office
12 11 (18.33%) Solaris
12 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database
13 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
14 9 (15.00%) vSphere
14 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (13.33%) Linux
16 7 (11.67%) Citrix

Active Directory
Top Related 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.33%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) WAN
2 15 (25.00%) Firewall
3 14 (23.33%) LAN
4 13 (21.67%) DNS
5 11 (18.33%) Internet
6 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.00%) DHCP
8 4 (6.67%) IPv4
9 3 (5.00%) Wireless
10 2 (3.33%) FTP
10 2 (3.33%) HTTP
10 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.33%) Network Security
10 2 (3.33%) SMTP
10 2 (3.33%) VoIP
10 2 (3.33%) VPN
11 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.67%) VLAN
11 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Analyst
2 19 (31.67%) Support Analyst
3 16 (26.67%) IT Support
4 15 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 15 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.67%) Clustering
4 4 (6.67%) EPoS
5 3 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.33%) iPad
6 2 (3.33%) iPhone
6 2 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 30 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (25.00%) Unix
3 15 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.33%) Solaris
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (13.33%) Linux
7 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
9 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 3 (5.00%) Windows NT
11 2 (3.33%) AIX
11 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (23.33%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.67%) CRM
5 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (3.33%) Content Management
6 2 (3.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.33%) Line Management
6 2 (3.33%) Migration
6 2 (3.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.33%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (1.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.67%) C#
2 4 (6.67%) C++
2 4 (6.67%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (15.00%) vSphere
3 4 (6.67%) vCloud
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 36 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle
5 7 (11.67%) Citrix
6 5 (8.33%) Veritas
7 4 (6.67%) Avaya
8 3 (5.00%) Apple
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.33%) Lotus
10 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.67%) Mitel
10 1 (1.67%) Panasonic
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