The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 45 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 29 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.54% 9.18% 12.44%
As % of the System Software category 38.46% 85.29% 81.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 48
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £21,600 £24,880
10% offered a salary of more than £46,590 £72,500 £45,000
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 Leicester with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 26 34 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 6.62% 10.76% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 54
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £31,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,317 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Leicester

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leicester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leicester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) VMware
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Server
4 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) Office 365
7 8 (27.59%) Citrix
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) MS Office
10 5 (17.24%) LAN
10 5 (17.24%) WAN
10 5 (17.24%) SLA
10 5 (17.24%) Firewall
10 5 (17.24%) SCCM
11 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
11 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
11 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (13.79%) NetApp
11 4 (13.79%) Project Management
11 4 (13.79%) VoIP
11 4 (13.79%) ITIL
12 3 (10.34%) MCSE
12 3 (10.34%) MCSA
12 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 4 (13.79%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) Skype
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.45%) Law
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Head of IT
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.90%) Content Management
2 2 (6.90%) CRM
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
2 2 (6.90%) ERP
2 2 (6.90%) Escalation Management
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
2 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (3.45%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (3.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
1 3 (10.34%) MCSA
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Samsung
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) HP
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