The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -38 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 70 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.79% 10.56% 10.88%
As % of the System Software category 39.22% 81.40% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 52 70
Median salary £43,250 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.57% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £24,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £61,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.76% -  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 51 86 94
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 7.12% 12.97% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 39 68 77
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leicester -29 8 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Hinckley - 5 £48,000 -
Loughborough +6 4 £22,500 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 36 (59.02%) VMware
3 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
4 25 (40.98%) Citrix
4 25 (40.98%) Windows Server
5 21 (34.43%) MS Exchange
6 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (29.51%) SLA
7 18 (29.51%) ITIL
8 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (22.95%) Project Management
10 13 (21.31%) Office 365
11 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (18.03%) VoIP
13 10 (16.39%) SAN
13 10 (16.39%) NetApp
13 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
13 10 (16.39%) SCCM
14 9 (14.75%) LAN
14 9 (14.75%) WAN
14 9 (14.75%) SQL
15 8 (13.11%) MS Office
15 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
15 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
15 8 (13.11%) Programme Management
15 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (13.11%) Service Management
15 8 (13.11%) BC Cleared
15 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
15 8 (13.11%) Line Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 21 (34.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
1 8 (13.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Office 365
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) VoIP
2 10 (16.39%) SAN
3 9 (14.75%) LAN
3 9 (14.75%) WAN
4 7 (11.48%) Firewall
5 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.84%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.56%) DHCP
6 4 (6.56%) DNS
7 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.28%) LDAP
7 2 (3.28%) Skype
7 2 (3.28%) VLAN
7 2 (3.28%) Wireless
8 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (6.56%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (9.84%) IT Support
5 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
1 2 (3.28%) HTML
1 2 (3.28%) REST
1 2 (3.28%) SOAP
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
1 2 (3.28%) XML
1 2 (3.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.20%) iPad
2 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.92%) iPhone
4 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Windows Server
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.84%) Linux
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.28%) Unix
10 1 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Project Management
3 8 (13.11%) Contract Management
3 8 (13.11%) Line Management
3 8 (13.11%) People Management
3 8 (13.11%) Presales
3 8 (13.11%) Programme Management
3 8 (13.11%) Service Management
3 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.92%) Case Management
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) BC Cleared
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCITP
3 3 (4.92%) MCSA
3 3 (4.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
7 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (4.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) VMware
2 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.98%) Citrix
4 10 (16.39%) NetApp
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco
6 6 (9.84%) HP
7 4 (6.56%) EMC
7 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) Altiris
8 3 (4.92%) Dell
8 3 (4.92%) IBM
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle
9 2 (3.28%) Samsung
10 1 (1.64%) Apple
10 1 (1.64%) Avaya
10 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) Google
10 1 (1.64%) Orchard
10 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.64%) Veeam
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