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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 66 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.90% 9.48% 9.13%
As % of the System Software category 31.25% 62.86% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 50 43
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £21,800 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,900
% change year-on-year - -4.12%  

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 64 105 79
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 12.48% 15.09% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 85 53
Median salary £35,571 £37,500 £33,762
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% +11.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -24 6 £35,571 -1.19% 2
Loughborough - 4 £22,500 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +2 3 £26,000 +18.18%
Wigston - 1 £29,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 24 (57.14%) VMware
4 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 17 (40.48%) Citrix
6 16 (38.10%) Windows Server
7 13 (30.95%) SLA
7 13 (30.95%) ITIL
8 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (23.81%) Office 365
11 9 (21.43%) SCCM
11 9 (21.43%) SQL
12 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (16.67%) Project Management
13 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (16.67%) LAN
14 6 (14.29%) WAN
14 6 (14.29%) Service Management
14 6 (14.29%) SCOM
14 6 (14.29%) iPad
15 5 (11.90%) PaaS
15 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
15 5 (11.90%) IaaS
15 5 (11.90%) Problem 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 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.90%) IaaS
3 5 (11.90%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) LAN
2 6 (14.29%) WAN
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) SAN
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 2 (4.76%) Internet
6 2 (4.76%) Skype
6 2 (4.76%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (14.29%) Administrator
2 6 (14.29%) IT Support
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 3 (7.14%) Senior SCCM Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) REST
1 2 (4.76%) SOAP
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
1 2 (4.76%) XML
1 2 (4.76%) XSLT
2 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) iPad
2 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) Service Management
4 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Contract Management
5 4 (9.52%) Line Management
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Operations Management
5 4 (9.52%) People Management
5 4 (9.52%) Presales
5 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (7.14%) Case Management
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) BC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) APMP
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCITP
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) SCOM
3 4 (9.52%) WSUS
4 3 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 24 (57.14%) VMware
3 17 (40.48%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Dell
4 4 (9.52%) Kaspersky
5 3 (7.14%) Altiris
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) EMC
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Samsung
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