The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 36 48
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 263 212 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.25% 6.05% 5.44%
As % of the System Software category 55.96% 61.27% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 242 193 152
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £53,700
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 470 346 348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.16% 9.87% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 416 311 266
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Manchester

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Manchester over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Manchester

Active Directory
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Stockport -7 21 £26,500 -41.11% 5
Cheadle +5 14 £33,250 +14.65%
Rochdale +1 14 £46,000 - 3
Bury -8 11 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Wigan -16 5 £27,000 +18.68%
Bolton -1 4 £35,000 +1.44%
Altrincham -12 4 £22,250 -11.00% 1
Salford - 3 £22,500 - 1
Oldham +2 1 £55,000 +175.00% 1
Sale 0 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £19,000 -
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 333 (75.00%) Windows
2 239 (53.83%) Microsoft
3 189 (42.57%) Windows Server
4 172 (38.74%) ITIL
5 170 (38.29%) VMware
6 151 (34.01%) DNS
7 142 (31.98%) MS Exchange
8 111 (25.00%) Cisco
8 111 (25.00%) Firewall
9 108 (24.32%) Office 365
10 106 (23.87%) DHCP
11 102 (22.97%) WAN
12 97 (21.85%) Windows 7
13 96 (21.62%) TCP/IP
14 89 (20.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 85 (19.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 84 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
17 81 (18.24%) LAN
18 80 (18.02%) PowerShell
19 79 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
20 78 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
21 73 (16.44%) Hyper-V
22 68 (15.32%) Citrix
23 64 (14.41%) Juniper
24 63 (14.19%) MCSE
25 60 (13.51%) SLA
26 59 (13.29%) SQL Server
27 58 (13.06%) SCCM
28 55 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
28 55 (12.39%) Amazon AWS

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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
1 142 (31.98%) MS Exchange
2 52 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (10.81%) IIS
4 33 (7.43%) Skype for Business
5 31 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 19 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.70%) IBM Notes
7 12 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.35%) Confluence
10 4 (0.90%) CMS
10 4 (0.90%) nginx
11 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.23%) DNN
Applications
1 84 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Magento
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 108 (24.32%) Office 365
2 55 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.28%) SaaS
4 10 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.03%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.90%) IaaS
8 4 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.68%) CodePlex
9 3 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.23%) G Suite
10 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (34.01%) DNS
2 111 (25.00%) Firewall
3 106 (23.87%) DHCP
4 102 (22.97%) WAN
5 96 (21.62%) TCP/IP
6 81 (18.24%) LAN
7 54 (12.16%) VLAN
8 47 (10.59%) MPLS
9 40 (9.01%) Internet
10 35 (7.88%) Network Security
11 33 (7.43%) SAN
12 28 (6.31%) Junos
12 28 (6.31%) Skype
12 28 (6.31%) VoIP
13 21 (4.73%) Broadband
13 21 (4.73%) Ethernet
13 21 (4.73%) TACACS
14 19 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (4.05%) NetScaler
16 17 (3.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.58%) MySQL
5 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.13%) DTS
7 4 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.35%) JIRA
2 4 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.90%) InstallShield
2 4 (0.90%) MSI
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Maven
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (7.21%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.18%) Finance
2 23 (5.18%) Legal
3 9 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.80%) Law
5 3 (0.68%) Advertising
5 3 (0.68%) Marketing
5 3 (0.68%) Retail
6 2 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Publishing
7 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (19.82%) Analyst
2 69 (15.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (13.29%) Support Analyst
4 57 (12.84%) Network Engineer
5 56 (12.61%) Support Engineer
6 46 (10.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 42 (9.46%) IT Support
8 37 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 37 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
9 36 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 35 (7.88%) 1st Line Support
11 33 (7.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 31 (6.98%) IT Analyst
13 29 (6.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 29 (6.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 29 (6.53%) Service Analyst
14 27 (6.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
15 25 (5.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 24 (5.41%) Support Technician
17 22 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.15%) Web Services
2 11 (2.48%) .NET
3 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (0.90%) WCF
4 3 (0.68%) CSS
5 2 (0.45%) HTML
5 2 (0.45%) jQuery
5 2 (0.45%) SAML
5 2 (0.45%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.86%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.95%) CMDB
2 22 (4.95%) Driving Licence
3 14 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (2.70%) Clustering
6 10 (2.25%) iPad
7 6 (1.35%) Life Science
8 5 (1.13%) EPoS
8 5 (1.13%) User Experience
9 4 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.90%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.90%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 333 (75.00%) Windows
2 189 (42.57%) Windows Server
3 97 (21.85%) Windows 7
4 85 (19.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (11.49%) Windows 8
6 51 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (10.14%) Windows 10
8 33 (7.43%) Linux
9 12 (2.70%) AIX
10 7 (1.58%) Unix
11 6 (1.35%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.13%) Android
12 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.90%) CentOS
13 4 (0.90%) Debian
13 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.68%) HPUX
14 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (38.74%) ITIL
2 48 (10.81%) Configuration Management
3 44 (9.91%) Service Management
4 38 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (8.33%) Change Management
6 32 (7.21%) Network Management
7 31 (6.98%) SIEM
8 29 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (6.53%) Network Design
9 28 (6.31%) Service Delivery
10 27 (6.08%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (6.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 26 (5.86%) Problem Management
12 24 (5.41%) Migration
13 18 (4.05%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.05%) Statistics
14 15 (3.38%) Change Control
14 15 (3.38%) Load Balancing
15 14 (3.15%) Identity Management
15 14 (3.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.02%) PowerShell
2 53 (11.94%) SQL
3 30 (6.76%) VBScript
4 15 (3.38%) VB
5 12 (2.70%) Perl
5 12 (2.70%) Python
6 7 (1.58%) C#
7 6 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.68%) C
8 3 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (20.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (14.19%) MCSE
3 54 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (11.04%) MCSA
5 40 (9.01%) MCP
6 38 (8.56%) CCNP
7 35 (7.88%) Degree
8 27 (6.08%) Security Cleared
9 22 (4.95%) SC Cleared
10 17 (3.83%) CCNA
11 16 (3.60%) CCIE
12 15 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (2.93%) JNCIP
14 12 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.80%) MCITP
16 5 (1.13%) Master's Degree
17 4 (0.90%) MCT
17 4 (0.90%) RHCE
17 4 (0.90%) RHCSA
18 3 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.51%) SLA
2 25 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.90%) QA
5 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 79 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (16.44%) Hyper-V
3 39 (8.78%) Terminal Services
4 27 (6.08%) ProxySG
5 25 (5.63%) vSphere
6 21 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.03%) XenApp
8 8 (1.80%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.13%) KVM
9 5 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.13%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.90%) Varnish
10 4 (0.90%) vCloud
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.68%) NDS
12 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.45%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (13.06%) SCCM
2 38 (8.56%) WSUS
3 21 (4.73%) Puppet
4 20 (4.50%) Nagios
5 19 (4.28%) OpenNMS
6 14 (3.15%) RANCID
6 14 (3.15%) SCOrch
7 12 (2.70%) Cacti
8 11 (2.48%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (1.35%) SCOM
11 5 (1.13%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.90%) cPanel
12 4 (0.90%) Plesk
12 4 (0.90%) vRealize
13 3 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 239 (53.83%) Microsoft
2 170 (38.29%) VMware
3 111 (25.00%) Cisco
4 68 (15.32%) Citrix
5 64 (14.41%) Juniper
6 53 (11.94%) HP
7 32 (7.21%) Palo Alto
8 30 (6.76%) CheckPoint
9 28 (6.31%) Blue Coat
10 24 (5.41%) NetApp
11 21 (4.73%) Dell
12 19 (4.28%) Avaya
13 18 (4.05%) Veeam
14 16 (3.60%) Ericsson
14 16 (3.60%) F5
14 16 (3.60%) Huawei
14 16 (3.60%) Riverbed
15 12 (2.70%) Lotus
16 10 (2.25%) Apple
16 10 (2.25%) Symantec
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Exellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eames Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Exellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modulus Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Training, Travel Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus on call and flexible benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + CERTIFICATIONS PAID FOR
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,124 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago