Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 6 months to 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 15 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 94 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.60% 9.87% 7.91%
As % of the System Software category 74.02% 51.82% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 78 54 66
Merseyside median annual salary £29,250 £27,750 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.41% -0.89% -30.00%
10th Percentile £19,600 £21,250 £21,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £41,750 £75,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -7.69%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 127 137 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.72% 19.05% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 104 111 115
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £35,979 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.23% +2.80% -20.45%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +15.38% +4.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Merseyside

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Merseyside

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Merseyside

Active Directory
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +10 81 £31,750 +15.45% 20
St Helens -6 5 £20,500 -45.33%
Wirral - 5 £37,500 - 2
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 78 (82.98%) Windows
2 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
3 53 (56.38%) Office 365
4 51 (54.26%) Windows 10
5 40 (42.55%) ITIL
6 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
7 26 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (26.60%) SCCM
9 24 (25.53%) Mobile Device Management
9 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
10 23 (24.47%) SLA
11 22 (23.40%) LAN
12 19 (20.21%) Windows 7
13 18 (19.15%) Windows Server
13 18 (19.15%) DNS
13 18 (19.15%) Citrix
13 18 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (18.09%) WAN
14 17 (18.09%) Legal
15 16 (17.02%) Law
15 16 (17.02%) ITSM
15 16 (17.02%) DHCP
15 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Intune
16 15 (15.96%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (15.96%) Service Management
16 15 (15.96%) Proactive Maintenance
17 14 (14.89%) Finance
17 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
17 14 (14.89%) Azure

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.06%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 53 (56.38%) Office 365
2 14 (14.89%) Azure
3 12 (12.77%) AWS
4 8 (8.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (8.51%) Amazon ECS
4 8 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (8.51%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (8.51%) IaaS
4 8 (8.51%) Serverless
4 8 (8.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.06%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) LAN
2 18 (19.15%) DNS
3 17 (18.09%) WAN
4 16 (17.02%) DHCP
5 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 11 (11.70%) Firewall
7 8 (8.51%) VPN
8 7 (7.45%) Intranet
9 5 (5.32%) Internet
10 4 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (4.26%) Wireless
11 3 (3.19%) SAN
11 3 (3.19%) VoIP
12 2 (2.13%) Broadband
12 2 (2.13%) DSL
12 2 (2.13%) NAS
13 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.06%) IPsec
13 1 (1.06%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 17 (18.09%) Legal
2 16 (17.02%) Law
3 14 (14.89%) Finance
4 5 (5.32%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.26%) Back Office
5 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
7 1 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) German Language
7 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Analyst
2 17 (18.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.77%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) ICT Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Service Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) SharePoint Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) IT Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) IT Support
9 5 (5.32%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) JSON
2 1 (1.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) e-Learning
2 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Cloud
3 8 (8.51%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.13%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.06%) FMCG
7 1 (1.06%) Handset
7 1 (1.06%) PDA
7 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (82.98%) Windows
2 51 (54.26%) Windows 10
3 19 (20.21%) Windows 7
4 18 (19.15%) Windows Server
5 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.51%) Android
6 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.19%) Linux
10 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) ITIL
2 26 (27.66%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (25.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 18 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (17.02%) ITSM
6 15 (15.96%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (15.96%) Proactive Maintenance
6 15 (15.96%) Service Management
7 13 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Automation
8 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (9.57%) Proactive Monitoring
8 9 (9.57%) Time Management
9 8 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Management
10 7 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.45%) DevOps
11 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
12 4 (4.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.26%) MCSE
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.19%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) MCTS
6 2 (2.13%) CCNP
6 2 (2.13%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.13%) MCP
6 2 (2.13%) VCAP
6 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.06%) CCSP
7 1 (1.06%) CCVP
7 1 (1.06%) MCSA
7 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.47%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (8.51%) XenApp
3 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (26.60%) SCCM
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (9.57%) Nagios
3 9 (9.57%) SCOM
3 9 (9.57%) SCOrch
3 9 (9.57%) SCVMM
4 7 (7.45%) Terraform
5 1 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (60.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.15%) Citrix
3 13 (13.83%) Remedy
3 13 (13.83%) ServiceNow
4 12 (12.77%) iManage
5 9 (9.57%) HP
5 9 (9.57%) Virgin Media
6 8 (8.51%) Cisco
6 8 (8.51%) VMware
7 5 (5.32%) Apple
8 3 (3.19%) Intel
8 3 (3.19%) NetApp
9 2 (2.13%) Aderant
9 2 (2.13%) Intapp
9 2 (2.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.13%) Wyse
10 1 (1.06%) Google
10 1 (1.06%) Symantec
10 1 (1.06%) Xerox