Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 65 86 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.39% 7.96% 7.04%
As % of the System Software category 47.79% 50.29% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 61 61 52
Merseyside median annual salary £28,500 £31,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.06% +3.33% -12.09%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £54,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% +1.59% -1.56%

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 136 171 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.47% 15.83% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119 113 97
Merseyside median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,450 £25,750 £20,450
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,386 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 +4 58 £28,750 -4.17% 10
St Helens +5 2 £26,250 -15.32% 1
Birkenhead +4 2 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Bootle - 2 £22,000 -
Prescot - 1 £22,500 -
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 58 (89.23%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (58.46%) ITIL
4 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
5 27 (41.54%) Office 365
6 23 (35.38%) VMware
7 22 (33.85%) MS Exchange
8 17 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (24.62%) Driving Licence
9 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (23.08%) Skype for Business
11 14 (21.54%) Citrix
11 14 (21.54%) DNS
12 13 (20.00%) SQL
12 13 (20.00%) SCCM
13 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
13 12 (18.46%) Problem Management
13 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (16.92%) Cisco
14 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
15 10 (15.38%) Hyper-V
15 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
16 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2013
17 8 (12.31%) Data Quality
17 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
17 8 (12.31%) Windows 7

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 22 (33.85%) MS Exchange
2 17 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (23.08%) Skype for Business
4 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.62%) Confluence
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Office 365
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.23%) IaaS
3 6 (9.23%) SaaS
4 2 (3.08%) PaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) DNS
2 8 (12.31%) DHCP
2 8 (12.31%) LAN
2 8 (12.31%) WAN
3 7 (10.77%) Internet
3 7 (10.77%) Skype
3 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) SAN
5 5 (7.69%) VPN
6 4 (6.15%) Firewall
6 4 (6.15%) NAS
6 4 (6.15%) Wireless
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (4.62%) MPLS
8 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.08%) Network Security
8 2 (3.08%) VLAN
9 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Marketing
4 3 (4.62%) Law
4 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (10.77%) IT Support
6 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Business Support Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.15%) IT Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.54%) HTML
1 1 (1.54%) HTML5
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Driving Licence
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Clustering
6 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.08%) FMCG
6 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.08%) Wiki
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.54%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.54%) User Experience
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (89.23%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.23%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.62%) Linux
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.54%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (18.46%) Problem Management
4 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
5 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.31%) Service Management
5 8 (12.31%) Statistics
6 6 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management
8 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.15%) Information Security
8 4 (6.15%) Logistics
8 4 (6.15%) Password Management
8 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
8 4 (6.15%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.15%) CCNA
3 4 (6.15%) CCNP
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) MCITP
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) Data Quality
2 7 (10.77%) SLA
3 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 2 (3.08%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.77%) XenApp
4 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.08%) Firmware
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.54%) NFS
6 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) SCOM
3 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.62%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Nagios
4 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.38%) VMware
3 14 (21.54%) Citrix
4 11 (16.92%) Cisco
5 8 (12.31%) HP
5 8 (12.31%) Remedy
6 5 (7.69%) SAP
7 4 (6.15%) NetApp
8 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (3.08%) Apple
8 2 (3.08%) Veritas
9 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.54%) AVG
9 1 (1.54%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.54%) Google
9 1 (1.54%) Perforce
9 1 (1.54%) Sophos