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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.16% 6.99% 6.41%
As % of the System Software category 52.00% 39.29% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 27
Median salary £31,000 £29,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.20% -9.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 Merseyside with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 75 84 50
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.76% 17.80% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 37
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £23,168
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £65,000
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 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
Liverpool +7 26 £33,250 +20.90% 3
Wirral - 4 £25,750 -
Birkenhead -3 1 £32,500 +66.66% 1
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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 73 (86.90%) Windows
2 46 (54.76%) ITIL
3 44 (52.38%) Windows Server
4 40 (47.62%) VMware
5 39 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 33 (39.29%) MS Exchange
7 27 (32.14%) Citrix
8 26 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
10 23 (27.38%) XenApp
10 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (25.00%) Finance
12 15 (17.86%) SAN
12 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (17.86%) DNS
12 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
12 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (16.67%) DHCP
13 14 (16.67%) Linux
14 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (14.29%) HP
14 12 (14.29%) Banking
14 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (13.10%) Office 365
15 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
15 11 (13.10%) Migration
15 11 (13.10%) NetApp
15 11 (13.10%) MCSA
16 10 (11.90%) Cisco
16 10 (11.90%) PowerShell

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 33 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) IaaS
2 6 (7.14%) PaaS
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) DNS
1 15 (17.86%) SAN
2 14 (16.67%) DHCP
3 6 (7.14%) Internet
3 6 (7.14%) NAS
4 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 5 (5.95%) IP Telephony
4 5 (5.95%) LAN
4 5 (5.95%) WAN
5 4 (4.76%) Network Security
5 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.76%) VLAN
6 3 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (2.38%) Skype
7 2 (2.38%) VPN
7 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.19%) Wireless
8 1 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Law
4 6 (7.14%) Legal
5 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.76%) Back Office
7 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.19%) Retail
8 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (23.81%) Analyst
2 10 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (10.71%) Administrator
3 9 (10.71%) IT Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) IT Support
4 8 (9.52%) Server Specialist
4 8 (9.52%) Storage Specialist
4 8 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 6 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
6 6 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) Web Services
1 4 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (2.38%) COM
2 2 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.52%) iPad
3 3 (3.57%) Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (86.90%) Windows
2 44 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (16.67%) Linux
6 8 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.95%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.19%) HPUX
10 1 (1.19%) Unix
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Migration
3 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (9.52%) Change Control
5 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.33%) Project Management
5 7 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (5.95%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.76%) Change Management
8 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (3.57%) Time Management
10 2 (2.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.14%) SQL
3 4 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.10%) MCSA
3 8 (9.52%) MCSE
3 8 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (8.33%) Degree
5 6 (7.14%) CCNA
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.95%) MCITP
7 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.38%) MCSD
8 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) CCA
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.19%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (29.76%) Hyper-V
3 23 (27.38%) XenApp
4 9 (10.71%) vSphere
5 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) SCOM
2 9 (10.71%) Nagios
3 5 (5.95%) EdgeSight
3 5 (5.95%) SCCM
3 5 (5.95%) SCVMM
4 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.76%) SCDPM
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.38%) OpenView
6 2 (2.38%) OVSD
6 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 40 (47.62%) VMware
2 39 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.14%) Citrix
4 12 (14.29%) HP
5 11 (13.10%) NetApp
6 10 (11.90%) Cisco
7 6 (7.14%) Avaya
7 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.76%) EMC
8 4 (4.76%) IBM
8 4 (4.76%) Sophos
9 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.19%) Adobe
10 1 (1.19%) Google
10 1 (1.19%) Meraki
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle
10 1 (1.19%) SAP
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