Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Microsoft Active Directory
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 60 107 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.04% 8.16% 7.78%
As % of the System Software category 45.80% 45.53% 60.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 82 77
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% -4.62% -13.91%
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,025 £19,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £53,625 £50,250
North West median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -10.77% +8.33% -6.25%

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 131 235 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 13.19% 17.93% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 94 155 94
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +25.00% -9.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £51,375
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +4.48%

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 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +3 51 £35,000 +12.00% 7
Wirral +5 2 £29,500 +22.92% 2
Bootle - 2 - -
Southport 0 1 £22,500 +32.35%
Prescot -5 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 56 (93.33%) Windows
2 42 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (58.33%) ITIL
4 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
5 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (30.00%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (23.33%) Problem Management
10 13 (21.67%) VMware
10 13 (21.67%) Citrix
10 13 (21.67%) XenApp
10 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
12 11 (18.33%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (18.33%) Banking
12 11 (18.33%) SAN
12 11 (18.33%) Office 365
13 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
13 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
13 9 (15.00%) Proactive Monitoring
13 9 (15.00%) Skype for Business
14 8 (13.33%) IaaS
14 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (13.33%) PaaS
14 8 (13.33%) Driving Licence
14 8 (13.33%) EdgeSight

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 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Office 365
2 8 (13.33%) IaaS
2 8 (13.33%) PaaS
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) SAN
1 11 (18.33%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (13.33%) Internet
3 7 (11.67%) DNS
4 6 (10.00%) NAS
5 4 (6.67%) DHCP
5 4 (6.67%) Firewall
5 4 (6.67%) Intranet
5 4 (6.67%) Skype
5 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.00%) LAN
6 3 (5.00%) WAN
6 3 (5.00%) Wireless
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.33%) VoIP
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
2 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.00%) Back Office
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (18.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Server Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Messaging Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) CAML
1 1 (1.67%) CSS
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) XSL
1 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) iPad
7 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (93.33%) Windows
2 42 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) ITIL
2 14 (23.33%) Problem Management
3 9 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (15.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (13.33%) Project Management
5 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) Time Management
6 6 (10.00%) Server Patching
6 6 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 5 (8.33%) Statistics
8 4 (6.67%) Change Management
8 4 (6.67%) Service Management
9 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) CCA
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) XenApp
2 9 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) EdgeSight
1 8 (13.33%) Nagios
1 8 (13.33%) SCOM
2 7 (11.67%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Citrix
2 13 (21.67%) VMware
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) Remedy
4 2 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Avaya