Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 30 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 74 98 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.94% 7.68% 8.73%
As % of the System Software category 52.11% 42.61% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 66 64 87
Merseyside median annual salary £28,000 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.12% +26.92% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21,125 £18,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £54,175 £52,500
North West median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -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 142 230 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.24% 18.03% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 115 135 108
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +25.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,650 £20,525
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £53,825
North West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +7 68 £28,000 -36.36% 7
Bootle - 4 £22,000 -
St Helens -9 2 £26,250 -25.00%
Southport +8 1 £22,500 +32.35%
Prescot -8 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 68 (91.89%) Windows
2 47 (63.51%) Windows Server
3 44 (59.46%) ITIL
4 39 (52.70%) Microsoft
5 34 (45.95%) MS Exchange
6 26 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (32.43%) Office 365
8 23 (31.08%) Skype for Business
8 23 (31.08%) Driving Licence
9 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
10 20 (27.03%) Problem Management
10 20 (27.03%) Citrix
11 19 (25.68%) SCCM
12 18 (24.32%) Incident Management
13 16 (21.62%) DNS
14 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
14 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.27%) Internet
14 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (18.92%) VMware
16 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
16 13 (17.57%) Statistics
17 12 (16.22%) Data Quality
17 12 (16.22%) Remedy
17 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
17 12 (16.22%) Service Management
18 11 (14.86%) SQL
18 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
18 11 (14.86%) 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 34 (45.95%) MS Exchange
2 26 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (31.08%) Skype for Business
4 15 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (32.43%) Office 365
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) G Suite
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) DNS
2 15 (20.27%) Internet
3 10 (13.51%) Skype
4 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.46%) DHCP
6 6 (8.11%) LAN
6 6 (8.11%) WAN
6 6 (8.11%) Wireless
7 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.41%) Firewall
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (4.05%) Intranet
9 3 (4.05%) MPLS
10 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.70%) Network Security
10 2 (2.70%) VoIP
11 1 (1.35%) SMS
11 1 (1.35%) SMTP
11 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Legal
6 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Law
7 2 (2.70%) Marketing
8 1 (1.35%) Games
8 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Analyst
2 18 (24.32%) Support Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
4 14 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (17.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (16.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 11 (14.86%) Service Desk Engineer
8 9 (12.16%) Desktop Support
8 9 (12.16%) IT Support
9 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (9.46%) Service Analyst
10 7 (9.46%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (9.46%) Service Desk Support
11 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) ICT Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (8.11%) Windows Support Engineer
12 5 (6.76%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) CAML
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
2 1 (1.35%) HTML5
2 1 (1.35%) XSL
2 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Driving Licence
2 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.05%) iPad
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.70%) FMCG
7 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) PKI
8 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (91.89%) Windows
2 47 (63.51%) Windows Server
3 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.35%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) ITIL
2 20 (27.03%) Problem Management
3 18 (24.32%) Incident Management
4 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
4 13 (17.57%) Statistics
5 12 (16.22%) Service Management
6 9 (12.16%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (8.11%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.41%) CRM
9 4 (5.41%) ERP
9 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.05%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.70%) Change Management
11 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.70%) Proactive Monitoring
12 1 (1.35%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.05%) MCITP
4 2 (2.70%) MCSA
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) GDPR
3 2 (2.70%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.46%) XenApp
3 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.35%) NFS
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (25.68%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 3 (4.05%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.35%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.35%) Nagios
4 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (52.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) Citrix
3 14 (18.92%) VMware
4 12 (16.22%) Remedy
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) SAP
7 3 (4.05%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.35%) Apple
9 1 (1.35%) Avaya
9 1 (1.35%) AVG
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) Google