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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Merseyside
Rank 23 33 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 47 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.29% 5.93% 4.93%
As % of the System Software category 52.81% 36.71% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 22
Median salary £30,000 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £20,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £52,000 £42,100
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

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 89 79 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.70% 16.16% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 34
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +17 35 £30,000 +9.09% 6
Wirral - 5 £25,000 -
St Helens - 4 £31,000 - 1
Birkenhead -7 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 68 (71.58%) Windows
2 46 (48.42%) Windows Server
3 44 (46.32%) ITIL
4 43 (45.26%) Microsoft
5 41 (43.16%) VMware
6 37 (38.95%) MS Exchange
7 31 (32.63%) DNS
7 31 (32.63%) Citrix
8 30 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (26.32%) DHCP
10 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (21.05%) Office 365
12 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 16 (16.84%) Cisco
13 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
13 16 (16.84%) Linux
14 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
15 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (14.74%) Skype for Business
16 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (13.68%) VLAN
17 12 (12.63%) Degree
17 12 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (12.63%) ITIL V3
17 12 (12.63%) Internet
17 12 (12.63%) Firewall
17 12 (12.63%) MCSE
17 12 (12.63%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related 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 37 (38.95%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
4 14 (14.74%) Skype for Business
5 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.37%) IIS
7 6 (6.32%) Apache
7 6 (6.32%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (6.32%) JBoss
7 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (4.21%) GroupWise
10 2 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) BPCS
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.05%) Office 365
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.53%) IaaS
3 10 (10.53%) PaaS
4 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.32%) SaaS
6 4 (4.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.05%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.63%) DNS
2 25 (26.32%) DHCP
3 13 (13.68%) VLAN
4 12 (12.63%) Firewall
4 12 (12.63%) Internet
4 12 (12.63%) SAN
4 12 (12.63%) VPN
4 12 (12.63%) WAN
5 8 (8.42%) LAN
5 8 (8.42%) Network Security
6 6 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (6.32%) WLAN
7 5 (5.26%) VoIP
8 4 (4.21%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.16%) IMAP
9 3 (3.16%) Skype
9 3 (3.16%) SMTP
9 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.11%) POP3
11 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.05%) Informix
General
1 8 (8.42%) Law
1 8 (8.42%) Legal
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.05%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.58%) IT Support
3 11 (11.58%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Architect
6 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.37%) Office 365 Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Server Specialist
7 7 (7.37%) Storage Specialist
8 6 (6.32%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Linux Specialist
8 6 (6.32%) VMware Specialist
9 5 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Middleware
2 4 (4.21%) Web Services
2 4 (4.21%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 10 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (8.42%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (8.42%) iPad
3 6 (6.32%) NHS
3 6 (6.32%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.21%) Replication
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) IVR
6 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.05%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.05%) PKI
7 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (71.58%) Windows
2 46 (48.42%) Windows Server
3 21 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.84%) Linux
5 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.11%) Unix
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.05%) AIX
10 1 (1.05%) HPUX
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.05%) Solaris
10 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) ITIL
2 12 (12.63%) ITIL V3
3 11 (11.58%) Service Delivery
4 10 (10.53%) Migration
4 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.53%) Service Management
5 8 (8.42%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (7.37%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.37%) Case Management
6 7 (7.37%) Change Control
6 7 (7.37%) IT Strategy
6 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.37%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (6.32%) DevOps
7 6 (6.32%) Identity Management
7 6 (6.32%) Line Management
7 6 (6.32%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.32%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.32%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.05%) C
3 1 (1.05%) C#
3 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.63%) Degree
2 12 (12.63%) MCSE
3 8 (8.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (7.37%) CCNA
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.32%) EMC Certification
5 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) MCSA
7 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.11%) MCITP
9 2 (2.11%) MCSD
10 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.05%) CCA
10 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.05%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.53%) XenApp
4 5 (5.26%) vSphere
5 4 (4.21%) NDS
5 4 (4.21%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.05%) pfSense
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.21%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.11%) Nagios
3 2 (2.11%) OpenView
3 2 (2.11%) OVSD
3 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.05%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 43 (45.26%) Microsoft
2 41 (43.16%) VMware
3 31 (32.63%) Citrix
4 16 (16.84%) Cisco
5 11 (11.58%) NetApp
6 9 (9.47%) EMC
7 7 (7.37%) HP
7 7 (7.37%) IBM
7 7 (7.37%) Oracle
8 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.32%) Software AG
9 4 (4.21%) Avaya
9 4 (4.21%) Remedy
10 2 (2.11%) Mitel
10 2 (2.11%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.11%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.05%) Apple
11 1 (1.05%) Dell
11 1 (1.05%) SAP
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