Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 21 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 85 76 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 10.59% 8.15% 7.97%
As % of the System Software category 56.29% 50.00% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 63 65 58
Merseyside median annual salary £35,000 £28,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.68% +12.73%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,000 £23,025
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,305 £47,875
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%

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 151 152 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 18.80% 16.31% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 124 122 114
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,285 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,375 £66,250 £55,386
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +5.63%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 -1 78 £35,000 +25.00% 21
Birkenhead +2 1 £42,500 +54.55% 2
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 52 (61.18%) Windows
2 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (35.29%) Office 365
3 30 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 23 (27.06%) ITIL
5 20 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
6 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (22.35%) PowerShell
7 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (18.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (18.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 16 (18.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (18.82%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure as Code
8 16 (18.82%) Serverless
9 15 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
9 15 (17.65%) Amazon S3
10 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (16.47%) Linux
11 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
11 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
11 12 (14.12%) Firewall
11 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (12.94%) Management Information System
12 11 (12.94%) Wireless
12 11 (12.94%) VMware
12 11 (12.94%) Citrix

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 19 (22.35%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.76%) Confluence
2 10 (11.76%) SAS
3 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.06%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.29%) Office 365
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (18.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 16 (18.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (18.82%) AWS Lambda
3 16 (18.82%) Serverless
3 16 (18.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 15 (17.65%) Amazon S3
5 6 (7.06%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (7.06%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (7.06%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
6 5 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (5.88%) Route 53
7 4 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.35%) IaaS
9 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) Firewall
2 11 (12.94%) Internet
2 11 (12.94%) LAN
2 11 (12.94%) WAN
2 11 (12.94%) Wireless
3 8 (9.41%) DNS
4 5 (5.88%) DHCP
4 5 (5.88%) Skype
4 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.71%) Network Security
5 4 (4.71%) VoIP
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.53%) IMAP
6 3 (3.53%) POP3
6 3 (3.53%) SMTP
6 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.18%) PBX
8 1 (1.18%) SAN
8 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Bitbucket
1 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 10 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
1 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
1 10 (11.76%) Marketing
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Automotive
4 2 (2.35%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) IT Analyst
3 13 (15.29%) IT Support
4 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) ICT Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Messaging Specialist
7 6 (7.06%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Office 365 Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) Kafka
2 9 (10.59%) Middleware
3 6 (7.06%) JSON
4 3 (3.53%) LDAP
4 3 (3.53%) MAPI
5 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) e-Learning
3 6 (7.06%) Clustering
3 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (7.06%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.06%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.06%) Smartphone
3 6 (7.06%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Windows
2 30 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.47%) Linux
4 10 (11.76%) Amazon Linux
4 10 (11.76%) Fedora
4 10 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) ITIL
2 20 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
6 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.76%) Auto-Scaling
7 10 (11.76%) Creative Thinking
7 10 (11.76%) DevOps
7 10 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.59%) Business Continuity
8 9 (10.59%) Patch Management
9 8 (9.41%) Data Protection
9 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Automation
9 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
9 8 (9.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 10 (11.76%) Java
2 10 (11.76%) Python
2 10 (11.76%) Ruby
3 7 (8.24%) SQL
4 1 (1.18%) PHP
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.88%) MCSE
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.53%) MCSA
5 2 (2.35%) MCP
5 2 (2.35%) VCAP
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Hyper-V
2 11 (12.94%) Docker
3 10 (11.76%) Squid
4 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.06%) XenApp
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.53%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Terraform
2 10 (11.76%) Ansible
2 10 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 10 (11.76%) Puppet
3 9 (10.59%) SCOM
4 7 (8.24%) SCCM
5 5 (5.88%) Nagios
6 4 (4.71%) SCOrch
6 4 (4.71%) SCVMM
7 3 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.18%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Citrix
2 11 (12.94%) VMware
3 10 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 10 (11.76%) Oracle
3 10 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco
5 7 (8.24%) Virgin Media
6 6 (7.06%) Apple
7 5 (5.88%) Remedy
8 4 (4.71%) HP
9 3 (3.53%) IronPort
9 3 (3.53%) McAfee
9 3 (3.53%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.53%) Proofpoint
9 3 (3.53%) RightFax
9 3 (3.53%) Symantec
9 3 (3.53%) Veritas
10 2 (2.35%) iManage
10 2 (2.35%) Trend Micro