Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 30 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 26 42 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.42% 9.07% 4.42%
As % of the System Software category 41.27% 42.00% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 14
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.78% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £26,625
90th Percentile £32,750 £51,250 £47,750
UK median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 63 100 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.13% 21.60% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 41 75 23
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,000 £39,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
County Antrim +5 22 £21,000 -33.33% 1
County Londonderry - 3 £28,250 -
County Tyrone +1 1 £21,500 -2.27%
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 25 (96.15%) Windows
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
3 16 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (61.54%) Windows 10
4 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
5 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
6 13 (50.00%) LAN
6 13 (50.00%) WAN
6 13 (50.00%) Finance
7 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
7 12 (46.15%) Incident Management
7 12 (46.15%) MCSA
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (46.15%) Apple
8 11 (42.31%) Reuters
8 11 (42.31%) Bloomberg
8 11 (42.31%) Remedy
8 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
8 11 (42.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (42.31%) HP
8 11 (42.31%) Dell
8 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (42.31%) VPN
8 11 (42.31%) ITIL
8 11 (42.31%) MCP
8 11 (42.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
2 16 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (42.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
2 13 (50.00%) LAN
2 13 (50.00%) WAN
3 11 (42.31%) Network Security
3 11 (42.31%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) DHCP
4 4 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (7.69%) Skype
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) Support Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) IT Support
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Support
6 1 (3.85%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
2 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
3 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (11.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows 10
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Incident Management
1 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Process Management
3 3 (11.54%) Server Management
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.85%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) MCSA
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (42.31%) MCDST
2 11 (42.31%) MCITP
2 11 (42.31%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
2 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (42.31%) ServiceCenter
2 7 (26.92%) SCCM
3 5 (19.23%) SCOM
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Apple
3 11 (42.31%) Bloomberg
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) Dell
3 11 (42.31%) HP
3 11 (42.31%) Remedy
3 11 (42.31%) Reuters
4 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix