Period
to 17 January 2019

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

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 42 36
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.61% 6.10% 3.49%
As % of the System Software category 13.70% 32.94% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £24,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.55% -3.64% -16.03%
10th Percentile £20,200 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £35,250 £43,600 £47,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 73 85 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.72% 18.52% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35 58 30
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +35.65% -11.54%
10th Percentile £24,350 £21,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £52,500 £43,125
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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram 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 17 January 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
County Antrim -28 7 £24,500 -7.55% 2
County Londonderry - 2 £30,000 -
County Tyrone +1 1 £21,500 -2.27% 1
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Apple
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Network Security
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (20.00%) MCDST
7 2 (20.00%) MCITP
7 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Associate Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Server Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCDST
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 2 (20.00%) Reuters