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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.53% 9.93% 3.62%
As % of the System Software category 54.05% 62.50% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 4
Median salary £35,750 £35,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% +35.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £30,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £32,450
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 37 24 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 19.47% 15.89% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 10
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
County Armagh - 8 £51,250 - 1
County Antrim -11 7 £27,500 -24.13% 1
County Down - 3 £45,000 -
Newry 0 2 £19,000 -41.53%
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Degree
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco
6 12 (36.36%) Finance
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (33.33%) Google
7 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (33.33%) Public Cloud
8 9 (27.27%) VPN
9 8 (24.24%) ERP
10 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
10 7 (21.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
10 7 (21.21%) MCITP
11 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
11 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 6 (18.18%) Office 365
11 6 (18.18%) Firewall
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (18.18%) LAN
11 6 (18.18%) WAN
11 6 (18.18%) CCNA
12 5 (15.15%) DNS

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 11 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (18.18%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) VPN
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) LAN
2 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security
5 3 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (21.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
2 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (12.12%) IT Support
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 3 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 7 (21.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Fintech
5 2 (6.06%) FMCG
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (24.24%) ERP
3 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Change Control
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 3 (9.09%) Ticket Management
7 2 (6.06%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (21.21%) MCITP
4 6 (18.18%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.12%) CCNP
5 4 (12.12%) MCSE
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.09%) HND
6 3 (9.09%) MCDST
6 3 (9.09%) MCP
6 3 (9.09%) MCSA
7 2 (6.06%) CCSA
7 2 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (6.06%) CISSP
7 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) GCP
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 11 (33.33%) Google
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Apple
6 3 (9.09%) Bloomberg
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Remedy
6 3 (9.09%) Reuters
7 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
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