The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 29 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 5.00% 3.13% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 100.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Median salary £22,000 £32,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.30% +51.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

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 Preston with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 3 15
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 6.25% 3.13% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 14
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.52%  
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 Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 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 Preston region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) Veeam
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) AIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
1 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Veeam
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago