Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.81% 1.80% 3.94%
As % of the System Software category 70.00% 66.67% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Preston median annual salary £32,500 £28,000 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.07% +34.94% -9.78%
10th Percentile £23,950 £21,350 £17,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £33,750 £23,450
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £22,250
% change year-on-year - +34.83% -25.83%

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 Preston with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 4.02% 2.70% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 13
Preston median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +47.73% -19.27%
10th Percentile £21,100 £21,750 £17,800
90th Percentile £47,500 £35,000 £40,750
Lancashire median annual salary £29,000 £32,500 £23,750
% change year-on-year -10.77% +36.84% -16.67%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

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

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Preston over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) GDPR
5 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) Apple

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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp