The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 30 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 3.53% 4.55% 12.12%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 70.00% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 21
Median salary £21,750 £22,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -13.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 Stockport with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12 10 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 7.06% 6.49% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 22
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -43.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £22,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Stockport

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Stockport

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Stockport over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
3 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 23 (50.00%) VMware
4 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
4 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
5 17 (36.96%) ITIL
6 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.26%) CMDB
7 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (26.09%) Cisco
9 11 (23.91%) Terminal Services
10 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
12 8 (17.39%) Case Management
12 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (17.39%) SLA
12 8 (17.39%) SAN
12 8 (17.39%) Mac OS X
13 7 (15.22%) ISEB
13 7 (15.22%) QA
13 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
13 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
13 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
13 7 (15.22%) Defect Tracking
14 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) NAS
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.17%) FileMaker
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Support Technician
2 14 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (28.26%) Support Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 11 (23.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Active Directory Support
6 8 (17.39%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Exchange Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Exchange Support
7 7 (15.22%) Lead Tester
7 7 (15.22%) QA Leader
7 7 (15.22%) QA Tester
7 7 (15.22%) Senior QA Tester
7 7 (15.22%) Senior Tester
7 7 (15.22%) Tester
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) CMDB
2 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.87%) Public Cloud
5 4 (8.70%) iPad
6 2 (4.35%) User Experience
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (95.65%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) Mac OS X
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Case Management
3 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
3 7 (15.22%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.87%) High Availability
5 5 (10.87%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Change Control
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.17%) DevOps
8 1 (2.17%) Line Management
8 1 (2.17%) Presales
8 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ISEB
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCITP
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.91%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) Symantec
5 5 (10.87%) Veeam
6 3 (6.52%) Apple
6 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.17%) Panasonic
7 1 (2.17%) Sage
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