Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 41 30
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 107 41 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 16.44% 6.59% 8.27%
As % of the System Software category 83.59% 68.33% 68.38%
Number of salaries quoted 78 41 76
Warrington median annual salary £24,250 £36,900 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.28% +46.14% -18.55%
10th Percentile £17,750 £22,000 £17,875
90th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £44,875
Cheshire median annual salary £26,000 £26,500 £26,021
% change year-on-year -1.89% +1.84% -19.94%

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 Warrington with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 128 60 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 19.66% 9.65% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 57 104
Warrington median annual salary £27,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.61% +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £18,225 £23,200 £18,000
90th Percentile £45,250 £48,000 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% +4.84% -8.82%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Warrington

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Warrington

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Warrington over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 89 (83.18%) Windows
2 58 (54.21%) Citrix
3 53 (49.53%) VMware
4 46 (42.99%) Microsoft
5 41 (38.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (34.58%) Windows Server
8 36 (33.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (33.64%) DNS
9 35 (32.71%) Hyper-V
10 31 (28.97%) WAN
10 31 (28.97%) LAN
11 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (27.10%) DHCP
12 29 (27.10%) MS Exchange
13 27 (25.23%) MCSA
13 27 (25.23%) ITIL
14 25 (23.36%) VPN
14 25 (23.36%) Office 365
15 24 (22.43%) Data Centre
15 24 (22.43%) Cisco
16 22 (20.56%) Windows 7
17 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Office
18 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2013
19 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
19 18 (16.82%) Exchange Server 2010
20 17 (15.89%) Degree
21 16 (14.95%) SQL
21 16 (14.95%) NetApp
21 16 (14.95%) EqualLogic

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 29 (27.10%) MS Exchange
2 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (16.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (12.15%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.74%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) Office 365
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.61%) G Suite
4 4 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.64%) DNS
2 31 (28.97%) LAN
2 31 (28.97%) WAN
3 29 (27.10%) DHCP
4 25 (23.36%) VPN
5 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
6 14 (13.08%) SAN
6 14 (13.08%) Skype
7 8 (7.48%) Firewall
7 8 (7.48%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (5.61%) WLAN
9 3 (2.80%) MPLS
10 2 (1.87%) LDAP
10 2 (1.87%) VoIP
11 1 (0.93%) Internet
11 1 (0.93%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) DocumentDB
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (8.41%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (42.99%) Analyst
2 21 (19.63%) Support Analyst
3 19 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (14.95%) Active Directory Analyst
5 14 (13.08%) Service Analyst
6 13 (12.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (12.15%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (10.28%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (10.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (10.28%) Support Engineer
7 11 (10.28%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (8.41%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) IT Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 6 (5.61%) Citrix Support Engineer
12 6 (5.61%) IT Technician
12 6 (5.61%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) .NET
1 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
1 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
1 4 (3.74%) Apache Cordova
1 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
1 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (3.74%) CSS
1 4 (3.74%) CSS3
1 4 (3.74%) Entity Framework
1 4 (3.74%) HTML
1 4 (3.74%) HTML5
1 4 (3.74%) Ionic Framework
1 4 (3.74%) Sass
1 4 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (1.87%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.87%) JPA
2 2 (1.87%) JSON
2 2 (1.87%) RESTful
2 2 (1.87%) Spring
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.28%) Driving Licence
3 11 (10.28%) Fat Client
3 11 (10.28%) Thin Client
4 9 (8.41%) Life Science
5 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.87%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) IVR
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) PDA
7 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (83.18%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (34.58%) Windows Server
4 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (20.56%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.02%) Windows 8
7 14 (13.08%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.61%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.80%) Linux
10 2 (1.87%) Unix
11 1 (0.93%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) ITIL
2 15 (14.02%) Change Management
3 14 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.54%) CRM
5 6 (5.61%) ITIL V2
5 6 (5.61%) Time Management
6 5 (4.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.74%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.74%) MVC
8 3 (2.80%) IT Strategy
8 3 (2.80%) Presales
9 2 (1.87%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.87%) Chat Support
9 2 (1.87%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (1.87%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.87%) Line Management
9 2 (1.87%) Open Source
9 2 (1.87%) Open Source Development
9 2 (1.87%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.87%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) C#
2 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (38.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (25.23%) MCSA
3 17 (15.89%) Degree
4 15 (14.02%) MCP
5 14 (13.08%) CCNA
5 14 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (12.15%) A+ Certification
6 13 (12.15%) MCSE
7 8 (7.48%) MCITP
8 6 (5.61%) CCNP
8 6 (5.61%) DBS Check
8 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.67%) CCA
9 5 (4.67%) CCENT
9 5 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.93%) MCDST
10 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) GDPR
3 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 36 (33.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (32.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.35%) XenApp
4 7 (6.54%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.80%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) WSUS
2 12 (11.21%) SCOM
3 11 (10.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (9.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (54.21%) Citrix
2 53 (49.53%) VMware
3 46 (42.99%) Microsoft
4 24 (22.43%) Cisco
5 16 (14.95%) EqualLogic
5 16 (14.95%) NetApp
6 15 (14.02%) Dell
7 14 (13.08%) CommVault
7 14 (13.08%) Symantec
8 11 (10.28%) Veeam
9 6 (5.61%) Google
10 1 (0.93%) Apple
10 1 (0.93%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.93%) Xamarin