The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 45 65 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.42% 7.69% 6.19%
As % of the System Software category 38.79% 54.62% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 26
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Active Directory
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

System Software Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
116 119 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.55% 14.08% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 82 109 50
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Dorset

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Dorset

Active Directory
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -1 36 £23,750 +7.95% 5
Poole -1 3 £30,000 -3.22%
Wimborne - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 79 (86.81%) Windows
2 63 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 51 (56.04%) MS Exchange
3 51 (56.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (49.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 43 (47.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 41 (45.05%) VMware
8 37 (40.66%) Citrix
9 35 (38.46%) Migration
10 32 (35.16%) Windows 7
11 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
12 29 (31.87%) XenApp
12 29 (31.87%) Lync
13 28 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (27.47%) SCCM
15 24 (26.37%) MS Office
16 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2013
17 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
18 18 (19.78%) SAN
19 16 (17.58%) Service Delivery
20 15 (16.48%) Office 365
21 14 (15.38%) vSphere
21 14 (15.38%) VLAN
21 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
21 14 (15.38%) LAN
22 13 (14.29%) VPN
22 13 (14.29%) Symantec
22 13 (14.29%) Firewall
22 13 (14.29%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (56.04%) MS Exchange
2 45 (49.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (31.87%) Lync
4 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 24 (26.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.48%) Office 365
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) SAN
2 14 (15.38%) LAN
2 14 (15.38%) VLAN
3 13 (14.29%) VPN
3 13 (14.29%) Firewall
4 8 (8.79%) IPsec
5 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.69%) DNS
6 6 (6.59%) WAN
7 5 (5.49%) Internet
8 4 (4.40%) DHCP
9 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.30%) Network Security
10 2 (2.20%) NAS
10 2 (2.20%) MPLS
10 2 (2.20%) ADSL
11 1 (1.10%) LDAP
11 1 (1.10%) VoIP
11 1 (1.10%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Support Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) IT Support
4 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Consultant
5 9 (9.89%) Support Technician
6 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Service Desk Technician
7 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.89%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.59%) BYOD
4 4 (4.40%) Life Science
5 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.10%) EPoS
7 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.10%) Handset
7 1 (1.10%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 79 (86.81%) Windows
2 51 (56.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (47.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (35.16%) Windows 7
5 13 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 9 (9.89%) Mac OS
7 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.30%) Android
10 2 (2.20%) Linux
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Migration
2 16 (17.58%) Service Delivery
3 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.89%) ITIL
4 9 (9.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (8.79%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (8.79%) Change Control
6 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.40%) Time Management
8 3 (3.30%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.30%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.30%) Service Management
8 3 (3.30%) Change Management
9 2 (2.20%) Information Security
9 2 (2.20%) Vulnerability Management
10 1 (1.10%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.10%) CRM
10 1 (1.10%) Project Management
10 1 (1.10%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.20%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) MCSE
4 8 (8.79%) MCP
5 7 (7.69%) MCSA
6 6 (6.59%) MCITP
7 4 (4.40%) Degree
7 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (32.97%) Hyper-V
2 29 (31.87%) XenApp
3 28 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (15.38%) vSphere
5 12 (13.19%) XenServer
6 6 (6.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (27.47%) SCCM
2 12 (13.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (8.79%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.59%) SCOM
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.20%) SCSM
6 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.05%) VMware
3 37 (40.66%) Citrix
4 13 (14.29%) Symantec
5 12 (13.19%) MobileIron
6 8 (8.79%) Hitachi
6 8 (8.79%) NetApp
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco
8 4 (4.40%) Avaya
9 3 (3.30%) Reuters
9 3 (3.30%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.30%) EMC
10 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.20%) Twitter
11 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.10%) SAP
11 1 (1.10%) HP
11 1 (1.10%) Dell
11 1 (1.10%) Remedy
11 1 (1.10%) Toshiba
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago