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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 70 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 7.85% 5.85% 10.08%
As % of the System Software category 61.95% 57.14% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 66 23 49
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
113 77 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.67% 10.24% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 102 47 55
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +19 41 £22,000 -32.30% 1
Poole +12 20 £41,750 +19.28% 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 86 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 73 (67.59%) Windows
3 36 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 34 (31.48%) VMware
5 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (26.85%) MS Exchange
7 28 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (25.93%) Windows 7
8 26 (24.07%) SAN
9 24 (22.22%) Firewall
10 23 (21.30%) MS Office
10 23 (21.30%) Hyper-V
11 22 (20.37%) DNS
12 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
12 21 (19.44%) MCSA
13 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
14 18 (16.67%) DHCP
14 18 (16.67%) Citrix
14 18 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (15.74%) MCSE
16 16 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (14.81%) Windows 8
17 15 (13.89%) MCP
17 15 (13.89%) Office 365
18 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (12.04%) Degree
18 13 (12.04%) SCCM
19 12 (11.11%) ITIL
19 12 (11.11%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 29 (26.85%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.33%) IIS
5 8 (7.41%) Lync
6 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 23 (21.30%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.85%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) Office 365
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.07%) SAN
2 24 (22.22%) Firewall
3 22 (20.37%) DNS
4 20 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 18 (16.67%) DHCP
6 11 (10.19%) LAN
6 11 (10.19%) WAN
7 8 (7.41%) VPN
8 6 (5.56%) VLAN
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.78%) PABX
9 3 (2.78%) IPsec
9 3 (2.78%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.78%) ADSL
9 3 (2.78%) VoIP
10 1 (0.93%) SSL
10 1 (0.93%) IPv6
10 1 (0.93%) Wireless
10 1 (0.93%) Intranet
10 1 (0.93%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (4.63%) Back Office
2 4 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) IT Support
2 25 (23.15%) Consultant
3 24 (22.22%) Analyst
4 19 (17.59%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
9 7 (6.48%) Support Team Leader
10 6 (5.56%) Architect
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (5.56%) Systems Architect
11 5 (4.63%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.70%) Systems Support
13 3 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.56%) .NET
1 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 6 (5.56%) MSMQ
1 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 6 (5.56%) WCF
1 6 (5.56%) WPF
1 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (4.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.93%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) PKI
2 9 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.93%) iPhone
3 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 73 (67.59%) Windows
2 31 (28.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (25.93%) Windows 7
4 18 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (9.26%) Linux
8 8 (7.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.70%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.78%) UNIX
10 3 (2.78%) CentOS
10 3 (2.78%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.11%) ITIL
2 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 6 (5.56%) MVC
3 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 6 (5.56%) SOA
4 5 (4.63%) Performance Management
5 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (3.70%) Time Management
6 3 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.78%) Migration
6 3 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.85%) Network Design
7 2 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.93%) CRM
8 1 (0.93%) ERP
8 1 (0.93%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.93%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.48%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.44%) MCSA
3 17 (15.74%) MCSE
4 15 (13.89%) MCP
5 13 (12.04%) Degree
6 12 (11.11%) MCITP
7 3 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.78%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.85%) CCNA
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.93%) HNC
9 1 (0.93%) HND
9 1 (0.93%) CCNP
9 1 (0.93%) MCTS
9 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (21.30%) Hyper-V
2 16 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.78%) XenApp
3 3 (2.78%) vSphere
3 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.78%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) SCCM
2 11 (10.19%) SCOM
2 11 (10.19%) SCVMM
2 11 (10.19%) SCOrch
2 11 (10.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 86 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.48%) VMware
3 18 (16.67%) Citrix
4 9 (8.33%) HP
5 8 (7.41%) Remedy
5 8 (7.41%) ServiceNow
6 7 (6.48%) Veeam
6 7 (6.48%) EMC
7 5 (4.63%) SonicWALL
7 5 (4.63%) Cisco
8 3 (2.78%) Dell
8 3 (2.78%) Sophos
8 3 (2.78%) CommVault
9 2 (1.85%) Sage
9 2 (1.85%) Symantec
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (0.93%) Adobe
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
10 1 (0.93%) Apple
10 1 (0.93%) Autodesk
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + profit share scheme + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Car Allowance / Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago