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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 77 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 8.28% 10.01% 6.84%
As % of the System Software category 65.38% 67.54% 69.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65 72 36
Average salary £24,000 £34,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -21.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,575 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
104 114 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 12.67% 14.82% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 90 108 44
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,800 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -3 50 £24,000 -29.41% 2
Poole +10 13 £30,250 -19.33% 1
Ferndown - 3 £21,000 -
Sherborne - 1 £23,500 - 1
Weymouth - 1 £33,000 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 143 (99.31%) Windows
2 115 (79.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 91 (63.19%) VMware
4 88 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 71 (49.31%) MS Exchange
7 68 (47.22%) Windows 7
8 63 (43.75%) Citrix
8 63 (43.75%) MS Office
9 61 (42.36%) Microsoft
10 58 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 57 (39.58%) LAN
12 56 (38.89%) VLAN
13 55 (38.19%) XenApp
14 53 (36.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 51 (35.42%) MS Excel
16 50 (34.72%) Firewall
17 48 (33.33%) Windows Server
18 43 (29.86%) VPN
18 43 (29.86%) Migration
18 43 (29.86%) Mac OS
19 41 (28.47%) Skype for Business
20 40 (27.78%) IPsec
21 39 (27.08%) Data Centre
22 31 (21.53%) Hyper-V
23 27 (18.75%) Office 365
24 26 (18.06%) Wi-Fi
25 20 (13.89%) SAN
25 20 (13.89%) Windows 8
26 17 (11.81%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 71 (49.31%) MS Exchange
2 58 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (36.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (28.47%) Skype for Business
5 17 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 63 (43.75%) MS Office
2 51 (35.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.75%) Office 365
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (39.58%) LAN
2 56 (38.89%) VLAN
3 50 (34.72%) Firewall
4 43 (29.86%) VPN
5 40 (27.78%) IPsec
6 26 (18.06%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (13.89%) SAN
8 17 (11.81%) WAN
9 13 (9.03%) VoIP
10 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
11 8 (5.56%) BGP
11 8 (5.56%) OSPF
12 7 (4.86%) DNS
13 3 (2.08%) DHCP
13 3 (2.08%) HTTP
13 3 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.39%) NAS
14 2 (1.39%) Network Security
14 2 (1.39%) Wireless
15 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (2.08%) Banking
1 3 (2.08%) Finance
1 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
2 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (39.58%) Support Engineer
2 43 (29.86%) IT Engineer
3 39 (27.08%) IT Support
4 26 (18.06%) IT Support Engineer
5 25 (17.36%) IT Technician
6 19 (13.19%) Service Desk Engineer
7 18 (12.50%) Analyst
8 17 (11.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 17 (11.81%) Service Analyst
8 17 (11.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (11.81%) Support Technician
9 16 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
10 15 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (9.72%) Senior IT Engineer
12 13 (9.03%) IT Support Technician
13 12 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) .NET
1 3 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.47%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.69%) iPhone
3 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 143 (99.31%) Windows
2 115 (79.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 88 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (47.22%) Windows 7
5 48 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 43 (29.86%) Mac OS
7 20 (13.89%) Windows 8
8 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (9.03%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.86%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.86%) Migration
2 8 (5.56%) ITIL
3 6 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.08%) Asset Management
5 3 (2.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.08%) Release Management
5 3 (2.08%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (2.08%) UML
6 1 (0.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (0.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (0.69%) ITSM
6 1 (0.69%) Line Management
6 1 (0.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (0.69%) Project Management
6 1 (0.69%) Service Management
6 1 (0.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.17%) C#
1 6 (4.17%) SQL
2 4 (2.78%) C
3 3 (2.08%) C++
3 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.86%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) MCP
3 3 (2.08%) MCSA
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 75 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (38.19%) XenApp
3 31 (21.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 91 (63.19%) VMware
2 63 (43.75%) Citrix
3 61 (42.36%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle
5 3 (2.08%) Remedy
5 3 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.39%) Dell
6 2 (1.39%) HP
6 2 (1.39%) SAP
6 2 (1.39%) Veeam
7 1 (0.69%) EMC
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus
7 1 (0.69%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.69%) Symantec
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £66000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance, 25 Days
Posted: 4 days ago
Sherborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago