The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6714 5631 6433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.28% 5.64% 5.88%
As % of the System Software category 57.59% 56.01% 57.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 4895 5679
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
Active Directory
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11659 10053 11106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.90% 10.07% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9743 8630 9660
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in England

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in England

Active Directory
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
London +14 2846 £40,000 -5.88% 317
South East 0 1568 £31,000 -10.14% 196
Yorkshire +19 561 £31,500 +5.00% 64
East of England +11 515 £35,000 +7.69% 68
South West +18 403 £29,500 -1.66% 103
North West -13 324 £32,500 - 75
West Midlands -5 314 £32,500 - 48
East Midlands -1 184 £33,500 +11.66% 22
North East -11 31 £25,000 -28.57% 10
Midlands +16 4 £25,500 -49.00% 2
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 11407 (84.04%) Windows
2 7730 (56.95%) Microsoft
3 5740 (42.29%) VMware
4 5179 (38.16%) MS Exchange
5 4736 (34.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4029 (29.68%) MS Excel
7 3749 (27.62%) Citrix
8 3705 (27.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3420 (25.20%) ITIL
10 3301 (24.32%) MS Office
11 3089 (22.76%) DNS
12 3051 (22.48%) Windows 7
13 2995 (22.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 2735 (20.15%) Cisco
15 2663 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 2608 (19.21%) SQL Server
17 2557 (18.84%) Firewall
18 2524 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
19 2446 (18.02%) Finance
20 2407 (17.73%) SQL
21 2397 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
22 2345 (17.28%) TCP/IP
23 2308 (17.00%) SAN
24 2242 (16.52%) DHCP
25 2057 (15.16%) Windows XP
26 1891 (13.93%) Hyper-V
27 1710 (12.60%) MCSE
28 1677 (12.36%) LAN
29 1672 (12.32%) Linux
30 1610 (11.86%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 5179 (38.16%) MS Exchange
2 2524 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1572 (11.58%) SharePoint
4 1500 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1333 (9.82%) IIS
6 1048 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1000 (7.37%) Lync
8 985 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 812 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 315 (2.32%) Apache
11 313 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 207 (1.53%) IBM Notes
13 177 (1.30%) Tomcat
14 176 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 152 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
16 128 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
17 119 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
18 105 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
19 84 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
20 76 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4029 (29.68%) MS Excel
2 3301 (24.32%) MS Office
3 256 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 123 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 71 (0.52%) MS Project
6 30 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 19 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 14 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 14 (0.10%) SPSS
10 10 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.066%) FastStats
12 8 (0.059%) InDesign
13 7 (0.052%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
15 4 (0.029%) S-PLUS
16 3 (0.022%) Maya
16 3 (0.022%) 3ds Max
16 3 (0.022%) Revit
16 3 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 131 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
3 35 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 26 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.10%) Markit EDM
8 13 (0.096%) Eikon
9 12 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (0.081%) Sage 200
10 11 (0.081%) assyst
11 9 (0.066%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.059%) Magento
13 7 (0.052%) Sage 50
13 7 (0.052%) Oracle EBS R12
13 7 (0.052%) SAP Business One
13 7 (0.052%) AWD
13 7 (0.052%) Line 500
13 7 (0.052%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 842 (6.20%) Office 365
2 275 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 154 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 124 (0.91%) SaaS
5 114 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 94 (0.69%) IaaS
7 63 (0.46%) PaaS
7 63 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 15 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.037%) Joyent
9 5 (0.037%) GitHub
10 4 (0.029%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.022%) Force.com
12 2 (0.015%) Route 53
12 2 (0.015%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3089 (22.76%) DNS
2 2557 (18.84%) Firewall
3 2345 (17.28%) TCP/IP
4 2308 (17.00%) SAN
5 2242 (16.52%) DHCP
6 1677 (12.36%) LAN
7 1610 (11.86%) WAN
8 1362 (10.03%) VPN
9 674 (4.97%) Internet
10 665 (4.90%) VoIP
11 606 (4.46%) NAS
12 480 (3.54%) Wireless
13 398 (2.93%) VLAN
14 343 (2.53%) LDAP
15 335 (2.47%) Network Security
16 296 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
17 274 (2.02%) SSL
18 216 (1.59%) SMTP
18 216 (1.59%) iSCSI
19 198 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2608 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 677 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 386 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 263 (1.94%) MySQL
5 206 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 181 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 176 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 162 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 111 (0.82%) Relational Database
10 96 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
11 82 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 63 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
13 49 (0.36%) EDRMS
14 48 (0.35%) RDBMS
15 47 (0.35%) MS Access
16 44 (0.32%) IDOL
17 38 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
18 36 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
20 28 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 130 (0.96%) Subversion
2 113 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 93 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 88 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 81 (0.60%) JIRA
6 65 (0.48%) MSI
7 56 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 44 (0.32%) AdminStudio
9 39 (0.29%) InstallShield
10 31 (0.23%) CruiseControl
11 27 (0.20%) MSBuild
11 27 (0.20%) TeamCity
12 26 (0.19%) Eclipse
13 25 (0.18%) Artifactory
14 20 (0.15%) Moq
14 20 (0.15%) NUnit
15 19 (0.14%) WebLOAD
16 18 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 17 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
17 17 (0.13%) Hudson
General
1 2446 (18.02%) Finance
2 525 (3.87%) Law
3 482 (3.55%) Banking
4 444 (3.27%) Legal
5 436 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 426 (3.14%) Retail
7 192 (1.41%) Advertising
8 178 (1.31%) Marketing
9 157 (1.16%) Back Office
10 128 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 124 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 123 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 82 (0.60%) Publishing
14 70 (0.52%) French Language
15 64 (0.47%) Electronics
16 49 (0.36%) German Language
17 41 (0.30%) Games
18 40 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 34 (0.25%) Front Office
20 32 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 3355 (24.72%) Analyst
2 2148 (15.83%) Support Engineer
3 1690 (12.45%) Support Analyst
4 1146 (8.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 1141 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1113 (8.20%) IT Support
7 977 (7.20%) Administrator
8 898 (6.62%) Service Analyst
9 863 (6.36%) Service Desk Analyst
10 821 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support
11 686 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
12 649 (4.78%) Consultant
13 623 (4.59%) Desktop Support
14 599 (4.41%) Technical Support
15 532 (3.92%) Architect
16 526 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
17 493 (3.63%) 1st Line Support
18 414 (3.05%) IT Support Analyst
19 397 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 386 (2.84%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (4.02%) .NET
2 281 (2.07%) Web Services
3 280 (2.06%) HTML
4 267 (1.97%) ASP.NET
5 207 (1.53%) XML
6 169 (1.25%) CSS
7 144 (1.06%) Application Packaging
8 118 (0.87%) jQuery
9 108 (0.80%) WCF
9 108 (0.80%) COM
10 91 (0.67%) HTML5
11 79 (0.58%) Middleware
12 77 (0.57%) Ajax
13 75 (0.55%) LAMP
13 75 (0.55%) .NET Framework
14 69 (0.51%) MSMQ
15 67 (0.49%) Software Packaging
16 45 (0.33%) Classic ASP
16 45 (0.33%) CSS3
17 42 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1340 (9.87%) Blackberry
2 887 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 726 (5.35%) Clustering
4 417 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 341 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 295 (2.17%) Replication
7 270 (1.99%) Hedge funds
8 254 (1.87%) iPhone
9 178 (1.31%) Fat Client
9 178 (1.31%) Thin Client
10 166 (1.22%) iPad
11 159 (1.17%) PKI
12 143 (1.05%) Statistics
13 142 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
14 136 (1.00%) PDA
15 126 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
16 96 (0.71%) EqualLogic
17 94 (0.69%) Client/Server
18 90 (0.66%) User Experience
19 80 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11407 (84.04%) Windows
2 4736 (34.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3051 (22.48%) Windows 7
4 2995 (22.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 2397 (17.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2057 (15.16%) Windows XP
7 1672 (12.32%) Linux
8 1066 (7.85%) Windows 8
9 552 (4.07%) UNIX
10 353 (2.60%) Windows Vista
11 327 (2.41%) Mac OS X
12 319 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 275 (2.03%) Android
14 213 (1.57%) Solaris
15 204 (1.50%) Apple iOS
16 203 (1.50%) Windows 2000
17 146 (1.08%) Mac OS
18 125 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
19 87 (0.64%) CentOS
20 84 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3420 (25.20%) ITIL
2 743 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 656 (4.83%) Migration
4 634 (4.67%) Project Management
5 567 (4.18%) Service Management
6 549 (4.04%) Service Delivery
7 504 (3.71%) Incident Management
8 416 (3.06%) Mentoring
9 411 (3.03%) Change Management
10 398 (2.93%) Problem Management
11 374 (2.76%) Change Control
12 364 (2.68%) Load Balancing
13 338 (2.49%) E-Commerce
14 308 (2.27%) Configuration Management
15 305 (2.25%) CRM
16 302 (2.23%) Asset Management
17 300 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
18 290 (2.14%) Time Management
19 275 (2.03%) Kalman Filter
20 271 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2407 (17.73%) SQL
2 1272 (9.37%) PowerShell
3 362 (2.67%) VBScript
4 335 (2.47%) VB
5 304 (2.24%) C#
6 223 (1.64%) Perl
7 204 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 185 (1.36%) Java
9 172 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 164 (1.21%) Python
11 162 (1.19%) C
12 161 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 100 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 93 (0.69%) VBA
14 93 (0.69%) PHP
15 87 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 53 (0.39%) Ruby
17 48 (0.35%) VB6
18 39 (0.29%) C++
19 13 (0.096%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2663 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 1710 (12.60%) MCSE
3 1278 (9.42%) Degree
4 969 (7.14%) MCITP
5 956 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
6 809 (5.96%) CCNA
7 806 (5.94%) MCP
8 797 (5.87%) MCSA
9 719 (5.30%) Security Cleared
10 614 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 562 (4.14%) SC Cleared
12 325 (2.39%) MCTS
13 312 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
14 302 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
15 282 (2.08%) CCNP
16 234 (1.72%) DV Cleared
17 227 (1.67%) CCA
18 144 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 96 (0.71%) A+ Certification
20 89 (0.66%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1201 (8.85%) SLA
2 174 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 168 (1.24%) QA
4 140 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 95 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 73 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 30 (0.22%) COBIT
8 13 (0.096%) BS7799
9 9 (0.066%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.052%) HL7
10 7 (0.052%) DICOM
11 4 (0.029%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.022%) GPG13
12 3 (0.022%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.007%) GxP
13 1 (0.007%) GMP
13 1 (0.007%) GLP
13 1 (0.007%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3705 (27.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1891 (13.93%) Hyper-V
3 1215 (8.95%) XenApp
4 1033 (7.61%) vSphere
5 841 (6.20%) VMware ESX
6 604 (4.45%) XenDesktop
7 449 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 359 (2.64%) Terminal Services
9 287 (2.11%) XenServer
10 261 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 193 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 180 (1.33%) ISA Server
13 157 (1.16%) UAG
14 120 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
15 117 (0.86%) MetaFrame
16 93 (0.69%) NFS
17 91 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
18 89 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 84 (0.62%) Xen
20 74 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1568 (11.55%) SCCM
2 718 (5.29%) SCOM
3 501 (3.69%) Backup Exec
4 364 (2.68%) WSUS
5 303 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 290 (2.14%) NetBackup
7 159 (1.17%) Nagios
8 136 (1.00%) SCVMM
9 126 (0.93%) Puppet
10 112 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 95 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 84 (0.62%) HP SIM
13 79 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 71 (0.52%) ARCserve
15 70 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
16 68 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
17 67 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
18 65 (0.48%) Tivoli
19 63 (0.46%) SCOrch
20 53 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7730 (56.95%) Microsoft
2 5740 (42.29%) VMware
3 3749 (27.62%) Citrix
4 2735 (20.15%) Cisco
5 1564 (11.52%) HP
6 810 (5.97%) Symantec
7 743 (5.47%) NetApp
8 665 (4.90%) Oracle
9 635 (4.68%) Dell
10 492 (3.62%) EMC
11 487 (3.59%) Apple
12 394 (2.90%) Red Hat
13 344 (2.53%) CheckPoint
14 337 (2.48%) Juniper
15 314 (2.31%) IBM
16 295 (2.17%) Avaya
17 242 (1.78%) SolarWinds
18 234 (1.72%) McAfee
19 232 (1.71%) Lotus
20 224 (1.65%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Half Technology
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits, Rewards + Non-Pressu
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £73000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday