The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.41% 3.45% 5.41%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
South East

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

System Software Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 7.41% 10.34% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £65,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £56,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Home Counties region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) WebEx
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle