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 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 5 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 15.79% - 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% - 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £65,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 26.32% - 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £55,500 - £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (66.67%) Device Driver
1 2 (66.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Kofax
3 1 (33.33%) ReadSoft
3 1 (33.33%) OpenText
3 1 (33.33%) SAP