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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank - 8 18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 7.58% 5.00%
As % of the System Software category - 83.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 9.09% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 11 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sun