The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 10.81% - 1.45%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £26,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 13.51% 55.88% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 10
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the M4 Corridor region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) UAG
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
3 5 (71.43%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Avaya
3 5 (71.43%) Apple
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) ADSL
4 4 (57.14%) Broadband
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (57.14%) QA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) ADSL
3 4 (57.14%) Broadband
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Budget Control
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) UAG
2 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Wall Street Systems
3 2 (28.57%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix