The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 16 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.50% 8.11% 7.93%
As % of the System Software category 55.17% 57.69% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 33
Average salary £26,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.90% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £24,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £48,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,163 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.99% -5.25%
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 Middlesex region.

System Software Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 52 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.97% 14.05% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 76
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £25,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Middlesex

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) MS Office
3 11 (45.83%) DHCP
3 11 (45.83%) DNS
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) WAN
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
8 5 (20.83%) VoIP
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
8 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (20.83%) Lync
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) HP
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.67%) MPLS
9 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (16.67%) SCCM
9 4 (16.67%) FMCG
10 3 (12.50%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DHCP
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
4 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (12.50%) OSPF
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) RIP
8 2 (8.33%) VLAN
8 2 (8.33%) Network Security
9 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) IT Technician
7 1 (4.17%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) FMCG
2 3 (12.50%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) BCP
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCITP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) Aruba
7 2 (8.33%) Mitel
7 2 (8.33%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR