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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 11 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.91% 6.83% 7.58%
As % of the System Software category 57.89% 60.61% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 29
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.51%
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
19 33 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.22% 11.26% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 64
Average salary £55,000 £40,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.80% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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 9 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 10 (43.48%) CISSP
4 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 8 (34.78%) C
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) SLA
5 7 (30.43%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (21.74%) XenApp
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.04%) iManage
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) EMC
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) NetIQ
8 3 (13.04%) Symantec
8 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Security Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Senior Security Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Compliance Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) IT Support
4 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (21.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (21.74%) IT Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Online Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Document Management
2 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) SDLC
3 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.35%) Presales
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) EMC
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) iManage
3 3 (13.04%) NetIQ
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) ABBYY
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Equitrac
4 1 (4.35%) Kofax
4 1 (4.35%) SafeCom
4 1 (4.35%) VMware