The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.55% 7.53% 7.14%
As % of the System Software category 46.81% 46.05% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 30
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,125 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.57%
System Software Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 76 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.99% 16.34% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 61
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £54,550 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
South East

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 28 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 55 (96.49%) Windows
2 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
3 42 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (63.16%) MS Exchange
4 36 (63.16%) VMware
5 32 (56.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (52.63%) DNS
7 27 (47.37%) DHCP
8 26 (45.61%) Firewall
8 26 (45.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (43.86%) Citrix
10 23 (40.35%) XenApp
11 22 (38.60%) XenDesktop
11 22 (38.60%) Veeam
11 22 (38.60%) VLAN
11 22 (38.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (38.60%) WatchGuard
11 22 (38.60%) Wireless
11 22 (38.60%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
13 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
13 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
13 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (17.54%) MCSE
16 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
16 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
16 9 (15.79%) SQL
17 8 (14.04%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 36 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 26 (45.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (38.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 8 (14.04%) IIS
5 8 (14.04%) Apache
6 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.51%) GroupWise
9 1 (1.75%) Lync
9 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) DNS
2 27 (47.37%) DHCP
3 26 (45.61%) Firewall
4 22 (38.60%) VLAN
4 22 (38.60%) Wireless
5 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (3.51%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) WAN
7 2 (3.51%) SMTP
7 2 (3.51%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.51%) FTP
7 2 (3.51%) HTTP
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (1.75%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Server Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Administrator
2 8 (14.04%) Field Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Server Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Server Support
5 4 (7.02%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.51%) Junior
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 6 (10.53%) XML
2 6 (10.53%) XSLT
2 6 (10.53%) WCF
2 6 (10.53%) Ajax
2 6 (10.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.53%) W3C
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) Firmware
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Statistics
5 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (96.49%) Windows
2 42 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) NetWare
8 2 (3.51%) SUSE
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) OOP
1 6 (10.53%) OO
1 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
1 6 (10.53%) System Testing
1 6 (10.53%) Workflow
1 6 (10.53%) Scrum
2 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.51%) Migration
3 2 (3.51%) Identity Management
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.54%) MCSE
3 6 (10.53%) MCPD
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) MCSA
4 4 (7.02%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (40.35%) XenApp
3 22 (38.60%) XenDesktop
3 22 (38.60%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) WSUS
2 7 (12.28%) SCCM
3 2 (3.51%) ZENworks
3 2 (3.51%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
2 36 (63.16%) VMware
3 25 (43.86%) Citrix
4 22 (38.60%) Veeam
4 22 (38.60%) WatchGuard
5 8 (14.04%) JBoss
6 4 (7.02%) Novell
6 4 (7.02%) HP
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco
7 3 (5.26%) Dell
7 3 (5.26%) NetApp
8 2 (3.51%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.75%) Adobe
9 1 (1.75%) EMC
9 1 (1.75%) Juniper
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.75%) McAfee
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago