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 17 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 35 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.46% 6.35% 6.72%
As % of the System Software category 72.92% 47.69% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 35
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £53,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,657 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +3.56%
System Software Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 65 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.97% 13.32% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 71
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 17 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 53 (84.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
4 36 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 33 (52.38%) VMware
6 31 (49.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (39.68%) Firewall
8 25 (39.68%) DNS
9 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (33.33%) SQL
11 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
11 20 (31.75%) DHCP
11 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
12 18 (28.57%) Citrix
13 16 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (25.40%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (23.81%) XenApp
14 15 (23.81%) XenDesktop
14 15 (23.81%) Veeam
14 15 (23.81%) WatchGuard
14 15 (23.81%) VLAN
14 15 (23.81%) Wireless
15 14 (22.22%) MS Office
16 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (20.63%) SAN
17 12 (19.05%) Windows XP
18 11 (17.46%) MCSE
18 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 31 (49.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
5 8 (12.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (12.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (11.11%) Lync
7 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.76%) IIS
9 2 (3.17%) Apache
9 2 (3.17%) GroupWise
10 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.22%) MS Office
3 9 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) DNS
1 25 (39.68%) Firewall
2 20 (31.75%) DHCP
3 15 (23.81%) Wireless
3 15 (23.81%) VLAN
4 13 (20.63%) SAN
5 8 (12.70%) LAN
6 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.17%) VPN
7 2 (3.17%) WAN
7 2 (3.17%) SMTP
7 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.17%) FTP
7 2 (3.17%) HTTP
8 1 (1.59%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Law
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 8 (12.70%) Administrator
3 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Server Administrator
3 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Server Support
3 6 (9.52%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) XSLT
3 2 (3.17%) Ajax
3 2 (3.17%) WCF
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) PKI
2 5 (7.94%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) W3C
3 2 (3.17%) Firmware
3 2 (3.17%) Statistics
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 53 (84.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.35%) Linux
8 2 (3.17%) NetWare
8 2 (3.17%) SUSE
9 1 (1.59%) CentOS
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) ERP
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.17%) Identity Management
4 2 (3.17%) Workflow
4 2 (3.17%) Migration
4 2 (3.17%) Scrum
4 2 (3.17%) OOP
4 2 (3.17%) OO
4 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.17%) System Testing
5 1 (1.59%) Network Management
5 1 (1.59%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.59%) Change Management
5 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) C#
3 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (17.46%) MCSE
3 10 (15.87%) MCITP
4 9 (14.29%) MCSA
5 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) MCPD
7 2 (3.17%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.40%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (23.81%) XenApp
3 15 (23.81%) XenDesktop
4 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
5 8 (12.70%) vSphere
6 6 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.17%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) SCCM
2 7 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 7 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.17%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.17%) WSUS
3 2 (3.17%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.17%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (52.38%) VMware
3 18 (28.57%) Citrix
4 15 (23.81%) WatchGuard
4 15 (23.81%) Veeam
5 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.11%) Juniper
5 7 (11.11%) McAfee
6 6 (9.52%) Cisco
7 5 (7.94%) HP
8 4 (6.35%) Novell
9 3 (4.76%) Apple
9 3 (4.76%) NetApp
10 2 (3.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.17%) EMC
10 2 (3.17%) JBoss
10 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle
11 1 (1.59%) Adobe