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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.45% 6.76% 4.56%
As % of the System Software category 53.33% 37.88% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 15
Average salary £24,750 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
15 66 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.59% 17.84% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 63 44
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 22 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) FMCG
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) XenApp
8 3 (16.67%) Lync
8 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (16.67%) MCSE
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) Apple
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.11%) OSPF
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Lync
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (16.67%) VoIP
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) RIP
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) PC Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) FMCG
2 2 (11.11%) Handset
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.56%) BCP
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) XenApp
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Apple
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec