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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.53% 9.70% 5.35%
As % of the System Software category 45.45% 64.81% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 24
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £24,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £54,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
22 54 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.77% 14.96% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 50 71
Average salary £33,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,150 £65,000 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

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 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (58.33%) MS Office
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) DNS
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 10 (41.67%) DHCP
5 10 (41.67%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) WAN
7 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
7 7 (29.17%) Citrix
8 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) VPN
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
9 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.83%) Lync
10 4 (16.67%) FMCG
10 4 (16.67%) SCCM
10 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (16.67%) MPLS
10 4 (16.67%) NetApp
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco
10 4 (16.67%) HP
11 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.50%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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%) Lync
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) DNS
2 10 (41.67%) DHCP
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (16.67%) MPLS
6 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
8 2 (8.33%) OSPF
8 2 (8.33%) VLAN
8 2 (8.33%) Network Security
8 2 (8.33%) RIP
8 2 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
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 2 (8.33%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.33%) Information Security
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) BCP
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCSE
1 3 (12.50%) MCITP
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ACMT
3 1 (4.17%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) NetApp
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Aruba
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.17%) Kerio
6 1 (4.17%) ESRI