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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.24% 3.53% 9.70%
As % of the System Software category 70.00% 45.45% 64.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 35
Average salary £38,000 £26,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -45.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,300 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
20 22 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.76% 7.77% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 50
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £26,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £54,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 29 April 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) MS Office
4 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (26.09%) SLA
4 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (21.74%) XenApp
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Office 365
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) C

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) IT Support
3 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (26.09%) IT Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (17.39%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Document Management
4 2 (8.70%) Email Filtering
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.35%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) iManage
4 2 (8.70%) NetIQ
4 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Equitrac
5 1 (4.35%) SafeCom
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam