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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 11 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.24% 8.68% 6.70%
As % of the System Software category 37.93% 56.36% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 29
Average salary £33,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.52% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,300 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
29 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.55% 15.41% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 58
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £37,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 21 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 48 (97.96%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) MS Exchange
2 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (63.27%) VMware
4 30 (61.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (53.06%) DHCP
5 26 (53.06%) DNS
6 24 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (46.94%) Citrix
7 23 (46.94%) Firewall
8 22 (44.90%) XenApp
9 21 (42.86%) Wireless
9 21 (42.86%) VLAN
9 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (42.86%) WatchGuard
9 21 (42.86%) XenDesktop
9 21 (42.86%) Veeam
9 21 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
11 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
12 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (18.37%) MCSE
13 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
13 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (16.33%) IIS
14 8 (16.33%) JBoss
14 8 (16.33%) Apache

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 34 (69.39%) MS Exchange
2 24 (48.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (16.33%) IIS
4 8 (16.33%) Apache
4 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
5 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (12.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.08%) GroupWise
7 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) DHCP
1 26 (53.06%) DNS
2 23 (46.94%) Firewall
3 21 (42.86%) Wireless
3 21 (42.86%) VLAN
4 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.12%) SAN
6 2 (4.08%) VPN
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) SMTP
6 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.08%) FTP
6 2 (4.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.04%) ADSL
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Field Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Server Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Server Support
7 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
1 6 (12.24%) XML
1 6 (12.24%) XSLT
1 6 (12.24%) Ajax
1 6 (12.24%) WCF
1 6 (12.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.24%) W3C
3 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.08%) Firmware
5 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 48 (97.96%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.12%) Linux
7 2 (4.08%) NetWare
7 2 (4.08%) SUSE
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) OOP
1 6 (12.24%) OO
1 6 (12.24%) Workflow
1 6 (12.24%) Scrum
1 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
1 6 (12.24%) System Testing
2 2 (4.08%) Migration
2 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.04%) Identity Management
3 1 (2.04%) CRM
3 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (2.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.37%) MCSE
3 6 (12.24%) MCPD
3 6 (12.24%) Degree
4 3 (6.12%) MCSA
4 3 (6.12%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (44.90%) XenApp
3 21 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 21 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) WSUS
2 5 (10.20%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.08%) ZENworks
3 2 (4.08%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 31 (63.27%) VMware
3 23 (46.94%) Citrix
4 21 (42.86%) WatchGuard
4 21 (42.86%) Veeam
5 8 (16.33%) JBoss
6 3 (6.12%) NetApp
6 3 (6.12%) Novell
6 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco
7 2 (4.08%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) EMC