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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 35 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.64% 5.48% 6.73%
As % of the System Software category 74.47% 42.86% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 35
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 63 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.95% 12.78% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 67
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,250 £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 24 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 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 38 (60.32%) MS Exchange
5 34 (53.97%) VMware
6 32 (50.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (41.27%) Firewall
8 26 (41.27%) DNS
9 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (33.33%) DHCP
11 20 (31.75%) Citrix
12 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
13 18 (28.57%) SQL
13 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
14 17 (26.98%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (26.98%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (26.98%) XenApp
15 16 (25.40%) XenDesktop
15 16 (25.40%) Veeam
15 16 (25.40%) WatchGuard
15 16 (25.40%) Wireless
15 16 (25.40%) VLAN
16 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (19.05%) MS Office
17 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
18 11 (17.46%) MCSE
18 11 (17.46%) SAN
19 10 (15.87%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 38 (60.32%) MS Exchange
2 32 (50.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (26.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
5 8 (12.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (11.11%) Lync
6 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (6.35%) IIS
8 3 (4.76%) Apache
9 2 (3.17%) GroupWise
10 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (19.05%) MS Office
3 7 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.27%) Firewall
1 26 (41.27%) DNS
2 21 (33.33%) DHCP
3 16 (25.40%) Wireless
3 16 (25.40%) VLAN
4 11 (17.46%) SAN
5 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.11%) LAN
7 2 (3.17%) VPN
7 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.17%) FTP
7 2 (3.17%) HTTP
7 2 (3.17%) WAN
7 2 (3.17%) SMTP
8 1 (1.59%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) 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 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Administrator
2 7 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (9.52%) Server Support
3 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Server Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Server Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) WCF
3 2 (3.17%) Ajax
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
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
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) PKI
2 5 (7.94%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.76%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.17%) W3C
4 2 (3.17%) Firmware
4 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 53 (84.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.87%) 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%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.59%) CentOS
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.11%) ERP
2 6 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.17%) System Testing
4 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.17%) OOP
4 2 (3.17%) OO
4 2 (3.17%) Workflow
4 2 (3.17%) Migration
4 2 (3.17%) Scrum
4 2 (3.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.59%) Change Management
5 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.59%) CRM
5 1 (1.59%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.59%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
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 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) Degree
7 2 (3.17%) MCPD
8 1 (1.59%) MCP
8 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (26.98%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (26.98%) XenApp
3 16 (25.40%) XenDesktop
4 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 7 (11.11%) vSphere
6 5 (7.94%) 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%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.76%) WSUS
4 2 (3.17%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.17%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.17%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.59%) SCOM
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (53.97%) VMware
3 20 (31.75%) Citrix
4 16 (25.40%) Veeam
4 16 (25.40%) WatchGuard
5 7 (11.11%) McAfee
5 7 (11.11%) Juniper
5 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.52%) Cisco
7 5 (7.94%) HP
8 4 (6.35%) NetApp
8 4 (6.35%) Novell
9 3 (4.76%) Apple
9 3 (4.76%) Dell
9 3 (4.76%) JBoss
10 2 (3.17%) EMC
10 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle
11 1 (1.59%) Adobe
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