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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 36 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.63% 3.52% 8.90%
As % of the System Software category 62.50% 37.50% 63.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 22
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
32 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.01% 9.38% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 37
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (48.15%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) MCSE
6 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
6 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 8 (29.63%) DNS
6 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 6 (22.22%) SCOM
8 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) MS Office
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 4 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Retail
9 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.81%) Network Security
9 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Online Banking
9 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (14.81%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
1 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
1 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Support
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Project Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Support Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Online Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (29.63%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) MCP
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) MCITP
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) ACTC
6 1 (3.70%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) ESRI
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.70%) Kerio