The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 70 80 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.05% 7.26% 9.29%
As % of the System Software category 64.22% 61.54% 76.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57 75 65
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,125 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.57%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
109 130 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.42% 11.80% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 76 109 87
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 98 (79.03%) Windows
2 93 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 57 (45.97%) MS Exchange
4 50 (40.32%) VMware
5 43 (34.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (34.68%) Hyper-V
6 42 (33.87%) Security Cleared
6 42 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (33.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (33.06%) Citrix
8 37 (29.84%) SC Cleared
9 32 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (25.00%) ITIL
11 30 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 29 (23.39%) MS Excel
12 29 (23.39%) Cisco
13 28 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
14 25 (20.16%) XenApp
15 24 (19.35%) SLA
15 24 (19.35%) SQL
16 23 (18.55%) Symantec
16 23 (18.55%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (16.13%) IIS
17 20 (16.13%) SharePoint
17 20 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 19 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2007
18 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
18 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (14.52%) Blackberry
19 18 (14.52%) VMware ESX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 57 (45.97%) MS Exchange
2 30 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (18.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (16.13%) IIS
5 20 (16.13%) SharePoint
6 19 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (12.10%) Lync
8 14 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2000
8 14 (11.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (4.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (2.42%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.42%) SAS
12 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (13.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Summit
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.71%) LAN
2 16 (12.90%) DNS
2 16 (12.90%) Firewall
3 14 (11.29%) WAN
4 12 (9.68%) DHCP
5 6 (4.84%) SAN
6 5 (4.03%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.42%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.61%) ADSL
8 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.61%) VPN
9 1 (0.81%) SSL
9 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.81%) LDAP
9 1 (0.81%) GPRS
9 1 (0.81%) VoIP
9 1 (0.81%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.81%) OLAP
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 11 (8.87%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Retail
3 4 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (31.45%) Analyst
2 26 (20.97%) Consultant
3 24 (19.35%) Support Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Architect
5 12 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
6 11 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (8.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Consultant
7 10 (8.06%) IT Support
7 10 (8.06%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.65%) DBA
8 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (5.65%) SQL DBA
9 6 (4.84%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.03%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Blackberry
2 14 (11.29%) Clustering
3 6 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.84%) EPoS
4 4 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) RMADS
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.81%) iPhone
5 1 (0.81%) CESG
5 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Statistics
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 98 (79.03%) Windows
2 43 (34.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (33.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.29%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.65%) Windows Vista
8 6 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (4.84%) Linux
9 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.42%) Solaris
9 3 (2.42%) UNIX
9 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.61%) Android
11 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) ITIL
2 16 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 11 (8.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (8.06%) Migration
6 8 (6.45%) Change Control
7 7 (5.65%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.84%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (3.23%) Release Management
9 4 (3.23%) Project Management
9 4 (3.23%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.23%) Service Management
10 3 (2.42%) Analytics
10 3 (2.42%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.42%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.42%) Change Management
10 3 (2.42%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.61%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) SQL
2 18 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.84%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.23%) VBScript
4 4 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (33.87%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.84%) SC Cleared
3 32 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (13.71%) MCSE
6 13 (10.48%) MCP
6 13 (10.48%) MCITP
7 11 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (8.06%) CCNA
9 9 (7.26%) MCSA
9 9 (7.26%) Degree
10 8 (6.45%) CCNP
11 6 (4.84%) MCTS
12 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.42%) CCIA
13 3 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.81%) CCIE
14 1 (0.81%) CCEA
14 1 (0.81%) CCA
14 1 (0.81%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (34.68%) Hyper-V
2 42 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (20.16%) XenApp
4 18 (14.52%) VMware ESX
5 16 (12.90%) Forefront TMG
6 14 (11.29%) XenDesktop
7 13 (10.48%) UAG
8 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (5.65%) Terminal Services
10 6 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (3.23%) XenServer
11 4 (3.23%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.42%) vSphere
13 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) SCCM
2 12 (9.68%) SCOM
3 6 (4.84%) SCVMM
3 6 (4.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (4.03%) SCDPM
4 5 (4.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.03%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.03%) WSUS
5 4 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.23%) MOM
5 4 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (2.42%) SCSM
6 3 (2.42%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.42%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 93 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.32%) VMware
3 41 (33.06%) Citrix
4 29 (23.39%) Cisco
5 23 (18.55%) Symantec
6 14 (11.29%) HP
7 12 (9.68%) Remedy
8 10 (8.06%) Computacenter
9 9 (7.26%) Websense
10 7 (5.65%) McAfee
11 6 (4.84%) NetApp
12 4 (3.23%) SAP
12 4 (3.23%) Dell
12 4 (3.23%) EMC
13 3 (2.42%) Oracle
13 3 (2.42%) Lotus
13 3 (2.42%) F5
14 2 (1.61%) Spiceworks
14 2 (1.61%) WatchGuard
14 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £41,000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £3500 on call + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago