The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 66 70 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.13% 7.49% 8.82%
As % of the System Software category 68.04% 70.71% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 59 72
Average salary £26,500 £31,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.51% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
97 99 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.01% 10.59% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 71 81 88
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,825 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 20 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 113 (83.09%) Windows
2 86 (63.24%) Microsoft
3 59 (43.38%) MS Exchange
4 45 (33.09%) Citrix
5 42 (30.88%) VMware
6 35 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 32 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (21.32%) SQL
11 29 (21.32%) ITIL
11 29 (21.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
12 27 (19.85%) XenApp
13 25 (18.38%) SLA
13 25 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (16.91%) Windows 7
14 23 (16.91%) Hyper-V
15 21 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (14.71%) Cisco
16 20 (14.71%) MS Office
16 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
16 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (13.24%) VMware ESX
18 17 (12.50%) Symantec
18 17 (12.50%) Blackberry
18 17 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 59 (43.38%) MS Exchange
2 34 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (21.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (18.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (9.56%) SharePoint
7 11 (8.09%) IIS
7 11 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2000
7 11 (8.09%) Lync
8 9 (6.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (5.88%) IBM Notes
9 8 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (2.21%) SAS
12 2 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) IaaS
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.29%) Firewall
2 13 (9.56%) SAN
2 13 (9.56%) LAN
3 12 (8.82%) DNS
4 10 (7.35%) WAN
5 8 (5.88%) iSCSI
6 7 (5.15%) DHCP
7 4 (2.94%) ADSL
7 4 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.21%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.21%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.21%) VPN
9 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.47%) Internet
9 2 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.47%) Wireless
10 1 (0.74%) VLAN
10 1 (0.74%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.74%) OLAP
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Ant
1 4 (2.94%) Subversion
1 4 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 13 (9.56%) Retail
2 9 (6.62%) Finance
3 5 (3.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) French Language
5 1 (0.74%) German Language
5 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (37.50%) Analyst
2 31 (22.79%) Support Analyst
3 20 (14.71%) Consultant
4 16 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (11.03%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (8.82%) Service Analyst
6 12 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (8.82%) IT Support
7 10 (7.35%) Server Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) DBA
10 7 (5.15%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) SQL DBA
11 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Consultant
11 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.62%) Clustering
3 8 (5.88%) EPoS
4 5 (3.68%) Statistics
4 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.94%) Replication
5 4 (2.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 113 (83.09%) Windows
2 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (16.91%) Windows 7
5 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (11.03%) Windows XP
7 11 (8.09%) Linux
8 7 (5.15%) UNIX
9 5 (3.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.94%) Android
11 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.21%) Solaris
11 3 (2.21%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.32%) ITIL
2 13 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (5.88%) Change Control
3 8 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 7 (5.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.68%) Capacity Management
6 4 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (2.94%) Migration
6 4 (2.94%) Information Security
6 4 (2.94%) Matrix Management
6 4 (2.94%) Release Management
7 3 (2.21%) Service Management
7 3 (2.21%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.21%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.21%) Analytics
8 2 (1.47%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.47%) Change Management
8 2 (1.47%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.32%) SQL
2 13 (9.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.15%) VBScript
4 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.94%) Java
5 4 (2.94%) Perl
5 4 (2.94%) Python
6 3 (2.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.85%) SC Cleared
3 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (9.56%) MCP
6 11 (8.09%) MCSE
6 11 (8.09%) Degree
7 9 (6.62%) MCITP
8 6 (4.41%) CCNA
8 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.94%) MCSA
10 3 (2.21%) CCNP
10 3 (2.21%) MCTS
11 1 (0.74%) VCP5
11 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.74%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (19.85%) XenApp
3 23 (16.91%) Hyper-V
4 18 (13.24%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (5.88%) vSphere
6 5 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.68%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.68%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.94%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.94%) VMware Server
7 4 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (2.94%) UAG
8 3 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) SCCM
2 8 (5.88%) SCOM
3 7 (5.15%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.68%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.94%) WSUS
5 4 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.21%) SCSM
6 3 (2.21%) SCDPM
6 3 (2.21%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.21%) ARCserve
6 3 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.21%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.47%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.74%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 86 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 45 (33.09%) Citrix
3 42 (30.88%) VMware
4 20 (14.71%) Cisco
5 17 (12.50%) Symantec
6 10 (7.35%) HP
7 8 (5.88%) Lotus
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle
9 5 (3.68%) Dell
9 5 (3.68%) Remedy
10 4 (2.94%) McAfee
10 4 (2.94%) Websense
10 4 (2.94%) Cognos
10 4 (2.94%) Computacenter
10 4 (2.94%) WatchGuard
10 4 (2.94%) F5
10 4 (2.94%) Spiceworks
11 3 (2.21%) NetApp
12 2 (1.47%) EMC
12 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17k - 24.5k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum £17,000 - £19,000 + Plus £4.5k Shift
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27500 per annum + £2500 on call + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + +10% Bonus, +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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The SmartList
Salary: £30k DOE+ Commission structure & bonuses
Posted: 13 days ago