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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 73 71 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.09% 6.17% 7.83%
As % of the System Software category 58.87% 56.35% 60.99%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 79
Average salary £31,500 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.86% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
124 126 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.64% 10.96% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 94 81 117
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 142 (87.12%) Windows
2 83 (50.92%) Microsoft
3 64 (39.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (38.04%) VMware
5 58 (35.58%) ITIL
6 57 (34.97%) Cisco
7 55 (33.74%) MS Exchange
8 51 (31.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (30.67%) Hyper-V
10 49 (30.06%) MS Excel
11 41 (25.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (24.54%) Security Cleared
13 39 (23.93%) SLA
14 38 (23.31%) SC Cleared
15 37 (22.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (22.09%) Citrix
17 34 (20.86%) MCSA
18 31 (19.02%) MCSE
19 30 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
20 28 (17.18%) Finance
21 26 (15.95%) SQL
21 26 (15.95%) HP
21 26 (15.95%) Incident Management
22 24 (14.72%) SAN
22 24 (14.72%) IIS
22 24 (14.72%) Law
23 23 (14.11%) Windows 7
24 22 (13.50%) Symantec
24 22 (13.50%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 55 (33.74%) MS Exchange
2 30 (18.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (14.72%) IIS
4 17 (10.43%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.84%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (30.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) MFGPRO
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.23%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.82%) Office 365
2 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.72%) SAN
2 22 (13.50%) DNS
3 18 (11.04%) Firewall
4 17 (10.43%) DHCP
5 13 (7.98%) iSCSI
6 12 (7.36%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (4.91%) VPN
8 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.29%) LAN
8 7 (4.29%) WAN
9 5 (3.07%) Network Security
10 4 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.45%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.84%) IPv4
11 3 (1.84%) OSPF
11 3 (1.84%) BGP
11 3 (1.84%) VoIP
11 3 (1.84%) SNMP
11 3 (1.84%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.23%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.84%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.61%) MS Access
3 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Apache Ivy
General
1 28 (17.18%) Finance
2 24 (14.72%) Law
3 19 (11.66%) Retail
4 7 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.07%) Legal
6 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.84%) Banking
7 2 (1.23%) French Language
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
7 2 (1.23%) Hindi Language
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (41.10%) Analyst
2 39 (23.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 29 (17.79%) Support Analyst
4 14 (8.59%) Service Analyst
4 14 (8.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (8.59%) IT Support
5 12 (7.36%) Team Leader
6 11 (6.75%) IT Support Analyst
7 10 (6.13%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Systems Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 5 (3.07%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.07%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) Web Services
1 4 (2.45%) EDI
1 4 (2.45%) .NET
2 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.84%) CSS
2 3 (1.84%) HTML
2 3 (1.84%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.84%) jQuery
2 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (1.84%) HTML5
2 3 (1.84%) Entity Framework
2 3 (1.84%) CSS3
2 3 (1.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) Clustering
2 17 (10.43%) Blackberry
3 16 (9.82%) Statistics
4 15 (9.20%) Replication
5 10 (6.13%) EPoS
6 9 (5.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (4.91%) User Experience
7 8 (4.91%) Data Centre
8 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.07%) CMDB
11 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.84%) FMCG
12 3 (1.84%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.61%) PKI
13 1 (0.61%) iPhone
13 1 (0.61%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 142 (87.12%) Windows
2 64 (39.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (25.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (22.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (14.11%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.04%) Windows XP
7 17 (10.43%) Windows 8
8 11 (6.75%) Android
9 9 (5.52%) UNIX
10 7 (4.29%) Linux
11 3 (1.84%) Debian
11 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.84%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.84%) CentOS
12 2 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.58%) ITIL
2 26 (15.95%) Incident Management
3 21 (12.88%) Change Management
4 12 (7.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.13%) People Management
7 9 (5.52%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.52%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (5.52%) Data Protection
7 9 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.91%) Time Management
9 7 (4.29%) Cyber Security
10 6 (3.68%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.45%) Patch Management
13 3 (1.84%) Security Patching
13 3 (1.84%) Asset Management
13 3 (1.84%) Information Security
13 3 (1.84%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.95%) SQL
2 16 (9.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.84%) C#
3 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.23%) VBScript
4 2 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (31.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (24.54%) Security Cleared
3 38 (23.31%) SC Cleared
4 34 (20.86%) MCSA
5 31 (19.02%) MCSE
6 17 (10.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (9.82%) MCITP
8 14 (8.59%) MCP
9 13 (7.98%) Degree
10 11 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (5.52%) CCNA
12 6 (3.68%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.84%) MCDST
13 3 (1.84%) CCNP
14 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.61%) MCTS
15 1 (0.61%) HND
15 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (23.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (30.67%) Hyper-V
2 40 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.27%) Forefront TMG
3 20 (12.27%) UAG
3 20 (12.27%) ISA Server
4 12 (7.36%) NFS
5 4 (2.45%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.45%) XenApp
5 4 (2.45%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.84%) XenServer
6 3 (1.84%) Samba
7 1 (0.61%) vSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) SCCM
2 6 (3.68%) WSUS
3 5 (3.07%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (2.45%) SCOM
5 3 (1.84%) WMI
5 3 (1.84%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.23%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 83 (50.92%) Microsoft
2 62 (38.04%) VMware
3 57 (34.97%) Cisco
4 36 (22.09%) Citrix
5 26 (15.95%) HP
6 22 (13.50%) Symantec
7 20 (12.27%) Websense
8 16 (9.82%) EMC
9 15 (9.20%) Computacenter
10 14 (8.59%) 3PAR
11 13 (7.98%) Brocade
12 12 (7.36%) NetApp
13 10 (6.13%) Apple
14 9 (5.52%) Hitachi
15 8 (4.91%) McAfee
16 7 (4.29%) Fortinet
16 7 (4.29%) Pegasus
16 7 (4.29%) Avaya
16 7 (4.29%) Juniper
17 6 (3.68%) Mitel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 per annum + £2500 on call + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
First Point
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago