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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 93 57 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.61% 4.52% 8.15%
As % of the System Software category 70.99% 40.14% 70.77%
Number of salaries quoted 75 38 78
Average salary £33,000 £42,250 £36,759
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.89% +14.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
131 142 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.72% 11.26% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 96 96 110
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 162 (84.38%) Windows
2 113 (58.85%) Microsoft
3 71 (36.98%) MS Excel
3 71 (36.98%) MS Exchange
4 64 (33.33%) Citrix
5 61 (31.77%) VMware
6 59 (30.73%) ITIL
7 50 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 36 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (17.71%) Windows 7
13 32 (16.67%) SLA
13 32 (16.67%) Cisco
14 29 (15.10%) SAN
15 28 (14.58%) XenApp
15 28 (14.58%) Hyper-V
16 27 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2007
16 27 (14.06%) Retail
16 27 (14.06%) HP
17 26 (13.54%) SCCM
18 25 (13.02%) Security Cleared
19 24 (12.50%) Blackberry
19 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 22 (11.46%) SC Cleared
20 22 (11.46%) vSphere
21 21 (10.94%) Symantec
21 21 (10.94%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 71 (36.98%) MS Exchange
2 38 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (7.81%) IIS
6 11 (5.73%) IBM Notes
6 11 (5.73%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.52%) Lync
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (36.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MFGPRO
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.52%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.65%) Office 365
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.10%) SAN
2 21 (10.94%) DNS
3 15 (7.81%) iSCSI
4 14 (7.29%) Firewall
4 14 (7.29%) DHCP
5 13 (6.77%) LAN
5 13 (6.77%) WAN
6 9 (4.69%) NetScaler
7 7 (3.65%) NAS
7 7 (3.65%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (3.65%) VoIP
7 7 (3.65%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.13%) Network Security
9 5 (2.60%) BIG-IP
9 5 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.08%) IPv4
10 4 (2.08%) VPN
10 4 (2.08%) OSPF
10 4 (2.08%) BGP
10 4 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.08%) MySQL
3 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.04%) QlikView
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (14.06%) Retail
2 16 (8.33%) Finance
3 8 (4.17%) Banking
4 5 (2.60%) Law
5 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) French Language
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
6 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (36.98%) Analyst
2 30 (15.63%) Service Analyst
2 30 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 26 (13.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (11.46%) Support Analyst
5 16 (8.33%) Consultant
6 13 (6.77%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.73%) Administrator
9 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.69%) Technical Support
9 9 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (2.60%) Help Desk Support
12 5 (2.60%) Server Engineer
12 5 (2.60%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.81%) Clustering
3 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.65%) Statistics
6 5 (2.60%) User Experience
6 5 (2.60%) iPhone
6 5 (2.60%) EPoS
6 5 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.08%) Replication
7 4 (2.08%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Handset
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
9 1 (0.52%) PDA
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 162 (84.38%) Windows
2 50 (26.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (17.71%) Windows 7
6 19 (9.90%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.25%) Windows Vista
8 10 (5.21%) UNIX
8 10 (5.21%) Linux
9 9 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.13%) Windows NT
10 6 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.60%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.08%) CentOS
12 4 (2.08%) Debian
12 4 (2.08%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.56%) Android
14 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.73%) ITIL
2 20 (10.42%) Incident Management
3 14 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (5.73%) Change Management
4 11 (5.73%) People Management
5 9 (4.69%) Mentoring
6 7 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (3.65%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.13%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.60%) E-Commerce
8 5 (2.60%) Software Deployment
8 5 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.08%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.08%) Change Control
10 3 (1.56%) ERP
10 3 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.56%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (1.56%) Data Protection
11 2 (1.04%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.38%) SQL
2 14 (7.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.08%) VBScript
3 4 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (13.02%) Security Cleared
3 22 (11.46%) SC Cleared
4 21 (10.94%) MCSE
5 18 (9.38%) Degree
6 17 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (8.85%) MCSA
7 14 (7.29%) MCP
8 7 (3.65%) CCNA
8 7 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.60%) VCP5
10 3 (1.56%) MCDST
10 3 (1.56%) MCITP
10 3 (1.56%) CCNP
11 2 (1.04%) MCTS
12 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.58%) Hyper-V
2 28 (14.58%) XenApp
3 22 (11.46%) vSphere
4 20 (10.42%) VMware ESX
5 15 (7.81%) Terminal Services
6 14 (7.29%) ISA Server
7 9 (4.69%) XenServer
7 9 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (3.65%) UAG
8 7 (3.65%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.13%) Xen
10 5 (2.60%) NFS
11 4 (2.08%) Samba
12 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (13.54%) SCCM
2 19 (9.90%) SCOM
3 12 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 12 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 10 (5.21%) Backup Exec
4 10 (5.21%) BladeLogic
4 10 (5.21%) WSUS
5 6 (3.13%) SCVMM
6 5 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (2.08%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.08%) WMI
7 4 (2.08%) SCDPM
7 4 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 113 (58.85%) Microsoft
2 64 (33.33%) Citrix
3 61 (31.77%) VMware
4 32 (16.67%) Cisco
5 27 (14.06%) HP
6 21 (10.94%) Symantec
7 15 (7.81%) Intel
8 12 (6.25%) IBM
8 12 (6.25%) Mitel
9 11 (5.73%) Lotus
10 9 (4.69%) McAfee
11 7 (3.65%) Websense
11 7 (3.65%) F5
12 6 (3.13%) 3PAR
12 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.13%) EMC
13 5 (2.60%) Dell
13 5 (2.60%) Remedy
13 5 (2.60%) NetApp
14 3 (1.56%) Apple
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