The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 80 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.94% 10.46% 7.20%
As % of the System Software category 49.37% 73.39% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 73 48
Median salary £28,000 £40,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +49.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,900 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Active Directory
Oxfordshire

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

System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 109 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.01% 14.25% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 66 97 62
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £46,423
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Oxford

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Oxford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 82 (86.32%) Windows
2 61 (64.21%) Microsoft
3 56 (58.95%) Windows Server
4 44 (46.32%) Office 365
5 34 (35.79%) ITIL
6 28 (29.47%) VMware
7 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (27.37%) Windows 7
8 26 (27.37%) Hyper-V
9 23 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
10 22 (23.16%) MS Office
11 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 19 (20.00%) VPN
13 18 (18.95%) Cisco
14 17 (17.89%) Windows 10
15 16 (16.84%) DNS
16 15 (15.79%) DHCP
16 15 (15.79%) Dell
16 15 (15.79%) Firewall
17 14 (14.74%) SharePoint
17 14 (14.74%) MS Exchange
17 14 (14.74%) SCCM
18 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
19 12 (12.63%) Web Services
19 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (12.63%) SCOM
20 11 (11.58%) Avaya

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.74%) MS Exchange
1 14 (14.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (23.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (46.32%) Office 365
2 23 (24.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 19 (20.00%) VPN
2 16 (16.84%) DNS
3 15 (15.79%) DHCP
3 15 (15.79%) Firewall
4 11 (11.58%) VoIP
5 8 (8.42%) SAN
6 7 (7.37%) Network Security
7 6 (6.32%) Internet
7 6 (6.32%) Skype
8 5 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.21%) WAN
10 3 (3.16%) LAN
11 2 (2.11%) FTP
11 2 (2.11%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.05%) CTI
12 1 (1.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (10.53%) Automotive
2 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.05%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Support Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Windows Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Server Engineer
5 12 (12.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (9.47%) Active Directory Support
7 9 (9.47%) Administrator
7 9 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (9.47%) Windows Server Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Active Directory Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Windows Support Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) Architect
9 7 (7.37%) Server Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) Server Support
9 7 (7.37%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) Web Services
2 5 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) CSS
3 1 (1.05%) CSS3
3 1 (1.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.37%) Clustering
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.21%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.16%) Statistics
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 82 (86.32%) Windows
2 56 (58.95%) Windows Server
3 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (27.37%) Windows 7
5 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (17.89%) Windows 10
7 9 (9.47%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.05%) Linux
10 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) ITIL
2 9 (9.47%) Service Management
3 8 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.32%) Information Security
5 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.26%) ITIL V2
5 5 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (5.26%) Project Management
5 5 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.21%) Security Architecture
6 4 (4.21%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.16%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (3.16%) CRM
7 3 (3.16%) Network Management
7 3 (3.16%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.58%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.42%) Degree
3 6 (6.32%) MCP
3 6 (6.32%) MCSE
4 5 (5.26%) MCITP
5 4 (4.21%) Dell Certification
5 4 (4.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) MCSA
7 1 (1.05%) MCTS
7 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) COBIT
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (27.37%) Hyper-V
2 19 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.11%) vSphere
4 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) SCCM
2 12 (12.63%) SCOM
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.21%) WSUS
5 3 (3.16%) Nagios
6 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (64.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (29.47%) VMware
3 18 (18.95%) Cisco
4 15 (15.79%) Dell
5 11 (11.58%) Avaya
6 8 (8.42%) Citrix
7 7 (7.37%) HP
8 6 (6.32%) Apple
8 6 (6.32%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.21%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.21%) Micro Focus
9 4 (4.21%) Mitel
9 4 (4.21%) Novell
9 4 (4.21%) Remedy
9 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.21%) Sophos
10 3 (3.16%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.11%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.11%) Veritas
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