The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.78% 5.32% 4.43%
As % of the System Software category 67.92% 43.59% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 29
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,125 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.57%
System Software Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
53 117 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.04% 12.21% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 52 99 62
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Oxford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 72 (94.74%) Windows
2 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
4 29 (38.16%) MS Exchange
5 25 (32.89%) VMware
6 21 (27.63%) Windows 8
6 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (26.32%) Apple
8 19 (25.00%) DNS
8 19 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 17 (22.37%) SQL
10 16 (21.05%) SAN
11 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
11 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (18.42%) Degree
12 14 (18.42%) MS Office
12 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (18.42%) Cisco
13 13 (17.11%) Windows XP
13 13 (17.11%) SCCM
13 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (15.79%) Office 365
14 12 (15.79%) Lync
14 12 (15.79%) DHCP
15 11 (14.47%) Citrix
15 11 (14.47%) ITIL
15 11 (14.47%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 29 (38.16%) MS Exchange
2 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (15.79%) Lync
5 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
6 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (9.21%) IBM Notes
8 6 (7.89%) SAS
8 6 (7.89%) IIS
9 5 (6.58%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (2.63%) Apache
11 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (2.63%) nginx
11 2 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.42%) MS Office
3 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Magento
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) DNS
2 16 (21.05%) SAN
3 12 (15.79%) DHCP
4 10 (13.16%) iSCSI
5 8 (10.53%) Firewall
6 6 (7.89%) HTTP
6 6 (7.89%) VLAN
7 4 (5.26%) SSL
7 4 (5.26%) Wireless
8 3 (3.95%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.95%) WAN
8 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.95%) VPN
9 2 (2.63%) LDAP
9 2 (2.63%) LAN
9 2 (2.63%) SMTP
9 2 (2.63%) Internet
9 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.63%) IPsec
9 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
1 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) IT Support
2 20 (26.32%) Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Technical Support
6 7 (9.21%) Service Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Specialist
8 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Account Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Account Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (2.63%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (1.32%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) Online Games
3 2 (2.63%) Wiki
3 2 (2.63%) iPad
3 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (94.74%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.63%) Windows 8
3 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (17.11%) Windows XP
7 11 (14.47%) Linux
8 6 (7.89%) Mac OS
9 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
9 5 (6.58%) Android
10 4 (5.26%) Debian
11 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
3 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.26%) ITSM
5 4 (5.26%) Change Management
5 4 (5.26%) Service Management
6 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.63%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.63%) Information Security
7 2 (2.63%) Migration
7 2 (2.63%) DevOps
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.32%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.32%) Data Management
8 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.32%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.32%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
2 2 (2.63%) PHP
2 2 (2.63%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) Ruby
2 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.53%) MCSE
4 7 (9.21%) CCNP
5 6 (7.89%) CCDP
5 6 (7.89%) MCITP
6 4 (5.26%) CCNA
7 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) MCT
8 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.16%) vSphere
4 7 (9.21%) XenApp
5 6 (7.89%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.58%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.63%) Xen
7 2 (2.63%) XenServer
8 1 (1.32%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.32%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) WSUS
2 6 (7.89%) SCOM
3 3 (3.95%) SCVMM
3 3 (3.95%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.63%) Puppet
5 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.89%) VMware
3 20 (26.32%) Apple
4 14 (18.42%) Cisco
5 11 (14.47%) Citrix
6 10 (13.16%) Symantec
7 7 (9.21%) Remedy
7 7 (9.21%) Lotus
8 6 (7.89%) HP
8 6 (7.89%) Dell
8 6 (7.89%) Fujitsu
9 5 (6.58%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.63%) Percona
10 2 (2.63%) New Relic
10 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.63%) Brocade
11 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.32%) SAP
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