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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 52 51 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.13% 5.29% 4.67%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 39.53% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 34
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
65 129 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.92% 13.38% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 109 71
Average salary £46,345 £43,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.54% +15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £36,800 £32,047
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Oxford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 82 (91.11%) Windows
2 47 (52.22%) Microsoft
3 44 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (34.44%) MS Excel
4 31 (34.44%) VMware
5 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 26 (28.89%) DNS
7 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (25.56%) Hyper-V
9 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (23.33%) SQL
11 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 20 (22.22%) Apple
12 19 (21.11%) Cisco
12 19 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (18.89%) MS Office
13 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
13 17 (18.89%) Windows 8
13 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (15.56%) Citrix
15 14 (15.56%) Linux
15 14 (15.56%) CCNA
15 14 (15.56%) SharePoint
15 14 (15.56%) Windows XP
16 13 (14.44%) IIS
16 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (14.44%) Lync
17 12 (13.33%) Office 365
17 12 (13.33%) Degree

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (15.56%) SharePoint
4 13 (14.44%) IIS
4 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (14.44%) Lync
5 7 (7.78%) IBM Notes
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (4.44%) Confluence
8 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.44%) SAS
9 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.22%) nginx
10 2 (2.22%) Apache
11 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (34.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.89%) MS Office
3 7 (7.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Magento
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.89%) DNS
2 12 (13.33%) DHCP
2 12 (13.33%) SAN
3 11 (12.22%) HTTP
3 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.11%) Firewall
5 9 (10.00%) SSL
6 6 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.67%) SMTP
7 5 (5.56%) VLAN
8 4 (4.44%) WAN
8 4 (4.44%) LDAP
8 4 (4.44%) Intranet
8 4 (4.44%) Wireless
9 3 (3.33%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.22%) NAS
10 2 (2.22%) LAN
10 2 (2.22%) VPN
10 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) JIRA
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.44%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) IT Support
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Support Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Network Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 10 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (10.00%) Administrator
7 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Service Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Network Support
9 6 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Account Manager
10 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Specialist
10 5 (5.56%) Technical Account Manager
10 5 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) COM
3 4 (4.44%) Spring
3 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.44%) EJB
3 4 (4.44%) Struts
3 4 (4.44%) Web Services
3 4 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.22%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Wiki
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) Online Games
4 2 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (91.11%) Windows
2 44 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.89%) Windows 8
5 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (15.56%) Linux
6 14 (15.56%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.67%) Android
7 6 (6.67%) Debian
8 5 (5.56%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.44%) UNIX
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.11%) ITIL
2 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 4 (4.44%) Service Management
5 4 (4.44%) ITSM
5 4 (4.44%) Change Management
5 4 (4.44%) Migration
6 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.33%) CRM
6 3 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (3.33%) BDD
6 3 (3.33%) Analytics
6 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.33%) TDD
6 3 (3.33%) Data Management
7 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.22%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) VBScript
3 4 (4.44%) VB
3 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) Ruby
5 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.22%) Python
5 2 (2.22%) Perl
5 2 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (15.56%) CCNA
3 12 (13.33%) Degree
4 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (10.00%) MCSE
6 7 (7.78%) CCNP
7 5 (5.56%) CCDP
7 5 (5.56%) MCITP
8 3 (3.33%) MCP
8 3 (3.33%) MCT
8 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) Hyper-V
2 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.67%) vSphere
4 5 (5.56%) XenApp
4 5 (5.56%) DFS Replication
5 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.22%) Xen
6 2 (2.22%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.22%) Kamailio
6 2 (2.22%) XenServer
6 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) SCOM
3 4 (4.44%) WSUS
4 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.33%) SCDPM
4 3 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.22%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (52.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.44%) VMware
3 20 (22.22%) Apple
4 19 (21.11%) Cisco
5 14 (15.56%) Citrix
6 11 (12.22%) Symantec
7 9 (10.00%) IBM
8 7 (7.78%) Remedy
8 7 (7.78%) Lotus
9 6 (6.67%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.56%) Oracle
11 4 (4.44%) Fujitsu
11 4 (4.44%) Atlassian
11 4 (4.44%) HP
11 4 (4.44%) Dell
12 3 (3.33%) Brocade
13 2 (2.22%) Percona
13 2 (2.22%) New Relic
13 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.22%) Avaya
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, 22 days holiday, On-
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Proforest
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum Depending on experience
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Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
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