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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 64 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.38% 7.53% 5.22%
As % of the System Software category 61.54% 77.14% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 48
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,675 £18,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
104 70 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.61% 9.76% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 91 64 107
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £21,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Oxford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 74 (78.72%) Windows
2 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
3 40 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (37.23%) VMware
5 32 (34.04%) Windows 7
6 28 (29.79%) Firewall
7 26 (27.66%) MS Office
8 25 (26.60%) Windows 8
8 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (25.53%) CCNA
9 24 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (24.47%) Linux
11 22 (23.40%) DNS
12 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (20.21%) DHCP
14 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
15 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
15 17 (18.09%) MCITP
16 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
16 16 (17.02%) IIS
17 15 (15.96%) UNIX
17 15 (15.96%) Server Building
18 14 (14.89%) Software Delivery
18 14 (14.89%) Asset Management
18 14 (14.89%) Cisco
19 13 (13.83%) LAN
19 13 (13.83%) VLAN
20 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
20 11 (11.70%) Manufacturing

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (17.02%) IIS
1 16 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.26%) Confluence
6 2 (2.13%) Lync
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.06%) JBoss
7 1 (1.06%) Apache
7 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) MS Office
2 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.79%) Firewall
2 22 (23.40%) DNS
3 19 (20.21%) DHCP
4 18 (19.15%) TCP/IP
5 13 (13.83%) LAN
5 13 (13.83%) VLAN
6 11 (11.70%) WAN
7 10 (10.64%) SAN
8 7 (7.45%) VoIP
8 7 (7.45%) VPN
8 7 (7.45%) Wireless
9 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.26%) LDAP
9 4 (4.26%) Intranet
10 3 (3.19%) ADSL
10 3 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.13%) Internet
11 2 (2.13%) OSPF
11 2 (2.13%) Network Security
12 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) MariaDB
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Redmine
2 1 (1.06%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (20.21%) IT Support
3 15 (15.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) Desktop Support
3 15 (15.96%) Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.83%) Administrator
6 12 (12.77%) Server Support
7 9 (9.57%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.26%) IT Administrator
10 4 (4.26%) Support Manager
10 4 (4.26%) IT Support Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) IT Services Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (3.19%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) J2EE
1 1 (1.06%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Clustering
1 5 (5.32%) Life Science
2 4 (4.26%) Wiki
3 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.13%) Handset
4 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (78.72%) Windows
2 40 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (34.04%) Windows 7
4 25 (26.60%) Windows 8
5 23 (24.47%) Linux
6 20 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (15.96%) UNIX
8 7 (7.45%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.26%) Debian
10 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.26%) CentOS
11 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.96%) Server Building
2 14 (14.89%) Software Delivery
2 14 (14.89%) Asset Management
3 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
3 11 (11.70%) ITIL
4 9 (9.57%) Information Security
5 5 (5.32%) Change Management
5 5 (5.32%) Line Management
6 3 (3.19%) Coaching
6 3 (3.19%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.19%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.19%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (3.19%) Service Management
7 2 (2.13%) Project Management
7 2 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.06%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.06%) SDLC
8 1 (1.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.32%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) CCNA
1 24 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (18.09%) MCITP
4 8 (8.51%) Degree
5 6 (6.38%) MCSE
6 5 (5.32%) MCSA
7 3 (3.19%) CCNP
8 2 (2.13%) MCP
8 2 (2.13%) CCIE
8 2 (2.13%) MCTS
9 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.32%) Terminal Services
3 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) WSUS
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) SCOM
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (37.23%) VMware
3 14 (14.89%) Cisco
4 6 (6.38%) Citrix
5 5 (5.32%) HP
6 4 (4.26%) CommVault
6 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.26%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.26%) Sage
6 4 (4.26%) Sony
7 3 (3.19%) Apple
8 2 (2.13%) NetApp
8 2 (2.13%) Dell
8 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.06%) Sophos
9 1 (1.06%) Wyse
9 1 (1.06%) Polycom
9 1 (1.06%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.06%) Veeam
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Latcom Ltd
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