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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 63 36 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.30% 4.78% 5.35%
As % of the System Software category 58.33% 66.67% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 59 36 50
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% -26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
108 54 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.23% 7.17% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 102 53 100
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Oxford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (80.20%) Windows
2 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
3 47 (46.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (43.56%) VMware
5 34 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (28.71%) CCNA
6 29 (28.71%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (28.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (27.72%) Firewall
8 27 (26.73%) Windows 7
9 24 (23.76%) Linux
9 24 (23.76%) MS Exchange
10 23 (22.77%) DNS
10 23 (22.77%) MS Office
11 22 (21.78%) Windows 8
12 20 (19.80%) DHCP
13 19 (18.81%) VLAN
14 18 (17.82%) MCITP
14 18 (17.82%) TCP/IP
14 18 (17.82%) MS Excel
15 17 (16.83%) Cisco
16 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (14.85%) UNIX
17 15 (14.85%) IIS
18 14 (13.86%) LAN
18 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
19 13 (12.87%) Wireless
20 12 (11.88%) WAN
20 12 (11.88%) ITIL
20 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (23.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.85%) IIS
3 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.96%) Confluence
8 3 (2.97%) Lync
8 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.98%) Apache
10 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.99%) JBoss
10 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.99%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 23 (22.77%) MS Office
2 18 (17.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.72%) Firewall
2 23 (22.77%) DNS
3 20 (19.80%) DHCP
4 19 (18.81%) VLAN
5 18 (17.82%) TCP/IP
6 14 (13.86%) LAN
7 13 (12.87%) Wireless
8 12 (11.88%) WAN
9 9 (8.91%) SAN
10 8 (7.92%) VPN
11 7 (6.93%) VoIP
12 5 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.96%) LDAP
14 3 (2.97%) ADSL
14 3 (2.97%) Intranet
14 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.98%) WPA
15 2 (1.98%) Network Security
15 2 (1.98%) Internet
15 2 (1.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) MariaDB
2 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.98%) Subversion
3 1 (0.99%) Redmine
General
1 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.99%) Games
2 1 (0.99%) Marketing
2 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) IT Support
2 18 (17.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.84%) Analyst
4 15 (14.85%) Desktop Support
5 13 (12.87%) Support Analyst
6 12 (11.88%) Administrator
6 12 (11.88%) Server Support
6 12 (11.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.90%) Support Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (6.93%) Network Manager
9 7 (6.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Senior Network Manager
10 6 (5.94%) Senior Manager
11 5 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
12 4 (3.96%) IT Administrator
12 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
13 3 (2.97%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) J2EE
1 1 (0.99%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Life Science
1 4 (3.96%) Wiki
1 4 (3.96%) Clustering
2 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.99%) Social Network
4 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.99%) Handset
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 81 (80.20%) Windows
2 47 (46.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (26.73%) Windows 7
4 24 (23.76%) Linux
5 22 (21.78%) Windows 8
6 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (14.85%) UNIX
8 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.96%) CentOS
11 4 (3.96%) Debian
11 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.97%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.88%) ITIL
1 12 (11.88%) Server Building
2 11 (10.89%) Software Delivery
2 11 (10.89%) Asset Management
3 9 (8.91%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.93%) Information Security
5 5 (4.95%) Change Management
6 4 (3.96%) Project Management
6 4 (3.96%) Software Deployment
6 4 (3.96%) Line Management
7 3 (2.97%) Coaching
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (2.97%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.97%) Service Management
8 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (1.98%) Open Source
8 2 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (0.99%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (0.99%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.93%) SQL
3 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (28.71%) CCNA
1 29 (28.71%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (28.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (17.82%) MCITP
3 11 (10.89%) Degree
4 8 (7.92%) MCP
4 8 (7.92%) CCNP
5 7 (6.93%) CCIE
5 7 (6.93%) MCSE
6 5 (4.95%) MCSA
7 2 (1.98%) MCTS
8 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 34 (33.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.95%) Firmware
3 5 (4.95%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.97%) vSphere
5 2 (1.98%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.96%) WSUS
3 3 (2.97%) SCCM
4 2 (1.98%) Puppet
4 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.99%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.99%) SCOM
5 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 44 (43.56%) VMware
3 17 (16.83%) Cisco
4 11 (10.89%) Citrix
5 5 (4.95%) CommVault
6 4 (3.96%) Fujitsu
6 4 (3.96%) HP
6 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.96%) Apple
6 4 (3.96%) Sage
6 4 (3.96%) Sony
7 2 (1.98%) Veeam
7 2 (1.98%) Dell
7 2 (1.98%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.98%) NetApp
7 2 (1.98%) Sophos
8 1 (0.99%) Polycom
8 1 (0.99%) Tandberg
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe
8 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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