The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 107 88 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.02% 5.67% 5.17%
As % of the System Software category 56.02% 49.44% 67.63%
Number of salaries quoted 104 74 82
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,083 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £54,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
South East

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

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
191 178 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.53% 11.46% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 175 148 121
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +14 55 £33,750 -15.62% 8
Abingdon -21 14 £35,000 -11.94% 2
Thame - 6 £39,000 -
Banbury +1 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Wantage - 3 £37,500 -
Witney +2 2 £25,000 -30.55%
Henley-on-Thames -6 1 £24,000 -41.46%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

1 197 (90.78%) Windows
2 118 (54.38%) Microsoft
3 116 (53.46%) Windows Server
4 76 (35.02%) Windows 7
5 66 (30.41%) MS Office
6 61 (28.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (23.96%) ITIL
8 50 (23.04%) Office 365
9 48 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (20.28%) Hyper-V
11 42 (19.35%) Windows 8
12 37 (17.05%) SQL Server
13 36 (16.59%) DNS
14 35 (16.13%) MS Excel
14 35 (16.13%) SharePoint
14 35 (16.13%) MS Exchange
14 35 (16.13%) VPN
14 35 (16.13%) Avaya
15 34 (15.67%) SCCM
16 33 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
17 32 (14.75%) Firewall
18 31 (14.29%) Windows XP
18 31 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
19 30 (13.82%) VMware
20 29 (13.36%) Internet
20 29 (13.36%) Dell
21 28 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
21 28 (12.90%) Information Security
22 27 (12.44%) Sophos
22 27 (12.44%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 35 (16.13%) MS Exchange
1 35 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 31 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (11.52%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.53%) IIS
5 11 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.07%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 66 (30.41%) MS Office
2 35 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.04%) Office 365
2 33 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.59%) DNS
2 35 (16.13%) VPN
3 32 (14.75%) Firewall
4 29 (13.36%) Internet
5 27 (12.44%) DHCP
6 24 (11.06%) Network Security
7 22 (10.14%) SAN
8 19 (8.76%) TCP/IP
9 18 (8.29%) iSCSI
10 14 (6.45%) Skype
11 10 (4.61%) Wireless
12 9 (4.15%) LAN
12 9 (4.15%) WAN
13 8 (3.69%) VoIP
14 7 (3.23%) SSL
15 6 (2.76%) VLAN
16 5 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (2.30%) LDAP
17 3 (1.38%) ADSL
17 3 (1.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 28 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (2.76%) Automotive
3 5 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.84%) Back Office
4 4 (1.84%) Finance
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (19.35%) Analyst
2 37 (17.05%) Support Analyst
3 35 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 32 (14.75%) Administrator
4 32 (14.75%) Systems Administrator
5 28 (12.90%) IT Support
6 24 (11.06%) IT Manager
7 19 (8.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (8.29%) IT Analyst
9 17 (7.83%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (6.91%) IT Engineer
11 14 (6.45%) Architect
11 14 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (5.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (5.99%) Windows Administrator
12 13 (5.99%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 12 (5.53%) Security Manager
13 12 (5.53%) Systems Support
13 12 (5.53%) Systems Support Engineer
14 10 (4.61%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.76%) Middleware
1 19 (8.76%) Web Services
2 2 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (0.92%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.06%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.29%) Clustering
2 18 (8.29%) EqualLogic
3 10 (4.61%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.23%) Biotechnology
5 5 (2.30%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.92%) CMDB
8 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 197 (90.78%) Windows
2 116 (53.46%) Windows Server
3 76 (35.02%) Windows 7
4 61 (28.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (19.35%) Windows 8
7 31 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 27 (12.44%) Linux
9 20 (9.22%) Windows 10
10 15 (6.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (4.15%) CentOS
11 9 (4.15%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.96%) ITIL
2 28 (12.90%) Information Security
3 16 (7.37%) Security Architecture
4 14 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
4 14 (6.45%) Security Management
4 14 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (5.99%) Service Management
6 12 (5.53%) Data Security
6 12 (5.53%) Network Security Management
7 11 (5.07%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.61%) Project Management
9 9 (4.15%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.23%) Server Building
11 6 (2.76%) Analytics
11 6 (2.76%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.30%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.69%) SQL
3 6 (2.76%) C#
3 6 (2.76%) Java
4 2 (0.92%) Perl
4 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.91%) MCSE
3 12 (5.53%) Degree
4 9 (4.15%) CCNA
4 9 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.23%) MCP
5 7 (3.23%) MCSA
6 5 (2.30%) Dell Certification
6 5 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) CCNP
7 3 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.38%) MCITP
8 2 (0.92%) CCIE
8 2 (0.92%) CWNA
8 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.92%) MCTS
9 1 (0.46%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) COBIT
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (20.28%) Hyper-V
2 10 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.38%) XenServer
4 2 (0.92%) KVM
4 2 (0.92%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (15.67%) SCCM
2 24 (11.06%) WSUS
3 10 (4.61%) SCOM
4 7 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (3.23%) Puppet
5 5 (2.30%) Nagios
6 3 (1.38%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.92%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.92%) Simpana
7 2 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (54.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.13%) Avaya
3 30 (13.82%) VMware
4 29 (13.36%) Dell
5 27 (12.44%) Sophos
6 23 (10.60%) Cisco
7 20 (9.22%) Citrix
8 18 (8.29%) Fortinet
9 6 (2.76%) Oracle
10 5 (2.30%) Remedy
10 5 (2.30%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.30%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.84%) Apple
11 4 (1.84%) Aruba
11 4 (1.84%) HP
11 4 (1.84%) Veeam
12 2 (0.92%) Acronis
12 2 (0.92%) CommVault
12 2 (0.92%) NetApp
12 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable on skills and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £320.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago