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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 99 59 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.31% 3.53% 5.57%
As % of the System Software category 50.25% 44.70% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 99 53 98
Average salary £33,750 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,469 £45,000
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
197 132 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.56% 7.90% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 177 116 186
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +15 53 £40,000 +46.78% 5
Abingdon +22 14 £27,500 -23.61%
Banbury +4 8 £33,500 +48.88%
Wallingford +14 5 £19,500 +8.33%
Thame +4 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Faringdon - 2 £37,500 - 1
Eynsham - 2 £29,000 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 135 (80.36%) Windows
2 78 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 72 (42.86%) VMware
4 60 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (32.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (29.17%) Linux
7 46 (27.38%) DNS
8 44 (26.19%) Firewall
9 41 (24.40%) DHCP
10 37 (22.02%) MS Exchange
11 36 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (20.83%) CCNA
13 34 (20.24%) MS Office
13 34 (20.24%) Windows 7
14 33 (19.64%) MS Excel
15 32 (19.05%) SQL Server
16 29 (17.26%) Windows 8
17 27 (16.07%) SQL
18 25 (14.88%) IIS
18 25 (14.88%) TCP/IP
19 24 (14.29%) PowerShell
20 23 (13.69%) MCITP
20 23 (13.69%) UNIX
20 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (13.10%) Cisco
22 21 (12.50%) Wireless
23 20 (11.90%) ITIL
23 20 (11.90%) SharePoint
23 20 (11.90%) VLAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 37 (22.02%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.88%) IIS
3 20 (11.90%) SharePoint
4 14 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.57%) Confluence
6 6 (3.57%) Lync
6 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.38%) Apache
8 4 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) JBoss
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (20.24%) MS Office
2 33 (19.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.55%) Office 365
2 3 (1.79%) SaaS
3 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.38%) DNS
2 44 (26.19%) Firewall
3 41 (24.40%) DHCP
4 25 (14.88%) TCP/IP
5 21 (12.50%) Wireless
6 20 (11.90%) VLAN
7 19 (11.31%) LAN
8 17 (10.12%) WAN
9 16 (9.52%) SAN
10 15 (8.93%) VoIP
11 12 (7.14%) VPN
12 8 (4.76%) FTP
13 7 (4.17%) Internet
13 7 (4.17%) Network Security
13 7 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (3.57%) LDAP
15 5 (2.98%) IPv4
16 4 (2.38%) HTTP
16 4 (2.38%) SMTP
17 3 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) MySQL
3 4 (2.38%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.79%) Bugzilla
2 3 (1.79%) Subversion
3 2 (1.19%) Redmine
General
1 8 (4.76%) Finance
2 5 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.19%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 46 (27.38%) Analyst
2 41 (24.40%) Support Analyst
3 33 (19.64%) Support Engineer
4 30 (17.86%) IT Support
5 20 (11.90%) Administrator
5 20 (11.90%) Desktop Support
6 18 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (10.12%) IT Support Analyst
8 16 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (8.93%) Server Support
10 12 (7.14%) Technical Support
11 11 (6.55%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) Network Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 8 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (4.17%) Systems Support
14 7 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.60%) J2EE
2 1 (0.60%) COM
2 1 (0.60%) XML
2 1 (0.60%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.17%) Clustering
1 7 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.57%) Wiki
3 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.79%) Life Science
5 3 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Social Network
7 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.60%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 135 (80.36%) Windows
2 60 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (29.17%) Linux
4 34 (20.24%) Windows 7
5 29 (17.26%) Windows 8
6 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (13.69%) UNIX
7 17 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (9.52%) Mac OS X
9 14 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 10 (5.95%) CentOS
10 10 (5.95%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.57%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.57%) NetWare
11 6 (3.57%) Debian
11 6 (3.57%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.90%) ITIL
2 10 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (5.95%) Service Delivery
2 10 (5.95%) Server Building
3 8 (4.76%) Software Delivery
3 8 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.17%) Change Management
5 6 (3.57%) CAD
5 6 (3.57%) Project Management
5 6 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 6 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (2.98%) Service Management
6 5 (2.98%) Software Deployment
6 5 (2.98%) Analytics
7 4 (2.38%) Information Security
7 4 (2.38%) Open Source
7 4 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (2.38%) Capacity Management
7 4 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (1.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.07%) SQL
2 24 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.36%) VB
4 5 (2.98%) C#
4 5 (2.98%) Java
5 3 (1.79%) VBScript
6 2 (1.19%) PHP
6 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (20.83%) CCNA
2 35 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (13.69%) MCITP
4 10 (5.95%) Degree
5 9 (5.36%) CCNP
6 8 (4.76%) MCP
7 7 (4.17%) MCSE
7 7 (4.17%) CCIE
8 5 (2.98%) MCSA
9 2 (1.19%) MCTS
9 2 (1.19%) CWNA
10 1 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.60%) RHCE
10 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (32.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 5 (2.98%) Firmware
4 5 (2.98%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.98%) vSphere
5 4 (2.38%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.98%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.38%) WSUS
3 4 (2.38%) Puppet
4 3 (1.79%) SCCM
4 3 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.79%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.19%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.19%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.60%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 72 (42.86%) VMware
3 22 (13.10%) Cisco
4 16 (9.52%) Citrix
5 11 (6.55%) Sophos
6 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.76%) Apple
7 8 (4.76%) HP
8 6 (3.57%) Oracle
8 6 (3.57%) Sony
8 6 (3.57%) Fujitsu
9 5 (2.98%) CommVault
9 5 (2.98%) NetApp
10 4 (2.38%) Sage
11 3 (1.79%) Symantec
11 3 (1.79%) Dell
11 3 (1.79%) Veeam
11 3 (1.79%) Ruckus Wireless
12 2 (1.19%) Meraki
12 2 (1.19%) Aruba
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