The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.65% 6.26% 3.21%
As % of the System Software category 29.79% 31.52% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 10
Average salary £30,000 £27,250 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% -14.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,150 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,750 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
Hampshire

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

System Software Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 92 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.61% 19.87% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 41 87 46
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (53.33%) VMware
4 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
5 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
5 13 (43.33%) DNS
6 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (36.67%) SharePoint
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) ITIL
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (33.33%) Citrix
8 10 (33.33%) SAN
9 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
9 9 (30.00%) Migration
9 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) SCCM
9 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
10 8 (26.67%) vSphere
10 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (23.33%) SCOM
11 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco
12 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
12 6 (20.00%) CCA
12 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) DHCP
2 10 (33.33%) SAN
3 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 4 (13.33%) WAN
6 3 (10.00%) Internet
6 3 (10.00%) NAS
7 2 (6.67%) VPN
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.33%) HSRP
8 1 (3.33%) IPsec
8 1 (3.33%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) MPLS
8 1 (3.33%) OSPF
8 1 (3.33%) BGP
8 1 (3.33%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (13.33%) Law
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (6.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL V2
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) CCA
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (26.67%) vSphere
4 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (20.00%) XenApp
5 6 (20.00%) XenServer
5 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) SCOM
3 6 (20.00%) EdgeSight
4 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (3.33%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) AppSense
6 5 (16.67%) NetApp
7 3 (10.00%) Veeam
8 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) Juniper
9 1 (3.33%) Kaseya