The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1357 1680 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.54% 8.05% 7.59%
As % of the System Software category 53.24% 57.46% 56.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1511 1362
Median salary £36,300 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Active Directory
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2549 2924 2985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.16% 14.01% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 2430 2405
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in the South East

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the South East

Active Directory
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +8 370 £45,000 +17.64% 33
Surrey -8 284 £35,000 - 28
Hampshire +1 275 £30,000 -7.69% 33
Buckinghamshire +6 115 £27,000 -12.90% 11
West Sussex -8 110 £40,000 - 6
Kent +13 86 £28,500 -16.17% 11
Oxfordshire -38 71 £29,500 -16.90% 14
East Sussex +26 37 £38,500 +4.05% 4
Middlesex 0 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Sussex +7 4 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 2385 (85.79%) Windows
2 1594 (57.34%) Microsoft
3 1392 (50.07%) Windows Server
4 1305 (46.94%) VMware
5 973 (35.00%) MS Exchange
6 832 (29.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 795 (28.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 737 (26.51%) MS Excel
9 731 (26.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 682 (24.53%) Cisco
11 654 (23.53%) ITIL
12 633 (22.77%) Windows 7
13 603 (21.69%) DNS
14 602 (21.65%) Citrix
15 600 (21.58%) Firewall
16 592 (21.29%) Office 365
17 557 (20.04%) SQL Server
18 523 (18.81%) MS Office
19 518 (18.63%) Hyper-V
20 501 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
21 473 (17.01%) DHCP
22 458 (16.47%) SQL
23 441 (15.86%) Linux
24 423 (15.22%) TCP/IP
25 410 (14.75%) WAN
26 403 (14.50%) LAN
27 393 (14.14%) Windows 8
28 392 (14.10%) SAN
29 382 (13.74%) HP
30 369 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 973 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 369 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 256 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 232 (8.35%) IIS
5 199 (7.16%) SharePoint
6 146 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 135 (4.86%) Skype for Business
8 85 (3.06%) Apache
9 70 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 56 (2.01%) Tomcat
11 41 (1.47%) nginx
12 38 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
13 37 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 36 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 22 (0.79%) JBoss
15 22 (0.79%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (0.65%) WebSphere
18 14 (0.50%) WebLogic
19 10 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 737 (26.51%) MS Excel
2 523 (18.81%) MS Office
3 33 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.14%) MS Project
7 2 (0.072%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.22%) assyst
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.11%) HFM
4 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.036%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 592 (21.29%) Office 365
2 229 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (1.58%) SaaS
6 30 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 28 (1.01%) IaaS
8 22 (0.79%) Yammer
9 14 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (0.50%) SoftLayer
10 12 (0.43%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.40%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.25%) PaaS
13 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.072%) Google Drive
16 1 (0.036%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 603 (21.69%) DNS
2 600 (21.58%) Firewall
3 473 (17.01%) DHCP
4 423 (15.22%) TCP/IP
5 410 (14.75%) WAN
6 403 (14.50%) LAN
7 392 (14.10%) SAN
8 249 (8.96%) VPN
9 147 (5.29%) VoIP
10 121 (4.35%) Internet
11 104 (3.74%) VLAN
12 99 (3.56%) Network Security
13 90 (3.24%) NAS
14 80 (2.88%) Wireless
15 74 (2.66%) LDAP
16 72 (2.59%) Skype
17 53 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
18 52 (1.87%) HTTP
19 51 (1.83%) SMTP
20 50 (1.80%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 65 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (1.80%) MySQL
6 44 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 40 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 38 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 36 (1.29%) Big Data
9 36 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 22 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (0.40%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.29%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.29%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (1.19%) JIRA
1 33 (1.19%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.36%) AQtime
3 10 (0.36%) WebLOAD
4 9 (0.32%) MSI
4 9 (0.32%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.22%) Subversion
7 5 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.11%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.11%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.11%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.11%) NCrunch
8 3 (0.11%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.072%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.072%) InstallShield
General
1 264 (9.50%) Finance
2 107 (3.85%) Retail
3 95 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 58 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 51 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.15%) Marketing
7 31 (1.12%) Banking
8 26 (0.94%) Electronics
8 26 (0.94%) Law
8 26 (0.94%) Legal
9 24 (0.86%) Back Office
9 24 (0.86%) Games
10 18 (0.65%) Publishing
11 16 (0.58%) Online Betting
11 16 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 15 (0.54%) Advertising
13 14 (0.50%) German Language
14 11 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.40%) French Language
15 10 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 717 (25.79%) Analyst
2 675 (24.28%) Support Engineer
3 421 (15.14%) Support Analyst
4 395 (14.21%) IT Support
5 336 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 282 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 255 (9.17%) IT Engineer
8 243 (8.74%) IT Analyst
9 228 (8.20%) Service Analyst
10 206 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 204 (7.34%) Service Desk Analyst
12 200 (7.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 177 (6.37%) IT Support Analyst
14 176 (6.33%) IT Support Engineer
15 174 (6.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 171 (6.15%) Desktop Support
17 163 (5.86%) Windows Engineer
18 162 (5.83%) Infrastructure Support
19 159 (5.72%) Administrator
20 154 (5.54%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.48%) Web Services
2 58 (2.09%) .NET
3 32 (1.15%) ZeroMQ
4 26 (0.94%) Regular Expression
5 25 (0.90%) HTML
6 23 (0.83%) LAMP
7 15 (0.54%) Middleware
7 15 (0.54%) Software Packaging
7 15 (0.54%) XML
8 13 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 13 (0.47%) COM
9 12 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.43%) CSS
10 10 (0.36%) REST
11 9 (0.32%) MAPI
11 9 (0.32%) SOAP
11 9 (0.32%) WCF
12 8 (0.29%) jQuery
12 8 (0.29%) XMPP
13 7 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 230 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 137 (4.93%) Clustering
3 132 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 95 (3.42%) Driving Licence
6 94 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 87 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 39 (1.40%) Replication
9 38 (1.37%) PKI
10 35 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
10 35 (1.26%) Statistics
11 34 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (1.19%) Fat Client
12 33 (1.19%) iPad
12 33 (1.19%) Thin Client
13 31 (1.12%) Smartphone
14 30 (1.08%) iPhone
15 28 (1.01%) EqualLogic
15 28 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
16 23 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2385 (85.79%) Windows
2 1392 (50.07%) Windows Server
3 832 (29.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 731 (26.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 633 (22.77%) Windows 7
6 441 (15.86%) Linux
7 393 (14.14%) Windows 8
8 291 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 283 (10.18%) Windows 10
10 166 (5.97%) Windows XP
11 105 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 77 (2.77%) Android
13 74 (2.66%) Unix
14 73 (2.63%) CentOS
15 65 (2.34%) Apple iOS
16 40 (1.44%) Mac OS X
17 37 (1.33%) Solaris
17 37 (1.33%) Windows Vista
18 34 (1.22%) Mac OS
19 26 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (23.53%) ITIL
2 130 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 120 (4.32%) Presales
4 112 (4.03%) Mentoring
5 111 (3.99%) Service Delivery
6 108 (3.88%) Service Management
7 95 (3.42%) Migration
7 95 (3.42%) Project Management
8 79 (2.84%) Change Management
9 75 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 70 (2.52%) CRM
10 70 (2.52%) Information Security
11 69 (2.48%) Virtual Environments
12 66 (2.37%) Analytics
13 64 (2.30%) Incident Management
14 62 (2.23%) Load Balancing
15 58 (2.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 56 (2.01%) DevOps
16 56 (2.01%) Root Cause Analysis
17 54 (1.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 458 (16.47%) SQL
2 280 (10.07%) PowerShell
3 69 (2.48%) Python
4 63 (2.27%) Perl
5 50 (1.80%) C#
6 49 (1.76%) VBScript
7 41 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 35 (1.26%) C
9 28 (1.01%) Java
10 26 (0.94%) JavaScript
10 26 (0.94%) VB
11 22 (0.79%) C++
12 21 (0.76%) Ruby
13 16 (0.58%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.36%) PHP
15 4 (0.14%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.072%) Delphi
16 2 (0.072%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.072%) RPG
16 2 (0.072%) VBA
Qualifications
1 501 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 328 (11.80%) MCSE
3 256 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 236 (8.49%) CCNA
5 221 (7.95%) Security Cleared
6 219 (7.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 205 (7.37%) MCSA
8 181 (6.51%) Degree
9 180 (6.47%) MCP
10 172 (6.19%) MCITP
11 134 (4.82%) SC Cleared
12 76 (2.73%) MCTS
13 67 (2.41%) CISSP
14 59 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
15 55 (1.98%) CCA
16 54 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
17 48 (1.73%) A+ Certification
17 48 (1.73%) CCNP
18 42 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 29 (1.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (9.39%) SLA
2 59 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (2.12%) PCI DSS
3 22 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (0.65%) QA
5 12 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.25%) DICOM
8 4 (0.14%) RMADS
9 3 (0.11%) BS7799
9 3 (0.11%) GAMP
10 2 (0.072%) COBIT
10 2 (0.072%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.072%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.072%) ISO19770
11 1 (0.036%) HL7
System Software
1 795 (28.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 518 (18.63%) Hyper-V
3 293 (10.54%) vSphere
4 199 (7.16%) XenApp
5 154 (5.54%) VMware ESXi
6 114 (4.10%) VMware ESX
7 101 (3.63%) XenDesktop
8 66 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
9 54 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
10 52 (1.87%) Terminal Services
11 51 (1.83%) vCloud
12 44 (1.58%) XenServer
13 39 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 35 (1.26%) Docker
15 29 (1.04%) Firmware
15 29 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
16 26 (0.94%) Samba
17 25 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
17 25 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
18 23 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 316 (11.37%) SCCM
2 118 (4.24%) WSUS
3 112 (4.03%) SCOM
4 91 (3.27%) Backup Exec
5 76 (2.73%) Puppet
6 58 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
8 49 (1.76%) NetBackup
9 45 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 38 (1.37%) Nagios
11 33 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
12 30 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 30 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 27 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
14 23 (0.83%) Tivoli
14 23 (0.83%) vMotion
15 22 (0.79%) SCVMM
16 19 (0.68%) AirWatch
17 18 (0.65%) SCSM
18 17 (0.61%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1594 (57.34%) Microsoft
2 1305 (46.94%) VMware
3 682 (24.53%) Cisco
4 602 (21.65%) Citrix
5 382 (13.74%) HP
6 158 (5.68%) NetApp
7 133 (4.78%) Dell
8 130 (4.68%) Oracle
9 123 (4.42%) Symantec
10 121 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 100 (3.60%) Veeam
12 99 (3.56%) EMC
13 94 (3.38%) Apple
14 88 (3.17%) IBM
15 70 (2.52%) SolarWinds
16 57 (2.05%) Intel Security
17 52 (1.87%) F5
18 49 (1.76%) Google
19 43 (1.55%) Sophos
20 41 (1.47%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 41k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Send
Salary: From £19,000 to £22,000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38500 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pamoja education
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago