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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1411 1666 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.73% 8.00% 6.89%
As % of the System Software category 56.04% 59.33% 57.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1394 1358
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
2518 2808 2832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.79% 13.48% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2182 2339 2335
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 May 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 30 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
(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 +1 323 £39,000 +4.00% 38
Surrey -4 316 £35,000 +2.94% 18
Hampshire 0 289 £32,500 -7.14% 25
Kent +3 113 £29,000 -3.33% 5
West Sussex -12 109 £39,500 -1.25% 16
Oxfordshire +3 107 £32,500 -5.79% 14
Buckinghamshire -15 80 £30,000 - 15
East Sussex +10 44 £27,500 -9.83% 7
Middlesex +13 13 £47,500 +63.79% 2
Home Counties - 2 £42,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £58,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 2495 (86.15%) Windows
2 1826 (63.05%) Microsoft
3 1472 (50.83%) Windows Server
4 1269 (43.82%) VMware
5 1068 (36.88%) MS Exchange
6 919 (31.73%) MS Excel
7 912 (31.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 869 (30.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 673 (23.24%) DNS
10 671 (23.17%) Firewall
11 669 (23.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 653 (22.55%) ITIL
13 646 (22.31%) Windows 7
14 629 (21.72%) MS Office
15 616 (21.27%) Citrix
16 574 (19.82%) SQL Server
17 560 (19.34%) Cisco
18 550 (18.99%) Hyper-V
19 549 (18.96%) Office 365
20 530 (18.30%) Exchange Server 2010
21 503 (17.37%) DHCP
22 494 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
23 480 (16.57%) SQL
24 477 (16.47%) SAN
25 442 (15.26%) LAN
26 439 (15.16%) WAN
27 428 (14.78%) Linux
28 408 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2013
29 395 (13.64%) TCP/IP
30 384 (13.26%) Windows 8

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 1068 (36.88%) MS Exchange
2 530 (18.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 408 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 285 (9.84%) SharePoint
5 261 (9.01%) IIS
6 187 (6.46%) Skype for Business
7 159 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 85 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 65 (2.24%) Apache
10 56 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 55 (1.90%) Tomcat
12 41 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
13 30 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 22 (0.76%) JBoss
16 20 (0.69%) MS Project Server
17 18 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (0.62%) WebLogic
18 17 (0.59%) WebSphere
19 15 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 919 (31.73%) MS Excel
2 629 (21.72%) MS Office
3 41 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.79%) MS Project
5 17 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 67 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.41%) assyst
3 12 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.10%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.035%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.035%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 549 (18.96%) Office 365
2 244 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 44 (1.52%) SaaS
6 22 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.66%) Yammer
8 15 (0.52%) IaaS
9 14 (0.48%) Google Apps
9 14 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.24%) PaaS
11 6 (0.21%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.10%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.035%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 673 (23.24%) DNS
2 671 (23.17%) Firewall
3 503 (17.37%) DHCP
4 477 (16.47%) SAN
5 442 (15.26%) LAN
6 439 (15.16%) WAN
7 395 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 288 (9.94%) VPN
9 136 (4.70%) Internet
10 128 (4.42%) VoIP
11 102 (3.52%) NAS
12 101 (3.49%) Network Security
12 101 (3.49%) VLAN
13 100 (3.45%) Wireless
14 75 (2.59%) iSCSI
15 70 (2.42%) Skype
15 70 (2.42%) SSL
16 67 (2.31%) HTTP
17 64 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
18 63 (2.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 142 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 84 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (1.66%) MySQL
5 48 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 39 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 22 (0.76%) NoSQL
9 19 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (0.59%) Big Data
12 16 (0.55%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 15 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.35%) PowerPivot
15 7 (0.24%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.24%) Power BI
16 6 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (0.90%) JIRA
2 19 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 16 (0.55%) Vagrant
4 13 (0.45%) AQtime
4 13 (0.45%) WebLOAD
5 12 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.31%) Subversion
8 8 (0.28%) MSI
9 7 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.17%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (0.14%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.069%) AdminStudio
12 2 (0.069%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.069%) MorphX
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.035%) Hudson
General
1 238 (8.22%) Finance
2 116 (4.01%) Retail
3 81 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 55 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 49 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 33 (1.14%) Marketing
7 32 (1.10%) Legal
8 23 (0.79%) Electronics
9 19 (0.66%) Advertising
9 19 (0.66%) German Language
9 19 (0.66%) Publishing
10 15 (0.52%) Back Office
10 15 (0.52%) Law
11 12 (0.41%) Banking
12 10 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.35%) Automotive
13 8 (0.28%) Local Government
14 6 (0.21%) French Language
15 5 (0.17%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 653 (22.55%) Support Engineer
2 636 (21.96%) Analyst
3 441 (15.23%) IT Support
4 425 (14.68%) Support Analyst
5 324 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 302 (10.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 288 (9.94%) IT Engineer
8 256 (8.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 232 (8.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 208 (7.18%) Technical Support
11 202 (6.98%) Service Analyst
12 197 (6.80%) IT Analyst
13 195 (6.73%) Administrator
14 182 (6.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 180 (6.22%) Service Desk Analyst
16 177 (6.11%) Infrastructure Support
16 177 (6.11%) IT Support Engineer
17 163 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
18 161 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
18 161 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (2.83%) .NET
2 69 (2.38%) Web Services
3 48 (1.66%) Middleware
4 30 (1.04%) HTML
5 21 (0.73%) Regular Expression
6 17 (0.59%) ASP.NET
7 15 (0.52%) CSS
8 13 (0.45%) WCF
8 13 (0.45%) ZeroMQ
9 12 (0.41%) MAPI
9 12 (0.41%) Software Packaging
10 11 (0.38%) REST
10 11 (0.38%) SOAP
11 9 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.31%) LAMP
11 9 (0.31%) XML
11 9 (0.31%) XMPP
12 8 (0.28%) COM
13 7 (0.24%) MDX
13 7 (0.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 234 (8.08%) Data Centre
2 166 (5.73%) Clustering
3 137 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 96 (3.31%) Driving Licence
5 92 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 72 (2.49%) Replication
7 57 (1.97%) Blackberry
8 45 (1.55%) Smartphone
9 41 (1.42%) EqualLogic
10 33 (1.14%) PKI
11 30 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 30 (1.04%) HP Storage
12 29 (1.00%) iPhone
13 28 (0.97%) Fat Client
13 28 (0.97%) Thin Client
14 27 (0.93%) iPad
15 24 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
16 22 (0.76%) FMCG
17 21 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2495 (86.15%) Windows
2 1472 (50.83%) Windows Server
3 912 (31.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 869 (30.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 646 (22.31%) Windows 7
6 428 (14.78%) Linux
7 384 (13.26%) Windows 8
8 352 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 229 (7.91%) Windows 10
10 204 (7.04%) Windows XP
11 102 (3.52%) Unix
12 92 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 65 (2.24%) Android
14 50 (1.73%) Apple iOS
15 45 (1.55%) Mac OS X
16 39 (1.35%) Solaris
17 35 (1.21%) CentOS
18 34 (1.17%) Windows Vista
19 30 (1.04%) Mac OS
20 25 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (22.55%) ITIL
2 158 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 130 (4.49%) Migration
4 125 (4.32%) Service Management
5 122 (4.21%) Mentoring
6 121 (4.18%) Service Delivery
7 112 (3.87%) Project Management
8 109 (3.76%) Presales
9 108 (3.73%) Change Management
9 108 (3.73%) Problem Management
10 98 (3.38%) CRM
11 94 (3.25%) Information Security
12 86 (2.97%) High Availability
13 81 (2.80%) Load Balancing
14 70 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
15 66 (2.28%) Incident Management
16 65 (2.24%) ITIL V3
17 63 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
18 57 (1.97%) Capacity Management
19 51 (1.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 480 (16.57%) SQL
2 228 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 72 (2.49%) VBScript
4 68 (2.35%) C#
5 45 (1.55%) Perl
6 34 (1.17%) C
7 33 (1.14%) VB
8 29 (1.00%) Java
8 29 (1.00%) Python
9 27 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 22 (0.76%) C++
11 21 (0.73%) Ruby
12 19 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 18 (0.62%) JavaScript
14 9 (0.31%) PHP
14 9 (0.31%) Tcl
15 8 (0.28%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 5 (0.17%) VB6
18 4 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 494 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 288 (9.94%) MCSE
3 208 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
4 191 (6.60%) Degree
5 183 (6.32%) CCNA
6 176 (6.08%) Security Cleared
7 172 (5.94%) MCSA
8 161 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 150 (5.18%) MCITP
10 138 (4.77%) MCP
11 87 (3.00%) MCTS
12 82 (2.83%) SC Cleared
13 60 (2.07%) A+ Certification
14 56 (1.93%) CISSP
15 44 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
16 43 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
17 42 (1.45%) CCA
18 40 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 32 (1.10%) MCDST
20 27 (0.93%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (12.40%) SLA
2 54 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.73%) QA
5 16 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.31%) DICOM
8 6 (0.21%) COBIT
9 5 (0.17%) RMADS
10 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.10%) BS7799
11 3 (0.10%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.069%) FIPS 140-2
12 2 (0.069%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.069%) ISO19770
12 2 (0.069%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.035%) FISMA
13 1 (0.035%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.035%) HL7
System Software
1 669 (23.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 550 (18.99%) Hyper-V
3 244 (8.43%) vSphere
4 214 (7.39%) XenApp
5 184 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
6 148 (5.11%) VMware ESX
7 108 (3.73%) XenDesktop
8 34 (1.17%) Terminal Services
9 32 (1.10%) XenServer
10 29 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
12 21 (0.73%) DFS Replication
12 21 (0.73%) Terminal Server
13 20 (0.69%) NFS
14 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 18 (0.62%) Docker
15 18 (0.62%) Samba
16 17 (0.59%) vCloud
16 17 (0.59%) Xen
17 15 (0.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 331 (11.43%) SCCM
2 135 (4.66%) WSUS
3 130 (4.49%) Backup Exec
4 123 (4.25%) SCOM
5 67 (2.31%) NetBackup
6 51 (1.76%) Puppet
7 46 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 39 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
9 38 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
10 35 (1.21%) Nagios
11 34 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 33 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 31 (1.07%) SCVMM
14 27 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 25 (0.86%) HP SIM
16 24 (0.83%) Simpana
17 21 (0.73%) SCSM
18 19 (0.66%) Windows Intune
19 18 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
20 16 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1826 (63.05%) Microsoft
2 1269 (43.82%) VMware
3 616 (21.27%) Citrix
4 560 (19.34%) Cisco
5 363 (12.53%) HP
6 184 (6.35%) Dell
7 139 (4.80%) Symantec
8 133 (4.59%) NetApp
9 125 (4.32%) EMC
9 125 (4.32%) Oracle
10 102 (3.52%) Veeam
11 96 (3.31%) Red Hat
12 90 (3.11%) IBM
13 65 (2.24%) F5
14 61 (2.11%) Apple
14 61 (2.11%) Avaya
15 58 (2.00%) 3PAR
16 57 (1.97%) Intel Security
17 51 (1.76%) Sophos
18 46 (1.59%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
DS Smith
Salary: Up to £30K, bonus up to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Private Medical & Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum bonus 10% + bens.
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum + Overtime + Benefits + Career Progr
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £30,000 pro rata
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £29000 - £33000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum +Oncall +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum starting salary
Posted: 3 days ago
East Molesey, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago