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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1484 1656 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.70% 7.76% 6.84%
As % of the System Software category 54.86% 58.64% 58.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1375 1379
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,163
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,100
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2705 2824 2771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.04% 13.23% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 2335 2290
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 3 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 3 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 +1 368 £37,500 -6.25% 36
Surrey -2 347 £35,000 +7.69% 23
Hampshire +7 304 £32,500 -7.14% 27
Kent +5 111 £29,000 -3.33% 11
Oxfordshire +3 103 £32,500 -9.72% 14
West Sussex -20 98 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -20 81 £30,000 -11.76% 14
East Sussex -3 42 £27,500 -9.83% 4
Middlesex +12 12 £45,000 +73.07%
Home Counties +2 2 £45,000 -
Sussex +6 1 £75,000 +67.59% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £58,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 2575 (85.75%) Windows
2 1909 (63.57%) Microsoft
3 1525 (50.78%) Windows Server
4 1297 (43.19%) VMware
5 1126 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 984 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 977 (32.53%) MS Excel
8 912 (30.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 737 (24.54%) Firewall
10 701 (23.34%) DNS
11 664 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 658 (21.91%) Windows 7
13 649 (21.61%) ITIL
14 637 (21.21%) MS Office
15 608 (20.25%) Citrix
16 593 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 582 (19.38%) SQL Server
18 575 (19.15%) Hyper-V
19 571 (19.01%) Cisco
20 539 (17.95%) Office 365
21 520 (17.32%) SAN
22 518 (17.25%) Microsoft Certification
23 515 (17.15%) DHCP
24 506 (16.85%) SQL
25 481 (16.02%) Linux
26 459 (15.28%) LAN
27 458 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2013
28 454 (15.12%) WAN
29 434 (14.45%) TCP/IP
30 397 (13.22%) 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 1126 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 593 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 458 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 313 (10.42%) SharePoint
5 298 (9.92%) IIS
6 201 (6.69%) Skype for Business
7 180 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 96 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 74 (2.46%) Apache
10 65 (2.16%) Tomcat
11 62 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 48 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
13 39 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 30 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 27 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 24 (0.80%) JBoss
17 23 (0.77%) WebSphere
18 20 (0.67%) MS Project Server
19 15 (0.50%) OpenStack
20 14 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 977 (32.53%) MS Excel
2 637 (21.21%) MS Office
3 41 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.73%) MS Project
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 65 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.37%) assyst
5 6 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.100%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.033%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.033%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 539 (17.95%) Office 365
2 254 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.53%) SaaS
5 40 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (0.50%) IaaS
7 15 (0.50%) Yammer
8 13 (0.43%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.23%) PaaS
10 6 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.067%) GitHub
11 2 (0.067%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.067%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 737 (24.54%) Firewall
2 701 (23.34%) DNS
3 520 (17.32%) SAN
4 515 (17.15%) DHCP
5 459 (15.28%) LAN
6 454 (15.12%) WAN
7 434 (14.45%) TCP/IP
8 297 (9.89%) VPN
9 143 (4.76%) VoIP
10 141 (4.70%) Internet
11 115 (3.83%) Wireless
12 107 (3.56%) VLAN
13 94 (3.13%) NAS
13 94 (3.13%) Network Security
14 83 (2.76%) iSCSI
15 76 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
16 73 (2.43%) Skype
17 70 (2.33%) LDAP
17 70 (2.33%) SSL
18 61 (2.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 152 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 85 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 51 (1.70%) MySQL
6 44 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 43 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 22 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 18 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 18 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
13 16 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.43%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.33%) Big Data
15 10 (0.33%) PowerPivot
16 9 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.23%) Power BI
18 6 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (0.77%) JIRA
1 23 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 14 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 14 (0.47%) Vagrant
3 13 (0.43%) AQtime
3 13 (0.43%) WebLOAD
4 12 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.40%) Subversion
4 12 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.23%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.13%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.13%) MSI
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.100%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.067%) Bazaar
9 2 (0.067%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.067%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.067%) MorphX
General
1 229 (7.63%) Finance
2 118 (3.93%) Retail
3 77 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 53 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 49 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 33 (1.10%) Legal
7 28 (0.93%) Marketing
8 26 (0.87%) German Language
9 22 (0.73%) Electronics
10 19 (0.63%) Advertising
11 17 (0.57%) Law
12 16 (0.53%) Publishing
13 12 (0.40%) Back Office
13 12 (0.40%) Banking
14 11 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.33%) Local Government
16 9 (0.30%) Automotive
17 8 (0.27%) Billing
18 5 (0.17%) French Language
18 5 (0.17%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 676 (22.51%) Support Engineer
2 611 (20.35%) Analyst
3 470 (15.65%) IT Support
4 415 (13.82%) Support Analyst
5 339 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 323 (10.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 309 (10.29%) IT Engineer
8 257 (8.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 230 (7.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 220 (7.33%) Technical Support
11 213 (7.09%) Administrator
12 202 (6.73%) IT Analyst
13 194 (6.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 194 (6.46%) IT Support Engineer
14 187 (6.23%) Service Analyst
15 172 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
16 171 (5.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 167 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
18 166 (5.53%) IT Support Analyst
19 164 (5.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (3.06%) .NET
2 76 (2.53%) Web Services
3 61 (2.03%) Middleware
4 32 (1.07%) HTML
5 22 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 18 (0.60%) CSS
7 16 (0.53%) Regular Expression
7 16 (0.53%) WCF
8 14 (0.47%) SOAP
9 13 (0.43%) REST
10 12 (0.40%) MAPI
11 11 (0.37%) XML
11 11 (0.37%) XMPP
12 10 (0.33%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.33%) COM
12 10 (0.33%) LAMP
12 10 (0.33%) WAP
13 8 (0.27%) Software Packaging
14 7 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (0.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 263 (8.76%) Data Centre
2 189 (6.29%) Clustering
3 144 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 107 (3.56%) Driving Licence
6 82 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 79 (2.63%) Replication
8 67 (2.23%) Blackberry
9 42 (1.40%) EqualLogic
10 35 (1.17%) iPhone
11 34 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.00%) HP Storage
12 30 (1.00%) PKI
13 28 (0.93%) Fat Client
13 28 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
13 28 (0.93%) Thin Client
14 27 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
15 24 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
16 22 (0.73%) iPad
16 22 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2575 (85.75%) Windows
2 1525 (50.78%) Windows Server
3 984 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 912 (30.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 658 (21.91%) Windows 7
6 481 (16.02%) Linux
7 397 (13.22%) Windows 8
8 396 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 235 (7.83%) Windows XP
10 208 (6.93%) Windows 10
11 110 (3.66%) Unix
12 99 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 65 (2.16%) Android
14 48 (1.60%) Mac OS X
14 48 (1.60%) Solaris
15 46 (1.53%) Apple iOS
16 40 (1.33%) Windows Vista
17 38 (1.27%) CentOS
18 33 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
19 29 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (21.61%) ITIL
2 166 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 143 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 135 (4.50%) Migration
5 133 (4.43%) Mentoring
6 129 (4.30%) Service Management
7 118 (3.93%) Presales
8 116 (3.86%) Change Management
9 114 (3.80%) Project Management
10 109 (3.63%) Problem Management
11 104 (3.46%) CRM
11 104 (3.46%) High Availability
11 104 (3.46%) Information Security
12 88 (2.93%) Load Balancing
13 78 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
14 76 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
15 68 (2.26%) Incident Management
15 68 (2.26%) ITIL V3
16 58 (1.93%) Capacity Management
17 56 (1.86%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 506 (16.85%) SQL
2 223 (7.43%) PowerShell
3 79 (2.63%) C#
4 67 (2.23%) VBScript
5 48 (1.60%) Perl
6 35 (1.17%) Java
7 28 (0.93%) C
7 28 (0.93%) Ruby
7 28 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 27 (0.90%) VB
9 24 (0.80%) JavaScript
9 24 (0.80%) Python
10 23 (0.77%) C++
11 19 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 13 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.40%) Tcl
14 10 (0.33%) PHP
15 7 (0.23%) Bourne shell
15 7 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 518 (17.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 305 (10.16%) MCSE
3 220 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
4 204 (6.79%) Degree
5 188 (6.26%) CCNA
6 181 (6.03%) MCSA
7 175 (5.83%) Security Cleared
8 143 (4.76%) MCITP
9 141 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 133 (4.43%) MCP
11 94 (3.13%) MCTS
12 82 (2.73%) SC Cleared
13 60 (2.00%) A+ Certification
14 47 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
15 44 (1.47%) CISSP
16 35 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
17 33 (1.10%) CCA
18 31 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 29 (0.97%) CCNP
20 28 (0.93%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (11.56%) SLA
2 49 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.67%) QA
5 13 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.30%) DICOM
7 8 (0.27%) COBIT
8 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.13%) RMADS
10 3 (0.100%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.100%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.067%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (0.067%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.033%) FISMA
12 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.033%) HL7
12 1 (0.033%) ISO19770
System Software
1 664 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 575 (19.15%) Hyper-V
3 247 (8.23%) vSphere
4 203 (6.76%) XenApp
5 195 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
6 165 (5.49%) VMware ESX
7 105 (3.50%) XenDesktop
8 48 (1.60%) Terminal Services
9 26 (0.87%) XenServer
10 23 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
11 22 (0.73%) ISA Server
12 21 (0.70%) DFS Replication
12 21 (0.70%) Xen
13 19 (0.63%) NFS
13 19 (0.63%) Terminal Server
14 17 (0.57%) Docker
14 17 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 17 (0.57%) vCloud
15 15 (0.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 340 (11.32%) SCCM
2 141 (4.70%) SCOM
3 140 (4.66%) Backup Exec
4 130 (4.33%) WSUS
5 60 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 55 (1.83%) Puppet
7 50 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 39 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
9 38 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
9 38 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 36 (1.20%) SCVMM
11 31 (1.03%) Nagios
12 30 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
13 28 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 25 (0.83%) HP SIM
14 25 (0.83%) SCSM
15 23 (0.77%) Windows Intune
16 21 (0.70%) Simpana
17 16 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
17 16 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1909 (63.57%) Microsoft
2 1297 (43.19%) VMware
3 608 (20.25%) Citrix
4 571 (19.01%) Cisco
5 339 (11.29%) HP
6 194 (6.46%) Dell
7 145 (4.83%) Symantec
8 142 (4.73%) Oracle
9 124 (4.13%) EMC
10 120 (4.00%) NetApp
11 102 (3.40%) Red Hat
12 94 (3.13%) Veeam
13 81 (2.70%) IBM
14 64 (2.13%) Avaya
15 61 (2.03%) F5
16 60 (2.00%) Apple
16 60 (2.00%) Sophos
17 58 (1.93%) Intel Security
18 55 (1.83%) 3PAR
18 55 (1.83%) Juniper
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Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 50 minutes ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary to be discussed directly
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
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Salary: £42253.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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