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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1488 1537 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.26% 6.81% 6.92%
As % of the System Software category 54.09% 53.11% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1224 1279
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
2751 2894 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.42% 12.83% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2316 2401
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Surrey +14 468 £35,000 +7.69% 44
Berkshire -9 297 £37,500 +8.69% 32
Hampshire +5 252 £32,250 +17.27% 30
West Sussex -1 132 £40,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire -1 122 £30,000 -7.69% 13
Oxfordshire +14 110 £35,000 +32.07% 10
Kent +6 74 £32,500 - 13
Middlesex +10 20 £40,000 +21.21%
East Sussex -31 14 £35,000 +38.61% 2
Sussex +3 4 £42,500 -
Home Counties - 3 £65,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2616 (86.62%) Windows
2 1801 (59.64%) Microsoft
3 1402 (46.42%) VMware
4 1104 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1049 (34.74%) MS Exchange
6 888 (29.40%) MS Excel
7 857 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 848 (28.08%) ITIL
9 841 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 721 (23.87%) DNS
11 697 (23.08%) Firewall
12 675 (22.35%) Windows 7
13 652 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 645 (21.36%) SQL Server
15 632 (20.93%) Cisco
16 612 (20.26%) Citrix
17 577 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 560 (18.54%) TCP/IP
19 556 (18.41%) MS Office
20 549 (18.18%) SQL
21 547 (18.11%) DHCP
22 546 (18.08%) LAN
23 533 (17.65%) Hyper-V
24 524 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
25 519 (17.19%) Linux
26 518 (17.15%) WAN
27 446 (14.77%) SAN
28 413 (13.68%) MCSE
29 397 (13.15%) SLA
30 389 (12.88%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1049 (34.74%) MS Exchange
2 577 (19.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 305 (10.10%) IIS
4 282 (9.34%) SharePoint
5 268 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 210 (6.95%) Lync
7 195 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 126 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 98 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 42 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 38 (1.26%) IBM Notes
12 35 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
13 31 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 25 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
15 23 (0.76%) Apache
16 22 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
17 19 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
18 16 (0.53%) NetWeaver
19 14 (0.46%) Tomcat
19 14 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 888 (29.40%) MS Excel
2 556 (18.41%) MS Office
3 46 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.43%) MS Project
6 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.066%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.033%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.033%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.099%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.099%) arcHouse
5 3 (0.099%) Primavera
5 3 (0.099%) MFGPRO
5 3 (0.099%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.099%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.099%) Orchard Housing
5 3 (0.099%) Aareon QL
5 3 (0.099%) OPENHousing
5 3 (0.099%) MIS ActiveH
5 3 (0.099%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.066%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 281 (9.30%) Office 365
2 44 (1.46%) SaaS
3 42 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (0.96%) IaaS
5 22 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (0.36%) PaaS
9 6 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.17%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.13%) Symantec.cloud
12 2 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.033%) Nimbula
13 1 (0.033%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 721 (23.87%) DNS
2 697 (23.08%) Firewall
3 560 (18.54%) TCP/IP
4 547 (18.11%) DHCP
5 546 (18.08%) LAN
6 518 (17.15%) WAN
7 446 (14.77%) SAN
8 243 (8.05%) VPN
9 190 (6.29%) VoIP
10 132 (4.37%) VLAN
11 126 (4.17%) Internet
12 107 (3.54%) NAS
13 99 (3.28%) Wireless
14 87 (2.88%) iSCSI
15 70 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
16 68 (2.25%) Network Security
17 55 (1.82%) LDAP
18 51 (1.69%) Unified Communications
19 49 (1.62%) NetScaler
20 41 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 645 (21.36%) SQL Server
2 107 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (2.28%) MySQL
5 63 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 42 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 20 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 17 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 16 (0.53%) Redis
9 16 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 15 (0.50%) Big Data
10 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (0.86%) Subversion
2 20 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 19 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.50%) JIRA
5 6 (0.20%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.17%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (0.13%) Yeoman
7 4 (0.13%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.13%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.099%) MSI
9 2 (0.066%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.066%) Redmine
10 1 (0.033%) Hudson
10 1 (0.033%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.033%) WebLOAD
10 1 (0.033%) Dreamweaver
General
1 374 (12.38%) Finance
2 95 (3.15%) Retail
3 72 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 52 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 46 (1.52%) Law
6 40 (1.32%) Back Office
7 34 (1.13%) Publishing
8 31 (1.03%) German Language
9 30 (0.99%) Marketing
9 30 (0.99%) Legal
10 26 (0.86%) Advertising
10 26 (0.86%) Banking
11 24 (0.79%) Electronics
12 23 (0.76%) French Language
13 18 (0.60%) Automotive
14 17 (0.56%) Online Betting
15 16 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.50%) Italian Language
17 14 (0.46%) Spanish Language
17 14 (0.46%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 644 (21.32%) Support Engineer
2 633 (20.96%) Analyst
3 337 (11.16%) Support Analyst
4 330 (10.93%) IT Support
5 311 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 306 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 216 (7.15%) Administrator
8 176 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
9 165 (5.46%) Technical Support
9 165 (5.46%) Consultant
10 163 (5.40%) Service Analyst
10 163 (5.40%) Service Desk Analyst
11 162 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
11 162 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
11 162 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
12 156 (5.17%) Desktop Support
13 143 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 123 (4.07%) Technical Engineer
15 117 (3.87%) IT Support Engineer
16 116 (3.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (4.04%) .NET
2 59 (1.95%) Web Services
3 54 (1.79%) HTML
4 43 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 38 (1.26%) Application Packaging
6 32 (1.06%) CSS
7 27 (0.89%) XML
8 20 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (0.53%) Regular Expression
10 15 (0.50%) jQuery
11 14 (0.46%) OAuth
11 14 (0.46%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.46%) COM
12 12 (0.40%) MSMQ
13 11 (0.36%) Software Packaging
14 10 (0.33%) HTML5
15 8 (0.26%) AngularJS
15 8 (0.26%) Entity Framework
15 8 (0.26%) CSS3
16 7 (0.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 252 (8.34%) Data Centre
2 176 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (4.93%) Clustering
4 135 (4.47%) Blackberry
5 99 (3.28%) Replication
6 80 (2.65%) Thin Client
6 80 (2.65%) Fat Client
7 79 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 51 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 51 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 30 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (0.93%) Statistics
10 28 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 26 (0.86%) EMC VNX
12 24 (0.79%) PKI
12 24 (0.79%) EqualLogic
13 23 (0.76%) iPhone
13 23 (0.76%) Handset
14 22 (0.73%) EPoS
14 22 (0.73%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2616 (86.62%) Windows
2 1104 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 841 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 675 (22.35%) Windows 7
5 524 (17.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 519 (17.19%) Linux
7 358 (11.85%) Windows 8
8 313 (10.36%) Windows XP
9 188 (6.23%) UNIX
10 68 (2.25%) Android
11 67 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 53 (1.75%) Mac OS X
13 51 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
14 46 (1.52%) CentOS
15 45 (1.49%) Windows 2000
16 42 (1.39%) Windows Vista
17 36 (1.19%) Apple iOS
18 33 (1.09%) Solaris
19 16 (0.53%) Fedora
19 16 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (28.08%) ITIL
2 179 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 174 (5.76%) Service Management
4 166 (5.50%) Project Management
5 147 (4.87%) Service Delivery
6 141 (4.67%) Incident Management
7 119 (3.94%) Configuration Management
8 117 (3.87%) Migration
9 106 (3.51%) Change Management
10 102 (3.38%) Problem Management
11 101 (3.34%) Root Cause Analysis
12 99 (3.28%) Load Balancing
13 98 (3.25%) Asset Management
14 93 (3.08%) Mentoring
15 86 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
16 77 (2.55%) Information Security
17 76 (2.52%) Business Continuity
18 75 (2.48%) Time Management
19 74 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
20 70 (2.32%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 549 (18.18%) SQL
2 300 (9.93%) PowerShell
3 83 (2.75%) VBScript
4 58 (1.92%) Perl
5 55 (1.82%) C#
6 52 (1.72%) Java
7 51 (1.69%) VB
7 51 (1.69%) C
8 42 (1.39%) JavaScript
9 38 (1.26%) PHP
10 35 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 26 (0.86%) Python
12 25 (0.83%) VBA
13 11 (0.36%) C++
14 9 (0.30%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.30%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.20%) Ruby
15 6 (0.20%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.17%) X++
17 4 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 652 (21.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 413 (13.68%) MCSE
3 339 (11.23%) Security Cleared
4 241 (7.98%) MCP
5 239 (7.91%) MCITP
6 235 (7.78%) SC Cleared
7 222 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
8 205 (6.79%) Degree
9 197 (6.52%) CCNA
10 165 (5.46%) MCSA
11 125 (4.14%) DV Cleared
11 125 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 94 (3.11%) MCTS
13 66 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
14 61 (2.02%) A+ Certification
15 55 (1.82%) CCNP
16 51 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
17 44 (1.46%) CCA
18 34 (1.13%) CISSP
19 30 (0.99%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (13.15%) SLA
2 60 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 41 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.70%) QA
6 8 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.23%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.23%) COBIT
8 6 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 857 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 533 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 256 (8.48%) vSphere
4 235 (7.78%) XenApp
5 164 (5.43%) VMware ESX
6 125 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
7 76 (2.52%) Terminal Services
8 75 (2.48%) XenDesktop
9 66 (2.19%) Forefront TMG
10 61 (2.02%) ISA Server
11 58 (1.92%) UAG
12 56 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
13 42 (1.39%) XenServer
14 28 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 25 (0.83%) Terminal Server
16 24 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 18 (0.60%) VMware Server
18 17 (0.56%) NFS
19 15 (0.50%) vCloud
20 13 (0.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 387 (12.81%) SCCM
2 194 (6.42%) SCOM
3 102 (3.38%) Backup Exec
4 99 (3.28%) WSUS
5 52 (1.72%) NetBackup
6 48 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 41 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
7 41 (1.36%) HP SIM
8 32 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 26 (0.86%) SCVMM
10 25 (0.83%) Legato
11 22 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 21 (0.70%) ARCserve
13 18 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
14 17 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 16 (0.53%) HAProxy
15 16 (0.53%) FortiGate
15 16 (0.53%) Puppet
16 15 (0.50%) Hyperic
16 15 (0.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1801 (59.64%) Microsoft
2 1402 (46.42%) VMware
3 632 (20.93%) Cisco
4 612 (20.26%) Citrix
5 389 (12.88%) HP
6 196 (6.49%) Symantec
7 168 (5.56%) NetApp
8 160 (5.30%) Dell
9 128 (4.24%) EMC
9 128 (4.24%) Oracle
10 109 (3.61%) Juniper
11 83 (2.75%) Avaya
12 76 (2.52%) Red Hat
13 71 (2.35%) Apple
14 69 (2.28%) 3PAR
15 64 (2.12%) CheckPoint
16 59 (1.95%) IBM
17 55 (1.82%) Remedy
17 55 (1.82%) SolarWinds
18 49 (1.62%) Websense
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Sussex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £190 - £250 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + GREAT BONUS, Pension
Posted: Yesterday