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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1535 1708 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.97% 8.31% 7.24%
As % of the System Software category 57.56% 59.70% 59.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1460 1240
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
2667 2861 2488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.84% 13.92% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2338 2412 2036
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Berkshire +4 449 £41,500 +3.75% 55
Surrey +4 393 £37,500 +15.38% 38
Hampshire +1 252 £36,500 +21.66% 51
Buckinghamshire -15 113 £30,000 -18.91% 13
Kent +8 106 £32,500 +1.56% 15
Oxfordshire +2 104 £38,250 +34.21% 20
West Sussex -18 74 £35,000 -17.64% 20
East Sussex -32 34 £21,000 -50.58% 5
Middlesex +2 9 £26,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (82.68%) Windows
2 1930 (61.00%) Microsoft
3 1585 (50.09%) Windows Server
4 1383 (43.71%) VMware
5 1155 (36.50%) MS Exchange
6 1092 (34.51%) MS Excel
7 1056 (33.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 941 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 824 (26.04%) Firewall
10 751 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 734 (23.20%) DNS
12 678 (21.43%) ITIL
13 638 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 621 (19.63%) SQL Server
14 621 (19.63%) Cisco
15 617 (19.50%) Hyper-V
16 600 (18.96%) Windows 7
17 596 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
18 592 (18.71%) Citrix
19 585 (18.49%) MS Office
20 578 (18.27%) Linux
21 531 (16.78%) SQL
22 518 (16.37%) SAN
23 508 (16.06%) TCP/IP
24 489 (15.46%) DHCP
25 484 (15.30%) LAN
26 483 (15.27%) WAN
27 447 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
28 439 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2013
29 434 (13.72%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1155 (36.50%) MS Exchange
2 638 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 439 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 342 (10.81%) IIS
5 296 (9.36%) SharePoint
6 237 (7.49%) Skype for Business
7 213 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 110 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 93 (2.94%) Apache
10 54 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
11 49 (1.55%) Tomcat
12 47 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 46 (1.45%) WebLogic
14 45 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 41 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 28 (0.88%) OpenStack
17 21 (0.66%) JBoss
18 19 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
19 17 (0.54%) MS Project Server
20 16 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 1092 (34.51%) MS Excel
2 585 (18.49%) MS Office
3 44 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 33 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.60%) MS Project
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.095%) Adaptiv
6 3 (0.095%) assyst
6 3 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.063%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.032%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.032%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.032%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.032%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.032%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.032%) Magento
8 1 (0.032%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.032%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.032%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 434 (13.72%) Office 365
2 222 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (1.99%) SaaS
5 36 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 33 (1.04%) IaaS
7 24 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.57%) Google Apps
10 17 (0.54%) SoftLayer
11 11 (0.35%) PaaS
12 5 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.16%) GitHub
13 4 (0.13%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.032%) Route 53
15 1 (0.032%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 824 (26.04%) Firewall
2 734 (23.20%) DNS
3 518 (16.37%) SAN
4 508 (16.06%) TCP/IP
5 489 (15.46%) DHCP
6 484 (15.30%) LAN
7 483 (15.27%) WAN
8 318 (10.05%) VPN
9 146 (4.61%) VoIP
10 137 (4.33%) Wireless
11 133 (4.20%) VLAN
12 120 (3.79%) Internet
13 109 (3.45%) Network Security
14 108 (3.41%) iSCSI
15 106 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
16 94 (2.97%) NAS
17 73 (2.31%) SSL
18 68 (2.15%) LDAP
19 58 (1.83%) HTTP
20 53 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 169 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 79 (2.50%) MySQL
5 65 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 58 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 31 (0.98%) NoSQL
10 29 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 26 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 26 (0.82%) Relational Database
12 25 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
13 20 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
14 11 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.32%) PowerPivot
15 10 (0.32%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.28%) Big Data
17 8 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (1.20%) Visual Studio
2 22 (0.70%) Subversion
2 22 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.32%) JIRA
6 8 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.095%) AQtime
9 3 (0.095%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.095%) MSI
9 3 (0.095%) WebLOAD
10 2 (0.063%) Bazaar
10 2 (0.063%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.063%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.063%) MorphX
General
1 302 (9.54%) Finance
2 88 (2.78%) Retail
3 67 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 44 (1.39%) German Language
5 41 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 38 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.01%) Legal
8 24 (0.76%) Law
9 23 (0.73%) Advertising
10 19 (0.60%) Banking
10 19 (0.60%) Billing
11 15 (0.47%) Marketing
12 13 (0.41%) Back Office
13 12 (0.38%) Publishing
14 10 (0.32%) Electronics
14 10 (0.32%) French Language
14 10 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.25%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.25%) Local Government
15 8 (0.25%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 657 (20.76%) Support Engineer
2 564 (17.83%) Analyst
3 514 (16.25%) IT Support
4 371 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 362 (11.44%) Support Analyst
6 340 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 319 (10.08%) IT Engineer
8 237 (7.49%) Administrator
9 229 (7.24%) 3rd Line Support
10 226 (7.14%) Technical Support
11 214 (6.76%) IT Support Engineer
12 203 (6.42%) Windows Engineer
13 199 (6.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 194 (6.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 189 (5.97%) Consultant
16 184 (5.82%) IT Analyst
17 174 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
18 162 (5.12%) IT Support Analyst
19 153 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 145 (4.58%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (3.89%) .NET
2 78 (2.47%) Middleware
3 57 (1.80%) HTML
4 49 (1.55%) Web Services
5 45 (1.42%) ASP.NET
6 43 (1.36%) XML
7 42 (1.33%) CSS
8 20 (0.63%) WCF
9 19 (0.60%) LAMP
10 18 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (0.51%) MSMQ
12 15 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 15 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (0.41%) COM
13 13 (0.41%) J2EE
14 12 (0.38%) SOAP
14 12 (0.38%) WAP
14 12 (0.38%) XMPP
15 11 (0.35%) .NET Framework
15 11 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 341 (10.78%) Data Centre
2 205 (6.48%) Clustering
3 173 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 134 (4.24%) Driving Licence
5 99 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 83 (2.62%) Blackberry
7 79 (2.50%) Replication
8 60 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 59 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
10 58 (1.83%) EqualLogic
11 42 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 31 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (0.92%) HP Storage
13 29 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
14 28 (0.88%) Fat Client
14 28 (0.88%) Thin Client
15 27 (0.85%) iPhone
15 27 (0.85%) User Experience
16 25 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
16 25 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2616 (82.68%) Windows
2 1585 (50.09%) Windows Server
3 1056 (33.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 941 (29.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 600 (18.96%) Windows 7
6 578 (18.27%) Linux
7 447 (14.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 376 (11.88%) Windows 8
9 316 (9.99%) Windows XP
10 140 (4.42%) Unix
11 118 (3.73%) Windows 10
12 106 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 68 (2.15%) CentOS
14 61 (1.93%) Android
15 58 (1.83%) Windows Vista
16 47 (1.49%) Mac OS X
17 41 (1.30%) Ubuntu
18 39 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
19 38 (1.20%) Solaris
20 31 (0.98%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (21.43%) ITIL
2 186 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 164 (5.18%) Mentoring
4 160 (5.06%) Presales
5 159 (5.03%) Migration
6 157 (4.96%) Project Management
7 149 (4.71%) High Availability
8 135 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 129 (4.08%) Service Management
10 117 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 109 (3.45%) Load Balancing
12 108 (3.41%) Information Security
13 105 (3.32%) Change Management
14 93 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
15 80 (2.53%) CRM
15 80 (2.53%) Problem Management
16 79 (2.50%) Asset Management
17 70 (2.21%) ITIL V3
18 64 (2.02%) PRINCE2
19 62 (1.96%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 531 (16.78%) SQL
2 253 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 87 (2.75%) Perl
4 77 (2.43%) C#
5 64 (2.02%) Java
6 59 (1.86%) VBScript
7 47 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 42 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 38 (1.20%) C
10 34 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 33 (1.04%) PHP
12 30 (0.95%) Ruby
13 26 (0.82%) Python
13 26 (0.82%) VBA
14 20 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 20 (0.63%) Korn
15 18 (0.57%) VB
16 10 (0.32%) Tcl
17 8 (0.25%) C++
18 7 (0.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 596 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 389 (12.29%) MCSE
3 251 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
4 246 (7.77%) MCSA
5 239 (7.55%) Degree
6 204 (6.45%) CCNA
7 202 (6.38%) MCITP
8 177 (5.59%) MCP
9 174 (5.50%) Security Cleared
10 129 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 100 (3.16%) MCTS
12 77 (2.43%) SC Cleared
13 52 (1.64%) CCNP
14 49 (1.55%) A+ Certification
15 41 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
16 36 (1.14%) CISSP
17 33 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
18 29 (0.92%) CCA
19 24 (0.76%) CCIE
20 23 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (11.95%) SLA
2 46 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 44 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.25%) COBIT
6 7 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.19%) QA
8 2 (0.063%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.063%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.063%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.032%) DICOM
9 1 (0.032%) FISMA
9 1 (0.032%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.032%) RMADS
System Software
1 751 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 617 (19.50%) Hyper-V
3 309 (9.77%) vSphere
4 187 (5.91%) VMware ESX
5 178 (5.63%) XenApp
6 136 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
7 102 (3.22%) XenDesktop
8 71 (2.24%) Terminal Services
9 42 (1.33%) ISA Server
10 35 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
11 30 (0.95%) vCloud
12 24 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 23 (0.73%) XenServer
14 22 (0.70%) UAG
15 21 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
16 20 (0.63%) NFS
16 20 (0.63%) Xen
17 18 (0.57%) DFS Replication
18 15 (0.47%) Terminal Server
19 12 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 360 (11.38%) SCCM
2 165 (5.21%) SCOM
3 161 (5.09%) Backup Exec
4 101 (3.19%) WSUS
5 60 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 55 (1.74%) Puppet
7 42 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
7 42 (1.33%) SCVMM
8 33 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 31 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 28 (0.88%) Windows Intune
11 27 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
12 25 (0.79%) HP SIM
13 22 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
13 22 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 22 (0.70%) Nagios
13 22 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 20 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (0.57%) Hyperic
16 14 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1930 (61.00%) Microsoft
2 1383 (43.71%) VMware
3 621 (19.63%) Cisco
4 592 (18.71%) Citrix
5 328 (10.37%) HP
6 228 (7.21%) Dell
7 186 (5.88%) Symantec
8 165 (5.21%) Oracle
9 143 (4.52%) EMC
10 117 (3.70%) NetApp
11 109 (3.45%) Red Hat
12 82 (2.59%) IBM
13 81 (2.56%) Avaya
14 72 (2.28%) Juniper
15 68 (2.15%) Google
16 66 (2.09%) Apple
17 65 (2.05%) Veeam
18 64 (2.02%) Sophos
19 59 (1.86%) 3PAR
20 56 (1.77%) F5
Bagshot, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + IT FULL training
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Langley James
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
AAP3
Salary: based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Overtime,Bonus,CompanyVan,28days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Jenrick IT
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Modis
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £49000 per annum + training & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yateley, Hampshire
That Recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 3 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Earth Stream Global
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago