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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1361 1783 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.39% 8.55% 7.56%
As % of the System Software category 54.24% 58.59% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1576 1375
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,625 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +4.61%
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
2509 3043 2972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.62% 14.59% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2169 2541 2395
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +4 346 £42,500 +14.86% 34
Surrey -6 300 £35,250 +0.71% 16
Hampshire -13 252 £31,500 -8.69% 40
West Sussex -14 129 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 103 £30,000 - 19
Kent +8 90 £30,000 -14.28% 15
Oxfordshire -33 82 £35,000 -1.40% 12
East Sussex +10 38 £35,000 -5.40% 4
Middlesex +6 9 £52,500 +35.48% 1
Sussex +9 4 £25,000 -41.17%
Home Counties -2 1 £25,000 -61.53%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2469 (85.70%) Windows
2 1749 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 1464 (50.82%) Windows Server
4 1332 (46.23%) VMware
5 997 (34.61%) MS Exchange
6 900 (31.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 809 (28.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 802 (27.84%) MS Excel
9 791 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 666 (23.12%) ITIL
11 646 (22.42%) Windows 7
12 637 (22.11%) DNS
13 634 (22.01%) Citrix
14 632 (21.94%) Cisco
15 620 (21.52%) Firewall
16 590 (20.48%) Office 365
17 581 (20.17%) MS Office
18 550 (19.09%) SQL Server
19 544 (18.88%) Hyper-V
20 507 (17.60%) DHCP
21 498 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 484 (16.80%) SQL
23 434 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2010
24 431 (14.96%) Linux
25 430 (14.93%) SAN
26 413 (14.34%) WAN
27 408 (14.16%) LAN
28 395 (13.71%) TCP/IP
29 390 (13.54%) Windows 8
30 389 (13.50%) HP

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
1 997 (34.61%) MS Exchange
2 434 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 310 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 238 (8.26%) IIS
5 236 (8.19%) SharePoint
6 156 (5.41%) Skype for Business
7 150 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 78 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 65 (2.26%) Apache
10 52 (1.80%) Tomcat
11 43 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 38 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
13 37 (1.28%) nginx
14 33 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 24 (0.83%) JBoss
15 24 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
17 17 (0.59%) OpenStack
18 15 (0.52%) WebSphere
19 12 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 802 (27.84%) MS Excel
2 581 (20.17%) MS Office
3 36 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.49%) MS Project
5 12 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.069%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 47 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.38%) assyst
4 6 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.10%) GoldMine
6 3 (0.10%) HFM
6 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 590 (20.48%) Office 365
2 235 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (1.63%) SaaS
5 42 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 29 (1.01%) IaaS
8 21 (0.73%) Yammer
9 12 (0.42%) Google Apps
10 11 (0.38%) OneDrive
11 9 (0.31%) SoftLayer
12 8 (0.28%) PaaS
13 3 (0.10%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 637 (22.11%) DNS
2 620 (21.52%) Firewall
3 507 (17.60%) DHCP
4 430 (14.93%) SAN
5 413 (14.34%) WAN
6 408 (14.16%) LAN
7 395 (13.71%) TCP/IP
8 261 (9.06%) VPN
9 143 (4.96%) VoIP
10 126 (4.37%) Internet
11 104 (3.61%) NAS
12 98 (3.40%) Network Security
13 97 (3.37%) VLAN
14 86 (2.99%) Wireless
15 71 (2.46%) Skype
16 69 (2.40%) LDAP
17 58 (2.01%) HTTP
18 55 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
19 52 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
19 52 (1.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 107 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 60 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 42 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 39 (1.35%) MySQL
7 34 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 34 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 33 (1.15%) Big Data
9 31 (1.08%) NoSQL
10 22 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (0.42%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.35%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
17 5 (0.17%) MariaDB
17 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (1.21%) JIRA
2 26 (0.90%) Vagrant
3 12 (0.42%) AQtime
3 12 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.42%) WebLOAD
4 9 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.28%) MSI
5 8 (0.28%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.21%) Subversion
6 6 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
8 4 (0.14%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.069%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.069%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.035%) Ant
10 1 (0.035%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.035%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.035%) MorphX
General
1 264 (9.16%) Finance
2 118 (4.10%) Retail
3 89 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 62 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 58 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 35 (1.21%) Marketing
7 34 (1.18%) Legal
8 29 (1.01%) Electronics
9 28 (0.97%) Banking
10 26 (0.90%) Law
11 23 (0.80%) Back Office
11 23 (0.80%) Publishing
12 22 (0.76%) Games
13 17 (0.59%) Advertising
14 15 (0.52%) German Language
15 14 (0.49%) Online Betting
16 13 (0.45%) Automotive
17 11 (0.38%) Local Government
18 10 (0.35%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 716 (24.85%) Analyst
2 668 (23.19%) Support Engineer
3 448 (15.55%) Support Analyst
4 414 (14.37%) IT Support
5 366 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 281 (9.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 266 (9.23%) IT Engineer
8 233 (8.09%) IT Analyst
9 226 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 225 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 225 (7.81%) Service Analyst
11 204 (7.08%) Service Desk Analyst
12 180 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
13 179 (6.21%) Infrastructure Support
14 175 (6.07%) IT Support Analyst
15 174 (6.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 174 (6.04%) Administrator
16 171 (5.94%) Technical Support
17 170 (5.90%) Desktop Support
18 167 (5.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.40%) Web Services
2 65 (2.26%) .NET
3 32 (1.11%) ZeroMQ
4 29 (1.01%) HTML
5 27 (0.94%) Middleware
6 25 (0.87%) Regular Expression
7 17 (0.59%) LAMP
8 15 (0.52%) Software Packaging
9 14 (0.49%) XML
10 11 (0.38%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.38%) COM
10 11 (0.38%) MAPI
11 10 (0.35%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.35%) CSS
11 10 (0.35%) WCF
12 9 (0.31%) SOAP
13 8 (0.28%) REST
13 8 (0.28%) XMPP
14 5 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (0.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 252 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 146 (5.07%) Clustering
3 124 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 97 (3.37%) Driving Licence
6 95 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 66 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 60 (2.08%) Replication
9 42 (1.46%) Smartphone
10 38 (1.32%) PKI
11 37 (1.28%) iPad
12 36 (1.25%) Fat Client
12 36 (1.25%) Thin Client
13 33 (1.15%) EqualLogic
14 29 (1.01%) iPhone
15 25 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
16 24 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (0.83%) FMCG
16 24 (0.83%) HP Storage
16 24 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2469 (85.70%) Windows
2 1464 (50.82%) Windows Server
3 900 (31.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 809 (28.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 646 (22.42%) Windows 7
6 431 (14.96%) Linux
7 390 (13.54%) Windows 8
8 327 (11.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 272 (9.44%) Windows 10
10 179 (6.21%) Windows XP
11 102 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 81 (2.81%) Unix
13 68 (2.36%) CentOS
14 64 (2.22%) Android
15 54 (1.87%) Apple iOS
16 41 (1.42%) Windows Vista
17 37 (1.28%) Solaris
18 35 (1.21%) Mac OS X
19 31 (1.08%) Mac OS
20 24 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (23.12%) ITIL
2 162 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 129 (4.48%) Service Management
4 121 (4.20%) Mentoring
5 120 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 119 (4.13%) Migration
7 106 (3.68%) Presales
8 105 (3.64%) Project Management
9 97 (3.37%) Change Management
10 96 (3.33%) Problem Management
11 92 (3.19%) Virtual Environments
12 91 (3.16%) Information Security
13 83 (2.88%) CRM
14 72 (2.50%) Incident Management
15 68 (2.36%) Root Cause Analysis
16 57 (1.98%) Analytics
16 57 (1.98%) Load Balancing
17 56 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 55 (1.91%) Cybersecurity
19 54 (1.87%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 484 (16.80%) SQL
2 272 (9.44%) PowerShell
3 62 (2.15%) Python
4 59 (2.05%) VBScript
5 58 (2.01%) Perl
6 55 (1.91%) C#
7 44 (1.53%) Bash Shell
8 32 (1.11%) C
9 29 (1.01%) Java
9 29 (1.01%) VB
10 22 (0.76%) JavaScript
11 21 (0.73%) C++
11 21 (0.73%) Ruby
12 17 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.28%) PHP
14 3 (0.10%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.10%) Tcl
14 3 (0.10%) VB6
15 2 (0.069%) RPG
15 2 (0.069%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 498 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 308 (10.69%) MCSE
3 233 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
4 216 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 214 (7.43%) CCNA
6 207 (7.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 193 (6.70%) MCSA
8 185 (6.42%) Degree
9 157 (5.45%) MCP
10 152 (5.28%) MCITP
11 123 (4.27%) SC Cleared
12 76 (2.64%) MCTS
13 61 (2.12%) CISSP
14 57 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
15 55 (1.91%) CCA
16 49 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
17 45 (1.56%) A+ Certification
18 43 (1.49%) CCNP
19 39 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 29 (1.01%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (10.34%) SLA
2 54 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.69%) QA
4 20 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.28%) DICOM
7 5 (0.17%) RMADS
8 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.10%) BS7799
9 3 (0.10%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.069%) COBIT
10 2 (0.069%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.069%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.069%) ISO19770
11 1 (0.035%) GAMP
11 1 (0.035%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.035%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.035%) HL7
System Software
1 791 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 544 (18.88%) Hyper-V
3 293 (10.17%) vSphere
4 221 (7.67%) XenApp
5 176 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
6 132 (4.58%) VMware ESX
7 107 (3.71%) XenDesktop
8 65 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 62 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
10 47 (1.63%) Terminal Services
11 43 (1.49%) XenServer
12 36 (1.25%) vCloud
13 34 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 32 (1.11%) Firmware
15 31 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
16 27 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
17 26 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
18 24 (0.83%) Docker
18 24 (0.83%) Terminal Server
19 23 (0.80%) Samba
Systems Management
1 345 (11.98%) SCCM
2 139 (4.82%) WSUS
3 116 (4.03%) SCOM
4 108 (3.75%) Backup Exec
5 66 (2.29%) Puppet
6 57 (1.98%) NetBackup
7 47 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 45 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 43 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
10 41 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
11 40 (1.39%) Nagios
12 38 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 32 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
14 31 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 30 (1.04%) SCVMM
16 21 (0.73%) SCSM
17 20 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 20 (0.69%) HP SIM
17 20 (0.69%) vMotion
18 18 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1749 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 1332 (46.23%) VMware
3 634 (22.01%) Citrix
4 632 (21.94%) Cisco
5 389 (13.50%) HP
6 158 (5.48%) NetApp
7 149 (5.17%) Dell
8 123 (4.27%) Oracle
8 123 (4.27%) Symantec
9 119 (4.13%) Red Hat
10 107 (3.71%) EMC
11 103 (3.58%) Veeam
12 90 (3.12%) IBM
13 86 (2.99%) Apple
14 62 (2.15%) Intel Security
15 61 (2.12%) F5
16 60 (2.08%) SolarWinds
17 50 (1.74%) 3PAR
17 50 (1.74%) Sophos
18 44 (1.53%) Avaya
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, training, progression
Posted: 18 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: Circa £28-32k negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: £19,000 per annum + 12 weeks paid holiday per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flex Working & Pension.
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + great benefits including Private Medical Ins
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Plan UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 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
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago