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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1552 1439 1462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.08% 6.79% 6.40%
As % of the System Software category 55.81% 53.81% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1229 1309
Average salary £31,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
2781 2674 2595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.68% 12.63% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2251 2284
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +1 431 £32,750 -18.12% 43
Surrey +5 380 £30,000 -7.69% 51
Hampshire -12 271 £27,000 -10.00% 43
West Sussex +9 123 £40,000 +73.91% 16
Buckinghamshire -6 111 £28,500 -12.30% 22
Oxfordshire +5 97 £26,250 -17.96% 8
East Sussex +7 65 £31,993 -1.56% 5
Kent 0 60 £37,500 -13.79% 8
Middlesex -12 10 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Thames Valley - 4 £60,000 -
Isle of Wight - 2 £41,500 - 2
Sussex -1 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2626 (85.12%) Windows
2 1832 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 1371 (44.44%) VMware
4 1235 (40.03%) MS Exchange
5 1208 (39.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 964 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 898 (29.11%) Citrix
8 826 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 798 (25.87%) ITIL
10 761 (24.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 751 (24.34%) Windows 7
12 695 (22.53%) SQL
13 679 (22.01%) DNS
14 647 (20.97%) SQL Server
15 631 (20.45%) MS Office
16 623 (20.19%) Firewall
17 620 (20.10%) Cisco
18 595 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 594 (19.25%) Exchange Server 2010
20 586 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 509 (16.50%) TCP/IP
22 505 (16.37%) Hyper-V
23 486 (15.75%) DHCP
24 468 (15.17%) SAN
25 442 (14.33%) SCCM
26 441 (14.29%) SharePoint
27 435 (14.10%) Windows XP
28 434 (14.07%) MCSE
29 433 (14.04%) Security Cleared
30 410 (13.29%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1235 (40.03%) MS Exchange
2 594 (19.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 441 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 389 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 326 (10.57%) IIS
6 300 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 279 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 249 (8.07%) Lync
9 142 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 95 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 81 (2.63%) Apache
12 70 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 57 (1.85%) Tomcat
14 45 (1.46%) IBM Notes
15 44 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
16 40 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
17 36 (1.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 31 (1.00%) WebLogic
19 29 (0.94%) WebSphere
20 24 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 964 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 631 (20.45%) MS Office
3 47 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.42%) MS Project
6 8 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 8 (0.26%) FastStats
7 3 (0.097%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 18 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.13%) Compiere
6 4 (0.13%) SalesLogix
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.065%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.065%) Summit
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.032%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 172 (5.58%) Office 365
2 45 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.71%) IaaS
4 21 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.65%) SaaS
5 20 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.29%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 679 (22.01%) DNS
2 623 (20.19%) Firewall
3 509 (16.50%) TCP/IP
4 486 (15.75%) DHCP
5 468 (15.17%) SAN
6 323 (10.47%) LAN
7 306 (9.92%) WAN
8 294 (9.53%) VPN
9 142 (4.60%) VoIP
10 134 (4.34%) Wireless
11 130 (4.21%) Internet
12 112 (3.63%) Network Security
13 98 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
14 93 (3.01%) VLAN
15 84 (2.72%) NAS
16 70 (2.27%) Ethernet
17 67 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
18 61 (1.98%) SSL
19 59 (1.91%) LDAP
20 39 (1.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 114 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 72 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 65 (2.11%) MySQL
6 49 (1.59%) EDRMS
7 46 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 42 (1.36%) IDOL
9 24 (0.78%) MS Access
10 22 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (0.62%) Relational Database
12 18 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.32%) QlikView
17 10 (0.32%) Pentaho
18 8 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (0.71%) MSI
3 19 (0.62%) WebLOAD
4 15 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.42%) AQtime
6 12 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (0.32%) LoadRunner
9 9 (0.29%) WinRunner
10 8 (0.26%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.23%) Ant
12 6 (0.19%) TestDirector
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.16%) SilkPerformer
13 5 (0.16%) Subversion
14 4 (0.13%) Hudson
14 4 (0.13%) JIRA
15 3 (0.097%) Wise Package Studio
16 2 (0.065%) Jenkins
General
1 410 (13.29%) Finance
2 148 (4.80%) Retail
3 128 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 57 (1.85%) Legal
5 35 (1.13%) Law
6 31 (1.00%) Marketing
7 25 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 22 (0.71%) German Language
9 20 (0.65%) Advertising
10 18 (0.58%) Publishing
10 18 (0.58%) Back Office
11 16 (0.52%) Banking
11 16 (0.52%) Electronics
12 12 (0.39%) French Language
13 11 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.32%) Billing
14 10 (0.32%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.32%) Italian Language
14 10 (0.32%) Military
15 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 679 (22.01%) Support Engineer
2 667 (21.62%) Analyst
3 343 (11.12%) Support Analyst
4 289 (9.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 259 (8.40%) IT Support
6 237 (7.68%) Administrator
7 236 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 210 (6.81%) 1st Line Support
9 207 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 198 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 198 (6.42%) Service Analyst
11 183 (5.93%) Consultant
12 162 (5.25%) Technical Support
13 158 (5.12%) Desktop Support
14 155 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 148 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
16 138 (4.47%) Architect
17 121 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 103 (3.34%) Server Engineer
19 101 (3.27%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (3.95%) .NET
2 62 (2.01%) Web Services
3 56 (1.82%) HTML
4 54 (1.75%) XML
5 53 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 35 (1.13%) LAMP
7 31 (1.00%) HTML5
8 26 (0.84%) Ajax
9 25 (0.81%) CSS
10 24 (0.78%) COM
11 19 (0.62%) WCF
12 17 (0.55%) MAPI
12 17 (0.55%) jQuery
13 15 (0.49%) J2EE
13 15 (0.49%) CSS3
14 13 (0.42%) .NET Framework
15 12 (0.39%) SAML
16 11 (0.36%) XSLT
16 11 (0.36%) XHTML
16 11 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 221 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (5.41%) Clustering
3 145 (4.70%) Blackberry
4 84 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 76 (2.46%) Thin Client
5 76 (2.46%) Fat Client
6 75 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 74 (2.40%) Replication
8 70 (2.27%) Statistics
9 39 (1.26%) PKI
10 36 (1.17%) iPhone
11 31 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (0.84%) Firmware
13 24 (0.78%) Kindle
14 20 (0.65%) iPad
15 18 (0.58%) EqualLogic
15 18 (0.58%) EPoS
16 16 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (0.52%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.49%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2626 (85.12%) Windows
2 1208 (39.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 761 (24.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 751 (24.34%) Windows 7
5 595 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 435 (14.10%) Windows XP
7 350 (11.35%) Linux
8 289 (9.37%) Windows 8
9 137 (4.44%) UNIX
10 94 (3.05%) Windows Vista
11 78 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 71 (2.30%) Windows 2000
13 48 (1.56%) Android
14 45 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
15 39 (1.26%) Solaris
16 32 (1.04%) Mac OS X
17 27 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 22 (0.71%) Apple iOS
19 18 (0.58%) CentOS
20 17 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (25.87%) ITIL
2 171 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 162 (5.25%) Incident Management
4 160 (5.19%) Service Delivery
5 129 (4.18%) Kalman Filter
6 115 (3.73%) Service Management
6 115 (3.73%) Mentoring
7 112 (3.63%) Project Management
8 108 (3.50%) Migration
9 106 (3.44%) Change Management
10 81 (2.63%) Load Balancing
11 72 (2.33%) CRM
11 72 (2.33%) PRINCE2
11 72 (2.33%) Change Control
12 69 (2.24%) Time Management
12 69 (2.24%) Configuration Management
13 66 (2.14%) Problem Management
14 62 (2.01%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (1.88%) Coaching
16 57 (1.85%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 695 (22.53%) SQL
2 279 (9.04%) PowerShell
3 91 (2.95%) VBScript
4 83 (2.69%) VB
5 56 (1.82%) C#
6 53 (1.72%) C
7 42 (1.36%) JavaScript
8 38 (1.23%) T-SQL
9 34 (1.10%) Python
10 32 (1.04%) Java
11 26 (0.84%) Perl
12 25 (0.81%) PHP
13 16 (0.52%) C++
14 13 (0.42%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.39%) Ruby
15 12 (0.39%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.16%) R
17 2 (0.065%) VBA
17 2 (0.065%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 586 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 434 (14.07%) MCSE
3 433 (14.04%) Security Cleared
4 363 (11.77%) SC Cleared
5 277 (8.98%) Degree
6 265 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
7 212 (6.87%) MCP
8 206 (6.68%) CCNA
9 202 (6.55%) DV Cleared
10 201 (6.52%) MCITP
11 180 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 153 (4.96%) MCSA
13 94 (3.05%) MCTS
14 91 (2.95%) CCNP
15 74 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
16 53 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
17 50 (1.62%) CCA
18 30 (0.97%) CISSP
19 29 (0.94%) VCAP
20 27 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (10.47%) SLA
2 60 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 51 (1.65%) QA
4 46 (1.49%) ISO 9001
5 44 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.19%) COBIT
8 3 (0.097%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.097%) GPG13
9 1 (0.032%) JSP 440
System Software
1 826 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 505 (16.37%) Hyper-V
3 285 (9.24%) XenApp
4 246 (7.97%) vSphere
5 166 (5.38%) VMware ESX
6 161 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
7 148 (4.80%) XenDesktop
8 117 (3.79%) ISA Server
9 90 (2.92%) Terminal Services
10 81 (2.63%) UAG
11 62 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 60 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
13 54 (1.75%) XenServer
14 40 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
15 35 (1.13%) Terminal Server
16 20 (0.65%) vCloud
17 19 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 19 (0.62%) KVM
18 16 (0.52%) Xen
19 13 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 442 (14.33%) SCCM
2 154 (4.99%) SCOM
3 139 (4.51%) NetBackup
4 131 (4.25%) Backup Exec
5 91 (2.95%) WSUS
6 73 (2.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 68 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 34 (1.10%) SCVMM
9 31 (1.00%) ARCserve
10 30 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
11 29 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 27 (0.88%) HP SIM
13 25 (0.81%) SCSM
14 19 (0.62%) Tivoli
14 19 (0.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 19 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 18 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (0.55%) Nagios
17 16 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 15 (0.49%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1832 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 1371 (44.44%) VMware
3 898 (29.11%) Citrix
4 620 (20.10%) Cisco
5 336 (10.89%) HP
6 220 (7.13%) Oracle
7 199 (6.45%) Symantec
8 133 (4.31%) Dell
9 131 (4.25%) Juniper
10 96 (3.11%) Fujitsu
11 89 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 88 (2.85%) EMC
13 85 (2.76%) NetApp
14 84 (2.72%) F5
15 80 (2.59%) Red Hat
16 77 (2.50%) Veeam
16 77 (2.50%) Veritas
17 76 (2.46%) IBM
18 74 (2.40%) Apple
19 69 (2.24%) SolarWinds
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + 7% on-call + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Dorking, Surrey
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
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Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £49000 Per Annum To £49k + On Call + Bonus + B
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £43000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £50000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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South East
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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