The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1528 1256 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.36% 5.60% 5.64%
As % of the System Software category 57.53% 51.86% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1046 1221
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2656 2422 2445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.05% 10.79% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2179 2020 2123
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 407 £41,500 +10.66% 47
Surrey +15 364 £30,000 -14.28% 39
Hampshire +17 322 £29,000 -22.66% 30
Buckinghamshire +7 131 £33,000 -6.38% 13
West Sussex +26 129 £31,000 -4.61% 11
Oxfordshire -28 80 £34,607 +13.46% 13
Kent +4 70 £30,000 -16.08% 13
Middlesex +9 36 £47,500 +35.71% 1
East Sussex -4 29 £27,000 -22.85% 1
M4 Corridor - 4 £26,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2335 (82.22%) Windows
2 1611 (56.73%) Microsoft
3 1201 (42.29%) VMware
4 1181 (41.58%) MS Exchange
5 1145 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 838 (29.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 812 (28.59%) MS Excel
8 799 (28.13%) ITIL
9 743 (26.16%) Citrix
10 719 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 674 (23.73%) DNS
12 647 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 634 (22.32%) SQL
14 629 (22.15%) Firewall
15 573 (20.18%) TCP/IP
16 570 (20.07%) Exchange Server 2010
17 554 (19.51%) Windows 7
18 551 (19.40%) MS Office
19 550 (19.37%) Cisco
20 500 (17.61%) SQL Server
21 481 (16.94%) SAN
22 476 (16.76%) Hyper-V
23 471 (16.58%) MCSE
24 469 (16.51%) Windows XP
25 443 (15.60%) DHCP
26 441 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
27 401 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2007
28 371 (13.06%) Finance
29 348 (12.25%) Linux
30 340 (11.97%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1181 (41.58%) MS Exchange
2 570 (20.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 401 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 340 (11.97%) SharePoint
5 320 (11.27%) IIS
6 302 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 254 (8.94%) Lync
8 222 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 89 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 70 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 57 (2.01%) Apache
12 49 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 45 (1.58%) IBM Notes
14 41 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
15 31 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
16 26 (0.92%) SAS
17 23 (0.81%) Tomcat
18 20 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
18 20 (0.70%) CMS
19 17 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 812 (28.59%) MS Excel
2 551 (19.40%) MS Office
3 48 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.70%) MS Project
6 8 (0.28%) FastStats
7 4 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.070%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.21%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.18%) Summit
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.070%) Line 50
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.035%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 136 (4.79%) Office 365
2 58 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.58%) SaaS
4 23 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.39%) PaaS
7 10 (0.35%) IaaS
8 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 674 (23.73%) DNS
2 629 (22.15%) Firewall
3 573 (20.18%) TCP/IP
4 481 (16.94%) SAN
5 443 (15.60%) DHCP
6 333 (11.73%) VPN
7 300 (10.56%) LAN
8 256 (9.01%) WAN
9 158 (5.56%) Internet
10 112 (3.94%) Wireless
11 110 (3.87%) VLAN
12 94 (3.31%) VoIP
13 89 (3.13%) LDAP
14 67 (2.36%) Network Security
15 61 (2.15%) NAS
15 61 (2.15%) IP Telephony
16 48 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
17 47 (1.65%) iSCSI
17 47 (1.65%) Ethernet
18 45 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 105 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 57 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (1.80%) MySQL
5 45 (1.58%) Relational Database
6 41 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 26 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 25 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (0.67%) DB2
11 15 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.39%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.18%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.18%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.18%) DTS
14 5 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.14%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 26 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (0.67%) MSI
3 16 (0.56%) InstallShield
4 14 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
7 5 (0.18%) JIRA
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.11%) K2 blackpoint
9 3 (0.11%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.070%) Subversion
10 2 (0.070%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.070%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.035%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.035%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.035%) JMeter
11 1 (0.035%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.035%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.035%) AdminStudio
General
1 371 (13.06%) Finance
2 111 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 104 (3.66%) Retail
4 49 (1.73%) Legal
5 33 (1.16%) Law
6 32 (1.13%) Back Office
7 25 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 24 (0.85%) German Language
9 20 (0.70%) French Language
9 20 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.63%) Marketing
11 13 (0.46%) Advertising
11 13 (0.46%) Banking
12 11 (0.39%) Publishing
13 10 (0.35%) Games
14 8 (0.28%) Billing
14 8 (0.28%) Electronics
15 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.21%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 538 (18.94%) Analyst
2 524 (18.45%) Support Engineer
3 264 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 262 (9.23%) IT Support
5 216 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 208 (7.32%) Consultant
7 206 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 192 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 190 (6.69%) 1st Line Support
10 189 (6.65%) Administrator
11 182 (6.41%) Service Analyst
11 182 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
12 153 (5.39%) Technical Support
13 132 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
14 112 (3.94%) Desktop Support
15 109 (3.84%) Architect
16 108 (3.80%) Server Engineer
17 106 (3.73%) Network Engineer
18 96 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
19 89 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (5.32%) .NET
2 85 (2.99%) Web Services
3 53 (1.87%) ASP.NET
4 52 (1.83%) HTML
5 51 (1.80%) XML
6 39 (1.37%) CSS
7 36 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 34 (1.20%) Ajax
9 29 (1.02%) WCF
10 28 (0.99%) jQuery
11 15 (0.53%) MSMQ
12 14 (0.49%) Silverlight
13 13 (0.46%) COM
13 13 (0.46%) HTML5
14 12 (0.42%) Application Packaging
14 12 (0.42%) XHTML
14 12 (0.42%) Regular Expression
15 11 (0.39%) SAML
15 11 (0.39%) XSLT
16 8 (0.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 229 (8.06%) Clustering
2 155 (5.46%) Blackberry
3 73 (2.57%) Replication
4 59 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 59 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 49 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 41 (1.44%) iPhone
7 37 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 29 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 28 (0.99%) PKI
11 27 (0.95%) iPad
12 26 (0.92%) Firmware
13 25 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 19 (0.67%) EPoS
15 18 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
16 17 (0.60%) IPTV
16 17 (0.60%) Social Media
17 15 (0.53%) Video on Demand
17 15 (0.53%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2335 (82.22%) Windows
2 1145 (40.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 838 (29.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 554 (19.51%) Windows 7
5 469 (16.51%) Windows XP
6 441 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 348 (12.25%) Linux
8 200 (7.04%) Windows 8
9 117 (4.12%) UNIX
10 89 (3.13%) Windows 2000
11 82 (2.89%) Windows Vista
12 52 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 49 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
14 38 (1.34%) Android
15 32 (1.13%) Solaris
16 24 (0.85%) CentOS
17 21 (0.74%) Mac OS
17 21 (0.74%) Windows Phone
18 17 (0.60%) Mac OS X
19 15 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (28.13%) ITIL
2 167 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 138 (4.86%) Project Management
4 135 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 128 (4.51%) Migration
6 113 (3.98%) Service Management
7 107 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 105 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 83 (2.92%) Change Management
10 77 (2.71%) Change Control
11 68 (2.39%) PRINCE2
12 60 (2.11%) Load Balancing
13 58 (2.04%) CRM
14 54 (1.90%) Business Continuity
14 54 (1.90%) Time Management
15 52 (1.83%) Capacity Planning
16 51 (1.80%) Information Security
17 48 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (1.62%) Asset Management
18 46 (1.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 634 (22.32%) SQL
2 226 (7.96%) PowerShell
3 74 (2.61%) C#
4 54 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 47 (1.65%) Java
6 40 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 37 (1.30%) VBScript
8 36 (1.27%) C
9 32 (1.13%) VB
10 27 (0.95%) PHP
11 22 (0.77%) Python
11 22 (0.77%) Perl
12 21 (0.74%) C++
12 21 (0.74%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.28%) Ruby
14 8 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.14%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.11%) VB6
17 1 (0.035%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 647 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 471 (16.58%) MCSE
3 300 (10.56%) MCITP
4 290 (10.21%) Security Cleared
5 264 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
6 211 (7.43%) CCNA
7 205 (7.22%) SC Cleared
8 199 (7.01%) MCSA
9 177 (6.23%) Degree
10 169 (5.95%) MCP
11 117 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 102 (3.59%) DV Cleared
13 89 (3.13%) CCNP
13 89 (3.13%) MCTS
14 80 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
15 65 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
16 52 (1.83%) CCA
17 51 (1.80%) CISSP
18 30 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
19 24 (0.85%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (11.09%) SLA
2 46 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 43 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.53%) QA
7 3 (0.11%) GPG13
8 2 (0.070%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.070%) BS7799
8 2 (0.070%) GAMP
9 1 (0.035%) GCP
9 1 (0.035%) GMP
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.035%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.035%) GxP
9 1 (0.035%) DICOM
System Software
1 719 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 476 (16.76%) Hyper-V
3 282 (9.93%) XenApp
4 277 (9.75%) vSphere
5 150 (5.28%) XenDesktop
6 133 (4.68%) VMware ESX
7 108 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
8 90 (3.17%) Terminal Services
9 55 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 49 (1.73%) Forefront TMG
11 40 (1.41%) XenServer
12 37 (1.30%) UAG
13 35 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 28 (0.99%) Terminal Server
15 27 (0.95%) ISA Server
16 20 (0.70%) Xen
17 14 (0.49%) VMware Server
18 13 (0.46%) KVM
19 12 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 10 (0.35%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 322 (11.34%) SCCM
2 202 (7.11%) SCOM
3 160 (5.63%) Backup Exec
4 116 (4.08%) WSUS
5 110 (3.87%) NetBackup
6 37 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 34 (1.20%) HP SIM
8 33 (1.16%) ARCserve
9 29 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
10 27 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
11 24 (0.85%) SCVMM
12 20 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 18 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 16 (0.56%) SCSM
15 15 (0.53%) Legato
15 15 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
16 14 (0.49%) Nagios
16 14 (0.49%) DameWare
16 14 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 11 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1611 (56.73%) Microsoft
2 1201 (42.29%) VMware
3 743 (26.16%) Citrix
4 550 (19.37%) Cisco
5 310 (10.92%) HP
6 196 (6.90%) Symantec
7 129 (4.54%) Oracle
8 125 (4.40%) Dell
9 114 (4.01%) CheckPoint
10 93 (3.27%) NetApp
11 90 (3.17%) EMC
12 77 (2.71%) McAfee
13 74 (2.61%) Apple
14 69 (2.43%) IBM
15 64 (2.25%) Juniper
16 62 (2.18%) Lotus
17 61 (2.15%) Veeam
17 61 (2.15%) Red Hat
18 59 (2.08%) Remedy
19 57 (2.01%) SolarWinds
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Propel
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25200 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + upto 22.5% bonus + holiday
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + ben+training
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Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £12000 - £14000 per annum + mileage costs
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ITF Solutions
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + company benefits
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Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Abscissa.Com Limited
Salary: Competitive. Benefits inc: Cash Health Plan, Staff Discount
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Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £52000 - £58000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
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