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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1296 1620 1703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.42% 7.69% 7.85%
As % of the System Software category 52.41% 57.41% 57.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1440 1376
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
2473 2822 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.16% 13.39% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2121 2370 2393
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +6 338 £42,500 +10.38% 30
Surrey -3 312 £33,000 -9.83% 25
Hampshire +1 258 £30,000 -7.69% 24
Buckinghamshire +2 115 £31,750 +2.41% 18
Kent +8 86 £29,000 +3.57% 6
West Sussex -6 77 £36,250 +14.17% 9
Oxfordshire -30 71 £30,000 -14.28% 21
East Sussex +22 33 £41,000 +67.34% 5
Middlesex +3 3 £29,500 -43.80% 1
Sussex +9 2 £25,000 -37.50%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 2292 (84.51%) Windows
2 1498 (55.24%) Microsoft
3 1361 (50.18%) Windows Server
4 1322 (48.75%) VMware
5 908 (33.48%) MS Exchange
6 795 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 785 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 695 (25.63%) Cisco
9 689 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 668 (24.63%) MS Excel
11 644 (23.75%) ITIL
12 588 (21.68%) Office 365
13 578 (21.31%) DNS
14 568 (20.94%) Citrix
15 567 (20.91%) Firewall
16 558 (20.58%) Windows 7
17 555 (20.46%) SQL Server
18 524 (19.32%) Hyper-V
19 506 (18.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 456 (16.81%) MS Office
21 455 (16.78%) DHCP
22 446 (16.45%) Linux
23 437 (16.11%) SQL
24 433 (15.97%) TCP/IP
25 401 (14.79%) WAN
26 398 (14.68%) LAN
27 358 (13.20%) HP
28 347 (12.79%) SAN
29 344 (12.68%) Windows 8
30 338 (12.46%) MCSE

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
1 908 (33.48%) MS Exchange
2 309 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 219 (8.08%) IIS
4 204 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 182 (6.71%) SharePoint
6 138 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 111 (4.09%) Skype for Business
8 83 (3.06%) Apache
9 62 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 54 (1.99%) Tomcat
11 42 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
11 42 (1.55%) nginx
12 35 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 34 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (0.77%) OpenStack
15 20 (0.74%) JBoss
16 16 (0.59%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (0.44%) WebLogic
19 10 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 668 (24.63%) MS Excel
2 456 (16.81%) MS Office
3 28 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.11%) MS Project
7 2 (0.074%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.11%) assyst
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.11%) HFM
5 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 588 (21.68%) Office 365
2 242 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 140 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (1.73%) SaaS
6 32 (1.18%) IaaS
7 30 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (0.70%) Yammer
9 15 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
9 15 (0.55%) SoftLayer
10 14 (0.52%) OneDrive
11 8 (0.29%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.29%) PaaS
12 6 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.11%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.037%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 578 (21.31%) DNS
2 567 (20.91%) Firewall
3 455 (16.78%) DHCP
4 433 (15.97%) TCP/IP
5 401 (14.79%) WAN
6 398 (14.68%) LAN
7 347 (12.79%) SAN
8 217 (8.00%) VPN
9 150 (5.53%) VoIP
10 114 (4.20%) Internet
11 112 (4.13%) VLAN
12 109 (4.02%) Network Security
13 78 (2.88%) NAS
14 66 (2.43%) LDAP
15 64 (2.36%) Wireless
16 59 (2.18%) Skype
17 56 (2.06%) HTTP
18 55 (2.03%) SMTP
19 47 (1.73%) FTP
19 47 (1.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 555 (20.46%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 52 (1.92%) MySQL
6 46 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 40 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 37 (1.36%) Big Data
8 37 (1.36%) NoSQL
9 32 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.41%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.37%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.22%) InfluxDB
15 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (1.25%) JIRA
1 34 (1.25%) Vagrant
2 11 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.37%) MSI
3 10 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.33%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.26%) AQtime
5 7 (0.26%) WebLOAD
6 6 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.22%) Subversion
7 5 (0.18%) Android Studio
7 5 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.11%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.11%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.11%) NCrunch
8 3 (0.11%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.074%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.074%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.074%) Visual Studio
General
1 286 (10.55%) Finance
2 107 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 96 (3.54%) Retail
4 53 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 48 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 35 (1.29%) Marketing
7 32 (1.18%) Banking
8 29 (1.07%) Legal
9 26 (0.96%) Games
9 26 (0.96%) Law
10 23 (0.85%) Back Office
10 23 (0.85%) Electronics
11 18 (0.66%) Spanish Language
12 17 (0.63%) Publishing
13 16 (0.59%) Online Betting
14 15 (0.55%) German Language
15 14 (0.52%) French Language
16 11 (0.41%) Advertising
16 11 (0.41%) Automotive
16 11 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 679 (25.04%) Analyst
2 645 (23.78%) Support Engineer
3 377 (13.90%) Support Analyst
4 372 (13.72%) IT Support
5 319 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 264 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 230 (8.48%) IT Analyst
8 228 (8.41%) Service Analyst
9 226 (8.33%) IT Engineer
10 204 (7.52%) Service Desk Analyst
11 194 (7.15%) 3rd Line Support
12 192 (7.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 175 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 169 (6.23%) Administrator
15 167 (6.16%) Windows Engineer
16 164 (6.05%) IT Support Analyst
17 161 (5.94%) IT Support Engineer
18 150 (5.53%) Technical Support
19 148 (5.46%) Infrastructure Support
20 143 (5.27%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.32%) Web Services
2 56 (2.06%) .NET
3 32 (1.18%) ZeroMQ
4 26 (0.96%) LAMP
5 25 (0.92%) Regular Expression
6 23 (0.85%) HTML
7 14 (0.52%) COM
8 13 (0.48%) XML
9 12 (0.44%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.44%) REST
9 12 (0.44%) Software Packaging
10 11 (0.41%) CSS
10 11 (0.41%) SOAP
11 9 (0.33%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.29%) jQuery
13 7 (0.26%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.26%) WCF
14 6 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (0.22%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 228 (8.41%) Data Centre
2 139 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (4.61%) Clustering
4 103 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 101 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 94 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 87 (3.21%) Blackberry
8 39 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
9 36 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.29%) Statistics
11 33 (1.22%) PKI
12 31 (1.14%) iPad
13 30 (1.11%) Fat Client
13 30 (1.11%) Thin Client
14 29 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
15 28 (1.03%) Smartphone
16 27 (1.00%) iPhone
17 24 (0.88%) Wiki
18 21 (0.77%) FMCG
18 21 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2292 (84.51%) Windows
2 1361 (50.18%) Windows Server
3 785 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 689 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 558 (20.58%) Windows 7
6 446 (16.45%) Linux
7 344 (12.68%) Windows 8
8 272 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 261 (9.62%) Windows 10
10 152 (5.60%) Windows XP
11 103 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 78 (2.88%) Android
13 77 (2.84%) CentOS
14 76 (2.80%) Unix
15 66 (2.43%) Apple iOS
16 44 (1.62%) Mac OS X
17 34 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
18 32 (1.18%) Windows 2000
18 32 (1.18%) Windows Vista
19 29 (1.07%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (23.75%) ITIL
2 130 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 125 (4.61%) Presales
4 122 (4.50%) Mentoring
5 115 (4.24%) Service Management
6 110 (4.06%) Service Delivery
7 95 (3.50%) Migration
7 95 (3.50%) Project Management
8 71 (2.62%) Problem Management
9 70 (2.58%) Change Management
10 68 (2.51%) Analytics
11 66 (2.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 65 (2.40%) Information Security
12 65 (2.40%) Load Balancing
13 63 (2.32%) Virtual Environments
14 61 (2.25%) DevOps
14 61 (2.25%) Incident Management
15 60 (2.21%) CRM
16 59 (2.18%) SIEM
17 58 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 437 (16.11%) SQL
2 302 (11.14%) PowerShell
3 71 (2.62%) Python
4 64 (2.36%) Perl
5 45 (1.66%) VBScript
6 44 (1.62%) C#
7 42 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 36 (1.33%) C
9 30 (1.11%) Java
10 23 (0.85%) JavaScript
11 22 (0.81%) VB
12 21 (0.77%) C++
13 20 (0.74%) Ruby
14 16 (0.59%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.33%) PHP
16 4 (0.15%) XAML
17 2 (0.074%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 2 (0.074%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.074%) RPG
17 2 (0.074%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 506 (18.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 338 (12.46%) MCSE
3 274 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
4 252 (9.29%) CCNA
5 224 (8.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 222 (8.19%) MCSA
7 196 (7.23%) Security Cleared
8 184 (6.78%) Degree
9 182 (6.71%) MCITP
10 180 (6.64%) MCP
11 122 (4.50%) SC Cleared
12 77 (2.84%) MCTS
13 75 (2.77%) CISSP
14 58 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
15 54 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
16 52 (1.92%) CCA
17 51 (1.88%) CCNP
18 41 (1.51%) A+ Certification
19 37 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 28 (1.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (9.26%) SLA
2 63 (2.32%) PCI DSS
3 59 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (0.55%) QA
6 9 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) BS7799
7 3 (0.11%) DICOM
7 3 (0.11%) GAMP
7 3 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.074%) COBIT
9 1 (0.037%) HL7
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.037%) ISO19770
9 1 (0.037%) RMADS
System Software
1 795 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 524 (19.32%) Hyper-V
3 294 (10.84%) vSphere
4 169 (6.23%) XenApp
5 123 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
6 102 (3.76%) VMware ESX
7 89 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 72 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
9 59 (2.18%) vCloud
10 55 (2.03%) Terminal Services
10 55 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
11 41 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 39 (1.44%) Docker
13 35 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 35 (1.29%) XenServer
14 32 (1.18%) Firmware
15 28 (1.03%) Samba
16 24 (0.88%) Terminal Server
16 24 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
17 23 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 293 (10.80%) SCCM
2 96 (3.54%) WSUS
3 92 (3.39%) SCOM
4 85 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 82 (3.02%) Puppet
6 65 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 37 (1.36%) Nagios
9 36 (1.33%) NetBackup
10 34 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
11 27 (1.00%) AirWatch
12 25 (0.92%) vMotion
13 24 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 23 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 22 (0.81%) Tivoli
16 21 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
17 18 (0.66%) Ansible
18 17 (0.63%) SCVMM
19 16 (0.59%) Nessus
20 15 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1498 (55.24%) Microsoft
2 1322 (48.75%) VMware
3 695 (25.63%) Cisco
4 568 (20.94%) Citrix
5 358 (13.20%) HP
6 150 (5.53%) NetApp
7 128 (4.72%) Oracle
8 127 (4.68%) Dell
9 126 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 108 (3.98%) Apple
10 108 (3.98%) Symantec
11 100 (3.69%) Veeam
12 91 (3.36%) EMC
13 86 (3.17%) IBM
14 66 (2.43%) SolarWinds
15 51 (1.88%) Google
16 45 (1.66%) F5
17 40 (1.47%) Intel Security
17 40 (1.47%) Sophos
18 37 (1.36%) CheckPoint
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