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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / South East
Rank 21 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1207 1492 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.19% 7.83% 8.28%
As % of the System Software category 57.92% 55.88% 59.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 1324 1458
Median salary £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
2084 2670 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.14% 14.02% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1762 2344 2428
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +6 300 £40,000 -3.61% 27
Surrey +5 288 £30,000 -20.00% 31
Hampshire -4 214 £32,000 -12.32% 37
Oxfordshire +25 125 £37,500 -3.84% 19
Buckinghamshire +9 95 £36,000 +20.00% 20
West Sussex +12 86 £32,500 -7.14% 10
Kent -4 68 £30,000 -7.69% 6
East Sussex 0 32 £40,000 +90.47% 6
Middlesex -9 3 £57,500 +130.00% 1
Home Counties 0 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Sussex - 1 £32,500 - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 2019 (83.15%) Windows
2 1311 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 1168 (48.11%) Windows Server
4 1009 (41.56%) VMware
5 705 (29.04%) MS Exchange
6 684 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 599 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 585 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 557 (22.94%) Office 365
10 550 (22.65%) Hyper-V
11 544 (22.41%) DNS
12 532 (21.91%) MS Excel
13 523 (21.54%) ITIL
14 491 (20.22%) Windows 7
15 485 (19.98%) Firewall
16 474 (19.52%) Cisco
17 468 (19.28%) SQL Server
18 440 (18.12%) MS Office
19 405 (16.68%) Microsoft Certification
20 400 (16.47%) DHCP
21 386 (15.90%) TCP/IP
22 376 (15.49%) SQL
23 371 (15.28%) Linux
24 339 (13.96%) LAN
25 334 (13.76%) Citrix
26 324 (13.34%) Microsoft Azure
27 309 (12.73%) WAN
28 296 (12.19%) PowerShell
29 288 (11.86%) MCSE
30 286 (11.78%) SAN

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
1 705 (29.04%) MS Exchange
2 213 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 190 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 153 (6.30%) IIS
5 150 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 140 (5.77%) Skype for Business
7 85 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 56 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 51 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 32 (1.32%) Apache
12 27 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (1.07%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.62%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.58%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.54%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.54%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.45%) CMS
17 11 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 532 (21.91%) MS Excel
2 440 (18.12%) MS Office
3 34 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.16%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) MS Project
9 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.25%) Infor CRM
4 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.041%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.041%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.041%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 557 (22.94%) Office 365
2 324 (13.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (2.84%) IaaS
5 40 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 39 (1.61%) PaaS
7 35 (1.44%) SaaS
8 27 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
9 12 (0.49%) SoftLayer
10 11 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.37%) G Suite
12 8 (0.33%) Yammer
13 6 (0.25%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.21%) iPaaS
15 4 (0.16%) GitHub
16 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.12%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 544 (22.41%) DNS
2 485 (19.98%) Firewall
3 400 (16.47%) DHCP
4 386 (15.90%) TCP/IP
5 339 (13.96%) LAN
6 309 (12.73%) WAN
7 286 (11.78%) SAN
8 226 (9.31%) VPN
9 150 (6.18%) VLAN
10 127 (5.23%) VoIP
11 115 (4.74%) Skype
12 92 (3.79%) Network Security
13 83 (3.42%) Wireless
14 74 (3.05%) Internet
15 66 (2.72%) NAS
16 55 (2.27%) LDAP
17 51 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
18 49 (2.02%) HTTP
19 47 (1.94%) WLAN
20 45 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (1.85%) MySQL
4 41 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 33 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 21 (0.86%) Big Data
9 20 (0.82%) InfluxDB
10 19 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (0.62%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.54%) Relational Database
15 11 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
19 7 (0.29%) OLAP
19 7 (0.29%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.74%) JIRA
4 16 (0.66%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 6 (0.25%) MSI
7 5 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.21%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.21%) WebLOAD
7 5 (0.21%) WinDbg
8 4 (0.16%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.12%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.12%) AQtime
9 3 (0.12%) Subversion
9 3 (0.12%) Trac
10 2 (0.082%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.041%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.041%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 258 (10.63%) Finance
2 72 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 39 (1.61%) German Language
4 33 (1.36%) French Language
5 28 (1.15%) Marketing
6 26 (1.07%) Games
6 26 (1.07%) Legal
7 24 (0.99%) Spanish Language
8 22 (0.91%) Banking
8 22 (0.91%) Retail
9 20 (0.82%) Advertising
10 17 (0.70%) Back Office
11 16 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.62%) Automotive
12 15 (0.62%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.58%) Law
14 13 (0.54%) Dutch Language
14 13 (0.54%) Italian Language
15 11 (0.45%) Electronics
16 9 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 610 (25.12%) Support Engineer
2 514 (21.17%) Analyst
3 386 (15.90%) IT Support
4 309 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 281 (11.57%) Support Analyst
6 278 (11.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 210 (8.65%) IT Engineer
8 190 (7.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 169 (6.96%) Administrator
10 165 (6.80%) IT Analyst
11 164 (6.75%) Service Analyst
12 159 (6.55%) Windows Engineer
13 158 (6.51%) IT Support Engineer
14 156 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support
15 155 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 154 (6.34%) Service Desk Analyst
17 139 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 127 (5.23%) IT Support Analyst
19 126 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
20 125 (5.15%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (3.62%) .NET
2 63 (2.59%) Web Services
3 37 (1.52%) HTML
4 19 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 19 (0.78%) Middleware
5 14 (0.58%) JSON
5 14 (0.58%) Regular Expression
5 14 (0.58%) ZeroMQ
6 13 (0.54%) Software Packaging
7 11 (0.45%) SOAP
7 11 (0.45%) XML
8 10 (0.41%) COM
8 10 (0.41%) LAMP
9 9 (0.37%) CSS
9 9 (0.37%) iOS SDK
9 9 (0.37%) REST
9 9 (0.37%) Silverlight
10 7 (0.29%) jQuery
11 6 (0.25%) OAuth
11 6 (0.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 138 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (4.86%) Data Centre
3 111 (4.57%) Driving Licence
4 107 (4.41%) Clustering
5 89 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 77 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 66 (2.72%) Blackberry
8 48 (1.98%) PKI
9 41 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 36 (1.48%) Replication
11 31 (1.28%) iPad
12 29 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
12 29 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 25 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
14 23 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
15 22 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
16 21 (0.86%) AS400
16 21 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
17 20 (0.82%) Fat Client
17 20 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2019 (83.15%) Windows
2 1168 (48.11%) Windows Server
3 684 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 585 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 491 (20.22%) Windows 7
6 371 (15.28%) Linux
7 258 (10.63%) Windows 10
8 246 (10.13%) Windows 8
9 194 (7.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 119 (4.90%) Windows XP
11 94 (3.87%) Mac OS X
12 80 (3.29%) Unix
13 71 (2.92%) Apple iOS
14 54 (2.22%) CentOS
15 53 (2.18%) Mac OS
15 53 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 43 (1.77%) Android
17 40 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
18 31 (1.28%) Solaris
19 21 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (21.54%) ITIL
2 111 (4.57%) Mentoring
3 107 (4.41%) Service Delivery
4 98 (4.04%) Presales
5 94 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 94 (3.87%) Migration
6 93 (3.83%) Service Management
7 77 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
8 70 (2.88%) High Availability
8 70 (2.88%) Project Management
9 68 (2.80%) ITIL V3
10 66 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (2.64%) Analytics
12 62 (2.55%) DevOps
13 59 (2.43%) Change Management
14 55 (2.27%) SIEM
15 52 (2.14%) Problem Management
16 48 (1.98%) CRM
16 48 (1.98%) Root Cause Analysis
17 47 (1.94%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 376 (15.49%) SQL
2 296 (12.19%) PowerShell
3 68 (2.80%) C
4 59 (2.43%) Java
5 53 (2.18%) C#
6 48 (1.98%) Python
7 44 (1.81%) VBScript
8 38 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 32 (1.32%) Perl
10 31 (1.28%) JavaScript
11 29 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 25 (1.03%) VB
13 18 (0.74%) Ruby
14 17 (0.70%) C++
15 11 (0.45%) PHP
16 10 (0.41%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.41%) XAML
17 4 (0.16%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.16%) VBA
18 3 (0.12%) RPG
Qualifications
1 405 (16.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 288 (11.86%) MCSE
3 214 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
4 190 (7.83%) CCNA
5 188 (7.74%) Degree
6 156 (6.43%) MCSA
7 132 (5.44%) MCP
8 111 (4.57%) CISSP
9 110 (4.53%) Security Cleared
10 91 (3.75%) MCITP
10 91 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 84 (3.46%) SC Cleared
12 48 (1.98%) CEH
13 44 (1.81%) CCNP
14 39 (1.61%) A+ Certification
15 35 (1.44%) CISM
16 33 (1.36%) DBS Check
17 31 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (1.11%) GCIA
18 27 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (9.39%) SLA
2 51 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 36 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.16%) QA
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.082%) COBIT
8 2 (0.082%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.082%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.082%) ISO19770
9 1 (0.041%) GPG13
9 1 (0.041%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.041%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.041%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 599 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 550 (22.65%) Hyper-V
3 174 (7.17%) vSphere
4 76 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 60 (2.47%) VMware ESX
6 58 (2.39%) XenApp
7 45 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 34 (1.40%) Terminal Services
9 33 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 30 (1.24%) Firmware
11 26 (1.07%) vCloud
12 25 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
12 25 (1.03%) XenDesktop
13 24 (0.99%) ISA Server
14 22 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
15 20 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 20 (0.82%) Samba
16 19 (0.78%) VMware Server
17 17 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
18 16 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 240 (9.88%) SCCM
2 98 (4.04%) SCOM
3 79 (3.25%) Backup Exec
4 50 (2.06%) Puppet
5 47 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
7 36 (1.48%) NetBackup
7 36 (1.48%) WSUS
8 25 (1.03%) SCSM
9 24 (0.99%) Grafana
9 24 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
10 22 (0.91%) Ansible
11 20 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 19 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 17 (0.70%) Nagios
14 15 (0.62%) AirWatch
15 14 (0.58%) Nessus
16 13 (0.54%) vRealize
17 12 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
18 11 (0.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1311 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 1009 (41.56%) VMware
3 474 (19.52%) Cisco
4 334 (13.76%) Citrix
5 227 (9.35%) HP
6 120 (4.94%) Dell
7 115 (4.74%) Apple
8 85 (3.50%) NetApp
9 82 (3.38%) Veeam
10 77 (3.17%) Red Hat
11 65 (2.68%) Oracle
12 58 (2.39%) Symantec
13 53 (2.18%) EMC
14 50 (2.06%) Juniper
15 47 (1.94%) Google
16 44 (1.81%) 3PAR
17 40 (1.65%) Remedy
17 40 (1.65%) Veritas
18 38 (1.57%) SolarWinds
19 34 (1.40%) F5
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Guildford, Surrey
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Gatwick, West Sussex
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Wokingham, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Unspecified Good package + 28 days paid holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + Benefits
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Thatcham, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + Benefits
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Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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