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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1519 1533 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.73% 6.91% 5.55%
As % of the System Software category 54.60% 55.64% 56.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1334 1134
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2782 2755 2284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.33% 12.42% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2216 2358 1971
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +3 431 £35,000 -6.66% 41
Surrey -3 340 £32,500 -7.14% 31
Hampshire -8 275 £30,000 -11.76% 36
Buckinghamshire 0 154 £37,000 +23.33% 6
West Sussex +14 147 £32,500 +4.00% 11
Kent 0 76 £27,500 -24.65% 11
Oxfordshire -26 65 £26,000 -25.71% 17
East Sussex -19 40 £24,000 -26.15% 5
Middlesex -4 21 £47,500 - 2
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Sussex +6 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2518 (83.41%) Windows
2 1740 (57.63%) Microsoft
3 1242 (41.14%) VMware
4 1226 (40.61%) MS Exchange
5 1162 (38.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 932 (30.87%) MS Excel
7 811 (26.86%) ITIL
7 811 (26.86%) Citrix
8 766 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 718 (23.78%) Windows 7
10 712 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 669 (22.16%) SQL
12 631 (20.90%) DNS
13 609 (20.17%) MS Office
14 596 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 590 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
16 589 (19.51%) Firewall
17 582 (19.28%) SQL Server
18 563 (18.65%) Cisco
19 522 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
20 520 (17.22%) TCP/IP
21 503 (16.66%) Hyper-V
22 475 (15.73%) SAN
23 459 (15.20%) Windows XP
24 456 (15.10%) DHCP
25 440 (14.57%) MCSE
26 409 (13.55%) SharePoint
27 404 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2007
28 402 (13.32%) SCCM
29 391 (12.95%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1226 (40.61%) MS Exchange
2 590 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 409 (13.55%) SharePoint
4 404 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 314 (10.40%) IIS
6 285 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 272 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 268 (8.88%) Lync
9 111 (3.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 105 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 64 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 63 (2.09%) Apache
13 57 (1.89%) Tomcat
14 50 (1.66%) IBM Notes
15 33 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
16 32 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
17 29 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 24 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
18 24 (0.79%) WebLogic
19 19 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 932 (30.87%) MS Excel
2 609 (20.17%) MS Office
3 45 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 39 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.40%) MS Project
6 9 (0.30%) FastStats
7 8 (0.26%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.099%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.033%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 15 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.26%) Sage 200
3 8 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.17%) SalesLogix
4 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.13%) Compiere
5 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.13%) Summit
5 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.099%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.033%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 165 (5.47%) Office 365
2 40 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.76%) SaaS
3 23 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (0.70%) IaaS
5 16 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.33%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 631 (20.90%) DNS
2 589 (19.51%) Firewall
3 520 (17.22%) TCP/IP
4 475 (15.73%) SAN
5 456 (15.10%) DHCP
6 328 (10.86%) VPN
7 326 (10.80%) LAN
8 290 (9.61%) WAN
9 137 (4.54%) Internet
10 128 (4.24%) VoIP
10 128 (4.24%) Wireless
11 107 (3.54%) VLAN
12 91 (3.01%) Network Security
13 81 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
14 75 (2.48%) NAS
15 72 (2.38%) LDAP
16 62 (2.05%) IP Telephony
17 53 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
18 49 (1.62%) SSL
19 44 (1.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 98 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 72 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (2.09%) MySQL
6 39 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 30 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 28 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (0.79%) EDRMS
10 23 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (0.60%) IDOL
12 16 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.33%) DB2
15 10 (0.33%) MS Access
15 10 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (0.33%) QlikView
15 10 (0.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 26 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (0.70%) MSI
3 17 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.40%) WebLOAD
4 12 (0.40%) AQtime
5 6 (0.20%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.20%) WinRunner
5 6 (0.20%) TestDirector
5 6 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
7 4 (0.13%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.099%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.066%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.066%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.066%) Subversion
9 2 (0.066%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.033%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.033%) JUnit
10 1 (0.033%) Hudson
General
1 391 (12.95%) Finance
2 114 (3.78%) Retail
3 113 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 58 (1.92%) Legal
5 34 (1.13%) Law
6 28 (0.93%) German Language
7 26 (0.86%) Back Office
8 22 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.70%) Advertising
9 21 (0.70%) Marketing
10 14 (0.46%) Publishing
11 13 (0.43%) Electronics
11 13 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.43%) French Language
12 10 (0.33%) Banking
13 9 (0.30%) Games
13 9 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.30%) Billing
14 7 (0.23%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 633 (20.97%) Analyst
2 607 (20.11%) Support Engineer
3 323 (10.70%) Support Analyst
4 285 (9.44%) IT Support
5 277 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 228 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
7 220 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 217 (7.19%) Administrator
9 212 (7.02%) Consultant
10 204 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 193 (6.39%) Service Desk Analyst
12 191 (6.33%) Service Analyst
13 175 (5.80%) Technical Support
14 149 (4.94%) Desktop Support
15 140 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
16 136 (4.50%) Architect
17 118 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 114 (3.78%) Server Engineer
19 102 (3.38%) IT Support Engineer
20 101 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (4.41%) .NET
2 76 (2.52%) Web Services
3 60 (1.99%) HTML
4 55 (1.82%) XML
5 51 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 32 (1.06%) LAMP
7 31 (1.03%) HTML5
8 30 (0.99%) CSS
9 27 (0.89%) Ajax
10 25 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 21 (0.70%) WCF
12 20 (0.66%) COM
13 19 (0.63%) jQuery
14 17 (0.56%) MAPI
15 15 (0.50%) CSS3
16 14 (0.46%) SAML
16 14 (0.46%) J2EE
17 12 (0.40%) XSLT
17 12 (0.40%) MSMQ
17 12 (0.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 182 (6.03%) Clustering
2 159 (5.27%) Blackberry
3 73 (2.42%) Replication
4 69 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 62 (2.05%) Thin Client
5 62 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 62 (2.05%) Fat Client
6 49 (1.62%) PKI
7 42 (1.39%) Statistics
8 34 (1.13%) iPhone
9 28 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (0.83%) EqualLogic
11 24 (0.79%) Kindle
12 23 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 22 (0.73%) Firmware
14 18 (0.60%) iPad
14 18 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (0.53%) EPoS
15 16 (0.53%) IPTV
16 14 (0.46%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2518 (83.41%) Windows
2 1162 (38.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 766 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 718 (23.78%) Windows 7
5 522 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 459 (15.20%) Windows XP
7 350 (11.59%) Linux
8 252 (8.35%) Windows 8
9 108 (3.58%) UNIX
10 86 (2.85%) Windows 2000
11 78 (2.58%) Windows Vista
12 69 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 35 (1.16%) Solaris
14 34 (1.13%) Android
15 33 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
16 24 (0.79%) Mac OS
16 24 (0.79%) Mac OS X
17 19 (0.63%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.56%) Windows Phone
18 17 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (26.86%) ITIL
2 163 (5.40%) Service Delivery
3 147 (4.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 137 (4.54%) Project Management
5 136 (4.50%) Service Management
6 135 (4.47%) Incident Management
7 122 (4.04%) Migration
8 92 (3.05%) PRINCE2
9 89 (2.95%) Problem Management
10 85 (2.82%) Change Management
11 77 (2.55%) Change Control
12 73 (2.42%) Time Management
13 72 (2.38%) CRM
14 68 (2.25%) Data Security
15 63 (2.09%) Load Balancing
16 57 (1.89%) Configuration Management
17 53 (1.76%) Identity Management
18 52 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
20 46 (1.52%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 669 (22.16%) SQL
2 233 (7.72%) PowerShell
3 68 (2.25%) C#
4 63 (2.09%) VB
5 55 (1.82%) VBScript
6 47 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 45 (1.49%) C
8 38 (1.26%) T-SQL
9 30 (0.99%) Java
10 23 (0.76%) PHP
10 23 (0.76%) Python
11 20 (0.66%) C++
12 18 (0.60%) Perl
13 13 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.36%) Ruby
15 7 (0.23%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.20%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.17%) R
18 3 (0.099%) VB6
18 3 (0.099%) VBA
Qualifications
1 596 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 440 (14.57%) MCSE
3 364 (12.06%) Security Cleared
4 292 (9.67%) SC Cleared
5 240 (7.95%) Degree
6 234 (7.75%) MCITP
7 230 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
8 192 (6.36%) MCP
9 182 (6.03%) CCNA
10 170 (5.63%) MCSA
11 144 (4.77%) DV Cleared
12 136 (4.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 92 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
14 89 (2.95%) CCNP
15 88 (2.91%) MCTS
16 50 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
17 44 (1.46%) CCA
18 32 (1.06%) CISSP
19 25 (0.83%) CEH
20 21 (0.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (11.23%) SLA
2 54 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 53 (1.76%) ISO 9001
4 47 (1.56%) QA
5 42 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.066%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.066%) BS7799
8 1 (0.033%) COBIT
8 1 (0.033%) DICOM
8 1 (0.033%) JSP 440
System Software
1 712 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 503 (16.66%) Hyper-V
3 269 (8.91%) XenApp
4 249 (8.25%) vSphere
5 163 (5.40%) VMware ESXi
5 163 (5.40%) XenDesktop
6 147 (4.87%) VMware ESX
7 74 (2.45%) UAG
8 72 (2.38%) ISA Server
9 66 (2.19%) Terminal Services
10 56 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
11 55 (1.82%) XenServer
12 52 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
13 44 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 34 (1.13%) Terminal Server
15 23 (0.76%) KVM
16 22 (0.73%) Xen
17 16 (0.53%) NFS
18 15 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 15 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 402 (13.32%) SCCM
2 152 (5.03%) SCOM
3 127 (4.21%) Backup Exec
4 96 (3.18%) NetBackup
5 89 (2.95%) WSUS
6 52 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 45 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 36 (1.19%) ARCserve
9 28 (0.93%) SCSM
10 26 (0.86%) HP SIM
11 25 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
12 21 (0.70%) SCVMM
13 17 (0.56%) Tivoli
14 16 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 16 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
15 15 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 14 (0.46%) DameWare
17 13 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
18 11 (0.36%) MOM
18 11 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1740 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 1242 (41.14%) VMware
3 811 (26.86%) Citrix
4 563 (18.65%) Cisco
5 331 (10.96%) HP
6 198 (6.56%) Oracle
7 182 (6.03%) Symantec
8 129 (4.27%) Dell
9 103 (3.41%) Juniper
10 101 (3.35%) NetApp
10 101 (3.35%) CheckPoint
11 87 (2.88%) Apple
12 83 (2.75%) EMC
13 76 (2.52%) IBM
14 72 (2.38%) Red Hat
15 66 (2.19%) Veeam
15 66 (2.19%) F5
16 60 (1.99%) Remedy
16 60 (1.99%) McAfee
17 58 (1.92%) Fujitsu
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22500 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Not On The High Street Enterprises Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hot Rec
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £220,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to c£45,000 + generous bonus + benef
Posted: 19 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Training + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
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