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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1262 1666 1906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.79% 7.75% 8.66%
As % of the System Software category 55.35% 57.09% 61.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1476 1558
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2280 2918 3096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.08% 13.58% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1957 2497 2544
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 £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +2 322 £40,000 -2.43% 30
Surrey -8 290 £31,750 -9.28% 28
Hampshire +3 202 £30,000 -18.36% 30
West Sussex +23 122 £27,500 -12.69% 9
Oxfordshire +10 117 £32,500 -1.51% 12
Buckinghamshire 0 94 £34,000 +13.33% 11
Kent +10 75 £29,000 -0.85% 2
East Sussex +20 28 £31,695 +37.80% 8
Middlesex +3 10 £27,500 -56.00% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2168 (82.94%) Windows
2 1396 (53.40%) Microsoft
3 1246 (47.67%) Windows Server
4 1176 (44.99%) VMware
5 832 (31.83%) MS Exchange
6 747 (28.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 685 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 642 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 636 (24.33%) Cisco
10 627 (23.99%) ITIL
11 619 (23.68%) MS Excel
12 563 (21.54%) DNS
13 557 (21.31%) Office 365
14 556 (21.27%) SQL Server
15 555 (21.23%) Hyper-V
16 554 (21.19%) Windows 7
17 552 (21.12%) Firewall
18 480 (18.36%) Microsoft Certification
19 445 (17.02%) Linux
20 436 (16.68%) MS Office
21 429 (16.41%) DHCP
22 428 (16.37%) TCP/IP
22 428 (16.37%) Citrix
23 386 (14.77%) LAN
24 383 (14.65%) SQL
25 372 (14.23%) WAN
26 361 (13.81%) SAN
27 329 (12.59%) MCSE
28 322 (12.32%) HP
29 317 (12.13%) Finance

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
1 832 (31.83%) MS Exchange
2 237 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 197 (7.54%) SharePoint
4 191 (7.31%) IIS
5 140 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 124 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 111 (4.25%) Skype for Business
8 68 (2.60%) Apache
9 52 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 51 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
11 42 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 29 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 29 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (0.99%) nginx
14 25 (0.96%) OpenStack
15 21 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.57%) JBoss
17 14 (0.54%) IBM Notes
18 13 (0.50%) WebLogic
18 13 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 619 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 436 (16.68%) MS Office
3 26 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.11%) MS Project
8 2 (0.077%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.038%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.15%) Infor CRM
5 3 (0.11%) HFM
6 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 557 (21.31%) Office 365
2 256 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 174 (6.66%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 48 (1.84%) IaaS
6 39 (1.49%) SaaS
7 27 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (0.92%) PaaS
9 22 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
9 22 (0.84%) SoftLayer
10 13 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.38%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.23%) Yammer
13 5 (0.19%) G Suite
14 4 (0.15%) Google Drive
15 2 (0.077%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.038%) Amazon ELB
16 1 (0.038%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 563 (21.54%) DNS
2 552 (21.12%) Firewall
3 429 (16.41%) DHCP
4 428 (16.37%) TCP/IP
5 386 (14.77%) LAN
6 372 (14.23%) WAN
7 361 (13.81%) SAN
8 189 (7.23%) VPN
9 158 (6.04%) VoIP
10 146 (5.59%) VLAN
11 97 (3.71%) Network Security
12 85 (3.25%) Skype
13 82 (3.14%) Wireless
14 80 (3.06%) Internet
15 69 (2.64%) NAS
16 60 (2.30%) LDAP
17 56 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
18 46 (1.76%) WLAN
19 45 (1.72%) SMTP
20 43 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 556 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (2.03%) MySQL
4 46 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 37 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 30 (1.15%) Big Data
9 27 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (0.61%) InfluxDB
11 14 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.38%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.23%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (0.15%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (1.19%) Vagrant
2 26 (0.99%) JIRA
3 14 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.34%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.31%) Subversion
7 6 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.19%) Android Studio
8 5 (0.19%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.15%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.15%) WebLOAD
10 3 (0.11%) AQtime
10 3 (0.11%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.11%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.11%) MSI
10 3 (0.11%) NCrunch
10 3 (0.11%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.11%) Trac
11 1 (0.038%) Ant
11 1 (0.038%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 317 (12.13%) Finance
2 94 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 52 (1.99%) Retail
4 35 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 34 (1.30%) Games
6 33 (1.26%) Banking
7 31 (1.19%) Law
8 27 (1.03%) German Language
9 25 (0.96%) Legal
9 25 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.84%) French Language
10 22 (0.84%) Marketing
11 19 (0.73%) Advertising
11 19 (0.73%) Back Office
11 19 (0.73%) Spanish Language
12 15 (0.57%) Electronics
12 15 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.50%) Publishing
14 11 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
15 10 (0.38%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 629 (24.06%) Support Engineer
2 621 (23.76%) Analyst
3 377 (14.42%) IT Support
4 346 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 335 (12.82%) Support Analyst
6 273 (10.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 204 (7.80%) IT Analyst
8 203 (7.77%) IT Engineer
9 200 (7.65%) Service Analyst
10 193 (7.38%) Service Desk Analyst
11 181 (6.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 173 (6.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 163 (6.24%) 3rd Line Support
14 157 (6.01%) IT Support Analyst
15 155 (5.93%) Administrator
16 154 (5.89%) IT Support Engineer
16 154 (5.89%) Windows Engineer
17 148 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 140 (5.36%) Desktop Support
19 133 (5.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (2.87%) .NET
1 75 (2.87%) Web Services
2 27 (1.03%) HTML
3 23 (0.88%) LAMP
4 21 (0.80%) ZeroMQ
5 19 (0.73%) SOAP
6 17 (0.65%) REST
7 16 (0.61%) Regular Expression
7 16 (0.61%) XML
8 12 (0.46%) COM
9 11 (0.42%) Middleware
10 10 (0.38%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.38%) CSS
10 10 (0.38%) jQuery
11 9 (0.34%) Software Packaging
11 9 (0.34%) Spring
12 8 (0.31%) J2EE
13 7 (0.27%) JSON
14 6 (0.23%) iBATIS
15 5 (0.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 199 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 144 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (4.36%) Clustering
4 100 (3.83%) Driving Licence
5 77 (2.95%) Blackberry
6 76 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 75 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 47 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 45 (1.72%) PKI
10 41 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
11 35 (1.34%) Statistics
12 34 (1.30%) iPad
13 30 (1.15%) Private Cloud
14 27 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (1.03%) Fat Client
14 27 (1.03%) FlexPod
14 27 (1.03%) Thin Client
15 26 (0.99%) Mathematics
15 26 (0.99%) Replication
16 25 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2168 (82.94%) Windows
2 1246 (47.67%) Windows Server
3 685 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 642 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 554 (21.19%) Windows 7
6 445 (17.02%) Linux
7 303 (11.59%) Windows 8
8 277 (10.60%) Windows 10
9 241 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 149 (5.70%) Windows XP
11 81 (3.10%) CentOS
12 80 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 80 (3.06%) Unix
13 69 (2.64%) Apple iOS
13 69 (2.64%) Mac OS X
14 60 (2.30%) Android
15 39 (1.49%) Solaris
16 33 (1.26%) Mac OS
16 33 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
17 29 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (23.99%) ITIL
2 134 (5.13%) Presales
3 128 (4.90%) Mentoring
4 123 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 112 (4.28%) Service Delivery
6 103 (3.94%) Service Management
7 86 (3.29%) Project Management
8 84 (3.21%) Migration
9 80 (3.06%) ITIL V3
10 69 (2.64%) DevOps
11 67 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 66 (2.52%) Analytics
13 63 (2.41%) Load Balancing
13 63 (2.41%) SIEM
14 62 (2.37%) Cybersecurity
15 60 (2.30%) ITSM
16 57 (2.18%) Information Security
17 54 (2.07%) Virtual Environments
18 52 (1.99%) Agile Software Development
18 52 (1.99%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 383 (14.65%) SQL
2 317 (12.13%) PowerShell
3 62 (2.37%) Python
4 58 (2.22%) Perl
5 55 (2.10%) C
6 51 (1.95%) Java
7 48 (1.84%) C#
8 40 (1.53%) VBScript
9 38 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 22 (0.84%) JavaScript
11 21 (0.80%) Ruby
11 21 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 13 (0.50%) C++
12 13 (0.50%) VB
13 10 (0.38%) PHP
13 10 (0.38%) XAML
14 5 (0.19%) RPG
15 2 (0.077%) Delphi
15 2 (0.077%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.038%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 480 (18.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 329 (12.59%) MCSE
3 270 (10.33%) Cisco Certification
4 249 (9.53%) CCNA
5 228 (8.72%) MCSA
6 190 (7.27%) Degree
7 171 (6.54%) Security Cleared
8 157 (6.01%) MCP
9 154 (5.89%) MCITP
9 154 (5.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 121 (4.63%) SC Cleared
11 91 (3.48%) CISSP
12 55 (2.10%) CCNP
13 51 (1.95%) MCTS
14 39 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
15 35 (1.34%) CEH
16 34 (1.30%) A+ Certification
17 25 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
18 23 (0.88%) DBS Check
19 22 (0.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (8.76%) SLA
2 62 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 37 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.11%) COBIT
6 3 (0.11%) GAMP
6 3 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
6 3 (0.11%) QA
7 2 (0.077%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.077%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.077%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.077%) ISO19770
8 1 (0.038%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.038%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 747 (28.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 555 (21.23%) Hyper-V
3 271 (10.37%) vSphere
4 109 (4.17%) XenApp
5 94 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 84 (3.21%) VMware ESX
7 73 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
8 57 (2.18%) vCloud
9 56 (2.14%) XenDesktop
10 54 (2.07%) Terminal Services
11 42 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 42 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
12 41 (1.57%) Firmware
13 36 (1.38%) Docker
14 27 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
14 27 (1.03%) ISA Server
14 27 (1.03%) Samba
15 26 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
15 26 (0.99%) XenServer
16 21 (0.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 245 (9.37%) SCCM
2 98 (3.75%) SCOM
3 82 (3.14%) Puppet
4 70 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 70 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (1.76%) WSUS
6 39 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 35 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 31 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 28 (1.07%) Ansible
10 25 (0.96%) AirWatch
10 25 (0.96%) Nagios
10 25 (0.96%) SCSM
11 23 (0.88%) Tivoli
12 21 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 18 (0.69%) Nessus
14 16 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 15 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 15 (0.57%) vMotion
16 13 (0.50%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1396 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 1176 (44.99%) VMware
3 636 (24.33%) Cisco
4 428 (16.37%) Citrix
5 322 (12.32%) HP
6 130 (4.97%) Dell
7 125 (4.78%) Apple
8 113 (4.32%) Red Hat
9 108 (4.13%) NetApp
10 99 (3.79%) Oracle
11 82 (3.14%) Symantec
12 76 (2.91%) Veeam
13 69 (2.64%) IBM
14 61 (2.33%) EMC
15 58 (2.22%) Google
16 50 (1.91%) SolarWinds
17 42 (1.61%) Juniper
18 40 (1.53%) 3PAR
18 40 (1.53%) Intel Security
19 39 (1.49%) CheckPoint
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £19500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30981 - £36573 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £22000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Progression, interesting work
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, training
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Molesey, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago