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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1603 1505 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.55% 6.55% 6.57%
As % of the System Software category 54.82% 53.16% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1239 1265
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average 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
2924 2831 2704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.78% 12.32% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2424 2300 2326
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Surrey +12 410 £33,000 +10.00% 35
Hampshire +5 320 £35,000 +16.66% 37
Berkshire -12 312 £32,500 -13.33% 38
West Sussex +6 176 £42,500 +41.66% 10
Buckinghamshire -4 134 £29,500 -26.25% 14
Oxfordshire +32 99 £33,750 +40.62% 11
Kent +7 89 £30,000 +9.09% 13
East Sussex +28 38 £30,500 +27.08% 6
Middlesex -3 15 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Sussex +1 3 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £55,500 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2677 (85.39%) Windows
2 1826 (58.25%) Microsoft
3 1373 (43.80%) VMware
4 1119 (35.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1112 (35.47%) MS Exchange
6 901 (28.74%) MS Excel
7 832 (26.54%) ITIL
8 831 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 763 (24.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 761 (24.27%) DNS
11 713 (22.74%) Citrix
11 713 (22.74%) Windows 7
12 697 (22.23%) Firewall
13 690 (22.01%) SQL Server
14 673 (21.47%) Cisco
15 654 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 607 (19.36%) Windows Server 2003
17 596 (19.01%) MS Office
18 583 (18.60%) TCP/IP
18 583 (18.60%) DHCP
19 551 (17.58%) SQL
19 551 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2010
20 549 (17.51%) Hyper-V
21 519 (16.56%) LAN
22 502 (16.01%) Linux
23 501 (15.98%) SAN
24 489 (15.60%) WAN
25 437 (13.94%) MCSE
26 436 (13.91%) HP
27 413 (13.17%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1112 (35.47%) MS Exchange
2 551 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 340 (10.85%) SharePoint
4 297 (9.47%) IIS
5 260 (8.29%) Lync
6 255 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 225 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 134 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 107 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 43 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 43 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 34 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
11 34 (1.08%) Apache
12 31 (0.99%) IBM Notes
13 30 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
14 29 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
15 26 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
16 15 (0.48%) Tomcat
16 15 (0.48%) Moodle
17 13 (0.41%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 901 (28.74%) MS Excel
2 596 (19.01%) MS Office
3 41 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 38 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.35%) MS Project
6 6 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.064%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.064%) SPSS
7 2 (0.064%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.13%) assyst
4 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.096%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.096%) Primavera
6 2 (0.064%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.064%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.064%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.064%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.064%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.064%) Orchard Housing
6 2 (0.064%) Aareon QL
6 2 (0.064%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.064%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.064%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 235 (7.50%) Office 365
2 55 (1.75%) SaaS
3 53 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (0.86%) IaaS
5 23 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.61%) PaaS
7 16 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.13%) Symantec.cloud
9 2 (0.064%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.032%) Nimbula
10 1 (0.032%) Yammer
10 1 (0.032%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 761 (24.27%) DNS
2 697 (22.23%) Firewall
3 583 (18.60%) TCP/IP
3 583 (18.60%) DHCP
4 519 (16.56%) LAN
5 501 (15.98%) SAN
6 489 (15.60%) WAN
7 215 (6.86%) VPN
8 186 (5.93%) VoIP
9 149 (4.75%) VLAN
10 130 (4.15%) Internet
11 114 (3.64%) NAS
12 106 (3.38%) Wireless
13 75 (2.39%) iSCSI
14 63 (2.01%) Network Security
15 59 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
16 58 (1.85%) NetScaler
17 55 (1.75%) LDAP
18 51 (1.63%) Unified Communications
19 42 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 690 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 115 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 56 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (1.75%) MySQL
6 28 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 20 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 19 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.51%) Redis
11 14 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (0.41%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.35%) Big Data
14 10 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.29%) EDRMS
16 8 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (0.77%) Subversion
2 21 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 16 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (0.41%) JIRA
5 12 (0.38%) MSI
6 10 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.19%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.16%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.16%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (0.13%) Yeoman
9 4 (0.13%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.096%) AdminStudio
10 3 (0.096%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.064%) Hudson
11 2 (0.064%) Redmine
12 1 (0.032%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.032%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.032%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.032%) TestDirector
General
1 370 (11.80%) Finance
2 100 (3.19%) Retail
3 76 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 53 (1.69%) Law
5 41 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 40 (1.28%) Legal
7 33 (1.05%) Publishing
7 33 (1.05%) Back Office
7 33 (1.05%) Marketing
8 29 (0.93%) Electronics
9 26 (0.83%) German Language
10 25 (0.80%) Automotive
11 24 (0.77%) Advertising
12 20 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 20 (0.64%) Banking
13 18 (0.57%) Italian Language
13 18 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.48%) Dutch Language
14 15 (0.48%) French Language
15 12 (0.38%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 681 (21.72%) Support Engineer
2 670 (21.37%) Analyst
3 354 (11.29%) Support Analyst
4 333 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 298 (9.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 280 (8.93%) IT Support
7 214 (6.83%) Administrator
8 189 (6.03%) Consultant
9 188 (6.00%) Service Analyst
9 188 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 184 (5.87%) Technical Support
11 181 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
12 178 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
13 161 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
14 157 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
15 147 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 143 (4.56%) Desktop Support
17 126 (4.02%) Technical Engineer
18 117 (3.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 103 (3.29%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (3.80%) .NET
2 50 (1.59%) Web Services
3 49 (1.56%) HTML
4 37 (1.18%) Application Packaging
5 35 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 22 (0.70%) CSS
7 21 (0.67%) XML
8 20 (0.64%) Software Packaging
9 19 (0.61%) Regular Expression
10 17 (0.54%) OAuth
11 15 (0.48%) COM
12 9 (0.29%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.26%) Middleware
13 8 (0.26%) LAMP
13 8 (0.26%) ODBC
13 8 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (0.22%) LINQ
14 7 (0.22%) jQuery
15 6 (0.19%) SOAP
15 6 (0.19%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 274 (8.74%) Data Centre
2 187 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (5.39%) Clustering
4 160 (5.10%) Blackberry
5 93 (2.97%) Thin Client
5 93 (2.97%) Replication
5 93 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 87 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 73 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 44 (1.40%) PKI
9 34 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
10 32 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.02%) Statistics
11 27 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 27 (0.86%) EqualLogic
11 27 (0.86%) HP Storage
12 26 (0.83%) iPhone
13 18 (0.57%) iPad
14 17 (0.54%) EPoS
14 17 (0.54%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2677 (85.39%) Windows
2 1119 (35.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 763 (24.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 713 (22.74%) Windows 7
5 607 (19.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 502 (16.01%) Linux
7 358 (11.42%) Windows XP
8 353 (11.26%) Windows 8
9 187 (5.96%) UNIX
10 81 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 67 (2.14%) Mac OS X
11 67 (2.14%) Android
12 60 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 50 (1.59%) Windows Vista
14 49 (1.56%) Windows 2000
15 41 (1.31%) CentOS
16 40 (1.28%) Solaris
17 36 (1.15%) Apple iOS
18 24 (0.77%) Mac OS
19 19 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (26.54%) ITIL
2 188 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 182 (5.81%) Service Management
4 169 (5.39%) Incident Management
5 153 (4.88%) Project Management
6 149 (4.75%) Service Delivery
7 128 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 122 (3.89%) Migration
9 111 (3.54%) Problem Management
10 101 (3.22%) Load Balancing
10 101 (3.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 97 (3.09%) Change Management
12 96 (3.06%) Mentoring
13 83 (2.65%) Information Security
14 82 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
15 78 (2.49%) Business Continuity
16 77 (2.46%) Time Management
16 77 (2.46%) Patch Management
17 68 (2.17%) High Availability
18 67 (2.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 551 (17.58%) SQL
2 331 (10.56%) PowerShell
3 96 (3.06%) VBScript
4 63 (2.01%) Perl
5 54 (1.72%) VB
6 51 (1.63%) C
7 49 (1.56%) C#
8 41 (1.31%) Java
9 31 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 26 (0.83%) PHP
11 25 (0.80%) Python
12 23 (0.73%) T-SQL
13 21 (0.67%) VBA
14 11 (0.35%) C++
15 8 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.26%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.19%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.16%) X++
17 5 (0.16%) AWK
17 5 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 654 (20.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 437 (13.94%) MCSE
3 400 (12.76%) Security Cleared
4 297 (9.47%) SC Cleared
5 273 (8.71%) MCP
6 268 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
7 244 (7.78%) CCNA
8 230 (7.34%) MCITP
9 226 (7.21%) Degree
10 188 (6.00%) DV Cleared
11 174 (5.55%) MCSA
12 133 (4.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 94 (3.00%) MCTS
14 76 (2.42%) A+ Certification
15 60 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
16 59 (1.88%) CCNP
17 54 (1.72%) CISSP
18 53 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
19 52 (1.66%) CCA
20 27 (0.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (13.08%) SLA
2 70 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 56 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.64%) QA
6 11 (0.35%) COBIT
7 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.26%) GPG13
9 7 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 831 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 549 (17.51%) Hyper-V
3 289 (9.22%) XenApp
4 277 (8.84%) vSphere
5 164 (5.23%) VMware ESX
6 114 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 111 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
8 85 (2.71%) Terminal Services
9 71 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 52 (1.66%) ISA Server
10 52 (1.66%) XenServer
11 50 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
12 42 (1.34%) UAG
13 38 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 26 (0.83%) Samba
15 24 (0.77%) Terminal Server
16 22 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 20 (0.64%) VMware Server
17 20 (0.64%) NFS
18 19 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 413 (13.17%) SCCM
2 205 (6.54%) SCOM
3 127 (4.05%) WSUS
4 104 (3.32%) Backup Exec
5 70 (2.23%) NetBackup
6 50 (1.59%) HP SIM
7 47 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 46 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
9 37 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 32 (1.02%) SCVMM
11 31 (0.99%) ARCserve
12 29 (0.93%) Legato
13 27 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 26 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 24 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
16 23 (0.73%) SCSM
17 21 (0.67%) Nagios
18 20 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 17 (0.54%) EdgeSight
20 16 (0.51%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1826 (58.25%) Microsoft
2 1373 (43.80%) VMware
3 713 (22.74%) Citrix
4 673 (21.47%) Cisco
5 436 (13.91%) HP
6 207 (6.60%) Symantec
7 156 (4.98%) Oracle
7 156 (4.98%) NetApp
8 141 (4.50%) Dell
9 111 (3.54%) EMC
10 104 (3.32%) Juniper
11 89 (2.84%) Red Hat
12 87 (2.78%) Apple
13 79 (2.52%) 3PAR
14 65 (2.07%) Avaya
15 61 (1.95%) CheckPoint
16 60 (1.91%) SolarWinds
17 59 (1.88%) IBM
18 53 (1.69%) Sun
19 52 (1.66%) Remedy
West Byfleet, Surrey
Bowerford Associates Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £28,000 per annum Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: BENS
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday