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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1454 1451 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.06% 6.36% 5.83%
As % of the System Software category 54.50% 54.84% 51.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1227 1136
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 £21,500 £21,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
2668 2646 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 11.60% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2174 2192
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 339 £32,500 +14.03% 40
Berkshire +1 338 £37,500 -9.63% 48
Hampshire -1 280 £35,000 +16.66% 51
Buckinghamshire +9 145 £30,000 -27.71% 20
West Sussex +1 140 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Kent +10 79 £30,000 -16.08% 12
Oxfordshire +13 75 £33,000 +37.50% 18
East Sussex +39 48 £30,500 +12.96% 7
Middlesex -18 6 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Sussex - 3 £40,000 - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2522 (85.38%) Windows
2 1673 (56.64%) Microsoft
3 1207 (40.86%) VMware
4 1064 (36.02%) MS Exchange
5 1046 (35.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 842 (28.50%) MS Excel
7 755 (25.56%) ITIL
8 752 (25.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 713 (24.14%) DNS
10 688 (23.29%) Windows 7
11 674 (22.82%) Citrix
12 667 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 635 (21.50%) Cisco
14 623 (21.09%) SQL Server
15 611 (20.68%) Windows Server 2003
16 607 (20.55%) Firewall
17 599 (20.28%) MS Office
18 566 (19.16%) Microsoft Certification
19 537 (18.18%) DHCP
20 525 (17.77%) TCP/IP
21 523 (17.70%) SQL
22 516 (17.47%) Hyper-V
23 480 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
24 454 (15.37%) SAN
25 431 (14.59%) LAN
26 425 (14.39%) HP
27 424 (14.35%) Linux
28 418 (14.15%) WAN
29 409 (13.85%) Security Cleared
30 406 (13.74%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1064 (36.02%) MS Exchange
2 480 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 348 (11.78%) SharePoint
4 264 (8.94%) IIS
5 246 (8.33%) Lync
6 227 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 209 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 140 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 115 (3.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 59 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 48 (1.62%) Apache
12 33 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 32 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
14 31 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
15 25 (0.85%) IBM Notes
16 22 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
17 19 (0.64%) CMS
18 18 (0.61%) Live Communications Server
18 18 (0.61%) WebSphere
19 16 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 842 (28.50%) MS Excel
2 599 (20.28%) MS Office
3 46 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.30%) MS Project
6 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.068%) SPSS
7 2 (0.068%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.068%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.068%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.14%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.14%) Primavera
3 4 (0.14%) assyst
3 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.068%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.068%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.068%) arcHouse
4 2 (0.068%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.068%) GoldMine
4 2 (0.068%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.068%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.068%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.068%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.068%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.034%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 191 (6.47%) Office 365
2 60 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (1.49%) SaaS
4 23 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.54%) IaaS
7 14 (0.47%) PaaS
8 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.068%) Symantec.cloud
9 2 (0.068%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.034%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.034%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.034%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 713 (24.14%) DNS
2 607 (20.55%) Firewall
3 537 (18.18%) DHCP
4 525 (17.77%) TCP/IP
5 454 (15.37%) SAN
6 431 (14.59%) LAN
7 418 (14.15%) WAN
8 161 (5.45%) VPN
9 159 (5.38%) VoIP
10 135 (4.57%) Internet
11 124 (4.20%) VLAN
12 111 (3.76%) Wireless
13 102 (3.45%) NAS
14 63 (2.13%) iSCSI
15 55 (1.86%) LDAP
16 51 (1.73%) NetScaler
17 46 (1.56%) Network Security
18 45 (1.52%) SSL
19 44 (1.49%) Unified Communications
20 43 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 623 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 102 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 43 (1.46%) MySQL
5 39 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 25 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 21 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 19 (0.64%) EDRMS
11 16 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (0.51%) IDOL
13 14 (0.47%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.41%) Big Data
16 10 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (0.34%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (0.68%) MSI
1 20 (0.68%) Subversion
2 16 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 10 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.34%) JIRA
4 9 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (0.14%) Yeoman
8 3 (0.10%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.10%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.068%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.068%) Hudson
9 2 (0.068%) Trac
9 2 (0.068%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.068%) Redmine
10 1 (0.034%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.034%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.034%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.034%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 349 (11.81%) Finance
2 116 (3.93%) Retail
3 76 (2.57%) Telecoms
4 49 (1.66%) Law
5 35 (1.18%) Marketing
6 31 (1.05%) Legal
7 30 (1.02%) Publishing
7 30 (1.02%) Automotive
8 29 (0.98%) Back Office
9 28 (0.95%) Manufacturing
9 28 (0.95%) German Language
10 25 (0.85%) Electronics
10 25 (0.85%) Advertising
11 21 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 18 (0.61%) Italian Language
13 17 (0.58%) Banking
14 15 (0.51%) Dutch Language
15 13 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.34%) Billing
16 10 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 629 (21.29%) Analyst
2 614 (20.79%) Support Engineer
3 321 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 320 (10.83%) Support Analyst
5 261 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 226 (7.65%) IT Support
7 203 (6.87%) Service Analyst
8 202 (6.84%) Service Desk Analyst
9 200 (6.77%) Administrator
10 191 (6.47%) Consultant
11 173 (5.86%) Technical Support
12 160 (5.42%) 1st Line Support
13 157 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
14 134 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
15 129 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 128 (4.33%) Desktop Support
17 126 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
18 102 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 96 (3.25%) Technical Engineer
20 91 (3.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (4.40%) .NET
2 50 (1.69%) HTML
3 48 (1.62%) Web Services
4 35 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 30 (1.02%) Application Packaging
6 26 (0.88%) CSS
7 22 (0.74%) Software Packaging
8 18 (0.61%) XML
8 18 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 15 (0.51%) Regular Expression
9 15 (0.51%) OAuth
10 11 (0.37%) Ajax
10 11 (0.37%) COM
11 9 (0.30%) Middleware
12 8 (0.27%) jQuery
13 7 (0.24%) LINQ
13 7 (0.24%) SOAP
13 7 (0.24%) ODBC
13 7 (0.24%) LAMP
14 6 (0.20%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 191 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (5.89%) Blackberry
3 147 (4.98%) Clustering
4 98 (3.32%) Fat Client
4 98 (3.32%) Thin Client
5 91 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 72 (2.44%) Replication
7 68 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 47 (1.59%) PKI
9 39 (1.32%) iPhone
10 36 (1.22%) Statistics
11 32 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 26 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (0.85%) iPad
14 21 (0.71%) EqualLogic
15 20 (0.68%) EPoS
16 15 (0.51%) FMCG
17 14 (0.47%) Handset
18 13 (0.44%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2522 (85.38%) Windows
2 1046 (35.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 688 (23.29%) Windows 7
4 667 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 611 (20.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 424 (14.35%) Linux
7 346 (11.71%) Windows XP
8 287 (9.72%) Windows 8
9 156 (5.28%) UNIX
10 72 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 54 (1.83%) Windows 2000
12 52 (1.76%) Android
12 52 (1.76%) Windows Vista
13 46 (1.56%) Mac OS X
13 46 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 42 (1.42%) CentOS
15 41 (1.39%) Solaris
16 32 (1.08%) Apple iOS
17 27 (0.91%) Mac OS
18 22 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (25.56%) ITIL
2 173 (5.86%) Service Management
3 168 (5.69%) Incident Management
4 160 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 143 (4.84%) Project Management
6 131 (4.43%) Service Delivery
7 113 (3.83%) Migration
8 97 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 96 (3.25%) Mentoring
10 95 (3.22%) Configuration Management
11 89 (3.01%) Change Management
12 84 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
13 82 (2.78%) Load Balancing
14 71 (2.40%) Time Management
15 68 (2.30%) Information Security
16 67 (2.27%) Business Continuity
17 66 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
18 65 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
19 61 (2.06%) PRINCE2
20 57 (1.93%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 523 (17.70%) SQL
2 318 (10.77%) PowerShell
3 91 (3.08%) VBScript
4 64 (2.17%) VB
5 52 (1.76%) Perl
6 46 (1.56%) C
7 45 (1.52%) C#
8 40 (1.35%) Java
9 26 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 25 (0.85%) PHP
11 24 (0.81%) Python
12 19 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.51%) C++
14 14 (0.47%) VBA
15 9 (0.30%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.20%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.17%) AWK
18 3 (0.10%) Korn
18 3 (0.10%) Ruby
19 2 (0.068%) X++
Qualifications
1 566 (19.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 409 (13.85%) Security Cleared
3 406 (13.74%) MCSE
4 312 (10.56%) SC Cleared
5 275 (9.31%) MCP
6 262 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
7 236 (7.99%) Degree
8 232 (7.85%) CCNA
9 208 (7.04%) DV Cleared
10 186 (6.30%) MCITP
11 141 (4.77%) MCSA
12 118 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 77 (2.61%) MCTS
14 73 (2.47%) A+ Certification
14 73 (2.47%) CCNP
15 56 (1.90%) CISSP
16 52 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
17 46 (1.56%) CCA
18 34 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
19 28 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (12.25%) SLA
2 80 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 47 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.41%) COBIT
6 12 (0.41%) QA
7 8 (0.27%) GPG13
8 5 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.034%) FISMA
9 1 (0.034%) BS25999
9 1 (0.034%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.034%) BS7799
System Software
1 752 (25.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 516 (17.47%) Hyper-V
3 276 (9.34%) XenApp
4 269 (9.11%) vSphere
5 166 (5.62%) VMware ESX
6 122 (4.13%) XenDesktop
7 88 (2.98%) Terminal Services
8 87 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
9 62 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 57 (1.93%) ISA Server
11 50 (1.69%) XenServer
12 46 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 37 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
14 26 (0.88%) Samba
15 24 (0.81%) VMware Server
16 21 (0.71%) UAG
17 17 (0.58%) Terminal Server
17 17 (0.58%) NFS
18 15 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 12 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 399 (13.51%) SCCM
2 181 (6.13%) SCOM
3 129 (4.37%) WSUS
4 111 (3.76%) Backup Exec
5 84 (2.84%) NetBackup
6 47 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 47 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 45 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
8 44 (1.49%) HP SIM
9 33 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 33 (1.12%) SCVMM
10 30 (1.02%) ARCserve
11 29 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 27 (0.91%) Legato
13 23 (0.78%) SCSM
14 22 (0.74%) Nagios
15 21 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
15 21 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 21 (0.71%) Windows Intune
16 18 (0.61%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1673 (56.64%) Microsoft
2 1207 (40.86%) VMware
3 674 (22.82%) Citrix
4 635 (21.50%) Cisco
5 425 (14.39%) HP
6 202 (6.84%) Symantec
7 174 (5.89%) Oracle
8 134 (4.54%) NetApp
9 113 (3.83%) Dell
10 94 (3.18%) EMC
11 89 (3.01%) Juniper
12 86 (2.91%) Red Hat
13 73 (2.47%) 3PAR
14 72 (2.44%) Apple
15 61 (2.06%) IBM
16 58 (1.96%) Avaya
17 54 (1.83%) CheckPoint
18 53 (1.79%) SolarWinds
19 52 (1.76%) Veritas
20 48 (1.62%) Sophos
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
New Milton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday