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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1521 1330 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.44% 6.57% 6.37%
As % of the System Software category 54.63% 55.14% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1129 1182
Average salary £34,000 £35,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
2784 2412 2720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.63% 11.92% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 1969 2286
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,408 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Berkshire -3 418 £35,000 -15.86% 69
Surrey 0 321 £35,000 +7.69% 36
Hampshire +2 312 £30,500 -12.85% 57
Buckinghamshire +10 128 £35,000 +55.55% 24
West Sussex +26 111 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Kent +12 74 £32,500 +8.33% 11
Oxfordshire -8 74 £29,000 -17.14% 14
East Sussex +16 61 £42,500 +88.88% 3
Middlesex 0 14 £24,500 -34.66%
Sussex +1 2 £55,000 +29.41%
M4 Corridor +9 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2776 (86.67%) Windows
2 1817 (56.73%) Microsoft
3 1455 (45.43%) VMware
4 1227 (38.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 1175 (36.68%) MS Exchange
6 962 (30.03%) Citrix
7 958 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 920 (28.72%) MS Excel
9 797 (24.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 778 (24.29%) DNS
11 735 (22.95%) Windows 7
12 707 (22.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 695 (21.70%) ITIL
14 693 (21.64%) SQL
15 669 (20.89%) MS Office
16 660 (20.61%) Cisco
17 652 (20.36%) Firewall
18 642 (20.04%) SQL Server
19 560 (17.48%) DHCP
20 532 (16.61%) Microsoft Certification
21 520 (16.23%) TCP/IP
22 517 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
23 512 (15.99%) Hyper-V
24 469 (14.64%) Security Cleared
24 469 (14.64%) SAN
25 459 (14.33%) Windows XP
26 458 (14.30%) SCCM
27 450 (14.05%) SharePoint
28 425 (13.27%) MCSE
29 413 (12.89%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1175 (36.68%) MS Exchange
2 517 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 450 (14.05%) SharePoint
4 339 (10.58%) IIS
5 317 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 295 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 269 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 221 (6.90%) Lync
9 119 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 107 (3.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 96 (3.00%) Apache
12 36 (1.12%) Live Communications Server
13 35 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
13 35 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 34 (1.06%) WebSphere
15 33 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
15 33 (1.03%) WebLogic
16 26 (0.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 24 (0.75%) IBM Notes
18 21 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 920 (28.72%) MS Excel
2 669 (20.89%) MS Office
3 45 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 35 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (0.87%) MS Project
6 3 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.062%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.031%) FastStats
8 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.031%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.34%) SalesLogix
3 9 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.19%) GoldMine
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.062%) BPCS
7 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.062%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.062%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.031%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.031%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 216 (6.74%) Office 365
2 69 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.78%) SaaS
4 14 (0.44%) IaaS
4 14 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.31%) PaaS
6 5 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 778 (24.29%) DNS
2 652 (20.36%) Firewall
3 560 (17.48%) DHCP
4 520 (16.23%) TCP/IP
5 469 (14.64%) SAN
6 379 (11.83%) WAN
7 365 (11.40%) LAN
8 192 (5.99%) VPN
9 149 (4.65%) Internet
10 129 (4.03%) VoIP
11 113 (3.53%) Wireless
12 110 (3.43%) VLAN
13 76 (2.37%) Network Security
14 74 (2.31%) iSCSI
15 72 (2.25%) NAS
16 61 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
17 58 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
18 54 (1.69%) Ethernet
19 45 (1.40%) SSL
20 44 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 120 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 62 (1.94%) EDRMS
5 56 (1.75%) IDOL
6 46 (1.44%) MySQL
7 45 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (1.19%) MS Access
9 37 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 26 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
11 22 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (0.50%) Relational Database
13 16 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.41%) Big Data
16 12 (0.37%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 8 (0.25%) RDBMS
18 8 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (0.87%) MSI
2 23 (0.72%) LoadRunner
3 19 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (0.31%) Ant
6 8 (0.25%) WinRunner
6 8 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.25%) JIRA
6 8 (0.25%) Subversion
7 7 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (0.19%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.16%) WebLOAD
9 5 (0.16%) SilkPerformer
9 5 (0.16%) Hudson
10 4 (0.12%) Trac
10 4 (0.12%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.12%) TestDirector
General
1 413 (12.89%) Finance
2 168 (5.25%) Retail
3 125 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 35 (1.09%) Legal
5 32 (1.00%) Marketing
6 30 (0.94%) Banking
7 29 (0.91%) Publishing
8 25 (0.78%) Law
9 23 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.69%) Back Office
10 22 (0.69%) German Language
11 20 (0.62%) Automotive
12 19 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 17 (0.53%) Advertising
14 16 (0.50%) Italian Language
15 15 (0.47%) Electronics
16 12 (0.37%) Dutch Language
17 10 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.28%) Military
19 6 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 737 (23.01%) Support Engineer
2 621 (19.39%) Analyst
3 288 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 278 (8.68%) Support Analyst
5 275 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 220 (6.87%) Administrator
7 218 (6.81%) IT Support
8 214 (6.68%) Consultant
9 208 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 195 (6.09%) Service Analyst
11 194 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
12 186 (5.81%) Technical Support
13 146 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 139 (4.34%) Desktop Support
15 133 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
16 132 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
17 129 (4.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 119 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 112 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
20 106 (3.31%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (3.84%) .NET
2 52 (1.62%) ASP.NET
3 39 (1.22%) Web Services
4 28 (0.87%) HTML
5 26 (0.81%) XML
6 17 (0.53%) Regular Expression
7 16 (0.50%) Application Packaging
8 15 (0.47%) Ajax
9 14 (0.44%) CSS
9 14 (0.44%) COM
9 14 (0.44%) COM+
9 14 (0.44%) .NET Framework
10 13 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (0.34%) Spring
11 11 (0.34%) Software Packaging
12 7 (0.22%) WCF
12 7 (0.22%) jQuery
12 7 (0.22%) Struts
13 6 (0.19%) WSH
13 6 (0.19%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 227 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (6.12%) Clustering
3 188 (5.87%) Blackberry
4 108 (3.37%) Fat Client
4 108 (3.37%) Thin Client
5 86 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 85 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 67 (2.09%) Statistics
8 66 (2.06%) Replication
9 59 (1.84%) iPhone
10 38 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (1.12%) PKI
12 30 (0.94%) iPad
13 26 (0.81%) EPoS
14 21 (0.66%) CLARiiON
15 19 (0.59%) EqualLogic
16 17 (0.53%) Open Source
17 16 (0.50%) AS400
18 15 (0.47%) iSeries
19 14 (0.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2776 (86.67%) Windows
2 1227 (38.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 797 (24.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 735 (22.95%) Windows 7
5 707 (22.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 459 (14.33%) Windows XP
7 326 (10.18%) Linux
8 294 (9.18%) Windows 8
9 144 (4.50%) UNIX
10 107 (3.34%) Windows Vista
11 95 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 82 (2.56%) Windows 2000
13 51 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 49 (1.53%) Android
15 46 (1.44%) CentOS
16 35 (1.09%) Solaris
17 32 (1.00%) Apple iOS
18 27 (0.84%) Mac OS X
19 25 (0.78%) Mac OS
20 22 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (21.70%) ITIL
2 184 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 177 (5.53%) Incident Management
4 151 (4.71%) Service Delivery
5 136 (4.25%) Change Management
6 135 (4.21%) Mentoring
7 125 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
8 100 (3.12%) Service Management
9 99 (3.09%) Project Management
10 97 (3.03%) Migration
11 85 (2.65%) Load Balancing
11 85 (2.65%) Software Distribution
12 72 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
13 69 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
14 67 (2.09%) Configuration Management
14 67 (2.09%) Time Management
15 66 (2.06%) Problem Management
16 65 (2.03%) Coaching
16 65 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
17 62 (1.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 693 (21.64%) SQL
2 312 (9.74%) PowerShell
3 107 (3.34%) VBScript
4 76 (2.37%) VB
5 47 (1.47%) Perl
6 46 (1.44%) C
7 43 (1.34%) Python
7 43 (1.34%) Java
7 43 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 39 (1.22%) C#
9 35 (1.09%) PHP
10 22 (0.69%) JavaScript
11 20 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 19 (0.59%) C++
13 17 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.50%) VBA
15 13 (0.41%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.094%) Ruby
16 3 (0.094%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.031%) Korn
Qualifications
1 532 (16.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 469 (14.64%) Security Cleared
3 425 (13.27%) MCSE
4 376 (11.74%) SC Cleared
5 320 (9.99%) Cisco Certification
6 285 (8.90%) Degree
7 283 (8.84%) DV Cleared
8 272 (8.49%) CCNA
9 244 (7.62%) MCP
10 155 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 151 (4.71%) MCSA
12 127 (3.97%) MCITP
13 105 (3.28%) CCNP
14 58 (1.81%) MCTS
15 54 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
16 49 (1.53%) CCA
17 43 (1.34%) A+ Certification
18 37 (1.16%) CISSP
19 34 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
20 27 (0.84%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (10.37%) SLA
2 56 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 37 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 35 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.22%) COBIT
7 6 (0.19%) QA
8 5 (0.16%) GPG13
9 4 (0.12%) BS7799
10 1 (0.031%) BS25999
10 1 (0.031%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.031%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 958 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 512 (15.99%) Hyper-V
3 388 (12.11%) XenApp
4 307 (9.58%) vSphere
5 224 (6.99%) VMware ESX
6 151 (4.71%) XenDesktop
7 140 (4.37%) ISA Server
8 137 (4.28%) Terminal Services
9 108 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
10 57 (1.78%) Forefront TMG
11 51 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 49 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 48 (1.50%) UAG
14 42 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 39 (1.22%) XenServer
16 22 (0.69%) VMware Server
17 18 (0.56%) Terminal Server
18 17 (0.53%) Xen
18 17 (0.53%) MetaFrame
18 17 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 458 (14.30%) SCCM
2 204 (6.37%) SCOM
3 175 (5.46%) Backup Exec
4 155 (4.84%) NetBackup
5 108 (3.37%) WSUS
6 84 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 74 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 56 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 55 (1.72%) SCVMM
10 47 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 44 (1.37%) Nagios
12 32 (1.00%) ARCserve
13 27 (0.84%) Windows Intune
14 26 (0.81%) Tivoli
15 25 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
16 20 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
17 15 (0.47%) HP SIM
17 15 (0.47%) EdgeSight
18 14 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 14 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1817 (56.73%) Microsoft
2 1455 (45.43%) VMware
3 962 (30.03%) Citrix
4 660 (20.61%) Cisco
5 395 (12.33%) HP
6 220 (6.87%) Symantec
7 191 (5.96%) Oracle
8 121 (3.78%) Dell
9 108 (3.37%) Fujitsu
9 108 (3.37%) Juniper
10 91 (2.84%) McAfee
11 85 (2.65%) EMC
11 85 (2.65%) Veeam
12 81 (2.53%) NetApp
12 81 (2.53%) Veritas
13 75 (2.34%) Red Hat
13 75 (2.34%) F5
14 73 (2.28%) Meridio
15 70 (2.19%) Avaya
16 69 (2.15%) Sophos
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