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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / South East
Rank 22 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1179 1526 1753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.91% 7.80% 8.69%
As % of the System Software category 56.06% 56.37% 61.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1364 1473
Median salary £34,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
2103 2707 2868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.12% 13.85% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1791 2367 2366
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 £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 282 £40,000 -5.88% 37
Surrey -1 275 £29,810 -14.82% 30
Hampshire +6 224 £30,000 -17.80% 35
Oxfordshire +16 119 £35,000 -6.66% 21
West Sussex +17 106 £27,500 -14.72% 11
Buckinghamshire -11 74 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Kent -8 63 £32,500 +1.56% 13
East Sussex +23 33 £32,320 +53.90% 8
Middlesex -3 7 £55,000 +34.14%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2049 (83.56%) Windows
2 1325 (54.04%) Microsoft
3 1165 (47.51%) Windows Server
4 1049 (42.78%) VMware
5 761 (31.04%) MS Exchange
6 636 (25.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 632 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 605 (24.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 576 (23.49%) ITIL
10 564 (23.00%) MS Excel
11 539 (21.98%) Cisco
12 537 (21.90%) DNS
13 529 (21.57%) Hyper-V
14 526 (21.45%) SQL Server
15 525 (21.41%) Windows 7
16 514 (20.96%) Office 365
17 503 (20.51%) Firewall
18 440 (17.94%) Microsoft Certification
19 429 (17.50%) MS Office
19 429 (17.50%) TCP/IP
20 422 (17.21%) Linux
21 396 (16.15%) DHCP
22 364 (14.85%) Citrix
23 360 (14.68%) LAN
24 354 (14.44%) SQL
25 342 (13.95%) WAN
26 312 (12.72%) SAN
27 307 (12.52%) MCSE
28 290 (11.83%) PowerShell
29 282 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 761 (31.04%) MS Exchange
2 211 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 208 (8.48%) SharePoint
4 168 (6.85%) IIS
5 142 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 124 (5.06%) Skype for Business
7 103 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 55 (2.24%) Apache
9 49 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 48 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 31 (1.26%) Tomcat
13 24 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 16 (0.65%) OpenStack
16 14 (0.57%) IBM Notes
17 13 (0.53%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.53%) WebSphere
18 12 (0.49%) JBoss
19 9 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 564 (23.00%) MS Excel
2 429 (17.50%) MS Office
3 27 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.041%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.24%) Infor CRM
3 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 514 (20.96%) Office 365
2 282 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (2.32%) IaaS
5 55 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (1.51%) PaaS
7 33 (1.35%) SaaS
8 28 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
9 13 (0.53%) SoftLayer
10 9 (0.37%) G Suite
11 6 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.20%) Yammer
13 4 (0.16%) Google Drive
13 4 (0.16%) iPaaS
14 3 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.082%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 537 (21.90%) DNS
2 503 (20.51%) Firewall
3 429 (17.50%) TCP/IP
4 396 (16.15%) DHCP
5 360 (14.68%) LAN
6 342 (13.95%) WAN
7 312 (12.72%) SAN
8 207 (8.44%) VPN
9 150 (6.12%) VLAN
10 140 (5.71%) VoIP
11 102 (4.16%) Skype
12 100 (4.08%) Network Security
13 80 (3.26%) Wireless
14 70 (2.85%) NAS
15 65 (2.65%) Internet
16 58 (2.37%) LDAP
17 51 (2.08%) SMTP
18 49 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
19 47 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
19 47 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 114 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (1.92%) MySQL
5 40 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 30 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 23 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (0.77%) Big Data
12 18 (0.73%) InfluxDB
13 15 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
17 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
18 7 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
19 6 (0.24%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 20 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 19 (0.77%) Vagrant
3 18 (0.73%) JIRA
4 8 (0.33%) Subversion
5 6 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.24%) WebLOAD
6 5 (0.20%) Android Studio
6 5 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.20%) MSI
6 5 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.16%) AQtime
7 4 (0.16%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.12%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.12%) NCrunch
8 3 (0.12%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.12%) Trac
9 2 (0.082%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.041%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 266 (10.85%) Finance
2 91 (3.71%) Telecoms
3 28 (1.14%) Retail
4 26 (1.06%) German Language
5 25 (1.02%) Games
6 23 (0.94%) Banking
7 22 (0.90%) French Language
7 22 (0.90%) Legal
8 20 (0.82%) Marketing
9 19 (0.77%) Advertising
10 18 (0.73%) Spanish Language
11 17 (0.69%) Back Office
11 17 (0.69%) Law
11 17 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.37%) Electronics
15 8 (0.33%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
15 8 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 601 (24.51%) Support Engineer
2 544 (22.19%) Analyst
3 352 (14.36%) IT Support
4 306 (12.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 287 (11.70%) Support Analyst
6 284 (11.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 192 (7.83%) IT Engineer
8 184 (7.50%) Service Analyst
9 177 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
10 176 (7.18%) Administrator
11 170 (6.93%) IT Analyst
12 169 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 165 (6.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 153 (6.24%) 3rd Line Support
15 146 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 141 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
17 133 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
18 131 (5.34%) IT Support Analyst
18 131 (5.34%) Systems Administrator
19 124 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.22%) .NET
2 69 (2.81%) Web Services
3 33 (1.35%) HTML
4 17 (0.69%) LAMP
5 16 (0.65%) SOAP
6 15 (0.61%) Middleware
7 14 (0.57%) Regular Expression
7 14 (0.57%) REST
8 13 (0.53%) XML
9 12 (0.49%) Software Packaging
10 11 (0.45%) jQuery
11 10 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.41%) COM
11 10 (0.41%) CSS
11 10 (0.41%) ZeroMQ
12 9 (0.37%) JSON
12 9 (0.37%) Spring
13 8 (0.33%) J2EE
14 6 (0.24%) iBATIS
15 5 (0.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 148 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 104 (4.24%) Clustering
4 100 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 84 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 73 (2.98%) Blackberry
7 64 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 49 (2.00%) PKI
9 38 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 36 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
11 33 (1.35%) Replication
12 30 (1.22%) iPad
13 27 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 26 (1.06%) Statistics
15 25 (1.02%) Private Cloud
16 24 (0.98%) Fat Client
16 24 (0.98%) Thin Client
17 23 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (0.94%) Mathematics
18 21 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2049 (83.56%) Windows
2 1165 (47.51%) Windows Server
3 636 (25.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 605 (24.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 525 (21.41%) Windows 7
6 422 (17.21%) Linux
7 270 (11.01%) Windows 8
8 258 (10.52%) Windows 10
9 217 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 130 (5.30%) Windows XP
11 90 (3.67%) Mac OS X
12 83 (3.38%) Unix
13 72 (2.94%) Apple iOS
14 71 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 59 (2.41%) Android
16 56 (2.28%) CentOS
17 38 (1.55%) Mac OS
18 36 (1.47%) Solaris
18 36 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
19 26 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (23.49%) ITIL
2 114 (4.65%) Mentoring
3 113 (4.61%) Presales
4 109 (4.45%) Service Delivery
5 100 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 99 (4.04%) Service Management
7 80 (3.26%) Project Management
8 74 (3.02%) Migration
9 73 (2.98%) ITIL V3
10 69 (2.81%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (2.65%) DevOps
12 62 (2.53%) Analytics
13 61 (2.49%) High Availability
14 58 (2.37%) ITSM
14 58 (2.37%) Load Balancing
15 56 (2.28%) Cybersecurity
16 54 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (2.20%) SIEM
17 53 (2.16%) Change Management
18 51 (2.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 354 (14.44%) SQL
2 290 (11.83%) PowerShell
3 63 (2.57%) C
4 54 (2.20%) Java
5 47 (1.92%) C#
6 41 (1.67%) VBScript
7 40 (1.63%) Python
8 37 (1.51%) Perl
9 28 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 26 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 19 (0.77%) JavaScript
11 19 (0.77%) VB
12 15 (0.61%) C++
12 15 (0.61%) Ruby
13 11 (0.45%) XAML
14 10 (0.41%) PHP
15 4 (0.16%) VBA
16 3 (0.12%) RPG
17 2 (0.082%) Delphi
17 2 (0.082%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 440 (17.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 307 (12.52%) MCSE
3 245 (9.99%) Cisco Certification
4 220 (8.97%) CCNA
5 191 (7.79%) MCSA
6 187 (7.63%) Degree
7 149 (6.08%) MCP
8 129 (5.26%) MCITP
8 129 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 117 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 98 (4.00%) CISSP
11 92 (3.75%) SC Cleared
12 52 (2.12%) CCNP
13 48 (1.96%) A+ Certification
14 42 (1.71%) MCTS
15 40 (1.63%) CEH
16 34 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
17 29 (1.18%) DBS Check
18 22 (0.90%) CISA
19 21 (0.86%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (9.42%) SLA
2 53 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 40 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.12%) GAMP
6 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.12%) QA
7 2 (0.082%) COBIT
7 2 (0.082%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.082%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.082%) ISO19770
8 1 (0.041%) GPG13
8 1 (0.041%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.041%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.041%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 632 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 529 (21.57%) Hyper-V
3 212 (8.65%) vSphere
4 76 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
5 74 (3.02%) VMware ESX
6 72 (2.94%) XenApp
7 58 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
8 45 (1.84%) vCloud
9 43 (1.75%) Terminal Services
10 37 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
10 37 (1.51%) XenDesktop
11 32 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 30 (1.22%) ISA Server
13 29 (1.18%) Firmware
14 28 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
15 24 (0.98%) Docker
16 23 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
17 22 (0.90%) Samba
17 22 (0.90%) Terminal Server
18 19 (0.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 236 (9.62%) SCCM
2 95 (3.87%) SCOM
3 67 (2.73%) Backup Exec
4 59 (2.41%) Puppet
5 50 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 34 (1.39%) NetBackup
8 30 (1.22%) WSUS
9 28 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 22 (0.90%) Nagios
10 22 (0.90%) SCSM
11 21 (0.86%) Ansible
12 20 (0.82%) AirWatch
12 20 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 18 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 17 (0.69%) Grafana
14 17 (0.69%) Nessus
15 15 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 13 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
17 12 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1325 (54.04%) Microsoft
2 1049 (42.78%) VMware
3 539 (21.98%) Cisco
4 364 (14.85%) Citrix
5 279 (11.38%) HP
6 124 (5.06%) Apple
7 123 (5.02%) Dell
8 99 (4.04%) NetApp
9 92 (3.75%) Red Hat
10 86 (3.51%) Oracle
11 77 (3.14%) Veeam
12 61 (2.49%) EMC
13 60 (2.45%) Symantec
14 55 (2.24%) Google
15 46 (1.88%) SolarWinds
16 45 (1.84%) IBM
17 44 (1.79%) Juniper
18 43 (1.75%) 3PAR
19 38 (1.55%) Veritas
20 36 (1.47%) Avaya
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