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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1549 1461 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.87% 6.87% 6.37%
As % of the System Software category 55.09% 54.23% 57.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1247 1287
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
2812 2694 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 12.46% 12.68% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2260 2279 2194
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 0 428 £34,000 -15.00% 30
Surrey 0 355 £32,500 -7.14% 38
Hampshire -13 285 £27,500 -12.69% 37
West Sussex +15 133 £40,000 +73.91% 8
Buckinghamshire -9 121 £32,500 - 15
Oxfordshire -6 92 £26,500 -17.82% 25
Kent -1 68 £33,500 -10.66% 7
East Sussex -4 61 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Middlesex -20 12 £33,000 -30.52% 2
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Sussex +1 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2521 (84.68%) Windows
2 1733 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 1284 (43.13%) VMware
4 1204 (40.44%) MS Exchange
5 1160 (38.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 920 (30.90%) MS Excel
7 832 (27.95%) Citrix
8 780 (26.20%) ITIL
9 754 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 735 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 717 (24.08%) Windows 7
12 669 (22.47%) SQL
13 664 (22.30%) DNS
14 621 (20.86%) MS Office
15 605 (20.32%) SQL Server
16 592 (19.89%) Firewall
17 580 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 579 (19.45%) Exchange Server 2010
19 578 (19.42%) Cisco
20 572 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
21 531 (17.84%) TCP/IP
22 483 (16.22%) Hyper-V
23 468 (15.72%) DHCP
24 451 (15.15%) SAN
25 429 (14.41%) Windows XP
26 427 (14.34%) MCSE
27 416 (13.97%) SharePoint
28 411 (13.81%) SCCM
29 402 (13.50%) Finance
30 389 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1204 (40.44%) MS Exchange
2 579 (19.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 416 (13.97%) SharePoint
4 389 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 311 (10.45%) IIS
6 286 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 267 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 240 (8.06%) Lync
9 131 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 90 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 77 (2.59%) Apache
12 71 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 54 (1.81%) Tomcat
14 45 (1.51%) IBM Notes
15 34 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
15 34 (1.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 34 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
16 30 (1.01%) WebLogic
17 26 (0.87%) WebSphere
18 19 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 920 (30.90%) MS Excel
2 621 (20.86%) MS Office
3 48 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.40%) MS Project
6 9 (0.30%) FastStats
7 8 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.27%) Sage 200
4 7 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.17%) SalesLogix
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.13%) Compiere
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.10%) Summit
8 1 (0.034%) Magento
8 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 165 (5.54%) Office 365
2 39 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.60%) IaaS
4 18 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.54%) SaaS
6 9 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 664 (22.30%) DNS
2 592 (19.89%) Firewall
3 531 (17.84%) TCP/IP
4 468 (15.72%) DHCP
5 451 (15.15%) SAN
6 308 (10.35%) LAN
7 306 (10.28%) VPN
8 284 (9.54%) WAN
9 130 (4.37%) VoIP
10 128 (4.30%) Internet
10 128 (4.30%) Wireless
11 105 (3.53%) Network Security
12 97 (3.26%) VLAN
13 90 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
14 78 (2.62%) NAS
15 60 (2.02%) LDAP
16 59 (1.98%) SSL
17 58 (1.95%) Ethernet
17 58 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
18 46 (1.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 605 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 70 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 65 (2.18%) MySQL
6 42 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 39 (1.31%) EDRMS
8 33 (1.11%) IDOL
9 24 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (0.81%) Relational Database
10 19 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (0.64%) MS Access
11 15 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.34%) QlikView
14 10 (0.34%) Pentaho
15 9 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (0.74%) MSI
3 18 (0.60%) WebLOAD
4 15 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.44%) AQtime
6 10 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.24%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.20%) WinRunner
9 6 (0.20%) TestDirector
9 6 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.13%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.13%) JIRA
12 3 (0.10%) Ant
13 2 (0.067%) Subversion
13 2 (0.067%) SilkPerformer
13 2 (0.067%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.067%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.034%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 402 (13.50%) Finance
2 126 (4.23%) Retail
3 120 (4.03%) Telecoms
4 53 (1.78%) Legal
5 34 (1.14%) Law
6 29 (0.97%) Marketing
7 28 (0.94%) German Language
8 25 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.67%) Advertising
9 20 (0.67%) Back Office
10 18 (0.60%) Publishing
11 15 (0.50%) Electronics
12 13 (0.44%) Banking
12 13 (0.44%) French Language
13 11 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.34%) Billing
15 9 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.27%) Italian Language
16 8 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 646 (21.70%) Support Engineer
2 640 (21.50%) Analyst
3 334 (11.22%) Support Analyst
4 286 (9.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 267 (8.97%) IT Support
6 228 (7.66%) Administrator
7 221 (7.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 217 (7.29%) 1st Line Support
9 214 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 183 (6.15%) Service Analyst
10 183 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
11 174 (5.84%) Technical Support
12 166 (5.58%) Consultant
13 158 (5.31%) Desktop Support
14 142 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
15 138 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 121 (4.06%) Architect
17 113 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 108 (3.63%) IT Support Engineer
18 108 (3.63%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (4.06%) .NET
2 67 (2.25%) Web Services
3 57 (1.91%) XML
4 56 (1.88%) HTML
5 54 (1.81%) ASP.NET
6 35 (1.18%) LAMP
7 31 (1.04%) HTML5
8 25 (0.84%) Ajax
8 25 (0.84%) COM
8 25 (0.84%) CSS
9 20 (0.67%) WCF
10 18 (0.60%) jQuery
11 17 (0.57%) MAPI
12 15 (0.50%) J2EE
12 15 (0.50%) CSS3
13 13 (0.44%) .NET Framework
14 12 (0.40%) XSLT
14 12 (0.40%) SAML
15 10 (0.34%) XHTML
15 10 (0.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 158 (5.31%) Clustering
2 137 (4.60%) Blackberry
3 74 (2.49%) Replication
4 70 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 66 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 65 (2.18%) Fat Client
6 65 (2.18%) Thin Client
7 58 (1.95%) Statistics
8 46 (1.55%) PKI
9 34 (1.14%) iPhone
10 28 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (0.87%) Kindle
12 25 (0.84%) Firmware
13 21 (0.71%) EqualLogic
14 20 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (0.60%) iPad
15 18 (0.60%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.57%) EPoS
17 16 (0.54%) CLARiiON
18 14 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2521 (84.68%) Windows
2 1160 (38.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 735 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 717 (24.08%) Windows 7
5 572 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 429 (14.41%) Windows XP
7 353 (11.86%) Linux
8 259 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 125 (4.20%) UNIX
10 88 (2.96%) Windows Vista
11 80 (2.69%) Windows 2000
12 68 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 39 (1.31%) Android
14 37 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 35 (1.18%) Solaris
16 32 (1.07%) Mac OS X
17 28 (0.94%) Ubuntu
18 22 (0.74%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.60%) Windows Phone
20 17 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (26.20%) ITIL
2 158 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 149 (5.01%) Incident Management
4 146 (4.90%) Service Delivery
5 125 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
6 122 (4.10%) Project Management
7 115 (3.86%) Service Management
8 104 (3.49%) Migration
9 100 (3.36%) Change Management
10 80 (2.69%) PRINCE2
11 73 (2.45%) Load Balancing
11 73 (2.45%) Problem Management
12 70 (2.35%) CRM
13 66 (2.22%) Time Management
14 65 (2.18%) Change Control
15 63 (2.12%) Data Security
16 61 (2.05%) Configuration Management
17 55 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
18 49 (1.65%) Identity Management
18 49 (1.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 669 (22.47%) SQL
2 255 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 77 (2.59%) VBScript
4 70 (2.35%) VB
5 58 (1.95%) C#
6 51 (1.71%) C
7 44 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 37 (1.24%) T-SQL
9 28 (0.94%) Java
10 26 (0.87%) PHP
10 26 (0.87%) Python
11 18 (0.60%) Perl
11 18 (0.60%) C++
12 13 (0.44%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 11 (0.37%) Ruby
14 10 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.17%) R
16 2 (0.067%) VBA
16 2 (0.067%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 580 (19.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 427 (14.34%) MCSE
3 388 (13.03%) Security Cleared
4 323 (10.85%) SC Cleared
5 264 (8.87%) Degree
6 240 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
7 211 (7.09%) MCITP
8 193 (6.48%) MCP
9 185 (6.21%) CCNA
10 176 (5.91%) DV Cleared
11 160 (5.37%) MCSA
12 156 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 94 (3.16%) MCTS
14 82 (2.75%) CCNP
14 82 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
15 48 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
16 45 (1.51%) CCA
17 29 (0.97%) CISSP
18 23 (0.77%) CEH
19 22 (0.74%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (10.92%) SLA
2 57 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 52 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 49 (1.65%) QA
5 46 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 39 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.13%) COBIT
8 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.067%) BS7799
9 2 (0.067%) GPG13
10 1 (0.034%) JSP 440
System Software
1 754 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 483 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 255 (8.57%) XenApp
4 228 (7.66%) vSphere
5 159 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
6 149 (5.01%) VMware ESX
7 145 (4.87%) XenDesktop
8 102 (3.43%) ISA Server
9 78 (2.62%) UAG
10 71 (2.38%) Terminal Services
11 56 (1.88%) Forefront TMG
12 52 (1.75%) XenServer
13 51 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 42 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
15 32 (1.07%) Terminal Server
16 23 (0.77%) KVM
17 18 (0.60%) Xen
18 17 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 16 (0.54%) VMware Server
20 15 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 411 (13.81%) SCCM
2 135 (4.53%) SCOM
3 115 (3.86%) NetBackup
4 113 (3.80%) Backup Exec
5 77 (2.59%) WSUS
6 65 (2.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 50 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 36 (1.21%) ARCserve
9 31 (1.04%) SCVMM
10 28 (0.94%) SCSM
11 27 (0.91%) HP SIM
12 26 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
13 21 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 20 (0.67%) Tivoli
15 17 (0.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 16 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 16 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 15 (0.50%) Nagios
17 15 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
18 13 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1733 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 1284 (43.13%) VMware
3 832 (27.95%) Citrix
4 578 (19.42%) Cisco
5 321 (10.78%) HP
6 210 (7.05%) Oracle
7 175 (5.88%) Symantec
8 128 (4.30%) Dell
9 120 (4.03%) Juniper
10 90 (3.02%) CheckPoint
11 89 (2.99%) NetApp
12 83 (2.79%) Apple
13 82 (2.75%) EMC
14 77 (2.59%) IBM
15 75 (2.52%) Red Hat
15 75 (2.52%) Fujitsu
16 74 (2.49%) F5
17 68 (2.28%) Veeam
18 65 (2.18%) SolarWinds
19 63 (2.12%) Veritas
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 5% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £20 - £27 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesex
Amsys
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £23 - £25 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire Hospitals
Salary: From £30,764 to £40,558 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20 - £30 per annum
Posted: Yesterday