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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1613 1399 1463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.38% 6.50% 6.47%
As % of the System Software category 56.72% 52.18% 54.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1203 1305
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
2844 2681 2707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.02% 12.45% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2333 2259 2352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +3 461 £35,000 -12.50% 65
Surrey +8 388 £30,000 -7.69% 41
Hampshire -9 269 £27,500 - 50
West Sussex +27 132 £40,000 +81.81% 14
Buckinghamshire -5 118 £29,000 -9.37% 22
Oxfordshire +19 103 £27,000 -22.85% 16
East Sussex +27 78 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Kent -12 50 £46,500 +16.25% 1
Middlesex -19 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Thames Valley - 3 £65,000 -
Sussex +2 2 - - 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £41,500 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2702 (86.27%) Windows
2 1826 (58.30%) Microsoft
3 1420 (45.34%) VMware
4 1237 (39.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1233 (39.37%) MS Exchange
6 944 (30.14%) MS Excel
7 923 (29.47%) Citrix
8 894 (28.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 791 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 774 (24.71%) Windows 7
11 761 (24.30%) ITIL
12 727 (23.21%) SQL
13 685 (21.87%) DNS
14 646 (20.63%) SQL Server
15 635 (20.27%) Firewall
16 632 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 627 (20.02%) Cisco
18 619 (19.76%) MS Office
19 588 (18.77%) Exchange Server 2010
20 538 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
21 505 (16.12%) Hyper-V
22 485 (15.49%) TCP/IP
23 475 (15.17%) DHCP
24 469 (14.97%) Security Cleared
25 467 (14.91%) SAN
26 461 (14.72%) Windows XP
27 448 (14.30%) SCCM
28 442 (14.11%) SharePoint
29 415 (13.25%) MCSE
30 413 (13.19%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1233 (39.37%) MS Exchange
2 588 (18.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 442 (14.11%) SharePoint
4 373 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 343 (10.95%) IIS
6 311 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 276 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 219 (6.99%) Lync
9 130 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 97 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 81 (2.59%) Apache
12 55 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 52 (1.66%) Tomcat
14 48 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2000
15 39 (1.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 38 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
17 37 (1.18%) WebLogic
17 37 (1.18%) IBM Notes
18 32 (1.02%) WebSphere
19 28 (0.89%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 944 (30.14%) MS Excel
2 619 (19.76%) MS Office
3 43 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 37 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.57%) MS Project
6 7 (0.22%) FastStats
7 6 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.096%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.42%) SalesLogix
4 7 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.13%) Compiere
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.064%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.064%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.064%) Summit
7 2 (0.064%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.032%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 172 (5.49%) Office 365
2 41 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.80%) IaaS
4 19 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.54%) SaaS
7 9 (0.29%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.096%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 685 (21.87%) DNS
2 635 (20.27%) Firewall
3 485 (15.49%) TCP/IP
4 475 (15.17%) DHCP
5 467 (14.91%) SAN
6 348 (11.11%) LAN
7 339 (10.82%) WAN
8 266 (8.49%) VPN
9 142 (4.53%) VoIP
10 128 (4.09%) Wireless
10 128 (4.09%) Internet
11 113 (3.61%) Network Security
12 89 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
13 83 (2.65%) VLAN
14 80 (2.55%) NAS
15 68 (2.17%) Ethernet
16 63 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
17 55 (1.76%) SSL
18 52 (1.66%) iSCSI
19 44 (1.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 123 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 61 (1.95%) MySQL
5 59 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (1.72%) EDRMS
7 46 (1.47%) IDOL
8 43 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 30 (0.96%) MS Access
10 19 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 18 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (0.38%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
18 6 (0.19%) Pentaho
18 6 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (0.80%) MSI
1 25 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (0.61%) WebLOAD
3 15 (0.48%) LoadRunner
4 13 (0.42%) AQtime
5 11 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.32%) Ant
7 9 (0.29%) WinRunner
8 8 (0.26%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.19%) SilkPerformer
10 6 (0.19%) AdminStudio
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.16%) Hudson
11 5 (0.16%) TestDirector
12 4 (0.13%) Subversion
12 4 (0.13%) JIRA
12 4 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 413 (13.19%) Finance
2 165 (5.27%) Retail
3 130 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 51 (1.63%) Legal
5 33 (1.05%) Marketing
6 28 (0.89%) Banking
7 27 (0.86%) Law
8 24 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.67%) Publishing
10 20 (0.64%) Back Office
11 19 (0.61%) Advertising
11 19 (0.61%) German Language
12 14 (0.45%) Electronics
13 12 (0.38%) French Language
13 12 (0.38%) Spanish Language
13 12 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.35%) Italian Language
15 10 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.29%) Billing
17 8 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 714 (22.80%) Support Engineer
2 659 (21.04%) Analyst
3 342 (10.92%) Support Analyst
4 314 (10.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 260 (8.30%) IT Support
6 229 (7.31%) Administrator
7 227 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 214 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 197 (6.29%) Consultant
10 180 (5.75%) 1st Line Support
11 174 (5.56%) Service Analyst
12 172 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
13 160 (5.11%) Technical Support
14 157 (5.01%) Desktop Support
15 148 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 141 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
17 140 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 137 (4.37%) Architect
19 106 (3.38%) Technical Engineer
20 101 (3.22%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (3.80%) .NET
2 56 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 41 (1.31%) HTML
4 40 (1.28%) Web Services
4 40 (1.28%) XML
5 31 (0.99%) LAMP
6 23 (0.73%) COM
7 21 (0.67%) HTML5
8 16 (0.51%) MAPI
9 15 (0.48%) Application Packaging
10 14 (0.45%) J2EE
10 14 (0.45%) CSS
11 13 (0.42%) COM+
12 12 (0.38%) Ajax
13 11 (0.35%) WCF
13 11 (0.35%) Spring
14 10 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (0.32%) WebSockets
15 8 (0.26%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 209 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 183 (5.84%) Clustering
3 145 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 88 (2.81%) Fat Client
4 88 (2.81%) Thin Client
5 86 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 86 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 74 (2.36%) Replication
6 74 (2.36%) Statistics
7 38 (1.21%) PKI
8 33 (1.05%) iPhone
9 29 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (0.70%) EPoS
11 19 (0.61%) Kindle
11 19 (0.61%) iPad
12 16 (0.51%) EqualLogic
12 16 (0.51%) CLARiiON
13 14 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (0.42%) AS400
14 13 (0.42%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2702 (86.27%) Windows
2 1237 (39.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 791 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 774 (24.71%) Windows 7
5 632 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 461 (14.72%) Windows XP
7 342 (10.92%) Linux
8 284 (9.07%) Windows 8
9 138 (4.41%) UNIX
10 94 (3.00%) Windows Vista
11 77 (2.46%) Windows 2000
12 75 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 68 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 47 (1.50%) Android
15 36 (1.15%) Solaris
16 32 (1.02%) Mac OS X
17 27 (0.86%) Apple iOS
18 25 (0.80%) Ubuntu
19 22 (0.70%) CentOS
20 17 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (24.30%) ITIL
2 176 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 149 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 141 (4.50%) Service Delivery
5 123 (3.93%) Change Management
6 121 (3.86%) Kalman Filter
7 119 (3.80%) Mentoring
8 105 (3.35%) Service Management
9 104 (3.32%) Project Management
10 99 (3.16%) Migration
11 80 (2.55%) Load Balancing
12 75 (2.39%) Change Control
13 73 (2.33%) Configuration Management
14 71 (2.27%) CRM
15 69 (2.20%) PRINCE2
16 68 (2.17%) Coaching
17 67 (2.14%) Time Management
17 67 (2.14%) Problem Management
18 66 (2.11%) Software Distribution
19 58 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 727 (23.21%) SQL
2 273 (8.72%) PowerShell
3 106 (3.38%) VBScript
4 91 (2.91%) VB
5 50 (1.60%) C
6 48 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 47 (1.50%) C#
8 35 (1.12%) Python
9 30 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 29 (0.93%) Perl
10 29 (0.93%) Java
11 28 (0.89%) PHP
12 18 (0.57%) C++
13 16 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.45%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.26%) Ruby
16 5 (0.16%) R
17 4 (0.13%) VBA
18 2 (0.064%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 538 (17.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 469 (14.97%) Security Cleared
3 415 (13.25%) MCSE
4 395 (12.61%) SC Cleared
5 267 (8.52%) Degree
6 259 (8.27%) Cisco Certification
7 236 (7.54%) DV Cleared
8 202 (6.45%) CCNA
9 194 (6.19%) MCP
10 175 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 170 (5.43%) MCITP
12 133 (4.25%) MCSA
13 93 (2.97%) CCNP
14 72 (2.30%) MCTS
15 58 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
16 53 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
17 52 (1.66%) CCA
18 30 (0.96%) CISSP
19 29 (0.93%) VCAP
20 27 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (9.71%) SLA
2 63 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 44 (1.40%) ISO 9001
3 44 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 44 (1.40%) QA
4 42 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.22%) COBIT
6 3 (0.096%) GPG13
7 2 (0.064%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.064%) BS7799
System Software
1 894 (28.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 505 (16.12%) Hyper-V
3 314 (10.03%) XenApp
4 251 (8.01%) vSphere
5 171 (5.46%) VMware ESX
6 143 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
7 142 (4.53%) XenDesktop
8 131 (4.18%) ISA Server
9 109 (3.48%) Terminal Services
10 77 (2.46%) UAG
11 67 (2.14%) Forefront TMG
12 58 (1.85%) XenServer
12 58 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 42 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (0.83%) Terminal Server
15 22 (0.70%) vCloud
16 21 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 20 (0.64%) Firmware
18 15 (0.48%) Xen
19 13 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 448 (14.30%) SCCM
2 170 (5.43%) SCOM
3 138 (4.41%) NetBackup
3 138 (4.41%) Backup Exec
4 86 (2.75%) WSUS
5 83 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 80 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 44 (1.40%) SCVMM
8 41 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 28 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 25 (0.80%) Nagios
10 25 (0.80%) ARCserve
11 22 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
11 22 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 21 (0.67%) HP SIM
13 20 (0.64%) SCSM
14 19 (0.61%) Tivoli
15 18 (0.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 16 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 14 (0.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1826 (58.30%) Microsoft
2 1420 (45.34%) VMware
3 923 (29.47%) Citrix
4 627 (20.02%) Cisco
5 341 (10.89%) HP
6 210 (6.70%) Oracle
7 194 (6.19%) Symantec
8 134 (4.28%) Dell
9 131 (4.18%) Juniper
10 112 (3.58%) Fujitsu
11 92 (2.94%) EMC
12 90 (2.87%) F5
13 83 (2.65%) NetApp
14 81 (2.59%) Veritas
15 80 (2.55%) Red Hat
16 79 (2.52%) IBM
17 78 (2.49%) CheckPoint
18 77 (2.46%) Veeam
19 75 (2.39%) McAfee
20 66 (2.11%) Meridio
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