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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1525 1524 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.08% 6.35% 5.60%
As % of the System Software category 54.37% 55.89% 50.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1285 1046
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
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
2805 2727 2500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 13.01% 11.37% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2310 2239 2098
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 £23,600 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 April 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 21 April 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 +1 410 £40,000 -3.61% 47
Surrey +7 349 £31,250 +4.16% 33
Hampshire -2 286 £34,000 +16.23% 50
Buckinghamshire +6 141 £35,000 +4.47% 22
West Sussex -1 117 £37,500 +20.96% 14
Kent +21 80 £30,000 - 13
Oxfordshire +9 71 £32,500 -6.08% 14
East Sussex +8 49 £30,500 +12.96% 9
Middlesex -12 12 £26,000 -45.26% 1
Thames Valley - 2 £75,000 -
Home Counties +3 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £39,500 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2664 (85.69%) Windows
2 1772 (57.00%) Microsoft
3 1276 (41.04%) VMware
4 1111 (35.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 1090 (35.06%) MS Exchange
6 886 (28.50%) MS Excel
7 825 (26.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 779 (25.06%) Citrix
9 769 (24.73%) DNS
10 743 (23.90%) ITIL
11 729 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 724 (23.29%) Windows 7
13 666 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 652 (20.97%) Cisco
15 638 (20.52%) MS Office
16 628 (20.20%) Firewall
17 625 (20.10%) SQL Server
18 601 (19.33%) SQL
19 582 (18.72%) DHCP
20 568 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
21 565 (18.17%) TCP/IP
22 519 (16.69%) Hyper-V
23 479 (15.41%) SAN
24 466 (14.99%) Security Cleared
25 457 (14.70%) Exchange Server 2010
26 454 (14.60%) SCCM
27 440 (14.15%) HP
28 429 (13.80%) MCSE
29 417 (13.41%) LAN
30 414 (13.32%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1090 (35.06%) MS Exchange
2 457 (14.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 410 (13.19%) SharePoint
4 286 (9.20%) IIS
5 242 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 234 (7.53%) Lync
7 218 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 163 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 110 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 81 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 69 (2.22%) Apache
12 33 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
12 33 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 30 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
14 24 (0.77%) IBM Notes
15 22 (0.71%) Live Communications Server
16 20 (0.64%) CMS
16 20 (0.64%) WebSphere
17 19 (0.61%) WebLogic
18 17 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 886 (28.50%) MS Excel
2 638 (20.52%) MS Office
3 49 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 40 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.51%) MS Project
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.096%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.064%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.064%) SPSS
9 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.16%) GoldMine
3 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.13%) assyst
4 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.096%) SalesLogix
6 2 (0.064%) BPCS
6 2 (0.064%) Primavera
6 2 (0.064%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.064%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.064%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.032%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.032%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.032%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 215 (6.92%) Office 365
2 68 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.09%) SaaS
4 24 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.39%) PaaS
7 11 (0.35%) IaaS
8 4 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.096%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.096%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.032%) Symantec.cloud
10 1 (0.032%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 769 (24.73%) DNS
2 628 (20.20%) Firewall
3 582 (18.72%) DHCP
4 565 (18.17%) TCP/IP
5 479 (15.41%) SAN
6 417 (13.41%) LAN
7 407 (13.09%) WAN
8 147 (4.73%) VPN
8 147 (4.73%) Internet
9 140 (4.50%) VoIP
10 127 (4.08%) VLAN
11 124 (3.99%) Wireless
12 103 (3.31%) NAS
13 65 (2.09%) iSCSI
14 63 (2.03%) Network Security
15 56 (1.80%) LDAP
16 51 (1.64%) NetScaler
17 49 (1.58%) SSL
18 45 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
19 43 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 625 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 45 (1.45%) MySQL
5 36 (1.16%) EDRMS
6 34 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 31 (1.00%) IDOL
8 29 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 28 (0.90%) Relational Database
10 26 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
12 21 (0.68%) MS Access
13 19 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (0.61%) Big Data
14 17 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.51%) NoSQL
16 15 (0.48%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
19 11 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (0.93%) MSI
2 16 (0.51%) Subversion
3 15 (0.48%) JIRA
4 12 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (0.35%) LoadRunner
5 11 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.29%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.23%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.16%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.13%) MSTest
9 4 (0.13%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.13%) WinRunner
9 4 (0.13%) Selenium
9 4 (0.13%) Trac
10 2 (0.064%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.064%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.064%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.064%) Hudson
10 2 (0.064%) Redmine
General
1 366 (11.77%) Finance
2 150 (4.82%) Retail
3 91 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 44 (1.42%) Law
5 35 (1.13%) Legal
6 34 (1.09%) Automotive
7 33 (1.06%) Marketing
8 30 (0.96%) German Language
9 29 (0.93%) Advertising
9 29 (0.93%) Publishing
10 23 (0.74%) Back Office
10 23 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 22 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.64%) Electronics
12 20 (0.64%) Italian Language
13 19 (0.61%) Banking
14 17 (0.55%) Dutch Language
15 11 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.32%) French Language
16 10 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 648 (20.84%) Analyst
2 639 (20.55%) Support Engineer
3 333 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 324 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 252 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 218 (7.01%) Administrator
7 213 (6.85%) IT Support
8 207 (6.66%) Service Analyst
9 205 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
10 203 (6.53%) Consultant
11 199 (6.40%) Technical Support
12 169 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
13 148 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
14 144 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
15 129 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 125 (4.02%) Desktop Support
17 121 (3.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 116 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
19 97 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
19 97 (3.12%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (4.41%) .NET
2 49 (1.58%) Web Services
3 45 (1.45%) HTML
4 44 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 25 (0.80%) CSS
6 23 (0.74%) XML
6 23 (0.74%) Software Packaging
7 22 (0.71%) Regular Expression
8 21 (0.68%) Application Packaging
9 19 (0.61%) .NET Framework
10 18 (0.58%) Ajax
11 11 (0.35%) jQuery
11 11 (0.35%) OAuth
12 10 (0.32%) COM
13 8 (0.26%) ODBC
13 8 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (0.23%) SOAP
15 6 (0.19%) XSL
15 6 (0.19%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 214 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (5.85%) Blackberry
3 173 (5.56%) Clustering
4 103 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 100 (3.22%) Thin Client
5 100 (3.22%) Fat Client
6 81 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 59 (1.90%) Replication
8 48 (1.54%) PKI
9 45 (1.45%) iPhone
10 42 (1.35%) Statistics
11 39 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.77%) iPad
14 20 (0.64%) Open Source
14 20 (0.64%) EPoS
15 19 (0.61%) EqualLogic
16 17 (0.55%) Handset
17 15 (0.48%) FMCG
18 14 (0.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2664 (85.69%) Windows
2 1111 (35.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 729 (23.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 724 (23.29%) Windows 7
5 666 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 414 (13.32%) Linux
7 378 (12.16%) Windows XP
8 277 (8.91%) Windows 8
9 142 (4.57%) UNIX
10 73 (2.35%) Windows 2000
11 69 (2.22%) Windows Vista
12 65 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 63 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
14 49 (1.58%) CentOS
15 46 (1.48%) Android
16 39 (1.25%) Mac OS X
17 36 (1.16%) Apple iOS
18 35 (1.13%) Solaris
19 32 (1.03%) Mac OS
20 25 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 743 (23.90%) ITIL
2 163 (5.24%) Incident Management
3 162 (5.21%) Service Management
4 156 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 150 (4.82%) Service Delivery
6 137 (4.41%) Project Management
7 113 (3.63%) Mentoring
8 109 (3.51%) Migration
9 101 (3.25%) Change Management
9 101 (3.25%) Problem Management
10 76 (2.44%) Time Management
11 75 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 75 (2.41%) Configuration Management
12 73 (2.35%) Load Balancing
13 72 (2.32%) Performance Monitoring
14 71 (2.28%) Information Security
15 68 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
16 62 (1.99%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (1.87%) Business Continuity
18 57 (1.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 601 (19.33%) SQL
2 303 (9.75%) PowerShell
3 91 (2.93%) VBScript
4 65 (2.09%) VB
5 52 (1.67%) Perl
6 47 (1.51%) C
7 41 (1.32%) C#
7 41 (1.32%) Java
8 33 (1.06%) PHP
9 31 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 30 (0.96%) JavaScript
11 29 (0.93%) Python
12 21 (0.68%) C++
13 19 (0.61%) VBA
14 16 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.23%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.13%) AWK
17 3 (0.096%) Korn
18 2 (0.064%) Ruby
18 2 (0.064%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 568 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 466 (14.99%) Security Cleared
3 429 (13.80%) MCSE
4 358 (11.51%) SC Cleared
5 269 (8.65%) DV Cleared
5 269 (8.65%) Cisco Certification
6 263 (8.46%) MCP
7 258 (8.30%) Degree
8 239 (7.69%) CCNA
9 164 (5.28%) MCITP
10 148 (4.76%) MCSA
11 98 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 82 (2.64%) CCNP
13 69 (2.22%) A+ Certification
14 63 (2.03%) CISSP
15 60 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
16 58 (1.87%) MCTS
17 51 (1.64%) CCA
18 30 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
19 28 (0.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (10.90%) SLA
2 81 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 48 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.96%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.39%) COBIT
7 10 (0.32%) GPG13
8 7 (0.23%) QA
9 2 (0.064%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.064%) BS7799
9 2 (0.064%) FISMA
10 1 (0.032%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.032%) BS25999
System Software
1 825 (26.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 519 (16.69%) Hyper-V
3 334 (10.74%) XenApp
4 273 (8.78%) vSphere
5 182 (5.85%) VMware ESX
6 145 (4.66%) XenDesktop
7 107 (3.44%) Terminal Services
8 94 (3.02%) ISA Server
9 89 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
10 55 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 50 (1.61%) XenServer
12 47 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 40 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
14 29 (0.93%) VMware Server
15 24 (0.77%) UAG
15 24 (0.77%) Samba
16 17 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.51%) Terminal Server
18 14 (0.45%) NFS
19 13 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 454 (14.60%) SCCM
2 192 (6.18%) SCOM
3 129 (4.15%) Backup Exec
4 128 (4.12%) WSUS
5 103 (3.31%) NetBackup
6 53 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 52 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 52 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 44 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 42 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
10 37 (1.19%) HP SIM
11 34 (1.09%) SCVMM
12 29 (0.93%) Nagios
12 29 (0.93%) ARCserve
13 25 (0.80%) Windows Intune
14 23 (0.74%) Legato
14 23 (0.74%) Tivoli
15 22 (0.71%) EdgeSight
16 20 (0.64%) SCSM
17 19 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1772 (57.00%) Microsoft
2 1276 (41.04%) VMware
3 779 (25.06%) Citrix
4 652 (20.97%) Cisco
5 440 (14.15%) HP
6 207 (6.66%) Symantec
7 185 (5.95%) Oracle
8 115 (3.70%) NetApp
9 108 (3.47%) Dell
10 97 (3.12%) Red Hat
11 84 (2.70%) Juniper
12 79 (2.54%) Apple
13 76 (2.44%) EMC
14 70 (2.25%) Veritas
15 68 (2.19%) McAfee
16 65 (2.09%) 3PAR
17 63 (2.03%) Sophos
18 60 (1.93%) Veeam
19 57 (1.83%) IBM
20 55 (1.77%) Avaya
Woking, Surrey
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £55K + Bonus, Health and Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Modis
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Computer People
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £20000 - £27200 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + OT, bens, parking
Posted: Yesterday