The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 102 124 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 11.92% 14.25% 9.21%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 67.76% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 92 119 74
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £22,500 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Active Directory
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
170 183 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.86% 21.03% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 153 176 126
Average salary £31,349 £35,992 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% +2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Southampton

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

1 174 (79.82%) Windows
2 117 (53.67%) Microsoft
3 97 (44.50%) VMware
4 89 (40.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (38.99%) MS Exchange
6 80 (36.70%) Windows 7
7 69 (31.65%) Citrix
8 67 (30.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (28.90%) MS Excel
10 62 (28.44%) Windows 8
11 55 (25.23%) SQL Server
12 51 (23.39%) SQL
12 51 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 48 (22.02%) Linux
14 47 (21.56%) ITIL
15 46 (21.10%) MCSE
16 43 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 42 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2010
18 40 (18.35%) Cisco
19 37 (16.97%) TCP/IP
19 37 (16.97%) DNS
19 37 (16.97%) MS Office
20 35 (16.06%) Clustering
21 34 (15.60%) Degree
22 33 (15.14%) SLA
23 31 (14.22%) ISO 9001
23 31 (14.22%) Oracle
24 30 (13.76%) Windows XP
25 29 (13.30%) Tomcat

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 85 (38.99%) MS Exchange
2 40 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (13.30%) Tomcat
4 26 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (10.55%) IIS
6 20 (9.17%) Lync
6 20 (9.17%) SharePoint
7 18 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (28.90%) MS Excel
2 37 (16.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.97%) TCP/IP
1 37 (16.97%) DNS
2 26 (11.93%) LAN
3 24 (11.01%) DHCP
4 21 (9.63%) Firewall
5 20 (9.17%) WAN
5 20 (9.17%) Network Security
6 15 (6.88%) VPN
7 13 (5.96%) VLAN
7 13 (5.96%) Internet
8 10 (4.59%) SAN
9 7 (3.21%) Wireless
10 6 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.29%) SNMP
12 4 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.38%) ISDN
14 2 (0.92%) SSL
14 2 (0.92%) IPsec
14 2 (0.92%) LDAP
14 2 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.55%) MySQL
3 10 (4.59%) QlikView
3 10 (4.59%) Pentaho
4 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (3.67%) German Language
2 6 (2.75%) French Language
2 6 (2.75%) Back Office
3 5 (2.29%) Danish Language
3 5 (2.29%) Finnish Language
3 5 (2.29%) Spanish Language
3 5 (2.29%) Italian Language
3 5 (2.29%) Norwegian Language
4 4 (1.83%) Finance
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (23.39%) Support Engineer
2 41 (18.81%) IT Support
3 36 (16.51%) Analyst
4 27 (12.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (9.63%) IT Support Engineer
6 17 (7.80%) Service Analyst
6 17 (7.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (6.88%) Consultant
8 13 (5.96%) Support Technician
8 13 (5.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (5.96%) IT Support Technician
9 12 (5.50%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.59%) Support Specialist
10 10 (4.59%) Applications Support
10 10 (4.59%) Security Specialist
10 10 (4.59%) Network Support
10 10 (4.59%) Information Security Specialist
10 10 (4.59%) Information Specialist
11 9 (4.13%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.30%) LAMP
2 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.06%) Clustering
2 22 (10.09%) Kindle
3 12 (5.50%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.59%) CESG
5 4 (1.83%) iSeries
5 4 (1.83%) Open Source
5 4 (1.83%) AS400
6 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.38%) Social Media
6 3 (1.38%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.38%) PDA
6 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.92%) EPoS
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) PACS
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 174 (79.82%) Windows
2 89 (40.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (36.70%) Windows 7
4 67 (30.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (28.44%) Windows 8
6 48 (22.02%) Linux
7 43 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (13.76%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.05%) UNIX
10 7 (3.21%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.29%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.29%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.56%) ITIL
2 24 (11.01%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (6.88%) Service Management
6 14 (6.42%) Incident Management
6 14 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (5.96%) Data Management
8 11 (5.05%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.59%) Network Management
9 10 (4.59%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (4.59%) ETL
9 10 (4.59%) Risk Management
9 10 (4.59%) Information Security
10 9 (4.13%) Identity Management
10 9 (4.13%) Migration
10 9 (4.13%) Requirements Management
10 9 (4.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (4.13%) Resource Management
11 8 (3.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.39%) SQL
2 5 (2.29%) R
3 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.46%) C
4 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.46%) VBScript
4 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (21.10%) MCSE
3 34 (15.60%) Degree
4 22 (10.09%) MCSA
5 20 (9.17%) MCITP
6 16 (7.34%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.34%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.59%) CISM
8 10 (4.59%) CEH
8 10 (4.59%) CISSP
9 6 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.83%) Postgraduate
10 4 (1.83%) CCNA
11 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.38%) MCP
12 2 (0.92%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.92%) MCDST
13 1 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.14%) SLA
2 31 (14.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (10.09%) Hyper-V
3 20 (9.17%) vSphere
4 10 (4.59%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (4.13%) XenApp
6 7 (3.21%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.29%) XenServer
8 4 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.92%) NFS
9 2 (0.92%) Samba
9 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (10.55%) Backup Exec
2 19 (8.72%) SCCM
3 4 (1.83%) WSUS
4 2 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.92%) SCOM
4 2 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 117 (53.67%) Microsoft
2 97 (44.50%) VMware
3 69 (31.65%) Citrix
4 40 (18.35%) Cisco
5 31 (14.22%) Oracle
6 24 (11.01%) HP
7 19 (8.72%) Remedy
8 15 (6.88%) Dell
9 12 (5.50%) Symantec
10 11 (5.05%) CheckPoint
11 10 (4.59%) Cognos
11 10 (4.59%) Business Objects
11 10 (4.59%) IBM
12 9 (4.13%) Apple
13 8 (3.67%) NetApp
14 3 (1.38%) Pegasus
14 3 (1.38%) SAP
15 2 (0.92%) Veeam
16 1 (0.46%) 3PAR
16 1 (0.46%) F5
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