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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 69 82 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.93% 10.02% 11.74%
As % of the System Software category 51.49% 65.08% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68 77 88
Average salary £25,250 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.20% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,850 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,875
% change year-on-year
- -6.81%
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
134 126 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.34% 15.40% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 126 119 152
Average salary £37,875 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 156 (87.15%) Windows
2 115 (64.25%) Microsoft
3 71 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (37.43%) VMware
5 64 (35.75%) MS Exchange
6 61 (34.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (33.52%) Citrix
8 59 (32.96%) Windows 7
9 55 (30.73%) MS Excel
10 53 (29.61%) SQL
11 50 (27.93%) SQL Server
12 42 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (21.79%) MS Office
13 39 (21.79%) Windows XP
14 37 (20.67%) Windows 8
15 36 (20.11%) DNS
16 35 (19.55%) Microsoft Certification
17 32 (17.88%) MCSE
18 29 (16.20%) Linux
18 29 (16.20%) ITIL
18 29 (16.20%) TCP/IP
19 28 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (15.08%) SharePoint
21 25 (13.97%) DHCP
21 25 (13.97%) LAN
21 25 (13.97%) Cisco
21 25 (13.97%) SCCM
21 25 (13.97%) Degree
22 24 (13.41%) WAN
23 23 (12.85%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 64 (35.75%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.08%) SharePoint
3 22 (12.29%) IIS
3 22 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (11.73%) Tomcat
5 18 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (8.94%) Lync
7 15 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 55 (30.73%) MS Excel
2 39 (21.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.70%) SalesLogix
2 4 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.23%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.11%) DNS
2 29 (16.20%) TCP/IP
3 25 (13.97%) LAN
3 25 (13.97%) DHCP
4 24 (13.41%) WAN
5 22 (12.29%) Network Security
6 19 (10.61%) Firewall
7 13 (7.26%) SAN
8 9 (5.03%) VLAN
9 6 (3.35%) Wireless
9 6 (3.35%) IP Telephony
9 6 (3.35%) VPN
10 4 (2.23%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.68%) Internet
12 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.12%) LDAP
13 1 (0.56%) ADSL
13 1 (0.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.61%) MySQL
3 14 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.91%) MS Access
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.23%) QlikView
5 4 (2.23%) Pentaho
General
1 11 (6.15%) Finance
2 7 (3.91%) Back Office
3 5 (2.79%) Danish Language
3 5 (2.79%) Finnish Language
3 5 (2.79%) French Language
3 5 (2.79%) German Language
3 5 (2.79%) Italian Language
3 5 (2.79%) Norwegian Language
3 5 (2.79%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (21.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 33 (18.44%) Support Engineer
3 24 (13.41%) Analyst
4 22 (12.29%) IT Support
5 20 (11.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (9.50%) Desktop Support
7 13 (7.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (6.70%) Administrator
9 11 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (6.15%) Service Analyst
10 10 (5.59%) Consultant
11 9 (5.03%) Support Specialist
11 9 (5.03%) DBA
11 9 (5.03%) Security Specialist
11 9 (5.03%) Information Security Specialist
11 9 (5.03%) Information Specialist
12 8 (4.47%) Applications Support Specialist
12 8 (4.47%) Applications Support
12 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (4.47%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.73%) LAMP
2 7 (3.91%) .NET
2 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) Clustering
2 14 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.26%) AS400
3 13 (7.26%) iSeries
3 13 (7.26%) Kindle
4 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.03%) CESG
6 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.35%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (2.79%) iPhone
9 4 (2.23%) iPad
10 3 (1.68%) PDA
11 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.12%) Replication
11 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.12%) Open Source
12 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 156 (87.15%) Windows
2 71 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (34.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (32.96%) Windows 7
5 42 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (21.79%) Windows XP
7 37 (20.67%) Windows 8
8 29 (16.20%) Linux
9 13 (7.26%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.79%) UNIX
11 3 (1.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.20%) ITIL
2 22 (12.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 21 (11.73%) Incident Management
4 15 (8.38%) Software Deployment
4 15 (8.38%) CRM
5 13 (7.26%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.59%) Service Management
7 9 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.03%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.03%) Information Security
7 9 (5.03%) Data Management
7 9 (5.03%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (4.47%) Requirements Management
8 8 (4.47%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (4.47%) Software Distribution
8 8 (4.47%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.91%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.35%) Resource Management
10 6 (3.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.61%) SQL
2 14 (7.82%) T-SQL
3 9 (5.03%) VB
4 7 (3.91%) Python
4 7 (3.91%) PHP
5 4 (2.23%) R
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) VBScript
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (19.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (17.88%) MCSE
3 25 (13.97%) Degree
4 14 (7.82%) MCITP
5 12 (6.70%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.70%) MCSA
6 9 (5.03%) CISSP
6 9 (5.03%) CISM
6 9 (5.03%) CEH
7 8 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.68%) CCNA
8 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.12%) CCA
9 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.12%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.12%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.85%) SLA
2 19 (10.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.85%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.70%) vSphere
4 10 (5.59%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.47%) XenApp
6 6 (3.35%) XenServer
7 5 (2.79%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.12%) NFS
10 2 (1.12%) Samba
10 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (13.97%) SCCM
2 17 (9.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.68%) SCOM
4 2 (1.12%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.12%) WSUS
4 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 115 (64.25%) Microsoft
2 67 (37.43%) VMware
3 60 (33.52%) Citrix
4 25 (13.97%) Cisco
5 23 (12.85%) Oracle
6 14 (7.82%) HP
7 12 (6.70%) Remedy
8 7 (3.91%) Mitel
8 7 (3.91%) SonicWALL
9 6 (3.35%) Dell
9 6 (3.35%) IBM
10 4 (2.23%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.23%) Cognos
10 4 (2.23%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.23%) NetApp
11 3 (1.68%) Apple
12 2 (1.12%) Symantec
12 2 (1.12%) Avaya
12 2 (1.12%) Veeam
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday plus more
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £16500 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago