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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 103 83 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 12.35% 9.17% 11.56%
As % of the System Software category 73.57% 51.88% 64.12%
Number of salaries quoted 95 58 95
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £24,600 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
140 160 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.79% 17.68% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 125 119 150
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £33,163
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +35.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 149 (91.41%) Windows
2 133 (81.60%) Microsoft
3 113 (69.33%) Windows Server
4 97 (59.51%) MS Exchange
5 82 (50.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (50.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 72 (44.17%) VMware
7 70 (42.94%) MS Excel
8 67 (41.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (34.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 52 (31.90%) Citrix
11 51 (31.29%) SAN
12 46 (28.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (23.93%) XenApp
14 36 (22.09%) Office 365
15 33 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (19.63%) XenDesktop
17 31 (19.02%) PowerShell
17 31 (19.02%) DNS
18 30 (18.40%) DHCP
19 29 (17.79%) Linux
20 26 (15.95%) Retail
21 23 (14.11%) Solaris
21 23 (14.11%) ITIL
21 23 (14.11%) EMC
21 23 (14.11%) Cisco
22 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
22 22 (13.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
23 20 (12.27%) Windows 7
24 19 (11.66%) Azure Active Directory

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 97 (59.51%) MS Exchange
2 82 (50.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (34.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (8.59%) Skype for Business
5 12 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (6.75%) IIS
7 9 (5.52%) SharePoint
8 8 (4.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 70 (42.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.09%) Office 365
2 33 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (31.29%) SAN
2 31 (19.02%) DNS
3 30 (18.40%) DHCP
4 18 (11.04%) Firewall
5 16 (9.82%) LAN
6 15 (9.20%) WAN
7 10 (6.13%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.13%) VPN
8 8 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (4.91%) VoIP
9 7 (4.29%) NetScaler
9 7 (4.29%) Network Security
10 4 (2.45%) NAS
10 4 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.84%) SSL
12 2 (1.23%) WLAN
13 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.61%) Internet
13 1 (0.61%) Intranet
13 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 26 (15.95%) Retail
2 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.61%) Finance
3 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (22.09%) Analyst
2 32 (19.63%) Infrastructure Support
3 31 (19.02%) IT Engineer
4 29 (17.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (17.18%) Consultant
5 28 (17.18%) IT Support
6 25 (15.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 25 (15.34%) IT Consultant
7 22 (13.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
7 22 (13.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (13.50%) Support Consultant
8 20 (12.27%) Technical Specialist
9 18 (11.04%) Support Analyst
10 17 (10.43%) Support Engineer
11 13 (7.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 13 (7.98%) Service Analyst
11 13 (7.98%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (7.98%) Technical Support
12 11 (6.75%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (6.13%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.07%) COM
2 3 (1.84%) .NET
2 3 (1.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (1.23%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.29%) Clustering
2 7 (4.29%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.29%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.68%) PKI
4 5 (3.07%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.23%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.61%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.61%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.61%) Handset
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 149 (91.41%) Windows
2 113 (69.33%) Windows Server
3 82 (50.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (41.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (28.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (17.79%) Linux
7 23 (14.11%) Solaris
8 20 (12.27%) Windows 7
9 18 (11.04%) Windows XP
10 10 (6.13%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.45%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.84%) Android
12 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.84%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.84%) Unix
12 3 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.84%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.11%) ITIL
2 12 (7.36%) Performance Management
3 9 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (5.52%) Problem Management
4 8 (4.91%) Capacity Management
4 8 (4.91%) Configuration Management
4 8 (4.91%) Network Architecture
5 7 (4.29%) Analytics
5 7 (4.29%) Change Management
5 7 (4.29%) Data Analytics
5 7 (4.29%) Project Management
5 7 (4.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.29%) Service Management
6 6 (3.68%) Migration
7 5 (3.07%) CRM
7 5 (3.07%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.07%) Presales
8 4 (2.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.02%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.36%) VBScript
3 4 (2.45%) SQL
4 2 (1.23%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (13.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.68%) MCSE
5 5 (3.07%) CCNA
5 5 (3.07%) CCNP
5 5 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.84%) CCDA
6 3 (1.84%) CCDP
6 3 (1.84%) Degree
7 2 (1.23%) CCIE
7 2 (1.23%) CISSP
7 2 (1.23%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.23%) MCITP
7 2 (1.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.20%) SLA
2 8 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 39 (23.93%) XenApp
2 32 (19.63%) XenDesktop
3 17 (10.43%) vSphere
4 16 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.07%) vCloud
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (13.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (5.52%) SCOM
3 7 (4.29%) DatAdvantage
4 4 (2.45%) SCCM
5 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.61%) Puppet
6 1 (0.61%) SCSM
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (81.60%) Microsoft
2 72 (44.17%) VMware
3 52 (31.90%) Citrix
4 23 (14.11%) Cisco
4 23 (14.11%) EMC
5 17 (10.43%) HP
6 14 (8.59%) CA
7 11 (6.75%) Cyber-Ark
7 11 (6.75%) Infoblox
8 8 (4.91%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (4.91%) F5
8 8 (4.91%) NetApp
8 8 (4.91%) Sophos
8 8 (4.91%) Stonesoft
9 7 (4.29%) Varonis
9 7 (4.29%) Wyse
10 4 (2.45%) IBM
11 3 (1.84%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.84%) Oracle
11 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
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