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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 96 113 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 13.45% 13.11% 12.76%
As % of the System Software category 71.64% 63.84% 61.38%
Number of salaries quoted 73 104 110
Average salary £32,500 £31,174 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,500 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,325 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
134 177 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.77% 20.53% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 103 162 179
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 136 (76.40%) Microsoft
2 134 (75.28%) Windows
3 70 (39.33%) MS Excel
4 65 (36.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (34.83%) SAN
6 60 (33.71%) VMware
7 55 (30.90%) ITIL
8 53 (29.78%) Linux
9 52 (29.21%) Security Cleared
10 50 (28.09%) Citrix
11 49 (27.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 45 (25.28%) SQL
13 44 (24.72%) MS Exchange
14 43 (24.16%) PowerShell
15 40 (22.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 39 (21.91%) SC Cleared
17 38 (21.35%) Service Management
18 37 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 36 (20.22%) XenApp
20 34 (19.10%) DNS
21 33 (18.54%) SCOM
22 32 (17.98%) NetScaler
22 32 (17.98%) SQL Server
23 31 (17.42%) DHCP
23 31 (17.42%) Cisco
24 30 (16.85%) Service Delivery
25 29 (16.29%) NAS
26 28 (15.73%) SCCM
26 28 (15.73%) UNIX
27 27 (15.17%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 44 (24.72%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (7.30%) NetWeaver
4 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.06%) IIS
6 7 (3.93%) Lync
7 3 (1.69%) Apache
7 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 70 (39.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (34.83%) SAN
2 34 (19.10%) DNS
3 32 (17.98%) NetScaler
4 31 (17.42%) DHCP
5 29 (16.29%) NAS
6 23 (12.92%) TCP/IP
7 19 (10.67%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (8.43%) WAN
9 14 (7.87%) LAN
10 13 (7.30%) Firewall
11 9 (5.06%) FCoE
12 6 (3.37%) VPN
13 5 (2.81%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.81%) iSCSI
14 4 (2.25%) VLAN
14 4 (2.25%) Kerberos
15 3 (1.69%) WLAN
15 3 (1.69%) SSL
16 2 (1.12%) Wireless
16 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (9.55%) Publishing
2 14 (7.87%) Retail
3 7 (3.93%) Local Government
4 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Finance
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (29.78%) Analyst
2 26 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (14.04%) Infrastructure Designer
3 25 (14.04%) Designer
4 24 (13.48%) Technical Designer
5 19 (10.67%) 1st Line Support
5 19 (10.67%) Support Engineer
6 18 (10.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 16 (8.99%) Service Analyst
7 16 (8.99%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (7.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) Systems Analyst
9 12 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (6.74%) IT Support
10 10 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) Citrix Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.49%) Applications Support
13 6 (3.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) .NET
2 7 (3.93%) COM
3 3 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Thin Client
1 17 (9.55%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.37%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 134 (75.28%) Windows
2 65 (36.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (29.78%) Linux
4 49 (27.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (15.73%) UNIX
6 27 (15.17%) Windows 7
7 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (8.43%) Windows XP
9 14 (7.87%) Solaris
10 10 (5.62%) Fedora
10 10 (5.62%) CentOS
11 9 (5.06%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.93%) Windows Phone
12 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.69%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.69%) Android
14 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.90%) ITIL
2 40 (22.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (21.35%) Service Management
4 30 (16.85%) Service Delivery
5 25 (14.04%) Project Management
5 25 (14.04%) Identity Management
6 17 (9.55%) Time Management
7 13 (7.30%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (7.30%) High Availability
7 13 (7.30%) Fault Management
7 13 (7.30%) Patch Management
8 11 (6.18%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.49%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.93%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.81%) Performance Management
13 4 (2.25%) Mentoring
14 3 (1.69%) Server Monitoring
14 3 (1.69%) Problem Management
14 3 (1.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.28%) SQL
2 43 (24.16%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.99%) Java
4 11 (6.18%) Python
5 10 (5.62%) Perl
6 9 (5.06%) VBScript
7 7 (3.93%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (29.21%) Security Cleared
2 39 (21.91%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.36%) CCA
3 22 (12.36%) Citrix Certification
4 20 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (8.43%) Degree
6 13 (7.30%) DV Cleared
7 12 (6.74%) MCSE
8 11 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (4.49%) MCP
9 8 (4.49%) VCP4
10 4 (2.25%) MCSA
10 4 (2.25%) CCNA
10 4 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.69%) MCITP
12 2 (1.12%) RHCE
13 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (20.22%) XenApp
3 24 (13.48%) vSphere
4 20 (11.24%) Hyper-V
5 15 (8.43%) XenDesktop
6 11 (6.18%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (5.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (4.49%) Terminal Services
9 6 (3.37%) XenServer
10 5 (2.81%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (18.54%) SCOM
2 28 (15.73%) SCCM
3 10 (5.62%) Puppet
4 9 (5.06%) vMotion
5 5 (2.81%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 136 (76.40%) Microsoft
2 60 (33.71%) VMware
3 50 (28.09%) Citrix
4 31 (17.42%) Cisco
5 19 (10.67%) Oracle
6 12 (6.74%) HP
7 11 (6.18%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.06%) 3PAR
9 8 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.93%) Sun
11 6 (3.37%) EMC
12 5 (2.81%) AppSense
13 3 (1.69%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.12%) Dell
15 1 (0.56%) Apple
15 1 (0.56%) Websense
15 1 (0.56%) Juniper
15 1 (0.56%) Nokia
15 1 (0.56%) Lotus
15 1 (0.56%) Mitel
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