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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.94% 6.45% 7.74%
As % of the System Software category 58.12% 38.93% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 67 57 56
Average salary £38,000 £30,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.59% +19.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £19,000 £20,625
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
117 149 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.37% 16.57% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 114 138 96
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 5 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 95 (81.90%) Microsoft
2 89 (76.72%) Windows
3 73 (62.93%) MS Exchange
4 72 (62.07%) VMware
5 69 (59.48%) Windows Server
6 60 (51.72%) SAN
7 53 (45.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 51 (43.97%) MS Excel
9 48 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (40.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (34.48%) Linux
13 37 (31.90%) Citrix
14 29 (25.00%) Solaris
14 29 (25.00%) XenApp
15 28 (24.14%) XenDesktop
15 28 (24.14%) EMC
16 25 (21.55%) vSphere
17 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (18.97%) Office 365
18 22 (18.97%) Cisco
19 21 (18.10%) ITIL
20 20 (17.24%) DNS
20 20 (17.24%) DHCP
21 19 (16.38%) SQL
22 15 (12.93%) NAS
22 15 (12.93%) PowerShell
22 15 (12.93%) WAN
23 14 (12.07%) LAN
23 14 (12.07%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 73 (62.93%) MS Exchange
2 53 (45.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (40.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (9.48%) Lync
5 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.17%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (43.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.97%) Office 365
2 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (51.72%) SAN
2 20 (17.24%) DHCP
2 20 (17.24%) DNS
3 15 (12.93%) NAS
3 15 (12.93%) WAN
4 14 (12.07%) LAN
5 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.76%) Firewall
6 9 (7.76%) WLAN
7 5 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.86%) FCoE
10 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.86%) IPsec
10 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.86%) Network Security
10 1 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) OLAP
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
5 1 (0.86%) OLTP
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (8.62%) Retail
2 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.86%) Back Office
3 1 (0.86%) Finance
3 1 (0.86%) Law
3 1 (0.86%) Legal
3 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (33.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 28 (24.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (22.41%) Analyst
5 16 (13.79%) Consultant
5 16 (13.79%) IT Support
6 15 (12.93%) IT Consultant
7 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 12 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 12 (10.34%) Support Consultant
9 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (9.48%) Technical Specialist
10 8 (6.90%) Service Analyst
10 8 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (6.03%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (6.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (5.17%) Administrator
12 6 (5.17%) Designer
12 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.72%) COM
4 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) PKI
1 5 (4.31%) Private Cloud
2 4 (3.45%) Clustering
3 3 (2.59%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.59%) Replication
4 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.86%) EMC Centera
5 1 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.86%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.86%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.86%) EPoS
5 1 (0.86%) Life Science
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 89 (76.72%) Windows
2 69 (59.48%) Windows Server
3 48 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (34.48%) Linux
6 29 (25.00%) Solaris
7 14 (12.07%) Windows 7
7 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.90%) Unix
8 8 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.90%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.45%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.10%) ITIL
2 10 (8.62%) Service Management
3 9 (7.76%) Project Management
4 8 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.03%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.03%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.17%) Identity Management
6 6 (5.17%) Migration
7 4 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.45%) Patch Management
7 4 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.59%) High Availability
8 3 (2.59%) People Management
8 3 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.59%) SIEM
9 2 (1.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.38%) SQL
2 15 (12.93%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.90%) VBScript
4 6 (5.17%) Java
5 2 (1.72%) C#
5 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.86%) Perl
6 1 (0.86%) Python
6 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.17%) MCSE
5 3 (2.59%) CCDA
5 3 (2.59%) CCDP
5 3 (2.59%) CCNA
5 3 (2.59%) CCNP
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.86%) MCITP
7 1 (0.86%) MCSA
7 1 (0.86%) RHCE
7 1 (0.86%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 29 (25.00%) XenApp
2 28 (24.14%) XenDesktop
3 25 (21.55%) vSphere
4 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.31%) vCloud
7 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.86%) KVM
8 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 8 (6.90%) SCCM
3 4 (3.45%) SCOM
4 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.86%) Puppet
5 1 (0.86%) SCSM
5 1 (0.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 95 (81.90%) Microsoft
2 72 (62.07%) VMware
3 37 (31.90%) Citrix
4 28 (24.14%) EMC
5 22 (18.97%) Cisco
6 14 (12.07%) HP
7 7 (6.03%) Oracle
8 5 (4.31%) CA
8 5 (4.31%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (4.31%) Infoblox
8 5 (4.31%) NetApp
9 4 (3.45%) IBM
9 4 (3.45%) Sophos
10 2 (1.72%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.72%) Dell
10 2 (1.72%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.86%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.86%) F5
11 1 (0.86%) IronPort
11 1 (0.86%) Nokia
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Capita plc
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago