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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 110 127 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 12.94% 14.10% 8.58%
As % of the System Software category 63.22% 66.84% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 100 121 69
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,325 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
174 190 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.47% 21.09% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 157 181 119
Average salary £31,349 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 172 (78.54%) Windows
2 114 (52.05%) Microsoft
3 100 (45.66%) VMware
4 90 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (38.81%) MS Exchange
6 80 (36.53%) Windows 7
7 69 (31.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (30.59%) Citrix
9 63 (28.77%) MS Excel
10 61 (27.85%) Windows 8
11 55 (25.11%) SQL Server
12 52 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (23.29%) SQL
13 51 (23.29%) Linux
14 49 (22.37%) ITIL
15 47 (21.46%) MCSE
16 44 (20.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 43 (19.63%) Cisco
18 41 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
19 39 (17.81%) DNS
19 39 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2010
20 37 (16.89%) TCP/IP
20 37 (16.89%) Clustering
21 34 (15.53%) Degree
22 33 (15.07%) MS Office
23 32 (14.61%) ISO 9001
23 32 (14.61%) SLA
24 31 (14.16%) Oracle
24 31 (14.16%) Windows XP
25 29 (13.24%) Tomcat

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (38.81%) MS Exchange
2 39 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (13.24%) Tomcat
4 27 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (10.96%) IIS
6 20 (9.13%) SharePoint
7 19 (8.68%) Lync
8 16 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (28.77%) MS Excel
2 33 (15.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.81%) DNS
2 37 (16.89%) TCP/IP
3 26 (11.87%) LAN
4 24 (10.96%) DHCP
5 22 (10.05%) Firewall
6 21 (9.59%) Network Security
7 19 (8.68%) WAN
8 17 (7.76%) VPN
9 14 (6.39%) Internet
10 12 (5.48%) VLAN
11 10 (4.57%) SAN
12 7 (3.20%) Wireless
13 6 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.28%) SNMP
15 4 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (1.37%) iSCSI
16 3 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (1.37%) ISDN
17 2 (0.91%) IPsec
17 2 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.50%) MySQL
3 10 (4.57%) QlikView
3 10 (4.57%) Pentaho
4 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (3.65%) German Language
2 7 (3.20%) French Language
3 6 (2.74%) Back Office
4 5 (2.28%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.28%) Italian Language
4 5 (2.28%) Norwegian Language
4 5 (2.28%) Danish Language
4 5 (2.28%) Finnish Language
5 4 (1.83%) Finance
6 3 (1.37%) Retail
7 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.91%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 50 (22.83%) Support Engineer
2 43 (19.63%) IT Support
3 36 (16.44%) Analyst
4 25 (11.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (10.05%) IT Support Engineer
6 16 (7.31%) Service Analyst
6 16 (7.31%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (6.85%) Consultant
8 14 (6.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (6.39%) Support Technician
8 14 (6.39%) IT Support Technician
9 12 (5.48%) Network Support
10 11 (5.02%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (5.02%) Desktop Support
10 11 (5.02%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.57%) Support Specialist
11 10 (4.57%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.57%) Security Specialist
11 10 (4.57%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.24%) LAMP
2 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.89%) Clustering
2 22 (10.05%) Kindle
3 12 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.57%) CESG
5 4 (1.83%) AS400
5 4 (1.83%) Open Source
5 4 (1.83%) iSeries
6 3 (1.37%) Social Media
6 3 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.37%) PDA
7 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.91%) EPoS
7 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.46%) PACS
8 1 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 172 (78.54%) Windows
2 90 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (36.53%) Windows 7
4 69 (31.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (27.85%) Windows 8
6 51 (23.29%) Linux
7 41 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (14.16%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.94%) UNIX
10 8 (3.65%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.74%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.74%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.28%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.37%) ITIL
2 24 (10.96%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (6.85%) Service Management
5 14 (6.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (5.94%) Data Management
6 13 (5.94%) Incident Management
7 12 (5.48%) Problem Management
8 11 (5.02%) Identity Management
9 10 (4.57%) Information Security
9 10 (4.57%) Risk Management
9 10 (4.57%) ETL
9 10 (4.57%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (4.57%) Network Management
10 9 (4.11%) Requirements Management
10 9 (4.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (4.11%) Resource Management
10 9 (4.11%) Migration
11 8 (3.65%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.29%) SQL
2 5 (2.28%) R
3 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (21.46%) MCSE
3 34 (15.53%) Degree
4 22 (10.05%) MCSA
5 19 (8.68%) MCITP
6 16 (7.31%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.31%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (4.57%) CISM
8 10 (4.57%) CISSP
8 10 (4.57%) CEH
9 6 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.28%) CCNA
11 4 (1.83%) Postgraduate
12 3 (1.37%) MCP
12 3 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.91%) MCDST
14 1 (0.46%) CCNP
14 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.61%) ISO 9001
1 32 (14.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (20.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (9.59%) Hyper-V
3 20 (9.13%) vSphere
4 10 (4.57%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.11%) XenApp
5 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (3.20%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.28%) XenServer
8 4 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.91%) Samba
9 2 (0.91%) NFS
9 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (10.05%) Backup Exec
2 19 (8.68%) SCCM
3 4 (1.83%) WSUS
4 3 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.91%) SCOM
6 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 114 (52.05%) Microsoft
2 100 (45.66%) VMware
3 67 (30.59%) Citrix
4 43 (19.63%) Cisco
5 31 (14.16%) Oracle
6 25 (11.42%) HP
7 19 (8.68%) Remedy
8 15 (6.85%) Dell
9 12 (5.48%) Symantec
10 11 (5.02%) CheckPoint
11 10 (4.57%) Cognos
11 10 (4.57%) Business Objects
11 10 (4.57%) Apple
11 10 (4.57%) IBM
12 8 (3.65%) NetApp
13 3 (1.37%) SAP
13 3 (1.37%) Pegasus
14 2 (0.91%) Veritas
15 1 (0.46%) IronPort
15 1 (0.46%) F5
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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