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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 58 70 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.58% 7.73% 10.45%
As % of the System Software category 40.28% 58.33% 54.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 56 74
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £20,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
144 120 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.33% 13.26% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 134 99 134
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 109 (87.20%) Windows
2 102 (81.60%) Microsoft
3 48 (38.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (36.80%) MS Exchange
5 44 (35.20%) Windows XP
6 43 (34.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (33.60%) MS Office
8 39 (31.20%) MS Excel
9 36 (28.80%) SQL
9 36 (28.80%) Citrix
10 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
11 31 (24.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (24.80%) Windows 7
12 26 (20.80%) ITIL
12 26 (20.80%) Firewall
13 24 (19.20%) LAN
13 24 (19.20%) WAN
14 23 (18.40%) TCP/IP
14 23 (18.40%) SharePoint
15 20 (16.00%) SAN
16 19 (15.20%) VMware
17 18 (14.40%) Root Cause Analysis
17 18 (14.40%) SCCM
18 17 (13.60%) Degree
18 17 (13.60%) SLA
19 16 (12.80%) Software Deployment
19 16 (12.80%) Windows 8
20 15 (12.00%) T-SQL
20 15 (12.00%) Backup Exec
21 14 (11.20%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (36.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.40%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.40%) Lync
4 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.40%) WordPress
6 3 (2.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 42 (33.60%) MS Office
2 39 (31.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.20%) SalesLogix
2 4 (3.20%) GoldMine
2 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.80%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.80%) Firewall
2 24 (19.20%) LAN
2 24 (19.20%) WAN
3 23 (18.40%) TCP/IP
4 20 (16.00%) SAN
5 13 (10.40%) DNS
6 9 (7.20%) VLAN
7 6 (4.80%) VPN
7 6 (4.80%) IP Telephony
8 5 (4.00%) Network Security
8 5 (4.00%) DHCP
9 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.40%) Wireshark
10 3 (2.40%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.40%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.40%) Internet
11 2 (1.60%) PBX
11 2 (1.60%) CTI
12 1 (0.80%) IMAP
12 1 (0.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.00%) MS Access
4 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (6.40%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Back Office
3 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Danish Language
5 1 (0.80%) Finnish Language
5 1 (0.80%) French Language
5 1 (0.80%) German Language
5 1 (0.80%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.80%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (26.40%) 2nd Line Support
2 24 (19.20%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) Analyst
5 14 (11.20%) Desktop Support
6 12 (9.60%) DBA
7 11 (8.80%) Service Analyst
7 11 (8.80%) Administrator
7 11 (8.80%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Technology Manager
9 7 (5.60%) Service Desk Technician
9 7 (5.60%) IT Support
9 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (5.60%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.80%) Support Technician
10 6 (4.80%) IT Manager
11 5 (4.00%) IT Support Technician
11 5 (4.00%) SQL DBA
11 5 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) .NET
1 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.40%) WAP
3 2 (1.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) iSeries
1 13 (10.40%) AS400
2 10 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.00%) iPhone
3 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) iPad
5 2 (1.60%) Replication
5 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.80%) PDA
6 1 (0.80%) EPoS
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 109 (87.20%) Windows
2 48 (38.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (35.20%) Windows XP
4 43 (34.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (24.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (24.80%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.80%) Windows 8
7 13 (10.40%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.20%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.40%) Linux
9 3 (2.40%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.80%) ITIL
2 18 (14.40%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (12.80%) Software Deployment
4 14 (11.20%) Incident Management
5 13 (10.40%) Asset Management
6 12 (9.60%) CRM
7 10 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.40%) Software Distribution
9 5 (4.00%) Stress Testing
9 5 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.20%) Service Management
10 4 (3.20%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.40%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.60%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.60%) ITSM
12 2 (1.60%) Web Development
12 2 (1.60%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (1.60%) Data Management
13 1 (0.80%) Load Balancing
13 1 (0.80%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.80%) SQL
2 15 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (9.60%) VB
4 10 (8.00%) PHP
4 10 (8.00%) Python
5 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.80%) VBScript
6 1 (0.80%) C
6 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (13.60%) Degree
2 9 (7.20%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.00%) MCSA
4 4 (3.20%) MCP
4 4 (3.20%) CCNA
4 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.20%) MCITP
5 3 (2.40%) CCA
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.40%) MCSE
6 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.80%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.60%) SLA
2 5 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.20%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.20%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.20%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.20%) XenApp
4 3 (2.40%) XenServer
4 3 (2.40%) vSphere
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) SCCM
2 15 (12.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.20%) SCOM
4 3 (2.40%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.80%) MOM
Vendors
1 102 (81.60%) Microsoft
2 36 (28.80%) Citrix
3 19 (15.20%) VMware
4 12 (9.60%) Cisco
5 9 (7.20%) Mitel
6 8 (6.40%) SonicWALL
7 4 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.40%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.40%) AppSense
9 2 (1.60%) Remedy
9 2 (1.60%) Avaya
9 2 (1.60%) Apple
9 2 (1.60%) Veeam
10 1 (0.80%) Siemens
10 1 (0.80%) Juniper
10 1 (0.80%) Intel
10 1 (0.80%) SAP
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, private health, bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago