The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 110 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 11.57% 6.05% 5.30%
As % of the System Software category 65.09% 32.05% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 93 47 49
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
169 156 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.77% 18.89% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 147 146 84
Average salary £33,163 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.09% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Active Directory
Hampshire

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 23 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 117 (64.29%) Windows
2 93 (51.10%) Microsoft
3 91 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 69 (37.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (36.81%) VMware
6 61 (33.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 54 (29.67%) TCP/IP
8 47 (25.82%) ITIL
9 46 (25.27%) Windows 7
10 44 (24.18%) MS Excel
10 44 (24.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (23.63%) Linux
12 41 (22.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (20.88%) Citrix
14 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 37 (20.33%) VPN
16 34 (18.68%) DNS
16 34 (18.68%) Windows XP
17 33 (18.13%) Cisco
17 33 (18.13%) Firewall
18 32 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2007
19 31 (17.03%) Windows 8
20 29 (15.93%) Clustering
21 28 (15.38%) Internet
21 28 (15.38%) MCSE
22 25 (13.74%) MS Office
23 24 (13.19%) SQL
23 24 (13.19%) ISO 9001
24 23 (12.64%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 91 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 61 (33.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (9.89%) Lync
5 17 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (9.34%) SharePoint
6 15 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (4.95%) IIS
8 8 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 25 (13.74%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.67%) TCP/IP
2 37 (20.33%) VPN
3 34 (18.68%) DNS
4 33 (18.13%) Firewall
5 28 (15.38%) Internet
6 23 (12.64%) LAN
7 19 (10.44%) WAN
8 14 (7.69%) VLAN
9 13 (7.14%) SAN
10 11 (6.04%) DHCP
11 5 (2.75%) SNMP
11 5 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.20%) SSL
13 3 (1.65%) ISDN
13 3 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.65%) IPsec
13 3 (1.65%) Network Security
14 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.55%) FCoE
14 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.20%) Pentaho
3 4 (2.20%) QlikView
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
General
1 9 (4.95%) Back Office
2 8 (4.40%) French Language
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
5 1 (0.55%) German Language
5 1 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 52 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 43 (23.63%) IT Support
3 30 (16.48%) Analyst
4 29 (15.93%) Network Engineer
5 25 (13.74%) Network Support Engineer
5 25 (13.74%) Network Support
6 23 (12.64%) IT Support Technician
6 23 (12.64%) Support Technician
7 17 (9.34%) Service Analyst
7 17 (9.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (9.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (5.49%) Design Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Consultant
11 9 (4.95%) Wintel Engineer
12 6 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.75%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.75%) .NET
2 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.20%) LAMP
2 4 (2.20%) jQuery
2 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.93%) Clustering
2 6 (3.30%) Replication
2 6 (3.30%) Kindle
3 5 (2.75%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.20%) EPoS
4 4 (2.20%) NHS
4 4 (2.20%) Social Media
5 3 (1.65%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.10%) iPhone
6 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) PACS
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.55%) Open Source
7 1 (0.55%) Statistics
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 117 (64.29%) Windows
2 69 (37.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (25.27%) Windows 7
4 43 (23.63%) Linux
5 40 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (18.68%) Windows XP
8 31 (17.03%) Windows 8
9 15 (8.24%) UNIX
10 6 (3.30%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.75%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.20%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.82%) ITIL
2 15 (8.24%) Migration
3 14 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 12 (6.59%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.04%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.04%) Network Management
6 9 (4.95%) Project Management
7 6 (3.30%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.30%) Business Continuity
7 6 (3.30%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (2.75%) Service Management
9 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.20%) CRM
9 4 (2.20%) ETL
9 4 (2.20%) Data Management
9 4 (2.20%) MVC
10 3 (1.65%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.65%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.19%) SQL
2 12 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.75%) C#
4 4 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (24.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (15.38%) MCSE
3 23 (12.64%) MCITP
4 19 (10.44%) MCSA
5 18 (9.89%) Degree
6 16 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (7.69%) CCNA
8 13 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 12 (6.59%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.30%) MCP
11 5 (2.75%) Server+ Certification
12 3 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.65%) CCA
12 3 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.10%) CCNP
13 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.19%) ISO 9001
2 15 (8.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (22.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.64%) Hyper-V
3 16 (8.79%) vSphere
4 7 (3.85%) XenApp
5 6 (3.30%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (3.30%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (12.09%) Backup Exec
2 11 (6.04%) SCCM
3 9 (4.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (4.40%) SCOM
5 6 (3.30%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.20%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 93 (51.10%) Microsoft
2 67 (36.81%) VMware
3 38 (20.88%) Citrix
4 33 (18.13%) Cisco
5 19 (10.44%) HP
5 19 (10.44%) Symantec
6 14 (7.69%) Dell
7 13 (7.14%) Veritas
8 11 (6.04%) IBM
9 10 (5.49%) Apple
10 8 (4.40%) Remedy
10 8 (4.40%) NetApp
11 6 (3.30%) Intel
11 6 (3.30%) Oracle
12 5 (2.75%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.75%) Veeam
13 4 (2.20%) Business Objects
13 4 (2.20%) SAP
13 4 (2.20%) Cognos
14 2 (1.10%) Pegasus
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