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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 16 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 115 113 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 13.08% 12.40% 6.96%
As % of the System Software category 65.71% 63.13% 57.55%
Number of salaries quoted 107 107 60
Average salary £31,349 £34,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.79% +44.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,150 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,795 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
175 179 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.91% 19.65% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 161 169 105
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 169 (75.45%) Windows
2 113 (50.45%) Microsoft
3 97 (43.30%) VMware
4 92 (41.07%) MS Exchange
5 88 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (34.38%) Windows 7
7 69 (30.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (26.79%) Citrix
8 60 (26.79%) Windows 8
9 59 (26.34%) MS Excel
10 56 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 55 (24.55%) SQL Server
12 53 (23.66%) Linux
12 53 (23.66%) ITIL
13 51 (22.77%) MCSE
14 50 (22.32%) SQL
15 49 (21.88%) Cisco
16 44 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
17 43 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 41 (18.30%) TCP/IP
18 41 (18.30%) DNS
19 39 (17.41%) Clustering
19 39 (17.41%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (14.73%) Degree
21 32 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
21 32 (14.29%) SLA
21 32 (14.29%) ISO 9001
21 32 (14.29%) Oracle
22 31 (13.84%) HP
23 30 (13.39%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 92 (41.07%) MS Exchange
2 44 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 25 (11.16%) SharePoint
6 24 (10.71%) IIS
7 22 (9.82%) Lync
8 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (26.34%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.30%) TCP/IP
1 41 (18.30%) DNS
2 29 (12.95%) LAN
3 26 (11.61%) Firewall
4 25 (11.16%) DHCP
5 22 (9.82%) WAN
6 21 (9.38%) VPN
7 20 (8.93%) Network Security
8 18 (8.04%) Internet
9 13 (5.80%) VLAN
10 8 (3.57%) SAN
11 7 (3.13%) Wireless
12 6 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.23%) SNMP
14 4 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.34%) ISDN
15 3 (1.34%) SSL
15 3 (1.34%) IPsec
15 3 (1.34%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.82%) MySQL
3 10 (4.46%) Pentaho
3 10 (4.46%) QlikView
3 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (3.13%) Back Office
2 6 (2.68%) German Language
3 5 (2.23%) French Language
4 4 (1.79%) Finance
5 3 (1.34%) Retail
5 3 (1.34%) Danish Language
5 3 (1.34%) Finnish Language
5 3 (1.34%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.34%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.34%) Norwegian Language
6 2 (0.89%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (0.89%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 45 (20.09%) IT Support
3 39 (17.41%) Analyst
4 22 (9.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 18 (8.04%) Consultant
6 17 (7.59%) Support Technician
6 17 (7.59%) Service Analyst
6 17 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (7.59%) IT Support Technician
7 14 (6.25%) Network Support
7 14 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (5.80%) Network Engineer
8 13 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
9 12 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) Applications Support
11 9 (4.02%) Support Specialist
11 9 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.02%) Applications Specialist
11 9 (4.02%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.41%) Clustering
2 20 (8.93%) Kindle
3 11 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.02%) CESG
5 5 (2.23%) Social Media
6 4 (1.79%) Open Source
7 3 (1.34%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.34%) PDA
8 2 (0.89%) Replication
8 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.89%) EPoS
8 2 (0.89%) NHS
8 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.45%) PACS
9 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 169 (75.45%) Windows
2 88 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (34.38%) Windows 7
4 69 (30.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (26.79%) Windows 8
6 53 (23.66%) Linux
7 39 (17.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (11.16%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.36%) UNIX
10 7 (3.13%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.68%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.68%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.23%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.66%) ITIL
2 27 (12.05%) Service Delivery
3 16 (7.14%) Migration
3 16 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (6.70%) Service Management
5 13 (5.80%) Incident Management
5 13 (5.80%) Data Management
6 12 (5.36%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.36%) Network Management
7 11 (4.91%) Identity Management
7 11 (4.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (4.91%) Load Balancing
8 10 (4.46%) ETL
9 9 (4.02%) CRM
9 9 (4.02%) Risk Management
9 9 (4.02%) Information Security
9 9 (4.02%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (4.02%) Resource Management
9 9 (4.02%) Requirements Management
9 9 (4.02%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.32%) SQL
2 5 (2.23%) R
3 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (22.77%) MCSE
3 33 (14.73%) Degree
4 24 (10.71%) MCSA
5 22 (9.82%) MCITP
6 16 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 15 (6.70%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.02%) CISSP
9 9 (4.02%) CISM
9 9 (4.02%) CEH
10 6 (2.68%) CCNA
10 6 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.79%) Postgraduate
12 4 (1.79%) MCP
13 2 (0.89%) MCDST
14 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.29%) SLA
1 32 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (11.16%) Hyper-V
3 23 (10.27%) vSphere
4 10 (4.46%) XenApp
4 10 (4.46%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.23%) XenServer
8 4 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.89%) Samba
9 2 (0.89%) NFS
10 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (8.93%) Backup Exec
2 18 (8.04%) SCCM
3 4 (1.79%) WSUS
4 3 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.89%) SCOM
5 2 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 113 (50.45%) Microsoft
2 97 (43.30%) VMware
3 60 (26.79%) Citrix
4 49 (21.88%) Cisco
5 32 (14.29%) Oracle
6 31 (13.84%) HP
7 18 (8.04%) Dell
8 17 (7.59%) Remedy
9 15 (6.70%) Symantec
10 11 (4.91%) IBM
10 11 (4.91%) NetApp
10 11 (4.91%) CheckPoint
11 10 (4.46%) Apple
11 10 (4.46%) Cognos
11 10 (4.46%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.34%) SAP
12 3 (1.34%) Pegasus
13 2 (0.89%) Veritas
14 1 (0.45%) Avaya
14 1 (0.45%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 6 days ago
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Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago