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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 62 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.26% 9.33% 7.91%
As % of the System Software category 39.74% 64.84% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59 67 55
Average salary £30,500 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.60% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,300 £16,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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
156 128 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.76% 14.38% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 140 105 127
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (84.50%) Windows
2 108 (83.72%) Microsoft
3 49 (37.98%) MS Exchange
3 49 (37.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (32.56%) SQL
5 40 (31.01%) MS Excel
6 38 (29.46%) Windows XP
7 35 (27.13%) SQL Server
8 34 (26.36%) MS Office
9 33 (25.58%) ITIL
9 33 (25.58%) Citrix
10 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (22.48%) Firewall
11 28 (21.71%) SAN
12 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
13 24 (18.60%) SharePoint
14 23 (17.83%) LAN
14 23 (17.83%) WAN
15 20 (15.50%) Degree
16 19 (14.73%) TCP/IP
16 19 (14.73%) SLA
17 18 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
18 17 (13.18%) Cisco
19 16 (12.40%) DNS
19 16 (12.40%) VMware
19 16 (12.40%) SCCM
20 15 (11.63%) Incident Management
21 14 (10.85%) PowerShell
21 14 (10.85%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 49 (37.98%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.60%) SharePoint
3 13 (10.08%) Lync
4 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.33%) IIS
7 3 (2.33%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (31.01%) MS Excel
2 34 (26.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.98%) SalesLogix
2 4 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.10%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.48%) Firewall
2 28 (21.71%) SAN
3 23 (17.83%) LAN
3 23 (17.83%) WAN
4 19 (14.73%) TCP/IP
5 16 (12.40%) DNS
6 8 (6.20%) DHCP
7 7 (5.43%) VLAN
7 7 (5.43%) NetScaler
8 6 (4.65%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.88%) Network Security
9 5 (3.88%) VPN
10 4 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.10%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.10%) NAS
10 4 (3.10%) Wireshark
11 3 (2.33%) Internet
12 2 (1.55%) CTI
12 2 (1.55%) Wireless
12 2 (1.55%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.75%) MS Access
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (6.20%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.10%) Back Office
4 2 (1.55%) Publishing
4 2 (1.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (19.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (15.50%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.95%) Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Administrator
7 11 (8.53%) DBA
8 10 (7.75%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (7.75%) Service Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.98%) Desktop Support
9 9 (6.98%) IT Support
10 8 (6.20%) Technology Manager
11 7 (5.43%) Service Desk Technician
12 6 (4.65%) Data Centre Engineer
12 6 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (4.65%) Support Technician
12 6 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
13 5 (3.88%) IT Support Technician
13 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) .NET
1 10 (7.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.33%) COM
2 3 (2.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.98%) iSeries
2 9 (6.98%) AS400
3 5 (3.88%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.10%) iPhone
4 4 (3.10%) iPad
4 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 109 (84.50%) Windows
2 49 (37.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (32.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (29.46%) Windows XP
5 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 14 (10.85%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (3.88%) Linux
10 4 (3.10%) Windows Phone
10 4 (3.10%) UNIX
11 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.58%) ITIL
2 18 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 14 (10.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.30%) Software Deployment
6 11 (8.53%) CRM
7 9 (6.98%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.20%) Software Distribution
9 7 (5.43%) Service Management
9 7 (5.43%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.10%) High Availability
11 4 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.10%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (3.10%) Stress Testing
11 4 (3.10%) Identity Management
11 4 (3.10%) Project Management
11 4 (3.10%) Strategic Planning
12 3 (2.33%) Time Management
13 2 (1.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) SQL
2 14 (10.85%) T-SQL
2 14 (10.85%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.53%) VB
4 10 (7.75%) Python
4 10 (7.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.78%) VBScript
5 1 (0.78%) C
5 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 13 (10.08%) SC Cleared
2 13 (10.08%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.43%) MCSA
5 6 (4.65%) MCP
5 6 (4.65%) CCA
5 6 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.88%) MCSE
6 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.88%) CCNA
7 4 (3.10%) MCITP
8 2 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.55%) VCP4
9 1 (0.78%) MCT
9 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (10.08%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.98%) XenApp
2 9 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.43%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.88%) XenServer
4 5 (3.88%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.88%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) SCCM
2 9 (6.98%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.65%) SCOM
4 4 (3.10%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 108 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.58%) Citrix
3 17 (13.18%) Cisco
4 16 (12.40%) VMware
5 9 (6.98%) Mitel
6 8 (6.20%) SonicWALL
7 4 (3.10%) AppSense
7 4 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.33%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.55%) Apple
9 2 (1.55%) Avaya
10 1 (0.78%) Juniper
10 1 (0.78%) Siemens
10 1 (0.78%) SAP
10 1 (0.78%) Intel
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23-40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, private health, bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago