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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 98 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.88% 12.56% 12.26%
As % of the System Software category 51.91% 67.59% 60.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64 94 92
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £44,750
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
131 145 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.10% 18.59% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 122 140 160
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 153 (84.53%) Windows
2 112 (61.88%) Microsoft
3 75 (41.44%) VMware
4 68 (37.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (35.36%) Citrix
5 64 (35.36%) MS Exchange
6 63 (34.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (33.70%) Windows 7
8 55 (30.39%) MS Excel
9 50 (27.62%) SQL Server
10 49 (27.07%) SQL
11 42 (23.20%) Windows 8
12 41 (22.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 38 (20.99%) MCSE
14 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 35 (19.34%) MS Office
16 33 (18.23%) Windows XP
17 32 (17.68%) DNS
17 32 (17.68%) Linux
18 30 (16.57%) ITIL
19 29 (16.02%) SLA
20 28 (15.47%) Cisco
20 28 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
21 26 (14.36%) Degree
21 26 (14.36%) Oracle
22 25 (13.81%) TCP/IP
22 25 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2010
23 24 (13.26%) DHCP
23 24 (13.26%) Tomcat
23 24 (13.26%) LAMP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 64 (35.36%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (13.26%) Tomcat
4 22 (12.15%) SharePoint
4 22 (12.15%) IIS
5 20 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (9.39%) Lync
7 12 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 55 (30.39%) MS Excel
2 35 (19.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.08%) SalesLogix
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.68%) DNS
2 25 (13.81%) TCP/IP
3 24 (13.26%) DHCP
4 22 (12.15%) Network Security
5 21 (11.60%) LAN
5 21 (11.60%) WAN
6 16 (8.84%) Firewall
7 11 (6.08%) SAN
8 9 (4.97%) VLAN
9 6 (3.31%) Wireless
10 5 (2.76%) VPN
11 4 (2.21%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.10%) Internet
12 2 (1.10%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.10%) LDAP
12 2 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.55%) ADSL
13 1 (0.55%) Broadband
13 1 (0.55%) SMTP
13 1 (0.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.15%) MySQL
3 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.76%) Pentaho
4 5 (2.76%) QlikView
4 5 (2.76%) MS Access
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (4.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.87%) Back Office
3 6 (3.31%) German Language
4 5 (2.76%) Italian Language
4 5 (2.76%) Norwegian Language
4 5 (2.76%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.76%) Danish Language
4 5 (2.76%) Finnish Language
4 5 (2.76%) French Language
5 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (18.78%) Support Engineer
1 34 (18.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 26 (14.36%) Analyst
3 21 (11.60%) IT Support
4 19 (10.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (8.29%) Desktop Support
6 14 (7.73%) Consultant
7 13 (7.18%) Service Analyst
7 13 (7.18%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (7.18%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (5.52%) Security Specialist
8 10 (5.52%) Information Security Specialist
8 10 (5.52%) Administrator
8 10 (5.52%) Support Specialist
8 10 (5.52%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.52%) Information Specialist
9 9 (4.97%) Junior
9 9 (4.97%) Applications Specialist
9 9 (4.97%) Applications Support Specialist
10 8 (4.42%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.26%) LAMP
2 5 (2.76%) .NET
2 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Clustering
2 15 (8.29%) Kindle
3 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.73%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.52%) AS400
4 10 (5.52%) CESG
4 10 (5.52%) iSeries
5 9 (4.97%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.66%) PDA
7 3 (1.66%) iPhone
7 3 (1.66%) Open Source
8 2 (1.10%) iPad
8 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 153 (84.53%) Windows
2 68 (37.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (34.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (33.70%) Windows 7
5 42 (23.20%) Windows 8
6 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (18.23%) Windows XP
8 32 (17.68%) Linux
9 10 (5.52%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.76%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.76%) UNIX
11 4 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.66%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.57%) ITIL
2 23 (12.71%) Incident Management
3 21 (11.60%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (8.29%) Service Management
5 14 (7.73%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.63%) CRM
6 12 (6.63%) Software Deployment
7 11 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.52%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.52%) Information Security
8 10 (5.52%) Asset Management
8 10 (5.52%) Data Management
8 10 (5.52%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (4.97%) Requirements Management
9 9 (4.97%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (4.97%) Resource Management
9 9 (4.97%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.87%) Software Distribution
10 7 (3.87%) Migration
10 7 (3.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.07%) SQL
2 11 (6.08%) T-SQL
3 7 (3.87%) VB
4 5 (2.76%) Python
4 5 (2.76%) R
4 5 (2.76%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.55%) C
5 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (22.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (20.99%) MCSE
3 26 (14.36%) Degree
4 18 (9.94%) MCITP
5 15 (8.29%) MCSA
6 11 (6.08%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.08%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (5.52%) CISM
7 10 (5.52%) CEH
7 10 (5.52%) CISSP
8 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.66%) Postgraduate
8 3 (1.66%) CCNA
8 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.10%) MCDST
9 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.10%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.55%) MCP
10 1 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.02%) SLA
2 19 (10.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.71%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.18%) vSphere
4 10 (5.52%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.42%) XenApp
6 5 (2.76%) XenServer
6 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.10%) NFS
7 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.10%) Samba
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (12.71%) SCCM
2 15 (8.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.10%) WSUS
3 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 112 (61.88%) Microsoft
2 75 (41.44%) VMware
3 64 (35.36%) Citrix
4 28 (15.47%) Cisco
5 26 (14.36%) Oracle
6 21 (11.60%) HP
7 14 (7.73%) Remedy
8 9 (4.97%) Dell
8 9 (4.97%) IBM
9 7 (3.87%) NetApp
10 5 (2.76%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.76%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.76%) Cognos
11 4 (2.21%) Mitel
11 4 (2.21%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.66%) Apple
13 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.10%) Symantec
13 2 (1.10%) Avaya
13 2 (1.10%) Veeam
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday plus more
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago