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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 72 98 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 9.14% 12.78% 11.59%
As % of the System Software category 52.55% 67.12% 59.28%
Number of salaries quoted 67 95 87
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -30.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £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
137 146 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.39% 19.04% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127 142 154
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,500 £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 23 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 158 (84.49%) Windows
2 111 (59.36%) Microsoft
3 78 (41.71%) VMware
4 72 (38.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (35.29%) Citrix
5 66 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 65 (34.76%) Windows 7
7 64 (34.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 52 (27.81%) SQL Server
10 50 (26.74%) SQL
11 44 (23.53%) Windows 8
12 41 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (20.32%) MCSE
15 37 (19.79%) MS Office
16 34 (18.18%) DNS
16 34 (18.18%) Windows XP
17 33 (17.65%) Linux
18 32 (17.11%) ITIL
19 30 (16.04%) SLA
19 30 (16.04%) Cisco
20 29 (15.51%) TCP/IP
20 29 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
21 27 (14.44%) Degree
21 27 (14.44%) Oracle
22 25 (13.37%) LAMP
22 25 (13.37%) Tomcat
22 25 (13.37%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 66 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 27 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (13.37%) Tomcat
4 23 (12.30%) SharePoint
5 22 (11.76%) IIS
6 20 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (9.09%) Lync
9 12 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 37 (19.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.88%) SalesLogix
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.07%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.18%) DNS
2 29 (15.51%) TCP/IP
3 25 (13.37%) DHCP
4 24 (12.83%) LAN
5 22 (11.76%) WAN
5 22 (11.76%) Network Security
6 18 (9.63%) Firewall
7 11 (5.88%) SAN
8 10 (5.35%) VLAN
9 8 (4.28%) Wireless
10 6 (3.21%) VPN
11 4 (2.14%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.14%) Internet
12 2 (1.07%) LDAP
12 2 (1.07%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.53%) ADSL
13 1 (0.53%) Broadband
13 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.76%) MySQL
3 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.21%) Pentaho
4 6 (3.21%) QlikView
5 4 (2.14%) MS Access
5 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (4.28%) Back Office
1 8 (4.28%) Finance
2 7 (3.74%) German Language
3 5 (2.67%) Italian Language
3 5 (2.67%) Norwegian Language
3 5 (2.67%) Danish Language
3 5 (2.67%) Finnish Language
3 5 (2.67%) French Language
3 5 (2.67%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.07%) Advertising
4 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 36 (19.25%) Support Engineer
2 33 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 27 (14.44%) Analyst
4 22 (11.76%) IT Support
5 19 (10.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (8.56%) Desktop Support
7 14 (7.49%) Consultant
7 14 (7.49%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (6.95%) Service Analyst
8 13 (6.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.35%) Support Specialist
9 10 (5.35%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.35%) Security Specialist
9 10 (5.35%) Information Security Specialist
9 10 (5.35%) Information Specialist
10 9 (4.81%) Applications Support Specialist
10 9 (4.81%) Junior
10 9 (4.81%) Applications Specialist
10 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.37%) LAMP
2 4 (2.14%) .NET
2 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.53%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Clustering
2 16 (8.56%) Kindle
3 15 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.35%) AS400
5 10 (5.35%) CESG
5 10 (5.35%) iSeries
6 9 (4.81%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.60%) Open Source
8 3 (1.60%) iPhone
8 3 (1.60%) PDA
9 2 (1.07%) Replication
9 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.07%) iPad
9 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 158 (84.49%) Windows
2 72 (38.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (34.76%) Windows 7
4 64 (34.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 39 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 33 (17.65%) Linux
9 10 (5.35%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.67%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.67%) UNIX
11 4 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.60%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.11%) ITIL
2 22 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 22 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (8.56%) Service Delivery
4 15 (8.02%) Service Management
5 13 (6.95%) CRM
5 13 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (6.42%) Software Deployment
7 11 (5.88%) Data Management
8 10 (5.35%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (5.35%) Asset Management
8 10 (5.35%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.35%) Information Security
9 9 (4.81%) Requirements Management
9 9 (4.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (4.81%) Resource Management
9 9 (4.81%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.74%) Migration
10 7 (3.74%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.21%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.74%) SQL
2 10 (5.35%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.21%) VB
4 5 (2.67%) R
5 4 (2.14%) PHP
5 4 (2.14%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) VBScript
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (20.32%) MCSE
3 27 (14.44%) Degree
4 18 (9.63%) MCITP
5 15 (8.02%) MCSA
6 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.42%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (5.35%) CISM
8 10 (5.35%) CEH
8 10 (5.35%) CISSP
9 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.60%) Postgraduate
9 3 (1.60%) CCNA
9 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.07%) MCDST
10 2 (1.07%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.53%) MCP
11 1 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.04%) SLA
2 20 (10.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (15.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.30%) Hyper-V
3 15 (8.02%) vSphere
4 10 (5.35%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.28%) XenApp
6 5 (2.67%) XenServer
6 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.07%) NFS
7 2 (1.07%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.07%) Samba
7 2 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (12.30%) SCCM
2 17 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.07%) WSUS
3 2 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (59.36%) Microsoft
2 78 (41.71%) VMware
3 66 (35.29%) Citrix
4 30 (16.04%) Cisco
5 27 (14.44%) Oracle
6 21 (11.23%) HP
7 15 (8.02%) Remedy
8 10 (5.35%) Dell
9 9 (4.81%) IBM
10 7 (3.74%) NetApp
11 6 (3.21%) Cognos
11 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.21%) Business Objects
12 4 (2.14%) Apple
12 4 (2.14%) Symantec
12 4 (2.14%) Mitel
12 4 (2.14%) SonicWALL
13 2 (1.07%) Veeam
13 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.07%) Pegasus
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday plus more
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,500 - £39,500 + Awesome Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago