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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 87 104 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 12.61% 12.29% 14.20%
As % of the System Software category 71.90% 59.09% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 75 94 120
Average salary £35,000 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,825 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
121 176 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.54% 20.80% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 101 159 178
Average salary £42,500 £31,349 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.57% -16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Southampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 132 (77.65%) Microsoft
2 129 (75.88%) Windows
3 72 (42.35%) MS Excel
4 69 (40.59%) VMware
5 62 (36.47%) Linux
5 62 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (35.88%) SAN
7 51 (30.00%) ITIL
8 48 (28.24%) MS Exchange
9 47 (27.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (26.47%) Security Cleared
10 45 (26.47%) Citrix
11 42 (24.71%) SQL
12 40 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (22.94%) PowerShell
14 36 (21.18%) Service Management
15 35 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 35 (20.59%) DNS
16 34 (20.00%) XenApp
17 32 (18.82%) NAS
17 32 (18.82%) SC Cleared
17 32 (18.82%) DHCP
18 31 (18.24%) SCOM
19 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
20 28 (16.47%) UNIX
20 28 (16.47%) Cisco
21 27 (15.88%) TCP/IP
21 27 (15.88%) Service Delivery
21 27 (15.88%) SCCM
21 27 (15.88%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (8.82%) NetWeaver
4 11 (6.47%) Lync
5 10 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.29%) IIS
7 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.76%) Apache
8 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 72 (42.35%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 61 (35.88%) SAN
2 35 (20.59%) DNS
3 32 (18.82%) DHCP
3 32 (18.82%) NAS
4 27 (15.88%) NetScaler
4 27 (15.88%) TCP/IP
5 20 (11.76%) WAN
6 19 (11.18%) Fibre Channel
6 19 (11.18%) LAN
7 9 (5.29%) FCoE
8 7 (4.12%) WLAN
8 7 (4.12%) Firewall
9 6 (3.53%) VPN
10 5 (2.94%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.35%) VLAN
12 3 (1.76%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.76%) SSL
12 3 (1.76%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.76%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (8.82%) Publishing
1 15 (8.82%) Retail
2 6 (3.53%) Local Government
3 3 (1.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.59%) Finance
4 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (32.35%) Analyst
2 27 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (14.12%) Infrastructure Designer
3 24 (14.12%) Designer
4 23 (13.53%) Technical Designer
5 21 (12.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 17 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 16 (9.41%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (8.24%) Support Engineer
9 13 (7.65%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (7.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.47%) IT Support
12 10 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 10 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (4.71%) Applications Support
14 6 (3.53%) Consultant
14 6 (3.53%) IT Consultant
14 6 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.41%) .NET
2 6 (3.53%) COM
3 3 (1.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.82%) Thin Client
1 15 (8.82%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.12%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.12%) Clustering
4 3 (1.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 129 (75.88%) Windows
2 62 (36.47%) Linux
2 62 (36.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (27.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (16.47%) UNIX
5 21 (12.35%) Windows 7
6 20 (11.76%) Solaris
7 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (7.65%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.88%) Fedora
9 10 (5.88%) CentOS
10 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.12%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.12%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.35%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.76%) Android
13 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.00%) ITIL
2 36 (21.18%) Service Management
3 35 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (15.88%) Service Delivery
5 25 (14.71%) Project Management
6 24 (14.12%) Identity Management
7 15 (8.82%) Time Management
8 13 (7.65%) Fault Management
8 13 (7.65%) Patch Management
8 13 (7.65%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.65%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (5.88%) High Availability
10 8 (4.71%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.94%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.94%) Performance Management
12 4 (2.35%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.35%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (2.35%) Problem Management
13 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2
14 2 (1.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.71%) SQL
2 39 (22.94%) PowerShell
3 18 (10.59%) Java
4 11 (6.47%) Python
5 10 (5.88%) Perl
6 9 (5.29%) VBScript
7 7 (4.12%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.35%) PHP
9 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.18%) VB
10 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 32 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.59%) CCA
3 18 (10.59%) Citrix Certification
4 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (7.65%) DV Cleared
6 12 (7.06%) Degree
7 11 (6.47%) MCSE
8 10 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (4.71%) VCP4
10 6 (3.53%) MCP
11 3 (1.76%) RHCE
12 2 (1.18%) CCNA
12 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.18%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (20.00%) XenApp
3 27 (15.88%) vSphere
4 18 (10.59%) Hyper-V
5 15 (8.82%) XenDesktop
6 13 (7.65%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.53%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.76%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.76%) XenServer
10 2 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (18.24%) SCOM
2 27 (15.88%) SCCM
3 10 (5.88%) Puppet
4 9 (5.29%) vMotion
5 3 (1.76%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 132 (77.65%) Microsoft
2 69 (40.59%) VMware
3 45 (26.47%) Citrix
4 28 (16.47%) Cisco
5 21 (12.35%) Oracle
6 13 (7.65%) HP
7 12 (7.06%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.47%) EMC
9 9 (5.29%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (5.29%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.12%) Sun
11 3 (1.76%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.76%) AppSense
12 2 (1.18%) Dell
13 1 (0.59%) Apple
13 1 (0.59%) Websense
13 1 (0.59%) Juniper
13 1 (0.59%) Nokia
13 1 (0.59%) Lotus
13 1 (0.59%) Mitel
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £23500 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago