The table below looks at the statistics for the Active Directory Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Active Directory Specialist
Rank 881 912 888
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 22 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 1
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Active Directory Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the UK.

Active Directory Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Active Directory Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 22 £62,500 +25.00% 2
South East - 13 £60,000 - 2
Berkshire - 13 £60,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 12 £60,000 -
London -7 8 £62,500 +19.04%
City of London - 6 £62,500 -
North Yorkshire +8 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Yorkshire -8 1 £25,000 -50.00%

Active Directory Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title 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 with Active Directory Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
3 22 (73.33%) DNS
4 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (70.00%) SCOM
5 19 (63.33%) PowerShell
6 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
8 13 (43.33%) VMware
9 12 (40.00%) VBScript
9 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
9 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (40.00%) Splunk
10 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (26.67%) Kerberos
11 8 (26.67%) Banking
11 8 (26.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (23.33%) Logistics
12 7 (23.33%) Office 365
13 6 (20.00%) SLA
13 6 (20.00%) Dell
13 6 (20.00%) Replication
13 6 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (20.00%) SCCM
13 6 (20.00%) NAS
13 6 (20.00%) F5
13 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Active Directory Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title 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 with Active Directory Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) Kerberos
3 6 (20.00%) NAS
3 6 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (10.00%) DHCP
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
General
1 8 (26.67%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (23.33%) Logistics
2 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) BCP
3 1 (3.33%) Password Management
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) SCOM
2 8 (26.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (10.00%) MOM
5 2 (6.67%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Splunk
3 6 (20.00%) Dell
3 6 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Sophos
6 2 (6.67%) Varonis
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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