The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 12.00% 4.00% 31.25%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £38,000 £18,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.40% -32.72%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Westminster region.

System Software Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 24.00% 4.00% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £38,000 £18,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.40% -32.72%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Westminster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Westminster region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Westminster

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Lync
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Agresso
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp