Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 35 27
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 150 59 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 10.33% 6.64% 8.59%
As % of the System Software category 56.60% 71.08% 69.93%
Number of salaries quoted 109 55 98
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -31.71%
10th Percentile £21,900 £17,200 £18,500
90th Percentile £46,000 £41,500 £39,875
South West median annual salary £30,735 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year +2.45% +1.69% -13.24%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 265 83 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 18.25% 9.34% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 205 75 126
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +4.13% -13.57%
10th Percentile £22,000 £17,200 £18,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £57,250 £50,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% +10.29% -6.85%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Dorset

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Dorset

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Dorset

Active Directory
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -4 69 £35,000 +20.69% 9
Poole -1 43 £34,000 +21.43% 6
Blandford Forum - 24 £22,000 - 1
Wimborne +7 6 £21,500 -4.44%
Weymouth +7 4 £25,000 -26.47%
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 113 (75.33%) Windows
2 110 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 63 (42.00%) Office 365
4 47 (31.33%) VMware
5 40 (26.67%) ITIL
5 40 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (26.00%) Citrix
7 38 (25.33%) SCCM
8 37 (24.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (22.67%) Hyper-V
10 34 (22.67%) DNS
10 34 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
10 34 (22.67%) Windows Server
11 32 (21.33%) MS Exchange
12 30 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 29 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (17.33%) SQL
14 26 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (16.67%) Windows 10
16 24 (16.00%) Finance
17 23 (15.33%) Firewall
17 23 (15.33%) SharePoint
18 21 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
18 21 (14.00%) SAN
19 19 (12.67%) Linux
20 18 (12.00%) Clustering
20 18 (12.00%) Windows 7
21 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (21.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.33%) SharePoint
3 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.33%) IIS
4 13 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (8.00%) Skype for Business
6 8 (5.33%) Apache
7 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.33%) Confluence
9 2 (1.33%) Site Server
10 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.67%) CMS
10 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 63 (42.00%) Office 365
2 36 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.33%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.67%) DNS
2 30 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 23 (15.33%) Firewall
4 21 (14.00%) SAN
5 13 (8.67%) NAS
5 13 (8.67%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (8.00%) VPN
7 10 (6.67%) DDNS
8 9 (6.00%) DHCP
8 9 (6.00%) LAN
8 9 (6.00%) Skype
9 8 (5.33%) WAN
10 6 (4.00%) Internet
10 6 (4.00%) Wireless
11 4 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (2.67%) VoIP
12 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.67%) SMS
13 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) MySQL
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Back Office
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.33%) Analyst
2 30 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 30 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 28 (18.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (16.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 24 (16.00%) Service Desk Support
5 23 (15.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 23 (15.33%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (15.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 23 (15.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (15.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 23 (15.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 23 (15.33%) Help Desk Support
5 23 (15.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 23 (15.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 20 (13.33%) Support Engineer
7 19 (12.67%) IT Engineer
8 14 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) .NET
1 5 (3.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (2.67%) WAP
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.00%) Clustering
2 11 (7.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.00%) PKI
4 2 (1.33%) BYOD
4 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 113 (75.33%) Windows
2 40 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (24.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (22.67%) Windows Server
5 25 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 19 (12.67%) Linux
7 18 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.67%) CentOS
11 4 (2.67%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.67%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.33%) Android
14 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.67%) Unix
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.67%) ITIL
2 15 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 12 (8.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.00%) Time Management
6 5 (3.33%) MVC
6 5 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.33%) Workflow
7 4 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (2.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.67%) Migration
7 4 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (2.67%) Patch Management
7 4 (2.67%) Presales
7 4 (2.67%) Security Management
8 3 (2.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (2.00%) Change Control
8 3 (2.00%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (2.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.33%) SQL
2 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.33%) C#
5 4 (2.67%) Perl
5 4 (2.67%) Python
5 4 (2.67%) Ruby
6 2 (1.33%) C
7 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.67%) MCSE
5 2 (1.33%) CCA
5 2 (1.33%) CCAA
5 2 (1.33%) Degree
5 2 (1.33%) MCDST
6 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) CCNP
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.67%) MCSA
6 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (22.67%) Hyper-V
2 26 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.33%) vSphere
3 8 (5.33%) XenApp
4 6 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.33%) XenServer
6 4 (2.67%) BitLocker
6 4 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.33%) Xen
9 1 (0.67%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (25.33%) SCCM
2 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (4.00%) Puppet
5 5 (3.33%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.33%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.67%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.33%) VMware
3 39 (26.00%) Citrix
4 15 (10.00%) Cisco
5 10 (6.67%) Apple
6 8 (5.33%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.00%) HP
8 5 (3.33%) EMC
8 5 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.67%) Symantec
10 2 (1.33%) Avaya
10 2 (1.33%) DocuSign
10 2 (1.33%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.33%) IronPort
10 2 (1.33%) Sage
10 2 (1.33%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.33%) Splunk
10 2 (1.33%) Veeam
10 2 (1.33%) Xerox