Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 20 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 88 124 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.86% 11.70% 8.07%
As % of the System Software category 58.67% 72.09% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 81 126 117
Dorset median annual salary £28,000 £28,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% +32.56% -21.82%
10th Percentile £17,000 £17,250 £16,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £35,250
South West median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 150 172 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 13.39% 16.23% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 130 165 191
Dorset median annual salary £34,000 £31,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.80% +8.70% -17.86%
10th Percentile £17,500 £17,350 £16,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -10 36 £32,000 -13.51% 2
Poole -16 33 £28,000 +15.46% 6
Weymouth - 7 £23,500 -
Wimborne - 3 £22,500 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 67 (76.14%) Windows
2 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 39 (44.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (39.77%) Windows Server
5 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (36.36%) VMware
7 29 (32.95%) Citrix
8 26 (29.55%) Office 365
9 23 (26.14%) MS Exchange
10 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
11 19 (21.59%) SAN
12 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (20.45%) Data Centre
13 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
14 15 (17.05%) DNS
14 15 (17.05%) ITIL
14 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (17.05%) XenApp
15 12 (13.64%) Driving Licence
15 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (13.64%) Firewall
15 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (11.36%) XenDesktop
17 10 (11.36%) SQL
18 8 (9.09%) Presales
18 8 (9.09%) Line Management
18 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
18 8 (9.09%) Windows 7

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 23 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.82%) IIS
5 5 (5.68%) Apache
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.55%) Office 365
2 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.59%) SAN
1 19 (21.59%) TCP/IP
2 15 (17.05%) DNS
3 12 (13.64%) Firewall
4 8 (9.09%) DDNS
5 7 (7.95%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (6.82%) NAS
7 5 (5.68%) DHCP
8 4 (4.55%) LAN
9 3 (3.41%) VoIP
9 3 (3.41%) Wireless
10 2 (2.27%) IPsec
10 2 (2.27%) Skype
10 2 (2.27%) VLAN
10 2 (2.27%) VPN
10 2 (2.27%) WAN
11 1 (1.14%) PABX
11 1 (1.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) MySQL
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Support Engineer
2 22 (25.00%) IT Support
3 18 (20.45%) IT Engineer
4 16 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (14.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (14.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) Active Directory Support
8 10 (11.36%) ICT Support
9 9 (10.23%) Azure Consultant
9 9 (10.23%) Consultant
9 9 (10.23%) Support Manager
10 8 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
10 8 (9.09%) ITIL Service Manager
10 8 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
10 8 (9.09%) Service Manager
10 8 (9.09%) Support Technician
11 7 (7.95%) ICT Manager
11 7 (7.95%) Server Support
11 7 (7.95%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.14%) Backbone.js
1 1 (1.14%) CSS
1 1 (1.14%) HTML
1 1 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.64%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.82%) PKI
3 6 (6.82%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (76.14%) Windows
2 39 (44.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (39.77%) Windows Server
4 33 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.68%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.27%) Linux
8 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) ITIL
2 8 (9.09%) Change Management
2 8 (9.09%) Line Management
2 8 (9.09%) Presales
3 6 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (6.82%) Operations Management
4 5 (5.68%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (2.27%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.27%) Migration
5 2 (2.27%) Security Management
6 1 (1.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.14%) Break/Fix
6 1 (1.14%) CRM
6 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.14%) OOP
6 1 (1.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.14%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) C
2 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.09%) MCSE
3 7 (7.95%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (5.68%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.27%) MCSA
5 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
2 15 (17.05%) XenApp
3 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.27%) SCOM
3 2 (2.27%) SCSM
3 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (36.36%) VMware
3 29 (32.95%) Citrix
4 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.41%) Apple
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco
5 3 (3.41%) Google
5 3 (3.41%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) EMC
6 2 (2.27%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.27%) Veeam
7 1 (1.14%) AppSense
7 1 (1.14%) Dell
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) Lotus
7 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) Webroot
7 1 (1.14%) Zend