Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 33 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 150 72 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.01% 7.52% 10.77%
As % of the System Software category 64.10% 61.54% 76.16%
Number of salaries quoted 110 67 119
Dorset median annual salary £30,705 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% -1.79% +20.43%
10th Percentile £20,675 £17,300 £17,450
90th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £38,800
South West median annual salary £32,250 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -0.77% +8.33% -2.44%

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 234 117 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 17.18% 12.21% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 181 103 145
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £29,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.64% -5.60% -3.85%
10th Percentile £22,000 £17,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £45,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +5 66 £35,000 +27.27% 11
Poole +6 54 £35,000 +25.00% 5
Blandford Forum - 23 £22,000 -
Wimborne +6 4 £21,500 -4.44%
Weymouth +1 2 £28,250 +20.21%
Wareham - 1 £23,000 - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 127 (84.67%) Microsoft
2 116 (77.33%) Windows
3 76 (50.67%) Office 365
4 55 (36.67%) VMware
5 50 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 48 (32.00%) Hyper-V
7 47 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (28.67%) Citrix
9 42 (28.00%) DNS
10 40 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (24.00%) Windows Server
12 35 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
14 33 (22.00%) ITIL
15 31 (20.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 28 (18.67%) Firewall
16 28 (18.67%) Windows 10
16 28 (18.67%) SCCM
16 28 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (18.00%) TCP/IP
17 27 (18.00%) SharePoint
18 25 (16.67%) SAN
18 25 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (14.00%) Finance
19 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
19 21 (14.00%) SQL
19 21 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (13.33%) Cisco
21 18 (12.00%) Skype for Business

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 50 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 25 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (12.00%) Skype for Business
5 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.67%) IIS
7 8 (5.33%) Apache
8 5 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.00%) Confluence
10 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.33%) Site Server
11 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (22.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 76 (50.67%) Office 365
2 47 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.00%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.33%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.67%) IaaS
7 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.00%) DNS
2 28 (18.67%) Firewall
3 27 (18.00%) TCP/IP
4 25 (16.67%) SAN
5 17 (11.33%) LAN
5 17 (11.33%) WAN
6 15 (10.00%) Skype
7 14 (9.33%) DHCP
8 13 (8.67%) NAS
8 13 (8.67%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (6.67%) DDNS
9 10 (6.67%) VPN
10 7 (4.67%) Wireless
10 7 (4.67%) WLAN
11 4 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (2.00%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.33%) IMAP
13 2 (1.33%) VLAN
13 2 (1.33%) VoIP
13 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) MySQL
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.00%) JIRA
1 3 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Retail
3 4 (2.67%) Back Office
4 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.33%) Analyst
2 32 (21.33%) Support Engineer
3 30 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 27 (18.00%) Service Analyst
4 27 (18.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (17.33%) Service Desk Support
5 26 (17.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 24 (16.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 23 (15.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 23 (15.33%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (15.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 23 (15.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 23 (15.33%) Help Desk Analyst
7 23 (15.33%) Help Desk Support
7 23 (15.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 20 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (13.33%) IT Engineer
9 18 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (9.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) WAP
2 2 (1.33%) CSS
2 2 (1.33%) HTML
2 2 (1.33%) HTML5
2 2 (1.33%) jQuery
2 2 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Clustering
2 12 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.00%) PKI
5 2 (1.33%) BYOD
5 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (77.33%) Windows
2 40 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 28 (18.67%) Windows 10
4 28 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.67%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.00%) Linux
8 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.00%) ITIL
2 31 (20.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (8.00%) IT Strategy
4 9 (6.00%) Migration
5 8 (5.33%) ITIL V3
6 6 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (2.67%) Patch Management
7 4 (2.67%) Presales
7 4 (2.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (2.67%) Security Management
7 4 (2.67%) Service Management
8 3 (2.00%) Antivirus Management
8 3 (2.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (2.00%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (2.00%) Data Privacy
8 3 (2.00%) DevOps
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Optimisation
8 3 (2.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.00%) SQL
2 12 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.67%) C
4 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (5.33%) CCNA
4 8 (5.33%) MCSA
5 5 (3.33%) Degree
5 5 (3.33%) MCSE
6 2 (1.33%) CCA
6 2 (1.33%) CCAA
6 2 (1.33%) MCP
7 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 25 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.33%) XenApp
4 10 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.00%) vSphere
6 5 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.33%) XenServer
7 4 (2.67%) BitLocker
7 4 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.33%) Xen
10 1 (0.67%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (18.67%) SCCM
2 17 (11.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.00%) Puppet
5 2 (1.33%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.33%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.67%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 127 (84.67%) Microsoft
2 55 (36.67%) VMware
3 43 (28.67%) Citrix
4 20 (13.33%) Cisco
5 9 (6.00%) Apple
6 8 (5.33%) SolarWinds
7 7 (4.67%) Veeam
8 6 (4.00%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.33%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.00%) Dynatrace
10 3 (2.00%) EMC
10 3 (2.00%) HP
10 3 (2.00%) Meraki
10 3 (2.00%) Splunk
10 3 (2.00%) Ubiquiti
11 2 (1.33%) Equitrac
11 2 (1.33%) IronPort
11 2 (1.33%) Sage
12 1 (0.67%) SAP
12 1 (0.67%) Symantec