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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 27 37
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.84% 8.17% 7.07%
As % of the System Software category 71.88% 79.63% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 33
Median salary £27,750 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% -12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £37,950 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 32 54 150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 6.74% 10.27% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 52 96
Median salary £33,500 £30,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.74% -28.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,233 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £40,800
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -8 17 £30,250 -13.57% 7
Poole -6 3 £28,000 +14.91% 1
Wimborne - 1 £22,500 - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (42.55%) Office 365
5 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
6 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
7 14 (29.79%) VMware
8 12 (25.53%) Citrix
9 11 (23.40%) SAN
10 10 (21.28%) ITIL
10 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (19.15%) XenApp
12 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
12 8 (17.02%) HP
12 8 (17.02%) Firewall
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (14.89%) DHCP
13 7 (14.89%) DNS
13 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
14 6 (12.77%) MCSA
14 6 (12.77%) SQL
15 5 (10.64%) VoIP
15 5 (10.64%) MCSE
15 5 (10.64%) Legal
15 5 (10.64%) Advertising
15 5 (10.64%) SCCM
16 4 (8.51%) SCOM
16 4 (8.51%) Asset Management

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 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) OpenEdge
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) SAN
2 8 (17.02%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) DHCP
3 7 (14.89%) DNS
4 5 (10.64%) VoIP
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) VPN
7 2 (4.26%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) Skype
7 2 (4.26%) WAN
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.13%) SSL
8 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.64%) Advertising
1 5 (10.64%) Legal
2 3 (6.38%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Support Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) IT Support
3 12 (25.53%) IT Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Support
8 2 (4.26%) ICT Support
8 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Clustering
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (57.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
5 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) Android
7 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.26%) Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.38%) Case Management
3 3 (6.38%) Change Management
3 3 (6.38%) Presales
4 2 (4.26%) Line Management
4 2 (4.26%) Migration
4 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.13%) Break/Fix
5 1 (2.13%) E-Discovery
5 1 (2.13%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.13%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.13%) Matrix Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Design
5 1 (2.13%) People Management
5 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (2.13%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) MCSA
3 5 (10.64%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) CCNP
5 1 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) XenApp
2 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) NDS
4 1 (2.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) MobiControl
4 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Citrix
4 8 (17.02%) HP
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Draytek
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
7 1 (2.13%) Nintex
7 1 (2.13%) SOTI
7 1 (2.13%) Veeam
Poole, Dorset
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago