Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 136 116 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 10.13% 12.06% 8.92%
As % of the System Software category 60.44% 69.88% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 128 115 133
Dorset median annual salary £34,500 £28,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +18.75% -29.41%
10th Percentile £17,000 £17,250 £16,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £31,925
South West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.64% -3.17%

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 225 166 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.77% 17.26% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 191 157 188
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £31,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +9.65% -18.57%
10th Percentile £17,000 £17,750 £16,675
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,250 £43,750
South West median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Poole -10 61 £29,500 +28.26% 10
Bournemouth +1 54 £35,000 +6.06% 15
Weymouth - 6 £23,500 - 1
Blandford Forum - 5 £40,000 - 2
Wimborne - 2 £23,500 - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 94 (69.12%) Windows
2 86 (63.24%) Microsoft
3 61 (44.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (36.03%) VMware
5 49 (36.03%) Windows Server
6 40 (29.41%) Office 365
7 36 (26.47%) Hyper-V
8 35 (25.74%) MS Exchange
9 31 (22.79%) Data Centre
10 28 (20.59%) ITIL
10 28 (20.59%) Citrix
11 27 (19.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (19.85%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (16.91%) SAN
13 22 (16.18%) SCCM
14 21 (15.44%) SQL
15 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (13.97%) Presales
16 19 (13.97%) IIS
17 18 (13.24%) MCSE
18 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 17 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (11.76%) PKI
19 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
19 16 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
19 16 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
19 16 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager

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 35 (25.74%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (13.97%) IIS
4 15 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.68%) Apache
8 2 (1.47%) CMS
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (29.41%) Office 365
2 27 (19.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.91%) SAN
2 17 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.29%) DNS
4 9 (6.62%) Firewall
5 8 (5.88%) DDNS
6 7 (5.15%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (4.41%) NAS
8 5 (3.68%) LAN
8 5 (3.68%) WAN
9 4 (2.94%) DHCP
10 3 (2.21%) VoIP
10 3 (2.21%) Wireless
11 1 (0.74%) PABX
11 1 (0.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.15%) MySQL
5 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (5.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Military
3 3 (2.21%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (36.76%) Support Engineer
2 32 (23.53%) IT Support
3 29 (21.32%) IT Engineer
4 27 (19.85%) IT Support Engineer
5 19 (13.97%) Azure Consultant
5 19 (13.97%) Consultant
6 16 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (11.76%) Office 365 Consultant
7 15 (11.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (11.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Administrator
8 9 (6.62%) Developer
8 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
9 8 (5.88%) Analyst
9 8 (5.88%) Support Technician
9 8 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) .NET
2 8 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.74%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.79%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.76%) PKI
3 9 (6.62%) Clustering
4 7 (5.15%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.41%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (69.12%) Windows
2 61 (44.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (36.03%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.35%) Linux
5 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) ITIL
2 19 (13.97%) Presales
3 16 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 16 (11.76%) Operations Management
4 11 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.88%) MVC
7 5 (3.68%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.68%) Hardware Maintenance
7 5 (3.68%) Office Automation
7 5 (3.68%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (2.94%) Change Management
8 4 (2.94%) Line Management
9 3 (2.21%) Content Management
9 3 (2.21%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.47%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.44%) SQL
2 8 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (0.74%) C
3 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (19.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.24%) MCSE
3 7 (5.15%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) DBS Check
5 5 (3.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) CCNA
6 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.47%) MCSA
6 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 36 (26.47%) Hyper-V
2 27 (19.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.29%) XenApp
4 12 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.68%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.47%) vSphere
7 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (16.18%) SCCM
2 16 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (4.41%) SCOM
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.47%) SCSM
5 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 86 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.03%) VMware
3 28 (20.59%) Citrix
4 11 (8.09%) Cisco
5 8 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.94%) Apple
7 3 (2.21%) Google
8 2 (1.47%) EMC
8 2 (1.47%) HP
8 2 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.47%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.47%) Veeam
9 1 (0.74%) Dell
9 1 (0.74%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.74%) IBM
9 1 (0.74%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.74%) SAP
9 1 (0.74%) Webroot
9 1 (0.74%) Zend