The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 6.25% 4.35% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.76% -  

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Home Counties
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 6.25% 4.35% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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 the Home Counties

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware