The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1081 1421 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.47% 7.69% 8.30%
As % of the System Software category 53.28% 55.16% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1250 1530
Median salary £32,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2029 2576 3029
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.03% 13.94% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 2234 2525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in the South East

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the South East

Active Directory
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +7 261 £32,250 -14.00% 19
Hampshire +1 251 £28,000 -13.84% 34
Berkshire -8 209 £40,000 - 30
Oxfordshire +19 113 £42,500 +30.76% 16
Buckinghamshire -1 78 £30,750 +2.50% 18
Kent 0 76 £27,500 -5.17% 6
West Sussex -30 53 £33,000 -15.38% 4
East Sussex -2 33 £37,000 +30.97% 4
Middlesex +7 13 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 1959 (86.34%) Windows
2 1245 (54.87%) Microsoft
3 1170 (51.56%) Windows Server
4 883 (38.92%) VMware
5 700 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 670 (29.53%) MS Exchange
7 660 (29.09%) Office 365
8 597 (26.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 546 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 541 (23.84%) DNS
11 528 (23.27%) ITIL
12 500 (22.04%) Hyper-V
13 472 (20.80%) Cisco
14 457 (20.14%) Microsoft Office
15 452 (19.92%) Windows 7
16 440 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
17 431 (19.00%) DHCP
18 409 (18.03%) Firewall
19 386 (17.01%) SQL Server
20 382 (16.84%) SQL
21 375 (16.53%) Citrix
22 370 (16.31%) TCP/IP
23 337 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
24 315 (13.88%) SCCM
25 306 (13.49%) LAN
26 297 (13.09%) Linux
27 294 (12.96%) MCSE
28 280 (12.34%) WAN
28 280 (12.34%) Windows 10
29 277 (12.21%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 670 (29.53%) MS Exchange
2 200 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (8.24%) IIS
4 180 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 173 (7.62%) SharePoint
6 154 (6.79%) Skype for Business
7 93 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (1.28%) Apache
10 26 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
11 24 (1.06%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.93%) SAS
13 19 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (0.62%) CMS
15 13 (0.57%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.35%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 457 (20.14%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.18%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 37 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.088%) assyst
5 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.088%) iTrent
5 2 (0.088%) Maximo
5 2 (0.088%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.088%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.088%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.044%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (0.044%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.044%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.044%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.044%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 660 (29.09%) Office 365
2 337 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
4 101 (4.45%) IaaS
5 71 (3.13%) PaaS
5 71 (3.13%) SaaS
6 30 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 21 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.66%) G Suite
11 11 (0.48%) GitHub
12 9 (0.40%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.22%) iPaaS
13 5 (0.22%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.22%) Yammer
14 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 541 (23.84%) DNS
2 431 (19.00%) DHCP
3 409 (18.03%) Firewall
4 370 (16.31%) TCP/IP
5 306 (13.49%) LAN
6 280 (12.34%) WAN
7 241 (10.62%) SAN
8 220 (9.70%) VPN
9 136 (5.99%) Skype
10 106 (4.67%) VLAN
11 102 (4.50%) VoIP
12 101 (4.45%) Internet
13 84 (3.70%) Wireless
14 75 (3.31%) LDAP
15 72 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
16 71 (3.13%) Network Security
17 68 (3.00%) NAS
18 60 (2.64%) Kerberos
19 58 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
20 54 (2.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (1.76%) MySQL
5 36 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 28 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (1.01%) NoSQL
9 22 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (0.57%) Big Data
11 13 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 13 (0.57%) MongoDB
11 13 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.44%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.35%) Redis
15 6 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (0.93%) Visual Studio
2 17 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.48%) JIRA
3 11 (0.48%) WinDbg
4 10 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 9 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.26%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.18%) MSI
7 4 (0.18%) Subversion
8 3 (0.13%) FxCop
8 3 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.13%) StyleCop
8 3 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.088%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.044%) Ant
10 1 (0.044%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.044%) TeamCity
General
1 233 (10.27%) Finance
2 59 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 41 (1.81%) Marketing
4 37 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 35 (1.54%) Legal
6 34 (1.50%) Back Office
7 33 (1.45%) German Language
8 26 (1.15%) French Language
9 24 (1.06%) Advertising
10 23 (1.01%) Retail
11 22 (0.97%) Spanish Language
12 20 (0.88%) Games
13 18 (0.79%) Automotive
13 18 (0.79%) Dutch Language
13 18 (0.79%) Electronics
14 14 (0.62%) Banking
14 14 (0.62%) Law
15 12 (0.53%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.48%) Front Office
17 7 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 553 (24.37%) Support Engineer
2 538 (23.71%) Analyst
3 435 (19.17%) IT Support
4 317 (13.97%) Support Analyst
5 295 (13.00%) IT Engineer
6 283 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 266 (11.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 213 (9.39%) IT Support Engineer
9 171 (7.54%) Service Analyst
10 169 (7.45%) IT Analyst
11 163 (7.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 157 (6.92%) Service Desk Analyst
13 153 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
14 133 (5.86%) 1st Line Support
15 132 (5.82%) Administrator
15 132 (5.82%) IT Support Analyst
16 129 (5.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 129 (5.69%) Windows Engineer
17 117 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 108 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (3.13%) .NET
2 46 (2.03%) Web Services
3 39 (1.72%) HTML
4 30 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 24 (1.06%) XML
6 16 (0.71%) Software Packaging
7 13 (0.57%) Regular Expression
8 11 (0.48%) OAuth
9 10 (0.44%) COM
9 10 (0.44%) CSS
9 10 (0.44%) iOS SDK
9 10 (0.44%) SailPoint
9 10 (0.44%) Silverlight
10 9 (0.40%) WCF
11 7 (0.31%) Middleware
11 7 (0.31%) XSLT
11 7 (0.31%) ZeroMQ
12 6 (0.26%) OpenID
13 5 (0.22%) JSON
13 5 (0.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (4.72%) Data Centre
2 99 (4.36%) Driving Licence
3 93 (4.10%) Clustering
4 87 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 70 (3.09%) Blackberry
7 68 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 52 (2.29%) PKI
9 40 (1.76%) Replication
10 36 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 34 (1.50%) iPad
12 31 (1.37%) iPhone
13 24 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
14 23 (1.01%) Fat Client
14 23 (1.01%) Thin Client
15 22 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
16 19 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
17 18 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
18 17 (0.75%) BYOD
19 14 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1959 (86.34%) Windows
2 1170 (51.56%) Windows Server
3 700 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 597 (26.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 452 (19.92%) Windows 7
6 297 (13.09%) Linux
7 280 (12.34%) Windows 10
8 209 (9.21%) Windows 8
9 193 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 80 (3.53%) Windows XP
11 78 (3.44%) Apple iOS
12 76 (3.35%) Mac OS X
13 50 (2.20%) Android
14 46 (2.03%) Unix
15 38 (1.67%) CentOS
15 38 (1.67%) Mac OS
16 30 (1.32%) Windows Vista
17 22 (0.97%) Ubuntu
18 18 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 14 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (23.27%) ITIL
2 110 (4.85%) Mentoring
3 107 (4.72%) Service Delivery
4 90 (3.97%) Migration
5 87 (3.83%) High Availability
5 87 (3.83%) Identity Management
6 83 (3.66%) Problem Management
7 73 (3.22%) Service Management
8 71 (3.13%) DevOps
9 68 (3.00%) Incident Management
10 67 (2.95%) Patch Management
11 64 (2.82%) Change Management
12 62 (2.73%) Presales
13 61 (2.69%) Information Security
14 59 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
15 58 (2.56%) CRM
16 57 (2.51%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
18 52 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
19 49 (2.16%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 382 (16.84%) SQL
2 277 (12.21%) PowerShell
3 54 (2.38%) C#
4 53 (2.34%) Python
5 51 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 45 (1.98%) Bash Shell
7 33 (1.45%) C
8 31 (1.37%) Java
8 31 (1.37%) VBScript
9 26 (1.15%) Perl
9 26 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 22 (0.97%) VB
11 16 (0.71%) PHP
12 12 (0.53%) C++
13 11 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.35%) Ruby
14 8 (0.35%) VBA
15 7 (0.31%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.26%) ABAP
17 4 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 440 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (12.96%) MCSE
3 186 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
4 161 (7.10%) MCSA
5 158 (6.96%) CCNA
6 153 (6.74%) MCP
7 151 (6.65%) Degree
8 114 (5.02%) Security Cleared
9 93 (4.10%) SC Cleared
10 86 (3.79%) MCITP
11 67 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 64 (2.82%) CISSP
13 50 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
14 47 (2.07%) CCNP
15 45 (1.98%) DBS Check
16 44 (1.94%) A+ Certification
17 38 (1.67%) MCTS
18 30 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
18 30 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
19 28 (1.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (9.12%) SLA
2 44 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.31%) GPG13
8 6 (0.26%) QA
9 3 (0.13%) BS25999
9 3 (0.13%) GxP
10 1 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 1 (0.044%) PMO
System Software
1 546 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 500 (22.04%) Hyper-V
3 123 (5.42%) vSphere
4 121 (5.33%) XenApp
5 106 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
6 50 (2.20%) Terminal Services
7 44 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 29 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
8 29 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
9 24 (1.06%) XenServer
10 19 (0.84%) ISA Server
10 19 (0.84%) VirtualBox
11 18 (0.79%) KVM
12 17 (0.75%) VMware Server
13 14 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
15 10 (0.44%) Docker
15 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 315 (13.88%) SCCM
2 101 (4.45%) SCOM
3 84 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 67 (2.95%) WSUS
5 43 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (1.85%) Puppet
7 38 (1.67%) vCenter Server
8 33 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 21 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 21 (0.93%) NetBackup
10 20 (0.88%) Ansible
10 20 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 18 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 13 (0.57%) SmoothWall
13 12 (0.53%) FortiGate
13 12 (0.53%) ZABBIX
14 11 (0.48%) EdgeSight
15 10 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (0.44%) SCDPM
15 10 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1245 (54.87%) Microsoft
2 883 (38.92%) VMware
3 472 (20.80%) Cisco
4 375 (16.53%) Citrix
5 180 (7.93%) HP
6 103 (4.54%) Dell
7 91 (4.01%) Apple
7 91 (4.01%) Veeam
8 87 (3.83%) NetApp
9 64 (2.82%) EMC
10 62 (2.73%) Oracle
11 59 (2.60%) Symantec
12 51 (2.25%) Juniper
13 42 (1.85%) Remedy
14 40 (1.76%) McAfee
15 39 (1.72%) Red Hat
16 35 (1.54%) 3PAR
17 34 (1.50%) Sophos
18 33 (1.45%) SolarWinds
18 33 (1.45%) SonicWALL
Cobham, Surrey
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + on call
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £28000. per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + excllnt benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Flexi Time + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £34,000 per annum + 5% Bonus, Childcare vouchers, Free Gym, Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sandhurst, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago