Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 25 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 148 106 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.44% 8.70% 8.54%
As % of the System Software category 54.01% 48.18% 65.76%
Number of salaries quoted 151 88 116
Southampton median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% -28.86% +37.96%
10th Percentile £17,000 £20,000 £20,875
90th Percentile £46,500 £42,175 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £29,750 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.83% -14.29% +16.67%

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 Southampton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 274 220 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.63% 18.05% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 262 200 175
Southampton median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -9.64% +27.69%
10th Percentile £18,500 £22,375 £29,150
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Hampshire median annual salary £37,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -6.25% +5.26%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Southampton

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Southampton

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 126 (85.14%) Windows
2 84 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 83 (56.08%) Windows Server
4 73 (49.32%) VMware
5 54 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (31.08%) ITIL
8 44 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 42 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (27.03%) Office 365
11 37 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 36 (24.32%) Citrix
13 34 (22.97%) Cisco
14 30 (20.27%) SLA
15 29 (19.59%) Linux
16 28 (18.92%) PowerShell
17 27 (18.24%) Windows 7
17 27 (18.24%) Problem Management
17 27 (18.24%) Firewall
18 25 (16.89%) Windows 10
19 24 (16.22%) SQL
19 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
20 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
21 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Office
22 19 (12.84%) DNS
22 19 (12.84%) Root Cause Analysis
23 17 (11.49%) WAN
23 17 (11.49%) LAN
23 17 (11.49%) Windows 8
24 16 (10.81%) VMware ESXi

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 44 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.03%) Office 365
2 23 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.03%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (1.35%) IaaS
4 2 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.24%) Firewall
2 24 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 19 (12.84%) DNS
4 17 (11.49%) LAN
4 17 (11.49%) WAN
5 15 (10.14%) SAN
6 14 (9.46%) DHCP
7 12 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (7.43%) VPN
9 10 (6.76%) Network Security
9 10 (6.76%) VoIP
10 9 (6.08%) NetScaler
11 8 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (4.05%) IPsec
12 6 (4.05%) OpenVPN
12 6 (4.05%) Wireless
13 4 (2.70%) Skype
13 4 (2.70%) Unified Communications
14 3 (2.03%) HTTP
14 3 (2.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.03%) MySQL
3 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.35%) OLAP
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.35%) QlikView
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.68%) Ingres
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.03%) Travis CI
1 3 (2.03%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.03%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) Retail
3 2 (1.35%) French Language
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) Support Engineer
2 39 (26.35%) Analyst
3 22 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (13.51%) IT Engineer
5 19 (12.84%) IT Support
6 17 (11.49%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (10.14%) 1st Line Engineer
7 15 (10.14%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (10.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 13 (8.78%) Help Desk Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Support Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) LDAP
2 4 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (4.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.70%) Clustering
5 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 126 (85.14%) Windows
2 83 (56.08%) Windows Server
3 54 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (28.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (19.59%) Linux
6 27 (18.24%) Windows 7
7 25 (16.89%) Windows 10
8 17 (11.49%) Windows 8
9 15 (10.14%) Unix
10 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.38%) SUSE
11 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.35%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.35%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.08%) ITIL
2 27 (18.24%) Problem Management
3 19 (12.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (6.08%) Mentoring
7 8 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.73%) Change Management
8 7 (4.73%) High Availability
8 7 (4.73%) Identity Management
9 6 (4.05%) ERP
9 6 (4.05%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.05%) Service Management
10 5 (3.38%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.38%) DevOps
10 5 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.38%) Runbook
11 4 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.70%) Project Management
11 4 (2.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.92%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.22%) SQL
3 14 (9.46%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.41%) Perl
4 8 (5.41%) Python
5 5 (3.38%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.70%) R
7 3 (2.03%) PHP
7 3 (2.03%) Ruby
8 2 (1.35%) C
8 2 (1.35%) C#
8 2 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.35%) Java
8 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.46%) MCSA
3 6 (4.05%) CCNA
3 6 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.38%) CCA
4 5 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (3.38%) Degree
5 4 (2.70%) MCP
6 2 (1.35%) MCITP
6 2 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.27%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 16 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (8.11%) vSphere
5 10 (6.76%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.08%) XenApp
7 6 (4.05%) KVM
7 6 (4.05%) NFS
7 6 (4.05%) oVirt
7 6 (4.05%) pfSense
7 6 (4.05%) Samba
8 4 (2.70%) VirtualBox
9 3 (2.03%) Docker
10 2 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.35%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) WSUS
2 6 (4.05%) Bacula
2 6 (4.05%) PowerCLI
2 6 (4.05%) Puppet
2 6 (4.05%) SCOrch
2 6 (4.05%) vCenter Server
2 6 (4.05%) vMotion
3 5 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.03%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.03%) Nessus
4 3 (2.03%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 84 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 73 (49.32%) VMware
3 36 (24.32%) Citrix
4 34 (22.97%) Cisco
5 14 (9.46%) NetApp
6 10 (6.76%) Sophos
7 8 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 8 (5.41%) SolarWinds
8 7 (4.73%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (4.05%) Atlassian
9 6 (4.05%) Dell
9 6 (4.05%) HP
9 6 (4.05%) Oracle
9 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.03%) Google
10 3 (2.03%) Ivanti
10 3 (2.03%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.35%) EMC
11 2 (1.35%) Isilon
11 2 (1.35%) Tableau