The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 34 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 26.15% 18.00% 8.82%
As % of the System Software category 69.39% 85.71% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 6
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +59.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,750 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

System Software Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
49 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 37.69% 21.00% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 6
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +59.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £39,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Gatwick

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (71.43%) VMware
3 22 (62.86%) Configuration Management
4 21 (60.00%) Cisco
5 20 (57.14%) Service Management
5 20 (57.14%) Citrix
5 20 (57.14%) Replication
6 19 (54.29%) Dell
6 19 (54.29%) NetApp
6 19 (54.29%) Linux
6 19 (54.29%) ITSM
7 18 (51.43%) Service Delivery
8 15 (42.86%) Windows
9 13 (37.14%) ITIL
10 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
11 9 (25.71%) SLA
12 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 7 (20.00%) SCCM
14 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
14 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (14.29%) DNS
15 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
16 4 (11.43%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 17 (48.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Support Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Solutions Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) DBA
8 1 (2.86%) Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior DBA
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.86%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Replication
2 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Configuration Management
2 20 (57.14%) Service Management
3 19 (54.29%) ITSM
4 18 (51.43%) Service Delivery
5 13 (37.14%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.86%) Release Management
9 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCP
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) UAG
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (71.43%) VMware
3 21 (60.00%) Cisco
4 20 (57.14%) Citrix
5 19 (54.29%) NetApp
5 19 (54.29%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee