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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.71% - 10.67%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% - 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 15
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
12 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.12% 3.23% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 24
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) VMware
3 23 (69.70%) ITIL
3 23 (69.70%) Citrix
4 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (51.52%) Cisco
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (36.36%) Juniper
7 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
8 11 (33.33%) Supplier Management
8 11 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (21.21%) XenApp
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.18%) Service Management
10 6 (18.18%) Firewall
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (18.18%) CCNP
10 6 (18.18%) CCNA
10 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
11 5 (15.15%) SAN
11 5 (15.15%) Avaya
11 5 (15.15%) vSphere
11 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
12 4 (12.12%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Support Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Operations Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Analyst
5 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (12.12%) Server Analyst
9 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
10 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
10 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 11 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (18.18%) CCNP
2 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) HNC
4 1 (3.03%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) XenApp
3 5 (15.15%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Citrix
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) Juniper
5 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
6 5 (15.15%) Avaya
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 3 (9.09%) Dell