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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 13 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.62% - 6.77%
As % of the System Software category 59.09% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 13
Average salary £40,000 - £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
22 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 21.36% 5.10% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 25
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 £22,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 17 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) ITIL
3 28 (65.12%) VMware
4 26 (60.47%) Citrix
5 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
5 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (46.51%) Cisco
7 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (30.23%) Juniper
8 13 (30.23%) Fortinet
9 12 (27.91%) Supplier Management
9 12 (27.91%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (23.26%) Service Management
10 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (20.93%) Avaya
11 9 (20.93%) XenApp
11 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
12 7 (16.28%) C
12 7 (16.28%) SAN
12 7 (16.28%) Firewall
12 7 (16.28%) vSphere
13 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
13 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.95%) CCNP
13 6 (13.95%) CCNA
13 6 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (13.95%) Capacity Management
13 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.63%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) SNMP
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Support Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (27.91%) Senior Support Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Operations Support Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Operations Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Support Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (16.28%) Service Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Junior
6 7 (16.28%) IT Support
6 7 (16.28%) Junior IT Support
6 7 (16.28%) Junior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Supplier Management
2 12 (27.91%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (23.26%) Service Management
4 6 (13.95%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) ITSM
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) C
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (13.95%) CCNP
2 6 (13.95%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCP
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) MCSA
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) XenApp
3 7 (16.28%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) UAG
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) VMware
2 26 (60.47%) Citrix
3 21 (48.84%) Microsoft
4 20 (46.51%) Cisco
5 13 (30.23%) Fortinet
5 13 (30.23%) Juniper
6 9 (20.93%) Avaya
7 4 (9.30%) NetApp
8 3 (6.98%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.33%) Symantec
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.33%) HP