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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 30 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 28.57% 3.88% -
As % of the System Software category 83.33% 80.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Average salary £26,000 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
36 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 34.29% 4.85% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 16
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £41,200 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (77.08%) ITIL
3 34 (70.83%) VMware
4 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
5 25 (52.08%) Citrix
6 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (31.25%) Cisco
8 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (27.08%) XenApp
9 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
10 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
11 10 (20.83%) Fortinet
11 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (20.83%) Juniper
12 9 (18.75%) Avaya
12 9 (18.75%) Supplier Management
12 9 (18.75%) vSphere
12 9 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (16.67%) SAN
14 6 (12.50%) Replication
14 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 6 (12.50%) DNS
14 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (12.50%) MCSE
14 6 (12.50%) MCSA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (10.42%) IaaS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) DHCP
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) SNMP
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Support Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Operations Support Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.58%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) IT Support
6 5 (10.42%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Junior Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) PKI
4 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Supplier Management
2 9 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) Time Management
8 1 (2.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) C
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) MCSE
2 6 (12.50%) MCSA
2 6 (12.50%) MCP
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.25%) CCNP
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.08%) XenApp
3 9 (18.75%) vSphere
4 6 (12.50%) UAG
5 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (70.83%) VMware
2 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
3 25 (52.08%) Citrix
4 15 (31.25%) Cisco
5 10 (20.83%) Fortinet
5 10 (20.83%) Juniper
6 9 (18.75%) Avaya
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.17%) Symantec
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.17%) LANDesk