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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 31 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 28.97% 4.95% -
As % of the System Software category 83.78% 83.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 0
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
37 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 34.58% 5.94% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 15
Average salary £35,500 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.80% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £34,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £46,000 £48,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (74.42%) ITIL
3 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
3 30 (69.77%) VMware
4 21 (48.84%) Citrix
5 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (30.23%) XenApp
6 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
7 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (25.58%) Cisco
9 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
9 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.93%) vSphere
10 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (18.60%) Avaya
11 8 (18.60%) SAN
12 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
12 6 (13.95%) Juniper
12 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.95%) DNS
12 6 (13.95%) MCSE
12 6 (13.95%) MCSA
12 6 (13.95%) DHCP
12 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
12 6 (13.95%) MCP
12 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (13.95%) Capacity Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.30%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (11.63%) IaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
3 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) SNMP
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) VoIP
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Support Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (16.28%) Administrator
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.95%) Operations Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) IT Support
6 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Junior IT Support
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Replication
2 3 (6.98%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.95%) Supplier Management
2 6 (13.95%) Strategic Planning
2 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (13.95%) Capacity Management
3 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) Time Management
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) MCP
1 6 (13.95%) MCSE
1 6 (13.95%) MCSA
1 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) XenApp
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.93%) vSphere
4 6 (13.95%) UAG
5 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
1 30 (69.77%) VMware
2 21 (48.84%) Citrix
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco
4 8 (18.60%) Avaya
5 6 (13.95%) Juniper
5 6 (13.95%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds