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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 17 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.78% 11.01% -
As % of the System Software category 94.44% 44.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 0
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
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
18 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.65% 24.77% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 4
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (81.48%) DHCP
3 22 (81.48%) DNS
4 21 (77.78%) SSL
4 21 (77.78%) ICMP
4 21 (77.78%) FTP
4 21 (77.78%) HTTP
4 21 (77.78%) TCP/IP
4 21 (77.78%) VPN
4 21 (77.78%) LDAP
4 21 (77.78%) LAN
4 21 (77.78%) WAN
4 21 (77.78%) BIG-IP
4 21 (77.78%) Load Balancing
4 21 (77.78%) F5
4 21 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 21 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 21 (77.78%) Data Centre
4 21 (77.78%) Data Centre Operations
5 12 (44.44%) SOAP
5 12 (44.44%) Tcl
5 12 (44.44%) HTTPS
5 12 (44.44%) Algorithms
5 12 (44.44%) REST
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) IIS
7 5 (18.52%) Windows

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (18.52%) IIS
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) DHCP
1 22 (81.48%) DNS
2 21 (77.78%) BIG-IP
2 21 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 21 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 21 (77.78%) FTP
2 21 (77.78%) HTTP
2 21 (77.78%) ICMP
2 21 (77.78%) LAN
2 21 (77.78%) LDAP
2 21 (77.78%) SSL
2 21 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 21 (77.78%) VPN
2 21 (77.78%) WAN
3 12 (44.44%) HTTPS
4 4 (14.81%) BGP
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Administrator
1 16 (59.26%) Network Administrator
2 9 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) IP Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) LAN Administrator
3 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) REST
1 12 (44.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Debian
3 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Data Centre Operations
1 21 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.81%) Coaching
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.70%) ITSM
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Design
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Tcl
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) MCSA
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (14.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nagios
1 4 (14.81%) Opsview
1 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) F5
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
4 4 (14.81%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp