The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 10.07% 5.36% 5.85%
As % of the System Software category 75.68% 43.59% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 23
Average salary £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

System Software Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
37 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.31% 12.30% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 54
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Ipswich region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Ipswich

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 50 (94.34%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (41.51%) Firewall
4 19 (35.85%) IIS
4 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
4 19 (35.85%) VMware
5 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (33.96%) SAN
6 15 (28.30%) Windows XP
6 15 (28.30%) Finance
6 15 (28.30%) Load Balancing
7 14 (26.42%) Citrix
8 13 (24.53%) NAS
9 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (22.64%) WAN
9 12 (22.64%) DNS
9 12 (22.64%) LAN
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.75%) Middleware
10 11 (20.75%) Benchmarking
10 11 (20.75%) Identity Management
10 11 (20.75%) Clustering
10 11 (20.75%) Asset Management
10 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
10 11 (20.75%) SIEM
11 10 (18.87%) Law
11 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
11 10 (18.87%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 19 (35.85%) IIS
2 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.87%) MS Office
3 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.55%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) Firewall
2 18 (33.96%) SAN
3 13 (24.53%) NAS
4 12 (22.64%) WAN
4 12 (22.64%) DNS
4 12 (22.64%) LAN
5 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
6 7 (13.21%) DHCP
7 6 (11.32%) VPN
8 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
8 4 (7.55%) Kerberos
9 3 (5.66%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.77%) VoIP
10 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Service Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Architect
4 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Security Architect
6 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (11.32%) Administrator
8 5 (9.43%) IT Support
9 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Administrator
9 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
11 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Middleware
2 6 (11.32%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) WSH
3 2 (3.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) PDA
5 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (94.34%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows XP
3 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
5 4 (7.55%) UNIX
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.75%) Benchmarking
2 11 (20.75%) Identity Management
2 11 (20.75%) Asset Management
2 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (20.75%) SIEM
3 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
3 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.77%) Release Management
6 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) ERP
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
6 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) MCITP
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) CCNA
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
5 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.66%) KVM
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
1 2 (3.77%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) VMware
3 14 (26.42%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Sage
5 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
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