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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 29 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.93% 5.96% 9.80%
As % of the System Software category 76.32% 59.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 32
Average salary £31,750 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.41% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
38 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.01% 10.03% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 60
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 54 (94.74%) Windows
2 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.86%) SAN
4 23 (40.35%) Firewall
4 23 (40.35%) VMware
4 23 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 21 (36.84%) LAN
5 21 (36.84%) WAN
5 21 (36.84%) Citrix
6 20 (35.09%) IIS
6 20 (35.09%) Finance
7 18 (31.58%) Load Balancing
7 18 (31.58%) NAS
8 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
8 17 (29.82%) Middleware
8 17 (29.82%) Benchmarking
8 17 (29.82%) Identity Management
8 17 (29.82%) Clustering
8 17 (29.82%) Asset Management
8 17 (29.82%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (29.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 17 (29.82%) SIEM
9 16 (28.07%) Windows XP
9 16 (28.07%) Windows 7
10 14 (24.56%) MS Office
10 14 (24.56%) Hyper-V
11 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
11 12 (21.05%) DNS
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (35.09%) IIS
2 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.56%) MS Office
3 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.86%) SAN
2 23 (40.35%) Firewall
3 21 (36.84%) LAN
3 21 (36.84%) WAN
4 18 (31.58%) NAS
5 12 (21.05%) DNS
6 10 (17.54%) VPN
6 10 (17.54%) DHCP
7 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.51%) MPLS
9 2 (3.51%) VLAN
9 2 (3.51%) SMTP
9 2 (3.51%) LDAP
10 1 (1.75%) ADSL
10 1 (1.75%) ISDN
10 1 (1.75%) VoIP
10 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.75%) SNMP
10 1 (1.75%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MS Access
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.75%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Architect
2 17 (29.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 15 (26.32%) Security Architect
4 13 (22.81%) Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) Service Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (12.28%) IT Support
8 4 (7.02%) IT Support Assistant
8 4 (7.02%) IT Assistant
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
8 4 (7.02%) Support Assistant
9 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) Middleware
2 5 (8.77%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) WSH
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) iPad
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) PDA
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Windows XP
2 16 (28.07%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.28%) Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) UNIX
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 17 (29.82%) SIEM
2 17 (29.82%) Benchmarking
2 17 (29.82%) Identity Management
2 17 (29.82%) Asset Management
2 17 (29.82%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (29.82%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (7.02%) ITIL
4 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.51%) Release Management
5 2 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.51%) Validation
5 2 (3.51%) ERP
6 1 (1.75%) SOA
6 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.75%) CRM
6 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.04%) MCITP
3 4 (7.02%) MCP
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) MCSE
5 2 (3.51%) CCNP
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (24.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 21 (36.84%) Citrix
4 6 (10.53%) Apple
5 5 (8.77%) HP
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco
6 4 (7.02%) Sophos
6 4 (7.02%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.75%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.75%) Sage
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) Juniper
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago