The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 21 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.94% 8.08% 9.76%
As % of the System Software category 80.77% 64.29% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 28
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,625 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
System Software Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.06% 12.57% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 53
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Active Directory
Suffolk

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 11 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) DNS
3 27 (50.00%) Linux
3 27 (50.00%) Web Services
3 27 (50.00%) Firewall
4 26 (48.15%) DHCP
5 25 (46.30%) TCP/IP
5 25 (46.30%) UNIX
5 25 (46.30%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
6 23 (42.59%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (40.74%) VPN
7 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (40.74%) SAN
8 21 (38.89%) Cisco
8 21 (38.89%) Release Management
9 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
9 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
10 19 (35.19%) Shell Script
10 19 (35.19%) PowerShell
10 19 (35.19%) Reverse Proxy
10 19 (35.19%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (35.19%) KVM
11 16 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (29.63%) CCNP
11 16 (29.63%) CCNA
11 16 (29.63%) MCSE
12 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
13 13 (24.07%) VMware
14 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 23 (42.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) IIS
3 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (7.41%) PowerPivot
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project
5 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 23 (42.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (57.41%) DNS
2 27 (50.00%) Firewall
3 26 (48.15%) DHCP
4 25 (46.30%) TCP/IP
5 22 (40.74%) VPN
5 22 (40.74%) SAN
6 19 (35.19%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (7.41%) Wireshark
7 4 (7.41%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.70%) LAN
8 2 (3.70%) VoIP
8 2 (3.70%) WAN
8 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.70%) NAS
8 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (7.41%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
1 3 (5.56%) Maven
1 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.56%) Hudson
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Administrator
2 19 (35.19%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (18.52%) Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 9 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
5 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (12.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (12.96%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) IT Support
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) WSH
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Linux
3 25 (46.30%) UNIX
4 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.56%) CentOS
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (38.89%) Release Management
3 12 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (1.85%) SOA
7 1 (1.85%) CRM
7 1 (1.85%) Project Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
7 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) Shell Script
1 19 (35.19%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (29.63%) MCSE
2 16 (29.63%) CCNP
2 16 (29.63%) CCNA
2 16 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Hyper-V
2 19 (35.19%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (35.19%) KVM
3 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Cisco
2 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Dell
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint