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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 17 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.78% 11.84% 4.47%
As % of the System Software category 68.00% 79.41% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 11
Average salary £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Active Directory
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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
25 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.02% 14.91% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 20
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (70.73%) MS Office
3 24 (58.54%) Windows
4 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
4 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
5 20 (48.78%) MCP
6 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
7 17 (41.46%) Internet
8 16 (39.02%) DNS
9 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (31.71%) VPN
10 13 (31.71%) Office 365
11 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (26.83%) DHCP
13 10 (24.39%) HP
14 9 (21.95%) Time Management
15 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
15 8 (19.51%) CCNA
15 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
15 8 (19.51%) SQL
16 7 (17.07%) Sophos
16 7 (17.07%) Apple
16 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (17.07%) SonicWALL
17 6 (14.63%) VMware
17 6 (14.63%) Lotus
17 6 (14.63%) IBM Notes
18 5 (12.20%) VoIP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) IBM Notes
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (70.73%) MS Office
2 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) Internet
2 16 (39.02%) DNS
3 13 (31.71%) VPN
4 11 (26.83%) DHCP
5 5 (12.20%) VoIP
5 5 (12.20%) SAN
6 4 (9.76%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (9.76%) SMTP
6 4 (9.76%) HTTP
6 4 (9.76%) HTTPS
6 4 (9.76%) SSL
6 4 (9.76%) DSL
6 4 (9.76%) Firewall
6 4 (9.76%) Wireless
6 4 (9.76%) IMAP
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (7.32%) NetScaler
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Support Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Support Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Help Desk Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) IT Support
6 6 (14.63%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support
6 6 (14.63%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (12.20%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
9 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
3 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Time Management
2 4 (9.76%) Software Licensing
2 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.88%) Change Management
3 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 1 (2.44%) Office Automation
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) MCP
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) CCNA
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) vSphere
2 3 (7.32%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (7.32%) Nagios
1 3 (7.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) Apple
3 7 (17.07%) Sophos
3 7 (17.07%) SonicWALL
4 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) Lotus
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) Brocade
6 3 (7.32%) Fujitsu
6 3 (7.32%) ProCurve
6 3 (7.32%) Veeam
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