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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 31 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 22 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.29% 7.59% 16.21%
As % of the System Software category 78.13% 70.97% 71.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 49
Average salary £22,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
32 31 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.77% 10.69% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 69
Average salary £22,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
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 27 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (77.27%) MS Office
2 34 (77.27%) Hyper-V
3 32 (72.73%) Windows
4 29 (65.91%) MS Exchange
5 26 (59.09%) MCP
6 25 (56.82%) DNS
7 24 (54.55%) Windows XP
7 24 (54.55%) DHCP
8 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (50.00%) Windows 7
10 21 (47.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (47.73%) VPN
10 21 (47.73%) SQL
11 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
12 19 (43.18%) HP
12 19 (43.18%) Sophos
12 19 (43.18%) Apple
12 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (43.18%) SonicWALL
13 12 (27.27%) Internet
13 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (25.00%) Office 365
15 10 (22.73%) Lotus
15 10 (22.73%) IBM Notes
16 9 (20.45%) Linux
16 9 (20.45%) iPad
17 8 (18.18%) ITIL
18 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
18 7 (15.91%) Time Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (65.91%) MS Exchange
2 21 (47.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (22.73%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (77.27%) MS Office
2 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) S-PLUS
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
3 3 (6.82%) PaaS
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.82%) IaaS
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) DNS
2 24 (54.55%) DHCP
3 21 (47.73%) VPN
4 12 (27.27%) Internet
5 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) SAN
7 2 (4.55%) WAN
7 2 (4.55%) LAN
7 2 (4.55%) Firewall
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 17 (38.64%) IT Support
4 10 (22.73%) Desktop Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Desktop Support
4 10 (22.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Support Assistant
5 9 (20.45%) Help Desk Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) IT Support Assistant
5 9 (20.45%) IT Assistant
6 8 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
8 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) iPad
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (20.45%) Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.36%) UNIX
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Time Management
3 3 (6.82%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) MCP
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 34 (77.27%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
1 1 (2.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) HP
2 19 (43.18%) Apple
2 19 (43.18%) Sophos
2 19 (43.18%) SonicWALL
3 10 (22.73%) Lotus
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Dell