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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.02% 9.60% 10.80%
As % of the System Software category 65.12% 80.00% 66.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 33
Average salary £22,000 £28,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.12% -29.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £22,250 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £52,250
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
43 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.25% 12.00% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 51
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (76.09%) MS Office
3 31 (67.39%) Windows
4 29 (63.04%) Hyper-V
5 26 (56.52%) MCP
5 26 (56.52%) MS Exchange
6 23 (50.00%) DNS
7 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
9 20 (43.48%) VPN
10 18 (39.13%) DHCP
10 18 (39.13%) Windows XP
11 17 (36.96%) Internet
11 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
12 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (34.78%) SQL
13 14 (30.43%) Sophos
13 14 (30.43%) Apple
13 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (30.43%) HP
13 14 (30.43%) SonicWALL
14 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (26.09%) Office 365
16 10 (21.74%) Lotus
16 10 (21.74%) IBM Notes
17 8 (17.39%) Time Management
17 8 (17.39%) Linux
17 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (17.39%) CCNA
17 8 (17.39%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 26 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (21.74%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (76.09%) MS Office
2 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) S-PLUS
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) DNS
2 20 (43.48%) VPN
3 18 (39.13%) DHCP
4 17 (36.96%) Internet
5 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.04%) VoIP
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
6 4 (8.70%) Wireless
6 4 (8.70%) IMAP
6 4 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
6 4 (8.70%) SSL
6 4 (8.70%) SMTP
6 4 (8.70%) HTTP
6 4 (8.70%) DSL
7 3 (6.52%) SAN
8 2 (4.35%) LAN
8 2 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 19 (41.30%) Support Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Support Engineer
4 12 (26.09%) IT Support
5 10 (21.74%) Desktop Support
5 10 (21.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Desktop Analyst
6 9 (19.57%) Help Desk Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
9 4 (8.70%) Support Assistant
9 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) IT Support Assistant
9 4 (8.70%) IT Assistant
10 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) iPad
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows XP
4 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
5 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (17.39%) Linux
6 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
7 4 (8.70%) UNIX
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Time Management
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.70%) Software Licensing
4 2 (4.35%) Change Management
4 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.35%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 1 (2.17%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) MCP
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (17.39%) CCNA
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
1 1 (2.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) HP
2 14 (30.43%) Apple
2 14 (30.43%) Sophos
2 14 (30.43%) SonicWALL
3 10 (21.74%) Lotus
4 7 (15.22%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Dell