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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.35% 9.09% 7.06%
As % of the System Software category 37.04% 90.63% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 18
Average salary £24,000 £24,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £17,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
54 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.74% 10.03% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 24
Average salary £30,750 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.51% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £17,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 10 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (70.73%) MS Exchange
3 28 (68.29%) Windows
4 19 (46.34%) MS Office
5 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
6 15 (36.59%) Windows 7
6 15 (36.59%) ITIL
6 15 (36.59%) DHCP
6 15 (36.59%) DNS
7 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
8 12 (29.27%) Apple
8 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
8 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (26.83%) Citrix
10 10 (24.39%) SLA
10 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
10 10 (24.39%) Finance
11 9 (21.95%) LAN
11 9 (21.95%) WAN
11 9 (21.95%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (19.51%) Driving Licence
12 8 (19.51%) SAN
12 8 (19.51%) SMTP
13 7 (17.07%) VPN
13 7 (17.07%) Cisco
13 7 (17.07%) Sage
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
14 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (70.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DHCP
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
2 9 (21.95%) LAN
2 9 (21.95%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (21.95%) WAN
3 8 (19.51%) SAN
3 8 (19.51%) SMTP
4 7 (17.07%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) SSL
6 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.88%) IPv6
6 2 (4.88%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) HTTP
7 1 (2.44%) IPsec
7 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) X.509
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) IT Support
3 10 (24.39%) Desktop Support
4 9 (21.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (21.95%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (19.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 8 (19.51%) Administrator
5 8 (19.51%) IT Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) IT Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Java EE
1 1 (2.44%) OAuth
1 1 (2.44%) SAML
1 1 (2.44%) SPNEGO
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Driving Licence
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 15 (36.59%) Windows 7
4 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
3 5 (12.20%) Logistics
4 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) DevOps
5 1 (2.44%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Presales
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.44%) UML
5 1 (2.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Tcl
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) KVM
5 1 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) Apple
3 11 (26.83%) Citrix
4 7 (17.07%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) Sage
5 6 (14.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.76%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) SonicWALL
6 4 (9.76%) Sophos
7 2 (4.88%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus
8 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.44%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) Symantec