The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 60 36 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.58% 6.26% 9.70%
As % of the System Software category 67.42% 67.92% 76.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 35 32
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,800 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £36,694 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
Active Directory
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

System Software Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
89 53 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.70% 9.22% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 83 50 45
Median salary £30,000 £24,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £36,896
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Suffolk region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Suffolk

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Active Directory
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +15 37 £26,500 +10.41%
Bury St Edmunds +7 15 £37,000 +35.77%
Felixstowe - 1 £36,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 79 (79.80%) Microsoft
2 72 (72.73%) Windows
3 50 (50.51%) MS Exchange
4 47 (47.47%) VMware
5 41 (41.41%) Windows Server
6 39 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (39.39%) MS Office
7 35 (35.35%) Cisco
7 35 (35.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (34.34%) MS Excel
8 34 (34.34%) Firewall
9 26 (26.26%) VPN
10 25 (25.25%) Office 365
11 23 (23.23%) VoIP
12 22 (22.22%) DNS
13 21 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (21.21%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (19.19%) Citrix
14 19 (19.19%) LAN
14 19 (19.19%) VLAN
15 18 (18.18%) WAN
15 18 (18.18%) SQL
16 17 (17.17%) ITIL
17 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (16.16%) vSphere
17 16 (16.16%) DHCP
17 16 (16.16%) Wireless
18 14 (14.14%) Driving Licence
18 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (50.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (10.10%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (39.39%) MS Office
2 34 (34.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.25%) Office 365
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.34%) Firewall
2 26 (26.26%) VPN
3 23 (23.23%) VoIP
4 22 (22.22%) DNS
5 21 (21.21%) Remote Desktop
6 19 (19.19%) LAN
6 19 (19.19%) VLAN
7 18 (18.18%) WAN
8 16 (16.16%) DHCP
8 16 (16.16%) Wireless
9 14 (14.14%) Internet
10 13 (13.13%) ADSL
11 7 (7.07%) HTTP
12 6 (6.06%) Skype
12 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
13 5 (5.05%) IPsec
13 5 (5.05%) SSL
14 4 (4.04%) LDAP
14 4 (4.04%) NetScaler
14 4 (4.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.04%) Pentaho
General
1 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) Publishing
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (36.36%) Analyst
2 22 (22.22%) IT Support
3 20 (20.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (19.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (17.17%) IT Analyst
6 16 (16.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 15 (15.15%) IT Engineer
7 15 (15.15%) Service Analyst
7 15 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (15.15%) Support Analyst
7 15 (15.15%) Support Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (8.08%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (8.08%) Support Technician
11 6 (6.06%) Network Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Network Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) HTML
1 2 (2.02%) JSON
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.01%) CSS
2 1 (1.01%) HTML5
2 1 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Driving Licence
2 13 (13.13%) EPoS
3 8 (8.08%) EMC VNX
4 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.06%) iPhone
6 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.04%) iPad
8 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.01%) iSeries
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 41 (41.41%) Windows Server
3 39 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.06%) Linux
8 5 (5.05%) Unix
8 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
2 17 (17.17%) ITIL
3 13 (13.13%) Web Filtering
4 12 (12.12%) High Availability
4 12 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.08%) ITIL V3
6 7 (7.07%) Email Filtering
7 6 (6.06%) Project Management
8 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.04%) Network Design
9 4 (4.04%) Network Management
9 4 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.04%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (3.03%) Service Management
10 3 (3.03%) Time Management
11 2 (2.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (7.07%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 6 (6.06%) Perl
3 6 (6.06%) Python
4 4 (4.04%) VB
5 2 (2.02%) C
5 2 (2.02%) Ruby
6 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) A+ Certification
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.05%) CCNA
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.04%) CCNP
4 1 (1.01%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) MCDST
4 1 (1.01%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (35.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (16.16%) vSphere
3 6 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.04%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (4.04%) ISA Server
4 4 (4.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) WSUS
2 4 (4.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (79.80%) Microsoft
2 47 (47.47%) VMware
3 35 (35.35%) Cisco
4 19 (19.19%) Citrix
5 12 (12.12%) EMC
5 12 (12.12%) HP
6 8 (8.08%) Dell
7 5 (5.05%) Oracle
8 4 (4.04%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (4.04%) NetApp
8 4 (4.04%) ProCurve
8 4 (4.04%) Symantec
8 4 (4.04%) Veeam
9 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.03%) Juniper
9 3 (3.03%) Sophos
10 2 (2.02%) Mitel
10 2 (2.02%) Sage
11 1 (1.01%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.01%) IBM