The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 6.98% 4.76% 9.52%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 66.67% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
South East

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

System Software Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.95% 7.14% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 10
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +59.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Sussex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) MOF
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Intune
3 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (40.00%) SCSM
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) MOF
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Intune
1 2 (40.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SCSM
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR