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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 4.76% 3.64% 8.93%
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 100.00% 31.25%
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
9 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 21.43% 3.64% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 13
Average salary £43,750 £60,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) MOF
2 2 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (50.00%) SCSM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) MOF
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Intune
1 2 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) HP