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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank - 9 14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - 13.46% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category - 77.78% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
1 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.78% 17.31% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Average salary - £43,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.08%
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 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 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) BCP
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Meraki
2 3 (75.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (75.00%) Veeam
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Intel