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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 6.82% 2.22% 3.16%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 33.33% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
5 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 11.36% 6.67% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 12
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 30 June 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
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) UAG
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware