The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.86% 14.53% 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 94.44% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 7
Median salary £37,500 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +41.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12 18 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 8.57% 15.38% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 22
Median salary £43,750 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.08% +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Gatwick

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Gatwick

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Gatwick over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) VCAP
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) VCAP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security