Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 6 months to 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 13 36
Rank change year-on-year -34 +23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 74 293 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.34% 13.85% 6.42%
As % of the System Software category 45.12% 72.17% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 65 203 145
Median annual salary £31,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.88% +6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £61,850 £63,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +7.69%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 164 406 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.05% 19.20% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 128 286 273
Median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,600 £24,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in West Sussex

Active Directory
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Active Directory in West Sussex

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in West Sussex over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in West Sussex

Active Directory
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham -28 25 £31,500 -10.00%
Crawley -31 17 £28,750 -32.35% 1
Worthing -14 11 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Chichester +14 6 £47,500 +50.79%
Littlehampton - 5 £33,500 -
Haywards Heath -8 2 £45,000 +5.88%
East Grinstead +1 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 57 (77.03%) Windows
2 45 (60.81%) Office 365
3 32 (43.24%) Windows 10
4 29 (39.19%) TCP/IP
5 28 (37.84%) VMware
6 25 (33.78%) PowerShell
7 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
8 21 (28.38%) Azure
9 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (24.32%) Windows Server
10 15 (20.27%) Citrix
10 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
11 13 (17.57%) Linux
11 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
11 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
13 10 (13.51%) SQL
13 10 (13.51%) Internet
13 10 (13.51%) Firewall
13 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
14 9 (12.16%) DHCP
14 9 (12.16%) SLA
14 9 (12.16%) DNS
15 8 (10.81%) NAS
15 8 (10.81%) DevOps
15 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 7 (9.46%) 4G
16 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
16 7 (9.46%) Time Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 45 (60.81%) Office 365
2 21 (28.38%) Azure
3 6 (8.11%) BPaaS
3 6 (8.11%) IaaS
3 6 (8.11%) PaaS
3 6 (8.11%) SaaS
4 4 (5.41%) Asana
4 4 (5.41%) Smartsheet
5 3 (4.05%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.70%) Azure Functions
6 2 (2.70%) Serverless
7 1 (1.35%) AWS
7 1 (1.35%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.19%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.51%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) Internet
3 9 (12.16%) DHCP
3 9 (12.16%) DNS
4 8 (10.81%) NAS
5 7 (9.46%) 2G
5 7 (9.46%) 4G
5 7 (9.46%) ADSL
5 7 (9.46%) LAN
5 7 (9.46%) SSL
5 7 (9.46%) VPN
5 7 (9.46%) WAN
6 5 (6.76%) MQTT
7 4 (5.41%) SAN
8 2 (2.70%) Skype
8 2 (2.70%) Wireless
9 1 (1.35%) DMZ
9 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Architect
3 12 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (16.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Desktop Support
3 12 (16.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) IT Support
5 10 (13.51%) Service Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Help Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) IT Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (9.46%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) JSON
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (8.11%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.76%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.76%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (77.03%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Windows 10
3 18 (24.32%) Windows Server
4 13 (17.57%) Linux
5 7 (9.46%) Unix
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (4.05%) VMS
8 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.81%) DevOps
1 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (9.46%) Time Management
3 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.11%) Analytics
3 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.11%) High Availability
3 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (8.11%) Security Architecture
3 6 (8.11%) SOA
3 6 (8.11%) Wealth Management
4 5 (6.76%) ERP
4 5 (6.76%) Project Management
5 4 (5.41%) Change Management
5 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL
5 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.41%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.51%) SQL
3 6 (8.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) CCNA
1 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.41%) PMP
3 3 (4.05%) CCNP
4 1 (1.35%) CISM
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.35%) NIST
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.11%) XenApp
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.05%) vSphere
6 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.35%) Firmware
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Terraform
1 6 (8.11%) vCenter Server
2 3 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) VMware
2 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.27%) Citrix
4 7 (9.46%) EMC
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) HP
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle
7 3 (4.05%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Google
8 1 (1.35%) Veeam