Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 47 19
Rank change year-on-year +17 -28 +43
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 89 44 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.15% 5.41% 9.62%
As % of the System Software category 50.86% 34.38% 63.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 160
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £22,000
25th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £31,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -17.65% +54.55%
75th Percentile £33,750 £50,000 £56,375
90th Percentile £41,350 £61,600 £60,000
South East median annual salary £38,000 £38,950 £34,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +14.56% +3.03%

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 175 128 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.07% 15.74% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 85 84 270
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,750 £22,750
25th Percentile £27,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £46,250 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.51% -3.65% +12.94%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,563 £60,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £73,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +12 35 £31,500 -5.26% 3
Crawley +5 15 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Burgess Hill -11 11 £21,540 -33.72% 2
Chichester - 9 £24,000 - 4
Worthing -8 8 £27,000 -48.57% 1
East Grinstead - 8 - - 1
Haywards Heath -1 1 £26,500 -51.82%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £24,000 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £22,500 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 66 (74.16%) Windows
2 56 (62.92%) Microsoft 365
3 46 (51.69%) Microsoft
4 43 (48.31%) Windows 10
5 32 (35.96%) Finance
6 28 (31.46%) Social Skills
7 27 (30.34%) ITIL
8 26 (29.21%) Azure
9 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
10 24 (26.97%) SQL
11 23 (25.84%) Windows Server
12 21 (23.60%) VMware
13 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (20.22%) Azure Active Directory
14 18 (20.22%) Hyper-V
15 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2016
16 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
17 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
17 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
18 14 (15.73%) Citrix
19 13 (14.61%) DNS
19 13 (14.61%) DHCP
20 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
20 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2019
21 10 (11.24%) Firewall
22 9 (10.11%) Service 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 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.99%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.37%) IIS
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 56 (62.92%) Microsoft 365
2 26 (29.21%) Azure
3 18 (20.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.62%) Google Workspace
5 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.25%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.12%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.12%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.61%) DHCP
2 13 (14.61%) DNS
3 10 (11.24%) Firewall
4 8 (8.99%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (6.74%) Broadband
5 6 (6.74%) Wireless
6 5 (5.62%) SAN
7 3 (3.37%) DMZ
7 3 (3.37%) LAN
7 3 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.25%) MPLS
8 2 (2.25%) WAN
9 1 (1.12%) Internet
9 1 (1.12%) Intranet
9 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.12%) Skype
9 1 (1.12%) VLAN
9 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) Power BI
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 32 (35.96%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) Social Skills
3 8 (8.99%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) IT Support
3 14 (15.73%) Support Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) Support Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (12.36%) IT Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Service Desk Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Service Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
8 8 (8.99%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 8 (8.99%) Architect
8 8 (8.99%) Developer
9 7 (7.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (6.74%) IT Support Specialist
10 6 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
1 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (4.49%) .NET Core
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (4.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.99%) Driving Licence
3 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.62%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (74.16%) Windows
2 43 (48.31%) Windows 10
3 23 (25.84%) Windows Server
4 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.37%) Linux
9 3 (3.37%) Solaris
9 3 (3.37%) Unix
10 1 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) ITIL
2 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (10.11%) Problem Management
4 9 (10.11%) Service Management
5 8 (8.99%) IT Strategy
5 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
5 8 (8.99%) Microservices
5 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
6 7 (7.87%) Chat Support
6 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
6 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.87%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (7.87%) Time Management
6 7 (7.87%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.87%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (6.74%) Change Management
7 6 (6.74%) ITSM
7 6 (6.74%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.99%) C#
3 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.37%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) CCNA
1 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.87%) MCSE
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.12%) GDPR
3 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) Hyper-V
2 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) VirtualBox
3 8 (8.99%) XenApp
3 8 (8.99%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.49%) Docker
5 3 (3.37%) Firmware
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.37%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (3.37%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (51.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) VMware
3 14 (15.73%) Citrix
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle
5 6 (6.74%) Cisco
6 5 (5.62%) Google
6 5 (5.62%) NetApp
6 5 (5.62%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.37%) Splunk
8 1 (1.12%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) Sophos