Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 15 56
Rank change year-on-year -29 +41 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 51 262 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.31% 10.97% 4.55%
As % of the System Software category 39.53% 68.95% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37 187 93
Median annual salary £31,500 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.88% +54.55% -6.78%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,300 £21,050
90th Percentile £59,050 £60,000 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.49% +3.08%

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 129 380 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.97% 15.91% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 90 274 193
Median annual salary £45,000 £49,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.55% +17.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,488 £21,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 October 2020.

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 21 October 2020. 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
Crawley -25 18 £28,750 -32.35%
Horsham -14 17 £31,500 +28.57% 2
Worthing -11 5 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Littlehampton - 4 £33,500 - 1
Haywards Heath +3 2 £55,000 +111.54%
East Grinstead +5 1 £27,500 +3.77%
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Office 365
3 24 (47.06%) VMware
3 24 (47.06%) PowerShell
4 20 (39.22%) Citrix
5 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 18 (35.29%) Azure
6 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
7 15 (29.41%) SLA
8 14 (27.45%) SQL
9 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 12 (23.53%) XenApp
9 12 (23.53%) High Availability
10 11 (21.57%) IaaS
10 11 (21.57%) DevOps
10 11 (21.57%) PaaS
10 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
11 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (19.61%) Security Architecture
11 10 (19.61%) SaaS
11 10 (19.61%) JSON
11 10 (19.61%) SOA
11 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
11 10 (19.61%) Java
11 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 10 (19.61%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (19.61%) Data Centre

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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.80%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 28 (54.90%) Office 365
2 18 (35.29%) Azure
3 11 (21.57%) IaaS
3 11 (21.57%) PaaS
4 10 (19.61%) BPaaS
4 10 (19.61%) SaaS
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.96%) AWS
7 1 (1.96%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.96%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.65%) DHCP
2 9 (17.65%) DNS
2 9 (17.65%) Firewall
3 4 (7.84%) DMZ
3 4 (7.84%) VPN
4 3 (5.88%) 2G
4 3 (5.88%) 4G
4 3 (5.88%) ADSL
4 3 (5.88%) NAS
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) SSL
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) Intranet
6 1 (1.96%) MQTT
6 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Architect
3 10 (19.61%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Azure Architect
4 8 (15.69%) IT Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) IT Support
5 6 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) JSON
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
1 10 (19.61%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (19.61%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (19.61%) Public Cloud
2 5 (9.80%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.96%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 15 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.69%) Unix
5 7 (13.73%) Linux
6 3 (5.88%) Solaris
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) High Availability
2 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.57%) DevOps
3 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure as Code
3 10 (19.61%) Security Architecture
3 10 (19.61%) SOA
4 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) Project Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Operations
6 4 (7.84%) Financial Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.84%) Ticket Management
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) C
5 2 (3.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) CCNA
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) MCSA
3 1 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 12 (23.53%) XenApp
4 4 (7.84%) Firmware
5 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) vCenter Server
2 4 (7.84%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.92%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) VMware
2 20 (39.22%) Citrix
3 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) EMC
5 3 (5.88%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) NetApp
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.88%) Splunk
6 2 (3.92%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Google