The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 17.18% 16.25% 18.75%
As % of the System Software category 82.35% 59.09% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 16
Average salary £40,000 £20,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £20,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £20,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Active Directory
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

System Software Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 20.86% 27.50% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 22
Average salary £40,000 £20,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Brentwood

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 57 (96.61%) Windows
2 52 (88.14%) VMware
2 52 (88.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (84.75%) DNS
4 49 (83.05%) Citrix
5 48 (81.36%) Microsoft
6 47 (79.66%) ITIL
7 46 (77.97%) DHCP
8 43 (72.88%) Change Management
9 41 (69.49%) SLA
10 40 (67.80%) LDAP
11 36 (61.02%) SolarWinds
12 33 (55.93%) CMDB
12 33 (55.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (55.93%) Security Patching
13 21 (35.59%) Finance
14 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (23.73%) Time Management
14 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (22.03%) SAN
16 11 (18.64%) VMware ESX
16 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
17 10 (16.95%) SQL
17 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
18 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
18 9 (15.25%) Linux
19 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
19 8 (13.56%) VMware ESXi
19 8 (13.56%) Backup Exec
20 7 (11.86%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (84.75%) DNS
2 46 (77.97%) DHCP
3 40 (67.80%) LDAP
4 13 (22.03%) SAN
5 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.86%) SNMP
7 4 (6.78%) Firewall
7 4 (6.78%) VoIP
8 1 (1.69%) FTP
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (20.34%) Server Support
3 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Desktop Technician
6 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support Technician
6 3 (5.08%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.69%) Development Specialist
7 1 (1.69%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Project Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) XSL
2 1 (1.69%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.69%) VXML
2 1 (1.69%) WinForms
2 1 (1.69%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.69%) jQuery
2 1 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (55.93%) CMDB
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (96.61%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.25%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 2000
4 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.78%) Debian
4 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (79.66%) ITIL
2 43 (72.88%) Change Management
3 33 (55.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (55.93%) Security Patching
4 14 (23.73%) Time Management
5 5 (8.47%) Change Control
6 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.08%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (5.08%) Wealth Management
7 3 (5.08%) Straight-Through Processing
7 3 (5.08%) Workflow
8 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.39%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.69%) Information Security
9 1 (1.69%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.86%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.69%) Tcl
4 1 (1.69%) VB6
4 1 (1.69%) XPath
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (11.86%) MCSE
2 4 (6.78%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CEH
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (69.49%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (88.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.64%) VMware ESX
3 8 (13.56%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (11.86%) XenServer
5 5 (8.47%) XenApp
6 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
7 3 (5.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.39%) vSphere
9 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) Nagios
4 3 (5.08%) WSUS
5 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 52 (88.14%) VMware
2 49 (83.05%) Citrix
3 48 (81.36%) Microsoft
4 36 (61.02%) SolarWinds
5 6 (10.17%) Symantec
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco
7 4 (6.78%) Sophos
7 4 (6.78%) WatchGuard
8 3 (5.08%) Veeam
9 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.69%) Brocade
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle
9 1 (1.69%) HP