The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 17 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.72% 2.60% 2.84%
As % of the System Software category 51.52% 37.50% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 9
Average salary £30,000 £33,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £34,250 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Cheshire

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

System Software Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.92% 6.93% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £33,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £34,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Chester

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Chester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (25.00%) MS Office
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) SAN
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) LAN
8 5 (17.86%) WAN
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) Data Management
9 4 (14.29%) DHCP
9 4 (14.29%) DNS
9 4 (14.29%) VoIP
9 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
10 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Data Management
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Sage
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago