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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 15 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.36% 6.74% 2.75%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 45.00% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 7
Average salary £26,041 £33,852 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.28%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
25 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.59% 14.98% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 10
Average salary £31,000 £27,000 £35,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -23.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £16,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) DHCP
5 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
5 7 (30.43%) DNS
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 6 (26.09%) Clustering
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (26.09%) IIS
6 6 (26.09%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Citrix
9 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.04%) LAN
9 3 (13.04%) WAN
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.04%) Google
9 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
9 3 (13.04%) Retail
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco
10 2 (8.70%) AppSense

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DHCP
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) DBA
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Server Building
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCDST
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Google
5 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.70%) AppSense
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Apple
6 1 (4.35%) Sage
6 1 (4.35%) BT
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