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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.19% 6.60% 4.26%
As % of the System Software category 58.33% 65.52% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 3
Median salary £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £21,600 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
12 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.89% 10.07% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 11
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) Apple
5 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 6 (33.33%) VoIP
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
5 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Avaya
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) User Experience
8 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 3 (16.67%) Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Intranet
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Automotive
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (22.22%) IT Support
1 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
1 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Development Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.11%) PMI
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 3 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Apple
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Avaya
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) GFI Software
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper