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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 31 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 11 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.80% 7.39% 2.21%
As % of the System Software category 68.75% 70.83% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 6
Average salary £28,750 £27,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,900 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £40,200 £29,250
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
16 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.99% 10.43% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 7
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £50,000 £42,000
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 31 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Chester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) SAN
3 16 (55.17%) VoIP
4 14 (48.28%) Apple
4 14 (48.28%) Citrix
5 13 (44.83%) Marketing
5 13 (44.83%) User Experience
6 10 (34.48%) Terminal Services
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
8 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
10 5 (17.24%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) DHCP
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.79%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) Dell
11 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (10.34%) Internet
12 3 (10.34%) Clustering
12 3 (10.34%) Migration
12 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
12 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (10.34%) ITIL
12 3 (10.34%) WAN
12 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
12 3 (10.34%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) SAN
2 16 (55.17%) VoIP
3 7 (24.14%) DNS
4 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (44.83%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Technician
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Server Support
3 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
3 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) IT Technician
4 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Developer
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Support Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.34%) High Availability
2 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) MCTS
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Terminal Services
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Citrix
1 14 (48.28%) Apple
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
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