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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.72% 6.80% 3.10%
As % of the System Software category 52.63% 44.74% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Average salary £26,041 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.26% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £33,852 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
19 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.96% 15.20% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 13
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) DHCP
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) IIS
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Clustering
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Open Source
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (25.00%) MS Office
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.00%) Retail
9 3 (15.00%) Google
9 3 (15.00%) CCNA
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (35.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DHCP
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) FTP
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) Intranet
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) DBA
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Junior DBA
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
7 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) MCDST
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Google
5 2 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) BT
6 1 (5.00%) HP
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