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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 20 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.00% 7.34% 8.43%
As % of the System Software category 24.14% 100.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 14
Median salary £28,500 £27,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £43,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
29 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.71% 7.34% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 26
Median salary £34,000 £27,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -43.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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
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 21 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Chester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) vSphere
5 6 (46.15%) VLAN
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) CRM
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Server Building
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Sophos
8 3 (23.08%) Sage
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) ERP
9 2 (15.38%) MCSE

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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) DMZ
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) IT Support
3 6 (46.15%) IT Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (38.46%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Support
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
2 3 (23.08%) Sage
2 3 (23.08%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) HP
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