The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 18 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 10.84% 6.11% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 54.55% 91.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 4
Average salary £32,250 £23,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.70% -19.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,400 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £25,000 £30,700
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

System Software Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 19.88% 6.67% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 12
Average salary £40,000 £24,125 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.80% -43.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £19,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Colchester region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Colchester

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Colchester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 24 (80.00%) Citrix
2 22 (73.33%) MS Exchange
3 21 (70.00%) MS Office
4 19 (63.33%) ITIL
5 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 16 (53.33%) VoIP
7 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (46.67%) Windows
9 13 (43.33%) Incident Management
9 13 (43.33%) Finance
10 8 (26.67%) MCSA
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
10 8 (26.67%) Change Control
11 6 (20.00%) VMware
11 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
12 5 (16.67%) Document Management
13 4 (13.33%) SAN
13 4 (13.33%) Firewall
13 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (10.00%) vSphere
14 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 3 (10.00%) Google Apps
14 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (10.00%) Linux
14 3 (10.00%) Google

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 22 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (70.00%) MS Office
2 18 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) VoIP
2 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Service Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Help Desk Support
3 8 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) IT Support
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 8 (26.67%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) Document Management
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) MCSA
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Citrix
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Websense
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
Colchester, Essex
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