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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 17.61% 6.25% 5.97%
As % of the System Software category 75.76% 69.23% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 7
Average salary £32,000 £23,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.63% -16.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £31,000
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 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 23.24% 9.03% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 9
Average salary £33,750 £36,750 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +24.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £38,250 £47,750
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 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 27 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Colchester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 26 (70.27%) MS Office
1 26 (70.27%) Citrix
2 23 (62.16%) MS Excel
3 22 (59.46%) Windows
4 21 (56.76%) MS Exchange
5 19 (51.35%) ITIL
5 19 (51.35%) Finance
6 15 (40.54%) VoIP
7 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
8 12 (32.43%) Incident Management
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (29.73%) MCSA
10 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (21.62%) Blackberry
11 8 (21.62%) Document Management
12 7 (18.92%) VMware
13 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (13.51%) Firewall
14 5 (13.51%) SAN
15 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (10.81%) DNS
15 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
15 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
15 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
15 4 (10.81%) Change Control
16 3 (8.11%) Google Apps
16 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 21 (56.76%) MS Exchange
2 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.41%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (70.27%) MS Office
2 23 (62.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) VoIP
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Support Analyst
3 15 (40.54%) Service Analyst
3 15 (40.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support
5 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.70%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.62%) Document Management
4 4 (10.81%) Change Control
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Data Privacy
7 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) MCSA
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) vSphere
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Citrix
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Google
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Websense
6 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago