The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 11.58% 1.10% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 11.76% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 2
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
55 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.95% 9.34% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 17 18
Average salary £45,750 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.80% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Essex

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 29 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Colchester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (64.86%) MS Office
2 22 (59.46%) ITIL
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) Citrix
4 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
6 14 (37.84%) VoIP
6 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
6 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (29.73%) Change Control
7 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (16.22%) MCSA
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
12 5 (13.51%) LANDesk
13 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (10.81%) Service Management
13 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
13 4 (10.81%) IIS
13 4 (10.81%) SQL
13 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
14 3 (8.11%) VBScript
14 3 (8.11%) Oracle

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (64.86%) MS Office
2 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) VoIP
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Service Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (35.14%) Help Desk Support
4 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
3 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
3 11 (29.73%) Change Control
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Document Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VBScript
2 3 (8.11%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) MCSA
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Citrix
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) LANDesk
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) JBoss
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) Pegasus
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds