The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 128 70 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.20% 7.27% 11.58%
As % of the System Software category 66.32% 44.59% 67.33%
Number of salaries quoted 97 55 97
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £20,800 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
East of England

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

System Software Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
193 157 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.38% 16.30% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 145 130 146
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 Essex

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Essex

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Essex

Active Directory
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +17 25 £32,000 +37.63% 1
Brentwood -11 21 £50,000 +85.18% 2
Chelmsford 0 11 £23,500 -56.48%
Harlow 0 3 £29,000 -46.29%
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £26,500 - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £43,750 -
Billericay +9 1 £30,000 +62.16% 1
Basildon +7 1 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Hockley - 1 £20,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 156 (74.64%) Windows
2 124 (59.33%) Microsoft
3 87 (41.63%) MS Exchange
4 81 (38.76%) Citrix
5 76 (36.36%) ITIL
6 73 (34.93%) MS Excel
7 72 (34.45%) VMware
8 70 (33.49%) DNS
9 65 (31.10%) Finance
10 62 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (28.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 55 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (24.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 50 (23.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 49 (23.44%) MS Office
16 48 (22.97%) SAN
17 46 (22.01%) Windows 7
18 45 (21.53%) Exchange Server 2007
18 45 (21.53%) Firewall
19 44 (21.05%) DHCP
20 42 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
21 37 (17.70%) SQL
22 35 (16.75%) Blackberry
23 30 (14.35%) MCSE
23 30 (14.35%) VPN
24 29 (13.88%) HP
25 27 (12.92%) Symantec
25 27 (12.92%) Windows 8
26 26 (12.44%) SCCM
27 24 (11.48%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 87 (41.63%) MS Exchange
2 45 (21.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 42 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (5.74%) Lync
7 11 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.35%) IIS
Applications
1 73 (34.93%) MS Excel
2 49 (23.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) AWD
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.44%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (33.49%) DNS
2 48 (22.97%) SAN
3 45 (21.53%) Firewall
4 44 (21.05%) DHCP
5 30 (14.35%) VPN
6 18 (8.61%) VoIP
7 17 (8.13%) WAN
7 17 (8.13%) LAN
8 9 (4.31%) Internet
9 7 (3.35%) LDAP
10 5 (2.39%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.91%) Network Security
12 3 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.44%) SCCP
12 3 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.96%) MPLS
13 2 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.96%) VLAN
14 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 65 (31.10%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Banking
3 14 (6.70%) Law
4 6 (2.87%) Retail
5 3 (1.44%) Automotive
6 2 (0.96%) Back Office
6 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (18.66%) Analyst
2 37 (17.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 23 (11.00%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.05%) Service Analyst
5 21 (10.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (8.61%) Network Engineer
7 17 (8.13%) Consultant
8 16 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (6.22%) IT Support
10 12 (5.74%) Administrator
10 12 (5.74%) Desktop Support
10 12 (5.74%) Team Leader
11 11 (5.26%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 11 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (4.78%) Security Administrator
13 9 (4.31%) IT Administrator
13 9 (4.31%) Wintel Consultant
14 8 (3.83%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.91%) .NET
2 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.44%) SOAP
2 3 (1.44%) XML
2 3 (1.44%) WCF
2 3 (1.44%) jQuery
3 1 (0.48%) WAP
3 1 (0.48%) XMPP
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.75%) Blackberry
2 19 (9.09%) Clustering
3 15 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.39%) Statistics
5 5 (2.39%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.91%) PDA
6 4 (1.91%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.44%) iPhone
7 3 (1.44%) iSeries
7 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.44%) CMDB
7 3 (1.44%) AS400
8 2 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.48%) IVR
9 1 (0.48%) Wiki
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 156 (74.64%) Windows
2 62 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (24.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (23.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (22.01%) Windows 7
6 27 (12.92%) Windows 8
7 24 (11.48%) Windows XP
8 23 (11.00%) Linux
9 10 (4.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.39%) Solaris
10 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.91%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.91%) Android
12 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.48%) UNIX
14 1 (0.48%) CentOS
14 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.36%) ITIL
2 23 (11.00%) Service Delivery
3 22 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (9.57%) Change Management
5 18 (8.61%) Service Management
6 15 (7.18%) Incident Management
7 13 (6.22%) Migration
8 10 (4.78%) Problem Management
8 10 (4.78%) Asset Management
8 10 (4.78%) ITIL V3
8 10 (4.78%) ITIL V2
9 9 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.31%) Information Security
10 8 (3.83%) Security Management
10 8 (3.83%) Document Management
10 8 (3.83%) Project Management
10 8 (3.83%) Network Management
11 6 (2.87%) Capacity Management
11 6 (2.87%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.87%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.70%) SQL
2 10 (4.78%) VBScript
2 10 (4.78%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.87%) VB
3 6 (2.87%) C
4 3 (1.44%) C#
4 3 (1.44%) C++
4 3 (1.44%) Java
4 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.44%) Perl
4 3 (1.44%) Python
4 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (28.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (14.35%) MCSE
3 23 (11.00%) MCSA
4 21 (10.05%) ITIL Certification
5 19 (9.09%) MCITP
6 17 (8.13%) Degree
7 10 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.31%) MCP
9 8 (3.83%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.44%) CISA
13 3 (1.44%) CISSP
13 3 (1.44%) ISEB
14 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
15 1 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 17 (8.13%) vSphere
4 15 (7.18%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.70%) XenApp
6 12 (5.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (3.35%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.39%) Xen
10 4 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.44%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.96%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (12.44%) SCCM
2 19 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 10 (4.78%) SCOM
4 5 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.44%) WSUS
5 3 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.96%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.96%) SCSM
6 2 (0.96%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.96%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.96%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 124 (59.33%) Microsoft
2 81 (38.76%) Citrix
3 72 (34.45%) VMware
4 29 (13.88%) HP
5 27 (12.92%) Symantec
6 23 (11.00%) Cisco
7 13 (6.22%) NetApp
8 8 (3.83%) Veeam
9 7 (3.35%) 3PAR
9 7 (3.35%) IBM
10 6 (2.87%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.87%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (2.87%) McAfee
11 5 (2.39%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.39%) Sun
11 5 (2.39%) EMC
11 5 (2.39%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.39%) Sage
12 4 (1.91%) Dell
13 3 (1.44%) Apple
Loughton, Essex
Gaillard Homes Limited
Salary: £30,000 -£35,000 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
Galliard Homes
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £28000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Shift allowance 25%, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago