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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 116 90 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.20% 6.23% 10.23%
As % of the System Software category 66.29% 40.18% 65.61%
Number of salaries quoted 73 75 99
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £55,000 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
175 224 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.88% 15.50% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 115 199 141
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 May 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 May 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
Brentwood +8 32 £50,000 +56.25%
Southend-on-Sea +9 10 £34,000 +36.00%
Colchester -5 9 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Loughton - 5 £31,500 -
Chelmsford 0 3 £23,500 -18.96%
Harlow +2 2 £19,500 -54.11%
Basildon -12 2 £45,000 +80.00%
Epping - 2 £38,750 -
Saffron Walden +5 1 £37,000 -38.33% 1
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Wickford - 1 £31,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 190 (77.24%) Windows
2 150 (60.98%) Microsoft
3 144 (58.54%) VMware
4 109 (44.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 106 (43.09%) DNS
6 105 (42.68%) Citrix
7 101 (41.06%) ITIL
8 90 (36.59%) MS Exchange
9 86 (34.96%) Finance
9 86 (34.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 85 (34.55%) DHCP
11 72 (29.27%) Firewall
12 69 (28.05%) MS Excel
13 68 (27.64%) SAN
14 64 (26.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 62 (25.20%) SQL
16 56 (22.76%) SQL Server
17 55 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 54 (21.95%) MS Office
19 48 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
20 46 (18.70%) Change Management
21 45 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2007
23 41 (16.67%) Cisco
24 38 (15.45%) SLA
24 38 (15.45%) Windows 7
25 37 (15.04%) LDAP
25 37 (15.04%) Disaster Recovery
25 37 (15.04%) Project Management
26 34 (13.82%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 90 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 48 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (9.35%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.88%) IIS
8 8 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 8 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (2.85%) Lync
10 4 (1.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 69 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 54 (21.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) AWD
2 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.82%) Office 365
2 10 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 106 (43.09%) DNS
2 85 (34.55%) DHCP
3 72 (29.27%) Firewall
4 68 (27.64%) SAN
5 37 (15.04%) LDAP
6 24 (9.76%) VPN
7 19 (7.72%) WAN
8 17 (6.91%) VoIP
8 17 (6.91%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.25%) LAN
10 7 (2.85%) SNMP
11 6 (2.44%) VLAN
11 6 (2.44%) NAS
12 5 (2.03%) Internet
13 3 (1.22%) SCCP
14 2 (0.81%) Network Security
14 2 (0.81%) WLAN
14 2 (0.81%) SMTP
15 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.85%) MySQL
4 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 86 (34.96%) Finance
2 11 (4.47%) Banking
3 7 (2.85%) Retail
4 6 (2.44%) Back Office
4 6 (2.44%) Automotive
5 5 (2.03%) Legal
5 5 (2.03%) Games
6 3 (1.22%) Law
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (18.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (12.60%) Analyst
3 25 (10.16%) Support Analyst
3 25 (10.16%) Support Engineer
4 18 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (6.10%) Network Engineer
7 14 (5.69%) Head of IT
8 11 (4.47%) Desktop Support
8 11 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.07%) Administrator
10 9 (3.66%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.25%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 8 (3.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.25%) Consultant
11 8 (3.25%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.25%) .NET
2 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (2.85%) Web Services
2 7 (2.85%) XML
3 6 (2.44%) WCF
3 6 (2.44%) jQuery
3 6 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (0.41%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.41%) REST
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) XSL
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.41%) VXML
4 1 (0.41%) WinForms
4 1 (0.41%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.16%) CMDB
2 25 (10.16%) Clustering
2 25 (10.16%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.72%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.25%) BYOD
6 4 (1.63%) AS400
6 4 (1.63%) iSeries
7 3 (1.22%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.81%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.81%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Statistics
9 1 (0.41%) PKI
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 190 (77.24%) Windows
2 86 (34.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (26.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (15.45%) Windows 7
6 32 (13.01%) Linux
7 30 (12.20%) Windows 8
8 19 (7.72%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.28%) Windows 2000
10 5 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.03%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.03%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.63%) Debian
12 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.81%) SUSE
13 2 (0.81%) UNIX
13 2 (0.81%) CentOS
14 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (41.06%) ITIL
2 46 (18.70%) Change Management
3 37 (15.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (15.04%) Project Management
4 28 (11.38%) Security Patching
5 17 (6.91%) CRM
6 16 (6.50%) Service Delivery
7 15 (6.10%) Time Management
8 14 (5.69%) Waterfall
8 14 (5.69%) SDLC
8 14 (5.69%) Strategic Management
9 10 (4.07%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.07%) High Availability
9 10 (4.07%) Data Centre Operations
10 9 (3.66%) Business Analysis
10 9 (3.66%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.25%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.25%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.25%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.20%) SQL
2 12 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.66%) VBScript
4 8 (3.25%) C
5 7 (2.85%) C#
6 6 (2.44%) Java
6 6 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.03%) Perl
7 5 (2.03%) C++
7 5 (2.03%) Python
7 5 (2.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.41%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) Tcl
9 1 (0.41%) VB6
9 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (22.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.82%) MCSE
3 25 (10.16%) Degree
4 24 (9.76%) MCSA
5 11 (4.47%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.25%) MCP
8 6 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.03%) MCITP
10 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.22%) CISSP
11 3 (1.22%) CISA
12 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.81%) PMP
12 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.81%) ISEB
13 1 (0.41%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (44.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 23 (9.35%) XenApp
4 19 (7.72%) VMware ESX
5 15 (6.10%) vSphere
6 12 (4.88%) XenServer
7 9 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.66%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.03%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (12.60%) Backup Exec
2 21 (8.54%) SCCM
3 18 (7.32%) SCOM
4 11 (4.47%) Nagios
5 7 (2.85%) WSUS
6 4 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.22%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.81%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.81%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.81%) OpenView
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 150 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 144 (58.54%) VMware
3 105 (42.68%) Citrix
4 41 (16.67%) Cisco
5 30 (12.20%) SolarWinds
6 24 (9.76%) NetApp
6 24 (9.76%) HP
7 18 (7.32%) Symantec
8 8 (3.25%) Avaya
9 7 (2.85%) 3PAR
9 7 (2.85%) IBM
10 6 (2.44%) Brocade
10 6 (2.44%) Oracle
10 6 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (2.03%) Rackspace
11 5 (2.03%) Dell
11 5 (2.03%) Sage
11 5 (2.03%) Sophos
11 5 (2.03%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.63%) SonicWALL
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
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