The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 9 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +40
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 95 117 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.72% 12.02% 5.48%
As % of the System Software category 40.77% 78.52% 60.45%
Number of salaries quoted 73 114 72
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% +0.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
233 149 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.48% 15.31% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 202 145 114
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -12 14 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Colchester -8 12 £42,500 +51.78% 4
Basildon +13 10 £19,000 -38.70%
Chelmsford -11 9 £18,500 -66.36% 1
Harlow -2 2 - -
Rayleigh - 1 £37,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 127 (78.88%) Windows
2 111 (68.94%) Microsoft
3 77 (47.83%) MS Exchange
4 71 (44.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (39.13%) Citrix
6 60 (37.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (34.78%) VMware
7 56 (34.78%) MS Excel
8 53 (32.92%) ITIL
9 49 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 41 (25.47%) Firewall
10 41 (25.47%) DNS
11 40 (24.84%) Finance
11 40 (24.84%) Windows 7
12 38 (23.60%) SQL
13 37 (22.98%) SAN
14 35 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 34 (21.12%) Cisco
16 32 (19.88%) MS Office
16 32 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (19.25%) Problem Management
18 28 (17.39%) SQL Server
19 26 (16.15%) Windows XP
19 26 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
20 24 (14.91%) Backup Exec
20 24 (14.91%) SLA
20 24 (14.91%) VPN
21 23 (14.29%) CRM
21 23 (14.29%) Blackberry
22 22 (13.66%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 77 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 35 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (13.66%) SharePoint
4 21 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (6.83%) IIS
7 4 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.24%) Lync
8 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 56 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 32 (19.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Oracle CRM
1 10 (6.21%) Magento
2 9 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.86%) assyst
3 3 (1.86%) AWD
4 1 (0.62%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.45%) Office 365
2 3 (1.86%) IaaS
2 3 (1.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.47%) Firewall
1 41 (25.47%) DNS
2 37 (22.98%) SAN
3 24 (14.91%) VPN
4 21 (13.04%) DHCP
5 16 (9.94%) LAN
5 16 (9.94%) TCP/IP
5 16 (9.94%) WAN
6 15 (9.32%) NAS
7 7 (4.35%) VoIP
8 5 (3.11%) IP Telephony
8 5 (3.11%) Wireless
9 3 (1.86%) VLAN
9 3 (1.86%) MPLS
10 2 (1.24%) Internet
11 1 (0.62%) SSH
11 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.62%) ADSL
11 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.45%) MS Access
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
General
1 40 (24.84%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Marketing
3 7 (4.35%) Banking
4 6 (3.73%) Law
5 5 (3.11%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (40.99%) Analyst
2 46 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 23 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.80%) Team Leader
5 18 (11.18%) IT Support
5 18 (11.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (11.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (10.56%) Service Analyst
7 16 (9.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 15 (9.32%) Network Engineer
9 13 (8.07%) IT Support Analyst
10 12 (7.45%) Administrator
11 10 (6.21%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (5.59%) Technical Leader
12 9 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (5.59%) Technical Architect
12 9 (5.59%) Architect
13 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (4.35%) Network Support
14 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) .NET
2 7 (4.35%) ADSI
3 1 (0.62%) Middleware
3 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.11%) Handset
3 3 (1.86%) Smartphone
3 3 (1.86%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.86%) iSeries
3 3 (1.86%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.86%) AS400
4 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.24%) Clustering
4 2 (1.24%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.62%) iPad
5 1 (0.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 127 (78.88%) Windows
2 71 (44.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (37.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (24.84%) Windows 7
5 32 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (16.15%) Windows XP
7 19 (11.80%) Windows 8
8 13 (8.07%) Apple iOS
9 12 (7.45%) Linux
10 10 (6.21%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.11%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.48%) Android
13 3 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.24%) UNIX
14 2 (1.24%) Solaris
14 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.92%) ITIL
2 31 (19.25%) Problem Management
3 23 (14.29%) CRM
4 20 (12.42%) Incident Management
5 16 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.45%) Data Analysis
6 12 (7.45%) Software Deployment
7 11 (6.83%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.21%) OO
8 10 (6.21%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.59%) Project Planning
9 9 (5.59%) Time Management
9 9 (5.59%) Change Management
10 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.73%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (3.73%) Information Security
12 3 (1.86%) Performance Management
12 3 (1.86%) Configuration Management
12 3 (1.86%) Service Management
13 2 (1.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.60%) SQL
2 13 (8.07%) Java
3 10 (6.21%) PHP
4 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.11%) VBScript
5 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.24%) VB
6 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 49 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (13.66%) MCSE
3 15 (9.32%) MCITP
4 13 (8.07%) MCP
5 12 (7.45%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.35%) MCSA
7 5 (3.11%) MCDST
8 4 (2.48%) CCNA
8 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.86%) MCTS
9 3 (1.86%) Degree
10 2 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.91%) SLA
2 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.73%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.70%) vSphere
3 8 (4.97%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.73%) XenApp
4 6 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.86%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.62%) UAG
8 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (14.91%) Backup Exec
2 16 (9.94%) SCCM
3 9 (5.59%) WSUS
4 7 (4.35%) ARCserve
5 6 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.11%) SCOM
7 4 (2.48%) Nagios
7 4 (2.48%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.48%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (1.24%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 111 (68.94%) Microsoft
2 63 (39.13%) Citrix
3 56 (34.78%) VMware
4 34 (21.12%) Cisco
5 21 (13.04%) Symantec
6 16 (9.94%) Oracle
7 14 (8.70%) HP
8 10 (6.21%) SAP
8 10 (6.21%) Juniper
8 10 (6.21%) JD Edwards
9 9 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (4.97%) WatchGuard
11 7 (4.35%) LANDesk
11 7 (4.35%) Veeam
11 7 (4.35%) Sophos
12 6 (3.73%) NetApp
12 6 (3.73%) McAfee
13 5 (3.11%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.11%) Apple
13 5 (3.11%) JBoss
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Care UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 27 days ago