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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 71 103 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.43% 9.37% 12.17%
As % of the System Software category 44.94% 56.28% 72.89%
Number of salaries quoted 52 86 105
Average salary £29,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.58% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
158 183 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 14.31% 16.65% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 130 150 140
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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
(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 -5 14 £20,000 -38.46% 2
Colchester +9 12 £32,000 -20.00% 5
Chelmsford -4 4 £37,500 -30.55% 1
Basildon - 3 £28,500 -
Waltham Abbey - 3 £22,500 -
Harlow 0 2 £30,500 -43.51%
Loughton +4 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Southend-on-Sea -9 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 130 (78.31%) Windows
2 75 (45.18%) Microsoft
3 61 (36.75%) ITIL
4 56 (33.73%) Citrix
5 55 (33.13%) MS Office
6 53 (31.93%) MS Excel
6 53 (31.93%) MS Exchange
7 48 (28.92%) DNS
8 40 (24.10%) Finance
8 40 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (22.89%) Windows 7
10 36 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (21.69%) DHCP
10 36 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (21.08%) Windows XP
11 35 (21.08%) Firewall
12 34 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
13 33 (19.88%) VMware
14 30 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (16.27%) Cisco
15 27 (16.27%) Incident Management
16 21 (12.65%) VPN
16 21 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (12.65%) Problem Management
17 18 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (10.84%) VoIP
18 17 (10.24%) SLA
18 17 (10.24%) SAN
18 17 (10.24%) MCSE
18 17 (10.24%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 53 (31.93%) MS Exchange
2 34 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.01%) CMS
6 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.20%) IIS
8 2 (1.20%) Lync
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (33.13%) MS Office
2 53 (31.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) AWD
2 4 (2.41%) Magento
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (28.92%) DNS
2 36 (21.69%) DHCP
3 35 (21.08%) Firewall
4 21 (12.65%) VPN
5 18 (10.84%) VoIP
6 17 (10.24%) SAN
7 14 (8.43%) TCP/IP
8 8 (4.82%) LAN
9 7 (4.22%) NAS
10 6 (3.61%) Internet
10 6 (3.61%) LDAP
10 6 (3.61%) WAN
11 5 (3.01%) SMTP
11 5 (3.01%) SNMP
11 5 (3.01%) SSH
11 5 (3.01%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.60%) VLAN
12 1 (0.60%) Network Security
12 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (24.10%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Banking
3 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.41%) Back Office
4 4 (2.41%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 67 (40.36%) Analyst
2 34 (20.48%) Support Analyst
2 34 (20.48%) Service Analyst
3 33 (19.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (13.25%) 1st Line Support
4 22 (13.25%) IT Support
5 17 (10.24%) IT Support Analyst
6 16 (9.64%) Help Desk Support
7 15 (9.04%) Team Leader
7 15 (9.04%) Help Desk Analyst
7 15 (9.04%) Support Engineer
8 14 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (8.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 9 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) Security Analyst
13 6 (3.61%) DBA
13 6 (3.61%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) .NET
1 4 (2.41%) ADSI
2 1 (0.60%) Middleware
2 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.61%) AS400
4 6 (3.61%) iSeries
5 5 (3.01%) Open Source
6 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.41%) Statistics
7 3 (1.81%) iPad
8 2 (1.20%) User Experience
8 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.20%) iPhone
9 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) IVR
9 1 (0.60%) PDA
9 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 130 (78.31%) Windows
2 40 (24.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (22.89%) Windows 7
4 36 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (21.08%) Windows XP
6 17 (10.24%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.82%) Linux
8 7 (4.22%) Windows Vista
8 7 (4.22%) UNIX
9 6 (3.61%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.75%) ITIL
2 27 (16.27%) Incident Management
3 21 (12.65%) Problem Management
4 13 (7.83%) Change Control
5 12 (7.23%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.42%) Change Management
7 8 (4.82%) Migration
7 8 (4.82%) Time Management
7 8 (4.82%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.82%) Coaching
8 7 (4.22%) Information Assurance
8 7 (4.22%) Information Security
9 6 (3.61%) Service Management
9 6 (3.61%) People Management
9 6 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.01%) Project Management
10 5 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.01%) WFM
10 5 (3.01%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.64%) SQL
2 12 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.63%) VBScript
4 7 (4.22%) VB
5 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.41%) Java
5 4 (2.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (18.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.24%) MCSE
2 17 (10.24%) MCITP
3 14 (8.43%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (4.22%) MCSA
5 7 (4.22%) MCP
6 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.81%) MCTS
6 3 (1.81%) Degree
6 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) VCP5
7 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.20%) CCA
8 1 (0.60%) CISSP
8 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.60%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) SLA
2 4 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (5.42%) XenDesktop
4 8 (4.82%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.61%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.01%) NFS
7 4 (2.41%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.20%) XenApp
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) SCCM
2 11 (6.63%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.61%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.61%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.81%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.81%) Nagios
4 3 (1.81%) WSUS
5 2 (1.20%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.60%) SCOM
6 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 75 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 56 (33.73%) Citrix
3 33 (19.88%) VMware
4 27 (16.27%) Cisco
5 12 (7.23%) Symantec
6 9 (5.42%) HP
7 7 (4.22%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.61%) IBM
8 6 (3.61%) Oracle
8 6 (3.61%) Avaya
8 6 (3.61%) NetApp
9 5 (3.01%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.41%) JD Edwards
10 4 (2.41%) SAP
11 3 (1.81%) Juniper
12 2 (1.20%) Pegasus
12 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.20%) Apple
12 2 (1.20%) Dell
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