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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 29 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 136 94 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.62% 6.72% 12.09%
As % of the System Software category 67.00% 39.83% 70.24%
Number of salaries quoted 97 73 115
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
203 236 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.85% 16.88% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 149 206 162
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +3 34 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Colchester -5 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £23,000 -
Chelmsford +2 7 £23,500 +27.02% 1
Loughton - 6 £31,750 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Rayleigh 0 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Basildon -4 2 £21,500 +13.15%
Wickford - 2 £31,500 -
Harlow -1 1 £19,000 - 3
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 199 (76.54%) Windows
2 159 (61.15%) Microsoft
3 134 (51.54%) VMware
4 113 (43.46%) Citrix
5 106 (40.77%) MS Exchange
6 104 (40.00%) DNS
7 103 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 98 (37.69%) ITIL
9 92 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 86 (33.08%) Finance
11 82 (31.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 78 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 73 (28.08%) DHCP
14 72 (27.69%) SAN
14 72 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 69 (26.54%) Firewall
16 67 (25.77%) SQL
17 58 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2010
18 57 (21.92%) MS Office
19 56 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
20 55 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2007
21 47 (18.08%) Windows 7
22 45 (17.31%) SQL Server
22 45 (17.31%) MCSE
23 44 (16.92%) Cisco
24 38 (14.62%) Change Management
25 37 (14.23%) HP
26 36 (13.85%) Windows 8
27 35 (13.46%) Blackberry
27 35 (13.46%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 106 (40.77%) MS Exchange
2 58 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (9.62%) SharePoint
6 17 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (5.00%) Lync
8 12 (4.62%) IIS
9 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (2.69%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 78 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 57 (21.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) AWD
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.00%) Office 365
2 9 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 104 (40.00%) DNS
2 73 (28.08%) DHCP
3 72 (27.69%) SAN
4 69 (26.54%) Firewall
5 32 (12.31%) VPN
6 22 (8.46%) VoIP
6 22 (8.46%) WAN
7 21 (8.08%) LDAP
8 13 (5.00%) LAN
9 12 (4.62%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.69%) Internet
11 5 (1.92%) SNMP
11 5 (1.92%) NAS
12 4 (1.54%) VLAN
13 3 (1.15%) SCCP
13 3 (1.15%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.77%) Network Security
14 2 (0.77%) SMTP
14 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.31%) MySQL
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Subversion
2 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 86 (33.08%) Finance
2 13 (5.00%) Banking
3 11 (4.23%) Law
4 9 (3.46%) Retail
5 7 (2.69%) Back Office
6 5 (1.92%) Automotive
6 5 (1.92%) Legal
6 5 (1.92%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (18.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (14.23%) Analyst
3 27 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 23 (8.85%) Support Analyst
5 22 (8.46%) Network Engineer
6 18 (6.92%) Desktop Support
7 16 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (6.15%) Service Analyst
7 16 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (5.77%) Consultant
9 13 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.00%) Head of IT
10 10 (3.85%) Team Leader
10 10 (3.85%) Administrator
10 10 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
10 10 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (3.46%) Wintel Consultant
11 9 (3.46%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.46%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.69%) Web Services
1 7 (2.69%) .NET
2 6 (2.31%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.31%) XML
3 5 (1.92%) SOAP
3 5 (1.92%) WCF
3 5 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (0.38%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.38%) REST
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) CSS
4 1 (0.38%) XSL
4 1 (0.38%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.38%) WAP
4 1 (0.38%) VXML
4 1 (0.38%) WinForms
4 1 (0.38%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.46%) Blackberry
2 32 (12.31%) Clustering
3 25 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.31%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.00%) CMDB
6 9 (3.46%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.69%) BYOD
8 6 (2.31%) Statistics
9 5 (1.92%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.54%) iSeries
10 4 (1.54%) AS400
11 3 (1.15%) PDA
11 3 (1.15%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.77%) iPhone
13 1 (0.38%) Human Factors
13 1 (0.38%) Wiki
13 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 199 (76.54%) Windows
2 92 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (31.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (18.08%) Windows 7
6 36 (13.85%) Windows 8
7 35 (13.46%) Linux
8 26 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (3.46%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.31%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.92%) Solaris
12 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.54%) Debian
14 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.15%) Android
15 2 (0.77%) CentOS
16 1 (0.38%) UNIX
16 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (37.69%) ITIL
2 38 (14.62%) Change Management
3 31 (11.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (11.92%) Project Management
4 23 (8.85%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.92%) CRM
6 13 (5.00%) Service Management
6 13 (5.00%) Strategic Management
6 13 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 11 (4.23%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.23%) Incident Management
7 11 (4.23%) Asset Management
8 10 (3.85%) Time Management
9 9 (3.46%) Information Security
9 9 (3.46%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.08%) Network Management
10 8 (3.08%) High Availability
10 8 (3.08%) Change Control
11 7 (2.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 67 (25.77%) SQL
2 7 (2.69%) C
2 7 (2.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.31%) C#
4 5 (1.92%) Java
4 5 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.92%) VBScript
5 4 (1.54%) Python
5 4 (1.54%) Perl
5 4 (1.54%) C++
5 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.38%) VB6
7 1 (0.38%) XPath
7 1 (0.38%) Tcl
7 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (17.31%) MCSE
3 30 (11.54%) Degree
4 28 (10.77%) MCSA
5 17 (6.54%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (4.23%) MCITP
7 11 (4.23%) MCP
8 6 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.15%) ISEB
11 3 (1.15%) CISSP
11 3 (1.15%) CISA
12 1 (0.38%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.38%) CCNA
12 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.38%) PMP
12 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.38%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (11.15%) Hyper-V
3 23 (8.85%) XenApp
4 17 (6.54%) vSphere
5 16 (6.15%) VMware ESX
6 13 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.08%) XenServer
9 6 (2.31%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.54%) Xen
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 35 (13.46%) Backup Exec
2 20 (7.69%) SCCM
3 12 (4.62%) SCOM
4 9 (3.46%) Nagios
5 7 (2.69%) WSUS
6 5 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.15%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.77%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 159 (61.15%) Microsoft
2 134 (51.54%) VMware
3 113 (43.46%) Citrix
4 44 (16.92%) Cisco
5 37 (14.23%) HP
6 32 (12.31%) Symantec
7 22 (8.46%) NetApp
8 17 (6.54%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 8 (3.08%) IBM
11 7 (2.69%) Avaya
11 7 (2.69%) Veeam
11 7 (2.69%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (2.31%) Brocade
12 6 (2.31%) SonicWALL
12 6 (2.31%) Sophos
13 5 (1.92%) EMC
13 5 (1.92%) WatchGuard
13 5 (1.92%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.92%) Sage
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
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