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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 86 99 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.48% 9.02% 12.88%
As % of the System Software category 43.65% 58.93% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 69 85 121
Average salary £31,000 £44,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.54% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
197 168 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.15% 15.30% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 168 144 154
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Colchester +12 17 £32,000 -20.00% 2
Brentwood 0 15 £20,000 -38.46%
Chelmsford -2 7 £29,000 -46.29% 1
Basildon - 7 £31,000 -
Harlow +1 6 £42,250 -21.75%
Waltham Abbey - 3 £22,500 -
Saffron Walden -9 2 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Southend-on-Sea -8 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 133 (79.17%) Windows
2 81 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 59 (35.12%) ITIL
4 55 (32.74%) Citrix
5 54 (32.14%) MS Office
6 51 (30.36%) MS Excel
6 51 (30.36%) MS Exchange
7 46 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (26.19%) DNS
9 42 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (23.81%) Windows 7
11 38 (22.62%) Firewall
11 38 (22.62%) Finance
12 37 (22.02%) VMware
13 35 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (19.64%) Windows XP
16 32 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
16 32 (19.05%) DHCP
17 29 (17.26%) Cisco
18 25 (14.88%) Incident Management
19 21 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (12.50%) Problem Management
19 21 (12.50%) SAN
20 20 (11.90%) VPN
20 20 (11.90%) MCSE
20 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (11.90%) MCITP
21 19 (11.31%) SQL
22 17 (10.12%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 51 (30.36%) MS Exchange
2 32 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.98%) CMS
7 4 (2.38%) IIS
8 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.60%) Lync
Applications
1 54 (32.14%) MS Office
2 51 (30.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) AWD
2 5 (2.98%) Magento
2 5 (2.98%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (26.19%) DNS
2 38 (22.62%) Firewall
3 32 (19.05%) DHCP
4 21 (12.50%) SAN
5 20 (11.90%) VPN
6 17 (10.12%) VoIP
7 14 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.95%) NAS
9 7 (4.17%) LAN
10 6 (3.57%) Internet
11 5 (2.98%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.98%) SSH
11 5 (2.98%) LDAP
11 5 (2.98%) WAN
11 5 (2.98%) SMTP
11 5 (2.98%) SNMP
12 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.60%) Network Security
12 1 (0.60%) VLAN
12 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (22.62%) Finance
2 6 (3.57%) Banking
3 5 (2.98%) Marketing
4 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (1.19%) Law
5 2 (1.19%) Legal
5 2 (1.19%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (42.26%) Analyst
2 38 (22.62%) Support Analyst
3 34 (20.24%) Service Analyst
4 33 (19.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (13.10%) IT Support
6 21 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
7 19 (11.31%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (10.71%) Support Engineer
9 16 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (8.93%) Team Leader
10 15 (8.93%) Help Desk Support
10 15 (8.93%) Help Desk Analyst
11 14 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 10 (5.95%) Network Engineer
14 9 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
15 8 (4.76%) Security Analyst
15 8 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 7 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.17%) ADSI
2 5 (2.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.74%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.57%) AS400
3 6 (3.57%) iSeries
4 5 (2.98%) Open Source
5 4 (2.38%) Statistics
5 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.79%) iPad
7 2 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.19%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
8 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 133 (79.17%) Windows
2 46 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 35 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (19.64%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 11 (6.55%) Linux
9 7 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.17%) UNIX
10 6 (3.57%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (35.12%) ITIL
2 25 (14.88%) Incident Management
3 21 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 13 (7.74%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.14%) Change Control
6 8 (4.76%) Change Management
6 8 (4.76%) Information Security
6 8 (4.76%) Migration
6 8 (4.76%) Time Management
7 7 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.17%) Information Assurance
8 6 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.57%) Service Management
8 6 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.98%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (2.98%) WFM
9 5 (2.98%) Project Management
9 5 (2.98%) CRM
9 5 (2.98%) OO
10 4 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.31%) SQL
2 12 (7.14%) VBScript
3 11 (6.55%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.17%) VB
4 7 (4.17%) Java
5 5 (2.98%) PHP
6 4 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.90%) MCSE
2 20 (11.90%) MCITP
3 13 (7.74%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (6.55%) MCP
5 9 (5.36%) MCSA
5 9 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (2.38%) Degree
7 3 (1.79%) MCTS
8 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.19%) CCA
8 2 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.19%) VCP5
9 1 (0.60%) MOS
9 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.12%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) COBIT
2 5 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 7 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.98%) NFS
6 3 (1.79%) XenApp
6 3 (1.79%) vSphere
6 3 (1.79%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (7.14%) SCCM
2 11 (6.55%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.79%) WSUS
4 3 (1.79%) Nagios
4 3 (1.79%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.19%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 55 (32.74%) Citrix
3 37 (22.02%) VMware
4 29 (17.26%) Cisco
5 9 (5.36%) Symantec
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle
5 9 (5.36%) HP
6 7 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.57%) IBM
7 6 (3.57%) Avaya
7 6 (3.57%) Juniper
7 6 (3.57%) NetApp
8 5 (2.98%) LANDesk
8 5 (2.98%) JD Edwards
8 5 (2.98%) SAP
9 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.38%) Veeam
10 3 (1.79%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.19%) Dell
11 2 (1.19%) Apple
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Talent Source Global
Posted: 6 days ago