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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 89 138 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.48% 10.82% 9.31%
As % of the System Software category 62.68% 66.99% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80 104 71
Average salary £26,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £21,200 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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
142 206 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.93% 16.16% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 112 154 155
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 12 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 -20 16 £32,500 +1.56% 5
Basildon -7 8 £24,750 -3.88% 1
Brentwood -16 7 £17,500 -65.00% 2
Chelmsford +2 4 £57,500 +144.68%
Witham - 3 £25,000 -
Harlow +5 2 £37,500 +29.31%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £32,000 -
Epping - 2 £28,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 157 (85.79%) Windows
2 108 (59.02%) Microsoft
3 85 (46.45%) Windows Server
4 79 (43.17%) ITIL
5 76 (41.53%) MS Office
6 71 (38.80%) VMware
7 60 (32.79%) MS Excel
8 57 (31.15%) Citrix
9 52 (28.42%) Finance
10 51 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (27.32%) MS Exchange
12 49 (26.78%) DNS
13 39 (21.31%) DHCP
13 39 (21.31%) Windows 7
14 38 (20.77%) TCP/IP
15 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
16 32 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (16.39%) Banking
18 27 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (14.75%) Cisco
19 26 (14.21%) SQL Server
20 25 (13.66%) Firewall
21 23 (12.57%) SCCM
22 22 (12.02%) ITIL Certification
23 21 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
24 20 (10.93%) Office 365
24 20 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
24 20 (10.93%) Windows 8
24 20 (10.93%) SAN
25 19 (10.38%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 50 (27.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (6.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.37%) IIS
8 6 (3.28%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.55%) Drupal
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 76 (41.53%) MS Office
2 60 (32.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.55%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Office 365
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (26.78%) DNS
2 39 (21.31%) DHCP
3 38 (20.77%) TCP/IP
4 25 (13.66%) Firewall
5 20 (10.93%) SAN
6 18 (9.84%) VPN
6 18 (9.84%) WAN
7 12 (6.56%) LAN
7 12 (6.56%) NAS
8 11 (6.01%) VLAN
9 10 (5.46%) VoIP
10 9 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (4.92%) SMTP
11 8 (4.37%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.37%) LDAP
11 8 (4.37%) Wireless
12 7 (3.83%) IMAP
12 7 (3.83%) IP Telephony
12 7 (3.83%) SNMP
13 6 (3.28%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) Big Data
2 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.55%) MS Access
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Metasploit
General
1 52 (28.42%) Finance
2 30 (16.39%) Banking
3 14 (7.65%) Legal
4 10 (5.46%) Law
5 3 (1.64%) Back Office
5 3 (1.64%) Publishing
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (32.24%) Support Engineer
2 39 (21.31%) IT Support
3 35 (19.13%) Analyst
4 32 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (16.94%) Desktop Support
6 29 (15.85%) 1st Line Support
7 28 (15.30%) IT Engineer
8 21 (11.48%) IT Support Engineer
9 20 (10.93%) Desktop Engineer
9 20 (10.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 17 (9.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 14 (7.65%) IT Analyst
11 14 (7.65%) Support Analyst
11 14 (7.65%) Technical Support
12 13 (7.10%) Help Desk Support
13 12 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (6.56%) Service Analyst
13 12 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (6.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.28%) MAPI
2 4 (2.19%) .NET
2 4 (2.19%) Web Services
3 3 (1.64%) HTML
4 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.09%) CSS
4 2 (1.09%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.09%) jQuery
4 2 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.09%) XML
4 2 (1.09%) XSD
4 2 (1.09%) XSL
5 1 (0.55%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Blackberry
2 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.01%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.92%) Driving Licence
4 9 (4.92%) iPhone
5 7 (3.83%) CMDB
6 6 (3.28%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.28%) PDA
6 6 (3.28%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.19%) Clustering
7 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.64%) iPad
8 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.64%) Replication
9 2 (1.09%) Fintech
9 2 (1.09%) NHS
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 157 (85.79%) Windows
2 85 (46.45%) Windows Server
3 39 (21.31%) Windows 7
4 32 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (10.93%) Windows 8
7 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (8.74%) Windows XP
8 15 (8.20%) Linux
9 12 (6.56%) Windows 10
10 11 (6.01%) Windows Vista
11 10 (5.46%) Android
12 7 (3.83%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.09%) Unix
14 1 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (43.17%) ITIL
2 19 (10.38%) Time Management
3 15 (8.20%) Service Delivery
4 14 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.01%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.46%) Change Management
6 10 (5.46%) Patch Management
6 10 (5.46%) Problem Management
6 10 (5.46%) Security Patching
7 9 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 9 (4.92%) Software Delivery
8 8 (4.37%) Migration
9 7 (3.83%) Digital Forensics
9 7 (3.83%) High Availability
9 7 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.83%) Workflow
10 6 (3.28%) Coaching
11 5 (2.73%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.73%) Line Management
11 5 (2.73%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.74%) SQL
2 14 (7.65%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.46%) C
3 10 (5.46%) VBScript
4 7 (3.83%) VB
5 5 (2.73%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.64%) KiXtart
7 2 (1.09%) C#
7 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.09%) Python
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.02%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (10.38%) MCP
4 18 (9.84%) MCSE
5 17 (9.29%) MCSA
6 15 (8.20%) Degree
7 9 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.83%) CCNA
9 4 (2.19%) MCTS
10 3 (1.64%) CCNP
10 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.09%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.09%) CEH
11 2 (1.09%) CISM
11 2 (1.09%) CISSP
11 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.09%) RHCE
11 2 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.84%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.09%) ISO27002
System Software
1 51 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (18.03%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.65%) vSphere
4 12 (6.56%) XenApp
5 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.73%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.64%) NFS
10 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (12.57%) SCCM
2 12 (6.56%) Backup Exec
2 12 (6.56%) WSUS
3 7 (3.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.19%) SCOM
5 3 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (1.09%) Nessus
6 2 (1.09%) Nexpose
6 2 (1.09%) QRadar
6 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.55%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 108 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 71 (38.80%) VMware
3 57 (31.15%) Citrix
4 27 (14.75%) Cisco
5 18 (9.84%) SolarWinds
5 18 (9.84%) Veeam
6 16 (8.74%) Symantec
7 14 (7.65%) HP
8 9 (4.92%) Apple
9 7 (3.83%) Draytek
10 4 (2.19%) Dell
11 3 (1.64%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.64%) Intel
11 3 (1.64%) NetApp
11 3 (1.64%) Sage
12 2 (1.09%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.09%) Avaya
12 2 (1.09%) Mitel
12 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.09%) SAP
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
AAP3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago