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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 75 101 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.90% 8.84% 12.97%
As % of the System Software category 50.34% 53.72% 73.29%
Number of salaries quoted 51 84 86
Average salary £35,000 £44,750 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.78% +38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
149 188 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.71% 16.45% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 109 154 116
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +10 11 £32,000 -0.23% 1
Brentwood -19 8 £20,000 -38.46%
Harlow -3 4 £41,250 -23.61%
Chelmsford 0 3 £35,000 -35.18%
Southend-on-Sea -11 1 - -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,000 - 1
Basildon - 1 £37,500 -
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 136 (75.98%) Windows
2 80 (44.69%) Microsoft
3 70 (39.11%) ITIL
4 61 (34.08%) MS Excel
5 59 (32.96%) MS Exchange
6 54 (30.17%) Citrix
7 51 (28.49%) MS Office
8 49 (27.37%) DNS
9 46 (25.70%) Finance
10 42 (23.46%) Windows 7
11 40 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (21.23%) DHCP
13 37 (20.67%) VMware
14 36 (20.11%) Firewall
15 35 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2007
17 33 (18.44%) Cisco
18 30 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (16.76%) Windows XP
19 25 (13.97%) SCCM
20 23 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (12.29%) Incident Management
21 22 (12.29%) MCSE
21 22 (12.29%) VPN
22 21 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2010
23 20 (11.17%) VoIP
24 19 (10.61%) Blackberry
24 19 (10.61%) Problem Management
24 19 (10.61%) MCITP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 59 (32.96%) MS Exchange
2 34 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.79%) CMS
5 5 (2.79%) IIS
5 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.68%) Lync
6 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 61 (34.08%) MS Excel
2 51 (28.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) AWD
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.12%) IaaS
2 2 (1.12%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (27.37%) DNS
2 38 (21.23%) DHCP
3 36 (20.11%) Firewall
4 22 (12.29%) VPN
5 20 (11.17%) VoIP
6 18 (10.06%) SAN
7 13 (7.26%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.26%) LAN
8 10 (5.59%) WAN
9 8 (4.47%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.47%) Internet
10 6 (3.35%) NAS
10 6 (3.35%) LDAP
11 5 (2.79%) SMTP
12 4 (2.23%) SSH
12 4 (2.23%) SNMP
13 3 (1.68%) Network Security
14 2 (1.12%) MPLS
14 2 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (25.70%) Finance
2 13 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (3.35%) Law
4 4 (2.23%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 59 (32.96%) Analyst
2 31 (17.32%) Service Analyst
2 31 (17.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (15.08%) Support Analyst
4 21 (11.73%) IT Support
5 18 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.06%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.94%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (8.38%) Help Desk Support
7 15 (8.38%) IT Support Analyst
8 12 (6.70%) Network Engineer
8 12 (6.70%) Team Leader
9 10 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.59%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.91%) Architect
12 7 (3.91%) Service Desk Team Leader
13 6 (3.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) HTML
1 1 (0.56%) ADSI
1 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.23%) Statistics
4 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.23%) Open Source
4 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.68%) iSeries
5 3 (1.68%) AS400
6 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.12%) iPhone
6 2 (1.12%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) IVR
7 1 (0.56%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 136 (75.98%) Windows
2 42 (23.46%) Windows 7
3 40 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (16.76%) Windows XP
6 19 (10.61%) Windows 8
7 11 (6.15%) Linux
8 6 (3.35%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.79%) UNIX
10 3 (1.68%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.12%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.11%) ITIL
2 22 (12.29%) Incident Management
3 19 (10.61%) Problem Management
4 16 (8.94%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.82%) Migration
5 14 (7.82%) Change Control
6 11 (6.15%) Information Assurance
6 11 (6.15%) Change Management
6 11 (6.15%) Service Management
7 8 (4.47%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.47%) Coaching
8 7 (3.91%) Project Management
9 6 (3.35%) Information Security
9 6 (3.35%) Time Management
9 6 (3.35%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.79%) People Management
10 5 (2.79%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.50%) SQL
2 16 (8.94%) PowerShell
3 15 (8.38%) VBScript
4 11 (6.15%) VB
5 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.68%) C
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.29%) MCSE
3 19 (10.61%) MCITP
4 17 (9.50%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (8.38%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (5.59%) MCSA
7 7 (3.91%) Degree
8 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.23%) MCP
11 3 (1.68%) MCTS
12 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.12%) CCA
12 2 (1.12%) VCP5
13 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.56%) CISSP
13 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (8.38%) XenDesktop
4 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.91%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.35%) vSphere
7 4 (2.23%) MetaFrame
7 4 (2.23%) NFS
7 4 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.12%) Xen
8 2 (1.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.56%) Firmware
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (13.97%) SCCM
2 14 (7.82%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.79%) SCOM
4 3 (1.68%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.68%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.68%) WSUS
5 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.12%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.12%) SCSM
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 80 (44.69%) Microsoft
2 54 (30.17%) Citrix
3 37 (20.67%) VMware
4 33 (18.44%) Cisco
5 16 (8.94%) Symantec
6 7 (3.91%) NetApp
7 6 (3.35%) Avaya
7 6 (3.35%) HP
8 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.23%) IBM
8 4 (2.23%) McAfee
9 3 (1.68%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.12%) Brocade
10 2 (1.12%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.12%) Google
10 2 (1.12%) Veeam
10 2 (1.12%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.12%) Juniper
10 2 (1.12%) Dell
10 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
networx
Salary: £29,247 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Border of Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago