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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 84 97 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.14% 8.25% 9.47%
As % of the System Software category 65.12% 43.69% 56.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 82 94
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £20,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
129 222 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.96% 18.88% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 193 161
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +1 28 £40,000 +100.00%
Colchester -12 6 £21,000 -34.37% 4
Harlow -4 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Basildon -19 2 £45,000 +40.62%
Loughton - 2 £34,000 -
Saffron Walden +6 1 £37,000 -38.33%
Chelmsford -11 1 £46,000 +58.62%
Epping - 1 £40,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 161 (76.30%) Windows
2 138 (65.40%) Microsoft
3 128 (60.66%) VMware
4 102 (48.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 100 (47.39%) DNS
6 95 (45.02%) ITIL
7 90 (42.65%) DHCP
7 90 (42.65%) Citrix
8 70 (33.18%) Finance
9 68 (32.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 64 (30.33%) MS Exchange
11 61 (28.91%) Firewall
12 57 (27.01%) SQL Server
13 55 (26.07%) SQL
14 50 (23.70%) MS Excel
14 50 (23.70%) Change Management
15 49 (23.22%) SAN
15 49 (23.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 47 (22.27%) LDAP
17 44 (20.85%) SLA
18 43 (20.38%) Office 365
19 40 (18.96%) SolarWinds
20 38 (18.01%) Disaster Recovery
21 37 (17.54%) Project Management
21 37 (17.54%) Cisco
21 37 (17.54%) MS Office
22 36 (17.06%) Security Patching
23 34 (16.11%) Exchange Server 2010
24 33 (15.64%) CMDB
25 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 64 (30.33%) MS Exchange
2 34 (16.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 27 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (8.53%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.69%) IIS
6 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2000
6 8 (3.79%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.90%) JBoss
9 2 (0.95%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (23.70%) MS Excel
2 37 (17.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) AWD
2 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.38%) Office 365
2 8 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 100 (47.39%) DNS
2 90 (42.65%) DHCP
3 61 (28.91%) Firewall
4 49 (23.22%) SAN
5 47 (22.27%) LDAP
6 24 (11.37%) TCP/IP
7 16 (7.58%) VPN
8 14 (6.64%) WAN
9 11 (5.21%) SNMP
10 9 (4.27%) VoIP
11 7 (3.32%) NAS
12 4 (1.90%) LAN
13 3 (1.42%) VLAN
14 2 (0.95%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.95%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.95%) WLAN
14 2 (0.95%) SMTP
14 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
15 1 (0.47%) FTP
15 1 (0.47%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) MySQL
3 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (33.18%) Finance
2 11 (5.21%) Banking
3 8 (3.79%) Retail
4 5 (2.37%) Back Office
4 5 (2.37%) Legal
4 5 (2.37%) Games
5 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (14.69%) Analyst
1 31 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (9.48%) Support Analyst
3 17 (8.06%) Support Engineer
3 17 (8.06%) Desktop Support
3 17 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (6.64%) Head of IT
6 12 (5.69%) Server Support
7 11 (5.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 10 (4.74%) Desktop Analyst
8 10 (4.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.27%) Support Technician
10 8 (3.79%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.37%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (2.37%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.84%) Web Services
2 5 (2.37%) XML
2 5 (2.37%) .NET
2 5 (2.37%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.90%) SOAP
3 4 (1.90%) WCF
3 4 (1.90%) jQuery
4 2 (0.95%) HTML
4 2 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) XSL
5 1 (0.47%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.47%) VXML
5 1 (0.47%) WinForms
5 1 (0.47%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.47%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (0.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.64%) CMDB
2 19 (9.00%) Clustering
3 16 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.64%) Blackberry
5 13 (6.16%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.79%) BYOD
6 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.37%) Replication
8 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.95%) iPad
9 2 (0.95%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.95%) Life Science
9 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.95%) iPhone
10 1 (0.47%) iSeries
10 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 161 (76.30%) Windows
2 68 (32.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (23.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (11.37%) Linux
6 21 (9.95%) Windows 7
7 20 (9.48%) Windows 8
8 17 (8.06%) Windows XP
9 13 (6.16%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.84%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.84%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.37%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.90%) Debian
12 4 (1.90%) Solaris
13 2 (0.95%) SUSE
13 2 (0.95%) UNIX
14 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (45.02%) ITIL
2 50 (23.70%) Change Management
3 38 (18.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (17.54%) Project Management
5 36 (17.06%) Security Patching
6 15 (7.11%) Time Management
6 15 (7.11%) CRM
7 14 (6.64%) Business Analysis
7 14 (6.64%) Strategic Management
7 14 (6.64%) Waterfall
7 14 (6.64%) SDLC
8 11 (5.21%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.74%) Data Centre Operations
10 9 (4.27%) High Availability
10 9 (4.27%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.79%) Automated Testing
12 6 (2.84%) Software Engineering
12 6 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.07%) SQL
2 20 (9.48%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.11%) VBScript
4 5 (2.37%) C
4 5 (2.37%) C#
5 4 (1.90%) Java
5 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.42%) Perl
6 3 (1.42%) C++
6 3 (1.42%) Python
6 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) VB6
7 1 (0.47%) XPath
7 1 (0.47%) Tcl
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
7 1 (0.47%) VB
7 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (12.32%) MCSE
3 22 (10.43%) Degree
4 10 (4.74%) MCSA
5 6 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.90%) MCDST
8 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.42%) MCP
9 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.95%) PMP
9 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.95%) MOS
9 2 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.95%) MCITP
9 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) CCEE
10 1 (0.47%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (20.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (48.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.90%) VMware ESX
3 21 (9.95%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.11%) XenApp
5 14 (6.64%) XenServer
6 10 (4.74%) vSphere
6 10 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.37%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.47%) Xen
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (14.22%) SCCM
2 27 (12.80%) Backup Exec
3 16 (7.58%) SCOM
4 10 (4.74%) Nagios
5 9 (4.27%) WSUS
6 5 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.95%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.95%) OpenView
8 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 138 (65.40%) Microsoft
2 128 (60.66%) VMware
3 90 (42.65%) Citrix
4 40 (18.96%) SolarWinds
5 37 (17.54%) Cisco
6 20 (9.48%) NetApp
7 17 (8.06%) Symantec
8 11 (5.21%) Oracle
9 8 (3.79%) Avaya
10 7 (3.32%) HP
11 5 (2.37%) Sophos
11 5 (2.37%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.90%) Veeam
12 4 (1.90%) Sun
13 3 (1.42%) Dell
13 3 (1.42%) McAfee
13 3 (1.42%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.95%) Trapeze
14 2 (0.95%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (0.95%) Websense
Halstead, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £29,500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago