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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 79 102 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.12% 8.76% 12.99%
As % of the System Software category 51.30% 53.97% 73.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54 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 £20,650 £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
154 189 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.94% 16.24% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 113 154 116
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 £26,700 £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 24 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 24 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 +6 11 £32,000 -0.23% 1
Brentwood -19 8 £20,000 -38.46%
Chelmsford -1 4 £32,250 -40.27% 1
Harlow -4 4 £41,250 -23.61%
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 - 1
Braintree +6 1 £29,247 -41.50% 2
Southend-on-Sea -11 1 - -
Loughton - 1 £27,500 -
Basildon - 1 £37,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 140 (76.50%) Windows
2 82 (44.81%) Microsoft
3 71 (38.80%) ITIL
4 62 (33.88%) MS Exchange
5 61 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 57 (31.15%) Citrix
7 52 (28.42%) MS Office
8 51 (27.87%) DNS
9 47 (25.68%) Finance
10 43 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (23.50%) Windows 7
11 41 (22.40%) VMware
12 39 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (21.31%) DHCP
13 38 (20.77%) Firewall
14 35 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2007
14 35 (19.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (18.58%) Cisco
16 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2003
17 30 (16.39%) Windows XP
18 26 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (14.21%) SCCM
19 23 (12.57%) MCSE
19 23 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (12.02%) VPN
20 22 (12.02%) Incident Management
21 20 (10.93%) Windows 8
21 20 (10.93%) MCITP
21 20 (10.93%) SAN
21 20 (10.93%) VoIP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 62 (33.88%) MS Exchange
2 35 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.73%) CMS
5 5 (2.73%) IIS
5 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.64%) Lync
6 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 61 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 52 (28.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) AWD
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.28%) Office 365
2 2 (1.09%) IaaS
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (27.87%) DNS
2 39 (21.31%) DHCP
3 38 (20.77%) Firewall
4 22 (12.02%) VPN
5 20 (10.93%) SAN
5 20 (10.93%) VoIP
6 13 (7.10%) LAN
6 13 (7.10%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.46%) WAN
8 8 (4.37%) Internet
8 8 (4.37%) iSCSI
9 6 (3.28%) NAS
9 6 (3.28%) LDAP
10 5 (2.73%) SMTP
11 4 (2.19%) SNMP
11 4 (2.19%) SSH
12 3 (1.64%) Network Security
13 2 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.09%) MPLS
14 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (25.68%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Banking
3 7 (3.83%) Law
4 4 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.19%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Back Office
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (32.79%) Analyst
2 31 (16.94%) Service Analyst
2 31 (16.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (14.75%) Support Analyst
4 21 (11.48%) IT Support
5 18 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.84%) Support Engineer
6 17 (9.29%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (8.20%) IT Support Analyst
7 15 (8.20%) Help Desk Support
8 12 (6.56%) Team Leader
8 12 (6.56%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.46%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.46%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.83%) Architect
12 7 (3.83%) Service Desk Team Leader
13 6 (3.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) HTML
1 1 (0.55%) ADSI
1 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.46%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.19%) Statistics
4 4 (2.19%) Open Source
5 3 (1.64%) iSeries
5 3 (1.64%) AS400
6 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.09%) iPad
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.09%) iPhone
7 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.55%) IVR
7 1 (0.55%) PDA
7 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 140 (76.50%) Windows
2 43 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 43 (23.50%) Windows 7
3 35 (19.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (16.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (16.39%) Windows XP
6 20 (10.93%) Windows 8
7 11 (6.01%) Linux
8 6 (3.28%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.73%) UNIX
10 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.09%) Android
11 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.80%) ITIL
2 22 (12.02%) Incident Management
3 19 (10.38%) Problem Management
4 16 (8.74%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.65%) Migration
5 14 (7.65%) Change Control
6 11 (6.01%) Information Assurance
6 11 (6.01%) Change Management
6 11 (6.01%) Service Management
7 8 (4.37%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.37%) Coaching
8 7 (3.83%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (3.83%) Project Management
9 6 (3.28%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.28%) Information Security
9 6 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.28%) Time Management
9 6 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.73%) People Management
10 5 (2.73%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.84%) SQL
2 16 (8.74%) PowerShell
3 15 (8.20%) VBScript
4 11 (6.01%) VB
5 4 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.64%) C
7 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.57%) MCSE
3 20 (10.93%) MCITP
4 17 (9.29%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (8.20%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (5.46%) MCSA
7 7 (3.83%) Degree
8 6 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.73%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.19%) MCP
11 3 (1.64%) MCTS
12 2 (1.09%) VCP5
12 2 (1.09%) CCA
12 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.55%) MOS
13 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.55%) CCNA
13 1 (0.55%) CISSP
13 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) COBIT
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (8.20%) XenDesktop
4 9 (4.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.83%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.28%) vSphere
7 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.19%) NFS
7 4 (2.19%) MetaFrame
8 3 (1.64%) Xen
8 3 (1.64%) XenApp
9 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.55%) Firmware
10 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (14.21%) SCCM
2 15 (8.20%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.28%) SCOM
4 3 (1.64%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.64%) WSUS
4 3 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.09%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.09%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.09%) SCSM
5 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 57 (31.15%) Citrix
3 41 (22.40%) VMware
4 34 (18.58%) Cisco
5 17 (9.29%) Symantec
6 8 (4.37%) NetApp
7 6 (3.28%) Avaya
7 6 (3.28%) HP
8 5 (2.73%) IBM
9 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.19%) McAfee
10 3 (1.64%) Veeam
10 3 (1.64%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.64%) Dell
11 2 (1.09%) EMC
11 2 (1.09%) Juniper
11 2 (1.09%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.09%) Google
11 2 (1.09%) Brocade
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