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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 49 85 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.47% 6.78% 10.40%
As % of the System Software category 61.25% 61.15% 63.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 75 95
Median salary £35,250 £27,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.18% -14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,115 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.18% -

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
80 139 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.94% 11.09% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 48 108 146
Median salary £41,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow +8 6 £31,250 -16.66% 2
Brentwood +8 5 £48,250 +175.71%
Halstead - 5 £33,000 -
Colchester -4 4 £45,000 +38.46%
Thurrock - 4 £40,000 -
Witham -1 2 - -
Basildon +11 1 £29,500 +19.19%
Saffron Walden - 1 £31,498 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Windows Server
3 39 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 35 (40.23%) VMware
5 32 (36.78%) MS Exchange
6 26 (29.89%) DNS
6 26 (29.89%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (28.74%) Firewall
8 23 (26.44%) Citrix
8 23 (26.44%) SQL
9 22 (25.29%) SAN
9 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (24.14%) Office 365
11 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
12 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (20.69%) SCCM
13 18 (20.69%) ITIL
13 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (19.54%) Finance
15 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
16 15 (17.24%) Web Services
16 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
16 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (16.09%) IIS
18 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (14.94%) Windows 8
19 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (13.79%) WAN
19 12 (13.79%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (36.78%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.09%) IIS
4 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 10 (11.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.75%) Apache
7 5 (5.75%) JBoss
8 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) assyst
2 1 (1.15%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Office 365
2 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.60%) iTunes
5 3 (3.45%) SaaS
6 2 (2.30%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.89%) DNS
2 25 (28.74%) Firewall
3 22 (25.29%) SAN
4 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.79%) WAN
6 11 (12.64%) LAN
7 10 (11.49%) VPN
8 9 (10.34%) DHCP
8 9 (10.34%) iSCSI
9 8 (9.20%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (8.05%) VoIP
11 6 (6.90%) Internet
11 6 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (6.90%) Skype
12 5 (5.75%) HTTP
12 5 (5.75%) NetScaler
12 5 (5.75%) SNMP
13 4 (4.60%) SMTP
14 3 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
2 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.05%) GIS
4 5 (5.75%) JasperReports
4 5 (5.75%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.15%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) JUnit
2 7 (8.05%) ClearQuest
2 7 (8.05%) CruiseControl
2 7 (8.05%) FishEye
2 7 (8.05%) Hudson
2 7 (8.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.05%) JIRA
2 7 (8.05%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.75%) Ant
3 5 (5.75%) Maven
4 3 (3.45%) Selenium
4 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.45%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
5 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) IT Support
4 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Support Manager
7 8 (9.20%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) IT Manager
9 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Administrator
10 5 (5.75%) Business Manager
10 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.75%) Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Exchange Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) IT Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) Web Services
2 10 (11.49%) CSS
3 8 (9.20%) GWT
3 8 (9.20%) Middleware
3 8 (9.20%) REST
4 7 (8.05%) .NET
5 5 (5.75%) Ajax
5 5 (5.75%) Apache Flex
5 5 (5.75%) AWT
5 5 (5.75%) EDI
5 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.75%) HTML
5 5 (5.75%) JMS
5 5 (5.75%) JSON
5 5 (5.75%) Spring
5 5 (5.75%) Swing
6 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.60%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.60%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.60%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.45%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.30%) CMDB
7 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.15%) iPhone
8 1 (1.15%) Replication
8 1 (1.15%) Statistics
8 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Windows Server
3 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (14.94%) Windows 8
8 9 (10.34%) Linux
9 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
10 7 (8.05%) Mac OS X
11 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.45%) Android
12 3 (3.45%) Unix
13 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.15%) Debian
14 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) ITIL
2 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.64%) Scrum
3 11 (12.64%) TDD
4 8 (9.20%) Change Control
4 8 (9.20%) OO
5 7 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.05%) DevOps
5 7 (8.05%) Issue Tracking
5 7 (8.05%) Kanban
5 7 (8.05%) Open Source
5 7 (8.05%) UML
6 6 (6.90%) Change Management
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.90%) Time Management
7 5 (5.75%) Operations Management
7 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.75%) Service Management
7 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) C
3 9 (10.34%) Java
3 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.75%) C#
6 4 (4.60%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.45%) VB
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) Tcl
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) VB6
9 1 (1.15%) VBScript
9 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.30%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.30%) ISO 14000
3 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
2 10 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (9.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (9.20%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.90%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.75%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.45%) XenApp
7 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.30%) Xen
8 1 (1.15%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) SCCM
2 7 (8.05%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.75%) Nagios
3 5 (5.75%) WSUS
4 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.15%) Ansible
6 1 (1.15%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.15%) Puppet
6 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.23%) VMware
3 23 (26.44%) Citrix
4 12 (13.79%) Cisco
5 9 (10.34%) HP
5 9 (10.34%) Intel Security
6 8 (9.20%) EMC
7 7 (8.05%) Apple
7 7 (8.05%) Atlassian
7 7 (8.05%) Clearswift
8 6 (6.90%) Adobe
8 6 (6.90%) Sophos
8 6 (6.90%) Symantec
9 5 (5.75%) Google
9 5 (5.75%) NetApp
9 5 (5.75%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.75%) WatchGuard
10 4 (4.60%) F5
10 4 (4.60%) Infoblox
10 4 (4.60%) Proofpoint
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
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Posted: 6 days ago
Harlow, Essex
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Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Harlow, Essex
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Salary: Competitive plus benesits
Posted: 19 days ago