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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 136 85 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.83% 8.10% 13.78%
As % of the System Software category 68.00% 42.50% 65.76%
Number of salaries quoted 98 64 116
Average salary £32,000 £31,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £51,250
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
200 200 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.92% 19.07% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 143 170 177
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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 31 £50,000 +19.04%
Colchester +6 21 £32,000 -6.56% 2
Chelmsford -4 6 £23,000 +24.32% 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Loughton - 4 £32,250 -
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Basildon +7 2 £25,750 +35.52% 1
Rayleigh 0 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Saffron Walden - 2 £60,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Wickford - 2 £31,500 -
Harlow -6 1 £19,000 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 195 (75.00%) Windows
2 155 (59.62%) Microsoft
3 114 (43.85%) VMware
4 105 (40.38%) MS Exchange
5 104 (40.00%) Citrix
6 95 (36.54%) ITIL
7 94 (36.15%) DNS
8 88 (33.85%) MS Excel
9 84 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 82 (31.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 80 (30.77%) Finance
12 72 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 69 (26.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 66 (25.38%) SAN
15 62 (23.85%) DHCP
16 60 (23.08%) Firewall
16 60 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
17 56 (21.54%) SQL
18 55 (21.15%) MS Office
19 54 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
20 52 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
21 51 (19.62%) Windows 7
22 42 (16.15%) MCSE
23 38 (14.62%) Blackberry
23 38 (14.62%) Cisco
24 36 (13.85%) HP
25 34 (13.08%) VPN
26 33 (12.69%) Linux
26 33 (12.69%) SQL Server
26 33 (12.69%) Change Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 105 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 54 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (6.92%) SharePoint
7 15 (5.77%) Lync
8 11 (4.23%) IIS
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 88 (33.85%) MS Excel
2 55 (21.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) AWD
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.38%) Office 365
2 6 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.15%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (36.15%) DNS
2 66 (25.38%) SAN
3 62 (23.85%) DHCP
4 60 (23.08%) Firewall
5 34 (13.08%) VPN
6 23 (8.85%) VoIP
7 22 (8.46%) WAN
8 18 (6.92%) LAN
9 15 (5.77%) LDAP
10 10 (3.85%) Internet
11 7 (2.69%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.92%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.54%) Network Security
13 4 (1.54%) VLAN
14 3 (1.15%) SCCP
14 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.15%) NAS
14 3 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
15 2 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.15%) MySQL
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
General
1 80 (30.77%) Finance
2 16 (6.15%) Banking
3 14 (5.38%) Law
4 8 (3.08%) Retail
5 5 (1.92%) Automotive
5 5 (1.92%) Back Office
6 4 (1.54%) Legal
7 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.77%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (15.00%) Analyst
3 29 (11.15%) Support Engineer
4 22 (8.46%) Support Analyst
4 22 (8.46%) Network Engineer
5 19 (7.31%) Service Analyst
5 19 (7.31%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (6.15%) Consultant
8 14 (5.38%) Desktop Support
9 13 (5.00%) Administrator
9 13 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 13 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
10 12 (4.62%) IT Support
10 12 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 11 (4.23%) Server Engineer
12 10 (3.85%) Security Administrator
12 10 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
13 9 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (3.46%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.31%) .NET
2 5 (1.92%) XML
2 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.92%) SOAP
2 5 (1.92%) WCF
3 4 (1.54%) jQuery
3 4 (1.54%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) WAP
4 1 (0.38%) XMPP
4 1 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.62%) Blackberry
2 28 (10.77%) Clustering
3 21 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.85%) CMDB
6 7 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.92%) Statistics
7 5 (1.92%) Learning Management System
7 5 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.54%) iSeries
8 4 (1.54%) PDA
8 4 (1.54%) AS400
9 2 (0.77%) iPhone
9 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.38%) IVR
10 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.38%) Wiki
10 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 195 (75.00%) Windows
2 82 (31.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (26.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (19.62%) Windows 7
6 33 (12.69%) Linux
6 33 (12.69%) Windows 8
7 24 (9.23%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (2.69%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.92%) Solaris
10 5 (1.92%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.54%) Android
12 2 (0.77%) CentOS
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.77%) Debian
13 1 (0.38%) UNIX
13 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (36.54%) ITIL
2 33 (12.69%) Change Management
3 29 (11.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (9.23%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.92%) Service Management
5 18 (6.92%) Project Management
6 15 (5.77%) Incident Management
7 14 (5.38%) Problem Management
8 11 (4.23%) Migration
8 11 (4.23%) Asset Management
9 10 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 10 (3.85%) ITIL V2
9 10 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (3.85%) CRM
10 9 (3.46%) Information Security
10 9 (3.46%) Network Management
11 8 (3.08%) Security Management
11 8 (3.08%) Document Management
12 7 (2.69%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.54%) SQL
2 8 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.08%) VBScript
3 7 (2.69%) C
4 5 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.92%) C#
5 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.54%) Python
5 4 (1.54%) C++
5 4 (1.54%) VB
5 4 (1.54%) Perl
5 4 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (16.15%) MCSE
3 28 (10.77%) MCSA
4 25 (9.62%) Degree
5 22 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (6.54%) MCITP
7 14 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (4.62%) MCP
9 7 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.31%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.31%) VCP4
10 6 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.15%) ISEB
12 3 (1.15%) CISSP
12 3 (1.15%) CISA
12 3 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.77%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.38%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 22 (8.46%) XenApp
3 22 (8.46%) vSphere
4 20 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 10 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (2.31%) Xen
9 4 (1.54%) XenServer
10 3 (1.15%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (10.77%) SCCM
2 26 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 15 (5.77%) SCOM
4 6 (2.31%) WSUS
4 6 (2.31%) Nagios
5 5 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.15%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.77%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.77%) SCSM
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.77%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.77%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 155 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 114 (43.85%) VMware
3 104 (40.00%) Citrix
4 38 (14.62%) Cisco
5 36 (13.85%) HP
6 30 (11.54%) Symantec
7 17 (6.54%) NetApp
8 13 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.85%) 3PAR
10 9 (3.46%) IBM
11 8 (3.08%) Veeam
12 7 (2.69%) McAfee
13 6 (2.31%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (2.31%) SonicWALL
13 6 (2.31%) Brocade
13 6 (2.31%) EMC
14 5 (1.92%) Dell
14 5 (1.92%) Sun
14 5 (1.92%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.92%) Sage
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago