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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 139 94 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.11% 7.44% 13.15%
As % of the System Software category 66.83% 41.59% 70.35%
Number of salaries quoted 103 69 115
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
208 226 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.63% 17.89% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 155 190 163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 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 30 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 +4 35 £50,000 +19.04%
Colchester 0 16 £32,000 -24.70% 1
Chelmsford +3 6 £24,250 +31.08% 1
Loughton - 6 £31,750 -
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £23,000 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Basildon 0 3 £25,750 +35.52%
Dunmow - 3 £20,000 -
Rayleigh 0 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Wickford - 2 £31,500 -
Harlow -3 1 £19,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 203 (75.75%) Windows
2 156 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 133 (49.63%) VMware
4 109 (40.67%) MS Exchange
5 108 (40.30%) Citrix
6 103 (38.43%) DNS
7 99 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 97 (36.19%) ITIL
9 89 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 88 (32.84%) Finance
11 80 (29.85%) MS Excel
12 78 (29.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 75 (27.99%) SAN
14 73 (27.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 68 (25.37%) DHCP
15 68 (25.37%) SQL
15 68 (25.37%) Firewall
16 57 (21.27%) Exchange Server 2010
17 56 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
17 56 (20.90%) MS Office
18 53 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
19 49 (18.28%) Windows 7
20 46 (17.16%) Cisco
21 44 (16.42%) SQL Server
21 44 (16.42%) MCSE
22 37 (13.81%) HP
23 35 (13.06%) Linux
23 35 (13.06%) Change Management
23 35 (13.06%) Windows 8
24 34 (12.69%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 109 (40.67%) MS Exchange
2 57 (21.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (8.58%) SharePoint
6 18 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (5.60%) IIS
8 14 (5.22%) Lync
9 4 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 80 (29.85%) MS Excel
2 56 (20.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) AWD
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.58%) Office 365
2 9 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 103 (38.43%) DNS
2 75 (27.99%) SAN
3 68 (25.37%) Firewall
3 68 (25.37%) DHCP
4 32 (11.94%) VPN
5 23 (8.58%) VoIP
6 22 (8.21%) WAN
7 17 (6.34%) LDAP
8 16 (5.97%) LAN
9 13 (4.85%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.99%) Internet
11 5 (1.87%) SNMP
11 5 (1.87%) NAS
12 4 (1.49%) VLAN
13 3 (1.12%) SCCP
13 3 (1.12%) Network Security
13 3 (1.12%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.75%) SMTP
14 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.24%) MySQL
5 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 88 (32.84%) Finance
2 15 (5.60%) Banking
3 14 (5.22%) Law
4 8 (2.99%) Retail
5 7 (2.61%) Back Office
6 6 (2.24%) Legal
7 5 (1.87%) Automotive
7 5 (1.87%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (21.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (13.81%) Analyst
3 30 (11.19%) Support Engineer
4 22 (8.21%) Support Analyst
5 21 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 18 (6.72%) Desktop Support
7 16 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (5.97%) Service Analyst
7 16 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (5.60%) Consultant
9 13 (4.85%) VMware Engineer
10 12 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.48%) Administrator
11 11 (4.10%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 10 (3.73%) Head of IT
12 10 (3.73%) Server Engineer
12 10 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
13 9 (3.36%) IT Support
13 9 (3.36%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.61%) Web Services
1 7 (2.61%) .NET
2 6 (2.24%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.24%) XML
3 5 (1.87%) SOAP
3 5 (1.87%) WCF
3 5 (1.87%) jQuery
4 2 (0.75%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (0.37%) REST
5 1 (0.37%) XSL
5 1 (0.37%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.37%) WAP
5 1 (0.37%) VXML
5 1 (0.37%) WinForms
5 1 (0.37%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.69%) Blackberry
2 31 (11.57%) Clustering
3 22 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.73%) CMDB
6 8 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.24%) Statistics
8 5 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.49%) iSeries
9 4 (1.49%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.49%) AS400
10 3 (1.12%) PDA
10 3 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.75%) iPhone
12 1 (0.37%) Wiki
12 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.37%) iPad
12 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 203 (75.75%) Windows
2 89 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (29.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (18.28%) Windows 7
6 35 (13.06%) Windows 8
6 35 (13.06%) Linux
7 25 (9.33%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.10%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (2.99%) Windows 2000
10 6 (2.24%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.87%) Solaris
11 5 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.49%) Debian
13 3 (1.12%) Android
14 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.75%) CentOS
15 1 (0.37%) UNIX
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (36.19%) ITIL
2 35 (13.06%) Change Management
3 28 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (8.96%) Project Management
5 23 (8.58%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.34%) Service Management
7 15 (5.60%) CRM
8 12 (4.48%) Problem Management
9 11 (4.10%) Asset Management
9 11 (4.10%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.73%) Information Security
10 10 (3.73%) Waterfall
10 10 (3.73%) Strategic Management
11 9 (3.36%) Time Management
11 9 (3.36%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.36%) ITIL V2
12 8 (2.99%) Change Control
12 8 (2.99%) Network Management
12 8 (2.99%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.37%) SQL
2 8 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.24%) VBScript
3 6 (2.24%) C
3 6 (2.24%) C#
4 5 (1.87%) Java
4 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.49%) Perl
5 4 (1.49%) C++
5 4 (1.49%) Python
5 4 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.12%) VB
7 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) VB6
8 1 (0.37%) XPath
8 1 (0.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (27.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (16.42%) MCSE
3 30 (11.19%) MCSA
4 27 (10.07%) Degree
5 19 (7.09%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.85%) MCITP
8 11 (4.10%) MCP
9 7 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.12%) CISA
12 3 (1.12%) CISSP
12 3 (1.12%) ISEB
13 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.37%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.37%) CCNA
14 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (10.45%) Hyper-V
3 23 (8.58%) XenApp
4 21 (7.84%) vSphere
5 16 (5.97%) XenDesktop
6 15 (5.60%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.61%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.61%) XenServer
9 6 (2.24%) Xen
9 6 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (11.94%) Backup Exec
2 23 (8.58%) SCCM
3 14 (5.22%) SCOM
4 9 (3.36%) Nagios
5 7 (2.61%) WSUS
6 5 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (1.12%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.75%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.37%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 156 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 133 (49.63%) VMware
3 108 (40.30%) Citrix
4 46 (17.16%) Cisco
5 37 (13.81%) HP
6 32 (11.94%) Symantec
7 20 (7.46%) NetApp
8 13 (4.85%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.73%) 3PAR
10 9 (3.36%) IBM
11 8 (2.99%) Veeam
12 6 (2.24%) Brocade
12 6 (2.24%) SonicWALL
12 6 (2.24%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (2.24%) EMC
12 6 (2.24%) Sophos
13 5 (1.87%) McAfee
13 5 (1.87%) WatchGuard
13 5 (1.87%) Dell
13 5 (1.87%) Sun
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
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Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 28 days ago