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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 88 143 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.79% 10.87% 7.10%
As % of the System Software category 69.29% 66.82% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 69 100 78
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
127 214 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.69% 16.26% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 88 155 208
Average salary £26,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.44% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 -12 13 £37,500 -25.00%
Basildon +7 10 £24,000 +11.62%
Chelmsford +14 8 £40,000 +73.91%
Colchester -3 6 £49,750 +4.73% 3
Witham - 4 £25,000 -
Loughton -2 2 £29,500 -8.52%
Epping - 1 £28,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 152 (86.86%) Windows
2 123 (70.29%) Microsoft
3 89 (50.86%) MS Office
4 88 (50.29%) Windows Server
5 76 (43.43%) MS Excel
6 71 (40.57%) VMware
7 61 (34.86%) Citrix
7 61 (34.86%) Windows 7
8 59 (33.71%) MS Exchange
9 57 (32.57%) ITIL
10 52 (29.71%) Cisco
11 50 (28.57%) Firewall
12 48 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (25.71%) Finance
14 44 (25.14%) DNS
15 43 (24.57%) SQL Server
16 42 (24.00%) TCP/IP
17 41 (23.43%) DHCP
17 41 (23.43%) Windows 10
18 40 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (22.29%) Hyper-V
19 39 (22.29%) Windows 8
20 36 (20.57%) SAN
21 35 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
22 34 (19.43%) Windows Server 2012
22 34 (19.43%) VPN
22 34 (19.43%) Windows XP
23 33 (18.86%) Linux
24 32 (18.29%) Backup Exec
24 32 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 59 (33.71%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (17.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 30 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.71%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.57%) Drupal
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 89 (50.86%) MS Office
2 76 (43.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.57%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.57%) Office 365
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (28.57%) Firewall
2 44 (25.14%) DNS
3 42 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 41 (23.43%) DHCP
5 36 (20.57%) SAN
6 34 (19.43%) VPN
7 28 (16.00%) VLAN
8 27 (15.43%) IMAP
9 26 (14.86%) DMZ
9 26 (14.86%) SMTP
9 26 (14.86%) Wireless
10 25 (14.29%) NAS
11 13 (7.43%) WAN
12 10 (5.71%) NetScaler
13 9 (5.14%) IP Telephony
14 7 (4.00%) VoIP
15 6 (3.43%) iSCSI
15 6 (3.43%) LDAP
16 5 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
17 4 (2.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) MS Access
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.57%) MSI
2 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 45 (25.71%) Finance
2 19 (10.86%) Banking
3 10 (5.71%) Legal
4 8 (4.57%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Publishing
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
6 1 (0.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (34.86%) Support Engineer
2 50 (28.57%) IT Support
3 37 (21.14%) IT Engineer
4 33 (18.86%) IT Support Engineer
5 31 (17.71%) Analyst
6 28 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
6 28 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 27 (15.43%) Infrastructure Support
8 25 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
9 22 (12.57%) Systems Support
10 20 (11.43%) Systems Support Engineer
11 19 (10.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 18 (10.29%) Senior Support Engineer
13 17 (9.71%) Senior IT Engineer
13 17 (9.71%) Support Analyst
14 15 (8.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
15 14 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
15 14 (8.00%) Senior IT Support
15 14 (8.00%) Technical Support
16 13 (7.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.86%) MAPI
2 3 (1.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.29%) Blackberry
2 30 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (15.43%) iPhone
4 26 (14.86%) PDA
5 18 (10.29%) Replication
6 14 (8.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.57%) CMDB
8 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.00%) Fat Client
8 7 (4.00%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.14%) Clustering
10 2 (1.14%) Fintech
10 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.14%) PKI
10 2 (1.14%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.57%) NHS
11 1 (0.57%) User Experience
11 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 152 (86.86%) Windows
2 88 (50.29%) Windows Server
3 61 (34.86%) Windows 7
4 48 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (23.43%) Windows 10
6 39 (22.29%) Windows 8
7 34 (19.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (19.43%) Windows XP
8 33 (18.86%) Linux
9 32 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (17.14%) Windows Vista
11 27 (15.43%) Android
12 5 (2.86%) Unix
13 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.57%) Debian
14 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.57%) ITIL
2 15 (8.57%) Service Delivery
2 15 (8.57%) Time Management
3 13 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (6.86%) Configuration Management
5 11 (6.29%) Workflow
6 10 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 10 (5.71%) Software Delivery
7 9 (5.14%) Application Packaging
7 9 (5.14%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.14%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.14%) Security Patching
8 7 (4.00%) High Availability
8 7 (4.00%) Logistics
9 6 (3.43%) Change Management
9 6 (3.43%) Coaching
9 6 (3.43%) Project Management
10 5 (2.86%) Asset Management
10 5 (2.86%) Service Management
10 5 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.29%) SQL
2 15 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 15 (8.57%) VB
3 12 (6.86%) VBScript
4 7 (4.00%) KiXtart
5 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.29%) C
7 2 (1.14%) Python
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (16.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (13.71%) MCSE
3 22 (12.57%) MCSA
4 16 (9.14%) MCP
5 10 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.14%) Degree
7 7 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.86%) CCNP
8 5 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.29%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.29%) CCNA
10 3 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.14%) CEH
11 2 (1.14%) CISM
11 2 (1.14%) CISSP
11 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.14%) RHCE
11 2 (1.14%) SANS
12 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.14%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 40 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (22.29%) Hyper-V
3 18 (10.29%) NFS
3 18 (10.29%) XenApp
4 17 (9.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (4.00%) vSphere
8 3 (1.71%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.14%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (18.29%) Backup Exec
2 22 (12.57%) SCCM
3 7 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 7 (4.00%) SCOM
4 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.71%) WSUS
5 2 (1.14%) Nessus
5 2 (1.14%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.14%) QRadar
5 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.57%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 123 (70.29%) Microsoft
2 71 (40.57%) VMware
3 61 (34.86%) Citrix
4 52 (29.71%) Cisco
5 28 (16.00%) Apple
6 27 (15.43%) Draytek
6 27 (15.43%) Veeam
7 19 (10.86%) Symantec
8 7 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.29%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.29%) Juniper
10 4 (2.29%) Progress
10 4 (2.29%) Remedy
11 3 (1.71%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.71%) HP
11 3 (1.71%) Sage
12 2 (1.14%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.14%) Avaya
12 2 (1.14%) NetApp
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