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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 131 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.48% 6.65% 10.24%
As % of the System Software category 60.93% 48.65% 66.92%
Number of salaries quoted 100 55 83
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,900 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £54,000 £50,000
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
215 148 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.56% 13.68% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 164 121 124
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +17 19 £32,000 +37.63% 3
Chelmsford +6 13 £23,500 -56.48% 1
Brentwood -19 12 £40,000 +34.45%
Harlow 0 6 £34,750 -35.64%
Saffron Walden - 2 £43,750 -
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 -
Billericay +10 1 £30,000 +62.16% 1
Basildon +6 1 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Braintree - 1 £29,247 -
Hockley - 1 £20,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 150 (73.53%) Windows
2 111 (54.41%) Microsoft
3 83 (40.69%) MS Exchange
4 73 (35.78%) ITIL
5 72 (35.29%) Citrix
6 71 (34.80%) DNS
7 68 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 65 (31.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (26.96%) VMware
10 53 (25.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 52 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 51 (25.00%) Finance
12 51 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (24.02%) Firewall
14 46 (22.55%) DHCP
14 46 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2007
15 43 (21.08%) MS Office
16 42 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (18.63%) Windows 7
19 37 (18.14%) SAN
20 35 (17.16%) Blackberry
21 33 (16.18%) VPN
22 32 (15.69%) Windows XP
23 30 (14.71%) Symantec
24 29 (14.22%) SQL
24 29 (14.22%) MCSE
25 27 (13.24%) Cisco
26 26 (12.75%) Windows 8
27 25 (12.25%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 83 (40.69%) MS Exchange
2 46 (22.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 41 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.39%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.41%) Lync
8 5 (2.45%) CMS
8 5 (2.45%) IIS
9 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 68 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 43 (21.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.98%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) IaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (34.80%) DNS
2 49 (24.02%) Firewall
3 46 (22.55%) DHCP
4 37 (18.14%) SAN
5 33 (16.18%) VPN
6 21 (10.29%) VoIP
7 15 (7.35%) LAN
8 14 (6.86%) WAN
9 8 (3.92%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.43%) LDAP
11 6 (2.94%) Internet
11 6 (2.94%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.45%) SMTP
13 3 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.47%) Network Security
14 2 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.98%) NAS
14 2 (0.98%) MPLS
14 2 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (6.86%) Law
3 13 (6.37%) Banking
4 7 (3.43%) Retail
5 2 (0.98%) Advertising
5 2 (0.98%) Publishing
5 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (23.53%) Analyst
2 28 (13.73%) Service Analyst
2 28 (13.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (10.78%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.29%) Support Engineer
6 19 (9.31%) Network Engineer
7 16 (7.84%) Consultant
7 16 (7.84%) IT Support
8 13 (6.37%) Desktop Support
9 12 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.88%) Team Leader
10 11 (5.39%) IT Support Analyst
10 11 (5.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 11 (5.39%) Administrator
11 10 (4.90%) Help Desk Support
11 10 (4.90%) Server Engineer
12 9 (4.41%) Architect
12 9 (4.41%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) HTML
1 1 (0.49%) .NET
1 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.49%) SOAP
1 1 (0.49%) Web Services
1 1 (0.49%) XML
1 1 (0.49%) WAP
1 1 (0.49%) XMPP
1 1 (0.49%) WCF
1 1 (0.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.16%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.86%) Clustering
3 10 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.94%) Statistics
6 4 (1.96%) PDA
6 4 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.96%) iPhone
7 3 (1.47%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.47%) iPad
7 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) IVR
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 150 (73.53%) Windows
2 65 (31.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (25.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (18.63%) Windows 7
6 32 (15.69%) Windows XP
7 26 (12.75%) Windows 8
8 18 (8.82%) Linux
9 9 (4.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.45%) Android
10 5 (2.45%) Solaris
11 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.96%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.49%) UNIX
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.78%) ITIL
2 21 (10.29%) Service Delivery
3 17 (8.33%) Change Management
3 17 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (7.84%) Incident Management
5 14 (6.86%) Service Management
6 13 (6.37%) Problem Management
7 12 (5.88%) Migration
8 9 (4.41%) Project Management
8 9 (4.41%) Change Control
9 8 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.43%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.43%) ITIL V2
10 7 (3.43%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.43%) Information Security
10 7 (3.43%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.94%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.94%) ITSM
11 6 (2.94%) Information Assurance
11 6 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.22%) SQL
2 11 (5.39%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.90%) VBScript
4 6 (2.94%) VB
5 4 (1.96%) C
6 1 (0.49%) C#
6 1 (0.49%) C++
6 1 (0.49%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.49%) Perl
6 1 (0.49%) VBA
6 1 (0.49%) Python
6 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (14.22%) MCSE
3 19 (9.31%) MCITP
4 18 (8.82%) MCSA
5 15 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (6.86%) Degree
7 10 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (3.43%) MCP
8 7 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.47%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.47%) ISEB
12 2 (0.98%) CCA
12 2 (0.98%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.98%) VCP5
13 1 (0.49%) MOS
13 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.49%) CISSP
13 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.35%) XenDesktop
3 13 (6.37%) Hyper-V
3 13 (6.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (5.39%) vSphere
5 8 (3.92%) XenApp
5 8 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.96%) MetaFrame
6 4 (1.96%) Xen
6 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) Firmware
8 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (12.25%) SCCM
2 22 (10.78%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.43%) SCOM
4 5 (2.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.98%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.98%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.98%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.98%) SCSM
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 111 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 72 (35.29%) Citrix
3 55 (26.96%) VMware
4 30 (14.71%) Symantec
5 27 (13.24%) Cisco
6 18 (8.82%) HP
7 11 (5.39%) NetApp
8 6 (2.94%) Avaya
8 6 (2.94%) McAfee
8 6 (2.94%) Veeam
9 5 (2.45%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.45%) Sun
10 4 (1.96%) Dell
10 4 (1.96%) EMC
10 4 (1.96%) Apple
10 4 (1.96%) SonicWALL
10 4 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (1.47%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.47%) Google
11 3 (1.47%) Sage
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