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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 48 85 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.62% 6.80% 8.46%
As % of the System Software category 67.61% 68.55% 47.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 60 77
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
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
71 124 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.83% 9.92% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 92 174
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Brentwood -7 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Chelmsford +8 7 £40,000 +8.84% 3
Harlow +5 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Colchester -12 7 £50,000 +69.49%
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £40,000 - 2
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 121 (90.30%) Windows
2 83 (61.94%) Microsoft
3 73 (54.48%) Windows Server
4 52 (38.81%) MS Exchange
5 50 (37.31%) VMware
6 49 (36.57%) DNS
7 48 (35.82%) Windows 7
8 47 (35.07%) DHCP
9 45 (33.58%) ITIL
10 44 (32.84%) MS Office
11 41 (30.60%) Windows 8
12 39 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 38 (28.36%) TCP/IP
13 38 (28.36%) Cisco
14 36 (26.87%) Citrix
14 36 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (26.87%) Office 365
15 34 (25.37%) Windows 10
15 34 (25.37%) Finance
16 33 (24.63%) Linux
16 33 (24.63%) MS Excel
17 30 (22.39%) SQL Server
18 29 (21.64%) Blackberry
19 28 (20.90%) Firewall
19 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
20 26 (19.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 26 (19.40%) Hyper-V
21 25 (18.66%) SAN
22 24 (17.91%) SCCM
22 24 (17.91%) Android

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 52 (38.81%) MS Exchange
2 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (19.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (11.19%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.99%) JBoss
8 4 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (32.84%) MS Office
2 33 (24.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) assyst
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.87%) Office 365
2 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 49 (36.57%) DNS
2 47 (35.07%) DHCP
3 38 (28.36%) TCP/IP
4 28 (20.90%) Firewall
5 25 (18.66%) SAN
6 23 (17.16%) SMTP
7 20 (14.93%) VPN
8 19 (14.18%) Wireless
9 18 (13.43%) DMZ
9 18 (13.43%) IMAP
9 18 (13.43%) VLAN
10 15 (11.19%) NAS
11 9 (6.72%) Internet
12 6 (4.48%) LDAP
13 5 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (3.73%) FTP
13 5 (3.73%) HTTP
13 5 (3.73%) HTTPS
13 5 (3.73%) LAN
13 5 (3.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) MSI
General
1 34 (25.37%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) German Language
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (1.49%) Automotive
4 2 (1.49%) Marketing
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) French Language
5 1 (0.75%) Front Office
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (23.13%) Support Engineer
2 27 (20.15%) Analyst
3 23 (17.16%) IT Engineer
4 20 (14.93%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (14.93%) IT Support
5 19 (14.18%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (13.43%) IT Support Engineer
7 17 (12.69%) Senior Support Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Senior IT Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (10.45%) Support Analyst
9 13 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (8.96%) Systems Support
10 12 (8.96%) Systems Support Engineer
11 11 (8.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 11 (8.21%) Infrastructure Support
11 11 (8.21%) Senior IT Support
11 11 (8.21%) Service Analyst
12 10 (7.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) MAPI
2 4 (2.99%) CSS
2 4 (2.99%) HTML
2 4 (2.99%) jQuery
2 4 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.64%) Blackberry
2 23 (17.16%) iPhone
3 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (13.43%) PDA
5 17 (12.69%) Replication
6 10 (7.46%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.73%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.99%) iPad
9 3 (2.24%) CMDB
10 2 (1.49%) BYOD
10 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.49%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.75%) Handset
11 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 121 (90.30%) Windows
2 73 (54.48%) Windows Server
3 48 (35.82%) Windows 7
4 41 (30.60%) Windows 8
5 39 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (25.37%) Windows 10
8 33 (24.63%) Linux
9 24 (17.91%) Android
10 21 (15.67%) Windows Vista
11 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (14.18%) Windows XP
13 5 (3.73%) Mac OS
13 5 (3.73%) Unix
14 4 (2.99%) Windows Phone
15 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.58%) ITIL
2 13 (9.70%) Workflow
3 9 (6.72%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (5.97%) Configuration Management
4 8 (5.97%) ITIL V3
4 8 (5.97%) Logistics
4 8 (5.97%) Security Patching
4 8 (5.97%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.22%) Change Management
5 7 (5.22%) Document Management
5 7 (5.22%) Project Management
6 6 (4.48%) Change Control
6 6 (4.48%) Time Management
7 5 (3.73%) Application Packaging
7 5 (3.73%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (3.73%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.24%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.24%) Investment Management
8 3 (2.24%) Line Management
8 3 (2.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) PowerShell
1 18 (13.43%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) VBScript
3 9 (6.72%) VB
4 4 (2.99%) Java
5 3 (2.24%) KiXtart
5 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.96%) MCP
2 8 (5.97%) A+ Certification
2 8 (5.97%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.99%) MCSE
5 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.24%) Degree
6 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.24%) MCSA
7 2 (1.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) HL7
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 26 (19.40%) Hyper-V
2 22 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.19%) NFS
4 12 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (7.46%) XenApp
6 9 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (4.48%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.99%) vSphere
8 4 (2.99%) Xen
9 3 (2.24%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.24%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.49%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (17.91%) SCCM
2 18 (13.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.73%) SCOM
3 5 (3.73%) WSUS
4 4 (2.99%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 83 (61.94%) Microsoft
2 50 (37.31%) VMware
3 38 (28.36%) Cisco
4 36 (26.87%) Citrix
5 22 (16.42%) Apple
6 19 (14.18%) Draytek
7 17 (12.69%) Veeam
8 9 (6.72%) Remedy
8 9 (6.72%) Symantec
9 8 (5.97%) NetApp
9 8 (5.97%) Progress
10 7 (5.22%) Intel Security
10 7 (5.22%) Thunderhead
11 6 (4.48%) Clearswift
11 6 (4.48%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.73%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.99%) CA
13 4 (2.99%) Oracle
13 4 (2.99%) Proofpoint
14 3 (2.24%) Nokia
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