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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 77 67 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.16% 6.12% 9.73%
As % of the System Software category 62.60% 40.12% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54 51 91
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
123 167 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.83% 15.25% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 93 140 151
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 22 £40,000 +100.00%
Colchester +6 14 £29,500 -7.81% 2
Harlow -4 2 £40,000 +31.14%
Basildon -10 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Chelmsford -16 1 £46,000 +22.66%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 148 (79.57%) Windows
2 116 (62.37%) Microsoft
3 102 (54.84%) VMware
4 89 (47.85%) DNS
5 85 (45.70%) ITIL
6 84 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (41.94%) DHCP
8 70 (37.63%) Citrix
9 56 (30.11%) Finance
10 55 (29.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (27.96%) Firewall
11 52 (27.96%) MS Exchange
12 44 (23.66%) SQL
13 42 (22.58%) SQL Server
14 40 (21.51%) MS Excel
14 40 (21.51%) Change Management
15 38 (20.43%) LDAP
15 38 (20.43%) SLA
16 37 (19.89%) Office 365
17 34 (18.28%) SolarWinds
17 34 (18.28%) MS Office
17 34 (18.28%) SAN
17 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 32 (17.20%) Disaster Recovery
19 30 (16.13%) Project Management
19 30 (16.13%) Security Patching
20 28 (15.05%) SCCM
21 27 (14.52%) CMDB
22 26 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
23 25 (13.44%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 52 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 26 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (9.68%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.38%) IIS
7 8 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.08%) JBoss
11 1 (0.54%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (21.51%) MS Excel
2 34 (18.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.89%) Office 365
2 7 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 89 (47.85%) DNS
2 78 (41.94%) DHCP
3 52 (27.96%) Firewall
4 38 (20.43%) LDAP
5 34 (18.28%) SAN
6 25 (13.44%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.99%) VPN
8 10 (5.38%) WAN
8 10 (5.38%) SNMP
9 6 (3.23%) LAN
10 5 (2.69%) VoIP
11 4 (2.15%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.15%) NAS
12 2 (1.08%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.08%) FCoE
12 2 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.08%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (1.08%) VLAN
12 2 (1.08%) WLAN
12 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.23%) MySQL
3 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (30.11%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Banking
3 7 (3.76%) Retail
4 4 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.61%) Games
6 2 (1.08%) Back Office
6 2 (1.08%) Automotive
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (16.67%) Analyst
2 28 (15.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (10.22%) Support Analyst
4 18 (9.68%) Desktop Support
5 17 (9.14%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (8.60%) Support Engineer
7 15 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (5.91%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.38%) Server Support
9 10 (5.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 10 (5.38%) Desktop Analyst
10 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 8 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.30%) Head of IT
11 8 (4.30%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (3.76%) Support Technician
13 5 (2.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (2.69%) Network Engineer
13 5 (2.69%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) Web Services
2 5 (2.69%) XML
2 5 (2.69%) jQuery
2 5 (2.69%) .NET
2 5 (2.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.15%) CSS
3 4 (2.15%) HTML
4 3 (1.61%) XSL
5 2 (1.08%) SOAP
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.08%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.08%) XSD
5 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.08%) WCF
5 2 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.54%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.54%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.54%) VXML
6 1 (0.54%) WinForms
6 1 (0.54%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.52%) CMDB
2 15 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.53%) Clustering
4 11 (5.91%) Blackberry
5 10 (5.38%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.23%) BYOD
7 5 (2.69%) Replication
8 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.61%) iPhone
9 3 (1.61%) iPad
9 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.08%) Life Science
10 2 (1.08%) NHS
10 2 (1.08%) Human Factors
11 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.54%) PKI
11 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 148 (79.57%) Windows
2 55 (29.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (13.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (10.75%) Linux
6 19 (10.22%) Windows 8
7 17 (9.14%) Windows 7
8 16 (8.60%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.38%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.23%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.15%) Solaris
11 4 (2.15%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.08%) UNIX
13 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.08%) SUSE
13 2 (1.08%) Debian
14 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (45.70%) ITIL
2 40 (21.51%) Change Management
3 32 (17.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (16.13%) Project Management
4 30 (16.13%) Security Patching
5 14 (7.53%) Time Management
6 12 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 10 (5.38%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.38%) Data Centre Operations
8 9 (4.84%) CRM
8 9 (4.84%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.30%) Strategic Management
9 8 (4.30%) Automated Testing
9 8 (4.30%) SDLC
9 8 (4.30%) Waterfall
10 7 (3.76%) High Availability
10 7 (3.76%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.69%) Digital Forensics
11 5 (2.69%) Patch Management
12 4 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.66%) SQL
2 19 (10.22%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.53%) VBScript
4 5 (2.69%) C#
5 4 (2.15%) C
5 4 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.61%) Java
7 2 (1.08%) C++
7 2 (1.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.08%) Python
7 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.54%) VB6
8 1 (0.54%) XPath
8 1 (0.54%) Tcl
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) VB
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.53%) MCSE
3 13 (6.99%) Degree
4 6 (3.23%) MCSA
5 4 (2.15%) MCDST
6 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.08%) PMP
7 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.08%) MOS
7 2 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.08%) MCITP
7 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) CCEE
8 1 (0.54%) CCIA
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.29%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 11 (5.91%) XenApp
4 11 (5.91%) XenServer
5 8 (4.30%) vSphere
6 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.76%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (15.05%) SCCM
2 19 (10.22%) Backup Exec
3 11 (5.91%) SCOM
4 8 (4.30%) WSUS
5 6 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.69%) Nagios
7 2 (1.08%) OpenView
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 116 (62.37%) Microsoft
2 102 (54.84%) VMware
3 70 (37.63%) Citrix
4 34 (18.28%) SolarWinds
5 24 (12.90%) Cisco
6 17 (9.14%) NetApp
7 15 (8.06%) Symantec
8 9 (4.84%) Oracle
8 9 (4.84%) HP
9 6 (3.23%) Avaya
10 5 (2.69%) Dell
10 5 (2.69%) Veeam
11 4 (2.15%) Sun
12 3 (1.61%) Intel
12 3 (1.61%) Sophos
12 3 (1.61%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.08%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (1.08%) Trapeze
13 2 (1.08%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
Colchester, Essex
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Witham, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago