The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 23 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.38% 10.26% 5.52%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 100.00% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 6
Median salary £28,500 £27,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 18 16 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 13.14% 10.26% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 12
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £43,100
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Chester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Chester.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Chester

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Chester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Chester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) vSphere
5 6 (46.15%) VLAN
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) CRM
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Server Building
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Sophos
8 3 (23.08%) Sage
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) VoIP
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) ERP
9 2 (15.38%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) DMZ
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) IT Support
3 6 (46.15%) IT Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (38.46%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Support
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Kaspersky
2 3 (23.08%) Sage
2 3 (23.08%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) HP
Chester, Cheshire
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