Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 35 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.98% 5.38% 6.20%
As % of the System Software category 64.10% 62.50% 63.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 38
Chester median annual salary £23,250 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00% +10.09%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,325 £19,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £26,000 £26,500 £26,021
% change year-on-year -1.89% +1.84% -19.94%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.89% 8.60% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 36
Chester median annual salary £27,000 £25,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -25.93% +1.73%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,250 £19,875
90th Percentile £53,250 £43,300 £63,750
Cheshire median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% +4.84% -8.82%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 11 (44.00%) LAN
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (32.00%) MCSE
6 8 (32.00%) DHCP
6 8 (32.00%) DNS
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) SAN
7 6 (24.00%) Citrix
7 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (24.00%) MCSA
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) Change Management
8 5 (20.00%) Android
8 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
9 3 (12.00%) Sage
9 3 (12.00%) Office 365
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Google
9 3 (12.00%) VMware
9 3 (12.00%) vSphere

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (44.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 8 (32.00%) DHCP
3 8 (32.00%) DNS
4 6 (24.00%) SAN
5 5 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Server Support
5 1 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Data Security
4 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) MCSE
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Google
3 3 (12.00%) Sage
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco