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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.29% 6.18% 5.32%
As % of the System Software category 38.46% 84.62% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 9
Median salary £31,500 £31,000 £26,041
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% +19.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

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 13 13 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 8.55% 7.30% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 14
Median salary £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £42,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +4.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) Sophos
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (27.27%) Line Management
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Server Building
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Kaspersky
7 2 (18.18%) DMZ
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (9.09%) NetScaler

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 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Support
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Line Management
1 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Kaspersky
3 3 (27.27%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
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