Period
to 21 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 9 31 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 8.04% 9.54% 5.09%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 57.41% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 13
Median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.45% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £23,950
90th Percentile £41,500 £70,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +18.18%

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 15 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.39% 16.62% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 38
Median annual salary £34,445 £40,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.89% -17.53% +61.67%
10th Percentile £25,825 £25,750 £24,450
90th Percentile £43,075 £51,250 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £36,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +13.33%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Chester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Chester.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) MCSA
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) Change Management
1 9 (100.00%) Server+ Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Siemens
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Self-Motivation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Change Management
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSA
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Server+ Certification
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Siemens