Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 135 158 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.36% 8.02% 7.96%
As % of the System Software category 67.84% 68.10% 67.20%
Number of salaries quoted 117 135 164
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £37,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +39.62% -27.40%
10th Percentile £20,500 £24,700 £19,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £57,500 £51,975
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -8.45%

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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 199 232 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.80% 11.78% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 168 192 183
Essex median annual salary £38,500 £41,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.10% +18.84% -11.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £56,625 £57,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.90%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory 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 in Essex.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Essex

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Essex over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Essex

Active Directory
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Essex region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +9 36 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Chelmsford +25 35 £38,500 -18.09% 2
Basildon 0 9 £31,250 +8.70% 4
Brentwood +14 7 £50,000 +5.26%
Loughton - 5 £21,000 -
Harlow -12 4 £27,500 -2.65% 8
Saffron Walden +13 3 £19,500 -38.09% 2
Southend-on-Sea -13 2 £32,000 +14.29% 2
Braintree - 2 £35,000 - 1
Canvey Island - 1 £29,000 - 1
Dunmow - 1 £20,000 -
Grays - 1 £27,500 -
Wickford - 1 £22,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 100 (74.07%) Windows
2 77 (57.04%) Microsoft
3 76 (56.30%) Windows Server
4 74 (54.81%) Office 365
5 57 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 49 (36.30%) VMware
7 47 (34.81%) Windows 10
8 44 (32.59%) Windows 7
9 43 (31.85%) Finance
10 39 (28.89%) MS Exchange
10 39 (28.89%) Microsoft Office
11 36 (26.67%) Hyper-V
12 34 (25.19%) vSphere
13 33 (24.44%) ITIL
14 30 (22.22%) SAN
14 30 (22.22%) TCP/IP
15 29 (21.48%) DNS
16 27 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 27 (20.00%) PowerShell
17 26 (19.26%) NAS
17 26 (19.26%) Exchange Server 2013
18 24 (17.78%) Linux
18 24 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (16.30%) VMware ESXi
20 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
20 21 (15.56%) SonicWALL
20 21 (15.56%) Draytek
20 21 (15.56%) Migration
20 21 (15.56%) SQL

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 39 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 27 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (19.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.22%) IIS
6 2 (1.48%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (28.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 74 (54.81%) Office 365
2 57 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.67%) Mimecast
5 5 (3.70%) IaaS
6 3 (2.22%) PaaS
7 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.22%) SAN
1 30 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 29 (21.48%) DNS
3 26 (19.26%) NAS
4 14 (10.37%) Firewall
5 8 (5.93%) DHCP
6 7 (5.19%) VPN
7 6 (4.44%) LAN
8 5 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.70%) WAN
9 4 (2.96%) VLAN
10 3 (2.22%) Internet
10 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.48%) DMZ
11 2 (1.48%) FTP
11 2 (1.48%) IMAP
11 2 (1.48%) Network Security
11 2 (1.48%) SMTP
11 2 (1.48%) VoIP
12 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.74%) MS Access
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (31.85%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Back Office
4 4 (2.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Local Government
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (22.96%) Support Engineer
2 26 (19.26%) IT Engineer
2 26 (19.26%) IT Support
3 25 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (16.30%) Desktop Support
5 21 (15.56%) Senior IT Engineer
6 20 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (14.81%) Messaging Specialist
6 20 (14.81%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 19 (14.07%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 16 (11.85%) Active Directory Specialist
9 14 (10.37%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Analyst
10 12 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Desktop Support
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (8.89%) Senior IT Support
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Support Engineer
11 9 (6.67%) IT Technician
11 9 (6.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) LDAP
2 5 (3.70%) ADSI
3 2 (1.48%) .NET
3 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.48%) MAPI
4 1 (0.74%) COM+
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) LINQ
4 1 (0.74%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) WAP
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (8.89%) PKI
2 5 (3.70%) Replication
2 5 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.48%) CCTV
3 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.74%) Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.74%) Life Science
4 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (74.07%) Windows
2 76 (56.30%) Windows Server
3 47 (34.81%) Windows 10
4 44 (32.59%) Windows 7
5 24 (17.78%) Linux
6 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.22%) Unix
10 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.48%) Android
12 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.44%) ITIL
2 24 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (15.56%) Migration
4 20 (14.81%) Data Management
5 19 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.89%) Identity Management
6 12 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (5.19%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.70%) High Availability
8 5 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.96%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.22%) Creative Thinking
10 3 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.22%) Information Security
10 3 (2.22%) Information Security Management
10 3 (2.22%) ITSM
10 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.22%) Project Management
10 3 (2.22%) Security Management
11 2 (1.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 21 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (1.48%) C
3 2 (1.48%) C#
3 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.70%) MCITP
3 4 (2.96%) Degree
4 3 (2.22%) CCNA
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.22%) MCSA
4 3 (2.22%) MCSE
5 2 (1.48%) MCP
5 2 (1.48%) MOS
5 2 (1.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.74%) CCENT
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) MiFID
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 36 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 34 (25.19%) vSphere
3 22 (16.30%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (8.89%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 7 (5.19%) XenApp
7 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) WSUS
2 6 (4.44%) SCCM
3 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 77 (57.04%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.30%) VMware
3 21 (15.56%) Draytek
3 21 (15.56%) SonicWALL
4 16 (11.85%) Cisco
5 10 (7.41%) Citrix
6 8 (5.93%) HP
7 6 (4.44%) Veeam
8 5 (3.70%) Symantec
9 3 (2.22%) Apple
10 2 (1.48%) IBM
10 2 (1.48%) Samsung
11 1 (0.74%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.74%) Acronis
11 1 (0.74%) Actuate
11 1 (0.74%) Avaya
11 1 (0.74%) Isilon
11 1 (0.74%) Okta
11 1 (0.74%) RedGate
11 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow