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 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
Rank 31 28 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 65 100 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.41% 9.29% 11.00%
As % of the System Software category 61.90% 62.89% 65.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 82 101
Median salary £31,498 £28,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.49% -15.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 105 159 204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 10.36% 14.76% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 71 118 152
Median salary £45,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.71% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +3 15 £50,000 +6.95% 1
Brentwood +8 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Saffron Walden - 5 £31,498 -
Harlow +1 4 £27,500 -45.00% 3
Thurrock - 4 £40,000 -
Chelmsford -20 3 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Basildon -1 1 £30,000 +22.44%
Witham -6 1 - -
Tilbury - 1 £20,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 83 (74.11%) Windows
2 50 (44.64%) Windows Server
3 48 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 46 (41.07%) VMware
5 38 (33.93%) MS Exchange
6 36 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (25.89%) Office 365
9 28 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (25.00%) Firewall
10 27 (24.11%) Linux
11 25 (22.32%) SAN
12 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
13 22 (19.64%) MS Office
13 22 (19.64%) SCCM
14 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (18.75%) ITIL
14 21 (18.75%) DNS
15 20 (17.86%) Citrix
15 20 (17.86%) Windows 8
16 19 (16.96%) SQL
17 18 (16.07%) Web Services
17 18 (16.07%) Cisco
18 17 (15.18%) Windows 10
18 17 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
19 16 (14.29%) vSphere
19 16 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
19 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related 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 38 (33.93%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.93%) IIS
5 9 (8.04%) JBoss
6 7 (6.25%) Apache
6 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (19.64%) MS Office
2 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) assyst
1 2 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.89%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.89%) Office 365
2 17 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.79%) iTunes
5 2 (1.79%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.00%) Firewall
2 25 (22.32%) SAN
3 21 (18.75%) DNS
4 16 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.61%) iSCSI
6 12 (10.71%) LAN
7 11 (9.82%) VPN
8 10 (8.93%) VoIP
9 9 (8.04%) DHCP
9 9 (8.04%) WAN
10 8 (7.14%) Wireless
11 7 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (6.25%) HTTP
11 7 (6.25%) NAS
11 7 (6.25%) SMTP
12 6 (5.36%) Internet
12 6 (5.36%) Skype
13 5 (4.46%) IMAP
13 5 (4.46%) LDAP
13 5 (4.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.82%) Geospatial Data
3 11 (9.82%) GIS
4 7 (6.25%) JasperReports
5 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.46%) MySQL
6 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) JUnit
2 11 (9.82%) ClearQuest
2 11 (9.82%) CruiseControl
2 11 (9.82%) FishEye
2 11 (9.82%) Hudson
2 11 (9.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.82%) JIRA
2 11 (9.82%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.25%) Ant
3 7 (6.25%) Maven
4 5 (4.46%) Selenium
4 5 (4.46%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.46%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) IT Support
4 14 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 8 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Support Manager
7 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Java Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Junior
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) Web Services
2 13 (11.61%) CSS
3 12 (10.71%) GWT
3 12 (10.71%) Middleware
3 12 (10.71%) REST
4 7 (6.25%) .NET
4 7 (6.25%) Ajax
4 7 (6.25%) Apache Flex
4 7 (6.25%) AWT
4 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.25%) JMS
4 7 (6.25%) JSON
4 7 (6.25%) Spring
4 7 (6.25%) Swing
5 6 (5.36%) HTML
6 5 (4.46%) EDI
6 5 (4.46%) RESTful
6 5 (4.46%) SOAP
7 4 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.46%) Replication
6 2 (1.79%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (74.11%) Windows
2 50 (44.64%) Windows Server
3 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (24.11%) Linux
6 20 (17.86%) Windows 8
7 17 (15.18%) Windows 10
8 16 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (8.93%) Ubuntu
9 10 (8.93%) Unix
10 8 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (6.25%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.57%) Android
13 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.68%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (18.75%) ITIL
2 15 (13.39%) Scrum
2 15 (13.39%) TDD
3 12 (10.71%) DevOps
3 12 (10.71%) OO
4 11 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (9.82%) Issue Tracking
4 11 (9.82%) Kanban
4 11 (9.82%) Open Source
4 11 (9.82%) UML
5 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (7.14%) IT Strategy
7 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.25%) Service Management
7 7 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.36%) Time Management
9 5 (4.46%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) SQL
2 15 (13.39%) C
2 15 (13.39%) Java
3 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.93%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.93%) Perl
5 9 (8.04%) Python
6 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.36%) C#
8 5 (4.46%) VB
9 4 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.89%) Tcl
10 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.89%) VB6
10 1 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared
1 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.46%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.68%) Degree
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.79%) MCSE
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 14000
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (14.29%) vSphere
3 9 (8.04%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.46%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.57%) XenApp
8 3 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (19.64%) SCCM
2 10 (8.93%) Nagios
2 10 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.46%) Ansible
3 5 (4.46%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.46%) CFEngine
3 5 (4.46%) Puppet
4 4 (3.57%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.68%) WSUS
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.89%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 48 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 46 (41.07%) VMware
3 20 (17.86%) Citrix
4 18 (16.07%) Cisco
5 15 (13.39%) Apple
6 11 (9.82%) Atlassian
7 9 (8.04%) HP
7 9 (8.04%) NetApp
7 9 (8.04%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.14%) Adobe
8 8 (7.14%) EMC
9 7 (6.25%) Google
9 7 (6.25%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.46%) Hortonworks
10 5 (4.46%) Mitel
10 5 (4.46%) Sophos
10 5 (4.46%) Veeam
10 5 (4.46%) WatchGuard
11 4 (3.57%) Clearswift
11 4 (3.57%) Dell
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