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

Microsoft Active Directory
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 100 73 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.27% 7.24% 8.59%
As % of the System Software category 72.99% 65.18% 66.26%
Number of salaries quoted 90 63 66
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -12.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,900
% change year-on-year - -4.12%  

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 137 112 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 14.07% 11.11% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 123 81 104
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,800 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 0 16 £45,000 -9.09%
Chelmsford -6 16 £47,500 +75.92% 1
Harlow +2 9 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Brentwood -1 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £28,000 -
Saffron Walden -16 1 £19,000 -52.50%
Basildon - 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 139 (85.28%) Windows
2 77 (47.24%) Windows Server
3 72 (44.17%) Microsoft
4 64 (39.26%) VMware
5 48 (29.45%) Linux
6 41 (25.15%) Windows 7
7 40 (24.54%) Microsoft Office
8 39 (23.93%) Office 365
9 38 (23.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (22.09%) Cisco
12 35 (21.47%) SQL Server
13 34 (20.86%) Firewall
14 33 (20.25%) TCP/IP
14 33 (20.25%) MS Exchange
14 33 (20.25%) Windows 10
15 32 (19.63%) Finance
16 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (17.18%) ITIL
18 27 (16.56%) SQL
19 26 (15.95%) DHCP
19 26 (15.95%) SAN
19 26 (15.95%) DevOps
20 23 (14.11%) DNS
21 22 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (13.50%) Windows 8
22 21 (12.88%) SCCM
22 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
22 21 (12.88%) Perl
23 20 (12.27%) IT Strategy

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 33 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (7.98%) IIS
4 10 (6.13%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.29%) JBoss
7 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.45%) Apache
8 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (24.54%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.93%) Office 365
2 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.52%) IaaS
4 9 (5.52%) PaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.86%) Firewall
2 33 (20.25%) TCP/IP
3 26 (15.95%) DHCP
3 26 (15.95%) SAN
4 23 (14.11%) DNS
5 15 (9.20%) WAN
6 14 (8.59%) Wireless
7 13 (7.98%) NAS
8 11 (6.75%) VoIP
9 10 (6.13%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (6.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (6.13%) VLAN
9 10 (6.13%) VPN
10 9 (5.52%) LAN
10 9 (5.52%) SMTP
11 8 (4.91%) HTTP
12 7 (4.29%) WebEx
13 5 (3.07%) FTP
13 5 (3.07%) iSCSI
13 5 (3.07%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.66%) RDBMS
2 19 (11.66%) Relational Database
3 18 (11.04%) Hadoop
4 16 (9.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (9.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.75%) MySQL
6 11 (6.75%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (6.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (4.91%) Geospatial Data
7 8 (4.91%) GIS
8 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.07%) DTS
10 4 (2.45%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 14 (8.59%) TeamCity
2 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.52%) MSI
4 8 (4.91%) ClearQuest
4 8 (4.91%) CruiseControl
4 8 (4.91%) FishEye
4 8 (4.91%) Hudson
4 8 (4.91%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.91%) JIRA
4 8 (4.91%) JUnit
5 6 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.45%) Ant
6 4 (2.45%) Maven
6 4 (2.45%) Selenium
6 4 (2.45%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.45%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (19.63%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Legal
3 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.84%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Law
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (23.31%) Support Engineer
2 21 (12.88%) Analyst
3 17 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (8.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (8.59%) Applications Support
4 14 (8.59%) Windows Engineer
5 13 (7.98%) Storage Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) IT Support
6 12 (7.36%) Server Engineer
6 12 (7.36%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.75%) Desktop Support
7 11 (6.75%) DevOps Manager
8 10 (6.13%) Active Directory Support
8 10 (6.13%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) Linux Support
9 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.52%) IT Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.82%) XMPP
2 14 (8.59%) .NET
2 14 (8.59%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.52%) SAML
3 9 (5.52%) Web Services
4 8 (4.91%) GWT
4 8 (4.91%) Middleware
4 8 (4.91%) REST
5 5 (3.07%) CSS
6 4 (2.45%) Ajax
6 4 (2.45%) Apache Flex
6 4 (2.45%) AWT
6 4 (2.45%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.45%) JMS
6 4 (2.45%) JSON
6 4 (2.45%) RESTful
6 4 (2.45%) SOAP
6 4 (2.45%) Spring
6 4 (2.45%) Swing
7 1 (0.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (8.59%) Blackberry
2 11 (6.75%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (5.52%) PKI
4 8 (4.91%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.68%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.07%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.45%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.45%) Replication
8 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) iPhone
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 139 (85.28%) Windows
2 77 (47.24%) Windows Server
3 48 (29.45%) Linux
4 41 (25.15%) Windows 7
5 38 (23.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (20.25%) Windows 10
8 22 (13.50%) Windows 8
9 16 (9.82%) Unix
10 15 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.91%) Mac OS
11 8 (4.91%) Mac OS X
12 7 (4.29%) Android
12 7 (4.29%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.68%) Mac OS X Server
14 5 (3.07%) Ubuntu
14 5 (3.07%) Windows Vista
15 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (1.23%) AIX
16 2 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.18%) ITIL
2 26 (15.95%) DevOps
3 20 (12.27%) IT Strategy
4 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.59%) Data Protection
8 12 (7.36%) Project Management
9 11 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.75%) Document Composition
9 11 (6.75%) High Availability
9 11 (6.75%) SDLC
10 10 (6.13%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (5.52%) Problem Management
11 9 (5.52%) Time Management
12 8 (4.91%) Application Packaging
12 8 (4.91%) Business Continuity
12 8 (4.91%) Scrum
12 8 (4.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.56%) SQL
2 21 (12.88%) Perl
3 18 (11.04%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.98%) C#
4 13 (7.98%) Python
5 12 (7.36%) Bash Shell
5 12 (7.36%) C
6 11 (6.75%) Java
7 7 (4.29%) VBA
8 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.23%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.36%) MCITP
3 11 (6.75%) MCTS
4 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.91%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.29%) Degree
5 7 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.07%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.45%) MCSE
9 2 (1.23%) CCNA
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.23%) MCP
10 1 (0.61%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.20%) SLA
2 11 (6.75%) GDPR
2 11 (6.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 14000
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.43%) vSphere
3 14 (8.59%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.98%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.68%) XenApp
7 4 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (12.88%) SCCM
2 12 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.52%) SCOM
4 7 (4.29%) Nagios
5 5 (3.07%) Ansible
5 5 (3.07%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.07%) CFEngine
5 5 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.07%) Puppet
5 5 (3.07%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.84%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.61%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 72 (44.17%) Microsoft
2 64 (39.26%) VMware
3 36 (22.09%) Cisco
4 19 (11.66%) Apple
5 17 (10.43%) Red Hat
6 14 (8.59%) Oracle
7 13 (7.98%) Citrix
8 12 (7.36%) NetApp
9 11 (6.75%) Dell
10 10 (6.13%) HP
11 9 (5.52%) Mitel
11 9 (5.52%) Remedy
11 9 (5.52%) Veeam
12 8 (4.91%) Atlassian
13 7 (4.29%) Hortonworks
14 5 (3.07%) D-Link
14 5 (3.07%) Draytek
14 5 (3.07%) Linksys
14 5 (3.07%) Meraki
14 5 (3.07%) NETGEAR
Harlow
Aspire Cambridge Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago