Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 49 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 -24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 70 96 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.03% 4.71% 7.05%
As % of the System Software category 56.00% 62.34% 70.30%
Number of salaries quoted 65 76 157
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £40,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% +42.98% -10.94%
10th Percentile £20,850 £26,750 £21,050
90th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £46,250
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%

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 125 154 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.99% 7.55% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 106 107 204
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +38.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,375 £30,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,125 £57,500 £48,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,550
% change year-on-year +7.14% +11.85% +0.13%

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 16 December 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 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Chelmsford +5 17 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Colchester +11 12 £45,000 - 1
Brentwood +21 11 £25,500 -40.00%
Purfleet - 3 £23,000 -
Thurrock - 2 £34,500 -
Basildon +9 1 - -
Waltham Abbey 0 1 £25,000 -9.09%
Grays -1 1 £34,500 -
Loughton - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 56 (80.00%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 26 (37.14%) VMware
4 24 (34.29%) Windows Server
5 23 (32.86%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (27.14%) Office 365
6 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (25.71%) PowerShell
7 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (22.86%) ITIL
9 15 (21.43%) Windows 7
10 13 (18.57%) Cisco
11 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (17.14%) SCCM
11 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (15.71%) CMDB
12 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
12 11 (15.71%) Hudson
12 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
12 11 (15.71%) Service Management
12 11 (15.71%) DNS
12 11 (15.71%) LAN
12 11 (15.71%) WAN
12 11 (15.71%) DHCP
12 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
12 11 (15.71%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (14.29%) SDLC

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 10 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.14%) Office 365
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 2 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) DHCP
1 11 (15.71%) DNS
1 11 (15.71%) LAN
1 11 (15.71%) WAN
2 8 (11.43%) SAN
3 6 (8.57%) Firewall
3 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.57%) VLAN
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.71%) Internet
4 4 (5.71%) NAS
5 3 (4.29%) MPLS
5 3 (4.29%) VoIP
6 2 (2.86%) Network Security
6 2 (2.86%) SS7
6 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.86%) VPN
6 2 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.86%) GIS
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.86%) Redis
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Hudson
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
1 11 (15.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.86%) JUnit
3 8 (11.43%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) MSI
4 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) IT Support
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) IT Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Server Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support
9 5 (7.14%) IT Technician
9 5 (7.14%) Support Technician
9 5 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Consultant
11 3 (4.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Node.js
2 2 (2.86%) J2EE
2 2 (2.86%) JSF
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) XMPP
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ADSI
3 1 (1.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) CMDB
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.43%) Handset
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 7 (10.00%) Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.29%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.43%) Android
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
3 11 (15.71%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (15.71%) Service Management
4 10 (14.29%) SDLC
5 8 (11.43%) DevOps
5 8 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 7 (10.00%) Change Management
7 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.14%) Time Management
9 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.71%) Software Deployment
10 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Measurement
10 3 (4.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) SQL
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (5.71%) MCP
4 3 (4.29%) MCITP
4 3 (4.29%) MCSA
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) MCDST
6 1 (1.43%) MCTS
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.86%) vCloud
3 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.00%) vSphere
4 4 (5.71%) XenApp
5 3 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) SCCM
2 10 (14.29%) Puppet
3 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.29%) Nagios
4 3 (4.29%) SCOM
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.43%) Ansible
6 1 (1.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.43%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.14%) VMware
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco
4 10 (14.29%) Citrix
5 6 (8.57%) Sophos
6 5 (7.14%) HP
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle
7 4 (5.71%) NetApp
8 3 (4.29%) Intel
8 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.86%) Avaya
9 2 (2.86%) Bomgar
9 2 (2.86%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.86%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.86%) Meraki
9 2 (2.86%) Remedy
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
10 1 (1.43%) Red Box
10 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.43%) Splunk