The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 53 15
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -38
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 19 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.40% 2.84% 11.70%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 32.35% 81.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 26
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.43% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,050 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

System Software Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.79% 8.76% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 33
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedford region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Bedford

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bedford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) VMware
3 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (70.83%) MS Excel
4 17 (70.83%) vSphere
5 15 (62.50%) Citrix
6 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
7 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (50.00%) SQL
8 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
9 11 (45.83%) Intel
9 11 (45.83%) XenApp
10 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (37.50%) Cisco
10 9 (37.50%) SAN
11 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 8 (33.33%) ITIL
12 7 (29.17%) MCSE
12 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (25.00%) FalconStor
13 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (25.00%) CommVault

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 17 (70.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) FTP
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Server Support
3 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Server Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) People Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) MCSE
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (25.00%) MCP
3 5 (20.83%) MCSA
3 5 (20.83%) VCP5
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) vSphere
2 11 (45.83%) VMware ESX
2 11 (45.83%) XenApp
3 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.83%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.33%) Xen
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) Citrix
4 11 (45.83%) Intel
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco
6 6 (25.00%) FalconStor
6 6 (25.00%) CommVault
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Altiris
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) McAfee
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) HP