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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 49 22
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.15% 4.15% 9.76%
As % of the System Software category 62.22% 39.02% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £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
45 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.71% 10.62% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 32
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bedford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (81.25%) vSphere
4 25 (78.13%) MS Excel
5 19 (59.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (56.25%) SQL
7 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 16 (50.00%) SAN
8 15 (46.88%) Citrix
8 15 (46.88%) Cisco
8 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (43.75%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (40.63%) FalconStor
10 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (40.63%) CommVault
11 12 (37.50%) VMware ESX
11 12 (37.50%) Intel
11 12 (37.50%) Oracle
11 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (37.50%) XenApp
11 12 (37.50%) Replication
11 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
13 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (28.13%) ITIL
13 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 25 (78.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) SAN
2 14 (43.75%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) SMTP
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) MPLS
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
1 13 (40.63%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Server Support
4 9 (28.13%) Server Engineer
4 9 (28.13%) Server Support Engineer
5 8 (25.00%) Analyst
6 7 (21.88%) Support Analyst
6 7 (21.88%) Server Analyst
6 7 (21.88%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (18.75%) Consultant
7 6 (18.75%) Server Support Analyst
8 5 (15.63%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
8 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.63%) People Management
4 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Logistics
6 1 (3.13%) High Availability
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) CCNA
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (18.75%) MCP
2 6 (18.75%) CCNP
3 5 (15.63%) MCSA
3 5 (15.63%) VCP5
4 3 (9.38%) VCP4
5 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 26 (81.25%) vSphere
2 12 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 12 (37.50%) XenApp
3 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.25%) Xen
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) VMware
2 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Cisco
3 15 (46.88%) Citrix
4 13 (40.63%) CommVault
4 13 (40.63%) FalconStor
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 12 (37.50%) Intel
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 3 days ago