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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 16 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.80% 3.77% 6.14%
As % of the System Software category 55.17% 22.64% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 16
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
29 53 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.51% 16.67% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 27
Average salary £62,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.56% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 2 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bedford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 31 (73.81%) VMware ESX
2 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (73.81%) Intel
3 28 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (64.29%) MCSA
5 25 (59.52%) MCSE
6 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
7 23 (54.76%) Citrix
7 23 (54.76%) MCP
7 23 (54.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (52.38%) ITIL
8 22 (52.38%) MS Exchange
8 22 (52.38%) vSphere
8 22 (52.38%) VCP5
9 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (50.00%) XenApp
9 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (47.62%) Server Building
11 12 (28.57%) DHCP
11 12 (28.57%) DNS
11 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 12 (28.57%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 21 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Office
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
1 12 (28.57%) DHCP
2 10 (23.81%) Network Security
3 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Consultant
2 10 (23.81%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 6 (14.29%) Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Senior IT Support
9 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Project Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Systems Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) ITIL
2 21 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (47.62%) Server Building
4 8 (19.05%) Time Management
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
9 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) R
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (64.29%) MCSA
3 25 (59.52%) MCSE
4 23 (54.76%) MCP
4 23 (54.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (52.38%) VCP5
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.76%) VCP4
7 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) VMware ESX
2 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (52.38%) vSphere
4 21 (50.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (73.81%) Intel
3 23 (54.76%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.38%) Draytek
5 1 (2.38%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.38%) Nintex
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
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