The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 59 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.68% 5.58% 2.31%
As % of the System Software category 35.94% 62.50% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 3
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +85.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.03% 8.92% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59 24 6
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £63,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
Active Directory
Bedfordshire

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 23 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bedford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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
2 26 (81.25%) DNS
2 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) VMware
4 18 (56.25%) Citrix
5 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (50.00%) VPN
5 16 (50.00%) ITIL
5 16 (50.00%) Firewall
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (46.88%) DHCP
7 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (37.50%) MCITP
9 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
9 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 10 (31.25%) IIS
10 9 (28.13%) MCSE
11 8 (25.00%) IBM Notes
11 8 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
11 8 (25.00%) MCP
11 8 (25.00%) SSL
11 8 (25.00%) LAN
11 8 (25.00%) VoIP
11 8 (25.00%) WAN
11 8 (25.00%) McAfee
11 8 (25.00%) Lotus
11 8 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (18.75%) IPsec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
1 10 (31.25%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) DNS
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (50.00%) VPN
3 15 (46.88%) DHCP
4 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (25.00%) LAN
5 8 (25.00%) VoIP
5 8 (25.00%) WAN
5 8 (25.00%) SSL
6 6 (18.75%) IPsec
6 6 (18.75%) NetScaler
6 6 (18.75%) Kerberos
7 5 (15.63%) LDAP
8 3 (9.38%) HTTP
8 3 (9.38%) Network Security
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
9 2 (6.25%) Internet
10 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
10 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (15.63%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
1 6 (18.75%) PKI
1 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
1 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (18.75%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) Email Management
5 3 (9.38%) Time Management
5 3 (9.38%) ITSM
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (37.50%) MCITP
3 9 (28.13%) MCSE
4 8 (25.00%) MCP
5 6 (18.75%) CCIA
5 6 (18.75%) CCA
5 6 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) RHCE
8 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) MCSA
8 1 (3.13%) CCSP
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) CCIP
8 1 (3.13%) CCNA
8 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (18.75%) NFS
3 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) XenApp
3 6 (18.75%) XenServer
3 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (6.25%) UAG
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) MOM
1 5 (15.63%) HP SIM
2 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 22 (68.75%) VMware
3 18 (56.25%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) Lotus
4 8 (25.00%) McAfee
5 6 (18.75%) Wyse
6 5 (15.63%) CA
6 5 (15.63%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) Dell
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco
6 5 (15.63%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Altiris
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago