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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 33 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.38% 4.66% 6.74%
As % of the System Software category 70.21% 28.26% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 17
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £36,414
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
47 46 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.21% 16.49% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 37
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bedford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (85.19%) VMware
2 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 34 (62.96%) VMware ESX
4 33 (61.11%) vSphere
4 33 (61.11%) Intel
5 31 (57.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (51.85%) SQL Server
7 28 (51.85%) MCSE
7 28 (51.85%) MCSA
8 27 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (48.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (48.15%) Citrix
9 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (46.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 25 (46.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (44.44%) XenApp
11 24 (44.44%) ITIL
12 23 (42.59%) MCP
12 23 (42.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 22 (40.74%) VCP5
14 21 (38.89%) MS Excel
15 20 (37.04%) Server Building
16 14 (25.93%) MS Office
17 12 (22.22%) DHCP
17 12 (22.22%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (46.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 25 (46.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (42.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.93%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) DHCP
1 12 (22.22%) DNS
2 10 (18.52%) Network Security
3 9 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.56%) Firewall
7 2 (3.70%) VLAN
7 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 2 (3.70%) SMTP
7 2 (3.70%) Internet
7 2 (3.70%) MPLS
8 1 (1.85%) SSL
8 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (18.52%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Team Leader
6 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (11.11%) Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Applications Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Server Support
7 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Server Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Server Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) J2EE
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.70%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (44.44%) ITIL
3 20 (37.04%) Server Building
4 8 (14.81%) Time Management
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.85%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) R
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (51.85%) MCSE
2 28 (51.85%) MCSA
3 26 (48.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (42.59%) MCP
5 22 (40.74%) VCP5
6 4 (7.41%) CCNP
6 4 (7.41%) CCNA
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.70%) MCTS
7 2 (3.70%) VCP4
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) VMware ESX
2 33 (61.11%) vSphere
3 29 (53.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (44.44%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) VMware
2 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 33 (61.11%) Intel
4 26 (48.15%) Citrix
5 7 (12.96%) CommVault
5 7 (12.96%) FalconStor
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco
6 6 (11.11%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.85%) Draytek
7 1 (1.85%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) Nintex
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