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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 52 49 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.08% 2.81% 10.08%
As % of the System Software category 29.17% 31.43% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 20
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.43% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £40,000 £39,350
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
24 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.14% 8.93% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bedford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (60.00%) Citrix
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) MCSE
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (40.00%) SAN
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (35.00%) vSphere
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (35.00%) Intel
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) VoIP
8 6 (30.00%) WAN
8 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (25.00%) XenApp
9 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (25.00%) Android
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (15.00%) Lync
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 7 (35.00%) DNS
3 6 (30.00%) VoIP
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) FTP
6 2 (10.00%) HTTP
6 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (25.00%) Android
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (55.00%) MCSE
3 8 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (25.00%) MCP
5 4 (20.00%) VCP5
5 4 (20.00%) MCITP
5 4 (20.00%) MCSA
6 3 (15.00%) CCA
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (15.00%) MCTS
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.00%) CCNA
8 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
8 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (35.00%) vSphere
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Intel
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) McAfee
6 4 (20.00%) Lotus
7 3 (15.00%) HP
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Altiris
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