The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 46 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 38 53 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.93% 5.28% 4.98%
As % of the System Software category 44.71% 64.63% 44.74%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 50
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Active Directory
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
85 82 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.02% 8.18% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 80 65 100
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedfordshire region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 12 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Bedford +3 11 £38,250 -10.00% 4
Dunstable 0 6 £42,500 +88.88%
Shefford - 1 £35,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 90 (81.08%) Windows
2 72 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 52 (46.85%) Windows Server
4 47 (42.34%) ITIL
5 42 (37.84%) MS Exchange
6 41 (36.94%) VMware
6 41 (36.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (31.53%) MS Office
7 35 (31.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (30.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 30 (27.03%) Citrix
11 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (21.62%) MCSE
12 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
13 22 (19.82%) Exchange Server 2003
14 21 (18.92%) Mentoring
15 20 (18.02%) SCCM
15 20 (18.02%) Finance
16 18 (16.22%) VMware ESX
16 18 (16.22%) C
17 17 (15.32%) DNS
17 17 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (14.41%) XenDesktop
18 16 (14.41%) Office 365
18 16 (14.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (14.41%) DHCP
18 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
18 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (13.51%) Dell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 42 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 22 (19.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.31%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (6.31%) Skype for Business
7 6 (5.41%) CMS
8 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (31.53%) MS Office
2 33 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.41%) Office 365
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) DNS
2 16 (14.41%) DHCP
2 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
3 12 (10.81%) LDAP
4 7 (6.31%) Intranet
4 7 (6.31%) SAN
5 3 (2.70%) Firewall
5 3 (2.70%) Wireless
6 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.80%) LAN
6 2 (1.80%) MPLS
6 2 (1.80%) WAN
7 1 (0.90%) ADSL
7 1 (0.90%) Internet
7 1 (0.90%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.90%) VoIP
7 1 (0.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Billing
2 6 (5.41%) Electronics
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Hindi Language
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Analyst
2 27 (24.32%) Service Analyst
2 27 (24.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Service Desk Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Architect
5 11 (9.91%) Consultant
5 11 (9.91%) Identity Management Architect
6 10 (9.01%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Release Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Windows Server Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Office 365 Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) Web Services
2 12 (10.81%) .NET
3 11 (9.91%) J2EE
3 11 (9.91%) REST
3 11 (9.91%) RESTful
3 11 (9.91%) SailPoint
3 11 (9.91%) SOAP
4 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.90%) CSS
4 1 (0.90%) CSS3
4 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.90%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) HTML5
4 1 (0.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Driving Licence
1 12 (10.81%) Mathematics
2 11 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.90%) AS400
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.90%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 90 (81.08%) Windows
2 52 (46.85%) Windows Server
3 41 (36.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.71%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.91%) Unix
8 10 (9.01%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.41%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.80%) Android
10 2 (1.80%) Linux
10 2 (1.80%) Solaris
10 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.90%) OS/400
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.34%) ITIL
2 21 (18.92%) Mentoring
3 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (11.71%) Application Packaging
4 13 (11.71%) Defect Tracking
4 13 (11.71%) Identity Management
4 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
5 11 (9.91%) Identity Access Management
5 11 (9.91%) Incident Management
5 11 (9.91%) Information Security
5 11 (9.91%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.01%) Presales
7 9 (8.11%) Server Building
8 7 (6.31%) CRM
8 7 (6.31%) Time Management
9 5 (4.50%) Project Management
10 3 (2.70%) Migration
10 3 (2.70%) Software Deployment
11 2 (1.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.22%) C
2 11 (9.91%) C++
2 11 (9.91%) Java
2 11 (9.91%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (31.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (21.62%) MCSE
3 16 (14.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (12.61%) Degree
4 14 (12.61%) MCP
5 13 (11.71%) MCSA
6 12 (10.81%) VCP5
7 5 (4.50%) MCITP
8 3 (2.70%) CCNA
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.80%) CCA
9 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.90%) MCDST
10 1 (0.90%) MCTS
10 1 (0.90%) VCAP
10 1 (0.90%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (30.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.22%) VMware ESX
3 16 (14.41%) XenDesktop
4 14 (12.61%) vSphere
5 13 (11.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (10.81%) XenApp
7 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.60%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (18.02%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.80%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (36.94%) VMware
3 30 (27.03%) Citrix
4 15 (13.51%) Dell
5 13 (11.71%) AppSense
6 12 (10.81%) IBM
7 11 (9.91%) CA
7 11 (9.91%) Intel
7 11 (9.91%) Oracle
8 6 (5.41%) Cisco
9 3 (2.70%) Avaya
9 3 (2.70%) Draytek
9 3 (2.70%) HP
9 3 (2.70%) NETGEAR
10 2 (1.80%) Adobe
10 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.80%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.90%) Juniper
11 1 (0.90%) SAP
11 1 (0.90%) Symantec
Luton
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Posted: Yesterday
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FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
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JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago