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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 79 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.27% 5.17% 4.33%
As % of the System Software category 64.23% 41.38% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 42
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,875 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
123 145 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.33% 12.50% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 97 125 128
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
Bedford +24 30 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Luton +1 24 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Dunstable 0 7 £40,000 +21.21%
Shefford - 1 £38,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 127 (85.81%) Windows
2 106 (71.62%) Microsoft
3 86 (58.11%) VMware
4 64 (43.24%) Citrix
5 60 (40.54%) MS Excel
6 59 (39.86%) MS Exchange
7 57 (38.51%) ITIL
8 55 (37.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (36.49%) SQL Server
10 48 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (30.41%) MS Office
12 45 (30.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 43 (29.05%) vSphere
13 43 (29.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (28.38%) VMware ESX
15 36 (24.32%) SQL
15 36 (24.32%) MCSA
16 35 (23.65%) SAN
16 35 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2010
17 34 (22.97%) MCSE
17 34 (22.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 33 (22.30%) DHCP
18 33 (22.30%) Disaster Recovery
19 32 (21.62%) TCP/IP
19 32 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
20 31 (20.95%) Intel
21 30 (20.27%) DNS
21 30 (20.27%) XenApp
22 28 (18.92%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 59 (39.86%) MS Exchange
2 35 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (9.46%) IIS
6 9 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.68%) Lync
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 45 (30.41%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.35%) MS Project
4 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.49%) Office 365
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.03%) IaaS
4 3 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.35%) SaaS
5 2 (1.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.65%) SAN
2 33 (22.30%) DHCP
3 32 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 30 (20.27%) DNS
5 16 (10.81%) iSCSI
6 15 (10.14%) Fibre Channel
6 15 (10.14%) WAN
7 13 (8.78%) LAN
8 12 (8.11%) Firewall
8 12 (8.11%) Network Security
9 5 (3.38%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.38%) Internet
9 5 (3.38%) FTP
10 3 (2.03%) VLAN
11 2 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.35%) Wireless
11 2 (1.35%) MPLS
11 2 (1.35%) SMTP
11 2 (1.35%) ADSL
12 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Banking
3 6 (4.05%) Retail
3 6 (4.05%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.38%) French Language
4 5 (3.38%) German Language
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.38%) Publishing
5 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.03%) Hindi Language
7 2 (1.35%) Danish Language
7 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (18.24%) Analyst
2 25 (16.89%) Consultant
3 22 (14.86%) Support Analyst
4 20 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Server Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) Team Leader
7 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (8.78%) Developer
8 12 (8.11%) IT Support
9 11 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.43%) Technical Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) Server Support
12 8 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
13 7 (4.73%) Technical Support Analyst
13 7 (4.73%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (4.73%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) Web Services
2 13 (8.78%) .NET
3 9 (6.08%) HTML
3 9 (6.08%) .NET Framework
3 9 (6.08%) jQuery
3 9 (6.08%) CSS
4 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (4.73%) HTML5
4 7 (4.73%) Entity Framework
4 7 (4.73%) CSS3
4 7 (4.73%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.73%) Application Packaging
4 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.35%) J2EE
6 1 (0.68%) MFC
6 1 (0.68%) Flash
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.76%) Replication
4 7 (4.73%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.70%) PKI
5 4 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.35%) GIS
6 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 127 (85.81%) Windows
2 48 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (31.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (29.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (9.46%) Windows XP
6 11 (7.43%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.03%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.03%) Android
8 3 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.03%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.35%) UNIX
9 2 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.51%) ITIL
2 33 (22.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (11.49%) Mentoring
4 15 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.14%) Server Building
5 14 (9.46%) Service Delivery
6 12 (8.11%) Coaching
6 12 (8.11%) Time Management
6 12 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (6.08%) Project Management
8 7 (4.73%) Software Deployment
8 7 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.73%) MVC
9 6 (4.05%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.38%) People Management
10 5 (3.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (3.38%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (3.38%) DevOps
11 4 (2.70%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.32%) SQL
2 17 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.41%) C
5 7 (4.73%) C#
5 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.35%) VBScript
6 2 (1.35%) VB
6 2 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (30.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (24.32%) MCSA
3 34 (22.97%) MCSE
3 34 (22.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (18.24%) MCP
5 19 (12.84%) VCP5
6 14 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (8.78%) CCNA
7 13 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.08%) CCA
9 8 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (4.73%) Degree
11 6 (4.05%) CCNP
12 4 (2.70%) MCTS
13 3 (2.03%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.35%) VCP4
14 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.68%) MCITP
15 1 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (37.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (29.05%) vSphere
3 42 (28.38%) VMware ESX
4 30 (20.27%) XenApp
5 14 (9.46%) Terminal Services
5 14 (9.46%) ISA Server
6 13 (8.78%) XenDesktop
7 12 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (4.73%) Terminal Server
8 7 (4.73%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.35%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.68%) XenServer
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (10.81%) SCCM
2 12 (8.11%) WSUS
3 10 (6.76%) SCOM
4 7 (4.73%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.03%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 106 (71.62%) Microsoft
2 86 (58.11%) VMware
3 64 (43.24%) Citrix
4 31 (20.95%) Intel
5 28 (18.92%) Cisco
6 15 (10.14%) Oracle
7 12 (8.11%) CommVault
7 12 (8.11%) FalconStor
8 8 (5.41%) McAfee
9 7 (4.73%) Juniper
9 7 (4.73%) HP
9 7 (4.73%) Websense
9 7 (4.73%) LANDesk
10 5 (3.38%) Akamai
10 5 (3.38%) Altiris
11 4 (2.70%) Tieto
12 3 (2.03%) Dell
13 2 (1.35%) EMC
13 2 (1.35%) Apple
13 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
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