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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 86 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.15% 4.82% 4.95%
As % of the System Software category 64.18% 40.58% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 70 43 44
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £23,400 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,125
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.39%
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
134 138 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.70% 11.89% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 102 115 134
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -15.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 30 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 30 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 +16 32 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Luton +7 24 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Dunstable -3 4 £46,000 +41.53% 1
Shefford 0 3 £40,000 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 132 (86.84%) Windows
2 115 (75.66%) Microsoft
3 88 (57.89%) VMware
4 67 (44.08%) MS Exchange
5 65 (42.76%) Citrix
6 63 (41.45%) SQL Server
7 60 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (38.82%) ITIL
8 59 (38.82%) MS Excel
9 56 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (32.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 49 (32.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 48 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 47 (30.92%) MS Office
13 46 (30.26%) VMware ESX
14 42 (27.63%) vSphere
15 40 (26.32%) MCSA
16 39 (25.66%) DHCP
16 39 (25.66%) Exchange Server 2010
17 38 (25.00%) TCP/IP
17 38 (25.00%) MCSE
18 37 (24.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 35 (23.03%) DNS
19 35 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2007
20 33 (21.71%) XenApp
20 33 (21.71%) SAN
20 33 (21.71%) Disaster Recovery
21 32 (21.05%) Intel
22 31 (20.39%) SQL
23 30 (19.74%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 67 (44.08%) MS Exchange
2 39 (25.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (10.53%) IIS
6 11 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.66%) Lync
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 59 (38.82%) MS Excel
2 47 (30.92%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.50%) Office 365
2 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.97%) SaaS
5 3 (1.97%) IaaS
5 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.66%) DHCP
2 38 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 35 (23.03%) DNS
4 33 (21.71%) SAN
5 17 (11.18%) iSCSI
6 15 (9.87%) WAN
7 14 (9.21%) Firewall
8 13 (8.55%) LAN
9 12 (7.89%) Network Security
10 11 (7.24%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (3.95%) NetScaler
11 6 (3.95%) FTP
11 6 (3.95%) Internet
12 3 (1.97%) VLAN
13 2 (1.32%) MPLS
13 2 (1.32%) Wireless
13 2 (1.32%) SMTP
14 1 (0.66%) HTTP
14 1 (0.66%) VoIP
14 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (41.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Banking
3 6 (3.95%) Retail
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.95%) Publishing
3 6 (3.95%) French Language
3 6 (3.95%) German Language
4 5 (3.29%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Hindi Language
5 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Billing
7 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (17.76%) Analyst
2 23 (15.13%) Consultant
3 22 (14.47%) Support Analyst
4 19 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 18 (11.84%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) Infrastructure Manager
7 14 (9.21%) Developer
7 14 (9.21%) Server Engineer
8 12 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) IT Support
10 10 (6.58%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 10 (6.58%) Technical Support Analyst
10 10 (6.58%) Technical Support
11 9 (5.92%) Technical Support Engineer
12 7 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (3.95%) Support Team Leader
14 5 (3.29%) Server Support Engineer
14 5 (3.29%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) Web Services
2 14 (9.21%) .NET
3 10 (6.58%) HTML
3 10 (6.58%) .NET Framework
3 10 (6.58%) jQuery
3 10 (6.58%) CSS
4 9 (5.92%) Application Packaging
5 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (5.26%) HTML5
5 8 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 8 (5.26%) CSS3
5 8 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.32%) J2EE
7 1 (0.66%) MFC
7 1 (0.66%) Flash
7 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.58%) Mathematics
4 6 (3.95%) Replication
5 4 (2.63%) PKI
6 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.32%) GIS
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.66%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 132 (86.84%) Windows
2 56 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (32.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.55%) Windows XP
6 9 (5.92%) Windows 8
7 8 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.97%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.97%) Android
8 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.32%) UNIX
9 2 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.82%) ITIL
2 33 (21.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 19 (12.50%) Server Building
5 17 (11.18%) Service Delivery
6 16 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.87%) Coaching
8 14 (9.21%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (7.24%) Time Management
9 11 (7.24%) Project Management
10 9 (5.92%) Software Deployment
11 8 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.26%) MVC
12 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
13 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.95%) People Management
13 6 (3.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (3.95%) Network Load Balancing
13 6 (3.95%) DevOps
14 5 (3.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.39%) SQL
2 19 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.24%) C
5 8 (5.26%) C#
5 8 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.32%) VBScript
6 2 (1.32%) VB
6 2 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (32.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (26.32%) MCSA
3 38 (25.00%) MCSE
4 37 (24.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (19.74%) MCP
6 21 (13.82%) VCP5
7 15 (9.87%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (7.89%) CCNA
8 12 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (6.58%) CCA
10 8 (5.26%) Degree
10 8 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.29%) MCTS
11 5 (3.29%) CCNP
12 3 (1.97%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.32%) VCP4
13 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.66%) MCITP
14 1 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (30.26%) VMware ESX
3 42 (27.63%) vSphere
4 33 (21.71%) XenApp
5 16 (10.53%) ISA Server
6 15 (9.87%) Terminal Services
7 13 (8.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (7.24%) XenDesktop
9 9 (5.92%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (5.26%) Hyper-V
10 8 (5.26%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.32%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.66%) XenServer
12 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) WSUS
1 14 (9.21%) SCCM
2 11 (7.24%) SCOM
3 9 (5.92%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.97%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 115 (75.66%) Microsoft
2 88 (57.89%) VMware
3 65 (42.76%) Citrix
4 32 (21.05%) Intel
5 24 (15.79%) Cisco
6 11 (7.24%) Oracle
7 10 (6.58%) McAfee
8 8 (5.26%) CommVault
8 8 (5.26%) FalconStor
9 7 (4.61%) Websense
9 7 (4.61%) LANDesk
9 7 (4.61%) Juniper
9 7 (4.61%) HP
10 6 (3.95%) Akamai
11 4 (2.63%) Tieto
12 3 (1.97%) Dell
12 3 (1.97%) Apple
13 2 (1.32%) EMC
13 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.32%) Altiris
Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38k - 42k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago