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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 65 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 69 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.70% 6.26% 7.25%
As % of the System Software category 26.04% 66.99% 62.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23 62 77
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
96 103 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.37% 9.34% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 90 81 126
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 14 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Bedford -18 3 £22,000 -51.11% 4
Dunstable -16 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 43 (71.67%) Windows
2 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (53.33%) ITIL
3 32 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 30 (50.00%) MS Office
5 29 (48.33%) VMware
6 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (33.33%) SCCM
11 19 (31.67%) Office 365
11 19 (31.67%) Citrix
12 18 (30.00%) Project Management
13 17 (28.33%) Web Services
13 17 (28.33%) LDAP
13 17 (28.33%) SharePoint
13 17 (28.33%) XenDesktop
14 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
15 14 (23.33%) XenApp
16 12 (20.00%) Advertising
16 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 12 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (20.00%) Amazon S3
16 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (20.00%) SCOM
16 12 (20.00%) Operations Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (28.33%) SharePoint
2 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.67%) IIS
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) Apache
7 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (50.00%) MS Office
2 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Office 365
2 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 12 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) LDAP
2 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.33%) DHCP
3 5 (8.33%) Intranet
4 4 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (5.00%) DNS
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
5 3 (5.00%) LAN
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.67%) ADSL
7 1 (1.67%) Internet
7 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.67%) VoIP
7 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (20.00%) Advertising
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.33%) Local Government
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Server Support
7 5 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
7 5 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) Web Services
2 10 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (8.33%) J2EE
3 5 (8.33%) REST
3 5 (8.33%) RESTful
3 5 (8.33%) SailPoint
3 5 (8.33%) SOAP
4 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.67%) AS400
6 1 (1.67%) CCTV
6 1 (1.67%) iPad
6 1 (1.67%) iSeries
6 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (71.67%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (11.67%) Unix
8 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
10 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.33%) Linux
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) ITIL
2 18 (30.00%) Project Management
3 12 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) Identity Management
5 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) Application Packaging
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (8.33%) Information Security
6 5 (8.33%) Time Management
6 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.33%) People Management
8 2 (3.33%) Presales
8 2 (3.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) C++
2 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) C
4 3 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (18.33%) MCSE
4 8 (13.33%) Degree
5 4 (6.67%) MCITP
5 4 (6.67%) MCP
5 4 (6.67%) VCP5
5 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.00%) MCSA
7 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (28.33%) XenDesktop
3 14 (23.33%) XenApp
4 8 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.00%) vSphere
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) SCCM
2 12 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) VMware
3 19 (31.67%) Citrix
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle
5 7 (11.67%) Dell
5 7 (11.67%) IBM
6 5 (8.33%) AppSense
6 5 (8.33%) CA
7 2 (3.33%) Avaya
7 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Intel
8 1 (1.67%) Adobe
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) Draytek
8 1 (1.67%) Facebook
8 1 (1.67%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Bonus
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