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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 77 75 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.08% 6.49% 5.02%
As % of the System Software category 55.80% 49.67% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 63 60 43
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £21,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
138 151 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.48% 13.06% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 110 121 97
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Luton -6 22 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bedford +8 16 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Dunstable -11 10 £43,750 +34.61%
Shefford 0 4 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 124 (86.71%) Windows
2 112 (78.32%) Microsoft
3 86 (60.14%) VMware
4 71 (49.65%) MS Exchange
5 68 (47.55%) Citrix
6 62 (43.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (42.66%) SQL Server
8 58 (40.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (39.86%) ITIL
10 54 (37.76%) MS Excel
11 50 (34.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 50 (34.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (33.57%) VMware ESX
13 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (27.97%) DHCP
14 40 (27.97%) TCP/IP
14 40 (27.97%) MS Office
14 40 (27.97%) Exchange Server 2010
15 39 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
16 37 (25.87%) MCSA
17 36 (25.17%) DNS
17 36 (25.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 35 (24.48%) MCSE
19 33 (23.08%) XenApp
20 32 (22.38%) vSphere
21 31 (21.68%) Exchange Server 2003
21 31 (21.68%) Intel
22 29 (20.28%) MCP
23 24 (16.78%) SQL
23 24 (16.78%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 71 (49.65%) MS Exchange
2 40 (27.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (21.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (9.79%) IIS
7 3 (2.10%) CMS
8 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.70%) Lync
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (37.76%) MS Excel
2 40 (27.97%) MS Office
3 3 (2.10%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.99%) Office 365
2 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.40%) SaaS
5 2 (1.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.97%) DHCP
1 40 (27.97%) TCP/IP
2 36 (25.17%) DNS
3 24 (16.78%) SAN
4 16 (11.19%) iSCSI
5 11 (7.69%) LAN
6 10 (6.99%) WAN
6 10 (6.99%) Network Security
6 10 (6.99%) Firewall
7 9 (6.29%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.80%) Internet
9 3 (2.10%) FTP
9 3 (2.10%) VPN
10 2 (1.40%) MPLS
10 2 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.70%) LDAP
11 1 (0.70%) Wireless
11 1 (0.70%) VLAN
11 1 (0.70%) SSL
11 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (42.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (11.19%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Banking
3 8 (5.59%) Retail
4 7 (4.90%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.50%) French Language
5 5 (3.50%) German Language
5 5 (3.50%) Hindi Language
6 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.10%) Electronics
7 3 (2.10%) Billing
7 3 (2.10%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (21.68%) Analyst
2 23 (16.08%) Team Leader
3 17 (11.89%) Consultant
3 17 (11.89%) Support Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) Developer
5 14 (9.79%) Support Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 11 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 10 (6.99%) Technical Support Analyst
8 10 (6.99%) Technical Support Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 10 (6.99%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) IT Support
10 7 (4.90%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Service Desk Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.09%) Web Services
2 11 (7.69%) .NET
2 11 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 10 (6.99%) jQuery
3 10 (6.99%) HTML
3 10 (6.99%) CSS
4 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (6.29%) HTML5
4 9 (6.29%) Entity Framework
4 9 (6.29%) CSS3
4 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
4 9 (6.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Mathematics
2 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.40%) GIS
4 2 (1.40%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 124 (86.71%) Windows
2 62 (43.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (34.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.20%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.10%) Android
8 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.40%) Solaris
8 2 (1.40%) Linux
8 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.86%) ITIL
2 24 (16.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (14.69%) Mentoring
4 20 (13.99%) Server Building
5 17 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.79%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.39%) Coaching
8 11 (7.69%) Time Management
8 11 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.29%) Software Deployment
9 9 (6.29%) People Management
9 9 (6.29%) MVC
10 8 (5.59%) Migration
11 7 (4.90%) Project Management
12 5 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (2.80%) Supplier Management
13 4 (2.80%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (2.80%) CRM
13 4 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (2.10%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.78%) SQL
2 19 (13.29%) C
3 11 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.99%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.29%) C#
5 9 (6.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.40%) R
7 1 (0.70%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (34.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (25.87%) MCSA
3 36 (25.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (24.48%) MCSE
5 29 (20.28%) MCP
6 22 (15.38%) VCP5
7 15 (10.49%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (6.99%) CCA
9 8 (5.59%) CCNA
9 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (4.20%) Degree
12 2 (1.40%) VCP4
12 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.40%) MCTS
13 1 (0.70%) MCITP
13 1 (0.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (40.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (33.57%) VMware ESX
3 33 (23.08%) XenApp
4 32 (22.38%) vSphere
5 17 (11.89%) ISA Server
6 15 (10.49%) XenDesktop
7 14 (9.79%) Terminal Services
8 12 (8.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (6.99%) Hyper-V
10 9 (6.29%) Terminal Server
10 9 (6.29%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) WSUS
1 10 (6.99%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (6.29%) SCCM
3 6 (4.20%) SCOM
4 3 (2.10%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 112 (78.32%) Microsoft
2 86 (60.14%) VMware
3 68 (47.55%) Citrix
4 31 (21.68%) Intel
5 18 (12.59%) Cisco
6 11 (7.69%) McAfee
7 8 (5.59%) Websense
7 8 (5.59%) Juniper
8 6 (4.20%) HP
8 6 (4.20%) LANDesk
9 4 (2.80%) Tieto
10 3 (2.10%) Akamai
10 3 (2.10%) Apple
11 2 (1.40%) AppSense
11 2 (1.40%) Dell
11 2 (1.40%) EMC
11 2 (1.40%) Oracle
11 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.70%) Nintex
12 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shefford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago