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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 60 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.49% 4.81% 5.05%
As % of the System Software category 63.83% 40.58% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 55 49 48
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £34,357
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +6.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £48,250
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
94 138 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.61% 11.85% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 74 128 142
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +32 23 £45,000 +23.28% 7
Luton -5 17 £32,500 -16.12%
Dunstable - 6 £40,000 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 106 (84.13%) Windows
2 85 (67.46%) Microsoft
3 72 (57.14%) VMware
4 53 (42.06%) Citrix
5 51 (40.48%) MS Excel
6 50 (39.68%) ITIL
7 48 (38.10%) MS Exchange
7 48 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 45 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 44 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (34.92%) vSphere
10 41 (32.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (26.98%) VMware ESX
12 34 (26.98%) SQL
13 33 (26.19%) MS Office
13 33 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (25.40%) SAN
14 32 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 31 (24.60%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (23.02%) XenApp
16 29 (23.02%) Exchange Server 2007
16 29 (23.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 28 (22.22%) Cisco
17 28 (22.22%) MCSE
18 27 (21.43%) MCSA
18 27 (21.43%) Intel
19 25 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2003
20 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
21 22 (17.46%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (23.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (19.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (9.52%) IIS
6 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 33 (26.19%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.59%) MS Project
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Office 365
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.59%) IaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.40%) SAN
2 23 (18.25%) TCP/IP
3 18 (14.29%) DHCP
4 16 (12.70%) Fibre Channel
5 15 (11.90%) DNS
6 14 (11.11%) Firewall
7 13 (10.32%) WAN
8 10 (7.94%) iSCSI
8 10 (7.94%) Network Security
9 9 (7.14%) LAN
10 5 (3.97%) NetScaler
11 4 (3.17%) FTP
12 3 (2.38%) SMTP
12 3 (2.38%) ADSL
12 3 (2.38%) MPLS
12 3 (2.38%) VLAN
13 2 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.59%) Internet
14 1 (0.79%) VoIP
14 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.59%) MySQL
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (9.52%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.17%) French Language
4 4 (3.17%) German Language
4 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.17%) Publishing
5 2 (1.59%) Danish Language
5 2 (1.59%) Hindi Language
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (18.25%) Analyst
1 23 (18.25%) Consultant
2 18 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 18 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (11.90%) Server Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Team Leader
6 11 (8.73%) IT Support
7 10 (7.94%) Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Server Support
8 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Server Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) Web Services
2 12 (9.52%) .NET
3 8 (6.35%) .NET Framework
3 8 (6.35%) jQuery
3 8 (6.35%) HTML
3 8 (6.35%) CSS
4 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (4.76%) HTML5
4 6 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 6 (4.76%) CSS3
4 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.38%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.59%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) Flash
7 1 (0.79%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Replication
2 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.38%) PKI
5 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.59%) GIS
6 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.79%) iPhone
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 106 (84.13%) Windows
2 44 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (32.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.94%) Windows XP
6 8 (6.35%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.38%) Linux
8 3 (2.38%) Android
9 2 (1.59%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.68%) ITIL
2 33 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.90%) Mentoring
4 11 (8.73%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.35%) Time Management
7 7 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.56%) Coaching
8 6 (4.76%) MVC
8 6 (4.76%) Project Management
9 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.97%) People Management
10 4 (3.17%) DevOps
10 4 (3.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (3.17%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.17%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.38%) Identity Management
11 3 (2.38%) Software Deployment
12 2 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.98%) SQL
2 12 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.76%) C#
4 6 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.38%) C
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (24.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (23.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (22.22%) MCSE
4 27 (21.43%) MCSA
5 22 (17.46%) MCP
6 17 (13.49%) VCP5
7 16 (12.70%) CCNA
7 16 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (5.56%) CCNP
9 6 (4.76%) Degree
9 6 (4.76%) CCA
10 4 (3.17%) MCTS
11 3 (2.38%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.59%) VCP4
13 1 (0.79%) CISSP
13 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (34.92%) vSphere
3 34 (26.98%) VMware ESX
4 29 (23.02%) XenApp
5 12 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.35%) Terminal Services
7 7 (5.56%) ISA Server
8 6 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
9 4 (3.17%) Terminal Server
10 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.38%) Xen
11 2 (1.59%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.79%) XenServer
12 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) SCCM
2 8 (6.35%) WSUS
2 8 (6.35%) SCOM
3 3 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (67.46%) Microsoft
2 72 (57.14%) VMware
3 53 (42.06%) Citrix
4 28 (22.22%) Cisco
5 27 (21.43%) Intel
6 17 (13.49%) Oracle
7 14 (11.11%) FalconStor
7 14 (11.11%) CommVault
8 6 (4.76%) LANDesk
8 6 (4.76%) HP
9 5 (3.97%) Altiris
10 4 (3.17%) Tieto
10 4 (3.17%) Akamai
10 4 (3.17%) Websense
10 4 (3.17%) Juniper
11 3 (2.38%) McAfee
12 2 (1.59%) Nintex
12 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.59%) Spiceworks
12 2 (1.59%) Dell
Bedford, Bedfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30K pa + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus (7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TGS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Arjohuntleigh UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago