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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 50 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 73 53 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.73% 5.14% 6.79%
As % of the System Software category 72.28% 38.97% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 70 51 72
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
101 136 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.31% 13.19% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 84 119 145
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +30 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Luton +5 20 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Dunstable 0 3 £22,500 -40.00%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 100 (78.74%) Windows
2 77 (60.63%) VMware
3 73 (57.48%) Microsoft
4 51 (40.16%) MS Excel
5 46 (36.22%) Cisco
6 44 (34.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (33.86%) SAN
8 37 (29.13%) ITIL
9 36 (28.35%) Citrix
10 35 (27.56%) TCP/IP
11 32 (25.20%) vSphere
12 30 (23.62%) MS Office
12 30 (23.62%) MS Exchange
13 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (21.26%) Firewall
14 27 (21.26%) CCNA
14 27 (21.26%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (20.47%) SQL
15 26 (20.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
16 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (18.11%) DNS
18 22 (17.32%) DHCP
19 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
20 20 (15.75%) VMware ESX
20 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (14.96%) Windows XP
21 19 (14.96%) Service Delivery
21 19 (14.96%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 30 (23.62%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (10.24%) IIS
5 12 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.79%) Lync
9 1 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 51 (40.16%) MS Excel
2 30 (23.62%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.15%) Office 365
4 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (33.86%) SAN
2 35 (27.56%) TCP/IP
3 27 (21.26%) Firewall
4 23 (18.11%) DNS
5 22 (17.32%) DHCP
6 15 (11.81%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (10.24%) FTP
8 10 (7.87%) Internet
9 9 (7.09%) WAN
10 7 (5.51%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.94%) NetScaler
11 5 (3.94%) LAN
11 5 (3.94%) VoIP
12 4 (3.15%) SMTP
12 4 (3.15%) MPLS
13 3 (2.36%) ADSL
13 3 (2.36%) VLAN
14 2 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.57%) Wireless
14 2 (1.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) MySQL
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.09%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Publishing
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Back Office
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Danish Language
5 2 (1.57%) French Language
5 2 (1.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Analyst
2 29 (22.83%) Support Engineer
3 25 (19.69%) Support Analyst
4 24 (18.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (11.81%) Network Engineer
5 15 (11.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) Server Engineer
8 11 (8.66%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (7.87%) Network Support
9 10 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (7.87%) Consultant
9 10 (7.87%) Server Support
10 9 (7.09%) Server Support Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Team Leader
12 7 (5.51%) Server Analyst
12 7 (5.51%) Data Centre Engineer
12 7 (5.51%) Web Engineer
13 6 (4.72%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) Web Services
2 6 (4.72%) .NET
3 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.36%) COM
5 2 (1.57%) J2EE
6 1 (0.79%) MFC
6 1 (0.79%) CSS
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
6 1 (0.79%) Flash
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Replication
2 6 (4.72%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.57%) PKI
3 2 (1.57%) PDA
3 2 (1.57%) Statistics
3 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) iPhone
4 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.79%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 100 (78.74%) Windows
2 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (14.96%) Windows XP
5 19 (14.96%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.87%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.51%) Android
8 4 (3.15%) Linux
8 4 (3.15%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.15%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.57%) UNIX
9 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) ITIL
2 26 (20.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (14.96%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
5 12 (9.45%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.87%) Project Management
7 9 (7.09%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (5.51%) DevOps
8 7 (5.51%) Coaching
9 5 (3.94%) People Management
9 5 (3.94%) Database Security
9 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.15%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.15%) Time Management
11 3 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.36%) Migration
11 3 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (1.57%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.57%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.47%) SQL
2 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
4 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) CCNA
1 27 (21.26%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.60%) Degree
4 13 (10.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (10.24%) MCP
4 13 (10.24%) MCSE
5 12 (9.45%) MCSA
6 7 (5.51%) VCP4
7 6 (4.72%) VCP5
7 6 (4.72%) CCNP
8 5 (3.94%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.15%) MCTS
9 4 (3.15%) MCITP
10 2 (1.57%) CCA
10 2 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CISSP
11 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (34.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (25.20%) vSphere
3 20 (15.75%) VMware ESX
4 17 (13.39%) XenApp
5 10 (7.87%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.51%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.36%) Xen
9 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.57%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.57%) XenServer
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (13.39%) SCCM
2 12 (9.45%) SCOM
3 4 (3.15%) WSUS
4 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 77 (60.63%) VMware
2 73 (57.48%) Microsoft
3 46 (36.22%) Cisco
4 36 (28.35%) Citrix
5 16 (12.60%) Oracle
6 14 (11.02%) Intel
6 14 (11.02%) FalconStor
6 14 (11.02%) CommVault
7 7 (5.51%) HP
8 6 (4.72%) Akamai
9 5 (3.94%) Altiris
10 4 (3.15%) Dell
11 3 (2.36%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.36%) Mitel
12 2 (1.57%) Spiceworks
12 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.57%) Avaya
12 2 (1.57%) Symantec
13 1 (0.79%) Sophos
13 1 (0.79%) Websense
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Up to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago