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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 47 18
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 73 49 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.22% 4.87% 10.17%
As % of the System Software category 53.68% 45.79% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 99
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £54,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
136 107 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.58% 10.64% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 106 98 154
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +3 30 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Bedford -13 12 £35,000 +16.66%
Shefford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Dunstable -4 3 £32,500 +12.06%
Leighton Buzzard -9 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 107 (85.60%) Windows
2 73 (58.40%) Microsoft
3 69 (55.20%) VMware
4 57 (45.60%) DNS
5 53 (42.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (41.60%) MS Excel
7 49 (39.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (38.40%) DHCP
9 45 (36.00%) Citrix
10 37 (29.60%) TCP/IP
11 34 (27.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (26.40%) MS Exchange
13 32 (25.60%) IIS
14 31 (24.80%) E-Commerce
14 31 (24.80%) PowerShell
15 29 (23.20%) SAN
15 29 (23.20%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (21.60%) SQL Server
17 26 (20.80%) FTP
17 26 (20.80%) Firewall
17 26 (20.80%) SCOM
18 25 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (20.00%) SLA
18 25 (20.00%) Cisco
19 23 (18.40%) MCITP
20 22 (17.60%) Database Security
20 22 (17.60%) Finance
21 21 (16.80%) WAN
22 20 (16.00%) Web Services
22 20 (16.00%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (26.40%) MS Exchange
2 32 (25.60%) IIS
3 12 (9.60%) Lotus Domino
4 11 (8.80%) IBM Notes
5 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.80%) Lync
8 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.80%) Apache
12 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (41.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (45.60%) DNS
2 48 (38.40%) DHCP
3 37 (29.60%) TCP/IP
4 29 (23.20%) SAN
5 26 (20.80%) Firewall
5 26 (20.80%) FTP
6 21 (16.80%) WAN
7 19 (15.20%) LAN
8 14 (11.20%) VPN
9 12 (9.60%) VoIP
10 10 (8.00%) Internet
11 6 (4.80%) IPsec
11 6 (4.80%) Network Security
11 6 (4.80%) Kerberos
12 5 (4.00%) LDAP
13 4 (3.20%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.20%) NAS
14 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (1.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.80%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (17.60%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Back Office
3 4 (3.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.60%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (19.20%) Support Engineer
2 24 (19.20%) Web Engineer
3 20 (16.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (14.40%) Analyst
5 15 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) Network Support
7 11 (8.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (8.80%) Server Support
8 10 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Administrator
10 6 (4.80%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.00%) Consultant
11 5 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) Web Services
2 12 (9.60%) COM
3 8 (6.40%) .NET
4 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.80%) HTML
5 1 (0.80%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) PKI
2 5 (4.00%) Replication
3 2 (1.60%) Firmware
4 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.80%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) CESG
4 1 (0.80%) SecurID
4 1 (0.80%) Statistics
4 1 (0.80%) CMDB
4 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (85.60%) Windows
2 49 (39.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.60%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.20%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (3.20%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.20%) Linux
6 4 (3.20%) Android
7 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) E-Commerce
2 22 (17.60%) Database Security
3 20 (16.00%) ITIL
4 19 (15.20%) DevOps
4 19 (15.20%) Network Load Balancing
5 11 (8.80%) Load Balancing
5 11 (8.80%) Project Management
6 9 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (7.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (7.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.20%) Migration
8 4 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.60%) Change Control
9 2 (1.60%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.60%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.80%) SQL
3 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.60%) C#
5 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (27.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (18.40%) MCITP
3 19 (15.20%) MCSE
4 14 (11.20%) CCNA
4 14 (11.20%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (8.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (8.00%) Degree
7 7 (5.60%) MCP
8 6 (4.80%) CCA
8 6 (4.80%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (4.80%) MCTS
9 5 (4.00%) MCSA
10 4 (3.20%) CCNP
10 4 (3.20%) VCP5
11 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.80%) VCP4
12 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (42.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.00%) VMware ESX
3 14 (11.20%) XenApp
3 14 (11.20%) vSphere
4 13 (10.40%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (7.20%) NFS
6 9 (7.20%) XenServer
7 7 (5.60%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.60%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (20.80%) SCOM
2 7 (5.60%) SCCM
3 5 (4.00%) WSUS
3 5 (4.00%) MOM
3 5 (4.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 73 (58.40%) Microsoft
2 69 (55.20%) VMware
3 45 (36.00%) Citrix
4 25 (20.00%) Cisco
5 15 (12.00%) HP
6 12 (9.60%) Lotus
7 9 (7.20%) McAfee
8 8 (6.40%) Dell
9 6 (4.80%) IBM
10 5 (4.00%) CA
11 3 (2.40%) CommVault
11 3 (2.40%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.60%) 3Com
12 2 (1.60%) AppSense
12 2 (1.60%) Altiris
12 2 (1.60%) NetApp
12 2 (1.60%) Avaya
12 2 (1.60%) Juniper
12 2 (1.60%) EMC
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum + benefits + £3,500 shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago