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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 46 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.61% 4.98% 10.17%
As % of the System Software category 53.15% 42.99% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59 39 103
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £45,000
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
143 107 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.45% 11.59% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113 98 178
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 30 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Bedford -18 12 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Shefford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Leighton Buzzard -3 1 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Dunstable -9 1 £22,000 -43.22%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 113 (83.70%) Windows
2 77 (57.04%) Microsoft
3 75 (55.56%) VMware
4 61 (45.19%) DNS
5 53 (39.26%) DHCP
5 53 (39.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (37.78%) MS Excel
7 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (34.07%) Citrix
9 44 (32.59%) TCP/IP
10 38 (28.15%) IIS
11 35 (25.93%) E-Commerce
11 35 (25.93%) SAN
12 34 (25.19%) Cisco
13 33 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (23.70%) FTP
14 32 (23.70%) PowerShell
14 32 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (22.96%) SLA
15 31 (22.96%) Firewall
16 30 (22.22%) MS Exchange
16 30 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (21.48%) SCOM
18 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
18 24 (17.78%) Web Services
18 24 (17.78%) Database Security
19 23 (17.04%) Network Load Balancing
19 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (17.04%) ITIL
20 22 (16.30%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 38 (28.15%) IIS
2 30 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.89%) Lotus Domino
4 10 (7.41%) IBM Notes
5 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.70%) Lync
9 4 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.74%) Confluence
12 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (45.19%) DNS
2 53 (39.26%) DHCP
3 44 (32.59%) TCP/IP
4 35 (25.93%) SAN
5 32 (23.70%) FTP
6 31 (22.96%) Firewall
7 21 (15.56%) WAN
8 18 (13.33%) LAN
9 14 (10.37%) VoIP
10 13 (9.63%) VPN
11 12 (8.89%) Internet
12 5 (3.70%) IPsec
12 5 (3.70%) Network Security
12 5 (3.70%) Kerberos
13 4 (2.96%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.96%) NAS
13 4 (2.96%) LDAP
14 3 (2.22%) SMTP
14 3 (2.22%) HTTP
14 3 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.74%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (16.30%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Back Office
3 4 (2.96%) Legal
4 2 (1.48%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (20.74%) Web Engineer
3 26 (19.26%) Support Engineer
4 24 (17.78%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (17.04%) Network Engineer
6 19 (14.07%) Analyst
7 18 (13.33%) Network Support
8 15 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
9 13 (9.63%) Support Analyst
10 11 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.67%) Server Support
12 8 (5.93%) Administrator
13 5 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
13 5 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (3.70%) Technical Support
13 5 (3.70%) Consultant
13 5 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
13 5 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
14 4 (2.96%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.78%) Web Services
2 14 (10.37%) COM
3 8 (5.93%) .NET
4 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Replication
1 5 (3.70%) PKI
1 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.48%) SecurID
2 2 (1.48%) Statistics
3 1 (0.74%) CMDB
3 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.74%) Clustering
3 1 (0.74%) CESG
3 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 113 (83.70%) Windows
2 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.70%) Android
7 4 (2.96%) Linux
7 4 (2.96%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (2.96%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) E-Commerce
2 24 (17.78%) Database Security
3 23 (17.04%) Network Load Balancing
3 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.04%) ITIL
4 21 (15.56%) DevOps
5 13 (9.63%) Project Management
6 11 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (8.15%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.93%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.44%) Migration
11 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (2.96%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.85%) SQL
3 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.48%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (15.56%) CCNA
2 21 (15.56%) MCITP
3 17 (12.59%) MCSE
4 15 (11.11%) Degree
5 10 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.19%) MCP
7 6 (4.44%) CCA
7 6 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (4.44%) MCTS
8 5 (3.70%) MCSA
9 4 (2.96%) CCNP
10 3 (2.22%) VCP5
11 2 (1.48%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (39.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 14 (10.37%) XenApp
4 13 (9.63%) vSphere
5 11 (8.15%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (6.67%) XenServer
7 8 (5.93%) NFS
8 7 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (4.44%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.22%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.48%) Firmware
11 2 (1.48%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 29 (21.48%) SCOM
2 8 (5.93%) SCCM
3 4 (2.96%) WSUS
3 4 (2.96%) MOM
3 4 (2.96%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.48%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (57.04%) Microsoft
2 75 (55.56%) VMware
3 46 (34.07%) Citrix
4 34 (25.19%) Cisco
5 16 (11.85%) HP
6 12 (8.89%) Lotus
7 9 (6.67%) Dell
8 8 (5.93%) McAfee
9 5 (3.70%) IBM
10 4 (2.96%) CA
11 3 (2.22%) CommVault
11 3 (2.22%) Avaya
11 3 (2.22%) Juniper
11 3 (2.22%) 3Com
12 2 (1.48%) Oracle
12 2 (1.48%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.48%) Symantec
12 2 (1.48%) Altiris
12 2 (1.48%) Brocade
12 2 (1.48%) LANDesk
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tempsford, Bedfordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago