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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.02% 4.90% 4.93%
As % of the System Software category 65.38% 40.41% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 63 54 52
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,625 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
104 146 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.21% 12.13% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85 134 138
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 6 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 6 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 +36 25 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Luton +1 21 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Dunstable - 7 £40,000 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 90 (80.36%) Windows
2 79 (70.54%) Microsoft
3 65 (58.04%) VMware
4 47 (41.96%) MS Excel
5 42 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (36.61%) ITIL
6 41 (36.61%) Citrix
7 40 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 39 (34.82%) MS Exchange
8 39 (34.82%) vSphere
9 38 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (29.46%) MS Office
10 33 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (27.68%) SQL
11 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (26.79%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (25.89%) SAN
13 29 (25.89%) Cisco
14 27 (24.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (24.11%) VMware ESX
15 26 (23.21%) XenApp
16 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2007
16 23 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (20.54%) Intel
17 22 (19.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
18 21 (18.75%) MCSE
19 20 (17.86%) MCSA
20 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2003
21 17 (15.18%) Cisco Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 39 (34.82%) MS Exchange
2 27 (24.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (10.71%) IIS
6 8 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (41.96%) MS Excel
2 33 (29.46%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.79%) MS Project
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Office 365
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.89%) SAN
2 21 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (13.39%) DHCP
5 12 (10.71%) DNS
5 12 (10.71%) Firewall
6 10 (8.93%) WAN
7 7 (6.25%) Network Security
7 7 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.36%) LAN
9 5 (4.46%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.57%) FTP
11 3 (2.68%) SMTP
11 3 (2.68%) ADSL
11 3 (2.68%) MPLS
11 3 (2.68%) VLAN
12 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.79%) Internet
13 1 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.57%) French Language
4 4 (3.57%) German Language
4 4 (3.57%) Publishing
5 2 (1.79%) Hindi Language
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Analyst
2 19 (16.96%) Consultant
3 17 (15.18%) Support Analyst
3 17 (15.18%) Support Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 13 (11.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Server Support
7 10 (8.93%) Developer
8 9 (8.04%) Server Support Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 8 (7.14%) IT Support
10 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
11 6 (5.36%) Server Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (5.36%) Server Support Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Architect
11 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) Web Services
2 12 (10.71%) .NET
3 8 (7.14%) HTML
3 8 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 8 (7.14%) jQuery
3 8 (7.14%) CSS
4 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (5.36%) HTML5
4 6 (5.36%) Entity Framework
4 6 (5.36%) CSS3
4 6 (5.36%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.68%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.89%) MFC
7 1 (0.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Replication
2 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.79%) GIS
5 2 (1.79%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) PDA
5 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.89%) Statistics
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 90 (80.36%) Windows
2 38 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.93%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.46%) Android
9 3 (2.68%) Linux
10 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.79%) UNIX
10 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) ITIL
2 30 (26.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (13.39%) Mentoring
4 13 (11.61%) Service Delivery
5 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.14%) Time Management
6 7 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (6.25%) Coaching
7 6 (5.36%) MVC
7 6 (5.36%) Project Management
8 5 (4.46%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.46%) People Management
9 4 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (3.57%) DevOps
9 4 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.68%) Software Deployment
11 2 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.36%) C#
3 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.68%) C
5 1 (0.89%) VBScript
5 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (19.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (18.75%) MCSE
4 20 (17.86%) MCSA
5 17 (15.18%) MCP
5 17 (15.18%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (15.18%) CCNA
6 13 (11.61%) VCP5
7 8 (7.14%) Degree
8 7 (6.25%) CCNP
9 4 (3.57%) MCTS
9 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.68%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.68%) CCA
10 3 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.89%) CISSP
12 1 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.89%) MCITP
12 1 (0.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (34.82%) vSphere
3 27 (24.11%) VMware ESX
4 26 (23.21%) XenApp
5 12 (10.71%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.57%) ISA Server
7 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.68%) Xen
8 3 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.79%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.89%) XenServer
10 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) SCCM
2 8 (7.14%) WSUS
3 7 (6.25%) SCOM
4 3 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 79 (70.54%) Microsoft
2 65 (58.04%) VMware
3 41 (36.61%) Citrix
4 29 (25.89%) Cisco
5 23 (20.54%) Intel
6 17 (15.18%) Oracle
7 14 (12.50%) CommVault
7 14 (12.50%) FalconStor
8 6 (5.36%) LANDesk
9 5 (4.46%) Altiris
9 5 (4.46%) HP
10 4 (3.57%) Tieto
10 4 (3.57%) Akamai
11 3 (2.68%) McAfee
12 2 (1.79%) Dell
12 2 (1.79%) Spiceworks
12 2 (1.79%) Nintex
12 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.89%) Google
13 1 (0.89%) 3PAR
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Vadis People
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
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Bedford
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus (7K) + Full Benefits
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