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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 64 55 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.68% 4.68% 7.04%
As % of the System Software category 67.37% 40.74% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 77
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
95 135 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.43% 11.50% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 78 123 163
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
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 27 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 27 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 +33 26 £45,000 +23.28%
Luton 0 16 £32,000 -17.94% 3
Dunstable -1 3 £22,500 -40.00%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 93 (80.87%) Windows
2 71 (61.74%) Microsoft
3 68 (59.13%) VMware
4 47 (40.87%) MS Excel
5 41 (35.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (33.04%) ITIL
7 37 (32.17%) Citrix
8 36 (31.30%) MS Exchange
8 36 (31.30%) vSphere
9 34 (29.57%) SAN
9 34 (29.57%) Cisco
10 32 (27.83%) MS Office
11 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (26.09%) SQL Server
13 28 (24.35%) TCP/IP
13 28 (24.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (23.48%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
16 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (20.87%) SQL
17 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (19.13%) VMware ESX
18 21 (18.26%) XenApp
19 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (17.39%) CCNA
20 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2007
21 18 (15.65%) Intel
22 17 (14.78%) MCP
22 17 (14.78%) MCSE
22 17 (14.78%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 36 (31.30%) MS Exchange
2 25 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.22%) IIS
8 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.87%) Lync
10 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 47 (40.87%) MS Excel
2 32 (27.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS Project
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.48%) Office 365
3 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) PaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.57%) SAN
2 28 (24.35%) TCP/IP
3 17 (14.78%) Firewall
4 15 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (11.30%) DHCP
6 12 (10.43%) DNS
7 8 (6.96%) WAN
8 7 (6.09%) Internet
8 7 (6.09%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.22%) Network Security
10 5 (4.35%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.35%) FTP
11 4 (3.48%) LAN
12 3 (2.61%) VoIP
12 3 (2.61%) SMTP
12 3 (2.61%) MPLS
12 3 (2.61%) ADSL
12 3 (2.61%) VLAN
13 2 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.87%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (5.22%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Retail
2 4 (3.48%) Publishing
3 3 (2.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Danish Language
4 2 (1.74%) French Language
4 2 (1.74%) German Language
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (26.96%) Analyst
2 24 (20.87%) Support Analyst
2 24 (20.87%) Support Engineer
3 22 (19.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (13.04%) Consultant
4 15 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (11.30%) Server Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Server Support
6 10 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.83%) Team Leader
7 9 (7.83%) Server Support Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Server Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Data Centre Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Technical Support Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) Web Services
2 5 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (1.74%) J2EE
3 2 (1.74%) HTML
3 2 (1.74%) CSS
3 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.74%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.74%) jQuery
4 1 (0.87%) Flash
4 1 (0.87%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Replication
2 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.74%) PKI
3 2 (1.74%) PDA
3 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.87%) Statistics
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) iPhone
4 1 (0.87%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 93 (80.87%) Windows
2 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (24.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.91%) Windows XP
6 14 (12.17%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.83%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.09%) Android
9 3 (2.61%) Linux
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.74%) UNIX
10 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.04%) ITIL
2 27 (23.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (13.91%) Service Delivery
4 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
5 7 (6.09%) Coaching
5 7 (6.09%) Project Management
6 6 (5.22%) Time Management
7 5 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.35%) People Management
7 5 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.48%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (3.48%) DevOps
9 3 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.61%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.74%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.74%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.74%) Identity Management
10 2 (1.74%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.74%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.87%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.74%) C
5 1 (0.87%) VBScript
5 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (19.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.39%) CCNA
2 20 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (14.78%) MCP
3 17 (14.78%) MCSE
3 17 (14.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (13.91%) MCSA
5 10 (8.70%) Degree
5 10 (8.70%) VCP5
6 6 (5.22%) CCNP
7 5 (4.35%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.48%) MCTS
9 3 (2.61%) MCITP
10 2 (1.74%) CCA
10 2 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.87%) CISSP
11 1 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (35.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (31.30%) vSphere
3 22 (19.13%) VMware ESX
4 21 (18.26%) XenApp
5 10 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.22%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.61%) Xen
9 2 (1.74%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.74%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.87%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) SCCM
2 7 (6.09%) SCOM
2 7 (6.09%) WSUS
3 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 71 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 68 (59.13%) VMware
3 37 (32.17%) Citrix
4 34 (29.57%) Cisco
5 18 (15.65%) Intel
6 16 (13.91%) Oracle
7 14 (12.17%) CommVault
7 14 (12.17%) FalconStor
8 5 (4.35%) Altiris
9 4 (3.48%) Akamai
9 4 (3.48%) HP
10 3 (2.61%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.74%) Spiceworks
11 2 (1.74%) Nintex
11 2 (1.74%) Dell
11 2 (1.74%) Mitel
11 2 (1.74%) McAfee
12 1 (0.87%) Sophos
12 1 (0.87%) Retek
Luton
Vadis People
Salary: Up to £50,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago