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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 50 51 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.16% 5.01% 6.33%
As % of the System Software category 56.18% 41.46% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 65
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £31,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £54,000 £47,550
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
89 123 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.18% 12.09% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 110 148
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +16 20 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Bedford -1 5 £29,500 -15.71% 2
Shefford - 1 £33,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 94 (77.05%) Windows
2 66 (54.10%) VMware
3 58 (47.54%) Microsoft
4 50 (40.98%) TCP/IP
5 44 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (35.25%) Cisco
7 42 (34.43%) SAN
8 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (31.97%) DNS
10 35 (28.69%) DHCP
11 34 (27.87%) Firewall
12 30 (24.59%) MS Excel
12 30 (24.59%) Citrix
13 28 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (22.95%) CCNA
13 28 (22.95%) MS Exchange
14 27 (22.13%) ITIL
14 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (20.49%) Windows 7
16 23 (18.85%) SLA
16 23 (18.85%) IIS
16 23 (18.85%) MS Office
16 23 (18.85%) FTP
17 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
18 20 (16.39%) Degree
19 19 (15.57%) SCOM
19 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (15.57%) VMware ESX
20 18 (14.75%) Service Delivery
21 17 (13.93%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 23 (18.85%) IIS
3 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.92%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (3.28%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.28%) Lync
9 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 23 (18.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (40.98%) TCP/IP
2 42 (34.43%) SAN
3 39 (31.97%) DNS
4 35 (28.69%) DHCP
5 34 (27.87%) Firewall
6 23 (18.85%) FTP
7 17 (13.93%) Internet
8 15 (12.30%) WAN
9 12 (9.84%) LAN
10 11 (9.02%) VoIP
11 9 (7.38%) VPN
12 4 (3.28%) HTTP
12 4 (3.28%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.46%) Network Security
13 3 (2.46%) MPLS
13 3 (2.46%) Wireless
13 3 (2.46%) SMTP
14 2 (1.64%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.64%) ATM
14 2 (1.64%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (7.38%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Back Office
3 2 (1.64%) Legal
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Support Engineer
2 27 (22.13%) Network Engineer
3 25 (20.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (18.85%) Analyst
5 19 (15.57%) Web Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) Network Support
7 17 (13.93%) Network Support Engineer
8 16 (13.11%) Support Analyst
8 16 (13.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (10.66%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.92%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 5 (4.10%) Administrator
12 5 (4.10%) Desktop Support
13 4 (3.28%) Server Support
13 4 (3.28%) Technical Support
13 4 (3.28%) Service Manager
13 4 (3.28%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Web Services
2 8 (6.56%) COM
3 2 (1.64%) .NET
3 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
1 2 (1.64%) SecurID
1 2 (1.64%) PDA
1 2 (1.64%) Statistics
2 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
2 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (0.82%) Replication
2 1 (0.82%) Clustering
2 1 (0.82%) CESG
2 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (77.05%) Windows
2 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (20.49%) Windows 7
4 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.66%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.56%) Android
8 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.28%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (3.28%) Windows Phone
9 4 (3.28%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.28%) Linux
10 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) ITIL
2 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
3 18 (14.75%) Service Delivery
4 15 (12.30%) Project Management
4 15 (12.30%) Database Security
5 14 (11.48%) DevOps
5 14 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.48%) Network Load Balancing
6 13 (10.66%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.74%) Migration
8 7 (5.74%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (3.28%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.46%) Change Control
10 3 (2.46%) Coaching
10 3 (2.46%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.11%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.02%) SQL
3 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.95%) CCNA
1 28 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (16.39%) Degree
4 16 (13.11%) MCITP
5 11 (9.02%) MCSE
6 10 (8.20%) MCP
7 9 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.28%) MCSA
9 4 (3.28%) CCA
9 4 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.28%) MCTS
9 4 (3.28%) VCP5
10 3 (2.46%) CCNP
10 3 (2.46%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.85%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.57%) VMware ESX
3 9 (7.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (4.92%) Terminal Services
4 6 (4.92%) XenApp
4 6 (4.92%) vSphere
5 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.64%) Xen
6 2 (1.64%) XenServer
7 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (15.57%) SCOM
2 8 (6.56%) SCCM
3 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (54.10%) VMware
2 58 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 43 (35.25%) Cisco
4 30 (24.59%) Citrix
5 11 (9.02%) HP
6 6 (4.92%) Lotus
7 5 (4.10%) Dell
8 4 (3.28%) Intel
8 4 (3.28%) McAfee
9 3 (2.46%) Avaya
9 3 (2.46%) Symantec
9 3 (2.46%) 3Com
9 3 (2.46%) Altiris
10 2 (1.64%) Brocade
10 2 (1.64%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.64%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.64%) Mitel
10 2 (1.64%) Aruba
10 2 (1.64%) Akamai
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