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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 69 52 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.97% 5.35% 10.84%
As % of the System Software category 53.08% 50.00% 63.39%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 110
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
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
130 104 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.26% 10.70% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 100 94 175
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 16 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 16 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 -6 27 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Bedford -16 12 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Shefford - 5 £30,000 - 1
Dunstable -7 1 £22,000 -41.33%
Leighton Buzzard -7 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 105 (83.33%) Windows
2 72 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 70 (55.56%) VMware
4 58 (46.03%) DNS
5 51 (40.48%) MS Excel
5 51 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (38.89%) DHCP
7 47 (37.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (34.13%) Citrix
9 40 (31.75%) TCP/IP
10 34 (26.98%) IIS
11 33 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 33 (26.19%) PowerShell
12 32 (25.40%) E-Commerce
13 31 (24.60%) SAN
14 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 29 (23.02%) MS Exchange
16 28 (22.22%) FTP
16 28 (22.22%) Cisco
16 28 (22.22%) Firewall
16 28 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (22.22%) SCOM
17 27 (21.43%) SLA
18 24 (19.05%) Database Security
18 24 (19.05%) SQL Server
18 24 (19.05%) Finance
19 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (17.46%) MCITP
20 22 (17.46%) Web Services
21 21 (16.67%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 34 (26.98%) IIS
2 29 (23.02%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
4 11 (8.73%) IBM Notes
5 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.97%) Lync
8 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.79%) Confluence
12 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (46.03%) DNS
2 49 (38.89%) DHCP
3 40 (31.75%) TCP/IP
4 31 (24.60%) SAN
5 28 (22.22%) FTP
5 28 (22.22%) Firewall
6 21 (16.67%) WAN
7 19 (15.08%) LAN
8 14 (11.11%) VPN
9 12 (9.52%) VoIP
10 10 (7.94%) Internet
11 6 (4.76%) Kerberos
11 6 (4.76%) IPsec
12 5 (3.97%) Network Security
12 5 (3.97%) LDAP
13 4 (3.17%) NAS
13 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.59%) SMTP
14 2 (1.59%) HTTP
14 2 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.79%) Log4Net
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Back Office
3 4 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (20.63%) Web Engineer
3 24 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 22 (17.46%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (14.29%) Analyst
5 18 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 15 (11.90%) Network Support
7 13 (10.32%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (7.14%) Server Support
11 8 (6.35%) Administrator
12 6 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
13 5 (3.97%) Windows Administrator
13 5 (3.97%) Consultant
13 5 (3.97%) Technical Support
13 5 (3.97%) Technical Support Analyst
13 5 (3.97%) Technical Analyst
14 4 (3.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) Web Services
2 14 (11.11%) COM
3 7 (5.56%) .NET
4 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.76%) PKI
2 5 (3.97%) Replication
3 2 (1.59%) Firmware
4 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.79%) Statistics
4 1 (0.79%) CMDB
4 1 (0.79%) CESG
4 1 (0.79%) SecurID
4 1 (0.79%) Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 105 (83.33%) Windows
2 47 (37.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (12.70%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.17%) Linux
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.17%) Android
7 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) E-Commerce
2 24 (19.05%) Database Security
3 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 21 (16.67%) DevOps
5 20 (15.87%) ITIL
6 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.73%) Project Management
8 9 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 9 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.97%) Server Monitoring
10 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.17%) Migration
11 4 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.59%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.70%) SQL
3 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (17.46%) MCITP
3 18 (14.29%) MCSE
4 17 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (13.49%) CCNA
5 13 (10.32%) Degree
6 11 (8.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.76%) MCP
7 6 (4.76%) CCA
7 6 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (4.76%) MCTS
8 5 (3.97%) MCSA
9 4 (3.17%) CCNP
9 4 (3.17%) VCP5
10 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) VCP4
11 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.90%) VMware ESX
3 14 (11.11%) XenApp
3 14 (11.11%) vSphere
4 12 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 11 (8.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (7.14%) XenServer
6 9 (7.14%) NFS
7 7 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.76%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.59%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (22.22%) SCOM
2 6 (4.76%) SCCM
3 5 (3.97%) HP SIM
3 5 (3.97%) MOM
4 4 (3.17%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 70 (55.56%) VMware
3 43 (34.13%) Citrix
4 28 (22.22%) Cisco
5 14 (11.11%) HP
6 12 (9.52%) Lotus
7 9 (7.14%) McAfee
8 8 (6.35%) Dell
9 6 (4.76%) IBM
10 5 (3.97%) CA
11 3 (2.38%) CommVault
12 2 (1.59%) NetApp
12 2 (1.59%) Avaya
12 2 (1.59%) Juniper
12 2 (1.59%) EMC
12 2 (1.59%) Intel
12 2 (1.59%) 3Com
12 2 (1.59%) AppSense
12 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.59%) Altiris
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Response Personnel
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Shefford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago