The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 162 116 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.08% 6.13% 6.64%
As % of the System Software category 58.27% 51.56% 59.88%
Number of salaries quoted 145 86 174
Average salary £41,000 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
278 225 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.15% 11.89% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 220 163 277
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hertfordshire region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hemel Hempstead +1 44 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Watford -5 44 £46,250 +51.63% 2
Stevenage +20 14 £42,500 -21.29%
Rickmansworth -14 7 £30,000 +11.11%
Letchworth +19 6 £41,250 +71.87%
Welwyn Garden City -11 6 £32,500 +6.55%
St Albans -41 4 £57,500 +88.52%
Hoddesdon - 3 £22,000 -
Borehamwood -4 2 £30,750 +36.66%
Tring - 2 £41,000 -
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Kings Langley - 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 315 (87.50%) Windows
2 214 (59.44%) Microsoft
3 157 (43.61%) MS Exchange
4 152 (42.22%) VMware
5 140 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (31.67%) Cisco
7 111 (30.83%) MS Excel
8 105 (29.17%) Firewall
9 98 (27.22%) DNS
10 95 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 86 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 84 (23.33%) MS Office
13 77 (21.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 76 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 65 (18.06%) DHCP
16 64 (17.78%) Citrix
16 64 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
17 63 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
18 58 (16.11%) ITIL
19 57 (15.83%) MCSE
19 57 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
20 55 (15.28%) TCP/IP
21 54 (15.00%) SQL Server
21 54 (15.00%) Hyper-V
22 52 (14.44%) Windows 7
23 50 (13.89%) Windows XP
24 49 (13.61%) WAN
25 48 (13.33%) MCITP
26 46 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2013
27 44 (12.22%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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
1 157 (43.61%) MS Exchange
2 76 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 46 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (11.11%) Lync
6 38 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 36 (10.00%) IIS
8 30 (8.33%) SharePoint
9 13 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (2.78%) Apache
10 10 (2.78%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.50%) JBoss
11 9 (2.50%) WebSphere
12 8 (2.22%) WorkSite
13 7 (1.94%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (1.94%) WebLogic
14 6 (1.67%) IBM Notes
15 5 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 111 (30.83%) MS Excel
2 84 (23.33%) MS Office
3 4 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) RiskWrite
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.28%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.28%) Maximo
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.94%) Office 365
2 23 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.06%) PaaS
4 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.22%) SaaS
5 7 (1.94%) IaaS
6 5 (1.39%) Terremark
6 5 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 105 (29.17%) Firewall
2 98 (27.22%) DNS
3 65 (18.06%) DHCP
4 55 (15.28%) TCP/IP
5 49 (13.61%) WAN
6 44 (12.22%) SAN
7 39 (10.83%) VPN
8 38 (10.56%) LAN
9 37 (10.28%) VoIP
10 26 (7.22%) MPLS
11 22 (6.11%) Wireless
11 22 (6.11%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (3.89%) VPLS
12 14 (3.89%) OSPF
13 13 (3.61%) BGP
14 12 (3.33%) Internet
15 9 (2.50%) PBX
15 9 (2.50%) VLAN
16 8 (2.22%) iSCSI
16 8 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (6.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.11%) MySQL
8 3 (0.83%) Big Data
8 3 (0.83%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.56%) MSI
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (8.06%) Finance
1 29 (8.06%) Retail
2 24 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.78%) Legal
4 6 (1.67%) Law
5 5 (1.39%) Back Office
5 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.11%) Publishing
7 3 (0.83%) Advertising
7 3 (0.83%) Local Government
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 75 (20.83%) Analyst
3 59 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (12.22%) Support Analyst
5 35 (9.72%) IT Support
6 31 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (7.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 25 (6.94%) Administrator
8 25 (6.94%) Technical Support
9 23 (6.39%) Network Engineer
10 22 (6.11%) Help Desk Support
11 20 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (5.28%) Network Support
13 18 (5.00%) Desktop Support
13 18 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (3.89%) Senior Support Engineer
14 14 (3.89%) Network Support Engineer
15 13 (3.61%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.89%) .NET
2 12 (3.33%) J2EE
2 12 (3.33%) Web Services
3 9 (2.50%) X-Windows
4 7 (1.94%) CSS
4 7 (1.94%) HTML
4 7 (1.94%) XML
5 6 (1.67%) LAMP
6 5 (1.39%) RESTful
7 4 (1.11%) SailPoint
7 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.11%) XSD
7 4 (1.11%) XSLT
7 4 (1.11%) ADO.NET
7 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.11%) COM
8 3 (0.83%) JDBC
8 3 (0.83%) Middleware
8 3 (0.83%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.72%) Clustering
2 30 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.94%) Blackberry
4 24 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 9 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.67%) Open Source
7 6 (1.67%) Handset
8 5 (1.39%) Replication
8 5 (1.39%) CMDB
9 4 (1.11%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.11%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.83%) AS400
10 3 (0.83%) Tandem
10 3 (0.83%) PKI
10 3 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.83%) Statistics
10 3 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.28%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 315 (87.50%) Windows
2 140 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (26.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (14.44%) Windows 7
6 50 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 26 (7.22%) UNIX
8 25 (6.94%) Windows 8
9 24 (6.67%) Linux
10 23 (6.39%) Windows 2000
11 20 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (4.17%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.67%) AIX
14 6 (1.67%) VMS
15 5 (1.39%) Solaris
15 5 (1.39%) Debian
15 5 (1.39%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.56%) Android
16 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.11%) ITIL
2 32 (8.89%) Project Management
3 26 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 22 (6.11%) Service Management
6 21 (5.83%) E-Commerce
7 18 (5.00%) Change Control
8 17 (4.72%) Migration
9 16 (4.44%) Document Management
9 16 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 14 (3.89%) Coaching
10 14 (3.89%) Asset Management
11 12 (3.33%) Time Management
12 11 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (2.50%) SOA
14 8 (2.22%) Incident Management
14 8 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (1.94%) Problem Management
15 7 (1.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.50%) SQL
2 20 (5.56%) C
3 14 (3.89%) Java
3 14 (3.89%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.94%) Bash Shell
4 7 (1.94%) Shell Script
4 7 (1.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.94%) C#
5 6 (1.67%) VBScript
6 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.83%) VB
8 2 (0.56%) Jython
8 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (21.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (15.83%) MCSE
4 48 (13.33%) MCITP
5 42 (11.67%) CCNP
6 38 (10.56%) CCNA
7 34 (9.44%) Degree
8 33 (9.17%) Security Cleared
9 32 (8.89%) MCP
10 28 (7.78%) SC Cleared
11 25 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (6.67%) MCSA
13 19 (5.28%) MCTS
14 14 (3.89%) VCP5
15 11 (3.06%) VCP4
15 11 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (2.78%) MBCS
17 6 (1.67%) CCIE
18 5 (1.39%) A+ Certification
18 5 (1.39%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.28%) SLA
2 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (23.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 43 (11.94%) vSphere
4 35 (9.72%) VMware ESX
5 30 (8.33%) XenApp
6 25 (6.94%) XenDesktop
7 21 (5.83%) vCloud
8 15 (4.17%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (1.67%) XenServer
10 4 (1.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.83%) RACF
11 3 (0.83%) ACF2
11 3 (0.83%) Firmware
11 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.56%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 27 (7.50%) SCCM
2 26 (7.22%) Backup Exec
3 23 (6.39%) NetBackup
4 21 (5.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (3.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (1.94%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.94%) SCOM
7 5 (1.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 5 (1.39%) Puppet
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.11%) Novell Identity Manager
9 3 (0.83%) ZENworks
10 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.56%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.56%) WSUS
10 2 (0.56%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 214 (59.44%) Microsoft
2 152 (42.22%) VMware
3 114 (31.67%) Cisco
4 64 (17.78%) Citrix
5 26 (7.22%) Symantec
6 24 (6.67%) IBM
7 23 (6.39%) HP
8 22 (6.11%) Sophos
9 21 (5.83%) Veritas
10 18 (5.00%) SolarWinds
11 17 (4.72%) Oracle
12 11 (3.06%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.06%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.78%) Acronis
14 7 (1.94%) EnterpriseDB
14 7 (1.94%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.94%) Lotus
15 5 (1.39%) Dell
15 5 (1.39%) Reuters
15 5 (1.39%) NetIQ
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