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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 201 126 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.66% 6.31% 7.51%
As % of the System Software category 60.73% 58.60% 68.20%
Number of salaries quoted 157 106 194
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
331 215 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.26% 10.77% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 256 173 263
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £54,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 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
Watford +35 85 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Letchworth +15 27 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Stevenage -7 16 £40,500 +30.64% 1
Welwyn Garden City +2 11 £30,500 -28.23% 1
Hemel Hempstead -23 10 £19,000 -52.50% 3
Potters Bar - 6 £32,750 -
Hitchin -7 5 £32,500 -7.14%
St Albans -24 3 £25,500 -16.39% 6
Baldock - 3 £35,000 -
Berkhamsted - 3 £40,000 -
Borehamwood +4 2 £27,585 +22.60%
Hoddesdon - 2 £22,000 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £45,000 -
Hertford -8 1 £19,000 -32.74%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 323 (82.61%) Windows
2 229 (58.57%) Microsoft
3 164 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 157 (40.15%) MS Exchange
5 155 (39.64%) VMware
6 129 (32.99%) MS Excel
7 107 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 100 (25.58%) MS Office
9 93 (23.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 86 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 86 (21.99%) Cisco
11 83 (21.23%) Firewall
12 76 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 74 (18.93%) ITIL
14 73 (18.67%) TCP/IP
15 68 (17.39%) DNS
16 67 (17.14%) Hyper-V
17 66 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
18 63 (16.11%) Citrix
19 62 (15.86%) Windows XP
20 57 (14.58%) MCSE
20 57 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
21 52 (13.30%) LAN
21 52 (13.30%) SQL
22 51 (13.04%) Windows 7
23 49 (12.53%) Lync
23 49 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2007
24 48 (12.28%) SharePoint
24 48 (12.28%) WAN
25 45 (11.51%) MCITP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (40.15%) MS Exchange
2 66 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (12.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 49 (12.53%) Lync
4 48 (12.28%) SharePoint
5 40 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 32 (8.18%) IIS
8 16 (4.09%) IBM Notes
9 14 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (2.30%) Apache
11 9 (2.30%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 129 (32.99%) MS Excel
2 100 (25.58%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.77%) MS Project
4 3 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.02%) RiskWrite
2 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.95%) Office 365
2 31 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.81%) PaaS
4 7 (1.79%) Google Apps
5 6 (1.53%) IaaS
6 5 (1.28%) SaaS
6 5 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 83 (21.23%) Firewall
2 73 (18.67%) TCP/IP
3 68 (17.39%) DNS
4 52 (13.30%) LAN
5 48 (12.28%) WAN
6 44 (11.25%) DHCP
7 39 (9.97%) SAN
8 38 (9.72%) VoIP
9 28 (7.16%) VPN
10 26 (6.65%) MPLS
11 22 (5.63%) Wireless
12 17 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (4.09%) HTTP
14 13 (3.32%) OSPF
15 12 (3.07%) BGP
15 12 (3.07%) VPLS
16 11 (2.81%) Internet
17 9 (2.30%) PBX
17 9 (2.30%) NAS
17 9 (2.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.51%) MSI
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (10.23%) Finance
2 33 (8.44%) Retail
3 26 (6.65%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.58%) Legal
5 8 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.79%) Law
7 6 (1.53%) Publishing
8 4 (1.02%) Back Office
9 3 (0.77%) Advertising
9 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.77%) Local Government
10 2 (0.51%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (27.11%) Support Engineer
2 104 (26.60%) Analyst
3 56 (14.32%) Support Analyst
4 50 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 48 (12.28%) IT Support
6 31 (7.93%) Technical Support
7 29 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (7.16%) Administrator
8 28 (7.16%) IT Support Engineer
9 27 (6.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (6.39%) Desktop Support
10 25 (6.39%) Help Desk Support
11 23 (5.88%) Architect
11 23 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
12 21 (5.37%) Network Engineer
13 20 (5.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 19 (4.86%) Network Support
15 18 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (4.60%) Server Engineer
16 17 (4.35%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.86%) .NET
2 13 (3.32%) Web Services
3 10 (2.56%) CSS
3 10 (2.56%) HTML
4 8 (2.05%) X-Windows
4 8 (2.05%) XML
5 7 (1.79%) J2EE
5 7 (1.79%) XSLT
5 7 (1.79%) Ajax
6 6 (1.53%) LAMP
6 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.28%) RESTful
8 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (1.02%) COM
8 4 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (1.02%) Middleware
9 2 (0.51%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (0.26%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.26%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.93%) Clustering
3 26 (6.65%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.05%) Replication
7 7 (1.79%) CLARiiON
7 7 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.79%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.53%) Handset
9 5 (1.28%) CMDB
9 5 (1.28%) Open Source
10 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.77%) iPhone
11 3 (0.77%) iPad
11 3 (0.77%) EPoS
11 3 (0.77%) Firmware
12 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 323 (82.61%) Windows
2 164 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (23.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (15.86%) Windows XP
6 51 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 27 (6.91%) Linux
8 25 (6.39%) UNIX
9 18 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 18 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.32%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.79%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.53%) VMS
12 6 (1.53%) AIX
13 5 (1.28%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.02%) Solaris
15 3 (0.77%) HPUX
16 2 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.93%) ITIL
2 32 (8.18%) Mentoring
3 31 (7.93%) Project Management
4 26 (6.65%) E-Commerce
5 25 (6.39%) Coaching
6 23 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 23 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (5.63%) Asset Management
8 20 (5.12%) Time Management
9 19 (4.86%) Migration
9 19 (4.86%) Service Management
10 18 (4.60%) Change Control
11 13 (3.32%) Document Management
12 11 (2.81%) Load Balancing
12 11 (2.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (2.56%) Software Deployment
13 10 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (2.30%) Incident Management
14 9 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.30%) SQL
2 20 (5.12%) C
3 19 (4.86%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.32%) Java
5 10 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.56%) VBScript
6 9 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.05%) C#
8 6 (1.53%) VB
8 6 (1.53%) VBA
9 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.02%) Jython
9 4 (1.02%) Perl
10 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (14.58%) MCSE
2 57 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (11.51%) MCITP
4 37 (9.46%) CCNA
5 35 (8.95%) MCP
6 34 (8.70%) Degree
7 28 (7.16%) CCNP
8 24 (6.14%) MCSA
9 23 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (5.88%) MCTS
10 12 (3.07%) VCP4
10 12 (3.07%) VCP5
11 11 (2.81%) MBCS
12 9 (2.30%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.79%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (1.28%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.28%) ISEB
15 4 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) SLA
2 4 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 24 (6.14%) vSphere
4 22 (5.63%) VMware ESX
5 18 (4.60%) XenApp
6 16 (4.09%) Terminal Services
7 14 (3.58%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.02%) KVM
10 3 (0.77%) XenServer
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.51%) vCloud
11 2 (0.51%) pfSense
12 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.26%) ACF2
12 1 (0.26%) Squid
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (5.12%) SCCM
2 12 (3.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.28%) Puppet
6 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.02%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.77%) BMC Performance Manager
8 3 (0.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.51%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.51%) SCOM
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 229 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 155 (39.64%) VMware
3 86 (21.99%) Cisco
4 63 (16.11%) Citrix
5 29 (7.42%) HP
6 23 (5.88%) Symantec
6 23 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 19 (4.86%) IBM
8 17 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 16 (4.09%) Lotus
10 12 (3.07%) NetApp
11 11 (2.81%) CommVault
11 11 (2.81%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.56%) McAfee
12 10 (2.56%) Oracle
13 9 (2.30%) Dell
13 9 (2.30%) Rackspace
13 9 (2.30%) Blue Coat
14 8 (2.05%) JBoss
15 7 (1.79%) EMC
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 33k-38k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £19,500 per annum + shift allowance of £1.5k + Career
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Excellent Career Opportunity
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago