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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 244 188 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.04% 7.55% 5.15%
As % of the System Software category 63.21% 51.23% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 179 158 93
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,750 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
386 367 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.88% 14.73% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 267 292 163
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,722 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -1.31%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Hemel Hempstead +38 64 £27,500 -26.66% 8
Watford -15 56 £40,000 - 4
Welwyn Garden City +6 18 £45,000 +42.85%
Rickmansworth -2 13 £23,500 -6.00%
St Albans -17 10 £25,500 -7.27% 1
Borehamwood -22 7 £22,500 -8.16%
Stevenage +5 2 - - 1
Letchworth -6 2 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Royston - 2 £21,500 -
Broxbourne - 2 £27,500 -
Hitchin +10 1 £22,000 -32.30%
Potters Bar +1 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 435 (83.82%) Windows
2 338 (65.13%) Microsoft
3 277 (53.37%) VMware
4 234 (45.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 227 (43.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 212 (40.85%) MS Exchange
7 169 (32.56%) Citrix
8 164 (31.60%) MS Excel
9 157 (30.25%) Cisco
10 139 (26.78%) DNS
11 136 (26.20%) Firewall
12 131 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 126 (24.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 118 (22.74%) DHCP
15 112 (21.58%) SQL Server
16 109 (21.00%) MS Office
17 107 (20.62%) Windows 7
18 106 (20.42%) WAN
19 101 (19.46%) Exchange Server 2010
20 96 (18.50%) ITIL
21 95 (18.30%) LAN
22 87 (16.76%) Data Centre
23 86 (16.57%) Windows Server 2003
24 79 (15.22%) SharePoint
25 75 (14.45%) TCP/IP
26 74 (14.26%) Hyper-V
27 72 (13.87%) MCSA
28 71 (13.68%) MCSE
28 71 (13.68%) SAN
29 67 (12.91%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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
1 212 (40.85%) MS Exchange
2 101 (19.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (15.22%) SharePoint
4 63 (12.14%) IIS
5 56 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 54 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 37 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 35 (6.74%) Lync
9 23 (4.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (2.31%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (1.73%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.39%) Apache
16 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.39%) JBoss
17 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 164 (31.60%) MS Excel
2 109 (21.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Maximo
2 6 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.16%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.91%) Office 365
2 30 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
2 30 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.16%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.96%) PaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 139 (26.78%) DNS
2 136 (26.20%) Firewall
3 118 (22.74%) DHCP
4 106 (20.42%) WAN
5 95 (18.30%) LAN
6 75 (14.45%) TCP/IP
7 71 (13.68%) SAN
8 50 (9.63%) VLAN
9 49 (9.44%) VPN
10 29 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (4.62%) NAS
12 21 (4.05%) IP Telephony
13 18 (3.47%) MPLS
14 16 (3.08%) Network Security
14 16 (3.08%) iSCSI
15 14 (2.70%) VoIP
16 11 (2.12%) DSL
17 10 (1.93%) PBX
17 10 (1.93%) LDAP
17 10 (1.93%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (4.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.39%) MySQL
8 2 (0.39%) dBASE
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.19%) OLAP
9 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 20 (3.85%) Finance
2 18 (3.47%) Advertising
3 14 (2.70%) Retail
4 12 (2.31%) Publishing
5 6 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.39%) Welsh Language
6 2 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Games
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 150 (28.90%) Analyst
2 79 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (15.03%) Support Analyst
4 64 (12.33%) Support Engineer
5 42 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (7.51%) Administrator
6 39 (7.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 34 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
9 33 (6.36%) IT Support
10 29 (5.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 28 (5.39%) Technical Analyst
12 25 (4.82%) Consultant
12 25 (4.82%) Technical Support
12 25 (4.82%) Server Support
12 25 (4.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (4.05%) Service Analyst
14 19 (3.66%) Server Engineer
15 18 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 17 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.47%) Web Services
2 6 (1.16%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.16%) .NET
3 5 (0.96%) HTML
4 3 (0.58%) CSS
5 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.39%) COM
5 2 (0.39%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.76%) Data Centre
2 50 (9.63%) Blackberry
3 43 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (7.32%) Clustering
5 29 (5.59%) Fat Client
5 29 (5.59%) Thin Client
6 20 (3.85%) Replication
7 18 (3.47%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.70%) Handset
9 8 (1.54%) Statistics
10 7 (1.35%) User Experience
11 6 (1.16%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.96%) AS400
13 4 (0.77%) EFT
13 4 (0.77%) CCTV
13 4 (0.77%) HP StoreVirtual
14 3 (0.58%) iPad
14 3 (0.58%) Streaming Music
14 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 435 (83.82%) Windows
2 234 (45.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 227 (43.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 107 (20.62%) Windows 7
5 86 (16.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (12.14%) Windows XP
7 57 (10.98%) Linux
8 23 (4.43%) Windows 2000
9 20 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (2.89%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.54%) UNIX
12 6 (1.16%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.77%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.39%) Android
16 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.19%) CentOS
16 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (18.50%) ITIL
2 50 (9.63%) Mentoring
3 44 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (7.71%) Project Management
5 31 (5.97%) Change Management
6 28 (5.39%) Problem Management
7 27 (5.20%) Incident Management
7 27 (5.20%) Migration
8 22 (4.24%) Capacity Management
9 20 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 19 (3.66%) Information Security
10 19 (3.66%) Asset Management
11 16 (3.08%) Service Management
11 16 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (2.89%) Line Management
13 13 (2.50%) Data Protection
14 12 (2.31%) Load Balancing
15 11 (2.12%) Server Building
15 11 (2.12%) BCP
15 11 (2.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (12.91%) SQL
2 57 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.47%) C
4 7 (1.35%) VBScript
5 6 (1.16%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.16%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.96%) VB
7 4 (0.77%) VBA
7 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.58%) Java
8 3 (0.58%) PHP
9 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (24.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (13.87%) MCSA
3 71 (13.68%) MCSE
4 63 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (11.37%) MCITP
6 50 (9.63%) CCNA
7 42 (8.09%) MCP
8 34 (6.55%) Degree
9 27 (5.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (4.24%) MCTS
11 18 (3.47%) Security Cleared
11 18 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (2.70%) CCNP
13 10 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (1.73%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.16%) CCA
16 5 (0.96%) CCIE
17 4 (0.77%) CISSP
17 4 (0.77%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.98%) SLA
2 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (14.26%) Hyper-V
3 65 (12.52%) vSphere
4 64 (12.33%) VMware ESX
5 60 (11.56%) XenApp
6 57 (10.98%) XenDesktop
7 55 (10.60%) VMware ESXi
8 40 (7.71%) Terminal Services
9 23 (4.43%) vCloud
10 14 (2.70%) XenServer
10 14 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (2.12%) Xen
12 7 (1.35%) Terminal Server
13 6 (1.16%) iptables
14 5 (0.96%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.77%) Firmware
15 4 (0.77%) NFS
15 4 (0.77%) NLBS
15 4 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 67 (12.91%) SCCM
2 32 (6.17%) SCOM
2 32 (6.17%) Backup Exec
3 28 (5.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (4.43%) NetBackup
5 20 (3.85%) WSUS
6 6 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.77%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.77%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.77%) Cacti
9 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.58%) Opsview
10 2 (0.39%) Nmap
11 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.19%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (0.19%) Puppet
11 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 338 (65.13%) Microsoft
2 277 (53.37%) VMware
3 169 (32.56%) Citrix
4 157 (30.25%) Cisco
5 60 (11.56%) HP
6 46 (8.86%) Symantec
7 31 (5.97%) Sophos
8 28 (5.39%) Dell
9 26 (5.01%) Veritas
10 21 (4.05%) CheckPoint
11 20 (3.85%) NetApp
11 20 (3.85%) Apple
12 16 (3.08%) Lotus
13 14 (2.70%) Oracle
14 12 (2.31%) IBM
15 11 (2.12%) Fujitsu
16 10 (1.93%) Fortinet
16 10 (1.93%) McAfee
17 9 (1.73%) Tripwire
18 8 (1.54%) SonicWALL
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: Bonus + car + training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago