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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 36 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 111 176 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.49% 8.69% 7.88%
As % of the System Software category 56.92% 64.47% 61.28%
Number of salaries quoted 93 144 151
Median salary £31,750 £34,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.63% -18.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
195 273 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.64% 13.48% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 157 216 211
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,350 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead -5 23 £30,000 -28.57% 5
Watford +7 21 £34,500 -34.28% 8
Stevenage -12 11 £28,000 -22.75%
Cheshunt - 7 £25,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -3 6 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Broxbourne - 3 £23,000 -
Letchworth -7 2 - -
Potters Bar -4 1 £18,500 -38.33%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 223 (87.80%) Windows
2 150 (59.06%) Microsoft
3 124 (48.82%) Windows Server
4 116 (45.67%) VMware
5 94 (37.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 85 (33.46%) ITIL
7 84 (33.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 80 (31.50%) MS Exchange
8 80 (31.50%) DNS
9 74 (29.13%) DHCP
9 74 (29.13%) Office 365
10 73 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 73 (28.74%) MS Office
11 66 (25.98%) Firewall
12 65 (25.59%) MS Excel
13 64 (25.20%) Cisco
14 63 (24.80%) Citrix
15 54 (21.26%) WAN
16 52 (20.47%) Linux
17 51 (20.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 50 (19.69%) Windows 7
19 46 (18.11%) SQL
20 42 (16.54%) TCP/IP
21 41 (16.14%) Data Centre
22 39 (15.35%) LAN
23 38 (14.96%) VPN
24 37 (14.57%) Hyper-V
25 32 (12.60%) Skype for Business
25 32 (12.60%) Mentoring
25 32 (12.60%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (31.50%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.60%) Skype for Business
3 21 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (6.69%) IIS
5 16 (6.30%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.97%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (1.97%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.57%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Apache
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (28.74%) MS Office
2 65 (25.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.18%) GNU Octave
3 3 (1.18%) Simulink
4 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.18%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (29.13%) Office 365
2 26 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.30%) PaaS
4 12 (4.72%) Mimecast
5 10 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.79%) IaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (31.50%) DNS
2 74 (29.13%) DHCP
3 66 (25.98%) Firewall
4 54 (21.26%) WAN
5 42 (16.54%) TCP/IP
6 39 (15.35%) LAN
7 38 (14.96%) VPN
8 28 (11.02%) SAN
9 26 (10.24%) Remote Desktop
9 26 (10.24%) VoIP
10 21 (8.27%) VLAN
11 17 (6.69%) PBX
11 17 (6.69%) Unified Communications
12 14 (5.51%) ISDN
12 14 (5.51%) MPLS
13 10 (3.94%) Skype
14 8 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (3.15%) NAS
15 7 (2.76%) Network Security
16 6 (2.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.57%) GIS
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 18 (7.09%) Retail
2 13 (5.12%) Finance
3 7 (2.76%) Legal
4 6 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.97%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (22.44%) Support Engineer
2 54 (21.26%) Analyst
3 36 (14.17%) Support Analyst
4 33 (12.99%) IT Support
5 32 (12.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 31 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (10.24%) Infrastructure Support
9 24 (9.45%) Help Desk Support
10 23 (9.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 22 (8.66%) IT Engineer
12 20 (7.87%) 1st Line Support
12 20 (7.87%) Administrator
13 18 (7.09%) IT Analyst
14 17 (6.69%) Support Manager
14 17 (6.69%) Windows Engineer
15 15 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
15 15 (5.91%) Desktop Support
15 15 (5.91%) Infrastructure Manager
15 15 (5.91%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) LAMP
1 4 (1.57%) XMPP
2 2 (0.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) COM
3 1 (0.39%) J2EE
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.14%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.30%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.51%) Fat Client
3 14 (5.51%) Thin Client
4 12 (4.72%) Replication
5 11 (4.33%) User Experience
6 9 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.15%) Clustering
8 7 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.36%) Handset
10 5 (1.97%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.97%) iPad
10 5 (1.97%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.57%) CESG
11 4 (1.57%) CMDB
11 4 (1.57%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.57%) NHS
12 3 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 223 (87.80%) Windows
2 124 (48.82%) Windows Server
3 84 (33.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (20.47%) Linux
6 50 (19.69%) Windows 7
7 27 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (7.87%) Windows 10
10 19 (7.48%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.94%) Mac OS X
12 9 (3.54%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.36%) CentOS
14 3 (1.18%) Unix
15 2 (0.79%) Android
16 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.46%) ITIL
2 32 (12.60%) Mentoring
3 20 (7.87%) Coaching
3 20 (7.87%) E-Commerce
4 18 (7.09%) Change Management
5 16 (6.30%) Service Delivery
6 14 (5.51%) Service Management
7 13 (5.12%) Information Security
7 13 (5.12%) Presales
7 13 (5.12%) Project Management
8 12 (4.72%) Problem Management
9 11 (4.33%) Capacity Management
9 11 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (3.94%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.94%) Web Filtering
11 9 (3.54%) Business Continuity
11 9 (3.54%) Migration
12 8 (3.15%) Time Management
13 7 (2.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.11%) SQL
2 25 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 19 (7.48%) C
4 12 (4.72%) VBScript
5 10 (3.94%) VB
6 2 (0.79%) C++
6 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 51 (20.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (10.63%) CCNA
3 27 (10.63%) MCP
3 27 (10.63%) MCSE
4 26 (10.24%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.48%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (5.91%) Degree
8 14 (5.51%) MCITP
8 14 (5.51%) MCTS
9 10 (3.94%) MCSA
10 9 (3.54%) CISSP
11 8 (3.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (2.76%) BC Cleared
13 6 (2.36%) A+ Certification
13 6 (2.36%) CISM
13 6 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.97%) VCAP
14 5 (1.97%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.60%) SLA
2 11 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.18%) ECSS
4 3 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 94 (37.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (14.57%) Hyper-V
3 24 (9.45%) Terminal Services
4 21 (8.27%) VMware ESX
4 21 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (7.48%) vSphere
6 14 (5.51%) XenApp
7 12 (4.72%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.97%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (1.97%) vCloud
9 5 (1.97%) XenServer
10 4 (1.57%) Firmware
10 4 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.39%) Samba
12 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (10.63%) SCCM
2 18 (7.09%) SCOM
3 10 (3.94%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.97%) vRealize
5 4 (1.57%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.57%) XenMobile
5 4 (1.57%) ZENworks
6 3 (1.18%) QRadar
6 3 (1.18%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.79%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.39%) Nagios
8 1 (0.39%) Nessus
8 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.39%) Simpana
Vendors
1 150 (59.06%) Microsoft
2 116 (45.67%) VMware
3 64 (25.20%) Cisco
4 63 (24.80%) Citrix
5 30 (11.81%) HP
6 22 (8.66%) CheckPoint
7 19 (7.48%) Computacenter
8 15 (5.91%) Veeam
9 13 (5.12%) NetApp
10 10 (3.94%) Dell
11 9 (3.54%) IBM
12 8 (3.15%) Remedy
12 8 (3.15%) Symantec
13 7 (2.76%) Intel Security
13 7 (2.76%) Oracle
14 6 (2.36%) AppSense
14 6 (2.36%) CommVault
14 6 (2.36%) Forcepoint
15 4 (1.57%) Nimble Storage
15 4 (1.57%) WatchGuard
Watford, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + flexible working + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + 5% flex
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £29,000 to £30,000 per annum Circa £30k + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
blu digital
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum Circa £20k + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £37,500 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
aap3
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago