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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 27 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 135 132 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.63% 6.88% 5.07%
As % of the System Software category 50.37% 52.80% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 121 106 125
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
268 250 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.17% 13.03% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 206 185 253
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -33.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 39 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Watford -10 39 £45,000 +55.17% 3
Stevenage +29 16 £42,500 -
Letchworth +21 4 £41,250 +61.76% 1
Rickmansworth -15 2 £29,250 +6.36%
Broxbourne - 2 £75,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 2 £75,000 -
Borehamwood +3 1 £30,000 +4.34%
Potters Bar -3 1 £32,500 -12.16%
Welwyn Garden City -8 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
St Albans -38 1 £55,000 +80.32% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £36,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £22,000 -
Tring - 1 £41,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 300 (87.72%) Windows
2 206 (60.23%) Microsoft
3 150 (43.86%) VMware
4 144 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 135 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (34.21%) Cisco
7 105 (30.70%) Firewall
8 103 (30.12%) MS Excel
9 91 (26.61%) DNS
10 89 (26.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 80 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 76 (22.22%) MS Office
14 70 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
15 68 (19.88%) Citrix
16 62 (18.13%) DHCP
17 61 (17.84%) Cisco Certification
17 61 (17.84%) ITIL
17 61 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2007
18 56 (16.37%) MCSE
18 56 (16.37%) Windows Server 2003
19 55 (16.08%) Windows 7
20 54 (15.79%) Hyper-V
21 53 (15.50%) SQL Server
22 51 (14.91%) Windows XP
23 50 (14.62%) WAN
24 47 (13.74%) TCP/IP
24 47 (13.74%) SAN
25 46 (13.45%) vSphere
26 42 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 144 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 78 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (17.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 35 (10.23%) IIS
6 34 (9.94%) Lync
7 23 (6.73%) SharePoint
8 17 (4.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.92%) Apache
9 10 (2.92%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 9 (2.63%) JBoss
11 8 (2.34%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (1.75%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.75%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.75%) WorkSite
13 5 (1.46%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 103 (30.12%) MS Excel
2 76 (22.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.34%) RiskWrite
2 4 (1.17%) CA Clarity
3 3 (0.88%) Maximo
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.02%) Office 365
2 19 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.63%) SaaS
4 7 (2.05%) IaaS
4 7 (2.05%) PaaS
5 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.46%) Google Apps
5 5 (1.46%) Terremark
5 5 (1.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 105 (30.70%) Firewall
2 91 (26.61%) DNS
3 62 (18.13%) DHCP
4 50 (14.62%) WAN
5 47 (13.74%) TCP/IP
5 47 (13.74%) SAN
6 40 (11.70%) LAN
7 35 (10.23%) VPN
8 31 (9.06%) VoIP
9 24 (7.02%) MPLS
10 21 (6.14%) Wireless
11 18 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (4.09%) OSPF
12 14 (4.09%) VPLS
13 13 (3.80%) BGP
14 10 (2.92%) Internet
15 8 (2.34%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.75%) HTTPS
17 5 (1.46%) WLAN
17 5 (1.46%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (8.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.17%) MySQL
9 3 (0.88%) NonStop SQL
9 3 (0.88%) Big Data
9 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 21 (6.14%) Finance
2 19 (5.56%) Retail
3 14 (4.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.75%) Law
5 5 (1.46%) Legal
5 5 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Publishing
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (22.81%) Analyst
2 72 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 57 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (13.45%) Support Analyst
5 31 (9.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (8.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (8.19%) IT Support
8 27 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 21 (6.14%) Administrator
9 21 (6.14%) Network Engineer
10 18 (5.26%) Technical Support
11 17 (4.97%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (4.97%) Network Support
12 16 (4.68%) Help Desk Support
12 16 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (4.09%) Desktop Support
13 14 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (3.51%) Network Analyst
14 12 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.51%) J2EE
2 10 (2.92%) .NET
3 9 (2.63%) Web Services
3 9 (2.63%) X-Windows
4 5 (1.46%) RESTful
4 5 (1.46%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.46%) LAMP
5 4 (1.17%) HTML
5 4 (1.17%) ADO.NET
5 4 (1.17%) XML
5 4 (1.17%) XSD
5 4 (1.17%) CSS
5 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.17%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.88%) XMPP
6 3 (0.88%) JDBC
7 2 (0.58%) Middleware
7 2 (0.58%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.99%) Clustering
2 30 (8.77%) Blackberry
3 28 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.46%) CMDB
7 5 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.46%) Open Source
7 5 (1.46%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.46%) Handset
8 4 (1.17%) Replication
8 4 (1.17%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.88%) Streaming Music
9 3 (0.88%) CCTV
9 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.88%) PKI
9 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 300 (87.72%) Windows
2 135 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (26.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (16.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (16.08%) Windows 7
6 51 (14.91%) Windows XP
7 27 (7.89%) Windows 2000
7 27 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 25 (7.31%) UNIX
9 24 (7.02%) Linux
10 15 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (4.09%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.05%) Android
12 7 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.75%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.46%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.46%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.46%) AIX
14 5 (1.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.84%) ITIL
2 32 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (9.06%) Project Management
4 23 (6.73%) Service Management
4 23 (6.73%) PRINCE2
5 18 (5.26%) Change Control
6 16 (4.68%) Asset Management
7 15 (4.39%) Document Management
7 15 (4.39%) Migration
8 12 (3.51%) E-Commerce
8 12 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 11 (3.22%) Problem Management
9 11 (3.22%) Time Management
10 10 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (2.63%) SOA
12 8 (2.34%) Business Continuity
12 8 (2.34%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.73%) SQL
2 14 (4.09%) C
2 14 (4.09%) Java
3 13 (3.80%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.34%) Shell Script
4 8 (2.34%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.46%) VB
6 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.17%) C#
6 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.88%) VBScript
8 2 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 70 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (17.84%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (16.37%) MCSE
4 40 (11.70%) CCNP
5 39 (11.40%) MCITP
6 36 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 36 (10.53%) CCNA
7 33 (9.65%) MCP
8 31 (9.06%) SC Cleared
9 28 (8.19%) Degree
10 26 (7.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (6.43%) MCSA
12 14 (4.09%) VCP5
13 12 (3.51%) MCTS
14 11 (3.22%) VCP4
14 11 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (2.92%) MBCS
16 8 (2.34%) MCDST
17 7 (2.05%) CCIE
18 5 (1.46%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.68%) SLA
2 3 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 80 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 46 (13.45%) vSphere
4 36 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 34 (9.94%) XenApp
6 29 (8.48%) XenDesktop
7 26 (7.60%) vCloud
8 8 (2.34%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.46%) XenServer
9 5 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.88%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.88%) NLBS
11 3 (0.88%) Xen
11 3 (0.88%) ACF2
11 3 (0.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 31 (9.06%) Backup Exec
2 30 (8.77%) SCCM
3 28 (8.19%) NetBackup
4 27 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (2.05%) SCOM
7 5 (1.46%) Puppet
7 5 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.46%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.46%) ZENworks
8 4 (1.17%) Novell Identity Manager
8 4 (1.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (1.17%) WSUS
9 3 (0.88%) Cacti
9 3 (0.88%) Opsview
10 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.58%) SCSM
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 206 (60.23%) Microsoft
2 150 (43.86%) VMware
3 117 (34.21%) Cisco
4 68 (19.88%) Citrix
5 35 (10.23%) Symantec
6 27 (7.89%) Sophos
7 26 (7.60%) Veritas
8 23 (6.73%) IBM
9 21 (6.14%) Oracle
10 18 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 18 (5.26%) HP
11 11 (3.22%) Blue Coat
12 10 (2.92%) Lotus
12 10 (2.92%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.92%) Acronis
13 8 (2.34%) EnterpriseDB
14 7 (2.05%) Dell
15 6 (1.75%) Novell
16 5 (1.46%) LANDesk
16 5 (1.46%) Veeam
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
IntaPeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary with flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
MCSP
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Broxbourne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Gyron
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + benefits and additional training
Posted: 25 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Reynolds Catering Supplies
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago