The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 182 108 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.35% 5.09% 6.30%
As % of the System Software category 50.70% 55.38% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 152 91 156
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,800 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
359 195 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.50% 9.19% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 284 159 233
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
Active Directory
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +36 82 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Letchworth - 16 £35,000 -
Berkhamsted - 12 £37,000 -
Potters Bar - 11 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +13 8 £31,000 -27.05% 2
Borehamwood +11 7 £24,500 +13.95%
Stevenage -7 7 £27,750 -10.48%
Hemel Hempstead -22 4 £38,750 +23.01%
St Albans -7 2 £27,500 -6.77% 1
Baldock - 1 £35,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £25,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £32,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 283 (82.99%) Windows
2 188 (55.13%) Microsoft
3 154 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 126 (36.95%) VMware
5 118 (34.60%) MS Exchange
6 101 (29.62%) MS Excel
7 92 (26.98%) MS Office
8 83 (24.34%) SQL
9 81 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 79 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 75 (21.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 73 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 68 (19.94%) Citrix
14 65 (19.06%) Cisco
15 59 (17.30%) ITIL
16 58 (17.01%) Windows XP
16 58 (17.01%) TCP/IP
16 58 (17.01%) DNS
17 57 (16.72%) Firewall
17 57 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
18 55 (16.13%) Windows 7
18 55 (16.13%) SQL Server
19 53 (15.54%) Hyper-V
20 49 (14.37%) SharePoint
21 47 (13.78%) LAN
22 45 (13.20%) MCSE
23 43 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2007
24 41 (12.02%) WAN
25 40 (11.73%) DHCP
25 40 (11.73%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 118 (34.60%) MS Exchange
2 57 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (14.37%) SharePoint
4 43 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 40 (11.73%) IIS
6 33 (9.68%) Lync
7 31 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (4.40%) IBM Notes
9 15 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (2.64%) Apache
12 7 (2.05%) Tomcat
12 7 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.76%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.76%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 101 (29.62%) MS Excel
2 92 (26.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.33%) Office 365
2 14 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.47%) PaaS
5 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (17.01%) TCP/IP
1 58 (17.01%) DNS
2 57 (16.72%) Firewall
3 47 (13.78%) LAN
4 41 (12.02%) WAN
5 40 (11.73%) DHCP
6 36 (10.56%) SAN
7 23 (6.74%) VoIP
8 16 (4.69%) VPN
8 16 (4.69%) HTTP
9 13 (3.81%) MPLS
10 11 (3.23%) Internet
11 9 (2.64%) Wireless
11 9 (2.64%) NAS
11 9 (2.64%) VLAN
12 8 (2.35%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.35%) PBX
13 7 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.76%) Network Security
14 6 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.05%) MySQL
3 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.29%) DB2
5 1 (0.29%) Navicat
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.29%) Zend Studio
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 33 (9.68%) Finance
2 25 (7.33%) Retail
3 16 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.52%) Legal
5 6 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.17%) Back Office
6 4 (1.17%) Law
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (26.10%) Support Engineer
2 87 (25.51%) Analyst
3 47 (13.78%) IT Support
4 46 (13.49%) Support Analyst
5 45 (13.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (8.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (8.21%) Administrator
9 27 (7.92%) Technical Support
9 27 (7.92%) Service Desk Analyst
10 26 (7.62%) Desktop Support
11 25 (7.33%) Service Analyst
12 22 (6.45%) Architect
13 21 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 20 (5.87%) Help Desk Analyst
14 20 (5.87%) IT Support Engineer
15 19 (5.57%) Systems Administrator
16 18 (5.28%) Server Engineer
16 18 (5.28%) Help Desk Support
17 14 (4.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.99%) .NET
2 9 (2.64%) XML
3 8 (2.35%) CSS
3 8 (2.35%) HTML
4 7 (2.05%) Web Services
4 7 (2.05%) XSLT
4 7 (2.05%) Ajax
5 6 (1.76%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (1.17%) Middleware
6 4 (1.17%) COM
6 4 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.59%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.59%) J2EE
7 2 (0.59%) WAP
8 1 (0.29%) DCOM
8 1 (0.29%) XHTML
8 1 (0.29%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.33%) Clustering
2 15 (4.40%) Replication
3 13 (3.81%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.64%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.64%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.05%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.05%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.17%) Open Source
7 4 (1.17%) iPhone
7 4 (1.17%) EPoS
8 3 (0.88%) IVR
8 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.59%) PKI
9 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 283 (82.99%) Windows
2 154 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 75 (21.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (17.01%) Windows XP
6 55 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 27 (7.92%) Linux
8 11 (3.23%) Windows Vista
9 9 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.35%) UNIX
10 8 (2.35%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.05%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.17%) AIX
13 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.88%) Solaris
15 2 (0.59%) Android
15 2 (0.59%) Debian
15 2 (0.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (17.30%) ITIL
2 30 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (5.87%) Project Management
4 18 (5.28%) E-Commerce
5 17 (4.99%) Service Management
6 15 (4.40%) Asset Management
7 14 (4.11%) Software Deployment
8 13 (3.81%) Change Management
8 13 (3.81%) Migration
8 13 (3.81%) Network Design
8 13 (3.81%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.52%) Time Management
10 10 (2.93%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (2.93%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (2.64%) PRINCE2
11 9 (2.64%) Data Security
11 9 (2.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (2.64%) Load Balancing
12 6 (1.76%) Incident Management
12 6 (1.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 83 (24.34%) SQL
2 18 (5.28%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.23%) C
4 9 (2.64%) VBScript
5 8 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.05%) Java
6 7 (2.05%) C#
7 6 (1.76%) VBA
7 6 (1.76%) VB
8 5 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.17%) Jython
9 4 (1.17%) Perl
10 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.59%) ABAP
12 1 (0.29%) PHP
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (13.20%) MCSE
3 33 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (9.68%) MCP
4 31 (9.09%) CCNA
4 31 (9.09%) MCITP
5 27 (7.92%) Degree
6 23 (6.74%) MCTS
7 20 (5.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (4.99%) MCSA
9 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.05%) CCEE
10 7 (2.05%) CCAA
10 7 (2.05%) CCIA
11 5 (1.47%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.17%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (15.54%) Hyper-V
3 25 (7.33%) vSphere
4 24 (7.04%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.52%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.23%) Terminal Services
6 11 (3.23%) XenApp
7 7 (2.05%) KVM
8 6 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.88%) vCloud
11 2 (0.59%) pfSense
11 2 (0.59%) XenServer
11 2 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.59%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.29%) Samba
12 1 (0.29%) ACF2
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (4.99%) SCCM
2 7 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (1.76%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.76%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.88%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.59%) SCOM
7 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.29%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 188 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 126 (36.95%) VMware
3 68 (19.94%) Citrix
4 65 (19.06%) Cisco
5 31 (9.09%) HP
6 20 (5.87%) Symantec
7 15 (4.40%) Lotus
8 12 (3.52%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.52%) NetApp
9 11 (3.23%) CommVault
9 11 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.23%) McAfee
10 10 (2.93%) IBM
11 9 (2.64%) SAP
12 8 (2.35%) SonicWALL
13 7 (2.05%) EMC
13 7 (2.05%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.76%) Dell
14 6 (1.76%) Avaya
15 5 (1.47%) Apple
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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