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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 231 158 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.62% 6.69% 4.69%
As % of the System Software category 58.48% 54.11% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 188 147 118
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
395 292 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.15% 12.37% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 296 240 240
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +4 60 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Watford +11 59 £29,500 +1.72% 4
Welwyn Garden City -3 12 £36,250 +9.84% 1
St Albans -32 8 £39,500 +31.66% 4
Stevenage +20 7 £37,500 +4.89% 2
Borehamwood -4 6 £28,000 +24.44%
Broxbourne - 3 £75,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £36,000 -
Harpenden +2 2 £28,000 +16.66%
Potters Bar -3 2 £32,500 -17.72%
Royston - 2 £21,500 -
Cheshunt - 2 £75,000 -
Hoddesdon +1 1 £20,000 -46.66%
Rickmansworth -9 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 328 (87.47%) Windows
2 235 (62.67%) Microsoft
3 180 (48.00%) VMware
4 172 (45.87%) MS Exchange
5 160 (42.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 139 (37.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 128 (34.13%) Cisco
8 120 (32.00%) Citrix
9 109 (29.07%) MS Excel
10 101 (26.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 97 (25.87%) DNS
11 97 (25.87%) Firewall
12 96 (25.60%) SQL Server
13 92 (24.53%) MS Office
14 86 (22.93%) Microsoft Certification
15 78 (20.80%) DHCP
16 77 (20.53%) Windows 7
17 70 (18.67%) MCSE
17 70 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 69 (18.40%) WAN
19 67 (17.87%) SAN
20 66 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2003
21 62 (16.53%) SharePoint
22 60 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
23 59 (15.73%) IIS
24 58 (15.47%) vSphere
25 57 (15.20%) LAN
26 56 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
27 53 (14.13%) SQL
27 53 (14.13%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 172 (45.87%) MS Exchange
2 101 (26.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (17.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 62 (16.53%) SharePoint
5 60 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 59 (15.73%) IIS
7 27 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (5.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (4.80%) Lync
10 12 (3.20%) WebSphere
11 11 (2.93%) IBM Notes
12 9 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.60%) Apache
13 6 (1.60%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.33%) JBoss
15 4 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
16 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.80%) WorkSite
Applications
1 109 (29.07%) MS Excel
2 92 (24.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.40%) CA PPM
2 7 (1.87%) Maximo
3 4 (1.07%) RiskWrite
4 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.07%) Office 365
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 97 (25.87%) DNS
1 97 (25.87%) Firewall
2 78 (20.80%) DHCP
3 69 (18.40%) WAN
4 67 (17.87%) SAN
5 57 (15.20%) LAN
6 39 (10.40%) TCP/IP
7 27 (7.20%) VPN
8 17 (4.53%) NAS
9 13 (3.47%) VLAN
10 12 (3.20%) MPLS
11 10 (2.67%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (2.40%) IP Telephony
12 9 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.13%) DSL
14 6 (1.60%) Wireless
14 6 (1.60%) IPsec
14 6 (1.60%) BIG-IP
14 6 (1.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (9.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 28 (7.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.60%) MySQL
9 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.80%) Big Data
11 2 (0.53%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.27%) dBASE
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (3.47%) Finance
2 12 (3.20%) Publishing
3 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.33%) Law
5 2 (0.53%) Back Office
5 2 (0.53%) Retail
5 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.53%) Advertising
5 2 (0.53%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (25.87%) Analyst
2 69 (18.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 56 (14.93%) Support Analyst
4 55 (14.67%) Support Engineer
5 43 (11.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (6.93%) Administrator
9 25 (6.67%) IT Support
10 23 (6.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 22 (5.87%) Technical Analyst
12 21 (5.60%) Server Support
13 18 (4.80%) Technical Support
14 15 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (4.00%) Desktop Support
14 15 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (3.20%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
15 12 (3.20%) 1st Line Support
15 12 (3.20%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.87%) J2EE
2 5 (1.33%) .NET
2 5 (1.33%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.07%) CSS
3 4 (1.07%) HTML
4 3 (0.80%) Web Services
4 3 (0.80%) XMPP
4 3 (0.80%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.53%) Middleware
5 2 (0.53%) JDBC
6 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.27%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) XSD
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.80%) Blackberry
2 47 (12.53%) Clustering
3 27 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.93%) Replication
5 9 (2.40%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.40%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.60%) Statistics
8 5 (1.33%) Streaming Music
8 5 (1.33%) CCTV
8 5 (1.33%) AS400
8 5 (1.33%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.07%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.53%) Open Source
10 2 (0.53%) Tandem
10 2 (0.53%) PKI
10 2 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 328 (87.47%) Windows
2 160 (42.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 139 (37.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (20.53%) Windows 7
5 53 (14.13%) Windows XP
6 46 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (9.60%) Windows 2000
8 27 (7.20%) Linux
9 22 (5.87%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.87%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.60%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.60%) UNIX
11 6 (1.60%) Android
12 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.80%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.80%) Solaris
15 2 (0.53%) AIX
16 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.07%) ITIL
2 48 (12.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (5.60%) Service Management
4 20 (5.33%) Asset Management
4 20 (5.33%) Problem Management
5 19 (5.07%) Project Management
6 17 (4.53%) Configuration Management
6 17 (4.53%) Incident Management
7 15 (4.00%) Change Management
7 15 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (3.47%) Capacity Management
8 13 (3.47%) Migration
8 13 (3.47%) Business Continuity
9 11 (2.93%) Time Management
9 11 (2.93%) Data Protection
9 11 (2.93%) Line Management
10 10 (2.67%) ITSM
11 9 (2.40%) Project Planning
12 8 (2.13%) Performance Management
13 7 (1.87%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.13%) SQL
2 41 (10.93%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.40%) PL/SQL
3 9 (2.40%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.87%) C
4 7 (1.87%) Java
5 6 (1.60%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.33%) VB
7 3 (0.80%) VBScript
8 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.27%) VBA
8 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.27%) C#
8 1 (0.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 86 (22.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (18.67%) MCSE
3 46 (12.27%) MCSA
3 46 (12.27%) MCITP
4 39 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (8.80%) Security Cleared
6 31 (8.27%) SC Cleared
6 31 (8.27%) MCP
7 30 (8.00%) CCNA
8 24 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (5.87%) CCNP
10 21 (5.60%) Degree
11 12 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.67%) MCTS
13 8 (2.13%) MCDST
14 7 (1.87%) CCIE
15 6 (1.60%) A+ Certification
16 4 (1.07%) VCP5
16 4 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.13%) SLA
2 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (15.47%) vSphere
3 52 (13.87%) VMware ESX
4 49 (13.07%) Hyper-V
5 47 (12.53%) XenDesktop
6 43 (11.47%) XenApp
7 35 (9.33%) vCloud
8 20 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.13%) XenServer
10 7 (1.87%) Xen
11 6 (1.60%) NLBS
12 4 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.07%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 3 (0.80%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.80%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.53%) RACF
14 2 (0.53%) ACF2
14 2 (0.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 51 (13.60%) SCCM
2 43 (11.47%) Backup Exec
3 39 (10.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 37 (9.87%) NetBackup
5 22 (5.87%) SCOM
6 12 (3.20%) WSUS
7 5 (1.33%) ZENworks
7 5 (1.33%) Cacti
7 5 (1.33%) Opsview
8 4 (1.07%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.80%) Novell Identity Manager
9 3 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.27%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 235 (62.67%) Microsoft
2 180 (48.00%) VMware
3 128 (34.13%) Cisco
4 120 (32.00%) Citrix
5 53 (14.13%) Symantec
6 40 (10.67%) Sophos
7 39 (10.40%) HP
8 35 (9.33%) Veritas
9 20 (5.33%) Oracle
10 18 (4.80%) Lotus
11 17 (4.53%) IBM
12 15 (4.00%) NetApp
13 11 (2.93%) Dell
14 10 (2.67%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.67%) Acronis
15 8 (2.13%) 3PAR
16 7 (1.87%) SAP
17 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
17 6 (1.60%) Apple
18 5 (1.33%) JD Edwards
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,500 per annum + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St Albans, Hertfordshire (AL1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £23 - 30K (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + study support, gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Altura
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago