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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 155 125 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.47% 6.07% 6.90%
As % of the System Software category 50.16% 58.41% 64.80%
Number of salaries quoted 121 108 181
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £41,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -26.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £53,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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
309 214 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.90% 10.40% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 238 174 258
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +31 64 £36,250 -9.37% 7
Letchworth - 21 £35,500 - 2
Potters Bar - 12 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +8 8 £31,000 -27.05% 1
Stevenage -11 6 £27,750 -10.48% 1
Berkhamsted - 6 £40,000 -
Hitchin -3 5 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -24 3 £19,000 -52.50% 6
Baldock - 2 £35,000 -
Borehamwood +6 1 £24,500 +2.08% 1
St Albans -15 1 £27,500 -9.83% 2
Hoddesdon - 1 £22,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 284 (83.04%) Windows
2 205 (59.94%) Microsoft
3 153 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (37.43%) VMware
5 127 (37.13%) MS Exchange
6 109 (31.87%) MS Excel
7 92 (26.90%) MS Office
8 90 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 79 (23.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 74 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 73 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 70 (20.47%) SQL
13 66 (19.30%) Cisco
14 65 (19.01%) DNS
15 62 (18.13%) Citrix
16 61 (17.84%) TCP/IP
16 61 (17.84%) Firewall
17 60 (17.54%) ITIL
18 59 (17.25%) Hyper-V
19 58 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
20 53 (15.50%) Windows XP
21 49 (14.33%) SQL Server
22 47 (13.74%) MCSE
23 46 (13.45%) SharePoint
23 46 (13.45%) LAN
23 46 (13.45%) DHCP
24 45 (13.16%) Windows 7
25 44 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2007
26 42 (12.28%) WAN
27 40 (11.70%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 127 (37.13%) MS Exchange
2 58 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (13.45%) SharePoint
4 44 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 40 (11.70%) Lync
6 36 (10.53%) IIS
7 33 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (4.39%) IBM Notes
10 13 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (2.34%) Apache
13 7 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.75%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
15 5 (1.46%) Tomcat
16 4 (1.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 109 (31.87%) MS Excel
2 92 (26.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.58%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.19%) Office 365
2 20 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.34%) PaaS
4 4 (1.17%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.58%) SaaS
6 2 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (19.01%) DNS
2 61 (17.84%) TCP/IP
2 61 (17.84%) Firewall
3 46 (13.45%) LAN
3 46 (13.45%) DHCP
4 42 (12.28%) WAN
5 33 (9.65%) SAN
6 22 (6.43%) VoIP
7 18 (5.26%) VPN
8 16 (4.68%) HTTP
8 16 (4.68%) MPLS
9 11 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (2.92%) Internet
11 9 (2.63%) Wireless
11 9 (2.63%) PBX
11 9 (2.63%) NAS
11 9 (2.63%) VLAN
12 7 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.75%) Network Security
13 6 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.46%) MySQL
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.29%) DB2
6 1 (0.29%) Navicat
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) Subversion
2 1 (0.29%) Zend Studio
General
1 40 (11.70%) Finance
2 26 (7.60%) Retail
3 22 (6.43%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.51%) Legal
5 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.17%) Back Office
6 4 (1.17%) Law
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.88%) Publishing
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 93 (27.19%) Analyst
2 90 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 48 (14.04%) Support Analyst
3 48 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (11.70%) IT Support
5 30 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (8.48%) Technical Support
7 27 (7.89%) Administrator
8 25 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (7.02%) Architect
9 24 (7.02%) Desktop Support
10 22 (6.43%) Server Engineer
11 21 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
11 21 (6.14%) Help Desk Support
11 21 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
11 21 (6.14%) Help Desk Analyst
12 20 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (5.56%) Service Analyst
14 14 (4.09%) Server Support
15 13 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.68%) .NET
2 9 (2.63%) Web Services
3 8 (2.34%) CSS
3 8 (2.34%) HTML
3 8 (2.34%) XML
4 7 (2.05%) XSLT
4 7 (2.05%) Ajax
5 6 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.17%) COM
6 4 (1.17%) Middleware
7 3 (0.88%) LAMP
8 2 (0.58%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.58%) RESTful
8 2 (0.58%) J2EE
8 2 (0.58%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.58%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.29%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.06%) Clustering
2 23 (6.73%) Mathematics
3 12 (3.51%) Replication
4 10 (2.92%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.05%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.05%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.46%) Handset
8 4 (1.17%) Open Source
9 3 (0.88%) IVR
9 3 (0.88%) EPoS
9 3 (0.88%) iPhone
10 2 (0.58%) CMDB
10 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.58%) iPad
10 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 284 (83.04%) Windows
2 153 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (23.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (21.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (15.50%) Windows XP
6 45 (13.16%) Windows 7
7 24 (7.02%) Linux
8 13 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.92%) Windows Vista
10 9 (2.63%) UNIX
11 8 (2.34%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.75%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.46%) AIX
14 5 (1.46%) VMS
14 5 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.88%) HPUX
16 3 (0.88%) Solaris
17 2 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.54%) ITIL
2 26 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (7.31%) Project Management
4 23 (6.73%) E-Commerce
5 18 (5.26%) Time Management
6 17 (4.97%) Asset Management
7 16 (4.68%) Service Management
8 15 (4.39%) Migration
9 13 (3.80%) Network Design
10 11 (3.22%) Software Deployment
11 10 (2.92%) Load Balancing
11 10 (2.92%) Problem Management
11 10 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (2.92%) PRINCE2
11 10 (2.92%) Change Management
12 8 (2.34%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (2.05%) Change Control
13 7 (2.05%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (1.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.47%) SQL
2 17 (4.97%) C
2 17 (4.97%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.63%) VBScript
4 8 (2.34%) Java
4 8 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.05%) C#
6 6 (1.75%) VBA
7 5 (1.46%) VB
7 5 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.17%) Perl
8 4 (1.17%) Jython
9 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.58%) PHP
10 2 (0.58%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 74 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (13.74%) MCSE
3 34 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (9.94%) MCITP
4 30 (8.77%) MCP
5 29 (8.48%) Degree
6 27 (7.89%) CCNA
7 21 (6.14%) MCTS
8 20 (5.85%) MCSA
9 19 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.92%) CCNP
11 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.05%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.17%) VCP4
13 4 (1.17%) VCP5
13 4 (1.17%) CCEE
13 4 (1.17%) CCAA
13 4 (1.17%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.26%) SLA
2 4 (1.17%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (17.25%) Hyper-V
3 25 (7.31%) VMware ESX
4 23 (6.73%) vSphere
5 15 (4.39%) XenApp
6 14 (4.09%) Terminal Services
7 12 (3.51%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.46%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.17%) KVM
10 3 (0.88%) vCloud
11 2 (0.58%) XenServer
11 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.58%) pfSense
11 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.29%) Samba
12 1 (0.29%) ACF2
12 1 (0.29%) Squid
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.26%) SCCM
2 10 (2.92%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (1.75%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.46%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.88%) BMC Performance Manager
8 2 (0.58%) Puppet
8 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 205 (59.94%) Microsoft
2 128 (37.43%) VMware
3 66 (19.30%) Cisco
4 62 (18.13%) Citrix
5 29 (8.48%) HP
6 24 (7.02%) Symantec
7 15 (4.39%) Lotus
8 13 (3.80%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.51%) NetApp
9 12 (3.51%) IBM
10 11 (3.22%) CommVault
10 11 (3.22%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.22%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.92%) McAfee
12 7 (2.05%) SAP
12 7 (2.05%) Dell
12 7 (2.05%) EMC
13 6 (1.75%) Rackspace
13 6 (1.75%) Avaya
14 5 (1.46%) Sophos
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package, extensive package.
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package, extensive package.
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Project Related Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car (£6.5K) + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum circa £29,000 plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
DP Connect
Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION, IFSTL,AND MORE!
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Elstree, Hertford
Entel UK Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago