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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 110 222 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.05% 10.12% 9.85%
As % of the System Software category 51.40% 64.53% 72.97%
Number of salaries quoted 85 170 217
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
214 344 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.83% 15.68% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 167 268 282
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,350 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford -11 18 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead -16 17 £37,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -16 10 £26,000 -43.78% 2
Stevenage -3 9 £23,500 -46.89%
Potters Bar -4 4 £43,750 +45.83%
Harpenden -11 2 £28,750 +19.79%
Borehamwood -16 2 £23,750 -12.03%
Cheshunt +2 1 £25,000 -
Hertford -7 1 £22,500 -10.00%
St Albans -9 1 £70,000 +180.00%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £23,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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.

1 224 (85.82%) Windows
2 154 (59.00%) Microsoft
3 132 (50.57%) Windows Server
4 126 (48.28%) VMware
5 104 (39.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 90 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (31.80%) ITIL
8 82 (31.42%) MS Exchange
9 80 (30.65%) DNS
10 78 (29.89%) MS Office
11 76 (29.12%) DHCP
12 70 (26.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (26.44%) Citrix
14 67 (25.67%) Firewall
15 65 (24.90%) Cisco
16 64 (24.52%) MS Excel
17 63 (24.14%) Office 365
18 59 (22.61%) WAN
19 55 (21.07%) Linux
20 52 (19.92%) TCP/IP
21 49 (18.77%) Windows 7
22 45 (17.24%) SQL
23 42 (16.09%) VPN
23 42 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
24 41 (15.71%) LAN
24 41 (15.71%) Data Centre
25 40 (15.33%) HP
26 38 (14.56%) SQL Server
27 37 (14.18%) Hyper-V
28 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003

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 82 (31.42%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.73%) Skype for Business
3 26 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (6.90%) IIS
6 14 (5.36%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.92%) Apache
8 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.92%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.53%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.77%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (29.89%) MS Office
2 64 (24.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) GNU Octave
3 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.15%) Simulink
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.77%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 63 (24.14%) Office 365
2 20 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.98%) PaaS
4 10 (3.83%) Mimecast
5 9 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (30.65%) DNS
2 76 (29.12%) DHCP
3 67 (25.67%) Firewall
4 59 (22.61%) WAN
5 52 (19.92%) TCP/IP
6 42 (16.09%) VPN
7 41 (15.71%) LAN
8 29 (11.11%) VoIP
9 26 (9.96%) SAN
10 24 (9.20%) Remote Desktop
11 17 (6.51%) VLAN
12 15 (5.75%) PBX
13 13 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (4.98%) ISDN
13 13 (4.98%) MPLS
14 12 (4.60%) Unified Communications
15 11 (4.21%) Network Security
16 10 (3.83%) iSCSI
17 7 (2.68%) Skype
18 5 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.53%) GIS
4 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.77%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (6.51%) Retail
2 12 (4.60%) Finance
3 5 (1.92%) Local Government
4 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.15%) Front Office
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (21.46%) Support Engineer
2 54 (20.69%) Analyst
3 36 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 33 (12.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 32 (12.26%) IT Support
6 31 (11.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (10.73%) Infrastructure Support
8 27 (10.34%) IT Engineer
9 26 (9.96%) Help Desk Support
10 25 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (8.81%) 1st Line Support
11 23 (8.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (5.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.75%) Support Manager
14 14 (5.36%) IT Analyst
14 14 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (5.36%) Linux Support
14 14 (5.36%) Linux Support Engineer
14 14 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.30%) .NET
1 6 (2.30%) Web Services
2 4 (1.53%) XMPP
3 3 (1.15%) HTML
4 2 (0.77%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 16 (6.13%) User Experience
4 15 (5.75%) Replication
5 13 (4.98%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.83%) CESG
6 10 (3.83%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.83%) Thin Client
7 9 (3.45%) Clustering
8 8 (3.07%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (2.30%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.30%) Handset
9 6 (2.30%) iPad
10 5 (1.92%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.53%) CMDB
11 4 (1.53%) NHS
12 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.15%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (1.15%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 224 (85.82%) Windows
2 132 (50.57%) Windows Server
3 90 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (26.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (21.07%) Linux
6 49 (18.77%) Windows 7
7 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (7.28%) Windows 10
9 19 (7.28%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.45%) Unix
11 8 (3.07%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.92%) CentOS
12 5 (1.92%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.77%) Android
13 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.80%) ITIL
2 33 (12.64%) Mentoring
3 24 (9.20%) Change Management
4 21 (8.05%) E-Commerce
5 20 (7.66%) Information Security
6 19 (7.28%) Coaching
6 19 (7.28%) Service Delivery
7 17 (6.51%) Service Management
8 16 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (5.75%) Presales
10 14 (5.36%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.98%) TOGAF
12 12 (4.60%) Capacity Management
13 11 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (4.21%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 10 (3.83%) Kalman Filter
14 10 (3.83%) Migration
14 10 (3.83%) PRINCE2
14 10 (3.83%) Project Management
15 9 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.24%) SQL
2 26 (9.96%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.90%) C
4 10 (3.83%) VBScript
5 4 (1.53%) VB
6 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.15%) Perl
6 3 (1.15%) Python
7 2 (0.77%) C++
7 2 (0.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 26 (9.96%) MCSE
3 26 (9.96%) SC Cleared
4 24 (9.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (7.28%) CCNA
7 18 (6.90%) CISSP
8 16 (6.13%) MCP
9 13 (4.98%) CISM
9 13 (4.98%) Degree
9 13 (4.98%) MCITP
10 12 (4.60%) MCTS
11 10 (3.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (3.07%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (3.07%) CLAS
12 8 (3.07%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.68%) MCSA
14 5 (1.92%) CISA
14 5 (1.92%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.58%) SLA
2 15 (5.75%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.15%) ECSS
6 1 (0.38%) DICOM
System Software
1 104 (39.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (14.18%) Hyper-V
3 26 (9.96%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (9.58%) Terminal Services
5 23 (8.81%) VMware ESX
6 20 (7.66%) vSphere
7 16 (6.13%) XenApp
8 11 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (3.83%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.92%) vCloud
11 5 (1.92%) XenServer
12 4 (1.53%) Firmware
13 3 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.77%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (11.11%) SCCM
2 15 (5.75%) SCOM
3 8 (3.07%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.92%) QRadar
4 5 (1.92%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (1.92%) vRealize
5 4 (1.53%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.53%) XenMobile
5 4 (1.53%) ZENworks
6 3 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.77%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.38%) Nagios
8 1 (0.38%) Nessus
8 1 (0.38%) Simpana
Vendors
1 154 (59.00%) Microsoft
2 126 (48.28%) VMware
3 69 (26.44%) Citrix
4 65 (24.90%) Cisco
5 40 (15.33%) HP
6 24 (9.20%) CheckPoint
7 23 (8.81%) Computacenter
8 14 (5.36%) Remedy
9 13 (4.98%) Veeam
10 12 (4.60%) NetApp
11 10 (3.83%) IBM
12 9 (3.45%) AppSense
12 9 (3.45%) Dell
12 9 (3.45%) Intel Security
12 9 (3.45%) Symantec
13 8 (3.07%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.07%) Forcepoint
14 7 (2.68%) Juniper
14 7 (2.68%) Oracle
15 6 (2.30%) CommVault
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + 5% flex
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
BAM Construct UK Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Aloco Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus profit share bonus and pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000. - £60000. per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 per annum + highly attractive benefits
Posted: 13 days ago