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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 268 154 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.90% 6.17% 5.26%
As % of the System Software category 60.91% 53.29% 51.29%
Number of salaries quoted 214 142 126
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%
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
440 289 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.54% 11.59% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 319 242 243
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 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 24 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 +12 65 £30,000 -26.82% 4
Watford +7 54 £29,500 -10.60% 3
Welwyn Garden City +3 24 £40,000 +21.21% 7
St Albans -15 15 £39,000 +33.33% 3
Stevenage +19 8 £30,750 +16.03% 2
Borehamwood +2 6 £28,000 +24.44% 4
Royston -8 3 £21,500 -15.68% 1
Harpenden -1 2 £28,000 +16.66%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £36,000 -
Broxbourne - 2 £75,000 -
Potters Bar +2 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Hoddesdon +1 1 £20,000 -46.66%
Ware 0 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Rickmansworth -12 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Cheshunt - 1 £75,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 346 (85.64%) Windows
2 263 (65.10%) Microsoft
3 202 (50.00%) VMware
4 188 (46.53%) MS Exchange
5 175 (43.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 156 (38.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 142 (35.15%) Cisco
8 135 (33.42%) Citrix
9 119 (29.46%) MS Excel
10 107 (26.49%) Firewall
10 107 (26.49%) DNS
11 105 (25.99%) Exchange Server 2010
12 95 (23.51%) SQL Server
13 92 (22.77%) MS Office
13 92 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 88 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 86 (21.29%) DHCP
16 84 (20.79%) Windows 7
17 78 (19.31%) WAN
18 72 (17.82%) SAN
19 68 (16.83%) MCSE
19 68 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2003
20 67 (16.58%) LAN
20 67 (16.58%) SharePoint
21 66 (16.34%) ITIL
22 63 (15.59%) vSphere
22 63 (15.59%) Hyper-V
23 62 (15.35%) IIS
23 62 (15.35%) Windows XP
24 59 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 188 (46.53%) MS Exchange
2 105 (25.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 67 (16.58%) SharePoint
5 62 (15.35%) IIS
6 59 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (5.69%) Lync
9 21 (5.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.72%) IBM Notes
11 10 (2.48%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.74%) Apache
15 3 (0.74%) JBoss
15 3 (0.74%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
16 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 119 (29.46%) MS Excel
2 92 (22.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) CA PPM
2 8 (1.98%) Maximo
3 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.74%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.40%) Office 365
2 10 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.99%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 107 (26.49%) DNS
1 107 (26.49%) Firewall
2 86 (21.29%) DHCP
3 78 (19.31%) WAN
4 72 (17.82%) SAN
5 67 (16.58%) LAN
6 36 (8.91%) TCP/IP
7 27 (6.68%) VLAN
8 25 (6.19%) VPN
9 18 (4.46%) NAS
9 18 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (4.21%) IP Telephony
11 14 (3.47%) MPLS
12 10 (2.48%) DSL
12 10 (2.48%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.23%) Network Security
14 8 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.49%) BIG-IP
15 6 (1.49%) IPsec
15 6 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (23.51%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (8.42%) SQL Server 2000
4 27 (6.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.49%) MySQL
9 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.74%) Big Data
9 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.50%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.50%) dBASE
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 16 (3.96%) Finance
2 12 (2.97%) Publishing
3 10 (2.48%) Advertising
4 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (0.50%) Retail
6 2 (0.50%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.25%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Back Office
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (27.23%) Analyst
2 71 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 58 (14.36%) Support Analyst
4 47 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 42 (10.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (7.18%) Administrator
7 29 (7.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 27 (6.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 24 (5.94%) IT Support
10 22 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
11 21 (5.20%) Server Support
12 17 (4.21%) Technical Support
12 17 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (3.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (3.22%) IT Administrator
14 13 (3.22%) Desktop Support
14 13 (3.22%) Consultant
15 12 (2.97%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.48%) Web Services
2 7 (1.73%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.24%) J2EE
4 3 (0.74%) CSS
4 3 (0.74%) HTML
4 3 (0.74%) .NET
5 2 (0.50%) JDBC
5 2 (0.50%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.50%) XMPP
6 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.13%) Blackberry
2 48 (11.88%) Clustering
3 33 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.20%) Thin Client
4 21 (5.20%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.97%) Replication
6 8 (1.98%) Statistics
6 8 (1.98%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.24%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.24%) Streaming Music
8 5 (1.24%) AS400
8 5 (1.24%) CCTV
9 3 (0.74%) User Experience
9 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.50%) Social Media
10 2 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 346 (85.64%) Windows
2 175 (43.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 156 (38.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (20.79%) Windows 7
5 62 (15.35%) Windows XP
6 54 (13.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (8.42%) Windows 2000
8 30 (7.43%) Linux
9 21 (5.20%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.73%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.73%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.49%) Android
11 6 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.99%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.99%) UNIX
14 2 (0.50%) AIX
14 2 (0.50%) Solaris
14 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.34%) ITIL
2 49 (12.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (7.92%) Project Management
4 25 (6.19%) Problem Management
5 21 (5.20%) Asset Management
5 21 (5.20%) Incident Management
6 20 (4.95%) Change Management
6 20 (4.95%) Configuration Management
7 19 (4.70%) Capacity Management
8 18 (4.46%) Migration
9 17 (4.21%) Service Management
10 16 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (3.96%) Line Management
10 16 (3.96%) Mentoring
11 15 (3.71%) Business Continuity
12 13 (3.22%) Data Protection
13 12 (2.97%) Time Management
14 10 (2.48%) BCP
15 9 (2.23%) ITSM
15 9 (2.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.12%) SQL
2 41 (10.15%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.23%) T-SQL
3 9 (2.23%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.98%) VB
4 8 (1.98%) C
5 5 (1.24%) Java
5 5 (1.24%) VBScript
5 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (16.83%) MCSE
3 48 (11.88%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (10.89%) MCITP
5 43 (10.64%) MCSA
6 41 (10.15%) MCP
7 39 (9.65%) CCNA
8 27 (6.68%) Security Cleared
9 26 (6.44%) SC Cleared
10 25 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (5.94%) Degree
12 22 (5.45%) CCNP
13 19 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (4.21%) MCTS
15 9 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 8 (1.98%) CCIE
17 7 (1.73%) MCDST
18 5 (1.24%) A+ Certification
19 4 (0.99%) CCA
19 4 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.64%) SLA
2 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (15.59%) Hyper-V
2 63 (15.59%) vSphere
3 55 (13.61%) VMware ESX
4 53 (13.12%) XenDesktop
5 46 (11.39%) XenApp
6 34 (8.42%) vCloud
7 22 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.97%) XenServer
9 9 (2.23%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.73%) Xen
11 6 (1.49%) NLBS
12 4 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.74%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.74%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.74%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.50%) RACF
14 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
14 2 (0.50%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 53 (13.12%) SCCM
2 43 (10.64%) Backup Exec
3 38 (9.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 35 (8.66%) NetBackup
5 23 (5.69%) SCOM
6 16 (3.96%) WSUS
7 5 (1.24%) Cacti
7 5 (1.24%) Opsview
8 4 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.99%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.74%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.50%) Novell Identity Manager
10 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 263 (65.10%) Microsoft
2 202 (50.00%) VMware
3 142 (35.15%) Cisco
4 135 (33.42%) Citrix
5 54 (13.37%) Symantec
6 45 (11.14%) HP
7 39 (9.65%) Sophos
8 36 (8.91%) Veritas
9 18 (4.46%) Lotus
9 18 (4.46%) Oracle
10 16 (3.96%) IBM
10 16 (3.96%) NetApp
11 15 (3.71%) Dell
12 13 (3.22%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.98%) SAP
14 7 (1.73%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.73%) Acronis
15 6 (1.49%) Apple
16 5 (1.24%) JD Edwards
16 5 (1.24%) Sage
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £20k - 22k per year + Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
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RBW Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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