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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 26 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 186 149 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.22% 6.99% 4.21%
As % of the System Software category 51.81% 54.98% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 159 131 97
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,700 £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
359 271 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.80% 12.72% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 264 212 227
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Watford +6 54 £40,000 +31.14% 9
Hemel Hempstead +1 51 £30,750 -23.12% 5
Stevenage +28 9 £38,500 -3.75%
Welwyn Garden City -11 5 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Borehamwood -2 4 £28,000 +6.66% 2
St Albans -35 4 £41,500 +38.33% 2
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £36,000 -
Broxbourne - 3 £75,000 - 1
Harpenden +3 2 £28,000 +16.66%
Potters Bar -4 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Cheshunt - 2 £75,000 -
Rickmansworth -12 1 £22,500 -11.76%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (87.00%) Windows
2 225 (59.68%) Microsoft
3 165 (43.77%) VMware
4 157 (41.64%) MS Exchange
5 147 (38.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 123 (32.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 120 (31.83%) Cisco
8 111 (29.44%) MS Excel
9 99 (26.26%) Firewall
10 97 (25.73%) Citrix
11 92 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 87 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 85 (22.55%) DNS
13 85 (22.55%) MS Office
14 84 (22.28%) SQL Server
15 73 (19.36%) Windows 7
16 72 (19.10%) MCSE
17 65 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (16.45%) Exchange Server 2007
18 62 (16.45%) WAN
19 61 (16.18%) DHCP
20 58 (15.38%) SAN
20 58 (15.38%) Windows XP
21 56 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
21 56 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2003
22 55 (14.59%) ITIL
23 54 (14.32%) LAN
24 53 (14.06%) SCCM
25 52 (13.79%) vSphere
25 52 (13.79%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 157 (41.64%) MS Exchange
2 92 (24.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (16.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 56 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 52 (13.79%) SharePoint
6 48 (12.73%) IIS
7 37 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (6.37%) Lync
8 24 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (3.18%) WebSphere
10 9 (2.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (2.39%) IBM Notes
11 8 (2.12%) Apache
11 8 (2.12%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.86%) JBoss
13 6 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (1.33%) WorkSite
14 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
15 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.53%) iPlanet
Applications
1 111 (29.44%) MS Excel
2 85 (22.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) CA PPM
2 7 (1.86%) Maximo
3 6 (1.59%) RiskWrite
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.16%) Office 365
2 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.33%) SaaS
4 3 (0.80%) IaaS
5 2 (0.53%) Yammer
6 1 (0.27%) Terremark
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (26.26%) Firewall
2 85 (22.55%) DNS
3 62 (16.45%) WAN
4 61 (16.18%) DHCP
5 58 (15.38%) SAN
6 54 (14.32%) LAN
7 44 (11.67%) TCP/IP
8 27 (7.16%) VPN
9 20 (5.31%) VoIP
10 16 (4.24%) MPLS
11 14 (3.71%) Wireless
12 12 (3.18%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.12%) OSPF
14 8 (2.12%) Internet
15 7 (1.86%) VPLS
15 7 (1.86%) BGP
16 6 (1.59%) HTTPS
16 6 (1.59%) DSL
16 6 (1.59%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (22.28%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (8.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 30 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.06%) MySQL
10 3 (0.80%) Big Data
11 2 (0.53%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.27%) dBASE
12 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.27%) MSI
General
1 14 (3.71%) Finance
2 10 (2.65%) Publishing
3 6 (1.59%) Law
3 6 (1.59%) Retail
4 4 (1.06%) Legal
4 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.53%) Back Office
5 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.53%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 89 (23.61%) Analyst
2 67 (17.77%) Support Engineer
3 65 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (14.06%) Support Analyst
5 39 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (7.69%) IT Support
6 29 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (6.90%) Administrator
8 21 (5.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 19 (5.04%) Technical Support
10 18 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (4.77%) Technical Analyst
11 16 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
11 16 (4.24%) Desktop Support
11 16 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.98%) Network Engineer
13 14 (3.71%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (3.18%) Help Desk Support
14 12 (3.18%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.39%) J2EE
2 8 (2.12%) .NET
3 5 (1.33%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.33%) X-Windows
3 5 (1.33%) CSS
3 5 (1.33%) Web Services
3 5 (1.33%) HTML
4 4 (1.06%) XML
4 4 (1.06%) XSD
4 4 (1.06%) ADO.NET
4 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.80%) SailPoint
5 3 (0.80%) XMPP
6 2 (0.53%) JDBC
6 2 (0.53%) Middleware
6 2 (0.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.27%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (0.27%) RESTful
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.27%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.88%) Blackberry
2 38 (10.08%) Clustering
3 30 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (2.12%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.59%) Thin Client
5 6 (1.59%) Replication
5 6 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.33%) Open Source
6 5 (1.33%) Statistics
7 4 (1.06%) CCTV
7 4 (1.06%) Streaming Music
7 4 (1.06%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.80%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.80%) AS400
9 2 (0.53%) PKI
9 2 (0.53%) Tandem
9 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 328 (87.00%) Windows
2 147 (38.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (32.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (19.36%) Windows 7
5 58 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 45 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (8.49%) Windows 2000
8 29 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 27 (7.16%) Linux
10 16 (4.24%) UNIX
11 7 (1.86%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.86%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.86%) Android
11 7 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (1.59%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.59%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.33%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.33%) Debian
14 3 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.59%) ITIL
2 46 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (6.37%) Service Management
4 23 (6.10%) Project Management
5 21 (5.57%) Asset Management
6 20 (5.31%) Problem Management
7 17 (4.51%) Migration
8 15 (3.98%) PRINCE2
9 14 (3.71%) Change Management
9 14 (3.71%) Incident Management
9 14 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (3.45%) Business Continuity
11 12 (3.18%) Configuration Management
12 11 (2.92%) Document Management
12 11 (2.92%) ITSM
13 10 (2.65%) Time Management
14 9 (2.39%) Line Management
14 9 (2.39%) Capacity Management
14 9 (2.39%) Data Protection
14 9 (2.39%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.41%) SQL
2 39 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.65%) Java
4 9 (2.39%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.39%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.12%) C
6 6 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.06%) C#
7 4 (1.06%) VB
7 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) Jython
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (19.10%) MCSE
3 50 (13.26%) MCITP
4 46 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (11.94%) MCSA
6 37 (9.81%) Security Cleared
7 32 (8.49%) MCP
8 31 (8.22%) SC Cleared
9 29 (7.69%) CCNP
10 27 (7.16%) CCNA
10 27 (7.16%) VCP4
11 25 (6.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (6.10%) Degree
13 11 (2.92%) MCTS
13 11 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (2.65%) VCP5
15 8 (2.12%) MCDST
16 7 (1.86%) CCIE
17 6 (1.59%) MBCS
18 5 (1.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.43%) SLA
2 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (13.79%) vSphere
3 51 (13.53%) Hyper-V
4 40 (10.61%) VMware ESX
5 35 (9.28%) XenApp
5 35 (9.28%) XenDesktop
6 31 (8.22%) vCloud
7 21 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.59%) Xen
8 6 (1.59%) NLBS
9 5 (1.33%) XenServer
10 4 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 3 (0.80%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.53%) RACF
12 2 (0.53%) ACF2
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 53 (14.06%) SCCM
2 36 (9.55%) Backup Exec
3 33 (8.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 33 (8.75%) NetBackup
4 23 (6.10%) SCOM
5 9 (2.39%) WSUS
6 7 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.33%) ZENworks
8 4 (1.06%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (1.06%) Cacti
8 4 (1.06%) Opsview
8 4 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.80%) Novell Identity Manager
10 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 225 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 165 (43.77%) VMware
3 120 (31.83%) Cisco
4 97 (25.73%) Citrix
5 40 (10.61%) Symantec
6 34 (9.02%) Sophos
7 31 (8.22%) Veritas
8 24 (6.37%) Oracle
8 24 (6.37%) HP
9 20 (5.31%) IBM
10 16 (4.24%) Lotus
11 10 (2.65%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.65%) Acronis
12 9 (2.39%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.12%) Dell
14 7 (1.86%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.59%) SAP
15 6 (1.59%) NetApp
15 6 (1.59%) Avaya
15 6 (1.59%) Blue Coat
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefita
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £43000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + healthcare + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits and On Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago