The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 175 112 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.96% 5.04% 5.90%
As % of the System Software category 50.87% 54.63% 60.08%
Number of salaries quoted 149 102 140
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -29.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
344 205 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.67% 9.22% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 270 176 220
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Active Directory
East of England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +29 73 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Letchworth +8 12 £35,000 -3.44%
Potters Bar - 11 £32,500 -
Berkhamsted - 11 £36,500 - 1
Borehamwood +4 9 £24,500 -6.66%
Welwyn Garden City +12 6 £31,500 +22.33%
Stevenage -2 6 £32,500 +4.83%
St Albans -6 5 £27,500 -3.50% 5
Hemel Hempstead -15 5 £37,500 +50.00%
Royston +6 1 £25,500 -2.85%
Rickmansworth - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 278 (82.99%) Windows
2 180 (53.73%) Microsoft
3 153 (45.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (38.21%) VMware
5 109 (32.54%) MS Exchange
6 95 (28.36%) MS Excel
7 84 (25.07%) MS Office
7 84 (25.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 83 (24.78%) SQL
9 77 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (22.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 74 (22.09%) Citrix
12 70 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (19.40%) Cisco
14 62 (18.51%) ITIL
14 62 (18.51%) Windows XP
15 59 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2010
16 56 (16.72%) DNS
16 56 (16.72%) Firewall
17 55 (16.42%) Windows 7
18 54 (16.12%) SQL Server
19 53 (15.82%) Hyper-V
20 52 (15.52%) SharePoint
20 52 (15.52%) LAN
21 51 (15.22%) TCP/IP
22 50 (14.93%) MCSE
23 46 (13.73%) WAN
24 43 (12.84%) IIS
25 42 (12.54%) DHCP
25 42 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 109 (32.54%) MS Exchange
2 59 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (15.52%) SharePoint
4 43 (12.84%) IIS
5 42 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (8.36%) Lync
8 17 (5.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (4.78%) IBM Notes
10 14 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (2.99%) Apache
12 8 (2.39%) Tomcat
12 8 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
14 5 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (28.36%) MS Excel
2 84 (25.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.30%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.76%) Office 365
2 14 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.90%) PaaS
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.72%) DNS
1 56 (16.72%) Firewall
2 52 (15.52%) LAN
3 51 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 46 (13.73%) WAN
5 42 (12.54%) DHCP
6 38 (11.34%) SAN
7 24 (7.16%) VoIP
8 17 (5.07%) VPN
9 15 (4.48%) HTTP
10 11 (3.28%) MPLS
11 10 (2.99%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.69%) NAS
12 9 (2.69%) Internet
13 8 (2.39%) Wireless
13 8 (2.39%) VLAN
14 6 (1.79%) Network Security
14 6 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (1.79%) SSL
14 6 (1.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.69%) MySQL
4 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.30%) DB2
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
2 1 (0.30%) Zend Studio
2 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (7.76%) Finance
2 20 (5.97%) Retail
3 10 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.39%) Legal
5 5 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.90%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (24.18%) Analyst
2 78 (23.28%) Support Engineer
3 48 (14.33%) IT Support
4 45 (13.43%) Support Analyst
5 41 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 29 (8.66%) Desktop Support
9 28 (8.36%) Administrator
10 25 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
11 23 (6.87%) Service Analyst
12 22 (6.57%) Architect
12 22 (6.57%) Technical Support
13 20 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (5.67%) Help Desk Analyst
15 17 (5.07%) Help Desk Support
15 17 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
15 17 (5.07%) Server Engineer
16 13 (3.88%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.78%) .NET
2 10 (2.99%) XML
3 8 (2.39%) CSS
3 8 (2.39%) HTML
4 7 (2.09%) XSLT
5 6 (1.79%) Web Services
5 6 (1.79%) Ajax
6 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.90%) Middleware
7 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.60%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.60%) WAP
8 2 (0.60%) COM
8 2 (0.60%) DCOM
9 1 (0.30%) J2EE
9 1 (0.30%) XHTML
9 1 (0.30%) JSON
9 1 (0.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.36%) Clustering
2 17 (5.07%) Replication
3 14 (4.18%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.39%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.09%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.09%) iPhone
6 7 (2.09%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.49%) iPad
8 4 (1.19%) EPoS
8 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.19%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.90%) IVR
9 3 (0.90%) PKI
9 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.90%) Open Source
10 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 278 (82.99%) Windows
2 153 (45.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (25.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (18.51%) Windows XP
6 55 (16.42%) Windows 7
7 27 (8.06%) Linux
8 12 (3.58%) Windows Vista
9 10 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.69%) UNIX
11 7 (2.09%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.19%) AIX
13 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.60%) Debian
14 2 (0.60%) Android
14 2 (0.60%) HPUX
14 2 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.51%) ITIL
2 33 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (6.27%) Project Management
4 18 (5.37%) Software Deployment
5 17 (5.07%) Problem Management
6 16 (4.78%) Service Management
7 15 (4.48%) Change Management
8 14 (4.18%) Asset Management
9 13 (3.88%) Network Design
9 13 (3.88%) E-Commerce
10 12 (3.58%) Migration
10 12 (3.58%) Data Security
11 11 (3.28%) Time Management
12 9 (2.69%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (2.69%) ITSM
12 9 (2.69%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (2.69%) Load Balancing
13 8 (2.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (2.09%) Data Protection
14 7 (2.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 83 (24.78%) SQL
2 22 (6.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.99%) VBScript
4 9 (2.69%) VB
5 8 (2.39%) Java
6 7 (2.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.09%) C
7 6 (1.79%) C#
7 6 (1.79%) VBA
8 5 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.19%) Perl
10 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.90%) Jython
11 2 (0.60%) ABAP
12 1 (0.30%) R
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (22.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (14.93%) MCSE
3 34 (10.15%) MCP
4 33 (9.85%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (9.85%) CCNA
5 28 (8.36%) MCITP
6 24 (7.16%) Degree
7 23 (6.87%) MCTS
8 22 (6.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (5.07%) MCSA
10 10 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.69%) CCEE
11 9 (2.69%) CCAA
11 9 (2.69%) CCIA
12 7 (2.09%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.79%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.79%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.19%) ISEB
14 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.57%) SLA
2 4 (1.19%) QA
3 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (15.82%) Hyper-V
3 25 (7.46%) vSphere
4 23 (6.87%) VMware ESX
5 11 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.69%) XenApp
7 7 (2.09%) KVM
8 6 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.49%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.49%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.90%) vCloud
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.60%) pfSense
12 1 (0.30%) ACF2
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.30%) Samba
12 1 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (5.67%) SCCM
2 7 (2.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (2.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (2.09%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.49%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.90%) SCOM
5 3 (0.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.60%) WMI
6 2 (0.60%) WSUS
6 2 (0.60%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 180 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 128 (38.21%) VMware
3 74 (22.09%) Citrix
4 65 (19.40%) Cisco
5 33 (9.85%) HP
6 21 (6.27%) Symantec
7 16 (4.78%) McAfee
7 16 (4.78%) Lotus
8 15 (4.48%) NetApp
9 11 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.28%) CommVault
9 11 (3.28%) SonicWALL
10 9 (2.69%) IBM
11 8 (2.39%) SAP
11 8 (2.39%) Avaya
11 8 (2.39%) Apple
12 7 (2.09%) EMC
12 7 (2.09%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.79%) Dell
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London / Watford
Quant Capital
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + £3k car & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic benefits!!!
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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