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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 163 187 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.10% 7.81% 9.27%
As % of the System Software category 57.39% 61.31% 63.10%
Number of salaries quoted 120 152 167
Median salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
284 305 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.12% 12.75% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 228 244 260
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,316 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -5 31 £31,500 -7.35% 2
Stevenage +22 26 £26,500 -41.11% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 17 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Hemel Hempstead -29 13 £42,000 +20.00% 2
Cheshunt +3 6 £60,000 -
St Albans +11 5 £70,000 +133.33%
Royston - 5 £22,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £29,000 -
Potters Bar -1 3 £45,000 +52.54% 1
Rickmansworth +21 2 £30,250 +10.00%
Borehamwood +2 2 £24,750 -8.33%
Harpenden -13 2 £28,750 -50.00%
Hoddesdon - 2 £22,000 -
Hertford -6 1 £23,500 -10.47%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 245 (87.19%) Windows
2 180 (64.06%) Microsoft
3 141 (50.18%) Windows Server
4 126 (44.84%) VMware
5 103 (36.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 99 (35.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (32.03%) MS Exchange
8 88 (31.32%) DNS
9 84 (29.89%) ITIL
10 81 (28.83%) DHCP
10 81 (28.83%) Citrix
11 78 (27.76%) MS Office
12 77 (27.40%) Cisco
13 75 (26.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 73 (25.98%) MS Excel
14 73 (25.98%) Linux
15 70 (24.91%) Firewall
16 61 (21.71%) Windows 7
17 57 (20.28%) VPN
18 56 (19.93%) SQL Server
19 52 (18.51%) WAN
19 52 (18.51%) Office 365
20 51 (18.15%) TCP/IP
20 51 (18.15%) SQL
21 46 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (16.37%) Windows Server 2003
22 41 (14.59%) SAN
22 41 (14.59%) Security Cleared
23 39 (13.88%) Hyper-V
24 38 (13.52%) Data Centre

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 90 (32.03%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (10.68%) Skype for Business
5 18 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.69%) IIS
7 15 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (4.98%) SharePoint
9 11 (3.91%) Apache
10 9 (3.20%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.78%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.78%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (1.07%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.71%) SugarCRM
16 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (27.76%) MS Office
2 73 (25.98%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.07%) GNU Octave
5 3 (1.07%) Simulink
6 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (4.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.51%) Office 365
2 16 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.98%) PaaS
4 10 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.49%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 88 (31.32%) DNS
2 81 (28.83%) DHCP
3 70 (24.91%) Firewall
4 57 (20.28%) VPN
5 52 (18.51%) WAN
6 51 (18.15%) TCP/IP
7 41 (14.59%) SAN
8 36 (12.81%) LAN
9 29 (10.32%) VoIP
10 24 (8.54%) Remote Desktop
10 24 (8.54%) VLAN
11 17 (6.05%) PBX
12 15 (5.34%) NAS
12 15 (5.34%) Wireless
13 14 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (4.98%) ISDN
13 14 (4.98%) MPLS
14 13 (4.63%) Network Security
15 11 (3.91%) iSCSI
16 10 (3.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.49%) MySQL
4 5 (1.78%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.78%) Navicat
4 5 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.07%) GIS
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.78%) PhpStorm
General
1 23 (8.19%) Retail
2 10 (3.56%) Finance
3 9 (3.20%) Front Office
4 8 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.78%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.78%) Banking
5 5 (1.78%) Local Government
6 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (23.49%) Support Engineer
2 49 (17.44%) Analyst
3 35 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (12.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 34 (12.10%) Support Analyst
5 28 (9.96%) IT Engineer
5 28 (9.96%) IT Support
6 27 (9.61%) 1st Line Support
7 25 (8.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
8 21 (7.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (7.12%) Infrastructure Support
10 18 (6.41%) Desktop Support
10 18 (6.41%) Help Desk Support
11 17 (6.05%) Consultant
12 16 (5.69%) Architect
12 16 (5.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.69%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (5.69%) Windows Engineer
13 15 (5.34%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.91%) .NET
2 8 (2.85%) HTML
2 8 (2.85%) Web Services
3 7 (2.49%) MAPI
4 5 (1.78%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.78%) CSS
4 5 (1.78%) CSS3
4 5 (1.78%) HTML5
4 5 (1.78%) jQuery
4 5 (1.78%) JSON
4 5 (1.78%) Middleware
4 5 (1.78%) WAMP
4 5 (1.78%) XHTML
5 3 (1.07%) XMPP
6 2 (0.71%) COM
6 2 (0.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.52%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.25%) Replication
3 19 (6.76%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.69%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.63%) User Experience
6 11 (3.91%) CESG
7 10 (3.56%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.20%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.85%) Clustering
9 8 (2.85%) iPhone
10 7 (2.49%) PDA
11 6 (2.14%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.78%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.78%) Handset
12 5 (1.78%) Life Science
12 5 (1.78%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.42%) CMDB
13 4 (1.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 245 (87.19%) Windows
2 141 (50.18%) Windows Server
3 99 (35.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (26.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (25.98%) Linux
6 61 (21.71%) Windows 7
7 46 (16.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (9.25%) Windows 10
8 26 (9.25%) Windows 8
9 24 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (8.54%) Unix
10 19 (6.76%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.20%) Android
11 9 (3.20%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.78%) CentOS
12 5 (1.78%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.36%) Debian
13 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (29.89%) ITIL
2 35 (12.46%) Mentoring
3 31 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (8.90%) Service Management
5 24 (8.54%) Information Security
6 23 (8.19%) E-Commerce
7 18 (6.41%) Change Management
8 17 (6.05%) Coaching
8 17 (6.05%) Server Building
8 17 (6.05%) Server Virtualisation
9 16 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (5.69%) Service Delivery
10 15 (5.34%) Presales
10 15 (5.34%) TOGAF
11 12 (4.27%) Problem Management
12 11 (3.91%) Asset Management
12 11 (3.91%) Business Continuity
13 10 (3.56%) Knowledge Management
13 10 (3.56%) Migration
13 10 (3.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (18.15%) SQL
2 31 (11.03%) PowerShell
3 19 (6.76%) C
4 12 (4.27%) Java
5 10 (3.56%) VBScript
6 8 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.85%) VB
7 5 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.78%) PHP
7 5 (1.78%) PHP 5
8 4 (1.42%) Perl
8 4 (1.42%) Python
9 2 (0.71%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (16.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (14.59%) Security Cleared
3 32 (11.39%) SC Cleared
4 23 (8.19%) CISSP
4 23 (8.19%) MCSE
5 20 (7.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (6.05%) CCNA
8 16 (5.69%) CISM
8 16 (5.69%) Degree
9 12 (4.27%) MCTS
10 11 (3.91%) MCP
11 10 (3.56%) CESG Certified Professional
11 10 (3.56%) CLAS
11 10 (3.56%) DV Cleared
11 10 (3.56%) MCITP
12 8 (2.85%) MCSA
13 7 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (2.14%) CISA
15 5 (1.78%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.83%) SLA
2 17 (6.05%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.07%) ECSS
6 2 (0.71%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.36%) DICOM
System Software
1 103 (36.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (13.88%) Hyper-V
3 29 (10.32%) XenApp
4 28 (9.96%) vSphere
5 25 (8.90%) VMware ESX
6 23 (8.19%) Terminal Services
7 19 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.91%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.49%) NFS
10 7 (2.49%) XenServer
11 5 (1.78%) vCloud
11 5 (1.78%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.42%) Firmware
13 3 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (11.74%) SCCM
2 16 (5.69%) Backup Exec
3 13 (4.63%) SCOM
4 5 (1.78%) QRadar
4 5 (1.78%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (1.78%) vRealize
5 4 (1.42%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.42%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.36%) Nessus
7 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.36%) Simpana
7 1 (0.36%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 180 (64.06%) Microsoft
2 126 (44.84%) VMware
3 81 (28.83%) Citrix
4 77 (27.40%) Cisco
5 38 (13.52%) HP
6 26 (9.25%) CheckPoint
7 20 (7.12%) Computacenter
8 14 (4.98%) Oracle
9 13 (4.63%) Remedy
10 12 (4.27%) Veeam
11 11 (3.91%) Symantec
12 10 (3.56%) Apple
12 10 (3.56%) IBM
13 9 (3.20%) Becrypt
13 9 (3.20%) Dell
13 9 (3.20%) Intel Security
13 9 (3.20%) Juniper
13 9 (3.20%) NetApp
14 8 (2.85%) 3PAR
15 7 (2.49%) Aruba
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Sphere IT
Salary: From £18,500 to £26,000 per annum plus benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Car allowance / Tools / Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £23000 per annum + Out of Hours bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group
Salary: £22000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago