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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 150 262 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.43% 10.64% 8.56%
As % of the System Software category 60.98% 65.01% 57.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117 190 182
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
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
246 403 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.19% 16.36% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 202 277 296
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -1 34 £26,000 -35.00% 7
Stevenage +10 22 £42,500 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -21 14 £40,000 +45.45%
St Albans +15 11 £70,000 +154.54%
Hoddesdon - 9 £21,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -14 7 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Royston +1 5 £52,500 +144.18%
Cheshunt - 4 £42,500 -
Borehamwood +6 2 £22,000 -20.00%
Rickmansworth +4 2 £30,250 +28.72%
Potters Bar +1 1 £27,500 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £20,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £23,750 -
Hertford - 1 £23,500 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 235 (85.77%) Windows
2 177 (64.60%) Microsoft
3 132 (48.18%) Windows Server
4 115 (41.97%) VMware
5 112 (40.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (39.42%) Cisco
6 108 (39.42%) MS Exchange
7 93 (33.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 90 (32.85%) Windows 7
9 89 (32.48%) MS Office
10 85 (31.02%) Firewall
10 85 (31.02%) DNS
11 81 (29.56%) MS Excel
12 80 (29.20%) Citrix
13 78 (28.47%) Linux
14 77 (28.10%) VPN
15 76 (27.74%) DHCP
16 75 (27.37%) WAN
17 72 (26.28%) SQL Server
18 70 (25.55%) TCP/IP
19 66 (24.09%) Windows Server 2012
20 62 (22.63%) ITIL
21 60 (21.90%) Hyper-V
22 59 (21.53%) Exchange Server 2010
22 59 (21.53%) Windows Server 2003
23 57 (20.80%) Exchange Server 2013
24 54 (19.71%) LAN
25 53 (19.34%) SAN
25 53 (19.34%) Windows 8
26 46 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2007

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
1 108 (39.42%) MS Exchange
2 59 (21.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (20.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 33 (12.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (8.03%) SharePoint
8 21 (7.66%) Skype for Business
9 14 (5.11%) IIS
10 11 (4.01%) Apache
11 10 (3.65%) Tomcat
12 6 (2.19%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.73%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 89 (32.48%) MS Office
2 81 (29.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.22%) Office 365
2 11 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.55%) PaaS
5 5 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 85 (31.02%) DNS
1 85 (31.02%) Firewall
2 77 (28.10%) VPN
3 76 (27.74%) DHCP
4 75 (27.37%) WAN
5 70 (25.55%) TCP/IP
6 54 (19.71%) LAN
7 53 (19.34%) SAN
8 38 (13.87%) VLAN
9 32 (11.68%) Wireless
10 26 (9.49%) SMTP
11 25 (9.12%) DMZ
11 25 (9.12%) IMAP
11 25 (9.12%) NAS
12 23 (8.39%) VoIP
13 14 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (4.74%) iSCSI
14 13 (4.74%) Network Security
15 11 (4.01%) LDAP
16 9 (3.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (26.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.19%) MySQL
5 5 (1.82%) Navicat
5 5 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.82%) PhpStorm
2 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (5.11%) Retail
2 9 (3.28%) Front Office
3 8 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.55%) Finance
4 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.82%) Banking
6 4 (1.46%) Advertising
7 3 (1.09%) Local Government
7 3 (1.09%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.73%) Electronics
8 2 (0.73%) Marketing
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (31.39%) Support Engineer
2 39 (14.23%) IT Support
3 37 (13.50%) IT Engineer
4 35 (12.77%) Analyst
5 34 (12.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 32 (11.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 31 (11.31%) IT Support Engineer
8 27 (9.85%) Desktop Support
9 26 (9.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 25 (9.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (8.39%) 1st Line Support
13 22 (8.03%) Support Analyst
14 21 (7.66%) Desktop Engineer
15 20 (7.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 19 (6.93%) Architect
16 19 (6.93%) Senior Support Engineer
17 18 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
17 18 (6.57%) Systems Support
17 18 (6.57%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.12%) MAPI
2 13 (4.74%) Web Services
3 11 (4.01%) .NET
4 9 (3.28%) HTML
5 8 (2.92%) CSS
6 6 (2.19%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.19%) Middleware
7 5 (1.82%) CSS3
7 5 (1.82%) HTML5
7 5 (1.82%) jQuery
7 5 (1.82%) JSON
7 5 (1.82%) WAMP
7 5 (1.82%) XHTML
8 2 (0.73%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.73%) COM
9 1 (0.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.23%) Replication
2 36 (13.14%) Blackberry
3 35 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (9.85%) iPhone
5 25 (9.12%) PDA
6 23 (8.39%) Data Centre
7 13 (4.74%) CESG
8 11 (4.01%) Clustering
9 10 (3.65%) Mathematics
10 9 (3.28%) Driving Licence
10 9 (3.28%) Management Information System
10 9 (3.28%) User Experience
11 8 (2.92%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (2.19%) Cybercrime
13 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.82%) HP StoreVirtual
13 5 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.82%) Life Science
14 2 (0.73%) PKI
14 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 235 (85.77%) Windows
2 132 (48.18%) Windows Server
3 112 (40.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (32.85%) Windows 7
5 78 (28.47%) Linux
6 66 (24.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (21.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (19.34%) Windows 8
9 45 (16.42%) Windows 10
10 40 (14.60%) Windows XP
11 26 (9.49%) Android
11 26 (9.49%) Windows Vista
12 23 (8.39%) Unix
13 12 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.82%) CentOS
15 3 (1.09%) SUSE
15 3 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.36%) Debian
16 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.63%) ITIL
2 27 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (7.30%) Mentoring
4 19 (6.93%) Information Security
5 17 (6.20%) Service Management
6 16 (5.84%) Business Continuity
6 16 (5.84%) Server Virtualisation
7 15 (5.47%) E-Commerce
8 14 (5.11%) Change Management
8 14 (5.11%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (4.38%) Document Management
9 12 (4.38%) Server Building
10 11 (4.01%) High Availability
10 11 (4.01%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.01%) TOGAF
11 10 (3.65%) Coaching
11 10 (3.65%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (3.65%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.28%) Performance Management
12 9 (3.28%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.96%) SQL
2 28 (10.22%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.38%) Java
4 9 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 9 (3.28%) VB
5 8 (2.92%) VBScript
6 7 (2.55%) C
7 6 (2.19%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.82%) PHP
8 5 (1.82%) PHP 5
8 5 (1.82%) VBA
9 4 (1.46%) Perl
9 4 (1.46%) Python
10 2 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (13.14%) SC Cleared
4 27 (9.85%) MCSE
5 24 (8.76%) CISSP
6 20 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (5.11%) CISM
7 14 (5.11%) DV Cleared
8 12 (4.38%) CCNA
8 12 (4.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 12 (4.38%) Degree
8 12 (4.38%) MCSA
9 9 (3.28%) CCNP
10 8 (2.92%) CLAS
10 8 (2.92%) MCP
11 6 (2.19%) CISA
11 6 (2.19%) MCTS
12 5 (1.82%) CCAA
12 5 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.85%) SLA
2 12 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.09%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) DICOM
System Software
1 93 (33.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (21.90%) Hyper-V
3 35 (12.77%) XenApp
4 31 (11.31%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (10.95%) vSphere
6 21 (7.66%) VMware ESX
7 19 (6.93%) NFS
8 15 (5.47%) Terminal Services
9 11 (4.01%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.82%) Xen
12 4 (1.46%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.09%) XenServer
14 2 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (13.14%) Backup Exec
2 25 (9.12%) SCCM
3 5 (1.82%) SCOM
4 4 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.46%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.09%) QRadar
5 3 (1.09%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.73%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 177 (64.60%) Microsoft
2 115 (41.97%) VMware
3 108 (39.42%) Cisco
4 80 (29.20%) Citrix
5 32 (11.68%) HP
6 30 (10.95%) Apple
7 25 (9.12%) Draytek
8 19 (6.93%) Dell
8 19 (6.93%) Veeam
9 17 (6.20%) CheckPoint
9 17 (6.20%) Oracle
9 17 (6.20%) Symantec
10 11 (4.01%) 3PAR
11 10 (3.65%) NetApp
11 10 (3.65%) SonicWALL
12 9 (3.28%) Becrypt
12 9 (3.28%) IBM
13 8 (2.92%) Remedy
14 7 (2.55%) Juniper
15 6 (2.19%) Aruba
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