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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 190 165 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.86% 7.08% 6.49%
As % of the System Software category 65.74% 51.56% 60.19%
Number of salaries quoted 150 129 112
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
289 320 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.96% 13.74% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 220 246 176
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +41 54 £35,000 +75.00%
Watford -15 51 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 7 £37,750 +23.77%
St Albans -8 7 £27,500 - 4
Borehamwood -15 7 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Rickmansworth -18 5 £23,500 -6.00%
Letchworth -13 2 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Broxbourne - 2 £27,500 -
Potters Bar +2 1 - -
Stevenage +1 1 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Ware - 1 £21,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 376 (83.93%) Windows
2 296 (66.07%) Microsoft
3 241 (53.79%) VMware
4 195 (43.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 185 (41.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 182 (40.63%) MS Exchange
7 145 (32.37%) Citrix
8 141 (31.47%) Cisco
9 137 (30.58%) MS Excel
10 134 (29.91%) DNS
11 125 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 123 (27.46%) Firewall
13 112 (25.00%) DHCP
14 105 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 90 (20.09%) Windows 7
16 87 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 87 (19.42%) WAN
17 86 (19.20%) MS Office
17 86 (19.20%) SQL Server
18 84 (18.75%) ITIL
19 78 (17.41%) LAN
20 77 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
21 72 (16.07%) Data Centre
22 70 (15.63%) Hyper-V
23 69 (15.40%) TCP/IP
24 68 (15.18%) Office 365
25 65 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
25 65 (14.51%) vSphere
26 63 (14.06%) SAN
27 59 (13.17%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 182 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 87 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (12.72%) IIS
4 51 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (11.16%) SharePoint
6 40 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (8.04%) Lync
9 15 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.01%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.67%) Apache
14 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.45%) JBoss
14 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 137 (30.58%) MS Excel
2 86 (19.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) InDesign
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) Maximo
3 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 68 (15.18%) Office 365
2 31 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (6.70%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.12%) PaaS
6 4 (0.89%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 134 (29.91%) DNS
2 123 (27.46%) Firewall
3 112 (25.00%) DHCP
4 87 (19.42%) WAN
5 78 (17.41%) LAN
6 69 (15.40%) TCP/IP
7 63 (14.06%) SAN
8 49 (10.94%) VLAN
9 48 (10.71%) VPN
10 28 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (4.91%) NAS
12 21 (4.69%) IP Telephony
13 16 (3.57%) Network Security
13 16 (3.57%) VoIP
14 15 (3.35%) iSCSI
15 14 (3.13%) MPLS
16 11 (2.46%) NetScaler
17 10 (2.23%) Skype
18 9 (2.01%) LDAP
19 8 (1.79%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.45%) MySQL
8 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.22%) OLAP
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.22%) dBASE
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 18 (4.02%) Finance
1 18 (4.02%) Advertising
2 14 (3.13%) Retail
3 6 (1.34%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.12%) Publishing
5 1 (0.22%) Games
5 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.22%) Marketing
5 1 (0.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 119 (26.56%) Analyst
2 67 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 64 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 55 (12.28%) Support Engineer
5 37 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 34 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 34 (7.59%) Consultant
7 33 (7.37%) Administrator
8 32 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 32 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (6.92%) IT Support
10 20 (4.46%) Service Analyst
10 20 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 20 (4.46%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.24%) Technical Support
11 19 (4.24%) Help Desk Engineer
12 18 (4.02%) Server Engineer
13 16 (3.57%) Server Support
14 15 (3.35%) 1st Line Support
14 15 (3.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.24%) Web Services
2 6 (1.34%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.89%) HTML
3 4 (0.89%) .NET
4 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.45%) COM
4 2 (0.45%) CSS
4 2 (0.45%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.07%) Data Centre
2 39 (8.71%) Blackberry
3 34 (7.59%) Clustering
3 34 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.58%) Fat Client
4 25 (5.58%) Thin Client
5 21 (4.69%) Replication
6 14 (3.13%) Handset
6 14 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.01%) User Experience
8 5 (1.12%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.12%) Statistics
9 4 (0.89%) AS400
9 4 (0.89%) EFT
9 4 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.67%) iPad
10 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.67%) CCTV
11 2 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 376 (83.93%) Windows
2 195 (43.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 185 (41.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (20.09%) Windows 7
5 77 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (12.28%) Linux
7 47 (10.49%) Windows XP
8 21 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (4.02%) Windows 2000
10 13 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.79%) UNIX
12 5 (1.12%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.89%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.45%) Android
14 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.22%) CentOS
15 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.75%) ITIL
2 50 (11.16%) Mentoring
3 35 (7.81%) Project Management
4 34 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (6.03%) Change Management
6 24 (5.36%) Migration
7 23 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 21 (4.69%) Information Security
9 19 (4.24%) Problem Management
10 16 (3.57%) Capacity Management
11 13 (2.90%) Service Management
12 12 (2.68%) Configuration Management
12 12 (2.68%) Load Balancing
12 12 (2.68%) Server Building
13 11 (2.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (2.23%) SIEM
14 10 (2.23%) Asset Management
15 9 (2.01%) E-Commerce
15 9 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (2.01%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.17%) SQL
2 36 (8.04%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.13%) C
4 9 (2.01%) VBScript
5 5 (1.12%) VB
6 4 (0.89%) VBA
6 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.67%) PHP
8 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.45%) R
9 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 105 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (12.28%) CCNA
4 52 (11.61%) MCSA
5 45 (10.04%) MCSE
5 45 (10.04%) MCITP
6 42 (9.38%) MCP
7 30 (6.70%) Degree
8 23 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (4.24%) MCTS
10 18 (4.02%) Security Cleared
10 18 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.46%) CCNP
12 10 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (2.23%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.34%) CISSP
14 6 (1.34%) CCA
15 5 (1.12%) CCIE
15 5 (1.12%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.82%) SLA
2 7 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 125 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 65 (14.51%) vSphere
4 59 (13.17%) XenApp
4 59 (13.17%) VMware ESX
5 50 (11.16%) XenDesktop
6 42 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (8.93%) Terminal Services
8 22 (4.91%) vCloud
9 14 (3.13%) XenServer
9 14 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.56%) Xen
10 7 (1.56%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.12%) iptables
12 4 (0.89%) NFS
12 4 (0.89%) MetaFrame
12 4 (0.89%) Firmware
12 4 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (8.93%) SCCM
2 26 (5.80%) Backup Exec
3 22 (4.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (4.02%) NetBackup
4 18 (4.02%) SCOM
5 14 (3.13%) WSUS
6 6 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.89%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.89%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.67%) Cacti
9 3 (0.67%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.45%) Opsview
10 2 (0.45%) Nmap
11 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.22%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (0.22%) Puppet
11 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 296 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 241 (53.79%) VMware
3 145 (32.37%) Citrix
4 141 (31.47%) Cisco
5 55 (12.28%) HP
6 40 (8.93%) Symantec
7 26 (5.80%) Dell
8 24 (5.36%) Sophos
9 21 (4.69%) Veritas
10 19 (4.24%) Apple
11 16 (3.57%) NetApp
12 14 (3.13%) CheckPoint
13 11 (2.46%) Fujitsu
14 10 (2.23%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.23%) SonicWALL
14 10 (2.23%) McAfee
14 10 (2.23%) Oracle
15 9 (2.01%) Tripwire
15 9 (2.01%) Lotus
16 8 (1.79%) IBM
Hertfordshire
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + Bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SCC
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago