The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 24 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.25% 3.87% 4.48%
As % of the System Software category 68.57% 30.95% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 19
Average salary £33,750 £54,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £37,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £54,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

System Software Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 12.03% 12.50% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 56
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £44,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Luton region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Luton

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Luton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
3 29 (56.86%) DNS
3 29 (56.86%) DHCP
4 27 (52.94%) MS Excel
5 21 (41.18%) IIS
6 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
7 19 (37.25%) FTP
7 19 (37.25%) SLA
7 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (35.29%) SCOM
8 18 (35.29%) VMware
9 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (31.37%) Citrix
11 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
11 15 (29.41%) Network Load Balancing
11 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (29.41%) Database Security
11 15 (29.41%) DevOps
12 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (27.45%) Web Services
13 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
14 10 (19.61%) COM
14 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
14 10 (19.61%) Back Office
14 10 (19.61%) Finance
14 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
15 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 21 (41.18%) IIS
2 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) DHCP
1 29 (56.86%) DNS
2 19 (37.25%) FTP
3 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) SAN
4 4 (7.84%) WAN
5 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) MPLS
6 2 (3.92%) OSPF
6 2 (3.92%) BGP
6 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.92%) Firewall
6 2 (3.92%) Wireless
6 2 (3.92%) Frame Relay
6 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.92%) xDSL
6 2 (3.92%) SMTP
6 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (19.61%) Back Office
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (37.25%) Web Engineer
3 17 (33.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Server Support
5 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Desktop Manager
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) COM
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Replication
1 2 (3.92%) SecurID
2 1 (1.96%) PDA
2 1 (1.96%) Statistics
2 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (98.04%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
4 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
2 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Network Load Balancing
2 15 (29.41%) DevOps
2 15 (29.41%) Database Security
3 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.88%) Coaching
9 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.96%) Change Control
10 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.96%) Line Management
10 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) CCA
1 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (3.92%) MCTS
1 2 (3.92%) MCITP
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) XenApp
2 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.88%) XenServer
4 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.92%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) SCOM
2 8 (15.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 16 (31.37%) Citrix
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (3.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) Veritas
7 2 (3.92%) Lotus
7 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
7 2 (3.92%) Websense
7 2 (3.92%) BT
7 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) 3Com
7 2 (3.92%) Mitel
7 2 (3.92%) Brocade
7 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.92%) Aruba
7 2 (3.92%) Akamai