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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 18 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.33% 4.10% 3.50%
As % of the System Software category 69.23% 32.43% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 15
Average salary £35,000 £51,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +33.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £39,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £54,000 £51,500
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
26 37 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 12.04% 12.63% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 53
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £45,000 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Luton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 27 (56.25%) DHCP
3 27 (56.25%) DNS
4 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
5 19 (39.58%) IIS
6 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 17 (35.42%) FTP
7 17 (35.42%) SLA
7 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (33.33%) SCOM
9 15 (31.25%) VMware
10 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (27.08%) Network Load Balancing
11 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
11 13 (27.08%) Database Security
11 13 (27.08%) DevOps
12 12 (25.00%) Web Services
12 12 (25.00%) Citrix
13 11 (22.92%) ITIL
13 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
14 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
15 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
16 8 (16.67%) COM
16 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 8 (16.67%) Back Office
16 8 (16.67%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (39.58%) IIS
2 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.58%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) DHCP
1 27 (56.25%) DNS
2 17 (35.42%) FTP
3 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.42%) SAN
4 5 (10.42%) WAN
5 4 (8.33%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
6 3 (6.25%) MPLS
6 3 (6.25%) SMTP
6 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.25%) Firewall
7 2 (4.17%) Wireless
7 2 (4.17%) Frame Relay
7 2 (4.17%) xDSL
7 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.17%) ATM
7 2 (4.17%) ISDN
7 2 (4.17%) LAN
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Back Office
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) Web Engineer
3 15 (31.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Desktop Manager
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.25%) Server Support
8 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
9 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) COM
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) SecurID
2 1 (2.08%) PDA
2 1 (2.08%) Statistics
2 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Network Load Balancing
2 13 (27.08%) DevOps
2 13 (27.08%) Database Security
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Coaching
8 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.08%) Change Control
9 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.08%) Line Management
9 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CCA
1 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.08%) MCTS
1 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) XenServer
4 2 (4.17%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.08%) Firmware
5 1 (2.08%) Xen
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) SCOM
2 7 (14.58%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) VMware
3 12 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Dell
6 3 (6.25%) Avaya
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Veritas
7 2 (4.17%) Lotus
7 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Websense
7 2 (4.17%) BT
7 2 (4.17%) Mitel
7 2 (4.17%) Brocade
7 2 (4.17%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.17%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.17%) Aruba
7 2 (4.17%) Akamai