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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 30 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.65% 5.46% 8.21%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 39.58% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 31
Average salary £40,250 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.50% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £45,000
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
42 48 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 12.10% 13.79% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 63
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Luton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (98.11%) Windows
2 34 (64.15%) DHCP
2 34 (64.15%) DNS
3 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
4 32 (60.38%) MS Excel
5 25 (47.17%) IIS
6 24 (45.28%) E-Commerce
7 23 (43.40%) FTP
7 23 (43.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (41.51%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (41.51%) SCOM
8 22 (41.51%) SLA
9 20 (37.74%) VMware
10 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
10 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (35.85%) Database Security
11 18 (33.96%) DevOps
11 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (33.96%) Network Load Balancing
12 17 (32.08%) Citrix
12 17 (32.08%) Web Services
13 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
15 13 (24.53%) COM
15 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
15 13 (24.53%) Back Office
15 13 (24.53%) Finance
16 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
17 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
18 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (47.17%) IIS
2 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (60.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (41.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (64.15%) DHCP
1 34 (64.15%) DNS
2 23 (43.40%) FTP
3 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.43%) WAN
5 3 (5.66%) LAN
5 3 (5.66%) SAN
5 3 (5.66%) VPN
6 2 (3.77%) xDSL
6 2 (3.77%) Internet
6 2 (3.77%) MPLS
6 2 (3.77%) OSPF
6 2 (3.77%) BGP
6 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) Frame Relay
6 2 (3.77%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) ATM
6 2 (3.77%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (24.53%) Back Office
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (41.51%) Web Engineer
3 20 (37.74%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Server Support
5 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Desktop Support
8 1 (1.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Web Services
2 13 (24.53%) COM
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) SecurID
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (98.11%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) E-Commerce
2 19 (35.85%) Database Security
3 18 (33.96%) Network Load Balancing
3 18 (33.96%) DevOps
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
5 7 (13.21%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.77%) Coaching
8 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.77%) MCTS
2 2 (3.77%) MCITP
2 2 (3.77%) CCA
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (41.51%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.32%) XenApp
3 4 (7.55%) XenServer
3 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (41.51%) SCOM
2 6 (11.32%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) Citrix
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) 3Com
6 2 (3.77%) Mitel
6 2 (3.77%) Brocade
6 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
6 2 (3.77%) Avaya
6 2 (3.77%) Juniper
6 2 (3.77%) Veritas
6 2 (3.77%) Lotus
6 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
6 2 (3.77%) Websense
6 2 (3.77%) BT
6 2 (3.77%) Aruba
6 2 (3.77%) Akamai