The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 17 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 9.39% 11.45% 11.00%
As % of the System Software category 80.95% 78.95% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 20
Average salary £39,000 £28,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £31,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,708
% change year-on-year
- -0.63%
Active Directory
Hertfordshire

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

System Software Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 11.60% 14.50% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 21
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £31,300
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 St Albans

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Active Directory
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in St Albans

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in St Albans

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (83.33%) Firewall
4 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco
5 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (55.56%) HP
8 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (44.44%) DHCP
9 8 (44.44%) DNS
9 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
10 7 (38.89%) CCNA
10 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (38.89%) Migration
11 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (33.33%) Office 365
11 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
11 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
11 6 (33.33%) SAN
11 6 (33.33%) Dell
11 6 (33.33%) Citrix
11 6 (33.33%) MS Office
12 5 (27.78%) MCP
12 5 (27.78%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (27.78%) IIS
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) DHCP
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
4 5 (27.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) dBASE
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
1 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
2 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNA
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCP
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
5 4 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (33.33%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Apple
6 2 (11.11%) Websense
7 1 (5.56%) Novell
7 1 (5.56%) Reuters
7 1 (5.56%) 3PAR