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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 39 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -38
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 9 4 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 6.25% 2.63% 35.87%
As % of the System Software category 90.00% 66.67% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 29
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £55,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
10 6 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 6.94% 3.95% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 31
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 14 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in St Albans

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) HP
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 12 (66.67%) Firewall
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco
6 10 (55.56%) DNS
6 10 (55.56%) DHCP
6 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
7 9 (50.00%) SQL
7 9 (50.00%) IIS
7 9 (50.00%) Dell
8 8 (44.44%) Citrix
9 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
9 7 (38.89%) Apple
9 7 (38.89%) Office 365
9 7 (38.89%) XenApp
9 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
9 7 (38.89%) Mac OS
9 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (27.78%) Finance
10 5 (27.78%) MS Office
11 4 (22.22%) ITIL
11 4 (22.22%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 9 (50.00%) IIS
4 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
5 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) DHCP
2 10 (55.56%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) IT Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (38.89%) Mac OS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
4 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
4 9 (50.00%) Dell
5 8 (44.44%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) Apple
7 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.56%) Sophos
9 1 (5.56%) Symantec
9 1 (5.56%) Veeam