The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage 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 12 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.46% 5.16% 4.79%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 24.44% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 6
Average salary £42,500 £54,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.29% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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 Stevenage region.

System Software Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 14.19% 21.13% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 6
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,750 £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 Stevenage

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Stevenage

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) MS Exchange
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
7 10 (34.48%) DNS
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (31.03%) Firewall
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
10 7 (24.14%) Lync
10 7 (24.14%) VCP5
11 6 (20.69%) UNIX
11 6 (20.69%) VoIP
11 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (20.69%) Wireless
11 6 (20.69%) Change Control
11 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (17.24%) MCSE
12 5 (17.24%) LAN
12 5 (17.24%) WAN
12 5 (17.24%) IBM
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (17.24%) Law
12 5 (17.24%) MCITP
12 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 (65.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Lync
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) Wireless
3 6 (20.69%) VoIP
4 5 (17.24%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) VPLS
5 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 4 (13.79%) OSPF
5 4 (13.79%) BGP
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.34%) SAN
6 3 (10.34%) WLAN
6 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 2 (6.90%) HTTP
7 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security
7 2 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Law
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Server Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Design Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Deskside Support
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) UNIX
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Change Control
2 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
2 4 (13.79%) Document Management
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.90%) Line Management
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (24.14%) VCP5
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) MCSE
2 5 (17.24%) MCITP
3 4 (13.79%) MBCS
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) MCP
3 4 (13.79%) VCP4
4 2 (6.90%) MCTS
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Server
3 2 (6.90%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.34%) EMC
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) HP