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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 11 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 7.78% 18.40% 5.79%
As % of the System Software category 43.75% 76.92% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 9
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £25,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £37,000
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
32 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 17.78% 23.93% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 12
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Stevenage

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
9 6 (30.00%) Wireless
9 6 (30.00%) VoIP
9 6 (30.00%) UNIX
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (30.00%) Change Control
10 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (25.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
11 4 (20.00%) Document Management
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (20.00%) MBCS
11 4 (20.00%) VPLS
11 4 (20.00%) MCP
11 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
11 4 (20.00%) VPN
11 4 (20.00%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) Wireless
1 6 (30.00%) VoIP
2 4 (20.00%) VPLS
2 4 (20.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) MPLS
2 4 (20.00%) OSPF
2 4 (20.00%) BGP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
1 3 (15.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Deskside Support
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Document Management
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (20.00%) MBCS
2 4 (20.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) VCP4
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) VCP5
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) MCTS
4 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
7 2 (10.00%) Veeam