The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 38 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.16% 9.50% 4.97%
As % of the System Software category 47.50% 59.38% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 23
Average salary £45,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.17% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 Watford region.

System Software Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
80 64 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.07% 16.00% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60 55 42
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -32.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Watford

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 91 (82.73%) Windows
2 70 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 48 (43.64%) MS Exchange
4 43 (39.09%) MS Excel
5 39 (35.45%) VMware
6 35 (31.82%) Firewall
7 34 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (26.36%) ITIL
9 28 (25.45%) DNS
9 28 (25.45%) Cisco
9 28 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (24.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (21.82%) MS Office
13 23 (20.91%) MCSE
14 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (20.00%) Hyper-V
15 20 (18.18%) Project Management
16 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (17.27%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (16.36%) Lync
17 18 (16.36%) Finance
17 18 (16.36%) Retail
18 17 (15.45%) Manufacturing
18 17 (15.45%) LAN
18 17 (15.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (14.55%) WAN
19 16 (14.55%) DHCP
19 16 (14.55%) C

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 48 (43.64%) MS Exchange
2 27 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (17.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (16.36%) Lync
6 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (10.00%) Apache
6 11 (10.00%) Tomcat
7 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 10 (9.09%) JBoss
8 8 (7.27%) WebSphere
8 8 (7.27%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (5.45%) WorkSite
9 6 (5.45%) WebLogic
10 5 (4.55%) OpenStack
10 5 (4.55%) IIS
10 5 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (2.73%) iPlanet
11 3 (2.73%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 43 (39.09%) MS Excel
2 24 (21.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) RiskWrite
2 2 (1.82%) Maximo
2 2 (1.82%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.91%) Office 365
3 9 (8.18%) SaaS
4 8 (7.27%) PaaS
5 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.55%) IaaS
5 5 (4.55%) Google Apps
5 5 (4.55%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.82%) Firewall
2 28 (25.45%) DNS
3 17 (15.45%) LAN
4 16 (14.55%) WAN
4 16 (14.55%) DHCP
5 14 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 12 (10.91%) MPLS
7 10 (9.09%) VoIP
7 10 (9.09%) VPN
8 8 (7.27%) SAN
9 6 (5.45%) Wireless
9 6 (5.45%) HTTPS
9 6 (5.45%) PBX
10 5 (4.55%) Internet
11 4 (3.64%) SSL
12 3 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.73%) BGP
12 3 (2.73%) OSPF
12 3 (2.73%) HTTP
12 3 (2.73%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.27%) RDBMS
2 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.73%) Big Data
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.82%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
1 18 (16.36%) Retail
2 17 (15.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.73%) Legal
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (34.55%) Analyst
2 26 (23.64%) Support Analyst
3 18 (16.36%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Architect
5 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.27%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.27%) Administrator
6 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) IT Support
6 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Consultant
7 7 (6.36%) IT Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Junior
9 5 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) J2EE
2 7 (6.36%) .NET
3 5 (4.55%) RESTful
3 5 (4.55%) Web Services
3 5 (4.55%) LAMP
4 3 (2.73%) SailPoint
4 3 (2.73%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (1.82%) HTML
5 2 (1.82%) CSS
5 2 (1.82%) JDBC
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.82%) Middleware
6 1 (0.91%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Mathematics
2 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) Clustering
4 8 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.45%) Handset
6 5 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.55%) Fat Client
6 5 (4.55%) CMDB
7 4 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.73%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.73%) Replication
9 2 (1.82%) AS400
9 2 (1.82%) Tandem
9 2 (1.82%) PKI
9 2 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 91 (82.73%) Windows
2 28 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 14 (12.73%) Linux
8 9 (8.18%) Windows Vista
9 8 (7.27%) Windows 8
10 7 (6.36%) UNIX
11 6 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (5.45%) VMS
12 5 (4.55%) Android
12 5 (4.55%) Mac OS
12 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
13 4 (3.64%) Solaris
13 4 (3.64%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) ITIL
2 20 (18.18%) Project Management
3 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
4 13 (11.82%) Migration
5 12 (10.91%) Asset Management
6 10 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (6.36%) Time Management
9 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.45%) Information Security
10 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (5.45%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.45%) Analytics
11 5 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
11 5 (4.55%) DevOps
11 5 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.55%) C
2 15 (13.64%) Java
3 8 (7.27%) Shell Script
3 8 (7.27%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.45%) SQL
5 2 (1.82%) Jython
5 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.82%) VBScript
5 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (24.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (20.91%) MCSE
3 16 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (14.55%) Degree
4 15 (13.64%) CCNP
5 13 (11.82%) MCP
5 13 (11.82%) MCSA
6 11 (10.00%) MCITP
7 10 (9.09%) CCNA
8 4 (3.64%) MCDST
8 4 (3.64%) MCTS
9 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.82%) CISSP
11 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.91%) vSphere
4 9 (8.18%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.45%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (5.45%) XenServer
5 6 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.55%) XenApp
6 5 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.82%) Xen
9 2 (1.82%) NLBS
9 2 (1.82%) RACF
9 2 (1.82%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) SCCM
2 5 (4.55%) Puppet
2 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (2.73%) Novell Identity Manager
4 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (2.73%) SCOM
5 2 (1.82%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (1.82%) WSUS
5 2 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 70 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 39 (35.45%) VMware
3 28 (25.45%) Cisco
4 16 (14.55%) Oracle
5 15 (13.64%) Citrix
6 12 (10.91%) IBM
7 11 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 8 (7.27%) HP
8 8 (7.27%) EnterpriseDB
9 5 (4.55%) MobileIron
9 5 (4.55%) Rackspace
9 5 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.55%) Google
9 5 (4.55%) LANDesk
10 4 (3.64%) NetIQ
10 4 (3.64%) Remedy
11 3 (2.73%) Meraki
11 3 (2.73%) Novell
11 3 (2.73%) CA
11 3 (2.73%) Avaya
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
MCSP
Posted: 9 days ago