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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 82 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.99% 3.69% 6.68%
As % of the System Software category 61.65% 51.85% 64.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 9 18
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,900 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
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
133 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.31% 7.12% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 87 17 26
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 120 (78.43%) Windows
2 100 (65.36%) Microsoft
3 65 (42.48%) MS Excel
4 60 (39.22%) MS Exchange
5 59 (38.56%) VMware
5 59 (38.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (30.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (24.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (24.18%) MS Office
10 36 (23.53%) Firewall
11 35 (22.88%) ITIL
12 34 (22.22%) DNS
13 33 (21.57%) Finance
14 31 (20.26%) Lync
14 31 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 31 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2007
15 29 (18.95%) Hyper-V
15 29 (18.95%) Citrix
16 28 (18.30%) Cisco
17 27 (17.65%) LAN
17 27 (17.65%) MCSE
17 27 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (17.65%) Retail
17 27 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (16.34%) Mentoring
18 25 (16.34%) Manufacturing
18 25 (16.34%) E-Commerce
19 24 (15.69%) DHCP
19 24 (15.69%) Degree

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 60 (39.22%) MS Exchange
2 31 (20.26%) Lync
2 31 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 31 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (13.07%) SharePoint
4 19 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (5.88%) Apache
6 9 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 8 (5.23%) IIS
8 6 (3.92%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (3.27%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.61%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.61%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.61%) WorkSite
10 4 (2.61%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.61%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (2.61%) Tuxedo
10 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (42.48%) MS Excel
2 37 (24.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.31%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) RiskWrite
1 4 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.03%) Office 365
2 18 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.19%) PaaS
4 7 (4.58%) Google Apps
5 5 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.27%) IaaS
5 5 (3.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.53%) Firewall
2 34 (22.22%) DNS
3 27 (17.65%) LAN
4 24 (15.69%) DHCP
5 20 (13.07%) WAN
6 19 (12.42%) TCP/IP
7 16 (10.46%) MPLS
7 16 (10.46%) SAN
8 13 (8.50%) VPN
9 12 (7.84%) HTTP
10 10 (6.54%) VoIP
11 9 (5.88%) PBX
12 6 (3.92%) VLAN
12 6 (3.92%) ISDN
12 6 (3.92%) SSL
13 5 (3.27%) IPv4
14 4 (2.61%) Network Security
14 4 (2.61%) Wireless
14 4 (2.61%) ADSL
14 4 (2.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
General
1 33 (21.57%) Finance
2 27 (17.65%) Retail
3 25 (16.34%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.88%) Legal
5 4 (2.61%) Law
5 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.96%) Advertising
7 2 (1.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (22.22%) Analyst
1 34 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.03%) Architect
3 19 (12.42%) Support Analyst
4 18 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 18 (11.76%) IT Support
5 17 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (10.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (9.15%) Help Desk Support
8 12 (7.84%) Junior
9 11 (7.19%) Administrator
9 11 (7.19%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Consultant
11 9 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
12 8 (5.23%) Technical Support
12 8 (5.23%) IT Administrator
13 7 (4.58%) Help Desk Administrator
13 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) .NET
2 6 (3.92%) Web Services
2 6 (3.92%) J2EE
3 5 (3.27%) LAMP
3 5 (3.27%) RESTful
4 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (2.61%) COM
4 4 (2.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.61%) Middleware
5 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.65%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.65%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.07%) Mathematics
3 17 (11.11%) Clustering
4 6 (3.92%) Handset
5 5 (3.27%) CMDB
6 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.61%) Open Source
6 4 (2.61%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.61%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.61%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.96%) EPoS
7 3 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.31%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 120 (78.43%) Windows
2 59 (38.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (30.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (10.46%) Windows XP
7 13 (8.50%) Linux
8 10 (6.54%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.88%) Windows Vista
10 8 (5.23%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.92%) VMS
11 6 (3.92%) UNIX
12 5 (3.27%) Windows 2000
12 5 (3.27%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.96%) HPUX
13 3 (1.96%) Solaris
14 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.65%) zOS
15 1 (0.65%) NetWare
15 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.88%) ITIL
2 25 (16.34%) Mentoring
2 25 (16.34%) E-Commerce
3 20 (13.07%) Project Management
4 18 (11.76%) Migration
5 13 (8.50%) Coaching
6 11 (7.19%) Asset Management
6 11 (7.19%) Software Deployment
7 10 (6.54%) Network Design
7 10 (6.54%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.88%) Time Management
9 8 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.92%) Workflow
10 6 (3.92%) Information Security
10 6 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.27%) UML
11 5 (3.27%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.03%) SQL
2 20 (13.07%) C
3 13 (8.50%) Java
4 6 (3.92%) VBA
5 5 (3.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.61%) Jython
6 4 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.65%) PHP
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (24.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (17.65%) MCSE
3 24 (15.69%) Degree
4 23 (15.03%) MCITP
5 18 (11.76%) MCSA
5 18 (11.76%) MCP
6 16 (10.46%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (8.50%) CCNA
8 11 (7.19%) CCNP
9 9 (5.88%) MCTS
10 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (2.61%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.96%) ISEB
11 3 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.65%) CCA
13 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.65%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 51 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (18.95%) Hyper-V
3 14 (9.15%) Terminal Services
4 11 (7.19%) VMware ESX
4 11 (7.19%) vSphere
5 7 (4.58%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.92%) XenApp
6 6 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.96%) XenServer
9 1 (0.65%) Squid
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) SCCM
2 5 (3.27%) Puppet
2 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.96%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.96%) BMC Performance Manager
3 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 100 (65.36%) Microsoft
2 59 (38.56%) VMware
3 29 (18.95%) Citrix
4 28 (18.30%) Cisco
5 12 (7.84%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.19%) CheckPoint
6 11 (7.19%) IBM
7 9 (5.88%) HP
7 9 (5.88%) Rackspace
8 8 (5.23%) McAfee
8 8 (5.23%) Oracle
8 8 (5.23%) JBoss
9 7 (4.58%) Google
10 6 (3.92%) Symantec
11 5 (3.27%) Dell
12 4 (2.61%) EnterpriseDB
12 4 (2.61%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.61%) SAP
12 4 (2.61%) Avaya
13 3 (1.96%) Remedy
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Posted: 6 days ago
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