The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 82 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.80% 2.83% 4.61%
As % of the System Software category 51.90% 42.86% 51.61%
Number of salaries quoted 58 6 16
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
158 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.60% 6.60% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 102 16 25
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Hertfordshire

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 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 100 (78.74%) Windows
2 74 (58.27%) Microsoft
3 48 (37.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (37.01%) MS Excel
5 44 (34.65%) VMware
6 41 (32.28%) MS Exchange
7 39 (30.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (24.41%) Citrix
10 30 (23.62%) SQL
11 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (21.26%) MS Office
13 25 (19.69%) LAN
14 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
14 24 (18.90%) Finance
14 24 (18.90%) Lync
14 24 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (18.11%) DNS
16 22 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2007
17 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
17 21 (16.54%) ITIL
18 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (15.75%) MCSE
19 17 (13.39%) MCP
19 17 (13.39%) WAN
19 17 (13.39%) SharePoint
20 16 (12.60%) DHCP
20 16 (12.60%) Cisco
20 16 (12.60%) SAN
20 16 (12.60%) MCITP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (32.28%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.90%) Lync
2 24 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (13.39%) SharePoint
5 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (7.87%) IIS
8 6 (4.72%) Apache
8 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
8 6 (4.72%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (3.15%) Tuxedo
9 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
9 4 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.15%) iPlanet
9 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
9 4 (3.15%) GlassFish
9 4 (3.15%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 47 (37.01%) MS Excel
2 27 (21.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.36%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.79%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.81%) Office 365
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.15%) PaaS
4 2 (1.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.69%) LAN
2 23 (18.11%) DNS
3 17 (13.39%) WAN
4 16 (12.60%) DHCP
4 16 (12.60%) SAN
4 16 (12.60%) Firewall
5 13 (10.24%) TCP/IP
6 12 (9.45%) HTTP
7 10 (7.87%) MPLS
8 9 (7.09%) VPN
9 7 (5.51%) PBX
10 6 (4.72%) SSL
11 4 (3.15%) IPv4
11 4 (3.15%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.15%) VoIP
11 4 (3.15%) ADSL
11 4 (3.15%) ISDN
11 4 (3.15%) VLAN
11 4 (3.15%) Network Security
12 3 (2.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.79%) DB2
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Retail
3 13 (10.24%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.51%) Legal
5 4 (3.15%) Law
5 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.36%) Advertising
7 2 (1.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.47%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.32%) IT Support
3 21 (16.54%) Architect
4 20 (15.75%) Desktop Support
4 20 (15.75%) Analyst
5 16 (12.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Junior
7 10 (7.87%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Consultant
8 9 (7.09%) Administrator
8 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (7.09%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Junior Architect
10 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Help Desk Support
10 7 (5.51%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) .NET
2 4 (3.15%) COM
2 4 (3.15%) Middleware
2 4 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (1.57%) J2EE
3 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.79%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.79%) DCOM
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Clustering
2 8 (6.30%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.15%) EPoS
3 4 (3.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.15%) Open Source
4 2 (1.57%) PKI
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.79%) Handset
5 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 100 (78.74%) Windows
2 48 (37.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (30.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (9.45%) Windows XP
6 11 (8.66%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.87%) Linux
8 7 (5.51%) Windows Vista
9 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.94%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (3.94%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.36%) Solaris
11 3 (2.36%) UNIX
12 2 (1.57%) HPUX
12 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.79%) SUSE
13 1 (0.79%) zOS
13 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) ITIL
2 16 (12.60%) Software Deployment
3 13 (10.24%) Migration
3 13 (10.24%) Network Design
3 13 (10.24%) E-Commerce
4 10 (7.87%) Project Management
5 9 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.15%) CRM
8 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.15%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.15%) Time Management
8 4 (3.15%) Kanban
8 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.15%) Integration Testing
8 4 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.15%) Change Management
8 4 (3.15%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.62%) SQL
2 8 (6.30%) C
3 6 (4.72%) Java
3 6 (4.72%) VBA
4 4 (3.15%) Jython
5 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
6 1 (0.79%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (15.75%) MCSE
3 17 (13.39%) MCP
4 16 (12.60%) MCITP
5 15 (11.81%) Degree
6 13 (10.24%) MCSA
7 8 (6.30%) MCTS
8 6 (4.72%) CCNA
8 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.15%) ISEB
9 4 (3.15%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.79%) CCSA
11 1 (0.79%) CCA
11 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 36 (28.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (16.54%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.30%) Terminal Services
3 8 (6.30%) VMware ESX
3 8 (6.30%) vSphere
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.15%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.36%) XenApp
5 3 (2.36%) KVM
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.79%) Squid
6 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) SCCM
2 4 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.36%) BMC Performance Manager
3 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.79%) SCOM
5 1 (0.79%) WMI
5 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 74 (58.27%) Microsoft
2 44 (34.65%) VMware
3 31 (24.41%) Citrix
4 16 (12.60%) Cisco
5 10 (7.87%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.09%) HP
7 8 (6.30%) McAfee
8 7 (5.51%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.51%) IBM
9 6 (4.72%) SAP
9 6 (4.72%) Symantec
10 5 (3.94%) Dell
10 5 (3.94%) JBoss
11 4 (3.15%) Oracle
11 4 (3.15%) Avaya
11 4 (3.15%) Rackspace
11 4 (3.15%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.36%) BMC
12 3 (2.36%) NetIQ
13 2 (1.57%) Lotus
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