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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 50 48 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.24% 8.33% 4.46%
As % of the System Software category 59.52% 50.00% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 14
Average salary £29,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £19,450 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,708
% change year-on-year
- -0.63%
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
84 96 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.53% 16.67% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 56 77 38
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 78 (89.66%) Windows
2 54 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 39 (44.83%) MS Exchange
4 37 (42.53%) Citrix
5 35 (40.23%) MS Excel
6 34 (39.08%) MS Office
7 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (29.89%) LAN
8 26 (29.89%) WAN
9 25 (28.74%) Windows 7
10 23 (26.44%) VMware
11 21 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (24.14%) Cisco
12 20 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2003
13 19 (21.84%) ITIL
14 16 (18.39%) Problem Management
14 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (18.39%) Asset Management
15 15 (17.24%) Firewall
15 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
15 15 (17.24%) Windows XP
16 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
17 13 (14.94%) Hyper-V
18 12 (13.79%) SCCM
18 12 (13.79%) Publishing
18 12 (13.79%) Linux
18 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 39 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (22.99%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (9.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (9.20%) IIS
6 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.45%) WorkSite
10 2 (2.30%) Apache
10 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.30%) JBoss
10 2 (2.30%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.15%) Lync
11 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (40.23%) MS Excel
2 34 (39.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Maximo
2 7 (8.05%) CA PPM
3 2 (2.30%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) SaaS
3 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.89%) LAN
1 26 (29.89%) WAN
2 15 (17.24%) Firewall
3 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.79%) SAN
4 11 (12.64%) DNS
4 11 (12.64%) MPLS
5 9 (10.34%) DHCP
6 8 (9.20%) DSL
7 7 (8.05%) VPN
8 6 (6.90%) BIG-IP
9 4 (4.60%) Wireless
10 3 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.30%) NAS
12 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.15%) VLAN
12 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
12 1 (1.15%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) NonStop SQL
General
1 12 (13.79%) Publishing
2 2 (2.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Analyst
2 21 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 17 (19.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (13.79%) Server Support
6 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Administrator
7 8 (9.20%) IT Administrator
8 7 (8.05%) IT Support
9 6 (6.90%) Citrix Support
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
12 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Architect
12 3 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (1.15%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.15%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Mathematics
2 8 (9.20%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Handset
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Xbox
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.15%) Tandem
6 1 (1.15%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 78 (89.66%) Windows
2 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (28.74%) Windows 7
5 15 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (13.79%) Linux
8 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.75%) Android
9 5 (5.75%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.60%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.15%) AIX
11 1 (1.15%) Solaris
11 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (21.84%) ITIL
3 16 (18.39%) Problem Management
3 16 (18.39%) Asset Management
4 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
5 10 (11.49%) Project Management
6 9 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.34%) Capacity Management
6 9 (10.34%) Data Protection
6 9 (10.34%) Service Management
7 7 (8.05%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (8.05%) Time Management
7 7 (8.05%) Performance Management
7 7 (8.05%) BCP
7 7 (8.05%) ITSM
7 7 (8.05%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.90%) Facility Management
9 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.75%) Data Validation
9 5 (5.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) C
3 7 (8.05%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.30%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.15%) VBScript
5 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.49%) MCSE
3 8 (9.20%) Degree
4 7 (8.05%) MCP
5 5 (5.75%) MCSA
6 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.60%) MCDST
7 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.45%) CCNP
8 1 (1.15%) ACSP
8 1 (1.15%) CCIA
8 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.15%) MCITP
8 1 (1.15%) CCA
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CISSP
8 1 (1.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.94%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.49%) vSphere
4 6 (6.90%) Xen
4 6 (6.90%) NLBS
5 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.45%) XenApp
6 3 (3.45%) XenServer
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.15%) ACF2
8 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) SCCM
2 8 (9.20%) WSUS
3 3 (3.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.15%) Novell Identity Manager
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 37 (42.53%) Citrix
3 23 (26.44%) VMware
4 21 (24.14%) Cisco
5 11 (12.64%) Oracle
6 9 (10.34%) IBM
6 9 (10.34%) HP
7 7 (8.05%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.75%) MobileIron
8 5 (5.75%) LANDesk
8 5 (5.75%) Lotus
9 3 (3.45%) Meraki
9 3 (3.45%) NetApp
10 2 (2.30%) SAP
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.30%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.15%) Veeam
11 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.15%) IronPort
Watford
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago