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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 53 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.27% 9.55% 5.44%
As % of the System Software category 61.63% 55.26% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 23
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £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
86 76 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.67% 17.27% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 47
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 92 (83.64%) Windows
2 60 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 48 (43.64%) MS Exchange
4 38 (34.55%) MS Excel
5 33 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (27.27%) Citrix
7 29 (26.36%) Cisco
7 29 (26.36%) VMware
8 28 (25.45%) Firewall
9 27 (24.55%) MS Office
9 27 (24.55%) Windows 7
10 26 (23.64%) LAN
10 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (22.73%) WAN
12 24 (21.82%) ITIL
13 23 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (17.27%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (17.27%) Oracle
16 19 (17.27%) DNS
16 19 (17.27%) MCSE
16 19 (17.27%) Hyper-V
16 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (16.36%) Project Management
17 18 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2003
18 17 (15.45%) SCCM
18 17 (15.45%) Asset Management
18 17 (15.45%) Windows XP
19 16 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (17.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (11.82%) Lync
7 12 (10.91%) WebSphere
7 12 (10.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (8.18%) Apache
8 9 (8.18%) Tomcat
8 9 (8.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (8.18%) IIS
9 8 (7.27%) JBoss
10 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
10 7 (6.36%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (4.55%) WorkSite
11 5 (4.55%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.82%) iPlanet
12 2 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (34.55%) MS Excel
2 27 (24.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Maximo
1 7 (6.36%) CA PPM
1 7 (6.36%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (7.27%) Office 365
2 6 (5.45%) SaaS
3 3 (2.73%) Yammer
4 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Terremark
4 2 (1.82%) PaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.45%) Firewall
2 26 (23.64%) LAN
3 25 (22.73%) WAN
4 19 (17.27%) DNS
5 15 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 12 (10.91%) SAN
7 11 (10.00%) MPLS
8 8 (7.27%) DHCP
9 6 (5.45%) VoIP
9 6 (5.45%) VPN
9 6 (5.45%) HTTPS
9 6 (5.45%) Wireless
9 6 (5.45%) DSL
9 6 (5.45%) BIG-IP
10 4 (3.64%) Internet
11 3 (2.73%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.73%) SSL
11 3 (2.73%) LDAP
11 3 (2.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 3 (2.73%) Big Data
6 2 (1.82%) NonStop SQL
General
1 8 (7.27%) Publishing
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Retail
4 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Legal
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (38.18%) Analyst
2 25 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) IT Support
6 9 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.27%) Administrator
7 8 (7.27%) Architect
8 7 (6.36%) IT Administrator
9 6 (5.45%) Consultant
9 6 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Server Support
11 4 (3.64%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) X-Windows
2 3 (2.73%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.82%) RESTful
3 2 (1.82%) LAMP
3 2 (1.82%) HTML
3 2 (1.82%) CSS
3 2 (1.82%) JDBC
3 2 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.91%) Middleware
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Mathematics
2 7 (6.36%) Clustering
2 7 (6.36%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.45%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.73%) Replication
4 3 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.82%) AS400
5 2 (1.82%) Tandem
5 2 (1.82%) PKI
5 2 (1.82%) CMDB
6 1 (0.91%) Handset
6 1 (0.91%) Open Source
6 1 (0.91%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 92 (83.64%) Windows
2 27 (24.55%) Windows 7
3 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (15.45%) Windows XP
6 15 (13.64%) Linux
7 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (4.55%) Mac OS
11 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.55%) UNIX
11 5 (4.55%) Android
12 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
12 4 (3.64%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.73%) Solaris
14 2 (1.82%) AIX
15 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) ITIL
2 20 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (16.36%) Project Management
4 17 (15.45%) Asset Management
5 15 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 12 (10.91%) Configuration Management
7 10 (9.09%) Service Management
7 10 (9.09%) Migration
8 8 (7.27%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.36%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.36%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (6.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (6.36%) Business Continuity
9 7 (6.36%) Time Management
9 7 (6.36%) Performance Management
9 7 (6.36%) Data Protection
9 7 (6.36%) ITSM
9 7 (6.36%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) Java
3 8 (7.27%) C
4 7 (6.36%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.91%) VBScript
6 1 (0.91%) VB
6 1 (0.91%) Jython
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (17.27%) MCSE
3 12 (10.91%) MCP
3 12 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (10.00%) CCNP
5 10 (9.09%) MCSA
6 8 (7.27%) Degree
7 7 (6.36%) MCITP
7 7 (6.36%) CCNA
8 4 (3.64%) MCDST
9 3 (2.73%) MCTS
9 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.82%) CISSP
11 1 (0.91%) ISEB
11 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (17.27%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.09%) vSphere
4 6 (5.45%) Xen
4 6 (5.45%) NLBS
5 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (2.73%) XenApp
6 3 (2.73%) XenServer
7 2 (1.82%) ACF2
7 2 (1.82%) RACF
7 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) WSUS
3 4 (3.64%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (2.73%) Novell Identity Manager
4 3 (2.73%) SCOM
5 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.82%) Puppet
6 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.91%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.91%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 60 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 30 (27.27%) Citrix
3 29 (26.36%) Cisco
3 29 (26.36%) VMware
4 19 (17.27%) Oracle
5 14 (12.73%) IBM
6 9 (8.18%) HP
7 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.36%) EnterpriseDB
8 7 (6.36%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.55%) MobileIron
9 5 (4.55%) Lotus
9 5 (4.55%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.73%) Meraki
10 3 (2.73%) NetIQ
10 3 (2.73%) Remedy
10 3 (2.73%) Novell
10 3 (2.73%) CA
10 3 (2.73%) Avaya
10 3 (2.73%) Sun
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