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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 20 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 43 74 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.83% 11.71% 3.78%
As % of the System Software category 43.43% 48.37% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 58 9
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £23,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
99 153 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.03% 24.21% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 50 103 26
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 30 June 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (91.09%) Windows
2 71 (70.30%) Microsoft
3 53 (52.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (48.51%) MS Exchange
5 45 (44.55%) MS Office
6 44 (43.56%) MS Excel
6 44 (43.56%) Citrix
6 44 (43.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (37.62%) VMware
7 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (33.66%) ITIL
9 29 (28.71%) LAN
9 29 (28.71%) WAN
10 27 (26.73%) Cisco
11 24 (23.76%) Linux
11 24 (23.76%) Windows 7
12 23 (22.77%) Data Centre
12 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (22.77%) TCP/IP
12 23 (22.77%) DNS
13 21 (20.79%) DHCP
14 20 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (18.81%) VPN
16 18 (17.82%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2003
17 17 (16.83%) Mathematics
17 17 (16.83%) Problem Management
17 17 (16.83%) Office 365
17 17 (16.83%) C
18 16 (15.84%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (48.51%) MS Exchange
2 20 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (10.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (6.93%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.93%) IIS
6 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.95%) Lync
7 4 (3.96%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.99%) Apache
9 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 45 (44.55%) MS Office
2 44 (43.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Maximo
2 6 (5.94%) CA PPM
3 2 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.99%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.83%) Office 365
2 10 (9.90%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.95%) PaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.71%) LAN
1 29 (28.71%) WAN
2 23 (22.77%) TCP/IP
2 23 (22.77%) DNS
3 21 (20.79%) DHCP
4 19 (18.81%) VPN
5 16 (15.84%) Firewall
6 15 (14.85%) MPLS
7 10 (9.90%) DSL
8 8 (7.92%) SAN
9 6 (5.94%) VLAN
9 6 (5.94%) VoIP
10 5 (4.95%) ISDN
10 5 (4.95%) PBX
10 5 (4.95%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.98%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.98%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.98%) Wireless
11 2 (1.98%) IPsec
12 1 (0.99%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
General
1 12 (11.88%) Publishing
2 11 (10.89%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Analyst
2 26 (25.74%) Support Analyst
3 20 (19.80%) Support Engineer
4 19 (18.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (14.85%) Server Support
6 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) IT Administrator
7 8 (7.92%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (7.92%) Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) Citrix Support
8 6 (5.94%) IT Support
9 5 (4.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) J2EE
1 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 17 (16.83%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.90%) Blackberry
3 10 (9.90%) Handset
4 5 (4.95%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.95%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) iPhone
7 1 (0.99%) iPad
7 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.99%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 92 (91.09%) Windows
2 53 (52.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (43.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (37.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (23.76%) Linux
5 24 (23.76%) Windows 7
6 16 (15.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (13.86%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.94%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.96%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.96%) Android
10 3 (2.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) ITIL
2 18 (17.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (16.83%) Problem Management
4 15 (14.85%) Mentoring
4 15 (14.85%) Asset Management
5 14 (13.86%) Information Security
6 12 (11.88%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.91%) Service Management
8 8 (7.92%) ITSM
8 8 (7.92%) Data Protection
8 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.92%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.93%) Time Management
9 7 (6.93%) BCP
10 6 (5.94%) Project Management
10 6 (5.94%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.94%) Facility Management
10 6 (5.94%) Business Continuity Planning
10 6 (5.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) C
2 11 (10.89%) SQL
3 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.98%) Java
5 1 (0.99%) PHP
5 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.91%) Degree
3 7 (6.93%) MCP
3 7 (6.93%) MCSE
4 3 (2.97%) MCSA
4 3 (2.97%) MCDST
4 3 (2.97%) MCITP
5 2 (1.98%) ACSP
5 2 (1.98%) CCA
5 2 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CCEA
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CCIA
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (14.85%) Terminal Services
3 11 (10.89%) vSphere
3 11 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (9.90%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.91%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.92%) XenDesktop
6 8 (7.92%) XenApp
6 8 (7.92%) Xen
7 5 (4.95%) NLBS
8 2 (1.98%) XenServer
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) WSUS
1 10 (9.90%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.99%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 71 (70.30%) Microsoft
2 44 (43.56%) Citrix
3 38 (37.62%) VMware
4 27 (26.73%) Cisco
5 10 (9.90%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.91%) Oracle
7 7 (6.93%) IBM
8 5 (4.95%) LANDesk
9 4 (3.96%) Tripwire
9 4 (3.96%) MobileIron
9 4 (3.96%) HP
9 4 (3.96%) McAfee
9 4 (3.96%) Lotus
10 2 (1.98%) Remedy
10 2 (1.98%) Dell
10 2 (1.98%) SAP
10 2 (1.98%) NetApp
11 1 (0.99%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.99%) EMC
11 1 (0.99%) Wyse
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