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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 30 54 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.56% 9.22% 13.66%
As % of the System Software category 63.83% 52.94% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 47
Median salary £29,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,976 £29,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £61,900
UK excluding London median salary £33,700 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +1.53%
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
47 102 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.28% 17.41% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 79
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,395 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 46 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 39 (69.64%) Windows
3 31 (55.36%) VMware
4 24 (42.86%) Linux
5 23 (41.07%) ITIL
5 23 (41.07%) Windows Server
6 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
6 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (39.29%) Firewall
7 21 (37.50%) DHCP
7 21 (37.50%) DNS
8 20 (35.71%) VPN
8 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (33.93%) Skype for Business
10 18 (32.14%) Office 365
10 18 (32.14%) E-Commerce
10 18 (32.14%) CheckPoint
11 15 (26.79%) Cisco
11 15 (26.79%) WAN
11 15 (26.79%) LAN
12 14 (25.00%) SQL
12 14 (25.00%) VMware ESX
12 14 (25.00%) Mathematics
13 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (23.21%) Retail
13 13 (23.21%) VoIP
13 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
13 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 19 (33.93%) Skype for Business
3 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.57%) SugarCRM
8 1 (1.79%) IIS
8 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Sage CRM
2 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Office 365
2 11 (19.64%) PaaS
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) DHCP
2 21 (37.50%) DNS
3 20 (35.71%) VPN
4 15 (26.79%) LAN
4 15 (26.79%) WAN
5 13 (23.21%) VoIP
6 12 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (19.64%) ISDN
7 11 (19.64%) MPLS
7 11 (19.64%) PBX
7 11 (19.64%) VLAN
8 9 (16.07%) Network Security
9 6 (10.71%) Skype
10 3 (5.36%) SAN
11 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.57%) Internet
11 2 (3.57%) NAS
11 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (23.21%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (17.86%) Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) Desktop Support
6 9 (16.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Linux Support
6 9 (16.07%) Linux Support Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Compliance Manager
8 6 (10.71%) Information Manager
8 6 (10.71%) Office 365 Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) COM
1 2 (3.57%) CSS
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 14 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.71%) Cybercrime
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.79%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) Handset
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Linux
3 23 (41.07%) Windows Server
4 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
8 8 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 7 (12.50%) Unix
10 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) ITIL
2 18 (32.14%) E-Commerce
3 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 11 (19.64%) Coaching
5 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 8 (14.29%) Information Security
5 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 7 (12.50%) ISMS
6 7 (12.50%) Security Management
6 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (10.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (10.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) C
3 2 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.50%) CISA
4 7 (12.50%) CISM
4 7 (12.50%) CISSP
5 6 (10.71%) CCNA
5 6 (10.71%) MCSE
6 5 (8.93%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) CCDE
7 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 12 (21.43%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.57%) vSphere
6 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) Nessus
3 1 (1.79%) Simpana
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 31 (55.36%) VMware
3 18 (32.14%) CheckPoint
4 15 (26.79%) Cisco
5 10 (17.86%) Citrix
6 8 (14.29%) Oracle
7 4 (7.14%) Dell
7 4 (7.14%) HP
7 4 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (5.36%) Veeam
9 2 (3.57%) NetApp
9 2 (3.57%) Sage
9 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.57%) SAP
9 2 (3.57%) Sophos
10 1 (1.79%) Adobe
10 1 (1.79%) Apple
10 1 (1.79%) CommVault
10 1 (1.79%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.79%) Juniper
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