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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 71 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.30% 11.60% 3.47%
As % of the System Software category 47.37% 51.45% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 56 10
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £26,250 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £53,250
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
76 138 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.42% 22.55% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43 97 30
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 (90.70%) Windows
2 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
3 39 (45.35%) Citrix
3 39 (45.35%) MS Exchange
4 38 (44.19%) MS Excel
5 37 (43.02%) MS Office
6 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (30.23%) VMware
9 24 (27.91%) LAN
9 24 (27.91%) WAN
9 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
10 23 (26.74%) ITIL
11 21 (24.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (20.93%) Cisco
13 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (18.60%) Asset Management
15 16 (18.60%) Windows XP
15 16 (18.60%) Problem Management
16 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
16 15 (17.44%) Linux
17 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
18 13 (15.12%) Firewall
19 12 (13.95%) Publishing
19 12 (13.95%) SAN
19 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
19 12 (13.95%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (45.35%) MS Exchange
2 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (9.30%) IIS
4 8 (9.30%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.49%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (2.33%) Apache
8 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.33%) JBoss
9 1 (1.16%) WorkSite
Applications
1 38 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 37 (43.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Maximo
2 7 (8.14%) CA PPM
3 2 (2.33%) RiskWrite
4 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.91%) LAN
1 24 (27.91%) WAN
2 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.12%) Firewall
4 12 (13.95%) SAN
4 12 (13.95%) DNS
5 11 (12.79%) DHCP
6 10 (11.63%) VPN
7 9 (10.47%) MPLS
8 8 (9.30%) DSL
9 6 (6.98%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.33%) IPsec
11 2 (2.33%) Wireless
11 2 (2.33%) NAS
12 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
General
1 12 (13.95%) Publishing
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Analyst
2 23 (26.74%) Support Analyst
3 17 (19.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (15.12%) Support Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Server Support
4 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Administrator
5 8 (9.30%) IT Administrator
6 7 (8.14%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.98%) Citrix Support
7 6 (6.98%) IT Support
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Mathematics
2 8 (9.30%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.81%) Handset
5 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) iPhone
7 1 (1.16%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 78 (90.70%) Windows
2 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
5 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (18.60%) Windows XP
7 15 (17.44%) Linux
8 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.81%) Mac OS
10 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
10 5 (5.81%) Android
11 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 21 (24.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (18.60%) Asset Management
3 16 (18.60%) Problem Management
4 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.47%) Data Protection
5 9 (10.47%) Capacity Management
5 9 (10.47%) Service Management
6 8 (9.30%) ITSM
6 8 (9.30%) Project Management
7 7 (8.14%) Time Management
7 7 (8.14%) Performance Management
7 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (8.14%) BCP
7 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.98%) Facility Management
9 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.81%) Data Validation
9 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
1 12 (13.95%) C
2 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
2 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.33%) Java
3 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.30%) Degree
3 7 (8.14%) MCP
3 7 (8.14%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) MCDST
5 3 (3.49%) MCSA
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 2 (2.33%) ACSP
7 1 (1.16%) CCIA
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.16%) CCA
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.79%) Hyper-V
3 10 (11.63%) vSphere
4 7 (8.14%) Xen
5 6 (6.98%) NLBS
5 6 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.81%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.81%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.81%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.65%) XenApp
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.16%) XenServer
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) WSUS
3 3 (3.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 39 (45.35%) Citrix
3 26 (30.23%) VMware
4 18 (20.93%) Cisco
5 11 (12.79%) Oracle
6 8 (9.30%) IBM
7 7 (8.14%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.98%) LANDesk
9 5 (5.81%) MobileIron
9 5 (5.81%) HP
9 5 (5.81%) Lotus
10 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.33%) NetApp
10 2 (2.33%) SAP
10 2 (2.33%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (1.16%) Meraki
11 1 (1.16%) Avaya
11 1 (1.16%) Dell
11 1 (1.16%) EMC
11 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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