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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.93% 2.78% 6.04%
As % of the System Software category 53.13% 50.00% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 43 7 19
Average salary £36,250 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.58% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £47,000 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
128 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.33% 5.56% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 80 14 28
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,850 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 28 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Watford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 110 (78.57%) Windows
2 95 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 59 (42.14%) MS Excel
4 55 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (37.14%) MS Exchange
6 51 (36.43%) VMware
7 45 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (24.29%) Finance
8 34 (24.29%) MS Office
9 33 (23.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (22.86%) DNS
11 31 (22.14%) ITIL
12 28 (20.00%) Firewall
12 28 (20.00%) SQL
12 28 (20.00%) Citrix
12 28 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 28 (20.00%) Lync
13 26 (18.57%) LAN
13 26 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 26 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (17.86%) Degree
14 25 (17.86%) Retail
14 25 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (17.14%) MCSE
15 24 (17.14%) SQL Server
16 23 (16.43%) E-Commerce
16 23 (16.43%) DHCP
16 23 (16.43%) Manufacturing
17 22 (15.71%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 52 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 28 (20.00%) Lync
3 26 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (13.57%) SharePoint
5 16 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (5.71%) IIS
8 6 (4.29%) Apache
8 6 (4.29%) Tomcat
8 6 (4.29%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.86%) iPlanet
9 4 (2.86%) Tuxedo
9 4 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.86%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.86%) GlassFish
10 3 (2.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (42.14%) MS Excel
2 34 (24.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.71%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.57%) Office 365
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.43%) PaaS
4 5 (3.57%) Google Apps
5 3 (2.14%) SaaS
5 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.86%) DNS
2 28 (20.00%) Firewall
3 26 (18.57%) LAN
4 23 (16.43%) DHCP
5 19 (13.57%) WAN
6 16 (11.43%) SAN
7 15 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 14 (10.00%) MPLS
9 12 (8.57%) HTTP
10 11 (7.86%) VPN
11 9 (6.43%) PBX
12 7 (5.00%) VoIP
13 6 (4.29%) ISDN
13 6 (4.29%) SSL
13 6 (4.29%) VLAN
14 5 (3.57%) IPv4
15 4 (2.86%) Ethernet
15 4 (2.86%) ADSL
15 4 (2.86%) Network Security
16 3 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
4 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
General
1 34 (24.29%) Finance
2 25 (17.86%) Retail
3 23 (16.43%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.71%) Legal
5 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Law
6 3 (2.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 27 (19.29%) Analyst
3 24 (17.14%) Architect
4 17 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (12.14%) Desktop Support
4 17 (12.14%) IT Support
5 15 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (10.00%) Junior
6 14 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
8 10 (7.14%) Administrator
8 10 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Junior Architect
11 7 (5.00%) Technical Support
11 7 (5.00%) IT Administrator
11 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) .NET
2 4 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (2.86%) Middleware
2 4 (2.86%) COM
2 4 (2.86%) Web Services
2 4 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (2.14%) RESTful
3 3 (2.14%) LAMP
3 3 (2.14%) J2EE
4 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.71%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.71%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Mathematics
2 17 (12.14%) Clustering
3 5 (3.57%) Handset
4 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.86%) Open Source
5 3 (2.14%) CMDB
5 3 (2.14%) EPoS
6 2 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.71%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 110 (78.57%) Windows
2 55 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.14%) Linux
8 8 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 7 (5.00%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 5 (3.57%) VMS
11 4 (2.86%) UNIX
12 3 (2.14%) HPUX
12 3 (2.14%) Solaris
13 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.71%) SUSE
14 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) ITIL
2 23 (16.43%) E-Commerce
3 16 (11.43%) Project Management
3 16 (11.43%) Migration
4 13 (9.29%) Network Design
5 11 (7.86%) Software Deployment
6 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.71%) Time Management
7 6 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.57%) Workflow
8 5 (3.57%) Information Security
9 4 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.86%) CRM
9 4 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.86%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.00%) SQL
2 18 (12.86%) C
3 8 (5.71%) Java
4 6 (4.29%) VBA
5 4 (2.86%) Jython
6 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.71%) PHP
7 1 (0.71%) VBScript
7 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (17.86%) Degree
3 24 (17.14%) MCSE
4 20 (14.29%) MCITP
5 18 (12.86%) MCP
6 16 (11.43%) MCSA
7 10 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.43%) MCTS
8 9 (6.43%) CCNA
9 5 (3.57%) CCNP
10 4 (2.86%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (2.14%) ISEB
12 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.71%) CCSA
13 1 (0.71%) CCA
13 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 45 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.29%) Terminal Services
4 11 (7.86%) VMware ESX
5 10 (7.14%) vSphere
6 7 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.29%) XenApp
8 5 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.14%) XenServer
11 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.71%) Squid
11 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) SCCM
2 3 (2.14%) Puppet
2 3 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.14%) BMC Performance Manager
2 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.71%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 95 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 51 (36.43%) VMware
3 28 (20.00%) Citrix
4 22 (15.71%) Cisco
5 11 (7.86%) CheckPoint
6 9 (6.43%) IBM
6 9 (6.43%) HP
6 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.71%) McAfee
8 7 (5.00%) Rackspace
9 6 (4.29%) Symantec
10 5 (3.57%) Google
10 5 (3.57%) Oracle
10 5 (3.57%) JBoss
10 5 (3.57%) Dell
11 4 (2.86%) Avaya
11 4 (2.86%) SAP
11 4 (2.86%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.14%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.14%) Brocade
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