The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 12 31 19
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 16.42% 3.91% 10.71%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 35.00% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 30
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22 20 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 16.42% 11.17% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 34
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.85% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bedford

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bedford.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Bedford

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bedford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bedford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (44.00%) Office 365
6 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (32.00%) VMware
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) MS Office
8 6 (24.00%) Citrix
8 6 (24.00%) Change Management
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (12.00%) Oracle
11 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (12.00%) IIS
11 3 (12.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) Apple
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) VLAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (36.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) IT Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) IT Support
4 7 (28.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (24.00%) Analyst
5 6 (24.00%) Technical Support
6 5 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) IT Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
7 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) CMDB
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Android
9 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
5 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Draytek
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam