Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 19 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 +29 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 51 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 16.67% 8.86% 2.10%
As % of the System Software category 67.11% 77.78% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 7
Bedford median annual salary £60,000 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +122.22% -22.86% -22.22%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £54,149 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +80.50% -14.29% -12.50%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 76 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 24.84% 11.39% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64 27 26
Bedford median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -25.00% -13.51%
10th Percentile £33,625 £20,350 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,200 £77,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +23.38% -23.00% +11.11%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bedford

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (78.43%) Office 365
3 36 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (66.67%) Email Migration
4 34 (66.67%) MPLS
4 34 (66.67%) IP Telephony
5 30 (58.82%) Citrix
6 29 (56.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 27 (52.94%) Windows 10
8 26 (50.98%) Windows 7
8 26 (50.98%) Finance
9 23 (45.10%) PRINCE2
10 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
10 22 (43.14%) Thin Client
10 22 (43.14%) Migration
10 22 (43.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (43.14%) Fat Client
11 21 (41.18%) SCCM
12 16 (31.37%) VMware
13 15 (29.41%) Firewall
13 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
14 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
15 13 (25.49%) Change Control
15 13 (25.49%) Root Cause Analysis
16 12 (23.53%) Server Building
16 12 (23.53%) DNS
17 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
18 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
19 9 (17.65%) Cisco
19 9 (17.65%) HP

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (78.43%) Office 365
2 36 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.84%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 34 (66.67%) MPLS
2 15 (29.41%) Firewall
3 12 (23.53%) DNS
4 5 (9.80%) SAN
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (7.84%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Infrastructure Manager
1 22 (43.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 22 (43.14%) Project Manager
2 21 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Project Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) IT Support
5 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (3.92%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (3.92%) IT Technician
7 2 (3.92%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Fat Client
1 22 (43.14%) Thin Client
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Windows 10
3 26 (50.98%) Windows 7
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Email Migration
2 29 (56.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (45.10%) PRINCE2
4 22 (43.14%) Migration
4 22 (43.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (25.49%) Change Control
5 13 (25.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (23.53%) Server Building
7 9 (17.65%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.84%) CRM
9 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.84%) Time Management
10 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (3.92%) Data Privacy
11 2 (3.92%) Line Management
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (3.92%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (9.80%) CCNA
2 5 (9.80%) CCNP
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.80%) MCITP
2 5 (9.80%) MCSA
2 5 (9.80%) MCSE
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) vSphere
3 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.84%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) SCCM
2 8 (15.69%) SCOM
3 4 (7.84%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Citrix
2 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) HP
5 5 (9.80%) CommVault
5 5 (9.80%) EMC
6 4 (7.84%) Juniper
6 4 (7.84%) Meraki
6 4 (7.84%) Nortel
6 4 (7.84%) Sophos
6 4 (7.84%) Symantec
6 4 (7.84%) Veeam
7 3 (5.88%) Mitel