Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 21 53
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 42 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 16.41% 8.68% 2.31%
As % of the System Software category 65.63% 71.88% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 8
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £28,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.44% +28.09% -47.65%
10th Percentile £25,875 £18,500 £20,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £33,750 £43,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +37.10% -11.43% -10.26%

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 64 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 25.00% 12.08% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 57 32 25
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,800 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £49,700 £77,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +17.65%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Office 365
3 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
4 21 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 20 (47.62%) Citrix
6 19 (45.24%) VMware
6 19 (45.24%) Windows 10
7 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 17 (40.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (38.10%) SCCM
9 16 (38.10%) Email Migration
9 16 (38.10%) MPLS
9 16 (38.10%) Finance
9 16 (38.10%) IP Telephony
10 15 (35.71%) SQL
11 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
11 14 (33.33%) Thin Client
11 14 (33.33%) Fat Client
11 14 (33.33%) Migration
11 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 9 (21.43%) vSphere
12 9 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (21.43%) HP
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
12 9 (21.43%) Cisco
13 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
13 8 (19.05%) MCSE

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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (61.90%) Office 365
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) IP Telephony
1 16 (38.10%) MPLS
2 8 (19.05%) SAN
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (11.90%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 14 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 9 (21.43%) Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) IT Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
7 4 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) IT Support
8 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
9 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 14 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
3 19 (45.24%) Windows 10
4 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (38.10%) Email Migration
3 14 (33.33%) Migration
3 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.43%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) Change Control
5 7 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) CRM
9 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.76%) Data Privacy
10 2 (4.76%) ERP
10 2 (4.76%) Line Management
10 2 (4.76%) Server Building
11 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (19.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (19.05%) CCNA
2 8 (19.05%) CCNP
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) MCITP
2 8 (19.05%) MCSA
2 8 (19.05%) MCSE
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) vSphere
2 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) SCOM
3 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Citrix
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco
4 9 (21.43%) HP
5 8 (19.05%) CommVault
6 7 (16.67%) EMC
7 6 (14.29%) Sophos
7 6 (14.29%) Veeam
8 4 (9.52%) Symantec
9 3 (7.14%) Mitel
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper
10 1 (2.38%) Meraki
10 1 (2.38%) Nortel