Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 13 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +28
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 21.79% 14.74% 10.81%
As % of the System Software category 88.64% 73.68% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 27
Bedford median annual salary £28,000 £46,056 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.20% +53.52% +30.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £38,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £28,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -37.78% +50.00% -22.58%

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 44 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 24.58% 20.00% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 32
Bedford median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +66.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £23,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £42,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +35.71% -26.32%

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 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (56.41%) Office 365
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server
3 20 (51.28%) Finance
4 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
4 19 (48.72%) Windows 7
5 14 (35.90%) Windows 10
6 12 (30.77%) Citrix
7 11 (28.21%) DNS
7 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
8 10 (25.64%) DHCP
8 10 (25.64%) Service Management
8 10 (25.64%) ITSM
9 9 (23.08%) IP Telephony
9 9 (23.08%) Migration
9 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (23.08%) ITIL
9 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
9 9 (23.08%) Thin Client
9 9 (23.08%) MPLS
9 9 (23.08%) Fat Client
9 9 (23.08%) Email Migration
10 8 (20.51%) Skype
10 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (20.51%) SCCM
10 8 (20.51%) Android
10 8 (20.51%) Mac OS X
10 8 (20.51%) Apple

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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (56.41%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 10 (25.64%) DHCP
3 9 (23.08%) IP Telephony
3 9 (23.08%) MPLS
4 8 (20.51%) Skype
5 6 (15.38%) VLAN
6 5 (12.82%) Firewall
7 3 (7.69%) WAN
8 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.13%) LAN
8 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.56%) BGP
9 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.56%) NAS
9 1 (2.56%) OSPF
9 1 (2.56%) RIP
9 1 (2.56%) SAN
9 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
1 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 9 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Team Leader
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Support
3 6 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (15.38%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 5 (12.82%) IT Support
5 4 (10.26%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (10.26%) IT Technician
5 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 9 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server
3 19 (48.72%) Windows 7
4 14 (35.90%) Windows 10
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (20.51%) Android
6 8 (20.51%) Mac OS X
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITSM
1 10 (25.64%) Service Management
2 9 (23.08%) Email Migration
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Coaching
5 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (12.82%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Data Security
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.13%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) CISSP
1 2 (5.13%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (5.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Citrix
3 8 (20.51%) Apple
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
5 2 (5.13%) Sophos