Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 53 40
Rank change year-on-year +33 -13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 21 7 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 8.17% 1.98% 6.58%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 25.00% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 32
Bedford median annual salary £27,000 £22,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -50.00% +28.57%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,000 £25,125
90th Percentile £31,125 £43,750 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +14.29%

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 28 28 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.89% 7.91% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 59
Bedford median annual salary £30,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.58% -13.89% +36.36%
10th Percentile £20,575 £21,075 £28,050
90th Percentile £47,900 £77,500 £65,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +28.57%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 15 (71.43%) Office 365
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 10 (47.62%) Incident Management
5 10 (47.62%) Problem Management
5 10 (47.62%) Change Management
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
6 3 (14.29%) SLA
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.52%) Banking
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (4.76%) CCNP
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (4.76%) SAN
8 1 (4.76%) Symantec
8 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.76%) VMware
8 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec

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 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Support Engineer
2 14 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (61.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 13 (61.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (57.14%) IT Engineer
4 12 (57.14%) IT Support
4 12 (57.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) Change Management
2 10 (47.62%) Incident Management
2 10 (47.62%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Database Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec
2 1 (4.76%) VMware