Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 43 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23 -33
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 59 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.56% 4.83% 3.19%
As % of the System Software category 45.78% 44.70% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 76 59 51
Bedfordshire median annual salary £41,250 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £17,500
90th Percentile £51,875 £50,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 166 132 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 16.52% 10.80% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 143 97 154
Bedfordshire median annual salary £46,056 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.59% -30.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £21,075
90th Percentile £76,250 £50,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +10 33 £27,000 -20.59% 2
Bedford +6 27 £46,056 +53.52% 7
Dunstable +9 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Leighton Buzzard - 6 £20,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 67 (88.16%) Windows
2 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
3 41 (53.95%) Windows Server
4 36 (47.37%) VMware
5 33 (43.42%) MS Exchange
5 33 (43.42%) Microsoft Office
6 30 (39.47%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
8 26 (34.21%) Windows 10
8 26 (34.21%) SQL
9 23 (30.26%) DNS
9 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 22 (28.95%) DHCP
10 22 (28.95%) MCP
10 22 (28.95%) SCCM
10 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
11 21 (27.63%) Firewall
12 20 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (26.32%) VPN
12 20 (26.32%) Office 365
13 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (23.68%) ITIL
15 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
16 16 (21.05%) MCSA
16 16 (21.05%) SAN
17 15 (19.74%) Citrix
17 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (19.74%) CCNA
18 14 (18.42%) HP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 33 (43.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (43.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Office 365
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) G Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) DNS
2 22 (28.95%) DHCP
3 21 (27.63%) Firewall
4 20 (26.32%) VPN
5 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 16 (21.05%) SAN
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (7.89%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (6.58%) WAN
9 4 (5.26%) VoIP
10 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.95%) Network Security
11 2 (2.63%) Internet
11 2 (2.63%) IPsec
11 2 (2.63%) NAS
11 2 (2.63%) VLAN
12 1 (1.32%) FTP
12 1 (1.32%) IPv4
12 1 (1.32%) SMTP
12 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.63%) AutoIt
3 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
1 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) IT Support
2 17 (22.37%) Support Technician
3 16 (21.05%) Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) IT Engineer
3 16 (21.05%) IT Technician
4 15 (19.74%) IT Support Technician
5 13 (17.11%) Desktop Support
6 12 (15.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Desktop Support Technician
7 9 (11.84%) Desktop Technician
7 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Server Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Flash
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (39.47%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (18.42%) Driving Licence
3 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.26%) CCTV
4 4 (5.26%) iPhone
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.63%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.63%) iPad
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (88.16%) Windows
2 41 (53.95%) Windows Server
3 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 26 (34.21%) Windows 10
5 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (14.47%) Windows XP
7 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.58%) Linux
9 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.63%) Android
10 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (23.68%) ITIL
3 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
4 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.21%) Change Control
5 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
6 6 (7.89%) Time Management
7 3 (3.95%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
8 2 (2.63%) BCP
8 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.63%) High Availability
8 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.63%) IT Strategy
8 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.63%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 22 (28.95%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.47%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) MCP
2 20 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (21.05%) MCSA
5 15 (19.74%) CCNA
5 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (18.42%) MCITP
7 13 (17.11%) MCSE
8 11 (14.47%) CCNP
9 6 (7.89%) Degree
10 4 (5.26%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.95%) MCTS
12 2 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (1.32%) CCA
13 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
1 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.47%) vSphere
3 7 (9.21%) XenApp
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) Docker
5 1 (1.32%) Firmware
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.32%) NFS
5 1 (1.32%) Squid
5 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) SCCM
2 10 (13.16%) SCOM
3 8 (10.53%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.32%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 36 (47.37%) VMware
3 15 (19.74%) Citrix
4 14 (18.42%) Cisco
4 14 (18.42%) HP
5 11 (14.47%) CommVault
6 10 (13.16%) EMC
7 7 (9.21%) Sophos
7 7 (9.21%) Veeam
8 3 (3.95%) Apple
8 3 (3.95%) McAfee
8 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.63%) CA
9 2 (2.63%) FalconStor
9 2 (2.63%) Google
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle
10 1 (1.32%) F5
10 1 (1.32%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.32%) Mitel