Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 49 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 +28 -41
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 65 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.19% 3.98% 3.52%
As % of the System Software category 48.87% 52.75% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 66 47 55
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £20,700
90th Percentile £60,125 £50,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £31,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.24% -2.31% -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 133 91 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.71% 7.55% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 119 79 172
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £54,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +24 34 £27,000 -20.00% 4
Bedford +7 21 £46,056 +53.52% 1
Dunstable - 3 £45,000 - 2
Shefford - 3 £45,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 64 (98.46%) Windows
2 44 (67.69%) Microsoft
3 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 35 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 31 (47.69%) VMware
6 26 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Office
8 23 (35.38%) Windows 10
9 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (33.85%) Firewall
10 21 (32.31%) DNS
10 21 (32.31%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 20 (30.77%) ITIL
11 20 (30.77%) MCP
11 20 (30.77%) DHCP
12 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
14 17 (26.15%) VPN
14 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
15 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (23.08%) SQL
17 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (21.54%) CCNA
17 14 (21.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (20.00%) SCCM
18 13 (20.00%) MCITP
19 12 (18.46%) Cisco

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 35 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.46%) Office 365
3 6 (9.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.69%) IaaS
4 5 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) Firewall
2 21 (32.31%) DNS
3 20 (30.77%) DHCP
4 17 (26.15%) TCP/IP
4 17 (26.15%) VPN
5 10 (15.38%) SAN
6 5 (7.69%) VoIP
6 5 (7.69%) WAN
7 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.62%) Internet
8 3 (4.62%) Network Security
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.08%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (3.08%) VLAN
10 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.54%) IPv4
10 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.54%) NAS
10 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Power BI
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) AutoIt
1 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Billing
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.08%) Dutch Language
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) IT Support
2 14 (21.54%) IT Technician
3 13 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 13 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 12 (18.46%) Desktop Support
5 11 (16.92%) IT Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Analyst
6 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (12.31%) Desktop Support Technician
7 8 (12.31%) Desktop Technician
7 8 (12.31%) Server Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Exchange Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Flash
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (16.92%) Driving Licence
3 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) CCTV
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) iPhone
6 2 (3.08%) Clustering
6 2 (3.08%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (98.46%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 23 (35.38%) Windows 10
5 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.69%) Linux
9 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.69%) Runbook
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
6 4 (6.15%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) Email Filtering
7 3 (4.62%) IT Strategy
7 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
7 3 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (3.08%) Change Control
8 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.08%) High Availability
8 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Security Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 15 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (9.23%) VBScript
4 2 (3.08%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) MCP
2 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (21.54%) CCNA
3 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (21.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (20.00%) MCITP
5 11 (16.92%) MCSA
6 10 (15.38%) MCSE
7 7 (10.77%) CCNP
7 7 (10.77%) Degree
8 3 (4.62%) MCTS
9 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CCA
10 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (9.23%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) Firmware
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.54%) Docker
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.54%) NFS
6 1 (1.54%) Squid
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) SCOM
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (6.15%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.62%) WSUS
5 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.54%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Microsoft
2 31 (47.69%) VMware
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco
4 10 (15.38%) Citrix
5 9 (13.85%) HP
6 6 (9.23%) CommVault
7 5 (7.69%) EMC
8 4 (6.15%) NetApp
8 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.62%) McAfee
10 2 (3.08%) CA
10 2 (3.08%) Dell
10 2 (3.08%) FalconStor
10 2 (3.08%) Mitel
10 2 (3.08%) Sophos
10 2 (3.08%) Veeam
11 1 (1.54%) Apple
11 1 (1.54%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.54%) Oracle
11 1 (1.54%) Red Hat