Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 74 25
Rank change year-on-year +45 -49 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 73 47 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.70% 2.93% 8.12%
As % of the System Software category 52.14% 33.81% 54.98%
Number of salaries quoted 77 46 147
Bedfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,000 £20,800
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -2.86%

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 140 139 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.86% 8.66% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 113 121 238
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,250 £22,425
90th Percentile £58,500 £77,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +40 34 £41,250 -13.16% 2
Bedford +32 21 £27,000 +20.00%
Shefford -3 2 £42,500 +93.18%
Dunstable -25 2 £35,000 +34.62%
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 43 (58.90%) Microsoft
3 41 (56.16%) Windows Server
4 33 (45.21%) ITIL
5 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (39.73%) Office 365
7 27 (36.99%) MS Exchange
8 24 (32.88%) VMware
8 24 (32.88%) Windows 7
9 19 (26.03%) Firewall
10 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
12 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
13 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
14 13 (17.81%) MCP
15 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (15.07%) CCNA
16 11 (15.07%) Linux
16 11 (15.07%) Change Management
16 11 (15.07%) Windows 10
17 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
17 10 (13.70%) Problem Management
17 10 (13.70%) Cisco
17 10 (13.70%) Citrix
18 9 (12.33%) Apple
18 9 (12.33%) DNS
18 9 (12.33%) MCSE

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 27 (36.99%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.48%) JBoss
3 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.73%) Office 365
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.03%) Firewall
2 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.33%) DNS
4 8 (10.96%) DHCP
5 7 (9.59%) Internet
5 7 (9.59%) SAN
5 7 (9.59%) WAN
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.48%) LAN
7 4 (5.48%) MPLS
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
8 2 (2.74%) Wireless
9 1 (1.37%) Intranet
9 1 (1.37%) Network Security
9 1 (1.37%) Skype
9 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.37%) VLAN
9 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Ant
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.11%) Gradle
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.11%) Maven
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
1 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.85%) Dutch Language
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) IT Engineer
2 25 (34.25%) Support Engineer
3 18 (24.66%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (21.92%) IT Support
5 14 (19.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 14 (19.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (17.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) IT Security Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Security Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Service Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Service Desk Support
9 7 (9.59%) SIEM Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
10 6 (8.22%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
1 4 (5.48%) Java EE
2 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.48%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.11%) EPoS
6 2 (2.74%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) BYOD
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 41 (56.16%) Windows Server
3 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (32.88%) Windows 7
5 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.07%) Linux
6 11 (15.07%) Windows 10
7 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
7 7 (9.59%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.48%) Unix
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) ITIL
2 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
3 11 (15.07%) Change Management
4 10 (13.70%) Problem Management
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.96%) Data Protection
5 8 (10.96%) Information Security
6 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (9.59%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (9.59%) DRM
6 7 (9.59%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (9.59%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (9.59%) Security Architecture
6 7 (9.59%) Security Operations
6 7 (9.59%) SIEM
6 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (9.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (8.22%) Email Filtering
7 6 (8.22%) IT Strategy
7 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.59%) SQL
3 4 (5.48%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.48%) Perl
3 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.37%) BeanShell
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.81%) MCP
3 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (15.07%) CCNA
5 9 (12.33%) Degree
5 9 (12.33%) MCSE
6 7 (9.59%) CISM
6 7 (9.59%) CISSP
6 7 (9.59%) MCITP
7 5 (6.85%) CCA
7 5 (6.85%) CCNP
7 5 (6.85%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (6.85%) MCSA
8 4 (5.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.74%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.37%) MCTS
10 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.22%) XenApp
4 5 (6.85%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (6.85%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Firmware
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) Ansible
2 4 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.48%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (58.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.88%) VMware
3 10 (13.70%) Cisco
3 10 (13.70%) Citrix
4 9 (12.33%) Apple
5 7 (9.59%) Forcepoint
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle
7 3 (4.11%) HP
8 2 (2.74%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) CA
9 1 (1.37%) CommVault
9 1 (1.37%) EMC
9 1 (1.37%) FalconStor
9 1 (1.37%) McAfee
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec