Period
to 20 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 70 43
Rank change year-on-year +41 -27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 60 39 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.69% 2.68% 6.17%
As % of the System Software category 63.83% 35.45% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 38 107
Bedfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £18,600 £22,525 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £59,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -10.00%

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 94 110 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.48% 7.56% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 89 100 201
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,950 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,250 £77,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

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 20 February 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 February 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 +49 28 £43,750 -16.67% 1
Bedford +20 17 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Shefford 0 4 £43,750 +98.86% 2
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 47 (78.33%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (51.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (41.67%) VMware
6 24 (40.00%) ITIL
7 23 (38.33%) Firewall
8 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (36.67%) Office 365
9 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
12 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (23.33%) CCNA
14 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
15 12 (20.00%) MCP
15 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (18.33%) MCSE
16 11 (18.33%) Cisco
16 11 (18.33%) Citrix
16 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
18 9 (15.00%) MCITP
18 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
19 8 (13.33%) Service Management
19 8 (13.33%) Degree
19 8 (13.33%) SCCM
20 7 (11.67%) Power BI

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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Office 365
2 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.33%) IaaS
4 5 (8.33%) PaaS
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (10.00%) DHCP
3 6 (10.00%) DNS
3 6 (10.00%) Internet
3 6 (10.00%) SAN
4 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.33%) WAN
5 4 (6.67%) MPLS
6 2 (3.33%) LAN
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.67%) Network Security
7 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.67%) VLAN
7 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) Power BI
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (11.67%) Billing
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
1 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.33%) Dutch Language
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (18.33%) IT Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Server Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (8.33%) Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Architect
9 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (8.33%) IT Support
9 5 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) BYOD
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (78.33%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 31 (51.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.67%) Linux
8 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (13.33%) Service Management
4 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.00%) Email Filtering
5 6 (10.00%) ITSM
5 6 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 5 (8.33%) CMMI
6 5 (8.33%) High Availability
6 5 (8.33%) IT Strategy
6 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Runbook
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (23.33%) CCNA
4 12 (20.00%) MCP
5 11 (18.33%) MCSE
6 9 (15.00%) MCITP
7 8 (13.33%) Degree
8 6 (10.00%) CCNP
8 6 (10.00%) MCSA
9 5 (8.33%) CCA
9 5 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (3.33%) CISM
10 2 (3.33%) CISSP
10 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
10 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.67%) MCTS
11 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.33%) SLA
3 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.33%) GDPR
4 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.00%) XenApp
3 5 (8.33%) vSphere
4 4 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.33%) Firmware
5 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco
3 11 (18.33%) Citrix
4 4 (6.67%) Apple
5 3 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (3.33%) Dell
6 2 (3.33%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.67%) CA
7 1 (1.67%) CommVault
7 1 (1.67%) EMC
7 1 (1.67%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.67%) McAfee
7 1 (1.67%) Mitel