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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 50 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 30 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.73% 3.38% 7.03%
As % of the System Software category 33.82% 34.88% 64.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 77
Median salary £44,375 £26,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +67.45% -32.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £17,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year - -3.70%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 68 86 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 11.02% 9.70% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 63 145 253
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,950 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 15 £50,000 - 3
Bedford +9 5 £27,000 +22.72% 1
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 51 (91.07%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
3 28 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
5 24 (42.86%) ITIL
6 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
7 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (28.57%) Firewall
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (26.79%) Office 365
10 14 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 13 (23.21%) Linux
11 13 (23.21%) VMware
12 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (21.43%) DHCP
12 12 (21.43%) Apple
12 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (19.64%) DNS
13 11 (19.64%) SQL
14 10 (17.86%) Mac OS X
14 10 (17.86%) Citrix
14 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 9 (16.07%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (16.07%) Data Protection
15 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (16.07%) Vulnerability Management
15 9 (16.07%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Office 365
2 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
2 16 (28.57%) Firewall
3 12 (21.43%) DHCP
4 11 (19.64%) DNS
5 5 (8.93%) SAN
5 5 (8.93%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) SMTP
7 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.57%) LAN
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security
7 2 (3.57%) Skype
7 2 (3.57%) VLAN
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) Wireless
8 1 (1.79%) NAS
8 1 (1.79%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
1 2 (3.57%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) IT Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Support Engineer
3 15 (26.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (26.79%) IT Support
4 11 (19.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) IT Security Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Security Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) SIEM Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 7 (12.50%) Support Technician
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Support
7 6 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.79%) CMDB
2 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.79%) PDA
2 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (91.07%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
4 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 13 (23.21%) Linux
7 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (17.86%) Mac OS X
9 9 (16.07%) Apple iOS
10 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
11 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.79%) Android
12 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (16.07%) Data Loss Prevention
3 9 (16.07%) Data Protection
3 9 (16.07%) DRM
3 9 (16.07%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (16.07%) Information Security
3 9 (16.07%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (16.07%) Security Architecture
3 9 (16.07%) Security Operations
3 9 (16.07%) SIEM
3 9 (16.07%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (16.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 7 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.36%) CRM
6 2 (3.57%) ERP
6 2 (3.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) BeanShell
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) CISM
1 9 (16.07%) CISSP
2 6 (10.71%) MCP
3 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (16.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Apple
4 10 (17.86%) Citrix
5 9 (16.07%) Forcepoint
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle
7 3 (5.36%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco
8 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.57%) Lotus
9 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.79%) IBM
9 1 (1.79%) Symantec
9 1 (1.79%) Veeam
9 1 (1.79%) Veritas
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 19 days ago