Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 17 59 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.01% 8.31% 7.68%
As % of the System Software category 43.59% 50.43% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 63
Median annual salary £26,500 £50,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.78% -15.42% +41.18%
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -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 39 117 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.78% 16.48% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 104 105
Median annual salary £27,767 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.52% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,150 £24,738 £25,200
90th Percentile £56,375 £77,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Bedfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 2021. 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
Bedford -2 14 £26,500 -48.04%
Biggleswade - 1 £20,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (88.24%) ITIL
3 14 (82.35%) Apple
3 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
3 14 (82.35%) Android
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
4 13 (76.47%) Skype
4 13 (76.47%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
4 13 (76.47%) SCCM
4 13 (76.47%) Mac OS X
4 13 (76.47%) Service Management
4 13 (76.47%) Finance
5 10 (58.82%) ITSM
5 10 (58.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) Mimecast
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
8 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
8 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
8 1 (5.88%) Server Management
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter

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 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (17.65%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Skype
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Service Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior IT Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Site Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Android
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (76.47%) Mac OS X
3 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) ITIL
2 13 (76.47%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (76.47%) Service Management
3 10 (58.82%) Incident Management
3 10 (58.82%) ITSM
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Server Management
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) IBM