Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 28 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 +47 -51
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 77 73 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.29% 6.59% 2.86%
As % of the System Software category 53.85% 51.77% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 67 77 45
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,150 £18,500 £18,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £57,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +2.94%

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 143 141 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.54% 12.74% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 115 114 120
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,600 £22,325 £21,225
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,375 £77,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +9.09%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Bedford +13 49 £60,000 +122.22% 1
Luton -26 8 £45,000 +9.09% 5
Dunstable +13 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Leighton Buzzard - 6 £20,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 67 (87.01%) Windows
2 51 (66.23%) Office 365
3 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 39 (50.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 31 (40.26%) IP Telephony
7 30 (38.96%) MPLS
7 30 (38.96%) Email Migration
8 29 (37.66%) Windows 10
8 29 (37.66%) Citrix
8 29 (37.66%) VMware
9 28 (36.36%) SCCM
9 28 (36.36%) Windows 7
10 26 (33.77%) Firewall
11 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
12 24 (31.17%) Finance
13 22 (28.57%) MS Exchange
13 22 (28.57%) PRINCE2
14 20 (25.97%) Migration
15 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (24.68%) Fat Client
15 19 (24.68%) SQL
15 19 (24.68%) Thin Client
16 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Office
16 15 (19.48%) DNS
16 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
16 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (19.48%) Change Control
16 15 (19.48%) Root Cause Analysis
17 14 (18.18%) PowerShell

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 22 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.19%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (66.23%) Office 365
2 39 (50.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) Mimecast
4 4 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.26%) IP Telephony
2 30 (38.96%) MPLS
3 26 (33.77%) Firewall
4 15 (19.48%) DNS
5 7 (9.09%) SAN
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (5.19%) DHCP
6 4 (5.19%) Skype
6 4 (5.19%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (5.19%) VPN
7 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.90%) Wireless
8 2 (2.60%) IPsec
8 2 (2.60%) WAN
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.30%) FTP
9 1 (1.30%) LAN
9 1 (1.30%) NAS
9 1 (1.30%) SMTP
9 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.90%) Ant
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Legal
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Infrastructure Manager
2 19 (24.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 19 (24.68%) Project Manager
3 13 (16.88%) Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) IT Support
5 6 (7.79%) Project Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) IT Technician
8 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Flash
2 1 (1.30%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Fat Client
1 19 (24.68%) Thin Client
2 10 (12.99%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.60%) iPad
6 2 (2.60%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 67 (87.01%) Windows
2 29 (37.66%) Windows 10
3 28 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 25 (32.47%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.49%) Linux
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.60%) Android
7 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (38.96%) Email Migration
3 22 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 20 (25.97%) Migration
5 19 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (19.48%) Change Control
6 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
6 15 (19.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (16.88%) Time Management
8 11 (14.29%) Server Building
9 9 (11.69%) Project Management
10 8 (10.39%) ITIL
11 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
13 4 (5.19%) CRM
13 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
13 4 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
14 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (3.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.09%) MCSA
3 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (7.79%) CCNA
4 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.79%) MCSE
5 5 (6.49%) CCNP
5 5 (6.49%) MCITP
5 5 (6.49%) MCP
6 4 (5.19%) Degree
7 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.79%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) XenApp
5 3 (3.90%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (36.36%) SCCM
2 14 (18.18%) SCOM
3 7 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.19%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (37.66%) Citrix
2 29 (37.66%) VMware
3 11 (14.29%) Cisco
3 11 (14.29%) HP
4 7 (9.09%) Sophos
4 7 (9.09%) Veeam
5 5 (6.49%) CommVault
5 5 (6.49%) EMC
5 5 (6.49%) Juniper
5 5 (6.49%) Meraki
5 5 (6.49%) Nortel
6 4 (5.19%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) Apple
7 3 (3.90%) Mitel
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle
8 2 (2.60%) Google
8 2 (2.60%) NetApp
8 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.30%) Nimble Storage