Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 27 33
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 311 331 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.46% 7.76% 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 62.08% 50.15% 61.17%
Number of salaries quoted 273 277 249
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,000 £21,950
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £32,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.43% - +7.69%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 501 660 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.47% 15.48% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 393 545 420
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,600 £25,600 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +4.94%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Hemel Hempstead +23 74 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Watford 0 62 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Welwyn Garden City +30 38 £25,000 +19.05% 3
Hatfield +21 24 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Borehamwood +12 17 £35,000 +32.08% 1
Potters Bar +13 15 £32,500 +41.30% 2
St Albans +13 10 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Stevenage +7 9 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Letchworth -7 7 £22,000 -24.79% 1
Waltham Cross - 6 £26,250 -
Hertford - 6 £30,000 - 2
Hitchin - 5 £35,500 - 3
Kings Langley - 5 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford +2 4 £26,500 -7.02% 3
Broxbourne - 3 £26,000 -
Cheshunt - 2 £47,500 -
Royston -5 1 - - 1
Berkhamsted - 1 £35,000 - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £26,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 259 (83.28%) Windows
2 183 (58.84%) Microsoft
3 173 (55.63%) Office 365
4 152 (48.87%) Windows Server
5 133 (42.77%) VMware
6 121 (38.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 90 (28.94%) Windows 7
8 89 (28.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 84 (27.01%) Firewall
10 81 (26.05%) ITIL
10 81 (26.05%) Microsoft Office
11 79 (25.40%) Windows 10
12 78 (25.08%) Hyper-V
13 77 (24.76%) DNS
14 73 (23.47%) DHCP
15 66 (21.22%) MS Exchange
16 62 (19.94%) Cisco
17 60 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 58 (18.65%) PowerShell
19 57 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
19 57 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (17.36%) SCCM
21 53 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (15.43%) Linux
23 45 (14.47%) SQL Server
24 43 (13.83%) Citrix
24 43 (13.83%) LAN
24 43 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 41 (13.18%) WAN
26 39 (12.54%) VLAN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 66 (21.22%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.22%) IIS
6 8 (2.57%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.64%) Apache
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.32%) Confluence
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (26.05%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 173 (55.63%) Office 365
2 121 (38.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (8.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (7.07%) OneDrive
6 12 (3.86%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.29%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.96%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.96%) PaaS
8 3 (0.96%) Serverless
9 2 (0.64%) IaaS
9 2 (0.64%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 84 (27.01%) Firewall
2 77 (24.76%) DNS
3 73 (23.47%) DHCP
4 43 (13.83%) LAN
5 41 (13.18%) WAN
6 39 (12.54%) VLAN
7 38 (12.22%) TCP/IP
8 33 (10.61%) VPN
9 24 (7.72%) SAN
10 21 (6.75%) iSCSI
11 11 (3.54%) BIG-IP
11 11 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (3.54%) FabricPath
11 11 (3.54%) Skype
11 11 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.57%) Wireless
13 6 (1.93%) Network Security
14 5 (1.61%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.61%) VoIP
15 4 (1.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.29%) GIS
3 3 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.64%) MySQL
4 2 (0.64%) Power BI
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (3.86%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (3.22%) JIRA
4 6 (1.93%) InstallShield
4 6 (1.93%) MSI
5 4 (1.29%) AdminStudio
5 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.32%) TestRail
6 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (6.43%) Retail
2 16 (5.14%) Finance
3 9 (2.89%) Advertising
4 6 (1.93%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.32%) French Language
6 1 (0.32%) German Language
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (33.12%) Analyst
2 60 (19.29%) Support Analyst
3 55 (17.68%) IT Support
4 39 (12.54%) IT Analyst
5 36 (11.58%) Support Engineer
6 30 (9.65%) IT Support Analyst
7 29 (9.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 27 (8.68%) Help Desk Support
9 26 (8.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 23 (7.40%) Service Analyst
11 21 (6.75%) Administrator
11 21 (6.75%) Service Desk Support
12 20 (6.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 20 (6.43%) Service Desk Analyst
13 19 (6.11%) Help Desk Analyst
14 18 (5.79%) IT Technician
14 18 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (5.47%) Service Desk Technician
16 16 (5.14%) Help Desk Support Technician
16 16 (5.14%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.57%) Web Services
2 3 (0.96%) .NET
2 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.11%) Replication
3 16 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (3.22%) CCTV
5 10 (3.22%) EPoS
6 9 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.57%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.57%) User Experience
8 7 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.96%) Clustering
10 3 (0.96%) CMDB
10 3 (0.96%) PDA
10 3 (0.96%) PKI
10 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) SCADA
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 259 (83.28%) Windows
2 152 (48.87%) Windows Server
3 90 (28.94%) Windows 7
4 79 (25.40%) Windows 10
5 60 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (15.43%) Linux
7 36 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (7.40%) Windows XP
9 14 (4.50%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.86%) CentOS
10 12 (3.86%) Mac OS
10 12 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.86%) SUSE
10 12 (3.86%) Ubuntu
11 11 (3.54%) Apple iOS
12 10 (3.22%) Android
13 6 (1.93%) Unix
14 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.05%) ITIL
2 53 (17.04%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 27 (8.68%) Service Management
5 24 (7.72%) Problem Management
6 23 (7.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (7.40%) Migration
7 21 (6.75%) Deployment Automation
8 20 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (6.11%) Change Management
9 19 (6.11%) Service Delivery
10 18 (5.79%) Patch Management
11 17 (5.47%) ITIL V3
12 16 (5.14%) Data Migration
13 15 (4.82%) DevOps
13 15 (4.82%) Presales
13 15 (4.82%) Server Management
13 15 (4.82%) Ticket Management
14 13 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (4.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.65%) PowerShell
2 31 (9.97%) SQL
3 18 (5.79%) VBScript
4 13 (4.18%) Python
5 12 (3.86%) Ruby
6 5 (1.61%) C
7 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.96%) C#
8 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.32%) PHP
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (9.00%) MCP
3 25 (8.04%) CCNA
3 25 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (6.75%) Degree
4 21 (6.75%) MCSE
4 21 (6.75%) Security Cleared
5 16 (5.14%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.82%) MCSA
6 15 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (4.50%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (4.18%) CCAA
9 12 (3.86%) MCTS
10 9 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (1.29%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.29%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.29%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.07%) SLA
2 11 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 89 (28.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (25.08%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.07%) vSphere
4 15 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (3.86%) Docker
5 12 (3.86%) VMware NSX
6 11 (3.54%) KVM
7 10 (3.22%) DFS Replication
8 9 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (2.25%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.93%) XenApp
12 5 (1.61%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.64%) Firmware
14 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (17.36%) SCCM
2 22 (7.07%) SCOM
3 16 (5.14%) Ansible
3 16 (5.14%) Puppet
4 12 (3.86%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.86%) SCOrch
4 12 (3.86%) Terraform
5 11 (3.54%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (3.54%) vRealize
6 9 (2.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (2.89%) WSUS
7 7 (2.25%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.93%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.29%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 183 (58.84%) Microsoft
2 133 (42.77%) VMware
3 62 (19.94%) Cisco
4 43 (13.83%) Citrix
5 24 (7.72%) Apple
6 20 (6.43%) HP
7 14 (4.50%) SonicWALL
8 11 (3.54%) F5
9 10 (3.22%) Nimble Storage
10 6 (1.93%) Dell
10 6 (1.93%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.93%) Symantec
11 5 (1.61%) Dell Compellent
11 5 (1.61%) Meraki
11 5 (1.61%) Polycom
11 5 (1.61%) Remedy
12 4 (1.29%) Oracle
13 3 (0.96%) EMC
13 3 (0.96%) Qualys
13 3 (0.96%) Splunk