Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 15 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 118 324 330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.90% 11.31% 7.40%
As % of the System Software category 54.63% 60.56% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 120 283 318
Median annual salary £34,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.99% -4.29% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +22.14% -6.43% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 216 535 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.77% 18.67% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 182 421 572
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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
Watford +24 53 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 19 £30,000 -33.33%
Borehamwood -2 12 £32,250 -7.86% 2
St Albans +5 7 £75,000 +163.16% 1
Hatfield -4 5 £26,500 -41.11%
Stevenage +2 4 £43,250 +66.35% 1
Waltham Cross 0 4 £40,000 +50.94%
Hertford +1 2 £25,500 -15.00%
Letchworth +4 1 £34,000 +4.62%
Potters Bar -3 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Welwyn Garden City -11 1 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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.

1 106 (89.83%) Windows
2 83 (70.34%) Microsoft
3 77 (65.25%) Office 365
3 77 (65.25%) Windows Server
4 57 (48.31%) Firewall
5 54 (45.76%) VMware
6 53 (44.92%) Azure
7 50 (42.37%) DNS
8 43 (36.44%) DHCP
8 43 (36.44%) Windows 10
9 42 (35.59%) Microsoft Office
10 41 (34.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 40 (33.90%) TCP/IP
12 33 (27.97%) SharePoint
13 30 (25.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (22.88%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2016
16 25 (21.19%) Hyper-V
17 24 (20.34%) SQL
17 24 (20.34%) Cisco
18 23 (19.49%) MS Exchange
18 23 (19.49%) vSphere
19 22 (18.64%) HP
19 22 (18.64%) Citrix
19 22 (18.64%) Wireless
20 21 (17.80%) LAN
20 21 (17.80%) OneDrive
21 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
22 19 (16.10%) SCCM
22 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008

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 33 (27.97%) SharePoint
2 23 (19.49%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.85%) Documentum
6 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (35.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 77 (65.25%) Office 365
2 53 (44.92%) Azure
3 21 (17.80%) OneDrive
4 19 (16.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (12.71%) AWS
6 5 (4.24%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.85%) GitHub
8 1 (0.85%) IaaS
8 1 (0.85%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (48.31%) Firewall
2 50 (42.37%) DNS
3 43 (36.44%) DHCP
4 40 (33.90%) TCP/IP
5 22 (18.64%) Wireless
6 21 (17.80%) LAN
7 18 (15.25%) WAN
8 14 (11.86%) VPN
9 12 (10.17%) SAN
10 10 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (7.63%) PBX
12 8 (6.78%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (5.08%) Internet
14 5 (4.24%) VLAN
15 4 (3.39%) Skype
15 4 (3.39%) VoIP
16 3 (2.54%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (2.54%) VSAN
17 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
18 1 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) Power BI
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2017
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.85%) Redis
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.85%) Log4j
2 1 (0.85%) MSI
2 1 (0.85%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.02%) Retail
2 4 (3.39%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.54%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (38.98%) IT Support
2 29 (24.58%) Support Engineer
3 25 (21.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (18.64%) Analyst
5 20 (16.95%) Network Support
6 19 (16.10%) IT Engineer
7 18 (15.25%) Support Analyst
8 16 (13.56%) Support Technician
9 15 (12.71%) Service Desk Support
9 15 (12.71%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 13 (11.02%) IT Support Engineer
11 13 (11.02%) IT Support Technician
11 13 (11.02%) IT Technician
11 13 (11.02%) Network Engineer
11 13 (11.02%) Server Engineer
11 13 (11.02%) Server Support
12 12 (10.17%) Network Support Engineer
12 12 (10.17%) Server Support Engineer
13 9 (7.63%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) Web Services
2 3 (2.54%) WSH
3 2 (1.69%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) ADSI
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.78%) Life Science
3 6 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.39%) EPoS
4 4 (3.39%) iPad
5 3 (2.54%) Clustering
5 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Blog
7 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.85%) PACS
7 1 (0.85%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 106 (89.83%) Windows
2 77 (65.25%) Windows Server
3 43 (36.44%) Windows 10
4 30 (25.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (13.56%) Linux
8 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
9 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.69%) Android
11 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.85%) Unix
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (12.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (12.71%) ITIL
3 12 (10.17%) Migration
4 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.63%) Change Management
5 9 (7.63%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (7.63%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (6.78%) Antivirus Management
6 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.78%) Data Migration
6 8 (6.78%) Decision-Making
6 8 (6.78%) Email Filtering
6 8 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (6.78%) Software Deployment
6 8 (6.78%) Web Filtering
7 6 (5.08%) Server Management
8 5 (4.24%) Document Management
9 4 (3.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.34%) SQL
2 8 (6.78%) VBA
3 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.54%) VBScript
5 1 (0.85%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) MCSA
4 5 (4.24%) MCSE
5 4 (3.39%) Degree
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.69%) CCNA
7 2 (1.69%) CCNP
7 2 (1.69%) MCP
8 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) DICOM
3 1 (0.85%) HL7
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (34.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (21.19%) Hyper-V
3 23 (19.49%) vSphere
4 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (9.32%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (5.93%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) Docker
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) SCCM
2 4 (3.39%) WSUS
3 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.54%) vRealize
4 2 (1.69%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Kibana
5 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.85%) logstash
5 1 (0.85%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.85%) SCOM
5 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (70.34%) Microsoft
2 54 (45.76%) VMware
3 24 (20.34%) Cisco
4 22 (18.64%) Citrix
4 22 (18.64%) HP
5 10 (8.47%) SonicWALL
6 9 (7.63%) Veeam
7 8 (6.78%) NetApp
8 5 (4.24%) Apple
9 4 (3.39%) Meraki
9 4 (3.39%) Mitel
10 3 (2.54%) Aruba
10 3 (2.54%) Asigra
11 2 (1.69%) Adobe
11 2 (1.69%) Ingenico
11 2 (1.69%) Mellanox
11 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.69%) Symantec
11 2 (1.69%) VeriFone
11 2 (1.69%) WorldPay