Period
to 18 November 2018

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

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 382 372 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.90% 8.51% 7.05%
As % of the System Software category 53.65% 56.02% 56.76%
Number of salaries quoted 280 328 253
Hertfordshire median annual salary £36,750 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.08% -10.96% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,375 £55,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 712 664 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.46% 15.20% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 559 561 447
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.46% +9.09%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 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
Watford +3 109 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Welwyn Garden City +12 61 £37,500 +1.35% 2
St Albans +14 25 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Hatfield +2 25 £30,000 +13.21% 4
Hemel Hempstead -13 22 £31,250 -21.88% 5
Berkhamsted +4 14 £30,000 -20.00%
Borehamwood +6 13 £27,000 -16.92%
Radlett - 13 £28,000 -
Stevenage +2 7 £26,000 -25.71% 6
Waltham Cross - 5 £50,000 - 2
Bishop's Stortford +7 4 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Harpenden +4 4 £34,000 +23.64%
Hitchin - 4 £22,500 - 2
Letchworth - 4 £21,000 -
Tring - 4 £37,500 -
Cheshunt -1 2 £50,000 +100.00%
Potters Bar -5 2 £25,000 +13.64%
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £55,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 325 (85.08%) Windows
2 229 (59.95%) Microsoft
3 204 (53.40%) Office 365
4 179 (46.86%) Windows Server
5 131 (34.29%) VMware
6 114 (29.84%) Windows 7
7 111 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
8 104 (27.23%) DNS
9 99 (25.92%) Microsoft Office
10 96 (25.13%) Windows 10
11 92 (24.08%) PowerShell
11 92 (24.08%) Firewall
12 82 (21.47%) DHCP
13 80 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 79 (20.68%) MS Exchange
15 70 (18.32%) Citrix
15 70 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 65 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 65 (17.02%) ITIL
17 63 (16.49%) Hyper-V
18 62 (16.23%) Data Centre
19 59 (15.45%) VPN
20 54 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
21 53 (13.87%) TCP/IP
21 53 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 50 (13.09%) LAN
23 47 (12.30%) SCCM
24 45 (11.78%) Management Information System
25 43 (11.26%) Mentoring
26 40 (10.47%) SQL

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 79 (20.68%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 32 (8.38%) Skype for Business
3 28 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (4.45%) IBM Notes
7 10 (2.62%) IIS
8 5 (1.31%) Apache
8 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.52%) ThingWorx
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 99 (25.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.26%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 204 (53.40%) Office 365
2 111 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (7.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (3.40%) IaaS
6 13 (3.40%) Mimecast
7 11 (2.88%) PaaS
8 10 (2.62%) OneDrive
9 7 (1.83%) Yammer
10 5 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (27.23%) DNS
2 92 (24.08%) Firewall
3 82 (21.47%) DHCP
4 59 (15.45%) VPN
5 53 (13.87%) TCP/IP
6 50 (13.09%) LAN
7 35 (9.16%) Wireless
8 34 (8.90%) Internet
8 34 (8.90%) SAN
8 34 (8.90%) WAN
9 33 (8.64%) VLAN
10 32 (8.38%) Skype
11 20 (5.24%) Remote Desktop
12 19 (4.97%) iSCSI
12 19 (4.97%) Network Security
13 15 (3.93%) VoIP
14 12 (3.14%) Ethernet
15 11 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (2.09%) Unified Communications
16 8 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.79%) MySQL
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.31%) InstallShield
1 5 (1.31%) MSI
1 5 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 27 (7.07%) Finance
2 19 (4.97%) Retail
3 7 (1.83%) French Language
4 5 (1.31%) Italian Language
4 5 (1.31%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.79%) Back Office
5 3 (0.79%) Greek Language
5 3 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (0.52%) Advertising
6 2 (0.52%) Marketing
6 2 (0.52%) Military
7 1 (0.26%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (22.25%) Analyst
2 78 (20.42%) Support Engineer
3 54 (14.14%) IT Support
4 52 (13.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 43 (11.26%) Desktop Support
6 40 (10.47%) Consultant
7 36 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 35 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 34 (8.90%) Systems Engineer
10 32 (8.38%) Support Analyst
10 32 (8.38%) Windows Engineer
11 29 (7.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 27 (7.07%) IT Engineer
13 26 (6.81%) IT Analyst
14 24 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (6.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 23 (6.02%) Cloud Consultant
16 20 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 20 (5.24%) Administrator
16 20 (5.24%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.36%) Flash
2 5 (1.31%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.52%) ADSI
3 2 (0.52%) LDAP
3 2 (0.52%) REST
3 2 (0.52%) WAP
3 2 (0.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.26%) JTS
4 1 (0.26%) Node.js
4 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 45 (11.78%) Management Information System
3 39 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (5.24%) Blackberry
6 18 (4.71%) Client/Server
7 14 (3.66%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.88%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.36%) Replication
9 9 (2.36%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.57%) iPhone
11 6 (1.57%) iSeries
12 5 (1.31%) Clustering
12 5 (1.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.31%) NHS
12 5 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (1.05%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 325 (85.08%) Windows
2 179 (46.86%) Windows Server
3 114 (29.84%) Windows 7
4 96 (25.13%) Windows 10
5 70 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (9.69%) Windows 8
8 36 (9.42%) Linux
9 31 (8.12%) Apple iOS
10 19 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.88%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.09%) Android
12 8 (2.09%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.83%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.57%) CentOS
14 6 (1.57%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.57%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.31%) Kali Linux
16 4 (1.05%) Unix
17 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (17.02%) ITIL
2 53 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (11.26%) Mentoring
4 39 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (8.64%) Identity Access Management
5 33 (8.64%) Presales
6 31 (8.12%) Information Security
7 27 (7.07%) Change Management
8 25 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (6.54%) Migration
8 25 (6.54%) Time Management
9 23 (6.02%) Security Management
10 22 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (5.76%) Validation
11 20 (5.24%) ITSM
12 18 (4.71%) Service Delivery
13 16 (4.19%) Lean Six Sigma
13 16 (4.19%) Server Management
13 16 (4.19%) Six Sigma
13 16 (4.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (24.08%) PowerShell
2 40 (10.47%) SQL
3 26 (6.81%) Java
4 9 (2.36%) VBA
5 8 (2.09%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.09%) Python
6 5 (1.31%) C
7 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.52%) VBScript
9 1 (0.26%) C#
9 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (9.69%) Degree
3 35 (9.16%) MCP
3 35 (9.16%) MCSE
4 33 (8.64%) MCSA
5 24 (6.28%) CCNA
5 24 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.45%) A+ Certification
6 17 (4.45%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (3.40%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.14%) ACDT
8 12 (3.14%) ACHDS
8 12 (3.14%) ACTC
8 12 (3.14%) MCDST
8 12 (3.14%) MCSM
9 10 (2.62%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.36%) CCNP
11 6 (1.57%) CCDA
11 6 (1.57%) CCDP
11 6 (1.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.42%) SLA
2 15 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.79%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) GPG13
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 80 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (16.49%) Hyper-V
3 33 (8.64%) XenApp
4 22 (5.76%) XenDesktop
5 17 (4.45%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (4.19%) vSphere
7 14 (3.66%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (3.14%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.36%) XenServer
10 5 (1.31%) Docker
10 5 (1.31%) Firmware
10 5 (1.31%) VMware NSX
11 4 (1.05%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.79%) NFS
12 3 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.52%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 47 (12.30%) SCCM
2 30 (7.85%) Backup Exec
3 17 (4.45%) SCOM
4 14 (3.66%) SCVMM
5 9 (2.36%) AirWatch
6 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.83%) IBM BigFix
8 6 (1.57%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.31%) QRadar
9 5 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (1.31%) vRealize
9 5 (1.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 4 (1.05%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.79%) Grafana
11 3 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.79%) Puppet
11 3 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 229 (59.95%) Microsoft
2 131 (34.29%) VMware
3 70 (18.32%) Citrix
4 39 (10.21%) Veeam
5 32 (8.38%) Cisco
6 30 (7.85%) Apple
7 29 (7.59%) Remedy
8 18 (4.71%) Dell
8 18 (4.71%) HP
8 18 (4.71%) Splunk
9 17 (4.45%) IBM
9 17 (4.45%) Lotus
9 17 (4.45%) Symantec
10 16 (4.19%) Oracle
11 13 (3.40%) NetApp
12 10 (2.62%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.36%) Avaya
13 9 (2.36%) Sophos
14 8 (2.09%) Asigra
14 8 (2.09%) Meraki