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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 19
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 177 131 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.55% 5.73% 11.18%
As % of the System Software category 59.40% 52.40% 62.40%
Number of salaries quoted 141 99 231
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 298 250 516
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 14.40% 10.94% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 250 195 346
Median salary £40,250 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.50% +20.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +10 55 £32,500 +25.00% 4
Hatfield +9 32 £25,000 -54.54% 3
Hemel Hempstead +16 26 £31,250 -21.87% 3
St Albans +4 10 £25,000 -64.28%
Welwyn Garden City +5 8 £25,500 -44.86% 2
Borehamwood -11 7 £32,500 -
Cheshunt - 4 £25,000 -
Stevenage +1 3 £25,750 -39.41%
Berkhamsted -2 3 £37,500 +87.50%
Kings Langley - 2 £31,250 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £36,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 286 (86.14%) Windows
2 201 (60.54%) Microsoft
3 155 (46.69%) Windows Server
4 125 (37.65%) Windows 7
5 119 (35.84%) Office 365
6 116 (34.94%) MS Exchange
7 109 (32.83%) VMware
8 104 (31.33%) ITIL
9 99 (29.82%) DNS
10 98 (29.52%) DHCP
11 97 (29.22%) Cisco
12 94 (28.31%) Microsoft Office
13 93 (28.01%) Citrix
13 93 (28.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 91 (27.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 83 (25.00%) Firewall
16 82 (24.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 74 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 63 (18.98%) WAN
19 61 (18.37%) SAN
20 59 (17.77%) LAN
21 58 (17.47%) MCP
22 54 (16.27%) Windows 10
23 53 (15.96%) Data Centre
24 52 (15.66%) SQL Server
25 51 (15.36%) Hyper-V
26 49 (14.76%) SLA
27 47 (14.16%) SCCM
28 46 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
28 46 (13.86%) CCNA

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
1 116 (34.94%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.95%) SharePoint
2 43 (12.95%) Skype for Business
3 29 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (6.63%) IIS
5 14 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.41%) Apache
6 8 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 94 (28.31%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 119 (35.84%) Office 365
2 27 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (5.42%) PaaS
6 7 (2.11%) IaaS
7 5 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.51%) Amazon Glacier
7 5 (1.51%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.51%) AWS CloudTrail
7 5 (1.51%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (29.82%) DNS
2 98 (29.52%) DHCP
3 83 (25.00%) Firewall
4 63 (18.98%) WAN
5 61 (18.37%) SAN
6 59 (17.77%) LAN
7 40 (12.05%) VLAN
8 38 (11.45%) TCP/IP
9 36 (10.84%) Skype
9 36 (10.84%) VoIP
10 34 (10.24%) VPN
11 21 (6.33%) PBX
12 20 (6.02%) iSCSI
12 20 (6.02%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (5.72%) MPLS
14 17 (5.12%) Wireless
15 15 (4.52%) ISDN
16 13 (3.92%) NAS
17 12 (3.61%) Unified Communications
18 10 (3.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (2.41%) MySQL
5 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.71%) MSI
2 5 (1.51%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.90%) Grunt
3 3 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 23 (6.93%) Games
2 18 (5.42%) Advertising
3 17 (5.12%) Retail
4 15 (4.52%) Marketing
5 12 (3.61%) Finance
6 10 (3.01%) Legal
7 9 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (28.01%) Analyst
2 72 (21.69%) Support Engineer
3 56 (16.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 52 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (15.36%) IT Support
6 49 (14.76%) Administrator
7 47 (14.16%) Support Analyst
8 40 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 39 (11.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 38 (11.45%) Help Desk Support
11 36 (10.84%) Infrastructure Support
12 34 (10.24%) Active Directory Support
13 30 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 30 (9.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 30 (9.04%) IT Analyst
13 30 (9.04%) Support Technician
14 29 (8.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 29 (8.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
14 29 (8.73%) Desktop Support
15 27 (8.13%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.22%) LAMP
2 7 (2.11%) Web Services
3 5 (1.51%) CSS
3 5 (1.51%) HTML
4 3 (0.90%) .NET
4 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.90%) ADO.NET
4 3 (0.90%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.90%) CSS3
4 3 (0.90%) Entity Framework
4 3 (0.90%) HTML5
4 3 (0.90%) jQuery
4 3 (0.90%) LINQ
4 3 (0.90%) Node.js
4 3 (0.90%) REST
4 3 (0.90%) Sass
4 3 (0.90%) WCF
4 3 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.92%) CMDB
5 12 (3.61%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.61%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.61%) Thin Client
6 10 (3.01%) Replication
7 6 (1.81%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.20%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.20%) User Experience
9 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.90%) iPad
9 3 (0.90%) iPhone
9 3 (0.90%) PMI
10 2 (0.60%) Handset
10 2 (0.60%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 286 (86.14%) Windows
2 155 (46.69%) Windows Server
3 125 (37.65%) Windows 7
4 82 (24.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (16.27%) Windows 10
7 46 (13.86%) Linux
8 45 (13.55%) Windows 8
9 31 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (6.63%) CentOS
12 21 (6.33%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.41%) Unix
14 7 (2.11%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.81%) Android
15 6 (1.81%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.51%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (31.33%) ITIL
2 31 (9.34%) Change Management
3 24 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (6.93%) Mentoring
5 19 (5.72%) Application Packaging
6 16 (4.82%) Coaching
6 16 (4.82%) Problem Management
6 16 (4.82%) Server Virtualisation
7 15 (4.52%) E-Commerce
8 14 (4.22%) ITIL V3
8 14 (4.22%) Project Management
9 13 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (3.92%) Migration
10 12 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (3.61%) Configuration Management
10 12 (3.61%) IT Strategy
10 12 (3.61%) Open Source
11 11 (3.31%) Information Security
11 11 (3.31%) Software Deployment
12 10 (3.01%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.25%) PowerShell
2 43 (12.95%) SQL
3 24 (7.23%) VBScript
4 9 (2.71%) VB
5 8 (2.41%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.41%) C
5 8 (2.41%) Korn
6 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 91 (27.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (17.47%) MCP
3 46 (13.86%) CCNA
3 46 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (13.55%) MCSE
5 36 (10.84%) MCSA
6 30 (9.04%) Security Cleared
7 25 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (7.23%) MCTS
9 22 (6.63%) Degree
9 22 (6.63%) SC Cleared
10 20 (6.02%) A+ Certification
11 18 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (3.61%) CCAA
12 12 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (2.41%) MCITP
15 6 (1.81%) BC Cleared
16 4 (1.20%) CISSP
16 4 (1.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.76%) SLA
2 4 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 93 (28.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (15.36%) Hyper-V
3 33 (9.94%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (9.04%) XenApp
5 23 (6.93%) vSphere
6 18 (5.42%) XenDesktop
7 17 (5.12%) Terminal Services
8 12 (3.61%) XenServer
9 10 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (2.41%) KVM
10 8 (2.41%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.60%) vCloud
14 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 47 (14.16%) SCCM
2 20 (6.02%) SCOM
3 14 (4.22%) WSUS
4 13 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.71%) Puppet
6 8 (2.41%) Ansible
6 8 (2.41%) Nagios
7 7 (2.11%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.81%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.20%) BladeLogic
10 4 (1.20%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.60%) ThinApp
11 2 (0.60%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.60%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 201 (60.54%) Microsoft
2 109 (32.83%) VMware
3 97 (29.22%) Cisco
4 93 (28.01%) Citrix
5 34 (10.24%) HP
6 17 (5.12%) BMC
7 16 (4.82%) Computacenter
8 14 (4.22%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.92%) SonicWALL
10 10 (3.01%) Dell
11 8 (2.41%) Veeam
12 7 (2.11%) IBM
13 6 (1.81%) CA
13 6 (1.81%) Google
14 4 (1.20%) Apple
14 4 (1.20%) NetApp
15 3 (0.90%) Juniper
15 3 (0.90%) SAP
15 3 (0.90%) Symantec
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Recann
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Potters Bar
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hoddesdon
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 23 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: 10 days ago