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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 32 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 151 169 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.78% 6.45% 11.64%
As % of the System Software category 66.23% 48.99% 61.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119 145 233
Median salary £31,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 228 345 462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 10.24% 13.17% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 180 278 343
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 31 £37,500 -5.66% 2
Watford +7 28 £25,000 -20.63% 6
Hatfield +32 26 £24,000 -48.66% 3
Cheshunt - 14 £25,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -1 13 £45,000 +57.89%
Stevenage -5 5 £25,375 -32.33% 1
Kings Langley - 4 £41,500 -
Letchworth - 4 £48,250 -
Broxbourne - 3 £23,000 -
Hoddesdon -6 1 £21,500 -6.52%
Borehamwood -16 1 £25,000 -23.07% 4
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 236 (87.41%) Windows
2 150 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 106 (39.26%) Windows Server
4 92 (34.07%) Windows 7
5 89 (32.96%) MS Excel
6 88 (32.59%) ITIL
7 85 (31.48%) VMware
8 80 (29.63%) Office 365
9 79 (29.26%) DNS
10 77 (28.52%) MS Exchange
11 75 (27.78%) DHCP
12 72 (26.67%) MS Office
13 71 (26.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 66 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 66 (24.44%) Firewall
15 64 (23.70%) Cisco
16 63 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 56 (20.74%) Citrix
17 56 (20.74%) MCP
18 55 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 54 (20.00%) WAN
20 49 (18.15%) SCCM
21 45 (16.67%) LAN
22 44 (16.30%) SLA
23 42 (15.56%) Data Centre
24 40 (14.81%) MCSE
25 39 (14.44%) Linux
25 39 (14.44%) SAN
26 38 (14.07%) SQL
27 36 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 77 (28.52%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.48%) Skype for Business
3 29 (10.74%) SharePoint
4 24 (8.89%) IIS
5 15 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 89 (32.96%) MS Excel
2 72 (26.67%) MS Office
3 10 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.74%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (29.63%) Office 365
2 24 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.70%) PaaS
6 8 (2.96%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.85%) IaaS
8 2 (0.74%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 79 (29.26%) DNS
2 75 (27.78%) DHCP
3 66 (24.44%) Firewall
4 54 (20.00%) WAN
5 45 (16.67%) LAN
6 39 (14.44%) SAN
7 33 (12.22%) TCP/IP
8 24 (8.89%) VoIP
9 21 (7.78%) VPN
10 18 (6.67%) Skype
10 18 (6.67%) VLAN
11 12 (4.44%) PBX
11 12 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (3.70%) MPLS
12 10 (3.70%) Unified Communications
13 9 (3.33%) Internet
14 8 (2.96%) ISDN
14 8 (2.96%) Wireless
15 7 (2.59%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.44%) MSI
2 7 (2.59%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 14 (5.19%) Marketing
2 13 (4.81%) Retail
3 11 (4.07%) Finance
3 11 (4.07%) Games
3 11 (4.07%) Legal
4 10 (3.70%) Advertising
4 10 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Front Office
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (31.11%) Analyst
2 54 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 44 (16.30%) IT Support
4 41 (15.19%) Administrator
4 41 (15.19%) Support Analyst
5 35 (12.96%) Help Desk Support
6 33 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (11.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (11.11%) Desktop Support
9 29 (10.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 25 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support
11 24 (8.89%) IT Analyst
12 21 (7.78%) Active Directory Support
12 21 (7.78%) Support Technician
13 20 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
13 20 (7.41%) Server Support
14 19 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.19%) LAMP
2 1 (0.37%) COM
2 1 (0.37%) Web Services
2 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.30%) Fat Client
2 17 (6.30%) Thin Client
3 15 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.19%) CMDB
5 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.96%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.59%) Replication
8 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.48%) Clustering
9 4 (1.48%) User Experience
10 3 (1.11%) iPad
11 2 (0.74%) Handset
11 2 (0.74%) NHS
12 1 (0.37%) CCTV
12 1 (0.37%) CESG
12 1 (0.37%) Life Science
12 1 (0.37%) PDA
12 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 236 (87.41%) Windows
2 106 (39.26%) Windows Server
3 92 (34.07%) Windows 7
4 63 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (14.44%) Linux
7 35 (12.96%) Windows 10
7 35 (12.96%) Windows 8
8 24 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (5.93%) CentOS
10 13 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (4.44%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.33%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.96%) Mac OS X
14 6 (2.22%) Unix
15 3 (1.11%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.74%) Android
17 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.59%) ITIL
2 24 (8.89%) Change Management
3 17 (6.30%) Mentoring
4 16 (5.93%) Problem Management
5 14 (5.19%) Application Packaging
6 13 (4.81%) Project Management
7 12 (4.44%) Open Source
8 11 (4.07%) Coaching
8 11 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 10 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 10 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (3.70%) IT Strategy
9 10 (3.70%) Line Management
9 10 (3.70%) Performance Optimisation
9 10 (3.70%) Software Engineering
10 9 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.33%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.07%) SQL
2 26 (9.63%) PowerShell
3 20 (7.41%) VBScript
4 12 (4.44%) VB
5 9 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (20.74%) MCP
3 40 (14.81%) MCSE
4 36 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 35 (12.96%) CCNA
6 25 (9.26%) SC Cleared
7 23 (8.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (8.15%) MCSA
9 17 (6.30%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (6.30%) MCTS
10 13 (4.81%) MCITP
11 11 (4.07%) Degree
12 10 (3.70%) A+ Certification
12 10 (3.70%) BC Cleared
13 8 (2.96%) CEH
13 8 (2.96%) CISSP
14 7 (2.59%) CCAA
14 7 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.30%) SLA
2 8 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 71 (26.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (11.85%) Hyper-V
3 25 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (6.67%) vSphere
5 15 (5.56%) XenApp
6 13 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (4.81%) Terminal Services
7 12 (4.44%) VMware ESX
7 12 (4.44%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.96%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.37%) Samba
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (18.15%) SCCM
2 17 (6.30%) SCOM
3 8 (2.96%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (1.85%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.85%) ZENworks
7 4 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.48%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.48%) ThinApp
8 3 (1.11%) WSUS
9 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 150 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 85 (31.48%) VMware
3 64 (23.70%) Cisco
4 56 (20.74%) Citrix
5 21 (7.78%) HP
6 17 (6.30%) BMC
6 17 (6.30%) Computacenter
6 17 (6.30%) Veeam
7 14 (5.19%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.44%) IBM
9 11 (4.07%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.33%) Dell
11 8 (2.96%) Forcepoint
11 8 (2.96%) NetApp
12 7 (2.59%) SonicWALL
13 6 (2.22%) Google
13 6 (2.22%) Sophos
14 5 (1.85%) AppSense
14 5 (1.85%) Novell
14 5 (1.85%) Symantec
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum Excellent Training. Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum Negotiable +Pension+Travel allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
London Web
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus training, pension, childcare vo
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago