Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 32 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 348 307 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.15% 6.71% 8.16%
As % of the System Software category 46.15% 57.71% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 327 248 349
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% -9.72%
10th Percentile £20,900 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £61,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -10.00%

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 754 532 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.50% 11.63% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 635 431 562
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £23,050
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +4 69 £31,000 +3.33% 8
Hatfield -17 50 £50,000 +90.48% 9
Hemel Hempstead -20 34 £45,000 +20.00% 2
St Albans +23 23 £37,500 -46.43% 3
Harpenden +22 15 £27,500 -4.35% 1
Welwyn Garden City -27 14 £37,000 -17.78% 2
Borehamwood +9 11 £28,000 +14.29%
Broxbourne +9 9 £32,500 +41.30%
Stevenage -12 7 £22,250 -14.42% 2
Royston +13 5 £19,000 -15.56%
Rickmansworth - 5 £42,000 -
Potters Bar +1 4 £21,000 -52.00% 3
Welwyn - 4 £40,000 - 2
Hitchin - 3 £20,000 -
Bishop's Stortford -13 2 £30,000 +27.66% 1
Hoddesdon +4 1 £21,500 -
Kings Langley +1 1 £20,000 -51.81%
Cheshunt -3 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Tring - 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 287 (82.47%) Windows
2 174 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 160 (45.98%) Windows Server
4 119 (34.20%) VMware
5 113 (32.47%) DNS
6 103 (29.60%) DHCP
7 101 (29.02%) MS Exchange
8 99 (28.45%) Office 365
9 90 (25.86%) Microsoft Office
10 80 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (22.99%) Windows 7
11 68 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 68 (19.54%) TCP/IP
12 67 (19.25%) PowerShell
13 66 (18.97%) Firewall
14 64 (18.39%) ITIL
14 64 (18.39%) Citrix
15 62 (17.82%) Hyper-V
16 51 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 51 (14.66%) WAN
17 49 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 46 (13.22%) SAN
19 43 (12.36%) SQL Server
20 41 (11.78%) Windows 10
21 40 (11.49%) Windows 8
21 40 (11.49%) SLA
21 40 (11.49%) Cisco
22 39 (11.21%) MCSE
22 39 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
23 38 (10.92%) Linux

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
1 101 (29.02%) MS Exchange
2 37 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 35 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (4.02%) Skype for Business
6 13 (3.74%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.30%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.15%) Apache
9 4 (1.15%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.57%) JBoss
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.29%) IIS
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 90 (25.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.86%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.57%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 99 (28.45%) Office 365
2 68 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.74%) IaaS
4 13 (3.74%) Mimecast
5 9 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (2.59%) PaaS
6 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.44%) Yammer
7 4 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (32.47%) DNS
2 103 (29.60%) DHCP
3 68 (19.54%) TCP/IP
4 66 (18.97%) Firewall
5 51 (14.66%) WAN
6 46 (13.22%) SAN
7 37 (10.63%) LAN
8 28 (8.05%) VoIP
9 27 (7.76%) VPN
10 17 (4.89%) Internet
11 16 (4.60%) VLAN
12 9 (2.59%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.59%) SSL
13 8 (2.30%) Unified Communications
14 6 (1.72%) Skype
14 6 (1.72%) Wireless
15 5 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
16 4 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
16 4 (1.15%) NAS
16 4 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.15%) DB2
5 4 (1.15%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.57%) MySQL
7 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) OLTP
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.29%) Grunt
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (7.18%) Retail
2 8 (2.30%) Finance
3 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.44%) Games
4 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.86%) Advertising
5 3 (0.86%) Electronics
5 3 (0.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 87 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 66 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 52 (14.94%) Analyst
4 46 (13.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 45 (12.93%) IT Support
6 37 (10.63%) Desktop Support
7 36 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 35 (10.06%) Support Analyst
9 28 (8.05%) IT Engineer
10 23 (6.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 23 (6.61%) Consultant
11 22 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 22 (6.32%) IT Support Engineer
12 20 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (5.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 18 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 18 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (5.17%) Help Desk Engineer
14 18 (5.17%) Help Desk Support
14 18 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.72%) LDAP
2 4 (1.15%) SAP Basis
2 4 (1.15%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (1.15%) SAP PI
3 2 (0.57%) .NET
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.57%) CSS
3 2 (0.57%) HTML
3 2 (0.57%) HTML5
4 1 (0.29%) ADO
4 1 (0.29%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.29%) ODBC
4 1 (0.29%) SAML
4 1 (0.29%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.29%) XSD
4 1 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.74%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.16%) EPoS
6 10 (2.87%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.87%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.59%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.59%) FMCG
7 9 (2.59%) iPhone
8 8 (2.30%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.01%) Replication
10 5 (1.44%) Handset
10 5 (1.44%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.15%) NHS
12 3 (0.86%) CCTV
13 2 (0.57%) CMDB
13 2 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 287 (82.47%) Windows
2 160 (45.98%) Windows Server
3 80 (22.99%) Windows 7
4 49 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (11.78%) Windows 10
6 40 (11.49%) Windows 8
7 39 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (10.92%) Linux
9 13 (3.74%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.16%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.59%) CentOS
11 9 (2.59%) Windows Phone
11 9 (2.59%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.30%) Unix
13 6 (1.72%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.44%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.44%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.39%) ITIL
2 28 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (6.61%) Migration
4 18 (5.17%) DevOps
5 17 (4.89%) Business Continuity
5 17 (4.89%) Change Management
6 16 (4.60%) Mentoring
7 15 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (4.02%) Problem Management
9 13 (3.74%) CRM
9 13 (3.74%) Information Security
10 12 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.16%) Service Delivery
12 10 (2.87%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 10 (2.87%) Presales
12 10 (2.87%) Runbook
13 9 (2.59%) Business Development
13 9 (2.59%) Proactive Management
13 9 (2.59%) Server Building
13 9 (2.59%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.25%) PowerShell
2 33 (9.48%) SQL
3 14 (4.02%) Python
4 11 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.59%) VBScript
6 2 (0.57%) C#
6 2 (0.57%) VB
7 1 (0.29%) Java
7 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (14.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (11.21%) MCSE
3 27 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (7.18%) MCP
5 22 (6.32%) CCNA
6 20 (5.75%) Degree
7 12 (3.45%) MCSA
8 11 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.01%) CCNP
9 7 (2.01%) MCTS
9 7 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.15%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.15%) CCAA
10 4 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.49%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 80 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (17.82%) Hyper-V
3 26 (7.47%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (6.03%) XenApp
5 16 (4.60%) vSphere
6 10 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.72%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.72%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.15%) Docker
10 2 (0.57%) Snort
10 2 (0.57%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (8.05%) SCCM
2 10 (2.87%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (2.01%) Ansible
4 7 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.01%) Puppet
5 5 (1.44%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.44%) IBM BigFix
5 5 (1.44%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (1.15%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.57%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.57%) Salt
8 2 (0.57%) SCOM
8 2 (0.57%) WSUS
9 1 (0.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 174 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 119 (34.20%) VMware
3 64 (18.39%) Citrix
4 40 (11.49%) Cisco
5 25 (7.18%) HP
6 13 (3.74%) Oracle
7 12 (3.45%) Dell
8 11 (3.16%) Veeam
9 10 (2.87%) SAP
10 9 (2.59%) Google
10 9 (2.59%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.30%) NetApp
11 8 (2.30%) Symantec
12 7 (2.01%) SOTI
13 6 (1.72%) Altiris
14 5 (1.44%) Ivanti
14 5 (1.44%) MobileIron
15 4 (1.15%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.15%) Sage
15 4 (1.15%) SonicWALL