Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 316 299 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.69% 7.01% 6.71%
As % of the System Software category 45.60% 61.40% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 302 233 311
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,130 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £31,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.24% -2.31% -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 693 487 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.67% 11.42% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 595 388 503
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,625 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 65 £34,000 +4.62% 9
Hatfield -13 58 £52,500 +118.75% 2
Hemel Hempstead -23 34 £45,000 +44.00% 3
St Albans +21 27 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Stevenage +2 17 £27,500 +5.77%
Borehamwood +29 15 £25,500 +5.15%
Welwyn Garden City -40 12 £28,000 -37.78% 3
Harpenden - 9 £35,000 -
Potters Bar - 6 £22,250 -
Royston - 4 £16,500 -
Hitchin - 3 £20,000 -
Letchworth +13 2 £30,000 -37.82%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £29,250 -
Kings Langley +2 1 £20,000 -51.81%
Rickmansworth - 1 £32,000 -
Tring - 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 262 (82.91%) Windows
2 172 (54.43%) Microsoft
3 167 (52.85%) Windows Server
4 98 (31.01%) Office 365
5 94 (29.75%) VMware
6 76 (24.05%) PowerShell
7 75 (23.73%) DNS
8 74 (23.42%) MS Exchange
9 73 (23.10%) ITIL
10 70 (22.15%) Microsoft Office
10 70 (22.15%) DHCP
11 69 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 68 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 51 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (16.14%) Windows 7
14 50 (15.82%) Data Centre
15 47 (14.87%) Firewall
16 46 (14.56%) Windows 10
17 45 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 44 (13.92%) Hyper-V
19 43 (13.61%) Citrix
20 40 (12.66%) SCCM
21 39 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
21 39 (12.34%) Cisco Certification
21 39 (12.34%) MCSE
22 38 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
23 35 (11.08%) CCNA
24 34 (10.76%) WAN
24 34 (10.76%) SQL Server
25 31 (9.81%) TCP/IP

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 74 (23.42%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (5.70%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.43%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.16%) Apache
6 9 (2.85%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.22%) IIS
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 70 (22.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.63%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 98 (31.01%) Office 365
2 68 (21.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.58%) Yammer
6 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.27%) IaaS
7 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (23.73%) DNS
2 70 (22.15%) DHCP
3 47 (14.87%) Firewall
4 34 (10.76%) WAN
5 31 (9.81%) TCP/IP
6 29 (9.18%) VPN
7 25 (7.91%) SAN
8 22 (6.96%) LAN
9 17 (5.38%) Wireless
10 16 (5.06%) Internet
11 12 (3.80%) VoIP
12 10 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (2.85%) Skype
13 9 (2.85%) VLAN
14 7 (2.22%) Network Security
14 7 (2.22%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
16 4 (1.27%) HTTP
16 4 (1.27%) SNMP
16 4 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.63%) JIRA
1 2 (0.63%) MSI
1 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 28 (8.86%) Retail
2 6 (1.90%) French Language
3 5 (1.58%) Finance
3 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.27%) Games
4 4 (1.27%) Legal
5 2 (0.63%) Billing
5 2 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (23.10%) Analyst
2 63 (19.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 56 (17.72%) Support Engineer
4 36 (11.39%) Support Analyst
5 34 (10.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 32 (10.13%) Team Leader
6 32 (10.13%) Windows Engineer
7 29 (9.18%) IT Support
8 22 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 22 (6.96%) Service Analyst
8 22 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
9 21 (6.65%) Service Desk Support
10 20 (6.33%) 1st Line Support
10 20 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 19 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (5.38%) IT Analyst
13 17 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
14 15 (4.75%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (0.95%) LDAP
2 3 (0.95%) Middleware
3 1 (0.32%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.82%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.75%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.75%) Fat Client
2 15 (4.75%) Thin Client
3 14 (4.43%) Private Cloud
4 9 (2.85%) EPoS
4 9 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.90%) CMDB
7 6 (1.90%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.58%) Replication
9 4 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.27%) iPad
10 3 (0.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.95%) iPhone
10 3 (0.95%) NHS
10 3 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 262 (82.91%) Windows
2 167 (52.85%) Windows Server
3 51 (16.14%) Windows 7
4 46 (14.56%) Windows 10
5 45 (14.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (8.23%) Linux
8 14 (4.43%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.53%) CentOS
10 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.27%) Unix
12 3 (0.95%) Android
12 3 (0.95%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.10%) ITIL
2 38 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (8.54%) DevOps
4 23 (7.28%) Runbook
5 19 (6.01%) Migration
6 16 (5.06%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 14 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (4.43%) Mentoring
8 13 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (3.80%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (3.48%) Change Management
10 11 (3.48%) E-Commerce
11 10 (3.16%) Coaching
11 10 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (2.53%) Information Security
12 8 (2.53%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (2.53%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.53%) Service Delivery
12 8 (2.53%) Service Desk Management
12 8 (2.53%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (24.05%) PowerShell
2 26 (8.23%) SQL
3 20 (6.33%) Python
4 7 (2.22%) R
5 6 (1.90%) VB
6 5 (1.58%) VBScript
7 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.95%) Java
8 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (16.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (12.34%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (12.34%) MCSE
3 35 (11.08%) CCNA
4 24 (7.59%) Degree
5 23 (7.28%) MCP
6 14 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (3.48%) CCNP
8 6 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.95%) CCENT
10 3 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.95%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.95%) MCITP
10 3 (0.95%) MCTS
10 3 (0.95%) OSCP
10 3 (0.95%) PMP
10 3 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.18%) SLA
2 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.95%) PMO
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 69 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (13.92%) Hyper-V
3 28 (8.86%) XenApp
4 15 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (4.11%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.58%) DFS Replication
7 5 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.58%) vSphere
8 3 (0.95%) XenServer
9 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.32%) Snort
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (12.66%) SCCM
2 14 (4.43%) Ansible
2 14 (4.43%) Puppet
3 7 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.58%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.58%) IBM BigFix
5 3 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.95%) QRadar
6 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.63%) SCOM
6 2 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.63%) WSUS
7 1 (0.32%) Simpana
7 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 172 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 94 (29.75%) VMware
3 43 (13.61%) Citrix
4 31 (9.81%) Cisco
5 8 (2.53%) HP
5 8 (2.53%) Remedy
6 6 (1.90%) Altiris
6 6 (1.90%) BMC
6 6 (1.90%) Google
7 5 (1.58%) Ivanti
7 5 (1.58%) MobileIron
7 5 (1.58%) Symantec
8 4 (1.27%) NetApp
8 4 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.27%) Veeam
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle
9 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.95%) SOTI
9 3 (0.95%) Splunk
9 3 (0.95%) TIBCO