Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 63 229 438
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.97% 11.37% 12.83%
As % of the System Software category 45.32% 62.57% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 204 340
Median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,550 £60,000 £61,375
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 139 366 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.59% 18.17% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 92 307 561
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% -9.57%
10th Percentile £28,050 £23,300 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £61,250 £71,800
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 37 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Borehamwood +2 4 £37,000 +7.25% 2
Hemel Hempstead -18 4 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Hatfield -2 3 £35,000 -39.13% 5
St Albans +49 2 - - 2
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 54 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
2 52 (82.54%) Azure
3 51 (80.95%) Windows
4 39 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 30 (47.62%) Firewall
6 29 (46.03%) Windows 10
7 26 (41.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (31.75%) VMware
9 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (25.40%) Windows Server
10 14 (22.22%) Migration
10 14 (22.22%) Service Management
10 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
11 13 (20.63%) Citrix
11 13 (20.63%) SLA
11 13 (20.63%) SCCM
11 13 (20.63%) OneDrive
11 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (19.05%) Technology Roadmap
12 12 (19.05%) Strategic Roadmap
12 12 (19.05%) Requirements Gathering
12 12 (19.05%) Public Cloud
12 12 (19.05%) Skype
12 12 (19.05%) NetScaler
12 12 (19.05%) Ivanti
12 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.05%) Linux
13 10 (15.87%) Change Management
13 10 (15.87%) REST

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 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 54 (85.71%) Microsoft 365
2 52 (82.54%) Azure
3 26 (41.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (20.63%) OneDrive
5 10 (15.87%) Azure Functions
5 10 (15.87%) Serverless
6 7 (11.11%) AWS
7 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (4.76%) AWS CodeCommit
8 3 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.59%) GCP
9 1 (1.59%) IaaS
9 1 (1.59%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.59%) PaaS
9 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (47.62%) Firewall
2 12 (19.05%) NetScaler
2 12 (19.05%) Skype
3 8 (12.70%) Wireless
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
4 6 (9.52%) VLAN
5 5 (7.94%) DHCP
6 4 (6.35%) LAN
7 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.76%) VPN
7 3 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Help Desk Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Architect
3 12 (19.05%) Digital Architect
3 12 (19.05%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 12 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (12.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.11%) IT Support
7 6 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.94%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
9 4 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) REST
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.59%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Life Science
4 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (80.95%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Windows 10
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server
4 12 (19.05%) Linux
5 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.17%) Unix
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.59%) tvOS
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Migration
1 14 (22.22%) Service Management
2 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Requirements Gathering
3 12 (19.05%) Strategic Roadmap
3 12 (19.05%) Technology Roadmap
4 10 (15.87%) Change Management
4 10 (15.87%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (14.29%) DevOps
5 9 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 9 (14.29%) Project Management
6 7 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.94%) ITIL
8 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
8 4 (6.35%) Line Management
8 4 (6.35%) Ticket Management
9 3 (4.76%) Build Automation
9 3 (4.76%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.94%) SQL
3 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.76%) Groovy
3 3 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) MCSA
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) MCITP
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (20.63%) SCCM
3 4 (6.35%) Terraform
4 3 (4.76%) Consul
5 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.75%) VMware
3 13 (20.63%) Citrix
4 12 (19.05%) Ivanti
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco
6 4 (6.35%) Veeam
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) Juniper
9 1 (1.59%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.59%) Meraki
9 1 (1.59%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.59%) Sophos