Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 365 311 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.29% 6.90% 8.51%
As % of the System Software category 55.30% 56.44% 58.94%
Number of salaries quoted 322 247 339
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -2.86%

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 660 551 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.98% 12.23% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 556 445 553
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +17 97 £30,975 -1.67% 3
Hemel Hempstead +18 54 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Hatfield -25 27 £26,500 -41.11% 4
Welwyn Garden City -9 19 £37,000 -22.11%
St Albans +3 17 £35,000 -50.00% 2
Borehamwood -3 15 £32,500 +35.42%
Stevenage -18 15 £35,000 +16.67%
Harpenden +22 9 £27,500 -4.35% 1
Broxbourne - 9 £32,500 -
Potters Bar +5 6 £22,000 -49.71%
Rickmansworth +5 6 £39,250 +29.75%
Welwyn - 4 £40,000 -
Royston +14 2 £24,000 -54.29%
Berkhamsted -2 2 £37,000 +85.00%
Cheshunt -2 2 £28,750 -52.08%
Bishop's Stortford -16 2 £30,000 +3.45% 1
Hoddesdon -1 1 £21,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 309 (84.66%) Windows
2 202 (55.34%) Microsoft
2 202 (55.34%) Windows Server
3 167 (45.75%) MS Exchange
4 158 (43.29%) VMware
5 118 (32.33%) Office 365
6 112 (30.68%) DNS
7 111 (30.41%) Microsoft Office
8 110 (30.14%) Windows 7
9 108 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 103 (28.22%) Firewall
11 102 (27.95%) DHCP
11 102 (27.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 97 (26.58%) Cisco
13 96 (26.30%) Citrix
14 82 (22.47%) ITIL
14 82 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 81 (22.19%) Hyper-V
16 79 (21.64%) SAN
17 74 (20.27%) TCP/IP
18 66 (18.08%) WAN
18 66 (18.08%) PowerShell
19 65 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
20 62 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
21 61 (16.71%) Windows 8
21 61 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
22 58 (15.89%) LAN
23 54 (14.79%) SQL Server
23 54 (14.79%) Disaster Recovery
23 54 (14.79%) Windows 10

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
1 167 (45.75%) MS Exchange
2 62 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (10.14%) Skype for Business
5 25 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (5.21%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.19%) IIS
8 7 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.10%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.82%) Apache
11 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.55%) JBoss
12 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.27%) Drupal
13 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 111 (30.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.10%) SystmOne
3 3 (0.82%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.82%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.27%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 118 (32.33%) Office 365
2 61 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (6.58%) PaaS
5 13 (3.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (3.56%) Mimecast
6 11 (3.01%) IaaS
7 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (30.68%) DNS
2 103 (28.22%) Firewall
3 102 (27.95%) DHCP
4 79 (21.64%) SAN
5 74 (20.27%) TCP/IP
6 66 (18.08%) WAN
7 58 (15.89%) LAN
8 51 (13.97%) VoIP
9 50 (13.70%) VPN
10 35 (9.59%) VLAN
11 23 (6.30%) Skype
12 20 (5.48%) Remote Desktop
13 19 (5.21%) Internet
13 19 (5.21%) iSCSI
14 18 (4.93%) LDAP
15 15 (4.11%) MPLS
15 15 (4.11%) PBX
16 14 (3.84%) ISDN
17 10 (2.74%) SSL
17 10 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.37%) MySQL
5 4 (1.10%) DB2
5 4 (1.10%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.27%) OLTP
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.27%) Power BI
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.10%) Grunt
2 3 (0.82%) AdminStudio
2 3 (0.82%) MSI
2 3 (0.82%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (6.30%) Retail
2 22 (6.03%) Games
3 13 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.47%) Advertising
4 9 (2.47%) Finance
5 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.82%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (27.67%) Support Engineer
2 78 (21.37%) Analyst
3 72 (19.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 51 (13.97%) IT Support
5 49 (13.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 48 (13.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 46 (12.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 42 (11.51%) Support Analyst
9 40 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 40 (10.96%) Desktop Support
10 39 (10.68%) IT Engineer
11 31 (8.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support
13 28 (7.67%) Consultant
14 27 (7.40%) IT Support Engineer
14 27 (7.40%) Office 365 Engineer
15 26 (7.12%) Support Technician
16 23 (6.30%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
16 23 (6.30%) Active Directory Support
17 22 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.64%) .NET
1 6 (1.64%) ASP.NET
1 6 (1.64%) CSS
1 6 (1.64%) HTML
2 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (1.37%) HTML5
2 5 (1.37%) Web Services
3 4 (1.10%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.10%) Compass CSS Framework
3 4 (1.10%) CSS3
3 4 (1.10%) Entity Framework
3 4 (1.10%) jQuery
3 4 (1.10%) LINQ
3 4 (1.10%) Node.js
3 4 (1.10%) REST
3 4 (1.10%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (1.10%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.10%) Sass
3 4 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.12%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.38%) Replication
5 14 (3.84%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.29%) iPhone
7 10 (2.74%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.47%) User Experience
9 8 (2.19%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.19%) FMCG
10 6 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.64%) Handset
11 4 (1.10%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.10%) NHS
12 2 (0.55%) CCTV
12 2 (0.55%) EPoS
12 2 (0.55%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.55%) Fintech
12 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 309 (84.66%) Windows
2 202 (55.34%) Windows Server
3 110 (30.14%) Windows 7
4 102 (27.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (16.71%) Windows 8
7 54 (14.79%) Windows 10
8 53 (14.52%) Linux
9 34 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (6.30%) Windows XP
11 20 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (3.84%) Mac OS X
13 13 (3.56%) Windows Vista
14 11 (3.01%) Mac OS
15 10 (2.74%) Windows Phone
16 9 (2.47%) CentOS
16 9 (2.47%) Unix
17 6 (1.64%) Ubuntu
18 5 (1.37%) Android
19 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.47%) ITIL
2 54 (14.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (10.41%) Change Management
4 27 (7.40%) Information Security
4 27 (7.40%) Migration
5 25 (6.85%) Mentoring
6 24 (6.58%) E-Commerce
6 24 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (6.58%) Problem Management
7 22 (6.03%) Server Virtualisation
8 20 (5.48%) Software Deployment
9 19 (5.21%) ITIL V3
9 19 (5.21%) Server Building
10 18 (4.93%) Business Continuity
10 18 (4.93%) Identity Management
11 17 (4.66%) Identity Access Management
12 15 (4.11%) Coaching
13 14 (3.84%) CRM
13 14 (3.84%) Patch Management
14 12 (3.29%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.08%) PowerShell
2 49 (13.42%) SQL
3 19 (5.21%) VBScript
4 12 (3.29%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.37%) C#
6 2 (0.55%) C
6 2 (0.55%) Java
6 2 (0.55%) Python
6 2 (0.55%) VB
7 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.27%) Korn
7 1 (0.27%) PHP
7 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 65 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (12.05%) CCNA
4 35 (9.59%) MCSE
5 27 (7.40%) MCP
6 25 (6.85%) MCSA
7 21 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (5.21%) MCTS
9 18 (4.93%) Degree
10 16 (4.38%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (4.11%) A+ Certification
11 15 (4.11%) CCAA
12 6 (1.64%) CISSP
12 6 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (1.37%) CCNP
14 4 (1.10%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.05%) SLA
2 9 (2.47%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (2.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 9 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (22.19%) Hyper-V
3 34 (9.32%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (9.04%) XenApp
5 28 (7.67%) vSphere
6 21 (5.75%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.19%) XenServer
8 6 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.37%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.55%) Docker
13 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (5.21%) SCCM
2 18 (4.93%) WSUS
3 17 (4.66%) Backup Exec
4 12 (3.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.64%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.10%) SCOM
6 4 (1.10%) WMI
7 3 (0.82%) Ansible
7 3 (0.82%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.82%) Puppet
8 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.55%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.55%) Salt
8 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.27%) Nagios
9 1 (0.27%) OpenView
9 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 202 (55.34%) Microsoft
2 158 (43.29%) VMware
3 97 (26.58%) Cisco
4 96 (26.30%) Citrix
5 46 (12.60%) HP
6 23 (6.30%) Dell
7 16 (4.38%) SonicWALL
7 16 (4.38%) Veeam
8 13 (3.56%) SAP
9 10 (2.74%) NetApp
9 10 (2.74%) Oracle
9 10 (2.74%) Symantec
10 8 (2.19%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.92%) Apple
12 6 (1.64%) Zeacom
13 4 (1.10%) SOTI
14 3 (0.82%) EMC
14 3 (0.82%) Meraki
14 3 (0.82%) NetIQ
14 3 (0.82%) Sage