Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 334 316 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.76% 7.63% 6.59%
As % of the System Software category 50.30% 60.89% 53.36%
Number of salaries quoted 280 251 271
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -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 664 519 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.43% 12.54% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 547 425 449
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,650 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -2 81 £40,000 +23.08% 6
Hatfield -17 39 £47,500 +79.25% 5
Welwyn Garden City -22 30 £21,000 -47.50% 5
Hemel Hempstead -6 29 £32,500 -5.11% 2
St Albans +11 28 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Borehamwood +24 20 £26,500 -18.46%
Stevenage -12 15 £27,500 -21.43%
Radlett - 8 - -
Potters Bar -4 7 £23,000 -2.13% 1
Harpenden - 6 £35,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 5 £28,500 - 3
Letchworth +28 4 £29,250 -13.97% 2
Tring - 3 £37,500 - 1
Royston - 2 £16,000 -
Rickmansworth -9 1 £32,000 -12.33%
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 277 (82.93%) Windows
2 210 (62.87%) Microsoft
3 160 (47.90%) Windows Server
4 154 (46.11%) Office 365
5 104 (31.14%) VMware
6 93 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 90 (26.95%) PowerShell
8 88 (26.35%) Microsoft Office
9 82 (24.55%) Windows 7
10 81 (24.25%) MS Exchange
11 80 (23.95%) DNS
12 74 (22.16%) Windows 10
13 71 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 69 (20.66%) Firewall
15 66 (19.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 65 (19.46%) DHCP
16 65 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 61 (18.26%) ITIL
18 60 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 59 (17.66%) Data Centre
20 54 (16.17%) Hyper-V
21 53 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
22 51 (15.27%) Citrix
23 47 (14.07%) TCP/IP
24 45 (13.47%) VPN
25 44 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
26 43 (12.87%) CCNA
26 43 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
27 39 (11.68%) MCSE
27 39 (11.68%) SCCM

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 81 (24.25%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (7.49%) SharePoint
4 19 (5.69%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.69%) IIS
8 8 (2.40%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.80%) Apache
9 6 (1.80%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.60%) ThingWorx
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (26.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.30%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 154 (46.11%) Office 365
2 93 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (6.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.80%) IaaS
7 5 (1.50%) PaaS
8 4 (1.20%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 80 (23.95%) DNS
2 69 (20.66%) Firewall
3 65 (19.46%) DHCP
4 47 (14.07%) TCP/IP
5 45 (13.47%) VPN
6 35 (10.48%) LAN
7 31 (9.28%) WAN
7 31 (9.28%) Wireless
8 29 (8.68%) Internet
9 27 (8.08%) SAN
10 22 (6.59%) Skype
11 18 (5.39%) Network Security
12 14 (4.19%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (4.19%) VLAN
13 13 (3.89%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (3.29%) iSCSI
14 11 (3.29%) Unified Communications
15 10 (2.99%) VoIP
16 8 (2.40%) Ethernet
16 8 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) MSI
2 6 (1.80%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 20 (5.99%) Retail
2 18 (5.39%) Finance
3 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.80%) French Language
5 4 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Billing
6 2 (0.60%) Games
6 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.60%) Local Government
6 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 83 (24.85%) Analyst
2 67 (20.06%) Support Engineer
3 39 (11.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (10.78%) IT Support
5 35 (10.48%) Windows Engineer
6 34 (10.18%) Support Analyst
7 31 (9.28%) Desktop Support
8 29 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
8 29 (8.68%) Consultant
8 29 (8.68%) Systems Engineer
9 24 (7.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (7.19%) Service Analyst
10 22 (6.59%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (5.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 20 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (5.69%) IT Analyst
12 19 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (5.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.40%) Flash
2 5 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (0.90%) LDAP
3 3 (0.90%) Middleware
4 2 (0.60%) ADSI
5 1 (0.30%) Node.js
5 1 (0.30%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.66%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 30 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.19%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.59%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.69%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.40%) Replication
9 7 (2.10%) iPhone
9 7 (2.10%) NHS
9 7 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.80%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.80%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.50%) iSeries
12 4 (1.20%) CMDB
12 4 (1.20%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 277 (82.93%) Windows
2 160 (47.90%) Windows Server
3 82 (24.55%) Windows 7
4 74 (22.16%) Windows 10
5 66 (19.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (8.98%) Linux
8 29 (8.68%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.29%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.69%) CentOS
11 8 (2.40%) Mac OS X
11 8 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 7 (2.10%) Android
12 7 (2.10%) Unix
13 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.20%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.90%) Kali Linux
16 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.26%) ITIL
2 60 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (10.18%) Mentoring
5 23 (6.89%) Migration
6 22 (6.59%) Presales
6 22 (6.59%) Time Management
7 19 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (5.69%) Change Management
7 19 (5.69%) Validation
8 18 (5.39%) DevOps
8 18 (5.39%) Information Security
8 18 (5.39%) Server Management
9 17 (5.09%) Identity Access Management
10 15 (4.49%) Security Management
11 13 (3.89%) Runbook
12 12 (3.59%) Proactive Monitoring
12 12 (3.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 11 (3.29%) Process Improvement
13 11 (3.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 90 (26.95%) PowerShell
2 26 (7.78%) SQL
3 19 (5.69%) Java
4 13 (3.89%) Python
5 7 (2.10%) R
6 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.20%) VB
7 2 (0.60%) VBScript
8 1 (0.30%) C#
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (12.87%) CCNA
4 39 (11.68%) MCSE
5 30 (8.98%) MCP
6 25 (7.49%) Degree
7 22 (6.59%) MCSA
8 15 (4.49%) CCNP
9 11 (3.29%) A+ Certification
9 11 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (2.40%) ACDT
10 8 (2.40%) ACHDS
10 8 (2.40%) ACTC
10 8 (2.40%) MCDST
10 8 (2.40%) MCSM
11 6 (1.80%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.50%) CCDA
12 5 (1.50%) CCDP
12 5 (1.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.98%) SLA
2 12 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.20%) GDPR
4 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.60%) PMO
5 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 71 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (16.17%) Hyper-V
3 32 (9.58%) XenApp
4 18 (5.39%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.89%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (2.99%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.69%) XenServer
9 8 (2.40%) vSphere
10 7 (2.10%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.60%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.60%) Docker
14 1 (0.30%) Samba
14 1 (0.30%) Snort
14 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (11.68%) SCCM
2 13 (3.89%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.59%) Puppet
4 11 (3.29%) Ansible
5 9 (2.69%) SCOM
6 7 (2.10%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.90%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.90%) QRadar
10 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.60%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.30%) Simpana
11 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 210 (62.87%) Microsoft
2 104 (31.14%) VMware
3 51 (15.27%) Citrix
4 33 (9.88%) Cisco
5 21 (6.29%) Remedy
6 16 (4.79%) Veeam
7 13 (3.89%) Apple
8 12 (3.59%) Symantec
9 10 (2.99%) HP
10 9 (2.69%) Oracle
11 8 (2.40%) IBM
11 8 (2.40%) Lotus
11 8 (2.40%) Splunk
12 7 (2.10%) Dell
12 7 (2.10%) Meraki
12 7 (2.10%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.80%) NetApp
14 5 (1.50%) EMC
14 5 (1.50%) Sophos
14 5 (1.50%) TIBCO