Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 453 338 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.67% 7.44% 6.85%
As % of the System Software category 60.72% 51.13% 57.36%
Number of salaries quoted 318 313 238
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36% -5.22%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £63,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £34,250 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +0.74% - +4.62%

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 746 661 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.86% 14.55% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 569 554 419
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,200
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +19 137 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Welwyn Garden City +24 62 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Hemel Hempstead +26 47 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Hatfield +8 33 £28,500 -40.00% 9
St Albans +12 17 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Waltham Cross - 16 £55,000 - 1
Hertford - 16 £26,000 -
Berkhamsted - 14 £30,000 -
Stevenage +8 13 £26,000 +13.04% 4
Radlett - 9 £28,000 -
Hitchin +7 7 £22,500 +12.50% 2
Borehamwood +7 6 £22,500 -21.05% 1
Cheshunt -3 5 £50,000 +53.85%
Bishop's Stortford +14 3 £27,000 -10.00%
Tring +3 3 £37,500 -
Letchworth - 3 £21,000 -
Harpenden +7 2 £33,000 +20.00%
Potters Bar -5 1 £21,500 +2.38% 2
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £55,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 373 (82.34%) Windows
2 277 (61.15%) Microsoft
3 227 (50.11%) Office 365
4 209 (46.14%) Windows Server
5 178 (39.29%) VMware
6 145 (32.01%) Windows 7
7 129 (28.48%) DNS
8 119 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 118 (26.05%) DHCP
10 117 (25.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 117 (25.83%) Windows 10
11 116 (25.61%) Microsoft Office
12 108 (23.84%) Firewall
13 94 (20.75%) ITIL
14 91 (20.09%) Citrix
14 91 (20.09%) PowerShell
15 88 (19.43%) MS Exchange
16 87 (19.21%) Hyper-V
17 84 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
17 84 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
18 71 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 68 (15.01%) SCCM
20 66 (14.57%) Windows 8
21 65 (14.35%) VPN
22 59 (13.02%) SQL
23 58 (12.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 55 (12.14%) SQL Server
24 55 (12.14%) TCP/IP
25 53 (11.70%) Linux
26 51 (11.26%) Cisco

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 88 (19.43%) MS Exchange
2 41 (9.05%) Skype for Business
3 26 (5.74%) SharePoint
4 19 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.53%) IBM Notes
8 13 (2.87%) IIS
9 10 (2.21%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.55%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.10%) Apache
13 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.44%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 116 (25.61%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 227 (50.11%) Office 365
2 117 (25.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (6.18%) Mimecast
5 24 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.31%) IaaS
7 14 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.87%) PaaS
9 11 (2.43%) OneDrive
10 8 (1.77%) SaaS
11 7 (1.55%) Yammer
12 5 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 129 (28.48%) DNS
2 118 (26.05%) DHCP
3 108 (23.84%) Firewall
4 65 (14.35%) VPN
5 55 (12.14%) TCP/IP
6 48 (10.60%) LAN
7 43 (9.49%) VLAN
8 35 (7.73%) WAN
8 35 (7.73%) Wireless
9 32 (7.06%) Internet
10 30 (6.62%) SAN
11 28 (6.18%) Skype
12 26 (5.74%) Remote Desktop
13 17 (3.75%) Network Security
14 15 (3.31%) iSCSI
14 15 (3.31%) Structured Cabling
15 12 (2.65%) VoIP
16 11 (2.43%) SMTP
17 10 (2.21%) Unified Communications
18 8 (1.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.88%) Redis
5 3 (0.66%) MySQL
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.88%) Hudson
2 4 (0.88%) Subversion
3 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.22%) Ant
5 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 26 (5.74%) Finance
2 14 (3.09%) Retail
3 5 (1.10%) French Language
3 5 (1.10%) Italian Language
3 5 (1.10%) Marketing
3 5 (1.10%) Spanish Language
4 3 (0.66%) Back Office
4 3 (0.66%) Greek Language
4 3 (0.66%) Legal
4 3 (0.66%) Military
4 3 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (0.44%) Advertising
5 2 (0.44%) Local Government
5 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.22%) Front Office
6 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (20.75%) Analyst
2 86 (18.98%) Support Engineer
3 73 (16.11%) IT Support
4 66 (14.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 57 (12.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 39 (8.61%) IT Engineer
6 39 (8.61%) Support Analyst
7 38 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 34 (7.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (6.40%) IT Support Engineer
11 28 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 28 (6.18%) IT Analyst
12 26 (5.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 25 (5.52%) Consultant
14 24 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
15 23 (5.08%) Administrator
15 23 (5.08%) Product Manager
16 21 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
17 20 (4.42%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.77%) LDAP
2 7 (1.55%) J2EE
2 7 (1.55%) SailPoint
3 5 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.10%) Web Services
4 4 (0.88%) CSS
4 4 (0.88%) HTML
4 4 (0.88%) Node.js
5 3 (0.66%) Flash
5 3 (0.66%) JTS
6 2 (0.44%) REST
6 2 (0.44%) WAP
7 1 (0.22%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.04%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.28%) Management Information System
4 30 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (5.74%) Driving Licence
6 18 (3.97%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.09%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.09%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.99%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.77%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.77%) PKI
9 8 (1.77%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.32%) Replication
12 5 (1.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
13 4 (0.88%) Clustering
13 4 (0.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 373 (82.34%) Windows
2 209 (46.14%) Windows Server
3 145 (32.01%) Windows 7
4 117 (25.83%) Windows 10
5 84 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (14.57%) Windows 8
7 53 (11.70%) Linux
8 40 (8.83%) Apple iOS
9 20 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.43%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.99%) CentOS
11 9 (1.99%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.99%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.10%) Android
12 5 (1.10%) Kali Linux
12 5 (1.10%) Unix
13 4 (0.88%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.75%) ITIL
2 58 (12.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (10.38%) Identity Access Management
4 46 (10.15%) Mentoring
5 38 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (7.28%) Information Security
7 31 (6.84%) Migration
8 30 (6.62%) Technical Leadership
9 29 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (5.74%) Presales
11 23 (5.08%) Acceptance Criteria
11 23 (5.08%) Change Management
11 23 (5.08%) Lean Six Sigma
11 23 (5.08%) Security Management
11 23 (5.08%) Six Sigma
12 21 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (4.64%) Server Management
13 20 (4.42%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (4.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 91 (20.09%) PowerShell
2 59 (13.02%) SQL
3 25 (5.52%) Bash Shell
4 22 (4.86%) Java
5 19 (4.19%) VBScript
6 14 (3.09%) VBA
7 6 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.32%) Python
8 5 (1.10%) C
9 1 (0.22%) C#
9 1 (0.22%) PHP
9 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (10.60%) MCP
3 38 (8.39%) Degree
4 31 (6.84%) MCSA
4 31 (6.84%) MCSE
5 27 (5.96%) CCNA
5 27 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.31%) A+ Certification
6 15 (3.31%) MCTS
6 15 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.87%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (2.65%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.77%) ACDT
9 8 (1.77%) ACHDS
9 8 (1.77%) ACTC
9 8 (1.77%) CISSP
9 8 (1.77%) MCDST
9 8 (1.77%) MCSM
10 6 (1.32%) CEH
11 5 (1.10%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.95%) SLA
2 14 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.44%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) GPG13
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 119 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (19.21%) Hyper-V
3 30 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (6.40%) vSphere
5 19 (4.19%) XenApp
6 15 (3.31%) Terminal Server
7 12 (2.65%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.77%) Docker
9 8 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.77%) XenServer
10 7 (1.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (1.32%) Firmware
11 6 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.10%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (1.10%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.88%) iptables
13 4 (0.88%) Samba
14 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 68 (15.01%) SCCM
2 31 (6.84%) Backup Exec
3 19 (4.19%) AirWatch
4 16 (3.53%) SCOM
5 14 (3.09%) SCVMM
5 14 (3.09%) vCenter Server
6 8 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (1.77%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.55%) CA Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.55%) IBM BigFix
7 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 7 (1.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 5 (1.10%) QRadar
8 5 (1.10%) vRealize
8 5 (1.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.88%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 277 (61.15%) Microsoft
2 178 (39.29%) VMware
3 91 (20.09%) Citrix
4 51 (11.26%) Cisco
5 50 (11.04%) Apple
6 44 (9.71%) Veeam
7 38 (8.39%) Sophos
8 23 (5.08%) IBM
9 21 (4.64%) HP
9 21 (4.64%) Oracle
10 20 (4.42%) Remedy
11 18 (3.97%) Dell
11 18 (3.97%) Splunk
12 17 (3.75%) Symantec
13 16 (3.53%) Lotus
14 14 (3.09%) NetApp
15 10 (2.21%) Asigra
15 10 (2.21%) Avaya
16 9 (1.99%) ConnectWise
17 7 (1.55%) Ping Identity