Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 26 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 109 87 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.47% 9.22% 4.81%
As % of the System Software category 63.01% 62.14% 59.04%
Number of salaries quoted 85 55 29
Watford median annual salary £37,500 £30,975 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.07% -11.50% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,100 £23,200
90th Percentile £64,000 £54,000 £64,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +2.94%

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 Watford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 173 140 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.21% 14.83% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 133 96 61
Watford median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +12.50%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Watford

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Watford.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Watford

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Watford over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 102 (93.58%) Windows
2 92 (84.40%) Microsoft
3 69 (63.30%) Windows Server
4 64 (58.72%) Office 365
5 53 (48.62%) Microsoft Office
6 51 (46.79%) VMware
7 47 (43.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (39.45%) Windows 7
9 35 (32.11%) Hyper-V
9 35 (32.11%) Citrix
10 34 (31.19%) SCCM
11 32 (29.36%) MS Exchange
12 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (26.61%) Veeam
14 28 (25.69%) Windows 10
15 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (22.94%) Presales
17 24 (22.02%) Firewall
18 22 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2003
19 21 (19.27%) Skype for Business
19 21 (19.27%) ITIL
20 19 (17.43%) DNS
21 18 (16.51%) DHCP
22 17 (15.60%) VPN
22 17 (15.60%) Symantec
22 17 (15.60%) SCVMM
22 17 (15.60%) XenApp
23 16 (14.68%) SAN
23 16 (14.68%) Migration

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 32 (29.36%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (19.27%) Skype for Business
4 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.59%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (48.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 64 (58.72%) Office 365
2 47 (43.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (13.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (8.26%) IaaS
6 8 (7.34%) PaaS
7 7 (6.42%) OneDrive
7 7 (6.42%) SaaS
7 7 (6.42%) Yammer
8 6 (5.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.02%) Firewall
2 19 (17.43%) DNS
3 18 (16.51%) DHCP
4 17 (15.60%) VPN
5 16 (14.68%) SAN
6 13 (11.93%) Skype
7 11 (10.09%) Network Security
8 10 (9.17%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (9.17%) iSCSI
9 9 (8.26%) VLAN
9 9 (8.26%) Wireless
10 7 (6.42%) Unified Communications
10 7 (6.42%) VoIP
11 5 (4.59%) LAN
11 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
12 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.67%) Internet
12 4 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (2.75%) WAN
14 2 (1.83%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (7.34%) Retail
2 2 (1.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Consultant
2 27 (24.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (23.85%) Support Engineer
4 17 (15.60%) Cloud Consultant
4 17 (15.60%) Windows Consultant
5 16 (14.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 15 (13.76%) IT Support
7 13 (11.93%) Analyst
8 12 (11.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (9.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
9 10 (9.17%) Field Engineer
9 10 (9.17%) Field Service Engineer
9 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 10 (9.17%) IT Engineer
9 10 (9.17%) Office 365 Consultant
10 9 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 9 (8.26%) Azure Consultant
10 9 (8.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (8.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) Flash
2 3 (2.75%) J2EE
2 3 (2.75%) LDAP
2 3 (2.75%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.83%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.17%) Smartphone
3 7 (6.42%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.50%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.67%) iSeries
5 4 (3.67%) Replication
6 3 (2.75%) EPoS
6 3 (2.75%) PKI
7 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.83%) BYOD
7 2 (1.83%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 102 (93.58%) Windows
2 69 (63.30%) Windows Server
3 43 (39.45%) Windows 7
4 29 (26.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (25.69%) Windows 10
6 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (11.93%) Windows 8
8 11 (10.09%) Apple iOS
9 10 (9.17%) Linux
10 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.67%) Android
12 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.94%) Presales
2 21 (19.27%) ITIL
3 16 (14.68%) Migration
4 13 (11.93%) ITSM
4 13 (11.93%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.09%) Process Improvement
5 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (9.17%) Antivirus Management
6 10 (9.17%) Information Security
6 10 (9.17%) Software Deployment
7 9 (8.26%) Business Continuity
7 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (6.42%) ITIL V2
8 7 (6.42%) Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (5.50%) Change Management
9 6 (5.50%) Decision-Making
9 6 (5.50%) ITIL V3
9 6 (5.50%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (5.50%) Organisational Learning
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.17%) VBA
2 8 (7.34%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.50%) Java
4 3 (2.75%) SQL
5 1 (0.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.17%) CCNA
2 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.50%) Degree
3 6 (5.50%) MCP
4 5 (4.59%) MCSA
5 4 (3.67%) CCDA
5 4 (3.67%) CCDP
5 4 (3.67%) CCNP
5 4 (3.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.67%) MOS
6 2 (1.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) SLA
2 6 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (32.11%) Hyper-V
2 30 (27.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.60%) XenApp
4 13 (11.93%) XenDesktop
5 11 (10.09%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (5.50%) Firmware
8 4 (3.67%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 3 (2.75%) XenServer
10 2 (1.83%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (31.19%) SCCM
2 17 (15.60%) SCVMM
3 8 (7.34%) Backup Exec
4 7 (6.42%) AirWatch
4 7 (6.42%) IBM BigFix
4 7 (6.42%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.75%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (2.75%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.92%) Ansible
8 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 92 (84.40%) Microsoft
2 51 (46.79%) VMware
3 35 (32.11%) Citrix
4 29 (26.61%) Veeam
5 17 (15.60%) Symantec
6 14 (12.84%) Apple
6 14 (12.84%) IBM
7 12 (11.01%) Cisco
8 8 (7.34%) Asigra
8 8 (7.34%) Remedy
8 8 (7.34%) ServiceNow
9 7 (6.42%) Altiris
9 7 (6.42%) Ivanti
9 7 (6.42%) Meraki
9 7 (6.42%) MobileIron
10 6 (5.50%) HP
11 5 (4.59%) Avaya
11 5 (4.59%) Lotus
12 4 (3.67%) EMC
12 4 (3.67%) Fortinet