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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 29 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 59 29 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.89% 5.99% 8.02%
As % of the System Software category 64.84% 60.42% 46.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 25
Median salary £32,500 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.07% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £21,325 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £43,875 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 91 48 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 16.79% 9.92% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 123 67 112
Median salary £42,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.37% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £75,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 73 (84.88%) Windows
2 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
3 49 (56.98%) Office 365
4 39 (45.35%) Windows Server
5 38 (44.19%) Microsoft Office
6 37 (43.02%) MS Exchange
7 35 (40.70%) Firewall
8 32 (37.21%) Linux
8 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (33.72%) Windows 7
10 29 (33.72%) VMware
11 28 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (31.40%) ITIL
13 26 (30.23%) DHCP
13 26 (30.23%) DNS
14 25 (29.07%) Data Centre
15 24 (27.91%) VLAN
16 23 (26.74%) LAN
16 23 (26.74%) Skype for Business
17 22 (25.58%) VMware ESXi
18 21 (24.42%) VPN
19 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (22.09%) VoIP
21 18 (20.93%) WAN
21 18 (20.93%) Remote Desktop
22 17 (19.77%) Skype
22 17 (19.77%) Mentoring
22 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 17 (19.77%) Terminal Services

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 37 (43.02%) MS Exchange
2 23 (26.74%) Skype for Business
3 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.30%) Apache
5 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (44.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (56.98%) Office 365
2 16 (18.60%) PaaS
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.65%) Mimecast
7 3 (3.49%) IaaS
8 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (40.70%) Firewall
2 26 (30.23%) DHCP
2 26 (30.23%) DNS
3 24 (27.91%) VLAN
4 23 (26.74%) LAN
5 21 (24.42%) VPN
6 19 (22.09%) VoIP
7 18 (20.93%) Remote Desktop
7 18 (20.93%) WAN
8 17 (19.77%) Skype
9 15 (17.44%) ISDN
9 15 (17.44%) MPLS
9 15 (17.44%) PBX
10 12 (13.95%) SAN
11 11 (12.79%) Wireless
12 8 (9.30%) IMAP
12 8 (9.30%) Internet
12 8 (9.30%) iSCSI
12 8 (9.30%) NAS
12 8 (9.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) JIRA
General
1 16 (18.60%) Retail
2 12 (13.95%) Games
3 7 (8.14%) Finance
4 5 (5.81%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Analyst
2 30 (34.88%) Active Directory Support
3 24 (27.91%) Administrator
4 23 (26.74%) Office 365 Engineer
5 21 (24.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (23.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (20.93%) Support Analyst
8 17 (19.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 17 (19.77%) Infrastructure Support
9 16 (18.60%) Active Directory Analyst
9 16 (18.60%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 16 (18.60%) Support Engineer
9 16 (18.60%) Windows Support Analyst
10 15 (17.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (17.44%) Help Desk Analyst
10 15 (17.44%) Help Desk Support
10 15 (17.44%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 14 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 14 (16.28%) Active Directory Engineer
11 14 (16.28%) Active Directory Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) SAML
2 1 (1.16%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.49%) iPhone
5 2 (2.33%) CCTV
5 2 (2.33%) Handset
6 1 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
6 1 (1.16%) PMI
6 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (84.88%) Windows
2 39 (45.35%) Windows Server
3 32 (37.21%) Linux
3 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (33.72%) Windows 7
6 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
9 8 (9.30%) CentOS
9 8 (9.30%) Unix
9 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.81%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.65%) Android
12 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) ITIL
2 17 (19.77%) Mentoring
3 16 (18.60%) Coaching
4 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.47%) DevOps
6 7 (8.14%) Information Security
7 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (5.81%) Network Management
9 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.65%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.65%) Web Filtering
10 3 (3.49%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 3 (3.49%) Data Security
10 3 (3.49%) Identity Management
10 3 (3.49%) IT Governance
10 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
10 3 (3.49%) Time Management
11 2 (2.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
1 8 (9.30%) Korn
2 5 (5.81%) SQL
3 4 (4.65%) C
3 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.14%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) MCSE
4 2 (2.33%) CCNA
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (25.58%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (19.77%) Terminal Services
4 15 (17.44%) Hyper-V
5 13 (15.12%) XenServer
6 8 (9.30%) KVM
7 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.81%) XenApp
9 4 (4.65%) vSphere
10 3 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) WSUS
2 9 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (10.47%) Puppet
2 9 (10.47%) SCOM
3 8 (9.30%) Ansible
3 8 (9.30%) Nagios
4 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.49%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.72%) VMware
3 15 (17.44%) Cisco
4 14 (16.28%) Citrix
5 13 (15.12%) HP
6 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.81%) Dell
7 5 (5.81%) Google
8 4 (4.65%) NetApp
8 4 (4.65%) Veeam
9 2 (2.33%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.33%) McAfee
9 2 (2.33%) SAP
10 1 (1.16%) Adobe
10 1 (1.16%) Apple
10 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
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