Period
to 19 March 2019

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

Microsoft Active Directory
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 133 59 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.11% 5.92% 4.51%
As % of the System Software category 67.17% 47.97% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 91 49 36
Watford median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% -0.80% -13.79%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £44,450 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year - +6.56% -6.15%

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 198 123 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.50% 12.35% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 139 103 68
Watford median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,750 £63,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%

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 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 120 (90.23%) Windows
2 92 (69.17%) Microsoft
3 61 (45.86%) Windows Server
4 59 (44.36%) Office 365
5 54 (40.60%) Windows 7
6 49 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 48 (36.09%) Microsoft Office
8 47 (35.34%) VMware
9 41 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (29.32%) SCCM
11 38 (28.57%) Citrix
12 33 (24.81%) VPN
12 33 (24.81%) Windows 10
13 31 (23.31%) Firewall
14 29 (21.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (21.80%) Hyper-V
15 28 (21.05%) Apple
16 26 (19.55%) VMware ESXi
17 25 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (18.80%) ITIL
18 24 (18.05%) Cisco
19 23 (17.29%) Veeam
19 23 (17.29%) Skype for Business
19 23 (17.29%) Driving Licence
20 22 (16.54%) DHCP
21 21 (15.79%) MS Exchange
21 21 (15.79%) Migration
21 21 (15.79%) VLAN
22 20 (15.04%) IBM
22 20 (15.04%) DNS

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 23 (17.29%) Skype for Business
2 21 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.02%) IBM Notes
6 7 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.26%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (36.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 59 (44.36%) Office 365
2 49 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.77%) IaaS
6 8 (6.02%) OneDrive
6 8 (6.02%) PaaS
6 8 (6.02%) SaaS
7 6 (4.51%) Mimecast
7 6 (4.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.81%) VPN
2 31 (23.31%) Firewall
3 22 (16.54%) DHCP
4 21 (15.79%) VLAN
5 20 (15.04%) DNS
6 16 (12.03%) Skype
7 13 (9.77%) LAN
8 12 (9.02%) Unified Communications
9 10 (7.52%) WAN
10 7 (5.26%) Internet
10 7 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (5.26%) Wireless
10 7 (5.26%) WLAN
11 6 (4.51%) Converged Networks
11 6 (4.51%) Network Security
11 6 (4.51%) SAN
12 3 (2.26%) Intranet
12 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) MySQL
3 8 (6.02%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.50%) Power BI
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (1.50%) Back Office
2 1 (0.75%) Finance
2 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (35.34%) Support Engineer
2 29 (21.80%) IT Support
3 28 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (16.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 19 (14.29%) IT Engineer
6 18 (13.53%) Architect
7 17 (12.78%) IT Support Engineer
8 14 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (9.77%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 13 (9.77%) Consultant
9 13 (9.77%) Support Technician
10 12 (9.02%) Analyst
10 12 (9.02%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (8.27%) IT Support Technician
11 11 (8.27%) IT Technician
12 10 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (6.77%) Service Analyst
13 9 (6.77%) Service Desk Analyst
14 8 (6.02%) Cloud Consultant
14 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) J2EE
1 7 (5.26%) LDAP
1 7 (5.26%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.50%) WAP
3 1 (0.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Driving Licence
2 13 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.02%) Smartphone
4 7 (5.26%) CMDB
4 7 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (5.26%) PKI
4 7 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.51%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.50%) BYOD
6 2 (1.50%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 120 (90.23%) Windows
2 61 (45.86%) Windows Server
3 54 (40.60%) Windows 7
4 41 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (24.81%) Windows 10
6 29 (21.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (12.03%) Linux
8 13 (9.77%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
10 9 (6.77%) Ubuntu
11 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (5.26%) CentOS
13 4 (3.01%) Android
14 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.80%) ITIL
2 21 (15.79%) Migration
3 19 (14.29%) ITSM
4 17 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (12.03%) Service Delivery
6 14 (10.53%) Antivirus Management
6 14 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (10.53%) Software Deployment
7 13 (9.77%) Coaching
8 12 (9.02%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.52%) ITIL V2
9 10 (7.52%) Presales
10 9 (6.77%) Business Continuity
10 9 (6.77%) Decision-Making
10 9 (6.77%) Time Management
11 8 (6.02%) High Availability
11 8 (6.02%) Procure-to-Pay
11 8 (6.02%) Project Management
12 7 (5.26%) Process Improvement
12 7 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.53%) VBA
2 11 (8.27%) SQL
3 7 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.26%) MCSA
3 6 (4.51%) CCNA
3 6 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.76%) CISSP
5 4 (3.01%) Degree
5 4 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.01%) MOS
6 3 (2.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (21.80%) Hyper-V
2 26 (19.55%) VMware ESXi
3 25 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.77%) XenDesktop
5 10 (7.52%) Terminal Services
5 10 (7.52%) XenApp
6 7 (5.26%) Firmware
6 7 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 6 (4.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.50%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (29.32%) SCCM
2 15 (11.28%) SCVMM
3 11 (8.27%) Backup Exec
3 11 (8.27%) vCenter Server
4 8 (6.02%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
5 7 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (5.26%) SCOM
5 7 (5.26%) Tivoli
5 7 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 7 (5.26%) vRealize
6 6 (4.51%) AirWatch
6 6 (4.51%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (69.17%) Microsoft
2 47 (35.34%) VMware
3 38 (28.57%) Citrix
4 28 (21.05%) Apple
5 24 (18.05%) Cisco
6 23 (17.29%) Veeam
7 20 (15.04%) IBM
8 15 (11.28%) Symantec
9 14 (10.53%) HP
9 14 (10.53%) Oracle
10 13 (9.77%) Dell
10 13 (9.77%) NetApp
11 8 (6.02%) Avaya
11 8 (6.02%) Lotus
12 7 (5.26%) CA
12 7 (5.26%) EMC
12 7 (5.26%) Hitachi
12 7 (5.26%) Red Hat
12 7 (5.26%) Snow
12 7 (5.26%) Sun