Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 97 55 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.02% 5.26% 7.52%
As % of the System Software category 63.82% 59.14% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 63 32 62
Watford median annual salary £30,975 £31,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% -18.71% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,150 £25,075
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,125 £57,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +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 Watford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 152 93 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.70% 8.89% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 111 68 113
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,050 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 86 (88.66%) Windows
2 61 (62.89%) Windows Server
3 60 (61.86%) Microsoft
4 48 (49.48%) MS Exchange
5 45 (46.39%) Office 365
6 42 (43.30%) VMware
7 41 (42.27%) DNS
7 41 (42.27%) Linux
8 38 (39.18%) Microsoft Office
9 37 (38.14%) DHCP
9 37 (38.14%) Firewall
10 36 (37.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (34.02%) ITIL
13 27 (27.84%) VMware ESXi
14 26 (26.80%) VPN
15 25 (25.77%) Skype for Business
16 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (24.74%) E-Commerce
17 23 (23.71%) Windows 7
18 22 (22.68%) Games
18 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (21.65%) Terminal Services
19 21 (21.65%) Citrix
19 21 (21.65%) Hyper-V
19 21 (21.65%) Data Centre
20 20 (20.62%) Skype
20 20 (20.62%) Mentoring
20 20 (20.62%) Remote Desktop

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 48 (49.48%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.77%) Skype for Business
3 20 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.06%) Apache
7 2 (2.06%) JBoss
7 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (39.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 45 (46.39%) Office 365
2 24 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (16.49%) PaaS
5 13 (13.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (7.22%) Mimecast
7 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (42.27%) DNS
2 37 (38.14%) DHCP
2 37 (38.14%) Firewall
3 26 (26.80%) VPN
4 20 (20.62%) Remote Desktop
4 20 (20.62%) Skype
5 19 (19.59%) TCP/IP
5 19 (19.59%) VLAN
6 18 (18.56%) LAN
6 18 (18.56%) WAN
7 15 (15.46%) VoIP
8 14 (14.43%) ISDN
8 14 (14.43%) MPLS
8 14 (14.43%) PBX
9 12 (12.37%) LDAP
10 9 (9.28%) SAN
11 7 (7.22%) Internet
12 5 (5.15%) Unified Communications
12 5 (5.15%) Wireless
13 4 (4.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
2 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) AdminStudio
1 3 (3.09%) MSI
1 3 (3.09%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 22 (22.68%) Games
2 16 (16.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Analyst
2 31 (31.96%) Support Engineer
3 26 (26.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 24 (24.74%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (20.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 19 (19.59%) Support Analyst
7 14 (14.43%) IT Support
7 14 (14.43%) Office 365 Engineer
8 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (12.37%) Active Directory Support
9 12 (12.37%) Administrator
9 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (11.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (11.34%) Desktop Support
10 11 (11.34%) IT Engineer
11 10 (10.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 10 (10.31%) Desktop Analyst
11 10 (10.31%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) Flash
1 1 (1.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Data Centre
2 13 (13.40%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.25%) Driving Licence
5 6 (6.19%) Handset
6 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.09%) iPhone
6 3 (3.09%) Replication
7 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.06%) CCTV
7 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.03%) CMDB
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 86 (88.66%) Windows
2 61 (62.89%) Windows Server
3 41 (42.27%) Linux
4 36 (37.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (23.71%) Windows 7
7 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (20.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (19.59%) Windows 8
10 11 (11.34%) Windows 10
11 8 (8.25%) Mac OS X
12 7 (7.22%) CentOS
13 6 (6.19%) Mac OS
13 6 (6.19%) Ubuntu
13 6 (6.19%) Windows XP
14 3 (3.09%) Unix
14 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
15 2 (2.06%) Windows Vista
16 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) ITIL
2 24 (24.74%) E-Commerce
3 20 (20.62%) Mentoring
4 18 (18.56%) Information Security
5 14 (14.43%) Coaching
6 12 (12.37%) DNA
6 12 (12.37%) Identity Access Management
6 12 (12.37%) Identity Management
7 8 (8.25%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.19%) Migration
8 6 (6.19%) Proactive Management
8 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.19%) Web Filtering
9 3 (3.09%) Email Filtering
9 3 (3.09%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.09%) Power Management
9 3 (3.09%) Security Patching
9 3 (3.09%) Server Building
9 3 (3.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.22%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.46%) MCSE
3 9 (9.28%) CCNA
3 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.28%) MCSA
4 6 (6.19%) MCP
4 6 (6.19%) MCTS
5 4 (4.12%) CCNP
6 3 (3.09%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.09%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.03%) CCA
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (27.84%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (21.65%) Hyper-V
3 21 (21.65%) Terminal Services
4 10 (10.31%) XenApp
5 8 (8.25%) vSphere
5 8 (8.25%) XenServer
6 6 (6.19%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) WSUS
2 7 (7.22%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.19%) SCCM
3 6 (6.19%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.09%) Ansible
4 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.09%) Puppet
4 3 (3.09%) WMI
5 2 (2.06%) Salt
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.03%) Nagios
6 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (61.86%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.30%) VMware
3 21 (21.65%) Citrix
4 9 (9.28%) HP
5 8 (8.25%) Cisco
5 8 (8.25%) Veeam
6 7 (7.22%) Dell
7 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.15%) NetApp
9 2 (2.06%) EMC
9 2 (2.06%) Meraki
9 2 (2.06%) SAP
9 2 (2.06%) Symantec
10 1 (1.03%) Apple
10 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.03%) Nokia
10 1 (1.03%) Orchard
10 1 (1.03%) Remedy
10 1 (1.03%) Samsung
10 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow