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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 48 16
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 27 15 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.73% 2.55% 12.47%
As % of the System Software category 61.36% 29.41% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 50
Median salary £25,000 £31,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.63% +6.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 44 51 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 7.71% 8.67% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 68
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £31,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (63.04%) Firewall
4 25 (54.35%) Office 365
4 25 (54.35%) Windows Server
5 23 (50.00%) ITIL
6 19 (41.30%) VMware
7 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (39.13%) VPN
7 18 (39.13%) DNS
7 18 (39.13%) DHCP
8 17 (36.96%) Linux
8 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
8 17 (36.96%) Skype for Business
9 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
9 16 (34.78%) LAN
10 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
11 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (28.26%) Citrix
13 12 (26.09%) MS Office
13 12 (26.09%) WAN
13 12 (26.09%) VLAN
13 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (23.91%) Cisco
15 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
15 10 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (19.57%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
16 9 (19.57%) Degree

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 17 (36.96%) Skype for Business
2 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (54.35%) Office 365
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.22%) Mimecast
3 7 (15.22%) PaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (63.04%) Firewall
2 18 (39.13%) DHCP
2 18 (39.13%) DNS
2 18 (39.13%) VPN
3 16 (34.78%) LAN
4 12 (26.09%) VLAN
4 12 (26.09%) WAN
5 9 (19.57%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (17.39%) Unified Communications
6 8 (17.39%) VoIP
7 7 (15.22%) ISDN
7 7 (15.22%) MPLS
7 7 (15.22%) PBX
7 7 (15.22%) SAN
8 6 (13.04%) Wireless
9 5 (10.87%) Internet
10 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.52%) Skype
12 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
1 7 (15.22%) Retail
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (34.78%) Active Directory Support
3 11 (23.91%) Active Directory Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Administrator
3 11 (23.91%) Help Desk Support
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Support Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Exchange Support
4 10 (21.74%) Help Desk Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Active Directory Administrator
5 9 (19.57%) Help Desk Administrator
5 9 (19.57%) Support Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Linux
3 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (17.39%) Mac OS X
8 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.35%) Android
10 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
3 8 (17.39%) Mathematics
4 7 (15.22%) Business Continuity
4 7 (15.22%) Coaching
4 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.22%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (15.22%) Web Filtering
5 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Wealth Management
6 4 (8.70%) Network Management
7 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.35%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) Data Security
8 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security
8 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) C
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) CCNP
5 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (19.57%) Terminal Services
4 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 7 (15.22%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.52%) vSphere
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.22%) Dell
5 7 (15.22%) HP
5 7 (15.22%) NetApp
5 7 (15.22%) Veeam
6 4 (8.70%) Google
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) Apple
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
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