Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 17 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 98 116 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.30% 11.41% 6.50%
As % of the System Software category 59.39% 64.80% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 93 75 40
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £21,925
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £45,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 165 179 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.35% 17.60% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 134 128 69
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -0.58%
10th Percentile £26,775 £22,500 £21,950
90th Percentile £73,225 £60,000 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 86 (87.76%) Windows
1 86 (87.76%) Microsoft
2 65 (66.33%) Windows Server
3 57 (58.16%) Office 365
4 54 (55.10%) VMware
5 49 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
6 41 (41.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 36 (36.73%) MS Exchange
8 32 (32.65%) Windows 7
9 31 (31.63%) Firewall
10 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (29.59%) Citrix
12 27 (27.55%) Hyper-V
12 27 (27.55%) SCCM
13 26 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (26.53%) Data Centre
14 25 (25.51%) Windows 10
15 22 (22.45%) Presales
16 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (21.43%) CCNA
17 20 (20.41%) VPN
17 20 (20.41%) ITIL
17 20 (20.41%) XenApp
18 19 (19.39%) Veeam
18 19 (19.39%) SAN
19 17 (17.35%) Cisco
19 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (17.35%) XenDesktop
19 17 (17.35%) Skype for Business

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 36 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.35%) Skype for Business
3 16 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 57 (58.16%) Office 365
2 41 (41.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.10%) IaaS
5 5 (5.10%) Mimecast
6 4 (4.08%) OneDrive
6 4 (4.08%) PaaS
6 4 (4.08%) Yammer
7 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.63%) Firewall
2 20 (20.41%) VPN
3 19 (19.39%) SAN
4 14 (14.29%) DNS
5 13 (13.27%) DHCP
6 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (12.24%) Wireless
7 11 (11.22%) Network Security
7 11 (11.22%) Skype
8 10 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (10.20%) iSCSI
8 10 (10.20%) VoIP
9 8 (8.16%) Unified Communications
10 7 (7.14%) LAN
10 7 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (6.12%) NetScaler
11 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
12 5 (5.10%) WAN
13 3 (3.06%) Wireshark
14 2 (2.04%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (10.20%) Retail
2 2 (2.04%) Back Office
2 2 (2.04%) Billing
2 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Consultant
2 22 (22.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (18.37%) Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 16 (16.33%) Cloud Consultant
5 13 (13.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Windows Consultant
6 11 (11.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Field Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Field Service Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (10.20%) Office 365 Consultant
8 9 (9.18%) Azure Consultant
8 9 (9.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (8.16%) Desktop Support
9 8 (8.16%) Field Support Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 7 (7.14%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) iSeries
3 7 (7.14%) Replication
3 7 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 6 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.06%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) BYOD
6 2 (2.04%) EPoS
6 2 (2.04%) Handset
7 1 (1.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 86 (87.76%) Windows
2 65 (66.33%) Windows Server
3 32 (32.65%) Windows 7
4 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (25.51%) Windows 10
6 21 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (11.22%) Linux
8 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
9 7 (7.14%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.10%) Android
11 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) Presales
2 20 (20.41%) ITIL
3 13 (13.27%) Information Security
3 13 (13.27%) Migration
4 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (10.20%) ITSM
5 10 (10.20%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.16%) Process Improvement
6 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (7.14%) Data Privacy
7 7 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.12%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.12%) Change Management
8 6 (6.12%) Decision-Making
8 6 (6.12%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (6.12%) Organisational Learning
8 6 (6.12%) Service Management
9 5 (5.10%) Antivirus Management
9 5 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.12%) SQL
3 5 (5.10%) R
3 5 (5.10%) VBA
4 3 (3.06%) Java
5 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) CCNA
1 21 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.16%) MCSA
4 7 (7.14%) CCDA
4 7 (7.14%) CCDP
4 7 (7.14%) CCNP
4 7 (7.14%) Degree
5 5 (5.10%) MCP
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.08%) MOS
7 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (27.55%) Hyper-V
2 26 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (20.41%) XenApp
4 17 (17.35%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.12%) XenServer
6 4 (4.08%) Firmware
6 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.04%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (27.55%) SCCM
2 13 (13.27%) SCVMM
3 7 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (6.12%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.08%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.08%) IBM BigFix
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.06%) SCOM
6 3 (3.06%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.02%) Ansible
8 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 86 (87.76%) Microsoft
2 54 (55.10%) VMware
3 29 (29.59%) Citrix
4 19 (19.39%) Veeam
5 17 (17.35%) Cisco
6 13 (13.27%) Symantec
7 11 (11.22%) IBM
8 10 (10.20%) Remedy
8 10 (10.20%) ServiceNow
9 7 (7.14%) Apple
9 7 (7.14%) EMC
10 6 (6.12%) Asigra
10 6 (6.12%) HP
10 6 (6.12%) Meraki
11 5 (5.10%) NetApp
11 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.08%) Altiris
12 4 (4.08%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.08%) Ivanti
12 4 (4.08%) MobileIron