The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 102 88 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.34% 5.13% 5.35%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 68.75% 75.41%
Number of salaries quoted 95 76 85
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,250 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
170 128 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.90% 7.45% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 141 113 110
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,418 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bristol region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Bristol

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 171 (78.80%) Windows
2 136 (62.67%) Microsoft
3 97 (44.70%) VMware
4 83 (38.25%) MS Exchange
5 82 (37.79%) Citrix
6 63 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (28.57%) SQL
8 59 (27.19%) ITIL
9 56 (25.81%) MS Office
10 53 (24.42%) Windows 7
11 50 (23.04%) MS Excel
12 46 (21.20%) SQL Server
12 46 (21.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 46 (21.20%) PowerShell
13 45 (20.74%) Hyper-V
14 44 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 43 (19.82%) Firewall
16 41 (18.89%) SCCM
17 40 (18.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (17.05%) SLA
18 37 (17.05%) XenApp
19 36 (16.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (16.59%) LAN
20 35 (16.13%) WAN
20 35 (16.13%) MCP
21 32 (14.75%) VPN
22 31 (14.29%) SharePoint
22 31 (14.29%) Blackberry
23 30 (13.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 30 (13.82%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 83 (38.25%) MS Exchange
2 31 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 30 (13.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 30 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (10.60%) Lync
7 20 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (8.76%) Office Communications Server
8 19 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2000
9 18 (8.29%) IIS
10 6 (2.76%) Apache
10 6 (2.76%) nginx
11 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.92%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.46%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (25.81%) MS Office
2 50 (23.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) Revit
3 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (5.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.76%) Office 365
2 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.82%) Firewall
2 36 (16.59%) LAN
3 35 (16.13%) WAN
4 32 (14.75%) VPN
5 27 (12.44%) SAN
6 21 (9.68%) DHCP
7 19 (8.76%) TCP/IP
7 19 (8.76%) DNS
7 19 (8.76%) VLAN
8 15 (6.91%) MPLS
9 13 (5.99%) Network Security
10 11 (5.07%) ISDN
11 6 (2.76%) IP Telephony
12 5 (2.30%) HSRP
13 4 (1.84%) VoIP
13 4 (1.84%) Internet
13 4 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.38%) IPsec
14 3 (1.38%) SMTP
14 3 (1.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Jenkins
1 8 (3.69%) Hudson
2 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 26 (11.98%) Finance
2 17 (7.83%) Legal
3 14 (6.45%) Law
4 9 (4.15%) Back Office
5 7 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.76%) Banking
6 6 (2.76%) Advertising
7 4 (1.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (26.27%) Analyst
2 28 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 24 (11.06%) Consultant
4 20 (9.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 17 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.37%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.91%) Desktop Support
8 14 (6.45%) IT Support
9 13 (5.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (5.99%) Architect
9 13 (5.99%) Service Analyst
9 13 (5.99%) Administrator
10 12 (5.53%) Service Manager
11 11 (5.07%) Wintel Consultant
11 11 (5.07%) Service Desk Manager
11 11 (5.07%) Developer
12 9 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.52%) Application Packaging
2 15 (6.91%) .NET
3 10 (4.61%) WCF
3 10 (4.61%) WPF
4 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.30%) Middleware
6 4 (1.84%) HTML
6 4 (1.84%) CSS
7 3 (1.38%) HTML5
7 3 (1.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.38%) REST
7 3 (1.38%) CSS3
7 3 (1.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.38%) jQuery
7 3 (1.38%) Web Services
8 2 (0.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 27 (12.44%) Clustering
3 15 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.53%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.69%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.30%) Xbox
7 4 (1.84%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.84%) LPAR
8 3 (1.38%) PKI
8 3 (1.38%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.46%) iPad
10 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 171 (78.80%) Windows
2 53 (24.42%) Windows 7
3 44 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (18.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (16.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.98%) Windows XP
7 18 (8.29%) Linux
8 9 (4.15%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.15%) UNIX
9 8 (3.69%) Debian
9 8 (3.69%) CentOS
9 8 (3.69%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.76%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.38%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.19%) ITIL
2 46 (21.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (11.98%) Configuration Management
4 19 (8.76%) Service Management
5 16 (7.37%) Mentoring
6 15 (6.91%) CRM
7 14 (6.45%) Software Deployment
7 14 (6.45%) Change Control
8 12 (5.53%) ITSM
8 12 (5.53%) Problem Management
8 12 (5.53%) Coaching
9 10 (4.61%) Change Management
9 10 (4.61%) Document Management
10 8 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.69%) DevOps
11 7 (3.23%) TOGAF
11 7 (3.23%) Project Management
11 7 (3.23%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.76%) Information Security
12 6 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.57%) SQL
2 46 (21.20%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.61%) C#
4 6 (2.76%) Perl
4 6 (2.76%) PHP
4 6 (2.76%) Python
4 6 (2.76%) Ruby
4 6 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.30%) Java
5 5 (2.30%) VB
6 4 (1.84%) VBScript
7 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (16.13%) MCP
2 27 (12.44%) Security Cleared
3 21 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (7.83%) SC Cleared
5 16 (7.37%) Degree
5 16 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.23%) VCP4
6 7 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.23%) CCNA
7 6 (2.76%) MCDST
8 4 (1.84%) MCSE
9 3 (1.38%) MCTS
9 3 (1.38%) MCSA
10 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.46%) MCITP
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 63 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (20.74%) Hyper-V
3 37 (17.05%) XenApp
4 19 (8.76%) Terminal Services
5 18 (8.29%) VMware ESX
6 15 (6.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (5.07%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.76%) Samba
10 4 (1.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.84%) KVM
11 3 (1.38%) vSphere
12 2 (0.92%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (18.89%) SCCM
2 30 (13.82%) SCOM
3 10 (4.61%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.76%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.76%) Puppet
4 6 (2.76%) Salt
4 6 (2.76%) Ansible
4 6 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.84%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.38%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.38%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.46%) MOM
Vendors
1 136 (62.67%) Microsoft
2 97 (44.70%) VMware
3 82 (37.79%) Citrix
4 27 (12.44%) Cisco
5 20 (9.22%) HP
6 12 (5.53%) Symantec
7 10 (4.61%) Veeam
8 8 (3.69%) McAfee
9 7 (3.23%) Dell
10 6 (2.76%) CA
11 5 (2.30%) Facebook
11 5 (2.30%) Google
12 3 (1.38%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (1.38%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.38%) NetApp
12 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.38%) Oracle
13 2 (0.92%) EMC
13 2 (0.92%) Apple
14 1 (0.46%) Meraki
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4k Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago