The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 113 78 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.20% 4.82% 5.29%
As % of the System Software category 71.07% 62.90% 58.45%
Number of salaries quoted 95 77 70
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £57,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
159 124 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.72% 7.66% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 137 113 122
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
Active Directory
South West

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 31 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 184 (90.64%) Windows
2 119 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 99 (48.77%) VMware
4 87 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (40.89%) MS Exchange
6 74 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (32.51%) SQL Server
8 63 (31.03%) DNS
9 60 (29.56%) Firewall
10 54 (26.60%) Windows 7
11 51 (25.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (25.12%) SAN
12 49 (24.14%) MS Excel
12 49 (24.14%) VMware ESX
13 44 (21.67%) SQL
14 40 (19.70%) SharePoint
15 39 (19.21%) ITIL
15 39 (19.21%) Citrix
16 38 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (17.73%) Linux
17 36 (17.73%) VPN
18 35 (17.24%) Security Cleared
18 35 (17.24%) vSphere
18 35 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
19 33 (16.26%) MCSE
20 32 (15.76%) DHCP
20 32 (15.76%) Degree
21 30 (14.78%) Hyper-V
22 29 (14.29%) Cisco
22 29 (14.29%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (40.89%) MS Exchange
2 40 (19.70%) SharePoint
3 35 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (14.29%) IIS
5 16 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (7.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2000
9 9 (4.43%) Lync
10 8 (3.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.97%) GroupWise
12 4 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.48%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.99%) Zimbra
15 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) assyst
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.94%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (31.03%) DNS
2 60 (29.56%) Firewall
3 51 (25.12%) SAN
4 36 (17.73%) VPN
5 32 (15.76%) DHCP
6 28 (13.79%) TCP/IP
7 27 (13.30%) LAN
8 20 (9.85%) SMTP
9 18 (8.87%) WAN
10 17 (8.37%) HTTP
11 12 (5.91%) IPsec
11 12 (5.91%) iSCSI
12 11 (5.42%) ISDN
13 10 (4.93%) PPTP
14 9 (4.43%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (4.43%) VoIP
15 8 (3.94%) H.323
15 8 (3.94%) Wireless
15 8 (3.94%) Network Security
16 7 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (32.51%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.29%) MySQL
3 8 (3.94%) Big Data
4 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
General
1 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
1 17 (8.37%) Legal
2 13 (6.40%) Finance
3 11 (5.42%) Back Office
4 7 (3.45%) Military
5 6 (2.96%) Marketing
6 4 (1.97%) Law
7 3 (1.48%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.99%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.49%) Retail
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (17.73%) Analyst
2 31 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (13.30%) Support Engineer
4 25 (12.32%) Administrator
5 24 (11.82%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (8.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (8.87%) IT Support
7 17 (8.37%) Architect
8 16 (7.88%) Windows Administrator
8 16 (7.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.42%) Network Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.93%) Technical Support
10 10 (4.93%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.43%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.43%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (3.94%) Desktop Support
12 8 (3.94%) Help Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.84%) HTML
2 18 (8.87%) XML
3 6 (2.96%) .NET
4 4 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.48%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.48%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.99%) Web Services
7 1 (0.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.30%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.91%) Clustering
3 9 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.96%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.46%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.97%) Kindle
6 4 (1.97%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.97%) PDA
7 2 (0.99%) Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.49%) DataPower
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Open Source
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 184 (90.64%) Windows
2 74 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (26.60%) Windows 7
4 38 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (17.73%) Linux
6 24 (11.82%) Windows XP
7 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.39%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.93%) UNIX
9 10 (4.93%) Windows Vista
10 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.45%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.45%) AIX
12 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.48%) CentOS
13 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.99%) Solaris
14 2 (0.99%) Debian
14 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.21%) ITIL
2 16 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 13 (6.40%) CRM
5 9 (4.43%) High Availability
6 8 (3.94%) DNA
6 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.94%) Project Management
6 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.94%) Migration
6 8 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (3.45%) Change Control
8 6 (2.96%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.96%) Logistics
8 6 (2.96%) Network Management
8 6 (2.96%) Problem Management
8 6 (2.96%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.46%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (2.46%) Service Management
10 4 (1.97%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.67%) SQL
2 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.97%) VBScript
3 4 (1.97%) VB
3 4 (1.97%) Java
4 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.48%) Python
4 3 (1.48%) C#
4 3 (1.48%) Perl
5 1 (0.49%) Ruby
5 1 (0.49%) PHP
5 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (25.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 33 (16.26%) MCSE
4 32 (15.76%) Degree
5 21 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 18 (8.87%) MCP
6 18 (8.87%) MCSA
7 13 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (5.42%) MCTS
8 11 (5.42%) CCNA
8 11 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.94%) MCITP
10 6 (2.96%) CCNP
11 5 (2.46%) CCA
11 5 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.97%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.99%) MCDST
14 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.49%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) SLA
2 4 (1.97%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (24.14%) VMware ESX
3 35 (17.24%) vSphere
4 30 (14.78%) Hyper-V
5 18 (8.87%) Terminal Services
6 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.46%) XenApp
9 3 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.99%) NFS
10 2 (0.99%) Samba
11 1 (0.49%) Xen
11 1 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.49%) Squid
11 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.39%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.42%) SCCM
3 10 (4.93%) ARCserve
4 9 (4.43%) Nagios
5 8 (3.94%) logstash
5 8 (3.94%) WSUS
6 4 (1.97%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.97%) SCOM
7 3 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.99%) MOM
9 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.49%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 119 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 99 (48.77%) VMware
3 39 (19.21%) Citrix
4 29 (14.29%) Cisco
5 12 (5.91%) IBM
5 12 (5.91%) Juniper
6 11 (5.42%) EMC
7 10 (4.93%) HP
7 10 (4.93%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.94%) Google
8 8 (3.94%) WatchGuard
8 8 (3.94%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.45%) Veeam
9 7 (3.45%) 3PAR
10 6 (2.96%) Oracle
10 6 (2.96%) Remedy
11 5 (2.46%) Apple
12 4 (1.97%) Sage
12 4 (1.97%) Novell
12 4 (1.97%) Dell
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Salary: Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training, holiday, pension
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Posted: 2 days ago
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