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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 118 87 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.86% 4.31% 3.96%
As % of the System Software category 52.68% 56.86% 66.98%
Number of salaries quoted 107 74 64
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 £24,000 £22,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
224 153 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.13% 7.58% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 163 124 88
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £23,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 5 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 141 (68.78%) Windows
2 114 (55.61%) Microsoft
3 82 (40.00%) VMware
4 81 (39.51%) Citrix
5 69 (33.66%) MS Exchange
6 59 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 57 (27.80%) ITIL
8 45 (21.95%) SQL
9 44 (21.46%) MS Excel
9 44 (21.46%) Windows 7
10 43 (20.98%) MS Office
11 42 (20.49%) SCCM
12 39 (19.02%) SQL Server
13 38 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 37 (18.05%) Hyper-V
15 36 (17.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (15.12%) SAN
17 28 (13.66%) HP
17 28 (13.66%) Firewall
17 28 (13.66%) XenApp
18 27 (13.17%) PowerShell
18 27 (13.17%) DHCP
19 26 (12.68%) WAN
19 26 (12.68%) LAN
19 26 (12.68%) Cisco
19 26 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (12.68%) SCOM
20 25 (12.20%) Security Cleared
20 25 (12.20%) DNS
20 25 (12.20%) Lync

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 69 (33.66%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.20%) Lync
3 22 (10.73%) SharePoint
4 21 (10.24%) Office Communications Server
5 14 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2000
9 8 (3.90%) IIS
10 6 (2.93%) Apache
10 6 (2.93%) WorkSite
10 6 (2.93%) nginx
11 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.49%) Confluence
12 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 43 (20.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) Office 365
2 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.12%) SAN
2 28 (13.66%) Firewall
3 27 (13.17%) DHCP
4 26 (12.68%) LAN
4 26 (12.68%) WAN
5 25 (12.20%) DNS
6 21 (10.24%) TCP/IP
7 18 (8.78%) VLAN
8 12 (5.85%) HSRP
9 11 (5.37%) Network Security
10 8 (3.90%) MPLS
10 8 (3.90%) VPN
10 8 (3.90%) Wireless
11 5 (2.44%) VoIP
11 5 (2.44%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.46%) ISDN
14 2 (0.98%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Hudson
1 9 (4.39%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 24 (11.71%) Legal
2 16 (7.80%) Finance
3 13 (6.34%) Law
4 8 (3.90%) Back Office
5 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (26.83%) Analyst
2 25 (12.20%) Consultant
3 24 (11.71%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 17 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (8.29%) IT Support
6 14 (6.83%) Support Analyst
6 14 (6.83%) Service Analyst
6 14 (6.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.34%) Developer
8 11 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (5.37%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Administrator
9 10 (4.88%) Desktop Support
10 9 (4.39%) Management Consultant
10 9 (4.39%) Architect
10 9 (4.39%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.73%) Application Packaging
2 15 (7.32%) .NET
3 12 (5.85%) WCF
3 12 (5.85%) WPF
4 9 (4.39%) Middleware
5 7 (3.41%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.93%) CSS
6 6 (2.93%) HTML
7 5 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.44%) jQuery
7 5 (2.44%) HTML5
7 5 (2.44%) Entity Framework
7 5 (2.44%) REST
7 5 (2.44%) CSS3
8 2 (0.98%) WAP
9 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.32%) EqualLogic
2 13 (6.34%) Clustering
3 11 (5.37%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.39%) Xbox
5 7 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.95%) Replication
9 3 (1.46%) LPAR
10 2 (0.98%) iPad
10 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.49%) iPhone
11 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 141 (68.78%) Windows
2 44 (21.46%) Windows 7
3 38 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (17.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (11.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (8.29%) Windows XP
7 16 (7.80%) Linux
8 10 (4.88%) Ubuntu
9 9 (4.39%) Debian
9 9 (4.39%) CentOS
10 6 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.93%) UNIX
10 6 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.93%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.95%) Android
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.80%) ITIL
2 26 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (5.85%) Project Management
3 12 (5.85%) Configuration Management
4 11 (5.37%) Service Management
4 11 (5.37%) TOGAF
4 11 (5.37%) Mentoring
5 9 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (4.39%) DevOps
5 9 (4.39%) Document Management
6 7 (3.41%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.93%) Software Delivery
8 5 (2.44%) Coaching
8 5 (2.44%) Software Deployment
8 5 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.44%) MVC
8 5 (2.44%) OOP
8 5 (2.44%) OO
8 5 (2.44%) Load Balancing
8 5 (2.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.95%) SQL
2 27 (13.17%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.85%) C#
4 9 (4.39%) Java
5 6 (2.93%) Perl
5 6 (2.93%) PHP
5 6 (2.93%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.93%) Python
5 6 (2.93%) Ruby
6 5 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.95%) VB
8 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.46%) VBScript
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (6.34%) MCP
6 10 (4.88%) MCSE
6 10 (4.88%) Degree
7 8 (3.90%) CCNA
7 8 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.41%) MCSA
9 2 (0.98%) MCDST
9 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.49%) MCTS
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (18.05%) Hyper-V
3 28 (13.66%) XenApp
4 18 (8.78%) XenDesktop
5 11 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.90%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.41%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.93%) Samba
9 3 (1.46%) KVM
9 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.46%) vSphere
9 3 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.98%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 42 (20.49%) SCCM
2 26 (12.68%) SCOM
3 9 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.93%) Puppet
4 6 (2.93%) Ansible
4 6 (2.93%) Salt
5 4 (1.95%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.46%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.46%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.98%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.98%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 114 (55.61%) Microsoft
2 82 (40.00%) VMware
3 81 (39.51%) Citrix
4 28 (13.66%) HP
5 26 (12.68%) Cisco
6 17 (8.29%) Veeam
7 12 (5.85%) Dell
8 9 (4.39%) Google
8 9 (4.39%) Facebook
9 7 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.41%) Symantec
10 6 (2.93%) Apple
10 6 (2.93%) CA
11 5 (2.44%) Avaya
12 3 (1.46%) Oracle
12 3 (1.46%) NetApp
12 3 (1.46%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.46%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.98%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.98%) Draytek
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