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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 116 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.86% 4.27% 4.69%
As % of the System Software category 56.04% 59.40% 72.03%
Number of salaries quoted 107 70 77
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
207 133 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.46% 7.19% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 160 115 102
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £23,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £50,000 £47,800
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 1 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 146 (70.87%) Windows
2 124 (60.19%) Microsoft
3 87 (42.23%) Citrix
3 87 (42.23%) VMware
4 73 (35.44%) MS Exchange
5 59 (28.64%) SQL
6 58 (28.16%) ITIL
7 57 (27.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 51 (24.76%) MS Office
9 48 (23.30%) SQL Server
10 47 (22.82%) MS Excel
11 46 (22.33%) SCCM
12 41 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 40 (19.42%) Windows 7
14 39 (18.93%) Hyper-V
15 37 (17.96%) Windows Server 2003
16 36 (17.48%) PowerShell
17 35 (16.99%) Disaster Recovery
17 35 (16.99%) Firewall
18 32 (15.53%) SCOM
19 31 (15.05%) XenApp
20 30 (14.56%) LAN
20 30 (14.56%) SAN
21 29 (14.08%) WAN
21 29 (14.08%) Cisco
21 29 (14.08%) Lync
22 28 (13.59%) SLA
22 28 (13.59%) Application Packaging
23 27 (13.11%) SharePoint
24 26 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 73 (35.44%) MS Exchange
2 29 (14.08%) Lync
3 27 (13.11%) SharePoint
4 24 (11.65%) Office Communications Server
5 16 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (6.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (5.34%) IIS
9 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (2.91%) Apache
11 6 (2.91%) nginx
11 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (2.43%) WorkSite
13 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.49%) Confluence
15 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (24.76%) MS Office
2 47 (22.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) Office 365
2 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.97%) SaaS
3 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.99%) Firewall
2 30 (14.56%) SAN
2 30 (14.56%) LAN
3 29 (14.08%) WAN
4 25 (12.14%) DHCP
5 21 (10.19%) TCP/IP
6 20 (9.71%) VLAN
7 19 (9.22%) DNS
8 16 (7.77%) VPN
9 12 (5.83%) MPLS
10 11 (5.34%) Network Security
11 9 (4.37%) HSRP
12 7 (3.40%) ISDN
13 6 (2.91%) Wireless
14 5 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.46%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.46%) Internet
15 3 (1.46%) VoIP
16 2 (0.97%) IP Telephony
16 2 (0.97%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Hudson
1 9 (4.37%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 20 (9.71%) Legal
2 18 (8.74%) Finance
3 17 (8.25%) Law
4 10 (4.85%) Back Office
5 6 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (27.67%) Analyst
2 25 (12.14%) Support Engineer
3 23 (11.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 18 (8.74%) Consultant
5 17 (8.25%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.25%) IT Support
6 16 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) Administrator
9 12 (5.83%) Architect
10 11 (5.34%) Desktop Support
10 11 (5.34%) Developer
10 11 (5.34%) Service Analyst
10 11 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.37%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.37%) IT Support Analyst
12 9 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.59%) Application Packaging
2 15 (7.28%) .NET
3 10 (4.85%) WCF
3 10 (4.85%) WPF
4 7 (3.40%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.40%) Middleware
5 4 (1.94%) HTML
5 4 (1.94%) CSS
6 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.46%) jQuery
6 3 (1.46%) HTML5
6 3 (1.46%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.46%) REST
6 3 (1.46%) CSS3
7 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.25%) Clustering
2 15 (7.28%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.34%) EqualLogic
3 11 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.40%) Xbox
6 6 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.94%) LPAR
8 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.97%) Replication
9 2 (0.97%) iPad
9 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 146 (70.87%) Windows
2 41 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (19.42%) Windows 7
4 37 (17.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (9.71%) Windows XP
7 16 (7.77%) Linux
8 10 (4.85%) Ubuntu
9 9 (4.37%) Debian
9 9 (4.37%) CentOS
10 8 (3.88%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.40%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.91%) UNIX
12 6 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.46%) Android
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.16%) ITIL
2 35 (16.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (10.19%) Configuration Management
4 18 (8.74%) Service Management
5 15 (7.28%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.34%) Software Deployment
6 11 (5.34%) TOGAF
6 11 (5.34%) Document Management
6 11 (5.34%) Project Management
6 11 (5.34%) CRM
7 10 (4.85%) Coaching
8 9 (4.37%) DevOps
8 9 (4.37%) ITSM
8 9 (4.37%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.88%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.91%) Change Management
10 6 (2.91%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.91%) Software Delivery
10 6 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.64%) SQL
2 36 (17.48%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.85%) C#
4 7 (3.40%) Java
5 6 (2.91%) Perl
5 6 (2.91%) PHP
5 6 (2.91%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.91%) Python
5 6 (2.91%) Ruby
6 4 (1.94%) VB
7 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.46%) VBScript
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (12.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.68%) MCP
3 17 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.77%) Degree
5 15 (7.28%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.88%) MCSE
6 8 (3.88%) CCNA
6 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.43%) MCSA
7 5 (2.43%) MCDST
8 1 (0.49%) MCTS
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (27.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (18.93%) Hyper-V
3 31 (15.05%) XenApp
4 15 (7.28%) XenDesktop
5 13 (6.31%) Terminal Services
6 11 (5.34%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.85%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.91%) Samba
9 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.94%) KVM
11 3 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.46%) vSphere
12 2 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 46 (22.33%) SCCM
2 32 (15.53%) SCOM
3 9 (4.37%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.91%) Ansible
4 6 (2.91%) Salt
4 6 (2.91%) Puppet
4 6 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.43%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.46%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.46%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.46%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 124 (60.19%) Microsoft
2 87 (42.23%) Citrix
2 87 (42.23%) VMware
3 29 (14.08%) Cisco
4 25 (12.14%) HP
5 14 (6.80%) Veeam
6 12 (5.83%) Dell
7 9 (4.37%) Symantec
8 7 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.40%) Facebook
8 7 (3.40%) Google
9 6 (2.91%) CA
10 5 (2.43%) Apple
10 5 (2.43%) McAfee
11 4 (1.94%) Avaya
12 3 (1.46%) NetApp
12 3 (1.46%) ProCurve
12 3 (1.46%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.97%) Fortinet
13 2 (0.97%) Draytek
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + £1,500 on-call + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 15 days ago