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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 118 114 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.97% 6.11% 7.72%
As % of the System Software category 71.52% 57.29% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 98 91 100
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,875
% change year-on-year
- -6.81%
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
165 199 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.34% 10.67% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 135 166 127
Average salary £36,500 £34,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.56% -16.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 201 (90.95%) Windows
2 128 (57.92%) Microsoft
3 105 (47.51%) MS Exchange
4 104 (47.06%) VMware
5 72 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 70 (31.67%) SQL
7 61 (27.60%) Citrix
8 60 (27.15%) SQL Server
9 59 (26.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (22.62%) Firewall
11 49 (22.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 49 (22.17%) ITIL
11 49 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 48 (21.72%) MCP
13 47 (21.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 46 (20.81%) MS Excel
14 46 (20.81%) SharePoint
15 43 (19.46%) Exchange Server 2013
15 43 (19.46%) Windows 7
16 41 (18.55%) Hyper-V
16 41 (18.55%) MS Office
17 40 (18.10%) Blackberry
18 39 (17.65%) VPN
18 39 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
19 37 (16.74%) PowerShell
19 37 (16.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 36 (16.29%) SAN
20 36 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2003
21 35 (15.84%) VMware ESX
21 35 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 105 (47.51%) MS Exchange
2 49 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (20.81%) SharePoint
4 43 (19.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (16.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 36 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 25 (11.31%) IIS
10 18 (8.14%) Lync
11 10 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (4.07%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (2.26%) MS Project Server
15 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.90%) Apache
16 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
17 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 41 (18.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.45%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.62%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.81%) Office 365
2 4 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.62%) Firewall
2 39 (17.65%) VPN
3 36 (16.29%) SAN
4 34 (15.38%) DNS
5 29 (13.12%) LAN
5 29 (13.12%) WAN
6 28 (12.67%) DHCP
7 17 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 16 (7.24%) ISDN
9 15 (6.79%) MPLS
9 15 (6.79%) VLAN
10 12 (5.43%) Network Security
11 11 (4.98%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.07%) SMTP
13 7 (3.17%) IPsec
14 6 (2.71%) Internet
15 5 (2.26%) HTTP
15 5 (2.26%) VoIP
15 5 (2.26%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.33%) MySQL
3 11 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.81%) Big Data
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (8.60%) Finance
2 15 (6.79%) Legal
3 11 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.07%) Law
4 9 (4.07%) Retail
5 7 (3.17%) Back Office
6 6 (2.71%) Advertising
6 6 (2.71%) Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Military
8 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (28.96%) Analyst
2 29 (13.12%) Support Engineer
3 24 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (8.60%) Consultant
4 19 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (8.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 16 (7.24%) Architect
6 16 (7.24%) Administrator
7 15 (6.79%) Wintel Consultant
8 14 (6.33%) Service Manager
8 14 (6.33%) Help Desk Analyst
8 14 (6.33%) Support Analyst
9 13 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
10 12 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.98%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (4.98%) Service Analyst
12 9 (4.07%) Desktop Support
13 8 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.62%) Help Desk Support
13 8 (3.62%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.24%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.62%) HTML
3 6 (2.71%) .NET
4 5 (2.26%) XML
5 4 (1.81%) Web Services
6 2 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.90%) COM
6 2 (0.90%) CSS
7 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.45%) WCF
7 1 (0.45%) WPF
7 1 (0.45%) jQuery
7 1 (0.45%) HTML5
7 1 (0.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.45%) REST
7 1 (0.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.10%) Blackberry
2 31 (14.03%) Clustering
3 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.17%) User Experience
6 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.81%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.81%) LPAR
8 3 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.36%) FMCG
8 3 (1.36%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.36%) PKI
8 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.45%) Replication
9 1 (0.45%) PDA
9 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 201 (90.95%) Windows
2 59 (26.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (21.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (19.46%) Windows 7
5 39 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (14.03%) Windows XP
7 25 (11.31%) Linux
8 18 (8.14%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.07%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.62%) Windows Vista
11 7 (3.17%) UNIX
11 7 (3.17%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.17%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.81%) AIX
14 3 (1.36%) CentOS
15 2 (0.90%) openSUSE
15 2 (0.90%) SUSE
15 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.17%) ITIL
1 49 (22.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (12.22%) Configuration Management
3 22 (9.95%) Change Control
4 21 (9.50%) CRM
5 20 (9.05%) Service Management
6 17 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 15 (6.79%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.33%) Software Deployment
9 13 (5.88%) Coaching
9 13 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 13 (5.88%) ITSM
10 11 (4.98%) Change Management
11 10 (4.52%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.52%) Project Management
11 10 (4.52%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.62%) Network Design
13 7 (3.17%) ERP
14 6 (2.71%) PRINCE2
14 6 (2.71%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.67%) SQL
2 37 (16.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.81%) VBScript
3 4 (1.81%) VB
4 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.90%) C#
5 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.45%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) C
6 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (21.72%) MCP
2 35 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (14.93%) Degree
4 30 (13.57%) Security Cleared
5 27 (12.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (8.14%) SC Cleared
7 15 (6.79%) MCSE
8 10 (4.52%) MCTS
9 9 (4.07%) CCNA
9 9 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.17%) MCDST
11 6 (2.71%) MCITP
12 4 (1.81%) MCSA
13 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.45%) CCENT
14 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.67%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (18.55%) Hyper-V
3 35 (15.84%) VMware ESX
4 29 (13.12%) XenApp
5 25 (11.31%) Terminal Services
6 23 (10.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (7.24%) vSphere
8 7 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (2.71%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.81%) KVM
11 3 (1.36%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (11.76%) SCCM
2 18 (8.14%) SCOM
3 15 (6.79%) Backup Exec
4 10 (4.52%) ARCserve
5 7 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.71%) Nagios
7 4 (1.81%) logstash
8 3 (1.36%) WSUS
9 2 (0.90%) MOM
9 2 (0.90%) Icinga
9 2 (0.90%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.90%) Cacti
10 1 (0.45%) Puppet
10 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 128 (57.92%) Microsoft
2 104 (47.06%) VMware
3 61 (27.60%) Citrix
4 30 (13.57%) Cisco
5 16 (7.24%) HP
6 11 (4.98%) Symantec
7 10 (4.52%) EMC
8 9 (4.07%) Dell
9 8 (3.62%) IBM
9 8 (3.62%) McAfee
9 8 (3.62%) Google
10 6 (2.71%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.71%) Juniper
11 5 (2.26%) BMC
11 5 (2.26%) WatchGuard
11 5 (2.26%) Veeam
11 5 (2.26%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.81%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.81%) Oracle
13 3 (1.36%) IronPort
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Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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