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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 120 75 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.47% 4.74% 6.15%
As % of the System Software category 73.62% 61.48% 65.54%
Number of salaries quoted 110 72 76
Average salary £31,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.79% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,550 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
163 122 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.79% 7.72% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 147 111 123
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,233 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 216 (92.31%) Windows
2 132 (56.41%) Microsoft
3 119 (50.85%) VMware
4 99 (42.31%) MS Exchange
5 97 (41.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 74 (31.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (29.91%) SQL Server
8 65 (27.78%) Firewall
9 59 (25.21%) Windows 7
10 58 (24.79%) DNS
11 56 (23.93%) VMware ESX
12 53 (22.65%) MS Excel
13 52 (22.22%) SQL
14 50 (21.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 49 (20.94%) SAN
15 49 (20.94%) SharePoint
16 48 (20.51%) Citrix
17 47 (20.09%) Windows Server 2003
18 46 (19.66%) ITIL
18 46 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2010
19 45 (19.23%) VPN
20 42 (17.95%) Hyper-V
21 41 (17.52%) Linux
21 41 (17.52%) Blackberry
22 38 (16.24%) MCP
23 36 (15.38%) IIS
23 36 (15.38%) Security Cleared
23 36 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
24 34 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2003
24 34 (14.53%) Degree

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 99 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 49 (20.94%) SharePoint
3 46 (19.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (15.38%) IIS
5 34 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 33 (14.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 27 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2000
9 10 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (3.42%) Lync
11 7 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (2.14%) MS Project Server
13 4 (1.71%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
14 3 (1.28%) Apache
15 2 (0.85%) Zimbra
16 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 53 (22.65%) MS Excel
2 34 (14.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (27.78%) Firewall
2 58 (24.79%) DNS
3 49 (20.94%) SAN
4 45 (19.23%) VPN
5 32 (13.68%) DHCP
6 27 (11.54%) LAN
7 25 (10.68%) WAN
8 22 (9.40%) SMTP
8 22 (9.40%) TCP/IP
9 17 (7.26%) HTTP
10 14 (5.98%) ISDN
10 14 (5.98%) IPsec
11 12 (5.13%) Network Security
12 10 (4.27%) iSCSI
12 10 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (4.27%) PPTP
13 9 (3.85%) VoIP
13 9 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (3.42%) H.323
14 8 (3.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.10%) MySQL
3 10 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.42%) Big Data
5 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (7.26%) Finance
2 16 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.41%) Legal
4 11 (4.70%) Back Office
5 8 (3.42%) Retail
6 6 (2.56%) Banking
7 5 (2.14%) Marketing
8 4 (1.71%) Advertising
8 4 (1.71%) Military
9 3 (1.28%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.28%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (20.51%) Analyst
2 29 (12.39%) Support Engineer
3 28 (11.97%) Administrator
4 27 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (7.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (7.26%) Architect
6 17 (7.26%) Windows Administrator
6 17 (7.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 16 (6.84%) Consultant
8 14 (5.98%) IT Support
9 12 (5.13%) Wintel Consultant
9 12 (5.13%) Technical Support
10 11 (4.70%) Help Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.70%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.27%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.40%) HTML
2 17 (7.26%) XML
3 6 (2.56%) .NET
4 5 (2.14%) Web Services
4 5 (2.14%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.85%) CSS
6 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.43%) COM
7 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.43%) WCF
7 1 (0.43%) WPF
7 1 (0.43%) jQuery
7 1 (0.43%) HTML5
7 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.43%) REST
7 1 (0.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.52%) Blackberry
2 29 (12.39%) Clustering
3 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.99%) User Experience
6 5 (2.14%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.71%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.71%) Kindle
7 4 (1.71%) PDA
7 4 (1.71%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.28%) FMCG
8 3 (1.28%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.28%) PKI
8 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) iPad
10 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 216 (92.31%) Windows
2 74 (31.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (25.21%) Windows 7
4 47 (20.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (17.52%) Linux
6 33 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (12.39%) Windows XP
8 16 (6.84%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.56%) UNIX
10 9 (3.85%) Windows Vista
11 8 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.99%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.99%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.99%) Windows 2000
12 7 (2.99%) AIX
13 4 (1.71%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.28%) CentOS
15 2 (0.85%) openSUSE
15 2 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.66%) ITIL
2 31 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (8.55%) Change Control
4 17 (7.26%) CRM
5 16 (6.84%) Incident Management
6 15 (6.41%) Configuration Management
6 15 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 11 (4.70%) Project Management
8 11 (4.70%) Service Management
9 10 (4.27%) Migration
10 9 (3.85%) Software Deployment
11 8 (3.42%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.42%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.42%) High Availability
11 8 (3.42%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.42%) Change Management
11 8 (3.42%) DNA
12 7 (2.99%) ERP
13 6 (2.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.22%) SQL
2 23 (9.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.14%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.14%) VBScript
3 5 (2.14%) VB
4 4 (1.71%) Java
5 3 (1.28%) Perl
5 3 (1.28%) C#
5 3 (1.28%) Python
6 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) Ruby
7 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (21.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (16.24%) MCP
3 36 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 34 (14.53%) Degree
5 29 (12.39%) MCSE
6 24 (10.26%) SC Cleared
7 22 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (6.41%) MCSA
9 13 (5.56%) MCTS
10 12 (5.13%) CCNA
10 12 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (4.27%) MCITP
12 3 (1.28%) MCDST
12 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.28%) CCNP
13 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.43%) CCENT
14 1 (0.43%) RHCE
14 1 (0.43%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.40%) SLA
2 5 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (41.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (23.93%) VMware ESX
3 42 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 26 (11.11%) vSphere
5 23 (9.83%) Terminal Services
6 22 (9.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 19 (8.12%) XenApp
8 7 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (2.56%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.85%) Samba
12 2 (0.85%) NFS
13 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.43%) Squid
13 1 (0.43%) Xen
13 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 17 (7.26%) Backup Exec
2 16 (6.84%) SCCM
3 12 (5.13%) ARCserve
4 11 (4.70%) Nagios
5 8 (3.42%) WSUS
5 8 (3.42%) logstash
6 6 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.56%) SCOM
7 5 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.28%) MOM
9 2 (0.85%) Icinga
9 2 (0.85%) Cacti
10 1 (0.43%) Puppet
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.43%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 119 (50.85%) VMware
3 48 (20.51%) Citrix
4 30 (12.82%) Cisco
5 13 (5.56%) HP
5 13 (5.56%) EMC
6 12 (5.13%) IBM
7 11 (4.70%) Juniper
7 11 (4.70%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.42%) Google
8 8 (3.42%) WatchGuard
8 8 (3.42%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.99%) 3PAR
9 7 (2.99%) Oracle
9 7 (2.99%) Veeam
10 6 (2.56%) Symantec
10 6 (2.56%) Remedy
11 5 (2.14%) Dell
11 5 (2.14%) BMC
12 4 (1.71%) Sage
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