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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 62 37 56
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 85 107 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.34% 5.58% 4.09%
As % of the System Software category 35.42% 66.05% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 78 86 65
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £42,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
240 162 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.26% 8.45% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 178 131 113
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 126 (62.69%) Windows
2 108 (53.73%) Microsoft
3 78 (38.81%) MS Exchange
4 77 (38.31%) Citrix
5 76 (37.81%) VMware
6 59 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 59 (29.35%) ITIL
7 42 (20.90%) SCCM
8 41 (20.40%) MS Excel
9 39 (19.40%) DHCP
10 38 (18.91%) DNS
11 37 (18.41%) SQL Server
11 37 (18.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (17.91%) Hyper-V
13 33 (16.42%) Windows 7
13 33 (16.42%) SQL
14 32 (15.92%) MS Office
15 31 (15.42%) SAN
15 31 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (13.43%) HP
18 26 (12.94%) TCP/IP
18 26 (12.94%) SCOM
18 26 (12.94%) Lync
19 24 (11.94%) XenApp
20 23 (11.44%) Firewall
21 22 (10.95%) WAN
21 22 (10.95%) LAN
21 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
22 21 (10.45%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 78 (38.81%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.94%) Lync
3 21 (10.45%) Office Communications Server
4 15 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2000
7 8 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.48%) WorkSite
8 7 (3.48%) nginx
8 7 (3.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (3.48%) Apache
9 6 (2.99%) IIS
9 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.50%) Confluence
11 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (20.40%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.96%) Office 365
2 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.40%) DHCP
2 38 (18.91%) DNS
3 31 (15.42%) SAN
4 26 (12.94%) TCP/IP
5 23 (11.44%) Firewall
6 22 (10.95%) WAN
6 22 (10.95%) LAN
7 19 (9.45%) VLAN
8 12 (5.97%) HSRP
9 10 (4.98%) Network Security
9 10 (4.98%) VPN
9 10 (4.98%) Wireless
10 9 (4.48%) VoIP
10 9 (4.48%) MPLS
11 7 (3.48%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.49%) ADSL
12 3 (1.49%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.50%) MySQL
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Hudson
1 9 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) MSI
General
1 18 (8.96%) Legal
2 17 (8.46%) Finance
3 12 (5.97%) Law
4 7 (3.48%) Advertising
5 5 (2.49%) Back Office
5 5 (2.49%) Marketing
6 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (29.35%) Analyst
2 24 (11.94%) Consultant
3 20 (9.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (9.45%) Support Engineer
5 18 (8.96%) Service Analyst
5 18 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (8.96%) IT Support
6 14 (6.97%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.98%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Developer
9 9 (4.48%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.98%) Architect
10 8 (3.98%) Management Consultant
10 8 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.98%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (3.48%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.45%) Application Packaging
2 11 (5.47%) .NET
3 9 (4.48%) WCF
3 9 (4.48%) WPF
4 8 (3.98%) CSS
4 8 (3.98%) HTML
4 8 (3.98%) Middleware
5 7 (3.48%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.48%) jQuery
5 7 (3.48%) HTML5
5 7 (3.48%) Entity Framework
5 7 (3.48%) REST
5 7 (3.48%) CSS3
6 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.00%) WAP
6 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.00%) COM
7 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) EqualLogic
2 12 (5.97%) Clustering
3 10 (4.98%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.98%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.98%) Xbox
5 7 (3.48%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.48%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) iPad
8 3 (1.49%) Replication
9 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.00%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) iSeries
10 1 (0.50%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 126 (62.69%) Windows
2 37 (18.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (16.42%) Windows 7
4 31 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.96%) Windows XP
7 14 (6.97%) Linux
8 10 (4.98%) Ubuntu
9 9 (4.48%) Debian
9 9 (4.48%) CentOS
10 7 (3.48%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.99%) UNIX
12 4 (1.99%) Android
13 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.35%) ITIL
2 16 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (7.96%) TOGAF
3 13 (6.47%) Service Management
4 12 (5.97%) Project Management
4 12 (5.97%) Mentoring
5 10 (4.98%) DevOps
6 9 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (3.98%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.48%) OOP
8 7 (3.48%) OO
8 7 (3.48%) MVC
8 7 (3.48%) Unit Testing
8 7 (3.48%) Scrum
9 6 (2.99%) Document Management
9 6 (2.99%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.99%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.99%) Software Delivery
10 5 (2.49%) Coaching
10 5 (2.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (16.42%) SQL
2 17 (8.46%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.48%) C#
3 9 (4.48%) Java
4 7 (3.48%) PHP
4 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
5 6 (2.99%) Python
5 6 (2.99%) Ruby
5 6 (2.99%) Perl
5 6 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.49%) VB
7 2 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (6.47%) MCP
5 12 (5.97%) Degree
6 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
6 11 (5.47%) MCSE
7 9 (4.48%) CCNA
7 9 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.48%) MCSA
9 5 (2.49%) MCTS
10 4 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.49%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (17.91%) Hyper-V
3 24 (11.94%) XenApp
4 21 (10.45%) XenDesktop
5 11 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.48%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.99%) Samba
8 5 (2.49%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.49%) vSphere
10 2 (1.00%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 42 (20.90%) SCCM
2 26 (12.94%) SCOM
3 7 (3.48%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.99%) Ansible
4 6 (2.99%) Salt
4 6 (2.99%) Puppet
5 5 (2.49%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.49%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.99%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.49%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.00%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.00%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 108 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 77 (38.31%) Citrix
3 76 (37.81%) VMware
4 27 (13.43%) HP
5 21 (10.45%) Cisco
6 19 (9.45%) Dell
7 15 (7.46%) Veeam
8 8 (3.98%) Facebook
8 8 (3.98%) Google
8 8 (3.98%) Avaya
8 8 (3.98%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.48%) Symantec
10 6 (2.99%) CA
11 5 (2.49%) Apple
12 4 (1.99%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.49%) ProCurve
14 2 (1.00%) Nokia
14 2 (1.00%) Draytek
14 2 (1.00%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.00%) MobileIron
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £23000 - £37000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45k - 65k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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