The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 109 75 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.96% 4.63% 4.96%
As % of the System Software category 69.43% 61.48% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 91 73 66
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
157 122 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.59% 7.54% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 136 110 115
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
South West

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 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 179 (90.40%) Windows
2 117 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 96 (48.48%) VMware
4 86 (43.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 81 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 75 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (33.84%) SQL Server
8 63 (31.82%) DNS
9 57 (28.79%) Firewall
10 53 (26.77%) Windows 7
11 52 (26.26%) SAN
12 51 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 49 (24.75%) VMware ESX
14 48 (24.24%) MS Excel
15 44 (22.22%) SQL
16 40 (20.20%) SharePoint
17 39 (19.70%) ITIL
18 38 (19.19%) Windows Server 2003
19 37 (18.69%) Citrix
20 36 (18.18%) Linux
20 36 (18.18%) VPN
20 36 (18.18%) vSphere
21 35 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2010
22 34 (17.17%) Security Cleared
23 32 (16.16%) Degree
23 32 (16.16%) DHCP
23 32 (16.16%) MCSE
24 30 (15.15%) MySQL
25 29 (14.65%) IIS
26 28 (14.14%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 81 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 40 (20.20%) SharePoint
3 35 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (14.65%) IIS
5 14 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.55%) Lync
9 8 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (2.02%) WebSphere
12 4 (2.02%) GroupWise
12 4 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.52%) MS Project Server
14 2 (1.01%) Zimbra
14 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.51%) CMS
15 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (31.82%) DNS
2 57 (28.79%) Firewall
3 52 (26.26%) SAN
4 36 (18.18%) VPN
5 32 (16.16%) DHCP
6 28 (14.14%) TCP/IP
7 25 (12.63%) LAN
8 20 (10.10%) SMTP
9 17 (8.59%) HTTP
10 16 (8.08%) WAN
11 12 (6.06%) IPsec
12 11 (5.56%) iSCSI
13 10 (5.05%) PPTP
13 10 (5.05%) ISDN
14 9 (4.55%) VoIP
14 9 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (4.04%) Network Security
15 8 (4.04%) H.323
16 7 (3.54%) Wireless
16 7 (3.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (33.84%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.15%) MySQL
3 8 (4.04%) Big Data
4 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (9.09%) Legal
2 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.07%) Finance
4 11 (5.56%) Back Office
5 7 (3.54%) Military
6 6 (3.03%) Marketing
7 4 (2.02%) Law
8 3 (1.52%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.51%) Automotive
10 1 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.51%) Retail
10 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (18.18%) Analyst
2 31 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (12.63%) Administrator
3 25 (12.63%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (8.59%) IT Support
6 16 (8.08%) Architect
6 16 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (8.08%) Windows Administrator
6 16 (8.08%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.05%) Technical Support
8 10 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (3.54%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.11%) HTML
2 18 (9.09%) XML
3 7 (3.54%) .NET
4 4 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.52%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.01%) Web Services
7 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.13%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.06%) Clustering
3 9 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.53%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.02%) Kindle
6 4 (2.02%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.02%) PDA
7 3 (1.52%) Replication
8 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.01%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) DataPower
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) iPhone
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 179 (90.40%) Windows
2 75 (37.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (26.77%) Windows 7
4 38 (19.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (18.18%) Linux
6 24 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 21 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.58%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.05%) Windows Vista
9 10 (5.05%) UNIX
10 8 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.54%) AIX
12 5 (2.53%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.52%) CentOS
14 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.01%) Solaris
14 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.01%) Debian
15 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.70%) ITIL
2 17 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (6.57%) CRM
4 12 (6.06%) Incident Management
5 9 (4.55%) High Availability
6 8 (4.04%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.04%) Project Management
6 8 (4.04%) DNA
6 8 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.04%) Migration
7 6 (3.03%) Network Management
7 6 (3.03%) Change Control
7 6 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.03%) Logistics
7 6 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.53%) Service Management
9 4 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.02%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.02%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.22%) SQL
2 9 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.53%) Java
4 3 (1.52%) Python
4 3 (1.52%) VBScript
4 3 (1.52%) VB
4 3 (1.52%) C#
4 3 (1.52%) Perl
4 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) Ruby
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) C
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (17.17%) Security Cleared
3 32 (16.16%) Degree
3 32 (16.16%) MCSE
4 20 (10.10%) SC Cleared
5 18 (9.09%) MCSA
6 17 (8.59%) MCP
7 12 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (5.56%) MCTS
9 9 (4.55%) CCNA
9 9 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (4.04%) MCITP
11 6 (3.03%) CCNP
12 5 (2.53%) CCA
12 5 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
14 2 (1.01%) MCDST
15 1 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.51%) MCT
15 1 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) SLA
2 4 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 86 (43.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (24.75%) VMware ESX
3 36 (18.18%) vSphere
4 28 (14.14%) Hyper-V
5 17 (8.59%) Terminal Services
6 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.02%) XenApp
10 3 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.01%) NFS
11 2 (1.01%) Samba
12 1 (0.51%) Squid
12 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.51%) Xen
12 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 14 (7.07%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.56%) SCCM
3 9 (4.55%) Nagios
3 9 (4.55%) ARCserve
4 8 (4.04%) logstash
4 8 (4.04%) WSUS
5 4 (2.02%) SCOM
6 3 (1.52%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.52%) MOM
7 2 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.51%) Foglight
8 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.51%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 117 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 96 (48.48%) VMware
3 37 (18.69%) Citrix
4 27 (13.64%) Cisco
5 12 (6.06%) IBM
5 12 (6.06%) Juniper
6 11 (5.56%) EMC
6 11 (5.56%) HP
7 10 (5.05%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.04%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.04%) WatchGuard
9 7 (3.54%) Veeam
9 7 (3.54%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.03%) Remedy
10 6 (3.03%) Oracle
10 6 (3.03%) Google
11 5 (2.53%) Apple
12 4 (2.02%) Novell
12 4 (2.02%) Sage
12 4 (2.02%) Dell
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