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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 99 77 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.55% 4.90% 6.13%
As % of the System Software category 70.21% 60.16% 60.38%
Number of salaries quoted 90 74 80
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
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
141 128 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.90% 8.15% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 129 117 137
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £34,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,753 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 28 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 181 (90.95%) Windows
2 110 (55.28%) Microsoft
3 104 (52.26%) VMware
4 88 (44.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 84 (42.21%) MS Exchange
6 70 (35.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (34.67%) SQL Server
8 58 (29.15%) Firewall
9 54 (27.14%) DNS
10 51 (25.63%) VMware ESX
11 50 (25.13%) SQL
12 48 (24.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (23.62%) Windows 7
14 46 (23.12%) SAN
15 43 (21.61%) MS Excel
15 43 (21.61%) SharePoint
16 42 (21.11%) Citrix
17 41 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (18.59%) Exchange Server 2010
19 36 (18.09%) ITIL
20 35 (17.59%) Linux
21 33 (16.58%) Security Cleared
22 32 (16.08%) Hyper-V
22 32 (16.08%) MySQL
22 32 (16.08%) VPN
23 31 (15.58%) MCSE
23 31 (15.58%) IIS
23 31 (15.58%) Degree
24 30 (15.08%) DHCP
25 28 (14.07%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 84 (42.21%) MS Exchange
2 43 (21.61%) SharePoint
3 37 (18.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (15.58%) IIS
5 23 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (10.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2000
9 8 (4.02%) Lync
9 8 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.01%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.51%) MS Project Server
13 2 (1.01%) Zimbra
13 2 (1.01%) Apache
13 2 (1.01%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
Applications
1 43 (21.61%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) assyst
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (29.15%) Firewall
2 54 (27.14%) DNS
3 46 (23.12%) SAN
4 32 (16.08%) VPN
5 30 (15.08%) DHCP
6 22 (11.06%) LAN
7 20 (10.05%) TCP/IP
8 19 (9.55%) SMTP
9 17 (8.54%) WAN
9 17 (8.54%) HTTP
10 11 (5.53%) ISDN
10 11 (5.53%) IPsec
11 10 (5.03%) iSCSI
11 10 (5.03%) PPTP
12 9 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.52%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (4.02%) Network Security
13 8 (4.02%) H.323
13 8 (4.02%) VoIP
14 7 (3.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (34.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.08%) MySQL
3 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.02%) Big Data
5 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 16 (8.04%) Legal
2 15 (7.54%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.53%) Back Office
4 10 (5.03%) Finance
5 6 (3.02%) Marketing
6 5 (2.51%) Retail
7 4 (2.01%) Military
8 3 (1.51%) Law
8 3 (1.51%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (18.09%) Analyst
2 26 (13.07%) Support Engineer
2 26 (13.07%) Administrator
3 25 (12.56%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (11.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.54%) Architect
6 16 (8.04%) Windows Administrator
6 16 (8.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 16 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (7.54%) IT Support
8 12 (6.03%) Technical Support
9 10 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.52%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.52%) Consultant
10 9 (4.52%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.52%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.06%) HTML
2 18 (9.05%) XML
3 5 (2.51%) .NET
4 4 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.51%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.01%) Web Services
6 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.07%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.04%) Clustering
3 9 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.51%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.01%) Kindle
5 4 (2.01%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.01%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.01%) PDA
6 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.51%) FMCG
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) Replication
8 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.50%) DTV
8 1 (0.50%) Statistics
8 1 (0.50%) DataPower
8 1 (0.50%) iPhone
8 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.50%) Open Source
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 181 (90.95%) Windows
2 70 (35.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (23.62%) Windows 7
4 41 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (17.59%) Linux
6 21 (10.55%) Windows XP
6 21 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (7.04%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.03%) UNIX
9 9 (4.52%) Windows Vista
10 8 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.52%) AIX
11 7 (3.52%) Mac OS
12 6 (3.02%) Windows 2000
12 6 (3.02%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.51%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.51%) CentOS
15 2 (1.01%) Debian
15 2 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.09%) ITIL
2 21 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (7.04%) CRM
3 14 (7.04%) Incident Management
4 12 (6.03%) Change Control
5 11 (5.53%) Project Management
5 11 (5.53%) Configuration Management
6 9 (4.52%) Problem Management
6 9 (4.52%) High Availability
7 8 (4.02%) Migration
7 8 (4.02%) Service Management
7 8 (4.02%) Service Delivery
7 8 (4.02%) DNA
8 7 (3.52%) ERP
8 7 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.52%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.02%) Software Deployment
9 6 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.51%) Change Management
10 5 (2.51%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.13%) SQL
2 14 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.01%) VBScript
3 4 (2.01%) VB
3 4 (2.01%) Java
4 3 (1.51%) Python
4 3 (1.51%) Perl
5 2 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.50%) C
6 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.50%) PHP
6 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (24.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (16.58%) Security Cleared
3 31 (15.58%) MCSE
3 31 (15.58%) Degree
4 26 (13.07%) MCP
5 21 (10.55%) SC Cleared
6 18 (9.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (7.54%) MCSA
8 11 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.53%) CCNA
8 11 (5.53%) MCTS
9 9 (4.52%) MCITP
10 3 (1.51%) CCNP
10 3 (1.51%) CCA
10 3 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.01%) MCDST
12 1 (0.50%) RHCE
12 1 (0.50%) MCT
12 1 (0.50%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.04%) SLA
2 5 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.01%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (44.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (25.63%) VMware ESX
3 32 (16.08%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.07%) vSphere
5 19 (9.55%) Terminal Services
6 14 (7.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (5.53%) XenApp
8 6 (3.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (2.51%) ISA Server
10 4 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (1.01%) Samba
12 2 (1.01%) NFS
13 1 (0.50%) Squid
13 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (8.04%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.53%) ARCserve
2 11 (5.53%) SCCM
3 10 (5.03%) Nagios
4 8 (4.02%) WSUS
4 8 (4.02%) logstash
5 5 (2.51%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.01%) SCOM
6 4 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.01%) MOM
8 1 (0.50%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.50%) Cacti
8 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.50%) Puppet
8 1 (0.50%) Icinga
Vendors
1 110 (55.28%) Microsoft
2 104 (52.26%) VMware
3 42 (21.11%) Citrix
4 26 (13.07%) Cisco
5 12 (6.03%) IBM
6 11 (5.53%) Juniper
6 11 (5.53%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.53%) EMC
7 10 (5.03%) HP
8 8 (4.02%) SolarWinds
8 8 (4.02%) WatchGuard
8 8 (4.02%) Google
9 7 (3.52%) Veeam
9 7 (3.52%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.02%) Remedy
11 5 (2.51%) BMC
11 5 (2.51%) Oracle
12 4 (2.01%) Sophos
12 4 (2.01%) Symantec
12 4 (2.01%) Avaya
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 26,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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