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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 48 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 103 77 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 5.67% 4.84% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 71.03% 60.16% 60.38%
Number of salaries quoted 95 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
145 128 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 7.98% 8.05% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 134 117 137
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 £24,750 £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 1 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 184 (90.64%) Windows
2 111 (54.68%) Microsoft
3 105 (51.72%) VMware
4 89 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 86 (42.36%) MS Exchange
6 70 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (33.50%) SQL Server
8 58 (28.57%) Firewall
9 53 (26.11%) DNS
10 52 (25.62%) VMware ESX
11 50 (24.63%) SQL
12 48 (23.65%) Windows 7
13 47 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (23.15%) SAN
14 44 (21.67%) MS Excel
15 43 (21.18%) SharePoint
16 42 (20.69%) Citrix
16 42 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 37 (18.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 36 (17.73%) Linux
18 36 (17.73%) ITIL
19 34 (16.75%) Security Cleared
20 33 (16.26%) MySQL
21 32 (15.76%) VPN
21 32 (15.76%) Hyper-V
21 32 (15.76%) Degree
22 31 (15.27%) IIS
23 30 (14.78%) MCSE
24 29 (14.29%) DHCP
24 29 (14.29%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 86 (42.36%) MS Exchange
2 43 (21.18%) SharePoint
3 37 (18.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (15.27%) IIS
5 24 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2000
10 8 (3.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (3.94%) Lync
11 6 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.48%) Apache
13 3 (1.48%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.99%) GroupWise
14 2 (0.99%) Zimbra
15 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.94%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Office 365
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (28.57%) Firewall
2 53 (26.11%) DNS
3 47 (23.15%) SAN
4 32 (15.76%) VPN
5 29 (14.29%) DHCP
6 21 (10.34%) LAN
7 20 (9.85%) TCP/IP
8 19 (9.36%) SMTP
9 17 (8.37%) HTTP
9 17 (8.37%) WAN
10 11 (5.42%) ISDN
10 11 (5.42%) IPsec
11 10 (4.93%) PPTP
11 10 (4.93%) iSCSI
12 9 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.43%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (3.94%) H.323
13 8 (3.94%) Network Security
13 8 (3.94%) VoIP
14 7 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (33.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.26%) MySQL
3 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.94%) Big Data
5 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (7.88%) Legal
2 15 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.42%) Finance
3 11 (5.42%) Back Office
4 6 (2.96%) Marketing
5 5 (2.46%) Retail
6 4 (1.97%) Military
7 3 (1.48%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.48%) Law
8 2 (0.99%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (18.72%) Analyst
2 27 (13.30%) Administrator
3 26 (12.81%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.81%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Architect
6 16 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 16 (7.88%) Windows Administrator
7 15 (7.39%) IT Support
8 12 (5.91%) Technical Support
9 10 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.93%) Consultant
9 10 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.43%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.43%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.33%) HTML
2 18 (8.87%) XML
3 6 (2.96%) .NET
4 4 (1.97%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.48%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.99%) CSS
6 2 (0.99%) Web Services
7 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.49%) WCF
7 1 (0.49%) WPF
7 1 (0.49%) jQuery
7 1 (0.49%) HTML5
7 1 (0.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.49%) REST
7 1 (0.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 17 (8.37%) Clustering
3 9 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.46%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.97%) Kindle
5 4 (1.97%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.97%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.97%) PDA
6 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.48%) FMCG
7 2 (0.99%) Replication
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) DTV
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) DataPower
8 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 184 (90.64%) Windows
2 70 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (23.65%) Windows 7
4 42 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (17.73%) Linux
6 22 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (10.34%) Windows XP
8 14 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.93%) UNIX
10 9 (4.43%) Windows Vista
11 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.45%) Mac OS
12 7 (3.45%) Windows 2000
12 7 (3.45%) AIX
13 6 (2.96%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.97%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.48%) CentOS
17 2 (0.99%) openSUSE
17 2 (0.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.73%) ITIL
2 22 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (6.90%) CRM
3 14 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 13 (6.40%) Change Control
5 11 (5.42%) Configuration Management
5 11 (5.42%) Project Management
6 9 (4.43%) Problem Management
6 9 (4.43%) High Availability
7 8 (3.94%) Service Management
7 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.94%) DNA
7 8 (3.94%) Migration
8 7 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.45%) ERP
9 6 (2.96%) Software Deployment
10 5 (2.46%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.46%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.63%) SQL
2 15 (7.39%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.46%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.97%) VBScript
4 4 (1.97%) VB
4 4 (1.97%) Java
5 3 (1.48%) C#
5 3 (1.48%) Perl
5 3 (1.48%) Python
6 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (23.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (16.75%) Security Cleared
3 32 (15.76%) Degree
4 30 (14.78%) MCSE
5 27 (13.30%) MCP
6 22 (10.84%) SC Cleared
7 18 (8.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (7.39%) MCSA
9 11 (5.42%) CCNA
9 11 (5.42%) MCTS
9 11 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (4.43%) MCITP
11 3 (1.48%) CCNP
12 2 (0.99%) CCA
12 2 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.99%) MCDST
12 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.49%) CCENT
13 1 (0.49%) RHCE
13 1 (0.49%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) SLA
2 5 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.97%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (25.62%) VMware ESX
3 32 (15.76%) Hyper-V
4 27 (13.30%) vSphere
5 19 (9.36%) Terminal Services
6 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (5.91%) XenApp
8 6 (2.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (2.96%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.99%) NFS
11 2 (0.99%) Samba
12 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.49%) Squid
12 1 (0.49%) Xen
12 1 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 16 (7.88%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.42%) Nagios
2 11 (5.42%) ARCserve
2 11 (5.42%) SCCM
3 8 (3.94%) logstash
3 8 (3.94%) WSUS
4 5 (2.46%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.97%) SCOM
6 2 (0.99%) Icinga
6 2 (0.99%) Cacti
6 2 (0.99%) MOM
7 1 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.49%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (54.68%) Microsoft
2 105 (51.72%) VMware
3 42 (20.69%) Citrix
4 26 (12.81%) Cisco
5 12 (5.91%) IBM
6 11 (5.42%) Juniper
6 11 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.42%) EMC
7 10 (4.93%) HP
8 8 (3.94%) Google
8 8 (3.94%) WatchGuard
8 8 (3.94%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 7 (3.45%) Veeam
10 6 (2.96%) Remedy
10 6 (2.96%) Oracle
11 5 (2.46%) BMC
12 4 (1.97%) Dell
12 4 (1.97%) Avaya
12 4 (1.97%) Symantec
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