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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 87 110 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 4.48% 6.20% 5.81%
As % of the System Software category 65.41% 66.27% 81.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 91 88
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
133 166 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 6.85% 9.36% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 122 142 108
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 176 (85.85%) Windows
2 132 (64.39%) Microsoft
3 93 (45.37%) VMware
4 86 (41.95%) MS Exchange
5 78 (38.05%) Citrix
6 65 (31.71%) SQL
7 58 (28.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (27.80%) MS Office
9 52 (25.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 52 (25.37%) MS Excel
10 50 (24.39%) ITIL
11 49 (23.90%) SQL Server
12 48 (23.41%) Windows 7
13 46 (22.44%) PowerShell
14 43 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
15 42 (20.49%) Hyper-V
15 42 (20.49%) MCP
16 41 (20.00%) Firewall
17 39 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (18.54%) Exchange Server 2013
18 38 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
19 35 (17.07%) Blackberry
19 35 (17.07%) SLA
20 34 (16.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 33 (16.10%) Exchange Server 2003
21 33 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
21 33 (16.10%) XenApp
22 32 (15.61%) VPN
23 31 (15.12%) SharePoint
24 30 (14.63%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 86 (41.95%) MS Exchange
2 39 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (18.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (16.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 33 (16.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 31 (15.12%) SharePoint
7 28 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2000
9 20 (9.76%) Lync
10 18 (8.78%) IIS
11 15 (7.32%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.98%) Apache
15 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.98%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 57 (27.80%) MS Office
2 52 (25.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.49%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) assyst
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.93%) Office 365
2 4 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.98%) SaaS
3 2 (0.98%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.00%) Firewall
2 32 (15.61%) VPN
3 30 (14.63%) LAN
3 30 (14.63%) WAN
4 20 (9.76%) SAN
5 19 (9.27%) DHCP
6 16 (7.80%) MPLS
6 16 (7.80%) TCP/IP
6 16 (7.80%) VLAN
7 14 (6.83%) DNS
8 13 (6.34%) ISDN
9 12 (5.85%) Network Security
10 8 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.93%) Internet
12 5 (2.44%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.95%) SMTP
14 3 (1.46%) LDAP
14 3 (1.46%) SSL
14 3 (1.46%) IPsec
15 2 (0.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.95%) MySQL
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (11.22%) Finance
2 17 (8.29%) Legal
3 12 (5.85%) Law
4 8 (3.90%) Back Office
4 8 (3.90%) Retail
5 7 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.93%) Advertising
6 6 (2.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (25.85%) Analyst
2 31 (15.12%) Support Engineer
3 21 (10.24%) Consultant
4 18 (8.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 16 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (7.80%) Architect
6 14 (6.83%) Service Manager
6 14 (6.83%) Support Analyst
6 14 (6.83%) Wintel Consultant
7 13 (6.34%) Service Analyst
7 13 (6.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (6.34%) Service Desk Manager
8 12 (5.85%) Desktop Support
9 11 (5.37%) Administrator
10 10 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.88%) Wintel Architect
10 10 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) IT Support
11 9 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.76%) Application Packaging
2 12 (5.85%) .NET
3 8 (3.90%) WCF
3 8 (3.90%) WPF
4 7 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.95%) Middleware
6 3 (1.46%) Web Services
7 2 (0.98%) COM
8 1 (0.49%) CSS
8 1 (0.49%) HTML
8 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.49%) jQuery
8 1 (0.49%) HTML5
8 1 (0.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.49%) REST
8 1 (0.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.07%) Blackberry
2 29 (14.15%) Clustering
3 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.95%) LPAR
5 4 (1.95%) Xbox
6 3 (1.46%) Smartcard
6 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.46%) PKI
7 2 (0.98%) FMCG
7 2 (0.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 176 (85.85%) Windows
2 48 (23.41%) Windows 7
3 43 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.71%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.85%) Linux
8 11 (5.37%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.88%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.93%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.95%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.46%) UNIX
13 2 (0.98%) SUSE
13 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.98%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.98%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 50 (24.39%) ITIL
3 22 (10.73%) Configuration Management
4 20 (9.76%) Change Control
5 18 (8.78%) Service Management
5 18 (8.78%) CRM
6 15 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.32%) Software Deployment
7 14 (6.83%) Problem Management
8 13 (6.34%) ITSM
8 13 (6.34%) Coaching
9 12 (5.85%) Change Management
10 10 (4.88%) Project Management
11 9 (4.39%) Load Balancing
11 9 (4.39%) Document Management
12 8 (3.90%) Network Design
12 8 (3.90%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.41%) Incident Management
14 6 (2.93%) Information Security
15 5 (2.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.71%) SQL
2 46 (22.44%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.90%) C#
4 6 (2.93%) VBScript
4 6 (2.93%) VB
5 4 (1.95%) Java
6 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (20.49%) MCP
2 27 (13.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 26 (12.68%) Security Cleared
4 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (10.24%) Degree
5 19 (9.27%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.39%) MCSE
7 7 (3.41%) CCNA
7 7 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.93%) MCDST
9 4 (1.95%) MCTS
10 3 (1.46%) MCITP
10 3 (1.46%) MCSA
11 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.49%) CCENT
12 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (28.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (20.49%) Hyper-V
3 33 (16.10%) XenApp
4 25 (12.20%) VMware ESX
5 24 (11.71%) Terminal Services
6 22 (10.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (2.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.44%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.95%) vSphere
9 4 (1.95%) KVM
10 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (14.63%) SCCM
2 26 (12.68%) SCOM
3 10 (4.88%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.41%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.41%) ARCserve
4 7 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.46%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.46%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.98%) Icinga
6 2 (0.98%) Cacti
6 2 (0.98%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.49%) MOM
7 1 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 132 (64.39%) Microsoft
2 93 (45.37%) VMware
3 78 (38.05%) Citrix
4 28 (13.66%) Cisco
5 14 (6.83%) Symantec
6 12 (5.85%) HP
7 8 (3.90%) McAfee
8 6 (2.93%) Google
9 5 (2.44%) Oracle
9 5 (2.44%) Dell
10 4 (1.95%) BMC
10 4 (1.95%) Facebook
11 3 (1.46%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.46%) Veeam
11 3 (1.46%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (1.46%) CA
11 3 (1.46%) NetApp
12 2 (0.98%) Sophos
12 2 (0.98%) EMC
13 1 (0.49%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Pension + paid overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Accudo Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £26767 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago