The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 4.35% 11.11% 4.72%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 75.00% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Average salary £25,500 £39,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Caerphilly region.

System Software Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 30.43% 14.81% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 25
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Caerphilly region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Caerphilly region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) XenApp
5 5 (55.56%) Product Management
5 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 5 (55.56%) Lync
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (55.56%) Office 365
5 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
5 5 (55.56%) Mimecast
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (55.56%) Clustering
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
5 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) MCSE
7 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (55.56%) Lync
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Commerce Server
4 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
1 5 (55.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) NetScaler
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 5 (55.56%) Clustering
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Product Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) HP