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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 23 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 3 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 5.88% 4.55% 60.76%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 17.65% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 39
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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 17 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 20.59% 25.76% 68.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 42
Average salary £21,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014, 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%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (77.78%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) SAP Certification
4 6 (66.67%) MCP
4 6 (66.67%) SAP
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) IIS
4 6 (66.67%) MCSE
4 6 (66.67%) ISO 9001
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) NAS
5 5 (55.56%) Firewall
6 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
6 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) .NET
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas
6 4 (44.44%) Commerce Server
6 4 (44.44%) Internet
6 4 (44.44%) Symantec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) Commerce Server
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) NAS
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) SAP Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCP
2 6 (66.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) SAP
5 4 (44.44%) Veritas
5 4 (44.44%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix