The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 48 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.02% 4.24% 7.76%
As % of the System Software category 63.16% 29.00% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 40
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,240 £42,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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 Cardiff region.

System Software Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
76 100 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.11% 14.62% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 59 89 48
Average salary £34,368 £35,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.80% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,880 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Cardiff

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 88 (93.62%) Windows
2 65 (69.15%) Microsoft
3 64 (68.09%) VMware
4 59 (62.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (55.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (38.30%) MS Excel
7 35 (37.23%) DNS
8 32 (34.04%) DHCP
9 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (29.79%) MS Exchange
11 23 (24.47%) SAN
12 22 (23.40%) Advertising
12 22 (23.40%) Windows 7
13 21 (22.34%) Finance
13 21 (22.34%) IIS
14 20 (21.28%) ITIL
15 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (18.09%) Cisco
16 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2007
17 16 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (17.02%) Citrix
17 16 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
18 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
19 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
19 12 (12.77%) Internet
19 12 (12.77%) Firewall
20 11 (11.70%) MCSE
20 11 (11.70%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 28 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.34%) IIS
3 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (8.51%) Lync
7 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
9 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.19%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.23%) DNS
2 32 (34.04%) DHCP
3 23 (24.47%) SAN
4 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.77%) Internet
5 12 (12.77%) Firewall
6 4 (4.26%) LAN
6 4 (4.26%) VoIP
7 3 (3.19%) WAN
8 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.13%) LDAP
9 1 (1.06%) VLAN
9 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) MySQL
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 22 (23.40%) Advertising
2 21 (22.34%) Finance
3 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Server Support
5 8 (8.51%) Consultant
5 8 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (8.51%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Server Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Technical Support Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.38%) Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Administrator
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) AS400
2 5 (5.32%) iSeries
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 88 (93.62%) Windows
2 59 (62.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (55.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (23.40%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.70%) Windows 8
7 9 (9.57%) Linux
8 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.13%) CentOS
9 2 (2.13%) Debian
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.06%) UNIX
10 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
4 7 (7.45%) Load Balancing
4 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.32%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.13%) DevOps
6 2 (2.13%) Change Management
7 1 (1.06%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.06%) Information Security
7 1 (1.06%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.06%) Project Management
7 1 (1.06%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.06%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (1.06%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.06%) People Management
7 1 (1.06%) Coaching
7 1 (1.06%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.06%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.06%) Ruby
3 1 (1.06%) C
3 1 (1.06%) Perl
3 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.70%) MCSE
4 10 (10.64%) CCNA
5 9 (9.57%) MCSA
6 8 (8.51%) MCITP
7 6 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (6.38%) Degree
7 6 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.13%) MCTS
9 1 (1.06%) CEH
9 1 (1.06%) CISMP
9 1 (1.06%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.06%) CISSP
9 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.06%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.51%) vSphere
4 7 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.26%) XenApp
6 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.06%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (4.26%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.26%) WSUS
3 2 (2.13%) yum
3 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) Nessus
4 1 (1.06%) Nmap
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
4 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (69.15%) Microsoft
2 64 (68.09%) VMware
3 17 (18.09%) Cisco
4 16 (17.02%) Citrix
5 10 (10.64%) IBM
6 8 (8.51%) SolarWinds
6 8 (8.51%) HP
7 4 (4.26%) Avaya
7 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.26%) McAfee
8 3 (3.19%) Lotus
9 2 (2.13%) Verint
9 2 (2.13%) Apple
9 2 (2.13%) NetApp
9 2 (2.13%) Symantec
9 2 (2.13%) BT
9 2 (2.13%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.06%) Oracle
10 1 (1.06%) Dell
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Cardiff University
Salary: £31,342 - £37,394 per annum (Grade 6), plus attractive defined-benefits pension and 37 days per annum holiday entitlement
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago