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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 46 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.74% 4.74% 5.99%
As % of the System Software category 56.10% 46.15% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 21
Average salary £28,500 £29,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.20% -9.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,925 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,875
% change year-on-year
- -6.81%
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
82 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.80% 10.28% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 46 29
Average salary £30,500 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
3 50 (58.14%) VMware
4 38 (44.19%) MS Excel
5 37 (43.02%) MS Exchange
5 37 (43.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (39.53%) Cisco
7 30 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (32.56%) SQL
9 27 (31.40%) DNS
10 22 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (24.42%) IIS
11 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
12 20 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (22.09%) DHCP
13 19 (22.09%) ITIL
14 18 (20.93%) MCSE
14 18 (20.93%) Citrix
14 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (19.77%) CCNA
15 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (17.44%) Firewall
16 15 (17.44%) Internet
17 14 (16.28%) Finance
18 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
18 12 (13.95%) LAN
19 11 (12.79%) VoIP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 37 (43.02%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (24.42%) IIS
4 20 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.98%) Lync
7 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.33%) CMS
10 2 (2.33%) Commerce Server
10 2 (2.33%) JBoss
10 2 (2.33%) Apache
11 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (44.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.40%) DNS
2 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
3 19 (22.09%) DHCP
4 15 (17.44%) Internet
4 15 (17.44%) Firewall
5 12 (13.95%) LAN
6 11 (12.79%) VoIP
6 11 (12.79%) SAN
7 10 (11.63%) WAN
8 6 (6.98%) NAS
9 5 (5.81%) Wireless
10 3 (3.49%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.16%) SMTP
11 1 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Advertising
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Welsh Language
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Support Engineer
3 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Server Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Server Support Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Server Support
6 8 (9.30%) IT Support
7 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.49%) Junior
10 3 (3.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Clustering
3 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.49%) iSeries
5 2 (2.33%) AS400
5 2 (2.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 37 (43.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.47%) Linux
6 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.33%) AIX
8 2 (2.33%) UNIX
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) ITIL
2 8 (9.30%) Line Management
3 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
3 6 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (3.49%) Change Management
6 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.16%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.16%) Release Management
8 1 (1.16%) Time Management
8 1 (1.16%) CRM
8 1 (1.16%) ERP
8 1 (1.16%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.16%) Practice Management
8 1 (1.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (20.93%) MCSE
3 17 (19.77%) CCNA
3 17 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.14%) MCSA
4 7 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.98%) MCP
6 5 (5.81%) MCITP
7 4 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.49%) VCP5
9 2 (2.33%) CEH
9 2 (2.33%) MCTS
10 1 (1.16%) Degree
10 1 (1.16%) CCENT
10 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.16%) VCP4
10 1 (1.16%) CISA
10 1 (1.16%) CCNP
10 1 (1.16%) CCA
10 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.98%) VMware ESX
3 6 (6.98%) vSphere
4 5 (5.81%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.33%) XenServer
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.16%) Nmap
6 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) WSUS
2 4 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.49%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.33%) SCCM
4 2 (2.33%) SCOM
4 2 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
2 50 (58.14%) VMware
3 34 (39.53%) Cisco
4 18 (20.93%) Citrix
5 11 (12.79%) HP
6 10 (11.63%) NetApp
7 9 (10.47%) IBM
8 4 (4.65%) Oracle
8 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.49%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.49%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.49%) Veeam
9 3 (3.49%) Dell
10 2 (2.33%) SAP
10 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.33%) McAfee
10 2 (2.33%) IPFX
11 1 (1.16%) Verint
11 1 (1.16%) Websense
11 1 (1.16%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago