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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 38 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 37 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.68% 5.55% 8.67%
As % of the System Software category 51.39% 52.00% 69.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 47
Median salary £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,291 £38,500 £34,400
UK excluding London median 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 Cardiff region.

System Software Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 75 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.06% 10.67% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 65 69 68
Median salary £30,750 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 84 (82.35%) Windows
2 59 (57.84%) Microsoft
3 56 (54.90%) Windows Server
4 44 (43.14%) VMware
5 38 (37.25%) ITIL
6 30 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 29 (28.43%) Cisco
8 27 (26.47%) Firewall
9 26 (25.49%) Linux
9 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (18.63%) DNS
13 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
14 17 (16.67%) LAN
15 16 (15.69%) Avaya
16 15 (14.71%) WAN
16 15 (14.71%) DHCP
17 14 (13.73%) SLA
17 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
18 13 (12.75%) VoIP
18 13 (12.75%) VPN
19 12 (11.76%) MS Office
19 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
19 12 (11.76%) Finance
19 12 (11.76%) Office 365
20 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
20 11 (10.78%) Advertising
20 11 (10.78%) IIS
20 11 (10.78%) Apache

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.78%) Apache
2 11 (10.78%) IIS
3 8 (7.84%) JBoss
4 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.94%) NetWeaver
6 3 (2.94%) SAP Portal
7 2 (1.96%) SAS
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Office 365
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) PaaS
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.47%) Firewall
2 19 (18.63%) DNS
3 17 (16.67%) LAN
4 15 (14.71%) DHCP
4 15 (14.71%) WAN
5 13 (12.75%) VoIP
5 13 (12.75%) VPN
6 10 (9.80%) SAN
7 6 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
8 5 (4.90%) HTTP
8 5 (4.90%) Internet
8 5 (4.90%) IPsec
8 5 (4.90%) NAS
8 5 (4.90%) SSL
8 5 (4.90%) Wireless
9 4 (3.92%) MPLS
10 2 (1.96%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.98%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) OLTP
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.98%) Ant
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Advertising
3 3 (2.94%) Back Office
3 3 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) French Language
5 1 (0.98%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) German Language
5 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.98%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Analyst
2 17 (16.67%) IT Support
2 17 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) IT Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Junior
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) Apache Flex
2 3 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) LAMP
3 1 (0.98%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.94%) iSeries
4 3 (2.94%) Replication
5 2 (1.96%) AS400
5 2 (1.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 84 (82.35%) Windows
2 56 (54.90%) Windows Server
3 26 (25.49%) Linux
3 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.84%) Unix
7 7 (6.86%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
11 1 (0.98%) CentOS
11 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) ITIL
2 9 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 8 (7.84%) Application Packaging
3 8 (7.84%) Service Management
4 7 (6.86%) Data Security
4 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.86%) High Availability
4 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (4.90%) Data Protection
6 5 (4.90%) Information Assurance
6 5 (4.90%) Information Security
6 5 (4.90%) Project Management
6 5 (4.90%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (4.90%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (4.90%) SDLC
6 5 (4.90%) Security Testing
6 5 (4.90%) Software Architecture
6 5 (4.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.84%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.98%) C
4 1 (0.98%) Perl
4 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.88%) CCNA
3 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.90%) CISSP
5 4 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.94%) MCSE
6 3 (2.94%) MCTS
7 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.96%) CEH
7 2 (1.96%) RHCE
7 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.98%) MCITP
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) SLA
2 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.82%) vSphere
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (4.90%) XenApp
4 5 (4.90%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) WSUS
2 4 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.96%) Nessus
4 2 (1.96%) Nmap
4 2 (1.96%) SCCM
4 2 (1.96%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 59 (57.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (43.14%) VMware
3 29 (28.43%) Cisco
4 16 (15.69%) Avaya
5 10 (9.80%) Red Hat
6 9 (8.82%) Citrix
7 7 (6.86%) IBM
8 5 (4.90%) EMC
9 4 (3.92%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.92%) Dell
9 4 (3.92%) F5
9 4 (3.92%) HP
9 4 (3.92%) Intel
9 4 (3.92%) Symantec
10 3 (2.94%) NETGEAR
10 3 (2.94%) SAP
10 3 (2.94%) Veeam
11 2 (1.96%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.96%) Apple
11 2 (1.96%) iManage