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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 65 48 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.15% 7.08% 6.45%
As % of the System Software category 68.42% 73.85% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 25
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% -5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £41,500
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
95 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.38% 9.59% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 82 54 53
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 92 (93.88%) Windows
2 74 (75.51%) Windows Server
3 63 (64.29%) VMware
4 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 40 (40.82%) MS Exchange
7 37 (37.76%) ITIL
8 36 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (29.59%) DNS
11 28 (28.57%) Cisco
12 26 (26.53%) DHCP
12 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (23.47%) Windows 7
13 23 (23.47%) SAN
14 22 (22.45%) MS Excel
14 22 (22.45%) Firewall
15 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (15.31%) vSphere
17 14 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (14.29%) Finance
18 13 (13.27%) Citrix
18 13 (13.27%) Unix
18 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (12.24%) Problem Management
19 12 (12.24%) Linux
20 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2007
21 10 (10.20%) WSUS
21 10 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
21 10 (10.20%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 40 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.08%) IIS
7 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.04%) Apache
9 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.02%) JBoss
9 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) DNS
2 26 (26.53%) DHCP
3 23 (23.47%) SAN
4 22 (22.45%) Firewall
5 10 (10.20%) VPN
5 10 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (6.12%) Internet
6 6 (6.12%) IP Telephony
6 6 (6.12%) VoIP
7 3 (3.06%) LAN
7 3 (3.06%) SSL
7 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) MySQL
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Advertising
2 6 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Law
5 2 (2.04%) Legal
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Analyst
2 20 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (18.37%) Administrator
4 16 (16.33%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (12.24%) Support Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Technical Support
8 8 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (7.14%) IT Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Team Leader
10 6 (6.12%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) IT Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) Technical Support Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) .NET
1 1 (1.02%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.02%) LAMP
1 1 (1.02%) Web Services
1 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.14%) Clustering
2 4 (4.08%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.06%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
4 2 (2.04%) Symmetrix
4 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 92 (93.88%) Windows
2 74 (75.51%) Windows Server
3 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (23.47%) Windows 7
7 13 (13.27%) Unix
8 12 (12.24%) Linux
9 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.08%) AIX
11 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.02%) HPUX
12 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) ITIL
2 12 (12.24%) Problem Management
3 9 (9.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.16%) Coaching
4 8 (8.16%) Service Management
5 7 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.12%) High Availability
6 6 (6.12%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.10%) QMS
7 5 (5.10%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.06%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.06%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.04%) ERP
9 2 (2.04%) ITSM
10 1 (1.02%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.02%) Migration
10 1 (1.02%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (1.02%) Java
3 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.02%) Python
3 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (5.10%) CCNA
3 5 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.10%) MCSA
4 3 (3.06%) MCSE
4 3 (3.06%) MCTS
5 2 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.31%) vSphere
3 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.12%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) WSUS
2 7 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 7 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (5.10%) SCCM
4 3 (3.06%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.02%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 63 (64.29%) VMware
2 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.57%) Cisco
4 13 (13.27%) Citrix
5 10 (10.20%) IBM
5 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.16%) Avaya
7 7 (7.14%) HP
8 4 (4.08%) Dell
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle
9 3 (3.06%) Symantec
9 3 (3.06%) Veritas
10 2 (2.04%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.04%) Apple
10 2 (2.04%) EMC
11 1 (1.02%) NetApp
11 1 (1.02%) Novell
11 1 (1.02%) SAP
11 1 (1.02%) Veeam
11 1 (1.02%) Verint
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