The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 32 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.68% 5.81% 8.89%
As % of the System Software category 28.83% 56.36% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 29
Average salary £32,250 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
111 55 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.23% 10.30% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 104 43 44
Average salary £33,250 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.63% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
South Wales

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 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 54 (77.14%) Windows
1 54 (77.14%) VMware
2 51 (72.86%) Microsoft
3 42 (60.00%) Cisco
4 31 (44.29%) MS Exchange
5 27 (38.57%) SAN
5 27 (38.57%) Firewall
5 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (34.29%) Hyper-V
8 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
8 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
9 21 (30.00%) HP
10 20 (28.57%) Citrix
10 20 (28.57%) ITIL
11 19 (27.14%) SQL
11 19 (27.14%) CCNA
11 19 (27.14%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (25.71%) DNS
12 18 (25.71%) IIS
13 17 (24.29%) SharePoint
14 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (21.43%) Project Management
14 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (20.00%) Lync
15 14 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (18.57%) CheckPoint
16 13 (18.57%) Office 365
17 12 (17.14%) Email Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (44.29%) MS Exchange
2 18 (25.71%) IIS
3 17 (24.29%) SharePoint
4 14 (20.00%) Lync
5 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (5.71%) Commerce Server
8 4 (5.71%) CMS
9 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.43%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.43%) Apache
11 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) SAN
1 27 (38.57%) Firewall
2 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
3 18 (25.71%) DNS
4 12 (17.14%) Internet
4 12 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (15.71%) VLAN
5 11 (15.71%) VRRP
5 11 (15.71%) HSRP
6 9 (12.86%) WAN
6 9 (12.86%) DHCP
7 8 (11.43%) LAN
7 8 (11.43%) NAS
8 2 (2.86%) Wireless
8 2 (2.86%) VoIP
9 1 (1.43%) LDAP
9 1 (1.43%) ADSL
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Project Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Server Support
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
1 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (77.14%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (14.29%) Linux
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.29%) AIX
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.43%) Debian
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITIL
2 15 (21.43%) Project Management
3 12 (17.14%) Email Migration
4 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (2.86%) DevOps
7 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.43%) Release Management
7 1 (1.43%) Time Management
7 1 (1.43%) High Availability
7 1 (1.43%) Migration
7 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.43%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.43%) Change Management
7 1 (1.43%) CRM
7 1 (1.43%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Ruby
2 2 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (27.14%) CCNA
2 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (17.14%) MCSE
5 10 (14.29%) CCNP
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (7.14%) MCP
8 4 (5.71%) Degree
9 3 (4.29%) MCSA
10 2 (2.86%) CISSP
10 2 (2.86%) MCITP
11 1 (1.43%) CCA
11 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.43%) VCP4
11 1 (1.43%) VCP5
11 1 (1.43%) CISA
11 1 (1.43%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (34.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.14%) vSphere
3 5 (7.14%) UAG
4 2 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) Nmap
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
5 1 (1.43%) XenServer
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 6 (8.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.86%) Puppet
3 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.43%) YUM
4 1 (1.43%) Nessus
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
4 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (77.14%) VMware
2 51 (72.86%) Microsoft
3 42 (60.00%) Cisco
4 21 (30.00%) HP
5 20 (28.57%) Citrix
6 13 (18.57%) CheckPoint
7 11 (15.71%) WatchGuard
7 11 (15.71%) SonicWALL
7 11 (15.71%) Dell
8 4 (5.71%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.86%) NetApp
9 2 (2.86%) IBM
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle
9 2 (2.86%) SAP
10 1 (1.43%) JBoss
10 1 (1.43%) Juniper
10 1 (1.43%) Lotus
10 1 (1.43%) Sage
10 1 (1.43%) Veeam
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