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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 21 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 52 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.60% 7.72% 4.79%
As % of the System Software category 53.73% 70.27% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 46 32
Median salary £26,250 £32,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.96% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,050 £41,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
67 74 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.42% 10.98% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 57 58 88
Median salary £32,500 £34,368 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.43% -1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £39,960
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 27 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 87 (89.69%) Windows
2 63 (64.95%) Windows Server
3 52 (53.61%) VMware
4 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
5 40 (41.24%) MS Exchange
6 37 (38.14%) ITIL
7 36 (37.11%) Cisco
7 36 (37.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (28.87%) Firewall
9 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (23.71%) DNS
11 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
12 21 (21.65%) SAN
13 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
14 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (18.56%) Citrix
16 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (17.53%) DHCP
17 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
18 13 (13.40%) MS Office
18 13 (13.40%) SLA
19 12 (12.37%) Linux
19 12 (12.37%) High Availability
20 11 (11.34%) Hyper-V
20 11 (11.34%) vSphere
20 11 (11.34%) Problem Management
20 11 (11.34%) VPN
21 10 (10.31%) Internet
21 10 (10.31%) Unix

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 40 (41.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.25%) IIS
4 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.12%) Apache
6 3 (3.09%) CMS
6 3 (3.09%) Commerce Server
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.40%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Office 365
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.87%) Firewall
2 23 (23.71%) DNS
3 21 (21.65%) SAN
4 17 (17.53%) DHCP
5 11 (11.34%) VPN
6 10 (10.31%) Internet
7 8 (8.25%) LAN
7 8 (8.25%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (6.19%) NAS
9 5 (5.15%) WAN
10 4 (4.12%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.12%) VoIP
11 3 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.09%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (3.09%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.09%) SSL
12 1 (1.03%) Skype
12 1 (1.03%) VLAN
12 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Advertising
3 5 (5.15%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) Analyst
2 17 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Administrator
4 12 (12.37%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) IT Support
7 8 (8.25%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Exchange Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) IT Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Exchange Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Team Leader
9 6 (6.19%) IT Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 6 (6.19%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) LAMP
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Clustering
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.09%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) BYOD
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Informatics
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 87 (89.69%) Windows
2 63 (64.95%) Windows Server
3 36 (37.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
6 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (12.37%) Linux
8 10 (10.31%) Unix
9 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.03%) AIX
12 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) ITIL
2 12 (12.37%) High Availability
3 11 (11.34%) Problem Management
4 8 (8.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.25%) Service Management
5 4 (4.12%) Coaching
5 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
5 4 (4.12%) Project Management
6 3 (3.09%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.09%) Information Security
6 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.09%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.09%) Presales
6 3 (3.09%) QMS
6 3 (3.09%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.09%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.09%) Software Distribution
6 3 (3.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.06%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) C#
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.19%) CCNA
2 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.15%) MCSE
4 4 (4.12%) MCITP
5 3 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.09%) MCP
5 3 (3.09%) MCSA
6 2 (2.06%) CCEE
6 2 (2.06%) CCIA
6 2 (2.06%) CISMP
6 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.06%) Degree
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.06%) MCTS
7 1 (1.03%) CEH
7 1 (1.03%) CHFI
7 1 (1.03%) CISA
7 1 (1.03%) CISSP
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.34%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.34%) vSphere
3 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (4.12%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.06%) XenApp
5 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.03%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) WSUS
2 3 (3.09%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.03%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) OpenView
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.03%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 52 (53.61%) VMware
2 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.11%) Cisco
4 18 (18.56%) Citrix
5 9 (9.28%) Avaya
6 7 (7.22%) HP
7 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.12%) Dell
9 3 (3.09%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (3.09%) Symantec
9 3 (3.09%) Veritas
10 2 (2.06%) AlienVault
10 2 (2.06%) Apple
10 2 (2.06%) IBM
10 2 (2.06%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.06%) Sage
10 2 (2.06%) Splunk
11 1 (1.03%) F5
11 1 (1.03%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.03%) Verint
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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