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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 44 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.30% 5.91% 6.58%
As % of the System Software category 46.32% 53.13% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 24
Average salary £28,500 £24,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -38.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £17,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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 64 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.75% 11.13% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 91 60 38
Average salary £30,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.26%

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 17 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 65 (85.53%) Windows
2 59 (77.63%) Microsoft
3 48 (63.16%) VMware
4 34 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (43.42%) Cisco
6 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
7 28 (36.84%) MS Exchange
8 26 (34.21%) SQL
9 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (31.58%) DNS
11 22 (28.95%) IIS
12 20 (26.32%) ITIL
13 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
13 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (21.05%) Citrix
14 16 (21.05%) DHCP
15 15 (19.74%) Firewall
15 15 (19.74%) MCSE
16 14 (18.42%) SAN
16 14 (18.42%) CCNA
16 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (18.42%) Finance
16 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (14.47%) Internet
18 11 (14.47%) LAN
18 11 (14.47%) VoIP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 28 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 22 (28.95%) IIS
3 16 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.58%) Lync
6 5 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.63%) CMS
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.32%) Apache
9 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) DNS
2 18 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 16 (21.05%) DHCP
4 15 (19.74%) Firewall
5 14 (18.42%) SAN
6 11 (14.47%) Internet
6 11 (14.47%) LAN
6 11 (14.47%) VoIP
7 9 (11.84%) WAN
8 8 (10.53%) NAS
9 5 (6.58%) Wireless
10 3 (3.95%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.32%) VLAN
11 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.32%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.32%) SMTP
11 1 (1.32%) FTP
11 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Advertising
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Server Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Server Support
4 10 (13.16%) Server Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) IT Support
8 3 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Server Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Clustering
2 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) iSeries
3 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) AS400
4 2 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (85.53%) Windows
2 34 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.58%) Linux
6 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.63%) AIX
7 2 (2.63%) UNIX
8 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.32%) Debian
8 1 (1.32%) Android
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 4 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.95%) Line Management
4 3 (3.95%) Project Management
4 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.95%) Change Management
4 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.32%) Release Management
6 1 (1.32%) Time Management
6 1 (1.32%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.32%) CRM
6 1 (1.32%) ERP
6 1 (1.32%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.32%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.32%) Practice Management
6 1 (1.32%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) Ruby
2 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (19.74%) MCSE
3 14 (18.42%) CCNA
3 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (11.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (7.89%) MCP
5 6 (7.89%) MCSA
6 3 (3.95%) VCP5
6 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.63%) MCTS
7 2 (2.63%) MCITP
7 2 (2.63%) CCNP
8 1 (1.32%) CCA
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CISA
8 1 (1.32%) CEH
8 1 (1.32%) Degree
8 1 (1.32%) CCENT
8 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.21%) vSphere
4 5 (6.58%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.32%) Nmap
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.95%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.95%) WSUS
2 3 (3.95%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.95%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.32%) YUM
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 59 (77.63%) Microsoft
2 48 (63.16%) VMware
3 33 (43.42%) Cisco
4 16 (21.05%) Citrix
5 9 (11.84%) HP
6 8 (10.53%) IBM
7 7 (9.21%) NetApp
8 4 (5.26%) Dell
9 3 (3.95%) Veeam
10 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.63%) IPFX
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle
10 2 (2.63%) SAP
10 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.63%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.32%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.32%) Websense
11 1 (1.32%) Apple
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + company car/car allowance, 10% bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago