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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 20 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 46 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.66% 7.22% 2.71%
As % of the System Software category 73.02% 40.58% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 12
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £25,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £57,900
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
63 69 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.12% 17.78% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 21
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 3 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 79 (88.76%) Windows
2 66 (74.16%) Microsoft
3 56 (62.92%) VMware
4 42 (47.19%) MS Excel
5 36 (40.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (34.83%) MS Exchange
6 31 (34.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (29.21%) DHCP
8 25 (28.09%) DNS
8 25 (28.09%) Cisco
8 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (24.72%) Finance
10 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (21.35%) SQL
11 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (20.22%) Citrix
13 16 (17.98%) IIS
14 15 (16.85%) MCSE
14 15 (16.85%) Advertising
15 14 (15.73%) ITIL
15 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2007
16 13 (14.61%) CCNA
17 12 (13.48%) SAN
17 12 (13.48%) LAN
17 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
18 11 (12.36%) IBM
18 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (34.83%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (17.98%) IIS
5 14 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (8.99%) WebSphere
7 6 (6.74%) Lync
8 3 (3.37%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.12%) Apache
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.12%) JBoss
10 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 42 (47.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Office 365
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.21%) DHCP
2 25 (28.09%) DNS
3 12 (13.48%) SAN
3 12 (13.48%) LAN
4 9 (10.11%) WAN
4 9 (10.11%) Internet
5 8 (8.99%) Firewall
5 8 (8.99%) VoIP
5 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.25%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.12%) LDAP
7 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.12%) VPN
7 1 (1.12%) FTP
7 1 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MySQL
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Advertising
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Analyst
2 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.24%) Consultant
4 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.99%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) IT Support
5 7 (7.87%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Administrator
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Solutions Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) LAMP
2 1 (1.12%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) AS400
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Clustering
4 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.49%) iSeries
5 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 79 (88.76%) Windows
2 36 (40.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (34.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.36%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.11%) Linux
7 6 (6.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.37%) UNIX
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) CentOS
9 1 (1.12%) Debian
9 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.24%) Service Delivery
3 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
4 7 (7.87%) Line Management
5 6 (6.74%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.25%) Information Security
7 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.25%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.12%) Coaching
8 1 (1.12%) People Management
8 1 (1.12%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (1.12%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.12%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.12%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.12%) DevOps
8 1 (1.12%) Data Privacy
8 1 (1.12%) Anomaly Detection
8 1 (1.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.12%) Ruby
3 1 (1.12%) C
3 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.85%) MCSE
3 14 (15.73%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (14.61%) CCNA
5 9 (10.11%) MCSA
6 7 (7.87%) MCITP
7 6 (6.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (4.49%) MCTS
8 4 (4.49%) Degree
8 4 (4.49%) MCP
9 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.25%) VCP4
11 1 (1.12%) CISMP
11 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.12%) CISSP
11 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.11%) vSphere
4 6 (6.74%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.37%) XenApp
6 2 (2.25%) XenServer
6 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.25%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) WSUS
2 7 (7.87%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) SCOM
3 4 (4.49%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (4.49%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.12%) Nessus
5 1 (1.12%) yum
5 1 (1.12%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (74.16%) Microsoft
2 56 (62.92%) VMware
3 25 (28.09%) Cisco
4 18 (20.22%) Citrix
5 11 (12.36%) IBM
6 10 (11.24%) HP
7 9 (10.11%) NetApp
8 6 (6.74%) McAfee
9 4 (4.49%) Dell
9 4 (4.49%) Oracle
9 4 (4.49%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.37%) Lotus
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.25%) Symantec
11 2 (2.25%) Avaya
11 2 (2.25%) Verint
11 2 (2.25%) BT
11 2 (2.25%) Blue Coat
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