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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 49 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.52% 6.92% 5.68%
As % of the System Software category 66.22% 43.96% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 31
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
74 91 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.35% 15.74% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 39
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £28,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £39,800 £50,000
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 17 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 84 (93.33%) Windows
2 69 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 61 (67.78%) VMware
4 50 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (44.44%) MS Excel
7 33 (36.67%) MS Exchange
8 31 (34.44%) DNS
9 29 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (31.11%) DHCP
11 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (25.56%) Cisco
13 21 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (21.11%) Finance
15 19 (21.11%) Citrix
15 19 (21.11%) ITIL
16 18 (20.00%) IIS
16 18 (20.00%) SAN
17 17 (18.89%) Advertising
17 17 (18.89%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (16.67%) Firewall
19 14 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
19 14 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2007
20 13 (14.44%) Internet
20 13 (14.44%) CCNA
20 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
21 12 (13.33%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (20.00%) IIS
5 14 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (10.00%) Lync
7 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
8 7 (7.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
10 3 (3.33%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.11%) Apache
11 1 (1.11%) JBoss
11 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Office 365
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) DNS
2 28 (31.11%) DHCP
3 18 (20.00%) SAN
4 15 (16.67%) Firewall
5 13 (14.44%) Internet
5 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.89%) LAN
7 7 (7.78%) WAN
8 4 (4.44%) VoIP
9 2 (2.22%) LDAP
9 2 (2.22%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.11%) VLAN
10 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) MySQL
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Advertising
3 3 (3.33%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (21.11%) Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Consultant
5 9 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) IT Support
10 4 (4.44%) Server Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Solutions Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) AS400
2 4 (4.44%) iSeries
2 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 84 (93.33%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.11%) Linux
7 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.22%) CentOS
10 2 (2.22%) Debian
11 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) ITIL
2 17 (18.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (6.67%) Line Management
6 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.22%) DevOps
8 2 (2.22%) Change Management
9 1 (1.11%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.11%) Project Management
9 1 (1.11%) Migration
9 1 (1.11%) Information Security
9 1 (1.11%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (1.11%) Anomaly Detection
9 1 (1.11%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.11%) Coaching
9 1 (1.11%) People Management
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.11%) Ruby
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (14.44%) CCNA
4 11 (12.22%) MCSE
5 10 (11.11%) MCSA
5 10 (11.11%) MCITP
6 7 (7.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (6.67%) Degree
8 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.22%) MCTS
10 1 (1.11%) CISMP
10 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.11%) CISSP
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.11%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.00%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.33%) XenApp
6 2 (2.22%) XenServer
6 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.22%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) SCCM
2 7 (7.78%) WSUS
3 5 (5.56%) SCOM
3 5 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.22%) yum
5 1 (1.11%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 61 (67.78%) VMware
3 23 (25.56%) Cisco
4 19 (21.11%) Citrix
5 12 (13.33%) HP
6 11 (12.22%) IBM
7 8 (8.89%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.78%) NetApp
8 7 (7.78%) McAfee
9 4 (4.44%) Avaya
9 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.33%) Lotus
10 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle
11 2 (2.22%) Verint
11 2 (2.22%) Symantec
11 2 (2.22%) BT
11 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.22%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.11%) Apple
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