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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 67 64 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.44% 7.66% 9.38%
As % of the System Software category 76.14% 62.14% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 61
Median salary £30,000 £38,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +28.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +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
88 103 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.39% 12.32% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75 93 113
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 31 August 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (81.13%) Windows
2 68 (64.15%) Microsoft
3 59 (55.66%) Windows Server
4 47 (44.34%) VMware
5 46 (43.40%) ITIL
6 44 (41.51%) MS Exchange
7 36 (33.96%) Cisco
7 36 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (32.08%) Firewall
9 28 (26.42%) Linux
10 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
11 18 (16.98%) Citrix
11 18 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (16.04%) DNS
13 16 (15.09%) VPN
13 16 (15.09%) SLA
13 16 (15.09%) SAN
13 16 (15.09%) LAN
13 16 (15.09%) Office 365
14 15 (14.15%) MS Office
14 15 (14.15%) Avaya
15 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (12.26%) Internet
15 13 (12.26%) WAN
15 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
16 12 (11.32%) DHCP
16 12 (11.32%) Finance
16 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
16 12 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 44 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.43%) Apache
2 10 (9.43%) IIS
3 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.77%) JBoss
6 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.89%) SAS
7 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.94%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.15%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) IaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) PaaS
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.08%) Firewall
2 17 (16.04%) DNS
3 16 (15.09%) LAN
3 16 (15.09%) SAN
3 16 (15.09%) VPN
4 13 (12.26%) Internet
4 13 (12.26%) WAN
5 12 (11.32%) DHCP
6 9 (8.49%) NAS
7 7 (6.60%) VoIP
8 5 (4.72%) HTTP
8 5 (4.72%) IPsec
8 5 (4.72%) SSL
8 5 (4.72%) Wireless
9 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.83%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (2.83%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (11.32%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Advertising
3 4 (3.77%) Back Office
4 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (19.81%) Support Engineer
3 20 (18.87%) IT Support
4 19 (17.92%) Analyst
5 17 (16.04%) IT Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Administrator
6 12 (11.32%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (10.38%) Support Analyst
8 10 (9.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) IT Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) Senior IT Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) Service Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.83%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.83%) Replication
4 2 (1.89%) Clustering
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) iSeries
5 1 (0.94%) AS400
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) BYOD
5 1 (0.94%) Informatics
5 1 (0.94%) NHS
5 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 86 (81.13%) Windows
2 59 (55.66%) Windows Server
3 36 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (26.42%) Linux
6 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.60%) Unix
8 7 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) ITIL
2 11 (10.38%) Project Management
3 10 (9.43%) Service Management
4 9 (8.49%) Application Packaging
4 9 (8.49%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (7.55%) Information Security
5 8 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 7 (6.60%) Change Control
6 7 (6.60%) Data Security
6 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.60%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (6.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (5.66%) High Availability
8 5 (4.72%) Data Protection
8 5 (4.72%) Information Assurance
8 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.72%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) SDLC
8 5 (4.72%) Security Testing
8 5 (4.72%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) C
2 2 (1.89%) Perl
2 2 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.94%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.49%) CCNA
2 9 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.55%) Degree
3 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.60%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (5.66%) CISSP
6 5 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (4.72%) MCITP
7 4 (3.77%) MCSE
8 3 (2.83%) CEH
9 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.89%) CISMP
9 2 (1.89%) MCTS
10 1 (0.94%) CHFI
10 1 (0.94%) CISA
10 1 (0.94%) MCP
10 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.09%) SLA
2 12 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (10.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.49%) XenApp
3 9 (8.49%) XenDesktop
4 8 (7.55%) vSphere
5 5 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (4.72%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (4.72%) Tivoli
1 5 (4.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.77%) WSUS
3 2 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.89%) Nessus
3 2 (1.89%) Nmap
3 2 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.94%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.94%) OpenView
4 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.94%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 68 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 47 (44.34%) VMware
3 36 (33.96%) Cisco
4 18 (16.98%) Citrix
5 15 (14.15%) Avaya
6 7 (6.60%) HP
6 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.66%) Symantec
8 5 (4.72%) EMC
9 4 (3.77%) Dell
9 4 (3.77%) NETGEAR
9 4 (3.77%) Sage
9 4 (3.77%) Veeam
10 3 (2.83%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.83%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.83%) IBM
10 3 (2.83%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.89%) AlienVault
11 2 (1.89%) F5
11 2 (1.89%) Intel
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago