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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 57 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.73% 6.46% 6.16%
As % of the System Software category 57.58% 39.25% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 32
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £22,500 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
99 107 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.69% 16.46% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 90 102 60
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 104 (95.41%) Windows
2 77 (70.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (67.89%) Microsoft
3 74 (67.89%) VMware
4 71 (65.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (44.95%) DNS
5 49 (44.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (41.28%) DHCP
7 39 (35.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (33.03%) Finance
9 32 (29.36%) MS Exchange
10 29 (26.61%) SAN
11 27 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 27 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (22.94%) Advertising
13 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
14 23 (21.10%) Windows 7
15 22 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2013
16 19 (17.43%) IIS
17 18 (16.51%) ITIL
17 18 (16.51%) IBM
18 16 (14.68%) SLA
19 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
19 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (11.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 13 (11.93%) VMware ESXi
21 12 (11.01%) Citrix
22 11 (10.09%) Internet
22 11 (10.09%) Firewall
22 11 (10.09%) SolarWinds

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (29.36%) MS Exchange
2 27 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 27 (24.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (17.43%) IIS
5 13 (11.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (6.42%) Lync
6 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (22.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (44.95%) DNS
2 45 (41.28%) DHCP
3 29 (26.61%) SAN
4 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.09%) Internet
5 11 (10.09%) Firewall
6 4 (3.67%) VoIP
7 3 (2.75%) LAN
8 2 (1.83%) WAN
9 1 (0.92%) LDAP
9 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.92%) VLAN
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) AdminStudio
General
1 36 (33.03%) Finance
2 25 (22.94%) Advertising
3 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (25.69%) Administrator
2 28 (25.69%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (16.51%) Analyst
4 15 (13.76%) Support Engineer
5 14 (12.84%) Support Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Server Support
6 11 (10.09%) Server Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) Server Support Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Technical Support Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (7.34%) Technical Support
10 6 (5.50%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) VMware Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Systems Support Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Systems Support
11 4 (3.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) HTML
1 1 (0.92%) CSS
1 1 (0.92%) Flash
1 1 (0.92%) LAMP
1 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.92%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
2 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.92%) Symmetrix
2 1 (0.92%) Clustering
2 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
2 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
2 1 (0.92%) iSeries
2 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
2 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 104 (95.41%) Windows
2 77 (70.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (65.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (35.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (21.10%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.09%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.42%) Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.92%) Debian
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) ITIL
2 8 (7.34%) Load Balancing
3 7 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (3.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (1.83%) Change Management
5 2 (1.83%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (0.92%) ITIL V3
6 1 (0.92%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (0.92%) DevOps
6 1 (0.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (0.92%) Coaching
6 1 (0.92%) System Testing
6 1 (0.92%) QMS
6 1 (0.92%) Workflow
6 1 (0.92%) Scrum
6 1 (0.92%) Information Security
6 1 (0.92%) Network Design
6 1 (0.92%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (0.92%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (0.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.50%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.92%) C
2 1 (0.92%) Java
2 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.26%) MCSE
3 7 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.50%) MCSA
4 6 (5.50%) CCNA
4 6 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.50%) Degree
5 5 (4.59%) MCITP
6 2 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.92%) VCP5
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (44.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.93%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.42%) vSphere
5 3 (2.75%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.75%) XenApp
6 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) SCOM
2 2 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.83%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.83%) WSUS
3 1 (0.92%) Nessus
3 1 (0.92%) Nmap
3 1 (0.92%) yum
3 1 (0.92%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 74 (67.89%) Microsoft
1 74 (67.89%) VMware
2 18 (16.51%) IBM
3 12 (11.01%) Citrix
4 11 (10.09%) SolarWinds
5 10 (9.17%) Cisco
6 7 (6.42%) HP
7 4 (3.67%) Avaya
8 2 (1.83%) NetApp
8 2 (1.83%) Apple
8 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.92%) McAfee
9 1 (0.92%) Dell
9 1 (0.92%) EMC
9 1 (0.92%) Nortel
9 1 (0.92%) Cognos
9 1 (0.92%) Verint
9 1 (0.92%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.92%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.92%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £16k - 20k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
National Museum of Wales
Salary: £21,234.84 - £27,348.44 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago