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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 63 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.69% 4.71% 5.33%
As % of the System Software category 67.74% 28.32% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 61 32 24
Average salary £35,500 £32,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.07% -10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £22,750 £24,425
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
93 113 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.36% 16.64% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 81 105 39
Average salary £36,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.46% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,325
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 28 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 102 (92.73%) Windows
2 72 (65.45%) Microsoft
3 70 (63.64%) VMware
4 68 (61.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (56.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (40.91%) DNS
7 40 (36.36%) DHCP
8 38 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (29.09%) Finance
11 31 (28.18%) MS Exchange
12 27 (24.55%) Advertising
12 27 (24.55%) MS Excel
12 27 (24.55%) SAN
13 26 (23.64%) Windows 7
14 23 (20.91%) ITIL
15 22 (20.00%) IIS
15 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (14.55%) Citrix
18 15 (13.64%) TCP/IP
19 14 (12.73%) SLA
19 14 (12.73%) Cisco
20 13 (11.82%) Internet
20 13 (11.82%) Firewall
21 12 (10.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 12 (10.91%) Windows 8
21 12 (10.91%) VMware ESXi

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (28.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.00%) IIS
2 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 22 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (7.27%) Lync
6 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.91%) Apache
9 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (24.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (40.91%) DNS
2 40 (36.36%) DHCP
3 27 (24.55%) SAN
4 15 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.82%) Internet
5 13 (11.82%) Firewall
6 7 (6.36%) LAN
7 5 (4.55%) WAN
8 4 (3.64%) VoIP
9 2 (1.82%) LDAP
10 1 (0.91%) VPN
10 1 (0.91%) VLAN
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) AdminStudio
General
1 32 (29.09%) Finance
2 27 (24.55%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Italian Language
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (22.73%) Analyst
3 20 (18.18%) Administrator
3 20 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 14 (12.73%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Server Support
6 11 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Server Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
7 10 (9.09%) Technical Support
8 9 (8.18%) Server Support Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (6.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Service Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) LAMP
2 1 (0.91%) Flash
2 1 (0.91%) HTML
2 1 (0.91%) CSS
2 1 (0.91%) DWR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
1 2 (1.82%) Fat Client
1 2 (1.82%) iSeries
1 2 (1.82%) Thin Client
2 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
2 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.91%) Symmetrix
2 1 (0.91%) Clustering
2 1 (0.91%) EqualLogic
2 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 102 (92.73%) Windows
2 68 (61.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (56.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (23.64%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.91%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.09%) Linux
8 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.82%) CentOS
9 2 (1.82%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) UNIX
10 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) ITIL
2 11 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (8.18%) Load Balancing
4 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (2.73%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.82%) Coaching
7 2 (1.82%) DevOps
7 2 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.82%) Information Security
7 2 (1.82%) Change Management
8 1 (0.91%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.91%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.91%) Project Management
8 1 (0.91%) Network Design
8 1 (0.91%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (0.91%) Workflow
8 1 (0.91%) Service Management
8 1 (0.91%) Quality Management
8 1 (0.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) SQL
2 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.82%) C
3 1 (0.91%) Java
3 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.91%) Perl
3 1 (0.91%) Ruby
3 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.00%) MCSE
3 9 (8.18%) Degree
4 8 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (7.27%) MCSA
4 8 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.36%) CCNA
5 7 (6.36%) MCITP
6 5 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.82%) MCTS
8 1 (0.91%) CISSP
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.91%) CEH
8 1 (0.91%) CISMP
8 1 (0.91%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.91%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (6.36%) vSphere
3 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) XenApp
4 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) SCCM
2 5 (4.55%) WSUS
3 3 (2.73%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.73%) SCOM
3 3 (2.73%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.82%) yum
4 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.91%) Nessus
5 1 (0.91%) Nmap
5 1 (0.91%) Puppet
5 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.91%) SCSM
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 72 (65.45%) Microsoft
2 70 (63.64%) VMware
3 16 (14.55%) Citrix
4 14 (12.73%) Cisco
5 11 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 11 (10.00%) IBM
6 8 (7.27%) HP
7 4 (3.64%) Avaya
7 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.64%) McAfee
8 3 (2.73%) NetApp
9 2 (1.82%) BT
9 2 (1.82%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.82%) Lotus
9 2 (1.82%) Apple
9 2 (1.82%) Dell
9 2 (1.82%) Symantec
10 1 (0.91%) Cognos
10 1 (0.91%) EMC
10 1 (0.91%) WatchGuard
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