The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 38 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.69% 5.81% 9.47%
As % of the System Software category 44.94% 79.07% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 33
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £21,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £40,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
89 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.88% 7.35% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 79 40 43
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,150 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
South Wales

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 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (67.86%) VMware
2 37 (66.07%) Windows
3 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
4 28 (50.00%) Cisco
5 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 23 (41.07%) Firewall
6 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 18 (32.14%) SharePoint
9 17 (30.36%) SAN
9 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (28.57%) HP
11 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
11 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
11 15 (26.79%) ITIL
12 14 (25.00%) CCNA
12 14 (25.00%) CheckPoint
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (25.00%) Lync
13 13 (23.21%) Office 365
13 13 (23.21%) Project Management
14 12 (21.43%) Citrix
14 12 (21.43%) Email Migration
14 12 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (19.64%) HSRP
15 11 (19.64%) VRRP
15 11 (19.64%) DNS
15 11 (19.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (19.64%) VLAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (32.14%) SharePoint
3 14 (25.00%) Lync
4 7 (12.50%) IIS
5 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.57%) Commerce Server
7 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.57%) CMS
8 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.79%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) Firewall
2 17 (30.36%) SAN
3 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
4 12 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (19.64%) HSRP
5 11 (19.64%) VRRP
5 11 (19.64%) DNS
5 11 (19.64%) VLAN
6 8 (14.29%) DHCP
7 6 (10.71%) WAN
7 6 (10.71%) Internet
8 5 (8.93%) LAN
9 4 (7.14%) VPN
10 2 (3.57%) NAS
10 2 (3.57%) ADSL
11 1 (1.79%) Wireless
11 1 (1.79%) Broadband
11 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) French Language
2 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Project Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Clustering
1 5 (8.93%) iSeries
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (66.07%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
5 9 (16.07%) Linux
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) AIX
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Project Management
3 12 (21.43%) Email Migration
4 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.57%) Service Management
4 2 (3.57%) Change Management
4 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.79%) Migration
5 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.79%) ITSM
5 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.79%) OWASP
5 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.79%) Time Management
5 1 (1.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) CCNA
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (16.07%) CCNP
5 6 (10.71%) MCSE
6 5 (8.93%) MCP
7 4 (7.14%) CISSP
8 3 (5.36%) Degree
8 3 (5.36%) MCSA
9 2 (3.57%) VCP5
9 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.79%) MCTS
10 1 (1.79%) MCITP
10 1 (1.79%) CEH
10 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.79%) CCA
10 1 (1.79%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.50%) vSphere
4 6 (10.71%) UAG
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.79%) Nmap
6 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.79%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (5.36%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Nessus
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) VMware
2 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
3 28 (50.00%) Cisco
4 16 (28.57%) HP
5 14 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 12 (21.43%) Citrix
7 10 (17.86%) Dell
7 10 (17.86%) WatchGuard
7 10 (17.86%) SonicWALL
8 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.57%) Veeam
10 1 (1.79%) AppSense
10 1 (1.79%) Lotus
10 1 (1.79%) Sage
10 1 (1.79%) Juniper
10 1 (1.79%) EMC
10 1 (1.79%) Symantec
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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