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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 54 58 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.66% 7.51% 5.69%
As % of the System Software category 64.29% 71.60% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 39
Median salary £35,000 £34,368 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.83% +10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £41,200
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
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
84 81 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.91% 10.49% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70 66 104
Median salary £35,000 £34,368 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.83% +4.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,600 £25,029
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 30 June 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 92 (84.40%) Windows
2 65 (59.63%) Windows Server
3 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
4 55 (50.46%) VMware
5 42 (38.53%) Cisco
5 42 (38.53%) ITIL
6 41 (37.61%) MS Exchange
7 39 (35.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (29.36%) Firewall
9 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (21.10%) Citrix
11 23 (21.10%) SAN
12 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
13 21 (19.27%) DNS
14 19 (17.43%) Linux
15 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
16 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (13.76%) VPN
17 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
17 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
18 14 (12.84%) LAN
18 14 (12.84%) High Availability
19 13 (11.93%) DHCP
20 12 (11.01%) Avaya
20 12 (11.01%) IIS
20 12 (11.01%) MS Office
20 12 (11.01%) Internet
21 11 (10.09%) vSphere

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 41 (37.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.01%) IIS
3 10 (9.17%) Apache
4 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.67%) JBoss
8 3 (2.75%) CMS
8 3 (2.75%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.83%) SAS
9 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.09%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.92%) IaaS
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.36%) Firewall
2 23 (21.10%) SAN
3 21 (19.27%) DNS
4 15 (13.76%) VPN
5 14 (12.84%) LAN
6 13 (11.93%) DHCP
7 12 (11.01%) Internet
8 10 (9.17%) WAN
9 8 (7.34%) NAS
10 7 (6.42%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (5.50%) VoIP
12 4 (3.67%) SSL
12 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
13 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (2.75%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.83%) HTTP
14 2 (1.83%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) MySQL
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.83%) Law
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (18.35%) Analyst
3 16 (14.68%) Administrator
4 15 (13.76%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (12.84%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) IT Support
7 11 (10.09%) IT Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
9 9 (8.26%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (8.26%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Engineer
11 7 (6.42%) Active Directory Engineer
11 7 (6.42%) Exchange Engineer
12 6 (5.50%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (5.50%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
12 6 (5.50%) Senior Exchange Engineer
13 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 5 (4.59%) IT Analyst
13 5 (4.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.83%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) LAMP
4 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) Clustering
3 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.75%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.75%) Replication
5 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.92%) BYOD
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.92%) Informatics
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (84.40%) Windows
2 65 (59.63%) Windows Server
3 39 (35.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (17.43%) Linux
6 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.42%) Unix
9 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.92%) AIX
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) ITIL
2 14 (12.84%) High Availability
3 10 (9.17%) Problem Management
4 9 (8.26%) Application Packaging
4 9 (8.26%) Project Management
5 7 (6.42%) Change Control
6 6 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.59%) Information Security
7 5 (4.59%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (4.59%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.59%) Service Management
8 4 (3.67%) Data Security
8 4 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.67%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.67%) Software Distribution
8 4 (3.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (2.75%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (2.75%) Presales
9 3 (2.75%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.26%) SQL
2 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.83%) Python
3 1 (0.92%) C
3 1 (0.92%) C#
3 1 (0.92%) Java
3 1 (0.92%) Perl
3 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.42%) CCEE
2 7 (6.42%) CCIA
2 7 (6.42%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (5.50%) CCNA
3 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.50%) MCSE
4 5 (4.59%) Degree
4 5 (4.59%) MCITP
5 3 (2.75%) CISSP
5 3 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.75%) MCP
5 3 (2.75%) MCTS
6 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.83%) CISMP
6 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.83%) MCSA
7 1 (0.92%) CEH
7 1 (0.92%) CHFI
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) SLA
2 7 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.76%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.09%) vSphere
4 10 (9.17%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (8.26%) XenApp
5 9 (8.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) WSUS
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.75%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.75%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) OpenView
5 1 (0.92%) SCCM
5 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.92%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 58 (53.21%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.46%) VMware
3 42 (38.53%) Cisco
4 23 (21.10%) Citrix
5 12 (11.01%) Avaya
6 7 (6.42%) HP
7 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.50%) Symantec
8 4 (3.67%) Dell
9 3 (2.75%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (2.75%) EMC
9 3 (2.75%) IBM
9 3 (2.75%) Sage
9 3 (2.75%) Veritas
10 2 (1.83%) AlienVault
10 2 (1.83%) Apple
10 2 (1.83%) F5
10 2 (1.83%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.83%) Splunk
11 1 (0.92%) Veeam
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