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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 48 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.47% 5.25% 6.42%
As % of the System Software category 41.74% 50.85% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 20
Average salary £28,750 £24,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.16% -38.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,100 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
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
115 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.88% 10.33% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 111 54 39
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% -16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 63 (84.00%) Windows
2 58 (77.33%) Microsoft
3 51 (68.00%) VMware
4 34 (45.33%) Cisco
4 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
6 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
7 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (33.33%) ITIL
9 24 (32.00%) DNS
9 24 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (30.67%) SQL
11 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (28.00%) IIS
12 21 (28.00%) TCP/IP
13 20 (26.67%) Firewall
14 18 (24.00%) SAN
14 18 (24.00%) Citrix
15 17 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (22.67%) CCNA
15 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (20.00%) HP
16 15 (20.00%) MCSE
17 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
17 14 (18.67%) DHCP
17 14 (18.67%) Internet
17 14 (18.67%) Finance
17 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
17 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 28 (37.33%) MS Exchange
2 21 (28.00%) IIS
3 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.33%) Lync
5 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.33%) Commerce Server
7 4 (5.33%) CMS
8 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.33%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.33%) Apache
10 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) DNS
2 21 (28.00%) TCP/IP
3 20 (26.67%) Firewall
4 18 (24.00%) SAN
5 14 (18.67%) DHCP
5 14 (18.67%) Internet
6 9 (12.00%) LAN
7 8 (10.67%) VoIP
7 8 (10.67%) WAN
7 8 (10.67%) NAS
8 5 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (6.67%) Wireless
9 4 (5.33%) VRRP
9 4 (5.33%) VLAN
9 4 (5.33%) HSRP
10 2 (2.67%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.33%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Advertising
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Analyst
2 16 (21.33%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Server Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 10 (13.33%) Server Support
5 10 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Project Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
1 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Clustering
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) iSeries
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) AS400
4 2 (2.67%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (84.00%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.33%) Linux
7 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.67%) UNIX
8 2 (2.67%) AIX
9 1 (1.33%) Android
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) Debian
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (10.67%) Load Balancing
3 6 (8.00%) Project Management
4 4 (5.33%) Change Management
4 4 (5.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.33%) Email Migration
4 4 (5.33%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.67%) Time Management
6 2 (2.67%) DevOps
6 2 (2.67%) Line Management
7 1 (1.33%) Coaching
7 1 (1.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.33%) Release Management
7 1 (1.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.33%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) Perl
2 2 (2.67%) Ruby
3 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.67%) CCNA
3 15 (20.00%) MCSE
4 13 (17.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (9.33%) MCP
6 6 (8.00%) MCSA
7 5 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (6.67%) CCNP
8 3 (4.00%) VCP5
8 3 (4.00%) Degree
9 2 (2.67%) MCITP
10 1 (1.33%) CCENT
10 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.33%) VCP4
10 1 (1.33%) MCTS
10 1 (1.33%) CEH
10 1 (1.33%) CISA
10 1 (1.33%) CCA
10 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.00%) vSphere
4 5 (6.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.33%) Nmap
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.00%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.67%) Puppet
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.33%) SCCM
5 1 (1.33%) YUM
5 1 (1.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (77.33%) Microsoft
2 51 (68.00%) VMware
3 34 (45.33%) Cisco
4 18 (24.00%) Citrix
5 15 (20.00%) HP
6 7 (9.33%) IBM
7 6 (8.00%) Dell
8 5 (6.67%) WatchGuard
8 5 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.33%) NetApp
10 3 (4.00%) Veeam
11 2 (2.67%) SAP
11 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.67%) IPFX
12 1 (1.33%) JBoss
12 1 (1.33%) Oracle
12 1 (1.33%) Apple
12 1 (1.33%) Websense
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