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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 46 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.06% 3.96% 3.94%
As % of the System Software category 70.77% 27.59% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 16
Average salary £32,250 £33,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +3.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £20,700 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,800 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
65 58 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.97% 14.36% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 22
Average salary £32,250 £50,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.50% +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £60,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 80 (89.89%) Windows
2 69 (77.53%) Microsoft
3 56 (62.92%) VMware
4 43 (48.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (44.94%) MS Excel
6 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (34.83%) MS Exchange
8 30 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (32.58%) DHCP
9 29 (32.58%) DNS
10 28 (31.46%) Cisco
11 25 (28.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (24.72%) SQL
12 22 (24.72%) Finance
13 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (19.10%) Advertising
15 17 (19.10%) IIS
15 17 (19.10%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (17.98%) IBM
16 16 (17.98%) CCNA
17 14 (15.73%) ITIL
17 14 (15.73%) MCSE
17 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
18 13 (14.61%) Citrix
19 12 (13.48%) LAN
20 11 (12.36%) SAN
20 11 (12.36%) NetApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (34.83%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (19.10%) IIS
4 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.49%) Lync
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (1.12%) JBoss
7 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (44.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) DHCP
1 29 (32.58%) DNS
2 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.48%) LAN
4 11 (12.36%) SAN
4 11 (12.36%) Firewall
5 10 (11.24%) Internet
5 10 (11.24%) VoIP
5 10 (11.24%) WAN
6 4 (4.49%) Wireless
7 3 (3.37%) NAS
7 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.12%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.12%) FTP
8 1 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Advertising
3 3 (3.37%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
2 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Consultant
3 11 (12.36%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (8.99%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) IT Support
6 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.62%) Server Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.62%) Server Support
9 4 (4.49%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) LAMP
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.12%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) AS400
2 6 (6.74%) Clustering
2 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.37%) iSeries
4 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.12%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 80 (89.89%) Windows
2 43 (48.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.74%) Linux
6 6 (6.74%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.25%) UNIX
9 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) ITIL
2 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
3 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.87%) Line Management
5 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.49%) Change Management
7 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.12%) Time Management
9 1 (1.12%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.12%) Data Privacy
9 1 (1.12%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.12%) Project Management
9 1 (1.12%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (1.12%) Information Security
9 1 (1.12%) Practice Management
9 1 (1.12%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) SQL
2 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (19.10%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (17.98%) CCNA
4 14 (15.73%) MCSE
5 6 (6.74%) MCSA
6 5 (5.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.49%) MCP
7 4 (4.49%) MCITP
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.25%) VCP5
9 2 (2.25%) MCTS
9 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) CCENT
10 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) Degree
10 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
1 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.24%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.99%) vSphere
4 6 (6.74%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.49%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.25%) XenApp
6 2 (2.25%) XenServer
7 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.12%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) WSUS
2 3 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) SCOM
2 3 (3.37%) SCDPM
2 3 (3.37%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (77.53%) Microsoft
2 56 (62.92%) VMware
3 28 (31.46%) Cisco
4 16 (17.98%) IBM
5 13 (14.61%) Citrix
6 11 (12.36%) NetApp
7 9 (10.11%) HP
8 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.49%) Oracle
9 4 (4.49%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.37%) Veeam
10 3 (3.37%) McAfee
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.37%) Dell
11 2 (2.25%) Apple
11 2 (2.25%) Avaya
11 2 (2.25%) Verint
11 2 (2.25%) IPFX
12 1 (1.12%) Lotus
12 1 (1.12%) Websense
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £19000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago