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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 53 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.99% 7.78% 6.63%
As % of the System Software category 52.00% 71.62% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 39
Average salary £26,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.46% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £24,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £39,800 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
75 74 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.52% 10.87% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 81
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 82 (89.13%) Windows
2 63 (68.48%) Windows Server
3 51 (55.43%) VMware
4 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
5 40 (43.48%) MS Exchange
6 35 (38.04%) ITIL
6 35 (38.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (34.78%) Cisco
8 29 (31.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (28.26%) Firewall
10 24 (26.09%) DNS
11 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (23.91%) Windows 7
13 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (22.83%) SAN
14 19 (20.65%) DHCP
15 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (15.22%) Citrix
17 13 (14.13%) MS Office
18 12 (13.04%) SLA
18 12 (13.04%) Problem Management
19 11 (11.96%) vSphere
19 11 (11.96%) High Availability
19 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
20 10 (10.87%) Unix
20 10 (10.87%) Linux
20 10 (10.87%) VPN
20 10 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
20 10 (10.87%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 40 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.61%) IIS
5 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.26%) CMS
7 3 (3.26%) Commerce Server
8 2 (2.17%) Apache
8 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.26%) Firewall
2 24 (26.09%) DNS
3 21 (22.83%) SAN
4 19 (20.65%) DHCP
5 10 (10.87%) VPN
5 10 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (9.78%) Internet
7 6 (6.52%) IP Telephony
8 5 (5.43%) LAN
9 4 (4.35%) NAS
9 4 (4.35%) VoIP
10 3 (3.26%) SSL
10 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.26%) WAN
11 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Advertising
2 6 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Administrator
4 12 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 7 (7.61%) Active Directory Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Senior Exchange Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) IT Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Support Technician
8 6 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.43%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.43%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) Clustering
3 4 (4.35%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.17%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.17%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 82 (89.13%) Windows
2 63 (68.48%) Windows Server
3 35 (38.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (23.91%) Windows 7
4 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.87%) Linux
6 10 (10.87%) Unix
7 6 (6.52%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.09%) AIX
9 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 11 (11.96%) High Availability
4 10 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (9.78%) Service Management
6 8 (8.70%) Coaching
7 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.52%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.35%) Contingency Planning
9 4 (4.35%) QMS
9 4 (4.35%) Quality Management
10 3 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.26%) Information Security
10 3 (3.26%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.26%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (3.26%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.26%) Software Distribution
10 3 (3.26%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) C
2 1 (1.09%) C#
2 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.43%) CCNA
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.35%) MCP
3 4 (4.35%) MCSA
3 4 (4.35%) MCSE
4 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.26%) MCTS
5 2 (2.17%) CISMP
5 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (1.09%) CEH
6 1 (1.09%) CHFI
6 1 (1.09%) CISA
6 1 (1.09%) CISSP
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.96%) vSphere
3 9 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) WSUS
2 4 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.09%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 51 (55.43%) VMware
2 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.78%) Cisco
4 14 (15.22%) Citrix
5 8 (8.70%) Avaya
5 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.61%) HP
7 4 (4.35%) Symantec
7 4 (4.35%) Veritas
8 3 (3.26%) Dell
8 3 (3.26%) IBM
9 2 (2.17%) AlienVault
9 2 (2.17%) Apple
9 2 (2.17%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.17%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.17%) Splunk
10 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.09%) NetApp
10 1 (1.09%) Sage
10 1 (1.09%) Verint
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
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