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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 66 66 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.13% 8.12% 7.04%
As % of the System Software category 78.57% 70.21% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 64 47
Median salary £30,750 £35,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.38% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £25,008 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,625 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.10% +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 94 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.62% 11.56% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 82 109
Median salary £35,689 £35,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.53% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,150 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 25 July 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 89 (83.18%) Windows
2 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
3 60 (56.07%) Windows Server
4 51 (47.66%) VMware
5 41 (38.32%) ITIL
6 39 (36.45%) Cisco
7 38 (35.51%) MS Exchange
8 34 (31.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (27.10%) Firewall
11 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
12 23 (21.50%) Citrix
13 21 (19.63%) Linux
14 19 (17.76%) SAN
14 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (16.82%) DNS
15 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (14.02%) Windows 7
18 14 (13.08%) Internet
18 14 (13.08%) IIS
18 14 (13.08%) LAN
18 14 (13.08%) Avaya
19 13 (12.15%) VPN
19 13 (12.15%) SLA
19 13 (12.15%) MS Office
19 13 (12.15%) Hyper-V
20 12 (11.21%) Apache
21 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 11 (10.28%) Office 365

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 38 (35.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.08%) IIS
3 12 (11.21%) Apache
4 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.67%) JBoss
7 3 (2.80%) CMS
7 3 (2.80%) Commerce Server
7 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.87%) SAS
8 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.15%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Office 365
2 2 (1.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.10%) Firewall
2 19 (17.76%) SAN
3 18 (16.82%) DNS
4 14 (13.08%) Internet
4 14 (13.08%) LAN
5 13 (12.15%) VPN
6 10 (9.35%) DHCP
6 10 (9.35%) WAN
7 8 (7.48%) NAS
8 7 (6.54%) VoIP
9 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.80%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (2.80%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.80%) HTTP
10 3 (2.80%) IPsec
10 3 (2.80%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.80%) SSL
10 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Advertising
3 3 (2.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Analyst
3 18 (16.82%) Support Engineer
4 16 (14.95%) IT Support
5 13 (12.15%) IT Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) Administrator
6 11 (10.28%) Support Analyst
6 11 (10.28%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (9.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Citrix Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 8 (7.48%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) Exchange Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) Service Analyst
12 5 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (4.67%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.80%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) LAMP
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.80%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.80%) Replication
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) BYOD
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Informatics
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 89 (83.18%) Windows
2 60 (56.07%) Windows Server
3 34 (31.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (28.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (19.63%) Linux
6 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (14.02%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.67%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.80%) Unix
10 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.93%) AIX
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) ITIL
2 10 (9.35%) High Availability
3 9 (8.41%) Application Packaging
3 9 (8.41%) Project Management
4 7 (6.54%) Change Control
5 6 (5.61%) Information Security
5 6 (5.61%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (5.61%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.61%) Risk Management
6 5 (4.67%) Data Security
6 5 (4.67%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (4.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (3.74%) Service Management
8 3 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.80%) Information Assurance
8 3 (2.80%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.80%) Quality Management
8 3 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.80%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) C
2 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.87%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) Perl
3 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.48%) CCNA
2 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.54%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (6.54%) Degree
4 6 (5.61%) MCSE
5 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (4.67%) MCITP
6 4 (3.74%) CISSP
7 3 (2.80%) MCP
8 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.87%) CISMP
8 2 (1.87%) MCTS
9 1 (0.93%) CEH
9 1 (0.93%) CHFI
9 1 (0.93%) CISA
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) SLA
2 8 (7.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.15%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.41%) XenApp
3 9 (8.41%) XenDesktop
4 8 (7.48%) vSphere
5 7 (6.54%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) WSUS
2 5 (4.67%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (4.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.80%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.87%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) SCCM
6 1 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.93%) Nagios
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView
6 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.93%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 63 (58.88%) Microsoft
2 51 (47.66%) VMware
3 39 (36.45%) Cisco
4 23 (21.50%) Citrix
5 14 (13.08%) Avaya
6 9 (8.41%) HP
7 7 (6.54%) Symantec
8 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.74%) Dell
9 4 (3.74%) EMC
9 4 (3.74%) IBM
10 3 (2.80%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.80%) Sage
10 3 (2.80%) Veritas
11 2 (1.87%) AlienVault
11 2 (1.87%) Apple
11 2 (1.87%) Intel
11 2 (1.87%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.87%) NETGEAR
11 2 (1.87%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment Limited
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £5.5k bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago