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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 42 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.42% 6.24% 7.04%
As % of the System Software category 36.84% 52.17% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 22
Average salary £30,000 £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% -20.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
114 69 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.43% 11.96% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 111 60 39
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (85.71%) Windows
2 55 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 51 (72.86%) VMware
4 36 (51.43%) Cisco
5 34 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (38.57%) MS Excel
6 27 (38.57%) MS Exchange
7 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (32.86%) ITIL
9 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
9 22 (31.43%) Firewall
10 21 (30.00%) DNS
10 21 (30.00%) SAN
11 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (28.57%) SQL
12 19 (27.14%) IIS
13 18 (25.71%) Citrix
14 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (22.86%) Hyper-V
15 16 (22.86%) CCNA
15 16 (22.86%) HP
15 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (20.00%) Internet
16 14 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
17 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (17.14%) MCSE
19 11 (15.71%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (38.57%) MS Exchange
2 19 (27.14%) IIS
3 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
5 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (11.43%) Lync
7 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (5.71%) CMS
8 4 (5.71%) Commerce Server
9 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.43%) Apache
11 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.43%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) TCP/IP
1 22 (31.43%) Firewall
2 21 (30.00%) DNS
2 21 (30.00%) SAN
3 14 (20.00%) Internet
4 11 (15.71%) DHCP
5 10 (14.29%) WAN
6 9 (12.86%) LAN
7 8 (11.43%) NAS
8 7 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (8.57%) VoIP
10 5 (7.14%) VRRP
10 5 (7.14%) Wireless
10 5 (7.14%) VLAN
10 5 (7.14%) HSRP
11 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Server Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Server Support Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Server Support
4 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Project Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Server Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
1 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) iSeries
3 2 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (85.71%) Windows
2 34 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.00%) Linux
6 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.86%) AIX
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.43%) UNIX
8 1 (1.43%) Debian
8 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.57%) Email Migration
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (5.71%) Change Management
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.86%) DevOps
7 2 (2.86%) Time Management
8 1 (1.43%) High Availability
8 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.43%) Release Management
8 1 (1.43%) CRM
8 1 (1.43%) ERP
8 1 (1.43%) Migration
8 1 (1.43%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Ruby
2 2 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (22.86%) CCNA
2 16 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (17.14%) MCSE
5 6 (8.57%) CCNP
6 5 (7.14%) MCP
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.29%) MCSA
7 3 (4.29%) VCP5
7 3 (4.29%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) MCITP
9 1 (1.43%) CCENT
9 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) VCP4
9 1 (1.43%) CCA
9 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.43%) CISA
9 1 (1.43%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (22.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.14%) ISA Server
3 5 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) UAG
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.43%) Nmap
4 1 (1.43%) XenApp
4 1 (1.43%) XenServer
4 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (4.29%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) YUM
5 1 (1.43%) Nessus
5 1 (1.43%) WSUS
5 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 51 (72.86%) VMware
3 36 (51.43%) Cisco
4 18 (25.71%) Citrix
5 16 (22.86%) HP
6 8 (11.43%) Dell
7 7 (10.00%) WatchGuard
7 7 (10.00%) SonicWALL
7 7 (10.00%) IBM
7 7 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.71%) NetApp
9 3 (4.29%) Veeam
10 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.86%) IPFX
10 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle
10 2 (2.86%) SAP
11 1 (1.43%) JBoss
11 1 (1.43%) Lotus
11 1 (1.43%) Apple
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