The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 41 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 13 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.93% 3.65% 6.38%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 38.46% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 12
Average salary £28,000 £26,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £17,800 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Active Directory
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.85% 9.49% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 21
Average salary £31,500 £29,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.77% +22.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,550 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheltenham region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Citrix
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (42.86%) Finance
6 17 (40.48%) VMware
7 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (33.33%) Remedy
8 14 (33.33%) DNS
8 14 (33.33%) Cisco
8 14 (33.33%) DHCP
8 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 13 (30.95%) ITIL
9 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (28.57%) XenApp
10 12 (28.57%) Advertising
10 12 (28.57%) MCSE
10 12 (28.57%) MCSA
10 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 11 (26.19%) VPN
11 11 (26.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 10 (23.81%) Software Packaging
12 10 (23.81%) Sophos
12 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
12 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
12 10 (23.81%) BitLocker
13 5 (11.90%) SQL
14 4 (9.52%) VBScript

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) SAS
2 3 (7.14%) Lync
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) DHCP
1 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 14 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (26.19%) VPN
3 4 (9.52%) SMTP
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) MPLS
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Hudson
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Support Specialist
2 9 (21.43%) IT Support
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
4 7 (16.67%) Wintel Support
5 6 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Network Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) Debian
7 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
2 1 (2.38%) Project Management
2 1 (2.38%) Service Management
2 1 (2.38%) Change Management
2 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
2 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (2.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) VBScript
2 4 (9.52%) VB
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (28.57%) MCSE
2 12 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (28.57%) XenApp
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (23.81%) BitLocker
5 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Citrix
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) VMware
4 14 (33.33%) Remedy
4 14 (33.33%) Cisco
5 10 (23.81%) Sophos
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) 3PAR