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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 38 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.43% 2.27% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 65.52% 50.00% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 4
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +79.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £28,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £43,750 £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
58 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.86% 4.55% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 53 11 12
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 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 30 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (91.67%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (58.33%) Citrix
4 29 (48.33%) MS Excel
4 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (43.33%) VMware
6 25 (41.67%) XenApp
7 24 (40.00%) MS Office
7 24 (40.00%) DNS
8 23 (38.33%) ITIL
9 22 (36.67%) DHCP
10 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
10 19 (31.67%) Finance
11 18 (30.00%) Cisco
12 17 (28.33%) Windows 7
12 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (26.67%) VPN
13 16 (26.67%) SCCM
14 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (23.33%) MCSE
16 13 (21.67%) MCSA
16 13 (21.67%) Remedy
16 13 (21.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (20.00%) Software Packaging
17 12 (20.00%) Sophos
17 12 (20.00%) Client/Server
18 11 (18.33%) LAN
19 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.67%) Lync
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (48.33%) MS Excel
2 24 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) DNS
2 22 (36.67%) DHCP
3 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
4 16 (26.67%) VPN
5 11 (18.33%) LAN
6 8 (13.33%) WAN
7 7 (11.67%) Firewall
8 3 (5.00%) VLAN
9 2 (3.33%) Network Security
9 2 (3.33%) SAN
10 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.67%) PBX
10 1 (1.67%) Broadband
10 1 (1.67%) Internet
10 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Support Specialist
3 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Wintel Support
4 9 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Wintel Specialist
5 8 (13.33%) Administrator
6 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) IT Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Help Desk Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (91.67%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.33%) Windows 7
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.33%) Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) CentOS
8 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Time Management
3 4 (6.67%) Service Management
3 4 (6.67%) Software Licensing
4 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (1.67%) Analytics
6 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.67%) DevOps
6 1 (1.67%) ERP
6 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.67%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.67%) Network Design
6 1 (1.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
2 1 (1.67%) Python
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (23.33%) MCSE
3 13 (21.67%) MCSA
4 6 (10.00%) Degree
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) CCA
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCENT
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) MCTS
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) XenApp
2 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (21.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.33%) vSphere
7 1 (1.67%) XenServer
7 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
2 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.67%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (58.33%) Citrix
3 26 (43.33%) VMware
4 18 (30.00%) Cisco
5 13 (21.67%) Remedy
6 12 (20.00%) Sophos
7 2 (3.33%) Websense
8 1 (1.67%) Veeam
8 1 (1.67%) Meraki
8 1 (1.67%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) HP
8 1 (1.67%) Dell
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.67%) AppSense
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