The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.73% 7.55% 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 61.54% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 11
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.09% 12.26% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 21
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £43,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Gloucestershire

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 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) VMware
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 15 (53.57%) Firewall
5 15 (53.57%) Linux
6 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (42.86%) VPN
9 11 (39.29%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (39.29%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (35.71%) DNS
10 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
11 9 (32.14%) DHCP
12 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
12 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (28.57%) Citrix
12 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
13 7 (25.00%) MCSE
13 7 (25.00%) MS Office
13 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
13 7 (25.00%) Digital Media
14 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (17.86%) WAN
14 5 (17.86%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (17.86%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.57%) Lync
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) VPN
3 10 (35.71%) DNS
4 9 (32.14%) DHCP
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 3 (10.71%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
8 2 (7.14%) VLAN
9 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (14.29%) Firmware
3 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Handset
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 11 (39.29%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (14.29%) MCP
4 4 (14.29%) MCTS
5 2 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) CCA
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Apple
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Websense
5 2 (7.14%) Meraki
6 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.57%) Vizioncore
6 1 (3.57%) Mitel
6 1 (3.57%) Sage