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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 42 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.61% 3.57% 2.75%
As % of the System Software category 56.00% 52.38% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 6
Average salary £32,750 £39,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.08% +44.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £42,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
75 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.94% 6.82% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 64 20 11
Average salary £32,750 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.94% +57.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £49,420 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 80 (97.56%) Windows
2 63 (76.83%) Citrix
3 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
4 42 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (48.78%) VMware
5 40 (48.78%) ITIL
6 39 (47.56%) XenApp
7 38 (46.34%) DNS
8 37 (45.12%) MS Excel
9 35 (42.68%) DHCP
10 34 (41.46%) Cisco
11 33 (40.24%) TCP/IP
12 32 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (36.59%) Finance
15 28 (34.15%) VPN
15 28 (34.15%) MCSE
16 27 (32.93%) MCSA
17 26 (31.71%) Remedy
17 26 (31.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (26.83%) Sophos
19 22 (26.83%) Client/Server
19 22 (26.83%) Software Packaging
20 21 (25.61%) SCCM
20 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (21.95%) MS Office
22 16 (19.51%) Advertising
22 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
23 15 (18.29%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.88%) Lync
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (45.12%) MS Excel
2 18 (21.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (46.34%) DNS
2 35 (42.68%) DHCP
3 33 (40.24%) TCP/IP
4 28 (34.15%) VPN
5 15 (18.29%) LAN
6 11 (13.41%) WAN
7 4 (4.88%) Firewall
8 3 (3.66%) SAN
9 2 (2.44%) Broadband
9 2 (2.44%) MPLS
10 1 (1.22%) Wireless
10 1 (1.22%) VLAN
10 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.22%) PBX
10 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Hudson
1 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (36.59%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Analyst
2 21 (25.61%) Support Specialist
3 17 (20.73%) Support Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Wintel Support
4 15 (18.29%) Wintel Specialist
5 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (12.20%) Support Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) IT Support
8 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Service Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Administrator
10 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.32%) Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 80 (97.56%) Windows
2 42 (51.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.32%) Linux
7 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.44%) Debian
8 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.44%) CentOS
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) ITIL
2 6 (7.32%) Service Management
3 3 (3.66%) Time Management
3 3 (3.66%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (2.44%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (2.44%) ERP
4 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.44%) Resource Management
4 2 (2.44%) DevOps
4 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.44%) Coaching
4 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.22%) Change Management
5 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.22%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) Python
2 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.44%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (34.15%) MCSE
3 27 (32.93%) MCSA
4 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.10%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) CCENT
8 1 (1.22%) MCTS
8 1 (1.22%) MCITP
8 1 (1.22%) CCNA
8 1 (1.22%) CCA
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (47.56%) XenApp
2 26 (31.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (18.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.22%) XenServer
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (25.61%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) SCOM
3 2 (2.44%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 63 (76.83%) Citrix
2 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 40 (48.78%) VMware
4 34 (41.46%) Cisco
5 26 (31.71%) Remedy
6 22 (26.83%) Sophos
7 4 (4.88%) HP
8 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle
9 2 (2.44%) SAP
9 2 (2.44%) Websense
9 2 (2.44%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.22%) AppSense
10 1 (1.22%) Veeam
10 1 (1.22%) Dell
10 1 (1.22%) Symantec
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 20k - 25k depending on experience + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Laptop, Phone
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