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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.07% 2.58% 2.27%
As % of the System Software category 48.28% 42.86% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £39,500 £27,250 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.95% -9.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £18,750 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £51,400 £53,350
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.43% 6.01% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 11
Average salary £42,500 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.40% -36.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £62,500 £46,880
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) Firewall
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) MS Office
9 7 (35.00%) VPN
9 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (30.00%) Citrix
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (25.00%) Finance
11 5 (25.00%) MCSE
11 5 (25.00%) DNS
11 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 5 (25.00%) Digital Media
12 4 (20.00%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (35.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.00%) MCTS
3 3 (15.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Xen
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Mitel
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
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