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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.50% 5.11% 4.17%
As % of the System Software category 54.55% 54.55% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 9
Average salary £30,250 £37,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.79% +14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,850 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £40,750 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
66 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 17.41% 9.38% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59 28 16
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,400 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (97.30%) Windows
2 54 (72.97%) Citrix
3 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
3 41 (55.41%) VMware
4 38 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (44.59%) DNS
6 33 (44.59%) Cisco
6 33 (44.59%) MS Excel
7 32 (43.24%) ITIL
7 32 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (41.89%) TCP/IP
9 30 (40.54%) DHCP
9 30 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (36.49%) MCSE
11 27 (36.49%) XenApp
12 26 (35.14%) Finance
12 26 (35.14%) MCSA
13 24 (32.43%) Remedy
13 24 (32.43%) VPN
13 24 (32.43%) Advertising
13 24 (32.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 20 (27.03%) Software Packaging
14 20 (27.03%) Client/Server
14 20 (27.03%) Sophos
14 20 (27.03%) BitLocker
15 19 (25.68%) SCCM
15 19 (25.68%) Hyper-V
16 11 (14.86%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.05%) Lync
2 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (44.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.59%) DNS
2 31 (41.89%) TCP/IP
3 30 (40.54%) DHCP
4 24 (32.43%) VPN
5 11 (14.86%) LAN
6 8 (10.81%) WAN
7 4 (5.41%) SAN
8 3 (4.05%) Firewall
9 2 (2.70%) MPLS
9 2 (2.70%) Broadband
10 1 (1.35%) Wireless
10 1 (1.35%) VLAN
10 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 24 (32.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Support Engineer
2 20 (27.03%) Support Specialist
3 15 (20.27%) Wintel Specialist
3 15 (20.27%) Wintel Support
3 15 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) IT Support
5 10 (13.51%) Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Administrator
8 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Wintel Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.46%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (97.30%) Windows
2 38 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.46%) Linux
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.70%) Debian
7 2 (2.70%) CentOS
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) ITIL
2 6 (8.11%) Service Management
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (2.70%) DevOps
3 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
3 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (2.70%) Time Management
3 2 (2.70%) Change Management
3 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.70%) Python
2 2 (2.70%) Java
2 2 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (36.49%) MCSE
3 26 (35.14%) MCSA
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.41%) Degree
6 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) MCITP
7 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CCA
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (36.49%) XenApp
3 24 (32.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 20 (27.03%) BitLocker
5 19 (25.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (25.68%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
2 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) Citrix
2 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 41 (55.41%) VMware
3 33 (44.59%) Cisco
4 24 (32.43%) Remedy
5 20 (27.03%) Sophos
6 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.70%) Apple
7 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (1.35%) Websense
8 1 (1.35%) Symantec
8 1 (1.35%) Veeam
8 1 (1.35%) AppSense