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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 40 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.60% 1.72% 2.65%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 38.46% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 5
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £27,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £35,000 £32,500
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
72 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.48% 4.47% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 63 12 14
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 31 (60.78%) Citrix
4 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
5 23 (45.10%) XenApp
6 22 (43.14%) MS Office
6 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (41.18%) ITIL
7 21 (41.18%) DHCP
7 21 (41.18%) DNS
7 21 (41.18%) VMware
8 18 (35.29%) Finance
9 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 17 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 15 (29.41%) Cisco
11 14 (27.45%) VPN
12 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (23.53%) MCSE
13 12 (23.53%) MCSA
13 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
13 12 (23.53%) Remedy
13 12 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (21.57%) Client/Server
14 11 (21.57%) Sophos
14 11 (21.57%) Software Packaging
14 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (19.61%) SCCM
15 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (17.65%) LAN
17 6 (11.76%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Excel
2 22 (43.14%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) DHCP
1 21 (41.18%) DNS
2 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (27.45%) VPN
4 9 (17.65%) LAN
5 6 (11.76%) WAN
6 5 (9.80%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) VLAN
7 2 (3.92%) Network Security
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Support Specialist
3 9 (17.65%) Wintel Support
3 9 (17.65%) Wintel Specialist
4 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (13.73%) Administrator
6 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.84%) IT Administrator
8 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Administrator
8 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) PKI
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Time Management
3 4 (7.84%) Software Licensing
4 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.92%) Coaching
5 2 (3.92%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.96%) Analytics
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.96%) Information Security
6 1 (1.96%) Network Design
6 1 (1.96%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.96%) ERP
6 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.53%) MCSE
2 12 (23.53%) MCSA
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCENT
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) XenApp
2 12 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 31 (60.78%) Citrix
3 21 (41.18%) VMware
4 15 (29.41%) Cisco
5 12 (23.53%) Remedy
6 11 (21.57%) Sophos
7 1 (1.96%) Websense
7 1 (1.96%) Apple
7 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.96%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.96%) Meraki