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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 16 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 21 47 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.25% 11.49% 4.06%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 57.32% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 14
Average salary £35,750 £32,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.71% -19.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £42,000 £41,750
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
56 82 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.34% 20.05% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 72 25
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 30 April 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) VMware
3 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
6 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 18 (42.86%) Citrix
8 17 (40.48%) Advertising
8 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
9 16 (38.10%) Firewall
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 13 (30.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (30.95%) MCSE
12 11 (26.19%) SQL
12 11 (26.19%) XenApp
13 10 (23.81%) VPN
13 10 (23.81%) SAN
13 10 (23.81%) Dell
14 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
14 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
15 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
15 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
15 8 (19.05%) Cisco
16 7 (16.67%) LAMP
16 7 (16.67%) HP
16 7 (16.67%) Apache

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (16.67%) Apache
3 7 (16.67%) IIS
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) Firewall
2 10 (23.81%) SAN
2 10 (23.81%) VPN
3 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.52%) DHCP
4 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) HTTP
6 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (40.48%) Advertising
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) IT Engineer
2 18 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 16 (38.10%) IT Support
4 15 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (35.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 8 (19.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (19.05%) Senior IT Engineer
7 7 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
7 7 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) Administrator
9 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Digital Media
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
5 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (7.14%) CentOS
7 3 (7.14%) FreeNAS
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) High Availability
1 4 (9.52%) ITIL
1 4 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.38%) DevOps
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Security Operations
4 1 (2.38%) SIEM
4 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 7 (16.67%) Perl
3 7 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.95%) MCSE
2 13 (30.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
4 4 (9.52%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) XenApp
4 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
6 4 (9.52%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) Citrix
4 10 (23.81%) Dell
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco
6 7 (16.67%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) Rackspace
7 4 (9.52%) Remedy
8 3 (7.14%) Apple
8 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.38%) AppSense
9 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) Twitter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago