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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 11 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.85% 4.32% 5.81%
As % of the System Software category 40.74% 57.14% 60.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 20
Average salary £29,500 £21,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.63% -30.95%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
27 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.44% 7.57% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 26
Average salary £29,750 £23,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.59% -25.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £33,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
5 14 (48.28%) Firewall
6 13 (44.83%) MS Office
6 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
7 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
8 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
8 11 (37.93%) Linux
9 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (31.03%) VPN
11 8 (27.59%) DNS
11 8 (27.59%) DHCP
12 7 (24.14%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
14 5 (17.24%) Cisco
14 5 (17.24%) Citrix
14 5 (17.24%) LAN
14 5 (17.24%) WAN
14 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
14 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
15 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (13.79%) Software Licensing
15 4 (13.79%) Time Management
15 4 (13.79%) VLAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.34%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Office
2 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 8 (27.59%) DHCP
4 5 (17.24%) LAN
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) VLAN
6 3 (10.34%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (6.90%) Internet
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security
8 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (17.24%) IT Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Help Desk Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Support Technician
4 3 (10.34%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Firmware
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Handset
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) Windows 7
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Time Management
3 4 (13.79%) Software Licensing
4 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Apple
4 3 (10.34%) Meraki
5 2 (6.90%) Websense
6 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.45%) Vizioncore
6 1 (3.45%) Sage
6 1 (3.45%) HP
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