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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 41 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 12 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.08% 4.38% 7.21%
As % of the System Software category 38.71% 52.00% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 15
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,800 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,700 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
31 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.54% 8.42% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 27
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 42 (73.68%) Citrix
3 32 (56.14%) VMware
4 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
5 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (42.11%) Cisco
7 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (38.60%) Advertising
8 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (38.60%) DNS
8 22 (38.60%) ITIL
9 21 (36.84%) DHCP
10 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
10 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
10 20 (35.09%) Finance
11 19 (33.33%) MCSE
11 19 (33.33%) MCSA
11 19 (33.33%) XenApp
12 18 (31.58%) Remedy
13 17 (29.82%) VPN
13 17 (29.82%) Hyper-V
13 17 (29.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 14 (24.56%) Software Packaging
14 14 (24.56%) BitLocker
14 14 (24.56%) Client/Server
14 14 (24.56%) Sophos
15 9 (15.79%) SCCM
16 7 (12.28%) Clustering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
1 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Lync
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) DNS
2 21 (36.84%) DHCP
3 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
4 17 (29.82%) VPN
5 4 (7.02%) SAN
5 4 (7.02%) LAN
5 4 (7.02%) SMTP
6 3 (5.26%) WAN
7 2 (3.51%) MPLS
7 2 (3.51%) Firewall
8 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Hudson
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (38.60%) Advertising
2 20 (35.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Support Specialist
3 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) IT Support
4 11 (19.30%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Wintel Specialist
5 9 (15.79%) Wintel Support
6 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (10.53%) Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.26%) Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
10 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
11 1 (1.75%) Sales Consultant
11 1 (1.75%) Support Analyst
11 1 (1.75%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Client/Server
2 7 (12.28%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.77%) Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.75%) CentOS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.75%) Debian
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 3 (5.26%) Service Management
3 2 (3.51%) Change Management
3 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.75%) DevOps
4 1 (1.75%) Project Management
4 1 (1.75%) ERP
4 1 (1.75%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.02%) VBScript
3 4 (7.02%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (33.33%) MCSE
2 19 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.26%) MCITP
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (33.33%) XenApp
3 17 (29.82%) Hyper-V
3 17 (29.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 14 (24.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Citrix
2 32 (56.14%) VMware
3 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
4 24 (42.11%) Cisco
5 18 (31.58%) Remedy
6 14 (24.56%) Sophos
7 4 (7.02%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.51%) Apple
9 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle
10 1 (1.75%) SAP