The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.61% 5.13% 6.40%
As % of the System Software category 53.66% 53.33% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 13
Average salary £38,750 £26,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.03% +26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,950 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,800 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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 Gloucester region.

System Software Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 14.19% 9.62% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 21
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucester region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Gloucester

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
4 26 (54.17%) VMware
5 22 (45.83%) SAN
6 21 (43.75%) MS Exchange
7 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (33.33%) SCCM
9 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 15 (31.25%) DNS
10 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
10 15 (31.25%) VMware ESX
11 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (27.08%) Linux
12 13 (27.08%) Citrix
13 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 12 (25.00%) vSphere
13 12 (25.00%) Office 365
14 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
14 11 (22.92%) ITIL
15 10 (20.83%) DHCP
15 10 (20.83%) Cisco
15 10 (20.83%) HP
15 10 (20.83%) Change Management
15 10 (20.83%) Clustering
15 10 (20.83%) Lync

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 21 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 10 (20.83%) Lync
4 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (16.67%) IIS
6 6 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (6.25%) SAS
9 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 3 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) SAN
2 15 (31.25%) DNS
3 10 (20.83%) DHCP
4 8 (16.67%) Firewall
5 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.50%) Internet
6 6 (12.50%) NAS
7 5 (10.42%) SS7
7 5 (10.42%) LTE
7 5 (10.42%) 3G
7 5 (10.42%) VPN
7 5 (10.42%) GPRS
7 5 (10.42%) GSM
7 5 (10.42%) PSTN
8 4 (8.33%) VoIP
8 4 (8.33%) WAN
8 4 (8.33%) Network Security
9 3 (6.25%) LAN
9 3 (6.25%) SSL
9 3 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 4 (8.33%) IT Support
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Network Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Clustering
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) FMCG
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (93.75%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (27.08%) Linux
7 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.17%) CentOS
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) Change Control
4 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) ITSM
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.08%) MVC
7 1 (2.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (31.25%) VMware ESX
3 12 (25.00%) vSphere
4 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (14.58%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.25%) XenApp
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.17%) ARCserve
4 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.08%) WSUS
5 1 (2.08%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 26 (54.17%) VMware
3 13 (27.08%) Citrix
4 10 (20.83%) HP
4 10 (20.83%) Cisco
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle
5 6 (12.50%) Dell
5 6 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (6.25%) Symantec
6 3 (6.25%) Remedy
7 2 (4.17%) Avaya
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) Sophos
8 1 (2.08%) Websense
8 1 (2.08%) 3Com
8 1 (2.08%) IronPort
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam
8 1 (2.08%) 3PAR