The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 42 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 72 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.82% 5.28% 3.34%
As % of the System Software category 40.22% 43.12% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 65 43 26
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,200 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £46,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
Active Directory
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
179 109 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.97% 12.25% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 135 91 92
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +30 44 £32,500 -17.72% 3
Cirencester +6 8 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Gloucester -16 7 £32,000 -23.80% 3
Filton - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

1 140 (95.24%) Windows
2 92 (62.59%) Microsoft
3 84 (57.14%) Citrix
4 67 (45.58%) VMware
5 61 (41.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (37.41%) MS Excel
7 54 (36.73%) ITIL
8 52 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (34.69%) DNS
10 50 (34.01%) TCP/IP
11 46 (31.29%) DHCP
12 43 (29.25%) XenApp
13 42 (28.57%) Cisco
13 42 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 41 (27.89%) VPN
15 40 (27.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (25.85%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (24.49%) MS Exchange
18 35 (23.81%) Linux
19 33 (22.45%) MS Office
19 33 (22.45%) Finance
20 32 (21.77%) MCSE
21 31 (21.09%) Firewall
22 29 (19.73%) Hyper-V
23 28 (19.05%) MCSA
24 27 (18.37%) Windows 7
25 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
25 26 (17.69%) Remedy
25 26 (17.69%) SCCM
25 26 (17.69%) Citrix Presentation Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 36 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (8.16%) Apache
4 10 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.44%) IIS
6 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.40%) Lync
8 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.68%) nginx
10 1 (0.68%) Confluence
10 1 (0.68%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 55 (37.41%) MS Excel
2 33 (22.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (34.69%) DNS
2 50 (34.01%) TCP/IP
3 46 (31.29%) DHCP
4 41 (27.89%) VPN
5 31 (21.09%) Firewall
6 21 (14.29%) LAN
7 17 (11.56%) WAN
8 16 (10.88%) SAN
9 10 (6.80%) SMTP
9 10 (6.80%) SNMP
10 8 (5.44%) LDAP
11 7 (4.76%) Ethernet
11 7 (4.76%) HTTP
11 7 (4.76%) Kerberos
11 7 (4.76%) MPLS
12 5 (3.40%) Network Security
12 5 (3.40%) VoIP
13 4 (2.72%) Internet
14 3 (2.04%) 3G
14 3 (2.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.33%) MySQL
3 8 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) SQLite
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Hudson
1 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) Ant
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (22.45%) Finance
2 21 (14.29%) Advertising
3 9 (6.12%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (23.13%) Support Engineer
2 29 (19.73%) Analyst
3 24 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (14.29%) Support Specialist
5 18 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (10.20%) Wintel Support
6 15 (10.20%) IT Support
6 15 (10.20%) Wintel Specialist
7 14 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (8.84%) Support Analyst
9 12 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (7.48%) Consultant
10 11 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (5.44%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (5.44%) Administrator
12 8 (5.44%) Service Analyst
13 7 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.65%) Software Packaging
2 6 (4.08%) HTML
2 6 (4.08%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) J2EE
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) XHTML
3 1 (0.68%) WinForms
3 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.68%) WCF
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Client/Server
2 16 (10.88%) Clustering
3 10 (6.80%) Open Source
4 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.04%) Replication
8 2 (1.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Wiki
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) PMI
9 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 140 (95.24%) Windows
2 61 (41.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (27.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (25.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (23.81%) Linux
6 27 (18.37%) Windows 7
7 14 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 12 (8.16%) UNIX
9 7 (4.76%) Solaris
10 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.08%) CentOS
11 5 (3.40%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.04%) Debian
13 3 (2.04%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.73%) ITIL
2 11 (7.48%) Cyber Security
3 9 (6.12%) Service Management
4 8 (5.44%) Business Continuity
4 8 (5.44%) Change Management
4 8 (5.44%) Load Balancing
4 8 (5.44%) Software Deployment
5 7 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 7 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.76%) TDD
5 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (3.40%) High Availability
7 4 (2.72%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.72%) Information Security
7 4 (2.72%) ERP
7 4 (2.72%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.72%) Project Management
8 3 (2.04%) CRM
8 3 (2.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.01%) SQL
2 18 (12.24%) Python
2 18 (12.24%) Perl
3 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.76%) Bourne shell
4 7 (4.76%) PHP
5 4 (2.72%) C
6 3 (2.04%) Java
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (21.77%) MCSE
3 28 (19.05%) MCSA
4 24 (16.33%) Degree
5 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.04%) MCTS
8 3 (2.04%) MCITP
8 3 (2.04%) MCP
9 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.36%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) CCA
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.68%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) SLA
1 6 (4.08%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (29.25%) XenApp
3 29 (19.73%) Hyper-V
4 26 (17.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (4.76%) qmail
6 6 (4.08%) vSphere
7 3 (2.04%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.04%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.36%) Postfix
8 2 (1.36%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.36%) XenServer
8 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.68%) Docker
9 1 (0.68%) iptables
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (17.69%) SCCM
2 9 (6.12%) Puppet
3 7 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.76%) Nagios
3 7 (4.76%) Zenoss
3 7 (4.76%) yum
4 5 (3.40%) SCOM
5 3 (2.04%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.36%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.68%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 92 (62.59%) Microsoft
2 84 (57.14%) Citrix
3 67 (45.58%) VMware
4 42 (28.57%) Cisco
5 26 (17.69%) Remedy
6 22 (14.97%) Sophos
7 16 (10.88%) Oracle
8 14 (9.52%) HP
9 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.08%) Apple
11 5 (3.40%) Symantec
12 3 (2.04%) SAP
12 3 (2.04%) NetApp
12 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.04%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.36%) Brocade
13 2 (1.36%) Websense
13 2 (1.36%) Dell
13 2 (1.36%) JD Edwards
14 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
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