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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 45 67 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.89% 6.65% 6.64%
As % of the System Software category 40.91% 47.18% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 57
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,807 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £64,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
110 142 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.94% 14.10% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 92 115 102
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -14 19 £31,500 - 5
Gloucester -7 6 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Tewkesbury - 1 £28,000 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 87 (89.69%) Windows
2 58 (59.79%) Windows Server
3 50 (51.55%) Microsoft
4 49 (50.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (43.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (43.30%) VMware
6 39 (40.21%) ITIL
7 36 (37.11%) Security Cleared
8 29 (29.90%) DV Cleared
8 29 (29.90%) MS Exchange
9 27 (27.84%) DHCP
9 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (26.80%) DNS
11 24 (24.74%) Windows 7
12 22 (22.68%) SCCM
12 22 (22.68%) Citrix
13 20 (20.62%) SQL
14 19 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (18.56%) Firewall
15 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
16 17 (17.53%) Skype for Business
16 17 (17.53%) SCOM
17 16 (16.49%) Dell
17 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
18 15 (15.46%) SharePoint
18 15 (15.46%) HP
18 15 (15.46%) Cisco
19 14 (14.43%) Linux
20 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (29.90%) MS Exchange
2 19 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (17.53%) Skype for Business
4 15 (15.46%) SharePoint
5 9 (9.28%) IIS
6 7 (7.22%) Apache
7 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.03%) JBoss
9 1 (1.03%) SAS
9 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.84%) DHCP
2 26 (26.80%) DNS
3 18 (18.56%) Firewall
4 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.31%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (9.28%) VPN
7 7 (7.22%) SAN
8 6 (6.19%) Internet
9 3 (3.09%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.06%) VoIP
10 2 (2.06%) Wireless
11 1 (1.03%) HTTP
11 1 (1.03%) IPv4
11 1 (1.03%) LAN
11 1 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) GIS
5 1 (1.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.06%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (13.40%) Advertising
2 11 (11.34%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Analyst
1 19 (19.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) IT Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) IT Support
5 11 (11.34%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) Architect
7 9 (9.28%) Administrator
7 9 (9.28%) Team Leader
8 8 (8.25%) Service Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Active Directory Team Leader
10 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Operations Team Leader
10 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.19%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) LAMP
2 5 (5.15%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) XML
4 2 (2.06%) .NET
4 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.06%) ADO.NET
4 2 (2.06%) Ajax
4 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.06%) CSS
4 2 (2.06%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.15%) EqualLogic
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) User Experience
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.03%) CESG
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.03%) iPad
7 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (89.69%) Windows
2 58 (59.79%) Windows Server
3 49 (50.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (43.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (24.74%) Windows 7
6 14 (14.43%) Linux
7 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.25%) Unix
9 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.15%) CentOS
10 5 (5.15%) FreeNAS
10 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) ITIL
2 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management
3 10 (10.31%) Data Protection
4 9 (9.28%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.25%) Change Management
6 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.15%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (5.15%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.15%) Service Management
8 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.12%) Password Management
8 4 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.09%) Defect Management
9 3 (3.09%) DevOps
9 3 (3.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 3 (3.09%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (3.09%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.31%) Perl
3 10 (10.31%) Python
4 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.09%) Java
7 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) Security Cleared
2 29 (29.90%) DV Cleared
3 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (8.25%) MCSE
6 6 (6.19%) Degree
6 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.09%) CCDP
8 3 (3.09%) CISA
8 3 (3.09%) CISM
8 3 (3.09%) CISSP
8 3 (3.09%) ISEB
8 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.06%) MCITP
9 2 (2.06%) MCP
9 2 (2.06%) MCSA
10 1 (1.03%) CCIE
10 1 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.40%) XenApp
3 11 (11.34%) vSphere
4 10 (10.31%) DFS Replication
4 10 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.31%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (8.25%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (5.15%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (22.68%) SCCM
2 17 (17.53%) SCOM
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (10.31%) SCDPM
3 10 (10.31%) SCVMM
4 6 (6.19%) SCOrch
4 6 (6.19%) SCSM
4 6 (6.19%) WSUS
5 4 (4.12%) OpenView
6 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (1.03%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (51.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.30%) VMware
3 22 (22.68%) Citrix
4 16 (16.49%) Dell
5 15 (15.46%) Cisco
5 15 (15.46%) HP
6 7 (7.22%) Sophos
7 6 (6.19%) Apple
7 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.19%) Remedy
8 5 (5.15%) Palo Alto
8 5 (5.15%) Symantec
9 3 (3.09%) AppSense
9 3 (3.09%) NetApp
9 3 (3.09%) Sybase
10 2 (2.06%) arcserve
10 2 (2.06%) ESRI
10 2 (2.06%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.06%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.03%) Sage
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fairford, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £22000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension & extensive bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Salary: attractive based on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford, London or Gloucester
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago