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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 90 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.94% 3.93% 2.95%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 33.03% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 76 33 22
Average salary £33,000 £39,750 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.98% +11.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £50,760
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%
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
210 109 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.52% 11.91% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 149 88 105
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +31 48 £31,500 -20.25% 2
Gloucester -10 15 £32,000 +16.36% 3
Cirencester - 7 £37,500 -
Stroud - 1 £42,500 -
Filton - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 148 (95.48%) Windows
2 93 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 91 (58.71%) Citrix
4 78 (50.32%) VMware
5 64 (41.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (39.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (35.48%) TCP/IP
7 55 (35.48%) ITIL
8 54 (34.84%) MS Excel
9 53 (34.19%) DNS
10 50 (32.26%) Cisco
11 48 (30.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 47 (30.32%) DHCP
12 47 (30.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (27.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (25.81%) VPN
15 39 (25.16%) XenApp
16 36 (23.23%) Linux
16 36 (23.23%) MCSE
17 35 (22.58%) Finance
18 32 (20.65%) MCSA
18 32 (20.65%) MS Exchange
19 31 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 31 (20.00%) MS Office
19 31 (20.00%) SCCM
20 30 (19.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 30 (19.35%) Hyper-V
20 30 (19.35%) Remedy
21 27 (17.42%) SAN
21 27 (17.42%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.74%) Apache
3 9 (5.81%) IIS
3 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.23%) Lync
6 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.58%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) Confluence
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (34.84%) MS Excel
2 31 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 53 (34.19%) DNS
3 47 (30.32%) DHCP
4 40 (25.81%) VPN
5 27 (17.42%) SAN
5 27 (17.42%) Firewall
6 23 (14.84%) LAN
7 19 (12.26%) WAN
8 11 (7.10%) SMTP
8 11 (7.10%) SNMP
8 11 (7.10%) MPLS
9 8 (5.16%) LDAP
10 7 (4.52%) Ethernet
10 7 (4.52%) HTTP
10 7 (4.52%) Kerberos
11 6 (3.87%) Internet
12 5 (3.23%) 3G
12 5 (3.23%) Network Security
12 5 (3.23%) VoIP
12 5 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.13%) MySQL
3 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Hudson
1 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) Ant
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (22.58%) Finance
2 24 (15.48%) Advertising
3 6 (3.87%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 31 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (15.48%) Analyst
4 23 (14.84%) Support Specialist
5 22 (14.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (11.61%) Wintel Support
7 17 (10.97%) Wintel Specialist
8 16 (10.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (10.32%) IT Support
9 14 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (8.39%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (6.45%) Support Analyst
12 9 (5.81%) Consultant
12 9 (5.81%) Architect
13 7 (4.52%) Software Engineer
13 7 (4.52%) Technical Support
13 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 6 (3.87%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.77%) Software Packaging
2 6 (3.87%) .NET
3 4 (2.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.13%) Client/Server
2 23 (14.84%) Clustering
3 9 (5.81%) Open Source
4 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.87%) Replication
5 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.29%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Wiki
7 1 (0.65%) PMI
7 1 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (95.48%) Windows
2 64 (41.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (30.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (27.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (23.23%) Linux
6 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
7 14 (9.03%) UNIX
8 10 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.52%) Solaris
9 7 (4.52%) CentOS
10 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.94%) Debian
12 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.48%) ITIL
2 12 (7.74%) Change Management
2 12 (7.74%) Load Balancing
3 11 (7.10%) Business Continuity
4 8 (5.16%) Service Management
4 8 (5.16%) High Availability
4 8 (5.16%) Software Deployment
4 8 (5.16%) Cyber Security
5 7 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (4.52%) Unit Testing
5 7 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.52%) TDD
5 7 (4.52%) Software Engineering
6 6 (3.87%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (3.23%) Change Control
7 5 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.58%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.58%) Project Management
8 4 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.58%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.84%) SQL
2 15 (9.68%) Python
2 15 (9.68%) Perl
3 12 (7.74%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.16%) PHP
5 7 (4.52%) Bourne shell
6 6 (3.87%) C
7 3 (1.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 48 (30.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (23.23%) MCSE
3 32 (20.65%) MCSA
4 21 (13.55%) Degree
5 12 (7.74%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.87%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.58%) MCITP
7 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.29%) MCTS
9 2 (1.29%) MCP
10 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.65%) CCNA
10 1 (0.65%) CCA
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) SLA
2 6 (3.87%) QA
3 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (39.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (25.16%) XenApp
3 30 (19.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 30 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 26 (16.77%) BitLocker
5 9 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.16%) vSphere
7 7 (4.52%) qmail
8 4 (2.58%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.29%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.29%) XenServer
9 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.65%) Docker
10 1 (0.65%) iptables
10 1 (0.65%) Samba
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.65%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 31 (20.00%) SCCM
2 9 (5.81%) Puppet
3 7 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.52%) Zenoss
3 7 (4.52%) yum
3 7 (4.52%) Nagios
4 6 (3.87%) Hyperic
5 5 (3.23%) SCOM
6 2 (1.29%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 91 (58.71%) Citrix
3 78 (50.32%) VMware
4 50 (32.26%) Cisco
5 30 (19.35%) Remedy
6 25 (16.13%) Sophos
7 23 (14.84%) HP
8 18 (11.61%) Oracle
9 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.52%) Apple
10 7 (4.52%) Symantec
11 6 (3.87%) NetApp
11 6 (3.87%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.23%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.58%) Dell
13 4 (2.58%) EMC
14 3 (1.94%) SAP
15 2 (1.29%) JD Edwards
15 2 (1.29%) Brocade
16 1 (0.65%) Veeam
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