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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.69% 6.44% 4.97%
As % of the System Software category 41.46% 47.15% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60 55 36
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £45,750 £42,500
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
164 123 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.14% 13.65% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 129 108 82
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £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 2 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 2 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 +22 43 £31,500 -20.25% 3
Cirencester 0 7 £37,500 +38.88%
Gloucester -4 5 £25,500 -39.28% 1
Filton - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 123 (91.11%) Windows
2 83 (61.48%) Microsoft
3 67 (49.63%) Citrix
4 59 (43.70%) VMware
5 52 (38.52%) MS Excel
6 47 (34.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (34.07%) ITIL
8 44 (32.59%) DNS
9 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
10 40 (29.63%) DHCP
11 38 (28.15%) MS Exchange
12 36 (26.67%) MS Office
13 35 (25.93%) VPN
13 35 (25.93%) XenApp
14 32 (23.70%) Cisco
14 32 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (22.96%) Firewall
15 31 (22.96%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (21.48%) Linux
17 28 (20.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 26 (19.26%) Windows 7
20 25 (18.52%) Degree
20 25 (18.52%) SCCM
20 25 (18.52%) MCSE
21 24 (17.78%) Finance
22 23 (17.04%) MySQL
22 23 (17.04%) SQL
23 21 (15.56%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 38 (28.15%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.41%) Apache
4 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.70%) Lync
5 5 (3.70%) IIS
6 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.74%) nginx
8 1 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.74%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 52 (38.52%) MS Excel
2 36 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (32.59%) DNS
2 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
3 40 (29.63%) DHCP
4 35 (25.93%) VPN
5 31 (22.96%) Firewall
6 19 (14.07%) LAN
7 15 (11.11%) WAN
8 11 (8.15%) SAN
9 8 (5.93%) SMTP
9 8 (5.93%) SNMP
9 8 (5.93%) LDAP
10 7 (5.19%) Ethernet
10 7 (5.19%) HTTP
10 7 (5.19%) Kerberos
11 5 (3.70%) Network Security
12 4 (2.96%) MPLS
13 3 (2.22%) Internet
13 3 (2.22%) VLAN
13 3 (2.22%) Broadband
13 3 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.04%) MySQL
2 21 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Hudson
1 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) Ant
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Subversion
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (17.78%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Advertising
3 9 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (20.74%) Analyst
2 27 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 24 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 14 (10.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (9.63%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Consultant
8 11 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (8.15%) Administrator
8 11 (8.15%) Wintel Support
8 11 (8.15%) Wintel Specialist
9 10 (7.41%) IT Support
9 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 9 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
11 8 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.93%) Service Analyst
12 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 7 (5.19%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) Software Packaging
2 6 (4.44%) HTML
3 4 (2.96%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) J2EE
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) XHTML
4 1 (0.74%) WinForms
4 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.74%) WCF
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Client/Server
2 13 (9.63%) Clustering
3 10 (7.41%) Open Source
4 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.22%) Replication
9 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.48%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.74%) Wiki
10 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.74%) PKI
10 1 (0.74%) PMI
10 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (91.11%) Windows
2 47 (34.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (22.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (21.48%) Linux
5 28 (20.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (19.26%) Windows 7
7 13 (9.63%) Windows XP
8 12 (8.89%) UNIX
9 7 (5.19%) Solaris
10 5 (3.70%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.96%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.22%) CentOS
13 2 (1.48%) Debian
13 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) ITIL
2 11 (8.15%) Cyber Security
3 8 (5.93%) Software Deployment
3 8 (5.93%) Business Continuity
4 7 (5.19%) Service Management
4 7 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.19%) TDD
4 7 (5.19%) Software Engineering
4 7 (5.19%) Load Balancing
4 7 (5.19%) Time Management
4 7 (5.19%) Unit Testing
5 6 (4.44%) Change Management
6 5 (3.70%) High Availability
7 4 (2.96%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (2.96%) Software Licensing
7 4 (2.96%) Information Security
8 3 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.22%) CRM
8 3 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.04%) SQL
2 18 (13.33%) Python
2 18 (13.33%) Perl
3 15 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.19%) Bourne shell
5 5 (3.70%) PHP
6 4 (2.96%) C
7 3 (2.22%) Java
8 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (18.52%) MCSE
2 25 (18.52%) Degree
3 20 (14.81%) MCSA
4 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.22%) VCP4
8 3 (2.22%) MCTS
8 3 (2.22%) MCP
9 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.48%) CCNA
9 2 (1.48%) MCITP
9 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.74%) CCENT
10 1 (0.74%) CCA
10 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) SLA
3 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (25.93%) XenApp
3 27 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (14.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (5.19%) qmail
6 3 (2.22%) vSphere
7 2 (1.48%) XenServer
7 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.48%) Postfix
7 2 (1.48%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.74%) Samba
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (18.52%) SCCM
2 9 (6.67%) Puppet
3 7 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.19%) Nagios
3 7 (5.19%) Zenoss
3 7 (5.19%) yum
4 5 (3.70%) SCOM
5 3 (2.22%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.74%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.74%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (61.48%) Microsoft
2 67 (49.63%) Citrix
3 59 (43.70%) VMware
4 32 (23.70%) Cisco
5 19 (14.07%) Remedy
6 16 (11.85%) Sophos
7 15 (11.11%) Oracle
8 10 (7.41%) HP
9 7 (5.19%) Apple
10 5 (3.70%) Symantec
11 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.22%) NetApp
12 3 (2.22%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.48%) Brocade
13 2 (1.48%) SAP
13 2 (1.48%) JD Edwards
13 2 (1.48%) Websense
14 1 (0.74%) AppSense
14 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.74%) McAfee
Gloucestershire
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Excellent benefits + Company car
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to 50k + Bonus scheme + Outstanding Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Excellent benefits + Car
Posted: 16 days ago