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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 53 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 30 42 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.57% 5.17% 5.50%
As % of the System Software category 38.96% 53.85% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 63
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £18,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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
77 78 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.16% 9.61% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 52 74 134
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Gloucester -3 10 £22,000 - 6
Cheltenham -16 7 £29,500 +31.11% 1
Tewkesbury +8 2 £22,250 +11.25%
Stroud 0 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 41 (60.29%) Microsoft
3 38 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (52.94%) VMware
5 26 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
7 24 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 24 (35.29%) Windows 7
8 23 (33.82%) Linux
9 22 (32.35%) MS Office
9 22 (32.35%) Firewall
10 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
11 20 (29.41%) Windows XP
11 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (27.94%) DNS
13 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (25.00%) VPN
14 17 (25.00%) DHCP
15 16 (23.53%) Configuration Management
16 15 (22.06%) LAN
16 15 (22.06%) HP
16 15 (22.06%) Citrix
17 14 (20.59%) WAN
18 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (19.12%) MCSE
18 13 (19.12%) SQL
18 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2013
18 13 (19.12%) Network Monitoring
19 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
20 9 (13.24%) Mobile Device Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.29%) IIS
5 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (36.76%) MS Excel
2 22 (32.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 22 (32.35%) Firewall
3 19 (27.94%) DNS
4 17 (25.00%) VPN
4 17 (25.00%) DHCP
5 15 (22.06%) LAN
6 14 (20.59%) WAN
7 9 (13.24%) SAN
8 7 (10.29%) Internet
9 4 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (4.41%) VLAN
10 3 (4.41%) VoIP
11 2 (2.94%) FTP
12 1 (1.47%) Network Security
12 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) IT Support
2 16 (23.53%) Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Support Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Project Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Firmware
2 6 (8.82%) EPoS
3 5 (7.35%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.47%) Open Source
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.47%) Handset
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (89.71%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 23 (33.82%) Linux
5 20 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.47%) UNIX
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 13 (19.12%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (7.35%) Software Deployment
4 5 (7.35%) Service Management
5 4 (5.88%) Change Management
6 3 (4.41%) Information Security
6 3 (4.41%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (4.41%) Project Management
6 3 (4.41%) Requirements Management
6 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.47%) System Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Network Management
8 1 (1.47%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) VBScript
3 4 (5.88%) C
4 3 (4.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) MCSE
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) MCP
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.88%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.41%) MCTS
8 2 (2.94%) MCITP
8 2 (2.94%) MCSA
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.47%) CCA
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.82%) XenApp
2 6 (8.82%) vSphere
3 4 (5.88%) qmail
3 4 (5.88%) Squid
4 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.47%) Xen
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 41 (60.29%) Microsoft
2 36 (52.94%) VMware
3 15 (22.06%) HP
3 15 (22.06%) Citrix
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle
6 3 (4.41%) NetApp
6 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.41%) Meraki
7 2 (2.94%) Symantec
7 2 (2.94%) Websense
7 2 (2.94%) Apple
8 1 (1.47%) Sage
8 1 (1.47%) Mitel
8 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.47%) Vizioncore
8 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
Gloucestershire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + 20% Shift Alloance and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Horizon Nuclear Power Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus significant benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago