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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 61 32 64
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +32
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 41 91 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.70% 8.02% 3.39%
As % of the System Software category 31.54% 42.52% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 40 74 29
Average salary £31,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
130 214 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.73% 18.87% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 99 151 84
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -23 21 £35,750 +11.71% 2
Gloucester 0 5 £47,500 +39.70% 1
Cirencester -1 2 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Fairford - 2 £30,500 -
Dursley - 1 £18,500 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £28,000 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 69 (79.31%) Windows
2 46 (52.87%) Windows Server
3 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 45 (51.72%) VMware
4 44 (50.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (32.18%) MS Exchange
8 27 (31.03%) Firewall
9 25 (28.74%) ITIL
9 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
10 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (25.29%) Citrix
11 22 (25.29%) SQL
12 19 (21.84%) Dell
13 18 (20.69%) SharePoint
13 18 (20.69%) DNS
13 18 (20.69%) Cisco
13 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
14 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (19.54%) HP
14 17 (19.54%) Advertising
15 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
15 16 (18.39%) VPN
15 16 (18.39%) Linux
16 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
16 15 (17.24%) XenApp
16 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
16 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
16 15 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 28 (32.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (12.64%) Apache
4 11 (12.64%) IIS
5 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.15%) JBoss
8 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.03%) Firewall
2 18 (20.69%) DNS
3 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
3 16 (18.39%) VPN
4 14 (16.09%) DHCP
5 12 (13.79%) SAN
6 8 (9.20%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.90%) Internet
8 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.60%) VoIP
9 2 (2.30%) Broadband
9 2 (2.30%) HTTP
9 2 (2.30%) MPLS
9 2 (2.30%) NetScreen
9 2 (2.30%) Skype
9 2 (2.30%) SMTP
9 2 (2.30%) VLAN
9 2 (2.30%) Wireless
10 1 (1.15%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) MySQL
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (19.54%) Advertising
2 9 (10.34%) Finance
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (25.29%) IT Engineer
3 21 (24.14%) Support Engineer
4 16 (18.39%) IT Support
5 15 (17.24%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) Analyst
7 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (11.49%) Administrator
8 10 (11.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (11.49%) Senior IT Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 8 (9.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (9.20%) Service Analyst
9 8 (9.20%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (9.20%) Team Leader
9 8 (9.20%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) LAMP
2 1 (1.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) EqualLogic
2 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.60%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.15%) CESG
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (79.31%) Windows
2 46 (52.87%) Windows Server
3 44 (50.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (18.39%) Linux
7 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 7 (8.05%) CentOS
8 7 (8.05%) FreeNAS
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.20%) Password Management
4 7 (8.05%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (8.05%) Patch Management
5 6 (6.90%) Change Management
5 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.75%) Service Management
7 4 (4.60%) High Availability
7 4 (4.60%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (3.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 3 (3.45%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.45%) OWASP
8 3 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (3.45%) SABSA
8 3 (3.45%) Security Testing
8 3 (3.45%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) SQL
2 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.64%) Perl
3 11 (12.64%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
3 15 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (16.09%) MCSE
5 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.90%) MCITP
7 5 (5.75%) CCNA
8 3 (3.45%) CCDP
8 3 (3.45%) CISA
8 3 (3.45%) CISM
8 3 (3.45%) CISSP
8 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.30%) Degree
9 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.30%) MCSA
10 1 (1.15%) CCIE
10 1 (1.15%) CCNP
10 1 (1.15%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
2 15 (17.24%) XenApp
3 11 (12.64%) XenDesktop
4 9 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.75%) vSphere
6 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) SCCM
1 10 (11.49%) SCOM
2 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
1 45 (51.72%) VMware
2 22 (25.29%) Citrix
3 19 (21.84%) Dell
4 18 (20.69%) Cisco
5 17 (19.54%) HP
6 9 (10.34%) Apple
7 7 (8.05%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.60%) Rackspace
8 4 (4.60%) Remedy
9 3 (3.45%) Symantec
10 2 (2.30%) AppSense
10 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.30%) IBM
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.30%) Veeam
11 1 (1.15%) Google
11 1 (1.15%) iManage
11 1 (1.15%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.15%) Twitter
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