The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 43 46 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.84% 5.54% 4.52%
As % of the System Software category 47.25% 48.94% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 55
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £18,400 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 94 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.24% 11.31% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 83 124
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,450 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
South West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Cheltenham -9 14 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Gloucester -12 10 £22,000 -9.27% 5
Tewkesbury +7 3 £22,500 +12.50%
Cirencester +21 2 £30,000 -
Stroud +6 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 71 (89.87%) Windows
2 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
3 43 (54.43%) VMware
3 43 (54.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (41.77%) Linux
5 32 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (36.71%) TCP/IP
7 27 (34.18%) DNS
7 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
7 27 (34.18%) Windows 7
8 25 (31.65%) MS Exchange
8 25 (31.65%) Firewall
9 24 (30.38%) DHCP
10 23 (29.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (29.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (26.58%) Citrix
11 21 (26.58%) MS Office
12 20 (25.32%) Windows XP
12 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (24.05%) LAN
13 19 (24.05%) VPN
14 18 (22.78%) WAN
14 18 (22.78%) SQL
14 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
15 17 (21.52%) HP
16 16 (20.25%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (20.25%) Network Monitoring
17 14 (17.72%) ITIL
17 14 (17.72%) MCSE
18 12 (15.19%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (31.65%) MS Exchange
2 23 (29.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (20.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (15.19%) IIS
5 6 (7.59%) Apache
5 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.06%) Lync
8 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (34.18%) MS Excel
2 21 (26.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) PaaS
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) TCP/IP
2 27 (34.18%) DNS
3 25 (31.65%) Firewall
4 24 (30.38%) DHCP
5 19 (24.05%) LAN
5 19 (24.05%) VPN
6 18 (22.78%) WAN
7 10 (12.66%) SAN
8 8 (10.13%) Internet
9 5 (6.33%) VLAN
10 4 (5.06%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.53%) SMTP
11 2 (2.53%) VoIP
11 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.53%) FTP
11 2 (2.53%) HTTP
11 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.53%) SNMP
11 2 (2.53%) LDAP
12 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Automotive
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 18 (22.78%) IT Support
2 16 (20.25%) Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.86%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Firmware
2 7 (8.86%) Open Source
2 7 (8.86%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.59%) Clustering
4 5 (6.33%) EPoS
5 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 71 (89.87%) Windows
2 43 (54.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (41.77%) Linux
4 27 (34.18%) Windows 7
5 23 (29.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (25.32%) Windows XP
7 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.80%) UNIX
8 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
2 16 (20.25%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (17.72%) ITIL
4 12 (15.19%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (8.86%) Software Deployment
6 6 (7.59%) Service Management
6 6 (7.59%) Change Management
7 4 (5.06%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.80%) Requirements Management
8 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Network Management
9 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.53%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.53%) Information Security
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.53%) TDD
9 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) C
3 5 (6.33%) VBScript
4 3 (3.80%) VB
5 2 (2.53%) Python
5 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.72%) MCSE
3 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.19%) MCP
4 8 (10.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (10.13%) MCITP
5 7 (8.86%) MCSA
5 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.86%) DV Cleared
6 6 (7.59%) MCTS
7 4 (5.06%) Degree
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.27%) CCA
9 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (40.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.13%) vSphere
4 6 (7.59%) qmail
4 6 (7.59%) XenApp
5 5 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.06%) Squid
7 3 (3.80%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.27%) Xen
9 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) Zenoss
2 2 (2.53%) YUM
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) Nagios
2 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.27%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
2 43 (54.43%) VMware
3 21 (26.58%) Citrix
4 17 (21.52%) HP
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco
6 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.80%) NetApp
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle
7 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.53%) Symantec
8 2 (2.53%) Websense
8 2 (2.53%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.53%) Apple
8 2 (2.53%) Meraki
9 1 (1.27%) Sage
9 1 (1.27%) Mitel
9 1 (1.27%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.27%) Vizioncore
9 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
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