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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 64 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.79% 4.77% 5.54%
As % of the System Software category 44.14% 44.33% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 44
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £18,200 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
145 97 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.39% 10.75% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 110 67 90
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Gloucester +7 24 £40,000 +81.81% 1
Cheltenham -3 12 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Cirencester +1 5 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Tewkesbury +3 3 £50,000 +122.22%
Stroud -3 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Fairford - 2 £29,500 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 128 (83.12%) Windows
2 90 (58.44%) Microsoft
3 80 (51.95%) VMware
4 78 (50.65%) Citrix
5 67 (43.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (39.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (33.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (31.82%) ITIL
9 46 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (29.22%) Cisco
10 45 (29.22%) DNS
11 44 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (24.68%) SAN
12 38 (24.68%) MS Exchange
13 37 (24.03%) MS Excel
14 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
15 35 (22.73%) Finance
16 33 (21.43%) MCSE
16 33 (21.43%) DHCP
16 33 (21.43%) TCP/IP
17 31 (20.13%) HP
18 30 (19.48%) Linux
19 29 (18.83%) SCCM
20 27 (17.53%) Hyper-V
20 27 (17.53%) MCSA
21 24 (15.58%) VPN
21 24 (15.58%) Advertising
22 23 (14.94%) Clustering
23 22 (14.29%) XenApp
23 22 (14.29%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.44%) IIS
4 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.90%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (3.25%) Lync
7 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.60%) Apache
8 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.30%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (24.03%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.04%) Office 365
2 5 (3.25%) SaaS
2 5 (3.25%) PaaS
3 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.22%) DNS
2 38 (24.68%) SAN
3 33 (21.43%) DHCP
3 33 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 24 (15.58%) VPN
5 17 (11.04%) Firewall
5 17 (11.04%) LAN
5 17 (11.04%) WAN
6 12 (7.79%) Network Security
7 11 (7.14%) VoIP
8 10 (6.49%) MPLS
9 8 (5.19%) SMTP
10 7 (4.55%) 3G
11 6 (3.90%) NAS
11 6 (3.90%) Internet
12 5 (3.25%) SS7
12 5 (3.25%) SSL
12 5 (3.25%) PSTN
12 5 (3.25%) GPRS
12 5 (3.25%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (11.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (7.14%) MySQL
4 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.30%) Hudson
2 1 (0.65%) Ant
2 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
General
1 35 (22.73%) Finance
2 24 (15.58%) Advertising
3 7 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (29.22%) Support Engineer
2 38 (24.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (12.99%) IT Support
5 19 (12.34%) Analyst
6 18 (11.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (11.04%) Architect
8 16 (10.39%) IT Support Engineer
9 15 (9.74%) Support Specialist
10 11 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
10 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (7.14%) Wintel Support
11 10 (6.49%) Wintel Specialist
11 10 (6.49%) Technical Support
11 10 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (5.84%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (5.84%) Technical Support Engineer
12 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 8 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.74%) Software Packaging
2 8 (5.19%) HTML
2 8 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (2.60%) CSS
4 3 (1.95%) ADO.NET
4 3 (1.95%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.95%) Ajax
4 3 (1.95%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Clustering
2 15 (9.74%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.90%) Replication
4 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.95%) GIS
5 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.95%) FMCG
5 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) DTV
7 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.65%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 128 (83.12%) Windows
2 67 (43.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (33.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (29.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (19.48%) Linux
6 22 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.74%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 7 (4.55%) UNIX
9 6 (3.90%) CentOS
9 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.60%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.30%) Debian
13 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.82%) ITIL
2 16 (10.39%) Change Management
3 15 (9.74%) Load Balancing
4 10 (6.49%) Business Continuity
5 9 (5.84%) Project Management
5 9 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (5.84%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (5.19%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.19%) Change Control
7 7 (4.55%) High Availability
8 6 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.25%) Service Management
10 4 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.95%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.95%) ERP
11 3 (1.95%) Information Management
11 3 (1.95%) MODAF
11 3 (1.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.39%) SQL
2 9 (5.84%) PHP
2 9 (5.84%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.90%) C
4 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.60%) VBScript
4 4 (2.60%) VB
5 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) Python
6 1 (0.65%) Perl
6 1 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (21.43%) MCSE
3 27 (17.53%) MCSA
4 18 (11.69%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.84%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.90%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.25%) Degree
9 3 (1.95%) MCITP
10 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.65%) MCP
11 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (39.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (17.53%) Hyper-V
3 22 (14.29%) XenApp
4 19 (12.34%) vSphere
4 19 (12.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 15 (9.74%) BitLocker
6 13 (8.44%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.25%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.95%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.65%) Xen
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.65%) XenServer
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (18.83%) SCCM
2 6 (3.90%) Hyperic
3 5 (3.25%) SCOM
3 5 (3.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 90 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 80 (51.95%) VMware
3 78 (50.65%) Citrix
4 45 (29.22%) Cisco
5 31 (20.13%) HP
6 20 (12.99%) Remedy
7 15 (9.74%) Sophos
8 12 (7.79%) Oracle
9 9 (5.84%) Red Hat
10 8 (5.19%) Apple
11 7 (4.55%) Symantec
12 6 (3.90%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.90%) 3PAR
12 6 (3.90%) Dell
12 6 (3.90%) EMC
12 6 (3.90%) NetApp
13 5 (3.25%) Veeam
14 3 (1.95%) Websense
14 3 (1.95%) IronPort
15 2 (1.30%) SAP
Gloucestershire
The People Network
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago