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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 47 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 41 32 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.20% 4.04% 5.99%
As % of the System Software category 41.00% 61.54% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 56
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
100 52 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.25% 6.56% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 74 49 117
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £46,700 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +10 21 £27,250 +25.28% 3
Gloucester +1 6 £28,500 +18.75% 2
Tewkesbury +2 5 £27,500 +37.50%
Cirencester +12 2 £18,000 -43.75%
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 70 (83.33%) Windows
2 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 39 (46.43%) VMware
4 37 (44.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (35.71%) MS Office
7 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
7 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
8 24 (28.57%) Linux
9 23 (27.38%) Windows XP
9 23 (27.38%) Citrix
9 23 (27.38%) Firewall
9 23 (27.38%) Windows 7
10 20 (23.81%) DHCP
10 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 20 (23.81%) DNS
11 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (17.86%) LAN
12 15 (17.86%) ITIL
12 15 (17.86%) SQL
13 14 (16.67%) WAN
13 14 (16.67%) HP
13 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (15.48%) XenApp
14 13 (15.48%) VPN
15 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
16 10 (11.90%) IIS
17 9 (10.71%) Cisco
17 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.90%) IIS
4 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) Apache
7 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (35.71%) MS Office
2 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) Firewall
2 20 (23.81%) DNS
2 20 (23.81%) DHCP
2 20 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.86%) LAN
4 14 (16.67%) WAN
5 13 (15.48%) VPN
6 8 (9.52%) Internet
7 6 (7.14%) SAN
8 4 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (4.76%) VLAN
9 3 (3.57%) VoIP
10 2 (2.38%) FTP
10 2 (2.38%) Network Security
11 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.19%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
1 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.38%) Automotive
2 2 (2.38%) Advertising
2 2 (2.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 20 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) IT Support
4 16 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Administrator
9 6 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (5.95%) Technical Support
10 5 (5.95%) IT Administrator
11 4 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Help Desk Administrator
11 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.19%) CSS
2 1 (1.19%) XHTML
2 1 (1.19%) WinForms
2 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.19%) WCF
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) EPoS
2 5 (5.95%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) Clustering
4 3 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.38%) Open Source
5 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) PKI
6 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) Handset
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (83.33%) Windows
2 37 (44.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (28.57%) Linux
4 23 (27.38%) Windows XP
4 23 (27.38%) Windows 7
5 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.38%) UNIX
8 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (5.95%) Software Deployment
3 5 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (4.76%) Software Licensing
4 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.76%) Time Management
4 4 (4.76%) Information Security
4 4 (4.76%) Service Management
5 3 (3.57%) Change Management
5 3 (3.57%) Project Management
5 3 (3.57%) Requirements Management
5 3 (3.57%) Cyber Security
6 1 (1.19%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (1.19%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.19%) Coaching
6 1 (1.19%) CRM
6 1 (1.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) VBScript
3 4 (4.76%) C
4 3 (3.57%) Perl
4 3 (3.57%) VB
4 3 (3.57%) Python
4 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) Degree
3 7 (8.33%) MCSE
4 5 (5.95%) MCP
5 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.38%) MCTS
7 2 (2.38%) MCITP
7 2 (2.38%) MCSA
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.19%) CCENT
8 1 (1.19%) CCNA
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.48%) XenApp
3 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.33%) vSphere
5 4 (4.76%) qmail
5 4 (4.76%) Squid
6 3 (3.57%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.38%) Firmware
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 39 (46.43%) VMware
3 23 (27.38%) Citrix
4 14 (16.67%) HP
5 9 (10.71%) Cisco
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle
7 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.57%) Apple
8 3 (3.57%) NetApp
8 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.57%) Symantec
8 3 (3.57%) Websense
8 3 (3.57%) Meraki
9 1 (1.19%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.19%) Vizioncore
9 1 (1.19%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.19%) Sage
9 1 (1.19%) Dell
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 22 days holiday, life assurance, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago