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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 52 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 36 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.86% 2.86% 3.05%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 20.00% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 25
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £19,750 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £44,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
108 140 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.58% 14.30% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 85 105 80
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -6 14 £39,500 +44.95% 2
Gloucester +21 9 £31,250 -18.83% 2
Dursley - 1 £19,000 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 73 (78.49%) Windows
2 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
3 45 (48.39%) VMware
4 42 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (38.71%) MS Excel
6 35 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (36.56%) Windows 7
8 32 (34.41%) Firewall
9 31 (33.33%) Linux
10 27 (29.03%) TCP/IP
11 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
12 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
13 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (21.51%) SQL
15 19 (20.43%) MySQL
15 19 (20.43%) ITIL
15 19 (20.43%) Apache
15 19 (20.43%) Windows XP
15 19 (20.43%) Open Source
16 18 (19.35%) MS Office
17 16 (17.20%) DNS
18 15 (16.13%) HTTP
18 15 (16.13%) Kerberos
18 15 (16.13%) SNMP
18 15 (16.13%) Nagios
18 15 (16.13%) Perl
18 15 (16.13%) Python
18 15 (16.13%) LDAP
18 15 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.43%) Apache
3 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (12.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.38%) IIS
6 4 (4.30%) Lync
7 2 (2.15%) Site Server
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 18 (19.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) SaaS
2 3 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) Firewall
2 27 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 16 (17.20%) DNS
4 15 (16.13%) HTTP
4 15 (16.13%) Kerberos
4 15 (16.13%) SNMP
4 15 (16.13%) LDAP
5 14 (15.05%) SMTP
5 14 (15.05%) Ethernet
6 13 (13.98%) VPN
6 13 (13.98%) Internet
6 13 (13.98%) VoIP
7 12 (12.90%) DHCP
8 11 (11.83%) SAN
9 9 (9.68%) LAN
9 9 (9.68%) WAN
10 5 (5.38%) Network Security
11 3 (3.23%) VLAN
12 1 (1.08%) MRTG
12 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.43%) MySQL
3 15 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
1 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.30%) Automotive
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Developer
3 13 (13.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) IT Support
6 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Perl Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.53%) Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 4 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.30%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
1 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Open Source
2 9 (9.68%) Firmware
3 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (5.38%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.23%) Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 73 (78.49%) Windows
2 42 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (36.56%) Windows 7
4 31 (33.33%) Linux
5 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (20.43%) Windows XP
7 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (8.60%) Solaris
9 7 (7.53%) UNIX
10 6 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.43%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.13%) TDD
2 15 (16.13%) Unit Testing
3 14 (15.05%) Software Deployment
4 13 (13.98%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (8.60%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (7.53%) Change Management
8 7 (7.53%) Workflow
9 6 (6.45%) Service Management
9 6 (6.45%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.30%) Capacity Management
11 4 (4.30%) Network Management
12 3 (3.23%) Computer Forensics
12 3 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) SQL
2 15 (16.13%) Perl
2 15 (16.13%) Python
3 14 (15.05%) C
4 8 (8.60%) Bourne shell
5 7 (7.53%) C++
6 3 (3.23%) VBScript
6 3 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (2.15%) VB6
7 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.90%) Degree
3 8 (8.60%) MCP
4 7 (7.53%) MCSE
5 6 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.45%) MCITP
6 5 (5.38%) MCTS
6 5 (5.38%) MCSA
7 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.08%) CCA
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (16.13%) qmail
3 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.30%) vSphere
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.08%) Xen
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) Nagios
1 15 (16.13%) YUM
1 15 (16.13%) Zenoss
1 15 (16.13%) Puppet
1 15 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.15%) SCCM
4 1 (1.08%) WSUS
4 1 (1.08%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.08%) Cacti
4 1 (1.08%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
2 45 (48.39%) VMware
3 14 (15.05%) Citrix
4 10 (10.75%) Cisco
5 3 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) Apple
6 2 (2.15%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.08%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.08%) Mitel
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) NetApp
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago