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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 67 61 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.43% 6.61% 5.74%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 52.14% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 44
Average salary £31,500 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
134 117 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.86% 12.68% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 114 100 88
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 January 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 January 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
Cheltenham +17 37 £30,500 -12.85% 5
Gloucester +2 12 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Cirencester -8 1 £35,500 +33.96%
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 98 (89.91%) Windows
2 70 (64.22%) Microsoft
3 47 (43.12%) Citrix
4 45 (41.28%) MS Excel
4 45 (41.28%) VMware
5 37 (33.94%) ITIL
6 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (31.19%) TCP/IP
7 34 (31.19%) DNS
7 34 (31.19%) MS Exchange
8 33 (30.28%) MS Office
8 33 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (29.36%) DHCP
10 30 (27.52%) VPN
11 28 (25.69%) XenApp
12 27 (24.77%) Linux
12 27 (24.77%) Firewall
13 26 (23.85%) Windows 7
14 24 (22.02%) Degree
15 22 (20.18%) Cisco
16 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (19.27%) MySQL
17 20 (18.35%) Finance
18 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (16.51%) SQL
20 17 (15.60%) Perl
20 17 (15.60%) Python
20 17 (15.60%) Hyper-V
21 16 (14.68%) SCCM
21 16 (14.68%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 34 (31.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.26%) Apache
4 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.67%) IIS
5 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.67%) Lync
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.92%) nginx
7 1 (0.92%) Confluence
7 1 (0.92%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 45 (41.28%) MS Excel
2 33 (30.28%) MS Office
3 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.92%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.19%) TCP/IP
1 34 (31.19%) DNS
2 32 (29.36%) DHCP
3 30 (27.52%) VPN
4 27 (24.77%) Firewall
5 15 (13.76%) LAN
6 12 (11.01%) WAN
7 8 (7.34%) SAN
7 8 (7.34%) LDAP
8 7 (6.42%) Ethernet
8 7 (6.42%) HTTP
8 7 (6.42%) Kerberos
8 7 (6.42%) SNMP
8 7 (6.42%) SMTP
9 4 (3.67%) Network Security
10 3 (2.75%) VLAN
10 3 (2.75%) Internet
11 2 (1.83%) MPLS
11 2 (1.83%) Broadband
11 2 (1.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) MySQL
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Hudson
1 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.92%) Subversion
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.34%) Advertising
4 2 (1.83%) French Language
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (23.85%) Analyst
2 19 (17.43%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.93%) Support Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Consultant
4 11 (10.09%) Support Specialist
4 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (9.17%) Administrator
5 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 9 (8.26%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 9 (8.26%) Wintel Specialist
6 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (8.26%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (8.26%) Wintel Support
7 8 (7.34%) Service Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Developer
8 7 (6.42%) IT Support
9 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.83%) HTML
2 2 (1.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.92%) J2EE
3 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.92%) CSS
3 1 (0.92%) XHTML
3 1 (0.92%) WinForms
3 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.92%) WCF
3 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Client/Server
2 10 (9.17%) Open Source
3 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.50%) Clustering
6 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.75%) Replication
8 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.92%) Wiki
9 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.92%) PMI
9 1 (0.92%) EPoS
9 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (89.91%) Windows
2 35 (32.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (24.77%) Linux
4 26 (23.85%) Windows 7
5 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (13.76%) Windows XP
8 11 (10.09%) UNIX
9 7 (6.42%) Solaris
10 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.83%) Debian
11 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.83%) CentOS
12 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) ITIL
2 11 (10.09%) Cyber Security
3 8 (7.34%) Software Deployment
4 7 (6.42%) Time Management
4 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.42%) TDD
4 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
4 7 (6.42%) Unit Testing
5 6 (5.50%) Change Management
5 6 (5.50%) Service Management
6 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.59%) Information Security
7 4 (3.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.67%) High Availability
7 4 (3.67%) Software Licensing
8 3 (2.75%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.75%) Project Management
8 3 (2.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) Python
2 17 (15.60%) Perl
3 10 (9.17%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.42%) Bourne shell
5 4 (3.67%) C
6 2 (1.83%) Java
7 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Degree
2 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (13.76%) MCSE
4 14 (12.84%) MCSA
5 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.59%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.75%) MCTS
10 2 (1.83%) MCITP
10 2 (1.83%) MCP
10 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.83%) CCNA
11 1 (0.92%) CCA
11 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.92%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (25.69%) XenApp
3 17 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (6.42%) qmail
6 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.83%) XenServer
7 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.83%) vSphere
7 2 (1.83%) Postfix
7 2 (1.83%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.92%) Samba
8 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) SCCM
2 9 (8.26%) Puppet
3 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.42%) Zenoss
3 7 (6.42%) yum
3 7 (6.42%) Nagios
4 4 (3.67%) SCOM
5 3 (2.75%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.75%) Hyperic
6 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.92%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.92%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 70 (64.22%) Microsoft
2 47 (43.12%) Citrix
3 45 (41.28%) VMware
4 22 (20.18%) Cisco
5 14 (12.84%) Oracle
6 13 (11.93%) Remedy
7 12 (11.01%) Sophos
8 5 (4.59%) Symantec
8 5 (4.59%) HP
9 3 (2.75%) NetApp
9 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.83%) Websense
10 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.92%) Apple
11 1 (0.92%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.92%) Dell
11 1 (0.92%) SAP
11 1 (0.92%) McAfee
11 1 (0.92%) AppSense
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Laptop, Phone
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum + 3/4/5% pension, BUPA healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol/Bracknell/Cheltenham/Swansea
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £65k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago