The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 4.69% - 21.05%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £27,500 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 - £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Active Directory
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Wales region.

System Software Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 7.81% 3.70% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% +22.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Active Directory
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North Wales region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in North Wales

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in North Wales

Active Directory
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Wrexham - 2 £26,000 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Lync
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Mitel
6 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
6 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
6 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 3 (42.86%) Lync
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel