The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 51 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.64% 4.10% 5.79%
As % of the System Software category 59.30% 85.19% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 35
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,050 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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 Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
86 27 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.20% 4.81% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 78 22 46
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £44,500 £50,000
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 Somerset

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Somerset

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Somerset

Active Directory
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 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
Bath +9 37 £36,500 +12.30% 23
Minehead - 3 £25,000 -
Shepton Mallet - 2 £21,000 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (82.35%) Windows
2 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
3 41 (48.24%) MS Exchange
4 37 (43.53%) VMware
5 31 (36.47%) Windows 7
6 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (31.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (30.59%) MS Excel
9 25 (29.41%) Firewall
10 24 (28.24%) LAN
11 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (23.53%) Citrix
13 18 (21.18%) SAN
13 18 (21.18%) WAN
13 18 (21.18%) DHCP
13 18 (21.18%) DNS
13 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (20.00%) ITIL
14 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (16.47%) Cisco
17 13 (15.29%) Windows XP
17 13 (15.29%) SQL
17 13 (15.29%) Linux
17 13 (15.29%) Windows 8
18 12 (14.12%) Finance
18 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
18 12 (14.12%) IIS
18 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
18 12 (14.12%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 41 (48.24%) MS Exchange
2 27 (31.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.12%) IIS
3 12 (14.12%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.71%) Lync
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 26 (30.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) assyst
2 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) Firewall
2 24 (28.24%) LAN
3 18 (21.18%) WAN
3 18 (21.18%) DHCP
3 18 (21.18%) DNS
3 18 (21.18%) SAN
4 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.24%) VPN
5 7 (8.24%) Internet
5 7 (8.24%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (7.06%) Intranet
7 5 (5.88%) VLAN
8 4 (4.71%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (4.71%) Wireless
8 4 (4.71%) VoIP
9 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.53%) IPv4
9 3 (3.53%) IPv6
10 1 (1.18%) SSL
10 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.35%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.18%) MSI
1 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Advertising
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Electronics
3 2 (2.35%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 2 (2.35%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Front Office
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Support Analyst
3 13 (15.29%) Technical Support
3 13 (15.29%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) IT Support
4 12 (14.12%) Consultant
5 11 (12.94%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (11.76%) Support Consultant
6 10 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Technical Support Consultant
7 9 (10.59%) Administrator
7 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (9.41%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (8.24%) Desktop Support
9 7 (8.24%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.71%) CSS
3 3 (3.53%) jQuery
4 2 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) COM
5 1 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.53%) PDA
2 3 (3.53%) Open Source
3 2 (2.35%) DTV
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) Tandem
4 1 (1.18%) Statistics
4 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (82.35%) Windows
2 31 (36.47%) Windows 7
3 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (15.29%) Linux
6 13 (15.29%) Windows XP
6 13 (15.29%) Windows 8
7 9 (10.59%) UNIX
8 4 (4.71%) AIX
9 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.35%) CentOS
10 2 (2.35%) SUSE
10 2 (2.35%) Debian
10 2 (2.35%) Fedora
10 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.18%) Solaris
11 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.59%) Service Management
4 5 (5.88%) ITSM
5 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.71%) Performance Management
5 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.53%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.53%) Project Management
6 3 (3.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.35%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.35%) Change Management
7 2 (2.35%) Migration
7 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.35%) DevOps
7 2 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.71%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.53%) Perl
5 3 (3.53%) Python
5 3 (3.53%) Ruby
6 2 (2.35%) C
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 5 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (5.88%) MCITP
4 5 (5.88%) MCP
4 5 (5.88%) MCSE
5 4 (4.71%) CCNA
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.53%) MCSA
6 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) HND
8 1 (1.18%) CWNA
8 1 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.88%) Xen
3 5 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 5 (5.88%) XenServer
4 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.53%) MetaFrame
5 3 (3.53%) XenApp
6 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) NFS
7 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.18%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.18%) Netcool
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 37 (43.53%) VMware
3 20 (23.53%) Citrix
4 14 (16.47%) Cisco
5 12 (14.12%) HP
6 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.06%) NetApp
8 5 (5.88%) IBM
9 4 (4.71%) Dell
9 4 (4.71%) Apple
10 3 (3.53%) Avaya
10 3 (3.53%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.35%) Veeam
11 2 (2.35%) Remedy
11 2 (2.35%) Nortel
11 2 (2.35%) Oracle
11 2 (2.35%) SAP
12 1 (1.18%) Altiris
12 1 (1.18%) Siemens
12 1 (1.18%) Trapeze
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