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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 55 53 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 18 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.99% 3.44% 7.97%
As % of the System Software category 47.37% 58.54% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 46
Average salary £23,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £24,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £52,500 £39,500
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 Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.30% 5.87% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 58
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £23,680 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 8 £23,000 -40.25% 5
Street -1 3 £24,500 -53.33%
Taunton +6 1 £22,500 -4.98%
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.26%) ITIL
4 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
5 17 (27.42%) Windows 7
5 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
6 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (25.81%) VMware
7 14 (22.58%) Firewall
8 12 (19.35%) Cisco
9 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 10 (16.13%) DNS
10 10 (16.13%) DHCP
11 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
11 9 (14.52%) Citrix
11 9 (14.52%) Service Management
12 8 (12.90%) Degree
13 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
13 7 (11.29%) WAN
13 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
13 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.29%) NetApp
13 7 (11.29%) MS Office
13 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (11.29%) VPN
14 6 (9.68%) UNIX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.06%) IIS
6 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.23%) Apache
7 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) assyst
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 14 (22.58%) Firewall
3 10 (16.13%) DNS
3 10 (16.13%) DHCP
4 7 (11.29%) VPN
4 7 (11.29%) WAN
5 5 (8.06%) LAN
6 4 (6.45%) SAN
6 4 (6.45%) Wireless
7 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.23%) HTTP
8 2 (3.23%) VoIP
8 2 (3.23%) SSL
8 2 (3.23%) VLAN
8 2 (3.23%) Intranet
8 2 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.61%) Internet
9 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.61%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) DTS
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.68%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Law
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) IT Support
2 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Team Leader
6 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (8.06%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (6.45%) Business Manager
8 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.45%) Support Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Support Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) HTML
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.23%) XML
1 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.61%) COM
2 1 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
1 3 (4.84%) PDA
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Windows 7
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.68%) UNIX
7 5 (8.06%) Linux
8 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.84%) AIX
10 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Service Management
3 6 (9.68%) Performance Management
3 6 (9.68%) Line Management
4 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
5 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.45%) ITSM
5 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.84%) People Management
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.23%) MVC
8 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
1 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 2 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.90%) Degree
3 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) MCP
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.84%) MCSA
6 3 (4.84%) CCNA
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.84%) HND
6 3 (4.84%) MCITP
7 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.84%) MetaFrame
2 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.23%) NFS
3 2 (3.23%) Xen
4 1 (1.61%) XenServer
4 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Hyperic
2 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 12 (19.35%) Cisco
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
5 7 (11.29%) NetApp
6 6 (9.68%) IBM
7 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.45%) HP
9 3 (4.84%) Dell
9 3 (4.84%) Apple
9 3 (4.84%) Avaya
9 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle
10 2 (3.23%) Remedy
11 1 (1.61%) Veeam
Somerset
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago