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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 35 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.60% 5.75% 2.28%
As % of the System Software category 45.90% 73.68% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 14
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £23,000 £23,680
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £42,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.51%
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
61 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.02% 7.80% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 45 34 22
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Taunton -7 10 £26,500 +16.48%
Bath +3 8 £32,500 -22.61% 3
Street -5 7 - -
Frome - 1 £22,000 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 57 (87.69%) Windows
2 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
3 37 (56.92%) Windows Server
4 36 (55.38%) MS Exchange
5 21 (32.31%) DNS
5 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 20 (30.77%) Firewall
7 19 (29.23%) SCCM
8 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
9 17 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (26.15%) ITIL
9 17 (26.15%) Citrix
10 16 (24.62%) SAN
10 16 (24.62%) DHCP
10 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (23.08%) MS Office
11 15 (23.08%) SQL
11 15 (23.08%) VMware
12 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (20.00%) Cisco
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.00%) VPN
13 13 (20.00%) Finance
13 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 11 (16.92%) Windows 8
15 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
16 9 (13.85%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (55.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.31%) DNS
2 20 (30.77%) Firewall
3 16 (24.62%) DHCP
3 16 (24.62%) SAN
4 13 (20.00%) VPN
5 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 9 (13.85%) Wireless
7 8 (12.31%) WAN
8 7 (10.77%) VoIP
9 6 (9.23%) Internet
9 6 (9.23%) iSCSI
9 6 (9.23%) Network Security
9 6 (9.23%) VLAN
10 4 (6.15%) IPsec
10 4 (6.15%) NAS
10 4 (6.15%) SSL
11 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
11 2 (3.08%) Skype
12 1 (1.54%) FTP
12 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
2 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) IT Support
3 15 (23.08%) Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) IT Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (16.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (13.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (12.31%) Senior IT Support
8 8 (12.31%) Service Analyst
8 8 (12.31%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (10.77%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (10.77%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (10.77%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (10.77%) Senior Support Analyst
9 7 (10.77%) Service Desk Support
9 7 (10.77%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (9.23%) ICT Engineer
10 6 (9.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (3.08%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) RESTful
2 2 (3.08%) WCF
2 2 (3.08%) WinForms
2 2 (3.08%) WPF
2 2 (3.08%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) iPad
1 8 (12.31%) iPhone
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Equities
5 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (87.69%) Windows
2 37 (56.92%) Windows Server
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (27.69%) Windows 7
5 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.92%) Windows 8
7 9 (13.85%) Linux
8 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (6.15%) CentOS
11 3 (4.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) ITIL V3
2 8 (12.31%) Service Management
3 7 (10.77%) High Availability
3 7 (10.77%) Wealth Management
4 6 (9.23%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) MVC
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.08%) Release Management
7 2 (3.08%) Scrum
7 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) XPath
4 2 (3.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.77%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) MCDST
2 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.08%) MCSA
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) MCTS
5 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) Terminal Services
3 7 (10.77%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) vSphere
5 3 (4.62%) Xen
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (29.23%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) SCOM
3 7 (10.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.54%) SCSM
5 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.54%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) Citrix
3 15 (23.08%) VMware
4 13 (20.00%) Cisco
5 9 (13.85%) NetApp
6 7 (10.77%) Intel Security
6 7 (10.77%) Palo Alto
6 7 (10.77%) Remedy
6 7 (10.77%) Symantec
7 5 (7.69%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) Juniper
8 3 (4.62%) SAP
9 2 (3.08%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (3.08%) HP
10 1 (1.54%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.54%) EMC
10 1 (1.54%) Meraki
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle
10 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.54%) Spiceworks
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