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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.58% 3.14% 5.41%
As % of the System Software category 63.64% 64.29% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 33
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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
44 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 8.76% 4.89% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 54
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Bath +5 10 £42,000 +7.69% 3
Street -2 4 £40,500 +50.00%
Taunton +7 3 £23,000 -29.23% 1
Clevedon -6 1 £26,500 +35.89% 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
6 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (27.08%) DNS
6 13 (27.08%) ITIL
6 13 (27.08%) IIS
7 12 (25.00%) DHCP
7 12 (25.00%) VMware
7 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (22.92%) Firewall
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
9 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
9 10 (20.83%) Windows 8
10 9 (18.75%) MCSE
11 8 (16.67%) C#
11 8 (16.67%) MS Office
11 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.67%) SQL
11 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 8 (16.67%) .NET
11 8 (16.67%) DTS
11 8 (16.67%) SAN
11 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.08%) IIS
3 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) assyst
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.08%) DNS
3 12 (25.00%) DHCP
4 11 (22.92%) Firewall
5 8 (16.67%) SAN
6 6 (12.50%) VPN
7 5 (10.42%) LAN
7 5 (10.42%) FTP
7 5 (10.42%) Wireless
8 3 (6.25%) VLAN
8 3 (6.25%) VoIP
9 2 (4.17%) WLAN
9 2 (4.17%) WAN
9 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
1 11 (22.92%) IT Support
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) AWS Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
1 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.83%) Windows 8
5 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
3 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Information Security
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
1 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 8 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.75%) MCSE
3 5 (10.42%) MCITP
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
4 4 (8.33%) CCA
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.25%) MCSA
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.42%) vSphere
2 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Adobe
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Sage
5 1 (2.08%) HP
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