The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 119 110 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.46% 9.16% 8.83%
As % of the System Software category 62.30% 79.14% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 105 95 73
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,200 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.51%
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 South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
191 139 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.78% 11.57% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 175 119 145
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Active Directory
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in South Wales

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in South Wales

Active Directory
Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 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
Cardiff +6 63 £27,500 -15.38% 9
Bridgend +13 27 £20,500 -59.00%
Newport -2 24 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Caerphilly -8 2 £40,000 +4.16% 1
Torfaen -8 1 £31,000 +3.33%
Glamorgan - 1 £18,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £32,500 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 173 (92.02%) Windows
2 139 (73.94%) Windows Server
3 128 (68.09%) VMware
4 95 (50.53%) Microsoft
5 72 (38.30%) MS Exchange
6 66 (35.11%) DNS
7 64 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (32.98%) Firewall
9 56 (29.79%) DHCP
9 56 (29.79%) Cisco
9 56 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (29.26%) MS Excel
11 53 (28.19%) ITIL
12 47 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (17.55%) SAN
16 31 (16.49%) TCP/IP
17 27 (14.36%) MS Office
18 26 (13.83%) SQL Server
18 26 (13.83%) SQL
19 25 (13.30%) Linux
19 25 (13.30%) Finance
19 25 (13.30%) Windows 7
20 23 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (12.23%) Office 365
21 21 (11.17%) Citrix
22 19 (10.11%) vSphere
22 19 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
23 16 (8.51%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 72 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (7.45%) IIS
6 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.19%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.60%) Apache
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 55 (29.26%) MS Excel
2 27 (14.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.23%) Office 365
2 10 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (35.11%) DNS
2 62 (32.98%) Firewall
3 56 (29.79%) DHCP
4 33 (17.55%) SAN
5 31 (16.49%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.98%) VPN
7 13 (6.91%) VoIP
7 13 (6.91%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (6.38%) Internet
9 11 (5.85%) LAN
10 10 (5.32%) WAN
11 9 (4.79%) NAS
12 6 (3.19%) IP Telephony
13 5 (2.66%) PBX
14 3 (1.60%) FTP
14 3 (1.60%) SSL
15 2 (1.06%) Network Security
16 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
16 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
16 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (13.30%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Retail
3 7 (3.72%) Advertising
4 6 (3.19%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.13%) Banking
5 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) Support Engineer
2 47 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 31 (16.49%) Analyst
5 27 (14.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 20 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.64%) Server Engineer
6 20 (10.64%) Server Support
7 19 (10.11%) Administrator
7 19 (10.11%) IT Engineer
8 18 (9.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (9.57%) IT Support
9 17 (9.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 17 (9.04%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (8.51%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (8.51%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 16 (8.51%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 16 (8.51%) Support Analyst
11 13 (6.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 13 (6.91%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) .NET
2 6 (3.19%) COM
3 5 (2.66%) MSMQ
4 3 (1.60%) WSH
5 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.06%) WAP
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.53%) LAMP
6 1 (0.53%) Web Services
6 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.26%) EqualLogic
3 7 (3.72%) Clustering
4 6 (3.19%) Replication
5 4 (2.13%) AS400
5 4 (2.13%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.06%) Symmetrix
6 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 173 (92.02%) Windows
2 139 (73.94%) Windows Server
3 64 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (13.30%) Linux
6 25 (13.30%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.38%) Unix
8 6 (3.19%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.66%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.60%) AIX
10 3 (1.60%) OS/400
10 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) HPUX
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.19%) ITIL
2 14 (7.45%) Coaching
2 14 (7.45%) Problem Management
3 10 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (4.26%) High Availability
5 8 (4.26%) Service Management
6 6 (3.19%) Performance Management
7 5 (2.66%) QMS
7 5 (2.66%) Quality Management
8 4 (2.13%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.13%) Email Filtering
8 4 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.13%) Network Management
8 4 (2.13%) Web Filtering
9 3 (1.60%) Change Management
9 3 (1.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.60%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.60%) Software Distribution
9 3 (1.60%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.83%) SQL
2 5 (2.66%) R
3 4 (2.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.60%) Python
5 2 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Java
6 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (6.38%) CCNA
3 12 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.38%) MCITP
4 10 (5.32%) MCSE
5 9 (4.79%) MCSA
5 9 (4.79%) VCP5
6 6 (3.19%) CCA
6 6 (3.19%) CCNP
6 6 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (3.19%) MCP
7 5 (2.66%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.13%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.13%) HND
9 3 (1.60%) Degree
9 3 (1.60%) MCTS
10 2 (1.06%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.51%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.06%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.11%) vSphere
3 13 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (5.32%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.19%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.60%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.79%) WSUS
2 7 (3.72%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (3.72%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.19%) SCCM
4 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 128 (68.09%) VMware
2 95 (50.53%) Microsoft
3 56 (29.79%) Cisco
4 21 (11.17%) Citrix
5 15 (7.98%) IBM
6 14 (7.45%) Dell
7 10 (5.32%) HP
8 9 (4.79%) Avaya
8 9 (4.79%) Red Hat
9 8 (4.26%) Sage
10 5 (2.66%) Apple
10 5 (2.66%) Oracle
11 4 (2.13%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (2.13%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.60%) SAP
12 3 (1.60%) Splunk
12 3 (1.60%) Symantec
12 3 (1.60%) Veritas
13 2 (1.06%) EMC
13 2 (1.06%) Sophos
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Send
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago