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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Wales / South Wales
Rank 22 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 89 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.63% 8.35% 7.76%
As % of the System Software category 62.96% 55.63% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 65 79 76
Median salary £30,000 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,533 £38,800 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
108 160 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.12% 15.01% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 105 146 102
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,103 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 31 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Newport -8 21 £31,250 -10.71%
Torfaen +24 15 £27,000 -12.90%
Caerphilly +4 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 107 (84.92%) Windows
2 80 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 71 (56.35%) Windows Server
4 48 (38.10%) VMware
5 35 (27.78%) ITIL
6 34 (26.98%) Firewall
7 31 (24.60%) MS Exchange
8 30 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
10 26 (20.63%) Linux
11 25 (19.84%) LAN
12 23 (18.25%) Cisco
13 22 (17.46%) PowerShell
14 21 (16.67%) Degree
14 21 (16.67%) Office 365
15 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
16 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (14.29%) .NET
16 18 (14.29%) Finance
17 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
18 16 (12.70%) C#
18 16 (12.70%) DNS
18 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (11.90%) Advertising
19 15 (11.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
20 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
20 14 (11.11%) WAN
20 14 (11.11%) SLA
20 14 (11.11%) VB.NET
21 13 (10.32%) Incident Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (24.60%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.73%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) Apache
3 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.17%) JBoss
3 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.38%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.38%) SAP Portal
4 3 (2.38%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.32%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.67%) Office 365
2 8 (6.35%) IaaS
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.35%) PaaS
3 7 (5.56%) SaaS
4 6 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.59%) G Suite
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.98%) Firewall
2 25 (19.84%) LAN
3 16 (12.70%) DNS
4 14 (11.11%) WAN
5 12 (9.52%) VPN
6 11 (8.73%) DHCP
6 11 (8.73%) VoIP
7 8 (6.35%) IPsec
7 8 (6.35%) SAN
7 8 (6.35%) SSL
8 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.97%) NAS
9 5 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.17%) Internet
10 4 (3.17%) VLAN
10 4 (3.17%) Wireless
11 3 (2.38%) HTTP
11 3 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) OLTP
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Advertising
3 7 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Legal
4 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Analyst
2 28 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 19 (15.08%) IT Support
4 18 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 17 (13.49%) Administrator
6 16 (12.70%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (11.90%) Applications Support
8 14 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 13 (10.32%) IT Analyst
10 11 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (8.73%) IT Engineer
11 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (7.94%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (7.94%) Service Analyst
11 10 (7.94%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (6.35%) IT Manager
13 7 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 7 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
14 6 (4.76%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) .NET
2 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.56%) Web Services
4 3 (2.38%) J2EE
5 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.59%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.59%) HTML
5 2 (1.59%) jQuery
5 2 (1.59%) WCF
6 1 (0.79%) LAMP
6 1 (0.79%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) iSeries
2 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.59%) AS400
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.59%) Statistics
5 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) EPoS
6 1 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 107 (84.92%) Windows
2 71 (56.35%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.63%) Linux
4 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.32%) Unix
8 9 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.38%) VyOS
10 3 (2.38%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.79%) AIX
12 1 (0.79%) Android
12 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) ITIL
2 13 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (10.32%) Incident Management
3 10 (7.94%) Problem Management
4 9 (7.14%) Service Management
5 8 (6.35%) High Availability
6 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 5 (3.97%) Change Management
7 5 (3.97%) DevOps
7 5 (3.97%) Information Security
7 5 (3.97%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.97%) Release Management
7 5 (3.97%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.17%) Information Assurance
8 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.17%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.70%) C#
3 14 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 12 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (3.17%) Python
5 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (16.67%) Degree
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.35%) MCSE
4 6 (4.76%) CCNA
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.76%) MCSA
4 6 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.17%) CISSP
6 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.59%) CEH
7 2 (1.59%) RHCE
8 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.79%) CISA
8 1 (0.79%) CISM
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) MCP
8 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) SLA
2 7 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 30 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.14%) vSphere
4 7 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (3.97%) WSUS
3 4 (3.17%) Nagios
4 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.38%) SCCM
4 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.59%) Nessus
5 2 (1.59%) Nmap
5 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.59%) vRealize
5 2 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 80 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 48 (38.10%) VMware
3 23 (18.25%) Cisco
4 11 (8.73%) Avaya
5 9 (7.14%) Dell
5 9 (7.14%) IBM
6 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.76%) Citrix
7 6 (4.76%) Intel
8 5 (3.97%) Splunk
9 4 (3.17%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.17%) HP
9 4 (3.17%) NetApp
9 4 (3.17%) Oracle
10 3 (2.38%) EMC
10 3 (2.38%) F5
10 3 (2.38%) SAP
10 3 (2.38%) Veeam
10 3 (2.38%) Vyatta
11 2 (1.59%) SaltStack
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