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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 23 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 107 68 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 9.12% 8.14% 3.50%
As % of the System Software category 81.06% 47.22% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 95 63 28
Average salary £34,000 £37,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +16.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
132 144 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.25% 17.25% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 112 124 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 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
Cardiff -3 46 £32,000 -8.57% 2
Newport +18 36 £37,250 -29.04% 7
Caerphilly +10 12 £38,400 -4.59%
Torfaen - 10 £30,000 -
Bridgend +2 3 £50,000 +28.20% 2
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 156 (89.66%) Windows
2 132 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 117 (67.24%) VMware
4 81 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (45.98%) MS Excel
5 80 (45.98%) MS Exchange
6 69 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (37.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (30.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 51 (29.31%) Cisco
10 50 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 49 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (27.01%) Exchange Server 2007
14 45 (25.86%) DNS
15 43 (24.71%) Citrix
16 42 (24.14%) DHCP
17 36 (20.69%) SAN
18 35 (20.11%) Hyper-V
19 29 (16.67%) Firewall
19 29 (16.67%) Finance
19 29 (16.67%) TCP/IP
19 29 (16.67%) ITIL
20 28 (16.09%) SQL Server
20 28 (16.09%) MCSE
21 27 (15.52%) Advertising
22 26 (14.94%) SQL
22 26 (14.94%) IIS
23 24 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
24 23 (13.22%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 80 (45.98%) MS Exchange
2 53 (30.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 50 (28.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (27.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (14.94%) IIS
6 14 (8.05%) Lync
7 12 (6.90%) WebSphere
8 11 (6.32%) SharePoint
9 8 (4.60%) Commerce Server
9 8 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (4.60%) CMS
10 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.30%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.57%) Apache
11 1 (0.57%) JBoss
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 80 (45.98%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.47%) Office 365
2 8 (4.60%) PaaS
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.86%) DNS
2 42 (24.14%) DHCP
3 36 (20.69%) SAN
4 29 (16.67%) Firewall
4 29 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 17 (9.77%) Internet
6 16 (9.20%) LAN
7 12 (6.90%) WAN
8 11 (6.32%) VoIP
9 10 (5.75%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (5.17%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.02%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.02%) VPN
12 5 (2.87%) NAS
13 4 (2.30%) VLAN
14 3 (1.72%) LDAP
15 2 (1.15%) Ethernet
15 2 (1.15%) IP Telephony
15 2 (1.15%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.60%) Data Mining
2 8 (4.60%) Big Data
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.30%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
General
1 29 (16.67%) Finance
2 27 (15.52%) Advertising
3 8 (4.60%) Marketing
4 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.72%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 39 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (20.11%) Analyst
3 21 (12.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (9.77%) Consultant
5 16 (9.20%) Administrator
6 15 (8.62%) Support Analyst
7 14 (8.05%) Architect
8 13 (7.47%) Support Engineer
8 13 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (7.47%) Technical Consultant
8 13 (7.47%) IT Support
9 12 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (6.32%) Technical Support
11 10 (5.75%) Project Engineer
12 9 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (5.17%) Service Analyst
13 8 (4.60%) Technical Architect
13 8 (4.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 7 (4.02%) Support Technician
14 7 (4.02%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.17%) .NET
2 8 (4.60%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.72%) LAMP
4 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.57%) COM
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Clustering
2 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.90%) AS400
4 11 (6.32%) EqualLogic
5 10 (5.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.60%) Blackberry
8 7 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.30%) iSeries
10 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.57%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.57%) DTV
11 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.57%) iPhone
11 1 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 156 (89.66%) Windows
2 81 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (37.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (13.22%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.62%) Linux
7 13 (7.47%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (4.60%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.72%) UNIX
10 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.15%) Android
12 1 (0.57%) Debian
12 1 (0.57%) OS/2
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.67%) ITIL
2 16 (9.20%) Service Delivery
3 14 (8.05%) Mentoring
4 13 (7.47%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.17%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.60%) Mobile Marketing
6 8 (4.60%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.02%) Line Management
8 6 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (2.87%) Product Management
10 4 (2.30%) Project Management
10 4 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (1.72%) ITSM
11 3 (1.72%) Service Management
11 3 (1.72%) ERP
11 3 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.72%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (1.72%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (1.15%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.94%) SQL
2 10 (5.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.57%) Ruby
3 1 (0.57%) C
3 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (16.09%) MCSE
3 24 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (11.49%) MCP
5 17 (9.77%) MCITP
6 16 (9.20%) CCNA
7 14 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (6.90%) MCSA
9 7 (4.02%) CCNP
9 7 (4.02%) VCP5
10 6 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.30%) MCTS
11 4 (2.30%) Degree
11 4 (2.30%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.30%) VCP4
11 4 (2.30%) SAP Certification
12 2 (1.15%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.15%) HND
13 1 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) SLA
2 5 (2.87%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (20.11%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.47%) vSphere
4 11 (6.32%) XenApp
5 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.15%) Xen
6 2 (1.15%) XenServer
6 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.15%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) WSUS
1 9 (5.17%) SCCM
2 5 (2.87%) SCOM
2 5 (2.87%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.30%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.57%) Nessus
5 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.57%) yum
5 1 (0.57%) Puppet
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 132 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 117 (67.24%) VMware
3 51 (29.31%) Cisco
4 43 (24.71%) Citrix
5 20 (11.49%) HP
6 17 (9.77%) IBM
7 14 (8.05%) Dell
8 9 (5.17%) NetApp
9 8 (4.60%) Symantec
10 6 (3.45%) McAfee
10 6 (3.45%) SAP
11 5 (2.87%) Apple
12 4 (2.30%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.30%) Veritas
12 4 (2.30%) Lotus
12 4 (2.30%) Oracle
13 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.15%) BT
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Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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