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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 80 84 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.06% 7.32% 7.72%
As % of the System Software category 63.49% 50.60% 68.32%
Number of salaries quoted 73 80 62
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £42,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
126 166 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.12% 14.47% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 116 148 90
Average salary £33,750 £32,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -15.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +24 43 £31,500 -3.07% 14
Newport +27 20 £37,500 - 3
Caerphilly -6 6 £38,400 -0.25% 1
Torfaen -1 4 £36,250 +31.81%
Bridgend +5 2 £40,250 +19.25%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £20,000 -
Monmouthshire -5 1 £25,000 -4.76%
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 123 (85.42%) Windows
2 116 (80.56%) Microsoft
3 94 (65.28%) VMware
4 72 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 69 (47.92%) MS Excel
6 56 (38.89%) Cisco
6 56 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 50 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 44 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 42 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 39 (27.08%) DNS
12 39 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (26.39%) SQL
13 38 (26.39%) ITIL
14 32 (22.22%) SAN
14 32 (22.22%) IIS
15 31 (21.53%) DHCP
15 31 (21.53%) TCP/IP
16 30 (20.83%) Citrix
17 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
18 26 (18.06%) Firewall
18 26 (18.06%) Hyper-V
19 25 (17.36%) Cisco Certification
19 25 (17.36%) MCSE
20 20 (13.89%) MCP
20 20 (13.89%) HP
20 20 (13.89%) VMware ESX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 48 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 42 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (22.22%) IIS
6 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
9 7 (4.86%) WebSphere
10 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (4.17%) Lync
11 5 (3.47%) CMS
11 5 (3.47%) Commerce Server
12 3 (2.08%) Apache
13 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.39%) JBoss
14 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 69 (47.92%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Line 500
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Office 365
2 4 (2.78%) PaaS
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.08%) DNS
2 32 (22.22%) SAN
3 31 (21.53%) TCP/IP
3 31 (21.53%) DHCP
4 26 (18.06%) Firewall
5 19 (13.19%) Internet
6 16 (11.11%) LAN
7 14 (9.72%) NAS
8 13 (9.03%) WAN
9 12 (8.33%) VoIP
9 12 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.47%) VPN
12 4 (2.78%) Wireless
12 4 (2.78%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.08%) PPTP
13 3 (2.08%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.08%) VLAN
14 2 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) Big Data
2 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.08%) MySQL
4 2 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.19%) Finance
2 17 (11.81%) Advertising
3 5 (3.47%) Marketing
3 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.08%) Welsh Language
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (21.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 26 (18.06%) Analyst
4 14 (9.72%) Consultant
5 13 (9.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (9.03%) Server Engineer
6 11 (7.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.64%) IT Support
7 10 (6.94%) Server Support Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.94%) Administrator
7 10 (6.94%) Server Support
8 8 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.56%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Support Technician
10 6 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) CSS
2 6 (4.17%) .NET
3 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Clustering
2 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.17%) AS400
4 5 (3.47%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.08%) iSeries
6 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) iPhone
7 2 (1.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 123 (85.42%) Windows
2 56 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (34.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 11 (7.64%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.94%) Linux
8 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.39%) Android
11 2 (1.39%) UNIX
11 2 (1.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.69%) OS/2
12 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.39%) ITIL
2 14 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 9 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 9 (6.25%) Line Management
4 8 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 7 (4.86%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.17%) Change Management
7 5 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.47%) Change Control
8 4 (2.78%) Mobile Marketing
8 4 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.08%) ERP
9 3 (2.08%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.08%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (2.08%) Project Management
10 2 (1.39%) Migration
10 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2
11 1 (0.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.39%) SQL
2 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 44 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (17.36%) MCSE
2 25 (17.36%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (13.89%) MCP
4 19 (13.19%) CCNA
5 15 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (6.94%) MCSA
7 9 (6.25%) MCITP
8 6 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (3.47%) VCP5
9 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.47%) SAP Certification
10 4 (2.78%) CCNP
10 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.39%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.39%) Degree
11 2 (1.39%) MCTS
11 2 (1.39%) HND
11 2 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) ISO 9001
1 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (18.06%) Hyper-V
3 20 (13.89%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.86%) XenApp
5 6 (4.17%) vSphere
6 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.78%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.39%) XenServer
8 2 (1.39%) Xen
9 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) WSUS
2 5 (3.47%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.47%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (2.78%) SCCM
4 3 (2.08%) SCOM
4 3 (2.08%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.69%) Nessus
6 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 116 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 94 (65.28%) VMware
3 56 (38.89%) Cisco
4 30 (20.83%) Citrix
5 20 (13.89%) HP
6 15 (10.42%) IBM
7 11 (7.64%) NetApp
8 8 (5.56%) SAP
9 7 (4.86%) Dell
10 6 (4.17%) Symantec
11 5 (3.47%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.78%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.08%) McAfee
13 3 (2.08%) Veritas
13 3 (2.08%) Oracle
13 3 (2.08%) Veeam
13 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.08%) Apple
14 2 (1.39%) JD Edwards
14 2 (1.39%) Sage
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
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Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 Depending on Experience + Benefits
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
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