The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 25 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 59 102 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.77% 8.21% 10.15%
As % of the System Software category 51.75% 56.04% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55 90 105
Median salary £32,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,680 £19,000 £23,867
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 114 182 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 13.09% 14.64% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 99 164 124
Median salary £34,250 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.73% -8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory 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 in South Wales.

Salary trend for Active Directory in South Wales

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory 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 29 March 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 -8 40 £32,500 +22.64% 3
Caerphilly +4 10 £25,750 -35.62%
Newport -4 6 £24,750 -27.20%
Torfaen - 3 £28,500 - 1
Monmouthshire -3 1 £19,000 -41.53%
Active Directory
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 115 (90.55%) Windows
2 74 (58.27%) Microsoft
3 68 (53.54%) Windows Server
4 60 (47.24%) VMware
5 42 (33.07%) Office 365
6 36 (28.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (25.20%) Firewall
8 31 (24.41%) MS Excel
8 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
8 31 (24.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (23.62%) Hyper-V
10 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (20.47%) Cisco
12 25 (19.69%) MS Exchange
12 25 (19.69%) MCSE
13 23 (18.11%) ITIL
13 23 (18.11%) LAN
14 21 (16.54%) Linux
14 21 (16.54%) Windows 7
14 21 (16.54%) Degree
15 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (15.75%) SLA
15 20 (15.75%) DNS
15 20 (15.75%) SAN
16 17 (13.39%) IIS
17 16 (12.60%) SQL
17 16 (12.60%) .NET
17 16 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (12.60%) CCNA

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 25 (19.69%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.39%) IIS
3 10 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.15%) Apache
7 4 (3.15%) JBoss
8 3 (2.36%) NetWeaver
8 3 (2.36%) SAP Portal
8 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.57%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (24.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 42 (33.07%) Office 365
2 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (7.87%) IaaS
5 9 (7.09%) PaaS
5 9 (7.09%) SaaS
6 3 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.57%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.20%) Firewall
2 23 (18.11%) LAN
3 20 (15.75%) DNS
3 20 (15.75%) SAN
4 13 (10.24%) WAN
5 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.09%) DHCP
6 9 (7.09%) VPN
7 7 (5.51%) NAS
7 7 (5.51%) VoIP
8 6 (4.72%) IPsec
8 6 (4.72%) VLAN
9 5 (3.94%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.94%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (3.94%) SSL
9 5 (3.94%) Wireless
10 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.57%) ADSL
11 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) OLTP
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.79%) Ant
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.51%) Advertising
2 5 (3.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Retail
2 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) Analyst
2 23 (18.11%) Support Analyst
3 22 (17.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (15.75%) Support Engineer
5 16 (12.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (11.02%) Applications Support
7 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (7.87%) IT Manager
9 9 (7.09%) IT Support
10 8 (6.30%) IT Analyst
10 8 (6.30%) Service Analyst
10 8 (6.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Administrator
11 7 (5.51%) IT Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) .NET
2 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
2 8 (6.30%) Web Services
3 3 (2.36%) HTML
3 3 (2.36%) J2EE
4 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.57%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.57%) CSS
4 2 (1.57%) jQuery
4 2 (1.57%) WCF
5 1 (0.79%) COM+
5 1 (0.79%) LAMP
5 1 (0.79%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.57%) Fintech
4 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.79%) EPoS
4 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 115 (90.55%) Windows
2 68 (53.54%) Windows Server
3 36 (28.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (16.54%) Linux
5 21 (16.54%) Windows 7
6 13 (10.24%) Unix
7 10 (7.87%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.94%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.79%) Android
11 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.11%) ITIL
2 11 (8.66%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (6.30%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (6.30%) Problem Management
4 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (4.72%) Release Management
5 4 (3.15%) Capacity Management
5 4 (3.15%) DevOps
5 4 (3.15%) High Availability
5 4 (3.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.36%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.36%) Change Management
6 3 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.36%) Information Security
6 3 (2.36%) Risk Management
6 3 (2.36%) Service Management
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (1.57%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.60%) SQL
2 15 (11.81%) C#
3 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
4 13 (10.24%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.57%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (19.69%) MCSE
3 21 (16.54%) Degree
4 16 (12.60%) CCNA
4 16 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (7.09%) MCSA
7 5 (3.94%) CCA
7 5 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.36%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.36%) MCITP
9 3 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.57%) RHCE
11 1 (0.79%) CISA
11 1 (0.79%) CISM
11 1 (0.79%) CISSP
11 1 (0.79%) MCP
11 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (24.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (23.62%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.30%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.51%) vSphere
5 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.57%) vCloud
6 2 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (3.94%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.36%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.57%) SCCM
4 2 (1.57%) vRealize
4 2 (1.57%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.57%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (58.27%) Microsoft
2 60 (47.24%) VMware
3 26 (20.47%) Cisco
4 11 (8.66%) Dell
5 10 (7.87%) Oracle
6 7 (5.51%) Avaya
6 7 (5.51%) Veeam
7 5 (3.94%) Apple
7 5 (3.94%) Citrix
7 5 (3.94%) HP
8 4 (3.15%) EqualLogic
8 4 (3.15%) F5
9 3 (2.36%) SAP
9 3 (2.36%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.57%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.57%) EMC
10 2 (1.57%) Google
10 2 (1.57%) IBM
10 2 (1.57%) Intel
10 2 (1.57%) NetApp
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