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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 65 83 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.08% 7.39% 6.88%
As % of the System Software category 52.00% 61.03% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 64 79 71
Median salary £30,000 £24,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
125 136 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.69% 12.11% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 118 126 106
Median salary £32,750 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.48% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 37 £30,000 +3.44% 3
Newport -10 17 £30,000 -13.04% 3
Torfaen +14 11 £27,000 -12.90% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £37,500 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 129 (85.43%) Windows
2 93 (61.59%) Microsoft
3 88 (58.28%) Windows Server
4 65 (43.05%) VMware
5 50 (33.11%) ITIL
6 41 (27.15%) MS Exchange
7 35 (23.18%) Firewall
8 34 (22.52%) Cisco
9 33 (21.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (21.19%) Linux
11 31 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (18.54%) MS Excel
14 26 (17.22%) LAN
15 24 (15.89%) Windows 7
16 23 (15.23%) Degree
17 22 (14.57%) DNS
18 20 (13.25%) Avaya
18 20 (13.25%) WAN
18 20 (13.25%) VPN
18 20 (13.25%) Office 365
19 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
19 19 (12.58%) IIS
19 19 (12.58%) PowerShell
19 19 (12.58%) Finance
20 18 (11.92%) Advertising
20 18 (11.92%) MS Office
20 18 (11.92%) DHCP
21 17 (11.26%) Hyper-V
22 16 (10.60%) VoIP

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 41 (27.15%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.58%) IIS
3 11 (7.28%) Apache
4 8 (5.30%) JBoss
5 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.31%) SAS
7 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.65%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.99%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.99%) SAP Portal
8 3 (1.99%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.92%) MS Office
3 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.25%) Office 365
2 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (23.18%) Firewall
2 26 (17.22%) LAN
3 22 (14.57%) DNS
4 20 (13.25%) VPN
4 20 (13.25%) WAN
5 18 (11.92%) DHCP
6 16 (10.60%) VoIP
7 14 (9.27%) SAN
8 8 (5.30%) IPsec
8 8 (5.30%) SSL
9 7 (4.64%) NAS
9 7 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.97%) Wireless
11 5 (3.31%) Ethernet
11 5 (3.31%) HTTP
11 5 (3.31%) Internet
11 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
12 4 (2.65%) MPLS
13 3 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) OLTP
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 19 (12.58%) Finance
2 18 (11.92%) Advertising
3 5 (3.31%) Retail
4 3 (1.99%) Back Office
4 3 (1.99%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.66%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (27.81%) Analyst
2 31 (20.53%) Support Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) IT Support
4 22 (14.57%) Support Engineer
5 21 (13.91%) Administrator
5 21 (13.91%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (11.26%) IT Analyst
7 16 (10.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (9.27%) Applications Support
9 13 (8.61%) Applications Support Analyst
9 13 (8.61%) IT Engineer
9 13 (8.61%) IT Support Analyst
10 11 (7.28%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (6.62%) Service Analyst
11 10 (6.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
13 8 (5.30%) Desktop Support
13 8 (5.30%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.60%) .NET
2 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.31%) Web Services
4 4 (2.65%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.99%) J2EE
6 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.66%) COM
6 1 (0.66%) CSS
6 1 (0.66%) EDI
6 1 (0.66%) HTML
6 1 (0.66%) jQuery
6 1 (0.66%) LAMP
6 1 (0.66%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.66%) WCF
6 1 (0.66%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.64%) iSeries
3 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.65%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.99%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) AS400
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) EPoS
8 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 129 (85.43%) Windows
2 88 (58.28%) Windows Server
3 33 (21.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (21.19%) Linux
5 31 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (15.89%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.30%) Unix
10 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.65%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.99%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.99%) VyOS
12 3 (1.99%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.66%) AIX
13 1 (0.66%) Android
13 1 (0.66%) CentOS
13 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.11%) ITIL
2 15 (9.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (7.28%) High Availability
4 10 (6.62%) Problem Management
5 9 (5.96%) Data Security
5 9 (5.96%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.30%) Service Management
7 7 (4.64%) Application Packaging
7 7 (4.64%) Risk Management
8 6 (3.97%) Change Management
8 6 (3.97%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.31%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.31%) Information Assurance
9 5 (3.31%) Information Security
9 5 (3.31%) Project Management
9 5 (3.31%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (3.31%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (3.31%) Security Testing
9 5 (3.31%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.58%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.93%) SQL
3 12 (7.95%) C#
4 11 (7.28%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.65%) Python
5 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.66%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Degree
2 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.64%) MCSE
5 6 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.31%) CCNA
6 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.31%) CISSP
7 4 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.65%) MCSA
8 3 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.99%) MCTS
9 2 (1.32%) CEH
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) RHCE
10 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.60%) SLA
2 8 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (19.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.26%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.95%) vSphere
4 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (3.31%) XenApp
4 5 (3.31%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.99%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (7.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (4.64%) WSUS
3 5 (3.31%) SCCM
4 4 (2.65%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.65%) Nagios
4 4 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.99%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Nessus
6 2 (1.32%) Nmap
6 2 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.66%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (61.59%) Microsoft
2 65 (43.05%) VMware
3 34 (22.52%) Cisco
4 20 (13.25%) Avaya
5 11 (7.28%) IBM
6 10 (6.62%) Dell
6 10 (6.62%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.96%) Citrix
8 8 (5.30%) Intel
9 5 (3.31%) EMC
9 5 (3.31%) HP
10 4 (2.65%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.65%) F5
10 4 (2.65%) NetApp
10 4 (2.65%) Splunk
10 4 (2.65%) Symantec
10 4 (2.65%) Veeam
11 3 (1.99%) NETGEAR
11 3 (1.99%) SAP
11 3 (1.99%) Vyatta
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