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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 83 53 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.09% 5.02% 6.98%
As % of the System Software category 60.58% 40.15% 71.84%
Number of salaries quoted 80 50 68
Average salary £34,434 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,650 £39,000
UK excluding London average 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
137 132 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.71% 12.50% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 114 119 92
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +19 44 £32,000 -8.57% 7
Newport +16 28 £36,000 +94.59% 2
Torfaen - 3 £25,000 -
Bridgend -2 2 £51,250 +25.00%
Caerphilly -12 2 £25,500 -19.04%
Monmouthshire -4 1 £27,500 +30.95%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 176 (92.63%) Windows
2 142 (74.74%) VMware
3 135 (71.05%) Microsoft
4 109 (57.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (49.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (42.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (41.05%) MS Exchange
8 72 (37.89%) MS Excel
9 69 (36.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (28.95%) DNS
11 49 (25.79%) DHCP
11 49 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 49 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 48 (25.26%) SAN
13 47 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2007
14 45 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (22.63%) Cisco
16 41 (21.58%) Citrix
17 37 (19.47%) Hyper-V
18 36 (18.95%) TCP/IP
18 36 (18.95%) Finance
19 35 (18.42%) Advertising
19 35 (18.42%) IIS
20 34 (17.89%) ITIL
21 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
21 33 (17.37%) Firewall
21 33 (17.37%) Windows 7
22 27 (14.21%) MCSE
22 27 (14.21%) Cisco Certification
23 25 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 78 (41.05%) MS Exchange
2 49 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 49 (25.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 47 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (18.42%) IIS
5 14 (7.37%) Lync
6 13 (6.84%) WebSphere
6 13 (6.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (6.84%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.21%) Commerce Server
7 8 (4.21%) CMS
8 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.58%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.05%) Apache
11 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 72 (37.89%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.74%) Office 365
2 8 (4.21%) PaaS
3 6 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.16%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.53%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.95%) DNS
2 49 (25.79%) DHCP
3 48 (25.26%) SAN
4 36 (18.95%) TCP/IP
5 33 (17.37%) Firewall
6 19 (10.00%) Internet
7 10 (5.26%) VoIP
8 9 (4.74%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (4.74%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (4.74%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.21%) VPN
10 7 (3.68%) NetScaler
11 6 (3.16%) LAN
12 5 (2.63%) WAN
12 5 (2.63%) VLAN
13 4 (2.11%) NAS
13 4 (2.11%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.05%) LDAP
15 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.21%) Big Data
2 8 (4.21%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) SSDT
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 36 (18.95%) Finance
2 35 (18.42%) Advertising
3 8 (4.21%) Marketing
4 3 (1.58%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.53%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 51 (26.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (16.32%) Analyst
3 26 (13.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (11.58%) Administrator
5 18 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (8.95%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.89%) Architect
8 14 (7.37%) Consultant
8 14 (7.37%) Support Engineer
8 14 (7.37%) Wintel Engineer
9 13 (6.84%) VMware Engineer
9 13 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (6.84%) Technical Consultant
9 13 (6.84%) Technical Support
10 10 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (5.26%) Project Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Technical Architect
12 8 (4.21%) IT Support
12 8 (4.21%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.79%) .NET
2 8 (4.21%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.05%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) COM
4 1 (0.53%) COM+
4 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.53%) AS400
2 15 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.79%) Clustering
4 10 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.74%) EqualLogic
5 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.16%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.63%) iSeries
8 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.53%) DTV
10 1 (0.53%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 176 (92.63%) Windows
2 109 (57.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (49.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (36.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (17.37%) Windows 7
6 25 (13.16%) Linux
7 19 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (3.68%) OS/400
10 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.11%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.05%) CentOS
11 2 (1.05%) Debian
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.53%) UNIX
12 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.89%) ITIL
2 17 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (8.95%) Mentoring
3 15 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 14 (7.37%) Load Balancing
5 8 (4.21%) Mobile Marketing
5 8 (4.21%) E-Commerce
6 5 (2.63%) Product Management
6 5 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (2.11%) ITSM
7 4 (2.11%) Service Management
8 3 (1.58%) Project Management
8 3 (1.58%) DevOps
8 3 (1.58%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (1.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.05%) Coaching
9 2 (1.05%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.05%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.53%) SQL
2 11 (5.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.53%) C
3 1 (0.53%) C#
3 1 (0.53%) Perl
3 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (14.21%) MCSE
2 27 (14.21%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (10.53%) MCITP
5 18 (9.47%) CCNA
6 15 (7.89%) VCP5
7 14 (7.37%) MCP
7 14 (7.37%) MCSA
8 7 (3.68%) CCNP
8 7 (3.68%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.16%) Degree
9 6 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (2.11%) SAP Certification
11 2 (1.05%) MCTS
11 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.53%) CISSP
12 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.53%) CISMP
12 1 (0.53%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) SLA
2 8 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (42.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (19.47%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.89%) vSphere
4 10 (5.26%) XenApp
5 7 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.05%) Xen
6 2 (1.05%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) SCCM
2 5 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.63%) WSUS
3 4 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (2.11%) SCOM
3 4 (2.11%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.05%) yum
4 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.53%) Puppet
5 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) SCSM
5 1 (0.53%) Nessus
5 1 (0.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 142 (74.74%) VMware
2 135 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 43 (22.63%) Cisco
4 41 (21.58%) Citrix
5 24 (12.63%) IBM
6 18 (9.47%) HP
7 10 (5.26%) Dell
8 7 (3.68%) Apple
8 7 (3.68%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.16%) Symantec
10 5 (2.63%) McAfee
11 4 (2.11%) SAP
11 4 (2.11%) Avaya
11 4 (2.11%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.11%) NetApp
11 4 (2.11%) Veritas
12 3 (1.58%) Lotus
12 3 (1.58%) Veeam
12 3 (1.58%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.05%) Blue Coat
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £27000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
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Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
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