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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 79 111 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.67% 9.16% 7.02%
As % of the System Software category 54.11% 73.51% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71 100 67
Average salary £26,000 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.11% -9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £47,700
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
146 151 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.32% 12.46% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 128 126 126
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 -8 39 £26,000 -17.46% 6
Bridgend +6 18 £22,000 -56.00% 1
Newport -17 15 £36,000 - 3
Monmouthshire - 4 £32,500 -
Caerphilly +17 2 £26,000 +1.96%
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 161 (90.45%) Windows
2 122 (68.54%) Windows Server
3 116 (65.17%) VMware
4 90 (50.56%) Microsoft
5 75 (42.13%) MS Exchange
6 68 (38.20%) Cisco
6 68 (38.20%) Firewall
7 58 (32.58%) DNS
8 56 (31.46%) MS Excel
8 56 (31.46%) ITIL
9 53 (29.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (27.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (26.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 46 (25.84%) DHCP
13 35 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (15.73%) TCP/IP
14 28 (15.73%) SAN
14 28 (15.73%) Linux
15 27 (15.17%) MS Office
16 26 (14.61%) Windows 7
17 25 (14.04%) Citrix
17 25 (14.04%) Office 365
18 24 (13.48%) SQL
18 24 (13.48%) SQL Server
18 24 (13.48%) Finance
19 23 (12.92%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
20 20 (11.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 18 (10.11%) Coaching
21 18 (10.11%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 75 (42.13%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.11%) IIS
3 16 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.81%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.69%) Apache
8 3 (1.69%) CMS
8 3 (1.69%) Commerce Server
8 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 56 (31.46%) MS Excel
2 27 (15.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.04%) Office 365
2 13 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (38.20%) Firewall
2 58 (32.58%) DNS
3 46 (25.84%) DHCP
4 28 (15.73%) SAN
4 28 (15.73%) TCP/IP
5 23 (12.92%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 16 (8.99%) Internet
6 16 (8.99%) VoIP
7 12 (6.74%) VPN
7 12 (6.74%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (6.18%) LAN
9 9 (5.06%) NAS
9 9 (5.06%) PBX
10 8 (4.49%) WAN
11 6 (3.37%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.25%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.69%) FTP
13 3 (1.69%) SSL
13 3 (1.69%) VLAN
14 2 (1.12%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (13.48%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Retail
3 7 (3.93%) Advertising
4 6 (3.37%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.25%) Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Legal
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (28.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (25.84%) Support Engineer
3 29 (16.29%) Analyst
4 26 (14.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (13.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (11.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (10.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 19 (10.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 18 (10.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (9.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (9.55%) IT Support
10 16 (8.99%) IT Engineer
11 15 (8.43%) Administrator
12 14 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (7.30%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (7.30%) Server Engineer
13 13 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (6.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
15 11 (6.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.43%) .NET
2 9 (5.06%) COM
2 9 (5.06%) MSMQ
3 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.69%) WSH
4 2 (1.12%) WAP
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.62%) Data Centre
1 10 (5.62%) Enterprise Storage
1 10 (5.62%) EqualLogic
2 8 (4.49%) Replication
3 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.25%) AS400
5 4 (2.25%) Clustering
5 4 (2.25%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.69%) VLE
7 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 161 (90.45%) Windows
2 122 (68.54%) Windows Server
3 53 (29.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (15.73%) Linux
5 28 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (14.61%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.62%) Unix
8 6 (3.37%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.69%) OS/400
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.46%) ITIL
2 18 (10.11%) Coaching
3 12 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (6.74%) Problem Management
4 11 (6.18%) High Availability
5 10 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (5.06%) Service Management
7 6 (3.37%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.25%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (2.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.25%) QMS
8 4 (2.25%) Quality Management
9 3 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.69%) Information Security
9 3 (1.69%) Load Balancing
9 3 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (1.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (1.69%) Software Distribution
9 3 (1.69%) Supplier Management
10 2 (1.12%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.48%) SQL
2 9 (5.06%) R
3 4 (2.25%) C
3 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.25%) Python
4 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (26.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (8.99%) MCSE
4 14 (7.87%) MCSA
5 12 (6.74%) CCNA
5 12 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.62%) MCITP
7 8 (4.49%) MCP
8 7 (3.93%) VCP5
9 6 (3.37%) Degree
10 5 (2.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.25%) CCA
11 4 (2.25%) CCNP
11 4 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.25%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.25%) MCTS
12 2 (1.12%) CISMP
13 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.56%) CHFI
13 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (7.87%) SLA
2 12 (6.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (27.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.74%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.18%) vSphere
4 10 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.69%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.69%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.12%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.06%) WSUS
2 6 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (3.37%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.12%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 116 (65.17%) VMware
2 90 (50.56%) Microsoft
3 68 (38.20%) Cisco
4 25 (14.04%) Citrix
5 17 (9.55%) Dell
6 12 (6.74%) HP
7 11 (6.18%) Avaya
8 8 (4.49%) Dell Compellent
8 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.49%) Sage
9 7 (3.93%) IBM
10 6 (3.37%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.81%) Splunk
11 5 (2.81%) Symantec
12 4 (2.25%) Veritas
13 3 (1.69%) Apple
13 3 (1.69%) Oracle
13 3 (1.69%) Veeam
14 2 (1.12%) AlienVault
14 2 (1.12%) LogRhythm
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 per annum + (neg.)
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