The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 75 62 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.48% 6.00% 10.93%
As % of the System Software category 52.82% 77.50% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 69 56 81
Average salary £36,000 £28,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.43% -15.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £20,250 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,657 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +3.56%
System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
142 80 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.16% 7.74% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128 74 106
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £42,500 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
Wales

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 39 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Caerphilly +6 10 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Newport +2 5 £52,500 +218.18%
Bridgend -11 5 £44,000 +100.00% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £21,000 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 120 (79.47%) Microsoft
2 109 (72.19%) VMware
3 105 (69.54%) Windows
4 68 (45.03%) MS Exchange
5 62 (41.06%) ITIL
5 62 (41.06%) Cisco
6 59 (39.07%) Hyper-V
7 56 (37.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (35.10%) Citrix
9 52 (34.44%) TCP/IP
10 50 (33.11%) Firewall
11 49 (32.45%) MS Excel
12 47 (31.13%) SAN
13 45 (29.80%) DNS
14 42 (27.81%) HP
14 42 (27.81%) IIS
15 38 (25.17%) Clustering
16 36 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 35 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2007
17 35 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2010
18 33 (21.85%) Security Cleared
19 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Certification
20 31 (20.53%) NAS
21 30 (19.87%) SQL
21 30 (19.87%) MCP
21 30 (19.87%) VMware ESX
22 29 (19.21%) Windows Server 2003
23 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
23 28 (18.54%) MCSE
23 28 (18.54%) SC Cleared

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 68 (45.03%) MS Exchange
2 42 (27.81%) IIS
3 35 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 35 (23.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (16.56%) SharePoint
5 20 (13.25%) Lync
5 20 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2000
7 15 (9.93%) CMS
7 15 (9.93%) Commerce Server
8 14 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (7.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (3.97%) SAS
11 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.66%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (32.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Office 365
2 4 (2.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (34.44%) TCP/IP
2 50 (33.11%) Firewall
3 47 (31.13%) SAN
4 45 (29.80%) DNS
5 31 (20.53%) NAS
6 23 (15.23%) DHCP
7 19 (12.58%) Internet
8 12 (7.95%) VLAN
8 12 (7.95%) VPN
8 12 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (7.28%) HSRP
9 11 (7.28%) VRRP
10 10 (6.62%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (6.62%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (4.64%) WAN
12 6 (3.97%) LAN
13 2 (1.32%) VoIP
13 2 (1.32%) ADSL
13 2 (1.32%) Wireless
14 1 (0.66%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
General
1 23 (15.23%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Legal
3 9 (5.96%) Local Government
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) French Language
5 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.66%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (21.19%) Analyst
2 25 (16.56%) Architect
3 21 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (13.25%) Support Analyst
5 18 (11.92%) Wintel Engineer
6 17 (11.26%) Support Engineer
7 14 (9.27%) Technical Support
7 14 (9.27%) Technical Architect
8 13 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (7.95%) Wintel Support
10 11 (7.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (6.62%) Wintel Support Engineer
12 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 9 (5.96%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (5.96%) Server Engineer
12 9 (5.96%) Technical Support Engineer
12 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 8 (5.30%) Support Specialist
13 8 (5.30%) Project Engineer
14 7 (4.64%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.58%) .NET
2 15 (9.93%) .NET Framework
3 10 (6.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.17%) Clustering
2 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.62%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.31%) iSeries
5 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.32%) Open Source
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Replication
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 105 (69.54%) Windows
2 36 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (19.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (10.60%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.62%) Linux
7 4 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.99%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.32%) UNIX
9 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.06%) ITIL
2 16 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.93%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.61%) Project Management
5 12 (7.95%) Service Management
5 12 (7.95%) Problem Management
5 12 (7.95%) Change Control
5 12 (7.95%) Email Migration
6 4 (2.65%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.65%) Change Management
7 2 (1.32%) Migration
7 2 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.66%) Business Continuity
8 1 (0.66%) ITSM
8 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.66%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.66%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (0.66%) Time Management
8 1 (0.66%) OWASP
8 1 (0.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.87%) SQL
2 25 (16.56%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.96%) VBScript
4 2 (1.32%) C
4 2 (1.32%) Perl
4 2 (1.32%) Ruby
5 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (21.85%) Security Cleared
2 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (19.87%) MCP
4 28 (18.54%) MCSE
4 28 (18.54%) SC Cleared
5 21 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (12.58%) SAP Certification
7 17 (11.26%) CCNA
7 17 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (9.27%) DV Cleared
9 12 (7.95%) CCNP
10 7 (4.64%) MCSA
11 5 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (3.31%) VCP5
12 4 (2.65%) CISSP
12 4 (2.65%) CCA
12 4 (2.65%) MCITP
12 4 (2.65%) Degree
13 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) ISO 9001
1 19 (12.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (39.07%) Hyper-V
2 56 (37.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (19.87%) VMware ESX
4 19 (12.58%) vSphere
5 18 (11.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (11.92%) XenApp
6 15 (9.93%) Terminal Services
7 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (3.97%) UAG
9 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.66%) XenServer
11 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.66%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 25 (16.56%) NetBackup
2 22 (14.57%) SCCM
3 12 (7.95%) Backup Exec
4 11 (7.28%) WSUS
4 11 (7.28%) ARCserve
5 10 (6.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.65%) SCOM
7 3 (1.99%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.99%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.66%) Nessus
8 1 (0.66%) Puppet
8 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 120 (79.47%) Microsoft
2 109 (72.19%) VMware
3 62 (41.06%) Cisco
4 53 (35.10%) Citrix
5 42 (27.81%) HP
6 23 (15.23%) Symantec
7 19 (12.58%) SAP
8 18 (11.92%) Remedy
8 18 (11.92%) Sophos
9 14 (9.27%) CheckPoint
10 11 (7.28%) Veritas
11 10 (6.62%) Dell
11 10 (6.62%) WatchGuard
11 10 (6.62%) SonicWALL
12 8 (5.30%) McAfee
13 5 (3.31%) Blue Coat
14 4 (2.65%) Veeam
15 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
15 2 (1.32%) Apple
16 1 (0.66%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus,training,company car
Posted: 17 days ago
Bridgend
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago