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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 84 62 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.62% 5.62% 5.24%
As % of the System Software category 63.16% 43.97% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80 60 52
Average salary £37,250 £31,750 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.32% +7.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
133 141 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.49% 12.78% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121 135 106
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,250 £38,500
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 September 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 1 September 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 +2 60 £38,500 +28.33% 8
Bridgend 0 10 £21,750 -37.85% 2
Newport -9 7 £32,000 +16.36%
Caerphilly +10 2 £37,000 +5.71%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £43,750 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 160 (95.24%) Windows
2 125 (74.40%) VMware
3 110 (65.48%) Microsoft
4 98 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (48.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (37.50%) DNS
8 61 (36.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (35.12%) DHCP
10 52 (30.95%) MS Exchange
11 48 (28.57%) Finance
12 46 (27.38%) SAN
13 43 (25.60%) MS Excel
14 36 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 36 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
15 33 (19.64%) TCP/IP
16 32 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
17 29 (17.26%) IIS
18 28 (16.67%) ITIL
18 28 (16.67%) IBM
19 27 (16.07%) Advertising
19 27 (16.07%) Windows 7
20 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (14.29%) Firewall
22 21 (12.50%) Linux
23 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
24 19 (11.31%) Cisco
25 18 (10.71%) Citrix
26 17 (10.12%) SQL
26 17 (10.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 52 (30.95%) MS Exchange
2 36 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 36 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (17.26%) IIS
5 14 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.17%) Lync
8 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.79%) Apache
10 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 43 (25.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (37.50%) DNS
2 59 (35.12%) DHCP
3 46 (27.38%) SAN
4 33 (19.64%) TCP/IP
5 24 (14.29%) Firewall
6 11 (6.55%) Internet
7 8 (4.76%) VoIP
8 7 (4.17%) VPN
9 6 (3.57%) WAN
9 6 (3.57%) LAN
10 2 (1.19%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.19%) NAS
11 1 (0.60%) Junos
11 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.60%) IPsec
11 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.60%) VLAN
11 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) SSDT
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.60%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (28.57%) Finance
2 27 (16.07%) Advertising
3 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (30.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (22.62%) Administrator
3 37 (22.02%) Systems Administrator
4 27 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support
5 26 (15.48%) Support Engineer
6 23 (13.69%) Analyst
7 21 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (11.31%) Server Engineer
9 17 (10.12%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.55%) Server Support
11 10 (5.95%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) Server Support Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) Technical Support
13 8 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
13 8 (4.76%) IT Support
14 7 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
14 7 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
15 6 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
16 5 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.38%) .NET
2 2 (1.19%) COM
3 1 (0.60%) COM+
3 1 (0.60%) CSS
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) Flash
3 1 (0.60%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.60%) LAMP
3 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.60%) DWR
3 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.95%) AS400
2 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.60%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.60%) iSeries
6 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 160 (95.24%) Windows
2 98 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (54.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (36.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (16.07%) Windows 7
6 21 (12.50%) Linux
7 11 (6.55%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.36%) OS/400
9 2 (1.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.60%) Debian
10 1 (0.60%) CentOS
10 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 7 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 5 (2.98%) Mentoring
5 4 (2.38%) Coaching
5 4 (2.38%) Change Management
5 4 (2.38%) Project Management
6 3 (1.79%) Scrum
7 2 (1.19%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.19%) Information Security
7 2 (1.19%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.19%) Service Management
7 2 (1.19%) BCP
7 2 (1.19%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.19%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (1.19%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.19%) DevOps
8 1 (0.60%) Security Patching
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.12%) SQL
2 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (0.60%) Java
4 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (9.52%) MCSE
4 13 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.14%) CCNA
6 10 (5.95%) MCSA
6 10 (5.95%) VCP5
6 10 (5.95%) MCITP
7 9 (5.36%) Degree
8 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.60%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.60%) CEH
10 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.52%) SLA
2 6 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 81 (48.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (7.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.14%) vSphere
5 3 (1.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.79%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.19%) SCOM
2 2 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.19%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) Nessus
3 1 (0.60%) Nmap
3 1 (0.60%) yum
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 125 (74.40%) VMware
2 110 (65.48%) Microsoft
3 28 (16.67%) IBM
4 19 (11.31%) Cisco
5 18 (10.71%) Citrix
6 11 (6.55%) SolarWinds
7 9 (5.36%) HP
8 6 (3.57%) Apple
9 4 (2.38%) Avaya
9 4 (2.38%) Veeam
9 4 (2.38%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.19%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.19%) Sophos
10 2 (1.19%) NetApp
10 2 (1.19%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.19%) Dell
11 1 (0.60%) EMC
11 1 (0.60%) Intel
11 1 (0.60%) Nortel
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £16k - 20k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
National Museum of Wales
Salary: £21,234.84 - £27,348.44 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Bluetownonline
Salary: £15500 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago