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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 58 58 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.23% 4.97% 7.21%
As % of the System Software category 40.56% 45.67% 54.31%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 55
Average salary £32,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.91% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
143 127 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.89% 10.89% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 134 114 101
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,237
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 August 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 22 August 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
(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 -4 38 £30,500 -6.15% 11
Bridgend +14 5 £35,000 +55.55%
Caerphilly +9 3 £35,000 +34.61%
Newport +8 2 £27,000 -7.69% 1
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 88 (78.57%) Windows
2 84 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 74 (66.07%) VMware
4 56 (50.00%) Cisco
5 44 (39.29%) MS Excel
6 42 (37.50%) ITIL
7 40 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 39 (34.82%) SAN
9 35 (31.25%) Firewall
9 35 (31.25%) Hyper-V
10 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (29.46%) DNS
12 32 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (25.00%) HP
14 28 (25.00%) IIS
15 26 (23.21%) SQL Server
15 26 (23.21%) Citrix
16 25 (22.32%) SQL
17 23 (20.54%) MCSE
17 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2007
18 22 (19.64%) NAS
19 21 (18.75%) MCP
20 19 (16.96%) Internet
20 19 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 18 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
21 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 17 (15.18%) CCNA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 28 (25.00%) IIS
3 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (10.71%) CMS
7 11 (9.82%) Commerce Server
7 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
8 10 (8.93%) Lync
9 7 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.79%) Apache
12 2 (1.79%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.79%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.89%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.89%) Line 500
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.82%) SAN
2 35 (31.25%) Firewall
3 33 (29.46%) DNS
4 32 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 22 (19.64%) NAS
6 19 (16.96%) Internet
7 15 (13.39%) DHCP
8 13 (11.61%) WAN
9 10 (8.93%) LAN
10 9 (8.04%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (7.14%) VLAN
11 8 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (5.36%) HSRP
12 6 (5.36%) VRRP
12 6 (5.36%) VoIP
13 5 (4.46%) Wireless
14 3 (2.68%) VPN
15 2 (1.79%) ADSL
16 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Advertising
2 5 (4.46%) Legal
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Analyst
2 20 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.93%) Server Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Server Support
9 7 (6.25%) Architect
10 6 (5.36%) IT Support
11 5 (4.46%) Project Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
12 4 (3.57%) Consultant
12 4 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) .NET
1 12 (10.71%) .NET Framework
2 8 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.89%) WCF
3 1 (0.89%) LINQ
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Clustering
2 12 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.68%) iSeries
3 3 (2.68%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.89%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) iPhone
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (78.57%) Windows
2 34 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (25.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.04%) Linux
7 4 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.79%) AIX
8 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.89%) CentOS
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.89%) UNIX
9 1 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.50%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 9 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.14%) Project Management
5 7 (6.25%) Email Migration
6 5 (4.46%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.46%) Change Management
7 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.57%) Change Control
7 4 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.68%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.79%) Migration
9 2 (1.79%) Time Management
9 2 (1.79%) DevOps
10 1 (0.89%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (0.89%) Network Management
10 1 (0.89%) High Availability
10 1 (0.89%) IT Governance
10 1 (0.89%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.79%) Perl
3 2 (1.79%) Ruby
3 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.89%) AWK
4 1 (0.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (20.54%) MCSE
3 21 (18.75%) MCP
4 19 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (15.18%) CCNA
7 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared
7 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
8 9 (8.04%) SAP Certification
8 9 (8.04%) CCNP
9 6 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (4.46%) Degree
11 4 (3.57%) MCSA
11 4 (3.57%) VCP5
12 3 (2.68%) MCITP
13 2 (1.79%) CCA
13 2 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.89%) VCP4
14 1 (0.89%) CCENT
14 1 (0.89%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.93%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) GxP
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 9 (8.04%) vSphere
5 5 (4.46%) XenApp
5 5 (4.46%) ISA Server
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.89%) UAG
8 1 (0.89%) XenServer
8 1 (0.89%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.36%) SCCM
3 5 (4.46%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (4.46%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.68%) WSUS
5 2 (1.79%) Puppet
5 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.79%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.89%) YUM
6 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 84 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 74 (66.07%) VMware
3 56 (50.00%) Cisco
4 28 (25.00%) HP
5 26 (23.21%) Citrix
6 11 (9.82%) SAP
7 9 (8.04%) WatchGuard
7 9 (8.04%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.04%) Dell
8 8 (7.14%) Symantec
8 8 (7.14%) SonicWALL
9 7 (6.25%) Veritas
10 6 (5.36%) IBM
11 4 (3.57%) NetApp
12 3 (2.68%) Apple
13 2 (1.79%) Oracle
13 2 (1.79%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.79%) Veeam
13 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.89%) IPFX
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago