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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 91 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.29% 4.37% 5.14%
As % of the System Software category 66.91% 37.04% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87 47 54
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
136 135 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.89% 11.79% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 121 124 103
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +17 68 £36,750 +17.60% 11
Newport +1 11 £36,000 -4.00%
Bridgend -3 8 £22,000 -23.47% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £27,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £43,750 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 170 (92.90%) Windows
2 133 (72.68%) VMware
3 121 (66.12%) Microsoft
4 107 (58.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (51.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 82 (44.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 68 (37.16%) DNS
8 64 (34.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 63 (34.43%) DHCP
10 57 (31.15%) MS Exchange
11 49 (26.78%) Finance
12 48 (26.23%) MS Excel
13 46 (25.14%) SAN
14 39 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
15 38 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2007
16 36 (19.67%) TCP/IP
17 35 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2013
18 33 (18.03%) Advertising
19 30 (16.39%) ITIL
19 30 (16.39%) Windows 7
20 29 (15.85%) IIS
20 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (14.75%) IBM
22 26 (14.21%) Citrix
23 24 (13.11%) Firewall
24 23 (12.57%) Cisco
24 23 (12.57%) Linux
25 21 (11.48%) SQL Server
25 21 (11.48%) SLA
25 21 (11.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 57 (31.15%) MS Exchange
2 39 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (15.85%) IIS
6 13 (7.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (6.56%) SharePoint
8 9 (4.92%) Lync
9 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2000
10 4 (2.19%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.64%) Apache
12 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (26.23%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 68 (37.16%) DNS
2 63 (34.43%) DHCP
3 46 (25.14%) SAN
4 36 (19.67%) TCP/IP
5 24 (13.11%) Firewall
6 12 (6.56%) Internet
7 10 (5.46%) VoIP
8 8 (4.37%) LAN
9 7 (3.83%) WAN
9 7 (3.83%) VPN
10 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.09%) LDAP
10 2 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.09%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.55%) VLAN
11 1 (0.55%) Junos
11 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) SSDT
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
General
1 49 (26.78%) Finance
2 33 (18.03%) Advertising
3 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (28.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (19.13%) Administrator
3 34 (18.58%) Systems Administrator
4 30 (16.39%) Analyst
5 27 (14.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (13.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (12.02%) Support Engineer
8 20 (10.93%) Support Analyst
9 17 (9.29%) Server Engineer
10 14 (7.65%) Technical Support
11 12 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (6.01%) Server Support
13 10 (5.46%) Technical Support Analyst
14 9 (4.92%) Server Support Engineer
14 9 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
15 8 (4.37%) VMware Engineer
16 7 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 7 (3.83%) IT Support
17 5 (2.73%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
17 5 (2.73%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.19%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.55%) COM
2 1 (0.55%) COM+
2 1 (0.55%) CSS
2 1 (0.55%) Web Services
2 1 (0.55%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) Flash
2 1 (0.55%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.55%) LAMP
2 1 (0.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.55%) DWR
2 1 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.10%) AS400
2 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.28%) Clustering
4 4 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.64%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.09%) iSeries
6 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.09%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.55%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 170 (92.90%) Windows
2 107 (58.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (51.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (34.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (16.39%) Windows 7
6 23 (12.57%) Linux
7 13 (7.10%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.92%) OS/400
9 5 (2.73%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.09%) Debian
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.09%) CentOS
11 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.55%) UNIX
11 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.39%) ITIL
2 11 (6.01%) Service Delivery
2 11 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (5.46%) Mentoring
4 9 (4.92%) Load Balancing
5 4 (2.19%) Coaching
5 4 (2.19%) Project Management
6 3 (1.64%) Scrum
6 3 (1.64%) DevOps
7 2 (1.09%) Information Security
7 2 (1.09%) Service Management
7 2 (1.09%) Change Management
7 2 (1.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.09%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.09%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL V3
8 1 (0.55%) Software Deployment
8 1 (0.55%) System Testing
8 1 (0.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.29%) SQL
2 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (0.55%) Java
4 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) Perl
4 1 (0.55%) Ruby
4 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (11.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (9.84%) MCSE
4 16 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (8.20%) CCNA
6 12 (6.56%) MCSA
6 12 (6.56%) MCITP
7 10 (5.46%) Degree
7 10 (5.46%) VCP5
8 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.73%) MCP
10 4 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.09%) MCTS
12 1 (0.55%) CISMP
12 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.55%) CISSP
12 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.48%) SLA
2 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (44.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.74%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (6.01%) vSphere
5 5 (2.73%) XenApp
6 3 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.92%) SCCM
2 5 (2.73%) WSUS
3 3 (1.64%) SCOM
4 2 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.09%) yum
4 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) Nessus
5 1 (0.55%) Nmap
5 1 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 133 (72.68%) VMware
2 121 (66.12%) Microsoft
3 27 (14.75%) IBM
4 26 (14.21%) Citrix
5 23 (12.57%) Cisco
6 11 (6.01%) SolarWinds
7 8 (4.37%) HP
8 5 (2.73%) Dell
9 4 (2.19%) Avaya
9 4 (2.19%) Apple
9 4 (2.19%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.19%) McAfee
9 4 (2.19%) Veeam
9 4 (2.19%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.64%) NetApp
10 3 (1.64%) Lotus
11 2 (1.09%) BT
11 2 (1.09%) Symantec
11 2 (1.09%) Nortel
11 2 (1.09%) Blue Coat
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