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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 97 72 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.25% 7.83% 5.16%
As % of the System Software category 74.05% 46.15% 64.79%
Number of salaries quoted 84 69 43
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £27,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,400 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
131 156 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 11.14% 16.97% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 113 139 68
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +15 46 £32,250 -2.27% 4
Newport +19 28 £37,500 - 3
Caerphilly +7 12 £38,400 -6.34% 1
Torfaen - 11 £30,000 - 2
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 144 (87.80%) Windows
2 127 (77.44%) Microsoft
3 104 (63.41%) VMware
4 77 (46.95%) MS Exchange
5 74 (45.12%) MS Excel
6 70 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (40.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 61 (37.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 58 (35.37%) Cisco
10 50 (30.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 50 (30.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 50 (30.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 49 (29.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 47 (28.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (24.39%) DNS
14 36 (21.95%) DHCP
14 36 (21.95%) Citrix
15 35 (21.34%) SAN
15 35 (21.34%) SQL
16 34 (20.73%) ITIL
16 34 (20.73%) Hyper-V
17 32 (19.51%) SQL Server
17 32 (19.51%) TCP/IP
18 30 (18.29%) IIS
18 30 (18.29%) Firewall
19 28 (17.07%) MCSE
20 27 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
21 26 (15.85%) Finance
22 25 (15.24%) Advertising
23 22 (13.41%) MCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 77 (46.95%) MS Exchange
2 50 (30.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 50 (30.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 49 (29.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (18.29%) IIS
5 11 (6.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (6.10%) WebSphere
6 10 (6.10%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.49%) Lync
8 8 (4.88%) Commerce Server
8 8 (4.88%) CMS
9 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.22%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.61%) JBoss
11 1 (0.61%) Apache
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (45.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Line 500
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) Office 365
2 7 (4.27%) PaaS
3 3 (1.83%) IaaS
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.39%) DNS
2 36 (21.95%) DHCP
3 35 (21.34%) SAN
4 32 (19.51%) TCP/IP
5 30 (18.29%) Firewall
6 18 (10.98%) Internet
7 16 (9.76%) LAN
8 13 (7.93%) WAN
9 12 (7.32%) NAS
9 12 (7.32%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (7.32%) VoIP
10 8 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (4.88%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.66%) VPN
12 5 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (2.44%) VLAN
13 4 (2.44%) Wireless
14 3 (1.83%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.83%) IP Telephony
15 2 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.27%) Data Mining
2 7 (4.27%) Big Data
3 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.83%) MySQL
5 2 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 26 (15.85%) Finance
2 25 (15.24%) Advertising
3 8 (4.88%) Marketing
4 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.83%) Welsh Language
5 3 (1.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (21.95%) Analyst
2 34 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (12.80%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.98%) Consultant
5 15 (9.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (9.15%) Administrator
6 14 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (7.93%) Support Analyst
7 13 (7.93%) IT Support
8 12 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.10%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Service Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
11 8 (4.88%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Support Technician
12 7 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.27%) Architect
12 7 (4.27%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) .NET
2 8 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.05%) CSS
4 2 (1.22%) LAMP
5 1 (0.61%) COM
5 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Clustering
2 10 (6.10%) AS400
3 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.49%) Blackberry
3 9 (5.49%) EqualLogic
4 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.83%) iSeries
7 2 (1.22%) iPad
7 2 (1.22%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.61%) DTV
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 144 (87.80%) Windows
2 70 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (37.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (28.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (13.41%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.32%) Linux
7 11 (6.71%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.10%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.22%) Android
12 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.22%) UNIX
13 1 (0.61%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) ITIL
2 15 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.10%) Load Balancing
4 10 (6.10%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.27%) E-Commerce
5 7 (4.27%) Mobile Marketing
5 7 (4.27%) Line Management
6 6 (3.66%) Change Management
7 5 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.05%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.05%) Change Control
8 4 (2.44%) Project Management
9 3 (1.83%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (1.83%) Service Management
9 3 (1.83%) ITSM
9 3 (1.83%) ERP
9 3 (1.83%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (1.83%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.22%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.34%) SQL
2 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (30.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (17.07%) MCSE
3 27 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (13.41%) MCP
5 18 (10.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (10.37%) CCNA
7 12 (7.32%) MCITP
8 10 (6.10%) MCSA
9 9 (5.49%) VCP5
10 7 (4.27%) CCNP
11 5 (3.05%) SAP Certification
11 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.83%) Degree
14 2 (1.22%) MCTS
14 2 (1.22%) HND
14 2 (1.22%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.66%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (40.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (20.73%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.37%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.71%) XenApp
5 10 (6.10%) vSphere
6 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.44%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.22%) XenServer
8 2 (1.22%) Xen
8 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) WSUS
2 5 (3.05%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.05%) SCCM
3 4 (2.44%) SCOM
4 3 (1.83%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.83%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.61%) SCSM
5 1 (0.61%) Nessus
5 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 127 (77.44%) Microsoft
2 104 (63.41%) VMware
3 58 (35.37%) Cisco
4 36 (21.95%) Citrix
5 20 (12.20%) HP
6 18 (10.98%) IBM
7 11 (6.71%) Dell
7 11 (6.71%) NetApp
8 7 (4.27%) SAP
9 6 (3.66%) Apple
9 6 (3.66%) Symantec
10 5 (3.05%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.44%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.44%) Oracle
11 4 (2.44%) Veritas
12 3 (1.83%) McAfee
12 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.83%) Veeam
13 2 (1.22%) IPFX
13 2 (1.22%) Lotus
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £19000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago