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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 100 71 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.33% 7.06% 5.93%
As % of the System Software category 67.11% 50.00% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 93 66 57
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%
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
149 142 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.42% 14.12% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 123 125 76
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 48 £31,500 -10.00% 10
Newport +16 36 £36,000 -31.42% 1
Bridgend +2 5 £50,000 +13.63%
Caerphilly -8 5 £25,500 -15.00%
Torfaen - 4 £27,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 181 (91.88%) Windows
2 147 (74.62%) Microsoft
3 146 (74.11%) VMware
4 109 (55.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (46.70%) MS Exchange
6 91 (46.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 89 (45.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 83 (42.13%) MS Excel
9 70 (35.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 59 (29.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 58 (29.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 53 (26.90%) DNS
13 52 (26.40%) Cisco
13 52 (26.40%) Exchange Server 2007
14 50 (25.38%) SAN
15 49 (24.87%) Microsoft Certification
16 46 (23.35%) Citrix
16 46 (23.35%) DHCP
17 41 (20.81%) Hyper-V
18 40 (20.30%) TCP/IP
19 38 (19.29%) Firewall
20 35 (17.77%) SQL Server
20 35 (17.77%) IIS
20 35 (17.77%) ITIL
21 33 (16.75%) Advertising
22 32 (16.24%) Finance
23 30 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
24 29 (14.72%) MCSE
25 26 (13.20%) Windows 7
25 26 (13.20%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 92 (46.70%) MS Exchange
2 59 (29.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 58 (29.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (26.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (17.77%) IIS
6 18 (9.14%) Lync
7 15 (7.61%) SharePoint
8 13 (6.60%) WebSphere
9 12 (6.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (4.06%) CMS
10 8 (4.06%) Commerce Server
11 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.52%) IBM Notes
14 2 (1.02%) Apache
15 1 (0.51%) JBoss
15 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 83 (42.13%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.60%) Office 365
2 8 (4.06%) PaaS
3 7 (3.55%) Mimecast
4 6 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (26.90%) DNS
2 50 (25.38%) SAN
3 46 (23.35%) DHCP
4 40 (20.30%) TCP/IP
5 38 (19.29%) Firewall
6 21 (10.66%) Internet
7 12 (6.09%) LAN
8 11 (5.58%) VoIP
9 10 (5.08%) WAN
9 10 (5.08%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (4.57%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.06%) VPN
12 7 (3.55%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.54%) NAS
13 5 (2.54%) VLAN
14 4 (2.03%) Ethernet
15 2 (1.02%) LDAP
16 1 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
16 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) Data Mining
2 8 (4.06%) Big Data
3 5 (2.54%) MySQL
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) SSDT
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 33 (16.75%) Advertising
2 32 (16.24%) Finance
3 8 (4.06%) Marketing
4 3 (1.52%) Welsh Language
4 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 52 (26.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (16.24%) Analyst
3 27 (13.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (9.64%) Administrator
5 17 (8.63%) Consultant
5 17 (8.63%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.63%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.12%) Architect
7 15 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (7.11%) Technical Consultant
9 13 (6.60%) Technical Support
9 13 (6.60%) IT Support
10 12 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (5.58%) Wintel Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) VMware Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Project Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Technical Architect
13 8 (4.06%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (4.06%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.58%) .NET
2 8 (4.06%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.52%) LAMP
4 1 (0.51%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.51%) COM
4 1 (0.51%) COM+
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.63%) AS400
2 16 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.60%) Clustering
4 10 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.08%) EqualLogic
4 10 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.55%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.54%) iSeries
8 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.51%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 181 (91.88%) Windows
2 109 (55.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (46.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (35.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (13.20%) Windows 7
5 26 (13.20%) Linux
6 15 (7.61%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (2.03%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.03%) OS/400
8 4 (2.03%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.02%) CentOS
10 2 (1.02%) Debian
10 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.51%) OS/2
11 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.77%) ITIL
2 19 (9.64%) Mentoring
3 17 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (7.61%) Service Delivery
5 13 (6.60%) Load Balancing
6 8 (4.06%) Mobile Marketing
6 8 (4.06%) E-Commerce
7 6 (3.05%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (2.54%) Line Management
8 5 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.54%) Product Management
9 4 (2.03%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.03%) Project Management
9 4 (2.03%) Service Management
9 4 (2.03%) ITSM
10 3 (1.52%) Migration
10 3 (1.52%) Change Management
10 3 (1.52%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (1.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (1.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.69%) SQL
2 13 (6.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.51%) Ruby
3 1 (0.51%) C
3 1 (0.51%) C#
3 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (24.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (14.72%) MCSE
4 23 (11.68%) MCITP
5 22 (11.17%) CCNA
6 19 (9.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (7.61%) MCSA
7 15 (7.61%) MCP
8 11 (5.58%) VCP5
9 7 (3.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (3.55%) CCNP
10 6 (3.05%) Degree
10 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.03%) SAP Certification
12 2 (1.02%) CEH
12 2 (1.02%) MCTS
13 1 (0.51%) CISSP
13 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.51%) CISMP
13 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.57%) SLA
1 9 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (45.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (20.81%) Hyper-V
3 16 (8.12%) vSphere
4 10 (5.08%) XenApp
5 5 (2.54%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.02%) Xen
7 2 (1.02%) XenServer
7 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.02%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.58%) SCCM
2 7 (3.55%) WSUS
3 6 (3.05%) SCOM
4 5 (2.54%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.54%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.54%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.02%) yum
5 2 (1.02%) Nessus
5 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) Nmap
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
6 1 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.51%) SCSM
Vendors
1 147 (74.62%) Microsoft
2 146 (74.11%) VMware
3 52 (26.40%) Cisco
4 46 (23.35%) Citrix
5 23 (11.68%) HP
6 22 (11.17%) IBM
7 11 (5.58%) Dell
8 8 (4.06%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.55%) McAfee
9 7 (3.55%) NetApp
10 6 (3.05%) Apple
10 6 (3.05%) Symantec
11 5 (2.54%) Avaya
12 4 (2.03%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.03%) Veritas
12 4 (2.03%) SAP
13 3 (1.52%) Oracle
13 3 (1.52%) Lotus
13 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.52%) Veeam
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