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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 41 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 64 55 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.91% 4.70% 9.13%
As % of the System Software category 47.06% 47.83% 62.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 72
Average salary £31,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,200 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
136 115 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.57% 9.83% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 103 117
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £55,725
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 44 £28,750 +19.79% 6
Bridgend +20 7 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Newport +7 4 £27,500 -8.33%
Caerphilly +9 2 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 89 (80.18%) Windows
2 85 (76.58%) Microsoft
3 71 (63.96%) VMware
4 51 (45.95%) Cisco
5 46 (41.44%) MS Excel
6 43 (38.74%) MS Exchange
7 37 (33.33%) ITIL
8 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (28.83%) DNS
11 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
11 31 (27.93%) SQL
11 31 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (26.13%) SAN
13 28 (25.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (25.23%) Hyper-V
14 27 (24.32%) Firewall
14 27 (24.32%) IIS
15 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2007
16 25 (22.52%) Citrix
17 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
18 22 (19.82%) MCSE
19 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (18.02%) HP
20 20 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2010
21 19 (17.12%) CCNA
21 19 (17.12%) DHCP
22 18 (16.22%) MCP
22 18 (16.22%) NAS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (38.74%) MS Exchange
2 27 (24.32%) IIS
3 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (9.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (7.21%) CMS
7 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.31%) Lync
8 7 (6.31%) Commerce Server
9 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.80%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.80%) Apache
11 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.90%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 46 (41.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.80%) Line 500
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.90%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.83%) DNS
2 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
3 29 (26.13%) SAN
4 27 (24.32%) Firewall
5 19 (17.12%) DHCP
6 18 (16.22%) NAS
7 17 (15.32%) Internet
8 11 (9.91%) VoIP
8 11 (9.91%) WAN
9 10 (9.01%) LAN
10 8 (7.21%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (7.21%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (4.50%) VLAN
11 5 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (4.50%) Wireless
12 3 (2.70%) VRRP
12 3 (2.70%) HSRP
12 3 (2.70%) VPN
13 2 (1.80%) ADSL
13 2 (1.80%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Advertising
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Analyst
2 25 (22.52%) Support Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Support Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) Server Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Server Support
6 10 (9.01%) Server Support Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.41%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) IT Support
11 4 (3.60%) Wintel Consultant
11 4 (3.60%) Wintel Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Service Desk Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) CSS
1 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
1 8 (7.21%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) WCF
2 1 (0.90%) LINQ
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Clustering
2 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.70%) iSeries
6 2 (1.80%) iPhone
6 2 (1.80%) AS400
6 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.90%) iPad
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 89 (80.18%) Windows
2 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (25.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.11%) Linux
7 8 (7.21%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.80%) AIX
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.80%) UNIX
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.90%) Debian
9 1 (0.90%) Android
9 1 (0.90%) CentOS
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (9.91%) Load Balancing
3 9 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.41%) Change Management
6 5 (4.50%) Project Management
6 5 (4.50%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.50%) Change Control
6 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.60%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (2.70%) Email Migration
8 3 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.80%) CRM
9 2 (1.80%) ERP
9 2 (1.80%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.80%) Time Management
9 2 (1.80%) DevOps
9 2 (1.80%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.93%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.80%) Ruby
3 2 (1.80%) Perl
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) AWK
Qualifications
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (19.82%) MCSE
3 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (17.12%) CCNA
5 18 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (16.22%) MCP
6 8 (7.21%) MCSA
6 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (5.41%) CCNP
8 6 (5.41%) SAP Certification
8 6 (5.41%) Degree
9 4 (3.60%) VCP5
10 3 (2.70%) MCITP
11 2 (1.80%) CCA
11 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.90%) MCTS
12 1 (0.90%) CCENT
12 1 (0.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) ISO 9001
1 8 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.90%) GxP
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (25.23%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.61%) VMware ESX
4 11 (9.91%) vSphere
5 6 (5.41%) XenApp
6 5 (4.50%) ISA Server
6 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.90%) Nmap
8 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.50%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.70%) SCCM
3 3 (2.70%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.80%) WSUS
4 2 (1.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.90%) YUM
5 1 (0.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 85 (76.58%) Microsoft
2 71 (63.96%) VMware
3 51 (45.95%) Cisco
4 25 (22.52%) Citrix
5 20 (18.02%) HP
6 8 (7.21%) SAP
7 7 (6.31%) IBM
8 5 (4.50%) Dell
8 5 (4.50%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.50%) Symantec
8 5 (4.50%) WatchGuard
9 4 (3.60%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.60%) Veritas
9 4 (3.60%) NetApp
10 3 (2.70%) Veeam
11 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.80%) IPFX
11 2 (1.80%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.80%) Apple
11 2 (1.80%) Sage
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £21K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago