The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 46 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 49 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.32% 4.61% 6.93%
As % of the System Software category 35.77% 45.05% 60.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 49
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,700 £26,412
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
137 111 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.09% 10.24% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 126 96 78
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £24,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 32 £32,250 -10.41% 4
Caerphilly +7 5 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Bridgend +8 3 £28,750 +27.77%
Newport +1 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Active Directory
Wales

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 86 (72.88%) Windows
2 85 (72.03%) Microsoft
3 82 (69.49%) VMware
4 60 (50.85%) Cisco
5 48 (40.68%) MS Exchange
6 43 (36.44%) SAN
6 43 (36.44%) Hyper-V
7 42 (35.59%) ITIL
8 41 (34.75%) MS Excel
8 41 (34.75%) Firewall
9 39 (33.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (29.66%) TCP/IP
11 33 (27.97%) HP
12 29 (24.58%) Citrix
12 29 (24.58%) DNS
12 29 (24.58%) IIS
12 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (21.19%) SQL
14 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
15 23 (19.49%) MCSE
16 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (17.80%) NAS
17 21 (17.80%) CCNA
17 21 (17.80%) Cisco Certification
18 20 (16.95%) SharePoint
19 19 (16.10%) MCP
19 19 (16.10%) Internet
20 18 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
20 18 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (40.68%) MS Exchange
2 29 (24.58%) IIS
3 20 (16.95%) SharePoint
4 18 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (14.41%) Lync
6 12 (10.17%) CMS
7 11 (9.32%) Commerce Server
8 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (4.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.69%) SAS
12 2 (1.69%) Apache
12 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (34.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.02%) Office 365
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.44%) SAN
2 41 (34.75%) Firewall
3 35 (29.66%) TCP/IP
4 29 (24.58%) DNS
5 21 (17.80%) NAS
6 19 (16.10%) Internet
7 13 (11.02%) VLAN
7 13 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (10.17%) WAN
8 12 (10.17%) DHCP
9 11 (9.32%) HSRP
9 11 (9.32%) VRRP
10 9 (7.63%) LAN
11 7 (5.93%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (5.93%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (5.08%) VPN
13 4 (3.39%) VoIP
14 2 (1.69%) ADSL
14 2 (1.69%) Wireless
15 1 (0.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 13 (11.02%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Legal
3 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (17.80%) Analyst
3 17 (14.41%) Support Engineer
4 15 (12.71%) Support Analyst
5 12 (10.17%) Architect
6 11 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.47%) Server Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Project Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Server Support Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Server Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) IT Support
11 5 (4.24%) Server Support
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Wintel Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Wintel Server Engineer
12 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.39%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) .NET
1 12 (10.17%) .NET Framework
2 7 (5.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.85%) WCF
3 1 (0.85%) LINQ
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Clustering
2 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.24%) iSeries
4 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 86 (72.88%) Windows
2 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.17%) Linux
6 3 (2.54%) AIX
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.85%) CentOS
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.85%) UNIX
8 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) ITIL
2 15 (12.71%) Project Management
3 13 (11.02%) Load Balancing
4 12 (10.17%) Email Migration
5 8 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.08%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.24%) Change Control
7 5 (4.24%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.54%) Service Management
8 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.54%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.69%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (1.69%) DevOps
9 2 (1.69%) Change Management
9 2 (1.69%) Migration
10 1 (0.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (0.85%) Business Continuity
10 1 (0.85%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (0.85%) Data Analysis
10 1 (0.85%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.19%) SQL
2 5 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.69%) Perl
3 2 (1.69%) Ruby
4 1 (0.85%) AWK
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (19.49%) MCSE
3 21 (17.80%) CCNA
3 21 (17.80%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (16.10%) MCP
5 18 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (12.71%) SC Cleared
6 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
7 12 (10.17%) CCNP
8 10 (8.47%) SAP Certification
9 7 (5.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (4.24%) Degree
11 4 (3.39%) MCSA
12 3 (2.54%) MCITP
13 2 (1.69%) CCA
13 2 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.69%) CISSP
13 2 (1.69%) VCP5
14 1 (0.85%) VCP4
14 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.32%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) GxP
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (36.44%) Hyper-V
2 39 (33.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.86%) VMware ESX
4 10 (8.47%) vSphere
5 8 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (4.24%) UAG
7 4 (3.39%) XenApp
8 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.69%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.85%) Nmap
10 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) NetBackup
2 9 (7.63%) SCCM
3 6 (5.08%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (4.24%) WSUS
5 2 (1.69%) Puppet
5 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) YUM
6 1 (0.85%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 85 (72.03%) Microsoft
2 82 (69.49%) VMware
3 60 (50.85%) Cisco
4 33 (27.97%) HP
5 29 (24.58%) Citrix
6 14 (11.86%) CheckPoint
7 12 (10.17%) SAP
7 12 (10.17%) WatchGuard
8 11 (9.32%) SonicWALL
8 11 (9.32%) Dell
9 9 (7.63%) Symantec
10 7 (5.93%) Veritas
11 4 (3.39%) Blue Coat
12 3 (2.54%) Remedy
12 3 (2.54%) Sophos
13 2 (1.69%) NetApp
13 2 (1.69%) IBM
13 2 (1.69%) Oracle
13 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.69%) Apple
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago