The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 416 282 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.39% 5.00% 6.88%
As % of the System Software category 57.86% 55.29% 59.87%
Number of salaries quoted 357 242 332
Average salary £31,500 £31,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,875
% change year-on-year
- -6.81%
Active Directory
England

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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
719 510 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.04% 9.04% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 621 441 535
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South West region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the South West

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the South West

Active Directory
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Bristol +6 118 £35,000 +16.66% 19
Wiltshire +31 102 £37,000 +13.84% 16
Gloucestershire +5 63 £30,000 +20.00% 14
Dorset +9 62 £27,750 -31.90% 15
Devon +16 49 £29,500 +1.72% 10
Somerset -10 18 £22,500 -41.17% 9
Cornwall -7 4 £24,000 +20.00%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 680 (83.85%) Windows
2 530 (65.35%) Microsoft
3 321 (39.58%) VMware
4 302 (37.24%) MS Exchange
5 249 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 217 (26.76%) MS Excel
7 214 (26.39%) ITIL
8 210 (25.89%) Firewall
9 203 (25.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 194 (23.92%) Citrix
11 176 (21.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 164 (20.22%) MS Office
13 159 (19.61%) DNS
14 158 (19.48%) SQL Server
15 154 (18.99%) SQL
16 150 (18.50%) TCP/IP
16 150 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 148 (18.25%) Cisco
18 141 (17.39%) DHCP
19 140 (17.26%) Windows 7
20 138 (17.02%) LAN
21 133 (16.40%) Hyper-V
22 125 (15.41%) Windows Server 2012
23 122 (15.04%) WAN
24 120 (14.80%) SAN
25 115 (14.18%) VPN
25 115 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2010
26 110 (13.56%) Windows XP
27 107 (13.19%) IIS
28 102 (12.58%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 302 (37.24%) MS Exchange
2 115 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (13.19%) IIS
4 91 (11.22%) SharePoint
5 76 (9.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 75 (9.25%) Lync
7 71 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 63 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 56 (6.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
11 16 (1.97%) Apache
12 15 (1.85%) IBM Notes
13 13 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
15 9 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.86%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.62%) MS Project Server
18 2 (0.25%) Confluence
18 2 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 217 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 164 (20.22%) MS Office
3 28 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Revit
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) assyst
3 3 (0.37%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.67%) Office 365
2 21 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.99%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.62%) SaaS
5 3 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (25.89%) Firewall
2 159 (19.61%) DNS
3 150 (18.50%) TCP/IP
4 141 (17.39%) DHCP
5 138 (17.02%) LAN
6 122 (15.04%) WAN
7 120 (14.80%) SAN
8 115 (14.18%) VPN
9 55 (6.78%) Internet
10 36 (4.44%) WLAN
11 33 (4.07%) VLAN
12 24 (2.96%) VoIP
13 23 (2.84%) Wireless
14 22 (2.71%) Ethernet
15 21 (2.59%) NAS
16 20 (2.47%) Network Security
16 20 (2.47%) SMTP
17 18 (2.22%) HTTP
17 18 (2.22%) SSL
18 17 (2.10%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.70%) MySQL
3 26 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.74%) CouchDB
8 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.49%) Big Data
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.25%) MS Access
12 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.25%) JIRA
1 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (7.15%) Finance
2 27 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.08%) Back Office
4 21 (2.59%) Advertising
5 15 (1.85%) Legal
6 13 (1.60%) Law
6 13 (1.60%) Banking
6 13 (1.60%) Retail
7 8 (0.99%) French Language
8 7 (0.86%) Spanish Language
8 7 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.86%) Marketing
9 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.37%) Military
10 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
11 2 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 163 (20.10%) Support Engineer
2 150 (18.50%) Analyst
3 102 (12.58%) IT Support
4 97 (11.96%) Consultant
5 73 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 64 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 57 (7.03%) Support Analyst
8 49 (6.04%) Administrator
9 48 (5.92%) IT Support Engineer
10 44 (5.43%) Service Analyst
11 43 (5.30%) Technical Support
12 42 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
13 36 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
14 34 (4.19%) Project Engineer
14 34 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 33 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
16 31 (3.82%) Architect
17 25 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
17 25 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
18 24 (2.96%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.45%) .NET
2 20 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (1.97%) HTML
3 16 (1.97%) Application Packaging
4 15 (1.85%) XML
5 11 (1.36%) Web Services
6 8 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.86%) CSS
7 7 (0.86%) WCF
8 6 (0.74%) WPF
8 6 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (0.74%) Software Packaging
9 5 (0.62%) J2EE
9 5 (0.62%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.49%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.37%) COM
12 2 (0.25%) JSP
12 2 (0.25%) WinForms
12 2 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.14%) Blackberry
2 60 (7.40%) Clustering
3 37 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.97%) PKI
7 12 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.36%) PDA
9 8 (0.99%) Replication
9 8 (0.99%) Open Source
10 7 (0.86%) User Experience
11 6 (0.74%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.62%) iPhone
12 5 (0.62%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.62%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.62%) iPad
13 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.49%) Statistics
13 4 (0.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 680 (83.85%) Windows
2 249 (30.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 176 (21.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 140 (17.26%) Windows 7
5 125 (15.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 110 (13.56%) Windows XP
7 102 (12.58%) Linux
8 71 (8.75%) Windows 8
9 32 (3.95%) Windows Vista
10 23 (2.84%) UNIX
11 22 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.23%) Windows 2000
13 10 (1.23%) Mac OS
14 9 (1.11%) CentOS
14 9 (1.11%) AIX
15 7 (0.86%) Solaris
16 6 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (26.39%) ITIL
2 73 (9.00%) Service Management
3 64 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 54 (6.66%) Configuration Management
5 36 (4.44%) ITSM
5 36 (4.44%) Change Control
5 36 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 32 (3.95%) Software Deployment
6 32 (3.95%) Change Management
7 31 (3.82%) Service Delivery
7 31 (3.82%) Problem Management
8 29 (3.58%) Migration
9 27 (3.33%) Project Management
10 25 (3.08%) Incident Management
11 23 (2.84%) CRM
12 22 (2.71%) Time Management
13 21 (2.59%) Performance Management
14 19 (2.34%) Risk Management
15 18 (2.22%) Coaching
16 17 (2.10%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 154 (18.99%) SQL
2 67 (8.26%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.71%) Python
4 18 (2.22%) C#
5 14 (1.73%) Perl
6 12 (1.48%) Java
6 12 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 11 (1.36%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.36%) VB
8 10 (1.23%) C
9 9 (1.11%) VBScript
10 6 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.62%) Bourne shell
12 4 (0.49%) C++
12 4 (0.49%) Lua
12 4 (0.49%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.25%) Ruby
13 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 150 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (11.22%) Degree
3 78 (9.62%) MCP
4 76 (9.37%) Security Cleared
5 62 (7.64%) MCITP
6 61 (7.52%) MCSE
7 51 (6.29%) SC Cleared
8 43 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (4.81%) MCSA
10 25 (3.08%) CCNA
10 25 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 17 (2.10%) MCTS
13 13 (1.60%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.99%) MCDST
14 8 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.74%) VCP5
16 4 (0.49%) RHCSA
17 3 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.99%) SLA
2 8 (0.99%) QA
3 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 203 (25.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (16.40%) Hyper-V
3 74 (9.12%) XenApp
4 69 (8.51%) VMware ESX
5 46 (5.67%) Terminal Services
6 34 (4.19%) vSphere
7 28 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 21 (2.59%) XenDesktop
8 21 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (2.47%) XenServer
9 20 (2.47%) ISA Server
10 13 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (1.48%) UAG
12 11 (1.36%) MetaFrame
13 10 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (1.11%) qmail
15 7 (0.86%) Xen
16 5 (0.62%) vCloud
17 4 (0.49%) KVM
17 4 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 90 (11.10%) SCCM
2 58 (7.15%) SCOM
3 30 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.71%) SCVMM
5 20 (2.47%) Nagios
6 19 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (2.22%) Puppet
8 16 (1.97%) SCOrch
9 15 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (1.73%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.60%) HP SIM
12 10 (1.23%) SCSM
12 10 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.23%) WSUS
12 10 (1.23%) ARCserve
13 8 (0.99%) OpenView
13 8 (0.99%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.74%) MOM
14 6 (0.74%) Netcool
15 5 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 530 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 321 (39.58%) VMware
3 194 (23.92%) Citrix
4 148 (18.25%) Cisco
5 91 (11.22%) HP
6 59 (7.27%) Dell
7 49 (6.04%) Avaya
8 39 (4.81%) IBM
9 34 (4.19%) Red Hat
10 33 (4.07%) Symantec
11 32 (3.95%) Oracle
12 25 (3.08%) EMC
13 23 (2.84%) SonicWALL
14 22 (2.71%) Remedy
14 22 (2.71%) NetApp
15 17 (2.10%) Veeam
16 16 (1.97%) Apple
16 16 (1.97%) Lotus
17 15 (1.85%) McAfee
17 15 (1.85%) Sophos
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits , Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Cititec
Salary: £35k - 48k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus, pension, flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Totnes, Devon
South Hams District Council
Salary: From £28,922 to £32,072 per annum (Level 5)
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago