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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 46 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 314 458 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.88% 7.84% 5.76%
As % of the System Software category 50.24% 53.82% 59.48%
Number of salaries quoted 287 377 301
Median salary £28,000 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £21,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
625 851 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.71% 14.56% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 522 639 487
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -15 86 £25,000 -37.50% 19
Wiltshire -9 78 £30,000 -11.76% 7
Gloucestershire -33 41 £31,500 -7.35% 9
Dorset +3 38 £30,250 -6.92% 5
Cornwall +7 27 £32,500 +58.53% 1
Somerset -17 25 £27,500 - 15
Devon -18 18 £29,000 -3.33% 6
Avon - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 635 (81.94%) Windows
2 450 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 329 (42.45%) VMware
4 318 (41.03%) Windows Server
5 301 (38.84%) MS Exchange
6 261 (33.68%) ITIL
7 253 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 214 (27.61%) SQL
9 211 (27.23%) MS Excel
10 209 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 204 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 201 (25.94%) Citrix
13 173 (22.32%) Windows 7
14 168 (21.68%) Firewall
15 163 (21.03%) SQL Server
16 162 (20.90%) DNS
17 159 (20.52%) MS Office
17 159 (20.52%) Exchange Server 2010
18 139 (17.94%) TCP/IP
19 135 (17.42%) SAN
20 133 (17.16%) Cisco
20 133 (17.16%) Hyper-V
21 132 (17.03%) Office 365
22 119 (15.35%) DHCP
22 119 (15.35%) Windows Server 2003
22 119 (15.35%) IIS
23 114 (14.71%) PowerShell
24 112 (14.45%) XenApp
25 109 (14.06%) WAN
26 108 (13.94%) VoIP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 301 (38.84%) MS Exchange
2 159 (20.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (15.35%) IIS
4 107 (13.81%) SharePoint
5 88 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 69 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 51 (6.58%) Skype for Business
8 25 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (2.71%) Apache
11 20 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (1.42%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.03%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
15 7 (0.90%) iPlanet
15 7 (0.90%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.65%) IBM Domino
17 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 211 (27.23%) MS Excel
2 159 (20.52%) MS Office
3 12 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 132 (17.03%) Office 365
2 46 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.32%) SaaS
4 17 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 168 (21.68%) Firewall
2 162 (20.90%) DNS
3 139 (17.94%) TCP/IP
4 135 (17.42%) SAN
5 119 (15.35%) DHCP
6 109 (14.06%) WAN
7 108 (13.94%) VoIP
8 101 (13.03%) LAN
9 93 (12.00%) VPN
10 55 (7.10%) VLAN
11 46 (5.94%) SNMP
12 43 (5.55%) Wireshark
13 41 (5.29%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (4.00%) Wireless
15 25 (3.23%) PBX
15 25 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
16 24 (3.10%) Internet
17 21 (2.71%) Skype
18 18 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (2.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.06%) MySQL
4 12 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.29%) MS Access
6 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.52%) Subversion
4 3 (0.39%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.39%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.26%) JIRA
6 1 (0.13%) GitLab
6 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.13%) MSI
6 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (12.77%) Finance
2 36 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.00%) Banking
3 31 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 17 (2.19%) Advertising
5 11 (1.42%) German Language
6 9 (1.16%) Electronics
7 8 (1.03%) Back Office
7 8 (1.03%) Legal
8 7 (0.90%) Marketing
9 6 (0.77%) Law
10 5 (0.65%) Billing
11 4 (0.52%) Publishing
12 3 (0.39%) Automotive
12 3 (0.39%) Local Government
12 3 (0.39%) Retail
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Games
13 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 189 (24.39%) Analyst
2 175 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 101 (13.03%) IT Support
4 95 (12.26%) Support Analyst
5 83 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 80 (10.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 75 (9.68%) IT Engineer
8 74 (9.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 63 (8.13%) Service Desk Analyst
10 61 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 61 (7.87%) Service Analyst
11 60 (7.74%) Systems Engineer
12 54 (6.97%) IT Analyst
13 53 (6.84%) IT Support Engineer
14 52 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 49 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 49 (6.32%) Administrator
16 47 (6.06%) Applications Support
17 46 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 38 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.71%) Web Services
2 50 (6.45%) .NET
3 25 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 23 (2.97%) ASP.NET
5 19 (2.45%) HTML
6 15 (1.94%) LAMP
7 12 (1.55%) XML
8 11 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (0.90%) SAML
10 6 (0.77%) Entity Framework
10 6 (0.77%) WCF
10 6 (0.77%) WPF
11 5 (0.65%) COM
12 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (0.52%) CSS
12 4 (0.52%) RESTful
12 4 (0.52%) WinForms
12 4 (0.52%) XSLT
13 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.90%) Blackberry
3 38 (4.90%) EqualLogic
4 36 (4.65%) Clustering
5 34 (4.39%) Data Centre
6 32 (4.13%) Driving Licence
7 22 (2.84%) EPoS
8 15 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (1.81%) iPhone
10 13 (1.68%) PKI
11 9 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.16%) iPad
12 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.03%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.03%) Replication
13 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 635 (81.94%) Windows
2 318 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 253 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 209 (26.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 173 (22.32%) Windows 7
6 119 (15.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (11.23%) Windows 8
8 86 (11.10%) Linux
9 39 (5.03%) Windows 10
10 30 (3.87%) Windows XP
11 18 (2.32%) Mac OS
12 17 (2.19%) Unix
13 11 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.29%) Android
15 8 (1.03%) CentOS
15 8 (1.03%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.90%) FreeNAS
17 6 (0.77%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (33.68%) ITIL
2 52 (6.71%) Service Management
3 46 (5.94%) Service Delivery
4 45 (5.81%) ITSM
5 42 (5.42%) ITIL V3
6 39 (5.03%) Time Management
7 38 (4.90%) Network Management
8 36 (4.65%) Problem Management
9 33 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (4.26%) Mentoring
9 33 (4.26%) Project Management
10 31 (4.00%) Incident Management
11 26 (3.35%) ERP
11 26 (3.35%) Performance Monitoring
12 25 (3.23%) Migration
13 21 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (2.58%) Data Protection
14 20 (2.58%) Database Tuning
14 20 (2.58%) Patch Management
15 19 (2.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 214 (27.61%) SQL
2 114 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 35 (4.52%) C#
4 19 (2.45%) VBScript
5 16 (2.06%) VB
6 14 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.55%) Perl
7 12 (1.55%) Python
8 9 (1.16%) C++
8 9 (1.16%) Java
9 8 (1.03%) JavaScript
10 7 (0.90%) C
11 5 (0.65%) VBA
12 4 (0.52%) PHP
12 4 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.52%) XPath
12 4 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 88 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (11.23%) Degree
3 79 (10.19%) Security Cleared
4 62 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 49 (6.32%) MCSE
6 45 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
7 34 (4.39%) MCP
8 32 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (3.87%) MCSA
10 28 (3.61%) CCNA
10 28 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (3.10%) A+ Certification
12 22 (2.84%) MCITP
13 21 (2.71%) DV Cleared
13 21 (2.71%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (2.06%) MCTS
15 12 (1.55%) HND
16 11 (1.42%) MCDST
17 10 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
18 6 (0.77%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.39%) SLA
2 13 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.03%) COBIT
4 5 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 204 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 133 (17.16%) Hyper-V
3 112 (14.45%) XenApp
4 42 (5.42%) XenDesktop
5 40 (5.16%) vSphere
6 19 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.19%) Terminal Services
8 14 (1.81%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.16%) vCloud
11 6 (0.77%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.52%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.39%) XenServer
14 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.26%) Firmware
15 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 85 (10.97%) SCCM
2 73 (9.42%) SCOM
3 25 (3.23%) Foglight
4 23 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (2.58%) WSUS
6 19 (2.45%) NetBackup
7 18 (2.32%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 11 (1.42%) Backup Exec
10 10 (1.29%) ZENworks
11 9 (1.16%) Nagios
12 4 (0.52%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.52%) MOM
13 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.39%) SmoothWall
14 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.26%) vMotion
15 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
15 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 450 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 329 (42.45%) VMware
3 201 (25.94%) Citrix
4 133 (17.16%) Cisco
5 95 (12.26%) HP
6 68 (8.77%) Dell
7 61 (7.87%) NetApp
8 53 (6.84%) Veeam
9 41 (5.29%) Symantec
10 39 (5.03%) WatchGuard
11 31 (4.00%) EMC
12 28 (3.61%) Intel Security
13 25 (3.23%) Fortinet
13 25 (3.23%) Kaseya
13 25 (3.23%) Kaspersky
14 22 (2.84%) Apple
15 18 (2.32%) Remedy
16 16 (2.06%) CheckPoint
16 16 (2.06%) Palo Alto
17 15 (1.94%) Progress
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Discount
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wareham, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum 33days hols,parking,pension+more
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + fantastic pension and holiday package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum 31days hols,pension,parking,medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Clevedon, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £27-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + bonus when working late shifts
Posted: 15 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 24 days ago
South West
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago