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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 306 385 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.12% 6.33% 4.86%
As % of the System Software category 40.85% 60.63% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 272 347 211
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
749 635 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.53% 10.44% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 582 549 380
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Wiltshire -5 89 £27,000 +8.00% 17
Gloucestershire +8 55 £28,750 +6.48% 10
Bristol -49 50 £37,500 +25.00% 22
Dorset -4 45 £25,000 -9.09% 9
Somerset -6 36 £23,250 -34.96% 5
Devon -13 23 £28,000 -14.50% 10
Cornwall -4 3 £20,000 +8.10% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 607 (83.72%) Windows
2 404 (55.72%) Microsoft
3 321 (44.28%) VMware
4 285 (39.31%) MS Exchange
5 261 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 223 (30.76%) ITIL
7 213 (29.38%) MS Excel
8 210 (28.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 199 (27.45%) DNS
10 190 (26.21%) Citrix
11 174 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 165 (22.76%) Windows 7
13 158 (21.79%) DHCP
14 144 (19.86%) TCP/IP
14 144 (19.86%) SQL Server
15 129 (17.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 127 (17.52%) SCCM
17 123 (16.97%) MS Office
17 123 (16.97%) Exchange Server 2010
18 120 (16.55%) Firewall
19 112 (15.45%) Hyper-V
20 109 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
21 101 (13.93%) Cisco
22 98 (13.52%) LAN
23 96 (13.24%) SQL
23 96 (13.24%) Finance
24 94 (12.97%) SAN
25 93 (12.83%) WAN
26 91 (12.55%) HP
27 82 (11.31%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 285 (39.31%) MS Exchange
2 123 (16.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (11.03%) IIS
4 78 (10.76%) Lync
5 67 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 59 (8.14%) SharePoint
7 55 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (1.66%) Apache
12 9 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.83%) WorkSite
15 6 (0.83%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.55%) nginx
17 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 213 (29.38%) MS Excel
2 123 (16.97%) MS Office
3 6 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.14%) Maximo
3 1 (0.14%) Summit
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.14%) Office 365
2 22 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.97%) SaaS
5 5 (0.69%) PaaS
6 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.28%) IaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 199 (27.45%) DNS
2 158 (21.79%) DHCP
3 144 (19.86%) TCP/IP
4 120 (16.55%) Firewall
5 98 (13.52%) LAN
6 94 (12.97%) SAN
7 93 (12.83%) WAN
8 69 (9.52%) VPN
9 44 (6.07%) VLAN
10 36 (4.97%) Internet
11 31 (4.28%) VoIP
12 28 (3.86%) WLAN
13 23 (3.17%) Wireless
14 21 (2.90%) Network Security
15 19 (2.62%) SSL
16 18 (2.48%) MPLS
17 11 (1.52%) IPsec
17 11 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (1.52%) iSCSI
17 11 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.93%) MySQL
5 9 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.55%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.14%) DB2
10 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.14%) Informix
10 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.14%) DTS
10 1 (0.14%) Crystal Dashboard Design
10 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.69%) Yeoman
3 3 (0.41%) MSI
4 2 (0.28%) Hudson
4 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 96 (13.24%) Finance
2 40 (5.52%) Back Office
3 33 (4.55%) Marketing
4 25 (3.45%) Legal
5 19 (2.62%) Advertising
6 18 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.38%) Games
8 10 (1.38%) Law
9 6 (0.83%) Banking
10 5 (0.69%) Retail
11 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 157 (21.66%) Analyst
2 128 (17.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 127 (17.52%) Support Engineer
4 69 (9.52%) IT Support
5 60 (8.28%) Support Analyst
6 54 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 54 (7.45%) Consultant
7 52 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 48 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
9 45 (6.21%) Service Analyst
10 43 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
11 39 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 37 (5.10%) Support Technician
13 35 (4.83%) Administrator
14 31 (4.28%) IT Support Engineer
15 30 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 29 (4.00%) Desktop Support
17 27 (3.72%) Architect
18 25 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 25 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.66%) Web Services
2 33 (4.55%) .NET
3 20 (2.76%) ASP.NET
4 17 (2.34%) .NET Framework
5 15 (2.07%) Software Packaging
6 14 (1.93%) Application Packaging
6 14 (1.93%) CSS
7 12 (1.66%) HTML
8 8 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (0.97%) Middleware
9 7 (0.97%) WCF
9 7 (0.97%) WPF
10 6 (0.83%) jQuery
10 6 (0.83%) HTML5
10 6 (0.83%) Entity Framework
10 6 (0.83%) REST
10 6 (0.83%) CSS3
11 4 (0.55%) Ajax
12 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.72%) Clustering
2 42 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 17 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.07%) iPhone
6 14 (1.93%) Fat Client
6 14 (1.93%) iPad
6 14 (1.93%) Thin Client
7 12 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.52%) Statistics
8 11 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.52%) EqualLogic
8 11 (1.52%) BYOD
9 9 (1.24%) Replication
10 8 (1.10%) PKI
10 8 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.97%) Handset
12 6 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 607 (83.72%) Windows
2 261 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 210 (28.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 165 (22.76%) Windows 7
5 129 (17.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 78 (10.76%) Linux
7 73 (10.07%) Windows XP
8 47 (6.48%) Windows 8
9 26 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (2.07%) Android
11 9 (1.24%) Mac OS
11 9 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (1.24%) UNIX
12 7 (0.97%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.83%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.69%) CentOS
15 3 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (30.76%) ITIL
2 56 (7.72%) Service Management
3 55 (7.59%) Migration
4 54 (7.45%) Service Delivery
5 52 (7.17%) Project Management
6 39 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (4.69%) Time Management
8 30 (4.14%) Change Management
9 28 (3.86%) Incident Management
10 26 (3.59%) Mentoring
11 22 (3.03%) ITSM
11 22 (3.03%) Workflow
12 21 (2.90%) ITIL V2
12 21 (2.90%) Change Control
12 21 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (2.48%) Configuration Management
13 18 (2.48%) Business Continuity
14 17 (2.34%) Load Balancing
14 17 (2.34%) Software Deployment
15 14 (1.93%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (13.24%) SQL
2 63 (8.69%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.31%) C#
4 13 (1.79%) Java
5 9 (1.24%) PHP
6 7 (0.97%) C
6 7 (0.97%) Python
6 7 (0.97%) VBScript
7 6 (0.83%) VB
7 6 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 6 (0.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.28%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) R
10 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (15.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (11.31%) Security Cleared
3 61 (8.41%) MCSE
4 41 (5.66%) MCSA
5 37 (5.10%) Degree
6 33 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (3.86%) MCP
8 26 (3.59%) DV Cleared
9 24 (3.31%) MCITP
10 19 (2.62%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.66%) CCNA
12 11 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.24%) MCTS
14 7 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.97%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.83%) MCDST
16 5 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
16 5 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (0.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (10.34%) SLA
2 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 174 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (15.45%) Hyper-V
3 75 (10.34%) XenApp
4 60 (8.28%) vSphere
5 41 (5.66%) VMware ESX
6 19 (2.62%) Terminal Services
6 19 (2.62%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.34%) XenServer
8 14 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.79%) BitLocker
9 13 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (0.97%) VMware Server
10 7 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.69%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.28%) Firmware
12 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.28%) Snort
12 2 (0.28%) Xen
13 1 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 127 (17.52%) SCCM
2 70 (9.66%) SCOM
3 34 (4.69%) NetBackup
4 18 (2.48%) HP SIM
4 18 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 17 (2.34%) Backup Exec
6 16 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
7 13 (1.79%) WSUS
8 12 (1.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.83%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.83%) Hyperic
11 6 (0.83%) Windows Intune
12 5 (0.69%) Puppet
12 5 (0.69%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.55%) Nagios
13 4 (0.55%) ARCserve
14 3 (0.41%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 404 (55.72%) Microsoft
2 321 (44.28%) VMware
3 190 (26.21%) Citrix
4 101 (13.93%) Cisco
5 91 (12.55%) HP
6 49 (6.76%) Symantec
7 45 (6.21%) Dell
8 35 (4.83%) Avaya
9 29 (4.00%) IBM
10 27 (3.72%) Remedy
11 22 (3.03%) Red Hat
12 20 (2.76%) NetApp
12 20 (2.76%) Oracle
12 20 (2.76%) Veeam
13 19 (2.62%) Apple
14 16 (2.21%) MobileIron
15 14 (1.93%) Google
15 14 (1.93%) EMC
16 11 (1.52%) McAfee
16 11 (1.52%) Sophos
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Earth Stream Global
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension, bonus, certs etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £140 - £160 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + Company Car, Laptop and Phone
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago