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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 446 418 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.83% 7.10% 5.87%
As % of the System Software category 57.47% 65.83% 62.13%
Number of salaries quoted 395 381 282
Average salary £30,250 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.02% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
776 635 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.63% 10.78% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 688 576 423
Average salary £34,712 £36,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.89% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +9 153 £32,500 +8.33% 13
Bristol +2 97 £32,500 -7.14% 18
Dorset +3 72 £24,000 -29.41% 4
Gloucestershire -11 46 £32,500 - 17
Devon -10 36 £28,500 -16.17% 9
Somerset -9 26 £28,250 -13.07% 6
Cornwall +3 9 £40,000 +66.66% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 686 (82.95%) Windows
2 434 (52.48%) Microsoft
3 362 (43.77%) Windows Server
4 354 (42.81%) VMware
5 315 (38.09%) MS Exchange
6 292 (35.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 272 (32.89%) ITIL
8 265 (32.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 229 (27.69%) Citrix
10 210 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 201 (24.30%) Windows 7
12 200 (24.18%) SQL
13 197 (23.82%) MS Excel
14 191 (23.10%) Firewall
15 188 (22.73%) MS Office
16 180 (21.77%) DNS
17 174 (21.04%) Exchange Server 2010
18 143 (17.29%) LAN
19 142 (17.17%) SQL Server
20 130 (15.72%) DHCP
21 127 (15.36%) PowerShell
22 125 (15.11%) XenApp
23 121 (14.63%) Finance
24 119 (14.39%) WAN
25 116 (14.03%) SAN
26 110 (13.30%) IIS
27 109 (13.18%) TCP/IP
28 104 (12.58%) SCCM
29 103 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
30 99 (11.97%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 315 (38.09%) MS Exchange
2 174 (21.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (13.30%) IIS
4 91 (11.00%) Lync
5 87 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 82 (9.92%) SharePoint
7 79 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 27 (3.26%) Apache
10 18 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
12 10 (1.21%) nginx
13 9 (1.09%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.85%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.85%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (0.60%) JBoss
17 4 (0.48%) IBM Domino
18 3 (0.36%) iPlanet
Applications
1 197 (23.82%) MS Excel
2 188 (22.73%) MS Office
3 5 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Maximo
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 74 (8.95%) Office 365
2 31 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.93%) SaaS
5 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.60%) IaaS
6 5 (0.60%) PaaS
7 3 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.36%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 191 (23.10%) Firewall
2 180 (21.77%) DNS
3 143 (17.29%) LAN
4 130 (15.72%) DHCP
5 119 (14.39%) WAN
6 116 (14.03%) SAN
7 109 (13.18%) TCP/IP
8 78 (9.43%) VPN
9 76 (9.19%) VLAN
10 50 (6.05%) VoIP
11 44 (5.32%) IPsec
12 43 (5.20%) Wi-Fi
13 30 (3.63%) LDAP
14 27 (3.26%) Skype
15 26 (3.14%) SNMP
16 25 (3.02%) Internet
16 25 (3.02%) Wireless
17 24 (2.90%) Wireshark
18 18 (2.18%) Remote Desktop
19 17 (2.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 15 (1.81%) MySQL
4 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.33%) MS Access
6 10 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.36%) GIS
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.73%) TestDirector
3 5 (0.60%) ClearQuest
3 5 (0.60%) Subversion
4 4 (0.48%) Yeoman
5 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.12%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 121 (14.63%) Finance
2 34 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.51%) Banking
4 23 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.66%) Advertising
6 15 (1.81%) Marketing
7 14 (1.69%) Legal
8 13 (1.57%) Law
9 12 (1.45%) Back Office
10 10 (1.21%) Electronics
10 10 (1.21%) German Language
11 6 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.60%) Billing
12 5 (0.60%) Local Government
13 3 (0.36%) Automotive
13 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Retail
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (21.64%) Support Engineer
2 151 (18.26%) Analyst
3 127 (15.36%) IT Support
4 107 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 102 (12.33%) IT Engineer
6 88 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 77 (9.31%) Administrator
8 71 (8.59%) IT Support Engineer
9 69 (8.34%) Service Analyst
10 67 (8.10%) Service Desk Analyst
11 60 (7.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 60 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 55 (6.65%) IT Technician
13 54 (6.53%) Systems Engineer
14 52 (6.29%) Support Analyst
15 46 (5.56%) Support Technician
15 46 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
16 39 (4.72%) Applications Support
17 38 (4.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 32 (3.87%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.77%) Web Services
2 53 (6.41%) .NET
3 25 (3.02%) .NET Framework
4 23 (2.78%) HTML
5 22 (2.66%) XML
6 19 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.21%) CSS
8 8 (0.97%) HTML5
8 8 (0.97%) LAMP
8 8 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (0.85%) Entity Framework
10 6 (0.73%) Silverlight
11 5 (0.60%) CSS3
11 5 (0.60%) jQuery
11 5 (0.60%) Middleware
12 4 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
12 4 (0.48%) WCF
12 4 (0.48%) WPF
13 3 (0.36%) REST
13 3 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.83%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.32%) Clustering
4 32 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 30 (3.63%) Driving Licence
6 27 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.42%) EqualLogic
8 12 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.21%) iPhone
9 10 (1.21%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.09%) iPad
10 9 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.09%) Replication
11 8 (0.97%) EPoS
11 8 (0.97%) PKI
11 8 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (0.85%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 686 (82.95%) Windows
2 362 (43.77%) Windows Server
3 292 (35.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 265 (32.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 201 (24.30%) Windows 7
6 99 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 74 (8.95%) Windows 8
8 72 (8.71%) Linux
9 43 (5.20%) Mac OS
10 35 (4.23%) Windows XP
11 21 (2.54%) Unix
12 20 (2.42%) Windows 10
13 14 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.33%) Windows Vista
15 10 (1.21%) CentOS
16 8 (0.97%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.48%) FreeNAS
18 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (32.89%) ITIL
2 52 (6.29%) Service Management
3 47 (5.68%) Migration
4 40 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (4.84%) Incident Management
5 38 (4.59%) ITIL V3
6 31 (3.75%) ITSM
6 31 (3.75%) Service Delivery
7 28 (3.39%) Project Management
8 25 (3.02%) Mentoring
8 25 (3.02%) Problem Management
9 23 (2.78%) Network Management
9 23 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (2.66%) Change Management
11 21 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (2.42%) Regression Testing
12 20 (2.42%) Time Management
13 19 (2.30%) Document Management
14 18 (2.18%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (24.18%) SQL
2 127 (15.36%) PowerShell
3 36 (4.35%) C#
4 26 (3.14%) Java
5 25 (3.02%) VBScript
6 24 (2.90%) VB
7 17 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.69%) PHP
9 13 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.45%) Perl
10 12 (1.45%) Python
11 10 (1.21%) C++
12 8 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.60%) C
15 4 (0.48%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.48%) VBA
16 2 (0.24%) XPath
16 2 (0.24%) XQuery
17 1 (0.12%) X++
Qualifications
1 103 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (11.25%) Security Cleared
3 65 (7.86%) Degree
4 56 (6.77%) ITIL Certification
5 53 (6.41%) MCSE
6 46 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 43 (5.20%) DV Cleared
8 37 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (3.87%) MCP
10 32 (3.87%) MCSA
11 28 (3.39%) CCNA
12 23 (2.78%) MCITP
13 15 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (1.45%) CCNP
14 12 (1.45%) MCTS
15 11 (1.33%) A+ Certification
15 11 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (0.97%) MCDST
17 7 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.01%) SLA
2 14 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.09%) QA
4 3 (0.36%) COBIT
5 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 210 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (15.11%) XenApp
3 99 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 31 (3.75%) VMware ESX
4 31 (3.75%) vSphere
5 27 (3.26%) XenDesktop
6 26 (3.14%) Terminal Services
7 15 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.33%) DFS Replication
10 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.60%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.48%) Snort
12 4 (0.48%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.48%) Xen
13 3 (0.36%) XenServer
14 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.24%) KVM
14 2 (0.24%) NFS
15 1 (0.12%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 104 (12.58%) SCCM
2 53 (6.41%) SCOM
3 30 (3.63%) McAfee ePO
4 26 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 25 (3.02%) WSUS
6 19 (2.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 19 (2.30%) NetBackup
6 19 (2.30%) SCDPM
7 17 (2.06%) Backup Exec
7 17 (2.06%) SCVMM
8 15 (1.81%) Nagios
9 12 (1.45%) SCOrch
10 10 (1.21%) ZENworks
11 9 (1.09%) Foglight
12 7 (0.85%) MOM
12 7 (0.85%) SCSM
12 7 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.60%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 434 (52.48%) Microsoft
2 354 (42.81%) VMware
3 229 (27.69%) Citrix
4 89 (10.76%) Cisco
5 76 (9.19%) HP
6 59 (7.13%) Dell
7 52 (6.29%) NetApp
8 45 (5.44%) Symantec
9 37 (4.47%) McAfee
10 36 (4.35%) Veeam
11 20 (2.42%) Remedy
12 18 (2.18%) Sophos
13 17 (2.06%) Progress
14 14 (1.69%) Dell KACE
14 14 (1.69%) Oracle
15 13 (1.57%) Apple
15 13 (1.57%) EMC
15 13 (1.57%) Juniper
16 12 (1.45%) SAP
17 11 (1.33%) Fortinet
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £270000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 5K bonus + 6K Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bideford, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Month + pension + holiday allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £29000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago