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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 55 29
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 385 246 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.12% 4.67% 7.93%
As % of the System Software category 56.53% 53.48% 63.22%
Number of salaries quoted 332 213 411
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,125 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
681 460 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.83% 8.73% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 585 400 626
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 October 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 October 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 +19 121 £34,000 +13.33% 38
Wiltshire +26 83 £30,000 -24.05% 17
Devon +10 54 £35,000 +20.68% 3
Dorset +3 48 £27,500 -21.42% 10
Somerset -2 38 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Gloucestershire -4 37 £27,000 +8.00% 14
Cornwall -6 3 £18,500 -7.50%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 640 (83.55%) Windows
2 485 (63.32%) Microsoft
3 312 (40.73%) VMware
4 285 (37.21%) MS Exchange
5 235 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 202 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 200 (26.11%) Firewall
8 195 (25.46%) MS Excel
9 185 (24.15%) ITIL
10 173 (22.58%) Citrix
11 165 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 158 (20.63%) MS Office
13 155 (20.23%) SQL Server
13 155 (20.23%) DNS
14 142 (18.54%) Windows 7
15 141 (18.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 136 (17.75%) SQL
17 134 (17.49%) TCP/IP
18 130 (16.97%) LAN
18 130 (16.97%) DHCP
19 129 (16.84%) Cisco
20 119 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
21 118 (15.40%) WAN
21 118 (15.40%) SAN
22 116 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
23 115 (15.01%) Windows XP
24 111 (14.49%) Hyper-V
25 108 (14.10%) VPN
26 107 (13.97%) Linux
26 107 (13.97%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 285 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 119 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (13.97%) IIS
4 91 (11.88%) SharePoint
5 70 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (8.22%) Lync
7 62 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 61 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 52 (6.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2000
11 15 (1.96%) IBM Notes
12 13 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (1.17%) Apache
15 6 (0.78%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.65%) MS Project Server
17 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
17 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 195 (25.46%) MS Excel
2 158 (20.63%) MS Office
3 28 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.52%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Revit
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) assyst
3 3 (0.39%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.09%) Office 365
2 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.04%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.78%) SaaS
4 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.52%) IaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (26.11%) Firewall
2 155 (20.23%) DNS
3 134 (17.49%) TCP/IP
4 130 (16.97%) LAN
4 130 (16.97%) DHCP
5 118 (15.40%) WAN
5 118 (15.40%) SAN
6 108 (14.10%) VPN
7 53 (6.92%) Internet
8 32 (4.18%) WLAN
9 29 (3.79%) VLAN
10 23 (3.00%) VoIP
11 21 (2.74%) Wireless
12 20 (2.61%) NAS
12 20 (2.61%) Network Security
13 18 (2.35%) SMTP
13 18 (2.35%) Ethernet
14 16 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
15 15 (1.96%) SSL
16 14 (1.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (3.26%) MySQL
4 15 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (0.78%) CouchDB
7 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.52%) Big Data
10 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.26%) MS Access
11 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (6.40%) Finance
2 32 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.74%) Back Office
4 16 (2.09%) Legal
5 15 (1.96%) Advertising
6 11 (1.44%) Banking
6 11 (1.44%) Retail
7 9 (1.17%) Marketing
8 7 (0.91%) French Language
8 7 (0.91%) Law
9 6 (0.78%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.52%) Military
12 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
12 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 147 (19.19%) Support Engineer
2 142 (18.54%) Analyst
3 103 (13.45%) IT Support
4 89 (11.62%) Consultant
5 65 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 59 (7.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 50 (6.53%) Support Analyst
8 48 (6.27%) IT Support Engineer
9 46 (6.01%) Administrator
10 41 (5.35%) Technical Support
11 40 (5.22%) Service Analyst
12 38 (4.96%) Help Desk Support
13 37 (4.83%) Service Desk Analyst
14 32 (4.18%) Project Engineer
15 31 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 29 (3.79%) Architect
17 28 (3.66%) Technical Consultant
18 25 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
19 24 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
19 24 (3.13%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.39%) HTML
2 25 (3.26%) .NET
3 18 (2.35%) ASP.NET
4 17 (2.22%) XML
5 12 (1.57%) Web Services
6 10 (1.31%) Application Packaging
7 8 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.04%) WCF
8 7 (0.91%) WPF
8 7 (0.91%) CSS
8 7 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (0.78%) MSMQ
10 5 (0.65%) Hibernate
11 4 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.52%) jQuery
12 2 (0.26%) COM
12 2 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.13%) WinForms
13 1 (0.13%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.36%) Blackberry
2 52 (6.79%) Clustering
3 33 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.22%) PKI
7 14 (1.83%) PDA
8 8 (1.04%) Replication
9 7 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.91%) User Experience
10 6 (0.78%) iPad
10 6 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.78%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.78%) iPhone
11 5 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.65%) EPoS
11 5 (0.65%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 640 (83.55%) Windows
2 235 (30.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 165 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 142 (18.54%) Windows 7
5 116 (15.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (15.01%) Windows XP
7 107 (13.97%) Linux
8 67 (8.75%) Windows 8
9 35 (4.57%) Windows Vista
10 24 (3.13%) UNIX
11 21 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.96%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.83%) AIX
14 10 (1.31%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.31%) CentOS
15 9 (1.17%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.17%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.78%) Android
17 4 (0.52%) Solaris
17 4 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (24.15%) ITIL
2 72 (9.40%) Service Management
3 51 (6.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (6.40%) Configuration Management
5 37 (4.83%) ITSM
6 36 (4.70%) Change Control
7 35 (4.57%) Project Management
8 34 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 27 (3.52%) Service Delivery
10 26 (3.39%) Migration
10 26 (3.39%) Problem Management
10 26 (3.39%) Software Deployment
11 23 (3.00%) Incident Management
11 23 (3.00%) CRM
12 22 (2.87%) Time Management
13 20 (2.61%) Risk Management
14 19 (2.48%) Change Management
15 17 (2.22%) Asset Management
15 17 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (1.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 136 (17.75%) SQL
2 56 (7.31%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.22%) C#
4 13 (1.70%) Python
4 13 (1.70%) Bash Shell
5 12 (1.57%) VB
6 11 (1.44%) C
6 11 (1.44%) VBScript
7 10 (1.31%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.17%) Java
8 9 (1.17%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.65%) Perl
9 5 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.52%) C++
10 4 (0.52%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.52%) Lua
11 3 (0.39%) Ruby
12 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 141 (18.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (10.57%) Degree
3 74 (9.66%) MCP
4 67 (8.75%) Security Cleared
5 63 (8.22%) MCITP
6 62 (8.09%) MCSE
7 45 (5.87%) SC Cleared
8 42 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 40 (5.22%) MCSA
10 25 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (3.26%) CCNA
11 21 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (1.96%) MCTS
13 7 (0.91%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.65%) MCDST
14 5 (0.65%) VCP5
15 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (0.39%) HND
16 3 (0.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.88%) SLA
2 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.52%) QA
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 202 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (14.49%) Hyper-V
3 68 (8.88%) VMware ESX
4 58 (7.57%) XenApp
5 48 (6.27%) Terminal Services
6 45 (5.87%) vSphere
7 28 (3.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 15 (1.96%) ISA Server
9 14 (1.83%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (1.70%) UAG
11 12 (1.57%) XenServer
12 11 (1.44%) MetaFrame
13 10 (1.31%) Forefront TMG
13 10 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 7 (0.91%) Xen
15 6 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.52%) Docker
16 4 (0.52%) qmail
16 4 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 77 (10.05%) SCCM
2 35 (4.57%) SCOM
3 30 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 16 (2.09%) SCOrch
4 16 (2.09%) SCVMM
5 14 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 14 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.57%) ARCserve
7 11 (1.44%) Nagios
8 9 (1.17%) Puppet
9 8 (1.04%) WSUS
10 7 (0.91%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.91%) SCSM
11 6 (0.78%) MOM
12 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.65%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.65%) Check_MK
13 4 (0.52%) logstash
13 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 485 (63.32%) Microsoft
2 312 (40.73%) VMware
3 173 (22.58%) Citrix
4 129 (16.84%) Cisco
5 85 (11.10%) HP
6 48 (6.27%) Dell
7 47 (6.14%) Avaya
8 41 (5.35%) IBM
9 31 (4.05%) Red Hat
10 27 (3.52%) EMC
11 25 (3.26%) Remedy
12 24 (3.13%) Oracle
12 24 (3.13%) Symantec
13 23 (3.00%) SonicWALL
14 22 (2.87%) NetApp
15 20 (2.61%) Apple
16 18 (2.35%) Veeam
16 18 (2.35%) Juniper
17 16 (2.09%) Lotus
18 15 (1.96%) Sophos
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 22 days holiday, life assurance, pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dorset
Cititec
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorset
Cititec
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warminster, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago