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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 433 285 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.13% 4.92% 4.67%
As % of the System Software category 52.23% 57.11% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 355 258 228
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,708
% change year-on-year
- -0.63%
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
829 499 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.65% 8.61% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 609 426 426
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Bristol +11 119 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Gloucestershire +27 89 £33,000 -17.50% 11
Wiltshire +6 88 £30,000 -28.14% 20
Dorset +8 56 £32,500 +3.17% 5
Devon +22 46 £33,000 +24.52% 8
Somerset +16 29 £28,500 -20.27% 2
Cornwall -12 7 £19,500 -39.06% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 690 (81.08%) Windows
2 532 (62.51%) Microsoft
3 355 (41.72%) VMware
4 291 (34.20%) MS Exchange
5 270 (31.73%) MS Excel
6 261 (30.67%) Citrix
7 256 (30.08%) ITIL
8 240 (28.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 199 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 192 (22.56%) TCP/IP
11 188 (22.09%) MS Office
12 183 (21.50%) DNS
13 182 (21.39%) SQL Server
14 180 (21.15%) Cisco
15 173 (20.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 173 (20.33%) SCCM
16 167 (19.62%) SQL
17 161 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 159 (18.68%) DHCP
19 154 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
20 143 (16.80%) Firewall
21 142 (16.69%) Windows 7
22 140 (16.45%) Hyper-V
23 139 (16.33%) IIS
24 131 (15.39%) LAN
25 114 (13.40%) WAN
26 112 (13.16%) SAN
27 101 (11.87%) HP
28 98 (11.52%) XenApp
29 96 (11.28%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 291 (34.20%) MS Exchange
2 139 (16.33%) IIS
3 92 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (10.11%) Lync
5 67 (7.87%) SharePoint
6 64 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 27 (3.17%) Office Communications Server
10 22 (2.59%) Apache
11 20 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
13 7 (0.82%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.82%) nginx
14 6 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.71%) WorkSite
14 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.59%) Site Server
15 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 270 (31.73%) MS Excel
2 188 (22.09%) MS Office
3 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.59%) MS Project
4 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.17%) Office 365
2 20 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.82%) SaaS
3 7 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) IaaS
5 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (22.56%) TCP/IP
2 183 (21.50%) DNS
3 159 (18.68%) DHCP
4 143 (16.80%) Firewall
5 131 (15.39%) LAN
6 114 (13.40%) WAN
7 112 (13.16%) SAN
8 94 (11.05%) VPN
9 49 (5.76%) VLAN
10 35 (4.11%) WLAN
11 33 (3.88%) Wireless
12 32 (3.76%) VoIP
13 29 (3.41%) Network Security
13 29 (3.41%) SSL
14 21 (2.47%) MPLS
15 20 (2.35%) Internet
16 19 (2.23%) NAS
17 17 (2.00%) LDAP
17 17 (2.00%) Ethernet
18 16 (1.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.29%) MySQL
3 25 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.94%) DTS
8 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.47%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.12%) SQLite
13 1 (0.12%) Crystal Dashboard Design
Development Applications
1 14 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.41%) Hudson
4 8 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.59%) JIRA
6 3 (0.35%) MSI
7 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.12%) Ant
8 1 (0.12%) Subversion
8 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 86 (10.11%) Finance
2 36 (4.23%) Back Office
3 33 (3.88%) Advertising
4 26 (3.06%) Legal
4 26 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.76%) Law
6 10 (1.18%) Games
6 10 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.94%) Marketing
7 8 (0.94%) Banking
8 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.59%) German Language
9 4 (0.47%) Retail
10 1 (0.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 195 (22.91%) Analyst
2 171 (20.09%) Support Engineer
3 95 (11.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 94 (11.05%) Consultant
5 93 (10.93%) Support Analyst
6 90 (10.58%) IT Support
7 73 (8.58%) 3rd Line Support
8 62 (7.29%) Administrator
9 56 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 49 (5.76%) Service Desk Analyst
10 49 (5.76%) Service Analyst
11 46 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 45 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 44 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
14 40 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
15 39 (4.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 31 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
16 31 (3.64%) Desktop Support
17 30 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 29 (3.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (9.17%) .NET
2 63 (7.40%) ASP.NET
3 31 (3.64%) Software Packaging
4 29 (3.41%) Web Services
5 24 (2.82%) Application Packaging
6 17 (2.00%) .NET Framework
7 14 (1.65%) HTML
8 13 (1.53%) CSS
8 13 (1.53%) WCF
9 12 (1.41%) WPF
10 9 (1.06%) Middleware
11 8 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.71%) XML
12 6 (0.71%) J2EE
13 5 (0.59%) WinForms
13 5 (0.59%) jQuery
13 5 (0.59%) HTML5
13 5 (0.59%) Entity Framework
13 5 (0.59%) REST
13 5 (0.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.11%) Clustering
2 38 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 25 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 20 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.00%) EqualLogic
8 14 (1.65%) Replication
9 13 (1.53%) BYOD
10 11 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.18%) Open Source
12 9 (1.06%) Xbox
13 8 (0.94%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.94%) iPhone
14 7 (0.82%) iPad
15 6 (0.71%) Handset
16 5 (0.59%) N-Tier
16 5 (0.59%) Thin Client
16 5 (0.59%) Fat Client
16 5 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 690 (81.08%) Windows
2 240 (28.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 161 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 154 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 142 (16.69%) Windows 7
6 85 (9.99%) Linux
7 78 (9.17%) Windows XP
8 54 (6.35%) Windows 8
9 35 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (2.82%) UNIX
11 20 (2.35%) CentOS
12 15 (1.76%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.53%) Ubuntu
13 13 (1.53%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.41%) Debian
15 11 (1.29%) Android
16 7 (0.82%) Solaris
16 7 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.82%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (30.08%) ITIL
2 79 (9.28%) Service Management
3 68 (7.99%) Migration
4 55 (6.46%) Project Management
5 51 (5.99%) Service Delivery
6 44 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (4.94%) Time Management
8 38 (4.47%) Configuration Management
9 35 (4.11%) Change Management
10 32 (3.76%) ITSM
11 29 (3.41%) Incident Management
12 25 (2.94%) Mentoring
13 23 (2.70%) ITIL V3
13 23 (2.70%) ITIL V2
14 22 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (2.35%) Business Continuity
16 18 (2.12%) Load Balancing
16 18 (2.12%) Problem Management
17 17 (2.00%) Change Control
18 15 (1.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 167 (19.62%) SQL
2 82 (9.64%) PowerShell
3 67 (7.87%) C#
4 29 (3.41%) Python
5 23 (2.70%) Java
6 20 (2.35%) Perl
7 15 (1.76%) PHP
7 15 (1.76%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.53%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.82%) Bourne shell
11 6 (0.71%) Ruby
11 6 (0.71%) VBScript
11 6 (0.71%) C
11 6 (0.71%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.59%) VB
12 5 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.59%) VBA
13 4 (0.47%) Lua
13 4 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 173 (20.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 96 (11.28%) MCSE
3 78 (9.17%) MCSA
4 61 (7.17%) Degree
5 56 (6.58%) MCITP
6 51 (5.99%) SC Cleared
7 48 (5.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (3.53%) MCP
9 21 (2.47%) DV Cleared
10 20 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (2.35%) CCNA
11 13 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.06%) MCTS
13 7 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.82%) MCDST
14 5 (0.59%) CCA
14 5 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.47%) RHCSA
16 2 (0.24%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.58%) SLA
2 10 (1.18%) QA
3 7 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 199 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (16.45%) Hyper-V
3 98 (11.52%) XenApp
4 62 (7.29%) vSphere
5 32 (3.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 31 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 30 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
8 29 (3.41%) VMware ESX
8 29 (3.41%) BitLocker
9 16 (1.88%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.76%) XenServer
10 15 (1.76%) vCloud
11 7 (0.82%) Samba
11 7 (0.82%) qmail
12 6 (0.71%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.47%) NFS
13 4 (0.47%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 173 (20.33%) SCCM
2 72 (8.46%) SCOM
3 31 (3.64%) Puppet
4 21 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 21 (2.47%) SCVMM
5 20 (2.35%) WSUS
6 17 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.76%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.65%) HP SIM
8 14 (1.65%) Nagios
9 13 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
10 12 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 12 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (1.18%) Hyperic
12 9 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.94%) Windows Intune
13 8 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (0.82%) Zenoss
14 7 (0.82%) SCSM
14 7 (0.82%) yum
Vendors
1 532 (62.51%) Microsoft
2 355 (41.72%) VMware
3 261 (30.67%) Citrix
4 180 (21.15%) Cisco
5 101 (11.87%) HP
6 51 (5.99%) Dell
7 45 (5.29%) Avaya
7 45 (5.29%) Red Hat
8 39 (4.58%) Symantec
9 38 (4.47%) IBM
10 37 (4.35%) Remedy
11 28 (3.29%) Oracle
12 25 (2.94%) Sophos
13 23 (2.70%) Veeam
14 22 (2.59%) Apple
15 19 (2.23%) Google
16 16 (1.88%) NetApp
17 13 (1.53%) 3PAR
18 12 (1.41%) McAfee
19 9 (1.06%) EMC
South West
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16231 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus,car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Fawcetts IT
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension & extensive bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
A L D Automotive Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Arval
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per hour, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive - depending on qualifications and experience.
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus generous benefits and relocation package
Posted: 5 days ago