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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 392 386 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.28% 6.54% 6.76%
As % of the System Software category 58.77% 45.47% 62.03%
Number of salaries quoted 323 327 364
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
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
667 849 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.39% 14.39% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 553 642 560
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +26 96 £27,500 -21.42% 13
Wiltshire -10 68 £30,000 -11.76% 7
Dorset +25 62 £28,000 +24.44% 5
Gloucestershire -6 57 £39,000 +16.41% 7
Cornwall +18 44 £27,500 +29.41% 2
Somerset -6 42 £29,750 +32.22% 10
Devon +1 21 £27,000 -3.57% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 616 (79.38%) Windows
2 458 (59.02%) Microsoft
3 360 (46.39%) VMware
4 320 (41.24%) Windows Server
5 281 (36.21%) MS Exchange
6 261 (33.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 242 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 225 (28.99%) ITIL
9 208 (26.80%) MS Excel
10 201 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 200 (25.77%) DNS
12 185 (23.84%) SQL
13 179 (23.07%) Firewall
14 172 (22.16%) SQL Server
15 170 (21.91%) Cisco
16 152 (19.59%) Citrix
16 152 (19.59%) Windows 7
17 150 (19.33%) Hyper-V
18 148 (19.07%) TCP/IP
19 140 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2010
20 138 (17.78%) Office 365
21 135 (17.40%) VPN
22 129 (16.62%) DHCP
23 128 (16.49%) HP
24 126 (16.24%) MS Office
25 121 (15.59%) VoIP
26 119 (15.34%) SAN
27 117 (15.08%) WAN
28 111 (14.30%) Linux
29 110 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003

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
1 281 (36.21%) MS Exchange
2 140 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 99 (12.76%) IIS
4 96 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 90 (11.60%) SharePoint
6 53 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 35 (4.51%) Skype for Business
8 24 (3.09%) Apache
9 23 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (1.68%) Tomcat
13 12 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (1.03%) JBoss
14 8 (1.03%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.77%) iPlanet
15 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 208 (26.80%) MS Excel
2 126 (16.24%) MS Office
3 10 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 138 (17.78%) Office 365
2 62 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.58%) SaaS
5 10 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.03%) IaaS
7 7 (0.90%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 200 (25.77%) DNS
2 179 (23.07%) Firewall
3 148 (19.07%) TCP/IP
4 135 (17.40%) VPN
5 129 (16.62%) DHCP
6 121 (15.59%) VoIP
7 119 (15.34%) SAN
8 117 (15.08%) WAN
9 96 (12.37%) LAN
10 50 (6.44%) VLAN
11 41 (5.28%) MPLS
12 40 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (4.38%) SMTP
15 33 (4.25%) Remote Desktop
15 33 (4.25%) Wireless
16 29 (3.74%) SNMP
17 27 (3.48%) Wireshark
18 26 (3.35%) PBX
19 25 (3.22%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.06%) Relational Database
3 14 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.29%) MySQL
6 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.13%) GitLab
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) MSI
General
1 77 (9.92%) Finance
2 36 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.96%) Banking
5 12 (1.55%) Advertising
6 10 (1.29%) Electronics
6 10 (1.29%) Retail
7 9 (1.16%) Back Office
8 8 (1.03%) Law
8 8 (1.03%) Marketing
9 7 (0.90%) Games
10 6 (0.77%) Legal
11 4 (0.52%) Publishing
12 2 (0.26%) French Language
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 178 (22.94%) Support Engineer
2 169 (21.78%) Analyst
3 104 (13.40%) IT Support
4 91 (11.73%) Support Analyst
5 80 (10.31%) 2nd Line Support
6 78 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 71 (9.15%) IT Engineer
8 63 (8.12%) Systems Engineer
9 55 (7.09%) IT Support Engineer
10 54 (6.96%) Service Desk Analyst
11 52 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 52 (6.70%) IT Analyst
11 52 (6.70%) Service Analyst
12 47 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 47 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 44 (5.67%) 1st Line Support
13 44 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
14 43 (5.54%) Technical Support
15 40 (5.15%) Consultant
16 37 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.64%) .NET
2 32 (4.12%) Web Services
3 22 (2.84%) ASP.NET
4 15 (1.93%) HTML
5 14 (1.80%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.16%) LAMP
7 8 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (0.90%) Middleware
9 6 (0.77%) SAML
10 5 (0.64%) COM
11 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (0.52%) Entity Framework
11 4 (0.52%) RESTful
11 4 (0.52%) WCF
11 4 (0.52%) WinForms
11 4 (0.52%) WPF
11 4 (0.52%) XML
11 4 (0.52%) XSLT
12 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.31%) Clustering
2 47 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.28%) Driving Licence
4 38 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 31 (3.99%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.87%) Blackberry
7 23 (2.96%) EqualLogic
8 21 (2.71%) EPoS
9 19 (2.45%) Replication
10 17 (2.19%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (1.55%) iPhone
13 12 (1.55%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.42%) PKI
15 10 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
17 7 (0.90%) Digital Media
17 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
17 7 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 616 (79.38%) Windows
2 320 (41.24%) Windows Server
3 261 (33.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 201 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 152 (19.59%) Windows 7
6 111 (14.30%) Linux
7 110 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 81 (10.44%) Windows 8
9 58 (7.47%) Windows 10
10 27 (3.48%) Windows XP
11 17 (2.19%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.06%) Android
12 16 (2.06%) Mac OS X
12 16 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (1.93%) Unix
14 9 (1.16%) CentOS
15 8 (1.03%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.64%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.52%) FreeNAS
17 4 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (28.99%) ITIL
2 72 (9.28%) Service Delivery
3 53 (6.83%) Service Management
4 50 (6.44%) Problem Management
5 42 (5.41%) ITSM
6 40 (5.15%) Data Protection
6 40 (5.15%) Time Management
7 37 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 37 (4.77%) ITIL V3
7 37 (4.77%) Migration
8 29 (3.74%) High Availability
8 29 (3.74%) Project Management
9 27 (3.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 26 (3.35%) Change Management
10 26 (3.35%) Mentoring
11 25 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (3.09%) Load Balancing
12 24 (3.09%) Virtual Environments
13 23 (2.96%) Incident Management
14 22 (2.84%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (23.84%) SQL
2 85 (10.95%) PowerShell
3 25 (3.22%) C#
4 20 (2.58%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.16%) Perl
5 9 (1.16%) Python
5 9 (1.16%) VBScript
6 8 (1.03%) C
7 6 (0.77%) VB
8 5 (0.64%) Java
8 5 (0.64%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.52%) XPath
9 4 (0.52%) XQuery
10 2 (0.26%) C++
11 1 (0.13%) LINC
11 1 (0.13%) PHP
11 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (11.21%) Security Cleared
3 81 (10.44%) Degree
4 65 (8.38%) SC Cleared
5 55 (7.09%) MCSE
6 48 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (6.06%) CCNA
8 39 (5.03%) MCP
9 35 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (3.99%) DV Cleared
12 27 (3.48%) MCITP
13 21 (2.71%) A+ Certification
14 20 (2.58%) MCSA
15 17 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
16 14 (1.80%) HND
17 13 (1.68%) MCTS
18 12 (1.55%) CCIE
19 10 (1.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
20 8 (1.03%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (9.66%) SLA
2 11 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.90%) COBIT
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 242 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (19.33%) Hyper-V
3 76 (9.79%) XenApp
4 41 (5.28%) vSphere
5 36 (4.64%) XenDesktop
6 32 (4.12%) Terminal Services
7 21 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (2.32%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.16%) Firmware
12 9 (1.16%) vCloud
13 6 (0.77%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.52%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.39%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (11.47%) SCCM
2 71 (9.15%) SCOM
3 31 (3.99%) NetBackup
4 22 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (2.58%) Backup Exec
6 18 (2.32%) Foglight
6 18 (2.32%) WSUS
7 13 (1.68%) AirWatch
8 11 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (1.16%) Tivoli
10 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.52%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.39%) MOM
12 3 (0.39%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.26%) SCSM
13 2 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 458 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 360 (46.39%) VMware
3 170 (21.91%) Cisco
4 152 (19.59%) Citrix
5 128 (16.49%) HP
6 74 (9.54%) Veeam
7 62 (7.99%) Dell
8 45 (5.80%) NetApp
9 42 (5.41%) WatchGuard
10 39 (5.03%) Symantec
11 38 (4.90%) EMC
12 28 (3.61%) CheckPoint
13 26 (3.35%) 3PAR
13 26 (3.35%) Apple
13 26 (3.35%) Veritas
14 25 (3.22%) IBM
15 23 (2.96%) Oracle
16 21 (2.71%) Fortinet
17 19 (2.45%) Juniper
18 18 (2.32%) Kaspersky
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £35225.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 4 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 4 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car, pension, phone
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ThreePeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
North Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: To £28,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: £17,000 per annum (increasing to £20,000 after 3 months probation)
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester
CGI IT UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
4Com Plc
Salary: Competitive + Audi A3*
Posted: 12 days ago