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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 379 399 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.34% 6.98% 7.07%
As % of the System Software category 54.77% 58.42% 59.87%
Number of salaries quoted 314 359 400
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
692 683 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.41% 11.95% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 550 616 665
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +12 86 £33,000 -17.50% 13
Dorset +15 75 £28,500 +32.55% 15
Wiltshire 0 74 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Gloucestershire -10 50 £33,000 -25.00% 2
Devon +5 45 £28,750 -0.86% 3
Somerset +5 34 £26,000 -21.21% 3
Cornwall 0 14 £30,500 +79.41% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 638 (79.35%) Windows
2 463 (57.59%) Microsoft
3 395 (49.13%) Windows Server
4 373 (46.39%) VMware
5 259 (32.21%) MS Exchange
6 256 (31.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 250 (31.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 223 (27.74%) MS Excel
9 216 (26.87%) ITIL
10 205 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 194 (24.13%) Firewall
12 177 (22.01%) DNS
13 171 (21.27%) SQL Server
14 165 (20.52%) Citrix
15 156 (19.40%) Hyper-V
16 142 (17.66%) WAN
17 139 (17.29%) Linux
18 138 (17.16%) VPN
19 129 (16.04%) Cisco
19 129 (16.04%) SAN
19 129 (16.04%) MS Office
20 127 (15.80%) Office 365
21 121 (15.05%) Windows 7
22 119 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
23 118 (14.68%) HP
23 118 (14.68%) LAN
24 116 (14.43%) SQL
24 116 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
25 111 (13.81%) Service Delivery
26 109 (13.56%) DHCP

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
1 259 (32.21%) MS Exchange
2 116 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 89 (11.07%) IIS
5 53 (6.59%) SharePoint
6 41 (5.10%) Apache
7 36 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (4.23%) Tomcat
9 22 (2.74%) Skype for Business
10 19 (2.36%) JBoss
11 14 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.49%) Jetty
13 11 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
17 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
17 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 223 (27.74%) MS Excel
2 129 (16.04%) MS Office
3 14 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.62%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (0.62%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 127 (15.80%) Office 365
2 54 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.36%) IaaS
5 17 (2.11%) PaaS
6 16 (1.99%) SaaS
7 13 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 194 (24.13%) Firewall
2 177 (22.01%) DNS
3 142 (17.66%) WAN
4 138 (17.16%) VPN
5 129 (16.04%) SAN
6 118 (14.68%) LAN
7 109 (13.56%) DHCP
8 99 (12.31%) TCP/IP
9 69 (8.58%) VLAN
10 65 (8.08%) VoIP
11 46 (5.72%) Network Security
12 43 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
13 38 (4.73%) Wireless
14 34 (4.23%) SMTP
15 33 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (3.86%) MPLS
16 31 (3.86%) Remote Desktop
17 30 (3.73%) Ethernet
18 27 (3.36%) SSL
19 23 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.75%) MySQL
7 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.37%) IDOL
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.12%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.75%) MSI
5 5 (0.62%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.25%) Ant
7 2 (0.25%) JUnit
7 2 (0.25%) Maven
7 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.12%) JIRA
8 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (11.69%) Finance
2 32 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.61%) Advertising
5 18 (2.24%) Games
6 16 (1.99%) Electronics
6 16 (1.99%) Marketing
7 15 (1.87%) Banking
8 9 (1.12%) Retail
9 6 (0.75%) Law
9 6 (0.75%) Legal
10 5 (0.62%) French Language
10 5 (0.62%) German Language
10 5 (0.62%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.50%) Front Office
12 2 (0.25%) Automotive
12 2 (0.25%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 188 (23.38%) Support Engineer
2 160 (19.90%) Analyst
3 142 (17.66%) IT Support
4 94 (11.69%) Support Analyst
5 80 (9.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 77 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 73 (9.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 71 (8.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 70 (8.71%) IT Engineer
10 67 (8.33%) Administrator
11 65 (8.08%) IT Support Engineer
12 61 (7.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 51 (6.34%) IT Analyst
14 46 (5.72%) Windows Engineer
15 43 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
16 41 (5.10%) IT Support Analyst
16 41 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
17 40 (4.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 39 (4.85%) Technical Support
19 37 (4.60%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.61%) .NET
2 14 (1.74%) Middleware
3 10 (1.24%) HTML
4 9 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.62%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (0.62%) EDI
5 5 (0.62%) Entity Framework
5 5 (0.62%) Web Services
6 4 (0.50%) CSS
6 4 (0.50%) REST
6 4 (0.50%) SAML
6 4 (0.50%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.37%) MAPI
7 3 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.37%) WCF
7 3 (0.37%) WinForms
7 3 (0.37%) WPF
7 3 (0.37%) XML
7 3 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.96%) Driving Licence
2 56 (6.97%) Data Centre
3 46 (5.72%) Clustering
4 35 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.74%) Replication
6 22 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (1.99%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.87%) NHS
9 14 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.62%) Statistics
11 12 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 12 (1.49%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.37%) User Experience
13 10 (1.24%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.87%) EPoS
15 6 (0.75%) Blackberry
15 6 (0.75%) CESG
16 5 (0.62%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 638 (79.35%) Windows
2 395 (49.13%) Windows Server
3 250 (31.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 205 (25.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 139 (17.29%) Linux
6 121 (15.05%) Windows 7
7 75 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (8.96%) Windows 8
9 68 (8.46%) Windows 10
10 42 (5.22%) Windows XP
11 37 (4.60%) Mac OS X
12 24 (2.99%) Apple iOS
13 19 (2.36%) CentOS
13 19 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (1.49%) Android
15 9 (1.12%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.12%) Unix
16 7 (0.87%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.75%) VMS
18 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (26.87%) ITIL
2 111 (13.81%) Service Delivery
3 77 (9.58%) Service Management
4 58 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 56 (6.97%) Problem Management
6 53 (6.59%) Data Protection
7 49 (6.09%) ITIL V3
8 45 (5.60%) Migration
9 42 (5.22%) Load Balancing
10 37 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 36 (4.48%) High Availability
12 35 (4.35%) ITSM
13 32 (3.98%) Mentoring
14 31 (3.86%) DevOps
15 30 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (3.61%) Change Management
17 26 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (3.23%) Line Management
17 26 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (14.43%) SQL
2 85 (10.57%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.98%) C#
4 28 (3.48%) VB
5 26 (3.23%) VBScript
6 17 (2.11%) Java
7 16 (1.99%) PHP
8 12 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.50%) C++
11 3 (0.37%) C
11 3 (0.37%) Python
11 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.37%) VBA
11 3 (0.37%) XPath
11 3 (0.37%) XQuery
12 2 (0.25%) Ruby
13 1 (0.12%) LINC
Qualifications
1 119 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (12.06%) Security Cleared
3 79 (9.83%) MCSE
4 70 (8.71%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (8.33%) CCNA
6 64 (7.96%) SC Cleared
7 63 (7.84%) Degree
8 42 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (4.85%) DV Cleared
10 37 (4.60%) MCP
11 36 (4.48%) MCSA
12 32 (3.98%) MCITP
13 23 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (2.24%) CCIE
15 17 (2.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 14 (1.74%) EMC Certification
17 6 (0.75%) CCNP
17 6 (0.75%) DBS Check
18 4 (0.50%) HND
18 4 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.33%) SLA
2 8 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 256 (31.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (19.40%) Hyper-V
3 57 (7.09%) XenApp
4 50 (6.22%) XenDesktop
5 47 (5.85%) Terminal Services
6 30 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (2.99%) Firmware
8 21 (2.61%) vSphere
9 16 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (1.74%) VMware ESX
11 13 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.62%) vCloud
15 4 (0.50%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.50%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.37%) KVM
16 3 (0.37%) UAG
16 3 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (7.21%) SCCM
2 33 (4.10%) NetBackup
3 30 (3.73%) Backup Exec
4 29 (3.61%) WSUS
5 22 (2.74%) SCOM
6 17 (2.11%) AirWatch
7 16 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (1.49%) Tivoli
9 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.75%) Nagios
11 6 (0.75%) Puppet
12 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.62%) Rundeck
12 5 (0.62%) vRealize
13 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.37%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.37%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.37%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 463 (57.59%) Microsoft
2 373 (46.39%) VMware
3 165 (20.52%) Citrix
4 129 (16.04%) Cisco
5 118 (14.68%) HP
6 81 (10.07%) Veeam
7 47 (5.85%) Veritas
8 43 (5.35%) Oracle
9 40 (4.98%) Symantec
10 39 (4.85%) Dell
11 37 (4.60%) 3PAR
12 29 (3.61%) IBM
13 27 (3.36%) EMC
14 24 (2.99%) Juniper
15 23 (2.86%) Apple
16 22 (2.74%) Draytek
17 21 (2.61%) CommVault
18 19 (2.36%) Red Hat
19 18 (2.24%) ProCurve
20 17 (2.11%) ZyXEL
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Radstock, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + salary reviews / training
Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competative Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Plymouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
St. Austell
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20500.00 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 19 days ago
Easy commute from Newbury, Swindon, South Oxon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £30k + VG Benefits upon experience
Posted: 20 days ago