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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 392 278 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.54% 5.26% 5.20%
As % of the System Software category 55.06% 60.43% 56.77%
Number of salaries quoted 343 254 249
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,975 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
712 460 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.88% 8.71% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 566 397 420
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +15 112 £40,000 +21.21% 14
Wiltshire +6 81 £30,000 -28.14% 15
Gloucestershire +11 66 £33,000 -17.50% 15
Dorset -9 58 £34,000 -20.00% 10
Devon +25 40 £33,500 +50.56% 8
Somerset +11 28 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Cornwall -8 6 £19,750 -10.22% 4
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 653 (80.92%) Windows
2 523 (64.81%) Microsoft
3 333 (41.26%) VMware
4 280 (34.70%) MS Exchange
5 255 (31.60%) Citrix
6 249 (30.86%) MS Excel
7 247 (30.61%) ITIL
8 237 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 198 (24.54%) MS Office
10 193 (23.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 186 (23.05%) TCP/IP
12 171 (21.19%) SQL
13 170 (21.07%) Cisco
14 165 (20.45%) Firewall
15 164 (20.32%) DNS
15 164 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 156 (19.33%) DHCP
16 156 (19.33%) SQL Server
17 152 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
18 149 (18.46%) SCCM
19 140 (17.35%) LAN
20 137 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
21 136 (16.85%) Hyper-V
22 120 (14.87%) Windows 7
23 116 (14.37%) IIS
24 115 (14.25%) WAN
25 98 (12.14%) VPN
26 96 (11.90%) SAN
27 94 (11.65%) XenApp
28 92 (11.40%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 280 (34.70%) MS Exchange
2 116 (14.37%) IIS
3 85 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 82 (10.16%) Lync
5 75 (9.29%) SharePoint
6 66 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 35 (4.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 30 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (2.97%) Office Communications Server
11 22 (2.73%) Apache
12 8 (0.99%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2000
12 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.87%) nginx
14 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.62%) Site Server
15 5 (0.62%) WorkSite
Applications
1 249 (30.86%) MS Excel
2 198 (24.54%) MS Office
3 13 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.50%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.69%) Office 365
2 14 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.50%) SaaS
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 186 (23.05%) TCP/IP
2 165 (20.45%) Firewall
3 164 (20.32%) DNS
4 156 (19.33%) DHCP
5 140 (17.35%) LAN
6 115 (14.25%) WAN
7 98 (12.14%) VPN
8 96 (11.90%) SAN
9 47 (5.82%) VLAN
10 35 (4.34%) WLAN
11 30 (3.72%) VoIP
12 29 (3.59%) Wireless
12 29 (3.59%) Network Security
13 26 (3.22%) Internet
14 23 (2.85%) SSL
15 19 (2.35%) MPLS
16 17 (2.11%) LDAP
17 16 (1.98%) HTTP
17 16 (1.98%) SMTP
17 16 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.97%) MySQL
3 16 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.99%) CouchDB
4 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (0.99%) DTS
5 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.12%) MS Access
10 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.12%) Crystal Dashboard Design
10 1 (0.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (1.73%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.49%) Hudson
3 10 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.62%) JIRA
6 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.25%) MSI
7 1 (0.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.12%) Ant
General
1 82 (10.16%) Finance
2 39 (4.83%) Back Office
3 33 (4.09%) Advertising
4 26 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.73%) Legal
6 18 (2.23%) Law
7 9 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.99%) Banking
9 7 (0.87%) Retail
10 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.62%) German Language
12 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.37%) Marketing
12 3 (0.37%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (22.55%) Analyst
2 170 (21.07%) Support Engineer
3 93 (11.52%) IT Support
4 86 (10.66%) Support Analyst
5 80 (9.91%) Consultant
6 75 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 64 (7.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 61 (7.56%) Administrator
9 58 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
10 48 (5.95%) Service Analyst
11 47 (5.82%) Service Desk Analyst
12 46 (5.70%) IT Support Engineer
13 43 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
14 36 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 35 (4.34%) Systems Administrator
15 35 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 34 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 29 (3.59%) Desktop Support
18 27 (3.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
19 26 (3.22%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (8.67%) .NET
2 55 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 28 (3.47%) Application Packaging
4 23 (2.85%) Software Packaging
5 16 (1.98%) Web Services
6 14 (1.73%) HTML
7 11 (1.36%) .NET Framework
7 11 (1.36%) WCF
7 11 (1.36%) CSS
8 9 (1.12%) WPF
8 9 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (0.87%) XML
9 7 (0.87%) J2EE
10 6 (0.74%) Middleware
10 6 (0.74%) WinForms
11 4 (0.50%) JSP
12 3 (0.37%) COM
13 2 (0.25%) jQuery
13 2 (0.25%) HTML5
13 2 (0.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.07%) Clustering
2 38 (4.71%) Blackberry
3 37 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.47%) Client/Server
5 15 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.61%) EqualLogic
7 11 (1.36%) Open Source
8 10 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.12%) Replication
10 8 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.74%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.74%) Xbox
12 5 (0.62%) iPhone
12 5 (0.62%) Handset
13 4 (0.50%) Statistics
13 4 (0.50%) LPAR
13 4 (0.50%) iPad
14 3 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 653 (80.92%) Windows
2 237 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 137 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (14.87%) Windows 7
6 82 (10.16%) Linux
7 81 (10.04%) Windows XP
8 56 (6.94%) Windows 8
9 27 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (2.85%) CentOS
11 22 (2.73%) UNIX
12 20 (2.48%) Mac OS X
13 19 (2.35%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.61%) Ubuntu
15 12 (1.49%) Android
15 12 (1.49%) Debian
16 10 (1.24%) Apple iOS
17 9 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.87%) Solaris
19 5 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (30.61%) ITIL
2 77 (9.54%) Service Management
3 54 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (5.95%) Migration
5 45 (5.58%) Configuration Management
6 42 (5.20%) Project Management
6 42 (5.20%) Service Delivery
7 34 (4.21%) Change Management
8 31 (3.84%) Time Management
9 30 (3.72%) ITSM
10 28 (3.47%) Mentoring
11 27 (3.35%) Incident Management
12 24 (2.97%) ITIL V3
13 20 (2.48%) Problem Management
14 19 (2.35%) Software Deployment
15 18 (2.23%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (1.98%) Process Management
16 16 (1.98%) CRM
17 15 (1.86%) TOGAF
17 15 (1.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 171 (21.19%) SQL
2 79 (9.79%) PowerShell
3 56 (6.94%) C#
4 32 (3.97%) Python
5 24 (2.97%) Perl
6 21 (2.60%) Java
7 17 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.73%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.61%) PHP
10 8 (0.99%) Objective-C
10 8 (0.99%) C++
10 8 (0.99%) Lua
11 7 (0.87%) Bourne shell
12 6 (0.74%) VBScript
12 6 (0.74%) Ruby
13 5 (0.62%) C
13 5 (0.62%) VBA
13 5 (0.62%) VB
14 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 164 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (11.15%) MCSE
2 90 (11.15%) Security Cleared
3 72 (8.92%) MCSA
4 66 (8.18%) Degree
5 54 (6.69%) SC Cleared
6 53 (6.57%) MCITP
7 44 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (4.83%) MCP
9 24 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (2.97%) CCNA
10 21 (2.60%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (1.36%) MCTS
15 9 (1.12%) MCDST
16 8 (0.99%) RHCSA
17 5 (0.62%) CCA
18 3 (0.37%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (9.29%) SLA
2 9 (1.12%) QA
3 5 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 193 (23.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (16.85%) Hyper-V
3 94 (11.65%) XenApp
4 45 (5.58%) vSphere
5 37 (4.58%) VMware ESX
6 33 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (4.09%) XenDesktop
7 29 (3.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 20 (2.48%) Terminal Services
9 17 (2.11%) XenServer
10 16 (1.98%) vCloud
11 14 (1.73%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.87%) qmail
13 7 (0.87%) Samba
14 5 (0.62%) Docker
15 4 (0.50%) KVM
15 4 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.50%) NFS
15 4 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 149 (18.46%) SCCM
2 86 (10.66%) SCOM
3 30 (3.72%) Puppet
4 23 (2.85%) SCVMM
5 21 (2.60%) HP SIM
5 21 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.35%) NetBackup
7 18 (2.23%) WSUS
8 16 (1.98%) Backup Exec
9 14 (1.73%) Nagios
10 12 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
10 12 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 9 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.99%) OpenView
12 8 (0.99%) SCSM
12 8 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.87%) yum
13 7 (0.87%) Zenoss
13 7 (0.87%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 523 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 333 (41.26%) VMware
3 255 (31.60%) Citrix
4 170 (21.07%) Cisco
5 92 (11.40%) HP
6 61 (7.56%) Dell
7 37 (4.58%) Avaya
7 37 (4.58%) Red Hat
8 35 (4.34%) Symantec
9 32 (3.97%) Remedy
10 26 (3.22%) Oracle
11 25 (3.10%) IBM
12 23 (2.85%) Sophos
13 21 (2.60%) Veeam
14 17 (2.11%) Apple
15 15 (1.86%) McAfee
16 11 (1.36%) NetApp
17 10 (1.24%) Nortel
18 9 (1.12%) EMC
18 9 (1.12%) Lotus
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 3 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £120 - 130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £12000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Laptop, Phone
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tiverton, Devon
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago