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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 425 346 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.50% 5.79% 6.99%
As % of the System Software category 56.29% 48.19% 61.06%
Number of salaries quoted 344 313 380
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,625 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
755 718 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.33% 12.01% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 608 595 609
Median salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Wiltshire +3 98 £32,500 - 2
Bristol +23 94 £32,000 -14.66% 12
Dorset +11 64 £28,250 +13.00% 13
Somerset +3 59 £27,500 -9.83% 8
Cornwall +17 42 £37,000 +54.16% 3
Gloucestershire -23 38 £40,000 +19.40% 13
Devon +2 26 £26,000 -10.34% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 601 (79.81%) Windows
2 441 (58.57%) Microsoft
3 370 (49.14%) VMware
4 337 (44.75%) Windows Server
5 262 (34.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 246 (32.67%) MS Exchange
7 234 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 215 (28.55%) MS Excel
9 201 (26.69%) ITIL
9 201 (26.69%) DNS
10 187 (24.83%) Firewall
10 187 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 178 (23.64%) SQL Server
12 162 (21.51%) Cisco
13 150 (19.92%) VPN
14 146 (19.39%) SQL
14 146 (19.39%) Linux
15 143 (18.99%) Hyper-V
16 141 (18.73%) HP
17 137 (18.19%) Windows 7
18 136 (18.06%) Office 365
19 126 (16.73%) Citrix
20 125 (16.60%) WAN
21 121 (16.07%) TCP/IP
22 119 (15.80%) SAN
23 113 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
23 113 (15.01%) DHCP
24 112 (14.87%) MS Office
24 112 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2010
25 104 (13.81%) LAN

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
1 246 (32.67%) MS Exchange
2 112 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (12.62%) IIS
4 92 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 63 (8.37%) SharePoint
6 40 (5.31%) Apache
6 40 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (4.52%) Tomcat
8 20 (2.66%) Skype for Business
9 15 (1.99%) JBoss
10 12 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (1.46%) Jetty
12 10 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.13%) Drupal
16 1 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 215 (28.55%) MS Excel
2 112 (14.87%) MS Office
3 12 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 136 (18.06%) Office 365
2 57 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.66%) SaaS
5 14 (1.86%) IaaS
6 13 (1.73%) PaaS
7 10 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 201 (26.69%) DNS
2 187 (24.83%) Firewall
3 150 (19.92%) VPN
4 125 (16.60%) WAN
5 121 (16.07%) TCP/IP
6 119 (15.80%) SAN
7 113 (15.01%) DHCP
8 104 (13.81%) LAN
9 97 (12.88%) VoIP
10 56 (7.44%) VLAN
11 48 (6.37%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (6.11%) MPLS
13 44 (5.84%) SMTP
14 33 (4.38%) Network Security
14 33 (4.38%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
15 29 (3.85%) Wireless
16 26 (3.45%) NetScreen
17 25 (3.32%) Broadband
17 25 (3.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.93%) MySQL
8 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (2.79%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.46%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.53%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.53%) MSI
4 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (8.23%) Finance
2 29 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 17 (2.26%) Banking
5 13 (1.73%) Games
6 12 (1.59%) Retail
7 9 (1.20%) Advertising
7 9 (1.20%) Electronics
8 8 (1.06%) Law
8 8 (1.06%) Marketing
9 6 (0.80%) Back Office
9 6 (0.80%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) French Language
10 3 (0.40%) German Language
10 3 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 178 (23.64%) Support Engineer
2 156 (20.72%) Analyst
3 105 (13.94%) IT Support
4 92 (12.22%) Support Analyst
5 73 (9.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 71 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 65 (8.63%) IT Engineer
8 61 (8.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 56 (7.44%) IT Support Engineer
10 53 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
11 46 (6.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 46 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 44 (5.84%) Administrator
13 43 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
14 41 (5.44%) IT Analyst
14 41 (5.44%) Service Analyst
15 39 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
15 39 (5.18%) Windows Engineer
16 38 (5.05%) Technical Support
17 37 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.98%) .NET
2 12 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 12 (1.59%) Middleware
3 10 (1.33%) HTML
4 6 (0.80%) Web Services
5 5 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.66%) COM
6 4 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (0.53%) Entity Framework
6 4 (0.53%) LAMP
6 4 (0.53%) RESTful
6 4 (0.53%) SAML
6 4 (0.53%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.53%) WCF
6 4 (0.53%) WinForms
6 4 (0.53%) WPF
6 4 (0.53%) XML
6 4 (0.53%) XSLT
7 3 (0.40%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.30%) Driving Licence
2 49 (6.51%) Data Centre
3 39 (5.18%) Clustering
4 32 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.66%) Replication
8 18 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.86%) Fat Client
9 14 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.86%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.86%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.73%) Statistics
11 12 (1.59%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.46%) EPoS
12 11 (1.46%) NHS
13 10 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.33%) User Experience
14 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 601 (79.81%) Windows
2 337 (44.75%) Windows Server
3 234 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 187 (24.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 146 (19.39%) Linux
6 137 (18.19%) Windows 7
7 82 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 69 (9.16%) Windows 8
9 65 (8.63%) Windows 10
10 31 (4.12%) Windows XP
11 28 (3.72%) Mac OS X
12 22 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (2.26%) CentOS
14 16 (2.12%) Apple iOS
15 15 (1.99%) Unix
16 13 (1.73%) Android
17 7 (0.93%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.80%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.80%) VMS
19 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (26.69%) ITIL
2 75 (9.96%) Service Delivery
3 66 (8.76%) Service Management
4 52 (6.91%) Data Protection
5 50 (6.64%) Problem Management
6 47 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 45 (5.98%) Migration
8 38 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (4.91%) ITIL V3
10 34 (4.52%) Change Management
11 33 (4.38%) Load Balancing
12 30 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (3.98%) ITSM
13 28 (3.72%) Line Management
14 27 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (3.32%) High Availability
15 25 (3.32%) Mentoring
16 24 (3.19%) Time Management
17 23 (3.05%) Identity Access Management
17 23 (3.05%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (19.39%) SQL
2 83 (11.02%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.12%) C#
4 18 (2.39%) Java
5 15 (1.99%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.73%) PHP
6 13 (1.73%) VBScript
7 12 (1.59%) VB
8 10 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.93%) C
10 6 (0.80%) Python
11 4 (0.53%) C++
11 4 (0.53%) Perl
11 4 (0.53%) XPath
11 4 (0.53%) XQuery
12 2 (0.27%) Ruby
13 1 (0.13%) LINC
Qualifications
1 113 (15.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 100 (13.28%) Security Cleared
3 79 (10.49%) SC Cleared
4 73 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (9.30%) CCNA
6 68 (9.03%) Degree
7 67 (8.90%) MCSE
8 39 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 38 (5.05%) MCITP
10 37 (4.91%) DV Cleared
11 33 (4.38%) MCP
12 28 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (3.59%) MCSA
14 15 (1.99%) CCIE
15 14 (1.86%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (1.59%) EMC Certification
17 7 (0.93%) HND
18 6 (0.80%) DBS Check
19 5 (0.66%) MCTS
20 4 (0.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.23%) SLA
2 9 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 262 (34.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (18.99%) Hyper-V
3 50 (6.64%) XenApp
4 39 (5.18%) Terminal Services
5 38 (5.05%) XenDesktop
6 35 (4.65%) vSphere
7 18 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.26%) Firmware
8 17 (2.26%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 16 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.93%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.66%) vCloud
13 4 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.40%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.40%) XenServer
15 2 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 62 (8.23%) SCCM
2 38 (5.05%) NetBackup
3 32 (4.25%) SCOM
4 28 (3.72%) Backup Exec
5 22 (2.92%) WSUS
6 16 (2.12%) AirWatch
6 16 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (1.59%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.93%) Foglight
11 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.66%) Nagios
12 4 (0.53%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.53%) vRealize
13 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.40%) Puppet
13 3 (0.40%) SCDPM
14 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 441 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 370 (49.14%) VMware
3 162 (21.51%) Cisco
4 141 (18.73%) HP
5 126 (16.73%) Citrix
6 90 (11.95%) Veeam
7 52 (6.91%) Dell
8 44 (5.84%) Veritas
9 41 (5.44%) Oracle
9 41 (5.44%) Symantec
10 39 (5.18%) 3PAR
11 36 (4.78%) EMC
12 34 (4.52%) IBM
13 30 (3.98%) CheckPoint
14 28 (3.72%) WatchGuard
15 25 (3.32%) Apple
16 24 (3.19%) Red Hat
17 23 (3.05%) Juniper
17 23 (3.05%) NetApp
18 17 (2.26%) Draytek
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000.0000 - £22000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus/ On-call Allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Talent Spa
Salary: £19k - 29k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cullompton, Devon
Acorn
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitve salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago