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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 413 308 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.97% 5.61% 6.19%
As % of the System Software category 64.23% 60.75% 62.46%
Number of salaries quoted 377 270 307
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
643 507 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.85% 9.24% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 587 422 487
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Wiltshire +6 106 £32,500 -4.41% 18
Bristol -10 86 £35,000 - 35
Dorset +1 68 £34,000 -24.44% 13
Gloucestershire +2 67 £31,500 +16.66% 12
Devon +37 54 £34,000 +54.54% 3
Somerset +25 26 £31,250 -20.88% 3
Cornwall -7 3 £24,000 +33.33% 4
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 669 (83.73%) Windows
2 534 (66.83%) Microsoft
3 334 (41.80%) VMware
4 287 (35.92%) MS Exchange
5 236 (29.54%) ITIL
6 232 (29.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 224 (28.04%) Citrix
8 223 (27.91%) MS Excel
9 198 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 193 (24.16%) MS Office
11 189 (23.65%) Firewall
12 166 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 166 (20.78%) TCP/IP
13 164 (20.53%) SQL
14 163 (20.40%) Cisco
15 156 (19.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 155 (19.40%) SQL Server
17 151 (18.90%) DNS
18 149 (18.65%) DHCP
19 140 (17.52%) LAN
20 136 (17.02%) Windows 7
21 130 (16.27%) Hyper-V
22 121 (15.14%) SCCM
23 119 (14.89%) WAN
23 119 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
24 103 (12.89%) IIS
25 102 (12.77%) VPN
26 96 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2010
27 95 (11.89%) Security Cleared
28 94 (11.76%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 287 (35.92%) MS Exchange
2 103 (12.89%) IIS
3 96 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 81 (10.14%) Lync
5 79 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 74 (9.26%) SharePoint
7 67 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 58 (7.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 58 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 27 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2000
10 17 (2.13%) Apache
11 15 (1.88%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.13%) Tomcat
14 8 (1.00%) IBM Notes
14 8 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.38%) Confluence
17 2 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
17 2 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 223 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 193 (24.16%) MS Office
3 17 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 18 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.75%) assyst
2 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.38%) Office 365
2 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.63%) SaaS
4 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (23.65%) Firewall
2 166 (20.78%) TCP/IP
3 151 (18.90%) DNS
4 149 (18.65%) DHCP
5 140 (17.52%) LAN
6 119 (14.89%) WAN
7 102 (12.77%) VPN
8 94 (11.76%) SAN
9 45 (5.63%) WLAN
10 43 (5.38%) VLAN
11 30 (3.75%) Network Security
11 30 (3.75%) Internet
12 29 (3.63%) VoIP
13 23 (2.88%) SSL
14 21 (2.63%) NAS
14 21 (2.63%) Wireless
15 20 (2.50%) Ethernet
16 18 (2.25%) MPLS
17 17 (2.13%) SMTP
18 15 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.13%) MySQL
3 23 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.00%) CouchDB
8 7 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.75%) DTS
10 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.25%) MS Access
13 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.63%) JIRA
3 4 (0.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.25%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 74 (9.26%) Finance
2 31 (3.88%) Back Office
3 27 (3.38%) Advertising
4 25 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.13%) Legal
6 16 (2.00%) Law
7 15 (1.88%) Banking
8 12 (1.50%) Retail
9 9 (1.13%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.00%) French Language
11 6 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.25%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (20.28%) Support Engineer
2 149 (18.65%) Analyst
3 89 (11.14%) Consultant
4 82 (10.26%) IT Support
5 75 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 71 (8.89%) Support Analyst
7 59 (7.38%) Administrator
8 51 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 51 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
10 40 (5.01%) Systems Engineer
10 40 (5.01%) Service Analyst
11 38 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
12 31 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
13 30 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 30 (3.75%) Project Engineer
14 28 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 27 (3.38%) Architect
15 27 (3.38%) Technical Support
16 26 (3.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (7.13%) .NET
2 48 (6.01%) ASP.NET
3 20 (2.50%) Application Packaging
4 13 (1.63%) Software Packaging
4 13 (1.63%) Web Services
5 10 (1.25%) HTML
5 10 (1.25%) WCF
6 9 (1.13%) XML
6 9 (1.13%) CSS
7 8 (1.00%) J2EE
7 8 (1.00%) WPF
8 7 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (0.75%) WinForms
10 5 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.50%) JSP
11 4 (0.50%) Middleware
12 3 (0.38%) COM
13 1 (0.13%) REST
13 1 (0.13%) CSS3
13 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 61 (7.63%) Clustering
3 37 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.38%) PKI
8 10 (1.25%) Replication
8 10 (1.25%) Open Source
9 8 (1.00%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.63%) iPad
11 5 (0.63%) iPhone
12 4 (0.50%) LPAR
12 4 (0.50%) Statistics
12 4 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.50%) Xbox
13 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.38%) PDA
13 3 (0.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 669 (83.73%) Windows
2 232 (29.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 156 (19.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 136 (17.02%) Windows 7
5 119 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 89 (11.14%) Windows XP
7 80 (10.01%) Linux
8 49 (6.13%) Windows 8
9 22 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (2.63%) Windows Vista
11 18 (2.25%) Mac OS X
11 18 (2.25%) UNIX
12 10 (1.25%) CentOS
13 9 (1.13%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.00%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.00%) Solaris
14 8 (1.00%) Android
15 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (29.54%) ITIL
2 74 (9.26%) Service Management
3 69 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 37 (4.63%) Change Management
6 34 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 34 (4.26%) ITSM
7 31 (3.88%) Time Management
8 30 (3.75%) Project Management
8 30 (3.75%) Migration
8 30 (3.75%) Mentoring
9 26 (3.25%) Problem Management
9 26 (3.25%) Change Control
10 25 (3.13%) Incident Management
11 23 (2.88%) CRM
12 22 (2.75%) Performance Management
12 22 (2.75%) Software Deployment
13 20 (2.50%) ITIL V3
14 17 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
14 17 (2.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 164 (20.53%) SQL
2 82 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 48 (6.01%) C#
4 25 (3.13%) Python
5 17 (2.13%) Java
5 17 (2.13%) Perl
6 15 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.25%) VBScript
9 10 (1.25%) VB
10 8 (1.00%) C++
10 8 (1.00%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.00%) Lua
11 7 (0.88%) Bourne shell
12 6 (0.75%) VBA
12 6 (0.75%) C
13 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 166 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (11.89%) Security Cleared
3 78 (9.76%) Degree
4 76 (9.51%) MCSE
5 65 (8.14%) MCITP
6 64 (8.01%) MCP
7 60 (7.51%) SC Cleared
8 55 (6.88%) MCSA
9 52 (6.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (3.38%) CCNA
11 25 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 22 (2.75%) DV Cleared
13 14 (1.75%) MCTS
14 11 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.13%) MCDST
17 8 (1.00%) RHCSA
18 6 (0.75%) VCP5
19 3 (0.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (10.64%) SLA
2 7 (0.88%) QA
3 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 198 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 130 (16.27%) Hyper-V
3 86 (10.76%) XenApp
4 63 (7.88%) VMware ESX
5 39 (4.88%) Terminal Services
6 30 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (3.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 28 (3.50%) vSphere
8 23 (2.88%) XenDesktop
9 19 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 19 (2.38%) ISA Server
10 17 (2.13%) XenServer
11 13 (1.63%) UAG
12 12 (1.50%) vCloud
13 8 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.88%) qmail
14 7 (0.88%) MetaFrame
15 6 (0.75%) NFS
16 5 (0.63%) Docker
16 5 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 121 (15.14%) SCCM
2 81 (10.14%) SCOM
3 28 (3.50%) SCVMM
4 25 (3.13%) Puppet
4 25 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 21 (2.63%) HP SIM
5 21 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 21 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (2.13%) Nagios
7 16 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (1.50%) WSUS
8 12 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 12 (1.50%) SCOrch
8 12 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 11 (1.38%) SCSM
10 10 (1.25%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.13%) Hyperic
12 8 (1.00%) OpenView
12 8 (1.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 534 (66.83%) Microsoft
2 334 (41.80%) VMware
3 224 (28.04%) Citrix
4 163 (20.40%) Cisco
5 78 (9.76%) HP
6 58 (7.26%) Dell
7 48 (6.01%) Avaya
8 45 (5.63%) Symantec
9 32 (4.01%) Oracle
10 31 (3.88%) Red Hat
11 29 (3.63%) IBM
12 20 (2.50%) Remedy
13 18 (2.25%) Sophos
14 15 (1.88%) McAfee
14 15 (1.88%) NetApp
15 14 (1.75%) Apple
16 13 (1.63%) Veeam
16 13 (1.63%) SonicWALL
16 13 (1.63%) EMC
17 9 (1.13%) Nortel
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Laptop, Phone
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum + 3/4/5% pension, BUPA healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £28000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + training, holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus,car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago