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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 421 329 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.46% 5.50% 6.74%
As % of the System Software category 56.59% 42.62% 62.79%
Number of salaries quoted 339 294 368
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
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
744 772 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.19% 12.91% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 609 604 564
Median salary £36,500 £37,150 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.74% +14.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £70,000
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +43 98 £29,500 -21.33% 12
Wiltshire +1 90 £32,500 +18.18% 9
Dorset +19 60 £28,000 +12.00% 5
Somerset +4 52 £28,000 +8.73% 9
Gloucestershire -14 50 £40,000 +34.45% 5
Cornwall +16 40 £27,500 +37.50% 1
Devon +4 27 £27,500 -1.78% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 589 (80.68%) Windows
2 431 (59.04%) Microsoft
3 363 (49.73%) VMware
4 322 (44.11%) Windows Server
5 253 (34.66%) MS Exchange
6 250 (34.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 237 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 206 (28.22%) MS Excel
9 196 (26.85%) ITIL
10 192 (26.30%) DNS
11 184 (25.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 178 (24.38%) Firewall
13 168 (23.01%) SQL Server
14 162 (22.19%) Cisco
15 154 (21.10%) SQL
16 145 (19.86%) VPN
17 141 (19.32%) HP
18 139 (19.04%) Hyper-V
19 137 (18.77%) Windows 7
20 133 (18.22%) Office 365
21 129 (17.67%) Citrix
22 127 (17.40%) Linux
23 125 (17.12%) TCP/IP
24 121 (16.58%) SAN
25 118 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
26 116 (15.89%) MS Office
27 113 (15.48%) WAN
28 111 (15.21%) DHCP
29 109 (14.93%) VoIP
30 100 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 253 (34.66%) MS Exchange
2 118 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (12.60%) IIS
4 87 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 68 (9.32%) SharePoint
6 45 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (4.11%) Apache
8 23 (3.15%) Tomcat
9 22 (3.01%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (1.64%) JBoss
12 10 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.41%) Jetty
17 2 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 206 (28.22%) MS Excel
2 116 (15.89%) MS Office
3 11 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.27%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 133 (18.22%) Office 365
2 58 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.88%) SaaS
5 12 (1.64%) IaaS
6 11 (1.51%) PaaS
7 10 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 192 (26.30%) DNS
2 178 (24.38%) Firewall
3 145 (19.86%) VPN
4 125 (17.12%) TCP/IP
5 121 (16.58%) SAN
6 113 (15.48%) WAN
7 111 (15.21%) DHCP
8 109 (14.93%) VoIP
9 92 (12.60%) LAN
10 49 (6.71%) VLAN
11 47 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
12 46 (6.30%) MPLS
13 41 (5.62%) SMTP
14 34 (4.66%) Remote Desktop
14 34 (4.66%) Wi-Fi
15 32 (4.38%) Wireless
16 26 (3.56%) NetScreen
17 25 (3.42%) Broadband
18 23 (3.15%) Ethernet
19 22 (3.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.10%) MySQL
7 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (1.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.55%) InstallShield
2 4 (0.55%) MSI
2 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.27%) JIRA
4 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.14%) GitLab
5 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (7.95%) Finance
2 27 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.05%) Banking
5 14 (1.92%) Advertising
6 11 (1.51%) Games
7 10 (1.37%) Retail
8 8 (1.10%) Law
9 6 (0.82%) Back Office
9 6 (0.82%) Legal
10 5 (0.68%) Electronics
11 4 (0.55%) Marketing
11 4 (0.55%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) French Language
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 171 (23.42%) Support Engineer
2 151 (20.68%) Analyst
3 102 (13.97%) IT Support
4 90 (12.33%) Support Analyst
5 73 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 71 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 64 (8.77%) IT Engineer
8 58 (7.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 53 (7.26%) IT Support Engineer
10 50 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 50 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
11 45 (6.16%) IT Analyst
12 44 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 43 (5.89%) Technical Support
14 42 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 41 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 41 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
16 39 (5.34%) Service Analyst
17 37 (5.07%) Administrator
18 36 (4.93%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.70%) .NET
2 15 (2.05%) ASP.NET
3 11 (1.51%) Web Services
4 10 (1.37%) HTML
4 10 (1.37%) Middleware
5 8 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.68%) COM
6 5 (0.68%) LAMP
7 4 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (0.55%) Entity Framework
7 4 (0.55%) RESTful
7 4 (0.55%) WCF
7 4 (0.55%) WinForms
7 4 (0.55%) WPF
7 4 (0.55%) XML
7 4 (0.55%) XSLT
8 3 (0.41%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.41%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.85%) Driving Licence
2 40 (5.48%) Clustering
2 40 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 39 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.74%) Replication
7 16 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (2.05%) Blackberry
8 15 (2.05%) EPoS
9 14 (1.92%) EqualLogic
10 13 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.78%) Statistics
11 12 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.51%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.37%) User Experience
14 9 (1.23%) Fat Client
14 9 (1.23%) iPhone
14 9 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 589 (80.68%) Windows
2 322 (44.11%) Windows Server
3 237 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 184 (25.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 137 (18.77%) Windows 7
6 127 (17.40%) Linux
7 96 (13.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 68 (9.32%) Windows 8
9 61 (8.36%) Windows 10
10 24 (3.29%) Mac OS X
10 24 (3.29%) Windows XP
11 18 (2.47%) Apple iOS
11 18 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.19%) Android
13 15 (2.05%) Unix
14 10 (1.37%) CentOS
15 7 (0.96%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.82%) VMS
17 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (26.85%) ITIL
2 66 (9.04%) Service Delivery
3 52 (7.12%) Service Management
4 49 (6.71%) Problem Management
5 46 (6.30%) Data Protection
6 43 (5.89%) Migration
7 39 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (4.93%) ITIL V3
9 34 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (4.38%) Change Management
11 31 (4.25%) Load Balancing
12 30 (4.11%) ITSM
13 27 (3.70%) Mentoring
14 26 (3.56%) High Availability
15 25 (3.42%) Line Management
15 25 (3.42%) Time Management
16 23 (3.15%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (3.15%) Business Continuity
16 23 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (3.01%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (21.10%) SQL
2 79 (10.82%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.56%) C#
4 16 (2.19%) T-SQL
5 13 (1.78%) VBScript
6 10 (1.37%) VB
7 9 (1.23%) Java
8 8 (1.10%) C
9 6 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.68%) Perl
10 5 (0.68%) PHP
10 5 (0.68%) Python
11 4 (0.55%) XPath
11 4 (0.55%) XQuery
12 3 (0.41%) C++
13 1 (0.14%) LINC
Qualifications
1 100 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (12.60%) Security Cleared
3 74 (10.14%) Degree
4 72 (9.86%) SC Cleared
5 64 (8.77%) MCSE
6 63 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (8.36%) CCNA
8 40 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (4.79%) MCITP
10 30 (4.11%) DV Cleared
10 30 (4.11%) MCP
11 26 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (2.88%) MCSA
13 15 (2.05%) CCIE
14 14 (1.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.37%) EMC Certification
15 10 (1.37%) HND
16 8 (1.10%) A+ Certification
17 5 (0.68%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.90%) SLA
2 8 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 250 (34.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (19.04%) Hyper-V
3 53 (7.26%) XenApp
4 40 (5.48%) vSphere
5 35 (4.79%) XenDesktop
6 33 (4.52%) Terminal Services
7 19 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (2.19%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.78%) Firmware
10 10 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.82%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.68%) vCloud
14 4 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.41%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.41%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (9.45%) SCCM
2 46 (6.30%) SCOM
3 38 (5.21%) NetBackup
4 27 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 22 (3.01%) WSUS
6 17 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (2.05%) AirWatch
8 12 (1.64%) Tivoli
9 11 (1.51%) Foglight
10 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 4 (0.55%) Nagios
14 4 (0.55%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.41%) SCDPM
16 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 2 (0.27%) MOM
16 2 (0.27%) Puppet
17 1 (0.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 431 (59.04%) Microsoft
2 363 (49.73%) VMware
3 162 (22.19%) Cisco
4 141 (19.32%) HP
5 129 (17.67%) Citrix
6 89 (12.19%) Veeam
7 60 (8.22%) Dell
8 41 (5.62%) Symantec
9 39 (5.34%) Veritas
10 37 (5.07%) EMC
11 36 (4.93%) Oracle
12 35 (4.79%) 3PAR
12 35 (4.79%) WatchGuard
13 31 (4.25%) IBM
14 30 (4.11%) CheckPoint
14 30 (4.11%) NetApp
15 27 (3.70%) Apple
16 22 (3.01%) Juniper
17 19 (2.60%) Red Hat
18 17 (2.33%) Draytek
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Axbridge, Somerset
networx
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ThreePeople
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits dep on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cornwall
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Optima Connections
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Car, Mobile, Laptop
Posted: 9 days ago
Clevedon, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30-38,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Salary: £35,018 to £44,082 per annum, dependent upon knowledge, skills and experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Devizes
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Mint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £42,326 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Mint
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago