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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 352 398 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.96% 6.40% 4.82%
As % of the System Software category 43.46% 59.67% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 307 356 223
Average salary £28,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
810 667 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.71% 10.72% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 631 562 396
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +7 114 £30,250 +14.15% 12
Bristol -35 67 £37,500 +25.00% 20
Gloucestershire +13 62 £31,500 +5.00% 6
Somerset +4 38 £22,500 -35.71% 11
Dorset -13 38 £25,000 -10.71% 2
Devon -4 25 £28,000 +12.00% 9
Cornwall - 4 £21,250 - 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 637 (81.46%) Windows
2 440 (56.27%) Microsoft
3 340 (43.48%) VMware
4 307 (39.26%) MS Exchange
5 253 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 238 (30.43%) ITIL
7 232 (29.67%) MS Excel
8 217 (27.75%) Citrix
9 210 (26.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 200 (25.58%) DNS
11 192 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 163 (20.84%) DHCP
13 159 (20.33%) SQL Server
14 158 (20.20%) Windows 7
15 157 (20.08%) TCP/IP
16 152 (19.44%) SCCM
17 136 (17.39%) Hyper-V
18 135 (17.26%) MS Office
19 134 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
20 127 (16.24%) Cisco
20 127 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
21 124 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2010
22 117 (14.96%) Firewall
23 110 (14.07%) SQL
24 107 (13.68%) SAN
25 105 (13.43%) LAN
26 98 (12.53%) WAN
27 97 (12.40%) HP
28 96 (12.28%) Finance
29 95 (12.15%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 307 (39.26%) MS Exchange
2 124 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (12.15%) IIS
4 86 (11.00%) Lync
5 70 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (8.06%) SharePoint
7 46 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (3.07%) Office Communications Server
10 19 (2.43%) Apache
11 15 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.28%) nginx
13 9 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
14 8 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (1.02%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.90%) WorkSite
16 6 (0.77%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
18 4 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
18 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 232 (29.67%) MS Excel
2 135 (17.26%) MS Office
3 5 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Summit
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 66 (8.44%) Office 365
2 25 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.90%) SaaS
5 5 (0.64%) PaaS
6 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 200 (25.58%) DNS
2 163 (20.84%) DHCP
3 157 (20.08%) TCP/IP
4 117 (14.96%) Firewall
5 107 (13.68%) SAN
6 105 (13.43%) LAN
7 98 (12.53%) WAN
8 77 (9.85%) VPN
9 49 (6.27%) VLAN
10 36 (4.60%) VoIP
11 33 (4.22%) Internet
12 29 (3.71%) Wireless
13 28 (3.58%) WLAN
14 27 (3.45%) Network Security
15 21 (2.69%) MPLS
16 20 (2.56%) SSL
17 12 (1.53%) LDAP
18 11 (1.41%) iSCSI
19 10 (1.28%) NAS
19 10 (1.28%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (1.92%) MySQL
5 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.26%) DTS
9 2 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.13%) DB2
10 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.13%) Informix
10 1 (0.13%) Crystal Dashboard Design
10 1 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (1.28%) Hudson
1 10 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.51%) MSI
4 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.13%) Ant
5 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.13%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.13%) Yeoman
General
1 96 (12.28%) Finance
2 38 (4.86%) Back Office
3 31 (3.96%) Marketing
4 26 (3.32%) Advertising
5 25 (3.20%) Legal
6 18 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.41%) Law
9 10 (1.28%) Games
10 5 (0.64%) Banking
10 5 (0.64%) Retail
11 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.38%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 164 (20.97%) Analyst
2 141 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 132 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 75 (9.59%) Consultant
5 74 (9.46%) IT Support
6 67 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 61 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 60 (7.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 45 (5.75%) Service Analyst
10 44 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 43 (5.50%) Service Desk Analyst
11 43 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
12 39 (4.99%) Administrator
13 36 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
14 33 (4.22%) Technical Consultant
15 32 (4.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 31 (3.96%) Desktop Support
17 29 (3.71%) Support Technician
18 28 (3.58%) Architect
19 27 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.75%) Web Services
2 41 (5.24%) .NET
3 26 (3.32%) ASP.NET
4 21 (2.69%) .NET Framework
5 19 (2.43%) Application Packaging
5 19 (2.43%) Software Packaging
6 16 (2.05%) HTML
7 15 (1.92%) CSS
8 8 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (1.02%) WCF
8 8 (1.02%) WPF
9 7 (0.90%) jQuery
9 7 (0.90%) HTML5
9 7 (0.90%) Entity Framework
9 7 (0.90%) REST
9 7 (0.90%) CSS3
9 7 (0.90%) Middleware
10 4 (0.51%) COM
10 4 (0.51%) Ajax
11 3 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.67%) Clustering
2 46 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 31 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.07%) Blackberry
5 19 (2.43%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.05%) EqualLogic
8 14 (1.79%) iPad
8 14 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 14 (1.79%) iPhone
8 14 (1.79%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.41%) BYOD
10 10 (1.28%) Statistics
11 9 (1.15%) Replication
11 9 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.02%) PKI
13 7 (0.90%) Handset
13 7 (0.90%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 637 (81.46%) Windows
2 253 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 210 (26.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 158 (20.20%) Windows 7
5 134 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (11.25%) Linux
7 69 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 46 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 33 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (2.17%) UNIX
11 16 (2.05%) Android
12 14 (1.79%) Ubuntu
12 14 (1.79%) CentOS
13 11 (1.41%) Debian
14 10 (1.28%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.02%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.02%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.90%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (30.43%) ITIL
2 63 (8.06%) Service Management
2 63 (8.06%) Migration
3 59 (7.54%) Project Management
4 58 (7.42%) Service Delivery
5 37 (4.73%) Time Management
6 35 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (4.22%) Incident Management
8 30 (3.84%) ITSM
9 29 (3.71%) Mentoring
10 28 (3.58%) Change Management
11 26 (3.32%) Configuration Management
11 26 (3.32%) ITIL V2
12 21 (2.69%) Workflow
13 20 (2.56%) Change Control
14 19 (2.43%) Software Deployment
14 19 (2.43%) Business Continuity
15 18 (2.30%) Load Balancing
16 17 (2.17%) TOGAF
16 17 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 110 (14.07%) SQL
2 74 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.96%) C#
4 20 (2.56%) PHP
5 14 (1.79%) Java
6 12 (1.53%) Python
7 9 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.90%) Perl
8 7 (0.90%) C
8 7 (0.90%) VBScript
8 7 (0.90%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.77%) VB
9 6 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.77%) Ruby
10 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.13%) C++
11 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (10.49%) Security Cleared
3 74 (9.46%) MCSE
4 52 (6.65%) MCSA
5 46 (5.88%) Degree
6 38 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (3.96%) MCP
7 31 (3.96%) MCITP
8 21 (2.69%) SC Cleared
8 21 (2.69%) DV Cleared
9 18 (2.30%) CCNA
9 18 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.41%) MCTS
11 9 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.02%) A+ Certification
13 7 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.64%) HND
14 5 (0.64%) MCDST
15 4 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
15 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.21%) SLA
2 6 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) QA
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 192 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 84 (10.74%) XenApp
4 66 (8.44%) vSphere
5 37 (4.73%) VMware ESX
6 26 (3.32%) XenDesktop
7 20 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 19 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (2.17%) BitLocker
9 17 (2.17%) XenServer
9 17 (2.17%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.90%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.77%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.77%) Samba
13 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.51%) vCloud
14 2 (0.26%) Firmware
15 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 152 (19.44%) SCCM
2 74 (9.46%) SCOM
3 30 (3.84%) NetBackup
4 17 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 16 (2.05%) WSUS
6 15 (1.92%) HP SIM
6 15 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 13 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.41%) Puppet
10 8 (1.02%) Windows Intune
10 8 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.02%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.90%) Ansible
12 6 (0.77%) Salt
12 6 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.77%) Hyperic
13 5 (0.64%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 440 (56.27%) Microsoft
2 340 (43.48%) VMware
3 217 (27.75%) Citrix
4 127 (16.24%) Cisco
5 97 (12.40%) HP
6 47 (6.01%) Dell
7 46 (5.88%) Symantec
8 39 (4.99%) Avaya
9 31 (3.96%) Remedy
10 29 (3.71%) IBM
11 28 (3.58%) Red Hat
12 25 (3.20%) Apple
13 24 (3.07%) Veeam
14 18 (2.30%) NetApp
14 18 (2.30%) Oracle
15 16 (2.05%) MobileIron
16 15 (1.92%) Google
17 14 (1.79%) Sophos
18 11 (1.41%) 3PAR
18 11 (1.41%) EMC
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £28,000 + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheddar, Somerset
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Intapeople
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago