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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / South West
Rank 46 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 304 472 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.98% 8.14% 7.41%
As % of the System Software category 49.51% 56.94% 62.73%
Number of salaries quoted 271 420 394
Median salary £28,500 £30,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% -11.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £22,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

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
614 829 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 12.08% 14.31% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 504 732 617
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -7 75 £25,000 -23.07% 6
Bristol -10 72 £29,500 -1.66% 13
Devon +11 49 £28,500 - 3
Dorset +12 41 £28,000 -1.75% 5
Gloucestershire -12 39 £30,000 -4.76% 7
Somerset -11 23 £38,500 +45.28% 2
Cornwall -11 7 £18,500 -53.75% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 517 (76.37%) Windows
2 411 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 308 (45.49%) Windows Server
4 257 (37.96%) VMware
5 205 (30.28%) MS Exchange
6 201 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 182 (26.88%) MS Excel
8 180 (26.59%) ITIL
8 180 (26.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 156 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 151 (22.30%) Citrix
11 141 (20.83%) MS Office
12 132 (19.50%) Firewall
13 131 (19.35%) WAN
14 124 (18.32%) LAN
15 113 (16.69%) Linux
16 111 (16.40%) Hyper-V
16 111 (16.40%) Office 365
17 100 (14.77%) Service Delivery
18 98 (14.48%) SQL Server
19 97 (14.33%) Windows 7
20 95 (14.03%) DNS
21 93 (13.74%) Cisco
22 91 (13.44%) SAN
23 90 (13.29%) Finance
24 86 (12.70%) TCP/IP
25 85 (12.56%) SQL
26 83 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
27 80 (11.82%) Service Management
28 78 (11.52%) DHCP

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
1 205 (30.28%) MS Exchange
2 83 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (6.50%) IIS
5 35 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 27 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (3.40%) Apache
8 21 (3.10%) Tomcat
9 18 (2.66%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.92%) JBoss
11 10 (1.48%) Jetty
12 9 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.44%) IBM Notes
17 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 182 (26.88%) MS Excel
2 141 (20.83%) MS Office
3 16 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.74%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (0.74%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.59%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (0.59%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (16.40%) Office 365
2 37 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.36%) SaaS
5 14 (2.07%) IaaS
6 11 (1.62%) PaaS
7 10 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.15%) Route 53
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 132 (19.50%) Firewall
2 131 (19.35%) WAN
3 124 (18.32%) LAN
4 95 (14.03%) DNS
5 91 (13.44%) SAN
6 86 (12.70%) TCP/IP
7 78 (11.52%) DHCP
8 73 (10.78%) VPN
9 57 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
10 53 (7.83%) VLAN
11 38 (5.61%) Wireless
12 36 (5.32%) Network Security
13 30 (4.43%) Internet
14 26 (3.84%) VoIP
15 25 (3.69%) WLAN
16 24 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
17 18 (2.66%) SMTP
18 14 (2.07%) SSL
19 13 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
20 12 (1.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.18%) MySQL
8 4 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.59%) GIS
9 3 (0.44%) IDOL
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.15%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.48%) Eclipse
3 9 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.44%) Ant
4 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.44%) JUnit
4 3 (0.44%) Maven
4 3 (0.44%) MSI
5 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.30%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (13.29%) Finance
2 26 (3.84%) Advertising
3 25 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.81%) Legal
4 19 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.51%) Games
6 14 (2.07%) Electronics
6 14 (2.07%) Marketing
7 12 (1.77%) Banking
8 10 (1.48%) Front Office
9 7 (1.03%) Law
10 5 (0.74%) French Language
10 5 (0.74%) German Language
10 5 (0.74%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Retail
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 163 (24.08%) Analyst
2 158 (23.34%) Support Engineer
3 129 (19.05%) IT Support
4 99 (14.62%) Support Analyst
5 71 (10.49%) IT Engineer
6 65 (9.60%) Administrator
7 63 (9.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 60 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 59 (8.71%) IT Support Engineer
10 56 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 53 (7.83%) IT Analyst
12 52 (7.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 48 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 46 (6.79%) Service Analyst
15 41 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
15 41 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
16 39 (5.76%) Systems Administrator
17 32 (4.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 32 (4.73%) Support Technician
18 31 (4.58%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.28%) .NET
2 22 (3.25%) HTML
3 15 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 15 (2.22%) XML
4 14 (2.07%) Middleware
4 14 (2.07%) Web Services
5 13 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 13 (1.92%) Entity Framework
6 12 (1.77%) RESTful
7 11 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (1.62%) WCF
7 11 (1.62%) WinForms
7 11 (1.62%) WPF
7 11 (1.62%) XSLT
8 9 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.03%) MAPI
10 6 (0.89%) CSS
11 5 (0.74%) EDI
11 5 (0.74%) REST
11 5 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.83%) Driving Licence
2 40 (5.91%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.84%) Clustering
5 16 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (1.92%) NHS
7 12 (1.77%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.33%) iPad
9 9 (1.33%) Replication
10 8 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.18%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.18%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.03%) EPoS
12 5 (0.74%) Cybercrime
12 5 (0.74%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 517 (76.37%) Windows
2 308 (45.49%) Windows Server
3 201 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 180 (26.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 113 (16.69%) Linux
6 97 (14.33%) Windows 7
7 65 (9.60%) Windows 8
8 61 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (8.42%) Windows 10
10 41 (6.06%) Windows XP
11 38 (5.61%) Mac OS X
12 19 (2.81%) Unix
13 16 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (2.22%) Apple iOS
15 14 (2.07%) CentOS
16 8 (1.18%) Android
16 8 (1.18%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.18%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.74%) Solaris
17 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (26.59%) ITIL
2 100 (14.77%) Service Delivery
3 80 (11.82%) Service Management
4 43 (6.35%) ITIL V3
5 37 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (5.17%) Mentoring
7 32 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (4.43%) Problem Management
9 29 (4.28%) High Availability
10 27 (3.99%) Infrastructure Management
10 27 (3.99%) Load Balancing
11 25 (3.69%) Line Management
12 24 (3.55%) Identity Access Management
12 24 (3.55%) Time Management
13 23 (3.40%) Data Protection
13 23 (3.40%) DevOps
14 22 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (3.25%) Coaching
14 22 (3.25%) Virtual Environments
15 21 (3.10%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (12.56%) SQL
2 52 (7.68%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.28%) C#
4 27 (3.99%) Java
5 23 (3.40%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.25%) VB
7 20 (2.95%) VBScript
8 16 (2.36%) PHP
9 12 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.62%) Python
10 11 (1.62%) XPath
10 11 (1.62%) XQuery
11 5 (0.74%) C
11 5 (0.74%) VBA
12 4 (0.59%) Perl
13 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.30%) Ruby
15 1 (0.15%) C++
15 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 76 (11.23%) Security Cleared
2 73 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (6.94%) MCSE
4 46 (6.79%) Degree
4 46 (6.79%) SC Cleared
5 45 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (6.35%) CCNA
7 32 (4.73%) DV Cleared
8 24 (3.55%) MCSA
9 23 (3.40%) MCP
10 22 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.33%) EMC Certification
13 8 (1.18%) MCITP
14 4 (0.59%) CCNP
15 3 (0.44%) CCIE
15 3 (0.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.30%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.30%) CCSP
16 2 (0.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.57%) SLA
2 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.44%) QA
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 156 (23.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (16.40%) Hyper-V
3 45 (6.65%) XenApp
4 37 (5.47%) XenDesktop
5 24 (3.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 21 (3.10%) Terminal Services
7 13 (1.92%) Firmware
8 12 (1.77%) vSphere
9 11 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.03%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.74%) vCloud
14 4 (0.59%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.59%) Samba
15 3 (0.44%) NDS
15 3 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 3 (0.44%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (7.53%) SCCM
2 23 (3.40%) WSUS
3 17 (2.51%) SCOM
4 13 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 11 (1.62%) AirWatch
5 11 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (1.03%) Puppet
7 6 (0.89%) Nagios
8 5 (0.74%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.74%) OpenView
8 5 (0.74%) Rundeck
8 5 (0.74%) vRealize
9 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.44%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.30%) Malwarebytes
11 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 411 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 257 (37.96%) VMware
3 151 (22.30%) Citrix
4 93 (13.74%) Cisco
5 50 (7.39%) HP
6 24 (3.55%) Oracle
6 24 (3.55%) Veeam
7 20 (2.95%) Apple
7 20 (2.95%) Dell
8 18 (2.66%) Symantec
9 16 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.22%) IBM
11 14 (2.07%) SAP
12 13 (1.92%) Sophos
13 12 (1.77%) CommVault
13 12 (1.77%) NetApp
13 12 (1.77%) Veritas
14 11 (1.62%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.62%) SonicWALL
15 10 (1.48%) EMC
Swindon, Wiltshire
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus shift premium where applicable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Honiton, Devon
Sarah West Recruitment
Salary: CPD
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
itecopeople
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Sal neg on experience and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 2 days ago
Ferndown
aap3
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + Bonus, On-Call, Paid Certs etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Actavis UK Ltd
Salary: £35k - £40k + bonus + significant benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified (Negotiable, around £42,000 p/a)
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24,000 to £28,000 DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
intY
Salary: £17,000 per annum increasing to £20,000 after 3 months probation
Posted: 22 days ago
Redruth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago