The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 392 253 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.42% 4.83% 6.34%
As % of the System Software category 62.72% 59.25% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 350 222 321
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
625 427 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.23% 8.15% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 527 359 507
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Bristol +9 108 £32,000 -8.57% 20
Wiltshire +19 95 £26,500 -19.27% 9
Dorset +11 72 £27,500 -15.38% 10
Somerset -5 44 £36,500 +12.30% 22
Gloucestershire -4 42 £29,500 +8.16% 7
Devon +13 26 £25,000 +13.63% 8
Cornwall - 2 £32,000 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 549 (81.70%) Windows
2 425 (63.24%) Microsoft
3 281 (41.82%) VMware
4 248 (36.90%) MS Exchange
5 246 (36.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 208 (30.95%) MS Excel
7 198 (29.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 191 (28.42%) Firewall
9 171 (25.45%) DNS
10 164 (24.40%) ITIL
11 158 (23.51%) SQL Server
12 157 (23.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 156 (23.21%) Windows 7
14 136 (20.24%) TCP/IP
15 135 (20.09%) SQL
16 131 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 130 (19.35%) DHCP
18 126 (18.75%) SAN
19 125 (18.60%) IIS
19 125 (18.60%) MS Office
20 124 (18.45%) Citrix
21 121 (18.01%) Exchange Server 2010
22 117 (17.41%) Windows XP
23 103 (15.33%) LAN
24 102 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
25 100 (14.88%) Linux
26 99 (14.73%) VPN
27 97 (14.43%) Cisco
28 88 (13.10%) Hyper-V
29 80 (11.90%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 248 (36.90%) MS Exchange
2 125 (18.60%) IIS
3 121 (18.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 72 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 47 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (5.51%) Lync
8 33 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (2.68%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.34%) Apache
14 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.60%) GroupWise
15 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.45%) MS Project Server
16 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 208 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 125 (18.60%) MS Office
3 19 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.89%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Visualfiles
1 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.30%) assyst
2 2 (0.30%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.91%) Office 365
2 17 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.04%) SaaS
4 6 (0.89%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.30%) PaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (28.42%) Firewall
2 171 (25.45%) DNS
3 136 (20.24%) TCP/IP
4 130 (19.35%) DHCP
5 126 (18.75%) SAN
6 103 (15.33%) LAN
7 99 (14.73%) VPN
8 80 (11.90%) WAN
9 44 (6.55%) Internet
10 25 (3.72%) SMTP
11 24 (3.57%) VLAN
11 24 (3.57%) NAS
12 23 (3.42%) HTTP
13 20 (2.98%) VoIP
13 20 (2.98%) Wireless
14 19 (2.83%) Ethernet
15 17 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (2.23%) IPsec
17 13 (1.93%) LDAP
18 12 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (23.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.06%) MySQL
3 25 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.19%) Big Data
6 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.30%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.15%) DTS
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.15%) MSI
1 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (5.95%) Finance
2 39 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.83%) Back Office
3 19 (2.83%) Legal
4 12 (1.79%) Marketing
5 7 (1.04%) Military
6 6 (0.89%) Advertising
7 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.74%) Retail
8 4 (0.60%) Banking
8 4 (0.60%) Law
9 3 (0.45%) Electronics
9 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.45%) Automotive
9 3 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 135 (20.09%) Analyst
2 111 (16.52%) Support Engineer
3 93 (13.84%) IT Support
4 80 (11.90%) Consultant
5 73 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 61 (9.08%) Support Analyst
7 56 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 47 (6.99%) Administrator
9 43 (6.40%) Technical Support
10 39 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
10 39 (5.80%) Service Analyst
11 37 (5.51%) Service Desk Analyst
12 35 (5.21%) IT Support Analyst
12 35 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
13 33 (4.91%) Technical Consultant
14 26 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
14 26 (3.87%) Help Desk Support
14 26 (3.87%) Architect
14 26 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 22 (3.27%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.06%) HTML
2 27 (4.02%) XML
3 24 (3.57%) .NET
4 17 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.04%) Web Services
6 6 (0.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (0.89%) MSMQ
6 6 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.89%) WCF
6 6 (0.89%) WPF
6 6 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.74%) Application Packaging
7 5 (0.74%) Hibernate
7 5 (0.74%) CSS
8 4 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.45%) jQuery
10 2 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.15%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.15%) HTML5
11 1 (0.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.29%) Blackberry
2 26 (3.87%) Clustering
3 18 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.08%) PDA
6 13 (1.93%) PKI
6 13 (1.93%) iPhone
7 12 (1.79%) iPad
7 12 (1.79%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.49%) Firmware
9 9 (1.34%) Open Source
9 9 (1.34%) Replication
10 7 (1.04%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.04%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.89%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.74%) EPoS
13 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.60%) Statistics
13 4 (0.60%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 549 (81.70%) Windows
2 246 (36.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 157 (23.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 156 (23.21%) Windows 7
5 117 (17.41%) Windows XP
6 102 (15.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 100 (14.88%) Linux
8 77 (11.46%) Windows 8
9 35 (5.21%) Windows Vista
10 27 (4.02%) UNIX
11 19 (2.83%) Mac OS
12 17 (2.53%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.93%) AIX
14 12 (1.79%) Android
15 8 (1.19%) CentOS
16 6 (0.89%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.74%) Solaris
17 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (24.40%) ITIL
2 67 (9.97%) Service Management
3 40 (5.95%) Project Management
4 36 (5.36%) Service Delivery
5 32 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 32 (4.76%) Migration
6 28 (4.17%) ITSM
7 26 (3.87%) Asset Management
8 25 (3.72%) Problem Management
9 23 (3.42%) Change Management
10 22 (3.27%) Incident Management
11 21 (3.13%) Time Management
11 21 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
12 20 (2.98%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (2.83%) Change Control
13 19 (2.83%) Software Deployment
14 18 (2.68%) Service Desk Management
15 16 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (2.23%) CRM
16 15 (2.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (20.09%) SQL
2 32 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.38%) C#
4 11 (1.64%) Python
5 10 (1.49%) VB
6 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
6 9 (1.34%) Java
6 9 (1.34%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.34%) C
6 9 (1.34%) VBScript
7 7 (1.04%) Perl
7 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.60%) Ruby
9 2 (0.30%) PHP
9 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.15%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 131 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (11.61%) MCSE
3 66 (9.82%) Degree
4 64 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 51 (7.59%) MCP
6 49 (7.29%) MCSA
7 46 (6.85%) MCITP
8 44 (6.55%) SC Cleared
9 25 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (2.53%) MCTS
11 16 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (2.38%) CCNA
12 12 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (1.49%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.04%) CCA
14 7 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (1.04%) CCNP
15 5 (0.74%) HND
15 5 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
16 4 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.10%) SLA
2 9 (1.34%) QA
3 6 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.45%) COBIT
5 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 198 (29.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (13.10%) Hyper-V
3 61 (9.08%) vSphere
4 59 (8.78%) VMware ESX
5 40 (5.95%) Terminal Services
6 31 (4.61%) XenApp
7 19 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (1.34%) Xen
10 8 (1.19%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.89%) MetaFrame
12 6 (0.89%) XenServer
13 5 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.74%) qmail
13 5 (0.74%) Squid
14 4 (0.60%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.60%) UAG
15 3 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 59 (8.78%) SCCM
2 21 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 19 (2.83%) SCOM
4 15 (2.23%) WSUS
5 14 (2.08%) Nagios
6 12 (1.79%) SCVMM
6 12 (1.79%) SCOrch
6 12 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 10 (1.49%) ARCserve
8 9 (1.34%) SAP Afaria
9 8 (1.19%) logstash
9 8 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (1.04%) MOM
11 6 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.74%) Puppet
13 4 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.45%) WMI
15 2 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
16 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 425 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 281 (41.82%) VMware
3 124 (18.45%) Citrix
4 97 (14.43%) Cisco
5 72 (10.71%) HP
6 35 (5.21%) Dell
7 31 (4.61%) IBM
8 30 (4.46%) Apple
9 25 (3.72%) Remedy
10 23 (3.42%) Red Hat
10 23 (3.42%) Avaya
11 21 (3.13%) Oracle
12 19 (2.83%) Lotus
13 18 (2.68%) Juniper
13 18 (2.68%) EMC
14 15 (2.23%) NetApp
14 15 (2.23%) SonicWALL
14 15 (2.23%) Veeam
15 13 (1.93%) Sophos
15 13 (1.93%) SAP
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