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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 49 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 403 245 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.48% 4.82% 7.93%
As % of the System Software category 61.53% 57.51% 66.08%
Number of salaries quoted 363 211 420
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
655 426 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.53% 8.37% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 577 365 613
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +19 120 £31,000 -10.79% 33
Wiltshire +35 112 £26,500 -24.01% 20
Dorset +4 59 £27,500 -15.38% 17
Somerset +3 44 £32,500 - 15
Devon -3 34 £35,000 +20.68% 9
Gloucestershire -4 32 £27,000 +8.00% 10
Cornwall 0 1 £18,500 -7.50%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 628 (82.31%) Windows
2 488 (63.96%) Microsoft
3 318 (41.68%) VMware
4 295 (38.66%) MS Exchange
5 244 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 214 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 212 (27.79%) MS Excel
8 211 (27.65%) Firewall
9 178 (23.33%) ITIL
10 174 (22.80%) DNS
11 166 (21.76%) SQL Server
12 165 (21.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 157 (20.58%) Windows 7
14 153 (20.05%) Citrix
14 153 (20.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 152 (19.92%) MS Office
16 139 (18.22%) DHCP
17 137 (17.96%) TCP/IP
18 135 (17.69%) SQL
19 132 (17.30%) SAN
20 131 (17.17%) Cisco
21 130 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2010
22 127 (16.64%) LAN
23 125 (16.38%) IIS
24 118 (15.47%) Windows XP
25 113 (14.81%) WAN
25 113 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
26 109 (14.29%) VPN
26 109 (14.29%) Hyper-V
27 106 (13.89%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 295 (38.66%) MS Exchange
2 130 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (16.38%) IIS
4 84 (11.01%) SharePoint
5 67 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (7.99%) Lync
8 58 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 41 (5.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 27 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2000
11 14 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.70%) IBM Notes
13 11 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.31%) Apache
15 7 (0.92%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.66%) MS Project Server
17 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
18 2 (0.26%) Zimbra
Applications
1 212 (27.79%) MS Excel
2 152 (19.92%) MS Office
3 21 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) assyst
1 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.11%) Office 365
2 18 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.05%) Google Apps
4 7 (0.92%) SaaS
5 4 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 211 (27.65%) Firewall
2 174 (22.80%) DNS
3 139 (18.22%) DHCP
4 137 (17.96%) TCP/IP
5 132 (17.30%) SAN
6 127 (16.64%) LAN
7 113 (14.81%) WAN
8 109 (14.29%) VPN
9 50 (6.55%) Internet
10 33 (4.33%) VLAN
11 29 (3.80%) WLAN
12 26 (3.41%) SMTP
12 26 (3.41%) NAS
13 25 (3.28%) VoIP
14 24 (3.15%) HTTP
15 22 (2.88%) Wireless
16 20 (2.62%) Network Security
16 20 (2.62%) Ethernet
17 17 (2.23%) SSL
17 17 (2.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.33%) MySQL
3 30 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.05%) Big Data
7 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.26%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) MSI
1 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (5.64%) Finance
2 36 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.49%) Back Office
4 16 (2.10%) Legal
5 12 (1.57%) Advertising
6 11 (1.44%) Retail
6 11 (1.44%) Marketing
7 10 (1.31%) Banking
8 5 (0.66%) Law
9 4 (0.52%) Military
10 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.39%) Electronics
10 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.39%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 143 (18.74%) Analyst
2 134 (17.56%) Support Engineer
3 97 (12.71%) IT Support
4 92 (12.06%) Consultant
5 74 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 53 (6.95%) Support Analyst
8 48 (6.29%) Administrator
9 44 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
10 43 (5.64%) Technical Support
11 40 (5.24%) Service Analyst
12 38 (4.98%) Service Desk Analyst
13 36 (4.72%) Help Desk Support
13 36 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
14 32 (4.19%) Technical Consultant
15 29 (3.80%) Project Engineer
16 28 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
16 28 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 27 (3.54%) IT Support Analyst
17 27 (3.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.59%) HTML
2 28 (3.67%) XML
3 23 (3.01%) .NET
4 18 (2.36%) ASP.NET
5 13 (1.70%) Web Services
6 7 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (0.92%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.92%) WCF
6 7 (0.92%) WPF
7 6 (0.79%) CSS
7 6 (0.79%) MSMQ
7 6 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.66%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.66%) Application Packaging
9 4 (0.52%) jQuery
9 4 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.26%) COM
10 2 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.13%) NHibernate
11 1 (0.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.39%) Blackberry
2 50 (6.55%) Clustering
3 36 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.10%) PKI
7 14 (1.83%) PDA
8 11 (1.44%) iPhone
8 11 (1.44%) User Experience
9 10 (1.31%) iPad
9 10 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.05%) Replication
11 7 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.79%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.79%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.66%) EPoS
13 5 (0.66%) Firmware
14 4 (0.52%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 628 (82.31%) Windows
2 244 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 165 (21.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 157 (20.58%) Windows 7
5 118 (15.47%) Windows XP
6 113 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 106 (13.89%) Linux
8 70 (9.17%) Windows 8
9 32 (4.19%) Windows Vista
10 31 (4.06%) UNIX
11 18 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.97%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.83%) AIX
14 10 (1.31%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.31%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.31%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.05%) CentOS
16 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.79%) Android
16 6 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (23.33%) ITIL
2 73 (9.57%) Service Management
3 41 (5.37%) Project Management
4 38 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (4.98%) Configuration Management
5 34 (4.46%) ITSM
6 33 (4.33%) Migration
7 32 (4.19%) Service Delivery
7 32 (4.19%) Change Control
8 28 (3.67%) Problem Management
9 27 (3.54%) Incident Management
9 27 (3.54%) Mentoring
10 25 (3.28%) Time Management
11 24 (3.15%) Software Deployment
12 22 (2.88%) Asset Management
13 20 (2.62%) Change Management
14 18 (2.36%) CRM
14 18 (2.36%) Network Monitoring
15 17 (2.23%) Kalman Filter
16 16 (2.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (17.69%) SQL
2 52 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 18 (2.36%) C#
4 12 (1.57%) VBScript
4 12 (1.57%) VB
4 12 (1.57%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.31%) Python
5 10 (1.31%) Shell Script
5 10 (1.31%) Java
6 9 (1.18%) C
7 7 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.79%) Perl
9 5 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.52%) Ruby
11 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (20.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (10.09%) Degree
3 73 (9.57%) MCP
4 71 (9.31%) MCSE
5 69 (9.04%) Security Cleared
6 66 (8.65%) MCITP
7 47 (6.16%) SC Cleared
8 45 (5.90%) MCSA
9 34 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (3.28%) CCNA
10 25 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (2.36%) MCTS
12 17 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.05%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.66%) CCNP
15 4 (0.52%) HND
15 4 (0.52%) MCDST
15 4 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (0.39%) A+ Certification
17 2 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.26%) SLA
2 7 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.79%) QA
4 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 214 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 109 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 71 (9.31%) VMware ESX
4 49 (6.42%) Terminal Services
5 45 (5.90%) XenApp
6 44 (5.77%) vSphere
7 25 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 15 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.70%) UAG
10 11 (1.44%) Xen
10 11 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (1.44%) MetaFrame
11 9 (1.18%) ISA Server
11 9 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (1.18%) XenDesktop
12 8 (1.05%) XenServer
13 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.66%) NFS
13 5 (0.66%) Squid
14 4 (0.52%) qmail
Systems Management
1 74 (9.70%) SCCM
2 32 (4.19%) Backup Exec
3 23 (3.01%) SCOM
4 15 (1.97%) Nagios
5 14 (1.83%) SCVMM
5 14 (1.83%) SCOrch
6 13 (1.70%) ARCserve
7 12 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (1.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 11 (1.44%) WSUS
9 8 (1.05%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.05%) logstash
10 7 (0.92%) MOM
10 7 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.66%) Puppet
12 4 (0.52%) SCSM
12 4 (0.52%) Check_MK
12 4 (0.52%) SAP Afaria
12 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 488 (63.96%) Microsoft
2 318 (41.68%) VMware
3 153 (20.05%) Citrix
4 131 (17.17%) Cisco
5 83 (10.88%) HP
6 48 (6.29%) Avaya
7 43 (5.64%) Dell
8 42 (5.50%) IBM
9 31 (4.06%) Red Hat
10 26 (3.41%) Apple
10 26 (3.41%) Oracle
11 25 (3.28%) Remedy
12 23 (3.01%) EMC
13 22 (2.88%) NetApp
14 21 (2.75%) SonicWALL
15 18 (2.36%) Sophos
15 18 (2.36%) Symantec
16 17 (2.23%) Juniper
16 17 (2.23%) Veeam
17 14 (1.83%) Lotus
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Imagine Publishing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Centric Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum with mileage expenses covered
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorset
Gold Group
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £28,500 to £28,500 per annum + 31% Pension!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Honiton, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago