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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 424 310 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.31% 5.28% 4.07%
As % of the System Software category 51.64% 56.88% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 348 281 194
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £21,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
821 545 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 14.16% 9.29% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 611 461 381
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £46,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bristol +11 114 £40,000 +14.28% 27
Wiltshire +3 102 £33,750 -16.66% 22
Gloucestershire +25 86 £34,000 +7.93% 9
Dorset +10 45 £32,500 +1.56% 7
Devon +15 42 £32,500 +18.18% 9
Somerset +9 29 £26,500 -33.75% 9
Cornwall -13 5 £20,000 -37.50%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 688 (81.90%) Windows
2 513 (61.07%) Microsoft
3 356 (42.38%) VMware
4 302 (35.95%) MS Exchange
5 251 (29.88%) Citrix
6 248 (29.52%) ITIL
7 247 (29.40%) MS Excel
8 241 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 204 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 194 (23.10%) TCP/IP
10 194 (23.10%) DNS
11 189 (22.50%) SQL Server
12 181 (21.55%) MS Office
13 179 (21.31%) SCCM
14 178 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 168 (20.00%) DHCP
16 163 (19.40%) Cisco
17 162 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 162 (19.29%) SQL
18 158 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
19 150 (17.86%) Windows 7
20 143 (17.02%) IIS
21 140 (16.67%) Hyper-V
22 128 (15.24%) LAN
23 119 (14.17%) Firewall
24 116 (13.81%) WAN
25 112 (13.33%) SAN
26 96 (11.43%) HP
27 95 (11.31%) Exchange Server 2010
28 88 (10.48%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 302 (35.95%) MS Exchange
2 143 (17.02%) IIS
3 95 (11.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 83 (9.88%) Lync
5 68 (8.10%) SharePoint
6 65 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 37 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 35 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 27 (3.21%) Office Communications Server
10 22 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (2.02%) Apache
12 13 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
14 9 (1.07%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.83%) nginx
17 6 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.71%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.71%) WorkSite
17 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 247 (29.40%) MS Excel
2 181 (21.55%) MS Office
3 6 (0.71%) MS Project
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Summit
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.26%) Office 365
2 20 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.19%) SaaS
4 8 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.48%) PaaS
5 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.24%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 194 (23.10%) TCP/IP
1 194 (23.10%) DNS
2 168 (20.00%) DHCP
3 128 (15.24%) LAN
4 119 (14.17%) Firewall
5 116 (13.81%) WAN
6 112 (13.33%) SAN
7 84 (10.00%) VPN
8 48 (5.71%) VLAN
9 38 (4.52%) VoIP
10 36 (4.29%) WLAN
11 32 (3.81%) Wireless
12 31 (3.69%) Network Security
13 29 (3.45%) SSL
14 22 (2.62%) Internet
15 20 (2.38%) MPLS
16 14 (1.67%) NAS
17 13 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (1.43%) HSRP
18 12 (1.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (2.38%) MySQL
5 12 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.95%) DTS
7 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.48%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.12%) SQLite
12 1 (0.12%) Crystal Dashboard Design
Development Applications
1 14 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.43%) Hudson
4 9 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.48%) MSI
6 3 (0.36%) JIRA
7 1 (0.12%) Ant
7 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 84 (10.00%) Finance
2 38 (4.52%) Back Office
3 33 (3.93%) Advertising
4 23 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.50%) Legal
6 13 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.31%) Law
7 11 (1.31%) Marketing
8 10 (1.19%) Games
9 6 (0.71%) Banking
10 5 (0.60%) German Language
11 4 (0.48%) Retail
12 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 186 (22.14%) Analyst
2 158 (18.81%) Support Engineer
3 110 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 95 (11.31%) Consultant
5 89 (10.60%) Support Analyst
6 87 (10.36%) IT Support
7 69 (8.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 62 (7.38%) Administrator
9 55 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 47 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
10 47 (5.60%) Service Analyst
11 46 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 44 (5.24%) IT Support Engineer
13 41 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
14 40 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
15 37 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 37 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
16 35 (4.17%) Desktop Support
17 26 (3.10%) Architect
17 26 (3.10%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.40%) .NET
2 66 (7.86%) ASP.NET
3 45 (5.36%) Web Services
4 25 (2.98%) Software Packaging
5 22 (2.62%) .NET Framework
5 22 (2.62%) Application Packaging
6 15 (1.79%) HTML
6 15 (1.79%) CSS
7 13 (1.55%) WCF
8 12 (1.43%) WPF
9 9 (1.07%) Middleware
10 8 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.60%) jQuery
11 5 (0.60%) HTML5
11 5 (0.60%) CSS3
11 5 (0.60%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.60%) REST
12 4 (0.48%) COM
12 4 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.26%) Clustering
2 36 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 26 (3.10%) Client/Server
5 19 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.02%) EqualLogic
7 16 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.67%) Replication
9 12 (1.43%) BYOD
10 11 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.31%) iPhone
11 10 (1.19%) iPad
12 9 (1.07%) Xbox
13 8 (0.95%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.95%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.71%) PKI
14 6 (0.71%) Handset
15 5 (0.60%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 688 (81.90%) Windows
2 241 (28.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 178 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 158 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 150 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 81 (9.64%) Windows XP
7 77 (9.17%) Linux
8 55 (6.55%) Windows 8
9 32 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.38%) CentOS
11 17 (2.02%) UNIX
12 15 (1.79%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.55%) Android
13 13 (1.55%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.43%) Debian
15 10 (1.19%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.95%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.71%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (29.52%) ITIL
2 76 (9.05%) Service Management
3 64 (7.62%) Migration
4 61 (7.26%) Project Management
5 53 (6.31%) Service Delivery
6 48 (5.71%) Time Management
7 38 (4.52%) ITSM
8 37 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (4.05%) Configuration Management
10 32 (3.81%) Change Management
11 29 (3.45%) Incident Management
11 29 (3.45%) ITIL V2
12 23 (2.74%) Mentoring
13 22 (2.62%) ITIL V3
14 20 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (2.38%) Business Continuity
15 19 (2.26%) Software Deployment
16 18 (2.14%) Load Balancing
16 18 (2.14%) PRINCE2
17 16 (1.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (19.29%) SQL
2 87 (10.36%) PowerShell
3 69 (8.21%) C#
4 21 (2.50%) Python
5 20 (2.38%) Java
6 18 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 15 (1.79%) PHP
7 15 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 12 (1.43%) Perl
9 10 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.07%) VBScript
11 7 (0.83%) VB
11 7 (0.83%) C
12 6 (0.71%) Ruby
13 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.48%) Lua
14 4 (0.48%) VBA
14 4 (0.48%) C++
14 4 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 162 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (10.48%) MCSE
3 87 (10.36%) Security Cleared
4 71 (8.45%) MCSA
5 54 (6.43%) Degree
6 53 (6.31%) MCITP
7 51 (6.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (4.64%) SC Cleared
9 31 (3.69%) MCP
10 21 (2.50%) DV Cleared
11 20 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (2.38%) CCNA
12 11 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.31%) MCTS
13 6 (0.71%) MCDST
14 5 (0.60%) CCA
14 5 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (0.60%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.48%) RHCSA
15 4 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.10%) SLA
2 7 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.71%) QA
4 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 204 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 85 (10.12%) XenApp
4 65 (7.74%) vSphere
5 32 (3.81%) VMware ESX
6 30 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 28 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 23 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (2.74%) BitLocker
9 16 (1.90%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.79%) XenServer
11 11 (1.31%) vCloud
12 7 (0.83%) Samba
13 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.71%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.48%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.36%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 179 (21.31%) SCCM
2 73 (8.69%) SCOM
3 22 (2.62%) Puppet
4 21 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 20 (2.38%) SCVMM
6 17 (2.02%) Backup Exec
6 17 (2.02%) WSUS
7 12 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (1.19%) HP SIM
9 9 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (1.07%) Windows Intune
10 8 (0.95%) Hyperic
10 8 (0.95%) SCDPM
11 7 (0.83%) Nagios
11 7 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 513 (61.07%) Microsoft
2 356 (42.38%) VMware
3 251 (29.88%) Citrix
4 163 (19.40%) Cisco
5 96 (11.43%) HP
6 49 (5.83%) Dell
7 42 (5.00%) Avaya
8 41 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 40 (4.76%) Symantec
10 35 (4.17%) Remedy
11 34 (4.05%) IBM
12 27 (3.21%) Apple
13 24 (2.86%) Veeam
13 24 (2.86%) Oracle
14 20 (2.38%) Sophos
15 19 (2.26%) Google
16 16 (1.90%) NetApp
17 13 (1.55%) 3PAR
18 12 (1.43%) McAfee
19 10 (1.19%) MobileIron
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Honiton, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
networx
Salary: £33,800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheddar, Somerset
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £23500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago