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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 380 247 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.01% 4.70% 7.59%
As % of the System Software category 55.39% 53.81% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 328 213 387
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
686 459 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 8.73% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 589 401 590
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +16 119 £35,000 +16.66% 36
Wiltshire +27 85 £30,000 -21.05% 14
Devon +10 53 £32,250 +11.20% 5
Dorset 0 45 £27,500 -21.42% 10
Gloucestershire +4 39 £27,250 +9.00% 12
Somerset -3 35 £29,000 -22.66% 10
Cornwall -6 3 £18,500 -7.50%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 642 (83.59%) Windows
2 489 (63.67%) Microsoft
3 313 (40.76%) VMware
4 286 (37.24%) MS Exchange
5 235 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 206 (26.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 201 (26.17%) Firewall
8 197 (25.65%) MS Excel
9 188 (24.48%) ITIL
10 176 (22.92%) Citrix
11 167 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 158 (20.57%) MS Office
13 157 (20.44%) SQL Server
14 156 (20.31%) DNS
15 142 (18.49%) SQL
15 142 (18.49%) Windows 7
16 141 (18.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 135 (17.58%) TCP/IP
18 131 (17.06%) LAN
18 131 (17.06%) DHCP
19 129 (16.80%) Cisco
20 118 (15.36%) WAN
20 118 (15.36%) Windows XP
20 118 (15.36%) Exchange Server 2010
21 117 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
21 117 (15.23%) SAN
22 115 (14.97%) Hyper-V
23 109 (14.19%) VPN
24 108 (14.06%) Linux
25 104 (13.54%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 286 (37.24%) MS Exchange
2 118 (15.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (13.54%) IIS
4 92 (11.98%) SharePoint
5 71 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 64 (8.33%) Lync
7 62 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 61 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 54 (7.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2000
11 15 (1.95%) IBM Notes
12 13 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (1.17%) Apache
15 6 (0.78%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.65%) MS Project Server
16 5 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
17 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 197 (25.65%) MS Excel
2 158 (20.57%) MS Office
3 28 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Revit
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.78%) assyst
3 3 (0.39%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.08%) Office 365
2 19 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.04%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.78%) SaaS
5 4 (0.52%) IaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (26.17%) Firewall
2 156 (20.31%) DNS
3 135 (17.58%) TCP/IP
4 131 (17.06%) DHCP
4 131 (17.06%) LAN
5 118 (15.36%) WAN
6 117 (15.23%) SAN
7 109 (14.19%) VPN
8 53 (6.90%) Internet
9 32 (4.17%) WLAN
10 28 (3.65%) VLAN
11 24 (3.13%) VoIP
12 21 (2.73%) Wireless
13 20 (2.60%) Network Security
14 18 (2.34%) NAS
14 18 (2.34%) SMTP
14 18 (2.34%) Ethernet
15 16 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (1.95%) SSL
17 14 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (3.39%) MySQL
4 15 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.78%) CouchDB
8 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.52%) Big Data
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.26%) MS Access
10 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (6.38%) Finance
2 32 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.86%) Back Office
4 16 (2.08%) Legal
5 15 (1.95%) Advertising
6 11 (1.43%) Banking
6 11 (1.43%) Retail
7 9 (1.17%) Law
8 8 (1.04%) Marketing
9 7 (0.91%) French Language
10 6 (0.78%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.52%) Military
13 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) Electronics
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
14 2 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 148 (19.27%) Support Engineer
2 144 (18.75%) Analyst
3 100 (13.02%) IT Support
4 89 (11.59%) Consultant
5 66 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 61 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 51 (6.64%) Support Analyst
8 48 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
9 46 (5.99%) Administrator
10 41 (5.34%) Service Analyst
10 41 (5.34%) Technical Support
11 38 (4.95%) Help Desk Support
11 38 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
12 32 (4.17%) Project Engineer
13 31 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 30 (3.91%) Architect
15 28 (3.65%) Technical Consultant
16 25 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
17 24 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
17 24 (3.13%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.39%) HTML
2 25 (3.26%) .NET
3 18 (2.34%) ASP.NET
4 17 (2.21%) XML
5 12 (1.56%) Web Services
5 12 (1.56%) Application Packaging
6 8 (1.04%) CSS
6 8 (1.04%) WCF
6 8 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.91%) WPF
7 7 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (0.78%) MSMQ
9 5 (0.65%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.52%) jQuery
11 2 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.26%) COM
12 1 (0.13%) J2EE
12 1 (0.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.59%) Blackberry
2 55 (7.16%) Clustering
3 33 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.21%) PKI
7 14 (1.82%) PDA
8 8 (1.04%) Replication
9 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.91%) Thin Client
9 7 (0.91%) Fat Client
9 7 (0.91%) User Experience
10 6 (0.78%) iPad
10 6 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.78%) iPhone
11 5 (0.65%) EqualLogic
11 5 (0.65%) EPoS
12 4 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 642 (83.59%) Windows
2 235 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 167 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 142 (18.49%) Windows 7
5 118 (15.36%) Windows XP
6 117 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (14.06%) Linux
8 70 (9.11%) Windows 8
9 36 (4.69%) Windows Vista
10 24 (3.13%) UNIX
11 21 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.95%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.82%) AIX
14 10 (1.30%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.17%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.17%) CentOS
16 8 (1.04%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.78%) Android
18 4 (0.52%) Solaris
18 4 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (24.48%) ITIL
2 72 (9.38%) Service Management
3 53 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 50 (6.51%) Configuration Management
5 37 (4.82%) ITSM
5 37 (4.82%) Change Control
6 34 (4.43%) Mentoring
6 34 (4.43%) Project Management
7 29 (3.78%) Service Delivery
8 26 (3.39%) Problem Management
8 26 (3.39%) Software Deployment
9 25 (3.26%) Migration
10 22 (2.86%) CRM
10 22 (2.86%) Time Management
10 22 (2.86%) Incident Management
11 21 (2.73%) Change Management
12 20 (2.60%) Risk Management
13 17 (2.21%) Asset Management
14 16 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (1.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 142 (18.49%) SQL
2 61 (7.94%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.21%) C#
4 14 (1.82%) Python
5 13 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.56%) VB
7 11 (1.43%) VBScript
8 10 (1.30%) C
8 10 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.17%) Java
9 9 (1.17%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.78%) Perl
11 5 (0.65%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.52%) C++
12 4 (0.52%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.52%) Lua
13 3 (0.39%) Ruby
14 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 141 (18.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (10.68%) Degree
3 75 (9.77%) MCP
4 69 (8.98%) Security Cleared
5 63 (8.20%) MCITP
6 62 (8.07%) MCSE
7 46 (5.99%) SC Cleared
8 43 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 40 (5.21%) MCSA
10 25 (3.26%) CCNA
10 25 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (1.95%) MCTS
13 9 (1.17%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.65%) VCP5
14 5 (0.65%) MCDST
15 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.39%) HND
16 3 (0.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.98%) SLA
2 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.52%) QA
4 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 206 (26.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 115 (14.97%) Hyper-V
3 69 (8.98%) VMware ESX
4 60 (7.81%) XenApp
5 49 (6.38%) Terminal Services
6 43 (5.60%) vSphere
7 29 (3.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 16 (2.08%) ISA Server
9 15 (1.95%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.69%) XenServer
10 13 (1.69%) UAG
11 12 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.43%) MetaFrame
13 10 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.91%) Xen
15 6 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.52%) qmail
16 4 (0.52%) Docker
16 4 (0.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 79 (10.29%) SCCM
2 39 (5.08%) SCOM
3 31 (4.04%) Backup Exec
4 16 (2.08%) SCVMM
4 16 (2.08%) SCOrch
5 15 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 13 (1.69%) ARCserve
8 11 (1.43%) Nagios
9 9 (1.17%) Puppet
10 8 (1.04%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.04%) WSUS
11 7 (0.91%) SCSM
12 6 (0.78%) MOM
13 5 (0.65%) Vagrant
13 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.65%) Check_MK
14 4 (0.52%) HP SIM
14 4 (0.52%) logstash
14 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 489 (63.67%) Microsoft
2 313 (40.76%) VMware
3 176 (22.92%) Citrix
4 129 (16.80%) Cisco
5 84 (10.94%) HP
6 47 (6.12%) Dell
6 47 (6.12%) Avaya
7 41 (5.34%) IBM
8 31 (4.04%) Red Hat
9 27 (3.52%) EMC
10 26 (3.39%) Symantec
11 25 (3.26%) Remedy
11 25 (3.26%) Oracle
12 23 (2.99%) SonicWALL
13 22 (2.86%) NetApp
14 19 (2.47%) Apple
15 18 (2.34%) Juniper
15 18 (2.34%) Veeam
16 16 (2.08%) Lotus
17 15 (1.95%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 22 days holiday, life assurance, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Cititec
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Cititec
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago