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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / South West
Rank 40 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 334 410 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.75% 7.32% 7.09%
As % of the System Software category 51.46% 58.16% 62.63%
Number of salaries quoted 277 370 386
Median salary £30,000 £30,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
649 705 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 13.12% 12.58% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 514 641 618
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,950 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -1 78 £25,000 -25.37% 12
Bristol -1 75 £33,500 -11.84% 14
Dorset +5 56 £28,500 +18.75% 2
Devon +6 51 £28,750 -0.86% 4
Gloucestershire 0 48 £32,500 -17.72% 5
Somerset +7 21 £32,500 +22.64% 4
Cornwall -3 5 £30,250 -24.37% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 570 (78.62%) Windows
2 431 (59.45%) Microsoft
3 345 (47.59%) Windows Server
4 305 (42.07%) VMware
5 224 (30.90%) MS Exchange
6 209 (28.83%) ITIL
6 209 (28.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 207 (28.55%) MS Excel
8 196 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 174 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 160 (22.07%) Firewall
11 158 (21.79%) Citrix
12 141 (19.45%) MS Office
13 137 (18.90%) SQL Server
14 134 (18.48%) WAN
15 130 (17.93%) Linux
16 128 (17.66%) Hyper-V
17 122 (16.83%) DNS
18 119 (16.41%) LAN
19 111 (15.31%) Service Delivery
19 111 (15.31%) Office 365
20 109 (15.03%) SAN
21 105 (14.48%) Cisco
21 105 (14.48%) Windows 7
22 99 (13.66%) VPN
22 99 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
23 98 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2010
24 93 (12.83%) SQL
25 91 (12.55%) Finance
26 90 (12.41%) Security Cleared

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
1 224 (30.90%) MS Exchange
2 98 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 86 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (9.38%) IIS
5 35 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (4.83%) SharePoint
6 33 (4.55%) Apache
7 30 (4.14%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.48%) Skype for Business
9 16 (2.21%) JBoss
10 12 (1.66%) Jetty
11 11 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.41%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 207 (28.55%) MS Excel
2 141 (19.45%) MS Office
3 21 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.69%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (0.69%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.55%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 3 (0.41%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (15.31%) Office 365
2 39 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.48%) SaaS
5 17 (2.34%) IaaS
6 14 (1.93%) PaaS
7 7 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.14%) Route 53
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 160 (22.07%) Firewall
2 134 (18.48%) WAN
3 122 (16.83%) DNS
4 119 (16.41%) LAN
5 109 (15.03%) SAN
6 99 (13.66%) VPN
7 88 (12.14%) TCP/IP
8 81 (11.17%) DHCP
9 63 (8.69%) VLAN
10 51 (7.03%) Wi-Fi
11 39 (5.38%) Network Security
12 38 (5.24%) Wireless
13 35 (4.83%) VoIP
14 28 (3.86%) Internet
15 27 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
15 27 (3.72%) SMTP
16 22 (3.03%) WLAN
17 21 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (2.76%) Ethernet
18 20 (2.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.24%) MySQL
8 4 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.41%) GIS
9 3 (0.41%) IDOL
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.14%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.66%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.83%) MSI
5 5 (0.69%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.41%) Ant
6 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.41%) JUnit
6 3 (0.41%) Maven
7 2 (0.28%) JIRA
8 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (12.55%) Finance
2 26 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.17%) Advertising
4 20 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.48%) Games
6 14 (1.93%) Banking
6 14 (1.93%) Legal
7 13 (1.79%) Electronics
7 13 (1.79%) Marketing
8 8 (1.10%) Front Office
9 5 (0.69%) French Language
9 5 (0.69%) German Language
9 5 (0.69%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.69%) Retail
10 3 (0.41%) Back Office
10 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Automotive
11 2 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 166 (22.90%) Analyst
2 163 (22.48%) Support Engineer
3 128 (17.66%) IT Support
4 101 (13.93%) Support Analyst
5 69 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 69 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 67 (9.24%) Administrator
7 66 (9.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 65 (8.97%) IT Engineer
9 62 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 56 (7.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 56 (7.72%) IT Support Engineer
11 51 (7.03%) IT Analyst
12 45 (6.21%) Service Analyst
13 41 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
14 40 (5.52%) Service Desk Analyst
15 38 (5.24%) IT Support Analyst
16 36 (4.97%) Windows Engineer
17 35 (4.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 33 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.59%) .NET
2 14 (1.93%) HTML
2 14 (1.93%) Middleware
3 8 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.10%) XML
4 7 (0.97%) .NET Framework
4 7 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (0.97%) Entity Framework
4 7 (0.97%) Web Services
5 5 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (0.69%) EDI
5 5 (0.69%) MAPI
5 5 (0.69%) REST
5 5 (0.69%) RESTful
5 5 (0.69%) WCF
5 5 (0.69%) WinForms
5 5 (0.69%) WPF
5 5 (0.69%) XSLT
6 4 (0.55%) CSS
6 4 (0.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.31%) Driving Licence
2 46 (6.34%) Data Centre
3 37 (5.10%) Clustering
4 29 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (2.07%) NHS
8 14 (1.93%) Replication
9 13 (1.79%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.52%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.24%) Statistics
11 9 (1.24%) User Experience
12 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.97%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.97%) iPad
14 6 (0.83%) CESG
15 5 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 570 (78.62%) Windows
2 345 (47.59%) Windows Server
3 209 (28.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 174 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (17.93%) Linux
6 105 (14.48%) Windows 7
7 71 (9.79%) Windows 8
8 69 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 61 (8.41%) Windows 10
10 43 (5.93%) Windows XP
11 36 (4.97%) Mac OS X
12 20 (2.76%) Unix
13 18 (2.48%) Apple iOS
14 17 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (2.21%) CentOS
16 10 (1.38%) Windows 2000
17 8 (1.10%) Android
17 8 (1.10%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.55%) Solaris
18 4 (0.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (28.83%) ITIL
2 111 (15.31%) Service Delivery
3 86 (11.86%) Service Management
4 48 (6.62%) ITIL V3
5 47 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 46 (6.34%) Problem Management
7 40 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (5.38%) Data Protection
9 38 (5.24%) Mentoring
10 35 (4.83%) Load Balancing
11 33 (4.55%) High Availability
12 31 (4.28%) Migration
13 30 (4.14%) Infrastructure Management
14 26 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (3.59%) DevOps
14 26 (3.59%) Identity Access Management
14 26 (3.59%) ITSM
15 25 (3.45%) Patch Management
15 25 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (3.31%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (12.83%) SQL
2 67 (9.24%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.28%) C#
4 26 (3.59%) Java
5 22 (3.03%) VB
6 21 (2.90%) VBScript
7 19 (2.62%) PHP
8 16 (2.21%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.38%) Python
10 8 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.69%) XPath
11 5 (0.69%) XQuery
12 4 (0.55%) Perl
13 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.41%) VBA
14 2 (0.28%) C
14 2 (0.28%) C++
14 2 (0.28%) Ruby
15 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 99 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (12.41%) Security Cleared
3 63 (8.69%) MCSE
4 57 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (7.86%) Degree
4 57 (7.86%) SC Cleared
5 54 (7.45%) CCNA
6 36 (4.97%) DV Cleared
7 31 (4.28%) MCSA
8 29 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (3.72%) MCP
11 23 (3.17%) MCITP
12 11 (1.52%) EMC Certification
13 9 (1.24%) CCIE
13 9 (1.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.69%) CCNP
14 5 (0.69%) MCTS
15 4 (0.55%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.41%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.14%) SLA
2 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.41%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 196 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (17.66%) Hyper-V
3 49 (6.76%) XenApp
4 43 (5.93%) XenDesktop
5 35 (4.83%) Terminal Services
6 24 (3.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 19 (2.62%) Firmware
7 19 (2.62%) vSphere
8 15 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.10%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.97%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.69%) vCloud
13 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.55%) Samba
14 3 (0.41%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.41%) NDS
14 3 (0.41%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 50 (6.90%) SCCM
2 26 (3.59%) NetBackup
3 23 (3.17%) WSUS
4 22 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 19 (2.62%) SCOM
6 12 (1.66%) AirWatch
7 11 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.97%) Nagios
9 7 (0.97%) Puppet
10 6 (0.83%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.69%) HP SIM
11 5 (0.69%) OpenView
11 5 (0.69%) Rundeck
11 5 (0.69%) vRealize
12 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 431 (59.45%) Microsoft
2 305 (42.07%) VMware
3 158 (21.79%) Citrix
4 105 (14.48%) Cisco
5 80 (11.03%) HP
6 53 (7.31%) Veeam
7 39 (5.38%) Oracle
8 32 (4.41%) Symantec
9 31 (4.28%) Veritas
10 27 (3.72%) Dell
11 24 (3.31%) 3PAR
12 21 (2.90%) IBM
13 18 (2.48%) EMC
13 18 (2.48%) Red Hat
14 17 (2.34%) Apple
14 17 (2.34%) CommVault
14 17 (2.34%) SonicWALL
15 16 (2.21%) Sophos
16 15 (2.07%) Juniper
17 13 (1.79%) SAP
Taunton, Somerset
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Devon
Project People Ltd.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and 10% pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum + Bonus, Paid Certs etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke, Devon
Talendrone.com
Salary: £23000 - £25000 / Year + Bonus+ Allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke, Devon
Talendrone.com
Salary: £16000 - £18000 / Year + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Mint
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: 25,000 -28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
St Ives
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dorset HealthCare NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £26,302 to £35,225 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago