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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 412 290 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.56% 4.98% 6.48%
As % of the System Software category 60.32% 55.34% 60.46%
Number of salaries quoted 364 247 329
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £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
683 524 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 9.00% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 604 446 534
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Wiltshire +26 100 £37,000 +8.82% 14
Bristol -21 89 £35,500 +18.33% 20
Gloucestershire +9 74 £30,000 +13.20% 9
Devon +37 63 £29,500 -32.57% 7
Dorset +9 63 £34,000 -20.00% 7
Somerset -1 19 £23,000 -42.50% 5
Cornwall -5 4 £24,000 +33.33%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 668 (83.50%) Windows
2 525 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 326 (40.75%) VMware
4 288 (36.00%) MS Exchange
5 242 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 235 (29.38%) ITIL
7 218 (27.25%) MS Excel
8 202 (25.25%) Citrix
9 197 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 195 (24.38%) Firewall
11 180 (22.50%) MS Office
12 168 (21.00%) TCP/IP
13 166 (20.75%) Cisco
14 164 (20.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 161 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 157 (19.63%) DNS
17 155 (19.38%) SQL
18 154 (19.25%) DHCP
19 148 (18.50%) SQL Server
20 140 (17.50%) LAN
21 131 (16.38%) Windows 7
22 124 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
23 120 (15.00%) WAN
23 120 (15.00%) Hyper-V
24 112 (14.00%) VPN
25 105 (13.13%) SCCM
26 104 (13.00%) SAN
27 99 (12.38%) IIS
27 99 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
28 97 (12.13%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 288 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 99 (12.38%) IIS
2 99 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (10.13%) SharePoint
4 75 (9.38%) Lync
5 72 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 70 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 58 (7.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 54 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 29 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2000
10 16 (2.00%) Apache
11 14 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (1.38%) IBM Notes
13 11 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
14 9 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (1.00%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.63%) MS Project Server
17 2 (0.25%) Confluence
17 2 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 218 (27.25%) MS Excel
2 180 (22.50%) MS Office
3 27 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Revit
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.75%) assyst
3 3 (0.38%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.25%) Office 365
2 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.00%) SaaS
3 8 (1.00%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (24.38%) Firewall
2 168 (21.00%) TCP/IP
3 157 (19.63%) DNS
4 154 (19.25%) DHCP
5 140 (17.50%) LAN
6 120 (15.00%) WAN
7 112 (14.00%) VPN
8 104 (13.00%) SAN
9 44 (5.50%) WLAN
10 42 (5.25%) Internet
11 34 (4.25%) VLAN
12 27 (3.38%) VoIP
13 23 (2.88%) Wireless
13 23 (2.88%) NAS
14 22 (2.75%) Ethernet
15 21 (2.63%) SSL
16 20 (2.50%) SMTP
17 19 (2.38%) HTTP
18 18 (2.25%) MPLS
18 18 (2.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.63%) MySQL
3 23 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.63%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.38%) DTS
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.25%) MS Access
12 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio
1 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.38%) JIRA
3 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (9.25%) Finance
2 26 (3.25%) Back Office
3 24 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.88%) Advertising
5 16 (2.00%) Banking
6 13 (1.63%) Retail
6 13 (1.63%) Law
6 13 (1.63%) Legal
7 9 (1.13%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.00%) French Language
9 6 (0.75%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
11 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.25%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 168 (21.00%) Support Engineer
2 158 (19.75%) Analyst
3 91 (11.38%) IT Support
4 86 (10.75%) Consultant
5 70 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 64 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 57 (7.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 46 (5.75%) Administrator
9 44 (5.50%) IT Support Engineer
10 43 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 43 (5.38%) Service Analyst
11 41 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
12 39 (4.88%) Technical Support
13 34 (4.25%) Project Engineer
13 34 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 31 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
15 29 (3.63%) Help Desk Support
16 27 (3.38%) Architect
17 26 (3.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 25 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.88%) .NET
2 30 (3.75%) ASP.NET
3 19 (2.38%) Application Packaging
4 13 (1.63%) XML
5 12 (1.50%) Software Packaging
6 10 (1.25%) HTML
7 9 (1.13%) Web Services
8 8 (1.00%) CSS
8 8 (1.00%) J2EE
9 6 (0.75%) WCF
10 5 (0.63%) WPF
10 5 (0.63%) WinForms
11 4 (0.50%) JSP
11 4 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.38%) COM
12 3 (0.38%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.13%) XHTML
13 1 (0.13%) jQuery
13 1 (0.13%) SOAP
13 1 (0.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 59 (7.38%) Clustering
3 40 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 19 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.38%) PKI
8 10 (1.25%) Open Source
9 8 (1.00%) PDA
10 7 (0.88%) User Experience
11 6 (0.75%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.75%) Replication
12 5 (0.63%) iPad
12 5 (0.63%) iPhone
12 5 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.50%) LPAR
13 4 (0.50%) EqualLogic
13 4 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 668 (83.50%) Windows
2 242 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 161 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 131 (16.38%) Windows 7
5 124 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (12.13%) Windows XP
7 84 (10.50%) Linux
8 62 (7.75%) Windows 8
9 24 (3.00%) UNIX
9 24 (3.00%) Windows Vista
10 22 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.88%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.25%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.13%) Solaris
13 9 (1.13%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.00%) CentOS
15 7 (0.88%) AIX
16 6 (0.75%) Android
16 6 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (29.38%) ITIL
2 77 (9.63%) Service Management
3 67 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 51 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 38 (4.75%) Change Management
6 35 (4.38%) Service Delivery
7 33 (4.13%) ITSM
8 32 (4.00%) Migration
8 32 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 32 (4.00%) Change Control
9 31 (3.88%) Incident Management
10 30 (3.75%) Mentoring
11 29 (3.63%) Project Management
12 26 (3.25%) Performance Management
13 25 (3.13%) Time Management
13 25 (3.13%) Software Deployment
14 21 (2.63%) CRM
15 20 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
16 18 (2.25%) Coaching
17 16 (2.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 155 (19.38%) SQL
2 73 (9.13%) PowerShell
3 35 (4.38%) C#
4 21 (2.63%) Python
5 17 (2.13%) Java
6 16 (2.00%) Perl
7 13 (1.63%) VBScript
7 13 (1.63%) VB
8 12 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.13%) C
11 7 (0.88%) Bourne shell
11 7 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.63%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.63%) Lua
12 5 (0.63%) C++
12 5 (0.63%) VBA
13 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 164 (20.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (11.00%) Degree
2 88 (11.00%) Security Cleared
3 75 (9.38%) MCP
4 73 (9.13%) MCSE
5 69 (8.63%) MCITP
6 60 (7.50%) SC Cleared
7 52 (6.50%) MCSA
8 48 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (3.13%) CCNA
10 24 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 20 (2.50%) DV Cleared
12 18 (2.25%) MCTS
13 10 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.13%) MCDST
15 8 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.75%) VCP5
17 5 (0.63%) RHCSA
18 3 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (10.88%) SLA
2 7 (0.88%) QA
3 5 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 197 (24.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 79 (9.88%) XenApp
4 61 (7.63%) VMware ESX
5 36 (4.50%) Terminal Services
6 28 (3.50%) vSphere
7 27 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (3.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 20 (2.50%) ISA Server
10 19 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 19 (2.38%) XenDesktop
11 15 (1.88%) XenServer
12 12 (1.50%) UAG
13 11 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (1.13%) vCloud
14 9 (1.13%) MetaFrame
15 8 (1.00%) qmail
16 6 (0.75%) NFS
17 5 (0.63%) Xen
18 4 (0.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 105 (13.13%) SCCM
2 64 (8.00%) SCOM
3 28 (3.50%) Backup Exec
4 20 (2.50%) Puppet
4 20 (2.50%) SCVMM
4 20 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (2.38%) Nagios
6 18 (2.25%) NetBackup
6 18 (2.25%) HP SIM
7 13 (1.63%) WSUS
7 13 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.38%) SCOrch
8 11 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (1.25%) SCSM
9 10 (1.25%) ARCserve
9 10 (1.25%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
10 9 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 8 (1.00%) OpenView
11 8 (1.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 525 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 326 (40.75%) VMware
3 202 (25.25%) Citrix
4 166 (20.75%) Cisco
5 87 (10.88%) HP
6 63 (7.88%) Dell
7 54 (6.75%) Avaya
8 40 (5.00%) IBM
9 37 (4.63%) Symantec
10 33 (4.13%) Oracle
11 31 (3.88%) Red Hat
12 24 (3.00%) Remedy
13 19 (2.38%) Sophos
14 18 (2.25%) NetApp
14 18 (2.25%) EMC
14 18 (2.25%) SonicWALL
15 15 (1.88%) McAfee
16 14 (1.75%) Veeam
17 13 (1.63%) Apple
18 11 (1.38%) Lotus
Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £17,525 to £19,278 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £28 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago