The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea 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 8 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 10.53% 0.79% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £20,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.50% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

System Software Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 10.53% 2.36% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £20,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.50% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Swansea region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Swansea

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe