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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.82% 4.17% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 30.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £27,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,875
% change year-on-year
- -6.81%
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
2 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 2.82% 13.89% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Average salary £27,000 £26,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Nortel
2 7 (58.33%) VoIP
2 7 (58.33%) IP Telephony
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) WSUS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) VoIP
1 7 (58.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Derivative
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Nortel
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) ProCurve