The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 57 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 9.31% 8.61% 6.38%
As % of the System Software category 76.00% 68.12% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 32
Average salary £36,250 £34,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% -7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,150 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
Wiltshire

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

System Software Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 69 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 12.25% 12.64% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69 63 52
Average salary £38,648 £33,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.11% -10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Swindon

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 93 (91.18%) Windows
2 63 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 51 (50.00%) ITIL
4 48 (47.06%) IIS
5 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
6 43 (42.16%) Web Services
7 40 (39.22%) MS Excel
7 40 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (38.24%) SQL
9 37 (36.27%) DHCP
9 37 (36.27%) DNS
10 35 (34.31%) PowerShell
11 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (29.41%) ITSM
12 29 (28.43%) Service Management
12 29 (28.43%) Time Management
13 28 (27.45%) .NET
13 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
14 27 (26.47%) C#
14 27 (26.47%) ITIL V2
15 26 (25.49%) TCP/IP
15 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (22.55%) Finance
17 21 (20.59%) Windows 7
18 20 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (19.61%) MS Office
19 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
19 19 (18.63%) SLA
20 18 (17.65%) VMware
21 16 (15.69%) Clustering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 48 (47.06%) IIS
2 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
3 12 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.90%) Site Server
6 4 (3.92%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 40 (39.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.27%) DHCP
1 37 (36.27%) DNS
2 26 (25.49%) TCP/IP
3 14 (13.73%) Internet
4 13 (12.75%) LAN
5 11 (10.78%) WLAN
5 11 (10.78%) WAN
6 5 (4.90%) VPN
7 3 (2.94%) HTTP
7 3 (2.94%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.94%) LDAP
7 3 (2.94%) WebEx
8 2 (1.96%) Firewall
8 2 (1.96%) SAN
9 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Marketing
3 3 (2.94%) German Language
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (27.45%) Consultant
2 26 (25.49%) Technical Consultant
3 23 (22.55%) ITSM Consultant
4 19 (18.63%) Analyst
5 16 (15.69%) Support Analyst
6 14 (13.73%) Business Consultant
7 13 (12.75%) Product Consultant
8 11 (10.78%) Windows Administrator
8 11 (10.78%) Server Administrator
8 11 (10.78%) Administrator
9 10 (9.80%) Desktop Support
9 10 (9.80%) Desktop Analyst
9 10 (9.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 9 (8.82%) Server Support
10 9 (8.82%) Support Technician
10 9 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (7.84%) Server Analyst
11 8 (7.84%) Server Support Analyst
12 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.16%) Web Services
2 28 (27.45%) .NET
2 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.73%) .NET Framework
4 8 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.98%) WCF
5 1 (0.98%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.69%) Clustering
3 8 (7.84%) PKI
3 8 (7.84%) iPhone
3 8 (7.84%) iPad
4 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.92%) Replication
6 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 93 (91.18%) Windows
2 40 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.00%) ITIL
2 30 (29.41%) ITSM
3 29 (28.43%) Service Management
3 29 (28.43%) Time Management
4 27 (26.47%) ITIL V2
5 16 (15.69%) Project Management
6 15 (14.71%) Software Deployment
7 14 (13.73%) PRINCE2
7 14 (13.73%) Incident Management
8 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (12.75%) Waterfall
8 13 (12.75%) SDLC
9 11 (10.78%) Workflow
10 9 (8.82%) Security Patching
11 8 (7.84%) Line Management
11 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.94%) CRM
12 3 (2.94%) Supplier Management
12 3 (2.94%) Software Distribution
13 2 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) SQL
2 35 (34.31%) PowerShell
3 27 (26.47%) C#
4 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) MCP
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) CISM
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.96%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.98%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.98%) Snort
4 1 (0.98%) XenServer
4 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 8 (7.84%) WSUS
1 8 (7.84%) SCCM
1 8 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (6.86%) SCOM
3 3 (2.94%) MOM
4 1 (0.98%) OpenView
4 1 (0.98%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.65%) VMware
3 8 (7.84%) Remedy
3 8 (7.84%) McAfee
3 8 (7.84%) Cyber-Ark
3 8 (7.84%) Apple
4 5 (4.90%) Citrix
5 4 (3.92%) Lotus
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco
6 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (0.98%) HP
8 1 (0.98%) Dell
8 1 (0.98%) Sourcefire