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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 60 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 8.45% 4.80% 6.39%
As % of the System Software category 64.52% 65.85% 73.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 25 37
Average salary £28,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,400 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
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
93 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 13.10% 7.28% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 80 36 49
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 21 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 71 (72.45%) Windows
2 53 (54.08%) Microsoft
3 51 (52.04%) ITIL
4 50 (51.02%) SQL
5 33 (33.67%) IIS
6 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (30.61%) MS Office
7 30 (30.61%) MS Excel
8 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (27.55%) ITSM
10 26 (26.53%) VMware
11 24 (24.49%) Service Management
11 24 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (19.39%) Windows XP
12 19 (19.39%) Internet
13 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
13 18 (18.37%) Service Desk Management
14 15 (15.31%) Lotus
15 14 (14.29%) IBM Notes
15 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (12.24%) Degree
16 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (11.22%) Cisco
17 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
18 9 (9.18%) C#
18 9 (9.18%) MS Exchange
18 9 (9.18%) Citrix
18 9 (9.18%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 33 (33.67%) IIS
2 14 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 12 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (9.18%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (30.61%) MS Office
1 30 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) Internet
2 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.18%) Firewall
4 7 (7.14%) DNS
4 7 (7.14%) DHCP
4 7 (7.14%) LDAP
5 6 (6.12%) SAN
6 4 (4.08%) Wireshark
6 4 (4.08%) LAN
6 4 (4.08%) WAN
6 4 (4.08%) SMTP
6 4 (4.08%) HTTP
6 4 (4.08%) VPN
7 3 (3.06%) SNMP
8 2 (2.04%) VoIP
9 1 (1.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Consultant
2 23 (23.47%) Technical Consultant
3 18 (18.37%) Business Consultant
3 18 (18.37%) Management Consultant
3 18 (18.37%) Service Management Consultant
3 18 (18.37%) ITSM Consultant
4 16 (16.33%) IT Support
5 15 (15.31%) Analyst
6 13 (13.27%) Technical Support
6 13 (13.27%) Support Engineer
7 12 (12.24%) Support Analyst
8 9 (9.18%) Support Technician
8 9 (9.18%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (7.14%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.12%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) IT Support Engineer
12 4 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (4.08%) Senior Technical Support
12 4 (4.08%) Senior Support Engineer
12 4 (4.08%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) XML
2 6 (6.12%) .NET
3 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.08%) Web Services
3 4 (4.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Replication
2 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (72.45%) Windows
2 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (19.39%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.04%) Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) ITIL
2 27 (27.55%) ITSM
3 24 (24.49%) Service Management
4 18 (18.37%) Service Desk Management
5 5 (5.10%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.08%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (3.06%) Migration
7 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.04%) Project Management
8 2 (2.04%) Change Management
8 2 (2.04%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.04%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.04%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.02%) MVC
9 1 (1.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.02%) SQL
2 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.18%) C#
4 5 (5.10%) Java
5 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.06%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (6.12%) MCSE
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) MCP
4 3 (3.06%) HND
5 1 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.14%) XenApp
3 5 (5.10%) vSphere
4 4 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) SCCM
2 7 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.08%) MOM
4 3 (3.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (54.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.53%) VMware
3 15 (15.31%) Lotus
4 11 (11.22%) Cisco
5 9 (9.18%) Citrix
6 7 (7.14%) NetApp
6 7 (7.14%) IBM
7 4 (4.08%) Remedy
8 3 (3.06%) Apple
8 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.04%) Unisys
9 2 (2.04%) McAfee
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