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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 42 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 7.49% 7.45% 3.29%
As % of the System Software category 65.63% 69.09% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 15
Average salary £33,750 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,350 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
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
64 55 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 11.41% 10.78% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 36
Average salary £35,820 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,400 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 65 (82.28%) Windows
2 57 (72.15%) Microsoft
3 36 (45.57%) ITIL
3 36 (45.57%) IIS
4 35 (44.30%) MS Excel
5 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
6 27 (34.18%) SQL
7 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (29.11%) ITSM
9 22 (27.85%) Service Management
10 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (26.58%) Time Management
11 20 (25.32%) .NET
11 20 (25.32%) C#
11 20 (25.32%) MS Office
11 20 (25.32%) VMware
12 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
12 19 (24.05%) Web Services
13 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
13 18 (22.78%) ITIL V2
14 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (15.19%) Incident Management
16 12 (15.19%) Degree
17 11 (13.92%) DNS
17 11 (13.92%) DHCP
17 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
18 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
18 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (45.57%) IIS
2 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.33%) IBM Notes
3 5 (6.33%) Site Server
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (44.30%) MS Excel
2 20 (25.32%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS Project
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) DHCP
1 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
1 11 (13.92%) DNS
2 7 (8.86%) VPN
3 6 (7.59%) LAN
3 6 (7.59%) Firewall
4 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
4 5 (6.33%) LDAP
4 5 (6.33%) HTTP
5 4 (5.06%) WAN
5 4 (5.06%) SAN
5 4 (5.06%) Internet
6 3 (3.80%) WebEx
7 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.53%) SMTP
8 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MSI
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) German Language
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Consultant
2 18 (22.78%) Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Technical Consultant
4 14 (17.72%) ITSM Consultant
5 12 (15.19%) Support Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Business Consultant
6 9 (11.39%) Product Consultant
7 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Service Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Technical Support
9 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support
9 6 (7.59%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
10 5 (6.33%) IT Support
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Support Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) .NET
2 19 (24.05%) ASP.NET
2 19 (24.05%) Web Services
3 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.53%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) WCF
5 1 (1.27%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.06%) Replication
4 4 (5.06%) iPhone
4 4 (5.06%) iPad
5 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 65 (82.28%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) ITIL
2 23 (29.11%) ITSM
3 22 (27.85%) Service Management
4 21 (26.58%) Time Management
5 18 (22.78%) ITIL V2
6 12 (15.19%) Incident Management
7 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.66%) Project Management
8 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.86%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.80%) CRM
12 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (3.80%) Line Management
13 2 (2.53%) TOGAF
13 2 (2.53%) Change Management
13 2 (2.53%) BCP
13 2 (2.53%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) SQL
2 20 (25.32%) C#
3 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.80%) MCP
5 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) CISM
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
3 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
1 10 (12.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (6.33%) MOM
3 4 (5.06%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.06%) WSUS
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (72.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Citrix
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco
4 5 (6.33%) Lotus
5 4 (5.06%) Apple
5 4 (5.06%) Remedy
5 4 (5.06%) McAfee
6 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.53%) NetApp
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) Sourcefire
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