The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Wales
Rank 29 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 74 118 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.94% 8.60% 8.05%
As % of the System Software category 54.81% 57.84% 71.90%
Number of salaries quoted 68 102 94
Median salary £31,250 £26,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.19% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £18,050 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

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

System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
135 204 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.66% 14.87% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 186 118
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Wales

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Wales

Active Directory
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 63 £32,500 +25.00% 4
West Wales -6 4 £31,500 +68.00%
North Wales 0 2 £29,000 - 2
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 131 (83.44%) Windows
2 98 (62.42%) Microsoft
3 74 (47.13%) Windows Server
4 68 (43.31%) VMware
5 42 (26.75%) MS Excel
5 42 (26.75%) SQL Server
6 39 (24.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (23.57%) ITIL
8 36 (22.93%) Office 365
9 34 (21.66%) Firewall
10 31 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (19.75%) Hyper-V
11 27 (17.20%) DNS
11 27 (17.20%) Cisco
12 26 (16.56%) MS Exchange
12 26 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (15.92%) PowerShell
13 25 (15.92%) Windows 7
13 25 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 25 (15.92%) SLA
13 25 (15.92%) Degree
14 24 (15.29%) Linux
14 24 (15.29%) MCSE
14 24 (15.29%) .NET
15 22 (14.01%) IIS
15 22 (14.01%) C#
15 22 (14.01%) SQL
16 21 (13.38%) LAN
17 17 (10.83%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (16.56%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.01%) IIS
3 8 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.82%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.55%) Apache
6 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.55%) JBoss
7 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.91%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.91%) SAP Portal
7 3 (1.91%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (26.75%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.93%) Office 365
2 25 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.73%) IaaS
5 8 (5.10%) PaaS
5 8 (5.10%) SaaS
6 5 (3.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.66%) Firewall
2 27 (17.20%) DNS
3 21 (13.38%) LAN
4 17 (10.83%) SAN
5 12 (7.64%) WAN
6 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.01%) VoIP
7 10 (6.37%) DHCP
8 9 (5.73%) VPN
9 7 (4.46%) NAS
9 7 (4.46%) VLAN
10 6 (3.82%) Wireless
11 5 (3.18%) IPsec
11 5 (3.18%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.18%) SSL
12 4 (2.55%) Skype
12 4 (2.55%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.91%) Internet
13 3 (1.91%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) OLTP
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.64%) Ant
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (7.64%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Advertising
3 5 (3.18%) Retail
3 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.64%) Military
6 1 (0.64%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (31.21%) Analyst
2 27 (17.20%) Support Analyst
3 19 (12.10%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (9.55%) Applications Support
6 14 (8.92%) Applications Support Analyst
6 14 (8.92%) IT Support
7 13 (8.28%) Administrator
7 13 (8.28%) IT Analyst
8 12 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.01%) Service Analyst
9 11 (7.01%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (6.37%) IT Manager
10 10 (6.37%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) IT Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 7 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.29%) .NET
2 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.10%) Web Services
4 7 (4.46%) CSS
4 7 (4.46%) HTML
4 7 (4.46%) jQuery
4 7 (4.46%) WCF
5 5 (3.18%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.91%) J2EE
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.64%) COM+
8 1 (0.64%) CSLA
8 1 (0.64%) LAMP
8 1 (0.64%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.64%) WinForms
8 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) Fintech
6 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.27%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) AS400
7 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.64%) EPoS
7 1 (0.64%) iSeries
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 131 (83.44%) Windows
2 74 (47.13%) Windows Server
3 31 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (15.92%) Windows 7
6 24 (15.29%) Linux
7 14 (8.92%) Unix
8 9 (5.73%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.73%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.18%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.91%) CentOS
11 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) AIX
12 1 (0.64%) Android
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE
12 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.57%) ITIL
2 13 (8.28%) Incident Management
3 11 (7.01%) Problem Management
4 9 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.46%) DevOps
5 7 (4.46%) Service Management
6 6 (3.82%) Data Protection
6 6 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (3.82%) Release Management
6 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.18%) Change Management
7 5 (3.18%) High Availability
7 5 (3.18%) ITSM
7 5 (3.18%) Security Patching
8 4 (2.55%) Business Continuity
8 4 (2.55%) Capacity Management
9 3 (1.91%) Coaching
9 3 (1.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.92%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.01%) C#
2 22 (14.01%) SQL
3 14 (8.92%) VB.NET
4 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.82%) Python
6 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.27%) VB
7 1 (0.64%) Perl
7 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.92%) Degree
3 24 (15.29%) MCSE
4 11 (7.01%) CCNA
4 11 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.73%) MCSA
6 7 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.55%) MCP
9 3 (1.91%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.91%) CCA
9 3 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.91%) MCITP
10 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.27%) MCTS
10 2 (1.27%) RHCE
11 1 (0.64%) CISA
11 1 (0.64%) CISM
11 1 (0.64%) CISSP
11 1 (0.64%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 39 (24.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (19.75%) Hyper-V
3 13 (8.28%) vSphere
4 7 (4.46%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.27%) Firmware
7 2 (1.27%) vCloud
8 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (9.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (5.73%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.10%) SCCM
4 5 (3.18%) SCSM
4 5 (3.18%) WSUS
5 2 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.27%) vRealize
5 2 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 98 (62.42%) Microsoft
2 68 (43.31%) VMware
3 27 (17.20%) Cisco
4 15 (9.55%) Oracle
5 11 (7.01%) Citrix
5 11 (7.01%) Dell
5 11 (7.01%) Veeam
6 10 (6.37%) HP
7 9 (5.73%) Avaya
8 7 (4.46%) Veritas
9 6 (3.82%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.18%) Apple
10 5 (3.18%) Intel Security
10 5 (3.18%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.55%) EqualLogic
11 4 (2.55%) F5
11 4 (2.55%) IBM
11 4 (2.55%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.55%) SAP
12 3 (1.91%) Splunk
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