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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 77 72 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.96% 5.50% 8.51%
As % of the System Software category 46.67% 50.35% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 75
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £20,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £39,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Active Directory
UK

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
165 143 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.78% 10.93% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 156 129 122
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,725
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +4 62 £31,750 +7.62% 14
West Wales +12 12 £20,250 -26.36% 3
North Wales - 3 £27,500 - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

1 114 (80.85%) Windows
2 100 (70.92%) Microsoft
3 84 (59.57%) VMware
4 65 (46.10%) Cisco
5 50 (35.46%) MS Exchange
6 48 (34.04%) MS Excel
7 46 (32.62%) ITIL
8 42 (29.79%) Hyper-V
9 40 (28.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (28.37%) SAN
10 39 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (26.95%) Firewall
12 36 (25.53%) TCP/IP
12 36 (25.53%) DNS
13 35 (24.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (22.70%) IIS
14 32 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (21.99%) Citrix
16 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
17 29 (20.57%) SQL
18 28 (19.86%) HP
18 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
20 25 (17.73%) MCSE
21 24 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
22 22 (15.60%) Internet
22 22 (15.60%) MCP
22 22 (15.60%) NAS
23 21 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 21 (14.89%) Cisco Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 50 (35.46%) MS Exchange
2 32 (22.70%) IIS
3 27 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (9.22%) Lync
7 12 (8.51%) CMS
8 11 (7.80%) Commerce Server
8 11 (7.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (7.80%) SharePoint
9 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.42%) Apache
12 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.71%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Line 500
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.37%) SAN
2 38 (26.95%) Firewall
3 36 (25.53%) TCP/IP
3 36 (25.53%) DNS
4 22 (15.60%) Internet
4 22 (15.60%) NAS
5 18 (12.77%) DHCP
6 16 (11.35%) WAN
7 15 (10.64%) VoIP
8 13 (9.22%) LAN
9 11 (7.80%) IP Telephony
10 9 (6.38%) VLAN
10 9 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (5.67%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (5.67%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (4.26%) VRRP
12 6 (4.26%) HSRP
13 5 (3.55%) Wireless
14 3 (2.13%) VPN
15 2 (1.42%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Subversion
1 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.22%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Legal
2 7 (4.96%) Advertising
3 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.13%) Local Government
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Analyst
2 29 (20.57%) Support Engineer
3 23 (16.31%) Support Analyst
4 22 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (14.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (9.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 12 (8.51%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Server Support Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) Server Support
8 9 (6.38%) IT Support
9 8 (5.67%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.96%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.96%) Architect
10 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Project Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Consultant
11 5 (3.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) .NET
1 12 (8.51%) .NET Framework
2 8 (5.67%) CSS
3 4 (2.84%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.71%) WCF
4 1 (0.71%) LINQ
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (0.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Clustering
2 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.13%) iSeries
5 2 (1.42%) AS400
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.71%) iPad
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.71%) Derivative
6 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 114 (80.85%) Windows
2 39 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (19.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (12.06%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.09%) Linux
7 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.42%) AIX
8 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.71%) CentOS
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.71%) UNIX
9 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.62%) ITIL
2 15 (10.64%) Load Balancing
3 14 (9.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.22%) Project Management
5 7 (4.96%) Email Migration
6 6 (4.26%) Change Management
7 5 (3.55%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.55%) Change Control
8 4 (2.84%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (2.84%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.13%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.13%) Time Management
10 2 (1.42%) DevOps
10 2 (1.42%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.42%) Migration
11 1 (0.71%) Business Continuity
11 1 (0.71%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (0.71%) MVC
11 1 (0.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.57%) SQL
2 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.42%) Ruby
3 2 (1.42%) VBScript
3 2 (1.42%) Perl
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) AWK
Qualifications
1 35 (24.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (17.73%) MCSE
3 22 (15.60%) MCP
4 21 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (13.48%) CCNA
6 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
8 9 (6.38%) CCNP
8 9 (6.38%) SAP Certification
9 8 (5.67%) Degree
10 6 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.84%) VCP5
11 4 (2.84%) MCITP
11 4 (2.84%) MCSA
12 2 (1.42%) CCA
12 2 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.71%) CCENT
13 1 (0.71%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.09%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.71%) GxP
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (29.79%) Hyper-V
2 40 (28.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.64%) VMware ESX
4 13 (9.22%) vSphere
5 8 (5.67%) XenApp
6 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.55%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.84%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.71%) UAG
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) Nmap
9 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.26%) SCCM
3 5 (3.55%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.55%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (2.84%) WSUS
4 4 (2.84%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.42%) Puppet
5 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.42%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.71%) Nessus
6 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.71%) YUM
Vendors
1 100 (70.92%) Microsoft
2 84 (59.57%) VMware
3 65 (46.10%) Cisco
4 31 (21.99%) Citrix
5 28 (19.86%) HP
6 11 (7.80%) SAP
7 10 (7.09%) Dell
7 10 (7.09%) Symantec
8 9 (6.38%) CheckPoint
8 9 (6.38%) WatchGuard
9 8 (5.67%) SonicWALL
10 7 (4.96%) Nortel
10 7 (4.96%) IBM
10 7 (4.96%) Veritas
11 4 (2.84%) NetApp
12 3 (2.13%) Juniper
12 3 (2.13%) Apple
12 3 (2.13%) Remedy
12 3 (2.13%) Sophos
12 3 (2.13%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Carmarthenshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £19000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swansea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20 - £21 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 23 days ago