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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 81 92 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.31% 6.90% 7.22%
As % of the System Software category 60.90% 49.73% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 68
Average salary £32,000 £33,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.47% -5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,250 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £42,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
133 185 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.36% 13.87% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 120 164 97
Average salary £34,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +9 80 £32,000 -8.57% 18
West Wales +2 1 - - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 138 (83.64%) Windows
2 128 (77.58%) Microsoft
3 99 (60.00%) VMware
4 76 (46.06%) MS Excel
4 76 (46.06%) MS Exchange
5 63 (38.18%) Cisco
6 60 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (29.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 47 (28.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (26.06%) SQL
12 42 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 41 (24.85%) Exchange Server 2013
13 41 (24.85%) ITIL
14 39 (23.64%) DNS
15 37 (22.42%) IIS
16 34 (20.61%) TCP/IP
17 32 (19.39%) SAN
18 31 (18.79%) DHCP
19 30 (18.18%) Firewall
19 30 (18.18%) Citrix
20 28 (16.97%) MCSE
21 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
22 26 (15.76%) Hyper-V
23 25 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
24 24 (14.55%) HP
25 22 (13.33%) MCP
26 21 (12.73%) Internet

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 76 (46.06%) MS Exchange
2 49 (29.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 42 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (24.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (22.42%) IIS
6 11 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (4.85%) SharePoint
9 7 (4.24%) WebSphere
10 6 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (3.64%) Lync
11 5 (3.03%) CMS
11 5 (3.03%) Commerce Server
12 3 (1.82%) Apache
13 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.21%) JBoss
14 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 76 (46.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Line 500
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Office 365
2 4 (2.42%) PaaS
3 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.64%) DNS
2 34 (20.61%) TCP/IP
3 32 (19.39%) SAN
4 31 (18.79%) DHCP
5 30 (18.18%) Firewall
6 21 (12.73%) Internet
7 19 (11.52%) VoIP
8 17 (10.30%) LAN
9 14 (8.48%) WAN
9 14 (8.48%) NAS
10 12 (7.27%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (6.06%) IP Telephony
12 9 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.64%) VLAN
14 5 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (3.03%) VPN
15 4 (2.42%) iSCSI
15 4 (2.42%) Wireless
16 3 (1.82%) PPTP
17 2 (1.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Big Data
2 4 (2.42%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 21 (12.73%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Advertising
3 8 (4.85%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (1.82%) Welsh Language
5 3 (1.82%) Banking
5 3 (1.82%) Back Office
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
6 2 (1.21%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (22.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (21.21%) Analyst
3 31 (18.79%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 15 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.48%) Consultant
7 13 (7.88%) Server Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.27%) IT Support
9 10 (6.06%) Server Support
9 10 (6.06%) Administrator
9 10 (6.06%) Service Analyst
9 10 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.85%) Support Technician
11 8 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.85%) .NET
1 8 (4.85%) CSS
2 5 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.03%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Clustering
2 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.64%) AS400
4 5 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.03%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.82%) iSeries
7 2 (1.21%) iPad
7 2 (1.21%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (83.64%) Windows
2 60 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.30%) Windows 7
6 14 (8.48%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.06%) Linux
8 9 (5.45%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.21%) Android
11 2 (1.21%) UNIX
11 2 (1.21%) AIX
12 1 (0.61%) OS/2
12 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.85%) ITIL
2 14 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 9 (5.45%) Line Management
5 9 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 7 (4.24%) Mentoring
6 7 (4.24%) Project Management
7 6 (3.64%) Change Management
8 5 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.03%) Change Control
9 4 (2.42%) Mobile Marketing
9 4 (2.42%) E-Commerce
10 3 (1.82%) ERP
10 3 (1.82%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.82%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.82%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (1.21%) Software Asset Management
11 2 (1.21%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.06%) SQL
2 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 47 (28.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (16.97%) MCSE
3 25 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (13.33%) MCP
5 19 (11.52%) CCNA
6 15 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (6.06%) MCSA
8 9 (5.45%) MCITP
9 6 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (3.03%) VCP5
10 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.03%) Degree
10 5 (3.03%) SAP Certification
11 4 (2.42%) CCNP
11 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.21%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.21%) MCTS
12 2 (1.21%) HND
12 2 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.61%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) ISO 9001
1 7 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (15.76%) Hyper-V
3 20 (12.12%) VMware ESX
4 7 (4.24%) XenApp
5 6 (3.64%) vSphere
6 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.42%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.21%) XenServer
8 2 (1.21%) Xen
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.45%) WSUS
2 5 (3.03%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (2.42%) SCCM
4 3 (1.82%) SCOM
4 3 (1.82%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.61%) Nessus
6 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 128 (77.58%) Microsoft
2 99 (60.00%) VMware
3 63 (38.18%) Cisco
4 30 (18.18%) Citrix
5 24 (14.55%) HP
6 15 (9.09%) IBM
7 11 (6.67%) NetApp
8 9 (5.45%) Dell
9 8 (4.85%) SAP
9 8 (4.85%) Nortel
10 6 (3.64%) Symantec
11 5 (3.03%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.42%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.82%) Veeam
13 3 (1.82%) McAfee
13 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.82%) Apple
13 3 (1.82%) Oracle
13 3 (1.82%) Veritas
14 2 (1.21%) JD Edwards
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