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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 87 66 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.72% 5.03% 9.17%
As % of the System Software category 51.79% 50.38% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 80 60 82
Average salary £29,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,900 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
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
168 131 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.97% 9.98% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 157 119 131
Average salary £33,000 £31,896 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.46% -14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +8 68 £31,500 +13.51% 8
West Wales +12 13 £20,500 -25.45% 7
North Wales - 2 £40,000 - 3
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 110 (79.14%) Windows
2 100 (71.94%) Microsoft
3 80 (57.55%) VMware
4 62 (44.60%) Cisco
5 51 (36.69%) MS Excel
6 49 (35.25%) MS Exchange
7 43 (30.94%) ITIL
8 41 (29.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (27.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (25.90%) DNS
10 36 (25.90%) IIS
11 35 (25.18%) TCP/IP
12 34 (24.46%) SQL
12 34 (24.46%) SAN
12 34 (24.46%) Firewall
12 34 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (24.46%) Hyper-V
13 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (20.86%) SQL Server
14 29 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (20.14%) Citrix
16 27 (19.42%) HP
16 27 (19.42%) MCSE
16 27 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2007
17 23 (16.55%) MCP
17 23 (16.55%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (14.39%) Internet
19 20 (14.39%) DHCP
19 20 (14.39%) NAS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 49 (35.25%) MS Exchange
2 36 (25.90%) IIS
3 27 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (16.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (12.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (7.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (7.91%) Lync
7 10 (7.19%) CMS
8 9 (6.47%) Commerce Server
9 8 (5.76%) SharePoint
9 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.44%) Apache
12 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.72%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (36.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.44%) Line 500
2 1 (0.72%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.90%) DNS
2 35 (25.18%) TCP/IP
3 34 (24.46%) SAN
3 34 (24.46%) Firewall
4 20 (14.39%) Internet
4 20 (14.39%) DHCP
4 20 (14.39%) NAS
5 17 (12.23%) VoIP
6 14 (10.07%) WAN
7 13 (9.35%) LAN
8 11 (7.91%) IP Telephony
9 8 (5.76%) VLAN
9 8 (5.76%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (5.76%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.60%) Wireless
12 4 (2.88%) HSRP
12 4 (2.88%) VRRP
13 3 (2.16%) VPN
14 2 (1.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.16%) MySQL
3 2 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Advertising
3 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (26.62%) Analyst
2 32 (23.02%) Support Engineer
3 23 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (15.11%) Support Analyst
5 18 (12.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (10.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 13 (9.35%) Server Engineer
8 12 (8.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (7.19%) Server Support
9 10 (7.19%) Server Support Engineer
10 8 (5.76%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.04%) IT Support
11 7 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (4.32%) Consultant
12 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 5 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.60%) Technical Support
14 4 (2.88%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) .NET
2 10 (7.19%) .NET Framework
3 8 (5.76%) CSS
4 4 (2.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.72%) LINQ
5 1 (0.72%) WCF
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.72%) HTML
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Clustering
2 10 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.16%) iSeries
7 2 (1.44%) AS400
7 2 (1.44%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.72%) Derivative
8 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 110 (79.14%) Windows
2 41 (29.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (23.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (12.23%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.19%) Linux
7 9 (6.47%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.44%) UNIX
9 2 (1.44%) AIX
9 2 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.72%) Android
10 1 (0.72%) Debian
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.94%) ITIL
2 13 (9.35%) Load Balancing
3 11 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (7.91%) Project Management
4 9 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.04%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.32%) Change Management
7 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.60%) Change Control
8 4 (2.88%) Email Migration
8 4 (2.88%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (2.88%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.16%) Time Management
9 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.16%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.16%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.44%) DevOps
10 2 (1.44%) Line Management
10 2 (1.44%) Software Asset Management
10 2 (1.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.46%) SQL
2 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.44%) Perl
3 2 (1.44%) Ruby
4 1 (0.72%) AWK
4 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (27.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (19.42%) MCSE
3 23 (16.55%) MCP
4 21 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (13.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (13.67%) CCNA
6 8 (5.76%) MCSA
6 8 (5.76%) Degree
6 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.04%) SAP Certification
7 7 (5.04%) CCNP
8 6 (4.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.88%) VCP5
9 4 (2.88%) MCITP
10 2 (1.44%) CCA
10 2 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.72%) CCENT
11 1 (0.72%) VCP4
11 1 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (6.47%) ISO 9001
2 7 (5.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) GxP
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 34 (24.46%) Hyper-V
2 14 (10.07%) VMware ESX
3 11 (7.91%) vSphere
4 6 (4.32%) XenApp
5 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (3.60%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.72%) Nmap
7 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.60%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (3.60%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.88%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.16%) SCCM
4 3 (2.16%) WSUS
5 2 (1.44%) Puppet
5 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.72%) Nessus
6 1 (0.72%) YUM
Vendors
1 100 (71.94%) Microsoft
2 80 (57.55%) VMware
3 62 (44.60%) Cisco
4 28 (20.14%) Citrix
5 27 (19.42%) HP
6 9 (6.47%) SAP
7 8 (5.76%) Dell
8 7 (5.04%) Nortel
8 7 (5.04%) IBM
9 6 (4.32%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.32%) Symantec
9 6 (4.32%) WatchGuard
10 5 (3.60%) SonicWALL
10 5 (3.60%) Veritas
11 4 (2.88%) NetApp
12 3 (2.16%) Veeam
13 2 (1.44%) IPFX
13 2 (1.44%) Apple
13 2 (1.44%) Sage
13 2 (1.44%) Juniper
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