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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 104 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.54% 6.46% 5.44%
As % of the System Software category 66.24% 49.68% 72.34%
Number of salaries quoted 97 72 63
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,600 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
157 157 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.39% 13.01% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 131 139 85
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 27 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +3 97 £34,500 -1.42% 12
West Wales +20 3 £20,000 -36.50% 2
North Wales -12 2 £16,500 -36.53%
Mid Wales - 1 £19,500 -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 188 (92.16%) Windows
2 149 (73.04%) Microsoft
3 146 (71.57%) VMware
4 110 (53.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (45.59%) MS Exchange
6 92 (45.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 89 (43.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 86 (42.16%) MS Excel
9 71 (34.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 60 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 58 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 53 (25.98%) DNS
13 52 (25.49%) Cisco
13 52 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2007
14 50 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 50 (24.51%) SAN
15 46 (22.55%) Citrix
15 46 (22.55%) DHCP
16 41 (20.10%) Hyper-V
17 40 (19.61%) TCP/IP
18 38 (18.63%) ITIL
18 38 (18.63%) Firewall
19 35 (17.16%) SQL Server
20 34 (16.67%) IIS
21 33 (16.18%) Finance
21 33 (16.18%) Advertising
22 30 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
23 29 (14.22%) MCSE
24 27 (13.24%) Windows 7
25 26 (12.75%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 93 (45.59%) MS Exchange
2 60 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 58 (28.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (16.67%) IIS
6 18 (8.82%) Lync
7 15 (7.35%) SharePoint
8 13 (6.37%) WebSphere
9 12 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (3.92%) CMS
10 8 (3.92%) Commerce Server
11 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (1.47%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.98%) Apache
15 1 (0.49%) JBoss
15 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 86 (42.16%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.37%) Office 365
2 8 (3.92%) PaaS
3 7 (3.43%) Mimecast
4 6 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (25.98%) DNS
2 50 (24.51%) SAN
3 46 (22.55%) DHCP
4 40 (19.61%) TCP/IP
5 38 (18.63%) Firewall
6 22 (10.78%) Internet
7 12 (5.88%) LAN
7 12 (5.88%) VoIP
8 10 (4.90%) WAN
8 10 (4.90%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (4.41%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.92%) VPN
11 7 (3.43%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.45%) NAS
12 5 (2.45%) VLAN
13 4 (1.96%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.98%) LDAP
15 1 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.92%) Data Mining
2 8 (3.92%) Big Data
3 5 (2.45%) MySQL
4 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) SSDT
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
General
1 33 (16.18%) Finance
1 33 (16.18%) Advertising
2 8 (3.92%) Marketing
3 3 (1.47%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.47%) Welsh Language
4 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 51 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (18.14%) Analyst
3 27 (13.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (9.80%) Administrator
5 19 (9.31%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.33%) Consultant
7 16 (7.84%) Architect
8 15 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (6.86%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (6.86%) IT Support
10 13 (6.37%) Technical Support
11 12 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (5.39%) Wintel Engineer
12 11 (5.39%) VMware Engineer
13 10 (4.90%) Project Engineer
13 10 (4.90%) Technical Architect
14 9 (4.41%) Service Analyst
14 9 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.39%) .NET
2 8 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.47%) LAMP
4 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.49%) COM
4 1 (0.49%) COM+
4 1 (0.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.33%) AS400
3 12 (5.88%) Clustering
4 10 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.90%) EqualLogic
4 10 (4.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.43%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.45%) iSeries
8 3 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.49%) DTV
10 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.49%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 188 (92.16%) Windows
2 110 (53.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (45.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (34.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (13.24%) Windows 7
6 26 (12.75%) Linux
7 16 (7.84%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.90%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (2.45%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.96%) OS/400
10 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.98%) CentOS
12 2 (0.98%) Debian
12 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.49%) OS/2
13 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.63%) ITIL
2 19 (9.31%) Mentoring
3 17 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 13 (6.37%) Load Balancing
6 8 (3.92%) E-Commerce
6 8 (3.92%) Mobile Marketing
7 6 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.45%) Project Management
8 5 (2.45%) Service Management
8 5 (2.45%) Product Management
8 5 (2.45%) Line Management
9 4 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (1.96%) ITSM
10 3 (1.47%) Change Management
10 3 (1.47%) Migration
10 3 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (1.47%) DevOps
10 3 (1.47%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.76%) SQL
2 13 (6.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.49%) Ruby
3 1 (0.49%) C
3 1 (0.49%) C#
3 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (14.22%) MCSE
4 23 (11.27%) MCITP
5 22 (10.78%) CCNA
6 19 (9.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (7.84%) MCSA
8 15 (7.35%) MCP
9 11 (5.39%) VCP5
10 8 (3.92%) Degree
11 7 (3.43%) CCNP
11 7 (3.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.96%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.98%) CISSP
14 2 (0.98%) CEH
14 2 (0.98%) MCTS
15 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.49%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.37%) SLA
2 10 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (43.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (20.10%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.84%) vSphere
4 10 (4.90%) XenApp
5 5 (2.45%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.98%) Xen
7 2 (0.98%) XenServer
7 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.98%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.39%) SCCM
2 8 (3.92%) WSUS
3 6 (2.94%) SCOM
4 5 (2.45%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.45%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.45%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.98%) yum
5 2 (0.98%) Nessus
5 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.49%) Nmap
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 149 (73.04%) Microsoft
2 146 (71.57%) VMware
3 52 (25.49%) Cisco
4 46 (22.55%) Citrix
5 23 (11.27%) HP
6 22 (10.78%) IBM
7 11 (5.39%) Dell
8 8 (3.92%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.43%) McAfee
9 7 (3.43%) NetApp
10 6 (2.94%) Apple
10 6 (2.94%) Symantec
11 5 (2.45%) Avaya
12 4 (1.96%) Veritas
12 4 (1.96%) SAP
12 4 (1.96%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.47%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.47%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.47%) Veeam
13 3 (1.47%) Verint
Wales
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Pontypridd
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40k - £45k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £16k - 18k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Velindre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago