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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 91 62 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.61% 4.60% 5.02%
As % of the System Software category 66.91% 39.49% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 87 57 59
Average salary £35,500 £32,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.93% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,125
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.39%
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
136 157 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.88% 11.66% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 121 144 125
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +15 85 £36,000 +2.85% 12
North Wales -2 3 £27,500 +4.76% 3
West Wales +8 2 £33,000 +50.00%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 181 (92.82%) Windows
2 137 (70.26%) VMware
3 126 (64.62%) Microsoft
4 107 (54.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 68 (34.87%) DNS
8 64 (32.82%) MS Exchange
8 64 (32.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 61 (31.28%) DHCP
10 57 (29.23%) MS Excel
11 49 (25.13%) Finance
12 47 (24.10%) SAN
13 40 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 39 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 39 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 36 (18.46%) ITIL
16 35 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
17 33 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 33 (16.92%) Advertising
18 31 (15.90%) Windows 7
19 30 (15.38%) IIS
19 30 (15.38%) Citrix
20 26 (13.33%) Cisco
20 26 (13.33%) Firewall
21 25 (12.82%) SLA
22 24 (12.31%) IBM
22 24 (12.31%) Linux
23 23 (11.79%) SQL Server
23 23 (11.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 64 (32.82%) MS Exchange
2 40 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (15.38%) IIS
6 15 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (6.15%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.13%) Lync
9 6 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.54%) Apache
12 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 57 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.03%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) PaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.51%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 68 (34.87%) DNS
2 61 (31.28%) DHCP
3 47 (24.10%) SAN
4 39 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 26 (13.33%) Firewall
6 15 (7.69%) Internet
7 12 (6.15%) VoIP
8 9 (4.62%) LAN
9 8 (4.10%) WAN
10 7 (3.59%) VPN
11 2 (1.03%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.03%) LDAP
11 2 (1.03%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.03%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.03%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.51%) VLAN
12 1 (0.51%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) SSDT
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.51%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 49 (25.13%) Finance
2 33 (16.92%) Advertising
3 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (26.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (17.95%) Administrator
2 35 (17.95%) Analyst
3 31 (15.90%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (12.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (11.28%) Support Engineer
7 21 (10.77%) Support Analyst
8 16 (8.21%) Server Engineer
9 14 (7.18%) Technical Support
10 11 (5.64%) Server Support
10 11 (5.64%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
11 10 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) Server Support Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (4.10%) IT Support
14 7 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
14 7 (3.59%) Service Analyst
14 7 (3.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.05%) .NET
2 2 (1.03%) LAMP
3 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.51%) DWR
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.51%) COM
3 1 (0.51%) COM+
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) Flash
3 1 (0.51%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.67%) AS400
2 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.62%) Clustering
4 4 (2.05%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.54%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.03%) iSeries
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 181 (92.82%) Windows
2 107 (54.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (32.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (15.90%) Windows 7
6 24 (12.31%) Linux
7 14 (7.18%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.62%) OS/400
9 6 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.03%) CentOS
11 2 (1.03%) Debian
11 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.51%) UNIX
12 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.46%) ITIL
2 13 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (5.64%) Service Delivery
4 10 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 9 (4.62%) Load Balancing
6 5 (2.56%) Project Management
7 4 (2.05%) Coaching
8 3 (1.54%) Service Management
8 3 (1.54%) Scrum
8 3 (1.54%) Information Security
8 3 (1.54%) DevOps
8 3 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (1.03%) Change Management
9 2 (1.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.03%) Migration
9 2 (1.03%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.03%) Time Management
9 2 (1.03%) Product Management
9 2 (1.03%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.23%) SQL
2 6 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.03%) C
3 2 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (0.51%) Java
4 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.51%) Perl
4 1 (0.51%) Ruby
4 1 (0.51%) VBScript
4 1 (0.51%) VB
4 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (11.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (10.26%) MCSE
4 19 (9.74%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (9.23%) CCNA
6 15 (7.69%) MCSA
7 13 (6.67%) MCITP
7 13 (6.67%) Degree
8 10 (5.13%) VCP5
9 8 (4.10%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.59%) MCP
11 5 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.03%) MCTS
12 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.03%) CCNP
12 2 (1.03%) CISSP
12 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.51%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (0.51%) CEH
13 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.82%) SLA
2 6 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) COBIT
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.77%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.15%) vSphere
3 12 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.08%) XenApp
5 3 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.62%) SCCM
2 5 (2.56%) WSUS
3 3 (1.54%) SCOM
3 3 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.54%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.03%) yum
5 1 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.51%) SCSM
5 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.51%) Nessus
5 1 (0.51%) Nmap
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 137 (70.26%) VMware
2 126 (64.62%) Microsoft
3 30 (15.38%) Citrix
4 26 (13.33%) Cisco
5 24 (12.31%) IBM
6 11 (5.64%) HP
6 11 (5.64%) SolarWinds
7 6 (3.08%) Veeam
8 5 (2.56%) Dell
9 4 (2.05%) Avaya
9 4 (2.05%) Apple
9 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.05%) McAfee
9 4 (2.05%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.54%) Symantec
10 3 (1.54%) NetApp
10 3 (1.54%) Lotus
11 2 (1.03%) BT
11 2 (1.03%) Intel
11 2 (1.03%) Nortel
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Premier IT
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + 20 days holiday + bank holidays on
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales
Salary: From £21,692 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago