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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 21 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 91 113 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.06% 8.40% 5.59%
As % of the System Software category 54.82% 71.52% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 78 103 70
Median salary £26,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.87% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £44,000 £44,100
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
166 158 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.88% 11.75% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 137 134 146
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 75 £26,000 -19.37% 14
North Wales +15 7 £32,500 +96.96%
Mid Wales - 4 - -
West Wales -17 1 £28,500 +42.50% 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 180 (86.54%) Windows
2 132 (63.46%) Windows Server
3 125 (60.10%) VMware
4 116 (55.77%) Microsoft
5 84 (40.38%) MS Exchange
6 75 (36.06%) Cisco
6 75 (36.06%) Firewall
7 70 (33.65%) ITIL
8 66 (31.73%) DNS
9 60 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (26.92%) MS Excel
11 54 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (21.15%) DHCP
14 41 (19.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (18.75%) Office 365
15 39 (18.75%) SQL
16 35 (16.83%) MS Office
17 34 (16.35%) TCP/IP
18 33 (15.87%) Citrix
19 31 (14.90%) Linux
20 30 (14.42%) SAN
20 30 (14.42%) Windows 7
21 29 (13.94%) SQL Server
22 24 (11.54%) Finance
23 23 (11.06%) Dell
23 23 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
24 22 (10.58%) IIS
25 21 (10.10%) HP
25 21 (10.10%) Peer-to-Peer Networking

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 84 (40.38%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.58%) IIS
3 16 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.33%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.88%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.40%) Apache
8 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.44%) CMS
9 3 (1.44%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.48%) JBoss
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 35 (16.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.75%) Office 365
2 19 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.37%) IaaS
5 4 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.96%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (36.06%) Firewall
2 66 (31.73%) DNS
3 44 (21.15%) DHCP
4 34 (16.35%) TCP/IP
5 30 (14.42%) SAN
6 21 (10.10%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 20 (9.62%) Internet
8 18 (8.65%) LAN
9 17 (8.17%) VoIP
10 15 (7.21%) VPN
11 14 (6.73%) NAS
11 14 (6.73%) WAN
12 10 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (4.33%) PBX
14 7 (3.37%) VLAN
15 6 (2.88%) FTP
16 5 (2.40%) iSCSI
17 4 (1.92%) IP Telephony
17 4 (1.92%) NetScaler
18 3 (1.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (2.88%) Advertising
2 6 (2.88%) Retail
3 5 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.92%) Banking
4 4 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (0.96%) Law
6 2 (0.96%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (24.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (23.56%) Support Engineer
3 36 (17.31%) Analyst
4 27 (12.98%) IT Support
4 27 (12.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (11.06%) IT Engineer
6 21 (10.10%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support
8 19 (9.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 19 (9.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 17 (8.17%) Service Analyst
9 17 (8.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (7.69%) Administrator
11 15 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (5.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.69%) .NET
2 10 (4.81%) COM
2 10 (4.81%) MSMQ
3 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.44%) HTML
4 2 (0.96%) CSS
4 2 (0.96%) WAP
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) LAMP
5 1 (0.48%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.29%) EqualLogic
2 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (3.37%) Smartphone
4 6 (2.88%) Replication
5 5 (2.40%) Clustering
5 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.92%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.44%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.44%) VLE
8 2 (0.96%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 180 (86.54%) Windows
2 132 (63.46%) Windows Server
3 54 (25.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (19.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (14.90%) Linux
6 30 (14.42%) Windows 7
7 23 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.81%) Mac OS X
8 10 (4.81%) Unix
9 9 (4.33%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.37%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.48%) AIX
12 1 (0.48%) OS/400
12 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.65%) ITIL
2 16 (7.69%) Coaching
3 12 (5.77%) High Availability
4 11 (5.29%) Problem Management
5 10 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.85%) Service Management
7 6 (2.88%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (2.40%) Email Filtering
8 5 (2.40%) Project Management
8 5 (2.40%) Web Filtering
9 4 (1.92%) ERP
9 4 (1.92%) Performance Management
10 3 (1.44%) Business Continuity
10 3 (1.44%) Information Security
10 3 (1.44%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.44%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (1.44%) QMS
10 3 (1.44%) Risk Management
10 3 (1.44%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.75%) SQL
2 10 (4.81%) R
3 4 (1.92%) C
3 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.44%) Python
5 2 (0.96%) C#
5 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.48%) Java
6 1 (0.48%) Perl
6 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.62%) MCSE
3 19 (9.13%) MCSA
4 15 (7.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (6.25%) MCP
6 12 (5.77%) CCNA
6 12 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.81%) DBS Check
8 8 (3.85%) MCITP
9 6 (2.88%) Degree
10 5 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.44%) MCTS
12 2 (0.96%) CCA
12 2 (0.96%) CCEA
12 2 (0.96%) CISMP
12 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.48%) CEH
13 1 (0.48%) CHFI
13 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.62%) SLA
2 15 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.62%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.73%) vSphere
4 11 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.40%) XenApp
7 4 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) WSUS
2 6 (2.88%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (2.88%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.92%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.96%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.96%) OpenView
5 2 (0.96%) SCCM
6 1 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.48%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.48%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 125 (60.10%) VMware
2 116 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 75 (36.06%) Cisco
4 33 (15.87%) Citrix
5 23 (11.06%) Dell
6 21 (10.10%) HP
7 14 (6.73%) Sage
8 12 (5.77%) Avaya
9 11 (5.29%) Dell Compellent
9 11 (5.29%) Veeam
10 7 (3.37%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.88%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.88%) Symantec
11 6 (2.88%) Veritas
12 4 (1.92%) IBM
12 4 (1.92%) Oracle
13 3 (1.44%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.44%) Apple
13 3 (1.44%) Splunk
14 2 (0.96%) LogRhythm
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