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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 124 111 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.61% 8.17% 7.51%
As % of the System Software category 62.94% 74.00% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 108 95 74
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £24,200 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.51%
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
197 150 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.27% 11.05% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 179 124 148
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £24,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +1 119 £26,000 -23.52% 14
West Wales -10 3 £19,000 -
North Wales - 2 - -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (92.61%) Windows
2 145 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 130 (64.04%) VMware
4 102 (50.25%) Microsoft
5 75 (36.95%) MS Exchange
6 69 (33.99%) DNS
7 65 (32.02%) Firewall
7 65 (32.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (29.06%) MS Excel
9 58 (28.57%) Cisco
10 57 (28.08%) DHCP
11 56 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (27.09%) ITIL
13 50 (24.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 44 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 42 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (17.73%) SAN
17 35 (17.24%) TCP/IP
18 30 (14.78%) MS Office
19 29 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 28 (13.79%) SQL
21 27 (13.30%) Finance
21 27 (13.30%) Windows 7
22 25 (12.32%) Linux
23 24 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
24 23 (11.33%) Office 365
24 23 (11.33%) SLA
25 21 (10.34%) Citrix
26 19 (9.36%) vSphere
26 19 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 75 (36.95%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (7.39%) IIS
6 8 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.96%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.48%) Apache
9 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 59 (29.06%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.33%) Office 365
2 10 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (33.99%) DNS
2 65 (32.02%) Firewall
3 57 (28.08%) DHCP
4 36 (17.73%) SAN
5 35 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 16 (7.88%) VoIP
7 15 (7.39%) VPN
8 14 (6.90%) Internet
9 13 (6.40%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (5.42%) LAN
11 10 (4.93%) WAN
12 9 (4.43%) NAS
13 6 (2.96%) IP Telephony
14 5 (2.46%) PBX
15 3 (1.48%) FTP
15 3 (1.48%) SSL
16 2 (0.99%) Network Security
17 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
17 1 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
17 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (13.30%) Finance
2 8 (3.94%) Retail
3 7 (3.45%) Advertising
4 6 (2.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.97%) Banking
5 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.99%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 49 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 47 (23.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (19.70%) Analyst
4 32 (15.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 27 (13.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (10.34%) Administrator
7 20 (9.85%) IT Support
7 20 (9.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (9.85%) Server Engineer
7 20 (9.85%) Server Support
8 19 (9.36%) IT Engineer
8 19 (9.36%) Support Analyst
9 18 (8.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (8.37%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 17 (8.37%) Service Analyst
10 17 (8.37%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (8.37%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (7.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (7.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 16 (7.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.94%) .NET
2 6 (2.96%) COM
3 5 (2.46%) MSMQ
4 3 (1.48%) WSH
5 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.99%) WAP
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.49%) LAMP
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (3.94%) Clustering
3 8 (3.94%) EqualLogic
4 6 (2.96%) Replication
5 4 (1.97%) AS400
5 4 (1.97%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.99%) FMCG
7 2 (0.99%) Symmetrix
7 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 188 (92.61%) Windows
2 145 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 65 (32.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (13.30%) Windows 7
7 25 (12.32%) Linux
8 12 (5.91%) Unix
9 6 (2.96%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.96%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.48%) AIX
10 3 (1.48%) OS/400
10 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.49%) HPUX
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Solaris
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.09%) ITIL
2 14 (6.90%) Coaching
2 14 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 10 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (3.94%) High Availability
5 8 (3.94%) Service Management
6 6 (2.96%) Performance Management
7 5 (2.46%) QMS
7 5 (2.46%) Quality Management
8 4 (1.97%) Business Continuity
8 4 (1.97%) Email Filtering
8 4 (1.97%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (1.97%) Network Management
8 4 (1.97%) Web Filtering
9 3 (1.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.48%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.48%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (1.48%) Software Distribution
9 3 (1.48%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.79%) SQL
2 5 (2.46%) R
3 4 (1.97%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.48%) Python
5 2 (0.99%) C#
6 1 (0.49%) C
6 1 (0.49%) Java
6 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (24.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (6.90%) CCNA
3 14 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (6.40%) MCSE
5 12 (5.91%) MCITP
6 11 (5.42%) MCSA
7 9 (4.43%) VCP5
8 8 (3.94%) CCNP
9 6 (2.96%) CCA
9 6 (2.96%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.96%) MCP
10 5 (2.46%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.46%) Degree
11 4 (1.97%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.97%) HND
12 3 (1.48%) MCTS
13 2 (0.99%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.33%) SLA
2 7 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.99%) ISO22301
4 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.36%) vSphere
3 13 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (5.91%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.96%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.48%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) WSUS
2 7 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (2.96%) SCCM
4 3 (1.48%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.49%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 130 (64.04%) VMware
2 102 (50.25%) Microsoft
3 58 (28.57%) Cisco
4 21 (10.34%) Citrix
5 15 (7.39%) IBM
6 14 (6.90%) Dell
7 12 (5.91%) HP
8 9 (4.43%) Avaya
8 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.94%) Sage
10 5 (2.46%) Apple
10 5 (2.46%) Oracle
11 4 (1.97%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.97%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (1.97%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.97%) Veeam
12 3 (1.48%) SAP
12 3 (1.48%) Splunk
12 3 (1.48%) Symantec
12 3 (1.48%) Veritas
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £36000 - £60000 Per Annum (OTE)
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