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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Wales
Rank 31 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 78 100 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.07% 8.07% 7.34%
As % of the System Software category 56.93% 55.56% 69.72%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 85
Median salary £30,000 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,900 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,115 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.18% -

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
137 180 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.41% 14.53% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 120 163 114
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -4 59 £30,000 +15.38% 6
West Wales -7 6 £19,000 -
North Wales 0 5 £20,500 - 1
Mid Wales - 3 - -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 131 (77.98%) Windows
2 115 (68.45%) Microsoft
3 77 (45.83%) Windows Server
4 69 (41.07%) VMware
5 51 (30.36%) ITIL
6 49 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 48 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 46 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (20.24%) DNS
9 34 (20.24%) Firewall
10 33 (19.64%) Hyper-V
11 31 (18.45%) MS Exchange
11 31 (18.45%) Degree
12 30 (17.86%) SLA
13 28 (16.67%) Linux
14 27 (16.07%) PowerShell
14 27 (16.07%) Office 365
15 24 (14.29%) Windows 7
15 24 (14.29%) .NET
16 23 (13.69%) Oracle
16 23 (13.69%) Cisco
16 23 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (13.69%) LAN
17 22 (13.10%) C#
17 22 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (12.50%) Veeam
19 20 (11.90%) Data Protection
19 20 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (11.90%) SQL
19 20 (11.90%) HP

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 31 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.93%) IIS
3 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.38%) Apache
5 4 (2.38%) JBoss
6 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.79%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.79%) SAP Portal
6 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.31%) MS Office
3 5 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.07%) Office 365
2 17 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.76%) IaaS
3 8 (4.76%) PaaS
4 7 (4.17%) SaaS
5 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.19%) G Suite
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.24%) DNS
1 34 (20.24%) Firewall
2 23 (13.69%) LAN
3 13 (7.74%) VoIP
3 13 (7.74%) WAN
4 12 (7.14%) DHCP
4 12 (7.14%) VPN
5 11 (6.55%) SAN
6 9 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.76%) NAS
8 7 (4.17%) IPsec
8 7 (4.17%) SSL
9 6 (3.57%) VLAN
10 5 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.98%) Wireless
11 4 (2.38%) Internet
11 4 (2.38%) Skype
11 4 (2.38%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.19%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) OLTP
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.60%) Ant
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (10.12%) Finance
2 14 (8.33%) Advertising
3 7 (4.17%) Retail
4 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.19%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.19%) Back Office
6 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) German Language
7 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (29.17%) Analyst
2 28 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 23 (13.69%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.90%) IT Support
5 18 (10.71%) Administrator
6 16 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (8.93%) Applications Support
8 14 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 14 (8.33%) IT Analyst
9 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.55%) IT Engineer
9 11 (6.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (6.55%) Service Analyst
9 11 (6.55%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.76%) IT Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
12 7 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 7 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.29%) .NET
2 14 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.17%) CSS
3 7 (4.17%) HTML
3 7 (4.17%) jQuery
3 7 (4.17%) WCF
3 7 (4.17%) Web Services
4 5 (2.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.79%) J2EE
6 2 (1.19%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.60%) CSLA
7 1 (0.60%) LAMP
7 1 (0.60%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.76%) User Experience
5 5 (2.98%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.98%) iSeries
5 5 (2.98%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.19%) AS400
7 2 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.19%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.19%) Statistics
7 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) EPoS
8 1 (0.60%) Fintech
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 131 (77.98%) Windows
2 77 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 28 (16.67%) Linux
4 24 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 22 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (8.93%) Unix
8 11 (6.55%) Windows 10
8 11 (6.55%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.79%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.19%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.19%) SUSE
11 2 (1.19%) VyOS
12 1 (0.60%) AIX
12 1 (0.60%) Android
12 1 (0.60%) CentOS
12 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.36%) ITIL
2 20 (11.90%) Data Protection
2 20 (11.90%) Service Management
3 19 (11.31%) Problem Management
4 16 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.74%) Incident Management
6 12 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.55%) ITSM
8 10 (5.95%) TOGAF
9 9 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.76%) Coaching
11 7 (4.17%) Business Continuity
11 7 (4.17%) DevOps
11 7 (4.17%) High Availability
12 6 (3.57%) Change Management
13 5 (2.98%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (2.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.07%) PowerShell
2 22 (13.10%) C#
3 20 (11.90%) SQL
4 14 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.38%) Python
7 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.19%) VB
8 2 (1.19%) VBA
9 1 (0.60%) Perl
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (18.45%) Degree
2 23 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (10.12%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (8.33%) MCSE
5 8 (4.76%) MCSA
6 7 (4.17%) MCITP
7 4 (2.38%) CCNA
7 4 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.38%) MCP
7 4 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.79%) CISSP
8 3 (1.79%) MCTS
9 2 (1.19%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.19%) CEH
9 2 (1.19%) MCDST
9 2 (1.19%) RHCE
10 1 (0.60%) CISA
10 1 (0.60%) CISM
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.86%) SLA
2 6 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) RMADS
System Software
1 46 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (19.64%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.14%) vSphere
4 7 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.60%) Firmware
6 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (10.71%) NetBackup
2 15 (8.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (4.76%) SCCM
4 5 (2.98%) SCSM
4 5 (2.98%) WSUS
5 3 (1.79%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.79%) Nagios
6 2 (1.19%) Nessus
6 2 (1.19%) Nmap
6 2 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.19%) vRealize
6 2 (1.19%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 115 (68.45%) Microsoft
2 69 (41.07%) VMware
3 23 (13.69%) Cisco
3 23 (13.69%) Oracle
4 21 (12.50%) Veeam
5 20 (11.90%) HP
6 18 (10.71%) 3PAR
6 18 (10.71%) Veritas
7 11 (6.55%) Avaya
7 11 (6.55%) Citrix
8 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.17%) Dell
9 7 (4.17%) IBM
10 5 (2.98%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.38%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.38%) Intel
11 4 (2.38%) SAP
12 3 (1.79%) EMC
12 3 (1.79%) F5
12 3 (1.79%) NetApp
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