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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 88 77 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.28% 5.96% 5.65%
As % of the System Software category 63.77% 46.39% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 84 73 65
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,500 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
138 166 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.84% 12.84% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 126 157 140
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +2 80 £37,500 +18.11% 9
North Wales +3 7 £27,500 -
West Wales -5 1 £18,000 -11.11%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 174 (95.08%) Windows
2 130 (71.04%) VMware
3 114 (62.30%) Microsoft
4 100 (54.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (50.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (43.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 68 (37.16%) DNS
8 62 (33.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (32.24%) DHCP
10 58 (31.69%) MS Exchange
11 53 (28.96%) Finance
12 52 (28.42%) MS Excel
13 50 (27.32%) SAN
14 40 (21.86%) TCP/IP
15 37 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 37 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2007
16 36 (19.67%) ITIL
17 32 (17.49%) Microsoft Certification
18 30 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
19 28 (15.30%) Firewall
19 28 (15.30%) IIS
19 28 (15.30%) Windows 7
20 27 (14.75%) IBM
20 27 (14.75%) Advertising
21 25 (13.66%) Cisco
21 25 (13.66%) SQL Server
22 22 (12.02%) MCSE
23 21 (11.48%) Linux
23 21 (11.48%) SLA
24 20 (10.93%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 58 (31.69%) MS Exchange
2 37 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 37 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (15.30%) IIS
5 14 (7.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (6.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.83%) Lync
8 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (1.64%) Apache
9 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (28.42%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.55%) Dropbox
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (37.16%) DNS
2 59 (32.24%) DHCP
3 50 (27.32%) SAN
4 40 (21.86%) TCP/IP
5 28 (15.30%) Firewall
6 16 (8.74%) Internet
7 13 (7.10%) VoIP
8 7 (3.83%) VPN
9 5 (2.73%) WAN
9 5 (2.73%) LAN
10 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.09%) NAS
11 1 (0.55%) Junos
11 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.55%) IPsec
11 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.55%) VLAN
11 1 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.55%) SSDT
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
General
1 53 (28.96%) Finance
2 27 (14.75%) Advertising
3 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (28.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (23.50%) Administrator
3 36 (19.67%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (15.85%) Analyst
5 26 (14.21%) Support Engineer
5 26 (14.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (12.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (10.38%) Server Engineer
7 19 (10.38%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.01%) Server Support
8 11 (6.01%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) Technical Support
10 9 (4.92%) Technical Support Analyst
10 9 (4.92%) Server Support Engineer
10 9 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) IT Support
11 7 (3.83%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (3.83%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 6 (3.28%) VMware Engineer
13 5 (2.73%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.19%) .NET
2 2 (1.09%) COM
3 1 (0.55%) COM+
3 1 (0.55%) CSS
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services
3 1 (0.55%) XML
3 1 (0.55%) Flash
3 1 (0.55%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.55%) LAMP
3 1 (0.55%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.55%) DWR
3 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.46%) AS400
1 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.83%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.19%) Clustering
5 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.55%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.55%) FMCG
6 1 (0.55%) iSeries
6 1 (0.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 174 (95.08%) Windows
2 100 (54.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (50.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 62 (33.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (15.30%) Windows 7
6 21 (11.48%) Linux
7 12 (6.56%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.92%) OS/400
9 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.55%) Debian
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.55%) CentOS
11 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.67%) ITIL
2 9 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (4.37%) Load Balancing
4 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (2.73%) Mentoring
6 4 (2.19%) Coaching
6 4 (2.19%) Change Management
6 4 (2.19%) Project Management
7 3 (1.64%) Service Management
7 3 (1.64%) Scrum
8 2 (1.09%) Information Security
8 2 (1.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.09%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (1.09%) DevOps
8 2 (1.09%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.09%) Time Management
8 2 (1.09%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL V3
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL V2
9 1 (0.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.29%) SQL
2 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (0.55%) Java
4 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) VBScript
4 1 (0.55%) VB
4 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (17.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.02%) MCSE
3 19 (10.38%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (9.84%) CCNA
5 16 (8.74%) MCSA
6 15 (8.20%) Degree
7 10 (5.46%) VCP5
7 10 (5.46%) MCITP
8 5 (2.73%) CCNP
8 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.64%) MCP
10 2 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) CISSP
11 1 (0.55%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.48%) SLA
2 7 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (43.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.93%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (6.01%) vSphere
5 4 (2.19%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.64%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.64%) XenApp
7 1 (0.55%) XenServer
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) SCOM
2 2 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.09%) WSUS
2 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.55%) Nessus
3 1 (0.55%) Nmap
3 1 (0.55%) yum
3 1 (0.55%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 130 (71.04%) VMware
2 114 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 27 (14.75%) IBM
4 25 (13.66%) Cisco
5 19 (10.38%) Citrix
6 14 (7.65%) HP
7 11 (6.01%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.92%) Veeam
9 5 (2.73%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (2.73%) Red Gate
10 4 (2.19%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.19%) Avaya
10 4 (2.19%) Apple
11 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.09%) Dell
11 2 (1.09%) NetApp
12 1 (0.55%) Lotus
12 1 (0.55%) Mitel
12 1 (0.55%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.55%) WatchGuard
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
National Museum of Wales
Salary: £21,234.84 - £27,348.44 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Welsh Water
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Bluetownonline
Salary: £15500 - £17500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago