The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 61 70 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.55% 5.46% 6.58%
As % of the System Software category 39.87% 51.47% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 55
Average salary £30,500 £27,625 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.40% -14.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
153 136 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.40% 10.61% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 140 122 91
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £42,500 £54,825
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Active Directory
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -11 50 £32,500 +8.33% 7
North Wales +4 6 £26,250 -21.64% 1
West Wales +7 5 £22,000 -20.00%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 104 (75.91%) Windows
2 98 (71.53%) Microsoft
3 92 (67.15%) VMware
4 64 (46.72%) Cisco
5 56 (40.88%) MS Exchange
6 50 (36.50%) Hyper-V
7 45 (32.85%) MS Excel
7 45 (32.85%) ITIL
8 44 (32.12%) SAN
9 43 (31.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (30.66%) TCP/IP
11 41 (29.93%) Firewall
12 37 (27.01%) DNS
12 37 (27.01%) Citrix
13 32 (23.36%) IIS
13 32 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (22.63%) HP
15 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
15 29 (21.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (18.98%) SQL
16 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (17.52%) MCSE
17 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2007
18 23 (16.79%) NAS
19 20 (14.60%) Clustering
19 20 (14.60%) Internet
19 20 (14.60%) MCP
19 20 (14.60%) CCNA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 56 (40.88%) MS Exchange
2 32 (23.36%) IIS
3 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (13.87%) Lync
5 18 (13.14%) SharePoint
6 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (8.76%) CMS
8 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (8.03%) Commerce Server
9 9 (6.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.46%) Apache
11 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.73%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (32.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.73%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) SaaS
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (32.12%) SAN
2 42 (30.66%) TCP/IP
3 41 (29.93%) Firewall
4 37 (27.01%) DNS
5 23 (16.79%) NAS
6 20 (14.60%) Internet
7 19 (13.87%) DHCP
8 15 (10.95%) WAN
9 12 (8.76%) LAN
9 12 (8.76%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (8.03%) VLAN
11 9 (6.57%) VRRP
11 9 (6.57%) VoIP
11 9 (6.57%) HSRP
12 8 (5.84%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (5.84%) Cisco PIX
13 7 (5.11%) VPN
14 6 (4.38%) IP Telephony
15 3 (2.19%) Wireless
16 2 (1.46%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Subversion
1 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.49%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Legal
3 5 (3.65%) Local Government
4 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (19.71%) Support Engineer
2 26 (18.98%) Analyst
3 23 (16.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (13.87%) Support Analyst
5 15 (10.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (8.03%) Server Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Architect
7 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Project Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) IT Support
10 6 (4.38%) Server Support
10 6 (4.38%) Server Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Server Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) .NET
1 12 (8.76%) .NET Framework
2 8 (5.84%) CSS
3 3 (2.19%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.73%) LINQ
4 1 (0.73%) WCF
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (0.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Clustering
2 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.38%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.65%) iSeries
5 1 (0.73%) Replication
5 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Derivative
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.73%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 104 (75.91%) Windows
2 32 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (12.41%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.49%) Linux
7 3 (2.19%) AIX
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.73%) Debian
9 1 (0.73%) CentOS
9 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.73%) UNIX
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.85%) ITIL
2 17 (12.41%) Project Management
3 15 (10.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.49%) Load Balancing
5 10 (7.30%) Email Migration
6 6 (4.38%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.65%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.65%) Change Control
8 3 (2.19%) Change Management
8 3 (2.19%) Service Management
8 3 (2.19%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.19%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (1.46%) DevOps
9 2 (1.46%) Time Management
9 2 (1.46%) Migration
9 2 (1.46%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.73%) Data Analysis
10 1 (0.73%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (0.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.98%) SQL
2 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.92%) VBScript
4 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.46%) Perl
4 2 (1.46%) Ruby
5 1 (0.73%) AWK
5 1 (0.73%) C
5 1 (0.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (21.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (17.52%) MCSE
3 20 (14.60%) MCP
3 20 (14.60%) CCNA
3 20 (14.60%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
5 18 (13.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (10.95%) SC Cleared
7 12 (8.76%) CCNP
8 10 (7.30%) SAP Certification
9 7 (5.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (4.38%) Degree
11 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.92%) MCSA
12 4 (2.92%) MCITP
13 2 (1.46%) VCP5
13 2 (1.46%) CCA
13 2 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.46%) CISSP
14 1 (0.73%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.03%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.73%) GxP
System Software
1 50 (36.50%) Hyper-V
2 43 (31.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.95%) vSphere
3 15 (10.95%) VMware ESX
4 9 (6.57%) XenApp
5 8 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (5.11%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.19%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.19%) UAG
9 2 (1.46%) XenServer
9 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.73%) Nmap
10 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (10.22%) NetBackup
2 9 (6.57%) SCCM
3 6 (4.38%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (4.38%) WSUS
3 6 (4.38%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.65%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.46%) Puppet
6 1 (0.73%) Nessus
6 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.73%) YUM
6 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 98 (71.53%) Microsoft
2 92 (67.15%) VMware
3 64 (46.72%) Cisco
4 37 (27.01%) Citrix
5 31 (22.63%) HP
6 13 (9.49%) Symantec
7 12 (8.76%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.76%) SAP
8 11 (8.03%) Dell
9 10 (7.30%) WatchGuard
10 9 (6.57%) SonicWALL
11 7 (5.11%) Remedy
11 7 (5.11%) Sophos
11 7 (5.11%) Veritas
12 4 (2.92%) Nortel
12 4 (2.92%) Juniper
12 4 (2.92%) McAfee
12 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.19%) NetApp
14 2 (1.46%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £17500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 18 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
North Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago