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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 60 61 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.49% 4.90% 7.21%
As % of the System Software category 39.47% 48.41% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 59
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £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
152 126 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.37% 10.11% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 139 111 90
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £42,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -9 49 £33,750 +3.84% 6
North Wales +2 6 £26,250 -21.64% 2
West Wales +2 5 £22,000 -20.00%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 102 (74.45%) Windows
2 96 (70.07%) Microsoft
3 91 (66.42%) VMware
4 65 (47.45%) Cisco
5 56 (40.88%) MS Exchange
6 52 (37.96%) Hyper-V
7 46 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (32.12%) ITIL
8 44 (32.12%) SAN
9 43 (31.39%) Firewall
10 42 (30.66%) MS Excel
11 39 (28.47%) TCP/IP
12 36 (26.28%) Citrix
13 34 (24.82%) DNS
14 33 (24.09%) HP
15 31 (22.63%) IIS
16 30 (21.90%) Windows Server 2008
17 29 (21.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
19 25 (18.25%) SQL
19 25 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
20 24 (17.52%) MCSE
21 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2007
22 21 (15.33%) NAS
22 21 (15.33%) CCNA
22 21 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
22 21 (15.33%) Lync
23 20 (14.60%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (22.63%) IIS
3 24 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (15.33%) Lync
6 20 (14.60%) SharePoint
7 15 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (8.76%) CMS
9 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (8.03%) Commerce Server
10 9 (6.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.46%) SAS
12 2 (1.46%) Apache
12 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (30.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.73%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.49%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (32.12%) SAN
2 43 (31.39%) Firewall
3 39 (28.47%) TCP/IP
4 34 (24.82%) DNS
5 21 (15.33%) NAS
6 20 (14.60%) Internet
7 17 (12.41%) DHCP
8 14 (10.22%) WAN
9 13 (9.49%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (9.49%) VLAN
10 11 (8.03%) VRRP
10 11 (8.03%) HSRP
10 11 (8.03%) LAN
11 9 (6.57%) VoIP
12 7 (5.11%) VPN
12 7 (5.11%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (5.11%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (4.38%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.46%) Wireless
14 2 (1.46%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Subversion
1 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (10.22%) 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%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (18.25%) Analyst
1 25 (18.25%) Support Engineer
1 25 (18.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Support Analyst
3 15 (10.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (8.76%) Architect
5 11 (8.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) Server Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Project Engineer
8 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) IT Support
10 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Server Support Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Server Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Server Support
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Wintel Server Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) .NET
1 12 (8.76%) .NET Framework
2 7 (5.11%) CSS
3 3 (2.19%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.73%) WCF
4 1 (0.73%) LINQ
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (0.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
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%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.73%) Replication
5 1 (0.73%) Derivative
5 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 102 (74.45%) Windows
2 30 (21.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (12.41%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.49%) Linux
7 3 (2.19%) AIX
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.73%) Debian
9 1 (0.73%) UNIX
9 1 (0.73%) CentOS
9 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.12%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) Project Management
3 14 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.49%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.76%) Email Migration
6 6 (4.38%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.65%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.65%) Change Control
8 3 (2.19%) Service Management
8 3 (2.19%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.46%) Change Management
9 2 (1.46%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.46%) Migration
9 2 (1.46%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (1.46%) DevOps
9 2 (1.46%) Time Management
10 1 (0.73%) Network Management
10 1 (0.73%) High Availability
10 1 (0.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) 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 21 (15.33%) CCNA
3 21 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (13.87%) MCP
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%) MCITP
12 4 (2.92%) MCSA
13 2 (1.46%) CCA
13 2 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.46%) CISSP
13 2 (1.46%) VCP5
14 1 (0.73%) VCP4
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%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.73%) GxP
4 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (37.96%) Hyper-V
2 46 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.95%) vSphere
4 14 (10.22%) VMware ESX
5 9 (6.57%) XenApp
6 8 (5.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (5.11%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (3.65%) UAG
9 2 (1.46%) ISA Server
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%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (4.38%) WSUS
4 5 (3.65%) ARCserve
4 5 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.46%) Puppet
5 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.73%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.73%) YUM
6 1 (0.73%) Nessus
6 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 96 (70.07%) Microsoft
2 91 (66.42%) VMware
3 65 (47.45%) Cisco
4 36 (26.28%) Citrix
5 33 (24.09%) HP
6 14 (10.22%) CheckPoint
7 13 (9.49%) Symantec
8 12 (8.76%) WatchGuard
8 12 (8.76%) Dell
8 12 (8.76%) SAP
9 11 (8.03%) SonicWALL
10 7 (5.11%) Remedy
10 7 (5.11%) Sophos
10 7 (5.11%) Veritas
11 4 (2.92%) Juniper
11 4 (2.92%) Nortel
11 4 (2.92%) McAfee
11 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.46%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.46%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 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
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
North Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago