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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 100 76 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.50% 6.97% 4.62%
As % of the System Software category 70.92% 46.63% 64.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85 72 46
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,050 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
141 163 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.57% 14.94% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 116 145 74
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £47,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +11 99 £34,000 -2.85% 12
West Wales +11 1 - -
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 157 (86.74%) Windows
2 141 (77.90%) Microsoft
3 110 (60.77%) VMware
4 83 (45.86%) MS Exchange
4 83 (45.86%) MS Excel
5 76 (41.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (37.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (35.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 63 (34.81%) Cisco
9 53 (29.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 53 (29.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 52 (28.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 52 (28.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (28.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 40 (22.10%) DNS
12 40 (22.10%) SQL
13 37 (20.44%) DHCP
13 37 (20.44%) Citrix
14 36 (19.89%) SAN
14 36 (19.89%) ITIL
15 35 (19.34%) IIS
15 35 (19.34%) TCP/IP
16 34 (18.78%) Firewall
17 33 (18.23%) Hyper-V
18 32 (17.68%) SQL Server
19 30 (16.57%) MCSE
20 27 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (14.92%) Finance
21 25 (13.81%) Advertising
21 25 (13.81%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 83 (45.86%) MS Exchange
2 53 (29.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 53 (29.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 51 (28.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (19.34%) IIS
5 12 (6.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (5.52%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.52%) Lync
6 10 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (5.52%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.42%) CMS
7 8 (4.42%) Commerce Server
8 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.55%) Apache
10 1 (0.55%) JBoss
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (45.86%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Line 500
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Office 365
2 7 (3.87%) PaaS
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (22.10%) DNS
2 37 (20.44%) DHCP
3 36 (19.89%) SAN
4 35 (19.34%) TCP/IP
5 34 (18.78%) Firewall
6 19 (10.50%) Internet
7 17 (9.39%) LAN
8 15 (8.29%) VoIP
9 14 (7.73%) WAN
10 12 (6.63%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (6.63%) NAS
11 8 (4.42%) iSCSI
11 8 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.87%) VLAN
13 6 (3.31%) IP Telephony
13 6 (3.31%) VPN
14 5 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.76%) NetScaler
15 4 (2.21%) Wireless
16 2 (1.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) Big Data
2 7 (3.87%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.66%) MySQL
5 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 27 (14.92%) Finance
2 25 (13.81%) Advertising
3 8 (4.42%) Marketing
4 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.66%) Welsh Language
5 3 (1.66%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (23.76%) Analyst
2 40 (22.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (13.26%) Support Engineer
4 19 (10.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (9.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (9.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 17 (9.39%) Consultant
7 16 (8.84%) Support Analyst
8 15 (8.29%) Administrator
9 14 (7.73%) IT Support
10 12 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (6.08%) Service Analyst
11 11 (6.08%) Service Desk Analyst
12 10 (5.52%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (4.97%) Architect
13 9 (4.97%) Support Technician
13 9 (4.97%) IT Support Technician
13 9 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 8 (4.42%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.08%) .NET
2 8 (4.42%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.76%) CSS
4 2 (1.10%) LAMP
4 2 (1.10%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.50%) Clustering
2 12 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.52%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.52%) AS400
4 9 (4.97%) EqualLogic
4 9 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (3.87%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.76%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.66%) iSeries
9 2 (1.10%) iPad
9 2 (1.10%) iPhone
10 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.55%) DTV
10 1 (0.55%) Statistics
10 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 157 (86.74%) Windows
2 76 (41.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (35.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (28.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (13.81%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.73%) Windows 8
6 14 (7.73%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.63%) Linux
8 8 (4.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.10%) Android
11 2 (1.10%) UNIX
12 1 (0.55%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.89%) ITIL
2 15 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (7.18%) Service Delivery
4 10 (5.52%) Load Balancing
4 10 (5.52%) Mentoring
5 7 (3.87%) Line Management
5 7 (3.87%) Problem Management
5 7 (3.87%) Mobile Marketing
5 7 (3.87%) E-Commerce
6 6 (3.31%) Change Management
7 5 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.76%) Change Control
8 4 (2.21%) Project Management
9 3 (1.66%) Service Management
9 3 (1.66%) ERP
9 3 (1.66%) ITSM
9 3 (1.66%) Product Management
9 3 (1.66%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (1.66%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (1.66%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.10%) SQL
2 13 (7.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (28.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (16.57%) MCSE
3 27 (14.92%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (13.26%) MCP
5 18 (9.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (9.39%) CCNA
7 12 (6.63%) MCITP
8 10 (5.52%) MCSA
9 9 (4.97%) VCP5
10 7 (3.87%) CCNP
11 5 (2.76%) SAP Certification
11 5 (2.76%) Degree
12 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
14 2 (1.10%) MCTS
14 2 (1.10%) HND
14 2 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (1.10%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (37.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (18.23%) Hyper-V
3 17 (9.39%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.18%) XenApp
5 12 (6.63%) vSphere
6 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.21%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.10%) XenServer
8 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.10%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.10%) Xen
9 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.87%) WSUS
2 5 (2.76%) SCCM
2 5 (2.76%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.21%) SCOM
4 3 (1.66%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.66%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.55%) SCSM
5 1 (0.55%) Nessus
5 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 141 (77.90%) Microsoft
2 110 (60.77%) VMware
3 63 (34.81%) Cisco
4 37 (20.44%) Citrix
5 24 (13.26%) HP
6 18 (9.94%) IBM
7 13 (7.18%) Dell
8 11 (6.08%) NetApp
9 7 (3.87%) SAP
10 6 (3.31%) Apple
10 6 (3.31%) Symantec
11 5 (2.76%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.21%) Veritas
12 4 (2.21%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.21%) Oracle
12 4 (2.21%) Nortel
13 3 (1.66%) McAfee
13 3 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.66%) Veeam
14 2 (1.10%) ProCurve
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