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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 27 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +30
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 110 72 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.97% 7.21% 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 75.34% 48.32% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 96 67 31
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
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
146 149 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.58% 14.91% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 120 129 59
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +5 107 £35,000 -5.40% 12
Mid Wales - 1 £19,500 -
West Wales - 1 - - 2
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 161 (87.98%) Windows
2 140 (76.50%) Microsoft
3 119 (65.03%) VMware
4 86 (46.99%) MS Excel
5 83 (45.36%) MS Exchange
6 81 (44.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 68 (37.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (30.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 54 (29.51%) Cisco
11 53 (28.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 52 (28.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 50 (27.32%) Exchange Server 2007
14 49 (26.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 44 (24.04%) Citrix
16 43 (23.50%) DNS
17 40 (21.86%) DHCP
18 36 (19.67%) SAN
18 36 (19.67%) Hyper-V
19 32 (17.49%) IIS
19 32 (17.49%) ITIL
19 32 (17.49%) Firewall
20 31 (16.94%) SQL
21 30 (16.39%) MCSE
21 30 (16.39%) Finance
22 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
22 29 (15.85%) TCP/IP
23 28 (15.30%) Advertising
24 26 (14.21%) Windows 7
25 24 (13.11%) Cisco Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (45.36%) MS Exchange
2 56 (30.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 52 (28.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (27.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (17.49%) IIS
6 14 (7.65%) Lync
7 12 (6.56%) WebSphere
8 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
9 9 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (4.37%) CMS
10 8 (4.37%) Commerce Server
11 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (2.19%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.55%) Apache
13 1 (0.55%) JBoss
13 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 86 (46.99%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.55%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.10%) Office 365
2 8 (4.37%) PaaS
3 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.50%) DNS
2 40 (21.86%) DHCP
3 36 (19.67%) SAN
4 32 (17.49%) Firewall
5 29 (15.85%) TCP/IP
6 18 (9.84%) Internet
7 16 (8.74%) LAN
8 12 (6.56%) VoIP
8 12 (6.56%) WAN
9 10 (5.46%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (5.46%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (4.92%) iSCSI
11 7 (3.83%) NetScaler
11 7 (3.83%) VPN
12 6 (3.28%) VLAN
13 5 (2.73%) NAS
14 3 (1.64%) LDAP
14 3 (1.64%) IP Telephony
15 2 (1.09%) PPTP
15 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) Data Mining
2 8 (4.37%) Big Data
3 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
General
1 30 (16.39%) Finance
2 28 (15.30%) Advertising
3 8 (4.37%) Marketing
4 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.64%) Welsh Language
5 3 (1.64%) Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 43 (23.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (21.86%) Analyst
3 23 (12.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (9.84%) Consultant
5 17 (9.29%) Support Analyst
6 16 (8.74%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.74%) Administrator
7 14 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.65%) Architect
8 13 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (7.10%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (6.56%) IT Support
10 11 (6.01%) Technical Support
11 10 (5.46%) Service Analyst
11 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (5.46%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (5.46%) Project Engineer
12 8 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) Technical Architect
13 7 (3.83%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) .NET
2 8 (4.37%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.64%) LAMP
4 2 (1.09%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.55%) COM
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) Clustering
2 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.56%) AS400
4 11 (6.01%) EqualLogic
5 10 (5.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.92%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.73%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.19%) iSeries
10 2 (1.09%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.55%) DTV
11 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.55%) Statistics
11 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.55%) iPhone
11 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 161 (87.98%) Windows
2 81 (44.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (37.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (28.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (14.21%) Windows 7
6 16 (8.74%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.20%) Linux
8 12 (6.56%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.46%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.64%) UNIX
10 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.09%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) Debian
12 1 (0.55%) OS/2
12 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.49%) ITIL
2 17 (9.29%) Service Delivery
3 14 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (7.65%) Mentoring
4 9 (4.92%) Load Balancing
5 8 (4.37%) Mobile Marketing
5 8 (4.37%) E-Commerce
6 7 (3.83%) Line Management
7 6 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (2.73%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.73%) Product Management
8 5 (2.73%) Project Management
9 4 (2.19%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.64%) ITSM
10 3 (1.64%) Service Management
10 3 (1.64%) ERP
10 3 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (1.64%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (1.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.94%) SQL
2 11 (6.01%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.55%) Ruby
3 1 (0.55%) C
3 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (26.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (16.39%) MCSE
3 24 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (12.02%) MCP
5 17 (9.29%) MCITP
6 16 (8.74%) CCNA
7 15 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (7.10%) MCSA
9 7 (3.83%) CCNP
9 7 (3.83%) VCP5
10 6 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.73%) VCP4
11 5 (2.73%) Degree
12 4 (2.19%) MCTS
12 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.19%) SAP Certification
13 2 (1.09%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) SLA
2 5 (2.73%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (39.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (19.67%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.65%) vSphere
4 12 (6.56%) XenApp
5 9 (4.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.09%) Xen
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.09%) XenServer
6 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.09%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) WSUS
2 9 (4.92%) SCCM
3 5 (2.73%) SCOM
3 5 (2.73%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.19%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.19%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.55%) Nessus
6 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.55%) yum
6 1 (0.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 140 (76.50%) Microsoft
2 119 (65.03%) VMware
3 54 (29.51%) Cisco
4 44 (24.04%) Citrix
5 24 (13.11%) HP
6 17 (9.29%) IBM
7 16 (8.74%) Dell
8 9 (4.92%) NetApp
9 8 (4.37%) Symantec
10 6 (3.28%) McAfee
10 6 (3.28%) SAP
11 5 (2.73%) Apple
12 4 (2.19%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.19%) Veritas
12 4 (2.19%) Lotus
12 4 (2.19%) Oracle
13 3 (1.64%) Nortel
13 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.64%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.64%) CheckPoint
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £21K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport
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Salary: 20-25k Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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