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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 114 95 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.68% 6.68% 8.27%
As % of the System Software category 63.33% 60.90% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 81 90 98
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
180 156 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.71% 10.96% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 138 141 161
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,250 £40,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 74 £30,000 -17.80% 6
Mid Wales - 33 £38,500 -
West Wales -13 6 £36,250 +101.38% 2
North Wales -3 1 £16,250 -40.90%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 167 (74.22%) Microsoft
2 152 (67.56%) Windows
3 125 (55.56%) VMware
4 113 (50.22%) Windows Server
5 100 (44.44%) ITIL
6 75 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 72 (32.00%) MS Exchange
8 67 (29.78%) DNS
9 55 (24.44%) Hyper-V
10 52 (23.11%) Firewall
11 51 (22.67%) Cisco
12 50 (22.22%) HP
13 49 (21.78%) MS Excel
13 49 (21.78%) SQL Server
14 48 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (20.89%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (19.11%) Veeam
17 42 (18.67%) Office 365
18 40 (17.78%) Linux
19 37 (16.44%) 3PAR
20 32 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
21 31 (13.78%) MS Office
21 31 (13.78%) Data Protection
22 29 (12.89%) Citrix
23 27 (12.00%) Veritas
23 27 (12.00%) Finance
24 26 (11.56%) NetBackup
24 26 (11.56%) SQL
24 26 (11.56%) Windows 7
25 25 (11.11%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.11%) IIS
3 12 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.44%) Apache
6 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.22%) SAS
8 5 (2.22%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.78%) JBoss
10 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 49 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.78%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (18.67%) Office 365
2 13 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (29.78%) DNS
2 52 (23.11%) Firewall
3 24 (10.67%) LAN
4 22 (9.78%) Internet
4 22 (9.78%) VPN
5 19 (8.44%) DHCP
5 19 (8.44%) SAN
6 17 (7.56%) WAN
7 16 (7.11%) NAS
8 13 (5.78%) VoIP
9 9 (4.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.11%) Wireless
11 5 (2.22%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.22%) FTP
11 5 (2.22%) HTTP
11 5 (2.22%) IPsec
11 5 (2.22%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.22%) SSL
11 5 (2.22%) VLAN
12 4 (1.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.78%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (12.00%) Finance
2 14 (6.22%) Advertising
3 4 (1.78%) Back Office
3 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.89%) Military
4 2 (0.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.44%) French Language
5 1 (0.44%) German Language
5 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (16.00%) IT Support
2 31 (13.78%) Analyst
2 31 (13.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (13.78%) Support Engineer
3 28 (12.44%) Administrator
4 27 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 18 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 18 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 13 (5.78%) Service Analyst
8 13 (5.78%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.33%) Data Engineer
9 12 (5.33%) Data Protection Engineer
10 11 (4.89%) IT Analyst
11 10 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.44%) .NET
2 5 (2.22%) COM
2 5 (2.22%) MSMQ
3 2 (0.89%) Apache Flex
3 2 (0.89%) EDI
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.11%) iSeries
5 6 (2.67%) User Experience
6 5 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.22%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.33%) Clustering
7 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.33%) Replication
8 2 (0.89%) AS400
8 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.44%) BYOD
9 1 (0.44%) Informatics
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 152 (67.56%) Windows
2 113 (50.22%) Windows Server
3 48 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (20.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (17.78%) Linux
6 26 (11.56%) Windows 7
7 19 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.89%) Mac OS X
9 9 (4.00%) Unix
9 9 (4.00%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.11%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.33%) VyOS
12 2 (0.89%) SUSE
12 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.44%) ITIL
2 31 (13.78%) Data Protection
3 25 (11.11%) Service Management
4 19 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (7.56%) Problem Management
6 16 (7.11%) ITSM
6 16 (7.11%) Project Management
7 10 (4.44%) Coaching
8 9 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.00%) Application Packaging
8 9 (4.00%) Change Control
8 9 (4.00%) Data Security
8 9 (4.00%) High Availability
9 8 (3.56%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.11%) Business Continuity
10 7 (3.11%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (3.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.56%) SQL
2 19 (8.44%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.22%) R
4 4 (1.78%) Python
4 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.33%) VB
6 2 (0.89%) C
6 2 (0.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.44%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) Java
7 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.67%) Degree
2 15 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (6.22%) CCNA
3 14 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.78%) MCSA
5 12 (5.33%) MCITP
6 11 (4.89%) MCSE
7 10 (4.44%) MCP
8 9 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.67%) CISSP
10 6 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (2.67%) MCTS
11 5 (2.22%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.33%) CEH
14 2 (0.89%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.89%) CCEA
14 2 (0.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.67%) SLA
2 14 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (24.44%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.22%) XenApp
3 14 (6.22%) XenDesktop
4 12 (5.33%) vSphere
5 6 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.78%) Firmware
7 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.44%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.44%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (11.56%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.67%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.67%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.22%) Nagios
3 5 (2.22%) WSUS
3 5 (2.22%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.33%) SCCM
5 2 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.89%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.89%) Nessus
5 2 (0.89%) Nmap
5 2 (0.89%) OpenView
6 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 167 (74.22%) Microsoft
2 125 (55.56%) VMware
3 51 (22.67%) Cisco
4 50 (22.22%) HP
5 43 (19.11%) Veeam
6 37 (16.44%) 3PAR
7 29 (12.89%) Citrix
8 27 (12.00%) Veritas
9 24 (10.67%) Oracle
10 19 (8.44%) Dell
11 17 (7.56%) Avaya
12 10 (4.44%) Sage
13 9 (4.00%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.56%) IBM
15 7 (3.11%) Symantec
16 6 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
16 6 (2.67%) Intel
17 5 (2.22%) EMC
17 5 (2.22%) NetApp
18 4 (1.78%) Splunk
Llaneli, South Wales
Totec Recruitment
Salary: £34,140 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, life insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, 25 days holiday
Posted: 8 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Oxford Computer Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago