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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 87 90 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.75% 7.04% 6.55%
As % of the System Software category 54.04% 59.21% 65.87%
Number of salaries quoted 78 83 76
Median salary £30,000 £23,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,300 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,200 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
161 152 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.49% 11.89% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 137 139 118
Median salary £31,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -6 65 £30,000 +22.44% 10
Mid Wales - 8 - -
West Wales -8 7 £19,000 +2.70%
North Wales -5 5 £16,250 -7.14%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 154 (71.96%) Windows
2 150 (70.09%) Microsoft
3 103 (48.13%) VMware
4 97 (45.33%) Windows Server
5 82 (38.32%) ITIL
6 62 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (25.70%) DNS
7 55 (25.70%) MS Excel
8 54 (25.23%) SQL Server
9 50 (23.36%) Hyper-V
10 47 (21.96%) MS Exchange
11 38 (17.76%) HP
11 38 (17.76%) Firewall
12 35 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (15.89%) Veeam
13 34 (15.89%) Cisco
13 34 (15.89%) Linux
14 33 (15.42%) Degree
14 33 (15.42%) 3PAR
14 33 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (14.95%) Windows 7
16 31 (14.49%) SLA
16 31 (14.49%) PowerShell
16 31 (14.49%) Data Protection
17 29 (13.55%) Office 365
18 27 (12.62%) MS Office
19 26 (12.15%) LAN
19 26 (12.15%) Veritas
19 26 (12.15%) NetBackup
20 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification

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 47 (21.96%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.21%) IIS
3 11 (5.14%) Apache
4 8 (3.74%) JBoss
5 7 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.80%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.34%) SAS
7 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.40%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.40%) SAP Portal
9 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (25.70%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.62%) MS Office
3 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.55%) Office 365
2 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (25.70%) DNS
2 38 (17.76%) Firewall
3 26 (12.15%) LAN
4 21 (9.81%) VPN
5 20 (9.35%) WAN
6 19 (8.88%) DHCP
6 19 (8.88%) VoIP
7 16 (7.48%) SAN
8 9 (4.21%) NAS
9 8 (3.74%) Internet
9 8 (3.74%) IPsec
9 8 (3.74%) SSL
9 8 (3.74%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.27%) Wireless
11 5 (2.34%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.34%) HTTP
11 5 (2.34%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.87%) Skype
12 4 (1.87%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) OLTP
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 19 (8.88%) Finance
2 18 (8.41%) Advertising
3 5 (2.34%) Retail
4 3 (1.40%) Back Office
4 3 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) French Language
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
6 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.47%) Military
6 1 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (22.90%) Analyst
2 32 (14.95%) Support Analyst
3 28 (13.08%) IT Support
3 28 (13.08%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.68%) Administrator
5 24 (11.21%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (8.41%) IT Analyst
7 16 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (6.54%) Applications Support
8 14 (6.54%) IT Support Analyst
9 13 (6.07%) Applications Support Analyst
9 13 (6.07%) IT Engineer
10 12 (5.61%) Service Analyst
10 12 (5.61%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (4.67%) Data Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) Data Protection Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) Service Desk Support
13 9 (4.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.41%) .NET
2 8 (3.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.34%) Web Services
4 4 (1.87%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.40%) CSS
5 3 (1.40%) HTML
5 3 (1.40%) J2EE
5 3 (1.40%) jQuery
5 3 (1.40%) WCF
6 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.47%) COM
7 1 (0.47%) EDI
7 1 (0.47%) LAMP
7 1 (0.47%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.47%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.74%) User Experience
4 7 (3.27%) iSeries
5 5 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.87%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.87%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.87%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.40%) Replication
7 3 (1.40%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.93%) AS400
8 2 (0.93%) Clustering
8 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.93%) Statistics
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 154 (71.96%) Windows
2 97 (45.33%) Windows Server
3 35 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (15.89%) Linux
5 33 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (14.95%) Windows 7
7 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.14%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.67%) Unix
10 9 (4.21%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (1.40%) VyOS
14 2 (0.93%) SUSE
14 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.47%) AIX
15 1 (0.47%) Android
15 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.32%) ITIL
2 31 (14.49%) Data Protection
3 25 (11.68%) Service Management
4 24 (11.21%) Problem Management
5 23 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (8.41%) ITSM
7 11 (5.14%) High Availability
7 11 (5.14%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.67%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.67%) TOGAF
9 9 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.21%) Coaching
9 9 (4.21%) Data Security
9 9 (4.21%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.74%) Business Continuity
10 8 (3.74%) Project Management
11 7 (3.27%) Change Management
11 7 (3.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.49%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.35%) SQL
3 14 (6.54%) C#
4 11 (5.14%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.87%) Python
5 4 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.93%) VB
7 2 (0.93%) VBA
8 1 (0.47%) C
8 1 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (15.42%) Degree
2 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (8.41%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (6.07%) MCSE
5 8 (3.74%) MCITP
6 6 (2.80%) MCSA
6 6 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.34%) CCNA
7 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.34%) CISSP
7 5 (2.34%) MCTS
8 4 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.87%) MCP
9 3 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.93%) CEH
10 2 (0.93%) MCDST
10 2 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.49%) SLA
2 8 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (23.36%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.01%) vSphere
4 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.34%) XenApp
4 5 (2.34%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.40%) Firmware
5 3 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.40%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (12.15%) NetBackup
2 11 (5.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 9 (4.21%) SCCM
4 7 (3.27%) WSUS
5 4 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.87%) Nagios
5 4 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.87%) SCSM
6 3 (1.40%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) Nessus
7 2 (0.93%) Nmap
7 2 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 150 (70.09%) Microsoft
2 103 (48.13%) VMware
3 38 (17.76%) HP
4 34 (15.89%) Cisco
4 34 (15.89%) Veeam
5 33 (15.42%) 3PAR
6 26 (12.15%) Veritas
7 25 (11.68%) Oracle
8 20 (9.35%) Avaya
9 15 (7.01%) Citrix
10 12 (5.61%) Red Hat
11 11 (5.14%) IBM
12 10 (4.67%) Dell
13 8 (3.74%) Intel
14 5 (2.34%) EMC
15 4 (1.87%) Blue Coat
15 4 (1.87%) F5
15 4 (1.87%) Intel Security
15 4 (1.87%) NetApp
15 4 (1.87%) Symantec
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