Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 237 164 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.60% 5.12% 4.56%
As % of the System Software category 58.09% 58.16% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 187 145 151
Bristol median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% -10.96% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,700 £50,000
South West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.64% -4.69%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 408 282 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.37% 8.80% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 324 229 314
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,750 £85,000
South West median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bristol

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bristol.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Bristol

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 202 (85.23%) Windows
2 134 (56.54%) Microsoft
3 129 (54.43%) Windows Server
4 106 (44.73%) VMware
5 79 (33.33%) Office 365
6 74 (31.22%) DNS
7 71 (29.96%) Windows 7
8 66 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (27.85%) ITIL
9 64 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 60 (25.32%) Firewall
11 58 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (22.36%) DHCP
13 52 (21.94%) MS Exchange
13 52 (21.94%) Citrix
14 45 (18.99%) Windows 10
15 43 (18.14%) Hyper-V
16 42 (17.72%) TCP/IP
16 42 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
17 40 (16.88%) Linux
18 37 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (15.19%) Cisco
19 36 (15.19%) Degree
20 34 (14.35%) VPN
21 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (10.97%) Windows 8
23 25 (10.55%) SCCM
24 24 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
25 23 (9.70%) LAN
26 22 (9.28%) WAN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 52 (21.94%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.17%) Skype for Business
3 16 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.38%) Apache
5 8 (3.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.84%) IIS
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) nginx
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.27%) Houdini
3 3 (1.27%) Maya
3 3 (1.27%) NUKE
3 3 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 79 (33.33%) Office 365
2 37 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.27%) IaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.84%) SaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.42%) GitHub
7 1 (0.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 74 (31.22%) DNS
2 60 (25.32%) Firewall
3 53 (22.36%) DHCP
4 42 (17.72%) TCP/IP
5 34 (14.35%) VPN
6 23 (9.70%) LAN
7 22 (9.28%) WAN
8 21 (8.86%) Skype
8 21 (8.86%) VoIP
8 21 (8.86%) Wireless
9 18 (7.59%) SAN
9 18 (7.59%) VLAN
10 12 (5.06%) SSL
11 11 (4.64%) IPsec
12 10 (4.22%) ISDN
12 10 (4.22%) MPLS
12 10 (4.22%) OpenVPN
12 10 (4.22%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (3.80%) NAS
14 6 (2.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.38%) MySQL
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) GoCD
2 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (5.91%) Marketing
1 14 (5.91%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.49%) Finance
3 11 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.22%) Law
5 8 (3.38%) Legal
6 7 (2.95%) Electronics
6 7 (2.95%) Games
7 3 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (27.85%) Support Engineer
2 40 (16.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 37 (15.61%) Analyst
3 37 (15.61%) IT Support
4 24 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (9.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (9.28%) IT Engineer
6 22 (9.28%) Windows Engineer
7 21 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 19 (8.02%) IT Support Engineer
9 18 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (7.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 16 (6.75%) Administrator
12 15 (6.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 15 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (6.33%) Active Directory Engineer
12 15 (6.33%) Active Directory Support
12 15 (6.33%) Support Analyst
12 15 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (5.91%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.91%) Web Services
2 8 (3.38%) LDAP
3 3 (1.27%) .NET
4 2 (0.84%) ADSI
5 1 (0.42%) ADO
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.42%) jQuery
5 1 (0.42%) LAMP
5 1 (0.42%) Lucene
5 1 (0.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) ODBC
5 1 (0.42%) React
5 1 (0.42%) SAML
5 1 (0.42%) Underscore.js
5 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.22%) User Experience
4 8 (3.38%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.38%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.11%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.69%) Cyberattack
6 4 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.27%) Animation
7 3 (1.27%) Clustering
7 3 (1.27%) iPad
7 3 (1.27%) NHS
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.84%) iPhone
8 2 (0.84%) PKI
8 2 (0.84%) Replication
8 2 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 202 (85.23%) Windows
2 129 (54.43%) Windows Server
3 71 (29.96%) Windows 7
4 66 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (18.99%) Windows 10
7 40 (16.88%) Linux
8 26 (10.97%) Windows 8
9 16 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (6.33%) Apple iOS
11 12 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (4.64%) Android
13 9 (3.80%) CentOS
14 7 (2.95%) Debian
14 7 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.95%) VMS
15 5 (2.11%) AIX
16 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
17 3 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.85%) ITIL
2 21 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (7.59%) High Availability
4 16 (6.75%) Patch Management
4 16 (6.75%) Service Management
5 12 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (5.06%) Business Continuity
5 12 (5.06%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.06%) Information Security
6 11 (4.64%) CRM
7 10 (4.22%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (3.80%) Application Packaging
8 9 (3.80%) Change Management
8 9 (3.80%) Coaching
8 9 (3.80%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (3.80%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (3.38%) Document Management
9 8 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (3.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.75%) SQL
2 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
3 11 (4.64%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.80%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.27%) Python
6 2 (0.84%) C#
6 2 (0.84%) C++
6 2 (0.84%) Perl
7 1 (0.42%) Java
7 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (15.19%) Degree
2 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (9.28%) CCNA
3 22 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.59%) MCSE
5 10 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.80%) CCA
6 9 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (3.80%) MCSA
7 7 (2.95%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.53%) CCNP
8 6 (2.53%) MCITP
8 6 (2.53%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.11%) VCP5
10 3 (1.27%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.27%) MCDST
10 3 (1.27%) MCP
10 3 (1.27%) MCTS
11 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (27.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (18.14%) Hyper-V
3 17 (7.17%) Terminal Services
4 16 (6.75%) vSphere
5 9 (3.80%) XenApp
5 9 (3.80%) XenServer
6 6 (2.53%) NFS
7 5 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.69%) Samba
9 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.84%) Docker
10 2 (0.84%) Firmware
10 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.42%) Xen
11 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (10.55%) SCCM
2 19 (8.02%) WSUS
3 7 (2.95%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.69%) SCOM
4 4 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.27%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.84%) Nagios
6 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.42%) Puppet
7 1 (0.42%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.42%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 134 (56.54%) Microsoft
2 106 (44.73%) VMware
3 52 (21.94%) Citrix
4 36 (15.19%) Cisco
5 15 (6.33%) Red Hat
6 14 (5.91%) Avaya
6 14 (5.91%) NetApp
7 10 (4.22%) Apple
7 10 (4.22%) Google
8 9 (3.80%) Veeam
9 7 (2.95%) Percona
9 7 (2.95%) Samsung
9 7 (2.95%) SAP
10 5 (2.11%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.69%) Genesys
11 4 (1.69%) HP
11 4 (1.69%) McAfee
11 4 (1.69%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.27%) CA
12 3 (1.27%) Dell