Period
to 24 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 24 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 23 35
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 58 79 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.06% 7.43% 5.55%
As % of the System Software category 44.96% 51.63% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 54 78 53
Cardiff median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20,825 £19,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £49,625 £41,375 £46,500
South Wales median annual salary £32,000 £27,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +18.52% -6.90% +1.75%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 129 153 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.26% 14.39% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 112 149 91
Cardiff median annual salary £37,000 £33,173 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -5.22% +3.70%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% +14.29% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Cardiff

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Cardiff

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 48 (82.76%) Windows
2 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.83%) Windows Server
4 23 (39.66%) VMware
5 21 (36.21%) Office 365
6 17 (29.31%) Linux
6 17 (29.31%) ITIL
7 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
7 16 (27.59%) DNS
8 15 (25.86%) SAN
9 14 (24.14%) Azure
10 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
11 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (17.24%) DHCP
13 9 (15.52%) Citrix
13 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (15.52%) Firewall
13 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
14 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (13.79%) Cisco
14 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
15 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
15 7 (12.07%) SMTP
15 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
16 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
16 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (10.34%) XenApp

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 16 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.21%) Office 365
2 14 (24.14%) Azure
3 6 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.62%) AWS
5 2 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.45%) Yammer
6 1 (1.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) SAN
3 10 (17.24%) DHCP
4 9 (15.52%) Firewall
5 7 (12.07%) SMTP
5 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.34%) VPN
7 5 (8.62%) Network Security
7 5 (8.62%) SNMP
8 4 (6.90%) IP Telephony
8 4 (6.90%) NAS
8 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.17%) Skype
9 3 (5.17%) VLAN
10 2 (3.45%) DKIM
10 2 (3.45%) DMARC
10 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.45%) IMAP
10 2 (3.45%) POP3
10 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Power BI
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.90%) Welsh Language
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Housing Association
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) IT Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) IT Support
5 6 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) LDAP
1 2 (3.45%) MAPI
1 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) OAuth
2 1 (1.72%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.72%) RESTful
2 1 (1.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.90%) BBC
4 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (82.76%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 17 (29.31%) Linux
4 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.62%) Unix
9 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.62%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
5 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Coaching
6 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.90%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (5.17%) Change Management
7 3 (5.17%) Presales
7 3 (5.17%) Project Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.90%) HND
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CISSP
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MBCS
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.34%) XenApp
4 4 (6.90%) KVM
4 4 (6.90%) Samba
4 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (6.90%) VirtualBox
4 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (8.62%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) Proxmox
4 2 (3.45%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (39.66%) VMware
3 9 (15.52%) Citrix
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco
5 6 (10.34%) Avaya
6 4 (6.90%) Apple
6 4 (6.90%) BT
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.17%) Veeam
8 2 (3.45%) F5
8 2 (3.45%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.45%) HP
8 2 (3.45%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.45%) NetApp
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) Remedy
9 1 (1.72%) EMC
9 1 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) Juniper