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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 13 46 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.66% 6.68% 8.44%
As % of the System Software category 41.94% 58.23% 70.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 59
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £34,368
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% -5.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 31 79 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 6.35% 11.47% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 66 73
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,368
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 50 (94.34%) Windows
2 37 (69.81%) VMware
3 32 (60.38%) Windows Server
4 29 (54.72%) Office 365
5 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
6 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (39.62%) Hyper-V
8 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (33.96%) MCSE
9 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (32.08%) Firewall
11 16 (30.19%) MS Exchange
11 16 (30.19%) Cisco
12 15 (28.30%) SAN
12 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (26.42%) CCNA
14 13 (24.53%) Linux
15 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
15 12 (22.64%) SLA
15 12 (22.64%) Dell
16 11 (20.75%) DNS
17 10 (18.87%) IIS
17 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2013
18 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
19 8 (15.09%) Veeam
19 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
19 8 (15.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (18.87%) IIS
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (54.72%) Office 365
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) SAN
3 11 (20.75%) DNS
4 8 (15.09%) LAN
5 5 (9.43%) iSCSI
5 5 (9.43%) Wireless
6 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.55%) WAN
7 3 (5.66%) NAS
7 3 (5.66%) VLAN
7 3 (5.66%) VPN
8 2 (3.77%) ADSL
8 2 (3.77%) DHCP
9 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.89%) LDAP
9 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) IT Support
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (7.55%) IT Technician
7 4 (7.55%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Manager
9 2 (3.77%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Fintech
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (94.34%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Windows Server
3 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (24.53%) Linux
6 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.32%) Unix
8 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
9 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.89%) CentOS
11 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (3.77%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (3.77%) IT Strategy
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile First
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
5 2 (3.77%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
6 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.89%) Information Security
6 1 (1.89%) Migration
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Service Management
6 1 (1.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (33.96%) MCSE
3 14 (26.42%) CCNA
3 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (15.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (9.43%) CCA
5 5 (9.43%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (7.55%) MCSA
7 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) MCITP
8 1 (1.89%) CCNP
8 1 (1.89%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Hyper-V
2 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) vCloud
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Firmware
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.55%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) VMware
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Cisco
4 12 (22.64%) Dell
5 8 (15.09%) Veeam
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle
7 4 (7.55%) Apple
7 4 (7.55%) EqualLogic
7 4 (7.55%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) EMC
8 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) Veritas
10 1 (1.89%) F5
10 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c. £16K
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £19000 - £21600 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago