Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 58 111 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.11% 8.06% 6.70%
As % of the System Software category 52.25% 64.53% 58.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56 99 101
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.92% +29.82%
10th Percentile £21,875 £17,450 £19,000
90th Percentile £48,125 £47,500 £40,250
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +15.25%

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 111 172 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.60% 12.49% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 102 150 161
Cardiff median annual salary £37,000 £32,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.98% -12.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £24,750 £19,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,000 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 41 (70.69%) Windows
1 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
2 38 (65.52%) VMware
3 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (39.66%) Windows Server
5 22 (37.93%) ITIL
5 22 (37.93%) Cisco
6 21 (36.21%) Firewall
7 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
9 15 (25.86%) Linux
9 15 (25.86%) WAN
9 15 (25.86%) LAN
9 15 (25.86%) Office 365
10 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (20.69%) Finance
11 12 (20.69%) SAN
12 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
12 11 (18.97%) DNS
12 11 (18.97%) Unix
12 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
12 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
13 10 (17.24%) DHCP
14 9 (15.52%) Project Management
14 9 (15.52%) Avaya
14 9 (15.52%) VPN
14 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (15.52%) vSphere
14 9 (15.52%) Problem Management

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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.79%) IIS
2 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.90%) JBoss
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.72%) Apache
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Office 365
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) IaaS
4 3 (5.17%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) Firewall
2 15 (25.86%) LAN
2 15 (25.86%) WAN
3 12 (20.69%) SAN
4 11 (18.97%) DNS
5 10 (17.24%) DHCP
6 9 (15.52%) VPN
7 8 (13.79%) Skype
8 6 (10.34%) NAS
9 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.90%) DMZ
10 4 (6.90%) PBX
10 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
11 3 (5.17%) HTTP
11 3 (5.17%) Internet
11 3 (5.17%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Team Leader
4 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (10.34%) IT Technician
5 6 (10.34%) Project Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (5.17%) Support Team Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.17%) Handset
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Windows Server
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (25.86%) Linux
6 11 (18.97%) Unix
6 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
6 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.90%) Solaris
9 3 (5.17%) Android
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Problem Management
2 9 (15.52%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (8.62%) Service Management
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.90%) High Availability
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Change Management
6 3 (5.17%) People Management
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.17%) Web Development
7 2 (3.45%) Coaching
7 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.72%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) Java
1 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) MCSE
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.17%) CCNA
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.45%) MCITP
3 2 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.52%) vSphere
4 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.90%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (5.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) Microsoft
2 38 (65.52%) VMware
3 22 (37.93%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) Avaya
5 6 (10.34%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) Dell
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) BT
7 3 (5.17%) Mitel
7 3 (5.17%) Panasonic
7 3 (5.17%) Polycom
7 3 (5.17%) Sonus
7 3 (5.17%) Yealink
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.72%) Epicor
9 1 (1.72%) HP