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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 22 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.95% 7.98% 8.33%
As % of the System Software category 56.52% 61.11% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 48
Median salary £32,500 £26,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.64% -15.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £21,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £41,450
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 69 90 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.30% 13.06% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 59
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 66 (91.67%) Windows
2 41 (56.94%) VMware
3 38 (52.78%) Windows Server
4 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
5 27 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (36.11%) Office 365
7 24 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (27.78%) Hyper-V
8 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (27.78%) Firewall
9 19 (26.39%) DNS
9 19 (26.39%) MCSE
9 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
10 18 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (22.22%) Linux
12 16 (22.22%) SAN
13 15 (20.83%) Cisco
13 15 (20.83%) IIS
14 14 (19.44%) CCNA
14 14 (19.44%) SLA
14 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (18.06%) LAN
16 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 11 (15.28%) ITIL
17 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 10 (13.89%) Dell
19 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013

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 18 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (20.83%) IIS
3 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.56%) Apache
6 4 (5.56%) JBoss
7 3 (4.17%) NetWeaver
7 3 (4.17%) SAP Portal
7 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.11%) Office 365
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) IaaS
5 2 (2.78%) PaaS
5 2 (2.78%) SaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) Firewall
2 19 (26.39%) DNS
3 16 (22.22%) SAN
4 13 (18.06%) LAN
5 8 (11.11%) DHCP
6 7 (9.72%) WAN
7 6 (8.33%) VoIP
8 5 (6.94%) Wireless
9 4 (5.56%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.56%) NAS
9 4 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (5.56%) VPN
10 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.78%) ADSL
11 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.78%) MPLS
11 2 (2.78%) VLAN
11 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) OLTP
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.39%) Ant
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) IT Support
8 4 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) J2EE
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Flex
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) LAMP
3 1 (1.39%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.39%) EPoS
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (91.67%) Windows
2 38 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 27 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (22.22%) Linux
6 8 (11.11%) Unix
6 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.39%) Android
10 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
3 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.17%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.17%) DevOps
4 3 (4.17%) High Availability
5 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.78%) Change Management
5 2 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.78%) Information Security
5 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile First
5 2 (2.78%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
5 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.39%) Python
3 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (26.39%) MCSE
3 14 (19.44%) CCNA
3 14 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (6.94%) CCA
5 5 (6.94%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (5.56%) Degree
7 3 (4.17%) MCSA
8 2 (2.78%) MCITP
8 2 (2.78%) RHCE
9 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.39%) MCP
9 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Hyper-V
1 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) vSphere
3 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.78%) vCloud
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) Firmware
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.78%) WSUS
4 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) VMware
2 35 (48.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.83%) Cisco
4 10 (13.89%) Dell
5 7 (9.72%) Veeam
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle
7 5 (6.94%) Avaya
8 4 (5.56%) Apple
8 4 (5.56%) Citrix
8 4 (5.56%) EqualLogic
8 4 (5.56%) F5
8 4 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (4.17%) SAP
9 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.78%) EMC
10 2 (2.78%) IBM
10 2 (2.78%) Intel
10 2 (2.78%) NetApp
10 2 (2.78%) Symantec
10 2 (2.78%) Veritas
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