Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 30 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 74 50 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.44% 6.21% 8.21%
As % of the System Software category 48.37% 50.00% 65.71%
Number of salaries quoted 73 48 101
Cardiff median annual salary £26,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +8.33% -18.92%
10th Percentile £21,400 £22,850 £17,500
90th Percentile £38,000 £48,750 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -11.76%

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 153 100 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.32% 12.42% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 146 92 151
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.14% -1.43% -

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (78.38%) Office 365
3 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
4 35 (47.30%) Windows 7
5 34 (45.95%) VMware
5 34 (45.95%) Windows Server
6 28 (37.84%) LAN
6 28 (37.84%) Windows 10
7 22 (29.73%) Firewall
7 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (28.38%) Hyper-V
8 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (27.03%) MS Exchange
9 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (22.97%) WAN
10 17 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (17.57%) DNS
13 12 (16.22%) DHCP
13 12 (16.22%) SLA
14 10 (13.51%) ADSL
14 10 (13.51%) Veeam
14 10 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (12.16%) Customer Engagement
15 9 (12.16%) ITIL
16 8 (10.81%) WLAN
16 8 (10.81%) Citrix

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 20 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 58 (78.38%) Office 365
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.70%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (37.84%) LAN
2 22 (29.73%) Firewall
3 17 (22.97%) WAN
4 13 (17.57%) DNS
5 12 (16.22%) DHCP
6 10 (13.51%) ADSL
7 8 (10.81%) SAN
7 8 (10.81%) WLAN
8 6 (8.11%) Network Security
8 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.41%) Skype
9 4 (5.41%) VoIP
10 2 (2.70%) SSL
11 1 (1.35%) Internet
11 1 (1.35%) NAS
11 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.35%) SNMP
11 1 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Support Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) IT Support
4 13 (17.57%) IT Analyst
4 13 (17.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 11 (14.86%) Support Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (13.51%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Service Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) IT Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Support Technician
11 4 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (9.46%) Replication
3 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (47.30%) Windows 7
3 34 (45.95%) Windows Server
4 28 (37.84%) Windows 10
5 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (9.46%) Linux
9 3 (4.05%) CentOS
9 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (12.16%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (12.16%) ITIL
4 7 (9.46%) DevOps
4 7 (9.46%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (8.11%) Break/Fix
6 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (5.41%) Project Management
7 3 (4.05%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.05%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.05%) Workload Management
8 2 (2.70%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (2.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.76%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) C#
3 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) MCSE
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Hyper-V
1 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.46%) Terminal Services
3 4 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) Nagios
3 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 34 (45.95%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) Veeam
4 8 (10.81%) Apple
4 8 (10.81%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Dell
7 3 (4.05%) Avaya
7 3 (4.05%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (4.05%) Draytek
7 3 (4.05%) EqualLogic
7 3 (4.05%) Freshdesk
7 3 (4.05%) Nexenta
7 3 (4.05%) Sage
7 3 (4.05%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.35%) Adobe
8 1 (1.35%) Aruba
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) Mitel