Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 22 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 64 65 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.02% 8.41% 5.85%
As % of the System Software category 46.04% 54.62% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 63 64 71
Cardiff median annual salary £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -13.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,750 £18,750
90th Percentile £38,600 £47,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £31,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% - +3.45%

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 139 119 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.08% 15.39% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 130 109 113
Cardiff median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% -6.85%
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,470 £20,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £64,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.30% -5.00% -

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (60.94%) Office 365
3 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (45.31%) Windows 10
5 28 (43.75%) VMware
6 24 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
9 15 (23.44%) LAN
9 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
11 13 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (18.75%) ITIL
13 11 (17.19%) WAN
14 10 (15.63%) Firewall
14 10 (15.63%) Citrix
14 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (14.06%) DNS
15 9 (14.06%) DHCP
16 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
17 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
17 7 (10.94%) Apple
18 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
18 6 (9.38%) SLA
18 6 (9.38%) Linux

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 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 39 (60.94%) Office 365
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) LAN
2 11 (17.19%) WAN
3 10 (15.63%) Firewall
4 9 (14.06%) DHCP
4 9 (14.06%) DNS
5 6 (9.38%) Skype
5 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.25%) Network Security
6 4 (6.25%) VoIP
7 3 (4.69%) ADSL
7 3 (4.69%) SNMP
8 2 (3.13%) SAN
8 2 (3.13%) SSL
8 2 (3.13%) WLAN
9 1 (1.56%) Internet
9 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Analyst
2 24 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) IT Support
4 11 (17.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (17.19%) IT Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Service Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) IT Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (45.31%) Windows 10
3 24 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 24 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.38%) Linux
8 3 (4.69%) CentOS
8 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (18.75%) ITIL
3 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.81%) DevOps
5 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.25%) Break/Fix
6 4 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.69%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (4.69%) Release Management
7 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.69%) Workload Management
8 2 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) MCSE
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.38%) XenApp
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.75%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) Citrix
4 7 (10.94%) Apple
5 4 (6.25%) Dell
6 3 (4.69%) Avaya
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 3 (4.69%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (4.69%) EqualLogic
6 3 (4.69%) Freshdesk
6 3 (4.69%) Nexenta
7 2 (3.13%) Sage
7 2 (3.13%) Veeam
8 1 (1.56%) Adobe
8 1 (1.56%) Aruba
8 1 (1.56%) Draytek
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Mitel
8 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL