The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 19
Rank change year-on-year +9 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 12 19 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 5.33% 3.78% 11.11%
As % of the System Software category 41.38% 34.55% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 40
Median salary £24,750 £31,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% -3.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £23,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £41,200 £42,650
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 29 55 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 12.89% 10.96% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 65
Median salary £30,500 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.17% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cheltenham

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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (72.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (60.00%) Hyper-V
6 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (56.00%) Advertising
7 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (36.00%) Citrix
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
12 2 (8.00%) Finance
12 2 (8.00%) Legal
12 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (8.00%) Linux
12 2 (8.00%) MCSE
12 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
12 2 (8.00%) ITIL
12 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (8.00%) DNS
12 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
12 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
13 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
13 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
13 1 (4.00%) OpenVZ

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 14 (56.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) IT Support
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior IT Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.00%) Fintech
1 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Android
8 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.00%) DevOps
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) High Availability
2 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.00%) Server Building
2 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Time Management
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) arcserve
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) SAP