Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 69 38
Rank change year-on-year +37 -31 +32
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 149 71 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.22% 4.31% 8.29%
As % of the System Software category 36.34% 36.98% 57.40%
Number of salaries quoted 129 57 110
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +1.45% -4.17%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,800 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £50,300 £52,625
South West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 410 192 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 22.63% 11.65% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 361 153 182
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £28,250 £22,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,950 £53,750
South West median annual salary £43,156 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% +13.33% +7.14%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +4 54 £42,500 +25.18% 1
Cheltenham +28 41 £23,500 -39.35% 9
Cirencester +1 4 £42,750 +25.74% 1
Filton 0 4 £35,000 -
Stroud +2 2 £38,750 +43.52%
Tewkesbury -2 2 £35,000 - 2
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 129 (86.58%) Windows
2 89 (59.73%) Office 365
3 69 (46.31%) Azure
4 68 (45.64%) Microsoft
5 66 (44.30%) ITIL
6 64 (42.95%) SCCM
7 59 (39.60%) VMware
8 57 (38.26%) Security Cleared
9 50 (33.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 49 (32.89%) Hyper-V
11 47 (31.54%) Linux
12 46 (30.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 46 (30.87%) PowerShell
13 44 (29.53%) SharePoint
14 43 (28.86%) SQL Server
14 43 (28.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 42 (28.19%) CRM
16 40 (26.85%) SQL
16 40 (26.85%) DNS
17 38 (25.50%) Citrix
18 37 (24.83%) Visual Studio
18 37 (24.83%) DV Cleared
18 37 (24.83%) SCOM
18 37 (24.83%) Windows Server
19 36 (24.16%) JIRA
19 36 (24.16%) Mac OS
19 36 (24.16%) XenApp
19 36 (24.16%) Unix
20 35 (23.49%) Cisco
21 34 (22.82%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 44 (29.53%) SharePoint
2 26 (17.45%) Confluence
3 10 (6.71%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.03%) CMS
4 6 (4.03%) Drupal
5 3 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (59.73%) Office 365
2 69 (46.31%) Azure
3 34 (22.82%) Azure Stack
3 34 (22.82%) OneDrive
4 13 (8.72%) AWS
4 13 (8.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.70%) IaaS
6 4 (2.68%) PaaS
7 3 (2.01%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (2.01%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.01%) Serverless
8 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.67%) SaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (26.85%) DNS
2 34 (22.82%) NetScaler
2 34 (22.82%) TCP/IP
3 31 (20.81%) DHCP
3 31 (20.81%) Skype
4 29 (19.46%) Firewall
5 15 (10.07%) WAN
6 13 (8.72%) LAN
7 10 (6.71%) VLAN
8 7 (4.70%) SAN
9 6 (4.03%) Network Security
9 6 (4.03%) VoIP
10 5 (3.36%) VPN
10 5 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (3.36%) Wireless
11 4 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.01%) Internet
12 3 (2.01%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.03%) MySQL
3 3 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 37 (24.83%) Visual Studio
2 36 (24.16%) JIRA
3 25 (16.78%) TestRail
3 25 (16.78%) Zephyr
4 12 (8.05%) MSI
5 6 (4.03%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.68%) GCC
7 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (19.46%) Public Sector
2 26 (17.45%) Finance
3 18 (12.08%) Marketing
4 16 (10.74%) Manufacturing
5 15 (10.07%) Electronics
5 15 (10.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (31.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.08%) Analyst
2 18 (12.08%) IT Support
3 14 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.72%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (8.72%) IT Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (6.71%) Architect
6 9 (6.04%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.04%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.04%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.03%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.36%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.67%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.37%) Mobile Computing
4 7 (4.70%) e-Learning
5 6 (4.03%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.36%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.68%) iPad
8 3 (2.01%) Clustering
8 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.34%) CCTV
9 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.67%) Handset
10 1 (0.67%) iPhone
10 1 (0.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 129 (86.58%) Windows
2 47 (31.54%) Linux
3 37 (24.83%) Windows Server
4 36 (24.16%) Mac OS
4 36 (24.16%) Unix
5 27 (18.12%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.41%) Windows 10
6 17 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.36%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.68%) Android
10 3 (2.01%) CentOS
10 3 (2.01%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.30%) ITIL
2 50 (33.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 42 (28.19%) CRM
4 33 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.44%) ITIL V3
6 20 (13.42%) Kanban
6 20 (13.42%) MODAF
6 20 (13.42%) PRINCE2
6 20 (13.42%) Scrum
7 19 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.74%) Service Delivery
9 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.07%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (10.07%) Programme Management
9 15 (10.07%) Project Delivery
10 14 (9.40%) ITSM
10 14 (9.40%) Service Management
11 13 (8.72%) Information Security
12 12 (8.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.87%) PowerShell
2 40 (26.85%) SQL
3 33 (22.15%) PHP
3 33 (22.15%) Python
4 30 (20.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.04%) C
6 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.01%) C#
6 3 (2.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (38.26%) Security Cleared
2 37 (24.83%) DV Cleared
3 25 (16.78%) MCP
4 24 (16.11%) Degree
5 22 (14.77%) CCA
5 22 (14.77%) RHCE
6 18 (12.08%) CCNA
6 18 (12.08%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (11.41%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.36%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.01%) MCSA
10 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.34%) MCSE
12 1 (0.67%) CCNP
12 1 (0.67%) HND
12 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.34%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (32.89%) Hyper-V
2 46 (30.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 43 (28.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (24.16%) XenApp
5 31 (20.81%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.70%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (4.03%) vSphere
8 3 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (42.95%) SCCM
2 37 (24.83%) SCOM
3 34 (22.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 34 (22.82%) SCOrch
4 7 (4.70%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.34%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.34%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 68 (45.64%) Microsoft
2 59 (39.60%) VMware
3 38 (25.50%) Citrix
4 35 (23.49%) Cisco
5 30 (20.13%) Splunk
6 23 (15.44%) Atlassian
7 15 (10.07%) SAP
8 13 (8.72%) Progress
9 10 (6.71%) Veeam
10 7 (4.70%) Veritas
11 6 (4.03%) Apple
11 6 (4.03%) MuleSoft
11 6 (4.03%) Oracle
11 6 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (3.36%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.68%) Canon
13 4 (2.68%) Dell
13 4 (2.68%) EMC
13 4 (2.68%) Meraki
14 3 (2.01%) Aruba