Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 33 89
Rank change year-on-year -26 +56 -33
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 54 121 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.73% 8.57% 3.83%
As % of the System Software category 32.34% 54.75% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 45 104 83
Gloucestershire median annual salary £34,000 £39,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.92% +19.70% -16.46%
10th Percentile £23,650 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,375 £51,250
South West median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% +8.33% -1.64%

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 167 221 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.54% 15.65% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 130 173 221
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,200 £22,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,125 £53,750 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.32% +11.07% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -10 18 £31,000 -32.61% 5
Cirencester +13 12 £34,000 -32.00%
Cheltenham -19 10 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Tewkesbury - 5 £27,500 -
Filton - 1 £34,500 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 32 (59.26%) Windows Server
4 29 (53.70%) Office 365
5 18 (33.33%) VMware
6 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (27.78%) DNS
8 14 (25.93%) DHCP
8 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
8 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (24.07%) Cisco
9 13 (24.07%) Firewall
10 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
11 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
11 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
12 10 (18.52%) Linux
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
14 8 (14.81%) WSUS
14 8 (14.81%) Citrix
14 8 (14.81%) Wireless
15 7 (12.96%) ITIL
15 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
15 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
16 6 (11.11%) SCCM
16 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Moodle
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (53.70%) Office 365
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.70%) G Suite
5 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) DNS
2 14 (25.93%) DHCP
3 13 (24.07%) Firewall
4 8 (14.81%) Wireless
5 5 (9.26%) LAN
5 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.41%) ADSL
6 4 (7.41%) VLAN
6 4 (7.41%) VoIP
6 4 (7.41%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security
8 2 (3.70%) SAN
9 1 (1.85%) FCoE
9 1 (1.85%) Internet
9 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.85%) MPLS
9 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.85%) MS Access
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.41%) Military
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) IT Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Field Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Support
8 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.85%) ADSI
1 1 (1.85%) Apache NiFi
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (18.52%) Linux
6 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
7 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 7 (12.96%) Windows XP
8 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.85%) CentOS
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Solaris
10 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.26%) Email Filtering
3 5 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 3 (5.56%) Data Encryption
5 3 (5.56%) Information Security
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Contract Negotiation
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Presales
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.41%) C
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCA
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.85%) HNC
3 1 (1.85%) HND
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.56%) XenApp
4 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.85%) Docker
5 1 (1.85%) Firmware
5 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) WSUS
2 6 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.85%) Netcool
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.85%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Veeam
6 5 (9.26%) Proofpoint
7 4 (7.41%) Dell
7 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.56%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Kaseya
9 2 (3.70%) McAfee
9 2 (3.70%) Veritas
10 1 (1.85%) Apple
10 1 (1.85%) Draytek
10 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.85%) Meridio
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec