Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 75 66
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 -33
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 82 77 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.32% 4.30% 4.47%
As % of the System Software category 47.13% 40.31% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 65 71 85
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -12.70% -4.55%
10th Percentile £23,250 £18,750 £21,850
90th Percentile £57,000 £48,750 £49,750
South West median annual salary £31,500 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 174 191 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.28% 10.66% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 132 153 190
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,750 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.54% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £21,000 £24,838
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,712
% change year-on-year +14.29% +0.83% -0.82%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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
Cheltenham +6 36 £36,500 +19.67% 11
Gloucester +8 21 £41,250 +55.66% 2
Cirencester +11 8 £50,000 +81.82% 2
Stroud +11 6 £23,000 -42.50%
Filton - 2 £35,000 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 73 (89.02%) Windows
2 50 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
4 46 (56.10%) VMware
5 33 (40.24%) Office 365
6 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (25.61%) Hyper-V
9 20 (24.39%) Firewall
10 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
11 18 (21.95%) Cisco
12 17 (20.73%) Linux
12 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
13 16 (19.51%) ITIL
13 16 (19.51%) DV Cleared
13 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
16 13 (15.85%) SAN
16 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
17 12 (14.63%) Wireless
17 12 (14.63%) Service Management
18 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2013
18 11 (13.41%) SCCM
19 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
19 10 (12.20%) Windows 7
19 10 (12.20%) Migration

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 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.10%) IIS
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.24%) Office 365
2 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (8.54%) PaaS
5 6 (7.32%) SaaS
6 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (4.88%) IaaS
6 4 (4.88%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.44%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.39%) Firewall
2 13 (15.85%) SAN
3 12 (14.63%) Wireless
4 7 (8.54%) Network Security
4 7 (8.54%) VoIP
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (7.32%) DNS
5 6 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.10%) VLAN
7 4 (4.88%) DHCP
7 4 (4.88%) SSL
7 4 (4.88%) VPN
8 3 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.66%) WAN
9 2 (2.44%) NAS
9 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (4.88%) GIS
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.66%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (3.66%) Data Lake
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.44%) HDInsight
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.44%) OLAP
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.44%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.44%) GCC
2 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.54%) Back Office
2 4 (4.88%) Advertising
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Front Office
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) IT Support
2 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Systems Support
4 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (6.10%) IT Technician
6 5 (6.10%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) J2EE
2 4 (4.88%) JSF
2 4 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.88%) Clustering
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (2.44%) PKI
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (89.02%) Windows
2 50 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (20.73%) Linux
6 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
7 10 (12.20%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.98%) Windows 8
9 8 (9.76%) CentOS
10 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.88%) Unix
12 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
12 3 (3.66%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (2.44%) Android
13 2 (2.44%) Kali Linux
14 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.22%) Solaris
14 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Service Management
3 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 9 (10.98%) Facilities Management
4 9 (10.98%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (9.76%) Coaching
5 8 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.54%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.10%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.10%) SIEM
8 5 (6.10%) Threat Detection
8 5 (6.10%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (4.88%) CRM
9 4 (4.88%) Process Management
9 4 (4.88%) Quality Management
9 4 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) C
1 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.98%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) Python
4 6 (7.32%) Perl
5 5 (6.10%) Java
6 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.66%) U-SQL
8 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.51%) DV Cleared
3 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (12.20%) CCNA
4 10 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.54%) MCSE
6 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) CCENT
8 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.44%) Degree
8 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.22%) CCNP
9 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (25.61%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.44%) XenApp
4 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) Docker
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) HAProxy
2 4 (4.88%) SCOM
3 3 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Nessus
4 2 (2.44%) Nmap
4 2 (2.44%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) Puppet
5 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 46 (56.10%) VMware
3 18 (21.95%) Cisco
4 9 (10.98%) Centrify
5 8 (9.76%) Apple
5 8 (9.76%) HP
5 8 (9.76%) Meraki
5 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.76%) Sophos
6 7 (8.54%) Dell
6 7 (8.54%) Ivanti
7 6 (7.32%) Citrix
7 6 (7.32%) EMC
7 6 (7.32%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (6.10%) Veeam
9 4 (4.88%) F5
9 4 (4.88%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.88%) Oracle
10 3 (3.66%) Symantec
11 2 (2.44%) McAfee