Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 70 54
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 122 95 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.24% 4.21% 5.28%
As % of the System Software category 58.37% 31.46% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 107 98 95
Gloucestershire median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.67% +31.58%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,450 £18,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £52,750
South West median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 209 302 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.12% 13.38% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 169 238 188
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +12.32%
10th Percentile £22,750 £28,000 £23,175
90th Percentile £54,000 £56,250 £57,500
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,850
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.37% +3.91%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +16 34 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Gloucester +2 21 £46,000 +19.48% 1
Cirencester -2 20 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Stroud - 17 £23,000 - 1
Cinderford - 2 £26,500 -
Moreton-in-Marsh - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 119 (97.54%) Windows
2 105 (86.07%) Windows Server
3 72 (59.02%) Microsoft
4 53 (43.44%) SQL Server
5 51 (41.80%) VMware
5 51 (41.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (36.89%) Office 365
7 44 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (32.79%) Hyper-V
10 38 (31.15%) Firewall
11 37 (30.33%) Windows 10
12 35 (28.69%) SharePoint
13 34 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (27.05%) Microsoft Office
15 32 (26.23%) PowerShell
16 30 (24.59%) Degree
17 29 (23.77%) DV Cleared
17 29 (23.77%) Security Cleared
17 29 (23.77%) MS Exchange
17 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (22.13%) ITIL
18 27 (22.13%) SCCM
19 24 (19.67%) Windows 8
19 24 (19.67%) SQL
19 24 (19.67%) DHCP
19 24 (19.67%) Service Delivery
20 23 (18.85%) ITSM
20 23 (18.85%) DNS

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 35 (28.69%) SharePoint
2 29 (23.77%) MS Exchange
3 21 (17.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (9.84%) IIS
6 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.10%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.28%) Confluence
8 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.28%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.46%) SAS
10 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.82%) Apache
11 1 (0.82%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (27.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (36.89%) Office 365
2 34 (27.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (9.84%) SaaS
5 9 (7.38%) IaaS
6 5 (4.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.15%) Firewall
2 24 (19.67%) DHCP
3 23 (18.85%) DNS
4 18 (14.75%) Network Security
5 17 (13.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
7 13 (10.66%) VPN
8 9 (7.38%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (7.38%) SAN
9 8 (6.56%) LAN
9 8 (6.56%) WAN
9 8 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (5.74%) NetScaler
10 7 (5.74%) SSL
11 6 (4.92%) IPv4
11 6 (4.92%) IPv6
12 5 (4.10%) Internet
13 4 (3.28%) NAS
14 3 (2.46%) SMS
15 2 (1.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (43.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (5.74%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.74%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) JIRA
2 4 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 22 (18.03%) Advertising
2 7 (5.74%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Legal
3 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (13.93%) Analyst
2 17 (13.93%) Desktop Support
3 14 (11.48%) Support Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) Desktop Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Administrator
5 11 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Windows Support Analyst
8 8 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) DBA
9 7 (5.74%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) .NET
1 14 (11.48%) Web Services
2 7 (5.74%) Ajax
2 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.74%) CSS
2 7 (5.74%) HTML
2 7 (5.74%) jQuery
2 7 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.82%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.82%) Middleware
3 1 (0.82%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.82%) SOAP
3 1 (0.82%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (7.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 119 (97.54%) Windows
2 105 (86.07%) Windows Server
3 51 (41.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (30.33%) Windows 10
6 24 (19.67%) Windows 8
7 21 (17.21%) Windows 7
8 13 (10.66%) Mac OS X
9 10 (8.20%) Linux
9 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.74%) CentOS
10 7 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.82%) Solaris
11 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) ITIL
2 24 (19.67%) Service Delivery
3 23 (18.85%) ITIL V3
3 23 (18.85%) ITSM
3 23 (18.85%) Proactive Management
3 23 (18.85%) Problem Management
3 23 (18.85%) Service Management
4 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (11.48%) Network Virtualisation
6 12 (9.84%) Migration
7 9 (7.38%) Boundary Protection
7 9 (7.38%) Change Management
7 9 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (7.38%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (7.38%) Load Balancing
7 9 (7.38%) Threat Detection
8 8 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.74%) CRM
9 7 (5.74%) MVC
9 7 (5.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.23%) PowerShell
2 24 (19.67%) SQL
3 14 (11.48%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.56%) C#
4 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.64%) C
6 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.82%) BeanShell
6 1 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) Perl
6 1 (0.82%) PHP
6 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Degree
2 29 (23.77%) DV Cleared
2 29 (23.77%) Security Cleared
3 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.02%) MCSE
5 10 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.10%) CCA
6 5 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.28%) MCSA
8 3 (2.46%) HNC
8 3 (2.46%) HND
8 3 (2.46%) MCP
9 2 (1.64%) MCITP
9 2 (1.64%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (32.79%) Hyper-V
3 21 (17.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (13.93%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.38%) BitLocker
6 6 (4.92%) vSphere
7 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.64%) XenApp
8 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.82%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.82%) Docker
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.82%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 27 (22.13%) SCCM
2 12 (9.84%) SCOM
3 11 (9.02%) SCVMM
4 8 (6.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (6.56%) WSUS
5 6 (4.92%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.64%) OpenView
6 2 (1.64%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.64%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.64%) SCSM
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.82%) Control-M
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.82%) Nagios
7 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.82%) Puppet
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 72 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 51 (41.80%) VMware
3 21 (17.21%) Citrix
4 17 (13.93%) McAfee
5 13 (10.66%) Apple
6 12 (9.84%) Cisco
7 8 (6.56%) Sophos
8 7 (5.74%) Avaya
8 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.74%) Veeam
9 6 (4.92%) Symantec
10 5 (4.10%) Aruba
11 4 (3.28%) Adobe
11 4 (3.28%) Atlassian
11 4 (3.28%) Dell
12 2 (1.64%) F5
12 2 (1.64%) HP
12 2 (1.64%) Intel
12 2 (1.64%) Lotus
12 2 (1.64%) Oracle