Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 87 52
Rank change year-on-year +42 -35 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 95 82 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.63% 3.79% 4.77%
As % of the System Software category 45.24% 30.83% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 84 80 83
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,750 £30,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.02% -23.13% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21,500 £18,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £40,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.64% -10.29%

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 210 266 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.65% 12.29% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 159 205 181
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £21,500 £28,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £55,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +20 31 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Gloucester +1 22 £46,000 +37.31% 4
Stroud - 20 £23,000 -
Cirencester -5 13 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 88 (92.63%) Windows
2 67 (70.53%) Windows Server
3 61 (64.21%) Microsoft
4 45 (47.37%) VMware
5 42 (44.21%) Office 365
6 35 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (34.74%) Microsoft Office
7 33 (34.74%) SQL Server
8 31 (32.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (32.63%) Windows 10
9 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (29.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (28.42%) Windows 8
12 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (27.37%) MS Exchange
13 25 (26.32%) Firewall
13 25 (26.32%) Windows 7
13 25 (26.32%) DV Cleared
13 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
14 24 (25.26%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (24.21%) PowerShell
15 23 (24.21%) ITIL
16 22 (23.16%) Exchange Server 2013
17 21 (22.11%) Apple
18 20 (21.05%) Service Management
18 20 (21.05%) Mac OS X
19 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
20 18 (18.95%) SQL
21 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
22 16 (16.84%) Service Delivery

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 26 (27.37%) MS Exchange
2 24 (25.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (23.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (17.89%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.37%) IIS
6 5 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.21%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (34.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (44.21%) Office 365
2 31 (32.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.68%) SaaS
4 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (11.58%) IaaS
6 9 (9.47%) PaaS
7 7 (7.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (4.21%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.11%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.32%) Firewall
2 15 (15.79%) Network Security
3 11 (11.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (7.37%) SSL
4 7 (7.37%) Wireless
5 6 (6.32%) DNS
5 6 (6.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.26%) DHCP
6 5 (5.26%) SAN
6 5 (5.26%) VPN
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.16%) Internet
7 3 (3.16%) SMS
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.11%) NAS
8 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.11%) VLAN
8 2 (2.11%) WAN
9 1 (1.05%) FTP
9 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (4.21%) GIS
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.16%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.11%) HDInsight
8 2 (2.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.11%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.11%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 8 (8.42%) Advertising
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Desktop Support
2 21 (22.11%) Analyst
3 20 (21.05%) Desktop Analyst
3 20 (21.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 20 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 13 (13.68%) Windows Support Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.47%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) IT Support
6 9 (9.47%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Administrator
7 8 (8.42%) Systems Support
8 7 (7.37%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) DBA
8 7 (7.37%) SQL DBA
8 7 (7.37%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) Web Services
2 4 (4.21%) J2EE
2 4 (4.21%) JSF
2 4 (4.21%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) Middleware
4 1 (1.05%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.32%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.21%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 88 (92.63%) Windows
2 67 (70.53%) Windows Server
3 31 (32.63%) Windows 10
4 29 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (28.42%) Windows 8
6 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 20 (21.05%) Mac OS X
9 15 (15.79%) Linux
10 7 (7.37%) CentOS
11 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.16%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (3.16%) Unix
13 2 (2.11%) Kali Linux
14 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) ITIL
2 20 (21.05%) Service Management
3 16 (16.84%) Service Delivery
4 15 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (14.74%) ITIL V3
5 14 (14.74%) ITSM
5 14 (14.74%) Migration
5 14 (14.74%) Network Virtualisation
6 12 (12.63%) Proactive Management
6 12 (12.63%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.37%) Coaching
7 7 (7.37%) Facilities Management
7 7 (7.37%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.26%) Boundary Protection
9 5 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (5.26%) Threat Detection
10 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.21%) Image Processing
10 4 (4.21%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.95%) SQL
3 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.42%) C
5 4 (4.21%) Java
5 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.16%) U-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (26.32%) DV Cleared
2 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.68%) Degree
4 6 (6.32%) CCNA
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.32%) MCSE
5 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.11%) CCA
6 2 (2.11%) CCENT
6 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.11%) MCSA
6 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.05%) CCNP
7 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.05%) MCITP
7 1 (1.05%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (12.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (5.26%) BitLocker
5 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) VMFS
6 1 (1.05%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
6 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) SCCM
2 8 (8.42%) SCOM
3 7 (7.37%) HAProxy
4 6 (6.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (6.32%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.21%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.11%) Nessus
6 2 (2.11%) Nmap
7 1 (1.05%) Control-M
7 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Nagios
7 1 (1.05%) OpenView
7 1 (1.05%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.05%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.05%) vMotion
Vendors
1 61 (64.21%) Microsoft
2 45 (47.37%) VMware
3 21 (22.11%) Apple
4 11 (11.58%) McAfee
5 10 (10.53%) Sophos
6 9 (9.47%) Cisco
7 7 (7.37%) Citrix
7 7 (7.37%) Ivanti
7 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.21%) F5
8 4 (4.21%) Fujitsu
8 4 (4.21%) Meraki
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle
9 3 (3.16%) Dell
10 2 (2.11%) Aruba
10 2 (2.11%) ConnectWise
10 2 (2.11%) HP
10 2 (2.11%) Veeam
11 1 (1.05%) Solace
11 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds