Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 56 73
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 -38
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 78 107 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.62% 6.43% 4.53%
As % of the System Software category 43.82% 54.31% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 63 94 99
Gloucestershire median annual salary £35,000 £28,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.81% -24.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £22,300 £20,300 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £50,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -7.69%

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 178 197 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.55% 11.84% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 141 160 208
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,250 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -6.85%

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 August 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 17 August 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
Gloucester +8 18 £38,750 +46.23%
Cheltenham -25 17 £36,000 +23.08% 9
Cirencester +15 14 £34,000 -1.45%
Filton - 3 £35,000 -
Stroud +5 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Tewkesbury -17 2 £35,000 +62.79%
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 74 (94.87%) Windows
2 50 (64.10%) Microsoft
3 49 (62.82%) Windows Server
4 36 (46.15%) VMware
5 34 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (39.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 30 (38.46%) Office 365
8 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
9 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
10 21 (26.92%) SCCM
11 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (24.36%) Firewall
11 19 (24.36%) Linux
12 17 (21.79%) Cisco
12 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
13 16 (20.51%) DV Cleared
13 16 (20.51%) ITIL
14 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (15.38%) Python
15 12 (15.38%) SAN
15 12 (15.38%) Service Management
15 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
16 10 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 10 (12.82%) WSUS
16 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
17 9 (11.54%) Network Security
17 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (8.97%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.41%) IIS
6 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.56%) Moodle
8 1 (1.28%) Apache
8 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.28%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (38.46%) Office 365
3 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (8.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (2.56%) PaaS
5 2 (2.56%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.28%) GitHub
6 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) Firewall
2 12 (15.38%) SAN
3 10 (12.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (11.54%) DNS
4 9 (11.54%) Network Security
5 8 (10.26%) VoIP
6 7 (8.97%) Wireless
7 6 (7.69%) DHCP
7 6 (7.69%) VLAN
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.85%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.85%) VPN
9 2 (2.56%) WAN
10 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.28%) SSL
10 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.28%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.28%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) GCC
2 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.97%) Back Office
2 5 (6.41%) Military
3 4 (5.13%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.85%) Advertising
4 3 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Administrator
4 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) IT Support
5 6 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) ICT Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.85%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (2.56%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) CSS3
4 1 (1.28%) HTML5
4 1 (1.28%) jQuery
4 1 (1.28%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) iPad
5 4 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.13%) PKI
6 3 (3.85%) Clustering
6 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.28%) Handset
8 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.28%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 74 (94.87%) Windows
2 49 (62.82%) Windows Server
3 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (24.36%) Linux
4 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.97%) Android
7 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
8 6 (7.69%) Unix
9 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.85%) CentOS
10 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.85%) Solaris
10 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (20.51%) ITIL
3 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (15.38%) Service Management
4 9 (11.54%) Threat Detection
5 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.69%) SIEM
6 5 (6.41%) Break/Fix
6 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.41%) Email Filtering
6 5 (6.41%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (6.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (5.13%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (5.13%) ITSM
7 4 (5.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.38%) Python
3 8 (10.26%) Perl
4 7 (8.97%) C
4 7 (8.97%) Java
5 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.28%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) Degree
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.69%) CCNA
5 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) CCA
6 2 (2.56%) CCENT
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.56%) MCP
6 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.28%) MCSA
7 1 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) COBIT
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
2 17 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.13%) BitLocker
4 4 (5.13%) Docker
4 4 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.85%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.85%) vSphere
5 3 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) SCCM
2 10 (12.82%) WSUS
3 7 (8.97%) SCOM
4 5 (6.41%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.85%) Ansible
5 3 (3.85%) PowerCLI
5 3 (3.85%) Puppet
5 3 (3.85%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (46.15%) VMware
3 17 (21.79%) Cisco
4 8 (10.26%) HP
5 7 (8.97%) Apple
6 6 (7.69%) Dell
6 6 (7.69%) EMC
6 6 (7.69%) McAfee
6 6 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
6 6 (7.69%) Veeam
7 5 (6.41%) Canon
7 5 (6.41%) Citrix
7 5 (6.41%) Proofpoint
8 4 (5.13%) Meraki
9 3 (3.85%) Centrify
9 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.56%) Symantec
11 1 (1.28%) ESRI
11 1 (1.28%) Juniper
11 1 (1.28%) Sophos