Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 27 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 82 171 76
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 9.89% 10.08% 4.54%
As % of the System Software category 35.81% 42.54% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 146 63
Median annual salary £42,500 £44,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.03% +27.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,813 £22,300
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,205
% change year-on-year - +20.17% +4.02%

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 229 402 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 27.62% 23.69% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 170 338 138
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +5.62% +18.67%
10th Percentile £27,725 £25,950 £28,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £59,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +14 36 £90,000 +176.92% 2
Gloucester -6 22 £43,000 +1.18% 2
Tewkesbury +15 3 - -
Chipping Campden - 3 £26,500 - 1
Cirencester -3 2 £32,489 -18.78% 1
Moreton-in-Marsh - 1 £26,000 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 56 (68.29%) Windows
2 51 (62.20%) Microsoft
3 40 (48.78%) Azure
4 37 (45.12%) Office 365
5 34 (41.46%) Security Cleared
5 34 (41.46%) VMware
6 32 (39.02%) Windows Server
7 27 (32.93%) Linux
8 25 (30.49%) DV Cleared
9 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 20 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (23.17%) AWS
11 19 (23.17%) Terraform
12 18 (21.95%) Docker
12 18 (21.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 18 (21.95%) Technical Leadership
13 17 (20.73%) IaaS
13 17 (20.73%) SaaS
14 16 (19.51%) Windows 10
14 16 (19.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 15 (18.29%) Open Source
15 15 (18.29%) PKI
15 15 (18.29%) Citrix
16 14 (17.07%) DNS
16 14 (17.07%) Google
16 14 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 14 (17.07%) Legal
16 14 (17.07%) Artificial Intelligence
16 14 (17.07%) Data Security

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 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.32%) Confluence
4 5 (6.10%) CMS
5 4 (4.88%) Drupal
6 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.44%) Moodle
8 1 (1.22%) IIS
8 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (48.78%) Azure
2 37 (45.12%) Office 365
3 19 (23.17%) AWS
4 17 (20.73%) IaaS
4 17 (20.73%) SaaS
5 14 (17.07%) PaaS
6 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.44%) Azure Stack
7 2 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) DNS
2 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.20%) DHCP
4 7 (8.54%) Firewall
4 7 (8.54%) LAN
4 7 (8.54%) WAN
5 6 (7.32%) SAN
6 5 (6.10%) WLAN
7 4 (4.88%) NetScaler
7 4 (4.88%) VPN
8 3 (3.66%) HTTP
8 3 (3.66%) VoIP
9 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.22%) Skype
10 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) Big Data
2 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (3.66%) GIS
4 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) SQLite
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (4.88%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.22%) TestRail
5 1 (1.22%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (17.07%) Legal
2 8 (9.76%) Finance
3 7 (8.54%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.66%) Advertising
4 3 (3.66%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.44%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (25.61%) Architect
3 18 (21.95%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (17.07%) Cloud Architect
4 14 (17.07%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.20%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.32%) IT Support
7 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Developer
8 4 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.66%) JSON
2 3 (3.66%) REST
2 3 (3.66%) SAML
2 3 (3.66%) Web Services
2 3 (3.66%) XML
3 2 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (1.22%) Apache NiFi
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.22%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.22%) HTML5
4 1 (1.22%) Kafka
4 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) PKI
2 14 (17.07%) Cloud Native
2 14 (17.07%) Cyberattack
3 12 (14.63%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (8.54%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.44%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.22%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 56 (68.29%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.93%) Linux
4 16 (19.51%) Windows 10
5 11 (13.41%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (6.10%) Android
7 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.10%) Unix
7 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.88%) CentOS
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.44%) HPUX
10 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.44%) Solaris
10 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (1.22%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (28.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (21.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 18 (21.95%) Technical Leadership
3 16 (19.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 15 (18.29%) Open Source
5 14 (17.07%) Analytics
5 14 (17.07%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (17.07%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (17.07%) Cyber Intelligence
5 14 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (17.07%) Data Science
5 14 (17.07%) Data Security
5 14 (17.07%) DevSecOps
5 14 (17.07%) High Availability
5 14 (17.07%) Information Assurance
5 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (17.07%) Machine Learning
5 14 (17.07%) Microservices
5 14 (17.07%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) C
2 5 (6.10%) C#
3 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) Perl
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.49%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.32%) CCNA
4 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.32%) Degree
5 4 (4.88%) MCSE
5 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.66%) A+ Certification
6 3 (3.66%) CCENT
6 3 (3.66%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (3.66%) HND
6 3 (3.66%) MCDST
6 3 (3.66%) MCP
6 3 (3.66%) MCSA
6 3 (3.66%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.66%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (17.07%) NCSC
1 14 (17.07%) NIST
1 14 (17.07%) NIST 800
2 9 (10.98%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 20 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (21.95%) Docker
3 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.10%) vSphere
4 5 (6.10%) XenApp
4 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.88%) Firmware
5 4 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.22%) LXC
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (23.17%) Terraform
2 14 (17.07%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.44%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Grafana
5 1 (1.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 51 (62.20%) Microsoft
2 34 (41.46%) VMware
3 15 (18.29%) Citrix
4 14 (17.07%) Google
5 6 (7.32%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.32%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle
6 5 (6.10%) Veeam
7 4 (4.88%) Progress
7 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.66%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.44%) Avaya
9 2 (2.44%) Dell
9 2 (2.44%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) McAfee
9 2 (2.44%) Splunk
9 2 (2.44%) Veritas
10 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.22%) Symantec