Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 70 42
Rank change year-on-year +22 -28 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 120 90 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.43% 4.22% 6.51%
As % of the System Software category 56.34% 33.83% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 104 93 112
Gloucestershire median annual salary £36,750 £38,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.29% +15.15% +21.10%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
South West median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +14.04% -8.06% +3.33%

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 213 266 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.19% 12.46% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 173 207 225
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,800 £23,300 £21,850
90th Percentile £54,750 £60,000 £55,750
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +15 41 £30,500 -27.81% 1
Gloucester -1 19 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Cirencester -17 16 £34,500 +2.22% 1
Stroud +9 10 £25,250 +26.25% 1
Cinderford - 3 £26,500 -
Moreton-in-Marsh - 2 £30,000 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 116 (96.67%) Windows
2 105 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 68 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 55 (45.83%) VMware
5 54 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 45 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 39 (32.50%) Office 365
9 38 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (31.67%) Firewall
10 37 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (27.50%) SharePoint
12 31 (25.83%) Security Cleared
13 30 (25.00%) DV Cleared
13 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (23.33%) PowerShell
15 28 (23.33%) Degree
16 27 (22.50%) ITIL
16 27 (22.50%) Windows 10
17 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
17 26 (21.67%) Citrix
17 26 (21.67%) DHCP
18 25 (20.83%) MS Exchange
18 25 (20.83%) DNS
18 25 (20.83%) SCCM
19 24 (20.00%) Service Delivery
20 23 (19.17%) Advertising
20 23 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
21 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification

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 33 (27.50%) SharePoint
2 25 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 16 (13.33%) IIS
4 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.00%) Apache
7 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.33%) Confluence
8 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.50%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.50%) SAS
10 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.83%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (32.50%) Office 365
2 29 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.83%) SaaS
5 5 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.50%) PaaS
7 2 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.67%) Firewall
2 26 (21.67%) DHCP
3 25 (20.83%) DNS
4 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 16 (13.33%) Network Security
6 15 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (10.83%) VPN
8 9 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (6.67%) LAN
9 8 (6.67%) SAN
9 8 (6.67%) WAN
9 8 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (5.83%) NetScaler
11 6 (5.00%) IPv4
11 6 (5.00%) IPv6
11 6 (5.00%) SSL
12 4 (3.33%) Internet
12 4 (3.33%) NAS
12 4 (3.33%) Skype
13 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.17%) MySQL
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) JIRA
2 4 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 23 (19.17%) Advertising
2 9 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) Legal
3 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (10.00%) Analyst
2 12 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.17%) Administrator
8 5 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Field Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.17%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) .NET
2 13 (10.83%) Web Services
3 7 (5.83%) Ajax
3 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.83%) CSS
3 7 (5.83%) HTML
3 7 (5.83%) jQuery
3 7 (5.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (4.17%) OpenVZ
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 116 (96.67%) Windows
2 105 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 54 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (22.50%) Windows 10
6 15 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 15 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (11.67%) Linux
8 11 (9.17%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.83%) CentOS
9 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.83%) Solaris
11 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) ITIL
2 24 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 20 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 20 (16.67%) ITSM
3 20 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 20 (16.67%) Service Management
4 15 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 10 (8.33%) Time Management
7 9 (7.50%) Change Management
7 9 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (7.50%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.67%) Boundary Protection
8 8 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (6.67%) Threat Detection
9 7 (5.83%) CRM
9 7 (5.83%) Migration
9 7 (5.83%) MVC
10 6 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.33%) SQL
3 8 (6.67%) C#
3 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.67%) C
6 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.83%) BeanShell
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) Perl
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 28 (23.33%) Degree
4 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (11.67%) MCSE
6 10 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.33%) CCA
7 4 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.33%) MCP
7 4 (3.33%) MCSA
8 3 (2.50%) HNC
8 3 (2.50%) HND
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 38 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (15.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (14.17%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.67%) BitLocker
6 6 (5.00%) vSphere
7 4 (3.33%) XenApp
7 4 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.83%) Docker
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.83%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 25 (20.83%) SCCM
2 10 (8.33%) SCOM
2 10 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 9 (7.50%) WSUS
4 7 (5.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (5.00%) Puppet
6 5 (4.17%) HAProxy
6 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.67%) OpenView
8 2 (1.67%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.67%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.67%) SCSM
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.83%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 68 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 55 (45.83%) VMware
3 26 (21.67%) Citrix
4 15 (12.50%) McAfee
5 12 (10.00%) Cisco
6 8 (6.67%) Dell
7 7 (5.83%) Avaya
7 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.83%) Sophos
7 7 (5.83%) Symantec
7 7 (5.83%) Veeam
8 6 (5.00%) Apple
9 5 (4.17%) Aruba
9 5 (4.17%) HP
10 4 (3.33%) Adobe
10 4 (3.33%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.50%) Intel
11 3 (2.50%) Lotus
12 2 (1.67%) F5
12 2 (1.67%) Oracle