Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 57 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 46 64 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.63% 4.89% 5.77%
As % of the System Software category 31.51% 48.85% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 61 59
Somerset median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,500 £21,200
90th Percentile £43,500 £46,500 £40,450
South West median annual salary £31,500 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -11.76%

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 Somerset with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 146 131 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.70% 10.00% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 129 118 136
Somerset median annual salary £35,691 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.02% +12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,625 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -1.43%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Somerset

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Somerset.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Somerset

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Somerset over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Somerset

Active Directory
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Bath +12 31 £31,500 -5.26% 2
Street +2 5 £30,000 -
Taunton +3 3 £22,500 -23.08% 1
Axbridge - 3 £29,000 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Cheddar - 1 £28,500 -
Clevedon - 1 £30,000 - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
4 21 (45.65%) VMware
5 18 (39.13%) DNS
6 16 (34.78%) DHCP
6 16 (34.78%) Office 365
7 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
8 14 (30.43%) Linux
8 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (28.26%) Cisco
10 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
10 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (26.09%) SAN
10 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
11 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
11 11 (23.91%) Firewall
11 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (19.57%) Sophos
12 9 (19.57%) Citrix
12 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.39%) SQL
13 8 (17.39%) WAN
13 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
13 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (17.39%) Asset Management
14 7 (15.22%) Google
14 7 (15.22%) VLAN
14 7 (15.22%) Shibboleth
14 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Office 365
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (15.22%) G Suite
5 6 (13.04%) SaaS
6 5 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (10.87%) OneDrive
7 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) DNS
2 16 (34.78%) DHCP
3 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
4 12 (26.09%) SAN
5 11 (23.91%) Firewall
6 8 (17.39%) WAN
7 7 (15.22%) eduroam
7 7 (15.22%) VLAN
8 6 (13.04%) LAN
9 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.87%) VoIP
9 5 (10.87%) Wireless
9 5 (10.87%) WLAN
10 3 (6.52%) VPN
11 1 (2.17%) Intranet
11 1 (2.17%) IPsec
11 1 (2.17%) NAS
11 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Administrator
3 9 (19.57%) IT Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (15.22%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Systems Support
7 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) IT Support
8 3 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) IT Technician
9 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) SUSE
8 1 (2.17%) Unix
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Asset Management
2 7 (15.22%) Software Asset Management
3 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (10.87%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.52%) High Availability
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security
5 2 (4.35%) Network Management
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Business Development
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) MCSE
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCDST
3 1 (2.17%) MCSA
3 1 (2.17%) MCTS
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
1 7 (15.22%) Shibboleth
1 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) XenServer
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco
4 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) Sophos
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 7 (15.22%) Google
6 7 (15.22%) Snow
6 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds
7 5 (10.87%) NetApp
7 5 (10.87%) Oracle
7 5 (10.87%) Riverbed
7 5 (10.87%) Symantec
8 3 (6.52%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) Veeam