Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 31 42
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 83 94 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.19% 7.03% 6.15%
As % of the System Software category 47.43% 53.41% 51.70%
Number of salaries quoted 74 76 61
Somerset median annual salary £25,250 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.18% -8.33% +17.65%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £38,188 £39,250 £47,500
South West median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 175 176 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.06% 13.16% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 152 152 122
Somerset median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,684
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +0.91% +21.70%
10th Percentile £21,275 £21,750 £19,850
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £49,875
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +4.35%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 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
Bath -3 48 £25,500 -1.92% 1
Clevedon -17 9 £22,500 -19.64%
Taunton +20 8 £22,000 -31.25%
Cheddar 0 3 £23,500 -14.55%
Street +4 2 £32,500 -
Bridgwater - 2 £27,000 -
Yeovil +4 1 £60,000 +200.00%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £24,000 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 65 (78.31%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
3 46 (55.42%) VMware
4 37 (44.58%) Windows Server
5 35 (42.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (42.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (38.55%) TCP/IP
7 31 (37.35%) Windows 7
8 26 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (31.33%) Office 365
8 26 (31.33%) DNS
8 26 (31.33%) Firewall
9 25 (30.12%) DHCP
10 22 (26.51%) ITIL
11 19 (22.89%) Skype for Business
12 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (16.87%) VLAN
13 14 (16.87%) Veeam
13 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (14.46%) Web Services
15 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
16 11 (13.25%) Legal
16 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (13.25%) Skype
16 11 (13.25%) Windows 10
17 10 (12.05%) Finance
17 10 (12.05%) Linux
17 10 (12.05%) Cisco

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 19 (22.89%) Skype for Business
2 12 (14.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (13.25%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.33%) Office 365
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.61%) G Suite
5 2 (2.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.41%) SaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) TCP/IP
2 26 (31.33%) DNS
2 26 (31.33%) Firewall
3 25 (30.12%) DHCP
4 14 (16.87%) VLAN
5 11 (13.25%) Skype
6 8 (9.64%) SAN
7 7 (8.43%) VoIP
8 6 (7.23%) Kerberos
8 6 (7.23%) LAN
8 6 (7.23%) VPN
8 6 (7.23%) WAN
9 3 (3.61%) Wireless
10 2 (2.41%) Internet
10 2 (2.41%) SMS
10 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.20%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.25%) Legal
2 10 (12.05%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) IT Support
2 25 (30.12%) Support Engineer
3 22 (26.51%) Analyst
4 16 (19.28%) Support Analyst
5 15 (18.07%) IT Analyst
6 14 (16.87%) IT Engineer
6 14 (16.87%) IT Support Analyst
7 13 (15.66%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (13.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) IT Technician
10 7 (8.43%) Support Technician
11 6 (7.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support
11 6 (7.23%) Developer
11 6 (7.23%) IT Support Technician
11 6 (7.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) Web Services
2 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (7.23%) Entity Framework
3 6 (7.23%) HTML
3 6 (7.23%) RESTful
3 6 (7.23%) WCF
3 6 (7.23%) WinForms
3 6 (7.23%) WPF
3 6 (7.23%) XML
3 6 (7.23%) XSLT
4 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Graph
5 1 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (8.43%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.61%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.61%) Replication
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (78.31%) Windows
2 37 (44.58%) Windows Server
3 35 (42.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (42.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (37.35%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.25%) Windows 10
6 10 (12.05%) Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.41%) Android
8 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.43%) MVC
3 7 (8.43%) Process Management
4 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (7.23%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 6 (7.23%) Customer-Centricity
4 6 (7.23%) Line Management
4 6 (7.23%) Scrum
4 6 (7.23%) TDD
4 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
4 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
4 6 (7.23%) Workflow
5 5 (6.02%) Time Management
6 4 (4.82%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) Information Security
7 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.61%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) C#
3 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.23%) XPath
3 6 (7.23%) XQuery
4 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) MCSE
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) CCNA
4 1 (1.20%) CCNP
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.20%) MCP
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.64%) vSphere
3 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.61%) Shibboleth
4 3 (3.61%) XenApp
5 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) vCenter Server
2 3 (3.61%) SCOM
2 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.20%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 46 (55.42%) VMware
3 14 (16.87%) Veeam
4 10 (12.05%) Cisco
5 7 (8.43%) Citrix
6 6 (7.23%) Google
7 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.61%) Apple
8 3 (3.61%) Avaya
8 3 (3.61%) Dell
8 3 (3.61%) HP
8 3 (3.61%) Juniper
8 3 (3.61%) Snow
8 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.61%) Sophos
9 2 (2.41%) Sun
10 1 (1.20%) Brocade
10 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.20%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.20%) McAfee