Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 63 43
Rank change year-on-year +40 -20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 77 38 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.21% 3.80% 6.83%
As % of the System Software category 41.40% 57.58% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59 41 77
Somerset median annual salary £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% +7.84% -1.92%
10th Percentile £21,100 £19,250 £21,150
90th Percentile £44,000 £36,000 £45,000
South West median annual salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% +8.33%

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 Somerset with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 186 66 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.25% 6.60% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 165 66 166
Somerset median annual salary £35,500 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.23% -8.45% +1.43%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +11.43%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 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
Bath +25 35 £26,000 -13.33% 4
Clevedon - 16 £30,000 - 2
Taunton 0 6 £26,500 +6.61% 3
Weston-super-Mare - 3 - - 1
Street -6 2 £25,000 -9.09%
Shepton Mallet - 2 £22,500 -
Portishead - 1 £42,500 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 48 (62.34%) Windows
2 47 (61.04%) Office 365
3 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
4 31 (40.26%) Windows Server
5 29 (37.66%) Azure
6 23 (29.87%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Office
7 19 (24.68%) SQL
7 19 (24.68%) Windows 10
8 16 (20.78%) Firewall
9 15 (19.48%) SLA
10 13 (16.88%) VMware
10 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
10 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
10 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
11 12 (15.58%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (15.58%) HP
12 11 (14.29%) Avaya
12 11 (14.29%) Degree
12 11 (14.29%) UAG
13 10 (12.99%) SCCM
13 10 (12.99%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (12.99%) Coaching
13 10 (12.99%) VLAN
14 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
14 9 (11.69%) ITIL
14 9 (11.69%) DHCP
14 9 (11.69%) DNS
15 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
15 8 (10.39%) .NET

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 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (61.04%) Office 365
2 29 (37.66%) Azure
3 10 (12.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (10.39%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.90%) AWS
6 2 (2.60%) GCP
6 2 (2.60%) IaaS
6 2 (2.60%) PaaS
7 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) Firewall
2 10 (12.99%) VLAN
3 9 (11.69%) DHCP
3 9 (11.69%) DNS
4 7 (9.09%) HTTP
5 5 (6.49%) Internet
6 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.90%) Network Security
8 2 (2.60%) VPN
8 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.30%) LAN
9 1 (1.30%) NAS
9 1 (1.30%) PBX
9 1 (1.30%) SAN
9 1 (1.30%) Skype
9 1 (1.30%) SSL
9 1 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.30%) VoIP
9 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.90%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (3.90%) GIS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.09%) GitLab
1 7 (9.09%) MSTest
1 7 (9.09%) NUnit
1 7 (9.09%) Subversion
1 7 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) Desktop Support
2 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Administrator
3 10 (12.99%) Service Desk Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Desktop Administrator
4 8 (10.39%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Server Administrator
4 8 (10.39%) Server Support
5 7 (9.09%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Junior
5 7 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Field Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) .NET
1 8 (10.39%) .NET Core
2 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 7 (9.09%) CSS
2 7 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
2 7 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 7 (9.09%) REST
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) React
4 1 (1.30%) Swagger
4 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.58%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.19%) PKI
3 4 (5.19%) Social Network
4 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.90%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.60%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Handset
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) iPad
6 1 (1.30%) iPhone
6 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 48 (62.34%) Windows
2 31 (40.26%) Windows Server
3 19 (24.68%) Windows 10
4 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.19%) Linux
7 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.30%) Android
9 1 (1.30%) Debian
9 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (12.99%) Coaching
3 9 (11.69%) ITIL
4 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (10.39%) DevOps
4 8 (10.39%) Email Migration
4 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
4 8 (10.39%) Scrum
4 8 (10.39%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (9.09%) B2B
5 7 (9.09%) Kanban
5 7 (9.09%) MVC
5 7 (9.09%) OO
5 7 (9.09%) TDD
5 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (5.19%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) VBA
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) CISSP
3 3 (3.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.60%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) LFCS
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
2 11 (14.29%) UAG
3 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.60%) Docker
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) SCCM
2 8 (10.39%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.19%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.30%) Terraform
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.88%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) HP
4 11 (14.29%) Avaya
5 8 (10.39%) IBM
5 8 (10.39%) Symantec
5 8 (10.39%) Veritas
6 6 (7.79%) Apple
7 5 (6.49%) Citrix
8 4 (5.19%) Google
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle
10 2 (2.60%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.60%) Meraki
11 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.30%) Draytek
11 1 (1.30%) SAP
11 1 (1.30%) Xerox