Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 50 38
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 86 69 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.93% 5.51% 6.04%
As % of the System Software category 43.00% 44.23% 47.77%
Number of salaries quoted 77 63 55
Somerset median annual salary £25,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% -20.00% +27.45%
10th Percentile £21,250 £18,500 £21,600
90th Percentile £43,000 £43,800 £43,750
South West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.64% -10.29%

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 200 156 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 16.12% 12.46% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 175 138 127
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,125 £48,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -3 46 £25,000 - 6
Clevedon -15 9 £23,750 -30.15% 1
Taunton +20 8 £22,250 +17.11% 4
Street +7 7 £31,128 -
Cheddar 0 4 £23,500 -14.55%
Axbridge 0 3 £29,000 +1.75%
Yeovil +2 1 - -
Bridgwater - 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £24,000 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 42 (48.84%) Windows Server
4 40 (46.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (44.19%) VMware
6 37 (43.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (40.70%) Windows 7
8 32 (37.21%) Office 365
8 32 (37.21%) Firewall
9 30 (34.88%) TCP/IP
10 25 (29.07%) DHCP
10 25 (29.07%) DNS
11 22 (25.58%) SharePoint
12 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
13 19 (22.09%) Skype for Business
13 19 (22.09%) VLAN
14 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (19.77%) Cisco
15 17 (19.77%) SAN
16 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
16 15 (17.44%) Veeam
17 14 (16.28%) ITIL
17 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
18 13 (15.12%) Citrix
19 12 (13.95%) WAN
19 12 (13.95%) SQL
20 11 (12.79%) Legal
20 11 (12.79%) Skype
21 10 (11.63%) Windows 10
21 10 (11.63%) Video Conferencing

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 22 (25.58%) SharePoint
2 19 (22.09%) Skype for Business
3 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.16%) CMS
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.21%) Office 365
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.81%) OneDrive
3 5 (5.81%) SaaS
4 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.33%) G Suite
7 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (37.21%) Firewall
2 30 (34.88%) TCP/IP
3 25 (29.07%) DHCP
3 25 (29.07%) DNS
4 19 (22.09%) VLAN
5 17 (19.77%) SAN
6 12 (13.95%) WAN
7 11 (12.79%) Skype
8 9 (10.47%) LAN
8 9 (10.47%) VoIP
9 7 (8.14%) VPN
9 7 (8.14%) Wireless
10 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.65%) WLAN
11 2 (2.33%) Internet
11 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
12 1 (1.16%) Intranet
12 1 (1.16%) IPsec
12 1 (1.16%) SMS
12 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) MS Access
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 11 (12.79%) Legal
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) IT Support
2 20 (23.26%) IT Engineer
3 18 (20.93%) Analyst
4 17 (19.77%) Support Engineer
5 16 (18.60%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (17.44%) IT Analyst
6 15 (17.44%) Support Analyst
7 14 (16.28%) IT Support Analyst
7 14 (16.28%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (13.95%) Administrator
9 10 (11.63%) IT Technician
10 7 (8.14%) Support Technician
11 6 (6.98%) Desktop Support
11 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.98%) IT Support Technician
11 6 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (5.81%) SharePoint Administrator
13 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
13 4 (4.65%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.33%) RESTful
3 2 (2.33%) WCF
3 2 (2.33%) WinForms
3 2 (2.33%) WPF
3 2 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) XSLT
4 1 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (80.23%) Windows
2 42 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 40 (46.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (43.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (40.70%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.63%) Windows 10
7 9 (10.47%) Linux
8 7 (8.14%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.33%) Android
9 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) SUSE
10 1 (1.16%) Unix
10 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) ITIL
2 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (6.98%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 6 (6.98%) Customer-Centricity
3 6 (6.98%) Information Security
4 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.65%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.65%) Migration
5 4 (4.65%) Project Management
5 4 (4.65%) Time Management
5 4 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.49%) High Availability
6 3 (3.49%) SDLC
6 3 (3.49%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.33%) Line Management
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.33%) C#
3 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.33%) XPath
3 2 (2.33%) XQuery
4 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
1 6 (6.98%) MCSE
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) MCDST
3 1 (1.16%) MCP
3 1 (1.16%) MCSA
3 1 (1.16%) MCTS
3 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.65%) vSphere
3 4 (4.65%) XenApp
4 3 (3.49%) XenServer
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.16%) Firmware
6 1 (1.16%) pfSense
6 1 (1.16%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.16%) Sysprep
3 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 38 (44.19%) VMware
3 17 (19.77%) Cisco
4 15 (17.44%) Veeam
5 13 (15.12%) Citrix
6 5 (5.81%) Google
7 4 (4.65%) Apple
7 4 (4.65%) NetApp
7 4 (4.65%) Oracle
7 4 (4.65%) Riverbed
7 4 (4.65%) Symantec
8 3 (3.49%) Avaya
8 3 (3.49%) HP
9 2 (2.33%) Dell
9 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.33%) Sophos
9 2 (2.33%) Sun
10 1 (1.16%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.16%) Juniper
10 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds