Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 136 126 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.99% 6.42% 7.34%
As % of the System Software category 54.18% 53.62% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 134 124 159
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £20,150 £18,975 £18,400
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,375 £40,000
Wales median annual salary £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -12.70%

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 South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 251 235 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.44% 11.98% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 237 222 277
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,025 £19,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £57,250 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in South Wales

Active Directory
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in South Wales

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in South Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in South Wales

Active Directory
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Cardiff +14 64 £30,000 - 14
Newport +16 62 £30,000 - 2
Caerphilly 0 4 £27,500 -12.00%
Monmouthshire - 3 £21,500 -
Torfaen -6 2 £27,750 +2.78%
Bridgend - 1 £24,500 - 3
Active Directory
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 112 (82.35%) Windows
2 93 (68.38%) Microsoft
3 76 (55.88%) VMware
4 70 (51.47%) Windows Server
5 65 (47.79%) ITIL
6 58 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 57 (41.91%) Windows 10
8 56 (41.18%) Office 365
9 55 (40.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (36.76%) Windows 7
11 48 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 47 (34.56%) Hyper-V
13 43 (31.62%) MS Exchange
14 36 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
15 34 (25.00%) Windows 8
16 30 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
17 29 (21.32%) VirtualBox
17 29 (21.32%) LAN
18 23 (16.91%) WAN
18 23 (16.91%) Citrix
18 23 (16.91%) Linux
19 22 (16.18%) Firewall
19 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
20 21 (15.44%) SQL
20 21 (15.44%) DNS
21 20 (14.71%) DHCP
21 20 (14.71%) Finance
22 19 (13.97%) Cisco
23 18 (13.24%) XenApp
24 17 (12.50%) XenDesktop

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 43 (31.62%) MS Exchange
2 36 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.68%) IIS
7 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.21%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.47%) JBoss
9 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 56 (41.18%) Office 365
2 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (4.41%) IaaS
3 6 (4.41%) PaaS
4 4 (2.94%) SaaS
5 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.32%) LAN
2 23 (16.91%) WAN
3 22 (16.18%) Firewall
4 21 (15.44%) DNS
5 20 (14.71%) DHCP
6 16 (11.76%) SAN
6 16 (11.76%) Skype
7 12 (8.82%) VPN
8 10 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.68%) HTTP
9 5 (3.68%) PBX
9 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.94%) DMZ
10 4 (2.94%) NAS
10 4 (2.94%) VoIP
11 3 (2.21%) Internet
11 3 (2.21%) Network Security
11 3 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.21%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.74%) Ingres
2 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.74%) MySQL
2 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 20 (14.71%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Retail
3 11 (8.09%) Advertising
4 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.21%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 27 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (19.12%) IT Support
4 23 (16.91%) Support Engineer
5 20 (14.71%) Analyst
6 18 (13.24%) Desktop Support
7 17 (12.50%) Team Leader
8 16 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (8.09%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 11 (8.09%) Desktop Team Leader
9 11 (8.09%) Support Team Leader
10 10 (7.35%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Service Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Technical Support
12 7 (5.15%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 6 (4.41%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.74%) CSS
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (4.41%) iSeries
3 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.21%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.21%) Handset
4 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.47%) AS400
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 112 (82.35%) Windows
2 70 (51.47%) Windows Server
3 57 (41.91%) Windows 10
4 55 (40.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (36.76%) Windows 7
6 48 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 23 (16.91%) Linux
9 14 (10.29%) Unix
10 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.68%) AIX
12 4 (2.94%) Solaris
13 3 (2.21%) Android
13 3 (2.21%) CentOS
13 3 (2.21%) OS/400
13 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.74%) VyOS
14 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.79%) ITIL
2 14 (10.29%) Problem Management
3 10 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (7.35%) Project Management
4 8 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 7 (5.15%) People Management
6 6 (4.41%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.68%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.68%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.68%) Service Management
8 4 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.94%) Identity Management
8 4 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (2.21%) DevOps
9 3 (2.21%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.21%) Multichannel Retail
9 3 (2.21%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.44%) SQL
2 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.21%) C
4 3 (2.21%) Python
5 2 (1.47%) C#
5 2 (1.47%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.88%) MCSE
3 7 (5.15%) CCNA
3 7 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.47%) CCNP
5 2 (1.47%) MCITP
5 2 (1.47%) MCSA
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) MCP
6 1 (0.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (42.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (34.56%) Hyper-V
3 29 (21.32%) VirtualBox
4 18 (13.24%) XenApp
5 17 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.15%) vSphere
7 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) WSUS
3 3 (2.21%) SCOM
3 3 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 93 (68.38%) Microsoft
2 76 (55.88%) VMware
3 23 (16.91%) Citrix
4 19 (13.97%) Cisco
5 9 (6.62%) Avaya
6 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.15%) Splunk
7 6 (4.41%) Dell
8 5 (3.68%) Mitel
8 5 (3.68%) Sage
9 4 (2.94%) IBM
10 3 (2.21%) BT
10 3 (2.21%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.21%) McAfee
10 3 (2.21%) NetApp
10 3 (2.21%) Panasonic
10 3 (2.21%) Polycom
10 3 (2.21%) Sonus
10 3 (2.21%) Yealink
11 2 (1.47%) Google