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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 33 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 42 76 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.50% 6.64% 8.66%
As % of the System Software category 50.60% 52.05% 69.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41 69 94
Median salary £31,500 £26,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.15% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.51%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 83 146 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 10.88% 12.76% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 77 125 123
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.45% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -8 22 £32,500 +23.80% 6
Newport +3 13 £29,000 -19.44% 2
Caerphilly +1 6 £24,000 -7.69%
Monmouthshire -3 1 £31,500 +65.78%
Torfaen - 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 91 (89.22%) Windows
2 61 (59.80%) Windows Server
3 58 (56.86%) Microsoft
4 56 (54.90%) VMware
5 52 (50.98%) Office 365
6 35 (34.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 31 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (30.39%) Firewall
9 27 (26.47%) MS Exchange
9 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (24.51%) Cisco
10 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (23.53%) ITIL
12 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
13 22 (21.57%) MCSE
14 21 (20.59%) Windows 7
15 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (19.61%) Linux
15 20 (19.61%) LAN
16 19 (18.63%) SAN
17 17 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (16.67%) CCNA
17 17 (16.67%) DNS
17 17 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (14.71%) Windows 8
18 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (14.71%) SLA
19 14 (13.73%) Unix
19 14 (13.73%) SQL

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 27 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (10.78%) IIS
5 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 52 (50.98%) Office 365
2 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.76%) IaaS
4 11 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (10.78%) PaaS
4 11 (10.78%) SaaS
5 4 (3.92%) G Suite
6 3 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.39%) Firewall
2 20 (19.61%) LAN
3 19 (18.63%) SAN
4 17 (16.67%) DNS
5 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
6 11 (10.78%) WAN
7 8 (7.84%) VPN
8 7 (6.86%) NAS
8 7 (6.86%) VLAN
9 5 (4.90%) DHCP
9 5 (4.90%) IPsec
9 5 (4.90%) Wireless
10 4 (3.92%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.92%) SSL
11 3 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.96%) ADSL
12 2 (1.96%) LDAP
13 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.98%) Network Security
13 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.96%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.98%) Ingres
6 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (17.65%) Analyst
3 17 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) IT Support
5 11 (10.78%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Administrator
7 8 (7.84%) IT Manager
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) .NET
2 5 (4.90%) Web Services
3 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.98%) ADSI
5 1 (0.98%) COM+
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) jQuery
5 1 (0.98%) WCF
5 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.98%) EPoS
4 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.98%) PKI
4 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (89.22%) Windows
2 61 (59.80%) Windows Server
3 35 (34.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 20 (19.61%) Linux
7 15 (14.71%) Windows 8
8 14 (13.73%) Unix
9 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (10.78%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.98%) AIX
13 1 (0.98%) Android
13 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) Incident Management
2 10 (9.80%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (9.80%) Release Management
3 8 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 6 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.94%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.94%) Information Security
8 3 (2.94%) Presales
8 3 (2.94%) Service Management
8 3 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (1.96%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (1.96%) Migration
9 2 (1.96%) Project Management
9 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.88%) C#
4 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (21.57%) MCSE
3 17 (16.67%) CCNA
3 17 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (11.76%) Degree
5 8 (7.84%) MCSA
5 8 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.90%) CCA
6 5 (4.90%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.94%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.94%) MCITP
8 3 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.98%) CCNP
10 1 (0.98%) CISA
10 1 (0.98%) CISM
10 1 (0.98%) CISSP
10 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 31 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.78%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.88%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.94%) XenApp
5 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.96%) vCloud
6 2 (1.96%) vSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Firmware
7 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (4.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.96%) vRealize
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 56 (54.90%) VMware
3 25 (24.51%) Cisco
4 12 (11.76%) Oracle
5 11 (10.78%) Dell
6 9 (8.82%) Veeam
7 8 (7.84%) Citrix
8 4 (3.92%) Apple
8 4 (3.92%) EMC
8 4 (3.92%) EqualLogic
8 4 (3.92%) Google
9 3 (2.94%) HP
9 3 (2.94%) NetApp
9 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.96%) Splunk
10 2 (1.96%) Symantec
10 2 (1.96%) Veritas
11 1 (0.98%) Actian
11 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.98%) SaltStack
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Hi-Lex Cable System co.,Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago