Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 35 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 80 100 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.94% 6.39% 7.94%
As % of the System Software category 43.24% 52.36% 55.82%
Number of salaries quoted 78 94 164
South Wales median annual salary £25,000 £30,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.03% +17.31% -23.53%
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,000 £17,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £26,500 £30,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -13.11% +17.31% -23.53%

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 185 191 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 13.73% 12.20% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 164 171 296
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -1.45%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £19,125
90th Percentile £53,375 £50,000 £51,875
Wales median annual salary £38,750 £36,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year +7.64% +8.27% -3.25%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +12 62 £22,500 -30.77% 7
Newport -5 12 £38,750 +33.62% 3
Caerphilly -6 4 £38,500 +49.51%
Torfaen -2 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Active Directory
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 79 (98.75%) Windows
2 56 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (57.50%) Office 365
4 45 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 38 (47.50%) LAN
6 36 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
7 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
7 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (31.25%) Windows 7
9 24 (30.00%) VMware
9 24 (30.00%) ITIL
10 23 (28.75%) ADSL
10 23 (28.75%) Firewall
11 18 (22.50%) SLA
11 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
12 17 (21.25%) Windows 10
13 16 (20.00%) DNS
14 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
16 12 (15.00%) DHCP
16 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (13.75%) SAN
17 11 (13.75%) Advertising
18 10 (12.50%) WAN
19 9 (11.25%) Finance
20 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
20 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
21 7 (8.75%) SCCM
21 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
21 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003

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 26 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 46 (57.50%) Office 365
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (47.50%) LAN
2 23 (28.75%) ADSL
2 23 (28.75%) Firewall
3 16 (20.00%) DNS
4 12 (15.00%) DHCP
5 11 (13.75%) SAN
6 10 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (5.00%) VPN
8 3 (3.75%) Wireless
8 3 (3.75%) WLAN
9 1 (1.25%) DMZ
9 1 (1.25%) Internet
9 1 (1.25%) NAS
9 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.25%) Skype
9 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.25%) VLAN
9 1 (1.25%) VoIP
9 1 (1.25%) WebEx
General
1 11 (13.75%) Advertising
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Support Engineer
2 18 (22.50%) Analyst
3 16 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Service Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) IT Support
6 9 (11.25%) Service Desk Technician
7 7 (8.75%) IT Technician
7 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) IT Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Operations Technician
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) COM
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) PKI
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 2 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.25%) iSeries
5 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (98.75%) Windows
2 45 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 17 (21.25%) Windows 10
6 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.25%) Linux
9 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.50%) Android
11 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.25%) Project Management
5 4 (5.00%) High Availability
6 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.25%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.50%) CCNA
2 6 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.25%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) MCSA
3 5 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) MCDST
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) SCOM
2 5 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) Nagios
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (6.25%) HP
3 5 (6.25%) Veeam
4 4 (5.00%) Apple
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco
4 4 (5.00%) Symantec
5 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.75%) Sophos
6 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.25%) Meraki
7 1 (1.25%) NetApp
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy
7 1 (1.25%) Sage
7 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.25%) Veritas