Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 23 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 110 168 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.05% 7.70% 7.07%
As % of the System Software category 57.29% 59.57% 66.54%
Number of salaries quoted 101 154 169
South Wales median annual salary £28,500 £29,375 £34,368
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.98% -14.53% +14.56%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,075 £19,200
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £40,050
Wales median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.76% +15.25%

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 192 282 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.05% 12.92% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 178 252 241
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,175 £18,525 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,250 £45,000
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 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
Newport +14 45 £29,000 -3.33% 3
Cardiff -5 45 £31,636 +5.45% 2
Monmouthshire -2 10 £21,500 +13.16%
Caerphilly +2 5 £27,500 -6.78%
Torfaen +10 3 £23,000 +2.22%
Bridgend +5 2 £26,000 +44.44%
Active Directory
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 95 (86.36%) Windows
2 75 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 67 (60.91%) VMware
4 66 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 52 (47.27%) Office 365
6 51 (46.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (46.36%) ITIL
7 50 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 50 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (38.18%) Hyper-V
9 36 (32.73%) Windows 10
10 34 (30.91%) Windows 7
10 34 (30.91%) MS Exchange
11 31 (28.18%) Windows 8
12 30 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 30 (27.27%) Cisco
12 30 (27.27%) Firewall
13 25 (22.73%) Linux
14 24 (21.82%) DNS
14 24 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (20.91%) VirtualBox
15 23 (20.91%) Unix
16 19 (17.27%) SQL
16 19 (17.27%) Citrix
17 18 (16.36%) SAN
17 18 (16.36%) DHCP
18 17 (15.45%) LAN
19 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
19 16 (14.55%) Problem Management
20 14 (12.73%) WAN

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 34 (30.91%) MS Exchange
2 30 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
5 9 (8.18%) IIS
5 9 (8.18%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.64%) JBoss
7 3 (2.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (2.73%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 52 (47.27%) Office 365
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.18%) SaaS
4 7 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (5.45%) IaaS
5 6 (5.45%) PaaS
6 5 (4.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.27%) Firewall
2 24 (21.82%) DNS
3 18 (16.36%) DHCP
3 18 (16.36%) SAN
4 17 (15.45%) LAN
5 14 (12.73%) WAN
6 13 (11.82%) VPN
7 12 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (8.18%) Skype
9 8 (7.27%) NAS
9 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.55%) Network Security
10 5 (4.55%) PBX
10 5 (4.55%) VoIP
11 4 (3.64%) Internet
12 3 (2.73%) HTTP
12 3 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (1.82%) DMZ
14 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Couchbase
2 4 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.73%) Ingres
3 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (24.55%) IT Engineer
2 27 (24.55%) Support Engineer
3 23 (20.91%) IT Support
4 15 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (10.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Administrator
7 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 6 (5.45%) IT Technician
7 6 (5.45%) Support Technician
7 6 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.45%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) Web Services
1 2 (1.82%) WebRTC
2 1 (0.91%) .NET
2 1 (0.91%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.64%) PKI
4 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.82%) AS400
5 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) CMDB
6 1 (0.91%) EPoS
6 1 (0.91%) Handset
6 1 (0.91%) iSeries
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (86.36%) Windows
2 75 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 51 (46.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (32.73%) Windows 10
6 34 (30.91%) Windows 7
7 31 (28.18%) Windows 8
8 25 (22.73%) Linux
9 23 (20.91%) Unix
10 7 (6.36%) AIX
11 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.64%) CentOS
12 4 (3.64%) Solaris
13 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.91%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.36%) ITIL
2 16 (14.55%) Problem Management
3 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (7.27%) Identity Management
4 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.36%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.36%) Project Management
4 7 (6.36%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (5.45%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (5.45%) Release Management
6 5 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.55%) Change Management
6 5 (4.55%) High Availability
6 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.55%) Service Management
7 4 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.73%) Java
3 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.27%) MCSA
3 7 (6.36%) MCP
4 6 (5.45%) DBS Check
4 6 (5.45%) MCSE
5 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.73%) MCITP
7 2 (1.82%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.82%) CCNA
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.91%) CCNP
8 1 (0.91%) Degree
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (38.18%) Hyper-V
3 23 (20.91%) VirtualBox
4 12 (10.91%) XenApp
5 11 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 10 (9.09%) vSphere
7 7 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.64%) WSUS
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.73%) SCOM
4 2 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.91%) Nagios
5 1 (0.91%) SCCM
5 1 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 67 (60.91%) VMware
2 66 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (27.27%) Cisco
4 19 (17.27%) Citrix
5 7 (6.36%) Avaya
5 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.45%) Dell
6 6 (5.45%) Splunk
7 5 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.55%) Google
7 5 (4.55%) McAfee
7 5 (4.55%) Sage
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle
9 3 (2.73%) Actian
9 3 (2.73%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.73%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.73%) Lotus
9 3 (2.73%) Mitel
10 2 (1.82%) EMC
10 2 (1.82%) Veeam