Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 17 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 140 148 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 8.70% 10.30% 6.82%
As % of the System Software category 55.78% 56.06% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 136 141 140
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £41,375 £43,750 £44,550
Wales median annual salary £30,375 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.74% -3.33% -

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 251 264 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.59% 18.37% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 236 248 240
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £34,125 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.36% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £51,625 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -9 75 £26,500 -11.67% 9
Newport -2 35 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Caerphilly +8 14 £36,000 +30.91%
Torfaen +7 5 £35,000 +52.17% 2
Bridgend 0 5 £37,500 +44.23% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £37,250 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £26,095 -
Active Directory
Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 134 (95.71%) Windows
2 86 (61.43%) Microsoft
3 72 (51.43%) VMware
4 69 (49.29%) Windows Server
5 65 (46.43%) Office 365
6 48 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (32.86%) MS Exchange
8 41 (29.29%) Windows 7
9 37 (26.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (26.43%) Windows 10
10 36 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (25.00%) LAN
12 34 (24.29%) ITIL
12 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (22.14%) Hyper-V
14 28 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 26 (18.57%) SCCM
16 25 (17.86%) DNS
17 24 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 23 (16.43%) WAN
18 23 (16.43%) DHCP
18 23 (16.43%) Firewall
19 21 (15.00%) SAN
20 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
21 19 (13.57%) Data Centre
22 18 (12.86%) SLA
23 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2003
23 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 16 (11.43%) VoIP
25 15 (10.71%) Linux

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 46 (32.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.00%) IIS
4 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 65 (46.43%) Office 365
2 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.00%) LAN
2 25 (17.86%) DNS
3 23 (16.43%) DHCP
3 23 (16.43%) Firewall
3 23 (16.43%) WAN
4 21 (15.00%) SAN
5 16 (11.43%) VoIP
6 12 (8.57%) VPN
7 9 (6.43%) Wireless
7 9 (6.43%) WLAN
8 7 (5.00%) ADSL
9 6 (4.29%) Network Security
9 6 (4.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.57%) Skype
10 5 (3.57%) VLAN
11 3 (2.14%) Intranet
11 3 (2.14%) NAS
11 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.43%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.43%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 15 (10.71%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Advertising
3 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) Analyst
2 27 (19.29%) Support Analyst
3 22 (15.71%) Support Engineer
4 21 (15.00%) IT Support
5 19 (13.57%) Consultant
5 19 (13.57%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (12.86%) IT Analyst
7 17 (12.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 16 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (10.71%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (9.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (7.86%) 1st Line Support
12 11 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (7.86%) Technical Support
13 10 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 10 (7.14%) Service Analyst
13 10 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
14 9 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.57%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.29%) Replication
4 5 (3.57%) User Experience
5 3 (2.14%) Clustering
5 3 (2.14%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.71%) Fintech
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 134 (95.71%) Windows
2 69 (49.29%) Windows Server
3 41 (29.29%) Windows 7
4 37 (26.43%) Windows 10
4 37 (26.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (10.71%) Linux
8 5 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.14%) CentOS
9 3 (2.14%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (24.29%) ITIL
3 24 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (9.29%) High Availability
5 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.14%) Project Management
7 9 (6.43%) Break/Fix
8 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (5.00%) DevOps
9 7 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.00%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.29%) Change Management
10 6 (4.29%) Coaching
11 5 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (2.86%) Proactive Monitoring
13 3 (2.14%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) MCSE
4 5 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.71%) CCNA
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.86%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (22.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.29%) Terminal Services
3 6 (4.29%) XenApp
4 5 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.57%) vSphere
5 3 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (18.57%) SCCM
2 5 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.86%) Nagios
4 3 (2.14%) SCOM
5 2 (1.43%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 86 (61.43%) Microsoft
2 72 (51.43%) VMware
3 15 (10.71%) Citrix
4 12 (8.57%) Veeam
5 11 (7.86%) Cisco
6 8 (5.71%) Apple
7 4 (2.86%) Dell
7 4 (2.86%) Ivanti
8 3 (2.14%) Avaya
8 3 (2.14%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (2.14%) Draytek
8 3 (2.14%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.14%) Freshdesk
8 3 (2.14%) HP
8 3 (2.14%) Nexenta
8 3 (2.14%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.43%) Darktrace
9 2 (1.43%) NetApp
9 2 (1.43%) Sage
10 1 (0.71%) Mitel