The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 41 30
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 276 322 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.20% 6.22% 7.50%
As % of the System Software category 48.00% 52.79% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 246 277 374
Median salary £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.54% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £20,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year - -3.70%  

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 575 610 919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.83% 11.79% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 488 510 689
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in the South West

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the South West

Active Directory
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bristol -14 84 £30,500 +29.78% 20
Wiltshire +3 63 £33,250 +18.75% 8
Somerset +3 42 £34,750 +25.22% 5
Gloucestershire -19 38 £30,000 -16.66% 10
Dorset -14 22 £27,500 - 9
Devon +7 14 £30,000 - 1
Cornwall -19 14 £18,500 -22.91%
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 435 (79.67%) Windows
2 340 (62.27%) Microsoft
3 259 (47.44%) Windows Server
4 235 (43.04%) VMware
5 149 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 145 (26.56%) MS Exchange
7 143 (26.19%) ITIL
7 143 (26.19%) Office 365
8 131 (23.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 124 (22.71%) Firewall
10 119 (21.79%) SQL
11 111 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 110 (20.15%) Microsoft Office
13 106 (19.41%) Cisco
14 96 (17.58%) TCP/IP
15 86 (15.75%) DNS
16 85 (15.57%) DHCP
16 85 (15.57%) LAN
17 84 (15.38%) SQL Server
18 81 (14.84%) WAN
19 79 (14.47%) Citrix
19 79 (14.47%) Hyper-V
20 78 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
21 74 (13.55%) Linux
22 71 (13.00%) Windows 7
23 68 (12.45%) Finance
24 66 (12.09%) Security Cleared
25 60 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
26 56 (10.26%) PowerShell
27 54 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 145 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 54 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (7.14%) IIS
4 37 (6.78%) SharePoint
5 34 (6.23%) Skype for Business
6 27 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.20%) Apache
9 10 (1.83%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.47%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.10%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.92%) Confluence
13 5 (0.92%) SAS
14 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 110 (20.15%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Maximo
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 143 (26.19%) Office 365
2 60 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.30%) SaaS
5 11 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.47%) IaaS
8 7 (1.28%) PaaS
9 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.18%) AdWords
11 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 124 (22.71%) Firewall
2 96 (17.58%) TCP/IP
3 86 (15.75%) DNS
4 85 (15.57%) DHCP
4 85 (15.57%) LAN
5 81 (14.84%) WAN
6 51 (9.34%) VPN
7 49 (8.97%) SAN
8 45 (8.24%) VoIP
9 35 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
10 27 (4.95%) PBX
11 25 (4.58%) VLAN
12 23 (4.21%) Wireless
13 19 (3.48%) iSCSI
13 19 (3.48%) Skype
14 18 (3.30%) Kerberos
15 17 (3.11%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (2.93%) Internet
16 16 (2.93%) Network Security
17 15 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.20%) MySQL
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.55%) GIS
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.37%) MS Access
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.18%) Power BI
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.28%) JIRA
3 6 (1.10%) Bitbucket
3 6 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.92%) MSI
5 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.55%) Ant
6 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.37%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.37%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.18%) FishEye
8 1 (0.18%) JUnit
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 68 (12.45%) Finance
2 25 (4.58%) Advertising
3 13 (2.38%) Games
4 12 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.01%) Legal
6 9 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.10%) Law
7 6 (1.10%) Marketing
7 6 (1.10%) Retail
8 5 (0.92%) Military
9 4 (0.73%) Front Office
10 3 (0.55%) Banking
10 3 (0.55%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (24.73%) Support Engineer
2 127 (23.26%) Analyst
3 64 (11.72%) Support Analyst
4 62 (11.36%) IT Support
5 57 (10.44%) IT Engineer
6 56 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 56 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 52 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 49 (8.97%) Service Analyst
9 44 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
10 42 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 40 (7.33%) IT Support Engineer
12 38 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 35 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
14 32 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (5.86%) Administrator
15 30 (5.49%) Desktop Support
16 28 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
16 28 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
17 27 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.86%) .NET
2 23 (4.21%) HTML
2 23 (4.21%) XML
3 22 (4.03%) ASP.NET
4 21 (3.85%) Web Services
5 20 (3.66%) .NET Framework
5 20 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 19 (3.48%) RESTful
6 19 (3.48%) WCF
6 19 (3.48%) XSLT
7 18 (3.30%) Entity Framework
7 18 (3.30%) WinForms
7 18 (3.30%) WPF
8 6 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.92%) OpenVZ
10 4 (0.73%) JSON
10 4 (0.73%) Middleware
11 3 (0.55%) COM
11 3 (0.55%) CSS
11 3 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.16%) Driving Licence
2 24 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.75%) Clustering
5 14 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.01%) Replication
7 9 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.10%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.10%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.10%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (0.92%) PKI
10 4 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.73%) Social Media
11 3 (0.55%) BYOD
11 3 (0.55%) iPad
11 3 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 435 (79.67%) Windows
2 259 (47.44%) Windows Server
3 149 (27.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 131 (23.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (13.55%) Linux
6 71 (13.00%) Windows 7
7 49 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 32 (5.86%) Windows 8
9 32 (5.86%) Windows XP
10 26 (4.76%) Mac OS X
11 15 (2.75%) Unix
12 13 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (1.83%) AIX
14 9 (1.65%) CentOS
15 8 (1.47%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (1.10%) Android
17 6 (1.10%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (26.19%) ITIL
2 37 (6.78%) Service Delivery
3 31 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (5.68%) Service Management
3 31 (5.68%) Workflow
4 26 (4.76%) Time Management
5 24 (4.40%) Line Management
5 24 (4.40%) Mentoring
6 23 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (3.48%) Scrum
7 19 (3.48%) TDD
7 19 (3.48%) Test Automation
8 18 (3.30%) MVC
8 18 (3.30%) Process Management
8 18 (3.30%) Unit Testing
9 17 (3.11%) Coaching
9 17 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (2.93%) High Availability
10 16 (2.93%) Migration
11 15 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 119 (21.79%) SQL
2 56 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.40%) C#
4 22 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.30%) XPath
6 18 (3.30%) XQuery
7 11 (2.01%) Java
8 7 (1.28%) VB
9 6 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.10%) Python
9 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.92%) VBScript
11 4 (0.73%) C
12 3 (0.55%) AWK
12 3 (0.55%) Perl
12 3 (0.55%) PHP
12 3 (0.55%) sed
13 2 (0.37%) VBA
14 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 78 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (12.09%) Security Cleared
3 46 (8.42%) MCSE
4 44 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 38 (6.96%) CCNA
6 33 (6.04%) MCSA
7 30 (5.49%) Degree
8 29 (5.31%) MCP
9 26 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (4.21%) DV Cleared
11 19 (3.48%) Network+ Certification
12 18 (3.30%) CCNP
13 13 (2.38%) A+ Certification
13 13 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.38%) MCITP
14 7 (1.28%) CISSP
14 7 (1.28%) MCTS
15 6 (1.10%) CNA
15 6 (1.10%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.88%) SLA
2 15 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 111 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (14.47%) Hyper-V
3 28 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (4.21%) vSphere
4 23 (4.21%) XenApp
5 16 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (2.93%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.47%) NFS
7 6 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.73%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.55%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.55%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.55%) XenServer
11 2 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 51 (9.34%) SCCM
2 20 (3.66%) SCOM
3 13 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.20%) WSUS
5 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (1.47%) Puppet
7 8 (1.47%) vMotion
8 7 (1.28%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.92%) Nagios
11 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.55%) OpenView
12 3 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 3 (0.55%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.55%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 340 (62.27%) Microsoft
2 235 (43.04%) VMware
3 106 (19.41%) Cisco
4 79 (14.47%) Citrix
5 52 (9.52%) HP
6 42 (7.69%) Dell
7 26 (4.76%) NetApp
8 20 (3.66%) Symantec
9 17 (3.11%) Apple
10 16 (2.93%) WatchGuard
11 15 (2.75%) IBM
11 15 (2.75%) Oracle
12 13 (2.38%) SonicWALL
12 13 (2.38%) Veeam
13 12 (2.20%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.83%) Avaya
14 10 (1.83%) Lotus
15 9 (1.65%) Nortel
15 9 (1.65%) Siemens
16 7 (1.28%) Juniper
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £29000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Pension FREE FOOD!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Free Food etc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum + unbeatable benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + OnCall
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 3 days ago
Westbury-On-Severn, Gloucestershire
Aceo Limited
Posted: 4 days ago