Active Directory Jobs in the South West

Microsoft Active Directory
England > South West

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 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 32 54 59
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 540 345 430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.53% 5.14% 5.11%
As % of the System Software category 44.23% 29.49% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 468 287 267
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £23,300
25th Percentile £28,833 £28,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -
75th Percentile £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £66,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

All System Software Skills
South West

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,221 1,170 1,480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 12.50% 17.42% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 964 686 887
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £28,400
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £61,750 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £77,125 £82,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the South West

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in the South West over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Gloucestershire +30 149 £39,750 +15.22% 10
Bristol +53 125 £37,500 +25.00% 36
Wiltshire -2 92 £49,000 +12.00% 31
Somerset +24 62 £29,605 -31.94% 24
Devon -3 54 £40,000 +21.21% 16
Dorset -21 48 £37,000 -7.50% 10
Cornwall -9 9 £28,500 -16.18% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 159 (29.44%) Microsoft Exchange
2 96 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (1.11%) IIS
5 3 (0.56%) Apache
5 3 (0.56%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.56%) JBoss
5 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.19%) Confluence
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.19%) Moodle
Applications
1 83 (15.37%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 294 (54.44%) Microsoft 365
2 240 (44.44%) Azure
3 122 (22.59%) Entra ID
4 57 (10.56%) AWS
5 52 (9.63%) OneDrive
6 31 (5.74%) GCP
7 19 (3.52%) IaaS
8 16 (2.96%) Power Platform
9 15 (2.78%) PaaS
10 9 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (1.67%) SaaS
11 8 (1.48%) Nutanix
12 7 (1.30%) Mimecast
13 6 (1.11%) PowerApps
14 5 (0.93%) Azure DevOps
14 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.93%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.93%) Power Automate
14 5 (0.93%) WhatsApp
15 3 (0.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 92 (17.04%) DNS
2 84 (15.56%) LAN
3 77 (14.26%) DHCP
4 76 (14.07%) Firewall
5 74 (13.70%) WAN
6 65 (12.04%) TCP/IP
7 46 (8.52%) VPN
8 44 (8.15%) SAN
9 37 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
9 37 (6.85%) Wireless
10 21 (3.89%) VLAN
11 20 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (2.96%) Network Security
13 14 (2.59%) NAS
14 12 (2.22%) Internet
14 12 (2.22%) VSAN
14 12 (2.22%) WLAN
15 10 (1.85%) VoIP
16 9 (1.67%) IPsec
17 8 (1.48%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.48%) MySQL
3 7 (1.30%) Power BI
4 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.56%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (0.74%) JIRA
2 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) GitLab
3 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 177 (32.78%) Social Skills
2 43 (7.96%) Finance
3 40 (7.41%) Organisational Skills
4 34 (6.30%) Public Sector
5 30 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.89%) Legal
7 17 (3.15%) Law
8 16 (2.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 16 (2.96%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.78%) Manufacturing
10 11 (2.04%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.67%) Automotive
11 9 (1.67%) Banking
12 5 (0.93%) Fire and Rescue
12 5 (0.93%) Marketing
12 5 (0.93%) Military
13 4 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.74%) Publishing
14 3 (0.56%) Retail
15 2 (0.37%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 141 (26.11%) Support Engineer
2 103 (19.07%) IT Support
3 93 (17.22%) IT Engineer
4 84 (15.56%) Analyst
5 77 (14.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 56 (10.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 54 (10.00%) Senior
8 51 (9.44%) IT Support Engineer
9 48 (8.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 44 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 39 (7.22%) IT Technician
12 38 (7.04%) Service Analyst
13 34 (6.30%) Desktop Support
14 33 (6.11%) Field Engineer
14 33 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
15 31 (5.74%) Support Technician
16 28 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
16 28 (5.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 27 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
17 27 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.11%) EJB
2 5 (0.93%) SAML
3 3 (0.56%) LDAP
4 2 (0.37%) ARM Templates
4 2 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.19%) RESTEasy
5 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 90 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 43 (7.96%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.15%) Clustering
4 17 (3.15%) iPhone
5 16 (2.96%) Replication
6 15 (2.78%) Smartphone
7 13 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.22%) PKI
9 11 (2.04%) Onboarding
10 8 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.11%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.11%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.93%) CMDB
12 5 (0.93%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.74%) Cyberattack
13 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.56%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 414 (76.67%) Windows
2 213 (39.44%) Windows Server
3 142 (26.30%) Windows 10
4 58 (10.74%) Linux
5 46 (8.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 44 (8.15%) Windows Server 2019
7 38 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (6.48%) Mac OS
9 32 (5.93%) Windows 7
10 17 (3.15%) Apple iOS
11 16 (2.96%) AIX
11 16 (2.96%) Android
12 15 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.74%) Unix
14 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.56%) Solaris
16 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.00%) ITIL
2 114 (21.11%) Customer Service
3 90 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 87 (16.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 57 (10.56%) Service Management
6 45 (8.33%) ITSM
7 43 (7.96%) Incident Management
8 42 (7.78%) Time Management
9 40 (7.41%) Change Management
10 39 (7.22%) Service Delivery
11 37 (6.85%) Mentoring
12 33 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (6.11%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (5.93%) Mobile Device Management
14 31 (5.74%) Project Delivery
15 29 (5.37%) Information Security
16 25 (4.63%) Roadmaps
17 23 (4.26%) Agile
17 23 (4.26%) Project Management
18 22 (4.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (19.63%) PowerShell
2 58 (10.74%) SQL
3 18 (3.33%) Python
4 13 (2.41%) Bash
5 8 (1.48%) Java
6 5 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.19%) Bicep
7 1 (0.19%) Go
7 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 104 (19.26%) SC Cleared
3 57 (10.56%) Degree
4 54 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 48 (8.89%) DBS Check
6 45 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (7.22%) A+ Certification
8 28 (5.19%) MCP
9 26 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (3.52%) MCSE
11 16 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (2.59%) MCITP
13 9 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (1.30%) MCSA
15 5 (0.93%) CCA
15 5 (0.93%) CCNA
15 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.93%) GIAC
16 4 (0.74%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.89%) SLA
2 21 (3.89%) GDPR
3 10 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.37%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 123 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.89%) vSphere
3 21 (3.89%) XenDesktop
4 20 (3.70%) XenApp
5 19 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.93%) Docker
9 5 (0.93%) RACF
10 3 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.19%) Firmware
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 107 (19.81%) SCCM
2 88 (16.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (3.52%) WSUS
4 17 (3.15%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.59%) vCenter Server
6 12 (2.22%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (1.85%) Nagios
8 9 (1.67%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.48%) Kubernetes
9 8 (1.48%) SCOM
10 7 (1.30%) Icinga
11 6 (1.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 5 (0.93%) Ansible
12 5 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.93%) OfficeScan
12 5 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.74%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 382 (70.74%) Microsoft
2 158 (29.26%) VMware
3 50 (9.26%) Cisco
3 50 (9.26%) Citrix
4 40 (7.41%) HP
5 34 (6.30%) Veeam
6 33 (6.11%) Google
7 27 (5.00%) Dell
8 24 (4.44%) Oracle
9 22 (4.07%) ServiceNow
10 20 (3.70%) McAfee
10 20 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 17 (3.15%) Red Hat
11 17 (3.15%) Veritas
12 16 (2.96%) Symantec
13 14 (2.59%) Aruba
14 13 (2.41%) Hitachi
14 13 (2.41%) NetApp
15 12 (2.22%) Apple
15 12 (2.22%) Fortinet