Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Microsoft Active Directory
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 718 797 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.97% 7.29% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 52.07% 55.27% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 610 670 661
South West median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,225 £19,000
90th Percentile £51,325 £47,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1379 1442 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.39% 13.20% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1158 1224
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +4.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,264 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Bristol -4 212 £36,500 +18.70% 22
Wiltshire -4 141 £37,500 +29.31% 5
Gloucestershire +37 123 £37,250 +6.43% 5
Dorset -12 91 £28,000 -1.75% 9
Somerset -12 83 £25,250 -8.18% 1
Cornwall -19 26 £25,500 -31.08% 1
Devon -17 25 £22,500 -22.41% 7
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 611 (85.10%) Windows
2 430 (59.89%) Microsoft
3 371 (51.67%) Windows Server
4 293 (40.81%) VMware
5 235 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 219 (30.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 210 (29.25%) ITIL
8 203 (28.27%) Office 365
9 190 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 180 (25.07%) Firewall
11 176 (24.51%) Windows 7
12 156 (21.73%) DNS
13 151 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
14 138 (19.22%) MS Exchange
15 136 (18.94%) Hyper-V
16 129 (17.97%) SQL Server
17 125 (17.41%) DHCP
17 125 (17.41%) TCP/IP
18 119 (16.57%) Windows 10
19 117 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
20 115 (16.02%) Cisco
21 114 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
21 114 (15.88%) Security Cleared
22 107 (14.90%) Citrix
23 101 (14.07%) SQL
24 95 (13.23%) Linux
25 92 (12.81%) PowerShell
26 89 (12.40%) SharePoint
27 83 (11.56%) SCCM
28 77 (10.72%) Degree

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
1 138 (19.22%) MS Exchange
2 89 (12.40%) SharePoint
3 76 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (6.96%) Skype for Business
6 41 (5.71%) IIS
7 17 (2.37%) Apache
8 15 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.56%) Confluence
13 3 (0.42%) SAS
13 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.14%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 151 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.84%) Houdini
4 6 (0.84%) Maya
4 6 (0.84%) NUKE
4 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 203 (28.27%) Office 365
2 114 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.92%) SaaS
5 15 (2.09%) IaaS
6 9 (1.25%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.84%) G Suite
9 5 (0.70%) PaaS
9 5 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 180 (25.07%) Firewall
2 156 (21.73%) DNS
3 125 (17.41%) DHCP
3 125 (17.41%) TCP/IP
4 77 (10.72%) LAN
5 72 (10.03%) VPN
6 70 (9.75%) SAN
7 69 (9.61%) WAN
8 51 (7.10%) Wireless
9 44 (6.13%) Network Security
10 35 (4.87%) Skype
11 32 (4.46%) VoIP
12 30 (4.18%) Wi-Fi
13 29 (4.04%) VLAN
14 28 (3.90%) Software-Defined Networking
15 27 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
15 27 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
16 19 (2.65%) NAS
17 17 (2.37%) IPsec
17 17 (2.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (2.37%) MySQL
4 14 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.56%) MS Access
10 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.14%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.14%) GIS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.11%) MSI
2 5 (0.70%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.70%) JIRA
2 5 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (10.58%) Finance
2 28 (3.90%) Legal
3 27 (3.76%) Advertising
4 18 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.37%) Law
6 13 (1.81%) Marketing
7 12 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.70%) Military
9 4 (0.56%) Electronics
9 4 (0.56%) Retail
10 3 (0.42%) Back Office
10 3 (0.42%) Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 184 (25.63%) Support Engineer
2 134 (18.66%) Analyst
3 106 (14.76%) IT Support
4 85 (11.84%) IT Engineer
5 83 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 74 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support
7 71 (9.89%) Support Analyst
8 70 (9.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 66 (9.19%) IT Support Engineer
10 58 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 55 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 46 (6.41%) Desktop Support
13 42 (5.85%) Administrator
14 39 (5.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 32 (4.46%) Support Technician
16 31 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 31 (4.32%) IT Technician
17 30 (4.18%) Service Analyst
18 27 (3.76%) Applications Support
18 27 (3.76%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.55%) Web Services
2 28 (3.90%) .NET
3 16 (2.23%) ASP.NET
4 14 (1.95%) HTML
5 11 (1.53%) EDI
6 10 (1.39%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.11%) CSS
7 8 (1.11%) jQuery
8 7 (0.97%) Ajax
8 7 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (0.97%) XML
9 6 (0.84%) Entity Framework
9 6 (0.84%) RESTful
9 6 (0.84%) Software Packaging
9 6 (0.84%) WCF
9 6 (0.84%) WinForms
9 6 (0.84%) WPF
9 6 (0.84%) XSLT
10 4 (0.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.99%) Driving Licence
3 40 (5.57%) Data Centre
3 40 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.09%) Replication
7 14 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.67%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.53%) Clustering
11 9 (1.25%) Derivative
11 9 (1.25%) Life Science
11 9 (1.25%) User Experience
12 8 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.97%) iPad
13 7 (0.97%) PKI
14 6 (0.84%) Animation
14 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.84%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 611 (85.10%) Windows
2 371 (51.67%) Windows Server
3 235 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 219 (30.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 176 (24.51%) Windows 7
6 119 (16.57%) Windows 10
7 95 (13.23%) Linux
8 64 (8.91%) Windows 8
9 46 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (4.46%) CentOS
11 31 (4.32%) Windows XP
12 30 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (3.62%) Mac OS X
14 17 (2.37%) Apple iOS
15 15 (2.09%) Android
16 13 (1.81%) Unix
17 11 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (1.25%) AIX
18 9 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (29.25%) ITIL
2 71 (9.89%) Service Delivery
3 47 (6.55%) ITSM
4 46 (6.41%) Service Management
5 45 (6.27%) ITIL V3
6 44 (6.13%) Problem Management
7 42 (5.85%) Proactive Management
7 42 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (5.43%) Change Management
10 38 (5.29%) Time Management
11 29 (4.04%) Presales
12 28 (3.90%) Patch Management
12 28 (3.90%) TOGAF
13 27 (3.76%) Migration
14 26 (3.62%) Mentoring
14 26 (3.62%) Mobile Device Management
15 25 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (2.92%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 101 (14.07%) SQL
2 92 (12.81%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.34%) Shell Script
4 23 (3.20%) C#
5 22 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.09%) JavaScript
7 13 (1.81%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.25%) VB
9 6 (0.84%) XPath
9 6 (0.84%) XQuery
10 5 (0.70%) C
10 5 (0.70%) VBScript
11 4 (0.56%) Python
12 3 (0.42%) AWK
12 3 (0.42%) Perl
12 3 (0.42%) PHP
12 3 (0.42%) sed
13 2 (0.28%) Java
14 1 (0.14%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 117 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (15.88%) Security Cleared
3 77 (10.72%) Degree
4 71 (9.89%) DV Cleared
5 63 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (7.66%) SC Cleared
7 50 (6.96%) MCSE
8 40 (5.57%) CCNA
8 40 (5.57%) CCNP
9 34 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (3.48%) MCITP
10 25 (3.48%) MCSA
11 20 (2.79%) MCP
12 17 (2.37%) MCTS
13 16 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.39%) MCDST
14 10 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (1.25%) CCA
15 9 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.18%) SLA
2 18 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 190 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (18.94%) Hyper-V
3 45 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
4 41 (5.71%) vSphere
5 33 (4.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 28 (3.90%) XenApp
7 25 (3.48%) NFS
8 23 (3.20%) BitLocker
9 16 (2.23%) Samba
10 14 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.95%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.81%) XenServer
12 8 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.84%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.70%) Firmware
14 5 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.42%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 83 (11.56%) SCCM
2 37 (5.15%) SCOM
3 30 (4.18%) WSUS
4 24 (3.34%) SCVMM
5 19 (2.65%) Backup Exec
5 19 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (1.53%) Puppet
9 10 (1.39%) vMotion
10 8 (1.11%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.84%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.84%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.70%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.56%) Nagios
13 4 (0.56%) SCSM
14 3 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.42%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 430 (59.89%) Microsoft
2 293 (40.81%) VMware
3 115 (16.02%) Cisco
4 107 (14.90%) Citrix
5 42 (5.85%) Red Hat
6 39 (5.43%) HP
6 39 (5.43%) Veeam
7 35 (4.87%) Apple
8 33 (4.60%) McAfee
9 28 (3.90%) Avaya
10 27 (3.76%) Dell
11 22 (3.06%) Oracle
12 21 (2.92%) NetApp
13 17 (2.37%) SolarWinds
14 14 (1.95%) Symantec
15 11 (1.53%) IBM
15 11 (1.53%) Juniper
15 11 (1.53%) SonicWALL
15 11 (1.53%) Sophos
16 10 (1.39%) Google