The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 7 28
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 37 96 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 8.98% 16.00% 7.75%
As % of the System Software category 71.15% 61.15% 66.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 85 40
Median salary £25,750 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.13% +3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £41,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.76% -  

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 Swindon with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 52 157 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 12.62% 26.17% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 44 138 61
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -2.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,650 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,442 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Swindon

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 20 (29.41%) Firewall
4 17 (25.00%) Finance
4 17 (25.00%) VMware
5 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
5 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
5 15 (22.06%) Office 365
6 14 (20.59%) ITIL
7 13 (19.12%) MS Office
7 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
8 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (16.18%) DHCP
8 11 (16.18%) DNS
9 10 (14.71%) VoIP
9 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
10 9 (13.24%) High Availability
10 9 (13.24%) Cisco
10 9 (13.24%) WAN
10 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
10 9 (13.24%) LAN
10 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (10.29%) Load Balancing
12 7 (10.29%) SCCM
12 7 (10.29%) Linux
12 7 (10.29%) MySQL
13 6 (8.82%) WLAN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 9 (13.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
1 13 (19.12%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Office 365
2 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) Firewall
2 11 (16.18%) DHCP
2 11 (16.18%) DNS
3 10 (14.71%) VoIP
4 9 (13.24%) LAN
4 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.24%) WAN
5 6 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (8.82%) WLAN
6 5 (7.35%) Wireless
7 4 (5.88%) VPN
8 3 (4.41%) DKIM
8 3 (4.41%) FTP
8 3 (4.41%) Network Security
8 3 (4.41%) SMTP
8 3 (4.41%) SSL
8 3 (4.41%) X.509
9 2 (2.94%) Internet
9 2 (2.94%) NAS
9 2 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Ant
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Support Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Analyst
3 14 (20.59%) IT Support
4 13 (19.12%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) Support Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) Desktop Support
7 9 (13.24%) Communications Support Engineer
7 9 (13.24%) Systems Support
7 9 (13.24%) Systems Support Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) IT Engineer
9 7 (10.29%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (10.29%) Solutions Analyst
10 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) CAdES
1 3 (4.41%) PAdES
1 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (4.41%) XAdES
2 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) CSS3
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) HTML5
2 1 (1.47%) jQuery
2 1 (1.47%) JSON
2 1 (1.47%) RESTful
2 1 (1.47%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.29%) Linux
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.41%) CentOS
6 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) High Availability
3 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.29%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.41%) Business Development
6 3 (4.41%) DevOps
6 3 (4.41%) Document Management
6 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.41%) Service Management
7 2 (2.94%) Change Control
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.94%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.94%) Operations Management
7 2 (2.94%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (2.94%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.47%) Change Management
8 1 (1.47%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
1 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) KVM
4 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) SCOM
3 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.41%) Puppet
3 3 (4.41%) Rundeck
3 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.41%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.94%) WSUS
5 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (13.24%) Cisco
4 4 (5.88%) Symantec
5 3 (4.41%) IronPort
5 3 (4.41%) Lotus
5 3 (4.41%) RightFax
5 3 (4.41%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (4.41%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.94%) Apple
6 2 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix
7 1 (1.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.47%) Dell KACE
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Huawei
7 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.47%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.47%) Mitel
7 1 (1.47%) NEC