Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 24 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 164 229 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.08% 8.68% 6.69%
As % of the System Software category 54.13% 62.91% 62.59%
Number of salaries quoted 144 176 175
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.45% +17.54%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,375 £18,600
90th Percentile £45,000 £44,750 £39,000
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 303 364 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.93% 13.80% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 275 284 263
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £18,825 £19,050
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Wales

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Wales

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Wales

Active Directory
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +7 131 £30,000 - 10
West Wales -12 12 £40,000 +40.35%
Mid Wales -16 11 - -
North Wales +1 10 £27,500 +12.24% 2
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 138 (84.15%) Windows
2 119 (72.56%) VMware
3 104 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 99 (60.37%) Windows Server
5 89 (54.27%) ITIL
6 86 (52.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (40.24%) Hyper-V
8 64 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (38.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (37.80%) Office 365
11 52 (31.71%) Windows 10
11 52 (31.71%) MS Exchange
12 50 (30.49%) Windows 7
13 47 (28.66%) Firewall
14 43 (26.22%) DNS
14 43 (26.22%) Cisco
15 42 (25.61%) Windows 8
16 38 (23.17%) Exchange Server 2013
17 37 (22.56%) Citrix
18 36 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 36 (21.95%) DHCP
18 36 (21.95%) Linux
19 31 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2010
20 30 (18.29%) VirtualBox
21 28 (17.07%) Problem Management
22 26 (15.85%) LAN
23 25 (15.24%) SAN
24 23 (14.02%) SQL
25 22 (13.41%) WAN
26 21 (12.80%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 52 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 38 (23.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (9.76%) IIS
5 15 (9.15%) Skype for Business
6 13 (7.93%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.44%) JBoss
9 3 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.83%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.61%) Apache
11 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 62 (37.80%) Office 365
2 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.49%) G Suite
4 7 (4.27%) Mimecast
5 6 (3.66%) SaaS
6 5 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.05%) IaaS
6 5 (3.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (28.66%) Firewall
2 43 (26.22%) DNS
3 36 (21.95%) DHCP
4 26 (15.85%) LAN
5 25 (15.24%) SAN
6 22 (13.41%) WAN
7 15 (9.15%) Skype
7 15 (9.15%) VPN
8 11 (6.71%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (4.88%) Network Security
9 8 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.27%) NAS
10 7 (4.27%) PBX
11 6 (3.66%) HTTP
11 6 (3.66%) VoIP
11 6 (3.66%) WLAN
12 5 (3.05%) PABX
13 4 (2.44%) DMZ
13 4 (2.44%) NetScaler
13 4 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.22%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.22%) Ingres
3 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (10.37%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) Retail
3 8 (4.88%) Advertising
3 8 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 40 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (20.12%) IT Engineer
3 32 (19.51%) Support Engineer
4 26 (15.85%) IT Support
5 18 (10.98%) IT Support Engineer
6 15 (9.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (8.54%) Desktop Support
8 13 (7.93%) Analyst
8 13 (7.93%) Team Leader
9 11 (6.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (6.10%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (6.10%) IT Technician
11 9 (5.49%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.88%) Network Engineer
13 7 (4.27%) Desktop Support Team Leader
13 7 (4.27%) Desktop Team Leader
13 7 (4.27%) Support Team Leader
14 6 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 6 (3.66%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.22%) .NET
2 2 (1.22%) EDI
2 2 (1.22%) Web Services
2 2 (1.22%) WebRTC
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.93%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.49%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.27%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.27%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.66%) User Experience
7 4 (2.44%) iSeries
8 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.83%) Handset
8 3 (1.83%) PKI
8 3 (1.83%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.22%) AS400
9 2 (1.22%) Clustering
9 2 (1.22%) Replication
10 1 (0.61%) CMDB
10 1 (0.61%) EPoS
10 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 138 (84.15%) Windows
2 99 (60.37%) Windows Server
3 64 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (38.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (31.71%) Windows 10
6 50 (30.49%) Windows 7
7 42 (25.61%) Windows 8
8 36 (21.95%) Linux
9 19 (11.59%) Unix
10 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (5.49%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.66%) AIX
12 6 (3.66%) CentOS
13 4 (2.44%) Solaris
14 3 (1.83%) OS/400
14 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.83%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.22%) Android
16 1 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.61%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (54.27%) ITIL
2 28 (17.07%) Problem Management
3 21 (12.80%) Service Management
4 16 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (9.15%) Project Management
6 14 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (6.71%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.10%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.88%) Migration
10 8 (4.88%) Network Virtualisation
10 8 (4.88%) Performance Management
10 8 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.27%) Identity Management
11 7 (4.27%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (3.66%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.66%) Information Security
12 6 (3.66%) ITSM
12 6 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.66%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.02%) SQL
2 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.83%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.83%) C
5 3 (1.83%) Java
5 3 (1.83%) Python
6 1 (0.61%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.76%) MCSE
3 15 (9.15%) MCSA
4 13 (7.93%) MCP
5 12 (7.32%) DBS Check
6 10 (6.10%) CCNA
6 10 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.49%) MCITP
8 8 (4.88%) A+ Certification
8 8 (4.88%) CCNP
8 8 (4.88%) Degree
9 7 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.61%) MCDST
12 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.61%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.76%) SLA
2 7 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (52.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (40.24%) Hyper-V
3 30 (18.29%) VirtualBox
4 21 (12.80%) XenApp
5 20 (12.20%) XenDesktop
6 15 (9.15%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (7.93%) vSphere
8 4 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (9.15%) SCCM
2 8 (4.88%) SCOM
2 8 (4.88%) SCSM
3 5 (3.05%) SCOrch
3 5 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.44%) WSUS
5 3 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.22%) Nagios
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 119 (72.56%) VMware
2 104 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 43 (26.22%) Cisco
4 37 (22.56%) Citrix
5 11 (6.71%) Avaya
5 11 (6.71%) Oracle
6 9 (5.49%) Dell
6 9 (5.49%) Google
6 9 (5.49%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.88%) HP
7 8 (4.88%) Splunk
8 7 (4.27%) McAfee
9 5 (3.05%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.05%) AppDynamics
9 5 (3.05%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.05%) Mitel
9 5 (3.05%) Sage
9 5 (3.05%) Veeam
10 4 (2.44%) IBM
10 4 (2.44%) Veritas