Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 34 29
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 159 146 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.17% 6.55% 7.37%
As % of the System Software category 49.84% 54.07% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 141 137 169
Wales median annual salary £29,750 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% +15.38% -18.75%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,500 £18,400
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
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 319 270 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.40% 12.11% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 266 238 311
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £45,787 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +7.73% +4.94% +1.25%

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 +13 122 £29,375 -9.62% 21
Mid Wales -10 16 £26,000 -
West Wales +15 13 £23,000 - 3
North Wales -7 4 £30,000 +39.53% 5
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 136 (85.53%) Windows
2 124 (77.99%) Microsoft
3 79 (49.69%) Windows Server
4 73 (45.91%) ITIL
4 73 (45.91%) VMware
5 61 (38.36%) Office 365
6 58 (36.48%) Windows 7
7 54 (33.96%) Windows 10
8 53 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 49 (30.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (27.67%) Hyper-V
10 44 (27.67%) Microsoft Office
11 43 (27.04%) SLA
12 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (24.53%) DNS
13 39 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (24.53%) LAN
14 38 (23.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (18.87%) PowerShell
15 30 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (16.98%) Finance
17 26 (16.35%) Firewall
18 25 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2013
19 23 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
19 23 (14.47%) Service Delivery
20 22 (13.84%) Citrix
21 21 (13.21%) Windows 8
21 21 (13.21%) Degree
22 20 (12.58%) Management Information System
22 20 (12.58%) Advertising

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 53 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.29%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (27.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 61 (38.36%) Office 365
2 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.89%) IaaS
4 3 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.53%) DNS
1 39 (24.53%) LAN
2 26 (16.35%) Firewall
3 19 (11.95%) DHCP
3 19 (11.95%) WAN
4 14 (8.81%) ADSL
5 8 (5.03%) SAN
6 7 (4.40%) Skype
6 7 (4.40%) VPN
7 6 (3.77%) VLAN
8 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.52%) Wireless
9 3 (1.89%) HTTP
9 3 (1.89%) Network Security
10 2 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.26%) PBX
10 2 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.26%) VoIP
10 2 (1.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 27 (16.98%) Finance
2 20 (12.58%) Advertising
3 9 (5.66%) Retail
4 7 (4.40%) Marketing
5 3 (1.89%) Automotive
5 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (17.61%) Analyst
1 28 (17.61%) Support Engineer
2 26 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (15.72%) Desktop Support
3 25 (15.72%) IT Engineer
4 19 (11.95%) IT Support
5 15 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (7.55%) Service Analyst
6 12 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (6.92%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 11 (6.92%) Desktop Team Leader
7 11 (6.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.92%) Support Team Leader
7 11 (6.92%) Team Leader
8 10 (6.29%) Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (5.03%) IT Technician
10 8 (5.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.26%) COM
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.58%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.06%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (9.43%) User Experience
4 8 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.40%) iSeries
6 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.89%) PKI
8 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.26%) Handset
8 2 (1.26%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 136 (85.53%) Windows
2 79 (49.69%) Windows Server
3 58 (36.48%) Windows 7
4 54 (33.96%) Windows 10
5 42 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (23.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (13.21%) Windows 8
8 17 (10.69%) Linux
9 9 (5.66%) Android
9 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.89%) OS/400
12 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.63%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.91%) ITIL
2 30 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (14.47%) Service Delivery
4 20 (12.58%) Service Management
5 17 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.69%) Problem Management
6 16 (10.06%) ITSM
7 15 (9.43%) Decision-Making
7 15 (9.43%) Proactive Management
7 15 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.18%) Project Management
9 10 (6.29%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (6.29%) Data Protection
10 9 (5.66%) High Availability
10 9 (5.66%) TOGAF
11 8 (5.03%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.03%) Runbook
12 7 (4.40%) People Management
13 6 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.81%) SQL
3 6 (3.77%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.77%) VB
4 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.89%) C
4 3 (1.89%) C#
4 3 (1.89%) Python
5 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.21%) Degree
3 18 (11.32%) MCITP
4 17 (10.69%) CCNA
4 17 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (9.43%) MCSE
6 9 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.40%) MCSA
8 6 (3.77%) CCNP
9 4 (2.52%) CCIE
9 4 (2.52%) MCSD
9 4 (2.52%) MOS
9 4 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.89%) MCDST
11 1 (0.63%) HNC
11 1 (0.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (27.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (30.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (27.67%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.69%) VirtualBox
4 12 (7.55%) XenApp
4 12 (7.55%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.52%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.26%) NFS
6 2 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (11.95%) SCCM
2 8 (5.03%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.40%) SCOM
4 4 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.89%) Nagios
5 3 (1.89%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.63%) SCSM
7 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (77.99%) Microsoft
2 73 (45.91%) VMware
3 22 (13.84%) Citrix
4 18 (11.32%) Veeam
5 12 (7.55%) HP
6 9 (5.66%) 3PAR
6 9 (5.66%) Apple
6 9 (5.66%) Cisco
6 9 (5.66%) Oracle
6 9 (5.66%) Veritas
7 6 (3.77%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.14%) Dell
8 5 (3.14%) McAfee
9 4 (2.52%) IBM
9 4 (2.52%) NetApp
10 3 (1.89%) Splunk
11 2 (1.26%) BT
11 2 (1.26%) EMC
11 2 (1.26%) Sage
11 2 (1.26%) Sonus