Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 32 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 154 168 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.01% 7.06% 7.24%
As % of the System Software category 52.56% 55.08% 57.36%
Number of salaries quoted 139 145 175
Wales median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.09% -12.70%
10th Percentile £20,400 £18,500 £17,600
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,250 £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 293 305 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.24% 12.83% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 258 252 306
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,875 £57,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +18 125 £30,000 - 28
Mid Wales -21 12 - -
West Wales +5 8 £31,500 +24.75% 3
North Wales -5 8 £27,500 +34.97% 5
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 125 (81.17%) Windows
2 106 (68.83%) Microsoft
3 87 (56.49%) VMware
4 81 (52.60%) ITIL
5 77 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 62 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 58 (37.66%) Windows 10
8 57 (37.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (35.71%) Office 365
10 52 (33.77%) Hyper-V
10 52 (33.77%) Windows 7
11 49 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 45 (29.22%) MS Exchange
13 37 (24.03%) Windows 8
14 35 (22.73%) DNS
15 34 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2013
16 31 (20.13%) Firewall
17 29 (18.83%) LAN
17 29 (18.83%) Citrix
17 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (18.83%) Exchange Server 2010
18 28 (18.18%) VirtualBox
18 28 (18.18%) DHCP
19 27 (17.53%) Linux
20 26 (16.88%) Cisco
21 23 (14.94%) SLA
21 23 (14.94%) WAN
22 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
22 22 (14.29%) SQL
22 22 (14.29%) Problem Management

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 45 (29.22%) MS Exchange
2 34 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (18.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 10 (6.49%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.55%) IIS
7 3 (1.95%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.30%) JBoss
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 55 (35.71%) Office 365
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.55%) G Suite
5 6 (3.90%) IaaS
5 6 (3.90%) PaaS
6 4 (2.60%) SaaS
7 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.95%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.73%) DNS
2 31 (20.13%) Firewall
3 29 (18.83%) LAN
4 28 (18.18%) DHCP
5 23 (14.94%) WAN
6 20 (12.99%) SAN
7 14 (9.09%) Skype
8 10 (6.49%) VPN
9 8 (5.19%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.90%) VLAN
11 6 (3.90%) WLAN
12 5 (3.25%) HTTP
12 5 (3.25%) PABX
13 4 (2.60%) NAS
14 3 (1.95%) DMZ
14 3 (1.95%) Network Security
14 3 (1.95%) PBX
14 3 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
14 3 (1.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.65%) Ingres
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 21 (13.64%) Finance
2 20 (12.99%) Retail
3 12 (7.79%) Advertising
4 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 33 (21.43%) IT Engineer
2 29 (18.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (16.23%) IT Support
4 22 (14.29%) Analyst
5 21 (13.64%) Support Engineer
6 17 (11.04%) Desktop Support
7 16 (10.39%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (9.74%) IT Support Engineer
8 15 (9.74%) Team Leader
9 12 (7.79%) IT Technician
9 12 (7.79%) Support Analyst
10 11 (7.14%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 11 (7.14%) Desktop Team Leader
10 11 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
11 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (5.84%) Service Analyst
11 9 (5.84%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (5.84%) Technical Support
12 8 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (4.55%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.30%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.55%) User Experience
4 6 (3.90%) iSeries
5 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.95%) Handset
7 3 (1.95%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.30%) AS400
8 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.30%) PKI
8 2 (1.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) EPoS
9 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.65%) PMI
9 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (81.17%) Windows
2 77 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 58 (37.66%) Windows 10
4 57 (37.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (33.77%) Windows 7
6 49 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (24.03%) Windows 8
8 27 (17.53%) Linux
9 10 (6.49%) Unix
10 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.25%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.95%) AIX
11 3 (1.95%) Android
11 3 (1.95%) CentOS
11 3 (1.95%) OS/400
11 3 (1.95%) Solaris
12 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.65%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (52.60%) ITIL
2 22 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 18 (11.69%) Service Management
4 15 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (6.49%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.84%) Incident Management
7 9 (5.84%) Project Management
8 8 (5.19%) ITSM
9 7 (4.55%) People Management
9 7 (4.55%) Proactive Management
9 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.55%) Time Management
10 6 (3.90%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.90%) Identity Management
10 6 (3.90%) Information Security
10 6 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (3.90%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (3.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.95%) C
5 3 (1.95%) Python
6 2 (1.30%) C#
6 2 (1.30%) Java
7 1 (0.65%) VB
7 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (11.04%) MCSE
3 14 (9.09%) CCNA
3 14 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.49%) Degree
5 8 (5.19%) CCNP
5 8 (5.19%) MCITP
6 7 (4.55%) A+ Certification
7 6 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.90%) MCP
8 5 (3.25%) DBS Check
8 5 (3.25%) MCSA
9 4 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.65%) MCDST
11 1 (0.65%) MCSD
11 1 (0.65%) MOS
11 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.65%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (33.77%) Hyper-V
3 28 (18.18%) VirtualBox
4 20 (12.99%) XenApp
5 19 (12.34%) XenDesktop
6 8 (5.19%) vSphere
7 6 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.30%) NFS
8 2 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (2.60%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.60%) WSUS
3 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.30%) Nagios
4 2 (1.30%) SCOM
4 2 (1.30%) SCSM
5 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 106 (68.83%) Microsoft
2 87 (56.49%) VMware
3 29 (18.83%) Citrix
4 26 (16.88%) Cisco
5 10 (6.49%) Oracle
6 9 (5.84%) Avaya
7 7 (4.55%) Google
7 7 (4.55%) Veeam
8 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.90%) Sage
9 5 (3.25%) Dell
9 5 (3.25%) HP
9 5 (3.25%) Mitel
9 5 (3.25%) Splunk
9 5 (3.25%) Veritas
10 4 (2.60%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.60%) IBM
11 3 (1.95%) BT
11 3 (1.95%) McAfee
11 3 (1.95%) NetApp