Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 23 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 161 179 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.98% 8.66% 8.02%
As % of the System Software category 51.27% 54.91% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 154 161 168
Wales median annual salary £30,375 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.74% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £42,000 £43,750 £44,150
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 314 326 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.57% 15.77% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 287 296 272
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £19,525
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £57,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -5 140 £30,000 - 18
West Wales +15 14 £35,750 -10.63% 2
North Wales +1 5 £39,000 +41.82%
Mid Wales +1 1 - -
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 153 (95.03%) Windows
2 106 (65.84%) Microsoft
3 86 (53.42%) VMware
4 83 (51.55%) Windows Server
5 75 (46.58%) Office 365
6 56 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 46 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 46 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (27.33%) Windows 10
9 42 (26.09%) LAN
9 42 (26.09%) ITIL
10 41 (25.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (24.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (22.36%) Hyper-V
13 33 (20.50%) DNS
14 31 (19.25%) DHCP
14 31 (19.25%) PowerShell
14 31 (19.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 29 (18.01%) WAN
15 29 (18.01%) Firewall
16 28 (17.39%) SAN
16 28 (17.39%) SCCM
17 27 (16.77%) SLA
18 23 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
19 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (13.04%) Data Centre
21 20 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
22 18 (11.18%) Linux

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 56 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.07%) IIS
4 12 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.11%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.86%) SAS
9 1 (0.62%) nginx
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (46.58%) Office 365
2 22 (13.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.09%) LAN
2 33 (20.50%) DNS
3 31 (19.25%) DHCP
4 29 (18.01%) Firewall
4 29 (18.01%) WAN
5 28 (17.39%) SAN
6 17 (10.56%) VoIP
6 17 (10.56%) VPN
7 10 (6.21%) Wireless
8 9 (5.59%) NAS
8 9 (5.59%) WLAN
9 8 (4.97%) Network Security
9 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
10 7 (4.35%) ADSL
11 6 (3.73%) VLAN
12 5 (3.11%) MPLS
12 5 (3.11%) Skype
13 3 (1.86%) Intranet
13 3 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.24%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.62%) MySQL
3 1 (0.62%) Power BI
General
1 17 (10.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Advertising
3 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (26.09%) Analyst
2 27 (16.77%) Support Analyst
3 24 (14.91%) Support Engineer
4 23 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (13.04%) IT Support
6 20 (12.42%) Consultant
6 20 (12.42%) Technical Consultant
7 18 (11.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (11.18%) IT Analyst
8 17 (10.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (9.32%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
10 14 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 14 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (7.45%) Technical Support
12 11 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (6.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 10 (6.21%) Service Analyst
13 10 (6.21%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.62%) .NET
1 1 (0.62%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (0.62%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.07%) Replication
2 13 (8.07%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) User Experience
4 5 (3.11%) Clustering
4 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.86%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.86%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.86%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.86%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.62%) Fintech
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 153 (95.03%) Windows
2 83 (51.55%) Windows Server
3 46 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 44 (27.33%) Windows 10
5 41 (25.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (24.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (11.18%) Linux
9 8 (4.97%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.48%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.86%) CentOS
11 3 (1.86%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.62%) AIX
12 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (26.09%) ITIL
3 31 (19.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (10.56%) Mentoring
6 14 (8.70%) High Availability
7 13 (8.07%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.83%) Change Management
8 11 (6.83%) Project Management
9 10 (6.21%) Coaching
10 9 (5.59%) Break/Fix
10 9 (5.59%) Capacity Management
10 9 (5.59%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.97%) Business Continuity
11 8 (4.97%) DevOps
12 7 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (4.35%) Technical Leadership
13 6 (3.73%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (3.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.25%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.62%) C#
4 1 (0.62%) PHP
4 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.97%) MCSE
2 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) MCITP
4 3 (1.86%) Degree
5 2 (1.24%) CCNA
5 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.24%) MCP
5 2 (1.24%) MCSA
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (22.36%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.35%) XenApp
4 6 (3.73%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.73%) vSphere
5 3 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.62%) LXC
7 1 (0.62%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (17.39%) SCCM
2 6 (3.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.11%) SCOM
4 4 (2.48%) Nagios
5 2 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.24%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.62%) SCSM
Vendors
1 106 (65.84%) Microsoft
2 86 (53.42%) VMware
3 18 (11.18%) Veeam
4 17 (10.56%) Cisco
4 17 (10.56%) Citrix
5 8 (4.97%) Apple
6 6 (3.73%) NetApp
7 4 (2.48%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.48%) Dell
7 4 (2.48%) HP
7 4 (2.48%) Ivanti
8 3 (1.86%) Avaya
8 3 (1.86%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (1.86%) Draytek
8 3 (1.86%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.86%) Freshdesk
8 3 (1.86%) Nexenta
8 3 (1.86%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.24%) Darktrace
9 2 (1.24%) Sage