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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Wales
Rank 40 23 20
Rank change year-on-year -17 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 66 112 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.09% 8.06% 8.90%
As % of the System Software category 51.97% 58.03% 78.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60 98 104
Median salary £32,500 £25,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% -21.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 127 193 150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 11.73% 13.88% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109 173 122
Median salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 56 £32,500 +25.00% 3
West Wales -6 4 £38,058 +102.97% 1
North Wales -2 3 £21,500 -33.84%
Mid Wales - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 133 (86.36%) Windows
2 96 (62.34%) Microsoft
3 69 (44.81%) Windows Server
4 66 (42.86%) VMware
5 46 (29.87%) MS Excel
6 45 (29.22%) Office 365
7 42 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 38 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (23.38%) Firewall
10 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (22.08%) Hyper-V
12 33 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (21.43%) ITIL
13 30 (19.48%) Cisco
13 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (18.83%) MCSE
14 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (18.18%) Windows 7
16 27 (17.53%) DNS
16 27 (17.53%) SLA
17 26 (16.88%) MS Exchange
17 26 (16.88%) Degree
18 24 (15.58%) Linux
19 23 (14.94%) LAN
20 22 (14.29%) SQL
20 22 (14.29%) .NET
21 21 (13.64%) C#
21 21 (13.64%) PowerShell
22 20 (12.99%) IIS
22 20 (12.99%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related 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 26 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.99%) IIS
3 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.25%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.60%) Apache
7 4 (2.60%) JBoss
8 3 (1.95%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.95%) SAP Portal
8 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (29.87%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (29.22%) Office 365
2 29 (18.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.49%) IaaS
5 9 (5.84%) PaaS
5 9 (5.84%) SaaS
6 6 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.38%) Firewall
2 27 (17.53%) DNS
3 23 (14.94%) LAN
4 20 (12.99%) SAN
5 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.44%) WAN
7 11 (7.14%) DHCP
8 9 (5.84%) VoIP
8 9 (5.84%) VPN
9 7 (4.55%) NAS
10 6 (3.90%) IPsec
10 6 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (3.90%) VLAN
10 6 (3.90%) Wireless
11 5 (3.25%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.25%) SSL
12 4 (2.60%) Skype
12 4 (2.60%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) OLTP
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.65%) Ant
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (5.19%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Advertising
3 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.30%) Games
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (27.92%) Analyst
2 24 (15.58%) Support Analyst
2 24 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 23 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 13 (8.44%) Applications Support Analyst
7 11 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (7.14%) IT Support
8 10 (6.49%) IT Manager
9 9 (5.84%) IT Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Administrator
10 8 (5.19%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.29%) .NET
2 14 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.19%) HTML
3 8 (5.19%) Web Services
4 7 (4.55%) CSS
4 7 (4.55%) jQuery
4 7 (4.55%) WCF
5 5 (3.25%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.95%) J2EE
7 2 (1.30%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.65%) COM+
8 1 (0.65%) CSLA
8 1 (0.65%) LAMP
8 1 (0.65%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.65%) WinForms
8 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.25%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.25%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.30%) Fintech
5 2 (1.30%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.30%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.65%) EPoS
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 133 (86.36%) Windows
2 69 (44.81%) Windows Server
3 38 (24.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 24 (15.58%) Linux
7 13 (8.44%) Unix
8 11 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 11 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.90%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.95%) CentOS
11 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.65%) AIX
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.43%) ITIL
2 11 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 11 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 9 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (3.90%) Release Management
5 6 (3.90%) Security Patching
5 6 (3.90%) Service Delivery
5 6 (3.90%) Service Management
6 5 (3.25%) DevOps
6 5 (3.25%) High Availability
7 4 (2.60%) Capacity Management
7 4 (2.60%) Change Management
7 4 (2.60%) Mentoring
7 4 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (1.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.95%) ITSM
8 3 (1.95%) Risk Management
8 3 (1.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.29%) SQL
2 21 (13.64%) C#
2 21 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.44%) VB.NET
4 7 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.60%) Python
6 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (18.83%) MCSE
3 26 (16.88%) Degree
4 16 (10.39%) CCNA
4 16 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.49%) MCSA
5 10 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.25%) CCA
7 5 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.60%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.95%) MCITP
9 3 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.30%) MCP
10 2 (1.30%) RHCE
11 1 (0.65%) CISA
11 1 (0.65%) CISM
11 1 (0.65%) CISSP
11 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.53%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) RMADS
System Software
1 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (22.08%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.49%) vSphere
4 8 (5.19%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.30%) vCloud
6 2 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (5.84%) SCCM
3 8 (5.19%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.25%) SCSM
5 4 (2.60%) WSUS
6 3 (1.95%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.30%) vRealize
7 2 (1.30%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 96 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 66 (42.86%) VMware
3 30 (19.48%) Cisco
4 13 (8.44%) Oracle
5 12 (7.79%) Dell
6 10 (6.49%) Citrix
6 10 (6.49%) Veeam
7 8 (5.19%) HP
8 7 (4.55%) Avaya
9 6 (3.90%) Apple
9 6 (3.90%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.90%) Veritas
10 4 (2.60%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.60%) F5
10 4 (2.60%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.60%) SAP
11 3 (1.95%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.95%) EMC
11 3 (1.95%) IBM
11 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
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