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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 50 111 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.01% 8.47% 7.42%
As % of the System Software category 45.45% 60.66% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 82 98
Median salary £29,000 £29,000 £34,184
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £48,400 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year - -4.41%  

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 110 183 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 11.02% 13.97% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 102 142 123
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -9 38 £28,750 -0.86% 7
West Wales -13 8 £41,500 +45.61% 1
North Wales +1 4 £27,500 -20.28%
Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 108 (90.76%) Windows
2 77 (64.71%) VMware
3 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
4 69 (57.98%) Windows Server
5 56 (47.06%) Office 365
6 51 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (37.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (34.45%) Hyper-V
9 36 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (30.25%) Windows 7
10 35 (29.41%) MS Exchange
11 34 (28.57%) Firewall
12 32 (26.89%) ITIL
13 30 (25.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (21.85%) DNS
14 26 (21.85%) Cisco
15 24 (20.17%) Linux
15 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
17 22 (18.49%) Windows 10
18 20 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (15.97%) Windows 8
19 19 (15.97%) SQL
19 19 (15.97%) SLA
19 19 (15.97%) SAN
19 19 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
20 18 (15.13%) MCSE
21 17 (14.29%) IIS
21 17 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
21 17 (14.29%) CCNA

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 35 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 20 (16.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (15.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (14.29%) IIS
5 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.84%) Apache
8 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 56 (47.06%) Office 365
2 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.88%) SaaS
5 6 (5.04%) IaaS
6 5 (4.20%) PaaS
7 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.52%) G Suite
7 3 (2.52%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.57%) Firewall
2 26 (21.85%) DNS
3 19 (15.97%) SAN
4 12 (10.08%) DHCP
5 10 (8.40%) LAN
6 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.04%) NAS
7 6 (5.04%) VPN
7 6 (5.04%) WAN
8 5 (4.20%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.20%) Wireless
9 4 (3.36%) Network Security
10 3 (2.52%) VLAN
10 3 (2.52%) VoIP
11 2 (1.68%) ADSL
11 2 (1.68%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.68%) PBX
11 2 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.84%) LDAP
12 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.84%) Ingres
4 1 (0.84%) MS Access
4 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.84%) Subversion
2 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (9.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
4 2 (1.68%) Games
5 1 (0.84%) Automotive
5 1 (0.84%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (26.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (20.17%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.45%) Analyst
3 16 (13.45%) IT Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) IT Support
6 11 (9.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Administrator
8 8 (6.72%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) IT Technician
12 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) .NET
2 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.52%) EDI
2 3 (2.52%) HTML
2 3 (2.52%) Web Services
3 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.68%) CSS
3 2 (1.68%) jQuery
3 2 (1.68%) WCF
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.84%) ADSI
4 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.84%) COM+
4 1 (0.84%) CSLA
4 1 (0.84%) WinForms
4 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.04%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.04%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.36%) Clustering
5 3 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) CMDB
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Replication
7 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 108 (90.76%) Windows
2 69 (57.98%) Windows Server
3 51 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (30.25%) Windows 7
4 36 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (20.17%) Linux
6 22 (18.49%) Windows 10
7 19 (15.97%) Windows 8
8 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (9.24%) Unix
10 6 (5.04%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.36%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.52%) CentOS
13 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.68%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.84%) AIX
14 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) ITIL
2 9 (7.56%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.72%) Project Management
4 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 7 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (5.04%) Capacity Management
5 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (5.04%) Migration
5 6 (5.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (5.04%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.04%) Release Management
6 5 (4.20%) IT Strategy
6 5 (4.20%) Service Management
7 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.36%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.36%) Security Patching
8 3 (2.52%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.52%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.36%) C#
4 3 (2.52%) Python
5 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.84%) Perl
6 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (25.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (15.13%) MCSE
3 17 (14.29%) CCNA
3 17 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (10.92%) MCSA
5 8 (6.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (5.04%) MCP
7 5 (4.20%) CCA
7 5 (4.20%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.20%) DBS Check
7 5 (4.20%) Degree
8 3 (2.52%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.52%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.68%) MCITP
10 1 (0.84%) CCNP
10 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (37.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (34.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.40%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.56%) VirtualBox
5 7 (5.88%) vSphere
5 7 (5.88%) XenApp
5 7 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.68%) vCloud
7 2 (1.68%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.84%) Firmware
8 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) SCCM
2 6 (5.04%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.20%) SCSM
4 4 (3.36%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (2.52%) SCOM
5 3 (2.52%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.68%) WSUS
7 1 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (64.71%) VMware
2 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (21.85%) Cisco
4 17 (14.29%) Citrix
5 13 (10.92%) Dell
6 10 (8.40%) Oracle
6 10 (8.40%) Veeam
7 7 (5.88%) HP
8 6 (5.04%) Apple
8 6 (5.04%) McAfee
9 5 (4.20%) Veritas
10 4 (3.36%) EMC
10 4 (3.36%) EqualLogic
11 3 (2.52%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.52%) Google
11 3 (2.52%) NetApp
11 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.52%) Splunk
12 2 (1.68%) Lotus
12 2 (1.68%) Symantec
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