The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 167 112 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.23% 5.77% 5.92%
As % of the System Software category 64.98% 58.95% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 153 101 110
Average salary £37,500 £36,479 £33,638
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.79% +8.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,225
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Active Directory
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
257 190 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.66% 9.79% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 227 166 245
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,002
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Birmingham

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 189 (69.23%) Windows
2 149 (54.58%) Microsoft
3 138 (50.55%) MS Exchange
4 125 (45.79%) VMware
5 110 (40.29%) Hyper-V
6 93 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 86 (31.50%) Citrix
8 70 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (24.54%) MS Excel
10 66 (24.18%) Cisco
10 66 (24.18%) SQL
11 65 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 56 (20.51%) Firewall
13 55 (20.15%) SAN
13 55 (20.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 48 (17.58%) SQL Server
15 47 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2003
15 47 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2013
16 46 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2010
17 45 (16.48%) Windows 7
17 45 (16.48%) SCCM
18 43 (15.75%) HP
18 43 (15.75%) DNS
19 41 (15.02%) WAN
20 40 (14.65%) LAN
21 39 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 37 (13.55%) vSphere
23 36 (13.19%) NetApp
24 35 (12.82%) TCP/IP
25 34 (12.45%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 138 (50.55%) MS Exchange
2 47 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 47 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 46 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (8.79%) IIS
5 22 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (8.06%) Lync
6 16 (5.86%) SharePoint
7 14 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (2.20%) WorkSite
9 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.73%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 67 (24.54%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.72%) MS Office
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.10%) MS Project
4 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Magento
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.72%) Office 365
2 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.83%) IaaS
4 4 (1.47%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.73%) Trello
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 56 (20.51%) Firewall
2 55 (20.15%) SAN
3 43 (15.75%) DNS
4 41 (15.02%) WAN
5 40 (14.65%) LAN
6 35 (12.82%) TCP/IP
7 34 (12.45%) DHCP
8 24 (8.79%) VPN
9 17 (6.23%) IPv4
10 16 (5.86%) IPsec
10 16 (5.86%) VLAN
11 13 (4.76%) NetScaler
12 12 (4.40%) VoIP
13 11 (4.03%) Wireless
14 8 (2.93%) Kerberos
15 6 (2.20%) 3G
16 5 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.83%) Internet
17 4 (1.47%) NAS
18 3 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.10%) MS Access
7 3 (1.10%) MySQL
7 3 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.73%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.73%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (2.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.73%) RequisitePro
General
1 16 (5.86%) Finance
2 12 (4.40%) Law
3 10 (3.66%) Automotive
4 8 (2.93%) Legal
5 7 (2.56%) Retail
5 7 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.10%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (16.12%) Architect
2 40 (14.65%) Analyst
3 34 (12.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (10.62%) Technical Architect
5 27 (9.89%) Consultant
6 26 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 25 (9.16%) Support Engineer
8 22 (8.06%) Desktop Support
9 21 (7.69%) Team Leader
10 16 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.76%) Desktop Team Leader
12 13 (4.76%) Developer
13 12 (4.40%) Network Engineer
13 12 (4.40%) Service Analyst
13 12 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (4.40%) Desktop Support Team Leader
13 12 (4.40%) Support Team Leader
13 12 (4.40%) IT Support
14 11 (4.03%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.49%) .NET
2 10 (3.66%) HTML
2 10 (3.66%) jQuery
3 9 (3.30%) Web Services
4 8 (2.93%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.93%) HTML5
5 7 (2.56%) CSS
6 5 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.83%) Ajax
6 5 (1.83%) MSMQ
6 5 (1.83%) Classic ASP
7 4 (1.47%) WCF
7 4 (1.47%) WPF
7 4 (1.47%) CSLA
7 4 (1.47%) CSS3
8 2 (0.73%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.73%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.37%) XML
9 1 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.79%) Blackberry
2 23 (8.42%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.49%) HP StoreVirtual
5 14 (5.13%) Clustering
6 11 (4.03%) Fat Client
6 11 (4.03%) Thin Client
7 9 (3.30%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.93%) User Experience
9 6 (2.20%) iSeries
10 5 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.83%) Replication
11 4 (1.47%) iPhone
12 3 (1.10%) CCTV
12 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.73%) HP Storage
13 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 189 (69.23%) Windows
2 70 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 65 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (20.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (16.48%) Windows 7
6 22 (8.06%) Windows XP
7 16 (5.86%) Windows 2000
8 15 (5.49%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.93%) Linux
10 7 (2.56%) AIX
11 5 (1.83%) UNIX
12 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.73%) Solaris
13 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.37%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (12.45%) ITIL
2 21 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 16 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (4.76%) Change Management
4 13 (4.76%) Project Management
5 11 (4.03%) Time Management
5 11 (4.03%) SDLC
5 11 (4.03%) Server Building
6 9 (3.30%) Mentoring
6 9 (3.30%) Service Management
6 9 (3.30%) CRM
7 8 (2.93%) Migration
7 8 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (2.56%) Line Management
8 7 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.20%) MVC
9 6 (2.20%) Document Management
9 6 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (2.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 66 (24.18%) SQL
2 30 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.13%) C#
4 12 (4.40%) VB.NET
5 10 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.30%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.20%) VB
8 5 (1.83%) C
8 5 (1.83%) VBScript
9 3 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (10.99%) MCSE
3 18 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (6.23%) MCP
5 14 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.76%) MCSA
7 12 (4.40%) MCITP
8 11 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.03%) CCNA
9 10 (3.66%) Degree
10 8 (2.93%) CCNP
11 7 (2.56%) MCTS
11 7 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.20%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.83%) MCAD
13 5 (1.83%) MCSD
14 4 (1.47%) VCDX
14 4 (1.47%) VCAP
15 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.45%) SLA
2 4 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (40.29%) Hyper-V
2 93 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (13.55%) vSphere
4 25 (9.16%) XenApp
5 18 (6.59%) VMware ESX
6 17 (6.23%) Terminal Services
7 16 (5.86%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (4.03%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.83%) vCloud
11 3 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.10%) Xen
12 2 (0.73%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.73%) XenServer
13 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (16.48%) SCCM
2 32 (11.72%) SCOM
3 12 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (4.03%) Backup Exec
5 10 (3.66%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.47%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.47%) WSUS
8 2 (0.73%) MOM
8 2 (0.73%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.73%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.37%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 149 (54.58%) Microsoft
2 125 (45.79%) VMware
3 86 (31.50%) Citrix
4 66 (24.18%) Cisco
5 43 (15.75%) HP
6 36 (13.19%) NetApp
7 27 (9.89%) Dell
8 25 (9.16%) SonicWALL
9 20 (7.33%) CheckPoint
10 18 (6.59%) Symantec
11 16 (5.86%) Veeam
12 10 (3.66%) EMC
12 10 (3.66%) Apple
13 9 (3.30%) Sophos
14 8 (2.93%) Kaspersky
14 8 (2.93%) AVG
15 7 (2.56%) LANDesk
16 6 (2.20%) Interwoven
17 5 (1.83%) IBM
17 5 (1.83%) CommVault
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