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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 174 118 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.83% 5.67% 6.87%
As % of the System Software category 67.18% 44.03% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 145 107 94
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,250 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.79%
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
259 268 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.66% 12.88% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 211 241 174
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,725 £26,550 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 24 November 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

1 227 (79.65%) Windows
2 225 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 167 (58.60%) VMware
4 143 (50.18%) MS Exchange
5 132 (46.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 116 (40.70%) Hyper-V
7 106 (37.19%) Citrix
8 99 (34.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (32.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 81 (28.42%) MCSE
11 76 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 69 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 68 (23.86%) SAN
14 63 (22.11%) SQL Server
15 62 (21.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 59 (20.70%) Exchange Server 2007
17 58 (20.35%) Cisco
18 56 (19.65%) NetApp
19 55 (19.30%) vSphere
20 53 (18.60%) MS Excel
21 50 (17.54%) MCITP
21 50 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
21 50 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2013
22 49 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
23 48 (16.84%) Office 365
24 47 (16.49%) XenDesktop
24 47 (16.49%) ITIL
25 46 (16.14%) Firewall
25 46 (16.14%) XenApp
25 46 (16.14%) Lync

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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
1 143 (50.18%) MS Exchange
2 76 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (20.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 50 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 50 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (16.14%) Lync
6 26 (9.12%) SharePoint
7 17 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 11 (3.86%) IIS
9 10 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.46%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.40%) Apache
14 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 53 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
3 1 (0.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.84%) Office 365
2 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (23.86%) SAN
2 46 (16.14%) Firewall
3 41 (14.39%) LAN
4 36 (12.63%) WAN
5 33 (11.58%) DNS
6 32 (11.23%) DHCP
7 23 (8.07%) TCP/IP
8 22 (7.72%) WAAS
8 22 (7.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (6.67%) NAS
10 18 (6.32%) VPN
11 16 (5.61%) Network Security
12 14 (4.91%) Wireless
12 14 (4.91%) Unified Communications
13 10 (3.51%) VoIP
14 8 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.75%) IPsec
16 4 (1.40%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.40%) SSL
16 4 (1.40%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.70%) MySQL
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.35%) ProC
1 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (10.18%) Finance
2 9 (3.16%) Law
3 6 (2.11%) Legal
4 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.05%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (19.65%) Analyst
1 56 (19.65%) Consultant
2 42 (14.74%) Support Engineer
3 38 (13.33%) Architect
4 32 (11.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (8.07%) Administrator
6 23 (8.07%) Support Analyst
7 20 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 20 (7.02%) Senior Support Engineer
7 20 (7.02%) Microsoft Consultant
8 18 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
11 12 (4.21%) IT Administrator
11 12 (4.21%) Virtualisation Architect
11 12 (4.21%) Storage Architect
11 12 (4.21%) Storage Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.21%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.81%) .NET
2 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.70%) Ajax
3 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.70%) CSS
3 2 (0.70%) Web Services
3 2 (0.70%) XSL
3 2 (0.70%) XSLT
3 2 (0.70%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.12%) Clustering
2 14 (4.91%) Blackberry
2 14 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.21%) CLARiiON
3 12 (4.21%) Celerra
4 10 (3.51%) FlexPod
5 8 (2.81%) GIS
5 8 (2.81%) Handset
6 7 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.75%) Life Science
8 4 (1.40%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.40%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.40%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.70%) iPhone
10 1 (0.35%) iSeries
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 227 (79.65%) Windows
2 99 (34.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (13.68%) Windows XP
6 25 (8.77%) Windows 8
7 24 (8.42%) Windows 7
8 18 (6.32%) Linux
9 12 (4.21%) Windows 2000
10 8 (2.81%) Android
11 7 (2.46%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.70%) UNIX
12 2 (0.70%) Solaris
12 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.49%) ITIL
2 33 (11.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (7.72%) Project Management
4 15 (5.26%) Migration
5 14 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (4.56%) Business Continuity
7 10 (3.51%) High Availability
8 9 (3.16%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (3.16%) Change Control
9 8 (2.81%) PRINCE
10 7 (2.46%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (2.46%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.11%) Incident Management
12 5 (1.75%) Service Delivery
12 5 (1.75%) Use Case
12 5 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (1.75%) Network Management
13 4 (1.40%) ITIL V3
13 4 (1.40%) Performance Management
13 4 (1.40%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.63%) SQL
2 23 (8.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.75%) VBScript
4 4 (1.40%) C#
4 4 (1.40%) Java
4 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.05%) VB
5 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.70%) Perl
6 2 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 93 (32.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (28.42%) MCSE
3 62 (21.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 50 (17.54%) MCITP
5 38 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
6 37 (12.98%) CCA
7 34 (11.93%) MCSA
8 29 (10.18%) MCTS
9 26 (9.12%) SC Cleared
9 26 (9.12%) Security Cleared
10 25 (8.77%) MCP
11 22 (7.72%) Degree
11 22 (7.72%) NCDA
11 22 (7.72%) NCIE
11 22 (7.72%) VTSP
12 19 (6.67%) CCEE
13 14 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (4.56%) CCIA
15 12 (4.21%) VCAP
15 12 (4.21%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.12%) SLA
System Software
1 132 (46.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (40.70%) Hyper-V
3 55 (19.30%) vSphere
4 47 (16.49%) XenDesktop
5 46 (16.14%) XenApp
6 25 (8.77%) VMware ESX
7 22 (7.72%) vCloud
8 14 (4.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (4.91%) Terminal Services
9 9 (3.16%) XenServer
10 4 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.40%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.05%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (8.07%) SCCM
2 20 (7.02%) SCOM
3 16 (5.61%) WSUS
4 10 (3.51%) SCVMM
5 9 (3.16%) MOM
6 8 (2.81%) SCDPM
6 8 (2.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (2.46%) Backup Exec
8 6 (2.11%) Windows Intune
9 5 (1.75%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.40%) Nagios
10 4 (1.40%) SCSM
11 3 (1.05%) ARCserve
11 3 (1.05%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.35%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.35%) CA SiteMinder
12 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 225 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 167 (58.60%) VMware
3 106 (37.19%) Citrix
4 58 (20.35%) Cisco
5 56 (19.65%) NetApp
6 41 (14.39%) EMC
7 22 (7.72%) HP
8 12 (4.21%) 3PAR
9 11 (3.86%) Dell
10 10 (3.51%) Juniper
10 10 (3.51%) SonicWALL
10 10 (3.51%) Websense
11 8 (2.81%) Symantec
12 7 (2.46%) Apple
12 7 (2.46%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.11%) Altiris
14 4 (1.40%) Mitel
14 4 (1.40%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.40%) CommVault
14 4 (1.40%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £70000 to £75000 per annum - Plus bonus and car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £48000 to £54000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £17000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TCNS
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago