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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 173 95 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.63% 6.09% 7.57%
As % of the System Software category 73.00% 49.74% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 155 79 99
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,800 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
237 191 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.20% 12.24% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 216 162 180
Average salary £32,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.29% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 261 (82.86%) Windows
2 243 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 178 (56.51%) VMware
4 158 (50.16%) MS Exchange
5 137 (43.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 121 (38.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 120 (38.10%) Hyper-V
8 102 (32.38%) Citrix
9 88 (27.94%) SQL Server
10 86 (27.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 76 (24.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 75 (23.81%) SAN
13 69 (21.90%) Cisco
14 66 (20.95%) vSphere
15 65 (20.63%) MCSE
16 64 (20.32%) SQL
16 64 (20.32%) MS Excel
16 64 (20.32%) Firewall
17 61 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 61 (19.37%) Exchange Server 2007
18 59 (18.73%) Windows Server 2012
19 55 (17.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 52 (16.51%) LAN
21 48 (15.24%) ITIL
22 47 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
23 45 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
24 44 (13.97%) XenApp
25 43 (13.65%) Windows 7
26 42 (13.33%) WAN
27 41 (13.02%) NetApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 158 (50.16%) MS Exchange
2 86 (27.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (19.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 45 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (9.52%) Lync
7 28 (8.89%) SharePoint
8 19 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2000
9 15 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (3.49%) IIS
10 11 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.27%) NServiceBus
11 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.63%) Apache
12 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 64 (20.32%) MS Excel
2 34 (10.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.75%) Office 365
2 12 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.27%) Trello
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (23.81%) SAN
2 64 (20.32%) Firewall
3 52 (16.51%) LAN
4 42 (13.33%) WAN
5 39 (12.38%) DNS
6 31 (9.84%) DHCP
7 29 (9.21%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.40%) NAS
9 16 (5.08%) VPN
9 16 (5.08%) Wireless
10 14 (4.44%) WAAS
10 14 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (3.49%) Network Security
12 10 (3.17%) VoIP
13 8 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.90%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.90%) Unified Communications
15 4 (1.27%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.27%) HTTP
15 4 (1.27%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.27%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.32%) MS Access
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.95%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.32%) ProC
2 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (10.16%) Finance
2 14 (4.44%) Law
3 12 (3.81%) Legal
4 4 (1.27%) Advertising
5 3 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (21.27%) Analyst
2 55 (17.46%) Support Engineer
3 43 (13.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 40 (12.70%) Consultant
5 38 (12.06%) Architect
6 29 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (7.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 21 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 20 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (6.03%) Senior Support Engineer
11 17 (5.40%) Desktop Support
12 16 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (4.76%) Wintel Support
14 14 (4.44%) Team Leader
15 12 (3.81%) IT Support
15 12 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
15 12 (3.81%) Service Analyst
15 12 (3.81%) Administrator
16 11 (3.49%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.13%) .NET
2 4 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (1.27%) jQuery
2 4 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (1.27%) CSS
2 4 (1.27%) Web Services
2 4 (1.27%) HTML
2 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.27%) MSMQ
3 2 (0.63%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.32%) COM
4 1 (0.32%) XML
4 1 (0.32%) SOAP
4 1 (0.32%) WCF
4 1 (0.32%) WPF
4 1 (0.32%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.79%) Clustering
2 30 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.13%) User Experience
4 12 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.54%) Celerra
6 8 (2.54%) CLARiiON
6 8 (2.54%) GIS
7 7 (2.22%) Handset
8 6 (1.90%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.59%) Life Science
10 4 (1.27%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.27%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.32%) AS400
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 261 (82.86%) Windows
2 121 (38.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (18.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (13.65%) Windows 7
6 34 (10.79%) Windows XP
7 27 (8.57%) Linux
8 18 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.81%) Android
10 9 (2.86%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.22%) CentOS
12 5 (1.59%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.95%) UNIX
14 2 (0.63%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.24%) ITIL
2 36 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (6.03%) Service Delivery
4 17 (5.40%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (5.08%) Business Continuity
6 15 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 13 (4.13%) Project Management
8 11 (3.49%) Change Control
9 10 (3.17%) High Availability
9 10 (3.17%) Network Management
9 10 (3.17%) Migration
10 9 (2.86%) Time Management
11 8 (2.54%) PRINCE
12 7 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.22%) CRM
12 7 (2.22%) Use Case
13 6 (1.90%) Mentoring
13 6 (1.90%) ERP
14 5 (1.59%) Software Engineering
14 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 64 (20.32%) SQL
2 21 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.86%) C#
4 6 (1.90%) VBScript
5 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.59%) VB
6 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.27%) Java
6 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.95%) C
7 3 (0.95%) PHP
8 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (24.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (20.63%) MCSE
3 55 (17.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 34 (10.79%) MCSA
5 33 (10.48%) Security Cleared
6 31 (9.84%) MCITP
7 29 (9.21%) SC Cleared
8 25 (7.94%) MCP
9 22 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (6.67%) CCA
11 20 (6.35%) Degree
12 19 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (4.44%) VTSP
13 14 (4.44%) NCDA
13 14 (4.44%) NCIE
13 14 (4.44%) MCTS
14 11 (3.49%) CCNA
15 10 (3.17%) VCP4
16 9 (2.86%) CCEA
16 9 (2.86%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 137 (43.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 66 (20.95%) vSphere
4 44 (13.97%) XenApp
5 36 (11.43%) VMware ESX
6 28 (8.89%) XenDesktop
7 22 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 19 (6.03%) Terminal Services
9 15 (4.76%) vCloud
10 11 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.54%) XenServer
12 6 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (9.21%) SCCM
2 20 (6.35%) WSUS
3 19 (6.03%) SCOM
4 11 (3.49%) MOM
5 10 (3.17%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.54%) SCVMM
6 8 (2.54%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.22%) SCDPM
8 6 (1.90%) Windows Intune
8 6 (1.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.90%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.27%) SCSM
9 4 (1.27%) Nagios
9 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 243 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 178 (56.51%) VMware
3 102 (32.38%) Citrix
4 69 (21.90%) Cisco
5 41 (13.02%) NetApp
6 32 (10.16%) EMC
7 15 (4.76%) Juniper
7 15 (4.76%) Dell
8 14 (4.44%) HP
9 12 (3.81%) Symantec
9 12 (3.81%) Apple
10 9 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.86%) SonicWALL
11 8 (2.54%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.22%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.90%) Altiris
14 4 (1.27%) Open-E
14 4 (1.27%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.27%) IBM
14 4 (1.27%) Websense
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