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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 180 170 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.62% 8.51% 5.95%
As % of the System Software category 63.60% 68.83% 58.88%
Number of salaries quoted 141 152 109
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
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
283 247 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.98% 12.36% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 201 215 178
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 236 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 232 (59.95%) Windows
3 155 (40.05%) VMware
4 138 (35.66%) MS Exchange
5 132 (34.11%) Windows Server
6 125 (32.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 107 (27.65%) Hyper-V
8 106 (27.39%) Citrix
9 93 (24.03%) MS Excel
10 92 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 89 (23.00%) DNS
12 83 (21.45%) ITIL
13 81 (20.93%) WAN
13 81 (20.93%) SLA
14 79 (20.41%) LAN
14 79 (20.41%) Firewall
15 78 (20.16%) DHCP
16 73 (18.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 71 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 70 (18.09%) VPN
19 69 (17.83%) Cisco
20 65 (16.80%) Data Centre
21 56 (14.47%) SCCM
22 55 (14.21%) SAN
23 54 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
24 53 (13.70%) SQL
25 50 (12.92%) Windows 7
26 49 (12.66%) Skype for Business
26 49 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
27 48 (12.40%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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
1 138 (35.66%) MS Exchange
2 54 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 49 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 49 (12.66%) Skype for Business
4 44 (11.37%) IIS
5 40 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (6.72%) SharePoint
8 23 (5.94%) IBM Notes
9 22 (5.68%) IBM Domino
10 16 (4.13%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.58%) Apache
12 9 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (2.07%) Moodle
14 7 (1.81%) JBoss
15 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
16 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (1.03%) WordPress
17 3 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 93 (24.03%) MS Excel
2 40 (10.34%) MS Office
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (5.68%) assyst
2 10 (2.58%) Sentinel
3 8 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (18.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (11.63%) Office 365
3 22 (5.68%) IaaS
4 18 (4.65%) Mimecast
5 15 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.58%) PaaS
8 9 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.29%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.29%) SaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.00%) DNS
2 81 (20.93%) WAN
3 79 (20.41%) Firewall
3 79 (20.41%) LAN
4 78 (20.16%) DHCP
5 70 (18.09%) VPN
6 55 (14.21%) SAN
7 34 (8.79%) TCP/IP
8 28 (7.24%) SSL
9 25 (6.46%) VLAN
10 21 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (4.65%) Wireless
12 13 (3.36%) VoIP
13 12 (3.10%) NetScaler
13 12 (3.10%) Network Security
14 11 (2.84%) IPsec
15 10 (2.58%) Skype
16 8 (2.07%) Internet
16 8 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (1.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.58%) MySQL
3 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (1.29%) Informix
6 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.26%) MS Access
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 43 (11.11%) Finance
2 27 (6.98%) French Language
3 25 (6.46%) German Language
4 24 (6.20%) Retail
5 19 (4.91%) Legal
6 17 (4.39%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.84%) Publishing
8 7 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.55%) Banking
10 4 (1.03%) Automotive
10 4 (1.03%) Law
11 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (18.60%) Analyst
2 63 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 56 (14.47%) IT Support
5 38 (9.82%) Architect
6 35 (9.04%) IT Engineer
7 34 (8.79%) IT Analyst
8 33 (8.53%) Support Analyst
9 27 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (6.20%) IT Support Engineer
11 23 (5.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 22 (5.68%) Exchange Engineer
12 22 (5.68%) Service Analyst
13 20 (5.17%) Consultant
13 20 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
14 19 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (4.39%) IT Security Officer
15 17 (4.39%) Security Officer
16 15 (3.88%) Service Desk Engineer
17 14 (3.62%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.58%) .NET
2 8 (2.07%) HTML
3 4 (1.03%) XML
4 3 (0.78%) SOAP
5 2 (0.52%) J2EE
5 2 (0.52%) JMS
5 2 (0.52%) Middleware
5 2 (0.52%) REST
5 2 (0.52%) SAML
5 2 (0.52%) Web Services
5 2 (0.52%) WSDL
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.26%) COM
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
6 1 (0.26%) jQuery
6 1 (0.26%) JSON
6 1 (0.26%) RESTful
6 1 (0.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.80%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.84%) CMDB
4 10 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.07%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.07%) Replication
6 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.03%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (1.03%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.78%) Clustering
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.78%) Handset
8 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.78%) PKI
8 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 232 (59.95%) Windows
2 132 (34.11%) Windows Server
3 92 (23.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (12.92%) Windows 7
6 43 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 40 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (8.01%) Linux
9 25 (6.46%) Windows XP
10 19 (4.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (3.88%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.07%) Solaris
13 5 (1.29%) HPUX
13 5 (1.29%) Unix
13 5 (1.29%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.52%) Android
17 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.45%) ITIL
2 30 (7.75%) SIEM
3 27 (6.98%) Validation
4 25 (6.46%) Presales
5 22 (5.68%) Information Security
6 18 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 18 (4.65%) TOGAF
7 16 (4.13%) Data Loss Prevention
8 15 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (3.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (3.62%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (3.62%) Project Management
10 13 (3.36%) Migration
10 13 (3.36%) PRINCE2
11 12 (3.10%) Change Management
11 12 (3.10%) CRM
11 12 (3.10%) Patch Management
12 11 (2.84%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.70%) SQL
2 20 (5.17%) C
3 12 (3.10%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.84%) C#
5 10 (2.58%) Java
6 9 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.26%) Python
7 1 (0.26%) Tcl
7 1 (0.26%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (8.53%) MCSE
3 25 (6.46%) Degree
3 25 (6.46%) Security Cleared
4 23 (5.94%) MCSA
5 15 (3.88%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.84%) LPIC
7 10 (2.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (2.58%) CCNA
7 10 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.07%) MCP
9 7 (1.81%) CISSP
9 7 (1.81%) MCITP
10 6 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.03%) APMP
11 4 (1.03%) CCNP
11 4 (1.03%) CISM
11 4 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (20.93%) SLA
2 10 (2.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.29%) COBIT
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (32.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (27.65%) Hyper-V
3 39 (10.08%) vSphere
4 31 (8.01%) XenApp
5 23 (5.94%) Virtual Servers
6 21 (5.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 21 (5.43%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.62%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.84%) Firmware
8 11 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.03%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.03%) XenServer
12 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.26%) Snort
14 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (14.47%) SCCM
2 40 (10.34%) SCOM
3 33 (8.53%) WSUS
4 28 (7.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 24 (6.20%) Backup Exec
6 19 (4.91%) NetBackup
7 11 (2.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.03%) EdgeSight
9 4 (1.03%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.78%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.26%) Casper Suite
11 1 (0.26%) Nessus
11 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.26%) SCSM
11 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 236 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 155 (40.05%) VMware
3 106 (27.39%) Citrix
4 69 (17.83%) Cisco
5 37 (9.56%) IBM
6 34 (8.79%) Symantec
7 32 (8.27%) Acronis
8 23 (5.94%) SonicWALL
9 21 (5.43%) HP
10 20 (5.17%) NetApp
11 19 (4.91%) Red Hat
12 14 (3.62%) Veeam
13 12 (3.10%) Sophos
14 10 (2.58%) Oracle
15 9 (2.33%) Dell
15 9 (2.33%) Kaspersky
16 8 (2.07%) Aerohive Networks
16 8 (2.07%) Ruckus Wireless
16 8 (2.07%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.81%) ServiceNow
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