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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 145 99 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.04% 6.65% 8.42%
As % of the System Software category 68.72% 56.57% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 117 84 112
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
211 175 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.70% 11.76% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 180 152 199
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 3 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 265 (81.04%) Windows
2 243 (74.31%) Microsoft
3 174 (53.21%) VMware
4 158 (48.32%) MS Exchange
5 136 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 122 (37.31%) Hyper-V
7 120 (36.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 96 (29.36%) SQL Server
9 95 (29.05%) Citrix
10 86 (26.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 76 (23.24%) SQL
12 75 (22.94%) SAN
13 67 (20.49%) MS Excel
14 66 (20.18%) Cisco
14 66 (20.18%) vSphere
15 64 (19.57%) Firewall
16 62 (18.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 58 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 53 (16.21%) MCSE
18 53 (16.21%) Exchange Server 2007
18 53 (16.21%) Windows Server 2012
19 51 (15.60%) LAN
19 51 (15.60%) ITIL
20 49 (14.98%) Windows 7
21 48 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2013
21 48 (14.68%) DNS
22 46 (14.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 42 (12.84%) WAN
24 39 (11.93%) MS Office
24 39 (11.93%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (48.32%) MS Exchange
2 86 (26.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (16.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 48 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 32 (9.79%) SharePoint
7 26 (7.95%) Lync
8 17 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2000
8 17 (5.20%) IIS
9 16 (4.89%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (4.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.22%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.92%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.61%) Apache
13 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.31%) CMS
14 1 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 67 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 39 (11.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.61%) Magento
5 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.93%) Office 365
2 15 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.22%) Trello
4 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (22.94%) SAN
2 64 (19.57%) Firewall
3 51 (15.60%) LAN
4 48 (14.68%) DNS
5 42 (12.84%) WAN
6 37 (11.31%) DHCP
7 34 (10.40%) TCP/IP
8 18 (5.50%) NAS
9 15 (4.59%) Wireless
9 15 (4.59%) VPN
10 10 (3.06%) VoIP
10 10 (3.06%) WAAS
10 10 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (2.75%) Network Security
12 7 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.53%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.53%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.22%) HTTP
14 4 (1.22%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.22%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.31%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.53%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (10.70%) Finance
2 16 (4.89%) Legal
3 15 (4.59%) Law
4 4 (1.22%) Advertising
5 3 (0.92%) Retail
5 3 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (20.80%) Analyst
2 52 (15.90%) Support Engineer
3 45 (13.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 40 (12.23%) Architect
4 40 (12.23%) Consultant
5 25 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (7.03%) Support Analyst
7 23 (7.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 21 (6.42%) Team Leader
8 21 (6.42%) Desktop Support
8 21 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (5.81%) Senior Support Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) SharePoint Consultant
10 16 (4.89%) IT Support
10 16 (4.89%) Technical Architect
11 15 (4.59%) Support Consultant
12 14 (4.28%) Service Desk Analyst
12 14 (4.28%) Service Analyst
12 14 (4.28%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.89%) .NET
2 6 (1.83%) Web Services
3 5 (1.53%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.53%) jQuery
3 5 (1.53%) HTML
4 4 (1.22%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (1.22%) CSS
4 4 (1.22%) MSMQ
5 3 (0.92%) CSLA
5 3 (0.92%) WCF
5 3 (0.92%) WPF
6 1 (0.31%) HTML5
6 1 (0.31%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.31%) XML
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.01%) Clustering
2 29 (8.87%) Blackberry
3 17 (5.20%) User Experience
4 13 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.45%) GIS
7 7 (2.14%) Handset
8 5 (1.53%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.53%) Life Science
8 5 (1.53%) Celerra
8 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.53%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.22%) iSeries
10 3 (0.92%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.92%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.31%) AS400
11 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 265 (81.04%) Windows
2 120 (36.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (16.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (14.98%) Windows 7
6 35 (10.70%) Windows XP
7 28 (8.56%) Linux
8 18 (5.50%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.36%) Android
10 8 (2.45%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.14%) CentOS
12 5 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.53%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.22%) UNIX
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.31%) Solaris
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.60%) ITIL
2 31 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (7.65%) Service Delivery
4 17 (5.20%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (4.89%) Business Continuity
6 15 (4.59%) Incident Management
7 14 (4.28%) Time Management
8 13 (3.98%) Project Management
9 10 (3.06%) CRM
9 10 (3.06%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (3.06%) Migration
9 10 (3.06%) High Availability
10 9 (2.75%) Network Management
10 9 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.45%) PRINCE
12 7 (2.14%) Change Control
12 7 (2.14%) Use Case
12 7 (2.14%) Release Management
13 6 (1.83%) E-Commerce
13 6 (1.83%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 76 (23.24%) SQL
2 16 (4.89%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.67%) C#
4 7 (2.14%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.53%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.53%) PHP
5 5 (1.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.22%) VBScript
6 4 (1.22%) Java
7 3 (0.92%) VB
7 3 (0.92%) C
8 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (18.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (16.21%) MCSE
3 46 (14.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (10.70%) Security Cleared
5 29 (8.87%) MCSA
6 28 (8.56%) SC Cleared
7 23 (7.03%) MCITP
8 21 (6.42%) MCP
9 19 (5.81%) Degree
10 17 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (4.89%) CCA
11 16 (4.89%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (4.28%) VCP4
13 10 (3.06%) NCDA
13 10 (3.06%) NCIE
13 10 (3.06%) VTSP
14 9 (2.75%) CCNA
14 9 (2.75%) MCTS
15 8 (2.45%) CCNP
16 6 (1.83%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.09%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 136 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (37.31%) Hyper-V
3 66 (20.18%) vSphere
4 36 (11.01%) XenApp
5 32 (9.79%) VMware ESX
6 20 (6.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 20 (6.12%) XenDesktop
7 18 (5.50%) Terminal Services
8 11 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.36%) vCloud
9 8 (2.45%) XenServer
10 5 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (9.48%) SCCM
2 19 (5.81%) SCOM
3 18 (5.50%) WSUS
4 10 (3.06%) MOM
5 9 (2.75%) SCVMM
6 8 (2.45%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.45%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (1.83%) SCDPM
8 6 (1.83%) Windows Intune
9 5 (1.53%) ARCserve
9 5 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.22%) Nagios
10 4 (1.22%) SCSM
11 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 243 (74.31%) Microsoft
2 174 (53.21%) VMware
3 95 (29.05%) Citrix
4 66 (20.18%) Cisco
5 37 (11.31%) NetApp
6 26 (7.95%) EMC
7 17 (5.20%) Dell
8 15 (4.59%) Juniper
9 14 (4.28%) HP
10 12 (3.67%) Apple
11 9 (2.75%) Symantec
12 8 (2.45%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.45%) IBM
13 6 (1.83%) Altiris
13 6 (1.83%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.53%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.22%) Veeam
15 4 (1.22%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.22%) Open-E
15 4 (1.22%) CommVault
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