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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 187 139 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.07% 7.18% 8.69%
As % of the System Software category 59.94% 56.50% 70.91%
Number of salaries quoted 131 117 164
Median salary £33,000 £36,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
312 246 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.47% 12.71% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 217 189 228
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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 2 December 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 268 (73.63%) Microsoft
2 229 (62.91%) Windows
3 187 (51.37%) VMware
4 139 (38.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 133 (36.54%) MS Exchange
6 131 (35.99%) Citrix
7 130 (35.71%) MS Excel
8 124 (34.07%) Windows Server
9 104 (28.57%) DNS
10 103 (28.30%) Data Centre
11 92 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 90 (24.73%) Hyper-V
13 87 (23.90%) DHCP
14 73 (20.05%) Cisco
14 73 (20.05%) SQL
14 73 (20.05%) SCCM
15 71 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 71 (19.51%) Firewall
16 59 (16.21%) Office 365
17 58 (15.93%) Windows 7
18 57 (15.66%) ITIL
19 54 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
20 53 (14.56%) MS Office
21 51 (14.01%) SQL Server
22 50 (13.74%) SLA
22 50 (13.74%) LAN
22 50 (13.74%) Windows Server 2003
22 50 (13.74%) SCOM
23 47 (12.91%) WAN
23 47 (12.91%) Service Delivery

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
1 133 (36.54%) MS Exchange
2 45 (12.36%) IIS
3 43 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (6.32%) Skype for Business
7 19 (5.22%) SharePoint
8 17 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (4.40%) IBM Notes
10 12 (3.30%) Apache
10 12 (3.30%) Moodle
11 11 (3.02%) IBM Domino
12 10 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.65%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.37%) JBoss
14 5 (1.37%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 130 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 53 (14.56%) MS Office
3 6 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.10%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.95%) assyst
2 10 (2.75%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (16.21%) Office 365
3 18 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (3.85%) Mimecast
5 13 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (3.02%) IaaS
7 9 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (1.10%) PaaS
9 3 (0.82%) SaaS
10 1 (0.27%) G Suite
10 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 104 (28.57%) DNS
2 87 (23.90%) DHCP
3 71 (19.51%) Firewall
4 50 (13.74%) LAN
5 47 (12.91%) WAN
6 41 (11.26%) VPN
7 31 (8.52%) SAN
8 28 (7.69%) SSL
8 28 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 27 (7.42%) Network Security
10 18 (4.95%) VLAN
11 13 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (3.02%) Wireless
13 8 (2.20%) IPv4
14 7 (1.92%) Skype
15 5 (1.37%) Internet
15 5 (1.37%) NetScaler
16 4 (1.10%) WLAN
17 3 (0.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.30%) MySQL
3 4 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (1.10%) MS Access
4 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.27%) DTS
5 1 (0.27%) Informix
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 32 (8.79%) Finance
2 22 (6.04%) Publishing
3 18 (4.95%) Retail
4 14 (3.85%) Legal
5 12 (3.30%) German Language
6 11 (3.02%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.75%) French Language
8 8 (2.20%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.37%) Advertising
10 4 (1.10%) Law
11 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (17.03%) Analyst
1 62 (17.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (15.11%) Support Engineer
3 44 (12.09%) IT Support
4 34 (9.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 29 (7.97%) Support Analyst
6 27 (7.42%) IT Analyst
7 26 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 25 (6.87%) Technical Specialist
9 23 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 23 (6.32%) IT Engineer
10 19 (5.22%) Operations Manager
10 19 (5.22%) Service Analyst
11 18 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
12 16 (4.40%) Exchange Engineer
12 16 (4.40%) Infrastructure Support
12 16 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (4.12%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.92%) .NET
2 4 (1.10%) HTML
3 2 (0.55%) Web Services
3 2 (0.55%) XML
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.27%) COM
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
4 1 (0.27%) jQuery
4 1 (0.27%) JSON
4 1 (0.27%) LAMP
4 1 (0.27%) RESTful
4 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (28.30%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 22 (6.04%) CMDB
4 19 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.92%) Clustering
8 7 (1.92%) iPhone
9 6 (1.65%) FMCG
10 5 (1.37%) Replication
11 4 (1.10%) Handset
11 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.10%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.82%) NHS
13 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 229 (62.91%) Windows
2 124 (34.07%) Windows Server
3 92 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (15.93%) Windows 7
5 54 (14.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (13.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (12.36%) Linux
8 25 (6.87%) Windows 8
9 24 (6.59%) Windows 10
10 10 (2.75%) Solaris
11 9 (2.47%) Unix
12 7 (1.92%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.82%) Android
15 1 (0.27%) HPUX
15 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (15.66%) ITIL
2 47 (12.91%) Service Delivery
3 26 (7.14%) Presales
4 24 (6.59%) Line Management
5 23 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (6.32%) Validation
6 21 (5.77%) Problem Management
7 19 (5.22%) Service Management
8 18 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (4.67%) Incident Management
10 16 (4.40%) Process Improvement
10 16 (4.40%) Trend Analysis
11 15 (4.12%) Patch Management
12 14 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (3.85%) Change Management
13 13 (3.57%) SIEM
14 11 (3.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 10 (2.75%) Software Engineering
16 9 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (2.47%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 73 (20.05%) SQL
2 18 (4.95%) C
2 18 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.27%) PHP
4 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (9.89%) MCSE
4 23 (6.32%) Degree
5 22 (6.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (6.04%) LPIC
6 20 (5.49%) MCSA
7 16 (4.40%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.57%) MCP
9 12 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.37%) CISSP
10 5 (1.37%) MCITP
10 5 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.10%) CCNA
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.82%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.55%) CEH
13 2 (0.55%) CISM
13 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.74%) SLA
2 22 (6.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.82%) COBIT
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 139 (38.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (24.73%) Hyper-V
3 29 (7.97%) vSphere
4 22 (6.04%) Firmware
4 22 (6.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 22 (6.04%) Virtual Servers
4 22 (6.04%) XenApp
5 17 (4.67%) Terminal Services
6 16 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.47%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.20%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (2.20%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.65%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.10%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.10%) NFS
12 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 73 (20.05%) SCCM
2 50 (13.74%) SCOM
3 27 (7.42%) Backup Exec
4 22 (6.04%) NetBackup
5 19 (5.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (3.57%) WSUS
7 9 (2.47%) EdgeSight
8 8 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.10%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.27%) Casper Suite
11 1 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 268 (73.63%) Microsoft
2 187 (51.37%) VMware
3 131 (35.99%) Citrix
4 73 (20.05%) Cisco
5 34 (9.34%) IBM
6 33 (9.07%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.49%) Symantec
8 19 (5.22%) Dell
9 17 (4.67%) NetApp
10 15 (4.12%) Acronis
10 15 (4.12%) Veeam
11 14 (3.85%) SolarWinds
12 12 (3.30%) Oracle
12 12 (3.30%) SonicWALL
13 11 (3.02%) HP
14 8 (2.20%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.92%) Sophos
16 5 (1.37%) Kaspersky
16 5 (1.37%) Lotus
16 5 (1.37%) ServiceNow
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