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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 114 118 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.44% 6.48% 7.40%
As % of the System Software category 68.26% 66.29% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 98 114 100
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,575 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average 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
167 178 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.44% 9.77% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 143 171 217
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 191 (71.54%) Windows
2 168 (62.92%) Microsoft
3 131 (49.06%) VMware
4 121 (45.32%) MS Exchange
5 106 (39.70%) Hyper-V
6 99 (37.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (31.09%) Citrix
8 78 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (28.84%) SQL
10 72 (26.97%) SQL Server
11 59 (22.10%) Cisco
12 56 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 52 (19.48%) Firewall
14 51 (19.10%) MS Excel
15 50 (18.73%) SAN
16 48 (17.98%) Windows 7
17 43 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
18 42 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
19 40 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
20 38 (14.23%) Blackberry
21 36 (13.48%) vSphere
21 36 (13.48%) SCCM
22 35 (13.11%) LAN
22 35 (13.11%) MS Office
23 34 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
24 33 (12.36%) Service Delivery
25 31 (11.61%) WAN
25 31 (11.61%) MCSE
26 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2003
27 29 (10.86%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 121 (45.32%) MS Exchange
2 56 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (7.12%) SharePoint
7 18 (6.74%) IIS
8 17 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2000
9 14 (5.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (5.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (4.87%) Lync
11 8 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (2.25%) WorkSite
12 6 (2.25%) NServiceBus
13 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.50%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.75%) CMS
14 2 (0.75%) Apache
15 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 35 (13.11%) MS Office
3 4 (1.50%) MS Project
3 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.99%) Office 365
2 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.25%) Trello
4 2 (0.75%) IaaS
4 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (19.48%) Firewall
2 50 (18.73%) SAN
3 35 (13.11%) LAN
4 31 (11.61%) WAN
5 28 (10.49%) DNS
6 24 (8.99%) TCP/IP
7 19 (7.12%) DHCP
8 16 (5.99%) Wireless
9 15 (5.62%) NetScaler
10 14 (5.24%) VPN
11 10 (3.75%) VLAN
12 9 (3.37%) IPsec
13 8 (3.00%) NAS
14 7 (2.62%) IPv4
15 6 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.25%) 3G
15 6 (2.25%) HTTP
15 6 (2.25%) Kerberos
16 5 (1.87%) Wireshark
16 5 (1.87%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.25%) RavenDB
6 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.50%) MS Access
7 3 (1.12%) MySQL
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.37%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.87%) RequisitePro
3 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (8.99%) Finance
2 18 (6.74%) Law
3 14 (5.24%) Legal
4 7 (2.62%) Retail
5 6 (2.25%) Automotive
6 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Back Office
8 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (17.60%) Analyst
2 41 (15.36%) Architect
3 33 (12.36%) Support Engineer
4 29 (10.86%) Desktop Support
5 27 (10.11%) Technical Architect
6 25 (9.36%) Consultant
6 25 (9.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (9.36%) Team Leader
7 22 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (6.74%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 18 (6.74%) Support Team Leader
9 18 (6.74%) Desktop Team Leader
10 17 (6.37%) Service Desk Analyst
10 17 (6.37%) Service Analyst
11 16 (5.99%) Support Analyst
12 14 (5.24%) SharePoint Consultant
12 14 (5.24%) Support Consultant
13 13 (4.87%) IT Support
13 13 (4.87%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.12%) .NET
2 12 (4.49%) HTML
2 12 (4.49%) jQuery
3 10 (3.75%) Web Services
4 9 (3.37%) CSS
5 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.25%) MSMQ
5 6 (2.25%) HTML5
5 6 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (2.25%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (1.50%) WCF
6 4 (1.50%) WPF
6 4 (1.50%) CSLA
7 3 (1.12%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.12%) Classic ASP
7 3 (1.12%) Ajax
8 2 (0.75%) SOAP
8 2 (0.75%) XML
8 2 (0.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.23%) Blackberry
2 22 (8.24%) Clustering
3 20 (7.49%) User Experience
4 18 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.00%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.00%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.25%) iSeries
7 5 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.75%) Handset
9 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.37%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
10 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 191 (71.54%) Windows
2 78 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (17.98%) Windows 7
4 43 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (15.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (7.87%) Windows XP
7 14 (5.24%) Linux
7 14 (5.24%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.62%) CentOS
9 6 (2.25%) Android
10 5 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.50%) UNIX
11 4 (1.50%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.36%) Service Delivery
2 23 (8.61%) ITIL
3 18 (6.74%) Time Management
4 17 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.24%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (4.87%) CRM
8 11 (4.12%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.37%) E-Commerce
9 9 (3.37%) Project Management
10 8 (3.00%) MVC
10 8 (3.00%) Migration
11 7 (2.62%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (2.62%) Change Management
12 6 (2.25%) Document Management
12 6 (2.25%) Business Continuity
12 6 (2.25%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (2.25%) Kanban
13 5 (1.87%) Network Management
13 5 (1.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.84%) SQL
2 18 (6.74%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.99%) C#
4 12 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.75%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.00%) C
6 8 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.25%) VBScript
8 5 (1.87%) VB
8 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.50%) PHP
10 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (11.61%) MCSE
3 24 (8.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (7.87%) Security Cleared
5 20 (7.49%) MCP
6 14 (5.24%) MCITP
7 13 (4.87%) MCSA
7 13 (4.87%) CCNA
7 13 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (4.12%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.62%) MCTS
10 4 (1.50%) CCA
10 4 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.12%) VCP4
11 3 (1.12%) Degree
11 3 (1.12%) MCAD
11 3 (1.12%) MCSD
11 3 (1.12%) CCNP
12 2 (0.75%) NCDA
12 2 (0.75%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 106 (39.70%) Hyper-V
2 99 (37.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (13.48%) vSphere
4 23 (8.61%) XenApp
4 23 (8.61%) VMware ESX
5 14 (5.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (4.87%) Terminal Services
7 11 (4.12%) XenDesktop
8 9 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.50%) XenServer
11 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (13.48%) SCCM
2 14 (5.24%) SCOM
3 13 (4.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (3.00%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.62%) WSUS
6 6 (2.25%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.25%) ARCserve
7 5 (1.87%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.50%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.12%) MOM
10 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.37%) SCSM
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 168 (62.92%) Microsoft
2 131 (49.06%) VMware
3 83 (31.09%) Citrix
4 59 (22.10%) Cisco
5 24 (8.99%) NetApp
6 22 (8.24%) HP
7 16 (5.99%) Dell
7 16 (5.99%) SonicWALL
8 15 (5.62%) Symantec
9 13 (4.87%) Apple
10 10 (3.75%) Juniper
11 9 (3.37%) Sophos
12 8 (3.00%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.62%) Kaspersky
13 7 (2.62%) LANDesk
13 7 (2.62%) AVG
13 7 (2.62%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.25%) EMC
14 6 (2.25%) Interwoven
14 6 (2.25%) IBM
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