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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 175 114 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.47% 6.06% 6.76%
As % of the System Software category 70.85% 46.15% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 158 102 90
Average salary £33,000 £30,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.19% -24.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £52,500
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
247 247 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.96% 13.14% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 221 217 167
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 239 (80.74%) Windows
2 234 (79.05%) Microsoft
3 172 (58.11%) VMware
4 151 (51.01%) MS Exchange
5 135 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 112 (37.84%) Hyper-V
7 111 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 99 (33.45%) Citrix
9 85 (28.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 82 (27.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 73 (24.66%) MCSE
12 72 (24.32%) SQL Server
13 69 (23.31%) SAN
14 64 (21.62%) vSphere
15 63 (21.28%) Cisco
16 59 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
16 59 (19.93%) Exchange Server 2007
17 58 (19.59%) Firewall
17 58 (19.59%) MS Excel
18 57 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
19 56 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 49 (16.55%) SQL
21 48 (16.22%) ITIL
22 47 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2003
23 46 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2013
23 46 (15.54%) XenApp
23 46 (15.54%) LAN
23 46 (15.54%) NetApp
24 43 (14.53%) Office 365
25 41 (13.85%) MCITP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 151 (51.01%) MS Exchange
2 82 (27.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (19.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 46 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (11.15%) Lync
7 29 (9.80%) SharePoint
8 18 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2000
9 13 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (3.38%) IIS
11 8 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (2.36%) Tomcat
13 6 (2.03%) Apache
14 3 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 58 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.53%) Office 365
2 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Trello
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (23.31%) SAN
2 58 (19.59%) Firewall
3 46 (15.54%) LAN
4 39 (13.18%) WAN
5 36 (12.16%) DNS
6 31 (10.47%) DHCP
7 26 (8.78%) TCP/IP
8 18 (6.08%) WAAS
8 18 (6.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (5.74%) VPN
10 16 (5.41%) NAS
11 15 (5.07%) Wireless
12 14 (4.73%) Network Security
13 10 (3.38%) VoIP
14 8 (2.70%) Unified Communications
15 6 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.69%) IPsec
17 4 (1.35%) iSCSI
17 4 (1.35%) IPv4
18 3 (1.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.34%) ProC
1 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (10.47%) Finance
2 7 (2.36%) Law
3 5 (1.69%) Legal
4 4 (1.35%) Advertising
4 4 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (20.95%) Analyst
2 49 (16.55%) Support Engineer
3 42 (14.19%) 3rd Line Support
4 40 (13.51%) Consultant
5 35 (11.82%) Architect
6 27 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (8.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 23 (7.77%) Support Analyst
9 20 (6.76%) Senior Support Engineer
10 19 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (6.42%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (5.74%) Administrator
12 15 (5.07%) Wintel Support
13 12 (4.05%) Virtualisation Architect
13 12 (4.05%) Storage Architect
13 12 (4.05%) Storage Solutions Architect
13 12 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.72%) Desktop Support
14 11 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.72%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.04%) .NET
2 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.01%) HTML
3 3 (1.01%) CSS
4 2 (0.68%) Web Services
4 2 (0.68%) XSL
4 2 (0.68%) XSLT
4 2 (0.68%) Ajax
4 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.34%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.34%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.47%) Clustering
2 20 (6.76%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.05%) Celerra
3 12 (4.05%) CLARiiON
4 10 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.04%) Handset
6 8 (2.70%) GIS
6 8 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.03%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.69%) Life Science
9 4 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.35%) User Experience
9 4 (1.35%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.34%) iPhone
11 1 (0.34%) iSeries
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 239 (80.74%) Windows
2 111 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (12.16%) Windows XP
6 31 (10.47%) Windows 7
7 25 (8.45%) Linux
8 23 (7.77%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.38%) Windows 2000
9 10 (3.38%) Android
10 6 (2.03%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.69%) CentOS
12 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.68%) UNIX
13 2 (0.68%) Solaris
14 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.22%) ITIL
2 39 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (5.74%) Business Continuity
4 15 (5.07%) Project Management
4 15 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (4.39%) Migration
5 13 (4.39%) Service Delivery
6 10 (3.38%) Incident Management
6 10 (3.38%) Change Control
6 10 (3.38%) High Availability
7 8 (2.70%) Network Management
7 8 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 8 (2.70%) PRINCE
8 7 (2.36%) Use Case
9 5 (1.69%) PRINCE2
9 5 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (1.35%) ITIL V3
10 4 (1.35%) Performance Management
10 4 (1.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.55%) SQL
2 23 (7.77%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.03%) VBScript
4 5 (1.69%) C#
5 4 (1.35%) Java
5 4 (1.35%) VB
5 4 (1.35%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.68%) Perl
7 2 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 85 (28.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (24.66%) MCSE
3 56 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 41 (13.85%) MCITP
5 35 (11.82%) MCSA
6 29 (9.80%) Security Cleared
7 28 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
8 27 (9.12%) CCA
8 27 (9.12%) SC Cleared
9 25 (8.45%) MCP
10 19 (6.42%) MCTS
11 18 (6.08%) Degree
11 18 (6.08%) NCDA
11 18 (6.08%) NCIE
11 18 (6.08%) VTSP
12 17 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (4.39%) CCEA
13 13 (4.39%) CCIA
14 12 (4.05%) VCAP
15 10 (3.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.49%) SLA
System Software
1 135 (45.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (37.84%) Hyper-V
3 64 (21.62%) vSphere
4 46 (15.54%) XenApp
5 35 (11.82%) XenDesktop
6 32 (10.81%) VMware ESX
7 19 (6.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 18 (6.08%) vCloud
9 16 (5.41%) Terminal Services
10 9 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.70%) XenServer
12 5 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (8.78%) SCCM
2 20 (6.76%) SCOM
2 20 (6.76%) WSUS
3 11 (3.72%) MOM
4 9 (3.04%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.04%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.36%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.36%) SCDPM
5 7 (2.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.03%) Windows Intune
7 5 (1.69%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.35%) Nagios
8 4 (1.35%) SCSM
9 3 (1.01%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.34%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 234 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 172 (58.11%) VMware
3 99 (33.45%) Citrix
4 63 (21.28%) Cisco
5 46 (15.54%) NetApp
6 36 (12.16%) EMC
7 17 (5.74%) HP
8 14 (4.73%) Juniper
9 12 (4.05%) 3PAR
10 11 (3.72%) Dell
10 11 (3.72%) Symantec
11 10 (3.38%) Apple
11 10 (3.38%) SonicWALL
12 8 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.70%) Websense
13 7 (2.36%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.03%) Altiris
15 5 (1.69%) IBM
16 4 (1.35%) CommVault
16 4 (1.35%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension,Staff Discount
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £27945 - £36180 per annum + £4,300-£5,300 + company car/car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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SCC
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £17000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £15000.00 - £17500.00 per annum
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