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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 27 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 150 121 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.87% 6.43% 10.10%
As % of the System Software category 63.29% 51.27% 75.41%
Number of salaries quoted 88 107 168
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,115 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.18% -

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
237 236 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.43% 12.55% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 159 195 225
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,754 £27,100 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 23 January 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 267 (78.99%) Microsoft
2 208 (61.54%) VMware
3 202 (59.76%) Windows
4 154 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 147 (43.49%) MS Excel
6 137 (40.53%) Citrix
7 119 (35.21%) Data Centre
8 114 (33.73%) MS Exchange
9 105 (31.07%) Windows Server
10 92 (27.22%) Hyper-V
11 91 (26.92%) DNS
12 77 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 73 (21.60%) Cisco
13 73 (21.60%) DHCP
14 70 (20.71%) Service Delivery
15 69 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
16 66 (19.53%) SCCM
17 64 (18.93%) SQL
18 63 (18.64%) Firewall
19 62 (18.34%) Office 365
20 59 (17.46%) ITIL
21 52 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
22 51 (15.09%) Windows 7
23 50 (14.79%) MS Office
24 49 (14.50%) SCOM
25 48 (14.20%) Network Security
26 43 (12.72%) Linux
26 43 (12.72%) SLA
27 39 (11.54%) Security Cleared
28 36 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 114 (33.73%) MS Exchange
2 35 (10.36%) IIS
3 28 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.55%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.66%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.18%) Apache
10 4 (1.18%) IBM Domino
10 4 (1.18%) Moodle
11 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.59%) JBoss
12 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 147 (43.49%) MS Excel
2 50 (14.79%) MS Office
3 5 (1.48%) MS Project
3 5 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.44%) assyst
2 10 (2.96%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (18.34%) Office 365
3 35 (10.36%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.55%) Mimecast
5 9 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (2.37%) IaaS
7 6 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.30%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (26.92%) DNS
2 73 (21.60%) DHCP
3 63 (18.64%) Firewall
4 48 (14.20%) Network Security
5 34 (10.06%) LAN
6 30 (8.88%) WAN
7 27 (7.99%) TCP/IP
8 24 (7.10%) VPN
9 22 (6.51%) SSL
10 21 (6.21%) SAN
11 15 (4.44%) VLAN
12 14 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (2.96%) IPv4
13 10 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (2.37%) Skype
15 7 (2.07%) Wireless
16 5 (1.48%) Internet
17 4 (1.18%) NetScaler
18 3 (0.89%) IPsec
18 3 (0.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.48%) MS Access
3 4 (1.18%) MySQL
4 3 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.59%) ZAP BI
6 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.30%) DTS
6 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.59%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (7.40%) Finance
2 22 (6.51%) Publishing
3 15 (4.44%) Retail
4 9 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.37%) Advertising
5 8 (2.37%) Legal
6 5 (1.48%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) French Language
7 2 (0.59%) German Language
7 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (15.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (13.91%) Support Engineer
3 45 (13.31%) Analyst
4 33 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 29 (8.58%) Operations Manager
6 27 (7.99%) IT Support
7 24 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 24 (7.10%) Technical Specialist
8 22 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (6.21%) Support Analyst
9 21 (6.21%) Support Manager
10 18 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
10 18 (5.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 18 (5.33%) Technical Manager
11 17 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (4.44%) IT Engineer
14 14 (4.14%) IT Analyst
15 13 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.48%) .NET
2 3 (0.89%) HTML
3 2 (0.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.30%) COM
4 1 (0.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 119 (35.21%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 22 (6.51%) CMDB
4 18 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.55%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.07%) Clustering
7 7 (2.07%) iPhone
8 5 (1.48%) FMCG
9 4 (1.18%) Handset
10 3 (0.89%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (0.89%) NHS
10 3 (0.89%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.89%) Replication
10 3 (0.89%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 202 (59.76%) Windows
2 105 (31.07%) Windows Server
3 77 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (15.09%) Windows 7
6 43 (12.72%) Linux
7 35 (10.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (7.99%) Windows 10
9 23 (6.80%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.44%) Unix
11 6 (1.78%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.78%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.48%) Android
13 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.59%) Solaris
16 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.71%) Service Delivery
2 59 (17.46%) ITIL
3 31 (9.17%) Process Improvement
4 29 (8.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 25 (7.40%) Presales
5 25 (7.40%) Problem Management
6 24 (7.10%) Line Management
6 24 (7.10%) Trend Analysis
7 23 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (5.62%) Service Management
9 17 (5.03%) Validation
10 15 (4.44%) Incident Management
10 15 (4.44%) Patch Management
11 14 (4.14%) Software Engineering
12 13 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (3.85%) Change Management
13 11 (3.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 10 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (2.96%) SIEM
15 9 (2.66%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 64 (18.93%) SQL
2 25 (7.40%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.73%) C
4 6 (1.78%) C#
4 6 (1.78%) VBScript
5 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.30%) Perl
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) Python
6 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (10.36%) MCSE
4 22 (6.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 22 (6.51%) Degree
4 22 (6.51%) LPIC
5 19 (5.62%) MCSA
6 15 (4.44%) MCP
7 14 (4.14%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (2.37%) CISSP
10 5 (1.48%) CEH
10 5 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.18%) CCNA
11 4 (1.18%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.18%) MCITP
12 3 (0.89%) NCDA
12 3 (0.89%) NCIE
13 2 (0.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.72%) SLA
2 22 (6.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 154 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (27.22%) Hyper-V
3 26 (7.69%) vSphere
4 23 (6.80%) Firmware
5 22 (6.51%) Virtual Servers
6 21 (6.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 20 (5.92%) XenApp
8 18 (5.33%) Terminal Services
9 10 (2.96%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (2.37%) VMware ESX
10 8 (2.37%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.78%) Terminal Server
12 5 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.18%) NFS
14 2 (0.59%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 66 (19.53%) SCCM
2 49 (14.50%) SCOM
3 25 (7.40%) Backup Exec
4 22 (6.51%) NetBackup
5 16 (4.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.37%) EdgeSight
7 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.78%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.18%) WSUS
9 3 (0.89%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 267 (78.99%) Microsoft
2 208 (61.54%) VMware
3 137 (40.53%) Citrix
4 73 (21.60%) Cisco
5 27 (7.99%) IBM
6 25 (7.40%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.92%) Dell
8 19 (5.62%) NetApp
9 16 (4.73%) Symantec
10 14 (4.14%) SolarWinds
11 13 (3.85%) SonicWALL
12 12 (3.55%) HP
12 12 (3.55%) Veeam
13 10 (2.96%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.78%) LANDesk
14 6 (1.78%) LogRhythm
15 5 (1.48%) Adobe
15 5 (1.48%) Lotus
16 4 (1.18%) Acronis
16 4 (1.18%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £38k - £40k + Company Car + Be
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Mereway Group of Companies
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Pension, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago