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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 132 185 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.38% 10.23% 6.60%
As % of the System Software category 58.67% 75.20% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 119 164 81
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
225 246 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.88% 13.60% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 185 223 154
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 12 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 201 (72.04%) Windows
2 179 (64.16%) Microsoft
3 122 (43.73%) VMware
4 112 (40.14%) Windows Server
5 79 (28.32%) Citrix
5 79 (28.32%) MS Exchange
6 77 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (27.24%) Hyper-V
8 72 (25.81%) MS Excel
9 68 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 59 (21.15%) ITIL
11 58 (20.79%) Cisco
12 57 (20.43%) SQL Server
13 56 (20.07%) SQL
14 54 (19.35%) Firewall
15 51 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 50 (17.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 48 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 47 (16.85%) SCCM
19 39 (13.98%) LAN
20 38 (13.62%) WAN
20 38 (13.62%) SAN
21 35 (12.54%) Windows 7
22 32 (11.47%) DNS
23 31 (11.11%) Skype for Business
24 30 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2003
24 30 (10.75%) MS Office
25 29 (10.39%) IIS
25 29 (10.39%) SCOM
26 28 (10.04%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 79 (28.32%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 30 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (10.39%) IIS
5 26 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (4.30%) IBM Notes
9 6 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.79%) WordPress
11 4 (1.43%) Apache
11 4 (1.43%) JBoss
11 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.72%) CICS
13 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.72%) Zimbra
Applications
1 72 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.75%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.08%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) assyst
1 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.17%) IaaS
3 17 (6.09%) Office 365
4 11 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (19.35%) Firewall
2 39 (13.98%) LAN
3 38 (13.62%) SAN
3 38 (13.62%) WAN
4 32 (11.47%) DNS
5 22 (7.89%) DHCP
5 22 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 20 (7.17%) VoIP
7 17 (6.09%) Kerberos
7 17 (6.09%) VPN
8 14 (5.02%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (4.30%) IPsec
9 12 (4.30%) VLAN
10 8 (2.87%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (2.51%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.15%) Cisco IPT
12 6 (2.15%) IPv4
12 6 (2.15%) Unified Communications
12 6 (2.15%) WebEx
13 5 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.15%) MySQL
6 6 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.08%) MS Access
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.08%) SSDT
8 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (5.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Hudson
3 1 (0.36%) MSI
General
1 19 (6.81%) Finance
2 15 (5.38%) Automotive
3 14 (5.02%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.15%) Retail
6 4 (1.43%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Electronics
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.72%) Local Government
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (24.73%) Analyst
2 32 (11.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (10.75%) Support Engineer
4 23 (8.24%) Service Analyst
4 23 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (7.89%) Administrator
5 22 (7.89%) Consultant
6 19 (6.81%) Architect
6 19 (6.81%) IT Support
7 18 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
8 17 (6.09%) Support Analyst
9 16 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (5.38%) Developer
11 14 (5.02%) .NET Developer
11 14 (5.02%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.02%) C# Developer
11 14 (5.02%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.02%) SQL Developer
11 14 (5.02%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.09%) .NET
2 16 (5.73%) Web Services
3 15 (5.38%) CSS
3 15 (5.38%) HTML
4 14 (5.02%) .NET Framework
4 14 (5.02%) Ajax
4 14 (5.02%) ASP.NET
4 14 (5.02%) Classic ASP
4 14 (5.02%) CSS3
4 14 (5.02%) HTML5
4 14 (5.02%) jQuery
5 4 (1.43%) EDI
6 3 (1.08%) XML
7 2 (0.72%) J2EE
7 2 (0.72%) JMS
7 2 (0.72%) Middleware
7 2 (0.72%) REST
7 2 (0.72%) SAML
7 2 (0.72%) SOAP
7 2 (0.72%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.73%) HP StoreVirtual
3 14 (5.02%) Replication
3 14 (5.02%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.58%) Clustering
6 9 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 9 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.15%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.15%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.43%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.43%) iSeries
9 4 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.08%) CMDB
10 3 (1.08%) Fintech
10 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 201 (72.04%) Windows
2 112 (40.14%) Windows Server
3 68 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (17.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (12.54%) Windows 7
7 24 (8.60%) Windows 8
7 24 (8.60%) Windows XP
8 19 (6.81%) Windows 10
9 17 (6.09%) Linux
10 9 (3.23%) Unix
10 9 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (2.87%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.43%) OpenVMS
12 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.08%) CentOS
14 2 (0.72%) Android
14 2 (0.72%) SUSE
15 1 (0.36%) AIX
15 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.15%) ITIL
2 15 (5.38%) ITIL V3
2 15 (5.38%) SDLC
3 14 (5.02%) MVC
3 14 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (5.02%) Web Development
4 13 (4.66%) SIEM
5 12 (4.30%) Presales
6 11 (3.94%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.58%) CRM
7 10 (3.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (3.58%) Information Security
8 9 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.23%) Project Management
8 9 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (2.87%) Change Control
9 8 (2.87%) Configuration Management
9 8 (2.87%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (2.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.07%) SQL
2 21 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.09%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.73%) C#
5 14 (5.02%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.02%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.15%) C
7 4 (1.43%) KiXtart
8 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.08%) Python
9 2 (0.72%) Groovy
9 2 (0.72%) Java
9 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (9.68%) MCSE
3 23 (8.24%) MCTS
4 21 (7.53%) Security Cleared
5 19 (6.81%) MCP
5 19 (6.81%) SC Cleared
6 16 (5.73%) MCSA
7 14 (5.02%) MCAD
7 14 (5.02%) MCSD
8 12 (4.30%) MCITP
9 11 (3.94%) CCNA
9 11 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.87%) CCNP
10 8 (2.87%) Degree
10 8 (2.87%) MCDST
11 5 (1.79%) CISA
11 5 (1.79%) CISM
11 5 (1.79%) CISSP
11 5 (1.79%) CRISC
12 3 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.04%) SLA
2 8 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (27.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (27.24%) Hyper-V
3 20 (7.17%) XenApp
4 16 (5.73%) vSphere
5 13 (4.66%) Terminal Services
6 12 (4.30%) Forefront TMG
7 10 (3.58%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.87%) BitLocker
8 8 (2.87%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.43%) UAG
11 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.08%) Xen
12 2 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.72%) Firmware
13 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.36%) Snort
13 1 (0.36%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 47 (16.85%) SCCM
2 29 (10.39%) SCOM
3 16 (5.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 13 (4.66%) WSUS
5 10 (3.58%) SCVMM
5 10 (3.58%) Windows Intune
6 5 (1.79%) Nessus
6 5 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.79%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.79%) SCSM
7 4 (1.43%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.43%) Dollar Universe
7 4 (1.43%) EnCase
7 4 (1.43%) Nmap
8 3 (1.08%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.08%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.72%) MOM
Vendors
1 179 (64.16%) Microsoft
2 122 (43.73%) VMware
3 79 (28.32%) Citrix
4 58 (20.79%) Cisco
5 27 (9.68%) NetApp
6 25 (8.96%) HP
7 22 (7.89%) SonicWALL
8 17 (6.09%) CheckPoint
9 14 (5.02%) SolarWinds
10 13 (4.66%) Veeam
11 12 (4.30%) LANDesk
11 12 (4.30%) Lotus
12 10 (3.58%) Apple
13 8 (2.87%) Dell
14 7 (2.51%) Remedy
14 7 (2.51%) ServiceNow
15 6 (2.15%) Avaya
15 6 (2.15%) IBM
15 6 (2.15%) ProCurve
16 5 (1.79%) EMC
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