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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 106 125 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.82% 6.89% 8.45%
As % of the System Software category 65.03% 68.68% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 80 119 115
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £23,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
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
163 182 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.95% 10.03% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 131 172 239
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 21 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 221 (78.93%) Windows
2 196 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 139 (49.64%) VMware
4 133 (47.50%) MS Exchange
5 111 (39.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 106 (37.86%) Hyper-V
7 93 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 86 (30.71%) SQL Server
9 79 (28.21%) Citrix
10 76 (27.14%) SQL
11 63 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 62 (22.14%) Firewall
13 60 (21.43%) SAN
14 56 (20.00%) MS Excel
15 50 (17.86%) Cisco
16 49 (17.50%) Windows 7
17 44 (15.71%) vSphere
17 44 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 44 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
18 40 (14.29%) MS Office
19 39 (13.93%) LAN
20 38 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (13.21%) ITIL
22 35 (12.50%) DNS
22 35 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
23 34 (12.14%) Blackberry
24 31 (11.07%) SLA
24 31 (11.07%) WAN
24 31 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2007
25 30 (10.71%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 133 (47.50%) MS Exchange
2 63 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (8.57%) SharePoint
5 24 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2000
8 14 (5.00%) Lync
9 13 (4.64%) IIS
10 7 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.14%) WorkSite
11 6 (2.14%) NServiceBus
12 4 (1.43%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.71%) Apache
13 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.71%) CMS
13 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 56 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.29%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) MS Project
3 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.07%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.36%) Office 365
2 10 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.14%) Trello
4 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 62 (22.14%) Firewall
2 60 (21.43%) SAN
3 39 (13.93%) LAN
4 35 (12.50%) DNS
5 31 (11.07%) WAN
6 29 (10.36%) TCP/IP
7 24 (8.57%) DHCP
8 17 (6.07%) VPN
9 13 (4.64%) NAS
10 12 (4.29%) Wireless
10 12 (4.29%) NetScaler
11 9 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.86%) VLAN
13 7 (2.50%) IPsec
14 6 (2.14%) 3G
14 6 (2.14%) HTTP
15 5 (1.79%) HTTPS
15 5 (1.79%) IPv4
15 5 (1.79%) Wireshark
15 5 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (30.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.14%) RavenDB
5 4 (1.43%) MS Access
6 3 (1.07%) MySQL
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) RequisitePro
2 4 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (9.29%) Finance
2 19 (6.79%) Law
3 16 (5.71%) Legal
4 7 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (21.07%) Analyst
2 37 (13.21%) Support Engineer
3 35 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 32 (11.43%) Architect
5 29 (10.36%) Consultant
6 24 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (8.21%) Team Leader
8 22 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (7.50%) Service Analyst
9 21 (7.50%) Desktop Support
9 21 (7.50%) Technical Architect
9 21 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (6.43%) Support Analyst
11 17 (6.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (6.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (5.71%) SharePoint Consultant
13 15 (5.36%) Support Consultant
14 14 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
14 14 (5.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
14 14 (5.00%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.36%) .NET
2 7 (2.50%) Web Services
2 7 (2.50%) jQuery
2 7 (2.50%) HTML
3 6 (2.14%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (2.14%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (2.14%) MSMQ
3 6 (2.14%) CSS
4 4 (1.43%) WCF
4 4 (1.43%) WPF
4 4 (1.43%) CSLA
5 2 (0.71%) XML
5 2 (0.71%) SOAP
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) COM
6 1 (0.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.14%) Blackberry
2 30 (10.71%) Clustering
3 20 (7.14%) User Experience
4 14 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.14%) iSeries
7 5 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.43%) Handset
9 3 (1.07%) GIS
9 3 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Life Science
11 1 (0.36%) iPhone
11 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.36%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 221 (78.93%) Windows
2 93 (33.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 44 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.64%) Windows XP
6 24 (8.57%) Linux
7 13 (4.64%) Windows 2000
8 11 (3.93%) Android
9 7 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.50%) CentOS
10 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.43%) UNIX
11 4 (1.43%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.21%) ITIL
2 28 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 17 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 15 (5.36%) Time Management
6 13 (4.64%) CRM
7 12 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (3.93%) Business Continuity
8 11 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (3.21%) Network Management
10 9 (3.21%) E-Commerce
11 7 (2.50%) ERP
11 7 (2.50%) Project Management
11 7 (2.50%) Migration
11 7 (2.50%) Release Management
11 7 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (2.14%) Kanban
12 6 (2.14%) High Availability
12 6 (2.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.14%) SQL
2 11 (3.93%) C#
3 9 (3.21%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.86%) C
5 7 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.79%) VBScript
6 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.43%) VB
7 4 (1.43%) PHP
7 4 (1.43%) Java
8 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (10.71%) MCSE
3 25 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 25 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 17 (6.07%) MCSA
5 16 (5.71%) MCP
5 16 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.29%) MCITP
7 11 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.86%) CCNA
8 8 (2.86%) Degree
9 6 (2.14%) CCA
9 6 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.43%) VCP4
11 3 (1.07%) CCNP
12 2 (0.71%) MCTS
13 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.36%) MOS
13 1 (0.36%) VCDX
13 1 (0.36%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.07%) QA
System Software
1 111 (39.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (37.86%) Hyper-V
3 44 (15.71%) vSphere
4 22 (7.86%) XenApp
5 21 (7.50%) VMware ESX
6 16 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (4.29%) Terminal Services
8 10 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.07%) XenServer
12 2 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (9.29%) SCCM
2 11 (3.93%) SCOM
3 9 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (3.21%) WSUS
4 7 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.50%) SCDPM
5 6 (2.14%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.43%) MOM
7 4 (1.43%) Nagios
7 4 (1.43%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.71%) SCSM
9 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 196 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 139 (49.64%) VMware
3 79 (28.21%) Citrix
4 50 (17.86%) Cisco
5 27 (9.64%) NetApp
6 17 (6.07%) Apple
7 16 (5.71%) Dell
8 15 (5.36%) HP
9 12 (4.29%) SonicWALL
10 10 (3.57%) Symantec
10 10 (3.57%) EMC
10 10 (3.57%) Juniper
11 8 (2.86%) IBM
12 7 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.50%) Sophos
12 7 (2.50%) LANDesk
13 6 (2.14%) Interwoven
14 5 (1.79%) Adobe
14 5 (1.79%) Kaspersky
14 5 (1.79%) CheckPoint
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