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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 162 118 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.95% 6.18% 6.43%
As % of the System Software category 66.94% 58.13% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 148 109 107
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,775
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £65,000 £50,000
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
242 203 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.87% 10.63% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 216 180 239
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 199 (70.07%) Windows
2 154 (54.23%) Microsoft
3 134 (47.18%) MS Exchange
4 128 (45.07%) VMware
5 109 (38.38%) Hyper-V
6 94 (33.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 90 (31.69%) Citrix
8 79 (27.82%) SQL
9 70 (24.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (23.94%) Cisco
11 62 (21.83%) MS Excel
11 62 (21.83%) SQL Server
12 59 (20.77%) Firewall
13 58 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 57 (20.07%) SAN
15 48 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 47 (16.55%) Exchange Server 2010
17 45 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (15.85%) Windows 7
18 44 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2003
19 42 (14.79%) DNS
20 41 (14.44%) WAN
21 40 (14.08%) LAN
21 40 (14.08%) HP
22 39 (13.73%) TCP/IP
22 39 (13.73%) SCCM
23 37 (13.03%) vSphere
23 37 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2013
24 35 (12.32%) MS Office
25 34 (11.97%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 134 (47.18%) MS Exchange
2 47 (16.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 37 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (8.80%) IIS
6 18 (6.34%) SharePoint
7 16 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2000
7 16 (5.63%) Lync
8 9 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.46%) WorkSite
10 6 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.76%) NServiceBus
12 4 (1.41%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.70%) CMS
13 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (21.83%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.32%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) MS Project
3 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) Magento
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.86%) Office 365
2 8 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.76%) Trello
4 4 (1.41%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.41%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 59 (20.77%) Firewall
2 57 (20.07%) SAN
3 42 (14.79%) DNS
4 41 (14.44%) WAN
5 40 (14.08%) LAN
6 39 (13.73%) TCP/IP
7 30 (10.56%) DHCP
8 26 (9.15%) VPN
9 16 (5.63%) NetScaler
10 15 (5.28%) IPsec
11 14 (4.93%) IPv4
12 13 (4.58%) VLAN
13 10 (3.52%) Wireless
13 10 (3.52%) VoIP
14 8 (2.82%) Kerberos
15 7 (2.46%) 3G
16 6 (2.11%) NAS
17 5 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (1.76%) Wireshark
17 5 (1.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.76%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.41%) MS Access
9 3 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.06%) MySQL
10 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.70%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.76%) RequisitePro
3 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (7.39%) Finance
2 17 (5.99%) Law
3 12 (4.23%) Legal
4 9 (3.17%) Automotive
5 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.46%) Retail
6 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (16.90%) Analyst
2 46 (16.20%) Architect
3 35 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (11.27%) Technical Architect
5 29 (10.21%) Consultant
6 26 (9.15%) Desktop Support
7 25 (8.80%) Support Analyst
8 23 (8.10%) Support Engineer
9 21 (7.39%) Team Leader
10 19 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (6.34%) Service Analyst
11 18 (6.34%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (5.28%) Developer
12 15 (5.28%) Support Team Leader
12 15 (5.28%) Desktop Support Team Leader
12 15 (5.28%) Desktop Team Leader
13 13 (4.58%) Help Desk Analyst
14 12 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (4.23%) Network Engineer
15 10 (3.52%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.69%) .NET
2 13 (4.58%) HTML
2 13 (4.58%) Web Services
2 13 (4.58%) jQuery
3 10 (3.52%) CSS
4 8 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.82%) HTML5
4 8 (2.82%) MSMQ
5 5 (1.76%) Ajax
5 5 (1.76%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.76%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.76%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (1.41%) WCF
6 4 (1.41%) WPF
6 4 (1.41%) CSS3
6 4 (1.41%) CSLA
7 2 (0.70%) SOAP
7 2 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.92%) Blackberry
2 25 (8.80%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.34%) Clustering
5 14 (4.93%) User Experience
6 13 (4.58%) HP StoreVirtual
7 11 (3.87%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.52%) Fat Client
8 10 (3.52%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.11%) iSeries
10 5 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.41%) iPhone
11 4 (1.41%) Replication
12 3 (1.06%) CCTV
12 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.70%) HP Storage
13 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 199 (70.07%) Windows
2 70 (24.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (15.85%) Windows 7
6 24 (8.45%) Windows XP
7 17 (5.99%) Windows 2000
8 10 (3.52%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.52%) Linux
9 6 (2.11%) UNIX
9 6 (2.11%) AIX
10 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.70%) Android
11 2 (0.70%) Solaris
12 1 (0.35%) CentOS
12 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (11.62%) ITIL
2 21 (7.39%) Service Delivery
3 15 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (5.28%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (4.93%) Time Management
4 14 (4.93%) CRM
4 14 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (4.23%) Project Management
5 12 (4.23%) Server Building
6 11 (3.87%) SDLC
6 11 (3.87%) Change Management
7 9 (3.17%) MVC
7 9 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 9 (3.17%) Incident Management
8 8 (2.82%) Migration
8 8 (2.82%) E-Commerce
9 7 (2.46%) Service Management
9 7 (2.46%) Document Management
9 7 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (2.46%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (27.82%) SQL
2 27 (9.51%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.99%) C#
4 13 (4.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.23%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.52%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.82%) C
8 7 (2.46%) VBScript
9 6 (2.11%) VB
10 3 (1.06%) PHP
11 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (11.97%) MCSE
3 24 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (7.04%) MCP
5 14 (4.93%) MCSA
5 14 (4.93%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.58%) CCNA
6 13 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.23%) MCITP
7 12 (4.23%) Degree
8 8 (2.82%) CCNP
9 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.46%) MCTS
10 6 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.76%) MCAD
11 5 (1.76%) MCSD
11 5 (1.76%) VCDX
11 5 (1.76%) VCAP
12 2 (0.70%) VCP4
12 2 (0.70%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 109 (38.38%) Hyper-V
2 94 (33.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (13.03%) vSphere
4 26 (9.15%) XenApp
5 20 (7.04%) VMware ESX
6 19 (6.69%) Terminal Services
7 14 (4.93%) Forefront TMG
8 12 (4.23%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (2.11%) vCloud
11 4 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.41%) XenServer
12 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (13.73%) SCCM
2 27 (9.51%) SCOM
3 13 (4.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (3.52%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.76%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.41%) WSUS
9 3 (1.06%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.70%) MOM
11 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.35%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 154 (54.23%) Microsoft
2 128 (45.07%) VMware
3 90 (31.69%) Citrix
4 68 (23.94%) Cisco
5 40 (14.08%) HP
6 32 (11.27%) NetApp
7 26 (9.15%) Dell
8 22 (7.75%) SonicWALL
9 19 (6.69%) Symantec
10 17 (5.99%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.87%) Apple
11 11 (3.87%) Veeam
12 10 (3.52%) Sophos
13 9 (3.17%) EMC
14 8 (2.82%) LANDesk
14 8 (2.82%) Kaspersky
14 8 (2.82%) AVG
15 7 (2.46%) Interwoven
16 6 (2.11%) IBM
17 4 (1.41%) Adobe
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Spring Technology
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: From £47,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus car allowance or company car
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