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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 130 116 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.60% 5.47% 5.58%
As % of the System Software category 59.63% 40.99% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 101 105 80
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £47,750
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
218 283 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.38% 13.36% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 174 263 151
Average salary £41,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 1 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 202 (81.12%) Windows
2 176 (70.68%) Microsoft
3 147 (59.04%) VMware
4 128 (51.41%) MS Exchange
5 115 (46.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 102 (40.96%) Citrix
7 99 (39.76%) Hyper-V
8 88 (35.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 87 (34.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (29.32%) Cisco
11 71 (28.51%) MCSE
12 68 (27.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 62 (24.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 61 (24.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 59 (23.69%) SAN
16 57 (22.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 55 (22.09%) NetApp
18 53 (21.29%) XenDesktop
19 50 (20.08%) MS Office
20 49 (19.68%) Exchange Server 2007
21 47 (18.88%) Exchange Server 2013
21 47 (18.88%) MCITP
22 46 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
23 45 (18.07%) Office 365
24 44 (17.67%) SQL Server
25 43 (17.27%) MS Excel
26 41 (16.47%) Lync
26 41 (16.47%) XenApp
27 40 (16.06%) vSphere
27 40 (16.06%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 128 (51.41%) MS Exchange
2 68 (27.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (24.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 49 (19.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 47 (18.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (16.47%) Lync
7 22 (8.84%) SharePoint
8 20 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2000
9 18 (7.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (5.62%) IIS
11 11 (4.42%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (3.21%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (2.41%) Apache
14 5 (2.01%) Tomcat
15 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
17 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
18 1 (0.40%) WorkSite
Applications
1 50 (20.08%) MS Office
2 43 (17.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 45 (18.07%) Office 365
2 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (23.69%) SAN
2 39 (15.66%) Firewall
3 31 (12.45%) VPN
4 29 (11.65%) TCP/IP
5 25 (10.04%) WAN
6 24 (9.64%) DHCP
7 22 (8.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (8.84%) WAAS
8 21 (8.43%) Unified Communications
8 21 (8.43%) DNS
9 18 (7.23%) LAN
10 16 (6.43%) NAS
11 10 (4.02%) Internet
11 10 (4.02%) IPsec
11 10 (4.02%) Wireless
12 9 (3.61%) Network Security
13 6 (2.41%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.41%) ADSL
14 5 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.01%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.80%) MySQL
5 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.40%) ProC
1 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (13.65%) Finance
2 12 (4.82%) Law
3 6 (2.41%) Legal
4 4 (1.61%) Back Office
5 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (24.10%) Consultant
2 44 (17.67%) Analyst
3 38 (15.26%) Architect
4 26 (10.44%) Microsoft Consultant
5 25 (10.04%) Support Analyst
6 23 (9.24%) Support Engineer
7 21 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (8.03%) Administrator
9 16 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.02%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 14 (5.62%) Network Engineer
12 13 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (5.22%) Technical Consultant
13 12 (4.82%) Storage Solutions Architect
13 12 (4.82%) Virtualisation Architect
13 12 (4.82%) Storage Architect
14 11 (4.42%) Exchange Consultant
14 11 (4.42%) Technical Architect
15 10 (4.02%) FlexPod Consultant
15 10 (4.02%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.80%) CSS
1 2 (0.80%) Web Services
1 2 (0.80%) XSL
1 2 (0.80%) XSLT
1 2 (0.80%) HTML
1 2 (0.80%) .NET
1 2 (0.80%) Application Packaging
1 2 (0.80%) Ajax
2 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.84%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.23%) Clustering
3 13 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.82%) Celerra
4 12 (4.82%) CLARiiON
5 10 (4.02%) FlexPod
6 6 (2.41%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.01%) Replication
7 5 (2.01%) Handset
8 4 (1.61%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.61%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.20%) GIS
9 3 (1.20%) Life Science
10 2 (0.80%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) PDA
11 1 (0.40%) CMDB
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 202 (81.12%) Windows
2 87 (34.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (24.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (16.06%) Windows XP
6 33 (13.25%) Windows 7
7 26 (10.44%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.42%) Windows 2000
9 8 (3.21%) Linux
10 5 (2.01%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.20%) UNIX
11 3 (1.20%) Android
11 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.80%) Solaris
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.46%) ITIL
2 30 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (8.43%) Project Management
4 17 (6.83%) Migration
5 14 (5.62%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (5.62%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.42%) Technical Analysis
7 10 (4.02%) Change Control
8 9 (3.61%) Operations Management
8 9 (3.61%) ITIL V3
8 9 (3.61%) Server Monitoring
8 9 (3.61%) Line Management
9 7 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.01%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.01%) Asset Management
10 5 (2.01%) Mentoring
11 4 (1.61%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (1.61%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.24%) SQL
2 18 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.41%) VBScript
3 6 (2.41%) VB
4 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.80%) Perl
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) PHP
6 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (35.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (28.51%) MCSE
3 57 (22.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 47 (18.88%) MCITP
5 38 (15.26%) Citrix Certification
6 35 (14.06%) CCA
7 34 (13.65%) MCTS
8 32 (12.85%) MCP
9 24 (9.64%) MCSA
10 22 (8.84%) NCDA
10 22 (8.84%) NCIE
10 22 (8.84%) VTSP
11 21 (8.43%) CCEE
12 20 (8.03%) Security Cleared
13 18 (7.23%) SC Cleared
14 16 (6.43%) Degree
15 13 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (5.22%) CCIA
16 12 (4.82%) VCAP
16 12 (4.82%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.43%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (46.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (39.76%) Hyper-V
3 53 (21.29%) XenDesktop
4 41 (16.47%) XenApp
5 40 (16.06%) vSphere
6 25 (10.04%) VMware ESX
7 22 (8.84%) vCloud
8 17 (6.83%) Terminal Services
9 12 (4.82%) XenServer
10 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.20%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (10.44%) SCCM
2 18 (7.23%) WSUS
3 17 (6.83%) SCOM
4 10 (4.02%) SCVMM
5 8 (3.21%) SCDPM
6 7 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (2.41%) Windows Intune
7 6 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.41%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.01%) SCSM
8 5 (2.01%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.61%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.61%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.80%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.80%) MOM
11 1 (0.40%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.40%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 176 (70.68%) Microsoft
2 147 (59.04%) VMware
3 102 (40.96%) Citrix
4 73 (29.32%) Cisco
5 55 (22.09%) NetApp
6 29 (11.65%) HP
7 28 (11.24%) EMC
8 13 (5.22%) SonicWALL
9 12 (4.82%) 3PAR
10 10 (4.02%) Websense
10 10 (4.02%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.61%) Symantec
12 7 (2.81%) Juniper
13 6 (2.41%) Dell
13 6 (2.41%) Intel
14 5 (2.01%) IBM
14 5 (2.01%) Apple
15 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.61%) Mitel
16 3 (1.20%) Altiris
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + 29 days holidays, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £420000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 - £25000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 26 days ago